Mercedes Ron's young adult book "My Fault (Culpa ma)" is a moving and intense read. The protagonist of the novel is Helena, a young lady who is coping with a tumultuous past and an uncertain future. Helena is haunted by her mistakes and on a quest for atonement when she unexpectedly befriends Dylan, a charismatic and enigmatic boy who shares her suffering. Together, they set out on a journey of self-discovery, love, and healing as they face their demons and come to terms with their own shortcomings. Themes of fortitude, forgiveness, and the significance of second chances are all explored in Ron's gripping story in a wonderfully written and sincere way.