My blogging buddy, Beth Fred, is celebrating her YA book birthday today for her new novel, A MISSING PEACE. The reviews coming in on this book are fantastic!
A turbulent, emotionally charged YA novel that breaks down barriers and challenges the status quo...
seventeen-year-old Iraqi war refugee Mirriam Yohanna hates her new life
in Killeen, Texas, where the main attraction is a military base,
populated with spoiled army brats like Caleb Miller.
much to be angry about too, including Mirriam who turns him down flat in
front of everyone. Eager for retribution, Caleb agrees to a dare that
will see him take Mirriam to the prom and regain his pride.
their relationship soon moves beyond high school antics. Mirriam and
Caleb are bound together by more than location, and as they are forced
to work closely together on a school assignment, they start to uncover
an explosive story that has the potential to ruin lives — and both of
their futures. One single truth changes everything and strengthens their
When Mirriam's family discovers their relationship, they
decide it's time to arrange her marriage to a proper Iraqi man. Caleb
must convince Mirriam that he is in it for forever — or risk losing her
To learn more about Beth, check out her blog. You can get your copy of A MISSING PEACE today on Amazon (when I checked it was only $.99).