JUST ANOTHER GIRL
Carlson captures a teenage girl's angst and her desire to fit in and fall in love. This coming-of-age story will resonate with readers wanting to define themselves on their own terms.
Aster Flynn is tired of picking up the slack for her missing-in-action parents. She shouldn't be the one solely responsible for raising her mentally disabled sister, Lily. So when the most popular guy at school begins to check her out, Aster devises a plan to be a normal teenager and have a life of her own. But does the freedom and normalcy Aster craves come with a price to her faith? (REVELL, Jan., 224 pp., $12.99)