3:30 pm EST, November 25, 2011

Cover reveal and excerpt from ‘Something Like Normal’ by Trish Doller

Something Like Normal is Trish Doller’s debut novel about a young Marine’s return home from Afghanistan and the new life and love he finds while fending off the ghosts of war.

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Chapter 2

A loud bang jolts me awake and I reach for my rifle. For a couple of seconds I panic because it’s gone, then I remember I’m in Florida and my rifle is in the armory in North Carolina.

“Travis! Travis!” My mom is pounding on the door and she sounds frantic. I unlock it and she launches herself at me, nearly strangling me in the process. “Oh, thank God. You’re awake.”

Something wet trickles down my bare chest. She’s crying. “Mom, what’s wrong?”

“You’ve been asleep for sixteen hours.” She catches a shuddering breath. “And your door was locked. I thought–I was afraid you overdosed.” [MORE]

To see the complete synopsis and read more about the author and the book check out Trish Doller’s website or follower her on twitter.

I think this book sounds very intriguing. It isn’t very often you get stories about war in the YA market and I can’t wait to check this one out. What do you think about it?

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