NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Sarah Carlson will publish compelling new novel All the Walls of Belfast next month.
The Carnival at Bray meets West Side Story in this powerful YA debut set in post-conflict Belfast, alternating between two teenagers, both trying to understand their past and preserve their future. Seventeen-year-olds, Fiona and Danny must choose between their dreams and the people they aspire to be. Danny and Fiona must help one another overcome the burden of their parents' pasts. But one ugly truth might shatter what they have.
Carlson's book focuses on the history of religious conflict in Northern Ireland by providing a raw look into what it is like to live in a country divided by cultural and religious differences. The Irish dialect and historical context will give readers a uniquely immersive experience that will leave readers waiting with bated-breath for Carlson's next book. Available for purchase at AlltheWallsofBelfast.com.
All the Walls of Belfast will be published on March 12, 2019.
Praise for All the Walls of Belfast:
"I loved it! The story kept building and building as I was falling deeper and deeper for these characters: Danny and Fiona, the Romeo and Juliet of Belfast… a stellar debut!"
- Jessie Ann Foley, Printz Honor award winning author of The Carnival at Bray
"Compassionate, honest, and hopeful, All The Walls of Belfast celebrates the power of first love to build bridges and scale walls."
- Marie Marquardt, author of Flight Season
"…an endearing story full of pain, love, and strength."
SARAH CARLSON is a YA author focused on exploring contemporary issues facing youth today. She is a member of SCBWI. All the Walls of Belfast is her debut novel. Currently, she lives near Madison, Wisconsin with her husband and two small children. She has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, a Masters of Science in Education, and an Education Specialist degree in School Psychology.
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