Melanie Jett offers readers real-life glimpse of high school

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New young adult novel ‘The Clearing’ follows popular teenager searching for dream boy.

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“They accept bad treatment for a few moments of feeling special. It’s important for young girls to realize that they don’t have to accept abuse; they deserve respect.”

Author Melanie Jett tells a relatable story for teens in her new young adult novel, “The Clearing” (published by AuthorHouse).

“‘The Clearing’ was written when I was 14,” says Jett. “Young girls will be able to relate to it because it was written by someone in their age group.”

Set in small-town West Virginia, “The Clearing” follows the ups and downs in the life of Aleah Morgan, a high school junior navigating her way through the challenges of adolescent relationships.

Two boys have their sights set on Aleah, but one of them has a dark secret. When that secret is revealed, the other boy will stop at nothing to save Aleah, the girl he loves. As the story progresses, it becomes apparent that he may have to sacrifice everything to save her.

“So many teenage girls are willing to give everything up for a relationship with a boy,” Jett says. “They accept bad treatment for a few moments of feeling special. It’s important for young girls to realize that they don’t have to accept abuse; they deserve respect.”

“The Clearing”
By Melanie Jett
Hardcover | 6 x 9 in | 100 pages | ISBN 9781477286036
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 100 pages | ISBN 9781477286043
E-Book | ISBN 9781477286050
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Melanie Jett lives in rural West Virginia. She loves reading, writing and being outside. She discovered her love of writing at a young age, and is often seen with a notebook and pen. Her favorite authors include Nicholas Sparks, Jodi Picoult and Janet Evanovich.

AuthorHouse, an Author Solutions, LLC self-publishing imprint, is a leading provider of book publishing, marketing, and bookselling services for authors around the globe and offers the industry’s only suite of Hollywood book-to-film services. Committed to providing the highest level of customer service, AuthorHouse assigns each author personal publishing and marketing consultants who provide guidance throughout the process. For more information or to publish a book, visit authorhouse.com or call 1-888-519-5121. For the latest, follow @authorhouse on Twitter.

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