"Mia Kerick's youngadult coming of age romance, Clean,is stunningly beautiful and perfectly paced as two young men begin theirprocesses of healing and self-discovery. I love this book...I didn't want thestory to end and felt a bit bereft when it finally did. Clean is most highly recommended. Marvelous! ...Oh, and yes, agreat cover!" - Jack Magnus Readers Favorites
"... A compellingread, Clean adds Kerick to the likes of writers who challengeus to find the hidden humanity in others. It's a positive novel to help youngadults and teenagers often ignored in the journey we all share together throughthe obstacles of life."- The US Review of Books
As a reader, youcannot ask for anything more! Ten shining stars for a new rising star!" - Rabia Tanveer Reader Favorites
... a multi-facetedstory that, more so than most, hones in on the reasons for staying sober orchoosing chemicals in a story fueled by the contrast between a star athlete whochooses drugs and the efforts of a 'loser' to escape his destiny.- DianeDonovan Midwest Book Reviews
"...Cleanwill grip you to the core, strip you naked and make you believe that secondchances do exist. Though classified as a young adult title, this is a storythat any reader can enjoy." - Michelle Tan RTBookReviews
Overall, I found "Clean" by Mia Kerick to be a raw read about a difficult topic that has been sugar coated enough. I definitely recommend it as a graphic, heart wrenching and real read!
About the Author
Mia focuses her stories on the emotional growth of troubled young people and their relationships. As a teen, Mia filled spiral- bound notebooks with romantic tales of tortured heroes (most of whom happened to strongly resemble lead vocalists of 1980s big- hair bands) and stuffed them under her mattress for safekeeping.She is thankful to CoolDudes Publishing, Dreamspinner Press, Harmony Ink Press, and CreateSpace for providing her with alternate places to stash her stories.
Mia is a social liberal and cheers for each and every victory made in the name of human rights, especially marital equality, which is now the law of the land in the United States--woot! woot! Her only major regret: never having taken typing or computer class in school, destining her to a life consumed with two-fingered pecking and constant prayer to the Gods of Technology.