Young Adult’s Novel, the Kennedy Chronicles: Losing Rylie, Explores What It Means to Live for God in the 21st Century. Written by Clarissa Lee-Kennerly.

Kharis Publishing today announces the release of “The Kennedy Chronicles: Losing Rylie (2nd Edition)” (ISBN: 978-1637461037) by Clarissa Lee-Kennerly, modern coming-of-age tale of loss and discovery, faith, and family suitable for both young adult and older audiences.

CHICAGO, Ill. – The 21st century teenage experience of living for God is one like none other. Times have changed but God still remains true to His Word no matter the situation. Meet Kennedy, a bi-racial fourteen year old whose life is turned upside down during a freak rainstorm in Southern California. But after the Event that steals the life of her little sister and the soul of her African-American mother, her Caucasian father goes into survival mode, leaving her and twin brother KJ to fend for themselves. Just when things are on the brink of spinning out of control, Grandma – a God fearing, faith-filled woman – steps in and moves the family to Virginia to help nurse her daughter back to health and to get the family back on track. 

The Kennedy Chronicles: Losing Rylie is the first in a trilogy that takes its readers through a myriad of emotions that deal with authentic, humorous, mildly romantic, and sensitive situations. It is far from a fairy-tale and modern readers with even a hint of spirituality will relate to the challenges faced by Kennedy and her family and find inspiration in her journey. It speaks to a relationship with a true God and deals with the age-old question, “Why does God let bad things happen to good people?” It delves into the heart, soul, and mind of today’s teenager with all of the pressures of just living in this fallen world. What will life bring her in Virginia? Will her mom ever snap out of her depression? And does God really hear her when she cries?

According to Val Muller, “Kennerly takes us through the ups and downs in the life of Kennedy, a student trying to find herself after experiencing a double tragedy that tests her entire being. Losing Rylie is a modern coming of age tale of loss and discovery, a story for those seeking hope, faith, family, and self.”

The Kennedy Chronicles is published by Kharis Publishing and is now available wherever books are sold, including Amazon: Retailers and other agencies may order copies from Ingram Content Group or through the publisher (ISBN: 978-1637461037):

Clarissa Lee-Kennerly knew at an early age that God called her to write. Compelled to write more personal non-fiction novels like “My Husband’s Not Saved” which was published in 2008, and having worked with teenagers all of her careers, she was inspired to write a contemporary novel that teens today can relate to and still experience God’s love. She resides in Virginia with her husband and two children

About Kharis Publishing:

Kharis Publishing, an imprint of Kharis Media LLC, is a leading Christian and inspirational book publisher based in Aurora, Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois. Kharis’ dual mission is to give voice to under-represented writers (including women and first-time authors) and equip orphans in developing countries with literacy tools. That is why, for each book sold, the publisher channels some of the proceeds into providing books and computers for orphanages in developing countries, so that these kids may learn to read, dream, and grow. For a limited time, Kharis Publishing is accepting unsolicited queries for nonfiction (Christian, self-help, memoirs, business, health and wellness) from qualified leaders, professionals, pastors, and ministers.

Learn more at: About Us – Kharis Publishing – Accepting Manuscript

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