Author: Michelle Stimpson

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Trouble in My Way

Trouble in My Way
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9781416586685
  • Release: November 18, 2008
  • Author: Michelle Stimpson
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Young Adult, Diverse Books
  • Publisher: Pocket Books
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Karis Reed doesn’t try to get in trouble—but, sometimes, trouble gets in the way. An unauthorized trip to a male friend’s house puts Karis at odds with her mother, a minister who is determined to make sure that Karis doesn't follow in her footsteps by  getting pregnant at sixteen. Against Karis’s better judgment, she takes part in a plan to keep her social life flowing just beneath her mother’s radar. 
Enter a self-proclaimed bad boy, a trifling potential stepmother, a deployed soldier, and threats to relationships with two of Karis’s best friends. When Karis’s mother finds out about the deception, she is fed up and decides that Karis may be better off living with her father. Feelings that Karis could never before articulate come to surface when she realizes that there’s nothing left to lose when you’ve lost your parents’ trust. Through a renewed faith in God’s plan for her life, Karis decides to recommit herself to living with integrity.