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A Word for Love

Emily Robbins

Bea travels to Syria as an American exchange student in search of "The Astonishing Text, a famous Arabic love story that is said to move it's readers to tears. The country is on the cusp of unrest and Bea's love of the Arabic language quickly takes a backseat to her interest in her host family and their Romeo and Juliet like romance. As the country drifts closer to conflict, Bea must decide how many secrets she can keep, and how far she will go to protect someone else's love story.