Holding Alex Johnson's Pineapple
I just finished We are All That's Left by Carrie Arcos, a YA book in which the protagonist is teenager girl whose mother lost her entire family in the war in the former Yugoslavia. The mother doesn't like to talk about it and it has caused a strain on their relationship. Then they are in a terrorist attack and the mother is in a coma and the daughter goes in search of clues to her mother's past. it's a pretty decent book, with flashbacks to Sarajevo from the mother's POV but I will say that the author wants to make sure you get the theme of the book. IT'S LOVE. LOVE CURES EVERYTHING. DID YOU GET THAT? LOVE IS THE ANSWER. You are beaten over the head with this at the end of the book, but other than that, it's a pleasant enough book.