New YA is a Riveting MUST Read for Teens and Parents Alike!

FORT WORTH, TX, June 06, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ — Progressive Rising Phoenix Press is honored to announce that BITTER BETRAYAL has earned the prestigious Mom’s Choice Award for YA and General Fiction. Having been rigorously evaluated by a panel of MCA evaluators, BITTER BETRAYAL is deemed to be among the best products / services for families.

The Mom’s Choice Awards (MCA) evaluates products and services created for children, families and educators. The program is globally recognized for establishing the benchmark of excellence in family-friendly media, products and services. The organization is based in the United States and has reviewed thousands of entries from more than 55 countries. Around the world, parents, educators, retailers and members of the media look for the MCA mother-and-child Honoring Excellence seal of approval when selecting quality products and services for children and families. The MCA evaluation process uses a propriety methodology in which entries are scored on a number of elements including production quality, design, educational value, entertainment value, originality, appeal, and cost.

“We are thrilled to earn the Mom’s Choice Awards Honoring Excellence Seal of Approval,” said Galeo Johnson, Marketing Director of Progressive Rising Phoenix Press. “We know all the great things the MCA does to connect consumers, educators, and caregivers with the best products and services available for families.”

“Our aim to introduce families and educators to best-in-class products and services,” explains Dawn Matheson, Executive Director of the Mom’s Choice Awards. “We have a passion to help families grow emotionally, physically and spiritually. Parents and educators know that products and services bearing our seal of approval are high-quality and also a great value. The MCA evaluation program is designed to incorporate the expertise of scientists, physicians and other specialists; but we also engage parents, children, educators, and caregivers because they are experts in knowing what is best for their families.”

About BITTER BETRAYAL
Love, Trust, and Betrayal!

They say there are two sides to every story, and somewhere in the middle lies the truth. There’s no exception to this one. Impaired decisions, questionable actions, and consequences with irreversible damage destroy the lives of two young teens. High school junior Payton Phillips is dating the boy she knows she’s going to spend the rest of her life with: Reece Townsend. An opportunity for the dating teens and their friends to have the night of their lives–an invite to Stacie Wiggin’s party–will go down in the books as epic. But when things escalate and emotions run high, the evening of their dreams turns into a nightmare of he said, she said. Who did exactly what that night? As teens tweet, Snap, and play their stories out online, social media threatens to ruin more than the teens’ reputations. Relationships, scholarships, and entire families are at stake. Whose side of the story will you choose to believe, his or hers?

Bitter Betrayal demonstrates how the simplest actions in the name of fun can have devastating consequences. Some results are everlasting and can’t be undone. Often circumstances and decisions themselves due to the maturity level of impressionable teens is confusing and leaves lasting emotional scars that can take years to overcome, if ever. Consequences of reckless actions can put kids, families, friends, and communities at risk. Decisions made while impaired change relationships and lives forever. Tough choices and situations that can too often destroy a teenager’s life brought to life in such a way that teens will enjoy the book while being forced to think twice about their actions.

About the Author
Multiple Award-Winning Author Amanda M. Thrasher was born in England, moved to Texas and resides there still. She is an author of children’s books, picture books, middle-grade chapter books, young adult (YA) novels, and a reader’s theater written for the Texas Municipal Courts Education Center (DRSR) Driving on the Right Side of the Road program, titled What If . . . A Story of Shattered Lives. She conducts workshops, writes a blog, and contributes to an online magazine.

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This title is available for wholesale discount to schools, libraries, non-profits, and retailers. Hard cover available through the publisher and author. Please contact publisher at the following email: contact@progressiverisingphoenix.com Also for interviews, media requests or event engagements, contact the author’s website or publisher.


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