This book touches upon the use of Adderall, acid, marijuana, alcohol, and Xanax. For that reason, parents may not want their children to read the novel. However, the author feels there is much to be learned. What do you think tweens and teens could learn from reading Gripped Part 3 that would be beneficial for … Continue reading An Interview with Marshfield High School Senior Abby Fusco on Gripped 3: The Fallout
Written by Abby Fusco, Marshfield, MA Throughout Gripped parts 1 and 2 of Stacy Padula’s young adult book series, the reader sees many sides of the characters as time passes, history is revealed, and people learn from mistakes. In the beginning of Gripped 1, Taylor Dunkin seemed like a clear “bad” character who had not … Continue reading Transformative Characters Leave Teens Gripped
Written by Abby Fusco, Marshfield, Massachusetts The Gripped book series by Stacy A. Padula should be read by kids in both middle school and high school because they can learn important lessons from the stories before they make the same mistakes as the characters. Most schools would not allow for the content in Gripped to … Continue reading Teen Book Teaches Valuable Lessons
Written by Abby Fusco, Marshfield, MA Gripped Part 2: Blindsided is one of Stacy Padula’s best books thus far. I would give it a 5/5 star rating and would greatly recommend it. The topics that are covered in the book are not talked about enough yet they affect so many teenagers’ lives. Both teens and … Continue reading New Y.A. Fiction Book is a Must Read for Teens
Written by Abby Fusco, Marshfield, MA The young adult book, Gripped Part 1: The Truth We Never Told by Stacy Padula takes you into the lives of several different teenagers and shows how high school really is. The intriguing story behind each character makes the book a quick read and almost impossible to put down … Continue reading Marshfield High School Student Recommends Realistic Y.A. Novel
Written by Abby Fusco, Marshfield, MA As a senior in high school, I recommend Gripped Part 1: The Truth We Never Told to teenagers and anyone who wants to learn about high school drama or the serious side of growing up in today’s world. I personally loved the book, as I usually read coming of … Continue reading New Young Adult Book Series Exposes the Dark Truths of Teenage Substance Abuse
Your place for the latest news on Stacy Padula’s book series “Gripped” and “Montgomery Lake High”
Meet our talented team of high school and college interns!