Interview with Teen Reader & Writer Isabelle Semas on “The Forces Within”

Who should read this book? For anyone who wants a thrilling read, I would recommend “The Forces Within” to you.  Stacy Padula weaves themes of spiritual conflict throughout the plot, forming a mysterious and intriguing story.  Whether you are a teen or a parent, it is sure to keep you on the edge of your … Continue reading Interview with Teen Reader & Writer Isabelle Semas on “The Forces Within”

An Interview with Y.A. Reader Isabelle Semas on “The Battle for Innocence”

Who would you recommend this book to and why? I would recommend “The Battle for Innocence” to all teens.  For teens in highschool, it will help open their eyes to the fact that younger siblings, cousins, and friends look up to them, and will follow in their footsteps.  For younger teenagers, it presents the dangers … Continue reading An Interview with Y.A. Reader Isabelle Semas on “The Battle for Innocence”

Recommended Y.A. Christian Read: The Battle for Innocence

Written by Isabelle Semas “The Battle for Innocence,” by Stacy Padula, takes readers two years into the past.  The characters, though they are young, begin to be exposed to things such as sex, drugs, and alcohol.  Each must decide if they will fall into temptation or abstain from these fleeting pleasures. This book is honest … Continue reading Recommended Y.A. Christian Read: The Battle for Innocence

This Y.A. Book is Full of Useful Messages for Teens

Written by Isabelle Semas I believe people struggling with guilt or addiction could benefit from reading “When Darkness Tries to Hide” by Stacy A. Padula. Protagonist Jason Davids struggles with both throughout this book, and the plot displays his struggles.  He tries many things to solve his problems on his own, until he is broken.  Those … Continue reading This Y.A. Book is Full of Useful Messages for Teens