An Interview with Isabelle Semas on “The Truth We Never Told”

Who would you recommend Gripped Part 1 to and why? I would recommend Gripped Part 1 to Highschool students looking for a read with a realistic take on the temptations which face kids as early as middle school.  This book addresses subjects such as underage drinking, drug addiction, and gossip.  These things can’t be ignored, … Continue reading An Interview with Isabelle Semas on “The Truth We Never Told”

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”

Young Adult Book Teaches Teens the Importance of Choosing Relationships Wisely

By Isabelle Semas, Massachusetts “Gripped Part 2: Blindsided” by Stacy A. Padula unveils the raw truth behind prescription and recreational drug addiction. These topics—though uncomfortable to speak about with young teens—are far too prevalent in our society to be ignored. The Gripped series portrays exactly how this process takes place through an engaging storyline.  By reading this … Continue reading Young Adult Book Teaches Teens the Importance of Choosing Relationships Wisely