Faith Shines Through When Darkness Tries to Hide

Sophia Karnolt is going to be a senior at Thayer Academy this fall. She loves traveling and spending time with friends and family. Last year, she went to the Galápagos Islands to help teach English to kids and clear out endangered species from planting fields. In school, her favorite subjects include English and science. She … Continue reading Faith Shines Through When Darkness Tries to Hide

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

Written by Isabelle Semas Isabelle Semas is in her senior year of high school, and has been homeschooled most of her life.  She looks forward to graduating this year and hopes to pursue a career in Early Childhood Education.  In her spare time, she sings in a christian band named NHB with her friends, is … Continue reading Recommended Y.A. Christian Read: The Battle for Innocence

Kyle Banker on the 5th & Final Installment of the MLH Book Series

Written by Kyle Banker, University of Miami I think that all teenagers should read “The Forces Within” as they will learn a great amount about the final development of characters in the MLH series and how it could correlate to their own lives. All of the key messages that were mentioned throughout the series are … Continue reading Kyle Banker on the 5th & Final Installment of the MLH Book Series

Thayer Academy Senior Reviews Stacy Padula’s “The Right Person”

Written by Sophia Karnolt, Kingston, MA What I enjoyed most about The Right Person by Stacy A. Padula was how the book showed the truth about the beginning of high school, but it didn’t glorify it like most movies and other books do. This book really illustrated the struggles most freshmen have as they start … Continue reading Thayer Academy Senior Reviews Stacy Padula’s “The Right Person”

The Forces Within: Advice Between the Lines of a Y.A. Thriller

Written by Kyle Banker, University of Miami After “The Battle for Innocence,” every reader was left wondering about what Andy would say after they last saw him waking up in his hospital bed. After a long month in Montgomery, it is clear that things have changed since he was in a coma, as many relationships … Continue reading The Forces Within: Advice Between the Lines of a Y.A. Thriller

Y.A. Book Provides Encouragement for High School Students

Written by Sophia Karnolt—Kingston, MA Sophia Karnolt is going to be a senior at Thayer Academy this fall. She loves traveling and spending time with friends and family. Last year, she went to the Galápagos Islands to help teach English to kids and clear out endangered species from planting fields. In school, her favorite subjects … Continue reading Y.A. Book Provides Encouragement for High School Students

Joanna Dakoyannis Discusses the Gripped Book Series Characters

After reading Gripped Parts 1, 2, and 3 by Stacy A. Padula, Joanna Dakoyannis, a senior at Dover-Sherborn High School, shared her opinion on some of the series' main characters. Cathy & Jason Cathy and Jason’s evolving and destructive relationship was very compelling. It was interesting to see how they used drugs and alcohol to … Continue reading Joanna Dakoyannis Discusses the Gripped Book Series Characters

New Y.A. Fiction Book is a Must Read for Teens

Abby Fusco is a senior at Marshfield High School. She has always enjoyed painting her dog, Teddy—a King Charles Cavalier. Her paintings made perfect gifts for her mother, and this inspired her to begin painting pet portraits for her friends and family. She founded A.R.F. Pet Portraits in 2020, where people can order paintings of their beloved … Continue reading New Y.A. Fiction Book is a Must Read for Teens

Y.A. Novel Inspires Teens to Stick to Their Morals

Written by Kyle Banker, University of Miami “The Battle for Innocence” by Stacy Padula is a very helpful resource for teens, as it proves if you stick to your morals, good things will happen. In relation to the main character, Chantal Kagelli, the reader saw her face many challenges in the novel, mostly through her … Continue reading Y.A. Novel Inspires Teens to Stick to Their Morals

Teens and Parents Will Benefit from Reading This New Y.A. Novel

Joanna Dakoyannis is a recent graduate of Dover-Sherborn High School. She enjoys creative writing, traveling, going to the gym, running track for her high school team and loves cheering on the team at school sporting events. She plans to be a science major in college and hopes to eventually attend dental school. Written by Joanna … Continue reading Teens and Parents Will Benefit from Reading This New Y.A. Novel