Written by Elizabeth Harvey of Needham, MA (Class of 2017) Chris: Chris is a compassionate young man, but has always been an unintentional troublemaker since the 7th grade. Chris’s parents both work a lot and frequently travel, leaving Chris in the care of his older cousins who love to party. Because of his parents absence … Continue reading A Teen’s Take on the MLH Characters
The fact that this is a universal story is the most appealing thing about the book. It also focuses on teenage relationships which are very appealing to middle school and high school aged students. Teenagers often look to movies, tv, and books and apply the lessons or stories they see to their own lives. This book focuses on a love story and various relationships which makes it a very entertaining, yet still educational read, including elements of both drama and comedy which grasp the attention of the target audience. The character development is also very appealing and creates a story that is able to resonate to teenagers.
The Right Person is the debut novel in The Montgomery Lake High Book Series, which follows a large cast of personalities as they navigate through the social waters of high school. Characters include Chantal and Cathy Kagelli, identical twins whose similarities stop at face value (think good vs. evil, naive vs. manipulative); Chris Dunkin, a talented football player whose success is threatened by alcohol and drug abuse; Courtney Angeletti, the mayor’s straightedge daughter who cannot deny her attraction to Chris’ life of the party reputation; and Bryan Sartelli, Courtney’s loyal longterm boyfriend who happens to be best friends with Chris. Whether reading this novel as a teen or an adult, readers will be entertained, intrigued, and inspired by its dynamic array of characters.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 4, 2016 Today marks the release of the 2nd edition of Stacy Padula's young adult novel Montgomery Lake High #1: The Right Person. This version is slightly longer than the original and features scenes that delve more deeply into the characters' psyches. Padula is very excited about the updates she made … Continue reading Unabridged Edition of Stacy Padula’s 1st Novel Released Today on Kindle
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 4, 2016 Today marks the release of the 2nd edition of Stacy Padula's young adult novel Montgomery Lake High #1: The Right Person. This version is slightly longer than the original and features scenes that delve more deeply into the characters' psyches. Padula is very excited about the updates she made to the novel; she said … Continue reading 2nd Edition of “The Right Person” Released Today on Kindle
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