Kids have a lot of questions… that is no secret! But someone has a haunting secret (and plethora of questions) bound within the pages of When Darkness Tries to Hide by Stacy Padula.
Tonight, I am feeling very thankful and honored to be 1 of the 4 authors selected, out of 5,000, to be featured on the home page of my publisher’s website. To be chosen as a face of the company that has helped so many authors make their dreams come true and to know that the team you work with believes in you/your mission is incredible.
Chapters 2, 3, and 4 of “The Aftermath” (2013)
My latest book “The Forces Within” was read this month by an inmate in an Atlanta prison. He was kind enough to write a review, and the chaplain shared it with a network of authors who sent it to me. I wish I knew more about the man’s story who wrote this… The Forces WithinContinue reading “A Prisoner’s Review: The Forces Within”
I just wanted to send out a special thank you to everyone who tuned in to WATD this morning and listened to my interview. It is always such a pleasure to share about my passion for helping the youth rise above social issues and find positive and fulfilling paths for their lives! Congratulations to MaryContinue reading “Thank you!”
In anticipation of its public release, The Battle for Innocence was read and reviewed by a 7th grader at Pollard Middle School in Needham, Massachusetts. “Jon Anderson’s heart pounded heavily against his chest as he opened Chris Dunkin’s front door. He had walked through that door thousands of times before, but never during one ofContinue reading “Review of Montgomery Lake High #3 – To Be Released Spring 2014”
On sale today at Barnes & Noble and Amazon.com The Aftermath follows Jason Davids’ journey of self-discovery, as he tries to overcome a destructive lifestyle. Jason, a high school freshman, has been caught up in drug use for the past two years. After a natural disaster strikes his town and lands one of his classmates in a coma,Continue reading “Official Release of “The Aftermath””
The Aftermath follows Jason Davids’ journey of self-discovery, as he tries to overcome a destructive lifestyle. Jason, a high school freshman, has been caught up in drug use for the past two years. After a natural disaster strikes his town and lands one of his classmates in a coma, Jason feels responsible for the tragedy,Continue reading “Back Cover Write-up: The Aftermath”
Below is a preview of “The Aftermath” – to be released this fall: Prologue Jason Davids glanced at his bedroom clock. Seven nineteen. Twenty-four hours had passed since one of the darkest moments of his life. He sighed and fell back on his unmade bed. He curled into the fetal position and tried with allContinue reading “Teen Realistic Fiction Book that Deals with Substance Abuse & Recovery – Coming fall 2013”
To support the victims of the senseless tragedy that took place at the Boston Marathon, The Montgomery Lake High book series will donate 100% of its profits made during the month of April to the New England Patriots Boston Marathon relief fund. The Krafts will match 100% of the donations made (up to $100,000). SoContinue reading “100% of April Profits to go to Boston Marathon Victims”
Stacy will be speaking to the confirmation class at St. Francis in Weymouth on Tuesday evening. She will be sharing about her book series (www.montgomerylakehigh.com) and sharing parts of her own personal testimony.
Now Available on Kindle for $5.99 Rules: For each Montgomery Lake High book you purchase online from Montgomery Lake High’s Official Amazon.com store between 4/23/12 and 5/15/12 your name will be entered into a drawing. There is no limit to the amount of times your name can be entered. No purchase necessary to participate in complimentary drawing. One complimentary entryContinue reading “Win a Boston Bruins Jersey and Help Some Kids!”
Stacy will be interviewed about the Montgomery Lake High book series by WATD 95.9 FM and WSMA 90.5 FM on April 26th. Tune in to listen: 8:40am on 95.9 FM (for information click here) 5:00pm on 90.5 FM (His Kids Ministry)
By Eryn Brown, Los Angeles Times April 22, 2011, 12:11 p.m. A new study underscores something researchers have known for some time with regard to bullying: that kids involved with it are more likely to display risk factors such as poor grades and drug and alcohol use.They’re also more likely to have witnessed or been directly involvedContinue reading “Bullying: Massachusetts study links bullying, family violence (LA Times)”
Q: How did you become interested in writing? A: I wrote my first book when I was in Kindergarten; it was a short story about a puppy. Then my writing just continued…I wrote books all through elementary school and continued beyond. I finished my first draft of When Darkness Tries to Hide when I wasContinue reading “An Interview with Author Stacy Padula”
Purchase The Right Person
Press Release (click below): Montgomery Lake High #1: The Right Person – Press Release! From the author: I grew up reading a few book series, that painted a picture in my mind of what high school would be like. Just after turning 14, I walked through the doors of high school and quickly realized itContinue reading “Hello World!”