A Junior from St. Sebastian’s School Shares His Opinion of “Gripped Part 1” by Stacy A. Padula

Although this book should be read by everybody, I would highly recommend Gripped Part 1 to anybody who is either in middle school or high school. The conflicts that occur in the story are almost identical to what happens in a real high school or middle school…

“Gripped” by Stacy A. Padula is a Must Read for All Ages!

I would recommend Gripped Part 1: The Truth We Never Told by Stacy A. Padula to people of all ages—but especially to those around a similar age to the characters, which is middle school and high school. The book touches on topics that everyone can relate to in some way, making it versatile enough for everyone to be interested in the story.

ASU’s Nick Alva on the “Gripped” Book Series Characters & More

Nick read “Gripped Part 1: The Truth We Never Told”—a new young adult novel by Stacy A. Padula—and answered the below questions about the main characters. He also shared insight on what he is looking forward to uncovering in “Gripped Part 2,” which will be published later this year.

“Gripped” by Stacy Padula is a Book All Middle School & High School Students Will Enjoy Reading

Article by Elizabeth Harvey of Needham, Massachusetts. I would recommend Gripped Part 1 to Middle and High School students, as it is a quick and easy read that immediately captivates the reader. There is a lack of books and information about drugs and alcohol that provide insightful information put into a context that teenagers will find both entertaining and educational; making Gripped Part 1 a perfect book for Middle and High School students.

Looking Ahead to Gripped Part 2 with Kyle Banker

There are a few different storylines running through Gripped Part 1 because it is setting up the rest of the series. What storyline do you find the most interesting and why? I think that the storyline between Cathy and Jason is most compelling to me because of their dual perspective of how they see theContinue reading “Looking Ahead to Gripped Part 2 with Kyle Banker”

A Teen’s Review of Stacy Padula’s New Novel “Gripped Part 1: The Truth We Never Told”

March 26, 2019, Needham, Massachusetts—Within days of its release, Gripped Part 1: The Truth We Never Told by Stacy A. Padula was ranked by Amazon as the #1 New Release in its category. The Gripped book series was written to educate young adults about the perils of prescription drug abuse. Kyle Banker, a senior at BeaverContinue reading “A Teen’s Review of Stacy Padula’s New Novel “Gripped Part 1: The Truth We Never Told””

Stacy Padula to be Interviewed on WATD 95.9FM – Monday 3/18 at 8:10AM

On Monday 3/18/19, Author Stacy A. Padula of Plymouth, Massachusetts will be interviewed by Rob Hakala on WATD 95.9’s South Shore Morning News about her new young adult book series “Gripped.” Within days of its release, “Gripped Part 1: The Truth We Never Told” became the #1 New Release on Amazon Kindle in its category.

Why You Should Read the #1 New Release “Gripped Part 1: The Truth We Never Told”

I would first recommend Gripped Part 1 by Stacy Padula to all incoming intermediate and secondary school students as I believe it is very important to get this target audience exposed to topics such as substance abuse. Furthermore, in the United States, there is a steep upward trend in drug usage across all ages, mostly originating from tweens and teenagers. By reading Gripped Part 1, these age groups will hopefully realize all the negative drawbacks that come with taking drugs, and as a result, steer away from substances to maintain a healthy academic and social career.