Fordham University Graduate Reviews ‘When Darkness Tries to Hide’ by Stacy Padula

“This book throws the readers completely into the MLH world on a deeper level than ever before and makes for a quick read as you will not be able to put it down!” – Reilly Fournier

Y.A. Fiction Novel Expertly Juxtaposes the Internal & External Struggles of Being a Modern-day Teenager

Written by Reilly Fournier, Falmouth, Massachusetts In the premiere of the series “Montgomery Lake High: The Right Person,” author Stacy Padula expertly juxtaposes both the internal and external struggles of being and becoming a modern day teenager. From addressing a growing drug epidemic amongst this generation to opening the door for conversations about self-reflection andContinue reading “Y.A. Fiction Novel Expertly Juxtaposes the Internal & External Struggles of Being a Modern-day Teenager”

Stacy Padula Selected as Top Inspirational Author of the Year for 2022

New York, NY (PRUnderground) March 17, 2022 Read this article on FOX Stacy Padula, author, publisher, producer, and counselor, was recently selected by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) as Top Inspirational Author of the Year for 2022. Stacy is being recognized for her exemplary efforts and genuine dedication to inspire and empower professionalsContinue reading “Stacy Padula Selected as Top Inspirational Author of the Year for 2022”

An Enlightening Nightmare: The Forces Within

Written by Lindsay Rourke – Kingston, Massachusetts Have you ever awoken from a dream (nightmare seems more fitting, actually) in a cold sweat, fighting the shortness of breath, and struggling to decipher foe from reality? Imagine being stuck in that parallel world for a month straight—now that’s a nightmare. Facing nothing other than his innerContinue reading “An Enlightening Nightmare: The Forces Within”

Lindsay Rourke Reviews “The Battle for Innocence” by Stacy Padula

Written by Lindsay Rourke – Kingston, Massachusetts The Battle for Innocence is something that every teeneager faces when their world becomes tainted with temptations that challenge their character, jeopardizing their innocence. Temptation is a normal part of society, and helps decipher who can muster the integrity to turn away from it. Some aren’t so lucky.Continue reading “Lindsay Rourke Reviews “The Battle for Innocence” by Stacy Padula”

Jason’s Journey from Darkness to Faith in “The Aftermath”

Written by Lindsay Rourke – Kingston, Massachusetts In The Aftermath (MLH #3) by Stacy Padula, the reader becomes well acquainted with Jason Davids, the kid who has it all: brains, beauty, and popularity. A life full of fulfillment, so one should think. Despite his blessings, Jason has constantly fought off a void he felt fromContinue reading “Jason’s Journey from Darkness to Faith in “The Aftermath””

Faith Shines Through When Darkness Tries to Hide by Lindsay Rourke

Written by Lindsay Rourke, Kingston, MA In Stacy Padula’s first book The Right Person, protagonist Chris Dunkin was in search of fulfillment and quickly realized that his void was not going to be filled with drugs, alcohol, or partying. Rather, he was in need of a spiritual uplift, which he found in his relationship and commitmentContinue reading “Faith Shines Through When Darkness Tries to Hide by Lindsay Rourke”

Raw & Realistic Y.A. Fiction Novel Prepares Kids For High School

Written by Lindsay Rourke, Kingston, MA For so many, high school is the start to a young adult’s independence, an opportunity to attest newly developed characters, morals, and will power. A time to leave that juvenile teen behind, and develop into adolescence. Modern young adult literature depicts high school in an unrealistic way, shying awayContinue reading “Raw & Realistic Y.A. Fiction Novel Prepares Kids For High School”

“Gripped” Relationships: Bryan Sartelli & Courtney Angeletti

We continue our character illustrations with Bryan Sartelli and Courtney Angeletti. These two have been sweethearts since 7th grade, aside from the 2 months in 9th grade when Courtney decided she wanted a taste of a rebellious life by dating then “life of the party” Chris Dunkin. Courtney dating Chris was anything but easy onContinue reading ““Gripped” Relationships: Bryan Sartelli & Courtney Angeletti”

An Interview with UGA’s Mackenzie Wells on Gripped 1: The Truth We Never Told

Who would you recommend Gripped Part 1 to and why? “Gripped Part 1” by Stacy Padula deals with the stories of young adults navigating the transitions between middle school, high school, and college. I would recommend this book to readers in middle or high school. These books give them a glimpse into how one person’sContinue reading “An Interview with UGA’s Mackenzie Wells on Gripped 1: The Truth We Never Told”