By Joanna Dakoyannis, Providence College Gripped 4: Smoke and Mirrors by Stacy Padula is the fascinating continuation of the story centered around a group of teens from Montgomery Lake High School. They are influenced by older siblings and peers who are involved in drug and alcohol use. Taylor, the older sibling of Marc and JordanContinue reading “New Y.A. Book Shows Effects of Modern High School Peer Pressure”
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Review of When Darkness Tries to Hide by Stacy A. Padula
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.
The Aftermath: Chapters 2 – 4 (Reading of the Week)
Chapters 2, 3, and 4 of “The Aftermath” (2013)
A Prisoner’s Review: The Forces Within
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!”
Review of Montgomery Lake High #3 – To Be Released Spring 2014
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”
Official Release of “The Aftermath”
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””
News: Guest Appearance
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.
Join us in the fight against teen substance abuse and bullying!
Brought to you by the Montgomery Lake High book series in partnership with Green Nation, Boston Bruins Nation, Patriots Nation, Boston Sports Memorabilia, and New England Social Network Advertising. Promotion running until 11:59pm on 5/27/12. Plain text: Here’s the deal… Teen drug abuse is on the rise—especially in the Boston area. So…We are on a mission to reachContinue reading “Join us in the fight against teen substance abuse and bullying!”
Help Fight Teen Drug Abuse & Bullying: Spread the Word!
Brought to you by the Montgomery Lake High book series in partnership with Green Nation, Boston Bruins Nation, Patriots Nation, Boston Sports Memorabilia, and New England Social Network Advertising. Promotion running until 5/25/12.
So WHAT is Montgomery Lake High REALLY about?
Radio Interviews Today & Tonight
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)
Bullying: Massachusetts study links bullying, family violence (LA Times)
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)”
An Interview with Author Stacy Padula
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”
The Right Person – Book Trailer
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!”
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