Nasin Groshek Reviews ‘Gripped Part 1: The Truth We Never Told’ by Stacy Padula

Written by Nasin Groshek, Plymouth, Massachusetts Gripped Part 1: The Truth We Never Told by Stacy Padula is a fast-paced, compelling story about substance abuse and how it affects young adults’ relationships and future aspirations. I highly recommend this book to other high school and middle school students since they should easily relate to thisContinue reading “Nasin Groshek Reviews ‘Gripped Part 1: The Truth We Never Told’ by Stacy Padula”

Teen Novel Educates Young Adults About Substance Abuse Through Compelling Characters

“The message of Gripped is that substance abuse can have severe consequences on the future of young adults and their relationships. Through a compelling cast of characters, the book reinforces the devastating consequences of substance abuse.” – N. Groshek

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”

Brad Campbell on The Gripped Book Series Characters

Written by Bradford Campbell, Duxbury, MA Bradford Campbell shares his thoughts on the Gripped Book Series characters after reading Gripped Part 1: The Truth We Never Told. 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 mostContinue reading “Brad Campbell on The Gripped Book Series Characters”

“Gripped 1: The Truth We Never Told” Recommended by Thayer Academy Senior

Written by Bradford Campbell, Duxbury, MA As a senior in high school, I recommend Gripped Part 1: The Truth We Never Told to students ranging in age from early to late teens. The storyline flips from an “in-time” plot, when the characters are mainly high school freshmen, to flashbacks of their middle school years. ThisContinue reading ““Gripped 1: The Truth We Never Told” Recommended by Thayer Academy Senior”

Doug Llewelyn to Interview Author Stacy Padula on Friday 1/26/18 at 4:00PM

Best-selling young adult author Stacy A. Padula will be interviewed about her book series and college counseling company today at 4:00PM by Doug Llewelyn (host of the People’s Court and creator of Judge Judy). The interview will air on live radio: CUTV News, New York. 

Updated Edition Released This Week

Montgomery Lake High #1: The Right Person Daily, teenagers enter into the war between being true to themselves and fitting in with their peers. One such troubled teen is Chris Dunkin, who has been a substance abuser since age twelve. Now fifteen, he is drinking alcohol more often and using heavy drugs to keep himselfContinue reading “Updated Edition Released This Week”