"After working closely with teenagers for many years, I saw an urgent need for realistic young adult books. With teenage suicide, drug abuse, and bullying on the rise, I knew something had to be done to help teens realize their worth. Teenagers have far too much value-each and every one of them-to throw themselves into … Continue reading A Mission to Fight Against Teen Drug Abuse
Below is a preview of "The Aftermath" - to be released this fall:PrologueJason 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 all of his … Continue reading Teen Realistic Fiction Book that Deals with Substance Abuse & Recovery – Coming fall 2013
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 was … Continue reading An Interview with Author Stacy Padula
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 it … Continue reading Hello World!