Young Adult Fantasy, "Troubled in Paradise" by Susan Wingate is Free Today Only

Young Adult Fantasy, “Troubled in Paradise” by Susan Wingate is Free Today Only

Pageflex Persona [document: PRS0000030_00047]Need a great weekend read? Why not try one of my books?

For today only, the eBook of my rompin’ fun young adult fantasy entitled Troubled in Paradise is free for your Kindle.

Here’s what readers are saying about Troubled in Paradise…

Michael B: “You think *you* got problems? Suzie Speider’s got a handful: she’s got a monster of a teacher, a broken family, and the possibility of romance with the (ick!) weird boy next door. Oh, and did I mention that Suzie turns into a spider at night?

Quirky and engaging, Troubled in Paradise is a fine addition to a YA shelf. It’s got some multimedia goodies stashed in the text, too – don’t miss them!”

Tom M: “Troubled in Paradise is a quirky coming of age book with Susie not only dealing with the usual teenage growing pains but also the fact that she changes into a spider every night. The voice is very authentic as a teen reminding you of those perplexing and exciting days as you become an adult. There are many humorous passages and some poignant times as Susie deals with life as it is for her. This is an enjoyable book that will be enjoyed by fans of YA.”
Kris Y:Don’t expect an unrelatable sci-fi novel…..Meet Susie Speider (the “e” is silent) a young girl who gets bitten by more than just a spider. This ‘azin (Susi’s word for amazing) YA novel deals with young love, death of parents,and high school confrontations. Susie is a nerdy, glasses wearing, saxaphone playing, logophile. Whose adventures we follow as she turns into “Susi Arachnid” at night along with her trusted pussy (lol) , Delilah. The authors wit and mastery of the young adult language comes alive making you laugh and empathize with Susie’s life. Don’t be surprised if by the end of the novel “Gahhhh..”, “k”, “pa-leez” and “skivee” have slipped with ease into your everyday vocabulary. Whether you have a love of arachnids, a love of words, have been through the painful experiene of growing up and maybe even feeling like a spider, or more simply you want to be entertained with a witty book. READ THIS NOVEL!!!! I LOVE Susan Wingate’s mastery of the teenage vernacular…OMG!!”
J. Rogers:A problem with her science teacher, Mrs. Morlson, makes life completely miserable for Susie Speider (the `e’ is silent), and she wants to get even with her somehow, in any way possible. When a bite from a spider brings on dreams (or are they), of Susie becoming a spider and traveling out at night to visit and bite Mrs. Morlson, the plot begins to thicken. Susan Wingate has written a multifaceted story that will touch all of us in some way. A broken family, past pain that won’t go away, mother daughter relationship, just to mention a few. Wingate has given voice to Susie Speider, and it is right on point. Susie is a bit of a miss-fit high school girl, and we can hear this sassy teenager come right at us as we turn the pages. You will laugh with her and cry with her. You will cheer her on and feel her heart breaking as she comes to terms with her mother and their past.
Oh, and let me not forget to tell you about the super informational report that Susie writes about spiders! For real! This is certainly a must read, and I highly recommend it.”

Brenda C:Susie Speider is an almost junior at Ronkonkoma High School, whose grades were pretty bad, but are now on the upswing thanks to new glasses and new meds for her ADD.Only problem is her teacher seems to hate her, and that certainly is a problem. At home Susie lives with her mom Willa and her pussy cat Deliliah. New neighbors moving in next door could turn out to be something interesting.As if all this isn’t enough, ever since Suzie was bitten by a spider she’s been having dreams that she turns into a spider at night. Are they dreams or perhaps reality???

All I can say is WOW! I loved this book! The author authentically captures what I consider to be teen speak, which goes at high speed.Honestly at times I forgot that the book wasn’t written by a teen. I must admit it’s been several years since I was a teen, but this book had me thinking about those days,when teachers were the bane of my existence,and feeling like a dork was the norm.

With catchy chapter titles and an interesting cast of characters I found this book an un-put-down-able read. Susie’s character was so easy to like and understand. I found myself enjoying her immensely, and while she provided several laughs there were some serious moments as well.I loved her nightly adventures, especially her descriptions of her mode of transportation, which happened to be her cat Delilah. “Troubled in Paradise” deals with several topics that teens will certainly relate to. Overall a book geared toward teens but anyone who enjoys a great coming of age story will enjoy this one as well. Highly recommended!”

Joshua Graham:Simply put, Susan Wingate is a master of the written word. In TROUBLED IN PARADISE, she weaves a heart-warming tale full of wit and intrigue: a nod to Kafka’s Metamorphosis in a quirky blend with The Princess Diaries. There are laugh out loud moments with the teenage protagonist, Susie Speider, whose voice was well executed and credible. But there are also moments that tug at the heartstrings and even bring a tear to the eye, as we see Susie’s angst when she faces pain from the past, as well as redemption through the relationship with her mother. Whether or not you’re a fan of YA literature, you’ll love TROUBLED IN PARADISE. But don’t expect anything ordinary!”

So, what are you waiting for? Pick up your free copy today on Amazon at:
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