Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth. -Buddha What if people could hear your thoughts? There would be nowhere to hide. Working as lifeguard at a camp for the blind seems like the perfect escape for Nina. But campers seem to know what she is thinking. Can embracing her truth help her heal and reveal possibilities she never imagined?
She decided to take a lifeguard job in the middle of the woods to escape her family drama. Being busy keeps her from thinking about it.
She picked a job in the middle of nowhere and it wasn't to make friends. It was to escape.
She's ditched her hometown for a summer in the woods to escape drama at home. But she can't shake all the issues swirling in her head.
Nina feels tension with her coworkers from the beginning and given that she'll be living with them the whole summer, it isn't ideal. Can she forge friendships with this bunch or not?
But her new friend Brittney doesn't make it easy with her constant stream of questioning.
Nina feels apprehensive about a summer in the woods but relieved to be away from her small hometown full of judging eyes. She's not there to make friends, just escape!
It's really tempting to accept an offer to hang out with the people who seem to be the fun crowd. But with being new at the job and not wanting to get stuck in a dangerous, or worse yet illegal situation, she opts to stay at the camp for the night.
But maybe she's moving past the drama of the prior year.
Read minds? Is she psychic? Impossible, right?
It can't be true right? The other counselors have to be playing tricks on her.
Nina's signed up to be a counselor at a camp for the sight-limited. It may be a stretch, but she's determined to prove her worth.
Is that possible? It can't be right?
But she's not in it for the money. She just wants to be left alone.
Nina takes a job as a camp counselor at a remote campground. Should she heed her trepidation?
He's a teenager too but Nina figures dating your boss could never end well. Plus, she won't win friends by getting close to Jacob.
and she doesn't hide the fact. I've had several readers say, "I didn't like Nina at first." It was hard for me to write a "mean" character but Nina has had a lot of trauma and she's pushing people way so she doesn't get hurt again.
It's weird that Nina's camper tells Nina about her mom and brother. How could the camper know these things? Something is up with these kids.
Nina flees to a summer camp job deep in the forest of central Wisconsin. Soon, the campers have her wondering if she has entered an alternate universe...
Sometimes we want to pretend our problems don't exist, forget them entirely, stick our head in the sand like an ostrich. In Drops of Sunshine Nina is dealing with a year's worth of family drama and wants a break from her life.
She had it all planned out. But her freshman year goes off-course on the very first night… New student Amanda Avery would rather have her nose in a book than a drink in her hand. So when her best friend drags her to a frat party, she knows her GPA will appreciate the hot guy giving her the cold shoulder. But when their paths collide on the volleyball court, she’s left with a debilitating injury that jeopardizes her studies. With her scholarship on the line, Amanda has no choice but to accept recovery aid from the same hottie who turned her down. Though she endeavors to keep up appearances, she struggles with academic pressure and a growing friendship with her dreamy caregiver. And it doesn’t help that his buddy is trying so hard to win her over… Can Amanda survive the turmoil of college and come out with her heart intact? Is This Me? is the first book in the fun and fresh Being Me clean new adult women’s fiction series. If you like believable characters, emotional coming-of-age stories, and sweet romance, then you’ll love Tricia Copeland’s poignant tale. Buy Is This Me? to grapple with campus life today!
Amanda is excited about college but will miss her sister, mother, and father. Unfortunately this changes as her college life drags her psyche further and further from her family core.
She loves languages and learning almost anything. She'd rather have her head stuck in a book than be at a party.
Amanda is totally crushing on Doug who seems inconsistently into her. But Zack also appears to want her attention. And they're best friends. Amanda is caught between a rock and hard place ith these two guys.
And to credit Marissa, Amanda probably is. Perfect student, perfect daughter, perfect sister, but being perfect quickly unravels when she meets Doug Taylor.
I always loved the start of a new school year. Even with the anxiety over new classes, I loved to possibility of meeting new people and opportunity to do new things. Amanda is at the start of her freshman year at college and meeting tons of new people, one in particular is very interesting... Doug!
Have you ever met someone and hit it off immediately? Like the stars are aligned and you're the perfect match, soul mates? Captivated by his charm, warmth, and sharing mutual travel and photography interests, Amanda is definitely attracted to Doug. But she's not ready to divulge that information to her best friend, Lila.
And she can't wait to start her college life in Evanston, just north of Chicago.
At the start of any journey you have no clue what you will discover. My experience with anorexia, fictionalized and retold in a series that starts with this book, opened up a whole new world of connection as has being an author. I am truly grateful for both of these opportunities.
Both Doug and Zack are being very attentive and for the moment Amanda is just going with the flow.
Isn't that what sisters are for? Amanda's younger sister becomes her biggest advocate in this series.
I dedicated this book and series to my daughter. I hope that is never afraid to be herself, stand up for what she thinks is right, and reach for the stars!
He tells her he doesn't have time to be her friend but it's hard when he's always around.
In my family we always make a homemade chocolate cake or other favorite desert of choice for birthdays and celebrations. At Christmas we have tons of cookies. At Thanksgiving, pumpkin pie... What things does your family do to mark milestones?
He seems totally unattainable. Still, Amanda can't help thinking about him.
Are they friends or is it more? Amanda can't decide how Doug or Zack feel about her. But her concussion left her brain fuzzy and it's too much to think about.
Doug is the fraternity president and biggest catch on campus, and a senior, and Amanda feels like no one compared to him. Still, she can't deny the connection she felt with him. Did she just invent it in her head or was it real?
that she's attracted to a seemingly unattainable guy. He's a senior and president of the student body. Why would he ever be interested in her? Yet, he's gone out of his way to be nice. Maybe he's just doing it because her dad is an alum.
She is already captivated by Doug but isn't ready to admit it.
College move in day finds Amanda getting advice from her younger sister.
A girl aiming for a successful big city career. But what if her heart belongs to a small-town rancher? Chloe dreams of leaving her tiny hometown behind and landing a job in an exhilarating metropolitan city. Toughing out her sophomore-level college business classes, she’s frustrated with the challenges of long-distance-dating her high school sweetheart, Adam. A chance encounter with Isaac, a hunky big-city-bred basketball player, leaves her confused and when Adam lays out a plan to move into his family’s ranch estate she worries her goals may be trampled underfoot. Realizing following her passion means leaving Adam, she makes a clean break. Isaac waits in the wings and with Chloe’s growing affection for him, he wins her heart. But a school abroad program, San Francisco internship, and his drive for a professional basketball career complicate their relationship. Can she find happiness in a big city with an on-the-rise basketball star or does her heart lie somewhere else? Perfect Always is a standalone contemporary romance. If you like spark-filled moments and a dreamy love story, then you’ll be enchanted by Tricia Copeland’s addition to the Perfect romance series. Get in line to throw your hat into the ring in the big city/small town debate!
Chloe and Adam have been in a long distance relationship for two years, but the strain is starting to wear on her. Will their love stand the test of time?
Chloe grew up in a small hometown to a mother who was kicked out of her home at age sixteen. Pregnant, she seeks refuge with her sister in America. They own a restaurant in a small Kentucky town. To Chloe's mom nothing is more important than family and reputation. Should Chloe rethink her decision or stick to her guns?
Choices alter the course of our lives. Some we make without even knowing we've made them. Chloe wrangles with the decision of staying with her high school sweetheart.
Are long distances relationships worth it? Do they work? What say you? Yay or neh?
Although she has a boyfriend she can't deny the seemingly innate chemistry she feels for Isaac. It's super awkward that he suggests hanging out and seems into her as well.
One driven woman. Five passionate paths to the perfect love. Chloe refuses to compromise when it comes to romance and success. Powering through her sophomore-level college business classes, she’s done with the effort of distance-dating her high-school sweetheart. But when he proposes just as she hits it off with a hunky basketball player, she worries following her heart could send her bright future to the bench. As Chloe matures to become a rising star in the fashion industry, love knocks another four times. But while each potential suitor eventually pops the question, only she knows her ultimate happy ending. Whose arms will embrace Chloe when she chooses her forever man? Perfect is a standalone clean contemporary romance. If you like tender moments, lighthearted comedy, and endings you choose yourself, then you’ll adore Tricia Copeland’s option-filled tale. Buy Perfect to pick your ideal walk down the aisle today!
But she just got out of a 3 year relationship with Adam. Is this the right time to jump in with a new guy or should she play the field?
Chloe meets Isaac during a night out with her friends. He's tall, dark, handsome, and even really sweet. Is trouble brewing?
Chloe just got out of a relationship with Adam and now she's crushing on Isaac. Is it too soon? Should she play the field a bit? Give herself time to breathe?
Chloe meets Isaac at a club. When he asks her to dance she can't say yes. He asks her to play pool instead. What a great guy, right?
Is it too soon to have a weekend getaway after dating someone for a month? Is meeting the parents pre-mature? But Chloe is already smitten with Isaac and takes a chance and says yes.
Chloe and Adam have been doing the long distance thing for almost two years... is it worth it or would she be better off looking for someone new?
been on different paths? Sometimes letting someone go is a gift. You set them free to find their perfect.
Has Isaac inched himself into her heart?
Is he the one? Will living on his family ranch make her happy? Can she know this at 22?
Chloe takes a big leap and accepts a year-long abroad scholarship in a fashion business program. Trouble is, she knows nothing about fashion.
How did you meet the person of your dreams?
Chloe and Chase meet in the Paris bar scene... could it be more?
Isaac is the perfect gentleman.
After days of moping Chloe is ready to re-enter society. It's awkward with Isaac because she has feelings for him.
He's got it all planned out but she's not sure that's the life she wants.
three hours away and it makes their relationship challenging. In this scene Chloe is out with her friends when she meets Isaac.
Chloe's been dating Adam for three years. They grew up in the same town and their relationship has lasted through big transitions like graduating high school and going to college. Should she say yes?
Enter Alena’s world… “He wouldn’t understand. He didn’t live in a pretend world. In truth, he did. Most beings, pure humans, walked around thinking they were the only type of people that existed.” –Alena As a creature forbidden by both vampire and witch cultures, Alena traverses the country with her Vampire Chancellor mother in search of an unknown entity. When Alena finds Hunter everything changes. Their bond may be the key to answers Alena seeks. As she investigates the connection, the equally handsome, but mysterious Jude appears. Will the truth of his intentions be uncovered before it is too late? Or will her Mother’s kingdom be reduced to embers?
But she risked being exposed as something other than merely human. She prays her fellow students don't catch on or else her mother will yank her out of school faster than she can say skidaddle.
Those exist? In my Kingdom Journals series, the super natural has a few different rule. First, vampires aren't supernatural, they're a different species from humans, and they've proved it genetically.
Seventeen year-old witch-vampire hybrid Alena has never met her father. Supposedly it's too dangerous for them to meet. What could her mother and mentor be hiding about him and why?
Alena saves her friend from biting it on the gym floor but then has to convince all the humans to believe it was no big deal. Does she succeed or will others start to wonder about her super skills?
Alena would love nothing more than to be back in San Ramon with her best friend Kaylie. Do you and your friends wear matching outfits? Cool or not cool?
Alena dreams she marries Chase but he dies in her arms. Is it just a dream or a foretelling of the future? When you're half witch one can never be sure. Would her best move be to stay out of his life? But what if he is the answer to everything she's been searching for?
before he trusted me. I was ready to fly.
She just has to figure out what and why. Why she can't see her father? Why they are looking for a teen boy? And what it has to do with her.
And Hunter may be a witch too...
But if you were a one-of-a-kind being forbidden by vampire and witches alike, wouldn't it be necessary?
Alena saves Hannah from hitting the floor but has to cover her tracks so no one will suspect she did anything super human
At the library of all places. Can it really be Chase, the boy of her preschool imaginations?
This passage from Chapter 1 hints at her true nature. Vampires that walk in the sun?
The guy in front of her is a dead ringer for the imaginary friend she had at age 3. Is it possible that he was real?
and has a bit of a rebellious streak that doesn't go over well with her psuedo-Grandmother or Mother.
Vampires and witches are supposed to be mortal enemies yet the Vampire Chancellor's closest advisor is a witch.
This quote hints at the origin of vampires which is only eluded to in the text. Can you guess?
Her pale skin and weird diet make her a target at school. If only they knew the truth about her feeding habits…
Alena fights her vampire nature every second she is with humans. Her heightened emotions are difficult to tame and being awake during the day makes it that much more challenging.
Alena isn't supposed to show humans how strong she is but she couldn't let her friend fall onto the gym floor.
Alena argues with her mentor over which magic she is allowed to learn and when leading up to a discussion of her heritage. She regrets alluding to the fact she may be investigating who her father is.
The vampires in The Kingdom Journals are a bit different from those of other series, they live and breath, and love the sun!
Alena sees Hunter, the once imaginary friend she played with as a child. She realizes he may be what her mother has been looking for.
Alena's mother moves her every two years so on top working to appear human she has to deal with making new friends. Entering a new school her senior year is the last thing she wanted. But, there's something about LA, she can feel it, some draw.
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