Book Review: Like Moonlight at Low Tide
By: Nicole Quigley
Genre: YA Christian Fiction
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In Nicole Quigley's debut YA novel, sixteen-year-old Melissa Keiser returns to her hometown expecting to face the same bullies who called her the ugliest girl in school. Instead her new appearance sparks interest from the popular crowd who made her miserable. When Melissa has a chance to escape her rough home situation and find the life she's dreamed of, she must choose between a longtime crush, a new friend, and the brother who doesn't belong. Melissa's choices may have dire consequences.
This book captured my attention after the first few paragraphs. The plot was paced well and the author captured the voices of teenagers perfectly. She tackled social issues without being heavy-handed and her lesson on trusting Jesus when going through hard times was weaved in seamlessly into the plot. A wonderful debut novel. So, it's gonna be:
About the Author:
Nicole Quigley is the winner of the ACFW’s “Genesis Contest” for best young adult fiction, and a publicist with more than a dozen years of experience in media and public relations. She holds a B.S. from Appalachian State University, where she majored in Communications/Public Relations and minored in English. Nicole recently moved back to Anna Maria Island, Florida, where she grew up.