Paige Alder is a young woman whose life is everything she
could want. She is dating a guy she really likes. She is
offered a raise to do the job she's already doing. She has
good friends, a solid family and her faith is strong.
Except she doesn't really like the job she has. She has a
chance to work at her church full-time with the youth
ministry, but is she cut out for that? Her relationship
with her parents is good, but she hasn't spoken to her
sister in years, at least not until the now-engaged sister
returns to town. Tyler's a nice guy, but what exactly is
their relationship, something she might not be overly
concerned with except that her ex-boyfriend is also back in
town and trying to wheedle his way back into her life.
What's a young Christian woman supposed to do?
Mangum does a superb job of capturing the angst commonly
found in young adulthood. Paige might be out on her own but
she's still finding her way in the world and discovering who
she is and more importantly, who God desires her to be.
There are many things to consider and decisions to be made
along what could be a slippery slope, and like many young
adults, she doesn't want to make a wrong move. She's also
looking for validation for her choices, good and not-so-
good, even though she knows the latter are things she and
God are still working through.
PAIGE REWRITTEN is funny, in a laugh-out-loud, quirky kind
of way but also in a revelatory manner, wherein Mangum uses
humor in order to shine a light on Paige's—and possibly the
It's been a long time since I've read really good YA, and
PAIGE REWRITTEN would certainly be classified as such. I
wasn't enthralled enough to go back and read the first book
in the series, but I'll definitely have my eye out for the
Paige Alder is in a really good place. She’s dating nice guy
Tyler. Her boss has offered her a raise. Her walk with God
is strong. Life is great—and that’s when things start to
First, the youth pastor at church keeps
asking Paige to work with him full time. Then her sister
shows up newly engaged and wanting to reconnect, even though
they haven’t spoken in years. And now former boyfriend Luke
has come back into her life. How is Paige supposed to know
what the right decisions are?
This warm and humorous
second book in the Paige Alder series will help young girls
work through important issues such as forgiving others and