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REVIEW BLITZ: “Drops of Sunshine” by Tricia Copeland


With a job as a camp counselor, sixteen-year-old Nina heads to the wilderness for summer break. With her year all she wants is an escape. But some special kids can hear her thoughts and she can’t hide her head in the sand like she planned. Can Nina come to terms with all her swirling emotions? Sometimes all it takes is a drop of sunshine!

Tricia Copeland’s “Drops of Sunshine” is a pleasant, heart-warming story about a young girl coming to terms with some major life changes. The tale is well-written with interesting characters.

I especially like the fortitude of Nina, the main character. At first, she’s a little too-perfect. I thought I was reading about someone much older. But slowly, the carefully constructed bravado drops and you get to know Nina. A lot has happened in her short life and she’s trying hard to cope with it all.

A character I would have liked to know more about is Jacob. The little glimpse Copeland provides is intriguing. I’m wondering what other secrets he has hidden.

The paranormal angle sneaks up on you in this novella. Copeland wrote it in such a way that it had me wondering if the powers mentioned might be real.

I look forward to reading more by Copeland.

Rating: 5-hands-up5-hands-up5-hands-up5-hands-up (5 Hands=Excellent, 4 Hands=Pretty Good, 3 Hands=Good)






Tricia Copeland grew up in Georgia and now lives in Colorado with her husband, three kids, and multiple four legged and finned friends. Drops of Sunshine is her first young adult and paranormal work. First published in Spellbound, a YA paranormal novella collection, it has already received great reviews. Tricia’s clean new adult Being Me series includes the titles Is This Me?, If I Could Fly, and Think You Know Me. The series finale is due out September 2016. If not on the trail, you can find Tricia at or on many social media channels.


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