The Influence of Now

A Young Adult Novel by Lisa Dow

Before now...

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Lainie Mitchell is a University student in her last undergraduate year. She is doing well in school. Lainie is planning to go to law school. Her boyfriend is going to be a doctor. She lives with, and beside, friends she loves. Lainie is leading the 1997-98 Worst Wine competition. Her future is completely mapped out. Lainie’s life could not be more perfect or more on track.

But that was before now.

Now, in the blink of an eye, the clearly marked track falls out from under her. How do you go on when your life is irrevocably changed?


The Influence of Now is recommended for ages 17+

This novel is NOT in the Kit & Mel series.


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Chapters 1 & 2