by Lauren Acampora
“The Paper Wasp” is an American literature and fiction novel that is filled with masterfully rendered suspense. Lauren Acampora is the author of this fiction novel. Lauren is also the author of The Wonder Garden, which won the GLCA new writers Award, and was named a Barnes and Noble Discovery GreatNew Writers selections, an Indie Next selection. In “The Paper Wasp”, Lauren tells about a young girl, Abby. She lives a friendless life in small-town Michigan. She feels very angry because she doesn’t have any friend. But once a brilliant student Elise, on the cusp of a promising art career. She lives happily with her but Elise is a bright student.
So, each day Abby is taunted by the success of her former friend Elise. One night Abby escapes through the films of her director, Auguste Perren. When she found again Elise at their high school reunion, she is surprised and warmed that Elise still considered her best friend. In addition, Abby becomes enmeshed in Elise’s world, she guards as her own dark secret and burning desire for greatness. To sum it up, The Paper Wasp is a thrilling, unexpected journey into the psyche and imagination of a woman determined to fulfil her destiny.