I Had to Leave, Donna Jean Picerno

Sixteen-year-old April Morgan has a good life. Despite her family not having much money, she is happy. All that changes after her father dies. When her boyfriend comes into the store with another girl on his arm, April snaps and attacks her. She is sent to a juvenile psychiatric hospital, where she develops a friendship with a felon named Cobra.

Cobra will do anything to protect the people he loves. Whenever April gets herself into a difficult situation, Cobra is always there to help. He acts with good intentions, but does he take things too far? Can he ever win April’s heart?

I HAD TO LEAVE is a story of love and heartbreak which will leave you asking yourself. How far would you go for love?

I Had to Leave is an extraordinary, exciting, and excellent book that captivated me from start to finish with ease! And is quite frankly a novel that I am in love with thanks to its poignant and moving themes. I Had to Leave is a gem of a read because it combines romance with a coming of age story laced with crime and these are all poignant and compelling themes that are all expertly blended and weaved together by the fantastic author Donna Jean Picerno! That is why I already have to recommend you lovely readers have a read of I Had to Leave, however, if you need more convincing then continue to read to learn more!

I Had to Leave is a sensational novel that will introduce the reader to the protagonist and star of the book, April Morgan. April is a sixteen-year-old girl that had a good life, but when her father passes away her life changes drastically and she is plunged into a depression. Matters are only made worse when she catches her boyfriend on the arm of another girl and this causes April to lash out and attack her, resulting in her being sent to a juvenile psychiatric hospital. It is in the hospital that she forms a friendship with a felon named Cobra and together the two embark on a journey like no other and this book lovers is the short premise of the incredible I Had to Leave!

The story of I Had to Leave is enthralling and the superb author Donna Jean Picerno has managed to write a unique and compelling book that is unlike anything I have read before. The story laced throughout the book is almost like a character study of April because it heavily features April and her journey and I am so pleased the book was written in this way. As April is an incredible character that I feel many readers will be able to relate to, as well as this April, is a compelling and memorable character, and to be able to follow her on her journey, which is full of many ups and downs! It was incredible and made for an exceptional and enticing read.

Donna Jean Picerno has many strengths as an author, and all of them are so excellently explored throughout the pages of I Had to Leave, but one of the core factors I adore about her literature is her ability to grasp the reader, draw them into the story and keep them there until the very end. As I was reading I Had to Leave I felt compelled, I was turning the pages with haste and this is because Picerno knew just how to write her book and how to keep her readers intrigued. At the most perfect moments, she would quickly lace a plot twist into the story or a dramatic or even heartfelt moment which kept me turning the pages.

To conclude my thoughts on this wonderful book, I Had to Leave is a compelling, phenomenal, and excellent book that is poignant as well as entertaining I, of course, am going to award the story five stars! If you are a reader who is looking for a piece of fiction that will entertain you for hours then have a read of I Had to Leave, you won’t regret it! So be sure to have a read of the preview below book lovers!

Thank you so much for reading book lovers! I appreciate it so much. Here is a preview of the book for all of you lovely readers to enjoy! Please have a read of the preview and if you find that you have loved what you have read then all you need to do is follow the links below!

Goodbye for now book lovers,

P.S. Below I have attached some links about the author and this wonderful book so if you would like to learn more about the author and the book then please have a browse. Thank you so much again for reading book lovers!

Amazon USAmazon UKGoodreads

Author: WebsiteInstagramFacebook 

Notify of

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Inline Feedbacks
View all comments