Jenna's Monsters is the prequel to the Woods Lake Series books. It tells Marco & Jenna's history told through a collection of Marco's memories. Marco was sixteen when he met Jenna. At the time, she was his best friend's little sister. Over the years, their relationship changed. They saw each other through their best and worst moments. No longer just his friend's sister, she's his best friend, and the person he promised he'd always protect.
Jenna's Monsters is the prequel to the Woods Lake Series. It takes place prior to the start of the series and is told from Marco's perspective. It is written to be a companion to the series and does not need to be read in order to enjoy the series. You can find the rest of Marco and Jenna's story in It's Always Been You (Woods Lake 1 – Marco & Jenna). These are the only books told from single perspective. The rest of the books are told in alternating dual point of view.
Woods Lake Series
Welcome to Woods Lake, a small town outside a big city, where lifelong friendships are formed and happily ever after still exists. The Woods Lake series is a series of connected standalone novels with recurring characters. Each book tells the story of one couple including their happily ever after.
"What sixteen-year-old me didn't know was just how much our lives would change before that age difference no longer mattered and how by the time it didn't matter, she'd no longer be my best friend's little sister. She'd be my best friend and the person I promised I'd protect for the rest of her life."
This book contains discussions about divorce, childhood parent abandonment, the death of a family member, and domestic violence. There are references to alcoholism and drug use by a family member. There are discussions about an unplanned pregnancy leading to a co-parenting situation for one of the main characters. A lead character experiences anxiety and panic attacks that are shown on page including coping strategies and references to therapy. This novel is for adults,18+. It contains mature content and sensitive situations including explicit language.