Stephanie Perry Moore releases the first volume in her widely anticipated Lockwood Lion Series
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Just in time for summer, Young Adult Christian author Stephanie Perry Moore has done it again! Author of over sixty inspirational titles set in the South, including her highly acclaimed Payton Skky series, Moore has just released the first volume in her widely anticipated Lockwood Lion Series (Saddleback Publishing).

Giving readers access to both parties' perspectives helps them see where both Blake and Charli go wrong, as well as where each has valid needs and complaints. At the same time, each story is complete within itself, and the two complement rather than repeat each other. An engaging pair of tales that communicate a thoughtful message with a light touch. (Fiction. 12-16) ~~ Kirkus Reviews

The girl’s stories are part of Cheer Drama - Always Upbeat, Keep Jumping, Yell Out, Settle Down, and Shake It. The boy’s stories are Baller Swag - All That, No Hating, Do You, Be Real and Got Pride. Together they tell the story of high school couples at Lockwood Lion High  through the eyes of the cheerleading squad and the varsity football team. The first letter in each book, C-H-E-E-R, and B-A-L-L-ER, represent the names of the featured high school couple.

Certain to score with teens, Lockwood Lions Series:

  • Embraces strong moral values and behaviors such as integrity, chastity, honesty, a strong work ethic, and faith
  • Is an Urban Lit series featuring teens of all colors including black, white and bi-racial
  • Gives a realistic look at the pressures of being a star athlete and college recruiting
  • Motivates teens to see Christian solutions and answers to some of life’s toughest issues

“I am passionate about motivating teens to achieve their dreams,” says Moore. “Helping them build confidence through reading is one way to show teens they can overcome obstacles, become productive and reach for the stars.”           


Stephanie Perry Moore has written over sixty inspirational titles set in the southern United States including an adult novel that was an Essence Magazine bestseller. She has also produced devotional and family Bibles for people of color. Derrick Moore is the chaplain for the Georgia Tech football team, former NFL football player, and co-author of the Cheer Drama/Baller Swag books. The Moore's are well-known motivational speakers and community activists.

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Lockwood Lions Series is available on Ingram, Baker and Taylor and through most major booksellers.

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