Let the Buds Bloom

      Joshua Hoyt
Let the Buds Bloom

Children should be given an opportunity to bloom to their fullest without the worms of hatred and distrust eating away the petals of happiness in the little buds. Unfortunately, ADHD, ADD, dyslexia and dyscalculia were unheard of many years back. Such kids were considered lazy and beaten up by parents and teachers alike. An extreme reaction to this situation—the suicide pact— burns their souls.Back home after an eventful day, I watched my thirteen year old daughter’s face as she read the newspaper. Her anguish said the news was about something that tugged at her heart. She motioned her brother to read the news with her. His face too reflected the same distress. She exclaimed with pain in her voice, “Why can’t they just let the kids live? They will somehow grow up.”I immediately understood what they were reading—the suicide pact—the bane of our society!Each child is unique. Children see the world through their own innocent eyes. Nothing is more precious than their innocence. They should be given an opportunity to bloom to their fullest without the worms of hatred and distrust eating away the petals of happiness in the little buds. Unfortunately, ADHD, ADD, dyslexia and dyscalculia were unheard of many years back. Such kids were considered lazy and beaten up by parents and teachers alike. Unfortunately, in India parents consider education as the only way to excel in life. This is especially so if the parent is a teacher. The sadness in their lives is doubled as they are unable to accept the fact that their children are different. This kind of a situation has an adverse impact on these child and also their siblings. An extreme reaction to this situation—the suicide pact— burns the souls of hapless children even if they survive it…
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    The Order of The Rose: Forsaken Petal (Book 1)

      Joshua Hoyt
The Order of The Rose: Forsaken Petal (Book 1)

Book one in an Exciting, Young Adult, Fantasy that enthralls readers with its unique blend of technology and magic that draws readers in of all ages.Book One in an exciting new trilogy that combines the worlds of both magic and technology to create an epic adventure that will spellbind readers of all ages!Tom Alerio, a young boy, soon realizes that his unique ability to wield magic will change his life forever. Sent away by his mother at a young age to protect him from the sisterhood who destroy all boys with the ability, Tom quickly finds those he can and can't trust. Between the many adventures he has, Tom encounters both. These experiences, with the addition of a trusted mentor and a new found relationship with a young enchantress, teach Tom that magic must be shared by men and women alike. Along the way Tom realizes that an ancient order called, Order of The Rose must return if he's to save those he has come to rely on and who now rely upon him. New technology and old magic rip the land apart while Tom fights to save all he has come to love and care for. Praise for Order of The Rose: Forsaken Petal: "There is action, drama, and you can't help but wonder and care about the characters closest to Tom." - Dee (Fantasy Writer) " What fascinated me the most was the history of magic and those who use it." - Christine Rains (Author of 13th floor series) If you enjoyed books like Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, and Dragonlance You'll love this epic adventure
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