From actress Alena Pitts, the Lena in the Spotlight series reflects the author’s own life experiences as she reaches for the stars and keeps her faith in balance. This collection includes the first three books in the series—a perfect gift for the Faithgirlz in your life!
In Reaching for the Stars, Lena Daniels knows there’s nothing else she’d rather do than be in the movies. But now that she's gotten her wish, Lena finds that being in the spotlight is harder than it sounds. With her face plastered everywhere, Lena wonders if this is a dream come true or a horrible nightmare. With her little sisters, Ansley, Ashton, and Amber, constantly at her side, Lena must face the challenges of everyday life while chasing her dreams of being an actress. Lena tackles challenges, learns the value of perseverance, keeps her hopes high, and trusts faith and family to get her through.
In Shining Night, Lena’s overnight fame continues to pull her into the spotlight, but now she’s faced with her biggest challenge yet. Lena learns that a new friend she met at a recent visit to the children’s hospital needs help. The hospital is closing and the little girl’s parents can’t afford the ongoing care she needs. Rallying the support of her school, friends, and family, Lena pulls together a huge concert to raise funds. She discovers that helping others comes at a cost, but what matters most in life cannot be bought. With the encouragement and mentoring she receives from her family, Lena is reminded that God is her strength and his plan is bigger.
In Day Dreams and Movie Screens, Lena Daniels’ summer of Hollywood starlets and movie filming alongside her favorite singer, Mallory Winston, is over. School will soon be back in full swing, but just as she begins to wonder if her summer was all just a dream, Lena’s world is turned upside down. The movie premiers, the previews seem to be splattered on every television and radio channel, and everyone knows her name. Lena is just figuring out how to manage her new fame at home when she finds out she’s hitting the road on a two-week bus tour to further promote the film. Lena experiences adventures and challenges she never expected, while learning to step outside of her comfort zone and follow the path God has for her life.