"Laying My Past to Rest" goes through a school year of choices. As high school seniors, Lynette and Devanté, sit at the crossroads of their lives they are forced to make life altering decisions. Devanté learns the importance of having a positive mentor as he becomes the trailblazer of his own destiny avoiding the path of his father. Lynette searches for her purpose in life after losing her mother to cancer. From beginning to end this book is bound to entertain, educate, and elevate readers of all ages.