The novel is a tale of the once-prominent Pious College struggling to keep its doors open through decreased enrollment, unsavory reputations, repugnant relationships, and a puzzling, eye-opening murder.The book's story line is set springtime through summer, in the year 2010, snug in the small beach town of Wildwood, New Jersey. Each reader will experience their own form of addiction with each passing chapter, craving more as the tale ends with a jaw-dropping final chapter. Novel connoisseurs will find suspense, hilarity, and even experience a few roused hormones as they ride the roller coaster of events in this compelling and engaging novel. With an unprincipled, yet relatable, cast of characters the book will enthrall readers to take sides in hopeful outcomes and whom to root for. With its less–than–Ivy League campus, the college is led by a president who is blackmailed by a despicable past, forcing the involvement of the institution's underworld kingpin chairman. This story has a character for everyone, from its pretty little fundraising nun struggling with her vow of celibacy to the sidesplitting buffoonery of its incompetent main-office secretary. Each reader, hell-bent on discovering what happens next, will relish the antics of the gambling coach, the young and inexperienced performing arts director, the CFO foster mom, the narcissist provost, and the alcoholic academic dean. Each character, but save a few of genuine nature, are compelled to positively contribute but ultimately find themselves forfeiting their nobleness, intertwined in a story line that will push each reader to recommend the novel to others. The ending will leave booklovers little choice but to beg for more, relieved to find out that book two in this absorbing series is right around the corner. The novel represents a work to be enjoyed by a broad segment of adult booklovers. It will attract all genders, from all backgrounds, reading for the same reason that millions hook themselves to every episode and multiple seasons of a trending Netflix or HBO series. We all wish to be entertained, and Tuition surely will not disappoint.