Four GREAT YA reads on the cheap

Mirror of SoulsThe Mirror of Souls by R.J. Duperre

Genre: Fantasy

Price: $0.99

Ripley says: Dark and moody with enough thrill to keep your reading. 

Soren says: This book starts out with a bang and just keeps going.

LINKS: Amazon | B&N | Kobo | Google

 

 

 

 

The Twelfth of Never by Brenda OrtegaOf Never

Genre: Contemporary

Price: $0.99

Ripley says:  Engaging, realistic and heart-wrenching. A must read.

Soren says: Elvis is still cool and always will be. This book totally gets that.

LINK: Amazon

 

 

 

 

Travel Glasses by Chess DeSalls Travel Glasses

Genre: Time Travel

Price: $0.99

Ripley says:  This book is a gorgeous feast for the imagination.

Soren says:  I absolutely love the idea of time travel sunglasses.

LINKS: Amazon | iBooks | B&N

 

 

 

 

 

Sign of the Throne by Melissa Eskue OusleySign of the Throne

Genre: Dark Fantasy

Price: $3.99

Ripley says:  Beautiful covers with a story well-written and well-conceived. 

Soren says:  Award-winning YA fantasy and worth every penny.

LINKS: Amazon | B&N | Smashwords

 

 

 

Four #YA deals to grab now

Thrall by Jennifer QuintenzThrall

Genre: Paranormal

Price: FREE

Ripley says: The covers are gorgeous, the story line enthralling. I promise, this is a series you can’t afford to miss.

Soren says: You can’t afford to miss is and you don’t have to, because it’s FREE!

LINKS: Amazon | iBooks | Kobo | Google

 

 

 

CornerstoneCornerstone by Misty Provencher

Genre: Fantasy

Price: FREE

Ripley says: This book tackles the difficult issue of hoarding through the paranormal genre with tact and magic.

Soren says: I had an instant connection to the main character and her realistic YA voice. 

LINKS: Amazon | B&N | iBooks | Kobo

 

 

 

Dirty Blood by Heather HildabrandDirty Blood

Genre: Paranormal

Price: FREE

Ripley says: Fast-paced paranormal for the wild at heart.

Soren says: This should totally be your next werewolf read.

LINKS: Amazon | B&N | iBooks | Kobo

 

 

 

 

The Magic Shop

The Magic Shop by Justin Swapp

Genre: Fantasy

Price: $2.99

Ripley says: Great book for the younger YA readers (or young at heart) who love magic.

Soren says: If you liked Harry Potter, check out The Magic Shop. You won’t be disappointed.

LINKS: Amazon | B&N

 

 

 

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Two FREE YA books to grab right now

Silent OrchidsSilent Orchids by Morgan Wylie

Genre: Fantasy

Price: FREE

Ripley saysLook closely at the shadows within the trees. I love the dark subtly of the Silent Orchids cover.

Soren says: Nominated for the UtopYA Best Deput Novel Award of 2013. 

LINKS: Amazon | B&N | iBooks

 

 

 

Ripler by Cidney SwansonRipler

Genre: Paranormal

Price: FREE

Ripley saysSamantha yearns to shed the label of “that girl whose mom died.” First line of the blurb and I love it.

Soren says: Really dynamic cover that draws you into an even more dynamic story. 

LINKS: Amazon | iBooks | Google

 

Six discount YA books to grab this week

The Last OrderThe Last Order by Angela M. Caldwell

Genre: Fantasy

Price: $3.99

Ripley says:  Quality storytelling with wonderful character development. A must read.

Soren says: Excellent world-building in this historical medieval fantasy. 

LINK: Amazon

 

 

 

 

Aquila: from the Darkness by T.L. Searle Aquila

Genre: Fantasy

Price; $3.99

Ripley says: Lovely cover and a book written with literary sensibilities. 

Soren says: Humor, romance, and the mystery of a girl born with sharp, angular, black wings.

LINKS: Amazon | Smashwords | B&N

 

 

 

FangirlFangirl by Angel Lawson

Genre: Contemporary

Price: $2.99

Ripley says:  Every teen geek girl should read this book.You’re gonna love it. 

Soren says:  Don’t be sexist, Mom. Geek boys should totally read it too!

LINK: Amazon

 

 

 

Edge of Truth by Natasha HanovaEdge of Truth

Genre: Dystopian

Price: $2.99

Ripley says: Dystopian meets paranormal in this fast-paced read.

Soren says:  Really unique premise with the main character’s emotions triggering earthquakes.

LINK: Amazon

 

 

 

Wild-Born by Adrian HowellWild Born

Genre: Fantasy

Price: $0.99

Ripley says: This is a five book series, and you don’t want to miss one of them. 

Soren says: Excellent YA with a well-written male protagonist. Awesome!

LINKS: Amazon | B&N | Kobo | iBooks

 

 

 

 

Chasing MemoriesChasing Memories by Tia Silverthorne Bach

Genre: Paranormal

Price: $0.99

Ripley says: Tia’s name is magical, and so is her writing. 

Soren says: The beginning is totally captivating. It sucks you in.

LINKS: Amazon | Smashwords | B&N

 

 

 

 

3 FREE YA books to grab this week

Prince of Wolves - New FinalPrince of Wolves by Quinn Loftis

Genre: Paranormal

Price: FREE

Ripley says: I love a good werewolf book and this is one. Don’t miss it.

Soren says: USA Today best-selling author Quinn Loftis for FREE. What are you waiting for?

LINK: Amazon

 

 

 

Starstruck by Brenda HiattStarstruck

Genre; Sci-fi

Price: FREE

Ripley says: YA, sci-fi, and romance: Starstruck is the perfect asteroid storm of my favorite genres.

Soren says: An amazing cover for an amazing book.

LINKS: Amazon | B&N | iBooks | Kobo | Google

 

 

 

Never ForgottenNever Forgotten by Kelly Risser

Genre: Fantasy

Price: FREE

Ripley says: The difficult topic of a parent with cancer handled with beauty and a touch of magic.

Soren says: With 99 rave customer reviews on Amazon, grab it now and be #100.

LINKS: Amazon | B&N | iBooks

Six great YA deals to grab today

ChameleonChameleon: The Awakening by Maggie Faire

Genre: Fantasy

Price: $2.99

Ripley says:  Touching on questions of identity and comformity, Chameleon is a magical read every young adult can relate to.

Soren says: A cool, unique spin on the YA fantasy genre.

LINKS: Amazon | B&N | iBooks | Kobo

 

 

 

Angels Dawn by Komali Da Silva Angels Dawn

Genre: Paranormal

Price: $2.99

Ripley says: Captivating, original, paranormal with not a single review under 3-stars.

Soren says: The dark, moody cover draws you in and so does the story line.

LINK: Amazon

 

 

 

 

DerelictDerelict by L.J. Cohen

Genre: Sci-fi

Price: $4.99

Ripley says:  Love the cover. Love the blurb. Love the concept. You want quality YA sci-fi, you’ve just found it.

Soren says: Space-opera is so seldom done well these days but LJ Cohen nails it.

LINKS: Amazon | B&N | iBooks | Kobo | Google

 

 

Flower’s Fang by Madison Keller   Flowers Fang

Genre: Fantasy

Price: $3.99

Ripley says:  I found myself fascinated by the characters and creatures in this book, and you will too.

Soren says:  High fantasy with great world-building. Exactly what I’m looking for.

LINKS: Amazon | B&N | iBooks | Kobo | Google

 

 

 

Honey QueenHoney Queen by Christina Mercer

Genre: Paranormal

Price: $2.99

Ripley says: Such an original premise. Bees, romance, and a unique paranormal element won’t disappoint.

Soren says:  Christina Mercer, author and beekeeper: she writes what she knows and it shows.

LINKS: Amazon | B&N | iBooks | Kobo

 

 

 

Valhalla by Jennifer WillisValhalla

Genre: Fantasy

Price: $1.99

Ripley says: I dare you to read the Amazon blurb for this book and not want to read it immediately.

Soren says: Norse gods living modern everyday lives is undeniably hilarious.

LINKS: Amazon | B&N | iBooks | Kobo | Google

Three FREE YA books to grab this week

ErinErin the Fire Goddess by Lavinia Urban

Genre: Paranormal

Price: FREE

Ripley says: I think Erin and Olivia from Ghost Hand would totally get each other. It isn’t easy being different.

Soren says: Fire-related abilities are always cool.

LINK: Amazon

 

 

 

Entangled by Nikki Jefford Entangled

Genre: Fantasy

Price: FREE

Ripley says: A new twist on the Freaky Friday role switch. A twin stuck in her sister’s body.

Soren says: Get the entire trilogy box set for only $4.99.

LINKS: Amazon | B&N | iBooks | Kobo | Google

 

 

 

AsteriaThe Light of Asteria by Elizabeth Isaacs

Genre: Fantasy

Price: FREE

Ripley says: I love the ethereal, winged, feel of this cover and the font is gorgeous.

Soren says: Excellent world-building. You won’t be disappointed.

LINKS: Amazon | iBooks | Google | Kobo

Six discount YA books to grab this week

QuickbaneQuick Bane by Chelsea Starling

Genre: Fantasy

Price: $4.99

Ripley says: Fantastic cover for a fantastic book.

Soren says: Excellent high fantasy for the YA crowd.

LINK: Amazon

 

 

 

Mina Cortez by Jeffrey CookMina Cortez: From Bouquets to Bullets by Jeffrey Cook

Genre: Sci-fi

Ripley says:  So excited to see one of my favorite steampunk authors writing YA sci-fi. 

Soren says: The secret police are doing their job if they’re that secret. 

Price: $4.99

LINK: Amazon

 

 

PowerP.O.W.E.R by Lisa Kramer

Genre: Dystopian

Price: $3.99

Ripley says: I love how this YA book addresses complex social issues while still managing to entertain and delight. 

Soren says: Orwell’s 1984 meets Stranger than Fiction. 

LINKS: Amazon | B&N | Kobo | iBook

 

 

Wraith by Angel LawsonWraith

Genre: Dark Fantasy

Price: $2.99

Ripley says: The snarky, internal dialogue in this book is a treat.

Soren says:  Creepy cover that really sets the mood of the book.

LINKS: Amazon | B&N | Kobo

 

 

KenseiKensie by Jeremy Zimmerman

Genre: Superhero Fantasy

Price: $2.99 ($1.99 on some venues)

Ripley says: I read Kensei when it first came out in a YA anthology and I loved it. 

Soren says:  If you enjoy humor, action, and superheroes this book is for you.

LINKS: Amazon | B&N | Kobo | iBooks

 

 

Phantom’s Dance by Lesa Howardphantom

Genre: Romance

Price: .99

Ripley says: I love retellings. It’s always cool to see what the author keeps and what they weave anew.

Soren says: Well-done modern retelling of Phantom of the Opera with dancers.

LINK: Amazon

 

Ripley’s Booklist April Giveaway

Tax Season sucks! You obviously deserve books to compensate for that suckage. So, why not enter to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card and subscribe to an excellent #YA discount e-book list at the same time?

RIPLEY’S BOOKLIST is a Young Adult Fiction e-book subscription list curated by YA author, Ripley Patton, and her YA son. We serve up quality CHEAP and FREE YA book deals to your inbox weekly. 

Giveaway starts 4/15/2015. Winner will be announced in the May 2nd issue of Ripley’s Booklist.

 

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FREE and discount YA books you must grab this week

TRUE CALLING by Siobhan Davis

True CallingGenre: Sci-fi

Price: FREE starting April 13th

Ripley says: Rave reviews for this new sci-fi, dystopian, romance. And I love the cover.

Soren says: Sounds like Hunger Games in space. Awesome premise.

LINK: Amazon

 

 

 

 

 

STICKS AND STONES by Shawn McGuire

Genre: Fantasy Sticks and Stones

Price: FREE

Ripley says: I love how the series name alludes to the old childhood saying. 

Soren says: A genie and an imaginary friend come to life. I have not seen that done before.

LINKS: Amazon | B&N | Google | iBooks | Kobo

 

 

 

BEYOND THE EYES by Rebekkah Ford

Beyond the eyesGenre: Paranormal

Price: FREE

Ripley says: Set in Astoria, Oregon, my personal neck of the woods. 

Soren says: I could totally see that cover on an album. Really bad-ass.

LINKS: Amazon | B&N | iBooks | Kobo

 

 

 

 

 

FROM GODS by Mary TingFrom Gods

Genre: Paranormal

Price: FREE

Ripley says: That cover is electrifying and Skylar is a very sympathetic character.

Soren says: I love Greek mythology so this is right up my alley.

LINKS: Amazon | iBooks | B&N | Kobo | Google

 

 

 

 

 

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BRUISER by Neal Shusterman  Bruiser

Possibly my all-time favorite YA author and this is a great example of his work.

PRICE: $1.99

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Ripley Patton lives in Portland, Oregon with one cat, two teenagers, and a man who wants to live on a boat. She is an award-winning short story writer and author of The PSS Chronicles, a YA paranormal thriller series.

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