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Numbers Game by Rebecca Rode

Genre: Young Adult Dystopian Romance

Price: $2.99

Treena is nervous for Rating Day. A single number will brand her forever as a valuable citizen, or a waste of space.

Ripley says: Smart dystopian tale with a heroine to root for.

Soren says: Great start to a compelling series.

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Saving Mars Books 1-2 by Cidney Swanson

Genre: Young Adult Sci-Fi Dystopian

Price: FREE

She’s a pilot from the Mars Colony. He’s the nephew of Earth’s treacherous Chancellor. Together they’ll change two worlds, or die trying.

Ripley says: Love Swanson’s covers and her books.

Soren says: Great Sci-Fi YA.

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Age of Order by Julian North

Genre: Young Adult Dystopian

Price: $0.99

Daniela is offered a chance to escape the deprivation of Bronx City through a coveted slot at the elite Tuck School.

Ripley says: An Amazon Bestseller you don’t want to miss.

Soren says: Rich characters and a dynamic story line.

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Claire Daly by Michele Brouder

Genre: Young Adult Paranormal

Price: $0.99

Wanna librarian Claire Daly’s life plan is simple, and it certainly doesn’t involve a fated battle between good and evil.

Ripley says: A Da Vinci Code-like ride that will thrill you all the way.

Soren says: Not a single review under 3 stars makes this a must read.

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Reel Time by Sarah Parry

Genre: New Adult Time Travel Mystery

Price: $2.99

Becky and Mack hate each other, but now they’ve been thrown together on a college newspaper project.

Ripley says: If you like movies and cinema, you’ll love Reel Time.

Soren says: Grips you from the first page and doesn’t let go.

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Her Brother’s Keeper by J.J DiBenedetto

Genre: Young Adult Thriller

Price: $2.99

Jane Barnaby has planned the perfect Christmas vacation, but it all falls apart when her brother lands in jail.

Ripley says: Such a great series. Jane is my new hero.

Soren says: Quirky, exciting, and fun.

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Untitled Beauty by C.E. Wilson

Genre: Young Adult Dystopian

Price: FREE

In a world where beauty is everything and your name is your beauty rating, Eleven has had it pretty rough.

Ripley says: Touches on issues of body image through great fiction.

Soren says: A deeply disturbing and well-developed dystopian world.

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The Legacy Human by Susan Kaye Quinn

Genre: Young Adult Sci-Fi

Price: FREE

Eli is a legacy human, preserved and cherished for his unaltered genetic code, just like the rainforest he paints.

Ripley says: Awesome YA sci-fi concept. Don’t miss this one.

Soren says: If you haven’t read Susan Kaye Quinn, start now.

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One Wish Away by Ingrid Seymour

Genre: Young Adult Paranormal Romance

Price: $0.99

Marielle is the first master to give Faris the Djinn hope. Will she be the one to break his curse?

Ripley says: Unique, fun, and a pleasure to read.

Soren says: Not your typical YA paranormal for all the right reasons.

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Kind of Like Life by Christina McMullen

Genre: Young Adult Sci-Fi

Price: $0.99

All Renee wants out of life is two things: Good friends to share her love of fairy tales, and for magic to be real.

Ripley says: Realistic, awesome, YA characters.

Soren says: Not a single review under 4 stars makes this a must read.

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Something Like Voodoo by Rebecca Hamilton

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Price: $0.99

At a new school, Emily’s ‘dull’ life is shaken by the appearance of a boy unfazed by her ability to predict death.

Ripley says: Limited time sale so grab it today like I just did.

Soren says: What could be better than YA by Rebecca Hamilton? Not much.

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The Novel World of Angela Crown by Sala Deib

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Price: $2.99

In the aftermath of two tragic deaths, Angela Crown withdraws into the fictional world of novels to find solace.

Ripley says: Intense, fast-paced, and thought provoking.

Soren says: A layered and entertaining read.

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First time being called pretty…first crush…first flutter of anticipation for a first kiss… first boy to kill himself inches from her lips.

Erika has always been different—she hears things, she’s stronger than she should be, she wakes up in places with no memory of how she got there.

And then a series of strangers enter her life, all connected by an odd symbol—a diamond containing two eyes that also just happens to be the shape of the birthmark on the back of Erika’s neck.

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The Elven Alliance  by J.A. Culican

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy
Price: $0.99

Cole and Eva are the Keeper of Dragons – the only ones who can save all true beings from a time of fear.

Ripley says: Your next favorite dragon series, without a doubt.

Soren says: Great follow up to the USA Today Bestselling first book.

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When Ash Rains Down by Cecelia Earl

Genre: Young Adult Paranormal

Price: $0.99

Being crowned homecoming queen and enduring a week as the center of attention is Julia’s worst nightmare.

Ripley says: If you like Angels and Demons in your YA, don’t miss this.

Soren says: Striking cover with a story line to match.

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Flower’s Fang by Madison Keller

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Price: $1.99

One of the magical flower Kin, Prince Sels has a terrible problem – he has no magic.

Ripley says: Full of fascinating characters and creatures.

Soren says: High fantasy with great world-building.

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Pure by Catherine Mesick

Genre: Young Adult Paranormal

Price: $0.99

When Katie’s home is attacked by a terrifying creature, she flees to Russia with her grandmother to find answers.

Ripley says: A quick, fun, captivating read.

Soren says: A unique spin on the vampire slayer tale.

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Treasures of the Forgotten City by Danny McAleese

Young Adult Adventure $3.99

In this choose-your-own adventure, it’s up to you to find Atraharsis, the legendary lost city beneath the sands.

Ripley says: A fun, nostalgic throw-back your teens will love.

Soren says: Not a single review under 4 stars.

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VIOLA VINCENT REPORTING

Caitlin’s life is shattered when her mother, the rock of the family, is seriously injured in a freak accident.

Struggling to get her bearings in a world that has completely changed, it’s the ghost of Caitlin’s famous great-aunt, a pioneering journalist, who steers Caitlin’s destiny and gives her the courage to find her voice.

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Dragon’s Future by Kristen Otte

Genre: Middle Grade Fantasy

Price: FREE

Twins Ruskya & Duskya are selected as dragon riders, leaving their home to train for their new lives.

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A Field Trip To Remember  by Kelly Santana-Banks

Genre: Children’s Book

Price: $1.99

Miss Gina’s class takes a field trip to the museum to answer their many questions about dinosaurs.

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The Keeper and the Rulership by Emily Martha Sorenson

Genre: Middle Grade Fantasy

Price: $4.99

In a world where magic and mathematics are forbidden, Raneh is hiding a dangerous secret.

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Along Came a Wolf by Adam Dreece

Genre: Middle Grade Steampunk

Price: $0.99

Tee, Elly, and Richy become entangled in a plot to steal the world’s first steam engine plans from it’s master inventor.

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Treasure by S. Smith

Genre: Middle Grade Dystopian

Price: $2.99

In twelve-year-old Clare’s world, blueberry is just a flavor and apples are found only in fairy tales.

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X Dare and the Keys to Nin by PK Hrezo

Genre: Middle Grade Fantasy

Price: $3.99

When a mysterious man challenges Xaviaer to play a game that’s never before been completed–X can’t refuse

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The Mouse Bird by Helena Macalino

Genre: Children’s Book

Price: $4.99

When Fox scares Squeek and her friends, Squeek becomes convinced everyone has it better than she does.

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At Water’s Edge sale, plus more YA books

What if there was another you, living in another world?

At Water’s Edge is the start to a jaw dropping saga that tells the tale of two girls in two different worlds who stumble through a portal and into each other’s lives, changing the fate of all mankind and bridging the gap of magic from one world
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Fantastic Creatures by Vincent Trigili

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Price: FREE

Twenty fantasy authors band together to bring you a collection of thrilling tales and magical monsters.

Ripley says: A splendid collection of wonderful tales.

Soren says: For fantasy lovers who enjoy reading about unusual creatures.

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Stranger Worlds Box Set

Genre: Young Adult Urban Fantasy

Price: FREE

Nine first-in-series YA urban fantasy books. One boxed set. Endless adventure.

Ripley says: Such a great way to meet nine new writers for FREE.

Soren says: Packed full of good books to keep you reading.

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SeQuence by Loraine M.L.M.

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy Romance

Price: $0.99

Being committed to an island asylum has only made the voices in Allessia Appleton’s head more persistent.

Ripley says: Has all the adventure and feels you crave.

Soren says: An exciting premise and excellent world-building.

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The Natural Order by R.J. Vickers

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Price: $0.99

Marked as a criminal, Tristan is given a second chance when he’s offered a place at a school of magic.

Ripley says: Gorgeous cover with a well-told story to match.

Soren says: Not a single review under 4 stars makes this a must read.

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Uncle Arctica by Drew Harmon

Genre: Young Adult Adventure

Price: $2.99

Left behind while his family summers in France, Blake is taken under the wing of an ancient Highlander.

Ripley says: Clever, fun, and highly readable.

Soren says: Grips you from the beginning and doesn’t let go.

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Detention Land by Susan Orion

Genre: Young Adult Mystery

Price: $2.99

Roger spends so much time in detention, he finds himself stuck in a mysterious, boxlike Detention Land.

Ripley says: Full of humor and authentic teen characters.

Soren says: Not your typical YA book in a good way.

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Watched by Cindy M Hogan

Genre: Young Adult Suspense

Price: FREE

Witness to the murder of a senator’s aide, Christy is being watched by the killers, the FBI, and two hot guys.

Ripley says: An intense YA action thriller with rave reviews.

Soren says: Excellent and unique storyline. Grab this one now.

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The Sorcerer’s Concubine by Jaclyn Dolamore

Genre: New Adult Fantasy Romance

Price: $0.99

Born of wood, cloth, and a substantial dose of magic, Velsa is a Fanarlem, a beautiful artificial girl.

Ripley says: Unusual, entertaining, and complex.

Soren says: Cool cover and a very original plot.

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Open Minds by Susan Kaye Quinn

Genre: Young Adult Sci-Fi

Price: $0.99

In a world of mindreaders, Kira Moore is a zero, someone who can’t read thoughts or be read by others.

Ripley says: A gripping beginning to a wonderful series.

Soren says: If your haven’t read Susan Kaye Quinn, what are you waiting for?

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Coal  by Constance Burris

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Price: $0.99

The fey realm is Coal’s home, but when a human child breaks a fey law, Coal will have a hard choice to make.

Ripley says: A diverse read for YA fantasy lovers.

Soren says: Not a single review under 3 stars makes this a sure read.

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What Lies Beneath The Mask by Laura Greenwood

Price: New Adult Romance

Genre: $0.99

Three years ago, at age 17, Annabelle escaped an abusive and controlling man, but can she ever trust again?

Ripley says: Realistic and deep with all the feels.

Soren says: Full of depth and well developed characters.

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Echo Campaign by Taylor Brooke

Genre: Young Adult Sci-Fi

Price: $3.99

Brooklyn Harper’s worst nightmare has become her reality. She has been captured by Isolation.

Ripley says: Awesome second book to a fantastic series.

Soren says: A page-turner you won’t want to put down.

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Get 3 FREE kids books now, plus more great reads.

No matter how hard she tries life never seems to go quite right for Gnipper Tallhat, a twelve-year-old gnome determined to receive the recognition her intelligence deserves.

This time, however, she’s got it all figured out. Finally, her father will have to be proud of her accomplishments…provided he manages to live through them.

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The Adventures of Zelda by Kristen Otte

Genre: Children’s Book

Price: FREE

I have the wrinkles, smashed face, and curly tail of a pug, but I am an adventurer. I am always searching for a mystery to solve, a cat to chase, or a pillow to steal.

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21st Century Adventures of Huck Finn by Carson Cunningham

Genre: Middle Grade Time Travel

Price: FREE

When Huck Finn falls into an Artic ice hole, he’s frozen solid for 170 years! Thawed out by scientists, he finds himself hunted by those who would exploit him.

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The Children’s Horrible House by Nancy Jane Quackenbush

Genre: Middle Grade Mystery

Price: $2.99

Holly, a curious and rebellious tomboy, was forewarned by her siblings that if she didn’t make her bed, she would be taken away to The Children’s Horrible House…and indeed she was.

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A Growing Problem by A. J. Bakke

Genre: Middle Grade Fantasy

Price: $0.99

Tassiel of the Rose works as a shepherd of woolipillars. It is a quiet, peaceful job, until traders come through with a new product that can help their flock and profits grow.

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Metro Comes Home by Susie Slanina

Genre: Children’s Book

Price: $3.99

When Sherry decides she wants a puppy, she finds Metro, a tiny, engaging puppy at the local animal shelter, and it’s love at first sight for both of them.

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The King of Average by Gary Schwartz

Genre: Middle Grade Fantasy

Price: $2.99

James isn’t the world’s greatest kid, but he’s not the worst, either: he’s average! So, he decides to become the most average kid who ever lived.

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Mystery of the Egyptian Scroll by Scott Peters

Genre: Middle Grade Mystery

Price: $4.99

Chasing a theif leads Zet and Kat into forbidden temples and through a mysterious land of gold and majesty that the world has never forgotten.

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The Fisherman’s Son by Marilyn Peake

Genre: Middle Grade Fantasy

Price: $3.99

On the back of a dolphin, Wiley rescues 6 boys trapped in a city under the sea, fighting both The Beast in the Forest and a Fire Beast along the way.

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Sidney Shaw’s life sucks. Her mom’s a drunk and her dad’s worse. Cutting used to bring her relief, but not anymore. Forced into group counseling, Sidney might just find an ally in perfect, popular Arianna–if she can let her guard down. Then there’s sweet and funny Lucas, who sees straight through her tough façade.

 

But Sidney’s wounds go deeper than anyone knows and her secrets threaten to unravel her.

How far is she willing to go to protect her family? And who can she turn to when the unthinkable happens?

 

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Dragon’s Future by Kandi J. Wyatt

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Price: FREE

Twins Ruskya & Duskya are selected as dragon riders, leaving their home to train for their new lives.

Ripley says: A fantastic fantasy ride you don’t want to miss.

Soren says: Great cover, great world-building, great book.

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Fractured Worlds 10 book boxed set

Genre: Young Adult Dystopian

Price: FREE

From low-tech to high, from apocalyptic to idealistic, and with more action and romance than you can shake a stick at.

Ripley says: Love dystopian? Try out 10 new authors for FREE.

Soren says: 10 hauntingly awesome glimpses into the future.

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Wanted by Jo Ho

Genre: Young Adult Sci-Fi

Price: $0.99

Chase has been living on the streets for months – an experience still better than what she endured at home.

Ripley says: Jo Ho is an upcoming author to watch.

Soren says: Not a single review under 4 stars makes this a sure read.

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Justice Buried by Hilary Thompson

Genre: Young Adult Dystopian

Price: $0.99

Sixteen-year-old Astrea is supposed to save the world – too bad for the world she isn’t a believer.

Ripley says: Gripping, exciting, and heart-wrenching.

Soren says: Grabs you from the beginning and doesn’t let go.

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Lioness of Kell by Paul E. Horsman

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Price: $3.99

Basil is content with his solitary life of study and magic until the Warlockry Council summons him and ruins it all.

Ripley says: Full of action and well worth the read.

Soren says: Wonderful and diverse characters in a rich world.

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Three Times Torn by Felisha Antonette

Genre: Young Adult Paranormal Romance

Price: $1.99

Choosing to love a Burdened Sephlem has been more deadly, daunting, and dangerous than Tracey ever predicted.

Ripley says: If you haven’t read the Burdened Series, start now.

Soren says: Great follow up to the first book in the series.

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2 FREE YA books now

 

The Carlswick Affair by SL Beaumont

Genre: Young Adult Mystery

Price: FREE

As Stephanie delves into the mystery surrounding her great-aunt’s death, she uncovers secrets long hidden.

Ripley says: A perfect winter read that will have you mesmerized.

Soren says: Well-written with believable characters.

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Beyond: Afterlife Book 1 by Willow Rose

Genre: Young Adult Paranormal

Price: FREE

Meghan is 16 when she dies and wakes up on a flying steamboat on her way to a school run by Angels.

Ripley says: Great start to an awesome series.

Soren says: Love the voice and the story.

 

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Sunbolt by Intisar Khanani

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Price: $0.99

Orphaned at a young age, Hitomi has learned to hide her magical aptitude and who her parents really were

Ripley says: Grabs you from the first page and doesn’t let go.

Soren says: Unique world-building and great storytelling.

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Fourth World by Lyssa Chiavari

Genre: Young Adult Sci-Fi

Price: $0.99

Life on Mars isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, until Isaak finds an ancient coin among his missing father’s possessions and everything changes.

Ripley says: Excellent YA sci-fi.

Soren says: Not a single review under 3 stars makes this a sure read.

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The Road To Kalbakar by Paul E. Horsman

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Price: $3.99

As ship’s boy, Eskander runs messages, gets the dirtiest jobs, and tries to stay out of his betters’ way.

Ripley says: Packed full of adventure, magic, and monsters.

Soren says: Compelling plot and great characters.

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Exit Stage Left by Gail Nall

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Price: $1.99

Casey was born to be an actress, so when she doesn’t get the lead in the school play, she begins to question everything.

Ripley says: Great book with realistic characters.

Soren says: Fun, quality read.

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