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2 FREE YA, and NA books you don’t want to miss.

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Genre: Young Adult Paranormal

Price: FREE

Sophie and her two BFF’s have paranormal abilities, making them feel more and like teen freaks.

Ripley says: An exciting page-turner with a great YA voice.

Soren says: An excellent cast of believable teen characters.

Amazon | iBooks


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Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Price: FREE

Carson becomes lost in the midst of a forest fire and embarks on a survival-of-the fittest journey.

Ripley says: A fantastic, feel-good, YA adventure.

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

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Genre: New Adult Sci-Fi Romance

Price: $0.99

Bixby was twelve when the world ended, relegating humans like herself to the bottom of the food chain.

Ripley says: Grips you from page one and doesn’t let go until the end.

Soren says: Get this one. you will not be disappointed. 

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5dda2804-3346-45ca-bc32-a5ad3781ce44Kip the Quick by Clifton Hill

Genre: Young AdultFantasy

Price: $2.99

Kip is a young thief on the hard streets of Tander just trying to scrape up enough fare to leave town.

Ripley says: The well-written tale of an artful dodger on an alien world.

Soren says: Great, scrappy, main character with loads of action.

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0bd11048-abf2-4a3e-937d-7a7c75ea03c9Forest of Demons by Debbie Cassidy

Genre: New Adult High Fantasy

Price: $3.49

Priya has lived in the shadow of the forest all her life, and she knows the rules better than anyone.

Ripley says: Haunting, exciting, and everything in between.

Soren says: A unique and artful mix of cultures with great world-building.

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Nothing Stays the Same Pre-order

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How far would you go to save someone’s life?

Leah and Brennan are going all the way back to 1973.

NOTHING STAYS THE SAME, a young adult rock ‘n’ roll time travel romance, is available now for pre-order at Amazon.com to be delivered to your kindle August 16, 2016.

Special pre-order price: $2.99

For more information check out the links below.

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2 FREE books, plus some great Dystopian and Fantasy Deals

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Genre: New Adult Paranormal

Price: FREE

The death of Beth’s coworker sets off the local rumor mill and lands her in the middle of a bizarre village conspiracy.

Ripley says: A good, old-fashioned mystery with modern sensibilities.

Soren says: A beautiful cover, strong voice, and stellar storytelling.

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Genre: Young Adult Dystopian

Price: FREE

When Mary is attacked by a crazed man clutching a bloody heart, she realizes there’s a new kind of monster in town.

Ripley says: The gripping opening novella to a post-apocalyptic YA series. 

Soren says: Not your ordinary zombie tale in a very good way.

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Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Price: $0.99

Born as a runt, Arara is constantly bullied by the bigger pups in her pack until she uncovers a newfound ability.

Ripley says: Prequel novella to the wonderfully unique Flower’s Fang Series

Soren says:  An original and enjoyable tale of overcoming bullying.

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1ce13429-f615-4841-9d58-85858f444844Hell’s Children by John L. Monk

Genre: Young Adult Dystopian

Price: $2.99

It happened in a year: starvation, gangs of kids with guns, and every adult in the world dead from the Sickness.

Ripley says: Well written, thought provoking, and highly recommended. 

Soren says: A page-turner with excellent character development.

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cd07daa9-c9c6-493d-a826-81bfe2ab91a2The Hunter’s Moon by Beth Trissel

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy Romance

Price: $3.03

When Morgan and her younger brother are run off a mountain road, they are thrust into a world beyond imagination.

Ripley says: Compelling fantasy with all the right elements. 

Soren says: Once you start it, you won’t want to put it down.

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Summer Sale on YA Fantasy Series

224ee993-b9b6-4837-b42f-f606e011182aThe first two books of the Juniper Sawfeather Series are only $2.99 each this summer.

In the award-winning Cry of the Sea (book 1), Juniper discovers real mermaids during an oil spill and struggles to protect them from being exploited or killed.

Whisper of the Woods (book 2) finds Juniper protesting the logging of Old Growth trees where she becomes trapped 170 feet up one by an ancient tree spirit that has no interest in letting her go.

Book 1 on Amazon | Book 1 on B&N

Book 2 on Amazon | Book 2 on B&N

 

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Two unique books featuring twins you don’t want to miss.

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Genre: Young Adult Sci-Fi

Price: FREE

When a walk in the woods ends in an alien abduction, Aimee’s place in the universe is changed forever.

Ripley says:

Good, solid, YA sci-fi with a gripping plot.

Soren says: An engaging beginning to a very promising series.

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Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Price: FREE

The centuries-old prophesy of the One is being fulfilled, but Haylwen has no idea she’s the one fulfilling it.

Ripley says: Immerse yourself in this spellbinding fantasy series.

Soren says: Great read for the younger YA or the young at heart.

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Genre: Young Adult Paranormal

Price: $0.99

Tommy struggles to maintain his humanity in a world that views all vampires like him as monsters.

Ripley says:  Surprisingly thoughtful and touching for a YA vampire novel. 

Soren says:  A wonderful treatment of what it truly means to be human.

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813d2647-e211-425b-b28e-a0032e5b4178Discerning Spirits by Kellie McAllen

Genre: Young Adult Paranormal

Price: $0.99

Zeph is half angel, half human, and Eve is an intriguing mystery he can’t resist trying to unravel.

Ripley says: A sweet, clean, paranormal romance well worth reading.

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

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81ab71ca-7d3c-49fa-b9e3-ef986bc06166Alive by Vanessa Garden

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Price: $3.99

After the tragic loss of her twin brother Sam, Amber is given a unique opportunity to bring him back.

Ripley says: A new release with a very unique premise.

Soren says: Intelligent and worth every penny. 

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Genre: Young Adult Mystery

Price: $4.99

Ivy lands a spot on a reality TV competition, The Masterpiecers, while her sister watches from a jail cell.

Ripley says:  The intriguing tale of two very different twin sisters.

Soren says: Fresh, realistic YA with a premise I haven’t seen before.

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Rae of Hope

277838b9-39af-45bf-aa6c-ad8c054f4fd9Haven’t discovered prolific, Canadian, YA paranormal author W.J. May? Well, you’re in for a treat.

The first book of her extensive Chronicles of Kerrigan Series, Rae of Hope, is currently FREE.

But you won’t want to stop there. The series is 12 luscious books long and she has several other YA series as well.

Be sure to grab Rea of Hope today and add a new author to your must-read list.

Get it on Amazon | Get it on Itunes | Author’s Facebook Page


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Two FREE books and more.

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Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Price: FREE

Cassie finds a pair of magic eyeglasses that give her the second sight allowing her to see fairies.

Ripley says: A short, fun read for the younger YA reader.

Soren says: A great start to a whimsical fairy series. 

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36583d97-56b1-4f57-8e5e-4eae24f2d85cAlmost Matched by A.O. Peart

Genre: New Adult Romantic Comedy

Price: FREE

Natalie Davenport lugs substantial baggage. One boyfriend after the next has been a total disaster.

Ripley says:  Sexy, snarky, and full of wit.

Soren says: New Adult romance that doesn’t take itself too seriously.

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1be73322-88ab-4843-a4d1-dbbc1cabe04bThe Cave Maze by C.A.A. Allen

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Price: $0.99

Raff was only eight when a bloodied sorcerer tutored him on the perils of questing in the Cave Maze.

Ripley says:  The action-packed excitement will keep your reading.

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

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f8cd7824-df15-4c01-ac2b-4444e08cd70bDeath Wish by Megan Tayte

Genre: Young Adult Paranormal Romance

Price: $2.99

Scarlett Blake is haunted by her estranged sister’s suicide. It just doesn’t make sense.

Ripley says: A perfect balance of romance and suspense. 

Soren says: A page-turning series you won’t be able to put down.

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e543a3f2-f729-431b-a42f-d95d03e57634Murder in 4th Hour by Michael Gregory

Genre: Young Adult Mystery

Price: $2.99

After two murders take place at his high school, Chris attempts to solve them before his father, the chief of police, can.

Ripley says:  A refreshing YA take on the classic detective adventure.

Soren says: Gripping throughout with a satisfying ending.

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FREE Today Only

e51fa936-cee3-4f3a-a1f9-3d1dd761ed52Stripped of his memories and on the run, Michael finds sanctuary with teenagers who read minds. Drawn into their battle to survive, he must discover the shocking truth behind the origin of their power if he is to unlock the secrets of his own past.

ENTER THE WORLD OF THE PERCEIVERS FOR FREE, TODAY ONLY

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Two FREE YA, and more books you’ll love

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Genre: Young Adult Dystopian

Price: FREE

After her first changing, Lea realizes she doesn’t want to hunt and she certainly never signed up to kill.

Ripley says:  I love the beautifully haunting cover of this one.

Soren says: Excellent world-building and the start to a great series.

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Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Price: FREE

In a land where magic has withered for centuries, Mae Waylander is the last magic wielder in Aegunlund.

Ripley says:  Excellent plot that keeps you reading.

Soren says: Wonderful female lead with brains and guts in this YA fantasy.

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d7e0c2e1-c208-4f73-936d-3f6d8139a0e6Touched: The Caress of Fate by Elisa S. Amore

Genre: Young Adult Paranormal Romance

Price: $0.99

When Gemma’s eyes first meet the dark, piercing gaze of Evan James, an ominous shadow creeps into her life.

Ripley says:  A dark, romantic, dangerous Amazon bestseller. 

Soren says:  Don’t miss this series by the Italian sensation, Elisa S. Amore.

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f1bf5b70-dcd0-4281-8299-12a9eb776783Rhuna: Crossroads by Barbara Underwood

Genre: Young Adult Paranormal

Price: $2.99

Rhuna and her teenage daughter travel to Ancient Egypt to investigate some disturbing reports.

Ripley says: The second book in the series but can be read as a stand alone.

Soren says: A compelling page-turner with many unexpected twists.

Amazon | Smashwords


1b329b3c-6169-42b7-a4c6-8b5576838db9The Path of Decisions by Mike Shelton

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Price: $2.99

Darius San Williams, now the first commander of the King’s Elite Army struggles with his emerging powers.

Ripley says:  Realistic characters you can relate to and root for.

Soren says: A great continuation to a well-crafted series. 

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The Day After Never Party

5be2dc13-adef-4c07-8a18-7dbc44f90b4dWin free ebooks, signed paperbacks and even a Kindle Paperwhite! Join author Nathan Van Coops as he interviews guest authors and hosts live Q&A during his launch of his latest time travel adventure novel. The Day After Never will be on sale for over 80% off and you could win a chance to name a character in his next book! Come join the fun, Tuesday, July 12th.

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