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Keeper is a YA urban fantasy that will appeal to lovers of paranormal romance and fans of The Mortal Instruments series.

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Genre: Young Adult Time Travel Romance

Price: FREE

Gemma never knows when her father is going to whisk her back in time. Is it any wonder she’s a bit of a loner?

Ripley says: Awesome cover, great premise, fantastic story.

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

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321ad8e9-f7bf-44ab-8ba7-3a7b3f64c43aAurora Sky: Vampire Hunter by Nikki Jefford

Genre: New Adult Paranormal

Price: $0.99

After a near-fatal accident, government agents save Aurora’s life in exchange for her services as a vampire hunter.

Ripley says: This awesome series set in Alaska is your next binge read.

Soren says: Nikki Jefford has a wonderful, twisted sense of story.

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32789dba-cb72-4934-a5a6-f7ad65e73974Swords & Stilettos by Kirstin D. Van Risseghem

Genre: Young Adult Urban Fantasy

Price: $0.99

Zoe needs to devise a plan to save the world ASAP. Otherwise, Armageddon starts the day she turns eighteen.

Ripley says: A fun, romantic, adventurous YA romp.

Soren says: Playful, well-written, and satisfying.

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Genre: Young Adult Paranormal Romance

Price: $2.99

For Daiya, turning eighteen is a nightmare. Once she Awakens, her body will no longer be her own.

Ripley says: Gripping page-turner that will keep you reading to the end.

Soren says: Grace White is definitely a new author to watch.

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Help Aspiria Rising get published, plus four books for under a buck.

6d987d76-9480-4426-85ac-7bc85ed9c471Like most students on his world, Dominy worships the ground scientists walk on. He can’t wait for the brightest minds in the galaxy to arrive at Aspiria, the intellectual capital of civilization. Until, mysteriously, most of them never make it.

Help author Douglas Barton win a publishing contract for “Aspiria Rising” by clicking the link below, reading the excerpt, and nominating his novel. If Amazon selects it, you’ll earn a free copy. Thank you!

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b2891609-49d6-46f1-8126-37fca13263b4Phantom Touch by Jessica Hawke

Genre: Young Adult Paranormal

Price: $0.99

If high school wasn’t hard enough, now Bridget spends her days helping unhappy ghosts move on to the afterlife.

Ripley says: Haunting, beautiful cover with a story line to match.

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

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Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Price: $0.99

Growing up a foster child, Amias got into a lot of trouble, and it only grows worse as he gets older.

Ripley says: Be the first to review this awesome new release.

Soren says: Mysterious, creepy, and gripping.

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132b2bb7-ad53-4503-80b1-497296fc50f6The Xoe Meyers Trilogy by Sara C. Roethle

Genre: Young Adult Paranormal

Price: $0.99

Before Xoe can say, “Werewolf,” her best friend’s life is in peril, and Xoe’s world is turned upside-down.

Ripley says: Three fantastic books for only 99 cents.

Soren says: This is your next favorite paranormal series.

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Genre: Young Adult Sci-Fi

Price: $0.99

Absidy Jones is a ghost magnet, a sensitive person spirits flock to when they can’t cross over.

Ripley says: Rave reviews for this dark and edgy YA.

Soren says: Nice cover, solid premise, great book.

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Plenty of Awesome YA books

5ab0d2d2-188f-4c19-8a29-2354cf0d8b61This compilation of TEN not-to-be-missed Young Adult Paranormal, Fantasy and Science Fiction full-length novels from Award Winning, New York Times, USA Today, and International Bestselling authors will have you turning the pages faster than ever before!

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Packed with fairies, witches, aliens, shifters, ghosts, space soldiers, deadly magic, gritty dystopian worlds, complicated relationships, and the ultimate swoon-worthy love interests, follow these badass heroines with remarkable powers and gifts as they face extraordinary challenges with potentially deadly consequences.

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5198f4d9-bfa3-4668-9cc4-255bb5332878Alora: The Wonder-Jewel by Tamie Dearen

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Price: FREE

Alora has visions in the shower of a boy with long brown hair, intense green eyes, and the oddest clothes.

Ripley says: Book 3 of the series releases today. Grab it for only 99 cents.

Soren says: Awesome cover and not a single review under 3 stars.

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07b747a4-b0f7-4533-9175-4a9fc42c2c64Rhuna: Crossroads by Barbara Underwood

Young Adult Paranormal

Price: $0.99

Rhuna and her daughter take an assignment in Ancient Egypt to investigate some disturbing reports.

Ripley says: The second book of a compelling YA series.

Soren says: A real page-turner that keeps you guessing until the end.

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5eadc01b-c1c5-405d-8af2-69e134806955Live Fast, Die Young by Vanessa Barneveld

Genre: Young Adult Romance

Price: $0.99

Molly can’t stand seeing her friend Alex destroy himself, but the harder she pushes him, the harder he pushes back.

Ripley says: Edgy but tender YA novella.

Soren says: A nice blend of humor and emotion, with a realistc teen voice.

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Genre: Young Adult Dystopian

Price: $0.99

Block it out? It’s hard enough for Talia Lyons to block the thoughts of others, let alone her own.

Ripley says: Entertaining read with lots of great characters.

Soren says: This is your next favorite Dystopian read.

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5bde2d92-fa00-4920-a1f8-c8489235d782Subject 37 by Nathalie M.L. Römer

Genre: Young Adult Sci-Fi

Price: $2.99

Every ten years a single scientist is sent to the polluted zone. This year Steven is that scientist. He is subject 37.

Ripley says: Love the premise. The blurb alone makes me eager to read it.

Soren says: Cool cover and great world-building

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c04b4892-d70c-427d-9fa5-e15c4cd23940Montecito by L. Boddez & L. Femandes

Genre: New Adult Contemporary

Price: $2.99

What happens when you suddenly go from a cramped Seattle apartment to the biggest mansion in Montecito?

Ripley says: Part New Adult, part soap opera and all kinds of fun.

Soren says: Get hooked on this serial New Adult series.

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3 FREE YA books, plus 3 more for under a buck

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Now only $0.99 until the end of November.

Olivia Black has a rare birth defect known as Psyche Sans Soma, or PSS. Instead of a right hand made of flesh and blood, she was born with a hand made of ethereal energy.

Binge read over 1,500 pages in this compelling young adult paranormal thriller series with over 400 5-star reviews across the books

 

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2d8b729d-0eb4-4396-8a62-a9602570f710Inborn by Amy Saunders

Genre: Young Adult Sci-Fi

Price: FREE

Sixteen-year-old Rosamund Brandt has lived a semi-normal life considering her family is descended from aliens.

Ripley says: Great YA sci-fi thriller that will keep you reading.

Soren says: Not your typical alien story in a very good way.

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4f46bb06-c931-4bec-9f5b-d6903a9d18b3The Du Lac Chronicles by Mary Anne Yarde

Genre: Young Adult Historical Romance

Price: FREE

Betrayed by the King of Wessex, Alden and Annis flee across the countryside, seeking sanctuary with the High King.

Ripley says: A beautiful and well-told medieval romance.

Soren says: Historically interesting and a compelling tale.

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b43dcf5e-be71-4073-817e-d2ead0a3f93aArcher by Jacky Gray

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Price: FREE

Archer is the sort of boy things happen to. Orphaned as a baby, his gifts make him different from other kids.

Ripley says: A rollicking good read and fun for any age.

Soren says: Awesome fantasy adventure with tons of heart.

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Genre: New Adult Paranormal Romance

Price: $0.99

Demons are real and now Caitlin is one of them. She never imagined one night out at a club could go so badly.

Ripley says: Excellent start to Skye Malone’s new NA series.

Soren says: Gripping, intense, and intriguing.

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Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Price: $0.99

Joel Eisler is a mutant with special talents. He can detect an oil leak in the ocean simply by tasting the water.

Ripley says: Fun, feisty, fiction with a unique twist.

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

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eeaedeec-6f63-4652-887e-b97c654287e9Scarred by Joanne Macgregor

Genre: Young Adult Romance

Price: $2.99

Sloane has the perfect life, until a serious accident leaves her badly scarred and emotionally traumatized.

Ripley says: So good. Joanne Macgregor is an author to watch.

Soren says: Realistic, emotional, and extremely well-written.

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c2d34311-e349-4841-8236-a7ba7d85a067The Path of Destiny by Mike Shelton

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Price: $2.99

Darius cares little for his father’s politics, but he soon finds out that prophecy and destiny are hard to run from.

Ripley says: A quality YA fantasy adventure you don’t want to miss.

Soren says: Complex, flawed characters in a high fantasy world.

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ac6c15fb-8ca6-4ddb-b17d-1396db9101f22016 Gold Medal Winner • Best Young Adult Adventure Book Readers Favorite International Book Award

“…magical, exciting, witty and wise…” –Jack Magnus

Orville Wellington Mouse lives with his Mum in the quiet fishing village of Muridaan Falls, Symoca. His life takes an unexpected turn when he learns his best friend Sophia Mouse is not only from another planet, but is also a member of the Shapers Guild, a group of powerful mice who are able to convert their thoughts into physical objects.

 

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Genre: Young Adult Paranormal

Price: FREE

Born an outsider on a isolated island, Rhuna discovers her true heritage is the highly advanced culture of Atlan.

Ripley says: Gorgeous cover and great premise. Don’t miss it.

Soren says: Fantastic world-builing and historical elements.

 

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Genre: Young Adult Dystopian

Price: $2.99

Destined to become a breeder, Kate wakes up on her sixteenth birthday determined to defy this duty at all cost.

Ripley says: Great dystopian world and characters.

Soren says: Challenges the norms of gender and makes you think.

 

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e8ee12c9-838e-46fc-9050-524d3a3a6de3Bound By Duty by Stormy Smith

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Price: FREE

Amelia grew up in a world of half-truths. She knows she’s an Elder, but has no idea what that means.

Ripley says: A extraordinary coming-of-age story you don’t want to miss.

Soren says: A great and magical read set at a community college.

 

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83201635-5ed5-4bce-bb94-a9ba0fdd1bbbThe Piano Girl – Part One by Sherri Schoenborn Murray

Genre: Young Adult Romance

Price: $0.99

The day after her 16th birthday, Princess Alia finds out that she’s been given away in marriage to a man she’s never met.

Ripley says: Rave reviews for this clean, sweet, YA.

Soren says: A compelling Princess to Pauper tale.

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bc208beb-0f68-402b-a2a2-175367b06117The Buddha of Lightning Peak by Yudron Wangmo

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Price: $2.99

Sacred Lightning Peak, Dee’s only place of peace, is scheduled for destruction and she has to save it.

Ripley says: A realistic teen heroine to identify with and root for.

Soren says: Delightfully socially conscious and entertaining.

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2bdffedd-44ca-440c-91bb-e09135fc7a8cThe Undelightened by Bentz Deyo

Genre: Young Adult Fanatsy

Price: $0.99

Leam 18th birthday caps the most depressing year of his life, marking the anniversary of his failed delightenment.

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

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

 

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d37c16f6-f4d3-4f2d-b658-7eb8f6f58902Some might say working at the morgue is a dead-end job, but med school reject Lexi Hadley has no other choice. Faced with a heavy dose of post-college reality, Lexi must learn to accept the people around her—alive and dead— for who they really are, flaws and all

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Genre: Young Adult Paranormal Romance

Price: FREE

10 Young Adult novels by various authors featuring strong, independant heroines and mysterious heroes.

Ripley says: A FREE chance to test out ten new awesome authors.

Soren says: This great bundle will keep you entertained through the Holidays.

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45198b7b-5fa1-45ca-aed9-d30efe75f0fbKahayatle by Elle Casey

Genre: Young Adult Dystopian

Price: FREE

Bryn lives in world where the adults and children, including her beloved father, have all died of a mysterious disease.

Ripley says: This is your next favorite dystopian read.

Soren says: If you haven’t read Elle Casey, what are you waiting for?

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2bc5ad33-166d-4dc5-8fa3-05bb4c0947dcShade by Marilyn Peake

Genre: Young Adult Paranormal Mystery

Price: $0.99

Thanks to her offbeat mother, Shade’s full name is Galactic Shade Griffin, which is pretty much catnip to bullies.

Ripley says: Serious, supernatural goodness.

Soren says: Deals with some real teen issues while still entertaining the reader.

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Genre: Young Adult Sci-fi

Price: $0.99

Vera and Roman have to fight an entire empire for survival – and not many would do so well at age sixteen.

Ripley says: Exceptional YA Sci-Fi. Don’t miss this one.

Soren says: Great premise and stellar world-building.

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484423d4-0d6f-41e5-bed6-c61a7a4f8f40SeQuence by Lorraine M.L.M

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy Romance

Price: $2.99

Haunted by voices inside her head, seventeen-year-old Alessia Appleton is incarcerated in a mental asylum.

Ripley says: Brand new unique YA release.

Soren says: Shortlisted for the 2015 Love Stories New Talent Award.

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Genre: Young Adult Urban Fanatsy

Price: $2.99

Witchy twins, Destiny and Fate, are experts at love potions and selling them to their desperate high school peers.

Ripley says: Love the cover, love the premise. Read the book.

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

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754507f9-277e-4fc7-b47b-6abe869fa61a8 Notes to a Nobody by Cynthia T. Toney

Genre: Young Adult Contemporary

Price: $3.99

With secrets and failed dreams marring the summer after 8th grade, Wendy wonders how she’ll survive high school.

Ripley says: Rave reviews for this realistic YA read.

Soren says: Great voice, writing, and heart.

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Genre: Young Adult Paranormal Romance

Price: FREE

Tracey’s pedestrian reality crashes around her after an innocuous encounter with a diabolically handsome stranger.

Ripley says: Will keep you enthralled from the first page.

Soren says: Super cool cover and great concept.

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Genre: Young Adult Urban Fantasy

Price: FREE

For shape shifter Alec Graves, nothing is more important than family. Life in the pack requires sacrifices.

Ripley says: .Action, deception, and everything in between.

Soren says: Riveting story and awesome characters. Don’t miss it.

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dd5aa677-cbb1-48e0-98ed-a765711a29aaThe Hidden Level by A. J. Bakke

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Price: $0.99

Brandon’s only respite from his abusive father is to escape into video games, but the games are about to become real.

Ripley says: Realistic characters and a great voice.

Soren says: Told with humor, creativity, and insight.

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f869912b-68c2-48de-9326-7fd2f21046f9The Keeper of Dragons by J.A. Culican

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Price: $0.99

On his 18th birthday, Cole learns that he is a dragon fated to save all that was deemed true.

Ripley says: A fast-paced fantasy romp for all ages.

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

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b170e257-5d81-4c38-aa38-43321b01cc45The Evolution Series Books 1-2 by Kelly Carrero

Genre: Young Adult Sci-Fi

Price: $0.99

Jade Sommers’ life is turned upside down when a serious injury heals right before her eyes.

Ripley says: If you haven’t read Kelly Carrero yet, what are you waiting for?

Soren says: A great beginning to a compelling series.

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Genre: Young Adult Romance

Price: $2.99

Being a teenager is hard enough. Being hearing impaired as well just makes it all that more difficult.

Ripley says: A fantastic sequel to the first book, Sway.

Soren says: This second book of the series does not disappoint.

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f8a88637-1a5a-46f2-aa28-78bcc03d3706The Syndicate by Sophie Davis

Genre: Young Adult Time Travel

Price: $2.99

In a future where time travel is outlawed, there’s a considerable black market for items from days long past.

Ripley says: I love time travel books and Davis executes this one so well.

Soren says: Brilliant, entertaining, world-building and story weaving.

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Genre: Young Adult Paranormal

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Middle Grade and Children’s Book Giveaway

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WIN 52 YA Paperbacks: One for each week in 2017!

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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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