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Genre: Young Adult Historical Mystery

Price: FREE

When Isabella’s father dies in India, she’s sent “home” to England, a country she’s never known.

Ripley says: A wonderful, historical tale that reminds me of Dickens and Twain.

Soren says: Well done historical YA is hard to find, but this fits the bill.

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Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Price: FREE

What is a girl to do when her imaginary friend is actively plotting to kill her?

Ripley says: Original premise and great world-building in this fantasy YA.

Soren says: Exciting, well-written, and imaginative. 

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Genre: Young Adult Sci-Fi

Price: FREE

Aly and Catty’s friendship is tested when they must learn the skills to ensure the survival of their tribe and planet.

Ripley says: A coming-of-age story from a unique alien perspective. 

Soren says: Well-conceived social sci-fi that keeps you reading.

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341e6bb0-6865-4523-ab83-cb7266f2dacdThe Boy With Words by C.E. Wilson

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Price: $0.99

White Frost’s people live cloaked in darkness, content to live in fearful peace with the Unknown. But she is not.

Ripley says: Refreshing borrower-esque YA fantasy romance.

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

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Genre: New Adult Fantasy

Price: $0.99

Gillian Stone has it all: wealth, beauty, and the freedom to come and go as she pleases…at least from sunset till dawn.

Ripley says:  NA featuring a wish-spell, a genie, and a great story line.

Soren says: Fun, inventive, and entertaining. 

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c02c5b7a-b78e-4414-ab55-cb63ebfa7747Snow Bunny by M.Y. Zeman

Genre: Young Adult Paranormal

Price: $2.99

Snow is a wererabbit who thinks her fate is to live and die in a lab until a vampire saves her.

Ripley says: Love the concept of a wererabbit in love with a werewolf. 

Soren says: This should be your next shifter read. 

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Genre: Young Adult Time Travel

Price: $3.99

Julia is a Daughter of Fate, destined to travel through time to battle the creatures who seek to change history.

Ripley says: An enchanting start to a must-read series. 

Soren says: Excellent take on the time travel genre. Don’t miss is. 

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Because by R.K. Slade

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Teen musician Rigby Raines is a shy introvert who loves the Beatles & Beethoven. She wants one thing in life: to follow in her mother’s footsteps as drum major of her marching band.

Devastated from losing her mom to cancer, she’s torn between extreme stage fright & the desire to honor her mom.

Bullied for years by know-it-all band queen Taura, an unexpected discovery allows Rigby to face the past & experience the adventure of a lifetime.

Does Rigby have what it takes to conquer her fears, stand up for herself, & win the tryouts?

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Two FREE YA and more!

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Genre: Young Adult Romance

Price: FREE

A mysterious ghost writer helps Mark get the attention of his crush Bethany by leaving him romantic advice notes.

Ripley says: A short, sweet romance that will make you smile.

Soren says: A great concept and a realistic YA male lead.

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5c6224d3-1160-48d7-aa9c-5b8ccadad657Cycles by Lois D. Brown

Genre: Young Adult Urban Fantasy

Price: FREE

A pair of misfit teens uncover disturbing experiments in the basement of their neighbor’s house.

Ripley says: An intense page-turner that will keep you guessing.

Soren says: Cool cover and an awesome story line to match.

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Genre: Young Adult Superhero Romance

Price: $0.99

A quiet summer turns frighteningly weird after Estelle Wright trespasses onto an Army base.

Ripley says: Super girls and flying horses. What more do you need?

Soren says: Fun, teen, superhero book with lots of heart.

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9d44693d-0812-419f-b5a9-3d669f6048a1The Star Agency by R.E Weber

Genre: Young Adult Science Fiction

Price: $2.99

The Universe is about to come knocking on Theopolis James Logan’s door. 

Ripley says: Solid sci-fi for the younger YA reader. A rare find indeed.

Soren says: Awesome start to your next YA sci-fi binge read.

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Genre: New Adult Thriller

Price: $2.99

Archaeology student Jane grabs the wrong box of artifacts leading to a dangerous cross-country chase.

Ripley says: Jane will be your new favorite book heroine.

Soren says: High action and a thrilling adventure story to boot.

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25c08e90-b10f-4f6d-bfc2-8d19e6168f24Omen Operation by Taylor Brooke

Genre: Young Adult Dystopian

Price: $3.99

After an epidemic spreads through the country, Brooklyn Harper’s high school years come to an abrupt end.

Ripley says: Once you start, you won’t be able to put it down.

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

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Entire Dragon Slayer Series on Sale

The Henrietta The Dragon Slayer trilogy

She’s a legend at 17, but only Henrietta knows the price she paid for her fame, and it was much too high.

All three books of the series are now on sale to celebrate the release of the third and final bookHenrietta and the Battle of the Horse Mesa.

For a limited time, get books 1 and 2 for only $0.99 each. And grab the stunning conclusion for only $2.99. That’s the entire series for under $5.

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70195aa7-fac8-427e-8a79-d892b8f9dea8Dream Student by J.J. DiBenedetto

Genre: New Adult Paranormal Romance

Price: FREE

Sara Barnes thought her life was totally under control until the night she started seeing other people’s dreams.

Ripley says: Great start to a compelling series.

Soren says: Page-turner that will keep you reading.

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Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Price: FREE

After escaping a forced marriage, Casey meets a woman who sets her on the path to becoming a ruthless pirate.

Ripley says: An island of female pirates. Need I say more?

Soren says: A unique story line full of high adventure.

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48ed821c-06a2-4dfb-8d86-aea65e6264c6Shardai by Sandra Cox

Genre: Young Adult Romance

Price: $0.99

Shardai loves his human so much he will leave Catarau (cat heaven) and return to Earth to find her again.

Ripley says: Charming, well-told, and heart-warming.

Soren says: For cat lovers and those cats have loved. Don’t miss this one.

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Genre: Young Adult Dystopian

Price: $1.99

A suspense-filled series set in a future where gardening is illegal and Big Brother is always watching.

Ripley says: I love the premise of this gentle dystopian read.

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

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fe945aa0-0506-4306-a4d8-05cdd612f2b1Sullivan’s Secret by Robin Murphy

New Adult Paranormal Mystery

$2.99

Marie Bartek enjoys a simple life as Sullivan Island’s veterinarian—until her psychic abilities suddenly return.

Ripley says: Part paranormal, part thriller, part mystery and all of it good.

Soren says: Keeps you guessing until the end.

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Young Adult Romance

$3.99

A shocking event leaves Amelia devastated and she’s forced to stay with her mysterious aunt and two cousins.

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

Soren says: Great strong, female lead character.

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Come Celebrate the GHOST HOPE Launch

The much-anticipated fourth and final book of The PSS Chronicles is here. And author Ripley Patton invites you to help her celebrate its launch June 15-21.

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RAVE REVIEWS FOR THE BOOK AND THE SERIES

 

“Once again, Ripley Patton delivers. Ghost Hope is a great ending to a series with many a high.”Author Sahar Sabati

“What a wonderfully satisfying ending to this series! I loved every word of it.”Author Rachel Barnard

“A MUST read YA series that will leave you breathless in the end. This entire series is truly another hidden gem in the world of reading!” Dianne Bylo of Tome Tender Book Blog

 

 

Buy It Now on  AMAZON / KOBO / GOOGLE PLAY / B&N 

And JOIN the GHOST HOPE Read-Along Facebook Group to read and discuss the book and series with other fans, plus have direct access to the author.

START THE SERIES IN JUNE ON THE CHEAP

Haven’t started the series yet? Grab the first book, Ghost Hand, FREE on all ebook venues. And don’t stop there. Ghost Hold (The PSS Chronicles Book 2) and Ghost Heart (The PSS Chronicles Book 3), are on sale for only 99 cents in June.

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8bb7444e-047e-49b5-97f4-baaccd688245Third Daughter by Susan Kaye Quinn

Genre: Young Adult Historical Romance

Price: FREE

Sneaking out of the palace isn’t one of Aniri’s best ideas, but the Third Daughter of the Queen has to have some fun.

Ripley says: A creative Bollywood style romance with tons of charm.

Soren says: Set in an alternate East Indian with skyships and royal intrigue.

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Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Price: FREE

Like most normal people, Ben hadn’t the faintest idea there was an Institute of Magic.

Ripley says: Great cover and excellent world-building to match.

Soren says: Rave reviews for this Harry Potter-esque adventure. 

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Genre: New Adult Romance

Price: FREE

Teagan Cross, college senior, rebel, and wiseass extraordinaire, goes from princess to pauper in a single phone call.

Ripley says: This will be your next favorite NA read.

Soren says: Has nearly 3,000 5-star ratings on Goodreads. 

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Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Price: FREE

After wars burned their world, sixteen-year-old Dayvee has only his knife and chakram to survive the clan’s training.

Ripley says: FREE on the 9th only, so don’t miss it.

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

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f2716266-50d2-487e-8b5e-80c01e5c8acbFever Quest by Hannah Parry

Genre: Young Adult Historical Thriller

Price: FREE

Isabella sets out on a mission to find her missing father, while delivering a vital malaria cure on the way.

Ripley says: The second book of a fantastic historical series.

Soren says: Isabella Rockwell is a heroine to admire and root form.

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52f0681b-fdbd-4cc2-bb19-7ab38dbffba3Vampire Island by Sandra Cox

Genre: Young Adult Paranormal

Price: $0.99

My name is Zoe Tempest. Just let me say, I had no intention of becoming a vampire hunter. 

Ripley says: I love the idea of an island of Vampires!

Soren says: Set in the Bahamas, this is not your typical vampire tale.

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The Faarian Chronicles: Exile only 99 cents

 

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Praise for The Faarian Chronicles: Exile ~ “…an inspiring culture, terrifying creatures and an energizing battle of good versus evil.” –The Entertainer

Embrace the Alien Within.

Forced to go live with her dictatorial mother on another planet, a half-alien teen finds herself the target of blood-sucking kidnappers. When her mother saves her and is arrested for murder, she must risk her own life to fight for her mother’s freedom.

Watch for book two, The Faarian Chronicles: Inheritance, coming in July!

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Two new YA releases, and MORE

1a09ea81-7a67-4aa3-aa35-88c9d2497221Mark of the Dragon Queen by Katie W. Stewart

Gerne: Young Adult Fantasy

Price: $2.99

Kira’s sheltered life is shattered when her unassuming, widowed father is arrested for using magic.

Ripley says: A refreshing, enjoyable story line that will keep you reading.

Soren says: A strong fantasy plot with well-rounded characters.

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2c88e4ae-b23a-4fcd-8bf4-0d20926a586bThe Midnight Society by Rhonda Sermon

Genre: Young Adult Time Travel

Price: $0.99

As a teen in the witness protection program, Cate has a protocol for dealing with every situation–except magic.

Ripley says: New release and it sounds awesome. I love the blurb.

Soren says: Great cover, great concept, great read.

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Genre: New Adult Romance

Price: $1.99

Sophie DeLuca used to be a nice girl—but that was before Luke Lamanuzzi tore her heart to shreds. 

Ripley says: A dark and realistic coming-of-age love story.

Soren says: Not your typical NA story–in a good way.

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cb59a950-e0fa-4c91-a475-da3f345ca5bcDaughter of Magic by Teresa Roman

Genre: Young Adult Urban Fantasy

Price: $2.99

Desperate to make sense of the visions that have plagued her since childhood, Lilli confides in Devin, her closest friend.

Ripley says: A wonderful, witchy tale you don’t want to miss.

Soren says: Suspenseful, enchanting, and well told.

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Genre: Young Adult Dystopian

Price: $3.99

Her mission is to get close to him for inside information. His is to kidnap her for a supernatural militant group.

Ripley says: Awesome, dystopian, page-turner. Grab it now.

Soren says: Not a single review under three stars makes this a sure pick.

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Donuts in an Empty Field

14bad4ce-aff4-46b4-a1d7-49a076fae897Letting go of anger is life’s greatest challenge.

Vanessa hasn’t been the same since her father’s death. A hero until the end, he died saving a restaurant owner’s son from a burning building. Nessa blames the boy, but her best friend Nichole thinks it’s time to let go of the past. In a last ditch effort to break Nessa’s obsession, Nichole hopes signing up for the local food challenge will bust her out of her shell. A single choice defines the road ahead for Nessa. Doing the right thing isn’t easy, but living with the consequences of doing nothing might be worse.

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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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