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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.

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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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981d11be-8a28-4f30-ae31-982b71d0454dOne is Come by C. H. MacLean

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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ca3d35e3-3516-498a-afef-0d1e0b47d5b3Being Human by Patricia Lynne

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.

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Two FREE books and more.

c07f19bf-b49e-4b27-bce0-930548ffa5b4Fairy Eyeglasses by Emily Martha Sorensen

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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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.

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Two FREE YA, and more books you’ll love

9589f5a3-fa57-4fd8-8a51-9962a3cc8760Beasts and Savages by Emma Woods

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.

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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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2 FREE YA books + more!

b8e5d886-add9-4d02-9ffb-8e4acab772dbThe Siren by Meg Xuemei X

Genre: Young Adult Dystopian

Price: $2.99

Lucienne Lam, born to rule as the last of the Sirens, is running out of time to find an ancient power before her enemies do.

Ripley says:  An amazing blend of genres, action, and awesome.

Soren says: Fantastic start to a series that will keep you reading.

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4812dea0-3369-448d-b96b-b9bbd880eac3Bound by Duty by Stormy Smith

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Price: FREE

Amelia is betrothed to the prince of the Immortals, but she doesn’t even know his name.

Ripley says:  If you haven’t tried Stormy Smith’s fiction, what are you waiting for?

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

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e8c98686-f170-4787-a026-e1b1bca6748eThe Carlswick Affair by SL Beaumont

Genre: Young Adult Romantic Suspense

Price: FREE

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

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

Soren says: Well-written with believable characters.

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Genre: Young Adult Historical Fantasy

Price: $0.99

Sixteen-year-old Elizabeth Winters may be a witch, but she doesn’t know the first thing about magic.

Ripley says: Fresh new YA retelling of the Salem Witch Trials

Soren says: History, magic and a great YA voice. 

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133f1087-afa7-4143-991b-61f1625c14d6The Downfall by Jessica Grace Coleman

Genre: Young Adult Dystopian

Price: $3.99

The world is falling apart. The end is nigh. The Downfall is coming… but not if Scarlett Steele can help it. 

Ripley says:  An outstanding YA dystopian page-turner. 

Soren says: Cool cover with a story line to match. Don’t miss it.

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75a60aed-99d6-43ba-95df-25d03bf583a0Heroine’s Journey by G. Miki Hayden

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Price: $4.99

Two girls separated by centuries find common ground in their heroines’ journeys.

Ripley says:  Thoughtful, heartfelt and entertaining writing.

Soren says: A beautifully woven tale of love and insight.

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Evil Has A New Face

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SINFUL by Dax Varley

Sam, a sin eater, is asked to absolve the sins of Rebel Walker, a deceased billionaire infected with a lifetime of evil. Now Reb’s corpse has vanished with Sam being the last to see it. But who’d snatch it and why? The dead can’t get up and walk out. Or can they? Drawn into a labyrinth of murder, mystery, and pure horror, Sam battles supernatural forces—all while pursuing the mysterious new girl at school.

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