Tag: Young Adult


Jodi Picoult’s first YA Book is On Sale!

Save $18.00 on a Jodi Picoult book – BETWEEN THE LINES is only $1.99 on Kindle and Apple today (80% off)! Jodi Picoult’s books have become favorites of our over the years. Picoult and her daughter, Samantha van Leer, wrote a book together for teens. BETWEEN THE LINES is a great read for grades 7-10, and it’s a New York Times Bestseller.

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Other books by Jodi Picoult


Just for fun, here’s the trailer for the movie version of Jodi Picoult’s book MY SISTER’S KEEPER (one of our favorites):


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Deals on Young Adult Science Fiction Books

Adventure, science fiction, dystopian societies and a dash of romance define these three YA / SciFi picks. GIRL UNDER GLASS by Monica Enderle Pierce and DAYNIGHT by Megan Thomason are $2.99 each, and THE ROBINSON’S DARK MATTER by Michael Raymond is $3.99.

These cheap Kindle books are bargain priced on June 13. 


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A Discounted YA Romance for Kindle

FIRST KISS is a YA romance for readers 17 and up by Ann Marie Frohoff. 

If you love coming-or-age novels, grab this one. It’s a romance between the girl next door and a teenage rocker who’s on the edge of stardom.  

Excerpt: “She shouldn’t have stayed over. She’d kept trying to leave, but I’d keep pulling her back into the bed. Not that anything had happened. We’d just talked and hung all over each other, horsing around. Kid shit. I sighed, rubbing my eyes as I sat back down on the edge of the bed. What did I expect? She was a kid. Alyssa Montgomery. What the hell was I doing, hanging with a girl her age? If her parents caught her sneaking back in this morning…”

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This book is $3.99 on June 13. Watch the book trailer below – it’s one of the coolest we’ve ever seen.


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Deals on Paranormal Books for Teens

If you love coming-of-age or new adult books with a ton of supernatural elements, these deals on Kindle books are for you. ELYSIAN by New York Times best selling author Addison Moore is $4.99, SOULED OUT by Blakely Chorpenning is $2.99, and BORN by best selling author Tara Brown is only $0.99.

These cheap Kindle books are on sale on June 8th. 

DON’T HAVE A KINDLE? Souled Out is available on Nook and Apple as well! 


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Go To Eden In This Cheap Kindle YA Fantasy – June 5

YA Fans, here’s a dystopian fantasy that will transport you to the original Garden of Eden. Will a young woman who was accidentally transported to a dark realm be able to fulfill the destiny that wasn’t hers? EDEN AT THE EDGE OF MIDNIGHT is the exciting debut novel to a new series that is sure to have you hooked from the get go! 

Fans of  Harry Potter, Gone, and Percy Jackson will enjoy EDEN AT THE EDGE OF MIDNIGHT. 

Grab this discounted Kindle book for only $0.99 on June 5.  


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JOHN KERRY

Distracted, vacant, geeky I spend my life inside fantasies of my own design that only exist in my head. Sometimes I manage to commit them to paper or e-paper (depending on your preference), and so far I have achieved that once. I’m working on the sequel.

Favorite Food: Currently I like anchovies on cream cheese and toast

Favorite TV Show: Peep Show (an excellent UK TV series.)

Favorite Place to Write: I imagine my favorite place to write would be in a glass walled apartment overlooking central park in New York. I’ll let you know if that ever becomes a reality. Currently I write at the kitchen table when no one is eating off it.

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6 Cheap Young Adult Books for Kindle – 5/27

Young adults and teens will love these 6 cheap books. Grab one (or a few) and prop your feet up by the pool (or on the couch) and enjoy the rest of your long weekend!

These books are bargain priced on 5/27.


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Cheap Kindle Books for Young Adults – 5/26

Lauren Conrad’s book THE FAME GAME ($1.99) is from the same woman who starred in the TV show The Hills and started The Beauty Department. If your teenager loves everything pop culture, Lauren Conrad’s book is a must-buy. STARCROSSED by Josephine Angelini is $2.99, and is a young adult fantasy. CARRIER OF THE MARK by Leigh Fallon in $2.99 and is a teen romance.

These bargain books are on sale through May 27!


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Cheap Kindle Books for Teens – 5/25

Teen fiction isn’t just for teens – a lot of the runaway best sellers of late have neen young adult novels (think THE FAULT IN OUR STARS and THE HUNGER GAMES). These three are excellent novels, and they’re all discounted through May 27!

KICK, TANGLED, and WHERE I BELONG are $1.99 each through 5/27.


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Young Adult Books: Kindle Discounts for 5/24

Teen fiction readers – these four novels are the perfect additions to your Kindle this weekend. LUXE ($1.99) is a historial novel set in 1899 Manhattan – this book has been personally endorsed by the creator of Gossip Girl – if that’s your cup of tea. pick up this one. NO AND ME ($1.99) is a moving read about a Parisian teenager who follows the life of a homeless girl. BIG MOUTH & UGLY GIRL ($1.99) is a compelling read for grades 8 and up. THE PROMISE ($2.99) is a YA fantasy by best selling author Jessica Sorensen.

These cheap Kindle books are on sale on May 24!


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This Cheap Kindle Book Will Leave You Spellbound – May 24

Celeste, a Priestess of Purity, travels a long way to rescue Trelian, a boy who dreams prophecy, from the witch that kidnapped him. THE LOST DREAMER is an impressive fantasy that has all the elements of a good read – love, magic, and adventure.  You will be so thoroughly engrossed in reading this novel that time will just fly by! 

Inspired by the author’s dream, THE LOST DREAMER is a magnificent novel that will leave you wanting more! 

 This discounted Kindle book is only $0.99 on May 24.


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ELIZABETH PARADISE

I’ve been wanting to write like this since I was 14, and a freshman in highschool. I’ve done a lot off and on over the years. In August of 2012, I decided to do Nanowrimo (national novel writing month, 50k in 30 days), so I started planning The Lost Dreamer. I worked on it until December. Then I started researching publishing options, and found out a lot of people, if done right, are being successful Indie publishing. So I practiced with two children’s books on the whole cover creation, and formatting thing. I wouldn’t say they turned out perfectly, but they served my purpose, so whatever. Then I got serious about my young adult novel, and did the best I could to edit it. I asked an indie author who has been extremely successful over the last year and a half who she uses to edit her work. I hired him. I paid a designer to create a cover, and put it up for sale.

Favorite Food: I am addicted to ice cream.

Favorite Music: I listen to all different types of music.

Favorite TV Show: I have an obsession for the reality singing competition shows.

www.elizabethparadise.com/


Scott Westerfeld: Discounted Kindle Book by the author of The Uglies

Scott Westerfeld’s book THE UGLIES has been on our TBR (to be read) lists forever. Imagine our delight when another one of Scott Westerfeld’s novels, MIDNIGHTERS, popped up on sale today! It’s $1.99 on May 20. It’s on sale for Kindle only, but we’ve included links to Westerfeld’s books on other devices in case you’d really like to read it.

Buy MIDNIGHTERS by Scott Westerfeld for Kindle, Nook, Kobo, and Apple. It’s a teen horror novel for fans of everything spooky!

 


SCOTT WESTERFELD

Scott Westerfeld is a well-known and beloved author of teen fiction. His best selling series, UGLIES, are excellent dystopian novels that play on the human desire to look beautiful – at any cost.

Westerfeld is an American author who alternates his time between Sydney and New York City. 

If you loved DIVERGENT, MATCHED, and THE HUNGER GAMES, add THE UGLIES SERIES by SCOTT WESTERFELD to your reading list. Get the books below!

 

Listen to one of our favorite literary YouTubers, Carrie Hope Fletcher, talk about how much she loved UGLIES:


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Cheap Kindle Books for Young Adults: Bargains for 5/20

Young adult books aren’t just for teens – raise your hand if you’ve read a YA novel in the past year. If your hand is down and you’ve read THE HUNGER GAMES or DIVERGENT (both runaway bestsellers), put it up!

These two teen novels are on sale on 5/20. BREATHE ($4.99) is a young adult romance, and SKETCHY ($3.99) is a supernatural suspense novel.


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Cheap Romance Books for Young Adults and Teens

If you have a young adult or teen reader in your household, these cheap Kindle books are age-appropriate and highly rated. Your teenage daughter (or niece, or sister, etc) will love them. CLICK TO SUBSCRIBE ($2.99) is about young love between a vlogger and one of his 135789 subscribers. In the age of shipping on YouTube and Tumblr, this is a fun read for any teenage millennial. THE AVERY SHAW EXPERIMENT ($2.99) is a high school drama about failing science classes and falling in love. MIRA’S DIARY ($1.99) is a fun teenage romp through Paris.

These bargain Kindle books are on sale on May 15.


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Dystopian Novels: Cheap Kindle Books for May 14

Fans of Matched by Ally Condie, Divergent by Veronica Roth, and The Hunger Games — we grabbed two dystopian novels on sale for Kindle today that you’re going to love. WORLD OF SHELL AND BONE ($0.99) and ENTANGLEMENT ($2.99) both deal with a similar concept: being matched to a spouse by society, not by your own choosing. Grab both novels and explore themes of freedom and love – all at bargain prices.

These bargain books are on sale for Kindle on May 14.


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The Iron King Series: Kindle Books for Teens

Julie Kagawa’s Iron King series are New York Times best sellers – they’re phenomenal reads for teens who love fantasy romances. Several of the books in this series are discounted today: THE IRON KING (Book One) is $1.99, THE IRON QUEEN (Book 3) is $3.99, and THE IRON KNIGHT (Book 5) is $4.99.


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Romance and Women’s Fiction : Bargain eBooks for 5/10

Grab these cheap Kindle books for a light read this weekend!

GETTING OVER GARRETT DELANEY ($1.99 today) is a teen romance that’s absolutely hilarious. Meg Cabot fans – you’re going to love this one. SUGARLAND by New York Times Best Selling Author Joni Rodgers is an inspirational (and touching) romp through the lives of two sisters in Texas. It’s like Jodi Picoult meets The Sweet Potato Queens. SUDDENLY ROYAL is for fans of Kiera Cass and The Princess Diaries – it’s a $0.99 coming of age / modern Cinderella story.

These deals are good on May 10!


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You Will Be Caught Between Two Worlds In This $0.99 Paranormal Romance – May 8

TWO HALVES is a paranormal romance where humans, witches, warlocks, demons and vampires roam the world. Sarah, a half-breed vampire, begins to accept her dual nature she discovers she’s not alone and her calling to save humans and vampires from extinction is just the beginning of a life-long adventure.

Readers who love Amanda Hocking’s Trylle Trilogy will like TWO HALVES. This book and the series it is part of was inspired by Twilight. Katherine Heigl would make a memorable Sarah. 

This is also available for Nook on May 8th.

EXCERPT:

My breathing quickened as I took in scents of the fresh green moss on the north side of the trees; the cool mist that blew from a nearby lake, carrying the scent of water lilies and algae; and in front of me, the over-sweet aroma of almost burnt toasted golden-brown marshmallows. I inhaled deeper, recognizing the sulphur of the Yellowstone geysers spitting steam and hot water. My heartbeat sped up even more. The pulse of nature—of life—pierced my skin, penetrating deep into my organs, giving me strength and vigour I hadn’t thought possible. I absorbed the energy around me to enhance my senses. The forest inhabitants knew what I was and kept their distance. My mouth watered when I thought about the sleeping elk three miles away. Would its blood thicken when it entered my mouth? My tongue slid across the inside of my upper lip when my gaze focused on someone’s jugular. I swallowed in a dry throat as my eyes rose to the face of someone I’d dared to think of as a victim. The vampire instincts awoke.


MARTA SZEMIK

Marta Szemik is the author of the Two Halves series. Her goal is to entertain the readers so they can lose themselves in the story. Marta enjoys watching survivor and paranormal shows such as True Blood and Supernatural. Readers of the Two Halves series find themselves within the world created by the author who found her passion for writing while enjoying a movie.

 Marta enjoys music from the 80’s and 90’s. Her favorite past time is having a cup of coffee on the patio. She loves to ski in winter and camp in the summer watching nature which inspires her characters and scenes.

www.martaszemik.blogspot.com/


Discounted Kindle Books for Teens – 5/7

If you’re a fan of Young Adult fiction (or if you’re a teenager yourself), we grabbed two bestselling Kindle books on sale for you today. INSIGNIA is $2.99 – it’s the start of a SciFi adventure trilogy for fans of Veronica Roth and Orson Scott Card. THE MIRACLE GIRLS ($0.99) is quite different – it’s a religious teen romance about faith and friendship.

These deals are good on 5/7.


Join In The Fight In This YA Science Fiction For Less Than $1 – April 25

In THE EXEMEUS, find yourself in an epic battle for what is yours no matter what the odds. When the Treptonian Government takes over Earth, Hyalee and Dephon need each other to reclaim the planet. Unfortunately, time and space separate them and the Treptonian government will do anything to keep them apart, even if it means elimininating them… permanently.

Readers who loved Divergent, Angelfall, and the love of Twilight will love THE EXEMEUS.

THE EXEMEUS was based upon the author’s thoughts about having a book that chronicled a person’s life from birth to death. Jennifer Lawrence would make a wonderful Hyalee. 

This is available on Kindle and Nook for $0.99 on April 25th.  

EXCERPT:

Singleton stopped the vehicle and hopped out. “Come on,” he said, leading the way through the brush. What else could I do? I jumped out of the car and followed. Smoke was billowing through the air, and it took me a few moments to realize I seemed strangely immune to any effects of the fire. Singleton had stopped inches from the flames. “You’re way to close!” I shouted–and I had to shout to be heard, because the fire was roaring. “You’re going to burn to death!” He turned and looked at me, and without looking away from me for a second he took a deep breath and stepped backward into the flames. For a moment I couldn’t move, couldn’t say anything. It came to me in a flash that he had decided he didn’t want to live if we couldn’t be together. Was he insane? “No!” I screamed as I rushed forward. I had no idea what I was going to do, but I had to do something. I loved him. I could survive without touching him, seeing him, hearing him, but I couldn’t live without knowing he was alive. I ran frantically toward the flames, trying to locate him in their glowing embers. Instinctively, I knew what I had to do. I thought cooling thoughts, water-filled thoughts as I yelled his name, my voice cracking to be heard over the deafening noise of the inferno. A strong hand reached out, grabbed my wrist, and pulled me into the fire.


FOLAMI MORRIS

Folami and Abeni Morris are a sister-sister writing team. Together they wrote (and rewrote) The Exemeus, somehow managing to accomplish it without murdering one another. Despite their facial similarities, tendency to finish each other’s thoughts and stick up for each other constantly, no, they’re not twins and thus deserve their own individual bio.

Folami grew up in the tiny city of San Mateo Ca, where nothing ever happens and no one ever leaves. She went to Xavier University for undergraduate, getting her B.A in physics and her B.S in Biology. After graduation she returned to California, to live in an even smaller city, where even less happens, Antioch Ca. During this time she escaped the monotony by hanging out with her imaginary friends Hyalee and Dephon, and by writing the Exemeus. She finally escaped to Queens NY and now realizes that quiet and tiny aren’t so bad.

As luck (and logic) would have it, Abeni grew up in the same tiny little town as her sister, then she too escaped to the tinier town of Antioch. She has yet to leave. She received her bachelor’s degree in early childhood development from Cal State East Bay. She is the mom of two amazing kids, who swear that they deserve a percentage of the book proceeds and a ton of the credit. At least she raised dreamers.

We write at the table in the dining room. We love the TV show One Tree Hill- hated to see it go. We love all kinds of music, except polka and yodeling. We love to travel, to lounge, and to waste time: we rarely get a chance to do any of those things (maybe when we become bestsellers.

www.folamiandabenimorrisbooks.com


YA Readers Get Hooked This Intriguing Science Fiction Novel For Less Than $1 – April 24

SPLICE CHILDREN is a futuristic thriller for young adults and science fiction lovers of all ages. It tells the tale of two human chimera, a result of genetic alterations, Zen and Diana. They are involuntarily drawn into a journey of both astounding and terrifying discovery in the future-world arcology of Arca Nova. 

SPLICE CHILDREN was based upon the author’s dream about being a water breathing humanoid living in a laboratory.

This will be available for $0.99 on April 24th.

EXCERPT: 

Most of my teeth were pointed, curved, sharp against my tongue. Furthermore, if I believed the sensations, there were two full rows of them on both the top and bottom of my mouth, which slid neatly between one another when closed.


NICHOLAS KING

Hey, I’m Nick. I’m a fan of anything speculative, whether science fiction, fantasy, supernatural or otherwise. Mostly I like to write for intelligent young audiences, and those who are still young in their own opinion (or want to feel young). My focus as a writer is on providing deeply immersive entertainment. I love the sense of being totally absorbed in and carried away by something. That’s the experience I hope to provide in my novels, and all my creative works. I also write musical theatre, and hope to move into screenplays at some stage. Splice Children is my debut science fiction novel. I truly hope you enjoy it.

Favourite Animes: Ghost in the Shell, Steins;Gate, Neon Genesis Evangelion, and Naruto. Also Hayao Miyazaki films.

Favourite Foods: Pizza and ice cream. (Not together.)

Favourite Place to Write: Parks and gardens (so long as there’s internet access!)

Favourite Music: Dance/trance electronica (anything that either takes you away or alternatively gets your adrenaline pumping); dark slightly-emo rock (yes, I admit it); swing; and GOOD pop.

www.SpliceChildren.com



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