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Amy Joy earned four degrees before finding her way back to her first loves: writing and technology. Now she writes serious and silly stories for adults and kids and spends a whole lot of time on her computer. Amy Joy is co-founder of The Indie Writer’s Network, and when she isn’t writing or managing websites, she enjoys teaching college writing.

Amy Joy’s debut sci-fi novel, THE ACADEMIE, has repeatedly hit the Amazon bestseller's list for children’s science fiction. She is currently at work on its sequel.

Author Website: http://amysjoy.com
Series Website: http://theacademieseries.com
Find my books at: Amazon, BarnesandNoble.com
Follow me on Twitter: http://twitter.com/amyjoywriter


Nothing's Fair in Fifth GradeI read this in fifth grade and found it at my mom's house recently when I was pulling out books for my eleven-year-old niece. Unfortunately, she wasn't interested, so I brought the book home with me to read again. Should be fun after all these years.

UPDATE: (3 years later...)

I just finished my first reading of this since grade school. As I went along, I found the page I left dogeared about hal... Read more of this blog post »
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The Academie (Academie, #1)
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Drain (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
1 chapters   —   updated Mar 18, 2013 02:19PM
Description: This is a teaser to a YA paranormal romance idea I've been playing around with. (Vampire story, but with a re-write of vampire lore.)
Mr. Fritz (Literature & Fiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Mar 18, 2013 02:11PM
Description: This is an intro I've been playing around with for my middle-grade novel, Marvelous Mr. Fritz (The Man Who Could Fly!) I've written several intros for this piece. Not sure yet which is my favorite...
Reach (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
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Description: This is the opening to my upcoming paranormal romance, REACH.
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Description: Allie Thompson is torn from her life and boyfriend when teen violence causes the government to house everyone under 22 in a militaristic, public school system—The Academie.
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Eugenia Dear Amy,

Thank you for accepting my friend request :)
Looking forward to reading and discovering more of your work.

Genie


message 1: by Jon

Jon Mills Must make a note to read your book. Read your blog the book sounds cool, getting stuck in school that has to be everyones worst nightmare :)


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