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Heidi (Yup. Still here.)  | 6851 comments Mod
Sounds great :)


Brigid *Flying Kick-a-pow!* | 2455 comments Mod
Okey dokey! :]


message 3: by Suzy (new)

Suzy Turner (suzyturner) | 3 comments Hi guys! Just wanted to let you know that my YA fantasy book, Raven, is now FREE and climbing the Free Kindle Charts!!! Please go and grab your copy now!
http://www.amazon.com/Raven-The-Saga-...

And... enjoy ;)


Heidi (Yup. Still here.)  | 6851 comments Mod
Hello! I have a new idea for a around the world book -- feel free to check out the thread if you want to check it out :)


message 5: by Rebecca (last edited Dec 28, 2011 02:52PM) (new)

Rebecca Burke | 2 comments Happy New Year! Another freebie to announce, my YA book The Ahimsa Club--available at no cost on Amazon Dec. 29-30. I hope some reviews will come of it but mostly want people to read it! Despite its subject matter, it's a fun, fast read with lots of humor. And--the Beatles! (Paul, anyway.)

The Ahimsa Club
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B005NWF9SI
ISBN: 978-1-4658-1251-3

What can a 14-year-old girl do to protect animals? Valerie forms the Ahimsa Club, whose Pledge to Veg and Save the Strays campaigns stir conflict.


message 6: by Rebecca (new)

Rebecca Gober (rebeccagober) | 6 comments Hi! I just wanted to let everyone know that our second book in the Night Marchers series, REDEMPTION, just released yesterday. It's a YA Paranormal that's steeped in Hawaiian legends. We hope you like it.

https://www.smashwords.com/books/view...

Our book is also available on Amazon and will soon be up on Barnes and Noble and iBookStore.

PS: We are always looking for new friends please add us.


message 7: by Kathryn (new)

Kathryn Long | 7 comments Hi all! Giving you a heads-up about the giveaway of my latest modern fairytale, Alice in RealitylandTwo copies available. ENJOY!


message 8: by Kristen (new)

Kristen (kristentaber) | 6 comments Hi, all! Sorry I've been absent for so long. Work's been insane and on top of that, I've been trying to launch my new book (plus, I'm an idiot and forgot my author account isn't linked to my personal account; couldn't figure out why I couldn't post for the longest time---see, this is what lack of sleep will do for you!)

I did want to let you know about my book, though, since it's YA (epic fantasy). I'm quite proud of it and have been getting rave reviews so far :). Check it out of you can:

http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/13...
and
http://www.amazon.com/Aerenden-Child-...

The blurb for you:
Red-eyed creatures have brutally murdered seventeen-year-old Meaghan's parents. After nearly sharing their fate, she escapes with her best friend, Nick, who confesses the creatures, known as Mardróch, came from another world. And so did she.

Afraid to face her parents' killers again, Meaghan follows Nick into the kingdom of Ærenden. Their journey leads them across war-torn lands and through hazardous wilderness. Vines have the ability to attack. Monkeys freeze their victims with a gaze. Men create bombs from thin air. Even Meaghan's gift of empathy proves to be a dangerous power she cannot control.

But control becomes the least of her problems when the Mardróch begin targeting her. As she and Nick race for the safety of his village, she discovers he knows the reason they want her. And his secret may cost Meaghan her life.

Let me know what you think :)


Heidi (Yup. Still here.)  | 6851 comments Mod
Awesome!!


Heidi (Yup. Still here.)  | 6851 comments Mod
It is with me - she is on here all the time :)


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Charmaine (Empress_Charla) | 143 comments Great idea - thanks for volunteering ;-) Brigid! Still have to finish watching that movie, heh heh!


Brigid *Flying Kick-a-pow!* | 2455 comments Mod
Yay! Thanks guys! ^_^

Haha Charmaine ... I haven't seen any of it ... Meep. XD


Brigid *Flying Kick-a-pow!* | 2455 comments Mod
Thanks Bluemoon! :)


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message 16: by Kaylani (last edited Feb 09, 2013 01:28AM) (new)

Kaylani (cityeclectics) | 277 comments LOVE IT BLUEMOON! :D

edit (i wasn't sure if I was hallucinating from the fever/flu i have or if it actually changed since I last came on! HA. )


Heidi (Yup. Still here.)  | 6851 comments Mod
I noticed it right away! Looks great. Thanks!!


message 18: by Karen (new)

Karen | 572 comments Oh very nice, Bluemoon! Love it!


message 19: by Fatima (new)

Fatima Souane | 7 comments sound nice!


message 20: by Maria (new)

Maria Bradley (MariaKB) | 2 comments I hope it's okay to say hi. First of all, I'm not a teen, and don't even qualify for the astoundingly attractive title of "young adult". I write for teens though, and have three boundlessly energetic teens of my own. Do I qualify for this group? I love to read teen/young adult books, both, to improve my own writing, and also because I love 'em. Nice to meet you all:-)
Only Human by Maria Bradley
Incidentally, my own book is at a sale price on Amazon at the moment.$0.99 +vat, £0.77 Only Human


message 21: by T.Lynn (new)

T.Lynn Odom (tlynn_odom) | 5 comments My first YA paranormal went live on Amazon tonight. Never Pick on a Jaguar Princes by T. Lynn Odom

Strange freckles, swiftly growing fingernails, frightening dreams that come true…fifteen year-old Juli Perry has bigger problems than the four girls who’ve set out to make her life miserable. She’s just learned she’s a shapeshifter—and not any old shapeshifter. She’s a jaguar princess. What that means, she isn’t sure. But even before Juli knows what she is, she and the Track Pack discover that picking on her can be dangerous…possibly even deadly.
http://tinyurl.com/mux6dyx


message 22: by T.Lynn (new)

T.Lynn Odom (tlynn_odom) | 5 comments I'm raising funds for Lone Star Boxer Rescue by donating a portion of sales of Never Pick On a Jaguar Princess to them. This group is all volunteer and they rescue and find homes for these loving dogs. See my website www.terithackston.com for details. Thanks and God bless!


message 23: by W.J. (new)

W.J. Lennox | 48 comments Hi folks, just to let you know that my ebook,'The Caves of Tavannar', the first book in the Crystal Keeper Trilogy, is on free promotion for the next 3 days. Would welcome reviews. Don't miss out. http://amzn.to/15mCVLL


message 24: by Maria (last edited Sep 26, 2013 02:41AM) (new)

Maria Bradley (MariaKB) | 2 comments I wanted to let you know that I have a special promotion on Kindle coming up where my eBook (Teen/YA Fiction) will be available for free.

Free on Saturday 09/28/2013 until Tuesday 10/02/2013 (ASIN: B00A6TG9PU)

http://www.amazon.co.uk/FOURS-A-CROWD...

http://www.amazon.com/FOURS-A-CROWD-e...



Reviews with an average 4.3 star rating on Amazon and Goodreads

Here is where you can find me online.

· Blog: http://www.teenfeatherinmypen@blogspo...

· Twitter: www.twitter.com/mmhgrty

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Author-...



The following week I also have my eBook (Teen/YA Vampire) available for free

on Friday 10/04/2013 until Tuesday 10/07/2013 (ASIN: B00BZ5OLTA)

Thanks for letting your friends know about both free book promotions!



Maria Bradley Four's a Crowd by Maria Bradley Only Human by Maria Bradley


message 25: by T.Lynn (new)

T.Lynn Odom (tlynn_odom) | 5 comments I'm thrilled to announce the second book in The Jaguar Princess Rules series is now available on Amazon. Never Ambush a Jaguar Princess picks up where Never Pick On a Jaguar Princess leaves off. Working on the third book now!

Never Ambush a Jaguar Princess because paybacks can be permanent…even deadly. http://tinyurl.com/nq6uelw


message 26: by Kristen (last edited Apr 18, 2014 05:44AM) (new)

Kristen Taber | 505 comments My inaugural Book Blog Tour for my YA Epic Fantasy series started this week!

The Aerenden Series includes:
Aerenden: The Child Returns
Aerenden: The Gildonae Alliance
Aerenden: The Zeiihbu Master

You can find out more info on my blog, where I'll also be posting the links for the newest stops every day:

http://www.kristentaber.com/2014/04/e...

There are two legs. Each leg has a grand prize of a $25 Amazon Gift Card, plus 10 Audio copies of my second book (Aerenden: The Gildonae Alliance).

That's a total of 22 prizes, so your odds are pretty high you'll win something.

Please follow along with the tour and enter :).


message 27: by Tanya (new)

Tanya (tonkabear) | 5 comments Hey, I was wondering about any MOD spots that are open. I am an experienced MOD that would enjoy another open position if its available.


Brigid *Flying Kick-a-pow!* | 2455 comments Mod
Hi Tanya,

We have three mods who are all very active in the group, so I think we're all set. But thank you for offering!


message 29: by *b*l*u*e*m*o*o*n* (last edited Nov 23, 2014 09:00PM) (new)

*b*l*u*e*m*o*o*n* | 956 comments Mod
Just to let everyone know I'm deleting every post that hasn't been touched from 2013 and older. Its too cluttered and I'm going insane looking at this.

Also, if any thread is not in the proper folder it will be moved or deleted.

Thanks


Heidi (Yup. Still here.)  | 6851 comments Mod
Hahaha Bluemoon I did a similar thing last year! The lack of organization and old posts drove me batty too!. Have at it!


message 31: by *b*l*u*e*m*o*o*n* (last edited Nov 28, 2014 07:49AM) (new)

*b*l*u*e*m*o*o*n* | 956 comments Mod
HAPPY HAPPY HAPPY THANKSGIVING TO ALL OUR AMERICAN MEMBERS/FRIENDS!!!!

Be thankful and fill your belly with turkey!


Heidi (Yup. Still here.)  | 6851 comments Mod
Thanks Bluemoon!


Brigid *Flying Kick-a-pow!* | 2455 comments Mod
Thank you Bluemoon! :D


message 34: by Dixie (new)

Dixie Minor | 276 comments Thank you, Bluemoon! I enjoyed the turkey and the pie. . . Oh, the pie.:)


message 35: by Charmaine (new)

Charmaine (Empress_Charla) | 143 comments Thanks, Bluemoon! I loved the stuffing <3 and the pumpkin pie :-D


*b*l*u*e*m*o*o*n* | 956 comments Mod
ooooo....PIE! Yes, let's not forget the pie!

I love apple pie with vanilla ice cream!!! Yummmmm...^_^


message 37: by T.Lynn (new)

T.Lynn Odom (tlynn_odom) | 5 comments Merry Christmas and peace on earth to all!


message 38: by Jenny (new)

Jenny (juliababyjen) | 1454 comments Merry Christmas everyone!


message 39: by Karen (new)

Karen | 572 comments Merry Christmas!! :)


Heidi (Yup. Still here.)  | 6851 comments Mod
Happy Holidays !!!


message 41: by Dixie (new)

Dixie Minor | 276 comments Merry Christmas! I got several new books for Christmas and some new slipper socks and today is going to be a cozy, curl-up-and-read kind of day! I hope everyone is enjoying the holidays!


Heidi (Yup. Still here.)  | 6851 comments Mod
Yay! I got new slippers too. Warm and cozy!


*b*l*u*e*m*o*o*n* | 956 comments Mod
Happy new year everyone! Hope 2015 gives you lots of laughs, love and smiles ^_^


message 44: by Jenny (new)

Jenny (juliababyjen) | 1454 comments Happy New Year!!


Heidi (Yup. Still here.)  | 6851 comments Mod
Happy New Year to you too!


message 46: by ILyk (new)

ILyk Tourid (AnnValane) | 50 comments Happy New Year to all! Got fluffy socks for Xmas too! And a beauty set. You never can run out of moisturisers anyway


message 47: by Patrick (new)

Patrick Lee (Mootfowl2) | 2 comments Greetings YA authors and readers!
I’ve recently released the first book of my series, “Rising”, a YA apocalyptic fantasy. I would be so grateful if some of the members of this group read it and…REVIEW it! Spread the word of its existence in that vast ocean of books out there if you like it. It’s really fast-paced and exciting. In exchange for an honest review, I would be willing—thrilled—to gift you a copy.
Yep.
Happy summer reading!

Patrick

http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25...


message 48: by Kristen (new)

Kristen Taber | 505 comments Congrats on your release, Patrick. Lovely cover.


message 49: by Patrick (new)

Patrick Lee (Mootfowl2) | 2 comments I wanted to send you a pm, so as not to clutter up this thread, but I don't see that capability at your profile, Kristen. Anyway...thank you:) BTW, the book is better than the lovely cover (which fortunately I didn't design, lol).

Patrick


message 50: by Donna (new)

Donna (BookDragonGirl) | 140 comments I bought it for my kindle, Patrick! Looking forward to reading it!!! :-D


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