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Amy Joy

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Heralded “a sweet love story” by Publisher’s Weekly, Amy Joy’s debut novel, The Academie, became an Amazon bestseller within months of its release. A professor of writing since 2005, Amy Joy is also the co-founder of The Indie Writer’s Network, a social network and community blogging platform for writers. She has four degrees under her belt (two bachelor’s and two Masters) and while she doesn’t have plans for more formal training any time soon, she can often be found with a stack of library books of a variety of genres close by.

Her newest releases include The Armageddon Factor and The Ghostlands, Part 1: Erie Energy (Young Adult Dystopian Sci-Fi), co-authored with C.N. James. You can find all Amy Joy's books on Amazon, iTunes, Barnesand
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The Academie (Academie, #1)

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There are still a few more weeks of summer left, and to celebrate, CN James & I are running another GoodReads giveway! This time we’re giving away two free copies of our new release, The Ghostlands, Part 1: Erie EnergyThis giveaway won’t last long, so head on over to GoodReads now to enter to win your copy!




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The Academie (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
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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.
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)
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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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Eugenia (Genie In A Book) 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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