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Randy Ribay

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Randy Ribay is the author of the contemporary YA novels PATRON SAINTS OF NOTHING (Kokila/Penguin 2019), AFTER THE SHOT DROPS (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018) and AN INFINITE NUMBER OF PARALLEL UNIVERSES (Merit Press/Simon & Schuster, 2015). He's also a high school English teacher, reader, gamer, watcher of great TV, husband, and father of two dog-children. He can probably be found somewhere making lightsaber sound effects with his mouth. ...more

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OUR TEARS ARE NOT ENOUGH

Americans who read Patron Saints of Nothing often tell me that my story made them cry. It means a lot to me that something I’ve written moves people so deeply, but our tears are not enough. 


At midnight in the Philippines on July 18, the country’s Anti-Terror Law (ATL) went into effect. Its vague language allows virtually any individual or organization critical of the government to be labeled as “t

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“I will try not to judge because I have no idea what you were struggling with in your heart, what complicated your soul. None of us are just one thing, I guess.”
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“Sometimes I feel like growing up is slowly peeling back these layers of lies.”
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Randy wesley wrote: "Hi Randy! *waves lamely* I am so excited to read your upcoming book. And it's so awesome to find out you were also born in the Philippines. Hope we get to share a lot more commonalities in the futu..."

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wesley Hi Randy! *waves lamely* I am so excited to read your upcoming book. And it's so awesome to find out you were also born in the Philippines. Hope we get to share a lot more commonalities in the future apart from the birth place. :)


message 1: by Amir

Amir Casey Wassup,Hi,Hello or Hey Mr.Ribay can't wait for tomorrow were watching ANGEL BEATS.!!!!!!!!!!. So i was wondering how do I do the read to win i want to do it for Son of Neptune.


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