Posts by Amy Joy

Now in Paperback! The Ghostlands, Part 1: Erie Energy

It’s been more work than I can easily describe (how much time do you have?), but The Ghostlands is now in print! You can find it now on Amazon, and in the weeks to come it will arrive on Barnes&Noble.com and many, many more online booksellers. Here are a few pictures that will offer a sneak peek of how the print turned out. Click on each to see them enlarged. Enjoy! Amy Joy 🙂 Get it in print: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.in | Amazon.mx (coming soon to Barnes&Noble.com & more) Print ISBN-10: 1515311872 ISBN-13: 978-1515311874  
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The Academie Hit Amazon’s Best Sellers List Again!

I am overjoyed to announce that The Academie has hit Amazon’s Best Sellers list again! Thank you fans! It means the world to me, especially in light of the upcoming release, The Armageddon Factor, which my husband, Christian (CN James), and I have been hard at work at for quite some time now. It’s great to hear you are enjoying our work. We look forward to bringing you The Academie II: The Silent School later this year as well.  
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Author Interview with Lindiwe Maqhubela

Lindiwe Maquhubela is the founder of a brand new and very cool website for creative types and anyone looking for a bit of inspiration: Inspiration for Creation. Given that it was my first ever podcast, I was quite nervous, but Lindi was a fantastic host, getting me to talk about everything from writing, to webdesign, to social media. Have questions? Feel free to leave them below. I’m happy to chat. 🙂
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Loving Literature Awards 5 Stars to The Academie!

Book Blogger Chelsea Jade, lover of young adult literature, recently reviewed The Academie. Jade explains, I review books the majority being young adult, I rate these books out of 5 and is based on if it gripped me, how well thought out and wrote it was and how well developed the characters were. About The Academie, Jade says, Imagine this, you finally finish school and move on to college, you finally think all that drama is behind you. That is until the government set up The Academie. Allie is 19 and couldn’t have been more happy that that chapter of he life
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Academie Deleted Scenes

The first draft of The Academie was 50,000 words longer than the final version, and began before Allie entered The Academie. In fact, it began about year earlier (hence the extra 50,000 words), while Allie was off at college and her brother, Matthew entered The Academie. Some of the early material was slow and really needed to be cut; other parts needed to go when I decided to cut everything before Allie began at The Academie, but they were things I loved and hated to see go. I’ve started posting the deleted scenes on The Academie website. If you are
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The Academie 2nd Edition Cover Reveal

Along with second book in The Academie series, a second edition of the first Academie book is scheduled for release later this year. The new edition will feature a discussion guide as well as preview chapters for the second book, but the main reason for its release is improved formatting for both print and ebook. (Besides this kick butt cover of course!) Until then, the first edition is still available via Amazon and BarnesandNoble.com.
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The Academie’s an Amazon Best Seller!

The Academie hit Amazon’s list for top 100 in children’s science fiction kindle books repeatedly this week. I didn’t think to take a screen shot of it until late in the game (the list updates hourly), but the lowest it hit was #80. It may not be #1 (yet), but it’s pretty exciting to see it listed above a James Patterson novel! Thank you to everyone who has purchased and enjoyed The Academie. I truly love writing stories and can’t wait to share the sequel with you. I’m also working on an audio book, reader’s discussion guide, and a sampling
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