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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 Game Crafter Brings Stories to Life

This is quite possibly the coolest website I have ever come across. Okay, maybe that sounds like I’m overstating things, but as a creative person who loves to write stories, see my stories come to life, play, and spend time with friends and family, I’m super-excited to see that there’s a website where I can create board games. How does it work? Through the magic of print on demand. Just like any other print on demand service, The Game Crafter allows you to create your own work, upload it to their site, put it up for sale, and they’ll produce it
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THE ACADEMIE bonus material

Allie’s Journal Get an inside look inside The Academie each day as the main character, Allie Thompson, experiences it. What’s it like living in the dorms? How does she really feel about the people she interacts with there and those she’s left behind? Find out as you read along each day on The Academie website. *Allie’s journal does not retell the story of THE ACADEMIE. It is meant as a companion to the novel, and as such, major plot points are left out in order to prevent spoiling the original story.
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Coming soon…THE ACADEMIE

When Allie Thompson graduated, she thought she’d put high school behind her. But when a series of violent outbreaks by teens sends panic surging through the nation, high school is right where Allie finds herself again. Now remolded into what the government calls The Academie, what was once the public school system is now the permanent home of everyone under the age of 22. After a year away at college and a lifetime as a model student, Allie doesn’t take well to The Academie’s militaristic nature or its 16 foot perimeter fences. Remembering all she’s left behind, including the boyfriend
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