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Captain Fin Novel Teaser

Watch the latest teaser trailer for Captain Fin by Amanda M. Thrasher.

The many hats worn by Progressive Rising Phoenix Press CEO Amanda Thrasher




Author Amanda Thrasher Talks YA Books on The Young Adult Cafe

Amanda M. Thrasher

A best-selling author’s most memorable novel to date – a must read!

50 Hours by loree lough

Click on the link below to hear the latest interview with Amanda M. Thrasher.

Amanda M. Thrasher Interview

We’re honored to announce ‘The Greenlee Project’ has been awarded the 2017 International Book Award. This title is also the Gold recipient of The Mom’s Choice Awards, and the NTBF award, all of YA fiction, General Fiction, and YA Social Issues. The book addresses the consequences of bullying and social media abuse that teens face in today’s world.

The Mom’s Choice Awards® (MCA) evaluates products and services created for children, families and educators. The program is globally recognized for establishing the benchmark of excellence in family-friendly media, products and services. The organization is based in the United States and has reviewed thousands of items from more than 55 countries.

Around the world, parents, educators, retailers and members of the media look for the MCA mother-and-child Honoring Excellence seal of approval when selecting quality products and services for children and families.

Dear Amanda,

It gives us great pleasure to inform you that Bitter Betrayal has been named among the best in family-friendly media, products and services. Congratulations! Award Details:  Bitter Betrayal – Young Adult Books – GoldView the full Mom’s Choice Award article – HERE

Congratulations Amanda Thrasher! “The Greenlee Project” is a 2017 Readers’ Favorite Gold Medal Winner in the Young Adult – Social Issues genre! 

Readers’ Favorite announces the review of the Young Adult – Social Issues book “The Greenlee Project” by Amanda Thrasher, currently available at Readers’ Favorite is one of the largest book review and award contest sites on the Internet. They have earned the respect of renowned publishers like Random House, Simon & Schuster, and Harper Collins, and have received the “Best Websites for Authors” and “Honoring Excellence” awards from the Association of Independent Authors. They are also fully accredited by the BBB (A+ rating), which is a rarity among Book Review and Book Award Contest companies.
“Reviewed By Stephen Fisher for Readers’ Favorite
The Greenlee Project by Amanda thrasher is a brilliantly written story about a selected few students who are considered to be the B.P. (Beautiful People) who truly believe that it is they who run the high school that they attend in today’s electronic society. The story begins with Greenlee Granger, a fourteen-year-old girl who is going through a huge social dilemma at school. After her father drops her off at school, instead of going inside, she decides to take a long ride on a public bus. Time doesn’t seem to exist until she finally gets let off, God knows where, in a town 20 miles away. She finally gets back to reality and calls her father to pick her up.

From here the story unfolds as you get to know her circle of friends and social status, as well as the cute new boy that just transferred to her school. Clay joins the football team because he was the star quarterback where he came from. Now he has to prove himself and make the team. When it comes time for him to be initiated, he is allowed to decide the ritual, and sets out to make it a memorable one, so he proposes “The Greenlee Project.” The only people that can know about the initiation are his new team mates. That is until queen bee, Laurel, sets her sights on Clay as well.

Amanda Thrasher does a superb job of describing the intense situations that arise when the elite crowd’s attention is threatened by those that they feel are beneath them. Ms. Thrasher also delivers the pressures that the B.P. experience to maintain their status quo. All of her characters are well developed and, by the end of this powerful story, Amanda adds some unexpected surprises that really put a twist in the outcome. The Greenlee Project is an eye opening, powerfully written book that I highly recommend for teenagers, faculty, and parents. Well done!”
You can learn more about Amanda Thrasher and “The Greenlee Project” at where you can read reviews and the author’s biography, as well as connect with the author directly or through their website and social media pages.
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Louisville, KY 40202


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