Author: Amanda Ashby

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Amanda Ashby was born in Australia and after spending the last sixteen years dividing her time between England and New Zealand, she’s finally moved back and now lives on the Sunshine Coast. When she’s not moving country, she likes to write books (okay, she also likes to eat chocolate, watch television and sit around doing not much, but let’s just keep that amongst ourselves, shall we?)

She is the author of FAIRY BAD DAY, ZOMBIE QUEEN OF NEWBURY HIGH, YOU HAD ME AT HALO and several more upcoming books. To find out more information (or do a fun zombie quiz) just head over to www.amandaashby.com

Average Rating: 4


Blog Tour: Authors are Rockstars with Amanda Ashby

Posted 17 August, 2013 by Gabbie in Blog Tour, Giveaway, Interview / 25 Comments
Blog Tour: Authors are Rockstars with Amanda Ashby

Today on Rampant Readers we are excited to have Amanda Ashby as our Rockstar author! Amanda is a rockstar simply because she’s just that awesome. She’s super nice and thoughtful, and she writes some fantastic books! With unique plots that will pull you in from start to finish, how can’t she be considered a rockstar? We’re honored to have Amanda answer some questions for us today! And because she’s such an amazing author, she’s hosting a giveaway for a copy of her newest YA book, Demonosity! You can also check out my review of A Fairy Bad Day HERE. RR: Tell us a little bit about yourself. AA: I am a very sensible mother of two who never embarrasses her children by discoing dancing in the house. Well, never on a Tuesday! But in all seriousness apart from embarrassing my children I’m pretty normal. I read a lot of books, watch a lot of television and eat a lot of chocolate! I also run a small vintage stall at our local markets, which I love (and it’s also the reason I made my current heroine Cassidy wear vintage clothing so that she could share my obsession!) RR: Can you tell us a little about your upcoming novel(s)? AA: Demonosity is the story of Cassidy Carter-Lewis who can’t make a decision to save her life. She can’t even decide what her […]


Review: Fairy Bad Day by Amanda Ashby

Posted 23 July, 2012 by Gabbie in Review / 2 Comments
Review: Fairy Bad Day by Amanda Ashby

Favorite Quote(s): “‘I see, so you’re telling me that i I asked you to do anything, you would say yes?’ he asked with interest, and Emma felt a reluctant smile sneak up to her mouth. ‘Don’t push your luck.’” Favorite Character: Emma. Her determination at becoming a dragon slayer is very admirable, and she was an overall great heroine. First Line: “‘Demon, definitely,’ Emma Jones whispered as another sophomore made his way from Principal Kessler’s office to where everyone was waiting on the grassy quad.” My Musings: Amanda Ashby is an author I wish I had heard about sooner. This novel was a fun, interesting read, with quirky romance and a stubborn heroine. The plot kept me wanting more, and I was happy with the way the book turned out. Emma has been training to be a dragon slayer all her life—she anxiously wants to follow in her mother’s foot steps. However, Emma is shocked to find that she has been assigned as a fairy slayer, and she is adamant that some sort of mistake has been made, and that Curtis Green has wrongly taken her dragon slaying spot. However, Emma ends up being the only one that can see an evil, gigantic fairy, that is intent on killing the unknown Pure One and unleashing all sorts of evil beings into Earth. As Emma discovers that her mother, world-reknowned dragon slayer, somehow […]