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Patty Blount

Biography

Patty Blount

Patty Blount works as a software technical writer by day and novelist by night. Dared by her 13-year-old son to try fiction, Patty wrote her first manuscript in an ice rink. A short version of her debut novel, SEND, finished in the top 10 of the Writer's Digest 79th Annual Writing Competition.

Patty Blount

Books by Patty Blount

by Patty Blount - Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Young Adult 14+
It's been two years since the night that changed Ashley's life. Two years since she was raped by her brother's teammate and watched as he was given a slap on the wrist sentence in court. It's been two years of hell for Derek. His family is totally messed up and he and his sister are barely speaking. He knows he handled it all wrong. Now at college, he has to come to terms with what happened, and the rape culture that he was inadvertently a part of that destroyed his sister's life. When it all comes to head at Thanksgiving, Derek and Ashley have to decide if their relationship is able to be saved or if their family can be whole again. 
by Patty Blount - Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Performing Arts, Romance, Social Issues, Young Adult 12+

Elijah can't take his eyes off of Kristen's performance and snaps a photo of her in costume that he posts online with a comment that everybody misunderstands. It goes viral. Suddenly, Elijah and Kristen are in a new spotlight as the online backlash spins out of control. And the consequences are bigger than they both could have ever imagined because these threats don't stay online...they follow them into real life.

by Patty Blount - Fiction, Romance

 

Some boys go too far. Some boys will break your heart. But one boy can make you whole. When Grace meets Ian she's afraid. Afraid he'll reject her like the rest of the school, like her own family. After she accuses the town golden boy of rape, everyone turns against Grace. They call her a slut and a liar. But...Ian doesn't. He's funny and kind with secrets of his own. But how do you trust the best friend of the boy who raped you? How do you believe in love?

by Patty Blount - Fiction, Young Adult 12+

Bailey's falling head-over-heels for Ryder West, a mysterious gamer she met online. A guy she's never met in person. Her best friend, Meg, doesn't trust smooth-talking Ryder. He's just a picture-less profile. When Bailey starts blowing Meg off to spend more virtual quality time with her new crush, Meg decides it's time to prove Ryder's a phony. But who is Ryder West?