Jay Amberg

Biography

Jay Amberg is the author of eleven books. He received a BA from Georgetown University and a PhD from Northwestern University. He has taught high school and college students since 1972.

His latest book, Bone Box, is now available from Amika Press. Amberg has also published Cycle, America’s Fool, Whale Song, and compiled 52 Poems for Men.

Prior to Amika Press, Amberg published thriller novels Doubloon (Forge), Blackbird Singing (Forge) and Deep Gold (Warner Books).

Among his books on teaching are School Smarts and The Study Skills Handbook, published by Good Year. Amberg wrote The Creative Writing Handbook (Good Year) with Mark Henry Larson and Verbal Review and Workbook for the SAT (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich) with Robert S Boone.

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Books

Alpha
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,150. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2015 by Amika Press. Categories: Fiction » Educational, Fiction » Inspirational
A family of arctic wolves fights to survive in the harsh terrain and unforgiving weather of the frigid North. The alpha female strives to keep her pups alive and her dominance complete. In the tradition of Jack London’s The Call of the Wild, Alpha takes us beyond the trappings of civilization into a world in which every moment really is a matter of life and death.
Flutter
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015 by Amika Press. Categories: Fiction » Educational, Fiction » Inspirational
A monarch butterfly takes the amazing 1500-mile journey from the Northern meadow of its birth to its winter roost in the mountains of Central Mexico. It cups air and cuts light as it travels alone and with millions of others who are similar but never the same. Fluttering through time and soaring through space, the monarch epitomizes the odyssey that is each of our lives.
Redwood Ring
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015 by Amika Press. Categories: Fiction » Educational, Fiction » Inspirational
Redwoods thrive for centuries in the coastal regions of the Pacific Northwest. Rooted by a river, they weather storms, survive floods, and resist fires. With no natural enemies, the trees endure increasing encroachment as they pass through thousands of seasons. Entwined at root and crown, they remind us that our lives, always separate and always interconnected with others, flow through time.
America's Fool: Las Vegas & The End of the World
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,780. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015 by Amika Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The most lethal poison ever concocted is about to be loosed on Las Vegas. TV reporter Andrew Wright is the only one who can stop the apocalypse.

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