© 2019  by Patricia B. Tighe 

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A writer of YA romance and fantasy. Book lover. Wife. Mother. NFL fanatic. Controlled by dogs. Occasionally hilarious. But above all—a follower of Jesus.


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ABOUT LAST SUMMER, Book 1 in the Second Chances series, is the 2018 winner of The Beverley award from the Colorado Romance Writers group in the YA category.

June 5, 2019

Hi everyone! Hope you're all doing well.

I took a social media break in March and April, and learned a few things while I was gone. The most important was that the Moon won't collide with the Earth if I don't post daily on social media. That may sound silly, but it's basically true.

Writers are told that we have to post frequently to keep up our visibility and maintain book sales. Try...

December 6, 2018

Hi everyone! I’ve had a busy couple of months, and I imagine December will be even busier. I managed to read eight books during October and November in spite of everything. Woot! So here they are in order from first to last.

1. Truth in Lies (The Generators, #2) by Jennifer DiGiovanni, YA superhero

2. Daughter of the Siren Queen (Daughter of the Pirate King, #2) by Tricia Levenseller,...

October 19, 2018

Hey there! Since we're more than halfway through October, I figured I'd better post about September. :D So here's my list, from first read to last.

  1. Summer Constellations by Alisha Sevigny, YA romance

  2. The Traitor’s Kiss (The Traitor’s Circle #1) by Erin Beaty, YA fantasy

  3. Bargaining With the Boss (Accidentally Yours #1) by Jennifer Shirk, Adult contemporary sweet rom...

October 2, 2018

Welcome to YA Scavenger Hunt! This bi-annual event was first organized by author Colleen Houck as a way to give readers a chance to gain access to exclusive bonus material from their favorite authors... and a chance to win some awesome prizes! On this hunt, you not only get access to exclusive content from each author, you also get a clue for the hunt. Add up the clues, and you can...

September 29, 2018

Hi everybody! AMANDA VS. THE UNIVERSE came out last Wednesday and I was so busy that I didn't have time to post on the website. Ugh. 

But here I am with my Book Birthday cake, a pumpkin spice and cream cheese icing concoction. Yes, I've already eaten it. Not in one sitting, of course. It was particularly delicious with coffee. Anyway, Amanda's book is available here. I hope you enjoy...

September 24, 2018

Hi everybody! Hope you're having a great day. Just thought I'd share a tidbit from AMANDA VS. THE UNIVERSE. Don't forget, it releases in two days—Wednesday, Sept. 26. Can't wait for you to read about Amanda and Kyle. 

And there are paperbacks! Woot!


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