Amanda M. Thrasher

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Welcome to the official website of award-winning author Amanda M. Thrasher. Amanda is a multiple Gold Recipient of The Mom’s Choice Awards® (MCA) for YA, General Fiction, and Early Reader Chapter Books. She’s also a Readers’ Favorite International Book Award winner for YA – Social Issues and received a New Apple Literary and NTBF award for YA and general fiction. To find out more about Amanda visit the about the author section found on the menu bar.

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.

The International Readers’ Favorite is one of the largest book review and award contest sites. 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. 

 What If – was written by Amanda specifically for the Texas Municipal Education Center, Texas Department of Transportation’s D.R.S.R. (Driving on the right side of the road) program. All other titles, click on the cover for book description and purchase options.

School visits, signed copies, workshops, signings, & media requests: Contact Amanda M. Thrasher

News Flash:

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Captain Fin by Amanda M. Thrasher
Captain Fin Movie Poster

Kevin O’Neill – “Great News! My feature film script, based on my short film, Captain Fin is now going to be written as a novel! Captain Fin is going to be in the loving and extremely capable hands of Author Amanda M. Thrasher who is also the publisher of our novel 50 Hours! I have already seen some of her early writing of this novel and it’s going to be amazing!”

Read more here

Captain Fin Novel Teaser


The Mom’s Choice Awards® Recipients named among the best in family-friendly media, products, and services. 

THE GREENLEE PROJECT, BITTER BETRAYAL,  and SPIDER WEB SCRAMBLE. Information can be found in the News & Awards section of the menu bar and drop menu.

Award Details: Bitter Betrayal
View the full Mom’s Choice Award article: HERE
Bitter-Betrayal-by-Amanda-M.-ThrasherBitter Betrayal listed in Young Adult
Click on the cover for the book description and purchase options. Amazon out of stock or you’d like autographed copies?  Contact Amanda M. Thrasher  
captain fin by amanda m thrasher
What If...A Story of Shattered Lives
Mischief in the Mushroom Patch
a fairy match in the mushroom patch
Spider Web Scramble Amanda M. Thrasher
There's a Gator Under My Bed!
Sadie's Fairy Tea Party
The Ghost of Whispering Willow
the greenlee project by amanda m thrasher

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