I'm Carol Riggs, author of young adult novels (ages 12-18, but also for adults!). See the Newsletter tab to sign up and get my latest news and giveaways.

MY NOVELS:  

THE BODY INSTITUTE  
In a world where the government monitors how much you weigh and "junk" foods are highly taxed, 17-year-old Morgan Dey accepts a job as a Reducer to help other people lose weight--while inside their bodies.

NEWS! This book is being developed into a TV series by producer Lane Shefter Bishop and Vast Entertainment.

Also in the works for 2021: A companion novel to this tale, entitled SPARES.


BOTTLED
Deceived into becoming a genie nearly 1000 years ago, Adeelah is forced to grant greedy masters their wishes while keeping the hope alive of somehow fulfilling her own wish to find her one true love.





 
THE LYING PLANET
On the planet Liberty, an eerie Machine will test Jay Lawton on his eighteenth birthday. He's worked hard all his life for his rewards...until one sleepless night when he learns a chilling truth.  





 
JUNCTION 2020 series
When Mari Stratton attends a New Year's Eve party on the eve of 2019, she and four others are transported by a violent green storm into an alternate world--where her personal dreams come true and her nightmares are all too real.


 
 
JUST RELEASED, Nov. 2, 2020!

THE ORANGE TREE
Raised by hulking ogres, fifteen-year-old Juniper longs to meet another human. But when an attractive boy becomes trapped on ogre lands, she must find a way to free him before the peace pact between ogres and humans is shattered and the slaughter of villagers begins.
 
For more info, purchase links, and excerpts from the first chapters, see each book's page.