Books by Randy Ribay

PATRON SAINTS OF NOTHING by Randy Ribay
YOUNG ADULT
Released: June 18, 2019

"Part coming-of-age story and part exposé of Duterte's problematic policies, this powerful and courageous story offers readers a refreshingly emotional depiction of a young man of color with an earnest desire for the truth. (author's note, recommended reading) (Fiction. 14-18)"
Seventeen-year-old Jay Reguero searches for the truth about his cousin's death amid President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs while on an epic trip back to his native Philippines. Read full book review >
AFTER THE SHOT DROPS by Randy Ribay
YOUNG ADULT
Released: March 6, 2018

"A well-executed book featuring complex, diverse characters we rarely meet—a real winner for its heartbeat, compassion, and integrity. (Fiction. 14-18)"
Basketball provides the backdrop for a friendship pushed to its limits in this tale told from the alternating perspectives of two teen boys growing up in a tough inner-city neighborhood reminiscent of Camden, New Jersey. Read full book review >
AN INFINITE NUMBER OF PARALLEL UNIVERSES by Randy Ribay
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 16, 2015

"Both profoundly literary and sadly unsatisfying. (Fiction. 15-17)"
A diverse quartet of Dungeons & Dragons players spends the last week of summer before senior year road tripping from Philadelphia to Seattle. Read full book review >