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Giveaway: THE FALLEN STAR (US Only)

Giveaway: THE FALLEN STAR (US Only)
THE FALLEN STAR (The Nocturnals Series #3) ~US Only Written by: Tracey Hecht Illustrated by: Kate Liebman Release Date: May 2, 2017 Publisher: Fabled Films Press   About the Book In The Fallen Star, Dawn, Tobin, and Bismark awaken one evening to a disaster: all of the forest's pomelos have been mysteriously......
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The cover is charming, and I would love to learn more about pomelos and aye-ayes, whatever those are!
Friday, 21 April 2017 21:31
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Giveaway: FORWARD INTO DARKNESS (US Only)

Giveaway: FORWARD INTO DARKNESS (US Only)
Forward Into Darkness (US Only) by Marlene Perez Release Date: April 25, 2017 Publisher: The Studio, a Paper Lantern Lit imprint   About the Book For Valencia Paine, the world is as small as her family’s estate. Confined to the grounds because of unrest from the human-animal hybrids whose labor runs t......
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Giveaway: THE DEAD INSIDE

Giveaway: THE DEAD INSIDE
The Dead Inside: A True Story by Cyndy Etler Release Date: April 4, 2017 Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire   About the Book For readers of Girl Interrupted and Tweak, Cyndy Etler’s gripping memoir gives readers a glimpse into the harrowing reality of her sixteen months in the notorious "tough love" program the A......
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Giveaway: BEYOND THE RED MOUNTAINS (US Only)

Giveaway: BEYOND THE RED MOUNTAINS (US Only)
Beyond the Red Mountains (US Only) by Greg Johnson Release Date: June 2, 2017 Publisher: Morgan James   About the Book Kelvin and Elizabeth grew up in different places, both taught that they were the only people to survive the Dark Days; but they start to question their pasts when they......
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John
The cover makes it appear that this will be an exciting book, and the plot certainly sounds like it!
Friday, 14 April 2017 21:02
Irene Menge
Interesting cover. Synopsis sounds exciting.
Thursday, 20 April 2017 18:01
Nancy Hernandez
The cover is beautiful and the story really cool.
Sunday, 23 April 2017 00:27
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Giveaway: THE WISE ANIMAL HANDBOOK (US Only)

Giveaway: THE WISE ANIMAL HANDBOOK (US Only)
THE WISE ANIMAL HANDBOOK (US Only) by Kate B. Jerome Release Date: May 1, 2017 Publisher: Arcadia Kids   About the Book The Wise Animal Handbook series shows familiar animals in humorous situations that give practical advice for life, while also introducing children to the important symbolic animals of their specific......
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I love the cover art's sense of mood and mystery, and the synopsis was inspired!
Friday, 07 April 2017 20:33
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Giveaway: KEEPING THE BEAT (US and Canada Only)

Giveaway: KEEPING THE BEAT (US and Canada Only)
Keeping the Beat (US and Canada Only) by Marie Powell and Jeff Norton Release Date: April 4, 2017 Publisher: KCP Loft   About the Book Fame. Love. Friends. Pick any two. It was supposed to be the best summer of her life. Instead, seventeen-year-old Lucy finds her best friend, Harper, shot......
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Tiffany Engler
Looks so good!!!
Friday, 07 April 2017 17:21
John
I love the cover art's sense of mood and mystery, and the synopsis was inspired!
Friday, 07 April 2017 20:33
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Giveaway: ZENN DIAGRAM (US & Canada)

Giveaway: ZENN DIAGRAM (US & Canada)
ZENN DIAGRAM (US & Canada) by Wendy Brant Release Date: April 4, 2017 Publisher: KCP Loft   About the Book Being a math genius is not exactly a ticket to popularity for seventeen-year-old Eva. Even worse, whenever she touches another person or their belongings, she gets glimpses of their emotions, secrets......
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Tiffany Engler
Looks so good!!!
Friday, 07 April 2017 17:24
KM
I don't know why this isn't a more popular upcoming release!
Friday, 07 April 2017 18:30
John
I love the cover art's sense of mood and mystery, and the synopsis was inspired!
Friday, 07 April 2017 20:33
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Giveaway: THE DRAGON OF TRELIAN (US and Canada Only)

Giveaway: THE DRAGON OF TRELIAN (US and Canada Only)
THE DRAGON OF TRELIAN (US & Canada Only) by Michelle Knudsen Release Date: May 9, 2017 (re-release) Publisher: Candlewick Press About the Book Calen, a lonely young mage-to-be, never dreamed that Princess Meglynne would become his friend. And impulsive Meg never imagined that tending a baby dragon would “link” her to the......
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John
I love the cover art's sense of mood and mystery, and the synopsis was inspired!
Friday, 07 April 2017 20:33
Linda Romer
I think the cover is perfect and the book sounds great! thank you
Tuesday, 11 April 2017 12:11
Irene Menge
Awesome cover and the synopsis is reminiscent of McCaffrey's Dragons of Pern.
Sunday, 16 April 2017 12:47
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Giveaway: VAMPIRINA AT THE BEACH (US Only)

Giveaway: VAMPIRINA AT THE BEACH (US Only)
VAMPIRINA AT THE BEACH (US Only)   Written by Ann Marie Pace Illustrated by LeUyen Pham Release Date: April 4, 2017 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion About the Book When the summer moon is full, a beach trip is an epic way to spend the night. With her signature poise, Vampirina and her clan......
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John
I love the cover art's sense of mood and mystery, and the synopsis was inspired!
Friday, 07 April 2017 20:33
Lily M.
These books seem cute, I have a niece who is starting to read, I think she would enjoy these ... Read More
Tuesday, 11 April 2017 02:52
Alyssa Annico
This looks like a really cute series!
Friday, 14 April 2017 10:18
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Sneak Peek + Giveaway: LETTERS TO THE LOST (US and Canada Only)

Sneak Peek + Giveaway: LETTERS TO THE LOST (US and Canada Only)
Letters to the Lost (US and Canada Only) by Brigid Kemmerer Release Date: April 4, 2017 Publisher: Bloomsbury   About the Book Juliet Young always writes letters to her mother, a world-traveling photojournalist. Even after her mother's death, she leaves letters at her grave. It's the only way Juliet can cope.......
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John
The cover intrigued me, and the synopsis told me that here, here is a book!
Thursday, 06 April 2017 21:05
KM
I've been waiting for this book for so long. ... Read More
Friday, 07 April 2017 18:30
Tiffany Engler
Looks so good!!!!
Saturday, 08 April 2017 07:50
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