Giveaway: STORY SPARKS (US & Canada)

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Story Sparks (US & Canada) by: Denise Jaden Release Date: August 15, 2017 Publisher: New World Library About the Book: Find rock-solid story ideas before you start writing Anyone who has been hamster-wheeling a story idea for years or has hundreds of pages exploring various approaches on their hard drive...
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Giveaway: SLIDER (US & Canada)

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Slider (US & Canada) by: Pete Hautman Release Date: September 12, 2017 Publisher: Candlewick Press About the Book: Competitive eating vies with family expectations in a funny, heartfelt novel for middle-grade readers by National Book Award winner Pete Hautman. David can eat an entire sixteen-inch pepperoni pizza in four minutes...
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I love the cool, fun cover--maybe it relates to the book's title!! But--ewww--the book is about competitive eating! I'm sure it'... Read More
Saturday, 12 August 2017 17:02
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Giveaway: TRELL (US & Canada)

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Trell (US & Canada) by: Dick Lehr Release Date: September 12, 2017 Publisher: Candlewick Press About the Book: From the co-author of Black Mass comes a gripping YA novel inspired by the true story of a young man's false imprisonment for murder — and those who fought to free him....
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The cover has a bit of a 60s vibe, and that makes sense graphic-arts-wise, 'cos the book is described as "gripping," although the ... Read More
Saturday, 12 August 2017 16:52
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Giveaway: SERAFINA AND THE SPLINTERED HEART Prize Pack (US Only)

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Serafina and the Splintered Heart (US Only) by: Robert Beatty Release Date: July 3, 2017 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Prizes and sampling provided by Disney-Hyperion About the Book: About the Serafina Series Set in the magical Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, Robert Beatty’s #1 New York Times best-selling series stars the...
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I think the cover is very lively! I think the book sounds like fun!
Friday, 28 July 2017 17:50
Aireanna Lesch
This series sounds sooo cool!!! I love it! The cover is great too!... Read More
Friday, 28 July 2017 19:56
Dianna G.
I love the idea of this series. Can't believe I haven't read it yet, have been to the Biltmore Estate several times. The cover is... Read More
Sunday, 30 July 2017 22:14
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Giveaway: GOODNIGHT, BOY (US Only)

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Goodnight, Boy (US Only) by: Nikki Sheehan Release Date: August 8, 2017 Publisher: Oneworld About the Book: A tale of two very different worlds, both shattered by the loss of loved ones. Tragic, comic and full of hope, thanks to a dog called Boy. The kennel has been JC’s home...
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The cover design is cool, but the book's kennel theme is disturbing!
Friday, 21 July 2017 20:54
Aireanna Lesch
I like the cover and this book sounds emotional and real. It addresses a very serious topic....
Tuesday, 25 July 2017 20:19
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Giveaway: UNBLEMISHED (US Only)

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Unblemished (US Only) Author: Sara Ella Narrator: Hayley Cresswell Release Date: May 9, 2017 Publisher: Thomas Nelson About the Book: Eliyana can't bear to look at her own reflection. But what if that were only one Reflection - one world? What if another world exists where her blemish could become...
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The cover is so pretty and dreamy. I've seen this book on a few blogs and have wanted to read it -- the summary really intrigued m... Read More
Wednesday, 05 July 2017 12:21
Stephanie H. Warner
This is one of my favorite ever covers! Not only is it gorgeous, but it also captures the book so well. I like the synopsis - it's... Read More
Thursday, 06 July 2017 18:50
Penny Olson
The cover is beautiful and ethereal. The synopsis sounds really interesting and original.
Wednesday, 26 July 2017 23:45
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Giveaway: OF JENNY AND THE ALIENS (US & Canada)

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Of Jenny and the Aliens (US & Canada) by: Ryan Gebhart Release Date: August 1, 2017 Publisher: Candlewick Press About the Book: When boy meets girl meets alien, the angst of first love gets an extraterrestrial intervention in a tale both outrageously funny and full of heart. Ten years after...
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Beautiful cover! It looks and sounds fresh and fun!
Monday, 03 July 2017 18:22
Dianna G.
The cover is very minimalist. I can honestly say that I've never read a book summary like this one.
Monday, 03 July 2017 21:45
Aireanna Lesch
I like the cover! It's like emojis! This book sounds sorta funny. Can't wait to read it!! ... Read More
Friday, 07 July 2017 13:50
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Giveaway: Decorate this Journal (US Only)

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Decorate this Journal (US Only) Release Date: January 2017 Publisher: Klutz About the Book: Discover dozens of ways to make this journal come to life! Use the included pink puffy paste to pipe frosting-like designs all over the front cover and decorate it with 3D charms, squishy stickers, and rhinestones....
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The cover is crazy-good and fun! The more I learn the more I'm intrigued!
Friday, 30 June 2017 18:49
Danielle Lynn
What an awesome idea! I love to customize my own reading journals and I'm sure others like to do the same. It holds far more meani... Read More
Sunday, 02 July 2017 18:35
Amy Hart
What a cool idea. My creative daughter would love this!
Thursday, 06 July 2017 17:16
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Giveaway: SEW MINI ANIMALS (US Only)

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Sew Mini Animals (US Only) Release Date: January 2017 Publisher: Klutz About the Book: More Than 12 Animal Plushies to Stitch & Stuff Stitch and stuff an assortment of fuzzy animals from felt! These mini plushies deliver full-sized fun, and everything you need to make up to 14 animals is...
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The cover is crazy-good and fun! The more I learn the more I'm intrigued!
Friday, 30 June 2017 18:48
Dianna G.
So good to see a sewing kit for kids --- it's not something that's taught in schools anymore (at least, around here.) The cover i... Read More
Friday, 30 June 2017 21:43
Mindy
This has got to be one of the cooler books that are being given away. How fun is this animal sewing book?! It perfect for younger ... Read More
Sunday, 02 July 2017 18:39
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Giveaway: HARRY POTTER PAPER FLYERS (US Only)

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Harry Potter Paper Flyers (US Only) Release Date: January 2017 Publisher: Klutz About the Book: Build and fly 11 creatures & characters from the Harry Potter films Let the magic begin as you soar through the skies of the wizarding world. This kit lets you build paper flyers of your...
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The cover is crazy-good and fun! The more I learn the more I'm intrigued!
Friday, 30 June 2017 18:48
Dianna G.
Love this book concept -- my kids would have so much fun (so would my students). Cool cover, but where's Buckbeak?
Friday, 30 June 2017 21:41
Danielle Lynn
This kit looks like so much fun! I mean, who doesn't love the Harry Potter series? This would be a great gift for any age. The c... Read More
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