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Chapter 9 Read Along: Tendrils of Darkness

Chapter 9 Read Along: Tendrils of Darkness
Is Tendrils of Darkness new to you? Click here to go to Chapter 1!   CHAPTER 9 A MUTUAL ARRANGEMENT Selgrin’s limbs stretched this way and that as the crowd fought over him. His body was lifted off the ground. One man yanked at a boot while another threatened to pull his precious curls f......
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Featured Review: Girls in the Moon by Janet McNally

Featured Review: Girls in the Moon by Janet McNally
About this book: An exquisitely told, authentic YA debut about family secrets, the shadow of fame, and finding your own way. Everyone in Phoebe Ferris’s life tells a different version of the truth. Her mother, Meg, ex–rock star and professional question evader, shares only the end of the story—the post-fame calm that ......
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5 Fun Facts About Michelle Obama, Plus Giveaway

5 Fun Facts About Michelle Obama, Plus Giveaway
Today we're excited to be part of the First Ladies blog tour.  Below you'll find more about our featured first lady, Michelle Obama,  What's the Big Deal About First Ladies, plus a giveaway!         Get to Know Michelle Obama!           1.) While growing up, Michelle w......
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Featured Review: Dragonfly Nightmare by Erin Richards

Featured Review: Dragonfly Nightmare by Erin Richards
About this book: To be a normal teenage girl. To forget about the past. To fall in love for the first time. Is that too much to ask? Sixteen-year-old Allie Bailey just wants a break—a break from her overly-protected life. And Dragonfly Meadows summer camp is the answer. A summer away f......
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Kate Hamilton's Top 5 Ships from Cindi Madsen, Plus Giveaway

Kate Hamilton's Top 5 Ships from Cindi Madsen, Plus Giveaway
Kate Hamilton's Top 5 Ships!  Kate Hamilton, my heroine from Operation Prom Date, lives for fandoms & shipping & OTPs. Cooper, her guy friend who’s helping her land her crush doesn’t exactly understand it all, but he sure does like listening to her ramble on about it. Here’s a small excerpt fr......
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John
The cover and the synopsis make me think of rainbows and puppy dogs!
Wednesday, 22 March 2017 17:24
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Author Chat with Carrie Mac, Plus Review & Giveaway!

Author Chat with Carrie Mac, Plus Review & Giveaway!
Today we're excited to hear from Carrie Mac, author  of 10 ThingsI Can See From Here!  Below you'll find more about Carrie,  her book, plus a review, and giveaway!   1. First off, you NAILED the whole feel of someone dealing with severe anxiety! What gave you the inspiration to write this book?Being someone who d......
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John
Kudos to the cover designer / artist and to the synopsis-writer!
Monday, 20 March 2017 19:35
Tiffany Engler
Gorgeous cover!!! I'm so excited for this book!!!
Friday, 24 March 2017 05:40
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Chapter 8 Read Along: Tendrils of Darkness

Chapter 8 Read Along: Tendrils of Darkness
Is Tendrils of Darkness new to you? Click here to go to Chapter 1!   CHAPTER 8 FORBIDDEN VALLEY It had been a day and a half since they had left Yridark, and Daen still had no idea where they were going. Armed guards had chased them from the city. Rest periods ......
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Featured Review: Who Killed Christopher Goodman?: Based on a True Crime by Allan Wolf

Featured Review: Who Killed Christopher Goodman?: Based on a True Crime by Allan Wolf
About this book: Inspired by a tragic true event in his past, Allan Wolf examines the circumstances of one boy’s inexplicable murder and the fateful summer leading up to it. Everybody likes Chris Goodman. Sure, he’s a little odd. He wears those funny bell-bottoms and he really likes the word ennui and......
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Author Guest Post with Erin Estrada Kelly

Author Guest Post with Erin Estrada Kelly
Contributed by Erin Entrada Kelly When I was a little girl, I wasn’t a Ramona, Harriet, or Matilda. I wasn’t Clementine or Madeline. I didn’t get in trouble—well, not until later—so I was never carted off to the principal’s office. I kept my nose in books, not corners. And I was quiet. Not ......
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Featured Review: We Thought We Were Invincible by Michelle Lynn

Featured Review: We Thought We Were Invincible by Michelle Lynn
About this book: California “Callie” McCoy feels most alive when her feet are planted firmly on her surfboard on a big swell. And one day, she dreams of riding that wave out of her small town. Away from everyone. Her plan is simple: graduate high school. With Callie's best friend gone awa......
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