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Spotlight on The Root Of Magic (Kathleen Benner Duble), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight The Root Of Magic by Kathleen Benner Duble.  Read on for more about Kathleen and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!          Meet Kathleen Benner Duble!   Kathleen Benner Duble is a critically acclaimed and award-winning author of many historical novels for...
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phamyen
I loved the way you discuss the topic great work thanks for the share Your informative post. pogo games play... Read More
Thursday, 13 June 2019 00:18
Renee Moore
Such a cute cover! Would love to read this.
Thursday, 20 June 2019 00:35
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Spotlight on Before The Broken Star (Emily R King), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Before The Broken Star by Emily R King.  Read on for more about Emily and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!          Meet Emily R King!   Emily R. King is a writer of fantasy and the author of the Hundredth Queen...
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John
I love penal colonies on cursed isles! This will be great!
Wednesday, 29 May 2019 22:28
peter
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Thursday, 30 May 2019 08:15
Hannah
This synopsis sounds great!
Sunday, 16 June 2019 17:58
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Spotlight on Ask Me Anything (Molly E Lee), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight Ask Me Anything by Molly E Lee.  Read on for more about Molly and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Molly E Lee ! Molly E. Lee is an author best known for her romance novels: the Grad Night series and...
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Emily
This sounds sooooo good!
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 13:14
Mia
The cover is awesome and the plot sounds so intriguing!!
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 17:28
Jessica Cashen
The synopsis sounds Fantastic and the cover drew me to the giveaway
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 17:39
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Spotlight on Again, But Better (Christine Riccio), Plus Excerpt!

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Today we're excited to spotlight Again, But Better by Christine Riccio.  Read on for more about Christine and her book, plus an excerpt!            Meet Christine Riccio ! Christine Riccio has been on a quest to encourage more humans to read since the third grade. No one...
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Lily M.
Very excited to check this book out, been watching Christine since 2012 on YouTube, so proud of her ??
Thursday, 30 May 2019 04:01
Kate Merolla
I love how this cover art speaks to the idea of transition or change - and how the transition or change is framed positively, at l... Read More
Thursday, 06 June 2019 16:16
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Saltwater Secrets (Cindy Callaghan), Plus Excerpt!

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  Saltwater Secrets by Cindy Callaghan, releasing April 28th, 2020 from Aladdin Publishing!       Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the author:     Hello, YABC readers! I am so excited to finally reveal the beautiful cover...
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Spotlight on The Last Voyage Of Poe Blythe (Ally Condie), Plus Excerpt!

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Today we're excited to spotlight The Last Voyage Of Poe Blythe by Ally Condie.  Read on for more about Ally and her book, plus an excerpt!            Meet Ally Condie ! Ally Condie is the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Matched trilogy and co-author of the...
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Kristi Housman
This sounds really good and I love the cover!
Thursday, 09 May 2019 11:34
Jessica Cashen
The synopsis sounds amazing and I love the cover!
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 17:21
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Spotlight on The Point (John Dixon), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  The Point  by John Dixon.  Read on for more about John and his book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet  John Dixon !  John Dixon’s Phoenix Island and Devil’s Pocket won back-to-back Bram Stoker Awards and inspired the CBS TV series Intelligence. A former boxer, teacher, and stonemason,...
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John
If a misfit can't be turned into a hero I-just-don't-know-what!
Friday, 05 April 2019 21:34
Penny Olson
I like the cover. The story sounds intriguing and suspenseful.
Tuesday, 30 April 2019 23:11
Danielle Hammelef
I like the mysterious cover. This book sounds thrilling and suspenseful.
Thursday, 02 May 2019 18:14
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Spotlight on In The Woods (Carrie Jones & Steven Wedel), Plus Excerpt!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  In The Woods  by Carrie Jones & Steven Wedel.  Read on for more about Carrie & Steven and their book, plus an excerpt!            Meet  Carrie Jones ! CARRIE JONES is the New York Times bestselling author of the Need series, Flying, and other books for...
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Author Chat with Amalie Jahn (The Next To Last Mistake), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Amalie Jahn author of The Next To Last Mistake.  Read on for more about Amalie, an interview, plus an giveaway!          Meet Amalie Jahn ! Amalie Jahn is a USA TODAY bestselling author of more than 8 young adult novels, including...
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Courtney Gendreau
I love the cover and it sounds like a great read!
Sunday, 24 March 2019 13:01
Melanie Bracco
I love the beautiful cover and the synopsis sounds good!
Monday, 25 March 2019 17:02
Emily
I really love this cover and I love any book in my home state of NC
Thursday, 28 March 2019 15:32
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Spotlight on The Tesla Legacy (KK Perez), Excerpt, and Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight The Tesla Legacy  by KK Perez.  Read on for more about KK and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!            Meet KK Perez ! K. K. Pérez is a half-Argentine/half-Norwegian native New Yorker who has spent the past two decades living in Europe and Asia. She...
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John
There is no Einstein! There is no Edison! There is only Tesla!
Monday, 25 February 2019 15:33
Shannon Mizikoski
I LOVE the sound of this book- the genetic bit seems so completely fascinating!!
Wednesday, 27 February 2019 20:17
Candice Gigous
The cover is unique. The synopsis is very intriguing. I am looking forward to this book.
Thursday, 07 March 2019 09:13
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