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Exclusive Trailer Reveal: The Blood Spell (CJ Redwine), Plus Special Pre-Order Offer!

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Today we're excited to share the trailer for The Blood Spell (CJ Redwine) ! Read on for more about author CJ Redwine, and her book, plus the trailer & a special pre-order offer!       Meet CJ Redwine! C.J. Redwine is the New York Times bestselling author of YA fantasy...
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Spotlight on Want by Cindy Pon, Plus Pre-Order & Giveaway!

Spotlight on Want by Cindy Pon, Plus Pre-Order & Giveaway!






  Jason Zhou survives in a divided society where the elite use their wealth to buy longer lives. The rich wear special suits, protecting them from the pollution and viruses that plague the city, while those without suffer illness and early deaths. Frustrated by his city’s corruption and still grieving the...
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KM
I'm in love with the cover and the synopsis.
Thursday, 13 April 2017 11:57
John
The cover is cool and I very much liked the synopsis!
Thursday, 13 April 2017 21:57
Maggie
This is the kind of cover that should be facing out on a bookshelf. It's absolutely stunning. The synopsis was great as well!... Read More
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THE WISH GRANTER Pre-Order Giveaway Event! (International)

THE WISH GRANTER Pre-Order Giveaway Event! (International)

In three weeks, THE WISH GRANTER, C.J. Redwine's stand alone follow up to the New York Time's best selling THE SHADOW QUEEN, will hit the shelves. Today, we're kicking off an exciting pre-order giveaway event! Details on the prizes you can win are below (no purchase necessary to enter the book...
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Aneesa
So I am just starting to get in to this series, and so far I am loving it. Let's hope it gets better and better. I really love thi... Read More
Saturday, 21 January 2017 16:07
Dianna G.
My niece is obsessed with the Once Upon a Time series with fairytale retellings. This would be perfect for her. I loved the synop... Read More
Saturday, 21 January 2017 20:28
Nicole Faerber
You had me at Rumpelstiltskin
Monday, 23 January 2017 17:48
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THE SHADOW QUEEN by C.J. Redwine: Map Reveal, Pre-order Campaign, & Giveaway (International)

THE SHADOW QUEEN by C.J. Redwine: Map Reveal, Pre-order Campaign, & Giveaway (International)
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Today we're excited to kick off the pre-order campaign for C.J. Redwine's highly anticipated THE SHADOW QUEEN (hits shelves 2/16/16)! If you love your fairy tales dark and dangerous, this one is for you.  First, a note from C.J.   Hi YABCers! I'm thrilled to announce that I've partnered with my...
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Agnieszka
Love the cover, and the synopsis is intriguing! Can't wait to give this a go! ... Read More
Friday, 15 January 2016 00:35
Vivien
So in love with the cover!!!!! I am so excited for another book from C.J. ... Read More
Friday, 15 January 2016 18:20
Sky
Ever since I first heard about this book I was excited. And then I seen the cover and read the synopsis and now I can't freaking w... Read More
Saturday, 16 January 2016 02:17
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Pre-Order and Giveaway: Serpentine by Cindy Pon

Pre-Order and Giveaway: Serpentine by Cindy Pon
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Today we are happy to be part of the pre-order and giveaway opportunity for Cindy Pon's novel  Serpentine !  You can find a message and more information below!   Meet Cindy. Cindy Pon is the author of Silver Phoenix, named one of the top ten fantasy novels for youth by Booklist....
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