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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Spotlight, and Giveaway: Hearts & Other Body Parts (Ira Bloom)

Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Spotlight, and Giveaway: Hearts & Other Body Parts (Ira  Bloom)
Title: HEARTS & OTHER BODY PARTS Author: Ira Bloom Pub. Date: March 28, 2017 Publisher: Scholastic Press Pages: 352 Formats: Hardcover, eBook, audiobook Find it: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iBooks, Goodreads   A novel of love and monsters.   Sisters Esme, Katy, and Ronnie are smart, talented, and gorgeous, and better yet . . . all three are witches. They ......
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Spotlight on Eerie by C.M. McCoy + Giveaway!

Spotlight on Eerie by C.M. McCoy + Giveaway!
Today we're spotlighting C.M. McCoy's novel, Eerie! Read on for more about C.M. and her novel, plus an excerpt, and giveaway!   Meet C.M. McCoy!    CM McCoy has one pointed ear, a 70-pound puppy that snores like an old man, and a very active imagination. She’s well aware nobody can say or spell he......
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Heidi Wong
The cover makes me feel eerie and gives me light shivers, but the synopsis sounds really good and exciting.
Monday, 06 March 2017 14:17
Caryl Lazo
I've always loved the blend of paranormal and the cover just gives tiny bit glimpse of the mystery covering the story. Seems reall... Read More
Wednesday, 08 March 2017 06:16
Anne
I like the synopsis. I like the graphics on the cover bit I don't like the font.
Friday, 10 March 2017 00:02
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Spotlight on Wildly into the Dark by Tyler Knott Gregson, Plus Sneak Peek, and Giveaway!

Spotlight on Wildly into the Dark by Tyler Knott Gregson, Plus Sneak Peek, and Giveaway!
Today we're spotlighting Tyler Knott Gregson's poetry collection, Wildly into the Dark! Read on for more about Tyler and his novel, plus a sneak peek, and giveaway!     Meet Tyler Knott Gregson! Tyler Knott Gregson is a poet, author, professional photographer, and artist who lives in the mountains of Helena, Montana. When he ......
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Linda Romer
Wow! Love the poems and the cover! Thank you
Wednesday, 15 March 2017 12:34
Danielle
I love the format, using a typewriter is perfect and creates a purposeful aesthetic.
Friday, 17 March 2017 17:24
Danielle Hammelef
I love the cover! This book sounds like unique poetry that will make me think about life in new ways. I'm going to savour every po... Read More
Saturday, 25 March 2017 15:09
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Spotlight: Lifeblood by Gena Showalter, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

Spotlight: Lifeblood by Gena Showalter, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!
Today we're spotlighting Gena Showalter's novel, Lifeblood! Read on for more about Gena and her novel, plus an excerpt, and giveaway!   Meet Gena Showalter!   Gena Showalter is the New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author of over fifty books, including the acclaimed Lords of the Underworld and Angels of the Dark ......
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John
I think the covers are intriguing! And the synopsis indicates that these books are quite adventuresome!
Sunday, 26 February 2017 20:17
Heidi Wong
I think the covers are nice and they connect well with each other. I think the synopsis is interesting and it pulls me in.
Wednesday, 01 March 2017 21:44
Shannon Mizikoski
LOVE the covers of both books, and I think they compliment each other so well, but are unique enough too. And the synopsis sounds ... Read More
Saturday, 04 March 2017 00:40
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Spotlight on Ever the Hunter by Erin Summerill, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

Spotlight on Ever the Hunter by Erin Summerill, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!
Today we're spotlighting Erin Summerill's novel, Ever the Hunted! Read on for more about Erin and her novel, plus an excerpt, and giveaway!   Meet Erin Summerill! After completing a B.A. in English, Erin had aspirations to knock out the next great American novel. Her mom always taught her to dream big. Well writing proved......
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Stephanie Plotkin
I love the cover and synopsis and this book (and the author) are fantastic!! @TeacherofYA
Thursday, 29 December 2016 15:57
Susan Light
Sounds like my most favorite kind of book!
Thursday, 29 December 2016 20:18
Tiffany Engler
Everything about this book screams "fantastic"
Friday, 30 December 2016 09:07
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Spotlight on Dead Girls Society, Plus Review & Giveaway!

Spotlight on Dead Girls Society, Plus Review & Giveaway!
Today we're spotlighting Michelle Krys' novel, Dead Girls Society! Read on for more about Michelle and her novel, plus a review, and giveaway!     Meet Michelle Krys! Michelle Krys is the author of Hexed, Charmed, and Dead Girls Society. When she’s not writing books for teens, Michelle moonlights as a NICU nurse. She lives in T......
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Katrina
This is listed as ending on 12/29, but when you click on the rafflecopter is says the giveaway has not started yet. When will it b... Read More
Wednesday, 14 December 2016 17:39
Candice Gigous
The cover is cool. The wax seal on the letter and the possible drops of blood give a mystery vibe. The synopsis is very intriguing... Read More
Friday, 30 December 2016 13:46
John
The cover has an austere brilliance, the synopsis has an elegant grace.
Friday, 30 December 2016 16:23
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Spotlight on Dork Diaries 11: Tales From a Not-So-Friendly Frenemy, Plus Giveaway!

Spotlight on Dork Diaries 11: Tales From a Not-So-Friendly Frenemy, Plus Giveaway!
Today we're spotlighting Rachel Renee Russell's novel, Dork Diaries 11: Tales Froma Not-So-Friendly Frenemy! Read on for more about Rachel and her novel, plus an excerpt, and giveaway!     Meet Rachel Renee Russell! Rachel Renée Russell is an attorney who prefers writing tween books to legal briefs. (Mainly because books are a lot more ......
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John
The cover is finely designed and the synopsis full of clarity.
Saturday, 19 November 2016 08:47
Dianna G.
Cute cover. Very eye-catching for middle schoolers, I think. The synopsis is great. My students absolutely love the Dork Diarii... Read More
Monday, 12 December 2016 22:57
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is so much fun! This book sounds very cute and fun to read, even for adults!
Friday, 16 December 2016 20:23
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Spotlight on Rush (Sara Bennett Wealer), Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

Spotlight on Rush (Sara Bennett Wealer), Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!
Today we're spotlighting Sara Bennett Wealer's novel, Rush!  Read on for more about Sara, her novel, plus an excerpt, and giveaway!         Meet Sara Bennett Wealer! Sara Bennett Wealer lives in Cincinnati with her husband, daughters, and a houseful of pets. Her first book, RIVAL, is published by HarperTeen.   Website * Twitter * Facebook * Instagram......
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John
Splendid cover.! Splendid synopsis!
Monday, 14 November 2016 21:23
Kelly G
Love the cover and it sounds like such an interesting read!
Tuesday, 22 November 2016 15:16
Nancy Hernandez
I really like the cover and im curious about the story.
Wednesday, 30 November 2016 17:47
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Spotlight on The 13th Continuum (Jennifer Brody), Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

Spotlight on The 13th Continuum (Jennifer Brody), Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!
Today we're spotlighting Jennifer Brody's novel, The 13th Continuum!  Read on for more about Jennifer and her novel, plus an excerpt, and giveaway!       Meet Jennifer Brody! Jennifer Brody’s award-winning novel The 13th Continuum sold to Turner Publishing in a 3-book deal and is being packaged into a feature film. The book is a G......
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Anne
Love the cover! It sounds like an exciting read!
Saturday, 29 October 2016 13:00
Linda Romer
The 13th continuum sounds great! FANTASTIC cover ♡ Thank you
Saturday, 29 October 2016 23:11
Anne
I like the matching covers. Story sounds good!
Wednesday, 02 November 2016 16:55
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Spotlight on Midnight Hour by C.C. Hunter, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

Spotlight on Midnight Hour by C.C. Hunter, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!
Today we're spotlighting C.C. Hunter's novel, Midnight Hour! Read on for more about C.C. and her novel, plus an excerpt, and giveaway!     Meet C.C. Hunter! C.C. HUNTER is the author of the New York Times bestselling Shadow Falls series. She lives in Spring, Texas where she's at work on her next novel.     Meet Midnight......
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John
Intriguing cover and synopsis.
Wednesday, 02 November 2016 23:53
Jessie Chan
The cover seems very interesting and looks very pretty. It makes me wonder on why the girl is running. The synopsis is very intere... Read More
Monday, 14 November 2016 19:08
Candice Gigous
The beautiful cover has a mystical feeling. The synopsis is very intriguing. Love the Shadow Falls series.
Sunday, 20 November 2016 15:45
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