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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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Author Chat with Erin Hahn (You'd Be Mine), Plus Giveaway!

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  Today we're excited to chat with Erin Hahn author of You'd Be Mine.  Read on for more about Erin, plus an interview and an giveaway!          Meet Erin Hahn ! Erin Hahn spent the first half of her life daydreaming in a small town in northern Illinois....
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Tiffany Engler
I love this cover! Can't wait to read this book!
Saturday, 06 April 2019 10:09
Candice Gigous
The cover is fun. The synopsis is very interesting. Sounds like a sweet and romantic read.
Monday, 08 April 2019 11:39
Emily
Looks like the perfect summer read!
Monday, 08 April 2019 15:27
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Author Chat with Emily A Duncan (Wicked Saints), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Emily A Duncan author of Wicked Saints.  Read on for more about Emily, an interview, plus an giveaway!          Meet Emily A Duncan ! EMILY A. DUNCAN works as a youth services librarian. She received a Master’s degree in library science...
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John
The characters' entwining paths sound interesting!
Wednesday, 03 April 2019 18:27
Tiffany Engler
Love this cover! Can't wait to read this book!
Thursday, 04 April 2019 12:13
Madeline Tebo
This cover is GORGEOUS and it sounds amazing
Friday, 05 April 2019 16:36
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Spotlight on The Gilded Wolves (Roshani Chokshi), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway!

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  Today we're excited to spotlight  The Gilded Wolves  by Roshani Chokshi.  Read on for more about Roshani and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!          Meet  Roshani Chokshi ! ROSHANI CHOKSHI is the New York Times bestselling author of The Star-Touched Queen, A Crown of Wishes,...
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Julie
I think the cover is stunning! The synopsis sounds great!
Monday, 21 January 2019 18:42
Colleen Burns
I love, love, love the cover! The book sounds like an amazing historical read!
Tuesday, 29 January 2019 10:17
Tiffany Engler
Love this cover! Sounds so good!
Tuesday, 29 January 2019 17:46
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Spotlight on In Paris With You (Clementine Beauvais), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway!

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  Today we're excited to spotlight  In Paris With You  by Clementine Beauvais.  Read on for more about Clementine and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!          Meet  Clementine Beauvais ! Clémentine Beauvais writes for both the UK and French market. Her books written in English include Sesame...
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Debra Branigan
The cover captures the topic of the story. The storyline leads to believe this will be a very romantic tale.
Tuesday, 08 January 2019 12:16
Amy
The cover shows the setting and gives a little taste of what the book will be about. The storyline shows that this will be a book ... Read More
Tuesday, 08 January 2019 16:13
Jayda
The cover looks like it fits the story. And the plot seems really romantic!
Saturday, 12 January 2019 19:07
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Roshani Chokshi (The Gilded Wolves), Plus Giveaway!

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Welcome to our weekly special feature post,  Author Of The Week !! Each week we will be interviewing a different YA author and highlighting their upcoming release! We will also be hosting a giveaway of the book we are highlighting!!           Introducing  Roshani Chokshi , YABC's Author of...
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Debra Branigan
The cover is gorgeous and fits the setting time period perfectly. The storyline sounds mysterious and adventurous and will certain... Read More
Tuesday, 08 January 2019 12:25
Jayda
The cover is gorgeous and the colors mix so well. I think the story sounds really good!
Saturday, 12 January 2019 19:02
Julie
The story sounds really interesting, and I love the cover. It's stunning, and the green really pops.
Monday, 14 January 2019 18:20
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Spotlight on Sky In The Deep (Adrienne Young), Plus Excerpt!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Sky In The Deep  (Adrienne Young) and share a excerpt as part of the book's blog tour!  Read on for more about Adrienne and her book plus an excerpt!         Meet  Adrienne Young ! Adrienne Young is a born and bred Texan turned...
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Author Chat with Gae Polisner (In Sight Of Stars), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Gae Polisner ,  author of  In Sight Of Stars.   Read on for more about Gae and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!           Meet  Gae Polisner ! GAE POLISNER is the award-winning author of The Memory of Things (Nerdy Book Club...
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Kara S
The cover is nothing to write home about, as it were -- IMHO -- but the story excites my interest. Moreover, it commands my respe... Read More
Tuesday, 13 March 2018 22:18
Hailey Joseph
I love the sunflowers on the cover; they seem symbolic. The storyline sounds very interesting and like something I would really en... Read More
Saturday, 24 March 2018 12:22
Marisa Fort
Love the color contrast on the cover and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Wednesday, 28 March 2018 22:23
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Spotlight on This Heart Of Mine (CC Hunter), Plus Guest Post, & Giveaway!

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Today we're spotlighting CC Hunter's   This Heart Of Mine !  Read on for more about CC, her book, an guest post and giveaway!             Meet  CC Hunter ! C.C. HUNTER is a pseudonym for award-winning romance author Christie Craig.  She is lives in Tomball, Texas,...
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wendy rinebold
I am dying to read this and I love the cover. I have had this on my TBR list forever.
Thursday, 22 February 2018 19:52
Dianna G.
WOW. I have chills after reading the author's comments! This cover is attractive, but the book summary really got my attention.... Read More
Thursday, 22 February 2018 20:01
Melanie Bracco
I love the cover and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Monday, 26 February 2018 17:44
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Spotlight on Fade To Us (Julia Day), Plus Excerpt!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Fade To Us  by Julia Day,  plus an Excerpt!       Meet  Julia Day ! JULIA DAY lives in North Carolina, halfway between the beaches and the mountains. She has two twenty-something daughters, one geeky old husband, and too many computers to count. When she's not...
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