Giveaway: THE BURNING GIRL (US Only)

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The Burning Girl (US Only) by: Claire Messud Release Date: August 29, 2017 Publisher: W.W. Norton About the Book: Highly acclaimed and best-selling author Claire Messud has effortlessly captured her readers’ attention in memorable novels such as The Emperor’s Children and The Woman Upstairs . The New York Times Book...
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John
The cover looks sort of typical. It sounds like this might be a realistic story!
Saturday, 09 September 2017 18:54
Dianna G.
The cover reminds me of Gone Girl. I wasn't intrigued by the summary, but rather lost interest because it was so long. Still ent... Read More
Sunday, 10 September 2017 01:12
Lily M.
Sound good and interesting, caught my attention
Monday, 11 September 2017 07:27
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Featured Review: The Thing With Feathers by McCall Hoyle

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About This Book: Emilie Day believes in playing it safe: she’s homeschooled, her best friend is her seizure dog, and she’s probably the only girl on the Outer Banks of North Carolina who can’t swim. Then Emilie’s mom enrolls her in public school, and Emilie goes from studying at home...
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Author Chat with Steve Schafer (The Border)

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Today we're excited to chat with Steve Schafer , author of  The Border .  Read on for more about Steve and his book!   Meet Steve Schafer !       Steve Schafer has a masters in international studies from the Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania and an...
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Author Chat with Chad Morris & Shelly Brown (Mustaches For Maddie), Plus Giveaway

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Today we're excited to chat with Chad Morris and Shelly Brown , authors of  Mustaches For Maddie .  Read on for more about the authors and their book, plus a giveaway.   Meet the Authors !     CHAD MORRIS is a teacher and curriculum writer. Previously, he wrote the...
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Judging by the cover, this book involves mustaches. Judging by the description, there's some sort of connection between mustaches... Read More
Friday, 08 September 2017 18:33
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Author Chat with Rachele Alpine, Ronni Arno, Alison Cherry, Stephanie Faris, Jen Malone, Gail Nall, Dee Gomito (Best. Night. Ever.) Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with the  authors of  Best. Night. Ever .  Read on for more about the authors and their book, plus a giveaway.   Meet the Authors !   One of Rachele Alpine’s first jobs was at a library, but it didn’t last long, because all she...
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John
The cover looks kind of cute. The idea sounds party-related.
Friday, 08 September 2017 18:34
Dianna G.
LOVE the cover. It's absolutely adorable and perfect for a Love Actually spin off. The synopsis made me smile because I'm a mid... Read More
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Featured Review: Light Years by Emily Ziff Griffin

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About This Book: As a mysterious virus infects the world’s population, a girl embarks on a quest to find a cure in this thrilling debut from Emily Ziff Griffin. Luisa is ready for her life to start. Five minutes ago. And she could be on her way, as her extraordinary...
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What's Hot in KU

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Welcome to YA Books Central's "What's Hot in KU" post. This weekly event will highlight what's hot, new and exciting in the Amazon Kindle Unlimited Library. Amazon's Kindle Unlimited subscription is a great way to enjoy unlimited reading on a tight budget. With over a million titles and counting, we...
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Guest Post: "How to Prepare Your Dog for a Long Road Trip" by Sarah Jones

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How to Prepare Your Dog for a Long Road Trip by Sarah Jones   You get to go on a trip! What’s even better, is that your furry friend gets to come along. If your dog has never been in a vehicle, this could be a traumatic experience. Even if...
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Author Chat with K.M. Walton, David Arnold, & James Howe (Behind the Song), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with K.M. Walton, David Arnold, & James Howe , authors of  Behind the Song .  Read on for more about the authors and their anthology, plus a giveaway.   Meet the Authors !     K.M. Walton : K.M. Walton is the author of Cracked...
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Somewhat retro cover. People's reminiscences might be interesting!
Thursday, 07 September 2017 17:07
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Author Chat with Carrie Ann DiRisio (Brooding YA Hero: Becoming a Main Character (Almost) as Awesome as Me), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Carrie Ann DiRisio , author of Brooding YA Hero: Becoming a Main Character (Almost) as Awesome as Me .  Read on for more about Carrie and her book, plus a giveaway.   Meet Carrie Ann DiRisio !    Carrie Ann DiRisio is a YA...
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The cover looks humorous. "Twitter personalities"--ugh! Fun book, I imagine.
Thursday, 07 September 2017 17:06
Delaney
I'm SO excited for this book! I think the cover is so sassy and this book sounds so hilarious!
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Seems like its going to be a fun book, just what I need right now ... Read More
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