Author Chat with Jenna Gavigan (Lulu the Broadway Mouse), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Jenna Gavigan, author of  Lulu the Broadway Mouse .  Read on for more about Jenna and her book, plus a giveaway!    Meet Jenna Gavigan!     Jenna Gavigan , a fourth generation New Yorker, grew up dreaming of Broadway. At age sixteen she made...
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Debra Branigan
The cover is very cute and I love the idea of your story. I can't wait to read this one!
Monday, 15 October 2018 16:08
Marisa Fort
The cover is so cute! The synopsis sounds awesome!
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 18:54
Dianna G.
Cute cover! I'd like to get this book for my classroom. I have a student who wants to sing on Broadway. We tried to find him a bo... Read More
Saturday, 27 October 2018 21:08
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Author Chat with Barbara J. Hancock (After Always), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Barbara J. Hancock, author of  After Always .  Read on for more about Barbara and her book, plus a giveaway!    Meet Barbara J. Hancock!       Barbara J. Hancock lives in a cabin in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains with her...
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M.A. Briones
*SQUEALING NOISES* this looks so good and totes right up my alley!!!!
Tuesday, 16 October 2018 21:04
Marisa Fort
The cover is beautiful! The synopsis sounds amazing!
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 18:41
Dianna G.
Sounds like a creepy, mysterious book. Count me in. Love that cover!
Saturday, 27 October 2018 21:04
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Diversify Your Shelves--"On the Limits and Possibilities of ‘Diversity’: Investigating Form and Content"

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On the Limits and Possibilities of ‘Diversity’: Investigating Form and Content by Shannon Gibney In graduate school, we had an epic battle over characters’ racial diversity/representation on the page, and craft. Some well-meaning white writers in workshop were including problematic depictions of characters of color in their stories – the “all-seeing,”...
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Featured Review: Broken Things by Lauren Oliver!

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About This Book: It’s been five years since Summer Marks was brutally murdered in the woods. Everyone thinks Mia and Brynn killed their best friend. That driven by their obsession with a novel called The Way into Lovelorn the three girls had imagined themselves into the magical world where their fantasies...
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Author Chat with Susan Fletcher (Journey of the Pale Bear), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Susan Fletcher, author of Journey of the Pale Bear .  Read on for more about Susan and her book, plus a giveaway!      Meet Susan Fletcher!       SUSAN FLETCHER is the acclaimed author of the Dragon Chronicles as well as the award-...
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Debra Branigan
I love the cover and the storyline. I adore Susan's Fletcher's work and this does not seem to be exception. I cannot wait to read... Read More
Monday, 15 October 2018 19:50
Marisa Fort
Love the cover! The synopsis sounds amazing!
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 17:57
Renee Moore
Love the title and cover of this book. It sounds great!
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 00:03
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Author Chat with Terry Brooks (Street Freaks), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Terry Brooks, author of Street Freaks .  Read on for more about Terry and his book, plus a giveaway!      Meet Terry Brooks!       Terry Brooks  has thrilled readers for decades with his powers of imagination and storytelling. He is the author...
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Debra Branigan
Mr. Brooks, Thank you for sharing your thoughts on your new novel. Love your fantasy works, so it will be a change to read a sci-... Read More
Sunday, 14 October 2018 22:41
Marisa Fort
Love the cover! The synopsis sounds amazing!
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 17:54
Renee Moore
I love Terry Brooks! This is, of course, a must read, and sounds amazing!
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 23:58
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Featured Review: Ruthless Magic by Megan Crewe!

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About This Book: In the contest to keep their magic, the only options may be die... or kill. Each year, the North American Confederation of Mages assesses every sixteen-year-old novice. Some will be chosen. The rest must undergo a procedure to destroy their magical ability unless they prove themselves in the...
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Spotlight on Star-Crossed by Pintip Dunn, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Star-Crossed  by Pintip Dunn.  Read on for more about Pintip and her book, plus an excerpt & giveaway!    Meet Pintip Dunn!       Pintip Dunn is a New York Times bestselling author of young adult fiction. She graduated from Harvard University, magna cum laude, with...
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Candice Gigous
The cover is beautiful. The synopsis is very intriguing. Sounds like an exciting read.
Saturday, 06 October 2018 06:47
Shannon Mizikoski
The cover is absolutely stunning! And I am on a super sci-fi kick at the moment, so the premise sounds equally fabulous!
Wednesday, 10 October 2018 22:16
Debra Branigan
The cover is very beautiful and will attract your readers. I love sci-fi and look forward to reading this.
Sunday, 14 October 2018 17:51
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Blog Tour: You're Snug With Me by Chitra Soundar, Illustrated by Poonam Mistry, Plus Guest Post & Giveaway!

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  Today we're excited to spotlight  You're Snug With Me  by Chitra Soundar and illustrated by Poonam Mistry.  Read on for more about Chitra and Poonam and their book, plus a guest post & giveaway!    Meet Chitra Soundar!       Chitra Soundar is an Indian-born British writer and storyteller....
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Alyssa Annico
This looks and sounds beautiful! I try to get the Lantana books for my library and I've always been really impressed with them!... Read More
Friday, 05 October 2018 08:14
Debra Branigan
The cover is beautiful and reminds me of Northwest Native American art and Inuit art of Alaska. The synopsis sounds excellent.... Read More
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Renee Moore
This cover is so adorable! The book sounds awesome!
Monday, 15 October 2018 23:24
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Featured Review: Emerge: The Assignment: An Immortals of Indriell Novella by Melissa A. Craven!

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About This Book: She has devoted her life to training with the elite Immortals of Soma. For nearly a decade, Tessa St. James has sacrificed her life with her family to live, train and work behind the safety of Sterling Tower, waiting for the day when she will receive her first...
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