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Giveaway: Go The Distance (A Twisted Tale: Hercules) (Jen Calonita) ~ (US Only)

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Go The Distance (US Only) by: Jen Calonita Release Date: April 6th, 2021 Publisher: Disney Books       About the Book Go the Distance, the 11th book in the New York Times best-selling series asks, what if Meg had to become a Greek god?  After Hercules proves he’s a true...
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Zachary Snyder
Love the idea, book looks fun!
Friday, 09 April 2021 11:36
Crista cast
The twist of what would happen to meg sounds good and i love how the cover looks.
Monday, 12 April 2021 21:52
Davianna Nieto
The cover is stunning and far exceeded my expectations! The synopsis is very exciting and I adore it!
Sunday, 18 April 2021 16:56
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Five Best Books to Get Kids Interested in History and Science! + Win A Copy of Leo, Inventor Extraordinaire (Luke Cunningham) ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Leo, Inventor Extraordinaire  by Luke Cunningham!  Read on for more about Luke and his book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Luke Cunningham !   Luke X. Cunningham is an Emmy-nominated writer from Philadelphia. Previously, he spent three years as a writer...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Thursday, 08 April 2021 16:06
Chiara Jucha
This looking really interesting!
Monday, 19 April 2021 15:22
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is so cool. This book sounds clever and so much fun to read.
Saturday, 01 May 2021 12:39
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Author Chat with Erin Soderberg Downing (The Great Peach Experiment: When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Peach Pie), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Erin Soderberg Downing author of When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Peach Pie.  Read on for more about Erin, her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Erin Soderberg Downing ! Erin Soderberg Downing has written more than fifty books (some as...
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Melanie Bracco
I love the cover, and the story sounds really interesting!
Monday, 26 April 2021 15:57
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is so fun and this book sounds emotional and heartwarming.
Saturday, 01 May 2021 12:45
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Author Chat with Julie Moffett (White Knights), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Julie Moffett author of White Knights.  Read on for more about Julie, her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Julie Moffett ! Julie Moffett is the bestselling author of the long-running, geeky Lexi Carmichael Mystery Series that USA Today says: "...runs...
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Alma Collins
I love Julie's Lexi Carmichael series! I have not yet read the White Knight series but I will! I do like the cover on White Knig... Read More
Tuesday, 13 April 2021 19:37
Danielle Hammelef
Great cover to match this detective story with a twist! Looking forward to reading this book.
Saturday, 01 May 2021 12:42
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Author Chat with Anne-Sophie Jouhanneau (Kisses and Croissants), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Anne-Sophie Jouhanneau author of Kisses and Croissants.  Read on for more about Anne-Sophie, her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Anne-Sophie Jouhanneau ! French author Anne-Sophie Jouhanneau's books have been translated into seven languages. Kisses and Croissants is her English-language debut....
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Tiffany Engler
This cover is super cute!
Sunday, 11 April 2021 08:07
Melanie Bracco
I love the super cute cover, and the story sounds really fun!
Friday, 16 April 2021 11:12
Andrea Cerda
Love the cover and the story sound interesting!
Wednesday, 21 April 2021 22:28
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It’s Live! Cover Reveal: Off Trail by Rick Polito + Giveaway (US Only)

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We're so excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  Off Trail by Rick Polito, releasing 06/03/2021 from Wise Wolf Books! Writing OFF TRAIL, it sometimes felt like the story was telling itself. I could see the characters moving through the story as if it had really happened and I really think...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading!
Monday, 05 April 2021 11:59
Kiara T.
I love the cover and the book sounds really interesting!
Tuesday, 13 April 2021 12:54
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is okay. This book sounds unique and fun to read.
Saturday, 17 April 2021 15:42
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Spotlight on Stars Belong To Us (Annabeth Chatwin), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US/Can Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Stars Belong To Us  by Annabeth Chatwin.  Read on for more about Annabeth and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Annabeth Chatwin !      Annabeth Chatwin hit best seller lists in three countries with her debut novella "He Called Me...
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Danielle Hammelef
This cover is so romantic and I love the emotional premise.
Saturday, 17 April 2021 15:41
Kayla
Love the cover! The colours complement each other well and the hearts are so cute
Sunday, 25 April 2021 23:49
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Spotlight on Horse Girl (Carrie Seim), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Horse Girl  by Carrie Seim.  Read on for more about Carrie and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Carrie Seim !      Carrie is the creator of the best-selling adventure series  The Flying Flamingo Sisters  and author of  Horse Girl...
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Davianna Nieto
The cover is fabulous and the synopsis sounds right up my alley as a lifelong Horse Girl. ... Read More
Wednesday, 07 April 2021 14:46
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is fun. As a horse lover, this book will be fun to read.
Saturday, 17 April 2021 15:39
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Author Of The Week: Author Chat with Kathryn Purdie (Bone Crier's Dawn), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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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 Kathryn Purdie , YABC's Author of the...
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Katelyn Burns
I love the cover! All the details are amazing. I'm super excited to read this duology. The synopsis is so good!
Wednesday, 31 March 2021 13:05
Tiffany Engler
Can't wait to read these!!
Friday, 09 April 2021 06:48
Simone
The first book felt way so short, I'm glad this story to gets wrapped up in such a satisfying way.
Monday, 12 April 2021 20:08
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Five Tough Tactics for Protesting at School + Win A Copy of Kids On The March: 15 Stories of Speaking Out, Protesting, and Fighting for Justice (Michael Long) ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Kids On The March: 15 Stories of Speaking Out, Protesting, and Fighting for Justice   by Michael Long.  Read on for more about Michael and his book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Michael Long ! Michael G. Long  is the author...
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Chiara Jucha
Looks like an amazing nonfiction book!
Saturday, 03 April 2021 13:30
Simone
This would be great in my classroom, non-fiction is hard to get them to read but this book looks really fun!
Monday, 12 April 2021 20:07
Danielle Hammelef
The cover matches this important nonfiction book.
Saturday, 17 April 2021 15:38
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