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Giveaway: Extreme Ocean: Amazing Animals, High-Tech Gear, Record-Breaking Depths and More (Sylvia A Earle) ~ (US Only)

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Extreme Ocean (US Only) by: Sylvia Earle Release Date: March 3rd, 2020 Publisher: National Geographic Kids Books       About the Book: Dive into a world of aquatic mystery in this action-packed combination of science and adventure. Famed National Geographic Explorer Sylvia Earle leads readers on an in-depth tour of...
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Zachary Snyder
My son would LOVE this book, hope I win!
Thursday, 30 April 2020 10:24
Jeana Kwiecinski
Love anything to do with the ocean and this sounds amazing!
Monday, 11 May 2020 20:00
Jana Leah
My nephew will love this book.
Monday, 18 May 2020 22:13
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Author Chat with Gracie Dix (Welcome To Superhero School), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Gracie Dix author of Welcome To Superhero School. Read on for more about Gracie and her book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Gracie Dix !       Graceanne "Gracie" Dix is a high school author. When she isn't writing, she can...
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Zachary Snyder
This book looks great, love the cover art. Looking forward to reading it!
Wednesday, 29 April 2020 14:07
Victoria Scott
My daughter would LOVE this series! Thanks for sharing!
Sunday, 03 May 2020 19:43
Danielle Hammelef
The cover and synopsis are action-packed and so exciting.
Friday, 22 May 2020 18:45
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Spotlight on Don't Call The Wolf (Aleksandra Ross), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Don't Call The Wolf  by Aleksandra Ross.  Read on for more about Aleksandra and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Aleksandra Ross ! ALEKSANDRA ROSS lives in Vancouver, BC, where she works as a physician. When she isn’t writing stories,...
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Zachary Snyder
This book looks awesome, can't wait to read it!
Tuesday, 28 April 2020 20:58
Samantha
The cover on this is amazing, I love the symmetry and color palette. Books with these artistic covers always draw my attention. Pl... Read More
Tuesday, 19 May 2020 09:35
Brooklyn
I LOVE THIS COVER. And the title. Both immediately caught my eye.
Tuesday, 19 May 2020 20:12
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Author Of The Week: Author Chat with Adriana Mather (Hunting November), 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 Adriana Mather , YABC's Author of the...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks awesome, looking forward to reading it.
Monday, 27 April 2020 11:26
Kat Peter
I absolutely loved the first book in this series and can't wait to read this one once it comes out! Adriana Mather is one of my fa... Read More
Wednesday, 29 April 2020 13:08
John Clark
I read the first book and really liked it, this looks as good.
Monday, 04 May 2020 17:57
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Author Chat with Sarah Tomp (The Best Part Of Impossible), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Sarah Tomp author of The Best Part Of Impossible. Read on for more about Sarah and her book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Sarah Tomp !      Sarah Tomp has an MFA in writing for children and young adults from Vermont...
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Tiffany Engler
I love this cover! This book sounds so good!
Friday, 24 April 2020 19:19
John Clark
This is a book I very much want to read.
Monday, 04 May 2020 17:53
Delaney
This cover is so striking and this book sounds really awesome
Monday, 04 May 2020 19:25
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Spotlight on The Lucky Ones (Liz Lawson), Plus Excerpt!

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Today we're excited to spotlight The Lucky Ones  by Liz Lawson.  Read on for more about Liz and her book, plus an excerpt!       Meet Liz Lawson ! Liz Lawson works in the entertainment industry as a music supervisor for film and TV.  The Lucky Ones  is her first...
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Spotlight on Skulduggery Pleasant #13 (Derek Landy), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Skulduggery Pleasant #13  by Derek Landy.  Read on for more about Derek and his book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Derek Landy ! Derek Landy lives near Dublin. Before writing his children's story about a sharply-dressed skeleton detective, he wrote the screenplays...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, looking forward to reading it!
Thursday, 23 April 2020 12:59
Dan Denman
I like the colors and artwork in the book cover. The story sounds like another good addition in this wonderful series. There are m... Read More
Monday, 11 May 2020 10:43
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is cool. This book will be fun to read.
Sunday, 17 May 2020 14:08
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Spotlight on Into The Clouds (Tod Olson), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Into The Clouds  by Tod Olson.  Read on for more about Tod and his book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Tod Olson!              Tod Olson is the author of the narrative nonfiction series, LOST, and the historical...
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Danielle Hammelef
The cover is stunning. This book will be a page-turning read.
Sunday, 17 May 2020 14:02
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Spotlight on We Are Power (Todd Hasak-Lowy), Guest Post, & Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight We Are Power  by Todd Hasak-Lowy.  Read on for more about Todd and his book, an guest post, & excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Todd Hasak-Lowy ! Todd Hasak-Lowy  is the author of several books for young readers, including the novels  33 Minutes...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks awesome, looking forward to reading it!
Tuesday, 21 April 2020 11:21
Victoria Scott
I can't wait to read this with my kids! Such an important topic in these times!
Friday, 24 April 2020 22:16
Danielle Hammelef
I really like the cover. This book sounds like an important read.
Sunday, 17 May 2020 14:01
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Giveaway: Harbor's Edge (Sanne Rothman) ~ (US/Can Only)

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Harbor's Edge (US/Can Only) by: Sanne Rothman Release Date: June 21st, 2019 Publisher: Rothman Editions         About the Book: The Untold Secret of The Mo'o. 3 things stood in the way of catching the monster: Lies, Anger, and the Storm. Can you follow the F.B.I. Criminal Profiling rules...
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Mackenzie Richer
This book sounds amazing!!!
Sunday, 17 May 2020 13:07
Danielle Hammelef
I like the cover. Mysteries are my favorites.
Sunday, 17 May 2020 13:59
Penny Olson
The cover is dark and atmospheric. This sounds like a good mystery.
Thursday, 21 May 2020 17:48
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