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Spotlight on Perfect On Paper (Sophie Gonzales), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US/Can Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Perfect On Paper  by Sophie Gonzales.  Read on for more about Sophie and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Sophie Gonzales !    SOPHIE GONZALES is a YA contemporary author. She graduated from the University of Adelaide and lives in...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it.
Tuesday, 09 March 2021 14:35
Tiffany Engler
This book sounds great!
Monday, 15 March 2021 19:04
Asteria
can't wait to read
Tuesday, 16 March 2021 05:21
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Giveaway: Zin Mignon and the Secret of the Pickled Pigs Feet (Michael Daswick) ~ (US Only)

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   Zin Mignon and the Secret Of The Pickled Pigs Feet (US Only) Author: Michael Daswick Release Date: September 2019 Publisher: Playa Chica Press       About The Book    11 year old genius Chef Zin Mignon is in a horrific pickle. He’s been kidnapped from Le Cordon Bleu cooking...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading!
Monday, 08 March 2021 14:51
Melanie Bracco
Love the super cute cover, and the synopsis sounds great!
Sunday, 21 March 2021 17:17
Carolsue Ezovski
The cover is so cute! My son would love this. He's 11 and loves cooking.
Monday, 22 March 2021 01:12
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Exclusive Trailer Reveal: A Story Of Giants - Book 1 (Scarlett Ripley), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to share the trailer for A Story Of Giants - Book 1 (Scarlett Ripley) ! Read on for more about author Scarlett Ripley, and her book, plus the trailer & giveaway!     Meet Scarlett Ripley !   Scarlett Ripley pens the series A Story of Giants a...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading!
Monday, 08 March 2021 14:51
Amanda
Fantastic book trailer and cover! This is definitely a must- read for me.
Sunday, 14 March 2021 18:45
Gabby Roberts
The cover looks super wicked!
Tuesday, 16 March 2021 02:08
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Author Chat with Ashley Shuttleworth (A Dark and Hollow Star), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Ashley Shuttleworth author of A Dark and Hollow Star.  Read on for more about Ashley, her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Ashley Shuttleworth ! Ashley Shuttleworth is a young adult fantasy author with a degree in English literature and a...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks awesome, look forward to reading it!
Friday, 05 March 2021 11:57
Abigail Lowry
This book has been on my radar for forever! I can't wait to read it!
Friday, 05 March 2021 12:07
Kiara T.
I love the cover and the book sounds really interesting!
Wednesday, 10 March 2021 15:46
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It’s Live!! Cover Reveal: Runaway Train by Lee Matthew Goldberg + Giveaway (US Only)

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We're so excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  Runaway Train by Lee Matthew Goldberg, releasing 4/29/2021 from Wise Wolf Books! Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the author: Hi, YABC! Lee Matthew Goldberg here. I'm thrilled to reveal the awesome cover for the first book in my new...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great!
Thursday, 04 March 2021 14:25
Kiara T.
I love the cover and the book sounds really good!
Wednesday, 10 March 2021 15:39
Emily
This sounds so good!
Monday, 22 March 2021 14:42
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Giveaway: Deadman's Castle (Iain Lawrence) ~ (US Only)

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   Deadman's Castle (US Only) Author: Iain Lawrence Release Date: March 2nd, 2021 Publisher: Margaret Ferguson Books / Holiday House       About The Book For most of his life, Igor and his family have been on the run. Danger lurks around every corner—or so he's always been told. ....
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Wednesday, 03 March 2021 13:30
Chiara Jucha
Sounds intriguing!
Monday, 08 March 2021 13:29
Debra Branigan
The cover is just atmospheric enough to give the idea you are in for a very suspenseful read. I love this author's work, so I look... Read More
Monday, 15 March 2021 20:06
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Giveaway: Houdini and Me (Dan Gutman) ~ (US Only)

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   Houdini and Me (US Only) Author: Dan Gutman Release Date: March 2nd, 2021 Publisher: Holiday House       About The Book Harry has always admired the famous escape artist Houdini. And when Houdini asks for help in coming back to life, it seems like an amazing chance...or could it...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it.
Tuesday, 02 March 2021 11:33
Chiara Jucha
I think my kids would love this!
Monday, 08 March 2021 13:33
Debra Branigan
I love Dan Gutman's work and this one looks to be perfect for his young readers. Thanks for sharing.
Monday, 15 March 2021 19:58
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It’s Live! Cover Reveal: Phoebe Unfired by Amalie Jahn + Giveaway (US Only)

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We're so excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  Phoebe Unfired by Amalie Jahn, releasing 6/15/2021 from Bermlord Publications! Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the author: Hi YABC!!! I'm so excited to reveal the cover for my latest book, PHOEBE UNFIRED, with you today! The process...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Monday, 01 March 2021 13:11
Andrea Cerda
Love the cover and the book looks really interesting!
Tuesday, 02 March 2021 14:05
Gabby Roberts
The art is cute and the book sounds interesting!
Tuesday, 16 March 2021 02:06
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Spotlight on Lily To The Rescue: Lost Little Leopard (W. Bruce Cameron), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to spotlight Lily To The Rescue: Lost Little Leopard (W. Bruce Cameron).  Read on for more about W. Bruce, an excerpt & plus giveaway!         Meet W. Bruce Cameron !   W. BRUCE CAMERON is the #1  New York Times  bestselling author of  A...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks fun, look forward to reading it.
Monday, 01 March 2021 12:35
Debra Branigan
The cover is so attractive! I know the story will be a delight to read. Congratulations on the new book.
Friday, 12 March 2021 14:38
Jana Leah
This story looks & sounds fun.
Wednesday, 17 March 2021 17:26
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Spotlight on Like Home (Louisa Onome), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to spotlight Like Home (Louisa Onome).  Read on for more about Louisa, an excerpt & plus giveaway!         Meet Louisa Onome ! Louisa Onomé holds a BA in professional writing from York University and lives in Toronto. Her debut novel is Like Home ....
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Tuesday, 23 February 2021 12:27
Andrea Cerda
This is awesome! Thanks for the opportunity!!!!! plus the book looks awesome!
Tuesday, 23 February 2021 16:08
Keia
I love this cover!
Thursday, 25 February 2021 21:32
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