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Author Chat with Rebekah Crane, Plus First Chapter Reveal & Giveaway!

Author Chat with Rebekah Crane, Plus First Chapter Reveal & Giveaway!



Today we're excited to chat with Rebekah Crane ,  author  of  The Odds of Loving Grover Cleveland !  Below  you'll find  more about Rebekah ,  her  book, plus a first chapter reveal, and giveaway !   YABC: What gave you the inspiration to write this book? REBEKAH CRANE: I wanted to...
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John
The cover was Bauhasian and the synopsis was full of impish grace.
Wednesday, 23 November 2016 17:53
Asteria
The cover is absoluteky adorable and the synopsis is quirky which makes it interesting
Monday, 05 December 2016 02:25
Tiffany Engler
This looks like such a great read!
Tuesday, 06 December 2016 09:51
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Spotlight on Darkchylde: The Ariel Chylde Saga (R. Queen) Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

Spotlight on Darkchylde: The Ariel Chylde Saga (R. Queen) Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!




Today we're spotlighting R. Queen's novel, Darkchylde: The Ariel Chylde Saga !  Read on for more about R. Queen, his novel, plus an excerpt, and giveaway!     Meet R. Queen ! R.Queen is an accomplished comic book creator, poet, fine artist, and writer. In this, his first novel, Queen brings a visual...
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Anne
Cover and blurb is good! Thanks for the chapter teaser.
Wednesday, 02 November 2016 16:54
John
Intriguing cover and synopsis.
Wednesday, 02 November 2016 23:52
Amie Lambert-Gaudet
I absolutely LOVE the cover of this book. It is one of the best YA covers I have ever seen. And the synopsis has certainly piqued ... Read More
Monday, 07 November 2016 18:11
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Spotlight: Moon Chosen: Tales of a New World by P.C. Cast, Plus First Chapter Reveal & Giveaway!

Spotlight: Moon Chosen: Tales of a New World by P.C. Cast, Plus First Chapter Reveal & Giveaway!



Today we're spotlighting  P.C. Cast's novel,  Moon Chosen: Tales of a New World !  Read on for more about P.C. and her novel, plus a first chapter reveal, and giveaway!   Meet P.C. Cast ! P.C. CAST is a #1 New York Times and USA Today Best-Selling author and a member of the...
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Kara S
I've heard so many good things about this book, and how could one not love that cover? ;-)
Monday, 24 October 2016 08:19
Nicole Faerber
I'm in love with the cover, the book sounds amazing, and P.C. Cast is a great author!
Tuesday, 25 October 2016 20:14
Kara Lauren
I love the cover, especially the wolf. The synopsis sounds interesting, I look forward to learning more about Mari and her Clan.... Read More
Wednesday, 26 October 2016 00:08
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Spotlight on Rise (Luis Almonte), First Chapter Reveal & Giveaway

Spotlight on Rise (Luis Almonte), First Chapter Reveal & Giveaway




Today we're spotlighting Luis Almonte's novel,  Rise !!  Read on for more about Luis, his novel, the first chapter reveal, and a giveaway!       Meet  Luis Almonte ! Author Luis Almonte is a writer and poet who resides in New York along with his spouse, and CJ, a Boston Bull...
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Anne
I like the cover. Love this paranormal story. It sounds like a great read!
Wednesday, 12 October 2016 03:48
Linda Romer
Rise sounds fantastic ♡ looking forward to starting this series. The cover is awesome! Thank you
Friday, 14 October 2016 13:08
John
The cover and synopsis are very intriguing.
Monday, 17 October 2016 02:11
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Spotlight on The Delphi Effect (Rysa Walker), First Chapter Reveal & Giveaway

Spotlight on The Delphi Effect (Rysa Walker), First Chapter Reveal & Giveaway



  Today we're spotlighting Rysa Walker's novel,  The Delphi Effect !!  Read on for more about Rysa, her novel, the first chapter reveal, and a giveaway!       Meet Rysa Walker ! RYSA WALKER is the author of the bestselling CHRONOS Files series. Timebound, the first book in the series, was the...
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Kara S
The plot sounds great, and I've been meaning to read this author for a long time!
Thursday, 06 October 2016 05:13
Kara S
PLEASE WITHDRAW MY ENTRIES -- I won this book in another giveaway. Enjoy fellow readers! -- Kara
Wednesday, 12 October 2016 07:23
Anne
Sounds like a good story! The cover is good too.
Tuesday, 11 October 2016 04:14
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Spotlight on The Lovely Reckless (Kami Garcia) and First Chapter Reveal!!

Spotlight on The Lovely Reckless (Kami Garcia) and First Chapter Reveal!!
Kami Garcia







  Today we're spotlighting Kami Garcia's novel,  The Lovely Reckless !!  Read on for more about Kami, her novel and the first chapter reveal!         Meet   Kami Garcia !! Kami Garcia is a #1 New York Times bestselling and Bram Stoker–nominated author and the coauthor of the Beautiful Creatures and Dangerous...
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Spotlight on Until We Meet Again (Renee Collins), First Chapter Reveal & Giveaway

Spotlight on Until We Meet Again (Renee Collins), First Chapter Reveal & Giveaway



Today we're spotlighting Renee Collin's novel,  Until We Meet Again !!  Read on for more about Renee, her novel, the first chapter reveal, and a giveaway!       Now in Paperback! Until We Meet Again By Renee Collins Sourcebooks Fire Young Adult Fiction October  4, 2016 ISBN: 9781492638018 $10.99 Trade-Paper    ...
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Susan Light
Tudor England: Henry VIII, Elizabeth I and Shakespeare
Wednesday, 05 October 2016 07:25
Tiffany Engler
I think a period in history I'd love to be in is just any time without electricity. I'd like to see how everyone lived.
Wednesday, 05 October 2016 19:05
Kim
I think the Victorian Era ?
Wednesday, 05 October 2016 22:29
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Spotlight on I'm Not Your Manic Pixie Dream Girl (Gretchen McNeil), First Chapter Reveal & Giveaway

Spotlight on I'm Not Your Manic Pixie Dream Girl (Gretchen McNeil), First Chapter Reveal & Giveaway



Today we're spotlighting Gretchen McNeil's novel,  I'm Not Your Manic Pixie Dream Girl !!  Read on for more about Gretchen, her novel, the first chapter reveal, and a giveaway!       Meet Gretchen McNeil !! Gretchen McNeil is an opera singer, a writer, and a clown. She is also the author of...
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Kim
I love contemporary YA'S and this book sounds perfect! Very fun cover too!
Saturday, 01 October 2016 00:32
Sarah
I love the iconic MPDG and I am so ready for breaking that mold!
Tuesday, 04 October 2016 22:06
Kelly G
I have been excited for this book since I heard about it months ago! I love the cover, and the storyline sounds like it's going t... Read More
Sunday, 09 October 2016 16:34
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Spotlight on Henry Hunter and the Beast of Snagov (John Matthews), Plus First Chapter Reveal & Giveaway

Spotlight on Henry Hunter and the Beast of Snagov (John Matthews), Plus First Chapter Reveal & Giveaway
John Matthews


  Today we're spotlighting  John Matthew's novel,  Henry Hunter and the Beast of Snagov !  Read on for more about John, his novel, plus an excerpt, and giveaway!         Prologue HOW I MET HENRY HUNTER The first time I saw Henry Hunter he was hanging by his fingertips from...
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stephanie bondlow
I love the Henry Hunter files already! How fun and intriguing! I love the cover!
Sunday, 16 October 2016 18:21
John
The cover and synopsis are very intriguing.
Monday, 17 October 2016 02:15
Dan Denman
I like the colors and images in the book cover. I think that I will like Henry and Dolf. I can't wait to see what adventures they ... Read More
Friday, 28 October 2016 09:15
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Spotlight on Like a River Glorious (Rae Carson), Plus Chapter 1 & 2 Sneak Peeks & Giveaway!

Spotlight on Like a River Glorious (Rae Carson), Plus Chapter 1 & 2 Sneak Peeks & Giveaway!


Today we're spotlighting  Rae Carson's novel,  Like a River Glorious !  Read on for more about Rae and her novel, plus chapter sneak peeks, and giveaway!     Meet Rae Carson ! Rae Carson is the  New York Times  bestselling author of fantasy and historical fiction, including the  Girl of Fire and Thorns...
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Anne
Sounds like a great sequel and I love the cover!
Saturday, 01 October 2016 05:59
Caity Dooley
I've seen this book like everywhere lately and the cover just doesn't get old. Sadly this series hasn't made it's way off my tbr l... Read More
Sunday, 02 October 2016 01:27
Linda Romer
Like a river glorious sounds great, I think the cover is beautiful ♡ Thank you
Monday, 03 October 2016 10:52
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