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Author Chat with Kenneth C Davis (Strongman: The Rise of Five Dictators and the Fall of Democracy), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Kenneth C Davis author of Strongman: The Rise of Five Dictators and the Fall of Democracy. Read on for more about Kenneth and his book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Kenneth C Davis ! Kenneth C. Davis  is best known as the ...
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Giveaway: The Sisters of Straygarden Place (Hayley Chewins) ~ (US Only)

Giveaway: The Sisters of Straygarden Place (Hayley Chewins) ~ (US Only)


The Sisters of Straygarden Place (US Only) by: Hayley Chewins Release Date: October 13th, 2020 Publisher: Candlewick Press         ~About the Book~ A riveting middle-grade fantasy about sibling bonds, enchanted houses, and encroaching wildness, lyrically told in eerily beautiful prose The grass grew taller than the house itself,...
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Zachary Snyder
This book looks fun! look forward to reading it!
Wednesday, 21 October 2020 12:13
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Author Chat with Stephanie Perkins (Anna and the French Kiss) Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Stephanie Perkins author of Anna and the French Kiss. Read on for more about Stephanie and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Stephanie Perkins ! STEPHANIE PERKINS is the  New York Times  bestselling author and anthology editor of multiple books, including ...
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Chiara Jucha
Love the cover!
Tuesday, 20 October 2020 18:48
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Wednesday, 21 October 2020 02:37
Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading!
Wednesday, 21 October 2020 12:16
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Author Chat with Laurel Flores Fantauzzo (My Heart Underwater) Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Laurel Flores Fantauzzo author of My Heart Underwater. Read on for more about Laurel and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Laurel Flores Fantauzzo ! Laurel Flores Fantauzzo is the author of MY HEART UNDERWATER (Quill Tree Books, HarperCollins, 2020) and...
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Abigail Lowry
Such a beautiful cover! Can’t wait to read!
Tuesday, 20 October 2020 11:42
Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Tuesday, 20 October 2020 14:04
Chiara Jucha
Beautiful cover, the story sound very interesting!
Tuesday, 20 October 2020 18:53
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Giveaway: Come On In (Adi Alsaid) ~ (US Only)

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Come On In (US Only) by: Adi Alsaid Release Date: October 13th, 2020 Publisher: Inkyard Press       About the Book A timely and illuminating collection of stories featuring teen immigrants, for readers who loved Black Enough; Our Stories, Our Voices; and Fresh Ink, edited by the author of Let's...
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Keia
I've been looking forward to this book for a long time!
Monday, 19 October 2020 13:09
Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Monday, 19 October 2020 13:17
Chiara Jucha
This looks fantastic!
Tuesday, 20 October 2020 18:57
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Author Of The Week: Author Chat with Sara B Larson (Warriors of Wing and Flame), 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  Sara B Larson , YABC's Author of the...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Monday, 19 October 2020 12:04
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Rockstar Book Tours: Guest Post & Giveaway: Control (Stephanie Guerilus)

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        I am thrilled to be hosting a spot on the CONTROL by Stephanie Guerilus Blog Tour hosted by  Rockstar Book Tours . Check out my post and make sure to enter the giveaway! About the Book: Title:  CONTROL   Author:  Stephanie Guerilus Pub. Date:  October 2, 2018...
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Giveaway: Halloween: Weird But True! (Julie Beer & Michelle Harris) ~ (US Only)

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Halloween:  Weird But True! (US Only) by: Julie Beer & Michelle Harris Release Date: September 8th, 2020 Publisher: National Geographic Kids Books       About the Book: The wildly popular  Weird   But   True ! line is all dressed up for Halloween with 300 all-new spooky facts about candy,...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks fun, think my kids would enjoy it!
Saturday, 17 October 2020 21:18
Chiara Jucha
Spooky fun!
Tuesday, 20 October 2020 19:01
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Spotlight on Dread The Harvest Moon (Sarah Glenn Marsh), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to spotlight Dread The Harvest Moon (Sarah Glenn Marsh).  Read on for more about Sarah, plus a excerpt & a giveaway!         Meet  Sarah Glenn Marsh !    Sarah Glenn Marsh  is an author of young adult novels including the Reign of the Fallen...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks good, look forward to reading it.
Friday, 16 October 2020 12:32
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Spotlight on The Popper Penguin Rescue (Eliot Schrefer), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to spotlight The Popper Penguin Rescue (Eliot Schrefer).  Read on for more about Eliot, plus a excerpt & a giveaway!         Meet  Eliot Schrefer !   ELIOT SCHREFER is a New York Times-bestselling author, and has twice been a finalist for the National Book Award. In...
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Zachary Snyder
This book sounds so fun! Look forward to reading it.
Friday, 16 October 2020 12:31
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