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Author Chat with Sarah Jean Horwitz (The Dark Lord Clementine), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Sarah Jean Horwitz author of The Dark Lord Clementine.  Read on for more about Sarah, her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Sarah Jean Horwitz ! SARAH JEAN HORWITZ  grew up next door to a cemetery and down the street from...
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Check out this AWESOME Giveaway from Beauty and the City YA Novel Chapter Magazine!

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Beauty and the City YA Novel Chapter Magazine! Beauty and the City is a contemporary love story about Milan, a young glamorous model who is hiding her disability even as she rises in popularity. Met with an internal moral dilemma, Milan finds herself at a crossroads. She wants to be the...
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Author Chat with Natalie Lund (The Sky Above Us), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Natalie Lund author of The Sky Above Us.  Read on for more about Natalie, her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Natalie Lund ! Natalie Lund is the author of THE SKY ABOVE US (April 13, 2021; Penguin Random House/Philomel Books)...
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Victoria Aveyard (Realm Breaker), 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  Victoria Aveyard , YABC's Author of the...
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I love the cover! This is one of my most anticipated releases of the year. All of the characters and the plot sound interesting.... Read More
Monday, 12 April 2021 20:30
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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
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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
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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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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
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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
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Author Chat with Jess Redman (The Adventure Is Now), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Jess Redman author of The Adventure Is Now.  Read on for more about Jess, her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Jess Redman ! Jess Redman is a former therapist and author of middle-grade books with FSG/Macmillan. Her first book, THE...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading!
Monday, 05 April 2021 14:12
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