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Giveaway: A Trick of the Light by Lois Metzger (US Only)

Giveaway: A Trick of the Light by Lois Metzger (US Only)
A Trick of the Light by  Lois Metzger Release Date:  June 18, 2013   Mike Welles had everything under control. He was a good student, an outfielder on the baseball team, a good son, a loyal friend. But that was before. Now things are rough at home, and they're getting confusing...
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Vivien
Tamio Weissberg
Tuesday, 02 July 2013 10:00
Viviana Ortiz
Mike's best friend is Tamio Weissberg
Tuesday, 02 July 2013 17:45
G Donald Cribbs
BF: Tamio Weissberg
Tuesday, 02 July 2013 19:38
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Giveaway: Precious Blood by Tonya Hurley (US Only)

Giveaway: Precious Blood by Tonya Hurley (US Only)
  PRECIOUS BLOOD   By Tonya Hurley       About Precious Blood   What if martyrs and saints lived among us? And what if you were told you were one of them?   Agnes, Cecilia, and Lucy are three lost girls-each with their own personal demons. These girls meet one...
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Viviana Ortiz
I find this book interesting because of the bond between sisters and I would love to find out what happen between them and Sebasti... Read More
Monday, 01 July 2013 20:35
Sam
Ive read The Blessed and loved it!!! So im def interested in devouring this!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ... Read More
Tuesday, 02 July 2013 05:41
maidenveil
The story sounds interesting. Saints? Wow. I want to read a play on that.
Wednesday, 03 July 2013 06:56
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Giveaway: Doon by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon (International)

Giveaway: Doon by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon (International)
DOON by  Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon Release Date: 8/20/2013 ISBN: 139780310742326   Veronica doesn't think she's going crazy. But why can't anyone else see the mysterious blond boy who keeps popping up wherever she goes? When her best friend, Mackenna, invites her to spend the summer in Scotland, Veronica jumps...
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Michelle Quinlan
It is based loosely on the musical Brigadoon Have a great day!... Read More
Tuesday, 04 June 2013 16:31
Kayla
Tis loosely based on Brigadoon
Tuesday, 04 June 2013 17:05
Vivien
Brigadoon!
Tuesday, 04 June 2013 17:09
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Giveaway: The Taker by Alma Katsu (US/Canada)

Giveaway: The Taker by Alma Katsu (US/Canada)
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The Taker by  Alma Katsu Release Date: Mass Market Paperback - February 2013   True love can last an eternity . . . but immortality comes at a price. . . .   On the midnight shift at a hospital in rural Maine, Dr. Luke Findley is expecting another quiet evening...
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Guadalupe Barajas
Awesome
Monday, 03 June 2013 16:14
Courtney Gendreau
Awesome!!!
Monday, 03 June 2013 21:12
Kayla Card
St. Andrew, Maine Thanks for the giveaway!
Monday, 03 June 2013 22:10
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Giveaway: The Barftastic Life of Louie Burger by Jenny Meyerhoff (US only)

Giveaway: The Barftastic Life of Louie Burger by Jenny Meyerhoff (US only)
The Barftastic Life of Louie Burger by  Jenny Meyerhoff Release date:  June 4, 2013 ISBN: 978-0374305185     Fifth grader Louie Burger figures that with a goofy name like his, he  must  be destined to be a king of comedy like his idol Lou Lafferman. But he’s only ever performed his...
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Laura
Barftastic - Something super disgusting
Thursday, 06 June 2013 11:45
Holly Letson
Barftastic - When something is so gross it makes you want to barf.
Friday, 07 June 2013 08:41
Andrea Diaz
When something is amazingly disgusting
Wednesday, 12 June 2013 01:16
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Trailer Reveal: IN THE AFTER by Demitria Lunetta + Giveaway! (US/Canada)

Trailer Reveal: IN THE AFTER by Demitria Lunetta + Giveaway! (US/Canada)

Guys, guys, guys. This trailer is soooo cool. I'm so excited to reveal it to you this afternoon! It's for IN THE AFTER by Demitria Lunetta. Check it out! And then enter to win an ARC below. They hear the most silent of footsteps. They are faster than anything you've ever seen....
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Alex Balbuena
It looks so interesting!!
Tuesday, 28 May 2013 16:55
Vivien
The trailer is amazing!!
Tuesday, 28 May 2013 17:34
Kayla Card
Trailer was so cool! This book looks amazing! Thanks for the chance to win ... Read More
Tuesday, 28 May 2013 23:09
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Giveaway: GHOST LEOPARD Audio Book

Giveaway: GHOST LEOPARD Audio Book
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  Ghost Leopard (A Zoe & Zak Adventure #1) by  Lars Guignard Release Date: Audiobook released 2/26/13   Zoe and Zak are lost in exotic India, where gods and magic still exist. Before they can find their way home, they just have to do one little thing... ...Save a mythical creature...
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Krista
I can't find the answer but I wanted to say I cannot wait to read this book with my kids! Awesome Thanks for a chance to win... Read More
Sunday, 26 May 2013 13:52
Helen Stein
The two main characters are Zoe and Zak so I am guessing it's one of them. I am looking for good titles for the 2015 NM Battle of... Read More
Thursday, 06 June 2013 01:15
Holly Letson
I don't see the answer in the preview.
Friday, 07 June 2013 08:50
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Giveaway: Shutdown by Heather Anastasiu

Giveaway: Shutdown by Heather Anastasiu
  Shutdown by Heather Anastasiu Release Date: July 2, 2013   The battle is all but over, and hope seems to be lost. Zoe and her fellow Resistance fighters are on the run, having lost their home, their protection, and their leader. They are outnumbered and outmatched by the powerful corporation...
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Shannon Silvey
I think Zoe's biggest enemy is definitely the Chancellor! UGH, talk about a character you hate. I'm so excited about this book - s... Read More
Wednesday, 08 May 2013 14:30
Kathryn Lynn Frank
CHANCELLOR!!!
Wednesday, 08 May 2013 22:36
Jen
Looking forward to reading this.
Friday, 10 May 2013 16:05
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Giveaway: Meant to Be by Lauren Morrill (US/Canada)

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  Meant to Be by  Lauren Morrill Release Date: November 2012     Meant to be or not meant to be . . . that is the question.  It's one thing to fall head over heels into a puddle of hazelnut coffee, and quite another to fall for the—gasp—wrong guy. Straight-A...
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Heather
I think so.
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 22:03
Breana M.
Of course!
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 22:06
Danielle Schneider
I'd like to think everyone has a meant to be
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 22:10
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Giveaway: ICONS Prize Pack by Margaret Stohl (US/Canada)

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  Icons by  Margaret Stohl Release Date: May 7th     Your heart beats only with their permission. Everything changed on The Day. The day the windows shattered. The day the power stopped. The day Dol's family dropped dead. The day Earth lost a war it didn't know it was fighting....
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Kandis
If aliens came, I'm not really sure what I'd do.... I'd hope they were some peaceful aliens, otherwise I'd be in trouble. I don't ... Read More
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 21:47
Danielle Schneider
If aliens came I would deduce whether they are hostile or friendly. Never want to run up to an alien with a big welcoming grin onl... Read More
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 22:14
Kathryn Lynn Frank
If Aliens come I'm breaking out the nunchucks!
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 22:18
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