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Skylark Giveaway (International)

Skylark Giveaway (International)
Win a signed copy of SKYLARK by Meagan Spooner! Vis in magia, in vita vi.  In magic there is power, and in power, life.  For fifteen years, Lark Ainsley waited for the day when her Resource would be harvested and she would finally be an adult. After the harvest she expected...
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YABC
I want to win a copy of Skylark because the story sounds awesome and I've heard fantastic things about it from my friends ... Read More
Wednesday, 08 August 2012 13:01
YABC
This book sounds very intriguing and I love dystopian YA!
Wednesday, 08 August 2012 13:37
Jill
I'm interested because it sounds like a more mature version of The Giver and I loved that book!
Wednesday, 08 August 2012 17:05
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Innocent Darkness Giveaway (International)

Innocent Darkness Giveaway (International)
Win a copy of INNOCENT DARKNESS by Suzanne Lazear!   Noli Braddock and her best friend V’s incident with a flying auto have landed them in a heap of trouble. And when Noli is sent to a spirit-squelching reform school in San Francisco, she’s sure that her rebellious adventures are over....
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Sam
Air Court Earth Court Fire Court Water Court and the Dark Court! I think i would want to be in the Dark Court or the Water Cou... Read More
Thursday, 02 August 2012 12:59
YABC
High Court Dark Court Air Court Earth Court Water Court Fire Court I think I would like to be part of the Air or Dark Courts. I ha... Read More
Thursday, 02 August 2012 13:22
SpunkiiReader
Air Court Earth Court Fire Court Water Court High Court Dark Court I would be a part of the Air court... Read More
Thursday, 02 August 2012 13:47
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What She Left Behind Giveaway (US only)

What She Left Behind Giveaway (US only)
Win a copy of WHAT SHE LEFT BEHIND by Tracy Bilen!   “Don’t even think of leaving…I will find you,” he whispered. “Guaranteed.”   Sara and her mom have a plan to finally escape Sara’s abusive father. But when her mom doesn’t show up as expected, Sara’s terrified. Her father says...
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Amber McKinney
His name is Alex.
Thursday, 02 August 2012 17:25
Teena
Alex.
Thursday, 02 August 2012 21:09
Lamecia
Alex!
Thursday, 02 August 2012 22:02
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Keeper of the Lost Cities Giveaway (US only)

Keeper of the Lost Cities Giveaway (US only)
Win a copy of Keeper of the Lost Cities by Shannon Messenger!   In this riveting debut, a telepathic girl must figure out why she is the key to her brand-new world--before the wrong person finds the answer first. Twelve-year-old Sophie has never quite fit into her life. She's skipped multiple...
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Jill
I'd love to leap into the olympics right now just because it would be fun!
Thursday, 02 August 2012 10:49
Jessy
I would leap to Hawaii and lay on the beach all day.
Thursday, 02 August 2012 11:10
YABC
I would leap to Ireland & Scotland. I've wanted to visit there forever!
Thursday, 02 August 2012 11:53
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Glitch Giveaway (US-only)

Glitch Giveaway (US-only)
Win a copy of GLITCH by Heather Anastasiu!   Zoe lives in a world free of pain and war. Like all members of the Community, a small implanted chip protects her from the destructive emotions that destroyed the Old World. Until her hardware starts to glitch. Zoe begins to develop her...
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Emily Savant, Staff Reviewer
Her power is telekinesis. Weird that I have been slowly writing a book about telekinesis. (:
Thursday, 02 August 2012 10:21
Jill
Telekinesis - the one I'd love to have!!!
Thursday, 02 August 2012 10:51
Jessy
Her glitch is Telekinesis
Thursday, 02 August 2012 10:55
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Giveaway: The Forsaken by Lisa M. Stasse

Giveaway: The Forsaken by Lisa M. Stasse
  Enter to win a signed copy of THE FORSAKEN by Lisa M. Stasse!   When the world has given up on you, who will you become? As an obedient orphan of the U.N.A. (the super-country that was once Mexico, the U.S., and Canada), Alenna learned at an early age to...
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YABC
I would limit who I associated with, become a farmer to become as independent as I could, or a fisherman. Something in the woods.... Read More
Sunday, 01 July 2012 12:25
YABC
I would also limit my associations and try to be independent and not draw much attention to myself.
Wednesday, 18 July 2012 00:52
Lilibeth Ramos
I would stay the same; being a new person too much of a hassle.
Sunday, 01 July 2012 12:26
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Giveaway: Never Enough by Denise Jaden

Giveaway: Never Enough by Denise Jaden
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  Enter to win a NEVER ENOUGH prize pack from Denise Jaden! From the author of Losing Faith , a novel about two sisters and the eating disorder that threatens to destroy their family. Loann’s always wanted to be popular and pretty like her sister, Claire. So when Claire’s ex-boyfriend starts...
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Holly
She was a mushroom farmer!
Sunday, 01 July 2012 13:32
Andrea Navarro
Wow she was a professional Polynesian dancer.
Sunday, 01 July 2012 14:07
Patrice Zurek
church secretary
Sunday, 01 July 2012 18:37
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Giveaway: Love and Leftovers

Giveaway: Love and Leftovers
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  Enter to win a LOVE AND LEFTOVERS prize pack from Sarah Tregay! My wish is to fall cranium over Converse in dizzy, daydream-worthy love. (If only it were that easy.) When her parents split, Marcie is dragged from Idaho to a family summerhouse in New Hampshire. She leaves behind her...
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YABC
My favorite book in verse is Chasing Brooklyn by Lisa Schroeder
Sunday, 01 July 2012 12:14
Amanda Pitts
I've never read a novel in verse. It's not because I don't like them, I can never find on that interests me. Maybe I'll like this ... Read More
Sunday, 01 July 2012 13:18
Marissa Tovalin
I don't like verse books, but I read Glimpse by Carol Lynch Williams. It really got my attention and I still find myself thinking ... Read More
Sunday, 01 July 2012 15:29
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Giveaway: The Best Night of Your (Pathetic) Life

Giveaway: The Best Night of Your (Pathetic) Life
  Enter to win one of 5 signed copies of THE BEST NIGHT OF YOUR (PATHETIC) LIFE by Tara Altebrando!   An all-day scavenger hunt in the name of eternal small-town glory. With only a week until graduation, there's one last thing Mary and her friends must do together: participate in...
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Cherie Durbin
Stephen Baldwin. He's goofy but loveable, creative and energetic.
Sunday, 01 July 2012 14:39
Molly Nudo Frenzel
For a scavenger hunt, I would choose Ian Somerhalder as my celeb teammate. Even though he's fun to look at, he would be distractin... Read More
Sunday, 01 July 2012 14:41
Ashley
David Tennant. Because of reasons.
Sunday, 01 July 2012 16:23
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Your Guide to a Perfect Summer - With Tips From Helene Boudreau and Stacey Graham

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  Looking for some great summer ideas? Check out this guest post from Hélène Boudreau, author of Real Mermaids Don't Wear Toe Rings , on her top five summer activities: I grew up on a small island surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean so splishy-splashy summer activities are some of my favourite things...
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Stephanie Keyes
Sounds like some great tips! You are so brave participating in the race! I have trouble racing out of bed, but then again I am so ... Read More
Thursday, 21 June 2012 10:42
Emily Savant, Staff Reviewer
I would kill to be anywhere near the ocean right now! Ah, the whale watching and cave exploring looks so peaceful!... Read More
Thursday, 21 June 2012 11:07
Allison
That sounds like a great summer! And I love mermaids, excited about the book!
Thursday, 21 June 2012 11:37
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