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Author Chat with Megan Walker (Lakeshire Park), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Megan Walker author of Lakeshire Park. Read on for more about Won-pyung Sohn and her book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Megan Walker !         Megan Walker was raised on a berry farm in Poplar Bluff, Missouri, where her...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, looking forward to reading it!
Thursday, 07 May 2020 12:52
Caryl Kane
Wonderful interview! I'm looking forward to reading "Lakeshire Park".
Sunday, 10 May 2020 20:33
Lin Ryals
Yes! This totally looks like my genre!! I want!
Wednesday, 27 May 2020 10:59
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Author Chat with Kiera Cass (The Betrothed), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Kiera Cass author of The Betrothed. Read on for more about Kiera and her book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Kiera Cass !         Kiera Cass is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Selection Series and ...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, looking forward to reading it.
Wednesday, 06 May 2020 11:55
Jasmine
I'M SO EXCITED, I loved the Selection. The cover is gorgeous- the metallic colors make me swoon and the synopsis, don't even get m... Read More
Thursday, 07 May 2020 17:57
Lindsay
I'm so excited about another Kiera Cass book!! I'm in love with this cover
Tuesday, 26 May 2020 18:19
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Author Chat with Michael Moreci (The Lost Carnival), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Micheal Moreci author of The Lost Carnival. Read on for more about Michael and his book, an excerpt plus an giveaway.       Meet Michael Moreci !        Michael Moreci is a comics author and novelist. His original comics series include...
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Zachary Snyder
This book looks awesome, love these YA graphic novels from DC.
Tuesday, 05 May 2020 14:24
Keia
I've been wanting to read this one since it was first announced.
Thursday, 21 May 2020 20:53
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Spotlight on Fractured Tide (Leslie Lutz), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Fractured Tide  by Leslie Lutz.  Read on for more about Leslie and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Leslie Lutz ! Leslie Karen Lutz  is the author of FRACTURED TIDE (May 5, 2020; HarperCollins/Blink) and a devoted fan of scuba...
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Zachary Snyder
This book looks great, looking forward to reading it!
Tuesday, 05 May 2020 12:32
Jeana Kwiecinski
Oh my goodness this book sounds amazing! I love stories with underwater creatures and this is absolutely my kind of story. Absolut... Read More
Monday, 01 June 2020 16:20
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Giveaway: Magic Required (Wizard For Hire) (Obert Skye) ~ US Only

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  Magic Requred: Wizard For Hire (US Only) by: Obert Skye Release Date: April 7th, 2020 Publisher: Shadow Mountain Publishing       About the Book At the Convent of Sweet Mercy, young girls are raised to be killers. In some few children the old bloods show, gifting rare talents that...
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Zachary Snyder
This book looks great, looking forward to reading it!
Tuesday, 05 May 2020 12:32
Amanda
Love the cover and this series!
Friday, 29 May 2020 16:01
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Author Chat with Won-pyung Sohn (Almond), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Won-pyung Sohn author of Almond. Read on for more about Won-pyung Sohn and her book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Won-pyung Sohn !        Sohn Won-pyung (b.1979) earned BA in social studies and philosophy at Sogang University and film directing...
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Lauren
This novel tackles some very serious issues, from bullying to alexythemia, which has been getting more notice since it is commonly... Read More
Tuesday, 05 May 2020 13:42
Andrea Carroll
What a wonderful novel for young adults! Sharing realistic situations and thinking about mental issues brings them to light.... Read More
Wednesday, 13 May 2020 09:07
Keia
I was first attracted to this book because of the cover but the synopsis sounds super interesting too.
Saturday, 23 May 2020 16:25
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Jessica Cluess (House Of Dragons), 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  Jessica Cluess , YABC's Author of...
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Zachary Snyder
This book looks great, looking forward to reading it!
Monday, 04 May 2020 11:56
Candice Gigous
The cover is cool. The synopsis is very interesting. Sounds like an amazing read!
Wednesday, 13 May 2020 07:28
Tiffany Engler
I love this cover! Can't wait to read this one
Thursday, 14 May 2020 07:57
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Giveaway: Explorer Academy: The Star Dunes (Trudi Trueit) ~ US Only

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Explorer Academy: The Star Dunes (US Only) by: Trudi Trueit Release Date: March 17th, 2020 Publisher: National Geographic Kids Books       About the Book: Cruz, Sailor, Emmett, and the gang are on their way to Africa when Nebula misses their intended target and someone close to Cruz ends up...
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Zachary Snyder
This series is great, can't wait to read this one!
Friday, 01 May 2020 10:38
Stephanie
First off, this site is so cool! I'd seen the social media posts, but am glad I finally visited! Second, I haven't heard of this s... Read More
Friday, 01 May 2020 14:38
vendingshop
great work man, I would like to congratulate you on this effort HBCU Alumni.... Read More
Tuesday, 05 May 2020 07:37
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Giveaway: Extreme Ocean: Amazing Animals, High-Tech Gear, Record-Breaking Depths and More (Sylvia A Earle) ~ (US Only)

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Extreme Ocean (US Only) by: Sylvia Earle Release Date: March 3rd, 2020 Publisher: National Geographic Kids Books       About the Book: Dive into a world of aquatic mystery in this action-packed combination of science and adventure. Famed National Geographic Explorer Sylvia Earle leads readers on an in-depth tour of...
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Zachary Snyder
My son would LOVE this book, hope I win!
Thursday, 30 April 2020 10:24
Jeana Kwiecinski
Love anything to do with the ocean and this sounds amazing!
Monday, 11 May 2020 20:00
Jana Leah
My nephew will love this book.
Monday, 18 May 2020 22:13
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Author Chat with Gracie Dix (Welcome To Superhero School), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Gracie Dix author of Welcome To Superhero School. Read on for more about Gracie and her book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Gracie Dix !       Graceanne "Gracie" Dix is a high school author. When she isn't writing, she can...
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Zachary Snyder
This book looks great, love the cover art. Looking forward to reading it!
Wednesday, 29 April 2020 14:07
Victoria Scott
My daughter would LOVE this series! Thanks for sharing!
Sunday, 03 May 2020 19:43
Danielle Hammelef
The cover and synopsis are action-packed and so exciting.
Friday, 22 May 2020 18:45
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