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Authors Of The Week: Chat with Demitira Lunetta, Marley Lynn, & Kate Karyus Quinn (Fire & Flood) Plus Giveaway! ~ (International)

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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 Demetria Lunetta , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Shelby Mahurin (Serpent & Dove), 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 Shelby Mahurin , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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Giveaway: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC "Back To School" Prize Pack!!

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National Geographic Kids Beginner's World Atlas, 4th Ed by: National Geographic Release Date: July 9th, 2019 Publisher: National Geographic Kids Books   About the Book   National Geographic Kids Beginner’s World Atlas, 4th ed (ages 7-10, published simultaneously in paperback and hardcover) - It’s a BIG world out there and this OVERSIZED, kid-friendly, and completely...
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Author Chat with Joy Jones (Fearless Public Speaking), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Joy Jones author of Fearless Public Speaking.  Read on for more about Rena her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Joy Jones ! Performance poetry, training workshops, storytelling, classroom teaching - Joy Jones has addressed countless audiences. She is the director...
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Spotlight on Sword and Pen (Rachel Caine), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Sword and Pen by Rachel Caine.  Read on for more about Rachel and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!          Meet Rachel Caine!   Rachel Caine  is the  New York Times ,  USA Today , and international bestselling author of more than...
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Author Chat with Rena Barron (Kingdom Of Souls), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Rena Barron author of Kingdom Of Souls.  Read on for more about Rena her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Rena Barron ! Rena Barron grew up in small-town Alabama, where stories of magic and adventure sparked her imagination. After penning...
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Spotlight on Filigree's Midnight Ride (Pam Berkman and Dorothy Hearst), Plus Guest Post & Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to spotlight Filigree's Midnight Ride.  Read on for more about Pam and Dorothy, an guest post, plus an giveaway!          Meet Pam Berkman ! Pam Berkman has written books for grownups and this is her first book for kids. She loves writing about events...
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Giveaway: THE TRUTH IS (NoNieqa Ramos) ~ (US Only)

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The Truth Is (US Only) by: NoNieqa Ramos Release Date: September 3rd, 2019 Publisher: Carolrhoda Lab   FROM THE AUTHOR:  In my sophomore book The Truth Is, my main character Verdad is on an identity quest to find out who she is as a queer person of color and is besieged...
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Recent Comments
Debra Branigan
You have a very intriguing cover. Timely topics for young teens are included in the novel. Best wishes on the new release.
Sunday, 01 September 2019 16:17
Mia
Very excited to read this, especially with how important such topics are right now!
Monday, 02 September 2019 14:13
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is okay. The synopsis sounds emotional and relevant to today's teens.
Saturday, 07 September 2019 13:45
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Author Chat with Maika Moulite and Maritza Moulite (Dear Haiti, Love Alaine), Plus Giveaway!

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  Today we're excited to chat with Maika & Maritza Moulite authors of Dear Haiti, Love Alaine.  Read on for more about Maika & Maritza and their book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Maika & Maritza Moulite ! Maika Moulite and Maritza Moulite are self-professed bookworms who have...
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Mara Rutherford (Crown Of Coral And Pearl), 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 Mara Rutherford , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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Maggie
the rafflecopter link for this takes us to the Sara Rasch giveaway's rafflecopter x
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