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Spotlight on Smooth (Matt Burns), Plus Playlist & Giveaway! ~ (US/Can Only)

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  Today we're excited to spotlight Smooth (Matt Burns).  Read on for more about Matt, plus a playlist and giveaway!         Meet  Matt Burns !          Matt Burns grew up in Alpharetta, Georgia and wrote this book in New York. He currently works as an animation...
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Jessica Robayo
I'm looking forward to reading this! The cover really catches your eye and the playlist tie-in is great.
Tuesday, 07 July 2020 13:19
Morgan
This cover is hilarious!
Tuesday, 14 July 2020 13:32
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is humorous which matches the synopsis. This book sounds emotional and real.
Friday, 24 July 2020 14:30
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Author Chat with Lyla Lee (I'll Be The One), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Lyla Lee author of I'll Be The One. Read on for more about Lyla and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Lyla Lee !        Lyla Lee  is the author of  I’ll Be the One  and the Mindy Kim...
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Abigail Lowry
This book sounds amazing! Can’t wait to read!
Friday, 26 June 2020 13:08
Victoria Scott
We love the Mindy Kim series, so we can't wait to read this one!
Sunday, 28 June 2020 18:39
Alivia Hartz
This sounds so cute!! I can’t wait to read it.
Monday, 29 June 2020 17:23
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Spotlight on What Unbreakable Looks Like (Kate McLaughlin), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight What Unbreakable Looks Like  by Kate McLaughlin.  Read on for more about Kate and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Kate McLaughlin !    KATE McLAUGHLIN likes people, so much so that she spends her days making up her own. She...
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Liz
i love this cover. can't wait to share this book with my niece!
Tuesday, 07 July 2020 03:31
Emily
This look really good
Tuesday, 14 July 2020 13:44
Danielle Hammelef
I like the cover. This book sounds emotional and important to read.
Saturday, 18 July 2020 18:45
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Spotlight on The Amelia Six (Kristin L Gray), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight The Amelia Six  by Kristin L Gray .  Read on for more about Kristin and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Kristin Gray !   Kristin L. Gray is  the  author of  Vilonia Beebe Takes Charge  (which  Publishers Weekly  called...
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Victoria Scott
I love the cover! Sounds like an awesome addition to anyone's library!
Sunday, 28 June 2020 18:36
Liz
i can't wait to give this book to my niece!
Tuesday, 07 July 2020 03:44
Jessica Robayo
The cover is so cute! This seems like a great story.
Tuesday, 07 July 2020 11:59
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Spotlight on Sisters of Sword and Song (Rebecca Ross), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Sisters Of Sword and Song  by Rebecca Ross.  Read on for more about Rebecca and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Rebecca Ross !   Rebecca Ross grew up in Georgia, where she continues to reside. She received her bachelor’s...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, looking forward to reading it!
Wednesday, 24 June 2020 10:11
Victoria Scott
Looks like a winner to me! Thanks for sharing!
Sunday, 28 June 2020 18:35
Alivia Hartz
I love books about the friendship between sisters!! This sounds so good!
Monday, 29 June 2020 17:21
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Author Chat with Kathryn Ormsbee (The Sullivan Sisters), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Kathryn Ormsbee author of The Sullivan Sisters. Read on for more about Kathryn and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Kathryn Ormsbee !       Kathryn Ormsbee grew up with a secret garden in her backyard and a spaceship in her basement. She...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks interesting, look forward to reading it!
Tuesday, 23 June 2020 11:42
Abigail Lowry
This book has such a beautiful cover; can’t wait to read!
Wednesday, 24 June 2020 11:13
Alivia Hartz
I think this cover is so pretty!!! I love it!
Monday, 29 June 2020 17:20
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Elle Cosimano (Seasons Of The Storm), 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  Elle Cosimano , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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Victoria Scott
Sounds amazing! I can't wait to read it! My daughter will love it too!
Sunday, 28 June 2020 18:34
Sam Haurie
Thanks for the chance! Can't wait to read it
Monday, 29 June 2020 12:41
Alivia Hartz
I cannot wait to read this! It sounds great!
Monday, 29 June 2020 17:18
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Author Chat with Jeffrey Brown (Once Upon A Space-Time!), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Jeffrey Brown author of Once Upon A Space-Time. Read on for more about Jeffrey and his book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Jeffrey Brown !       Jeffrey Brown  is the author-illustrator of the  New York Times  bestselling Star Wars: Jedi...
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Zachary Snyder
The book looks great! Love Jeffrey Brown!
Friday, 19 June 2020 12:39
Andrea Carroll
Sounds like a fun middle school book.
Monday, 22 June 2020 10:48
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is fun and the synopsis sounds exciting with a great setting.
Saturday, 11 July 2020 11:05
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Author Chat with Jess Redman (Quintessence), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Jess Redman author of Quintessence. Read on for more about Jess and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Jess Redman !      Jess Redman  is the author of  The Miraculous , which  Kirkus  called “layered, engaging, and emotionally true” in...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, looking forward to reading it!
Friday, 19 June 2020 12:06
Victoria Scott
My daughter would love this! I love the cover too!
Sunday, 21 June 2020 00:08
Heena Cruzl
Great, you have given interesting information and experiences, I really like it. return man 3... Read More
Monday, 22 June 2020 01:15
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Author Chat with Carrie Anne Noble (Gretchen and the Bear), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Anne Noble author of Gretchen and the Bear. Read on for more about Anne and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Carrie Anne Noble !    In the wake of her thrilling past as a theatre student, restaurant hostess, certified nurse...
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Zachary Snyder
The book sounds great, looking forward to reading it!
Thursday, 18 June 2020 14:01
Carrie Anne Noble
Thank you, Zachary! I hope you enjoy the story!
Thursday, 18 June 2020 14:58
Victoria Scott
Looks so good! Thanks for sharing!
Sunday, 21 June 2020 00:09
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