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Giveaway: CARMILLA (US & Canada)

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Carmilla (US & Canada) by: Kim Turrisi Release Date: May 7, 2019 Publisher: KCP Loft   About the Book: An adaptation of Shaftesbury’s award-winning, groundbreaking queer vampire web series, Carmilla. Newly escaped from the stifling boredom of a small town, college freshman Laura is ready for her first great adventure. But...
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John
Vampires certainly end stifling boredom!
Friday, 05 April 2019 21:31
Emily
This looks like my kind of book!
Monday, 08 April 2019 15:33
Jenny Meyer
Another Carmilla giveaway? Well if I don't win this one I'll probably buy a copy for my birthday ... Read More
Friday, 12 April 2019 01:20
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Author Chat with Erin Hahn (You'd Be Mine), Plus Giveaway!

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  Today we're excited to chat with Erin Hahn author of You'd Be Mine.  Read on for more about Erin, plus an interview and an giveaway!          Meet Erin Hahn ! Erin Hahn spent the first half of her life daydreaming in a small town in northern Illinois....
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Tiffany Engler
I love this cover! Can't wait to read this book!
Saturday, 06 April 2019 10:09
Candice Gigous
The cover is fun. The synopsis is very interesting. Sounds like a sweet and romantic read.
Monday, 08 April 2019 11:39
Emily
Looks like the perfect summer read!
Monday, 08 April 2019 15:27
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Author Chat with Peter Bognanni (This Book Is Not Yet Rated), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Peter Bognanni author of This Book Is Not Yet Rated.  Read on for more about Peter, an interview, plus an giveaway!          Meet Peter Bognanni ! Peter Bognanni is a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop. His debut novel, The House of...
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John
Well, I hope Ethan can save that cinema!
Wednesday, 03 April 2019 18:29
Colleen Burns
This book looks so fun, and I love the cover!
Thursday, 11 April 2019 09:17
Penny Olson
The floor of a movie theater is a great idea for the cover of this book. The story sounds original and interesting.
Friday, 26 April 2019 23:17
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Author Chat with Emily A Duncan (Wicked Saints), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Emily A Duncan author of Wicked Saints.  Read on for more about Emily, an interview, plus an giveaway!          Meet Emily A Duncan ! EMILY A. DUNCAN works as a youth services librarian. She received a Master’s degree in library science...
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John
The characters' entwining paths sound interesting!
Wednesday, 03 April 2019 18:27
Tiffany Engler
Love this cover! Can't wait to read this book!
Thursday, 04 April 2019 12:13
Madeline Tebo
This cover is GORGEOUS and it sounds amazing
Friday, 05 April 2019 16:36
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Giveaway: A DOG'S WAY HOME Bundle (US Only)

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A Dog's Way Home (US Only) by: W. Bruce Cameron Release Date: March 26, 2019 (digital) and April 9, 2019 (Blu-ray™ Combo Pack and DVD)   About the Movie: Based on the bestselling novel by W. Bruce Cameron, A DOG’S WAY HOME finds its way onto Digital March 26 and on...
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John
I have not read the book or seen the movie, but I expect the story is entertaining!
Wednesday, 03 April 2019 18:24
Erin
I have heard such fabulous things about this movie and the book! My daughter and I would absolutely love to win this to watch it t... Read More
Sunday, 07 April 2019 18:29
Kacie
I haven't read this book or seen this movie yet, but I loved his other books, A Dog's Purposeand A Dog's Journey and I loved the m... Read More
Wednesday, 10 April 2019 02:24
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Author Chat with Brenda Rufener (Since We Last Spoke), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Brenda Rufener author of Since We Last Spoke.  Read on for more about Brenda, an interview, plus an giveaway!          Meet Brenda Rufener ! Brenda Rufener is a technical writer turned novelist and the author of WHERE I LIVE, which Bustle...
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John
Beautiful and endless love is okay, I guess. I'd rather read a good book.
Wednesday, 03 April 2019 18:23
Emily
This book has been on my radar for a while!
Monday, 08 April 2019 15:19
Colleen Burns
I love the cover and the synopsis sounds interesting
Thursday, 11 April 2019 10:29
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Spotlight on Smoke and Key (Kelsey Sutton), Excerpt, and Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Smoke and Key  by Kelsey Sutton.  Read on for more about Kelsey and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!            Meet  Kelsey Sutton ! Kelsey Sutton is the author of The Lonely Ones, a middle-grade novel in verse that received a starred...
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John
Not knowing why you're dead: that's a bummer!
Wednesday, 03 April 2019 18:06
Candice Gigous
The cover is pretty and the blue fits well with the story. The synopsis is very intriguing. Sounds like a thrilling read.
Monday, 08 April 2019 11:37
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Christine Lynn Herman (The Devouring Gray), Plus Giveaway!

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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 Christine Lynn Herman,  YABC's Author of...
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John
Those woods sound fraught with danger!
Wednesday, 03 April 2019 18:09
Candice Gigous
The cover is cool and dark. The synopsis is very captivating. Sounds like an exciting read.
Monday, 08 April 2019 11:35
vanessa
I'm so excited about this book. The cover looks so cool and I'm always up for a book with a creepy atmosphere.
Tuesday, 09 April 2019 22:42
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Spotlight on Eyes On Me (Rachel Harris), Excerpt, and Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Eyes On Me  by Rachel Harris.  Read on for more about Rachel and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!            Meet  Rachel Harris ! New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Rachel Harris writes humorous love stories about sassy girls-next-door...
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Kylie
I love these contemporary romance reads. They always give me the feels!
Sunday, 31 March 2019 00:13
Emily
This cover is adorable!
Monday, 08 April 2019 15:00
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is super cute and the synopsis sounds like one I'm going to enjoy cheering these characters on.
Saturday, 20 April 2019 14:26
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Author Chat with Melissa Ostrom (Unleaving), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Melissa Ostrom author of Unleaving.  Read on for more about Melissa, an interview, plus an giveaway!          Meet Melissa Ostrom ! Melissa Ostrom is the author of The Beloved Wild. She teaches English literature at Genesee Community College in Batavia, New...
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John
Victim-blaming seems to be the all-American sport. Ugh.
Tuesday, 26 March 2019 19:57
Kylie
We need more books that help young people cope with sexual assault.
Sunday, 31 March 2019 00:16
Candice Gigous
The cover is eye-catching. The synopsis is very interesting. Sounds like a dramatic and thought-provoking read.
Monday, 08 April 2019 11:43
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