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Featured Review: Emmie and the Tudor Queen (Natalie Murray)

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About This Book: True love has never been more deadly in this lush sequel to the best-selling Emmie and the Tudor King.For an extraordinary love, Emmie Grace has given up her life in the modern world to move to the sixteenth century and marry the Tudor king she bravely saved from...
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Spotlight on Dragonfly Girl (Marti Leimbach), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to spotlight Dragonfly Girl (Marti Leimbach).  Read on for more about Marti, an excerpt & plus giveaway!         Meet Marti Leimbach ! Marti Leimbach  is the author of several novels for adult readers, including the international bestseller  Dying Young , which was made into...
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Kiara T.
I love the cover and the book sounds great!
Monday, 22 February 2021 23:36
Debra Branigan
The cover is great and the thriller of a story sounds like an excellent read. Thanks for sharing.
Saturday, 06 March 2021 20:23
Danielle Hammelef
I love the detail on the cover. This book will keep me reading way past my bedtime.
Sunday, 14 March 2021 11:04
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Author Chat with Ann Bausum (Ensnared in the Wolf's Lair: Inside the 1944 Plot to Kill Hitler and the Ghost Children of His Revenge)!

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  Today we're excited to share an interview hosted by YABC's very own Karen Yingling with Ann Bausum author of Ensnared in the Wolf's Lair: Inside the 1944 Plot to Kill Hitler and the Ghost Children of His Revenge . Read on for more about Ann and her book!    ...
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Featured Review: The Curse of Jenny Greene (Mandy O'Dell and Kimberly Loth)

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About This Book: In the wispy dark of a foggy night, the children come. The children die. Jenny Greenteeth croons to them, her keening call they cannot deny. A ghost witch cloaked in fog hunts the children of Blaylock Bay. She’s been doing it for centuries and she never gives back...
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Author Chat with Rena Barron (Reaper Of Souls), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Rena Barron author of Reaper 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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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading!
Thursday, 18 February 2021 16:52
Tiffany Engler
I love this cover! Can't wait to read it!
Tuesday, 23 February 2021 07:41
Andrea Cerda
This is awesome! Thanks for the opportunity!!!!! plus the book looks awesome!
Tuesday, 23 February 2021 16:09
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Author Chat with Diane Zahler (Daughter of the White Rose), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Diane Zahler author of         Daugher of the White Rose. Read on for more about Diane and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Diane Zahler ! Diane Zahler is the author of over ten books for young readers,...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading!
Thursday, 18 February 2021 16:56
Tabitha Stephenson
I love this cover! I hope the trend of illustrated covers never ends. The plot sounds fantastic as well and I can't wait to dive i... Read More
Thursday, 18 February 2021 22:42
Amanda
A medieval setting and girl- power? What's not to love? Adore the cover!
Friday, 19 February 2021 18:08
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Featured Review: Shine Until Tomorrow (Carla Malden)

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About This Book: Social misfit Mari Caldwell desperately wants to get on with her life. If only she could get there faster―specifically to Yale―and leave behind all the things that make her anxious: driving a car, crossing bridges, her peers, her parents’ divorce. Mari only feels at ease behind the lens...
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Giveaway: The Reclaimed Kingdom (Dana Claire) ~ (US Only)

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   The Reclaimed Kingdom (US Only) Author: Dana Claire Release Date: February 14th, 2021 Publisher: Chamberlain Publishing House       About The Book Newbery Honoree Marion Dane Bauer evokes the “summer that changed everything” in the life of a boy growing up without a mother. Since as far back as...
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Suleika
LOVE the cover! This sounds so good!
Wednesday, 17 February 2021 14:25
Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Wednesday, 17 February 2021 14:33
Dixie
I am so excited for this book. The dagger and the crown immediately grabbed my attention. The cover is beautifully done.
Thursday, 18 February 2021 13:03
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Giveaway: Girlhood: Teens Around the World in Their Own Voices (Masuma Ahuja), Plus Guest Post! ~ (US Only)

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   Girlhood: Teens Around The World In Their Own Voices (US Only) Author: Masuma Ahuja Release Date: February 9th, 2021 Publisher: Algonquin Young Readers         "Masuma Ahuja shares what inspired this book." This book is based on a series I wrote for The Lily, which I dreamed up when...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Wednesday, 17 February 2021 14:33
Chiara Jucha
Looks amazing!
Monday, 08 March 2021 13:44
Jana Leah
I'd like to share this book with my niece. I think she'd enjoy it too.
Saturday, 13 March 2021 20:18
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Waiting on Wednesday ~ February 17, 2021

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Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event that is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine and spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.     *Samantha’s Choice* (YABC Staff Reviewer)    All These Bodies Author:  Kendare Blake Expected publication:  September 21, 2021 Description not yet available.     *Melissa's Choice*...
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