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Spooktacular Stories Giveaway of 2017! (Children's Edition) ~ (Part Two) ~ (US/Canada only)

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Check out more frightfully entertaining children's stories below, enter the giveaway, and don't forgot to check out all of the other posts this week and enter those giveaways for more chances at spooktacularly creepy reads!             SO. MANY. BOOKS. Are you ready to enter to win???...
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Press Release: Looking For Eden Album by Dave Connis, Author of The Temptation of Adam!

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Dave Connis, author of The Temptation of Adam , has released his full album, Looking For Eden , which serves as a companion to his soon-to-be-released novel!  Today we're excited to share the news that if   you pre-order Dave's new book, The Temptation of Adam you will receive the full...
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Kristie Lowry, Promotions Manager
I was lucky enough to get an ARC of the book, and I loved it. Today I downloaded the album, and it is REALLY good. What a talented... Read More
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 20:09
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Spooktacular Stories Giveaway of 2017! (YA Edition) (Part Two) ~ (US/Canada only)

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Yesterday, we launched the first day of our EPIC Spooktacular Stories giveaway of 2017 ... Five days of posts with each featuring some of the most chilling, suspensful books on the shelves!    Check out more frightfully entertaining stories below, enter the giveaway, and don't forgot to check out all of...
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Kathy
I've been eyeing The Wicker King for a while now. It sounds super intriguing!
Wednesday, 18 October 2017 14:52
Jill
Haunting the Deep!!!!!
Thursday, 19 October 2017 09:18
Ainslee
The wicker king or 27 hours both look so interesting!
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 20:54
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Spooktacular Stories Giveaway of 2017! (YA Edition) ~ (US/Canada only)

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It's the middle of October. Leaves are turning rust and gold. A chill is creeping through the air. And Halloween is fast approaching.  It's the perfect time to curl up inside with a mug of your favorite hot beverage and a deliciously scary book! Don't have any Spooktacular Stories on your...
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Ainslee
I am sooo incredibly excited for Hunting Prince Dracula, I love Kerri Maniscalco's writing!
Monday, 16 October 2017 11:32
Crista cast
I'm excited for House of Furies the cover looks very spooky.
Monday, 16 October 2017 15:20
Jenny Meyer
I can't pick just one that I'm most excited for... When We Were Worthy sounds really interesting but not at all scary; A Beautiful... Read More
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 23:56
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Spooktacular Stories Giveaway of 2017! (Children's Edition) ~ (US/Canada only)

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It's the middle of October. Leaves are turning rust and gold. A chill is creeping through the air. And Halloween is fast approaching.  It's the perfect time to curl up inside with a mug of your favorite hot beverage and a deliciously scary book! Don't have any Spooktacular Stories on your...
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Alyssa Annico
I'm most excited about "Pete the Cat: Trick or Pete"!
Friday, 20 October 2017 07:44
Penny Olson
They ALL look great but I know my daughter would love I Love You More Than the Smell of Swamp Gas. Thanks.
Monday, 23 October 2017 00:59
John
"Which book from the Spooktacular Stories list of 2017 are you most excited to read?" Even Monsters Need To Sleep!
Monday, 23 October 2017 17:05
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Teen Read Week 2017: Author Chat with Kristen Simmons (Pacifica), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Kristen Simmons  (Pacifica)   as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Kristen, her novel, plus a giveaway!         Meet Kristen Simmons ! Kristen Simmons is the author of the ARTICLE 5 series, THE GLASS ARROW, and METALTOWN....
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Olivia F
This rafflecopter is flat/not clickable, as an FYI!
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 12:34
Lily M.
? Pirates and the Sea and a mystery ? sounds good to me ?
Friday, 13 October 2017 23:06
Jen
My favorite book that I read as a teen? Sadly, my teen years were filled with honors and AP coursework, so the only thing I think... Read More
Saturday, 14 October 2017 17:08
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Press Release: Announcing The Origin Event (November 3, 2018)

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        Important links/dates: - Link for the formal event announcement on website:  http:// theoriginevent.com/ introducing-the-origin-event- 2018/ - Tickets go on sale: Saturday, January 6th, 2018 at 7PM EST . *The link for the ticket page will be posted the week leading up to the event.  - Encourage readers...
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Press Release: Book Trailer for Rick Riordan's The Ship Of The Dead!

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Hello Riordan Readers! The newest Rick Riordan release,  The Ship of the Dead , Book 3 in the Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard trilogy, hit shelves yesterday – PLUS a hilarious new  book trailer  just released! We hope you'll check out the new trailer! Share the  Book Trailer Follow...
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What's New In YA ~ October 3rd, 2017

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Are you wondering what's new in  YA  today? Check out these  wonderful  new  releases!             A year ago, Sunny Nwazue, an American-born girl Nigerian girl, was inducted into the secret Leopard Society. As she began to develop her magical powers, Sunny learned that she had been...
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Announcing The Official Blog Tour for Turtles All The Way Down (John Green)!

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COMING TO A CITY NEAR YOU   Turtles All the Way Down with John & Hank Green   http://www.turtlesallthewaydownbook.com   Join #1 bestselling author John Green and special guest Hank Green* on tour in support of John’s new novel, Turtles All the Way Down. In this multimedia event, the brothers will talk about...
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