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Author Chat with Alexandra Monir (The Life Below), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Alexandra Monir author of The Life Below. Read on for more about Alexandra and her book, plus an giveaway.         Meet Alexandra Monir!           Alexandra Monir is an Iranian-American author and recording artist. She is the author of...
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Dianna G.
I read the first book in the series a while ago -- need to re-read it to get caught up!
Friday, 28 February 2020 22:20
Candice Gigous
The cover is cool. The synopsis is very intriguing. Sounds like an exciting read.
Saturday, 07 March 2020 07:12
Lauren
Alien stories are few and far between these days in YA, so I'm very happy to read this synopsis. The cover feels almost mystical, ... Read More
Wednesday, 11 March 2020 11:24
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Featured Review: The Final Six (Alexandra Monir)

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About This Book: When Leo, an Italian championship swimmer, and Naomi, a science genius from California, are two of the twenty-four teens drafted into the International Space Training Camp, their lives are forever altered. After erratic climate change has made Earth a dangerous place to live, the fate of the population...
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Author Chat with Alexandra Monir (The Final Six), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Alexandra Monir , author of  The Final Six .   Read on for more about Alexandra and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet  Alexandra Monir !     ALEXANDRA MONIR is the author of five published young adult novels, including the time-travel romance, Timeless...
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Recent Comments
John
The cover is a bit astronomy-y! And I like outerspace adventures!
Thursday, 01 March 2018 22:38
Mindy
I Love the cover and the synopsis!
Sunday, 04 March 2018 16:54
Emily
This book has been on my tbr since it first was said it was a book. I need it!
Thursday, 08 March 2018 13:06
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