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Featured Review: A Straw Man (Amalie Jahn)

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About This Book: What if you could go back in time to save the person you love the most? Nate’s funny. He’s a football player. He’s ridiculously handsome. In fact, it seems as if Melody’s dating the perfect guy, until an unexpected tragedy changes everything about him. Based on her own...
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Featured Review: Tin Men (Amalie Jahn)

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About This Book: Charlie's love for Brooke has grown in the years they've been together, but when his father dies in a tragic climbing accident, he discovers a well-hidden family secret which turns his life upside down and threatens to destroy his sense of self as well as his relationship with...
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Amalie Jahn (The Next To Last Mistake), 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 Amalie Jahn,  YABC's Author of the...
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Kylie
This book's synopsis really resonates with me!
Thursday, 25 April 2019 00:00
Emily
This book has been on my radar for a while now!
Sunday, 28 April 2019 18:36
Melanie Bracco
The cover is beautiful and the synopsis sounds good!
Wednesday, 01 May 2019 16:36
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Featured Review: The Next To Last Mistake (Amalie Jahn)

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About This Book: Tess Goodwin's life in rural Iowa is sheltered and uncomplicated. Although she chooses to spend most of her free time playing chess with her best friend Zander, the farm-boy from next door, her skills as a bovine midwife and tractor mechanic ensure that she fits in with the...
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Author Chat with Amalie Jahn (The Next To Last Mistake), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Amalie Jahn author of The Next To Last Mistake.  Read on for more about Amalie, an interview, plus an giveaway!          Meet Amalie Jahn ! Amalie Jahn is a USA TODAY bestselling author of more than 8 young adult novels, including...
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Courtney Gendreau
I love the cover and it sounds like a great read!
Sunday, 24 March 2019 13:01
Melanie Bracco
I love the beautiful cover and the synopsis sounds good!
Monday, 25 March 2019 17:02
Emily
I really love this cover and I love any book in my home state of NC
Thursday, 28 March 2019 15:32
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YABC's Around the World in 30 Days with Amalie Jahn of the US, plus giveaways






Today we're excited to welcome Amalie Jahn from the US! She is here to share her novel  The Clay Lion  as part of the YABC Around the World in 30 Days event! Read on for more about Amalie and her novel! And don't forget to enter the weekly giveaway and the event Grand Prize...
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