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Author Chat with Brooklyn James (Just Shelby) Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Brooklyn James author of Just Shelby. Read on for more about Brooklyn and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Brooklyn James ! Brooklyn James is an author/singer-songwriter who savors any opportunity to blend books with music. Her first novel,  The Boots...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading!
Thursday, 22 October 2020 12:39
Andrea Cerda
Looks really interesting will like to read it
Thursday, 22 October 2020 15:07
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Author Chat with Mara Fitzgerald (Beyond The Ruby Veil) Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Mara Fitzgerald author of Beyond The Ruby Veil. Read on for more about Mara and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Mara Fitzgerald ! Mara Fitzgerald  writes YA fantasy about unlikable female characters who ruin everything. She is a biologist by...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading!
Thursday, 22 October 2020 12:39
Andrea Cerda
Looks like my type of read and the cover is gorgeous!
Thursday, 22 October 2020 15:06
Abigail Lowry
This book looks amazing! Can’t wait to read!
Thursday, 22 October 2020 16:29
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Author Chat with Kenneth C Davis (Strongman: The Rise of Five Dictators and the Fall of Democracy), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Kenneth C Davis author of Strongman: The Rise of Five Dictators and the Fall of Democracy. Read on for more about Kenneth and his book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Kenneth C Davis ! Kenneth C. Davis  is best known as the ...
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Zachary Snyder
Looks like an important read!
Wednesday, 21 October 2020 13:28
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Author Chat with Stephanie Perkins (Anna and the French Kiss) Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Stephanie Perkins author of Anna and the French Kiss. Read on for more about Stephanie and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Stephanie Perkins ! STEPHANIE PERKINS is the  New York Times  bestselling author and anthology editor of multiple books, including ...
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Chiara Jucha
Love the cover!
Tuesday, 20 October 2020 18:48
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Wednesday, 21 October 2020 02:37
Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading!
Wednesday, 21 October 2020 12:16
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Author Chat with Laurel Flores Fantauzzo (My Heart Underwater) Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Laurel Flores Fantauzzo author of My Heart Underwater. Read on for more about Laurel and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Laurel Flores Fantauzzo ! Laurel Flores Fantauzzo is the author of MY HEART UNDERWATER (Quill Tree Books, HarperCollins, 2020) and...
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Abigail Lowry
Such a beautiful cover! Can’t wait to read!
Tuesday, 20 October 2020 11:42
Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Tuesday, 20 October 2020 14:04
Chiara Jucha
Beautiful cover, the story sound very interesting!
Tuesday, 20 October 2020 18:53
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Author Chat with Jennifer Donnelly (Poisoned) Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Jennifer Donnelly author of Poisoned. Read on for more about Jennifer and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Jennifer Donnelly !            Jennifer Donnelly is the author of A Northern Light , which was awarded a Printz...
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Zachary Snyder
Book sounds fun, look forward to reading.
Thursday, 15 October 2020 13:08
Andrea Cerda
This look like a really good book, ill love to read it ! and the cover OMG! love it
Friday, 16 October 2020 16:36
Gabby Roberts
The cover is very fitting. I adore fairy tale retellings, so this is just great!
Saturday, 17 October 2020 22:35
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Author Chat with Shannon Takaoka (Everything I Thought I Knew) Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Shannon Takaoka author of Everything I Thought I Knew. Read on for more about Shannon and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Shannon Takaoka ! Shannon Takaoka has worked as a writer, editor, and public relations consultant in the technology and...
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Zachary Snyder
Looking forward to reading it, cover is beautiful!
Thursday, 15 October 2020 13:07
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Author Chat with Day Leitao (The Cup and The Prince) Plus Giveaway! ~ (INT)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Day Leitao author of The Cup and The Prince. Read on for more about Day and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Day Leitao !            Day Leitao was born and raised in Brazil and lives in...
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Zachary Snyder
Love the cover, book looks great! Look forward to reading it.
Thursday, 15 October 2020 12:22
Andrea Cerda
This is my type of reading, love the art cover it's amazing!!! can wait to read it!!
Friday, 16 October 2020 16:34
Gabby Roberts
I love the colors and the girl looks so fierce!
Saturday, 17 October 2020 22:34
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Author Chat with Lindsay Bandy (Nemesis and The Swan) Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Lindsay Bandy author of Nemesis and The Swan. Read on for more about Lindsay and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Lindsay Bandy !           LINDSAY BANDY writes historical and contemporary young adult fiction as well as...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great!
Wednesday, 14 October 2020 14:33
Andrea Cerda
This looks awesome!!! can wait to read it
Friday, 16 October 2020 16:32
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Author Chat with Dante Medema (The Truth Project), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Dante Medema author of The Truth Project. Read on for more about Dante and her book, an excerpt, plus a giveaway!       Meet Dante Medema !        Dante Medema is an author of books for young readers. She lives in...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, love the cover art!
Wednesday, 14 October 2020 08:53
Tiffany Engler
Love this cover!!
Wednesday, 21 October 2020 09:31
Andrea Cerda
Book looks really interesting and the cover really eye-catching.
Thursday, 22 October 2020 10:28
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