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Author Chat with Amalie Jahn (Phoebe Unfired), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Amalie Jahn author of Phoebe Unfired.  Read on for more about Amalie, her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Amalie Jahn !   USA Today Bestselling author Amalie Jahn is the recipient of the Literary Classics Seal of Approval and the...
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Author Chat with Ena Jones (Six Feet Below Zero), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Ena Jones author of Six Feet Below Zero.  Read on for more about Ena, her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Ena Jones ! Ena Jones is the author of Clayton Stone series, about which  Kirkus Reviews  raved "What really makes...
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Author Chat with Sarah Jean Horwitz (The Dark Lord Clementine), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Sarah Jean Horwitz author of The Dark Lord Clementine.  Read on for more about Sarah, her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Sarah Jean Horwitz ! SARAH JEAN HORWITZ  grew up next door to a cemetery and down the street from...
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Author Chat with Natalie Lund (The Sky Above Us), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Natalie Lund author of The Sky Above Us.  Read on for more about Natalie, her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Natalie Lund ! Natalie Lund is the author of THE SKY ABOVE US (April 13, 2021; Penguin Random House/Philomel Books)...
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Author Chat with Erin Soderberg Downing (The Great Peach Experiment: When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Peach Pie), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Erin Soderberg Downing author of When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Peach Pie.  Read on for more about Erin, her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Erin Soderberg Downing ! Erin Soderberg Downing has written more than fifty books (some as...
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Author Chat with Julie Moffett (White Knights), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Julie Moffett author of White Knights.  Read on for more about Julie, her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Julie Moffett ! Julie Moffett is the bestselling author of the long-running, geeky Lexi Carmichael Mystery Series that USA Today says: "...runs...
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Alma Collins
I love Julie's Lexi Carmichael series! I have not yet read the White Knight series but I will! I do like the cover on White Knig... Read More
Tuesday, 13 April 2021 19:37
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Author Chat with Anne-Sophie Jouhanneau (Kisses and Croissants), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Anne-Sophie Jouhanneau author of Kisses and Croissants.  Read on for more about Anne-Sophie, her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Anne-Sophie Jouhanneau ! French author Anne-Sophie Jouhanneau's books have been translated into seven languages. Kisses and Croissants is her English-language debut....
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Tiffany Engler
This cover is super cute!
Sunday, 11 April 2021 08:07
Melanie Bracco
I love the super cute cover, and the story sounds really fun!
Friday, 16 April 2021 11:12
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Author Chat with Jess Redman (The Adventure Is Now), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Jess Redman author of The Adventure Is Now.  Read on for more about Jess, her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Jess Redman ! Jess Redman is a former therapist and author of middle-grade books with FSG/Macmillan. Her first book, THE...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading!
Monday, 05 April 2021 14:12
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Author Chat with Norman Westhoff (Stone Fever)!

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  Today we're excited to chat with Norman Westhoff, author of Stone Fever.  Read on for more about Norman Westhoff and his book!         Meet Norman Westoff ! I'm a retired occupational medicine physician. The  Erebus Tales  series -  Stone Fever   https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2... ,  The Color of Greed...
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Author Chat with Oby Aligwekwe (The Place Beyond Her Dreams), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Oby Aligwekwe author of The Place Beyond Her Dreams.  Read on for more about Oby, her book, plus a giveaway!          Meet Oby Aligwekwe ! Oby Aligwekwe is the author of Nfudu and Hazel House. The  Place   Beyond   Her...
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Danielle Hammelef
Eye-catching cover and exciting premise!
Sunday, 11 April 2021 15:01
Kiara T.
The cover is beautiful and the book sounds great!
Tuesday, 13 April 2021 12:33
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