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Author Chat with Lori Goldstein (Sources Say) Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Lori Goldstein author of Sources Say. Read on for more about Lori and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Lori Goldstein !            Lori Goldstein earned her BA in journalism and previously worked for technology publications in...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks interesting!
Monday, 10 August 2020 15:07
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Author Chat with Amy Hest (The Summer We Found The Baby) Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Amy Hest author of The Summer We Found The Baby. Read on for more about Amy and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Amy Hest !            Amy Hest is the author of many beloved books for...
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Zachary Snyder
Beautiful cover, but the title really reeled me in!
Thursday, 06 August 2020 13:27
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Author Chat with Felicia Farber (Ice Queen), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US/Can Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Felicia Farber author of Ice Queen. Read on for more about Felicia and her book, an excerpt, plus a giveaway!       Meet Felicia Farber ! Felicia Farber is a writer and lawyer in New Jersey, but most importantly, a mom. Over the...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, love the cover!
Wednesday, 05 August 2020 11:53
Andrea Cerda
Love the cover, im interested in reading this book it looks good!
Wednesday, 05 August 2020 14:34
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Author Chat with Emily Colin (Sword Of The Seven Sins) Plus Giveaway! ~ (INT)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Emily Colin author of Sword Of The Seven Sins. Read on for more about Emily and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Emily Colin !           Emily Colin's debut adult novel, THE MEMORY THIEF, was a New...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Tuesday, 04 August 2020 14:12
Andrea Cerda
It looks like my type of read!! I can't wait for it!
Tuesday, 04 August 2020 16:09
Cass
The synopsis got me hooked! It's fantasy and forbidden romance all in one !
Monday, 10 August 2020 14:29
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Author Chat with Romina Garber (Lobizona), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Romino Garber author of Lobizona. Read on for more about Romino and her book, an excerpt, plus a giveaway!       Meet Romina Garber !          ROMINA GARBER (pen name Romina Russell) is a  New York Times  and international bestselling...
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Author Chat with Rachel Lynn Solomon (Today Tonight Tomorrow) Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Rachael Lynn Solomon author of Today Tonight Tomorrow. Read on for more about Rachael and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Rachel Lynn Solomon !          Rachel Lynn Solomon is the author of  You’ll Miss Me When I’m...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, love the cover! Look forward to reading it!
Tuesday, 28 July 2020 11:50
Andrea Cerda
Looks like an interesting book!
Thursday, 30 July 2020 13:01
Tiffany Engler
I love this cover!
Thursday, 06 August 2020 11:37
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Author Chat with Kara Swanson (Dust) Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Kara Swanson author of Dust. Read on for more about Kara and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Kara Swanson !          As the daughter of missionaries, KARA SWANSON spent her childhood running barefoot through the lush jungles...
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Zachary Snyder
This idea is interesting, love the cover!
Thursday, 23 July 2020 11:32
Victoria Scott
Sounds so good! Thank you for sharing!
Friday, 24 July 2020 21:45
Amanda
I love the London skyline on the cover. Can't wait to read this one!
Saturday, 25 July 2020 11:04
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Author Chat with Syed M Masood (More Than Just A Pretty Face) Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Syed M Masood author of More Than Just A Pretty Face. Read on for more about Syed and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Syed M Masood !          Syed M. Masood grew up in Karachi, Pakistan, and now...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, looking forward to reading it!
Tuesday, 21 July 2020 11:47
Keia
I read an arc of this and loved it!
Tuesday, 21 July 2020 14:54
Victoria Scott
Sounds like a book both my daughter and I will enjoy!
Friday, 24 July 2020 21:43
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Author Chat with Alexis Henderson (The Year Of The Witching), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Alexis Henderson author of The Year Of The Witching. Read on for more about Alexis and her book, an excerpt, plus a giveaway!       Meet Alexis Henderson !         Alexis Henderson  is a speculative fiction writer with a penchant...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Wednesday, 15 July 2020 11:32
Amanda
The cover is so eye- catching. Can't wait for this one!
Saturday, 25 July 2020 10:58
Alivia Hartz
This sounds absolutely fascinating!!
Sunday, 26 July 2020 15:24
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Author Chat with Iva-Marie Palmer (Gimme Everything You Got), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Iva-Marie Palmer author of Gimme Everything You Got. Read on for more about Iva-Marie and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Iva-Marie Palmer ! Iva-Marie Palmer is the author of two novels for teens,  The End of the World as We...
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Zachary Snyder
This book looks good, look forward to reading it.
Tuesday, 14 July 2020 11:31
Alivia Hartz
This sounds like such a fun read!
Sunday, 26 July 2020 15:21
John Clark
Very much looking forward to reading this.
Tuesday, 28 July 2020 19:36
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