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Author Chat with Alexandria Rizik (21 Questions), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Alexandria Rizik author of 21 Questions!  Read on for more about Alexandria, her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet  Alexandria Rizik ! Alexandria Rizik is an award-winning filmmaker and the author of three books, her newest, a YA contemporary novel 21...
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Author Of The Week: Author Chat with Sheeryl Lim (Brown Boy Nowhere), Plus Giveaway! ~ (INT)

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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!!         Meet  Sheeryl Lim ! Sheeryl Lim considers...
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Author Chat with L.M. Elliott (WALLS), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with L.M. Elliott author of WALLS!  Read on for more about L.M. Elliott, her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet  L.M. Elliott !  L.M. Elliott was an award-winning magazine journalist in Washington, D.C., before becoming a New York Times bestselling author of historical and biographical...
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Author Chat with Mari Mancusi (Dragon Ops: Dragons vs. Robots), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Mari Mancusi author of Dragon Ops: Dragons vs Robots!  Read on for more about Mari, the book, plus an giveaway!          Meet  Mari Mancusi ! Mari Mancusi always wanted a dragon as a pet. Unfortunately, the fire insurance premiums proved a bit...
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Andrea Cerda
My daughter love robots and dragons, i bet she will love this book too!
Wednesday, 28 July 2021 20:20
Zachary Snyder
Book looks awesome, want to share with my nephew!
Friday, 30 July 2021 12:20
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Author Chat with A.R. Capetta (Stranger Things: Rebel Robin), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with A.R. Capetta author of Stranger Things: Rebel Robin!  Read on for more about A.R. Capetta, the book, plus an giveaway!          Meet  A.R. Capetta ! A. R. CAPETTA (all pronouns) is an acclaimed author of YA genre fiction including The Lost...
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Andrea Cerda
loved robin in the serie, so im really happy she get her own book!
Wednesday, 28 July 2021 20:21
Zachary Snyder
Book looks awesome, cant wait to read!
Friday, 30 July 2021 12:21
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Author Chat with Sarah Beth Durst (Even and Odd)!

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Today we're proud to present a chat, our very own staff member, Karen Yingling, had with Sarah Beth Durst author of  Even and Odd !  Read on for more about Sarah Beth Durst and her book!     Meet Sarah Beth Durst ! Sarah Beth Durst is the award-winning author of...
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Author Chat with Whitney Grandison (The Right Kind of Reckless)!

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  Today we're excited to chat with Whitney Grandison author of The Right Kind of Reckless !  Read on for more about Whitney and her book!       Meet  Whitney Grandison ! Whitney D. Grandison  is an American young adult fiction writer. Some of her works can be found on...
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Author Chat with Amy Timberlake (Egg Marks The Spot)!

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  Today we're excited to chat with Amy Timberlake author of Egg Marks The Spot !  Read on for more about Amy and her book!       Meet  Amy Timberlake ! Amy Timberlake's work has received a Newbery Honor, an Edgar, and a Golden Kite Award. One book was chosen...
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Author Chat with Brianna Bourne (You and Me at the End of the World), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Brianna Bourne author of You and Me at the End of the World!  Read on for more about Brianna, her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet  Brianna Bourne ! Brianna   Bourne  is author of  You & Me at the End...
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Chiara Jucha
Sounds interesting!
Monday, 19 July 2021 17:03
Emily
This sounds really good
Sunday, 01 August 2021 17:11
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Author Chat with Laura Silverman (Up All Night: 13 Stories Between Sunset and Sunrise), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Laura Silverman author of Up All Night: 13 Stories Between Sunset and Sunrise !  Read on for more about Laura, her book, plus an giveaway!        Meet  Laura Silverman !        Laura Silverman  is an author and freelance editor in...
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Keia
I love all these YA anthologies that are coming out lately! This cover is super pretty.
Tuesday, 20 July 2021 12:49
Andrea Cerda
love the cover and the story looks interesting!
Friday, 23 July 2021 01:03
Delaney
This cover is so pretty and I love the sound of this anthology!
Tuesday, 27 July 2021 11:13
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