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Author Chat with Maggie Stiefvater (Swamp Thing: Twin Branches), Plus Excerpt!

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  Today we're excited to chat with Maggie Stiefvator author of Swamp Thing: Twin Branches. Read on for more about Maggie and her book, plus an excerpt!     Meet Maggie Stiefvator !        New York Times bestselling author of The Shiver Trilogy, The Raven Cycle, and The Scorpio...
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Author Chat with Jessie Ann Foley (You Know I'm No Good), Plus an Excerpt!

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  Today we're excited to chat with Jessie Ann Foley author of You Know I'm No Good. Read on for more about Jessie and her book, plus an excerpt!       Meet Jessie Ann Foley !   http://www.instagram.com/jessieannfoley         Meet   You Know I'm No Good !...
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Author Chat with Wai Chim (The Surprising Power of a Good Dumpling) Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Wai Chim author of The Surprising Power of a Good Dumpling. Read on for more about Wai and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Wai Chim !          Wai Chim is a first-generation Chinese-American from New York City....
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks good! The cover art is funny!
Monday, 12 October 2020 11:46
Brittany
Now I'm majorly craving dumplings! Added to my list, sounds good!
Tuesday, 13 October 2020 08:51
Alex Colpitts
adorable cover
Thursday, 15 October 2020 22:13
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Author Chat with Coco Ma (God Storm) Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Coco Ma author of God Storm. Read on for more about Coco and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet CoCo Ma !         COCO MA is a Canadian author and pianist. At the age of fifteen, she wrote...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great!
Wednesday, 07 October 2020 15:23
Andrea Cerda
this books looks amazing and the cover OMG!!!
Monday, 12 October 2020 17:08
Brittany
Loved the first book, can't wait to get my hands on this~
Tuesday, 13 October 2020 09:01
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Author Chat with Saadia Faruqi (A Thousand Questions) Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Saadia Faruqi author of A Thousand Questions. Read on for more about Saadia and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Saadia Faruqi !        Saadia Faruqi  is a Pakistani American writer, interfaith activist, and cultural sensitivity trainer. She is...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Wednesday, 07 October 2020 09:36
Brittany
Looks fantastic, can't wait to read!
Tuesday, 13 October 2020 08:53
Amanda
Looks wonderful and heartfelt!
Thursday, 15 October 2020 11:30
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Rockstar Book Tours: Author Chat with Sarah Rees Brennan (Fence Striking Distance), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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    I am thrilled to be hosting a spot on the FENCE by Sarah Rees Brennan Blog Tour hosted by  Rockstar Book Tours . Check out my post and make sure to enter the giveaway! About the Book: Title:  FENCE: Striking Distance   Authors:  Sarah Rees Brennan, Johanna the Mad...
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Julie Dao (Broken Wish)!

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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!       Introducing  Julie Dao , YABC's Author of the Week!        Julie C. Dao is the author of the acclaimed Rise...
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Andrea Cerda
The story sounds really interested and want to read it now, Like the cover too!!
Thursday, 08 October 2020 16:26
Brittany
Sounds like a great October read!
Tuesday, 13 October 2020 08:50
Alex Colpitts
added to my tbr!
Thursday, 15 October 2020 22:12
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Author Chat with Jillian Cantor (The Code For Love and Heartbreak) Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Jillian Cantor author of The Code For Love and Heartbreak. Read on for more about Jillian and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Jillian Cantor !       Jillian Cantor  has a BA in English from Penn State University and...
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Zachary Snyder
This book looks great, look forward to reading it.
Thursday, 01 October 2020 11:59
Heena Cruzl
Very well written post and very helpful to me. I wanted to read more posts like this great. gun mayhem 2... Read More
Friday, 02 October 2020 04:46
Andrea Cerda
Looks really interesting, i want to read it ^^
Friday, 02 October 2020 14:44
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Author Chat with Rebecca Elliot (Pretty Funny For A Girl) Plus Giveaway! ~ (US/Can Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Rebecca Elliott author of Pretty Funny For A Girl. Read on for more about Rebecca and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Rebecca Elliott !       Rebecca Elliott is an author and illustrator. She earned a degree in philosophy...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great! I look forward to reading it!
Thursday, 01 October 2020 11:11
Heena Cruzl
I found this post of yours while looking for information to research related to blogs. It is a good article, keep posting and upda... Read More
Friday, 02 October 2020 04:43
Andrea Cerda
Look interesting, ill like to read this book ^^
Friday, 02 October 2020 14:47
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Author Chat with Kristin Cast (The Key To Fear) Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Kristin Cast author of The Key To Fear. Read on for more about Kristin and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Kristin Cast !      KRISTIN CAST is a #1 New York Times and #1 USA Today bestselling author who...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Tuesday, 29 September 2020 14:09
Candice Gigous
The cover is cool. The synopsis is very captivating. I really enjoy Kristin Cast's other books and I am excited about this one.... Read More
Wednesday, 30 September 2020 14:08
Andrea Cerda
I love dystopian books, so I'm already intrigued with the character now, i want to read it, like the cover BTW
Thursday, 01 October 2020 14:22
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