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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 and her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Sarah Jean Horwitz! SARAH JEAN HORWITZ grew up next door to a cemetery and down the street from an...
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Debra Branigan
The book cover is interesting. The synopsis sounds like a great read for your intended young readers.
Sunday, 13 October 2019 19:49
Danielle Hammelef
I love the cover! The synopsis sounds super fun.
Friday, 01 November 2019 13:01
Penny Olson
The cover looks fun and I like the idea of a 12 year-old evil overlord.
Saturday, 02 November 2019 01:54
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Author Chat with Shamim Sarif (The Athena Protocol), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Shamim Sarif, author of The Athena Protocol.  Read on for more about Shamim and her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Shamim Sarif! Shamim Sarif is a novelist, screenwriter, and director. She lives in London with her wife, Hanan, and their...
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Heidi
I love the cover. I already started reading a sample of the book and can't wait to read the rest of it.
Thursday, 10 October 2019 22:50
Debra Branigan
The cover is intriguing the premise is very exciting. I can't wait to read this one! Best wishes on your new release!
Sunday, 13 October 2019 19:34
Candice Gigous
The cover is dramatic. The synopsis makes me want to read more. Sounds like an awesome read.
Wednesday, 23 October 2019 07:43
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Author Chat with Garth Nix (Angel Mage), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Garth Nix author of Angel Mage.  Read on for more about Garth and his book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!          Meet Garth Nix! Garth Nix was born in 1963 in Melbourne, Australia. A full-time writer since 2001, he has worked...
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Debra Branigan
The cover is attractive. I have been a long time fan of Mr. Nix's works and I cannot wait to read this novel which sounds as adven... Read More
Friday, 11 October 2019 19:08
Kitty Marie McAfee
This cover is gorgeous and I am just excited about another Garth Nix book, Sabriel is amazing and I am really looking forward to r... Read More
Monday, 21 October 2019 13:11
jacqueline garcia
The cover draws me in. I'm so excited for this book
Sunday, 27 October 2019 01:01
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Author Chat with Nina Varela (Crier's War), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Nina Varela author of Crier's War.  Read on for more about Nina and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!          Meet Nina Varela! Nina Varela is a nationally awarded writer of screenplays and short fiction. She was born in New Orleans...
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Debra Branigan
Thank you for the extended excerpt. The cover is very interesting and beautiful. The storyline is exceptional and I look forward ... Read More
Thursday, 10 October 2019 16:52
Emily
This cover is so pretty!
Tuesday, 22 October 2019 19:43
Candice Gigous
The cover is cool. The synopsis draws me in for more. Sounds like an awesome read.
Wednesday, 23 October 2019 07:50
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Author Chat with Carolyn Crimi (Weird Little Robots), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Carolyn Crimi, author of Weird Little Robots.  Read on for more about Carolyn and her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Carolyn Crimi! Carolyn Crimi enjoys snacking, pugs, Halloween, and writing, although not necessarily in that order. Over the years she...
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Debra Branigan
What a great story! I love the girls looking all "scientific" on the cover. Thanks for writing! On my list for my granddaughter.... Read More
Thursday, 10 October 2019 09:30
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is cute and fun and the synopsis sounds fun as I am a science geek too.
Saturday, 26 October 2019 13:30
Penny Olson
The cover is fun and well illustrated. The story sounds relevant and magical.
Sunday, 27 October 2019 00:45
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Author Chat with Laura Taylor Namey (The Library Of Lost Things), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Laura Taylor Namey, author of The Library Of Lost Things.  Read on for more about Laura and her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Laura Taylor Namey Laura Taylor Namey is a Cuban-American Californian who can usually be found haunting her...
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Melanie Bracco
The cover is really cute, and I love the synopsis!
Monday, 30 September 2019 18:27
Dianna G.
Such a cute summary! I think this book sounds fun and lighthearted. Love that cover.
Tuesday, 01 October 2019 22:17
Tiffany Engler
I love this cover! This book sounds so good!
Wednesday, 09 October 2019 08:19
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Author Chat with Nancy Richardson Fischer (The Speed Of Falling Objects), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Nancy Richardson Fischer, author of The Speed Of Falling Objects.  Read on for more about Nancy and her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Nancy Richardson Fischer! I was born on the east coast and went to Cornell University. After college I...
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Dianna G.
I had the chance to read this book via a blog tour. Loved it!
Saturday, 28 September 2019 23:24
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Author Chat with Francesca Zappia (Now Entering Addamsville), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Francesca Zappia, author of Now Entering Addamsville.  Read on for more about Francesca and her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Francesca Zappia! Francesca Zappia lives in central Indiana and is the author of Made You Up and the acclaimed Eliza...
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Author Chat with Nikki Richard (Demon In The Whitelands), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Nikki Richard, author of Demon In The Whitelands.  Read on for more about Nikki and her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Nikki Richard! Nikki Richard is a sensitive queer writer with moods and coping mechanisms. An MFA graduate from the...
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Author Chat with Rivka Galchen (Rat Rule 79), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Rivka Galchen author of Rat Rule 79.  Read on for more about Rivka and her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Rivka Galchen! Rivka Galchen is an award winning fiction writer and journalist who loves noodles and numbers and modest-sized towns...
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