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Author Chat with Carey Anne Farrell (Forward March), Plus Giveaway!

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  Today we're excited to chat with Carey Anne Farrell author of Forward March .  Read on for more about Carey and her book, an interview, plus an giveaway!          Meet  Carey Anne Farrell !   Carey Anne Farrell writes, teaches, makes music, and co-hosts the podcast Go...
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Dianna G.
I love that this is a book about BAND kids. Adding it to my daughter's Christmas list right now!
Tuesday, 11 December 2018 20:39
John
What a fun cover! I expect this book will teach me all there is to know about marching bands!
Wednesday, 12 December 2018 22:30
Debra Branigan
The cover is very nice. The storyline will attract your YA readers. Good luck with the novel.
Sunday, 16 December 2018 21:34
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Author Chat with Laura E Weymouth (The Light Between Worlds), Plus Giveaway!

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  Today we're excited to chat with Laura E Weymouth author of The Light Between Worlds .  Read on for more about Laura and her book, an interview, plus an giveaway!          Meet  Laura Weymouth ! Laura Weymouth is a Canadian living in exile in America, and the...
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Tiffany Engler
I Love this cover!!! This book sounds soo good!
Tuesday, 11 December 2018 09:40
Kara S
the cover is striking and the storyline sounds irresistably compelling! Cheers, Kara S
Tuesday, 11 December 2018 15:58
Jayda
I think the cover is beautiful and the story sounds really interesting!
Wednesday, 12 December 2018 21:34
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Author Chat with Brock Heasley (Paper Bag Mask), & Excerpt, Plus Giveaway!

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  Today we're excited to chat with Brock Heasley author of Paper Bag Mask .  Read on for more about Brock and his book, an interview, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!          Meet  Brock Heasley ! A member of such prestigious high school organizations as "The Nerd Herd,"...
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Debra Branigan
Whoa, this sounds amazing! I am so excited about the premise of this novel. I like the cover too! Good luck with the book.
Saturday, 08 December 2018 19:19
Courtney Gendreau
Wow! this sounds like a great read
Monday, 17 December 2018 23:33
Nancy Burgess
Sounds good can't wait to read this. I like the cover.
Tuesday, 01 January 2019 11:29
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Author Chat with Dan Elish (The Royal Order Of Fighting Dragons), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Dan Elish, author of  The Royal Order Of Fighting Dragons . Read on for more about Dan and his book, plus a giveaway!          Meet Dan Elish !  Dan Elish is the author of ten novels for all ages, including “The Worldwide...
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Debra Branigan
The cover is definitely kid-oriented and will attract your young readers of this genre. The synopsis sounds exciting and action-pa... Read More
Saturday, 01 December 2018 22:31
Penny Olson
The cover is really exciting and vivid. The synopsis sounds action-packed.
Sunday, 16 December 2018 23:24
Danielle Hammelef
The cover show so much action and fits the action-packed synopsis.
Saturday, 22 December 2018 11:18
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Lyra Selene (Amber & Dusk), Plus Giveaway!

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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!!         Introducing  Lyra Selene , YABC's Author of the...
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Candice Gigous
The cover is very cool and I like the colors. The synopsis draws me in for more. I am excited for this one.
Tuesday, 20 November 2018 09:45
Debra Branigan
The cover is very pretty and the storyline sounds interesting. Good luck with your book.
Wednesday, 21 November 2018 08:44
Tiffany Engler
I love this cover! This book sounds so good!
Wednesday, 28 November 2018 09:52
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Author Chat with Ashley Elston (The Lying Woods), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Ashley Elston, author of  The Lying Woods ! Read on for more about Ashley and her book and a giveaway!             Meet  Ashley Elston! ASHLEY ELSTON i s the author of several novels including: The Rules for Disappearing —an International...
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Tiffany Engler
I love this cover! I love the contrast between the green and white. Sounds like a great read!
Friday, 16 November 2018 07:01
Debra Branigan
Love the cover and the story sounds quite mysterious and a fun read. This one is definitely on my TBR. Good luck with your novel.... Read More
Sunday, 18 November 2018 19:55
Kara S
The cover is understated but cool, which works well because the critical acclaim and compelling storyline do enough to draw reader... Read More
Monday, 19 November 2018 18:12
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Natasha Ngan (Girls Of Paper and Fire), Plus Giveaway!

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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!!         Introducing  Natasha Ngan , YABC's Author of the...
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Debra Branigan
The cover will attract your readers; it's beautiful. The storyline is exciting and I can't wait to read this book.
Monday, 12 November 2018 10:53
Tiffany Engler
I have heard so many good things about this book! Can't wait to read it
Monday, 12 November 2018 11:03
Candice Gigous
The cover is beautiful. The synopsis is very captivating. I am looking forward to this book.
Tuesday, 20 November 2018 09:42
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Author Chat with Katrin van Dam (Come November), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Katrin van Dam, author of  Come November ! Read on for more about Katrin and her book plus an giveaway!           Meet  Katrin! Growing up, Katrin van Dam lived for singing, dancing, acting and generally showing off. She majored in Theater...
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Debra Branigan
The cover is attractive and the synopsis is interesting. Good luck with the novel.
Saturday, 10 November 2018 21:19
Kara S
This story sounds amazing -- a pageturner with weighty issues. I appreciate the author's ambition. The cover is very appealing, ... Read More
Monday, 19 November 2018 17:46
Dianna G.
I've been reading some memoirs about scientology. Come November reminds me of that -- stories like this are so interesting. The ... Read More
Thursday, 22 November 2018 22:13
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Author Chat with Robin Elizabeth Kobayashi (Twelfth-Night Cake & The Rosings Ghost), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Robin Elizabeth Kobayashi, author of  Twelfth-Night Cake & The Rosings Ghost ! Read on for more about Robin and her book plus an giveaway!            Meet  Robin Elizabeth Kobayashi! Robin Elizabeth Kobayashi is a native Californian who has lived in both Los...
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Debra Branigan
The cover is great and I am interested in the storyline. Good luck with your novel.
Wednesday, 07 November 2018 18:35
Emily
this sounds fun!
Tuesday, 20 November 2018 11:37
Penny Olson
The cover is cute and the synopsis sounds like a great ghost story.
Saturday, 01 December 2018 23:11
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Author Chat with Julia Keller (Dark Mind Rising), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Julia Keller, author of Dark Mind Rising ! Read on for more about Julia and her book plus an giveaway!          Meet  Julia Keller! JULIA KELLER, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and former cultural critic at the Chicago Tribune, is the author of...
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Candice Gigous
The cover is eye-catching and futuristic. The synopsis is very compelling. This book is going on my to-read list.
Wednesday, 07 November 2018 08:01
Debra Branigan
The cover is very interesting and will catch the interest of your Sci-Fi YA readers. Storyline is compelling. I am interested in t... Read More
Wednesday, 07 November 2018 18:41
Kara S
I'm not that into the cover, but the story sounds thrilling. Plus, I like this author! Thanks for this! Cheers, Kara S
Friday, 09 November 2018 03:39
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