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Author Chat with Sara Hosey (Iphigenia Murphy), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Sara Hosey author of Iphigenia Murphy. Read on for more about Sara and her book, plus an giveaway.         Meet Sara Hosey!            Sara Hosey holds a PhD in American literature from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and...
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Lauren
The cover has a bit of a phoenix/rising from the ashes vibe. It will be interesting to learn about all the different stories behin... Read More
Wednesday, 11 March 2020 13:53
Danielle Hammelef
I like the cover. This book is high on my want to read list for the emotional and realistic nature of the plot.
Sunday, 29 March 2020 17:47
Penny Olson
I love the bright cover. The story sounds emotional and inspiring.
Sunday, 05 April 2020 12:02
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Author Chat with Noelle Stevenson (The Fire Never Goes Out), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Noelle Stevenson author of The Fire Never Goes Out. Read on for more about Noelle and her book, plus an giveaway.         Meet Noelle Stevenson!     Noelle Stevenson is the award-winning, bestselling author and illustrator of Nimona and a cowriter...
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Zachary Snyder
The book sounds very interesting! Looking forward to reading it!
Thursday, 05 March 2020 11:09
Lauren
I love the idea of a memoir told through both word and image. The cover is very intriguing, with the idea of holding fire.
Wednesday, 11 March 2020 13:48
Abigail Lowry
I'm a big fan of everything Noelle Steveson has created so far, so I'm super excited to read her next book!
Thursday, 19 March 2020 09:57
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Author Chat with Akemi Dawn Bowman (Harley In The Sky), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Akemi Dawn Bowman author of Harley In The Sky. Read on for more about Akemi and her book, plus an giveaway.         Meet Akemi Dawn Bowman!            Akemi Dawn Bowman  is the author of  Starfish ,  Summer...
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Lauren
The cover is so bright and exciting! Stories about circuses have often piqued my interest, and I wonder how the author handles the... Read More
Wednesday, 11 March 2020 11:52
Danielle Hammelef
I love the explosion of color on the cover. I can't wait to read this book.
Monday, 23 March 2020 17:40
Penny Olson
The cover is dynamic and eye-catching. The story is original and dramatic.
Wednesday, 01 April 2020 10:45
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Author Chat with Alexandra Monir (The Life Below), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Alexandra Monir author of The Life Below. Read on for more about Alexandra and her book, plus an giveaway.         Meet Alexandra Monir!           Alexandra Monir is an Iranian-American author and recording artist. She is the author of...
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Dianna G.
I read the first book in the series a while ago -- need to re-read it to get caught up!
Friday, 28 February 2020 22:20
Candice Gigous
The cover is cool. The synopsis is very intriguing. Sounds like an exciting read.
Saturday, 07 March 2020 07:12
Lauren
Alien stories are few and far between these days in YA, so I'm very happy to read this synopsis. The cover feels almost mystical, ... Read More
Wednesday, 11 March 2020 11:24
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Author Of The Week: Author Chat with Tricia Levenseller (The Shadows Between Us), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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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 Tricia Levenseller , YABC's Author of the...
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Dianna G.
This book summary captured my interest right away -- mostly from Alessandra's plan. Can't wait to read it! Also thinking I NEED ... Read More
Tuesday, 25 February 2020 21:02
Tiffany Engler
I love this cover! Can't wait to read it!
Tuesday, 03 March 2020 07:13
Lindsay
This book sounds so good!! I love how intricate the cover is!
Wednesday, 04 March 2020 18:38
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Author Chat with Elana K Arnold (Red Hood), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Elana K Arnold author of Red Hood. Read on for more about Elana and her book, plus an giveaway.         Meet Elana K Arnold!          Elana K. Arnold is the author of many books for kids and teens,...
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Madeline Tebo
I absolutely LOVE fairytale retellings and can't wait to read this!
Saturday, 22 February 2020 13:43
Lindsay
I love retellings! I'm so excited for this one!!
Sunday, 23 February 2020 15:13
Lauren
Such an well-written synopsis! Really suspenseful. The cover is perfect, with the fur texture.
Thursday, 27 February 2020 11:05
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Author Chat with Helena Ku Rhee (The Paper Kingdom), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Helena Ku Rhee author of The Paper Kingdom. Read on for more about Helena and her book, plus an giveaway.         Meet Helena Ku Rhee!         Helena Ku Rhee grew up in Los Angeles, but has also lived...
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Zachary Snyder
This book looks great! Looking forward to reading it to my twins!
Monday, 24 February 2020 12:46
Alex Colpitts
Would love to read this with my niece!
Thursday, 27 February 2020 18:53
Debra Branigan
The cover art is cute and the storyline sounds like a sweet read. I would love to share with my grandsons. Best wishes to the auth... Read More
Monday, 02 March 2020 16:53
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Author Chat with Maureen Johnson (The Hand On The Wall), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Maureen Johnson author of The Hand On The Wall. Read on for more about Maureen and her book, plus an giveaway.         Meet Maureen Johnson!        Maureen Johnson is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of...
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Brittany
Gorgeous cover and interesting synopsis!
Sunday, 16 February 2020 11:01
Madeline Tebo
I love this series, can't wait to read the final installment!
Sunday, 16 February 2020 14:25
Lily M.
I've been curious about this book ?
Tuesday, 18 February 2020 03:11
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Author Chat with Lani Forbes (The Seventh Sun), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Lani Forbes author of The Seventh Sun. Read on for more about Lani and her book, plus an giveaway.         Meet Lani Forbes!       DJANGO WEXLER graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with degrees in creative writing and computer science,...
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Kristy
This is supposed to be about Lani Forbes, but you have a biography for Django Wexler.
Wednesday, 12 February 2020 11:24
Tiffany Engler
I love this cover!! Again, believe that you may have the wrong info on the author
Sunday, 16 February 2020 09:17
Brittany
You have the wrong bio in the article!
Sunday, 16 February 2020 10:57
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Author Chat with Django Wexler (City Of Stone and Silence), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Django Wexler author of City Of Stone and Silence. Read on for more about Django and his book, plus an giveaway.         Meet Django Wexler!      DJANGO WEXLER graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with degrees in creative writing and computer...
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Brittany
Love the concept,and the cover reminds me a bit of the manga Blame! which I really love ... Read More
Sunday, 16 February 2020 10:53
Lily M.
Love how this cover was made, looks like a painting, and this book sounds like my kind of book. ... Read More
Tuesday, 18 February 2020 03:48
Debra Branigan
The cover looks great; it seems as if the sword is moving. The storyline line sounds action-packed. Thanks for sharing. Best wish... Read More
Sunday, 23 February 2020 17:29
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