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Author Chat with Erin Hahn (You'd Be Mine), Plus Giveaway!

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  Today we're excited to chat with Erin Hahn author of You'd Be Mine.  Read on for more about Erin, plus an interview and an giveaway!          Meet Erin Hahn ! Erin Hahn spent the first half of her life daydreaming in a small town in northern Illinois....
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Tiffany Engler
I love this cover! Can't wait to read this book!
Saturday, 06 April 2019 10:09
Candice Gigous
The cover is fun. The synopsis is very interesting. Sounds like a sweet and romantic read.
Monday, 08 April 2019 11:39
Emily
Looks like the perfect summer read!
Monday, 08 April 2019 15:27
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Author Chat with Peter Bognanni (This Book Is Not Yet Rated), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Peter Bognanni author of This Book Is Not Yet Rated.  Read on for more about Peter, an interview, plus an giveaway!          Meet Peter Bognanni ! Peter Bognanni is a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop. His debut novel, The House of...
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John
Well, I hope Ethan can save that cinema!
Wednesday, 03 April 2019 18:29
Colleen Burns
This book looks so fun, and I love the cover!
Thursday, 11 April 2019 09:17
Penny Olson
The floor of a movie theater is a great idea for the cover of this book. The story sounds original and interesting.
Friday, 26 April 2019 23:17
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Author Chat with Emily A Duncan (Wicked Saints), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Emily A Duncan author of Wicked Saints.  Read on for more about Emily, an interview, plus an giveaway!          Meet Emily A Duncan ! EMILY A. DUNCAN works as a youth services librarian. She received a Master’s degree in library science...
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John
The characters' entwining paths sound interesting!
Wednesday, 03 April 2019 18:27
Tiffany Engler
Love this cover! Can't wait to read this book!
Thursday, 04 April 2019 12:13
Madeline Tebo
This cover is GORGEOUS and it sounds amazing
Friday, 05 April 2019 16:36
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Author Chat with Brenda Rufener (Since We Last Spoke), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Brenda Rufener author of Since We Last Spoke.  Read on for more about Brenda, an interview, plus an giveaway!          Meet Brenda Rufener ! Brenda Rufener is a technical writer turned novelist and the author of WHERE I LIVE, which Bustle...
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John
Beautiful and endless love is okay, I guess. I'd rather read a good book.
Wednesday, 03 April 2019 18:23
Emily
This book has been on my radar for a while!
Monday, 08 April 2019 15:19
Colleen Burns
I love the cover and the synopsis sounds interesting
Thursday, 11 April 2019 10:29
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Author Chat with Melissa Ostrom (Unleaving), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Melissa Ostrom author of Unleaving.  Read on for more about Melissa, an interview, plus an giveaway!          Meet Melissa Ostrom ! Melissa Ostrom is the author of The Beloved Wild. She teaches English literature at Genesee Community College in Batavia, New...
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John
Victim-blaming seems to be the all-American sport. Ugh.
Tuesday, 26 March 2019 19:57
Kylie
We need more books that help young people cope with sexual assault.
Sunday, 31 March 2019 00:16
Candice Gigous
The cover is eye-catching. The synopsis is very interesting. Sounds like a dramatic and thought-provoking read.
Monday, 08 April 2019 11:43
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Amy Rose Capetta/Cori McCarthy (Once & Future), 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 Amy Rose Capetta & Cori McCarthy,  YABC's...
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Asia
This book sounds so interesting!
Monday, 01 April 2019 07:49
Tiffany Engler
Love this cover! Can't wait to read it!
Thursday, 04 April 2019 12:06
Candice Gigous
The cover is pretty and cool. The synopsis is very captivating. This book is on my to read list. I really like the idea of a King ... Read More
Monday, 08 April 2019 11:50
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Author Chat with Kate McGovern (Fear Of Missing Out), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Kate McGovern author of Fear Of Missing Out.  Read on for more about Kate, an interview, plus an giveaway!          Meet Kate McGovern ! Kate McGovern is the author of Rules for 50/50 Chances, which was called a “standout contemporary read”...
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Dianna G.
I wasn't so much interested until I read the blurb. Oh, this sounds so good. Stories about kids who are sick make me sad. The... Read More
Friday, 22 March 2019 20:12
Melanie Bracco
I love the beautiful cover and the synopsis sounds interesting!
Monday, 25 March 2019 16:57
Lisa Mandina
Love that cover, and the synopsis sound really unique!
Monday, 25 March 2019 20:04
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Author Chat with Bethany Wicker (The Genie Dagger), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Bethany Wicker author of The Genie Dagger.  Read on for more about Bethany, an interview, plus an giveaway!          Meet Bethany Wicker ! Bethany Wicker lives in Louisiana and is a mother, wife, avid reader, and coffee lover. She has a...
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Kylie
I am not only looking forward to this book, but your future Beauty and the Beast retelling!
Sunday, 31 March 2019 00:25
Mary Carney
It's a beautiful cover. I'm looking forward to reading this one.
Tuesday, 02 April 2019 16:35
Penny Olson
The cover is bright and exciting. The story sounds like a fun adventure.
Wednesday, 17 April 2019 23:47
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Author Chat with Amalie Jahn (The Next To Last Mistake), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Amalie Jahn author of The Next To Last Mistake.  Read on for more about Amalie, an interview, plus an giveaway!          Meet Amalie Jahn ! Amalie Jahn is a USA TODAY bestselling author of more than 8 young adult novels, including...
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Courtney Gendreau
I love the cover and it sounds like a great read!
Sunday, 24 March 2019 13:01
Melanie Bracco
I love the beautiful cover and the synopsis sounds good!
Monday, 25 March 2019 17:02
Emily
I really love this cover and I love any book in my home state of NC
Thursday, 28 March 2019 15:32
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Author Chat with Suzanne Young (Girls With Sharp Sticks), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Suzanne Young author of Girls With Sharp Sticks.  Read on for more about Suzanne, an interview, plus an giveaway!          Meet Suzanne Young ! Suzanne Young is the New York Times bestselling author of The Program series. Originally from Utica, New York, Suzanne...
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John
Dark secrets at an academy! This should be fun!
Monday, 18 March 2019 18:48
Dianna G.
This is an amazing cover. Seriously love it! The summary has me wondering what in the world is going on. Definitely want to rea... Read More
Monday, 18 March 2019 20:32
Mia
AH I love this author and this cover is AMAZING. I cannot wait to read what goes on with the girls at school!!
Monday, 25 March 2019 23:24
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