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Author Chat with Stephan Lee (K-Pop Confidential) Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Stephan Lee author of K-Pop Confidential. Read on for more about Stephan and his book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Stephan Lee !     Stephan is a YA enthusiast, ardent K-pop fan, and journalist. He currently works as Senior Editor at Bustle after...
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Lauren
What a fun-sounding read that dives into both the reality and fan-fantasy of the K-Pop world. The cover looks great, just like a r... Read More
Friday, 25 September 2020 13:08
Andrea Cerda
This sound like a fun read! and also love the cover!
Friday, 25 September 2020 16:19
Candice Gigous
The cover is fun and colorful. The synopsis is very interesting. Sounds like an entertaining read.
Wednesday, 30 September 2020 13:38
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Author Chat with Elizabeth Bunce (Premediated Myrtle: How To Get Away With Myrtle), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Elizabeth Bunce author of Premediated Myrtle: How To Get Away With Myrtle. Read on for more about Elizabeth and her book, an excerpt, plus a giveaway!       Meet Elizabeth Bunce !     Elizabeth C. Bunce  grew up on a steady diet...
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Zachary Snyder
Love the cover artwork! Think my niece would love the book! (After I read it)
Thursday, 24 September 2020 11:55
Penny Olson
The cover is really fun and intriguing. I love the idea of a girl sleuth with a cat.
Thursday, 24 September 2020 15:02
Gabby Roberts
This seems like such a cute book! Reminds me of Enola Holmes!
Monday, 28 September 2020 23:23
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Author Chat with Nina LaCour (Watch Over Me)! ~ US Only

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  Today we're excited to chat with Nina LaCour author of Watch Over Me. Read on for more about Nina and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Nina LaCour !     Nina LaCour  is the author of the widely acclaimed  Hold Still ,  The Disenchantments ,  Everything...
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Candice Gigous
The cover is eye-catching. The synopsis is very intriguing. Sounds like an emotional read.
Wednesday, 30 September 2020 13:43
Abigail Lowry
I love everything by Nina Lacour and can’t wait for this book!
Saturday, 03 October 2020 12:49
Lauren
Such an aesthetic, alluring cover. And the synopsis promises beautiful prose and deep thinking. Love Nina LaCour's work!
Friday, 09 October 2020 10:44
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Author Chat with Justin Reynolds (Early Departures) Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Justin Reynolds author of Early Departures. Read on for more about Justin and his book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Justin Reynolds !     justin a. reynolds has always wanted to be a writer.  Opposite of Always,  his debut novel, was an...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it.
Monday, 21 September 2020 12:22
Keia
I can't wait to read this one!
Monday, 21 September 2020 12:24
Madeline Tebo
This sounds so good! And the cover is beautiful.
Monday, 28 September 2020 00:47
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Author Chat with Lori Goldstein (Sources Say) Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Lori Goldstein author of Sources Say. Read on for more about Lori and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Lori Goldstein !             Lori Goldstein earned her BA in journalism and previously worked for technology publications...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks interesting!
Monday, 10 August 2020 15:07
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is bright and cute. The synopsis promises so much fun drama.
Thursday, 03 September 2020 15:37
Morgan
I'm excited about this one!
Tuesday, 08 September 2020 10:11
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Author Chat with Nita Tyndall (Who I Was With Her), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Nita Tyndall, author of Who I Was With Her. Read on for more about Nita, the book, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Nita Tyndall ! Nita Tyndall is a passionate queer advocate and literary translator who writes the kinds of books they...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks good!
Thursday, 17 September 2020 12:36
Abigail Lowry
Love Nita Tyndall! Can’t wait for this book!
Thursday, 17 September 2020 18:36
Tiffany Engler
Love this cover!
Monday, 21 September 2020 08:38
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Author Chat with Tiffany D. Jackson (Grown), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Tiffany D. Jackson, author of Grown. Read on for more about Tiffany and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Tiffany D. Jackson !       Tiffany D. Jackson  is the critically acclaimed author of  Allegedly, Monday’s Not Coming,  and  Let...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, love the cover!
Tuesday, 15 September 2020 11:22
Madeline Tebo
I really liked Jackson's book Allegedly, can't wait to read this one!
Sunday, 20 September 2020 16:02
Keia
I love this cover!
Sunday, 20 September 2020 22:58
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Author Chat with Daniel Kraus (They Threw Us Away), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Daniel Kraus, author of They Threw Us Away. Read on for more about Daniel and his book, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Daniel Kraus !        DANIEL KRAUS is a New York Times bestselling author. With Guillermo del Toro, he...
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Zachary Snyder
Love the cover! I am super excited for this one, great concept!
Tuesday, 15 September 2020 14:36
Madeline Tebo
This sounds unlike anything I have read before, really looking forward to this one!
Sunday, 20 September 2020 16:06
Chiara Jucha
Great cover and intriguing idea!
Friday, 25 September 2020 15:12
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Author Chat with Shamim Sarif (The Shadow Mission) Plus Giveaway! ~ (US/Canada Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Shamim Sarif author of The Shadow Mission. Read on for more about Shamim and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Shamim Sarif !      Shamim Sarif is an award-winning novelist, screenwriter and director for film and TV. THE SHADOW MISSION...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Thursday, 10 September 2020 13:04
Brittany
Looks great, adding to my wishlist!
Sunday, 13 September 2020 12:17
Abigail Lowry
What an amazing cover! Can't wait to read!
Sunday, 13 September 2020 12:30
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Author Chat with Rebecca Schaeffer (When Villains Rise) Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Rebecca Schaeffer author of When Villains Rise. Read on for more about Rebecca and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Rebecca Schaeffer ! Rebecca Schaeffer was born and raised in the Canadian prairies. Her itchy feet took her far from home....
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Tuesday, 08 September 2020 11:40
Andrea Cerda
Book looks really interesting!
Tuesday, 08 September 2020 18:13
Heena Cruzl
A great article, I love it. drawing games
Friday, 02 October 2020 04:56
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