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Author Chat with David Barclay Moore (The Stars Beneath Our Feet), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with David Barclay Moore , author of  The Stars Beneath Our Feet .    Read on for more about David and his book, plus a giveaway!   Meet David Barclay Moore !          DAVID BARCLAY MOORE was born and raised in Missouri. After...
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John
The cover is very original. Sounds like a realistic story!
Friday, 22 September 2017 17:05
Alyssa Annico
The cover and synopsis look great. The more diversity and representation in children's and YA literature, the better!
Friday, 29 September 2017 07:29
Penny Olson
I love the bright Lego cover with Lolly trying to make his way. I'd like to meet Lolly and find out about his journey.
Friday, 20 October 2017 00:53
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Author Chat with Denise Marques Leitao (Karina's Silver Shoes), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Denise Marques Leitao , author of  Karina's Silver Shoes .  Read on for more about L.B. and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Denise Marques Leitao !         Denise Marques Leitao was born and raised in Brazil. When she’s not creating...
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ADELIA MASTIKA
The cover so unique, I love that. and I love all the book description ... Read More
Thursday, 21 September 2017 21:00
Lily M.
Pretty cover... Read More
Wednesday, 27 September 2017 22:32
Rocio Molina
Amazing cover! The books sounds whimsical and epic
Friday, 29 September 2017 19:58
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Author Chat with L.B. Schulman (Stolen Secrets), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with L.B. Schulman , author of  Stolen Secrets .  Read on for more about L.B. and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet L.B. Schulman !       L.B. Schulman writes middle-grade and young adult books. She grew up in Annapolis, Maryland and now lives...
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Dianna G.
I love the idea of this book, but wish that the summary didn't give so much away. The cover doesn't match, in my opinion.
Wednesday, 20 September 2017 20:03
Sandy S
A novel with a link to the Holocaust - this looks fantastic! Great simple and bright cover.
Thursday, 12 October 2017 19:13
Danielle Hammelef
I'm not sure how the cover matches the synopsis, but I'll have to read this exciting book to find out. I also wish that the synops... Read More
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 15:36
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Author Chat with Catherynne Valente (The Glass Town Game), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Catherynne Valente , author of  The Glass Town Game . Read on for more about Catherynne and her book, plus a giveaway!         Meet Catherynne Valente ! Catherynne M. Valente is a New York Times bestselling author of fantasy and science fiction novels, short...
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Delaney
This cover is so cute and this book sounds like so much fun!
Tuesday, 19 September 2017 13:35
John
The cover is gorgeous! Entering a fantasy world sounds fantastical!
Tuesday, 19 September 2017 21:07
Crista cast
Th cover is so beautiful! The story sounds like it will be a magical adventure which I would love to read.
Wednesday, 27 September 2017 15:43
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Author Chat with Kerri Maniscalco (Hunting Prince Dracula), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Kerri Maniscalco , author of Hunting Prince Dracula . Read on for more about Kerri and her book, plus a giveaway!           Meet Kerri Maniscalco ! Kerri Maniscalco grew up in a semi-haunted house outside New York City, where her fascination...
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Maria Malaveci
I love it and I can't wait to read it! Thanks so much for the chance ... Read More
Tuesday, 19 September 2017 12:38
John
The cover looks elegantly horrific. The plot sounds dracula-esque.
Tuesday, 19 September 2017 21:04
Dianna G.
I love the macabre look of the cover. This sounds like a book my daughter and I would enjoy discussing.
Wednesday, 20 September 2017 19:58
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Author Chat with Sarah Fine (Uncanny)!

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Today we're excited to chat with Sarah Fine , author of  Uncanny .  Read on for more about Sarah and her book!         Meet Sarah Fine ! Sarah Fine is the author of Beneath the Shine and several popular YA series, including Of Metal and Wishes, The Impostor Queen, and...
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Author Chat with Cat Winters (Odd & True), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Cat Winters , author of  Odd & True .  Read on for more about Cat and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Cat Winters !       Cat Winters is the author of the critically acclaimed young adult novels The Steep and Thorny...
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Megan Coppadge
Now I want to look up the Leeds Devil and find out more. I also love the Tim Burton feel of the cover!
Saturday, 16 September 2017 15:20
Anne
I love the cover! Story sounds good. Would love to read it!
Saturday, 16 September 2017 20:04
John
The cover has too many axes. The plot sounds like it has some good monsters.
Saturday, 16 September 2017 20:05
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Author Chat with Ismee Williams (Water in May), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Ismee Wiliams , author of  Water in May .  Read on for more about Ismee and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Ismee Williams !       Ismée Williams is a former pediatric cardiologist at Columbia University Medical Center in New York City....
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John
The cover looks a bit water-y. The plot sounds concerning.
Saturday, 16 September 2017 20:05
Dianna G.
I like the cover! The summary is sad....15 years old? I wasn't ready for a baby at 29!
Wednesday, 20 September 2017 20:06
Danielle Hammelef
I like the cover. The synopsis sounds emotional and like a novel that will make me see this issue differently.
Saturday, 14 October 2017 12:34
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Author Chat with Meghan Masterson (The Wardrobe Mistress)!

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Today we're excited to chat with Meghan Masterson , author of  The Wardrobe Mistress.   Read on for more about Meghan and her book, plus a giveaway.   Meet Meghan Masterson !   Meghan Masterson graduated from the University of Calgary and has worked several unrelated jobs while writing on the...
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Author Chat with Steve Schafer (The Border)

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Today we're excited to chat with Steve Schafer , author of  The Border .  Read on for more about Steve and his book!   Meet Steve Schafer !       Steve Schafer has a masters in international studies from the Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA...
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