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Author Chat with Gwen C. Katz (Among the Red Stars), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Gwen C. Katz , author of  Among the Red Stars.   Read on for more about Gwen and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Gwen C. Katz !       Gwen C. Katz is a writer, artist, and retired mad scientist who lives...
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Shannon Mizikoski
This cover is incredible! I am such a huge fan of illustrated covers. And of course it fits the book perfectly! I love the sound o... Read More
Friday, 06 October 2017 23:52
Lillian Lozada
All-female aviation group?!?!? YES PLEASE! love that it's inspired by the true story of airwomen the Nazis called Night Witches. V... Read More
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 09:40
Candice Gigous
The cover is cool. The synopsis draws you in for more. Sounds like an exciting read.
Monday, 30 October 2017 01:50
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Author Chat with Karina Glaser (The Vanderbeeker's of 141st Street), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Karina Glaser , author of  The Vanderbeeker's of 141st Street. Read on for more about Karina and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Karina Glaser !     Karina Glaser is a former teacher and is currently a contributor to Book Riot. She lives...
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Crista cast
The cover looks very inviting and colorful. The story sounds like a sweet family Overcoming obstacles.i think it well be a good re... Read More
Sunday, 08 October 2017 08:41
Lily M.
Seems like its going to be cute, and I like the adorable cover ?
Friday, 13 October 2017 22:44
John
Wonderful cover! Wonderful synopsis!
Monday, 23 October 2017 15:59
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Spotlight on Earthweeds by Rod Little, Plus Interview & Book Trailer Reveal!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Earthweeds  by Rod Little, plus an author chat, and book trailer reveal!      Meet Rod Little!       Rod Little has written for two dozen science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazines over the past two decades. He has also written two novellas for the Wayward...
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Author Chat with Tommy Wallach (Strange Fire), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Tommy Wallach , author of  Strange Fire! Read on for more about Tommy and his book, plus a giveaway!         Meet  Tommy Wallach ! Tommy Wallach is a Los Angeles-based musician, novelist, and screenwriter. He is the author of Thanks for the Trouble and...
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John
That lightbulb on the cover looks like it needs to be replaced! Oregon Trail meets Westworld sounds interesting!
Monday, 02 October 2017 21:09
Kara S
I love the cover; it fits in well with the aesthetic of the other two novels by Wallach, too. Thanks for this opportunity, Kara S... Read More
Sunday, 08 October 2017 02:20
Sandy S
The Giver is my favorite book so I am excited to read this (the synopsis mentioned this)! Thanks for the heads up about it. The ... Read More
Thursday, 12 October 2017 19:23
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Author Chat with Paula Stokes (Ferocious & Vicarious), Book Trailer, & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Paula Stokes , author of  Ferocious & Vicarious! Read on for more about Paula and her book, the book trailer, and a giveaway!       Meet  Paula Stokes ! Paula Stokes is the author of several YA novels, most recently Ferocious and this is How it Happened. Her...
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John
The covers look dark and intriguing! I doubt I could live so adventurously!
Monday, 02 October 2017 21:07
Chrisa
Wow. These covers are gorgeous. They have that sci-fi vibe that I love! Awesome! I haven't started the series yet but I'm pretty s... Read More
Tuesday, 03 October 2017 01:04
Kassie
This story sounds intriguing! Sounds so good and the cover totally fits the description ansd I love the cover! I just paid atten... Read More
Wednesday, 04 October 2017 12:59
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Author Chat with Kes Trester (A Dangerous Year), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Kes Trester , author of  A Dangerous Year .   Read on for more about Kes and her book, plus a giveaway!             Meet Kes Trester ! A native of Los Angeles, Kes Trester’s first job out of college was...
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John
The cover tells me this is book one of a series! The description tells me that the book involves more danger than I ever could ha... Read More
Tuesday, 26 September 2017 18:45
Dianna G.
The title is what caught my attention, not the cover. The synopsis sounds interesting!
Tuesday, 26 September 2017 22:15
Aireanna Lesch
Sounds like an interesting read! The cover is pretty cute!!
Sunday, 22 October 2017 21:48
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Elly Blake (Fireblood), 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  Elly Blake , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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Olivia F
I love this cover and series- so excited to see it continued!
Monday, 25 September 2017 12:17
Amanda Scheel
The cover is GORGEOUS. One of my favorite covers in a series of all time. And the synopsis sounds incredible. The first book was a... Read More
Monday, 25 September 2017 16:08
John
The cover has flames! I am glad this sequel is action-paced--I would like to read both books!
Monday, 25 September 2017 19:40
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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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