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Author Chat with Amy Giles (Now Is Everything), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat Amy Giles , author of  Now Is Everything.   Read on for more about Amy and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Amy Giles !     Amy Giles is a copywriter and has written everything from cereal commercials to animated webisodes to commercial fishing...
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Dianna G.
Oooooh, this sounds like a good book! I love family dysfunction stories, and the cover has an eerie appeal.
Friday, 12 January 2018 22:57
Melanie Bracco
I love the cover and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Wednesday, 17 January 2018 18:31
Kara S
The cover is pretty but doesn't hint at the plot; the synopsis is a doozy though. My imagination is captured. Cheers, Kara S... Read More
Thursday, 18 January 2018 19:08
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Author Chat with Maureen Johnson (Truly Devious), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Maureen Johnson , author of  Truly Devious.   Read on for more about Maureen and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Maureen Johnson !     Maureen Johnson is the New York Times bestselling author of over a dozen YA novels, including: 13 Little...
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Dianna G.
I love the dark, swirling feel of the cover. The summary sounds great. I read a Maureen Johnson story for the first time in "Let ... Read More
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 20:38
John
The cover is okay. I like the sound of intricately plotted mysteries!
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 21:33
Precious J Hernandez
I had the pleasure of receiving an e-arc of this novel and OMG HIGHLY recommend it. Diverse set of characters, intriguing mystery,... Read More
Thursday, 11 January 2018 04:37
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Author Chat with Jackson Pearce (Ellie, Engineer), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Jackson Pearce , author of  Ellie, Engineer.   Read on for more about Jackson and her book, plus a giveaway!         Meet  Jackson Pearce ! Jackson Pearce lives in Atlanta, Georgia. She is the author of a series of teen retold fairy-tales, including Sisters...
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John
The cover looks fun, and I'd enjoy seeing the illustrations described!
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 21:31
Lisa (Dizneeee)
This cover is super kick while being super amazing! I can’t wait to read it with my niece. I think Ellie is going to be a strong f... Read More
Thursday, 11 January 2018 17:54
Lisa (Dizneeee)
Eep! Super cute, not super kick.
Thursday, 11 January 2018 17:55
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Blog Tour: Author Chat with Amanda Hocking (Between the Blade and the Heart), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Amanda Hocking , author of  Between the Blade.   Read on for more about Amanda and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Amanda Hocking !       Amanda Hocking is the author of over twenty young adult novels, including the New York Times...
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Marisa Fort
I love the colors on the cover and the synopsis sounds exciting!
Friday, 26 January 2018 17:21
Emily
I love this cover! Amanda hockings writing is great!
Wednesday, 31 January 2018 00:39
Danielle Hammelef
I love the cover, especially the colors. The synopsis sounds amazing.
Friday, 02 February 2018 14:55
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Author Chat with Claire Hartfield (A Few Red Drops: The Chicago Race Riot of 1919), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Claire Hartfield , author of  A Few Red Drops: The Chicago Race Riot of 1919.   Read on for more about Claire and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Claire Hartfield !     A lifelong Chicagoan, Claire heard stories of the 1919 race...
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Dianna G.
While I might have skipped based on the cover, the synopsis really caught my attention. I've never heard of that event in history ... Read More
Thursday, 04 January 2018 18:47
Kara S
My ignorance of this history, my sense of its importance, immediately compel me to make this a must-read. Great description offer... Read More
Sunday, 07 January 2018 15:19
Alyssa Annico
This looks really like a really intriguing nonfiction entry for secondary students.
Friday, 12 January 2018 08:28
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Author Chat with Jennifer Castle (Together at Midnight), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Jennifer Castle , author of  Together at Midnight.   Read on for more about Jennifer and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Jennifer Castle !     Jennifer Castle is a mom, smartass, geek, and the author of the YA novels The Beginning of...
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Dianna G.
I have this added to my Goodreads list after seeing it on Reading Lark's blog. The cover is cute, and I love the synopsis.
Wednesday, 03 January 2018 19:21
Precious J Hernandez
The cover is adorable and that synopsis makes me want to turn back time to NYE.
Saturday, 06 January 2018 05:30
Mindy
I love this cover! And the synopsis sounds great!
Saturday, 06 January 2018 15:19
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Author Chat with Amanda Searcy (The Truth Beneath The Lies), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Amanda Searcy , author of  The Truth Beneath The Lies.   Read on for more about Amanda and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Amanda Searcy ! Amanda Searcy earned a BA from New Mexico State University and an MA in human...
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Julie
I like the cover pretty well, and the synopsis sounds really exciting!
Friday, 05 January 2018 05:19
Precious J Hernandez
I love a good thriller. Pretty excited.
Saturday, 06 January 2018 05:39
Kara S
Cover is the best of the season, IMHO, and I have been looking forward to this as a must-read for this year since fall! Thanks fo... Read More
Sunday, 07 January 2018 15:49
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Author Chat with Lyndsay Ely (Gunslinger Girl), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Lyndsay Ely , author of  Gunslinger Girl.   Read on for more about Lyndsay and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Lyndsay Ely ! Lyndsay Ely is a writer and creative professional who currently calls Boston home. She is a geek, a...
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Olivia F
For some reason, I can't view the giveaway link?
Tuesday, 02 January 2018 10:00
CJ Redwine, Site and Staff Manager
Fixed!
Wednesday, 03 January 2018 13:26
Olivia F
Thanks so much! This book looks awesome!
Thursday, 04 January 2018 07:47
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Author Chat with Melissa de la Cruz (Someone To Love), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Melissa de la Cruz , author of  Someone To Love.   Read on for more about Melissa and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Melissa de la Cruz ! Melissa de la Cruz is the #1 New York Times, #1 Publishers Weekly...
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Dianna G.
The cover didn't really catch my eye, but the synopsis did!
Tuesday, 26 December 2017 21:10
Tiffany Engler
The cover has my favorite color on it! So it's beautiful!
Sunday, 31 December 2017 10:08
Mindy
I liked the colors on the cover and the synopsis sounded cool
Monday, 01 January 2018 17:43
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Blog Tour, Author Chat & Giveaway: Bad Call (Stephen Wallenfels)

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Today we're excited to be part of the blog tour for Stephen Wallenfels's new book  Bad Call.   Read on for a author chat, more about Stephen, his book, and a giveaway!       Meet Stephen Wallenfels ! STEPHEN WALLENFELS is an avid outdoorsman from Richland, Washington. He was a...
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Sam
Love the cover! Definitely need to read this!
Wednesday, 03 January 2018 23:47
Kara S
Great cover for a thriller, and I've had a high thrill craving in my reading the last several months. New reading diet, I guess! ... Read More
Sunday, 07 January 2018 16:20
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is perfect for a man-versus-nature thriller. this book will be exciting to read based on the synopsis.
Sunday, 14 January 2018 09:56
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