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Author Chat with Catherine Linka (What I Want You To See), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US/Canada Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Catherine Linka author of What I Want You To See. Read on for more about Catherine and her book, plus an giveaway.         Meet Catherine Linka!      Catherine Linka is happiest on a mountain trail, the deck of a ship,...
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Alex Colpitts
Love the painting style cover
Thursday, 06 February 2020 08:23
Dianna G.
I was lucky to be on a blog tour for this book. It was so good!
Thursday, 06 February 2020 21:28
Colleen Burns
I love the cover, and the synopsis sounds interesting!
Saturday, 08 February 2020 16:53
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Author Chat with Melissa de la Cruz (The Queen's Assassin), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Melissa de la Cruz author of The Queen's Assassin. Read on for more about Melissa and her book, plus an giveaway.         Meet Melissa de la Cruz!     Melissa de la Cruz is the #1 New York Times , USA...
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Dianna G.
My daughter loves to read fantasy YA books -- I will have to tell her about this one! The cover is beautiful, and the summary see... Read More
Wednesday, 29 January 2020 22:07
Candice Gigous
The cover is pretty. The synopsis makes me want to read more. I have been a fan of Melissa De La Cruz and I am looking forward to ... Read More
Friday, 31 January 2020 05:37
Jillian
I like the colors of the cover. It sounds like a great story.
Saturday, 01 February 2020 08:51
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AUTHOR OF THE WEEK: Author Chat with Rebecca McLaughlin (Nameless Queen), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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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 Rebecca McLaughlin , YABC's Author of the...
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Brittany Colpitts
I've been seeing reviews of this all over Goodreads and it sounds SO GOOD!
Monday, 27 January 2020 12:45
Candice Gigous
The cover is eye-catching. The synopsis is captivating. Sounds like an exciting read.
Friday, 31 January 2020 05:35
Alex Colpitts
Can't wait to get my hands on this one!
Thursday, 06 February 2020 08:22
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Author Chat with Janae Marks (From The Desk Of Zoe Washington), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Janae Marks author of From The Desk Of Zoe Washington. Read on for more about Janae and her book, plus an giveaway.         Meet Janae Marks!    Janae Marks graduated from the New School with an MFA in Writing for Children. When she...
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Zachary Snyder
The book and cover look great! Looking forward to reading it!
Monday, 13 January 2020 12:58
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Hi everybody. I recently saw a testimony about chief dr lucky in a blog I visit for relationship and dating counseling problems be... Read More
Tuesday, 14 January 2020 02:53
Brittany Colpitts
I love love love the artstyle for this cover. So cute!
Tuesday, 14 January 2020 08:04
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Author Chat with Laurie Faria Stolarz (Jane Anonymous), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Laurie Faria Stolarz author of Jane Anonymous. Read on for more about Laurie and her book, plus an giveaway.         Meet Laurie Faria Stolarz!   Laurie Faria Stolarz is the author of several popular young adult novels including the Dark House series,...
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Dianna G.
Wow, this book sounds really intense. I like the cover! Didn't expect the summary.
Friday, 10 January 2020 22:37
Brittany Colpitts
I've been hearing about this all over social media. Sounds so good!
Tuesday, 14 January 2020 08:03
Alex Colpitts
Interesting cover. Saw some giveaways for this one on Twitter as well.
Sunday, 19 January 2020 08:20
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Author Chat with Abigail Johnson (Every Other Weekend), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Abigail Johnson author of Every Other Weekend. Read on for more about Abigail and her book, plus an giveaway.         Meet Abigail Johnson!   Abigail Johnson was born in Pennsylvania. When she was twelve, her family traded in snowstorms for year-round...
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Brittany Colpitts
Beautiful cover! Can't wait to read this one.
Tuesday, 14 January 2020 08:02
Alex Colpitts
Lot of people talking about this one on Twitter recently!
Sunday, 19 January 2020 08:20
Jen
This sounds like it'll sweep my emotions away and I love the cover. It's gorgeous!
Sunday, 19 January 2020 15:13
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Author Of The Week: Author Chat with Beth Rodgers (Welcome To Chanu-Con!), 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!!         Meet Beth Rodgers, YABC's Author Of The...
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Author Chat with Rayya Deeb (Seneca Element), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Rayya Deeb author of Seneca Element. Read on for more about Rayya and her book, plus an giveaway.         Meet Rayya Deeb! Rayya Deeb is a Virginia Tech Hokie, born in London, England and raised in Northern Virginia. She lives in...
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Debra Branigan
I absolutely adore this cover art, but I am actually more interested in the premise of the story. This sounds very exciting and su... Read More
Monday, 16 December 2019 21:38
Brittany Colpitts
Sounds really good. Added to my Goodreads TBR
Sunday, 22 December 2019 07:03
Alex Colpitts
This cover is sweet!!
Friday, 27 December 2019 21:59
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Author Chat with Terry Lynn Johnson (Dog Driven), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Terry Lynn Johnson author of Dog Driven Read on for more about Terry and her book, plus an giveaway.         Meet Terry Lynn Johnson! Terry Lynn Johnson, author of Ice Dogs, Sled Dog School, and the Survivor Diaries series, lives in...
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Brittany Colpitts
This reminds me of a movie I watched as a kid, but I can't remember the title for the life of me. Anyone know what I'm talking abo... Read More
Wednesday, 04 December 2019 08:30
Alex Colpitts
Looks good! Adding to my TBR
Wednesday, 04 December 2019 12:56
Debra Branigan
As a big fan of Gary Paulsen and Jack London, I look forward to reading this. It sounds quite adventurous.
Thursday, 05 December 2019 17:39
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Author Chat with Shannon Price (A Thousand Fires), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Shannon Price author of A Thousand Fires Read on for more about Shannon and her book, plus an giveaway.         Meet Shannon Price! SHANNON PRICE is a proud Filipina-American and Bay Area native. She once led an a cappella group for...
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Dianna G.
I've seen this book cover all over Instagram lately! Very distinctive. I"m curious about the book synopsis. Are the Bears a gang... Read More
Thursday, 21 November 2019 16:12
Debra Branigan
The cover is bold and I absolutely love the storyline it sounds fantastic. I am interested in the gangs and "wars"? Thanks for sha... Read More
Sunday, 24 November 2019 19:42
Brittany Colpitts
I've been seeing this everywhere on social media! Looks fantastic!
Monday, 02 December 2019 20:41
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