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Author Chat with Thomas Taylor (Gargantis), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Thomas Taylor author of Gargantis. Read on for more about Thomas and his book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Thomas Taylor !        Thomas Taylor is an award-winning author-illustrator for children whose debut novel, Malamander, kicked off this mystery series....
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Jeana Kwiecinski
This sounds like so much fun! I can't wait to read it.
Wednesday, 10 June 2020 19:36
Victoria Scott
Sounds so good! Can't wait for the story to continue!
Wednesday, 10 June 2020 21:03
Andrea Carroll
Excited to continue reading the series... love the illustrations.
Sunday, 14 June 2020 11:28
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Author Chat with Jason Fry (Minecraft: The Voyage)!

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  Today we're excited to chat with Jason Fry author of Minecraft: The Voyage. Read on for more about Jason and his book!       Meet Jason Fry !    Jason Fry  is the  New York Times  bestselling author of the young adult space-fantasy series The Jupiter Pirates, as well...
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Author Chat with Kit Frick (I Killed Zoe Spanos)!

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  Today we're excited to chat with Kit Frick author of I Killed Zoe Spanos. Read on for more about Kit and her book!       Meet Kit Frick !    Kit Frick is a novelist, poet, and MacDowell Colony fellow from Pittsburgh, PA. She studied creative writing at Sarah...
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Author Chat with Obert Skye (Wizard For Hire: Magic Required)!

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  Today we're excited to chat with Obert Skye author of Wizard For Hire: Magic Required. Read on for more about Obert and his book, plus an giveaway.       Meet   Obert Skye !    Obert Skye is not who you think he is -- unless you think he's...
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Author Chat with Swati Teerdhhala (The Archer At Dawn), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Swati Teerdhhala author of The Archer At Dawn. Read on for more about Swati and her book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Swati Teerdhhala !               Swati Teerdhala is the author of The Tiger at Midnight...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great! Love the cover.
Tuesday, 26 May 2020 15:28
Candice Gigous
The cover is unique. The synopsis is intriguing. Sounds like an awesome series.
Thursday, 11 June 2020 08:40
Danielle Hammelef
I like the cover and the synopsis sounds like book #2 continues to be exciting.
Friday, 19 June 2020 13:18
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Author Chat with L.C. Rosen (CAMP), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with L.C. Rosen author of CAMP. Read on for more about L.C. and his book, plus an giveaway.       Meet L.C. Rosen !             L. C. Rosen, also known as Lev Rosen, has written several books for adults and children,...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks interesting, looking forward to reading it.
Monday, 25 May 2020 12:45
Keia
I've been excited to read this since it was announced it will be a movie on HBO Max.
Friday, 29 May 2020 14:27
Jamie Snyder
This book looks and sounds amazing! I am also very excited that it is also in production to be a movie on HBO Max. This will be a ... Read More
Saturday, 06 June 2020 13:21
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Spotlight on The Jewel Thief (Jeannie Mobley), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight The Jewel Thief  by Jeannie Mobley.  Read on for more about Jeannie and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Jeannie Mobley ! Jeannie Mobley has spent much of her life daydreaming herself into other centuries. This tendency has led her...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, looking forward to reading it!
Monday, 18 May 2020 13:39
Heena Cruzl
Great, you have given interesting information and experiences, I really like it. return man 3... Read More
Tuesday, 19 May 2020 06:08
Brooklyn
So very very excited for this. Synopsis seems like the exact kind of book I love.
Tuesday, 19 May 2020 20:24
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Author Chat with Brian Tissot (Songs Of Thalassa), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Brian Tissot author of Songs Of Thalassa. Read on for more about Brian and his book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Brian Tissot !             Dr. Tissot is a marine ecologist and professor living in a small coastal town...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Thursday, 14 May 2020 13:13
Heena Cruzl
I accidentally read your article, it's very good app... Read More
Tuesday, 19 May 2020 06:05
Danielle Hammelef
I like the cover. The synopsis sounds unique and I always enjoy sports and athletes in books.
Thursday, 04 June 2020 12:46
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Author Chat with Anna Jarzab (Breath Like Water), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Anna Jarzab author of Breath Like Water. Read on for more about Anna and her book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Anna Jarzab !             Anna Jarzab  is a Midwesterner turned New Yorker. She lives and works in New...
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Heena Cruzl
This is a great article, I read and enjoyed it play
Tuesday, 19 May 2020 06:11
Kristin
I can't wait to read this. I love the way she described the motion on the beautiful cover, and I love stories about athletes.... Read More
Tuesday, 19 May 2020 10:09
Lindsay
I'm so excited for this book! I love sports-related novels
Tuesday, 26 May 2020 22:38
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Author Chat with Gene Luen Yang (Superman Smashes The Klan), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Gene Luen Yang author of Superman Smashes The Klan. Read on for more about Gene and his book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Gene Luen Yang !            Gene Luen Yang writes, and sometimes draws, comic books and graphic...
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Zachary Snyder
Really excited for this book, I've always loved this true story of Superman, and look forward to reading the graphic novel version... Read More
Tuesday, 12 May 2020 13:53
Keia
I'm really looking forward to reading this one. It seems so different than the other Superman comics I've read.
Thursday, 21 May 2020 20:56
Danielle Hammelef
I like the cover. Superman has always been a favorite of mine, so this book sounds fun.
Thursday, 04 June 2020 12:51
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