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Author Chat with Frances Hardinge (Deeplight), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Frances Hardinge author of Deeplight. Read on for more about Frances and her book, an excerpt plus an giveaway.       Meet Frances Hardinge!          Frances Hardinge is the winner of the Costa Book of the Year for  The Lie...
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Zachary Snyder
The book looks awesome, I look forward to reading it!
Friday, 17 April 2020 12:49
Brittany
Tentacles on covers seems to be a 2019/2020 trend and I'm loving it
Monday, 20 April 2020 12:03
Alex Colpitts
Sounds like a solid read
Friday, 24 April 2020 09:00
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Author Chat with Samuel Miller (Redemption Prep), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Samuel Miller author of Redemption Prep. Read on for more about Samuel and his book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Samuel Miller!          Samuel Miller, the author of  A Lite Too Bright,  was born and raised in Vermillion, South...
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Brittany
Added to my list, looking forward to it!
Monday, 20 April 2020 12:03
Colleen Burns
This book sounds so good!
Wednesday, 22 April 2020 18:32
Alex Colpitts
Added to my goodreads
Friday, 24 April 2020 08:59
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Author Chat with Spencer Hyde (What The Other Three Don't Know), Plus Guest Post!

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  Today we're excited to chat with Spencer Hyde author of What The Other Three Don't Know. Read on for more about Spencer and his book, plus an guest post.       Meet Spencer Hyde!         Spencer Hyde spent three years during high school at Johns Hopkins...
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Author Chat with Emily Skrutskie (Bonds Of Brass), Plus Excerpt!

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  Today we're excited to chat with Emily Skrutskie author of Bonds Of Brass. Read on for more about Emily and her book, plus an excerpt.       Meet Emily Skrutskie!         Emily Skrutskie is six feet tall. She was born in Massachusetts, raised in Virginia, and...
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Author Chat with Siobhan Vivian (We Are The Wildcats), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Siobhan Vivian author of We Are The Wildcats. Read on for more about Siobhan and her book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Siobhan Vivian!         Siobhan Vivian is the author of the young adult novel  We Are the Wildcats...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Tuesday, 14 April 2020 11:43
Brittany
Excited for this one!
Monday, 20 April 2020 12:01
Colleen Burns
This book looks amazing! I will be reading it for sure1
Wednesday, 22 April 2020 18:31
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Author Chat with Intisar Khanani (Thorn), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Intisar Khanani author of Thorn. Read on for more about Intisar and her book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Intisar Khanini!         Intisar Khanani  grew up a nomad and world traveler. Born in Wisconsin, she has lived in five...
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Madeline Tebo
This book sounds amazing, looking forward to reading it!
Sunday, 19 April 2020 14:25
Brittany
This cover reminds me of the Scythe series!
Monday, 20 April 2020 12:01
Victoria Scott
Sounds amazing! Thank you for sharing!
Tuesday, 21 April 2020 20:57
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Author Chat with Sara Zarr (Goodbye From Nowhere), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Sara Zarr author of Goodbye From Nowhere. Read on for more about Sara and her book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Sara Zarr!        Sara Zarr is the acclaimed author of six novels for young adults, most recently  Gem & Dixie...
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Brittany
Added to my list
Monday, 20 April 2020 11:59
Alex Colpitts
Love the peachy color on the cover
Friday, 24 April 2020 08:56
Danielle Hammelef
I like the cover and the book sounds emotional.
Monday, 04 May 2020 16:01
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Author Chat with S. Behr (Power Divided)(The Evolutionaries, #1), Plus Giveaway!

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  Today we're excited to chat with S Behr author of Power Divided. Read on for more about S Behr and her book, plus an giveaway.       Meet S Behr!           Melissa de la Cruz is the #1 New York Times, #1 Publisher's Weekly, and #1 IndieBound...
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Brittany
This cover reminds me of the old instagram trend where you took photos in a circle and it made the end pic look like a tiny planet... Read More
Monday, 20 April 2020 11:59
Linda Leonard
Love the cover - a way of looking at the world. Sounds like a good read!
Thursday, 30 April 2020 10:02
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is eye-catching and the synopsis sounds suspenseful and fun.
Sunday, 03 May 2020 19:22
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Author Chat with Emily Duncan (Ruthless Gods), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Emily Duncan author of Ruthless Gods. Read on for more about Emily and her book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Emily Duncan!        EMILY A. DUNCAN is the New York Times bestselling author of Wicked Saints. She works as a youth services librarian...
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Madeline Tebo
I loved Wicked Saints, can't wait to read this!
Monday, 13 April 2020 13:27
Sam
I enjoyed Wicked Saints! I want to know what happens between the protagonist and the new antagonist!
Tuesday, 14 April 2020 23:53
Lindsay
I loved Wicked Saints! I'm so excited for the sequel!!
Saturday, 18 April 2020 16:05
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Author Chat with Melissa de la Cruz (Gotham High), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Melissa de la Cruz author of Gotham High. 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, #1 Publisher's Weekly,...
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Zachary Snyder
This book looks awesome, looking forward to reading it!
Tuesday, 07 April 2020 12:16
Davianna Nieto
The book cover looks super cool and the synopsis makes me want to read it even more!
Wednesday, 08 April 2020 23:22
Brittany
Looking forward to this! Love art style choice, too!
Monday, 20 April 2020 11:57
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