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Author Chat with Natalie Rodriguez (Elephant), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Natalie Rodriguez author of Elephant. Read on for more about Natalie and her book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Natalie Rodriguez !         NATALIE RODRIGUEZ is an award-winning writer, director, and mental health and anti-violence/trauma advocate based in Los Angeles,...
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Andrea Carroll
Love and friendship are the key to survival and dealing with issues. Excited to read.
Sunday, 21 June 2020 11:33
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is okay. The synopsis promises an emotional read.
Saturday, 04 July 2020 13:49
Liz
this will be an important & educational read for the kids
Tuesday, 07 July 2020 03:50
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Author Chat with Mary Helen Fein (Stitching A Life: An Immigration Story), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Mary Helen Fein author of Stitching A Life: An Immigration Story. Read on for more about Mary and her book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Mary Helen Fein !         Mary Helen Fein was born in New York City, in...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great!
Friday, 12 June 2020 15:14
Gabby Roberts
I love immigration stories, so I would love to read this!
Friday, 19 June 2020 13:11
Andrea Carroll
Such an inspirational story of never giving up.
Sunday, 21 June 2020 11:23
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Author Chat with Michael Buckley (Finn and The Intergalactic Lunchbox), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Michael Buckley author of Finn and The Intergalactic Lunchbox. Read on for more about Michael and his book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Michael Buckley !        MICHAEL BUCKLEY is the New York Times bestselling author of the Finniverse, Sisters...
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Zachary Snyder
This book looks so fun! My kids will love it!
Wednesday, 10 June 2020 13:09
Victoria Scott
Looks so good! Thanks for sharing!
Sunday, 14 June 2020 18:26
Andrea Carroll
Mr. Buckley never disappoints! My students are going to enjoy reading this book.
Thursday, 18 June 2020 10:25
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Author Chat with Robyn Schneider (You Don't Live Here), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Robyn Schneider author of You Don't Live Here. Read on for more about Robyn and her book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Robyn Schneider !        Robyn Schneider  is the bestselling author of  The Beginning of Everything ,  Extraordinary Means...
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Madeline Tebo
I loved The Beginning of Everything and can't wait to read this!
Sunday, 14 June 2020 19:38
Abigail Lowry
Such a pretty cover! Can’t wait to read!
Monday, 15 June 2020 18:55
Alivia Hartz
This synopsis sounds incredible! I can’t wait to read this book!
Monday, 29 June 2020 17:05
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Author Chat with Liara Tamani (All The Things We Never Knew), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Liara Tamani author of All The Things We Never Knew. Read on for more about Liara and her book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Liara Tamani !        Liara Tamani  lives in Houston, Texas. She holds an MFA in writing from...
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Madeline Tebo
This sounds so good, I can't wait to read it!
Tuesday, 09 June 2020 22:32
Keia
I'm really looking forward to reading this one. The cover is so cute!
Wednesday, 10 June 2020 12:29
Victoria Scott
Sounds like an amazing story! Can't wait to read it!
Wednesday, 10 June 2020 21:05
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Author Chat with Emily McKay (Storybound), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Emily McKay author of Storybound. Read on for more about Emily and her book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Emily McKay !        Emily McKay writes the kinds of books she wants to read—fast-paced with snarky heroines and swoony heroes...
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Victoria Scott
Thanks for sharing! Sounds awesome!
Wednesday, 10 June 2020 21:04
Gabby Roberts
The cover is gorgeous!
Thursday, 11 June 2020 03:26
Candice Gigous
The cover is pretty. The synopsis is very interesting. Sounds like an awesome read.
Thursday, 11 June 2020 08:52
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Author Chat with W Bruce Cameron (Bella's Story)!

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  Today we're excited to chat with W Bruce Cameron author of Bella's Story. Read on for more about W. Bruce and his book!       Meet W. Bruce Cameron !    I’ve always loved dogs, which puts me in a unique category along with what, maybe two or three...
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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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