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Author Chat with Marie E. Andreu (Love In English), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Marie E. Andreu author of         Love In English. Read on for more about Marie and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Marie E. Andreu ! Maria E. Andreu is a writer and author of the forthcoming  Love in English...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it.
Thursday, 04 February 2021 14:34
Keia
This one sounds super cute. Love the cover.
Wednesday, 10 February 2021 12:02
Debra Branigan
Cover looks good and the synopsis sounds like a delightful read.
Friday, 19 February 2021 14:37
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Author Chat with B.B. Alston (Amari and the Night Brothers), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with B.B. Alston author of Amari and the Night Brothers. Read on for more about B.B. and his book, plus a giveaway!       Meet B.B. Alston ! B. B. Alston lives in Lexington, SC. Amari and the Night Brothers is his debut middle...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, love the cover!
Tuesday, 19 January 2021 11:37
Andrea Cerda
the cover is really interesting and looks like a good book.
Monday, 01 February 2021 15:41
Amanda
I can't take my eyes off the cover- so beautiful! This has been on my TBR for a while- can't wait to read it!
Friday, 05 February 2021 18:06
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Giveaway: Concrete Rose (Angie Thomas) ~ (US Only)

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Concrete Rose (US Only) by: Angie Thomas Release Date: January 12th, 2021 Publisher: Balzer + Bray       About the Book: International phenomenon Angie Thomas revisits Garden Heights seventeen years before the events of The Hate U Give in this searing and poignant exploration of Black boyhood and manhood. If...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Wednesday, 13 January 2021 14:52
Kiara T.
This book looks great!
Wednesday, 13 January 2021 18:40
Tiffany Engler
I adored The Hate U Give, I cannot wait to pick this one up!
Monday, 18 January 2021 10:02
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Giveaway: Happily Ever Afters (Elise Bryant) ~ (US Only)

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Happily Ever Afters (US Only) by: Elise Bryant Release Date: January 5th, 2021 Publisher: Harpercollins Children's Books/Balzer + Bray       About the Book: Jane the Virgin meets To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before in this charming debut romantic comedy filled with Black Girl Magic. Perfect for fans of...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Wednesday, 06 January 2021 14:02
Andrea Cerda
Book looks interesting! like the cover it looks like my laptop LOL
Wednesday, 06 January 2021 21:08
Simone
This sounds like a really good twist on a love triangle, and the blue-green on the cover is so pleasing to look at.
Thursday, 07 January 2021 15:54
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Author Chat with Iva-Marie Palmer (Gimme Everything You Got), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Iva-Marie Palmer author of Gimme Everything You Got. Read on for more about Iva-Marie and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Iva-Marie Palmer ! Iva-Marie Palmer is the author of two novels for teens,  The End of the World as We...
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Zachary Snyder
This book looks good, look forward to reading it.
Tuesday, 14 July 2020 11:31
Alivia Hartz
This sounds like such a fun read!
Sunday, 26 July 2020 15:21
John Clark
Very much looking forward to reading this.
Tuesday, 28 July 2020 19:36
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Spotlight on Felix Ever After (Kacen Callender), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Felix Ever After  by Kacen Callender.  Read on for more about Kacen and their book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Kacen Callender ! Kacen Callender  is originally from Saint Thomas, in the US Virgin Islands. Kacen has a BA from Sarah Lawrence...
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Madeline Tebo
I can't wait to read this! And the cover is gorgeous!
Tuesday, 12 May 2020 16:07
Abigail Lowry
Kacen Callender is one of my favorite authors and I can't wait to read their next book; it looks fantastic!
Wednesday, 13 May 2020 13:14
Keia
One of my favorite book covers! I can't wait to read this one.
Thursday, 21 May 2020 20:51
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GIVEAWAY: I Believe I Can (Grace Byers) ~ (US Only)

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I Believe I Can (US Only) by: Grace Byers Release Date: March 3rd, 2020 Publisher: Balzer + Bray     About the Book: From the New York Times bestselling creators of I Am Enough comes an empowering follow-up that celebrates every child’s limitless potential. I Believe I Can is an affirmation...
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Debra Branigan
The book sounds like a great read to share with children everywhere. I like the cover art as well. Best wishes to the author on th... Read More
Monday, 02 March 2020 16:55
Danielle Hammelef
I think the cover is heartwarming and the message in the synopsis important to all.
Sunday, 15 March 2020 18:34
Penny Olson
The cover is beautiful. The whole concept of this book is what we need more of.
Monday, 23 March 2020 23:24
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Author Chat with Elana K Arnold (Red Hood), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Elana K Arnold author of Red Hood. Read on for more about Elana and her book, plus an giveaway.         Meet Elana K Arnold!          Elana K. Arnold is the author of many books for kids and teens,...
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Madeline Tebo
I absolutely LOVE fairytale retellings and can't wait to read this!
Saturday, 22 February 2020 13:43
Lindsay
I love retellings! I'm so excited for this one!!
Sunday, 23 February 2020 15:13
Lauren
Such an well-written synopsis! Really suspenseful. The cover is perfect, with the fur texture.
Thursday, 27 February 2020 11:05
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Author Of The Week: Author Chat with Evelyn Skye (Cloak Of Night), 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 Evelyn Skye , YABC's Author of the...
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Tiffany Engler
I love this cover!
Monday, 10 February 2020 16:05
Brittany
This one was already on my upcoming anticipated releases list ... Read More
Sunday, 16 February 2020 10:53
Lily M.
Can't wait for this sequel, excited!!!
Tuesday, 18 February 2020 03:46
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Author Chat with Tom O' Donnell (Homerooms & Hall Passes), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Tom O'Donnell author of Homerooms & Hall Passes  Read on for more about Tom and his book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Tom O'Donnell! Tom O'Donnell is the author of the beloved Hamstersaurus Rex series, as well as Space Rocks and...
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Zachary Snyder
The book sounds good, looking forward to reading it!
Thursday, 07 November 2019 15:18
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is hilarious which matches the promised humor in the synopsis.
Sunday, 24 November 2019 14:12
Brittany
Love the cover art, looking forward to reading! ... Read More
Monday, 02 December 2019 20:33
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