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Featured Review: Welcome To Chanu-Con! (Beth Rodgers)

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About This Book: Join Max and his sister Lila as they navigate their synagogue's Chanukah extravaganza, "Chanu-Con!" Their day's highlights include making a human menorah, dipping Chanukah candles, tasting latkes and Chanukah treats, and dancing to festive music. A comic-book style graphic children's book written in verse and inclusive of the...
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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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5th Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza - Day 12

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Welcome to YABC's Fifth Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza ! We're featuring some of the  hottest titles of the year-- perfect for the book lover on your holiday list!--with exciting giveaways every day for the first twelve days of December. Each giveaway will run for seven days. ( Giveaways...
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Zachary Snyder
These books look great! Hope I can win the Chanukkah book!
Thursday, 12 December 2019 12:21
John
Great books for people looking for pirates and penguins for Christmas!
Thursday, 12 December 2019 18:18
Jeana Kwiecinski
Omg The Golden Compass! Such a wonderful read. I would love to share that and read all of the others.
Tuesday, 17 December 2019 15:14
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Spotlight on Welcome to Chanu-Con (Beth Rodgers), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to spotlight  Welcome to Chanu-Con!  by Beth Rodgers .  Read on for more about the inspiration behind this new comic, some fun facts about Chanukah, and some of the illustrations by Howard Fridson, plus a giveaway!   8 Facts of Chanukah 1. Chanukah (also called the Festival...
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Zachary Snyder
The book looks awesome, hope I can win this to read to my twins!
Thursday, 12 December 2019 09:14
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is okay. The synopsis sounds intriguing as I will learn about a new faith.
Sunday, 05 January 2020 11:09
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Teen Read Week 2018: Author Chat with Beth Rodgers (Freshman Fourteen), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Beth Rodgers (Freshman Fourteen) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Beth, her novel, plus a giveaway!         Meet  Beth Rodgers ! Beth Rodgers is an author, editor, and college English instructor. She  started writing as a little...
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Debra Branigan
The cover is interesting and will attract readers of the RF genre. I like your storyline and am sure that YA readers will find it... Read More
Monday, 15 October 2018 19:11
M.A. Briones
The over looks interesting and the synopsis is adorable!
Tuesday, 16 October 2018 20:37
Marisa Fort
The cover looks fun and cute! The synopsis sounds amazing!
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 18:14
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YABC Scavenger Hunt: Freshman Fourteen (Beth Rodgers), Plus Excerpt & Extra Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share an excerpt from Beth Rodger's Freshman Fourteen  as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Beth and her novel! And don't forget to answer the question from this post on the Scavenger Hunt form for a chance to win the  Grand Prize...
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HEHE ready to read about this geeky/drama love story! I feel bad for the guy...
Friday, 23 March 2018 03:09
Nancy Hernandez
Cover is okay but I do like the story.
Sunday, 25 March 2018 02:36
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is okay, but the synopsis sounds fun and geeky!
Sunday, 25 March 2018 18:48
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Teen Read Week 2017: Author Chat with Beth Rodgers (Freshman Fourteen), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Beth Rodgers (Freshman Fourteen) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Beth, her novel, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Beth Rodgers !   Beth Rodgers is an author, editor, and college English instructor. She started writing as a...
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Danielle Hammelef
My favorite book as a teen was Little Women.
Sunday, 12 November 2017 10:43
Penny Olson
I liked the Handmaid's Tale, To Kill and Mockingbird and Brave New World.
Monday, 13 November 2017 00:23
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Beth Rodgers (Sweet Fifteen), Plus Giveaway!!

Author Of The Week: Chat with Beth Rodgers (Sweet Fifteen), Plus Giveaway!!



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  Beth Rodgers , YABC's Author of the Week!! Beth...
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James Robert
Cover is great and I have twin daughters who will be 15 in a year
Monday, 27 March 2017 12:05
Danielle Hammelef
I'm unsure about the cover--it wouldn't make me pick up this book, but the synopsis would. I have a freshman in high school, so th... Read More
Saturday, 22 April 2017 15:36
Penny Olson
The synopsis makes me want to read the book but the cover isn't that eye catching.
Monday, 24 April 2017 16:34
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