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Author Of The Week: Guest Post with Bethany Wicker (Skipping Forward), 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 Bethany Wicker,  YABC's Author of the...
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Danielle Hammelef
The cover is pretty and matches the synopsis, which sounds intriguing and unique.
Monday, 29 April 2019 13:09
Erin
I Love this cover...but even more...I LOVE the synopsis! I cant even imagine what I would do if I could skip ahead in time but not... Read More
Wednesday, 08 May 2019 15:13
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Featured Review: The Genie Dagger (Bethany Wicker)

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About This Book: A magical dagger. An evil genie. A hidden past. In a land where genies and magic have been destroyed, Ara—a street rat—never anticipated stealing a magical dagger and it changing her life. When she wields it, she unlocks a whole new world of magic. Taron is used to...
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Author Chat with Bethany Wicker (The Genie Dagger), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Bethany Wicker author of The Genie Dagger.  Read on for more about Bethany, an interview, plus an giveaway!          Meet Bethany Wicker ! Bethany Wicker lives in Louisiana and is a mother, wife, avid reader, and coffee lover. She has a...
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Kylie
I am not only looking forward to this book, but your future Beauty and the Beast retelling!
Sunday, 31 March 2019 00:25
Mary Carney
It's a beautiful cover. I'm looking forward to reading this one.
Tuesday, 02 April 2019 16:35
Penny Olson
The cover is bright and exciting. The story sounds like a fun adventure.
Wednesday, 17 April 2019 23:47
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Featured Review: My Almost Flawless Toyko Dream Life (Rachel Cohn)

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About This Book:   In the Land of the Rising Sun, where high culture meets high kitsch, and fashion and technology are at the forefront of the First World's future, the foreign-born teen elite attend ICS-the International Collegiate School of Tokyo. Their accents are fluid. Their homes are ridiculously posh. Their...
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Bethany Wicker (Unexpected Alpha), 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!!       Introducing  Bethany Wicker , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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Lily M.
Ooohhh Alpha Female ?? I'm in ?
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 05:25
Kelly G
I love the cover! The synopsis sounds intriguing, too!
Friday, 15 December 2017 15:56
Nicole Baker
The cover is mesmerizing. It caught my eye and immediately my interest im intrigued... Read More
Monday, 18 December 2017 22:55
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YABC's Around the World in 30 Days with Bethany Wicker of the US, plus giveaways

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Today we're excited to welcome Bethany Wicker from the US! She is here to share her novel Unexpected Mate as part of the YABC Around the World in 30 Days event! Read on for more about Bethany and her novel!


And don't forget to enter the weekly giveaway and the event Grand Prize giveaway!

 

Meet Bethany Wicker

I write fantasy and paranormal romance, but am mostly known for the Aluna series. I live in Louisiana with my husband and daughter and it's one of the best places for food. We have delicious Cajun cooking down here like Gumbo and Jumbalaya. Can't forget the seafood and crawfish boils either. When I'm not stuffing my face with food, I'm probably drinking coffee.

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Meet Unexpected Mate

Eden was born a hybrid wolf with both Alpha and Luna powers within her. Now that she’s seventeen, she’s expected to find a mate and prepare to take over her pack when she’s eighteen, as is tradition. But nobody expected it to be Liam.

Liam, the son of Knox and Katie, is the only werewolf born without a wolf. It was an unheard of phenomena until he was born. His twin brother got the wolf gene and Liam is just the leftover. Feeling like an outcast, he never anticipated he’d have a shot at dating Eden, let alone be her mate.

Does Eden have enough werewolf in her for the two of them to lead the pack together? To make things worse, something’s draining their livestock of their blood.

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 Week Three Giveaway - 11 ebooks!

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~ (US and International) ~

One winner will receive ecopies of 

Unexpected Mate by Bethany Wicker

The Clay Lion by Amalie Jahn

Blood Oath by Kelly St Clare and Raye Wagner

Broken Silence by Helen Vivienne Fletcher

A Question of Faith by Nicole Zoltack

Case: 0 (Annalise Storm Chronicles Book 1) by May Freighter

Humanity's Hope by Pembroke Sinclair

Freshman Fourteen by Beth Rodgers 

The Inventress by Mary Victoria Johnson

Undertow by K.R. Conway 

Airwoman by Zara Quentin

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YABC Scavenger Hunt: Skipping Forward (Bethany Wicker), Plus Top Ten List & Extra Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share  a playlist for Bethany Wicker's Top Ten List as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Bethany and her novels! And don't forget to answer the question from this post on the Scavenger Hunt form for a chance to win the  Grand...
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Fay Tannerr
The cover looks intriguing and the synopsis sounds great!
Sunday, 09 July 2017 12:49
Dianna G.
I don't really like the cover, but the summary is interesting. Time travel is intriguing.
Sunday, 09 July 2017 21:10
Aireanna Lesch
The cover is OK. It reminds me more of a vampire romance novel. I REALLY liked the synopsis though. The principle of time travel h... Read More
Wednesday, 12 July 2017 12:22
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