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Rockstar Book Tours: Excerpt & Giveaway: The Cousins (Karen McManus) ~ (US Only)

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I am thrilled to be hosting a spot on the THE COUSINS by Karen McManus Blog Tour hosted by  Rockstar Book Tours . Check out my post and make sure to enter the giveaway! About the Book: Title:   THE COUSINS   Author:  Karen McManus Pub. Date:  December 1, 2020 Publisher: ...
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Kathleen Pasqualini
I'm so excited for this book!
Friday, 20 November 2020 23:23
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Spotlight on Dread The Harvest Moon (Sarah Glenn Marsh), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to spotlight Dread The Harvest Moon (Sarah Glenn Marsh).  Read on for more about Sarah, plus a excerpt & a giveaway!         Meet  Sarah Glenn Marsh !    Sarah Glenn Marsh  is an author of young adult novels including the Reign of the Fallen...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks good, look forward to reading it.
Friday, 16 October 2020 12:32
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Spotlight on Mayhem (Estelle Laure), Plus Excerpt!

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Today we're excited to spotlight Mayhem  by Estelle Laure.  Read on for more about Estelle and her book, plus an excerpt!     Dear Reader,   Like Mayhem, I experienced a period of time when my life was extremely unstable. I can still remember what it was like to be shaken...
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Giveaway: We Are The Wildcats (Siobhan Vivian) ~ US Only

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We Are The Wildcats (US Only) by: Siobhan Vivian Release Date: March 31st, 2020 Publisher: Simon & Schuster BYR       About the Book: A toxic coach finds himself outplayed by the high school girls on his team in this deeply suspenseful novel, which unspools over twenty-four hours through six...
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Colleen Burns
This book looks so good!
Thursday, 09 April 2020 17:08
Brittany
Very cool, love the art!
Monday, 20 April 2020 11:55
Alex Colpitts
Love this cover.
Friday, 24 April 2020 08:51
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Blog Tour: Guest Post for Mindy Kim and the Yummy Seaweed Business (Lyla Lee), Plus Giveaway! (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Mindy Kim and the Yummy Seaweed Business  by Lyla Lee.  Read on for more about Lyla and her book, plus a guest post & giveaway!          Meet Lyla Lee !       LYLA LEE is a writer of many things. After working various...
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Zachary Snyder
Love the cover, and the book sounds great! Look forward to reading it.
Thursday, 16 January 2020 14:51
Brittany
I absolutely love this art style!
Sunday, 19 January 2020 08:03
Alex Colpitts
This is so cute!!
Sunday, 19 January 2020 08:22
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Author Chat with Amanda Joy (A River Of Royal Blood)!

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  Today we're excited to chat with Amanda Joy author of A River Of Royal Blood.  Read on for more about Amanda and her book!         Meet Amanda Joy! Amanda Joy has an MFA from The New School, and lives in Chicago with her dog Luna. You can...
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Spotlight on Naked Mole Rat Saves The World (Karen Rivers), Plus Excerpt & Review!

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  Today we're excited to spotlight Naked Mole Rat Saves The World (Karen Rivers).  Read on for more about Karen, an excerpt, plus an review!          Meet Karen Rivers !   Karen Rivers's books have been nominated for a wide range of literary awards and have been published in...
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Book Blast Tour: Guest Post with Trudi Trueit (Explorer Academy: The Double Helix), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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    Welcome Back to the Explorer Academy ! Welcome to the Explorer Academy: The Double Helix  Book Blast!   To celebrate the release of Explorer Academy: The Double Helix   by Trudi Trueit on September 24th , blogs across the web are featuring special content from the world of the...
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Zachary Snyder
Awesome contest, I hope I win!
Monday, 23 September 2019 13:02
Susan Smith
I'd love to explore Hawaii.
Friday, 27 September 2019 18:24
Debra Branigan
Oh, there are so many places I would like to explore. I hope to explore New Zealand one day.
Saturday, 28 September 2019 22:15
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Spotlight on Six Goodbyes We Never Said (Candace Ganger), Plus Excerpt!

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Today we're excited to spotlight Six Goodbyes We Never Said  by Candace Ganger.  Read on for more about Candace and her book, plus an excerpt!         Meet Candace Ganger!    Candace Ganger is the author of Six Goodbyes We Never Said and The Inevitable Collision of Birdie & Bash as well as...
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Giveaway: Win a Complete “Keeper of the Lost Cities” Book Series!

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Looking for a new fantasy series to fall in love with this summer? Join the  Keeper of the Lost Cities  Series Readalong! Simon Kids and author Shannon Messenger are hosting an online readalong, reading one book from the series each week for seven weeks, this June to July! The Keeper of...
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