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A Reaper at the Gates Blog Tour: Ember Reread: An Ember in the Ashes

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  Today we're excited to be part of the blog tour for A Reaper at the Gates  by Sabaa Tahir! As part of the Ember Reread, we will be featurng posts for each books in the series, beginning with An Ember in the Ashes today!  Read on for more about Sabaa...
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Blog Tour: The Smoke Thieves by Sally Green, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to be part of the blog tour for The   Smoke Thieves  by Sally Green!  Read on for more about Sally and her book, plus an excerpt & giveaway!    Meet Sally Green!     Sally Green lives in northwest England. She has had various jobs and even...
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John
Swell creepy cheese pieces on the cover! Sounds epic!
Thursday, 19 April 2018 22:47
John
Chess pieces, in case anyone was worried about my typo!
Monday, 23 April 2018 22:10
Kara S
I am totally hooked by the royal court intrigues around which this story is centered, and the cover successfully and attractively ... Read More
Saturday, 21 April 2018 01:43
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Spotlight on Sky In The Deep (Adrienne Young), Plus Excerpt!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Sky In The Deep  (Adrienne Young) and share a excerpt as part of the book's blog tour!  Read on for more about Adrienne and her book plus an excerpt!         Meet  Adrienne Young ! Adrienne Young is a born and bred Texan turned...
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Blog Tour, Interview, & Giveaway: Zombie Abbey (Lauren Baratz-Logsted)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting a blog tour stop for Lauren Baratz-Logsted's    Zombie Abbey   Read on for more about Lauren, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!       Meet Lauren Baratz-Logsted !   Lauren Baratz-Logsted is the author of over 30 books for adults (Vertigo), teens (The Twin’s...
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Spotlight on The Heart Forger (Rin Chupeco), Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  The Heart Forger  by Rin Chupeco!  Read on for more about Rin and her book, plus an excerpt & giveaway!          Meet Rin Chupeco ! Despite uncanny resemblances to Japanese revenants, Rin Chupeco has always maintained her sense of humor. Raised in Manila,...
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This cover is beautiful!
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International Blog Tour: The Beauty That Remains by Ashley Woodfolk (Review + Book-Inspired Unicorn Cake!)

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Today we're excited to be part of the International blog tour for Ashley Woodfolk's book The Beauty That Remains  hosted by PRH International! Read on for more about Ashley Woodfolk, her book, a review and a book-inspired Unicorn Cake! Meet Ashley Woodfolk ! Ashley Woodfolk graduated from Rutgers University with a...
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Blog Tour: Strong Inside by Andrew Maraniss, Plus Guest Post!

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Today we're excited to be part of the blog tour for Andrew Maraniss's book  Strong Inside .   Read on for more about Andrew, his book, and Andrew's top 5 favorite recent reads!   Meet Andrew Maraniss ! Andrew Maraniss studied history at Vanderbilt University and as a recipient of the...
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview & Giveaway: The Belles (Dhonielle Clayton)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Dhonielle Clayton's  The Belles Read on for more about Dhonielle, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway! Meet  Dhonielle Clayton !   Dhonielle Clayton (“Dhon” like “Don” or “Dawn”) spent most of her childhood under her grandmother’s dining room table with a...
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I am so excited to read this novel -- so impressed with all the stellar reviews! Hate everything about the girly cover except the... Read More
Saturday, 10 February 2018 16:40
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Spotlight on Fade To Us (Julia Day), Plus Excerpt!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Fade To Us  by Julia Day,  plus an Excerpt!       Meet  Julia Day ! JULIA DAY lives in North Carolina, halfway between the beaches and the mountains. She has two twenty-something daughters, one geeky old husband, and too many computers to count. When she's not...
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Blog Tour: Batman: Nightwalker by Marie Lu, Plus Review!

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Today we're excited to be part of the blog tour for Marie Lu's book  Batman: Nightwalker .   Read on for more about Marie Lu, her book, and a review! Meet Marie Lu ! Marie Lu is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Legend trilogy and The Young...
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