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Author Of The Week: Chat with Breeana Shields (The Bone Charmer), 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  Breeana Shields , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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John
Living with two opposed futures--bummer!
Monday, 06 May 2019 20:39
Emily
I love this cover so much!!!
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 13:00
Jessica Cashen
The cover is awesome and the synopsis sounds great
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 17:35
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YABC Scavenger Hunt: Poison's Cage (Breeana Shields), Plus Playlist & Extra Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share an playlist from Breeana Shield's Poison's Cage  as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Breeana 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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Dianna G.
This cover is deliciously creepy. Those snakes look like they could slither off the page! I haven't read the first book, but lov... Read More
Monday, 19 March 2018 09:49
Edit~A
I love the cover! Have heard a lot about the series, but haven't read them yet. This synopsis gets me excited about it!
Friday, 23 March 2018 03:07
Candice Gigous
The cover is eye-catching and creepy like the cover for Poison's Kiss. The synopsis is very intriguing. Both books sound like thri... Read More
Saturday, 24 March 2018 04:43
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Breeana Shields (Poison's Cage), Plus Giveaway!!

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Poison's Kiss (Poison's Kiss, #1)
Poison's Cage (Poison's Kiss #2)
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  Breeana Shields , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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Recent Comments
Dianna G.
To be honest, I'm creeped out about the snakes. But the colors are AMAZING and make the covers really stand out. I love the syno... Read More
Tuesday, 16 January 2018 20:12
Kara S
The cover colors stand out and draw my attention; the synopsis keeps it focused on these books. Cheers, Kara S
Thursday, 18 January 2018 18:16
Anne
Love the matching covers! Can not wait to read both books!
Monday, 22 January 2018 19:49
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Teen Read Week 2017: Author Chat with Breeana Shields (Poison's Cage), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Breeana Shields (Poison's Cage )   as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Breeana, her novel, plus a giveaway!         Meet  Breeana Shields !   Breeana Shields is the author of the recently released young adult fantasy,...
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Olivia F
When will this giveaway start (Rafflecopter says "starting soon"? Thanks in advance!
Wednesday, 11 October 2017 07:41
Olivia F
My favorite book that I read as a teen was "On Fortune's Wheel" though I had a bunch that were close seconds!
Thursday, 12 October 2017 09:53
Lily M.
I've been wanting to read this book for a while ??
Friday, 13 October 2017 23:25
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