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Featured Review: The Blood Spell (CJ Redwine)

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About This Book: Blue de la Cour has her life planned: hide the magic in her blood and continue trying to turn metal into gold so she can help her city’s homeless. But when her father is murdered and a cruel but powerful woman claims custody of Blue and her property,...
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Exclusive Trailer Reveal: The Blood Spell (CJ Redwine), Plus Special Pre-Order Offer!

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Today we're excited to share the trailer for The Blood Spell (CJ Redwine) ! Read on for more about author CJ Redwine, and her book, plus the trailer & a special pre-order offer!       Meet CJ Redwine! C.J. Redwine is the New York Times bestselling author of YA fantasy...
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Author Of The Week: Chat with CJ Redwine (The Blood Spell), 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 CJ Redwine,  YABC's Author of...
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Brianna Peterson
This cover is GORGEOUS! The pumpkin is a great subtle nod to Cinderella. I am also happy to realize this is a standalone novel, as... Read More
Thursday, 14 February 2019 21:38
Sethia
I love thus cove, so gorgeous!
Friday, 15 February 2019 11:43
Candice Gigous
The cover is cool. The synopsis makes me want to read more. I really enjoy fairy tale retellings and I am looking forward to this ... Read More
Saturday, 16 February 2019 05:19
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Teen Read Week 2018: Author Chat with CJ Redwine (The Traitor Prince), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  CJ Redwine (The Traitor Prince) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about CJ, her novel, plus a giveaway!           Meet  CJ Redwine ! C.J. Redwine is the New York Times bestselling author of YA fantasy novels,...
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Debra Branigan
The cover is great and the synopsis sounds amazing. Fantasy is in high demand in my home. We can't wait to read this.
Monday, 15 October 2018 18:29
M.A. Briones
I HAVE SEEN THIS SO MANY PLACES! tHE COVER LOOKS AMAZING! THE SYNOPSIS IS SO INCREDIBLY INTRIGUING!!! CANT WAIT!!!
Tuesday, 16 October 2018 20:45
Marisa Fort
Love the cover! The synopsis sounds amazing!
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 18:24
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YABC Scavenger Hunt: The Traitor Prince (CJ Redwine), Plus Playlist & Extra Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share an playlist for CJ Redwine's The Traitor Prince  as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about CJ 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 ...
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Tiffany Engler
I am in love with this cover and I can't wait to read it!
Monday, 19 March 2018 12:02
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THIS BOOK IS ON MY TBR LIST LIKE SINCE FOREVER!!! ILOVE THE COVER!! I ACTUALLY LOVE ALL THE COVERS OF THIS SERIES!! CAN'T WAIT TO ... Read More
Friday, 23 March 2018 03:22
Candice Gigous
The cover is very cool. The synopsis is interesting. Fairy tale retellings are always great and I really want to read this one.... Read More
Saturday, 24 March 2018 04:53
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Sneak Peek, Exclusive Offer, + Excerpt of CJ Redwine's The Traitor Prince!

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Today we're excited to share a sneak peek of The Traitor Prince by CJ Redwine!  Read on for more about CJ and her book, plus an excerpt, and an exclusive offer!       Hi everyone! YABC is so excited for CJ Redwine's third book in her Ravenspire series, The Traitor Prince...
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Carina Olsen
Yay for gorgeous promo post Oh, how I loved this book. It was SO GOOD. CJ is the best.... Read More
Friday, 16 February 2018 09:42
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Author Of The Week: Chat with CJ Redwine (The Traitor Prince), 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  CJ Redwine , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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Precious J Hernandez
I enjoyed the first 3, but I’ve always been a fan of stories inspired by Prince and the Pauper, so im definitely interested. ANd t... Read More
Tuesday, 13 February 2018 07:23
John
The cover has a nice crown, and this sounds like another intriguing Redwine read!
Tuesday, 13 February 2018 22:04
Carina Olsen
Eee, I love this interview so so much CJ is the best person. Hugs. And loved this book so so so much Eee. And it looks so gorgeo... Read More
Friday, 16 February 2018 09:35
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Teen Read Week 2017: Author Chat with CJ Redwine (The Wish Granter), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with CJ Redwine (The Wish Granter )   as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about CJ, her novel, plus a giveaway!         Meet  CJ Redwine !   C.J. Redwine is the New York Times bestselling author of THE...
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Lily M.
I've been wanting to read this book for a while ?
Friday, 13 October 2017 23:01
John
"What was your favorite book that you read when you were a Teen? Comment below!" "Penrod"! I could read it over and over! And "... Read More
Monday, 23 October 2017 16:02
Isabella Wojnarowicz
looks awesome!!
Thursday, 26 October 2017 16:39
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Skip a Starbucks Donation Giveaway

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  Our very good friend CJ Redwine is hosting Skip a Starbucks Day today!  For the super teensy cost of your morning cup of joe, you can help bring CJ's daughter, Isabella Grace, home from her orphanage in China. So far today, we've already raised over 60% of the adoption and...
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Deliverance by C. J. Redwine + Giveaway (International)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Deliverance by C. J. Redwine + Giveaway (International)
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  We have a very exciting cover reveal for you, YABCers! Today we're celebrating the cover for DELIVERANCE by C. J. Redwine  releasing  August 26, 2014 from Balzer + Bray . Before we get to the cover, here's a message from C. J.:   Hello YABC! I can't believe it's been...
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Harlee James
Holy moly, it's the best cover yet! Breathtaking!
Tuesday, 11 February 2014 12:02
Vivien
Love the cover!! So glad it matched
Tuesday, 11 February 2014 12:07
Kristen
The cover is so beautiful!
Tuesday, 11 February 2014 12:21
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