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Author Chat with Laura Marks (Daphne Bryne) Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Laura Marks author of Daphne Byrne. Read on for more about Laura and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Laura Marks ! Laura Marks is a PEN Award winning playwright, television writer and comic book writer. Her plays  Bethany  and  Mine  have...
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Brittany Carter
The cover makes me want to read it I want to know what it's about when I look at it and it sounds like a great book
Wednesday, 04 November 2020 13:33
Zachary Snyder
Wow, this looks scary! Creepy cover!
Wednesday, 04 November 2020 14:02
Simone
That puritan looking collar on the cover is so cool I love creepy comics, especially with the supernatural.... Read More
Friday, 06 November 2020 21:47
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Author Chat with Maggie Stiefvater (Swamp Thing: Twin Branches), Plus Excerpt!

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  Today we're excited to chat with Maggie Stiefvator author of Swamp Thing: Twin Branches. Read on for more about Maggie and her book, plus an excerpt!     Meet Maggie Stiefvator !        New York Times bestselling author of The Shiver Trilogy, The Raven Cycle, and The Scorpio...
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Author Chat with Gene Luen Yang (Superman Smashes The Klan), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Gene Luen Yang author of Superman Smashes The Klan. Read on for more about Gene and his book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Gene Luen Yang !            Gene Luen Yang writes, and sometimes draws, comic books and graphic...
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Zachary Snyder
Really excited for this book, I've always loved this true story of Superman, and look forward to reading the graphic novel version... Read More
Tuesday, 12 May 2020 13:53
Keia
I'm really looking forward to reading this one. It seems so different than the other Superman comics I've read.
Thursday, 21 May 2020 20:56
Danielle Hammelef
I like the cover. Superman has always been a favorite of mine, so this book sounds fun.
Thursday, 04 June 2020 12:51
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Author Chat with Melissa de la Cruz (Gotham High), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Melissa de la Cruz author of Gotham High. Read on for more about Melissa and her book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Melissa de la Cruz!           Melissa de la Cruz is the #1 New York Times, #1 Publisher's Weekly,...
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Zachary Snyder
This book looks awesome, looking forward to reading it!
Tuesday, 07 April 2020 12:16
Davianna Nieto
The book cover looks super cool and the synopsis makes me want to read it even more!
Wednesday, 08 April 2020 23:22
Brittany
Looking forward to this! Love art style choice, too!
Monday, 20 April 2020 11:57
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Spotlight on The Oracle Code (Marieke Nijkamp), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight The Oracle Code  by Marieke Nijkamp.  Read on for more about Marieke and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Marieke Nijkamp!             Marieke Nijkamp is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of This is Where...
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Victoria Scott
My daughter would love this story! Thank you for sharing!
Sunday, 15 March 2020 15:37
Lauren
The cover clearly shows off the skill of this graphic novel artist. The synopsis reveals an intriguing story about disability and ... Read More
Monday, 23 March 2020 11:19
Zachary Snyder
This book looks awesome! Can't wait to read!
Wednesday, 01 April 2020 12:52
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Exclusive Trailer Reveal: Black Canary: Ignite (Meg Cabot), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share the trailer for Black Canary: Ignite ! Read on for more about author Meg Cabot, and her book, plus the trailer & giveaway!     Meet Meg Cabot ! Meg Cabot is an award-winning author. Her books for adults, teens and tweens have included multiple #1 New...
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Zachary Snyder
This book looks awesome, can't wait to read it! Hope I win!
Wednesday, 06 November 2019 12:38
Debra Branigan
Cover fits the book. Storyline sounds great. Best wishes on the new release. Thanks for sharing this one.
Friday, 08 November 2019 18:05
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is fun and bright and the synopsis sounds exciting.
Sunday, 24 November 2019 14:11
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Giveaway: The Secret Spiral of Swamp Kid (Kirk Scroggs) ~ (US Only)

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The Secret Spiral of Swamp Kid (US Only) by: Kirk Scroggs Release Date: October 1st, 2019 Publisher: DC   About the Book:   Warning! Anyone caught reading this notebook without my permission will be tossed in the bayou with a rabid snapping turtle! Seriously, I mean it! My name is Russell...
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Giveaway - SUPERGIRL: BEING SUPER (#1-4)

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Supergirl: Being Super (US &Canada) Written by: Mariko Tamaki Illustrated by: Joëlle Jones Release Date: June 5, 2018 Publisher: DC Comics About the Books: Kara Danvers isn’t any different than any other teenager in her hometown. Problems with school. Problems with boys. Problems with friends. But while growing pains shake up...
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Marisa Fort
Love the cover and the synopsis sounds amazing - I love origin stories!
Monday, 04 June 2018 19:55
John
From the cover and description I suspect flying and an origin story will be involved!
Tuesday, 12 June 2018 22:54
wendy rinebold
I don't love the cover. I actually thought it was a childrens book. But the actual story sounds great. Her choices to be a superhe... Read More
Sunday, 24 June 2018 20:39
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