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Author Chat with Anne-Sophie Jouhanneau (Kisses and Croissants), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Anne-Sophie Jouhanneau author of Kisses and Croissants.  Read on for more about Anne-Sophie, her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Anne-Sophie Jouhanneau ! French author Anne-Sophie Jouhanneau's books have been translated into seven languages. Kisses and Croissants is her English-language debut....
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Tiffany Engler
This cover is super cute!
Sunday, 11 April 2021 08:07
Melanie Bracco
I love the super cute cover, and the story sounds really fun!
Friday, 16 April 2021 11:12
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Spotlight on Like Home (Louisa Onome), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to spotlight Like Home (Louisa Onome).  Read on for more about Louisa, an excerpt & plus giveaway!         Meet Louisa Onome ! Louisa Onomé holds a BA in professional writing from York University and lives in Toronto. Her debut novel is Like Home ....
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Tuesday, 23 February 2021 12:27
Andrea Cerda
This is awesome! Thanks for the opportunity!!!!! plus the book looks awesome!
Tuesday, 23 February 2021 16:08
Keia
I love this cover!
Thursday, 25 February 2021 21:32
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Author Of The Week: Author Chat with Namina Forna (The Gilded Ones), 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 Namina Forna , YABC's Author...
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Katelyn Burns
I love the synopsis! I'm so excited to read this. I was so happy when I found out there's going to be a film adaptation too. The ... Read More
Monday, 15 February 2021 18:25
Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it.
Tuesday, 16 February 2021 12:35
Madeline Tebo
This has been one of my most anticipated reads of 2021!
Tuesday, 16 February 2021 19:03
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Spotlight on Rebel Daughter (Lori Banov Kaufman), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to spotlight Rebel Daughter (Lori Banov Kaufman).  Read on for more about Lori, an excerpt & plus giveaway!         Meet Rebel Daughter !     LORI BANOV KAUFMANN was a strategy consultant for high-tech companies before she became a writer. She has an AB...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, love the cover!
Tuesday, 09 February 2021 12:59
Katelyn Burns
This book sounds amazing! Esther seems like an inspiring and strong female protagonist who I can't wait to read about. The cover i... Read More
Tuesday, 09 February 2021 16:08
Kiara T.
The synopsis sounds really interesting and the cover looks great!
Monday, 15 February 2021 17:32
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Author Of The Week: Author Chat with Dana Swift (Cast In Firelight), 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 Dana Swift , YABC's Author of the...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Saturday, 13 February 2021 23:31
Debra Branigan
The cover is very pretty. The synopsis is interesting and I look forward to reading it.
Sunday, 21 February 2021 14:12
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is powerful and eye-catching. This book sounds so exciting!
Sunday, 28 February 2021 12:55
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Author Of The Week: Author Chat with Karen McManus (The Cousins), 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 Karen McManus , YABC's Author of the Week!...
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Lynn Pallaske
Two Can Keep A Secret was a favorite of last year. I'm so excited for more of her twisty ya suspense!
Monday, 14 December 2020 15:10
Simone
The One of Us is Lying duology have been some of my favorite YA books, a genre I don't generally pick up. But Karen M. McManus wri... Read More
Tuesday, 15 December 2020 11:22
Jeana Kwiecinski
One of my favorite YA authors! This looks so good!
Sunday, 20 December 2020 11:54
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Spotlight on Some Kind Of Animal (Maria Romasco-Moore), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Some Kind Of Animal  by Maria Romasco-Moore.  Read on for more about Julie and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Maria Romasco-Moore !       Maria Romasco-Moore is the author of  Ghostographs,  a collection of short stories paired with vintage...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks interesting, like the cover!
Friday, 07 August 2020 12:36
Blesseth Jackson
This sounds really good! It's definitely going on my TBR list.
Monday, 24 August 2020 14:20
Gabby Roberts
This definitely sounds unique! The cover gives the right feel of spookiness!
Tuesday, 25 August 2020 18:11
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Author Chat with Michael Buckley (Finn and The Intergalactic Lunchbox), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Michael Buckley author of Finn and The Intergalactic Lunchbox. Read on for more about Michael and his book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Michael Buckley !        MICHAEL BUCKLEY is the New York Times bestselling author of the Finniverse, Sisters...
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Zachary Snyder
This book looks so fun! My kids will love it!
Wednesday, 10 June 2020 13:09
Victoria Scott
Looks so good! Thanks for sharing!
Sunday, 14 June 2020 18:26
Andrea Carroll
Mr. Buckley never disappoints! My students are going to enjoy reading this book.
Thursday, 18 June 2020 10:25
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Spotlight on Home Home (Lisa Allen-Agostini), Plus Excerpt!

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Today we're excited to spotlight Home Home  by Lisa Allen-Agostini.  Read on for more about Lisa and her book, plus an excerpt!       Meet Lisa Allen-Agostini ! Lisa Allen-Agostini is a widely published novelist, journalist, and poet from Trinidad and Tobago. She writes primarily about the Caribbean, its people,...
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Author Chat with Veronica Rossi (Rebel Spy), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Veronica Rossi author of Rebel Spy. Read on for more about Veronica and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway.       Meet Veronica Rossi !         VERONICA ROSSI is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of...
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Zachary Snyder
Looks great! My niece would love this book!
Wednesday, 06 May 2020 13:41
Heena Cruzl
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Thursday, 07 May 2020 05:26
Kelly
The cover is beautiful! I can’t wait to read this book!
Thursday, 07 May 2020 09:56
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