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Featured Review: Outcast (Denise Jaden)

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About This Book: She's not crazy.  Kass Bateman may be a lot of things, but she swears she's not crazy--even when she wakes up strapped to a wheelchair in a psychiatric hospital and can't remember how she got there. When Kass's family members go missing one by one, she enlists the...
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Giveaway: STORY SPARKS (US & Canada)

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Story Sparks (US & Canada) by: Denise Jaden Release Date: August 15, 2017 Publisher: New World Library About the Book: Find rock-solid story ideas before you start writing Anyone who has been hamster-wheeling a story idea for years or has hundreds of pages exploring various approaches on their hard drive knows...
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Laura L
Um, SO EXCITED!!! As a *ahem* hamster on a wheel, I totally NEED this kind of guidance.
Tuesday, 29 August 2017 17:59
Aireanna Lesch
I really need these ideas and things to help me with my writing. I tend to start books and then not finish them because I don't ne... Read More
Thursday, 31 August 2017 00:22
Isabella Wojnarowicz
looks helpful!
Sunday, 03 September 2017 15:33
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Foreign Exchange by Denise Jaden + Giveaway (US/International)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Foreign Exchange by Denise Jaden + Giveaway (US/International)
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  Hi, everyone! Welcome to today's cover reveal! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for FOREIGN EXCHANGE by Denise Jaden, releasing October 10, 2014 from Evernight Teen. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Denise:   Hi YABC! I’m excited to share with you my...
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Sadie
It sounds interesting and I love the cover.
Tuesday, 07 October 2014 13:38
Melissa Hardy
Cover looks great!
Tuesday, 07 October 2014 15:11
Vivien
Love it!!! I am so excited to read this one!
Tuesday, 07 October 2014 16:40
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Giveaway: Writing with a Heavy Heart (International)

Giveaway: Writing with a Heavy Heart (International)
Writing With a Heavy Heart: Using Grief and Loss to Stretch Your Fiction By Denise Jaden, author of Losing Faith and Never Enough Release Date: October 1, 2012 In her first non-fiction book, Denise Jaden explores the stages and outlets of grief and how to implement them into your fiction to...
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Kristina Vo
Engaging conflict is one of the elements of fiction.
Sunday, 03 February 2013 00:42
YABC
One of the main elements of fiction is engaging conflict.
Tuesday, 05 February 2013 12:05
Rachael
Engaging conflict is one of the elements of fiction
Monday, 11 February 2013 22:27
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Giveaway: Never Enough by Denise Jaden

Giveaway: Never Enough by Denise Jaden
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  Enter to win a NEVER ENOUGH prize pack from Denise Jaden! From the author of Losing Faith , a novel about two sisters and the eating disorder that threatens to destroy their family. Loann’s always wanted to be popular and pretty like her sister, Claire. So when Claire’s ex-boyfriend starts...
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Holly
She was a mushroom farmer!
Sunday, 01 July 2012 13:32
Andrea Navarro
Wow she was a professional Polynesian dancer.
Sunday, 01 July 2012 14:07
Patrice Zurek
church secretary
Sunday, 01 July 2012 18:37
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