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Giveaway: Maxine and the Greatest Garden Ever (Ruth Spiro) ~ (US/Can Only)

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   Maxine and the Greatest Garden Ever (US/Can Only) Author/Illustrator: Ruth Spiro/Holly Hatam Release Date: February 16th, 2021 Publisher: Dial Books        About The Book Best friends Maxine and Leo combine their maker and artistic skills to create (and save!) the ultimate garden in this empowering, STEM-focused picture book After...
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Zachary Snyder
Wow, my twins will love this! My Dad has backyard garden that they help out in!
Wednesday, 10 February 2021 12:15
Kirsten Lyon
I like the colorful cover, and in the synopsis, I like the mention of STEM!
Thursday, 18 February 2021 10:37
Debra Branigan
Oh, what fun the cover relays. The story sounds like a delightful read and I am always looking for that STEM connection. Thanks fo... Read More
Wednesday, 24 February 2021 08:18
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Spotlight on Winterkeep (Kristin Cashore), Plus Excerpt!

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  Today we're excited to spotlight Winterkeep (Kristin Cashore).  Read on for more about Kristin and her book plus a excerpt!         Meet Kristin Cashore ! Kristin Cashore  grew up in the northeast Pennsylvania countryside as the second of four daughters. She received a bachelor’s degree from Williams...
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Author Of The Week: Author Chat with Kristin Cashore (Winterkeep), 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 Kristin Cashore , YABC's Author of the Week!...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it.
Monday, 11 January 2021 15:21
Simone
I love the cover change, the rest of the books in this universe were so different I was worried this wouldn't match a more modern ... Read More
Tuesday, 12 January 2021 12:05
Andrea Cerda
Looks really interesting! want to read it!
Thursday, 14 January 2021 18:19
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Spotlight on Juliet Takes A Breath (Gabby Rivera), Plus Guest Post & Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to spotlight Juliet Takes A Breath.  Read on for more about Gabby Rivera, an guest post, plus an giveaway!          Meet Gabby Rivera !   Gabby Rivera is a Bronx-born queer Latinx babe on a mission to create the wildest, most fun stories ever....
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Author Chat with Peter Bognanni (This Book Is Not Yet Rated), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Peter Bognanni author of This Book Is Not Yet Rated.  Read on for more about Peter, an interview, plus an giveaway!          Meet Peter Bognanni ! Peter Bognanni is a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop. His debut novel, The House of...
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John
Well, I hope Ethan can save that cinema!
Wednesday, 03 April 2019 18:29
Colleen Burns
This book looks so fun, and I love the cover!
Thursday, 11 April 2019 09:17
Penny Olson
The floor of a movie theater is a great idea for the cover of this book. The story sounds original and interesting.
Friday, 26 April 2019 23:17
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Author Chat with Holly Goldberg Sloan (To Night Owl From Dogfish), Plus Giveaway!

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  Today we're excited to chat with Holly Goldberg Sloan author of To Night Owl From Dogfish.  Read on for more about Holly, an interview, plus an giveaway!          Meet Holly Goldberg Sloan ! Holly Goldberg Sloan was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan and spent her childhood living in...
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John
I like an exuberant novel as much as the next person!
Sunday, 17 February 2019 19:57
Emily
this story looks so cute and I can't wait to read it!
Monday, 11 March 2019 15:52
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is fun and eye-catching and bright. The synopsis sounds exciting.
Wednesday, 13 March 2019 15:20
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Teen Read Week 2018: Author Chat with Adib Khorram (Darius The Great Is Not Okay), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Adib Khorram (Darius The Great Is Not Okay) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Adib, his novel, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Adib Khorram !    Adib Khorram is an author, a graphic designer, and a tea...
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Debra Branigan
I can't wait to meet Darius and hear his story. I love the allusion to his roots in the title.
Sunday, 14 October 2018 17:05
Kara S
The cover is unique, and the synopsis commands my attention because of my great interest in fiction that references Middle Eastern... Read More
Tuesday, 16 October 2018 17:58
Marisa Fort
The cover is awesome and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 16:23
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