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6th Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza ~ Day 8

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Welcome to YABC's Sixth Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza! We're featuring some of the hottest titles of the year--perfect for the book lover on your holiday list!--with exciting prize packs every day for the first twelve days of December. Each giveaway will run for seven days. Giveaways are US...
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Zachary Snyder
Books look great!
Tuesday, 08 December 2020 12:42
Jeana Kwiecinski
Love this selection of books!
Tuesday, 15 December 2020 20:38
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Spotlight on Burning Bright (Chris Cannon), Plus Excerpt, & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Burning Bright  by Chris Cannon! Read on for more about Chris and her book, plus an excerpt, & giveaway!          Meet Chris Cannon !   Chris Cannon is the award-winning author of the Going Down In Flames series and the Boyfriend Chronicles. She...
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Marisa Fort
The cover is beautiful and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Monday, 04 June 2018 19:44
Lily M.
I've seen this cover everywhere, very pretty.
Thursday, 14 June 2018 18:07
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is powerful and the synopsis sounds amazing with shape-shifting and dragons.
Monday, 25 June 2018 20:07
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