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Spotlight on Siege of Rage and Ruin (Django Wexler), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to spotlight Siege of Rage and Ruin (Django Wexler).  Read on for more about Django, plus a excerpt & a giveaway!         Meet Django Wexler !   DJANGO WEXLER is the author of The Shadow Campaigns, an epic fantasy series for adults; The Wells...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great! Look forward to reading it!
Friday, 08 January 2021 12:48
Tiffany Engler
Can't wait to read this one!
Monday, 11 January 2021 08:16
Rose Mile
Getting your lover or your ex back has been made more easy by this powerful spell caster called Dr Odion. I am Rose by name and i... Read More
Wednesday, 13 January 2021 15:15
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Spotlight on Roman and Jewel (Dana L. Davis), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to spotlight Roman and Jewel (Dana L. Davis).  Read on for more about Dana, plus a excerpt & a giveaway!         Meet Dana L. Davis !   Dana L. Davis  is an actress who lives and works in LA. She has starred in  Heroes...
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Simone
Like almost everyone, I had a Hamilton phase in 2016, but I don't think I've ever really gotten out of it. Theater books are alway... Read More
Thursday, 07 January 2021 16:10
Zachary Snyder
Book looks great! Look forward to reading it!
Friday, 08 January 2021 12:49
Andrea Cerda
Book looks awesome! and like the cover!
Friday, 08 January 2021 15:07
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Spotlight on You Have A Match (Emma Lord), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to spotlight You Have A Match (Emma Lord).  Read on for more about Emma, plus a excerpt & a giveaway!         Meet Emma Lord ! Emma Lord is a digital media editor and writer living in New York City, where she spends whatever time...
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Simone
This has literal found family, and that is a trope I totally love. This sounds like the perfect book to read during summer.
Thursday, 07 January 2021 16:01
Zachary Snyder
Book looks great! Look forward to reading it!
Friday, 08 January 2021 12:49
Tiffany Engler
Can't wait to read this one!!
Monday, 11 January 2021 08:18
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Spotlight on Hazel and Gray (Nic Stone), Plus Excerpt!

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  Today we're excited to spotlight Hazel and Gray (Nic Stone).  Read on for more about Nic, plus a excerpt!         Meet Nic Stone ! Nic Stone is the number one New York Times bestselling author of Dear Martin , Clean Getaway , and Jackpot . Born and...
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Rockstar Book Tours: Excerpt & Giveaway: Dream It & Do It (Holly A. Sharp) ~ (US Only)

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I am thrilled to be hosting a spot on the DREAM IT & DO IT by Holly A. Sharp Blog Tour hosted by  Rockstar Book Tours . Check out my post and make sure to enter the giveaway! About The Book: Title:  DREAM IT & DO IT   Author:  Holly A....
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Monday, 14 December 2020 10:50
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Spotlight on By The Book (Amanda Sellet), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to spotlight By The Book (Amanda Sellet).  Read on for more about Amanda, plus a excerpt & a giveaway!         Meet Amanda Sellet ! Debut author Amanda Sellet had a previous career in journalism, during which she wrote book reviews for The Washington Post,...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Tuesday, 01 December 2020 12:04
Simone
I love when romance has a book theme. Anyone who's reading books is probably a book lover, so why not tap into that for the charac... Read More
Wednesday, 02 December 2020 13:29
Andrea Cerda
Love the idea of this book looking forward to reading it!
Thursday, 03 December 2020 14:06
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Rockstar Book Tours, Excerpt, & Giveaway: The Smartest Kid In The Universe (Chris Graberstein) ~ (US Only)

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  I am thrilled to be hosting a spot on the THE SMARTEST KID IN THE UNIVERSE by Chris Grabenstein Blog Tour hosted by  Rockstar Book Tours . Check out my post and make sure to enter the giveaway! About The Book: Title:  THE SMARTEST KID IN THE UNIVERSE   Author: ...
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Simone
Middle Grade books always have the best concepts!
Sunday, 29 November 2020 14:19
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Rockstar Book Tours: Excerpt & Giveaway: The Cousins (Karen McManus) ~ (US Only)

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I am thrilled to be hosting a spot on the THE COUSINS by Karen McManus Blog Tour hosted by  Rockstar Book Tours . Check out my post and make sure to enter the giveaway! About the Book: Title:   THE COUSINS   Author:  Karen McManus Pub. Date:  December 1, 2020 Publisher: ...
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Kathleen Pasqualini
I'm so excited for this book!
Friday, 20 November 2020 23:23
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Spotlight on Our Friendship Matters (Kimberley B Jones), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US/Can Only)

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  Today we're excited to spotlight Our Friendship Matters (Kimberley B Jones).  Read on for more about Kimberley, plus a excerpt & a giveaway!         Meet Kimberley B Jones ! Kimberley B. Jones is a small country girl from St. George, SC. She followed her heart in college...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, love the cover! Think my niece would enjoy this!
Thursday, 12 November 2020 11:40
Chiara Jucha
Great cover, I think this book would be popular with my students
Monday, 16 November 2020 12:41
Kayla
I love this cover! So powerful!
Monday, 16 November 2020 13:41
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Spotlight on Minecraft: The Shipwreck (C.B. Lee), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to spotlight Minecraft: The Shipwreck (C.B. Lee).  Read on for more about C.B., plus a excerpt & a giveaway!         Meet  C.B. Lee !   C. B. Lee  is a Lambda Literary Award–nominated writer of young-adult science fiction and fantasy. Her works include the...
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Zachary Snyder
This book looks fun! My nephew would love it!
Wednesday, 11 November 2020 15:54
Jeana Kwiecinski
Sounds like a fun book and I love the cover!
Saturday, 14 November 2020 21:16
Chiara Jucha
My students would love this!
Monday, 16 November 2020 12:34
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