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Spotlight on I Killed Zoe Spanos (Kit Frick), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight I Killed Zoe Spanos  by Kit Frick.  Read on for more about Kit and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Kit Frick !     Kit Frick is a novelist, poet, and MacDowell Colony fellow from Pittsburgh, PA. She studied creative...
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Liz
i love this cover and the way it matches the tone of the book
Tuesday, 07 July 2020 03:39
Colleen Burns
I can't wait to read this book!
Friday, 10 July 2020 14:25
Morgan
This sounds so good!
Tuesday, 14 July 2020 13:30
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Spotlight on What Unbreakable Looks Like (Kate McLaughlin), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight What Unbreakable Looks Like  by Kate McLaughlin.  Read on for more about Kate and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Kate McLaughlin !    KATE McLAUGHLIN likes people, so much so that she spends her days making up her own. She...
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Liz
i love this cover. can't wait to share this book with my niece!
Tuesday, 07 July 2020 03:31
Emily
This look really good
Tuesday, 14 July 2020 13:44
Danielle Hammelef
I like the cover. This book sounds emotional and important to read.
Saturday, 18 July 2020 18:45
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Spotlight on The Court Of Miracles (Kester Grant), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight The Court Of Miracles  by Kester Grant.  Read on for more about Kester and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Kester Grant ! Kester (Kit) Grant is a British-Mauritian writer of color who has lived all over the world: Mauritius, Democratic...
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Zachary Snyder
Book sounds great, look forward to reading it!
Friday, 12 June 2020 10:23
Madeline Tebo
I love Les Miserables and I can't wait to read this!
Sunday, 14 June 2020 19:41
Sam Haurie
I have been dying to read this book. I've heard nothing but good things! Thanks for the chance!
Monday, 15 June 2020 11:08
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Spotlight on Kissing Lessons (Sophie Jordan), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Kissing Lessons  by Sophie Jordan.  Read on for more about Sophie and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Sophie Jordan ! Sophie Jordan is the New York Times and USA Today best-selling author of Avon historical romances. She lives in Houston...
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Candice Gigous
The cover is fun and flirty. The synopsis is very interesting. Sounds like a cute and fun read.
Thursday, 11 June 2020 08:53
Andrea Carroll
How fun for a YA book - opposites attract.
Sunday, 14 June 2020 10:54
Beth Rodgers, Staff Reviewer
This was a fantastic book! My review is up on the site
Saturday, 27 June 2020 22:51
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Spotlight on Everything's Not Fine (Sarah Carlson), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Everything's Not Fine  by Sarah Carlson.  Read on for more about Sarah and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Sarah Carlson ! Sarah J. Carlson writes contemporary YA that delves into complex, real world problems. Professionally, she is a school psychologist...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it.
Tuesday, 26 May 2020 12:04
Autumn
Sounds like an interesting take on ya contemporary.
Tuesday, 09 June 2020 23:39
Danielle Hammelef
I like the cover and the book sounds emotional.
Friday, 19 June 2020 13:19
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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 Of The Week: Kiera Cass (The Betrothed), Excerpt, 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 Kiera Cass , YABC's...
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Victoria Scott
I love Kiera's writing style and can't wait to enjoy this book as well!
Tuesday, 12 May 2020 18:38
Candice Gigous
The cover is beautiful. The synopsis is very intriguing. I loved The Selection series by this author and I am excited about this n... Read More
Wednesday, 13 May 2020 07:29
Lin Ryals
I love Cass! I love this cover! I really want this book!
Monday, 08 June 2020 07:42
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Spotlight on Felix Ever After (Kacen Callender), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Felix Ever After  by Kacen Callender.  Read on for more about Kacen and their book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Kacen Callender ! Kacen Callender  is originally from Saint Thomas, in the US Virgin Islands. Kacen has a BA from Sarah Lawrence...
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Madeline Tebo
I can't wait to read this! And the cover is gorgeous!
Tuesday, 12 May 2020 16:07
Abigail Lowry
Kacen Callender is one of my favorite authors and I can't wait to read their next book; it looks fantastic!
Wednesday, 13 May 2020 13:14
Keia
One of my favorite book covers! I can't wait to read this one.
Thursday, 21 May 2020 20:51
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Spotlight on Spiked (Jon McGoran), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Spiked  by Jon McGoran.  Read on for more about Jono and his book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Jon McGoran ! Jon McGoran writes thrillers for teens and adults. His first YA book, Spliced, was named an ALA LITA Excellence in Young Adult...
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Zachary Snyder
Book series looks great, looking forward to reading it!
Thursday, 07 May 2020 11:12
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is cool! I enjoy sci-fi and thrillers, so put them together and yes, please!
Thursday, 04 June 2020 12:29
Dan Denman
The book covers are interesting and eye catching. This series sounds like a good sci-fi adventure.
Saturday, 06 June 2020 13:16
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Author Chat with Michael Moreci (The Lost Carnival), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Micheal Moreci author of The Lost Carnival. Read on for more about Michael and his book, an excerpt plus an giveaway.       Meet Michael Moreci !        Michael Moreci is a comics author and novelist. His original comics series include...
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Zachary Snyder
This book looks awesome, love these YA graphic novels from DC.
Tuesday, 05 May 2020 14:24
Keia
I've been wanting to read this one since it was first announced.
Thursday, 21 May 2020 20:53
Penny Olson
The cover is very cool and glam. This book sounds amazing!
Friday, 05 June 2020 00:00
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