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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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Spotlight on The Key To Fear (Kristin Cast), Plus Excerpt!

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Today we're excited to spotlight The Key To Fear  by Kristin Cast.  Read on for more about Kristin and her book, plus an excerpt!       Meet Kristin Cast ! KRISTIN CAST is a #1 New York Times and #1 USA Today bestselling author who was born in Japan, grew up in Oklahoma, and loves...
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Spotlight on The Lucky Ones (Liz Lawson), Plus Excerpt!

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Today we're excited to spotlight The Lucky Ones  by Liz Lawson.  Read on for more about Liz and her book, plus an excerpt!       Meet Liz Lawson ! Liz Lawson works in the entertainment industry as a music supervisor for film and TV.  The Lucky Ones  is her first...
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Spotlight on Skulduggery Pleasant #13 (Derek Landy), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Skulduggery Pleasant #13  by Derek Landy.  Read on for more about Derek and his book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Derek Landy ! Derek Landy lives near Dublin. Before writing his children's story about a sharply-dressed skeleton detective, he wrote the screenplays...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, looking forward to reading it!
Thursday, 23 April 2020 12:59
Dan Denman
I like the colors and artwork in the book cover. The story sounds like another good addition in this wonderful series. There are m... Read More
Monday, 11 May 2020 10:43
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is cool. This book will be fun to read.
Sunday, 17 May 2020 14:08
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Spotlight on Into The Clouds (Tod Olson), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Into The Clouds  by Tod Olson.  Read on for more about Tod and his book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Tod Olson!              Tod Olson is the author of the narrative nonfiction series, LOST, and the historical...
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Danielle Hammelef
The cover is stunning. This book will be a page-turning read.
Sunday, 17 May 2020 14:02
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Spotlight on We Are Power (Todd Hasak-Lowy), Guest Post, & Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight We Are Power  by Todd Hasak-Lowy.  Read on for more about Todd and his book, an guest post, & excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Todd Hasak-Lowy ! Todd Hasak-Lowy  is the author of several books for young readers, including the novels  33 Minutes...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks awesome, looking forward to reading it!
Tuesday, 21 April 2020 11:21
Victoria Scott
I can't wait to read this with my kids! Such an important topic in these times!
Friday, 24 April 2020 22:16
Danielle Hammelef
I really like the cover. This book sounds like an important read.
Sunday, 17 May 2020 14:01
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