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Author Of The Week: Renee Ahdieh (The Beautiful), Exclusive Excerpt, Plus Giveaway!!

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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  Renee Ahdieh , YABC's Author of the...
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Tiffany Engler
Love this cover!!!
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Debra Branigan
A second chance for this beautiful and exciting book. Thanks.
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Spotlight on In Another Time (Caroline Leech) Plus Exclusive Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're spotlighting  Caroline Leech's novel,  In Another Time !  Read on for more about Caroline and her novel, plus a exclusive excerpt, and giveaway!         Meet  Caroline Leech ! Caroline Leech is a Scottish writer who moved to Texas for an adventure in 2007. Her debut novel...
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Sandy
I had to do a double take when i saw this cover as the woman on the front reminds me of my cousin when we were growing up so natur... Read More
Wednesday, 01 August 2018 16:08
Shannon Mizikoski
I really enjoyed Wait for Me so I am so excited to read In Another Time! I love how the covers really get the feel of being back i... Read More
Wednesday, 01 August 2018 19:50
Marisa Fort
The cover is beautiful and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Tuesday, 07 August 2018 12:49
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Press Release & Exclusive Excerpt: One Dark Throne (Kendare Blake)

Press Release & Exclusive Excerpt: One Dark Throne (Kendare Blake)
Exclusive Excerpt on EW.com If you haven’t yet discovered the remote and magical island of Fennbirn, get ready.  Three Dark Crowns , a YA fantasy novel about triplet sisters who must battle it out for the crown and right to rule their homeland, debuted last September and spent seven weeks on the NYT bestseller...
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Press Release: Cover Reveal & Exclusive Excerpt: Royal Bastards (Andrew Shvarts)!!

Press Release: Cover Reveal & Exclusive Excerpt: Royal Bastards (Andrew Shvarts)!!
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EW.com  exclusively revealed  the cover and an excerpt from Andrew Shvarts’  ROYAL BASTARDS , a send-up of  Game of Thrones  meets  Six of Crows !     Click here to read an exclusive excerpt!!     Share, Tweet, and Post using the hashtags #TeamBastard or #RoyalBastards !     ROYAL BASTARDS...
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