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Exclusive Trailer Reveal: The Kilwade Tragedy (Terry Keys), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share the trailer for  The Kilwade Tragedy ! Read on for more about author Terry Keys, and his book, plus the trailer & giveaway!     Meet  Terry Keys ! USA TODAY Bestselling author Terry Keys is an award winning novelist, songwriter, and poet. His first novel...
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Author Chat with Heather Cumiskey (I Love You Like That), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway!

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  Today we're excited to chat with Heather Cumiskey author of I Love You Like That.  Read on for more about Heather and her book, plus an excerpt and an giveaway!          Meet Heather Cumiskey ! Originally from Garden City, New York, Heather Cumiskey is the daughter of...
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Spotlight on The Last Hope (Kristie & Becca Ritchie), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight The Last Hope by Krista & Becca Ritchie.  Read on for more about Krista & Becca and their book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!          Meet Krista & Becca Ritchie!   Krista & Becca Ritchie are  New York Times  Bestselling Authors of over...
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Giveaway: Miss Olive Finds Her Furever Home (Susan Marie) ~ (US Only)

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Miss Olive Finds Her Furever Home (US Only) Author: Susan Marie Illustrator: Rebekah Phillips Release Date: July 2nd, 2018 Publisher: The Doggy Diva Show, Inc     About The Book:                  Miss Olive Finds Her Furever Home is the first book in the heartwarming and inspirational series The Doggy Diva...
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Kristina Perez (Wild Savage Stars), 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 Kristina Perez , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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Giveaway: MALAMANDER (US/Canada Only)

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Title of Book: Malamander Written by: Thomas Taylor Illustrated by: Tom Booth Release Date: September 10, 2019 Publisher: Walker Books US   About the Book: A quirky, creepy fantasy set in Eerie-on-Sea finds a colorful cast of characters in hot pursuit of a sea monster thought to convey a surprising gift....
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Zachary Snyder
Love the cover! The synopsis sounds good, hope to read it!
Friday, 09 August 2019 12:37
Debra Branigan
The cover is great and I love the premise of this fantasy read. Sounds great! Best wishes on the new release.
Tuesday, 13 August 2019 19:29
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Author Chat with Sarah Henning (Sea Witch Rising), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway!

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  Today we're excited to chat with Sarah Henning author of Sea Witch Rising.  Read on for more about Sarah and her book, plus an excerpt and an giveaway!          Meet Sarah Henning ! Sarah Henning is a recovering journalist who has worked for the Palm Beach Post...
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Giveaway: Awesome Achievers Prize Pack (US/Canada Only)

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Title of Books: Awesome Achievers in Technology and Awesome Achievers in Science Written by: Alan Katz Illustrated by: Chris Judge Release Date: August 6, 2019 Publisher: Running Press Kids   About the Books: Part of a super fun middle grade series, Awesome Achievers in Technology puts the spotlight on lesser-known heroes...
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Zachary Snyder
Love the cover! Need this book for my twins!
Wednesday, 07 August 2019 12:58
John
These look and sound like fun ways to learn about science and technology!
Thursday, 08 August 2019 06:26
Debra Branigan
This series is a great way to learn about science and technology. They will certainly attract your young nonfiction readers.... Read More
Tuesday, 13 August 2019 19:12
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Spotlight on Stormrise (Jillian Boehme), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US/Canada Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Stormrise by Jillian Boehme.  Read on for more about Jillian and her book, plus an giveaway!            Meet Jillian Boehme ! JILLIAN BOEHME is known to the online writing community as Authoress, hostess of Miss Snark’s First Victim, a blog for aspiring...
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Derek Milman (Swipe Right For Murder), 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 Derek Milman , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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