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Blog Tour: Guest Post & Giveaway ~ Violets Are Blue (Barbara Dee)

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  Welcome to the Violets Are Blue Blog Tour! To celebrate the release of Violets Are Blue  by Barbara Dee on October 12th, blogs across the web will be featuring exclusive guest posts from Barbara as well as 5 chances to win a signed copy all week long!   The Silent...
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Why Good Writers Need to be Good Listeners by Margaret Finnegan (Susie B. Won't Back Down)

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Today we're excited to share a guest post from Margaret Finnegan ,  author of  Susie B. Won't Back Down !  Below  you'll find  more about Margaret and her book!         Meet Margaret Finnegan ! Margaret Finnegan is the author of the middle-grade novels Susie B. Won’t Back Down...
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Rockstar Book Tours: Guest Post & Giveaway ~ A Beast So Beautiful (Carlyle Labuschagne) (US Only)

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YABC is thrilled to be hosting a spot on the A BEAST SO BEAUTIFUL by Carlyle Labuschagne Blog Tour hosted by  Rockstar Book Tours . Check out our post and make sure to enter the giveaway!     About the Book: Title:  A BEAST SO BEAUTIFUL   Author:  Carlyle Labuschagne Pub....
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Danielle Hammelef
This books sounds packed with intrigue, suspense, and action.
Sunday, 10 October 2021 11:20
Steph Elias
This book sounds really good. Love the cover art.
Sunday, 10 October 2021 12:17
Morgan
This cover is so gorgeous
Wednesday, 13 October 2021 12:32
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Special Guest Post: When Penny Met Potus (Rachel Ruiz)

Special Guest Post: When Penny Met Potus (Rachel Ruiz)
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Here at Capstone we love to talk about "the story behind the story" - how our authors came to write and create the stories they share with readers. With less than one week to go in a historic presidential election season, we wanted to share the story behind one of our...
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Author Guest Post with Rob Rufus + Giveaway!

Author Guest Post with Rob Rufus + Giveaway!



Today we're excited to share a guest post from Rob Rufus, author of  Die Young With Me !  Below  you'll find  more about Rob , his  book,  plus a  giveaway !     Ever since Die Young With Me was announced, people have been asking me to explain how they can...
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Dianna G.
I really thought this was a novel, just from the title and cover. After reading the synopsis, though, fact is better than fiction... Read More
Sunday, 11 September 2016 22:33
KM
I've never heard about this book before, but the cover spoke to the emo kid inside me. This sounds intriguing, and I wish the auth... Read More
Wednesday, 14 September 2016 17:54
Danielle Hammelef
I love the cover because it matches the synopsis well. this is my favorite kind of book to read--powerful, emotional, contemporary... Read More
Saturday, 01 October 2016 20:17
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On the Right Track--Hannah Barnaby Guest Post

On the Right Track--Hannah Barnaby Guest Post



  I know I’m on the right track with a project when I hear a song on the radio and think, “My character would love this song.” It means I’ve gotten to know the cast well enough to tell their stories without second‐guessing myself or wondering what should happen next. Every...
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Shannon Mizikoski
LOVE the cover. And I think that the synopsis makes the book sound so emotional and thought provoking.
Tuesday, 23 February 2016 20:55
alyssa
I feel like this going to be an emotional roller coaster ride! The cover is cool. I wouldn't even think that it portrays body part... Read More
Wednesday, 24 February 2016 14:13
Linda Romer
Some of the parts sounds like an emotional read, I would like to read this book. The cover is great! Love it ♡ Thank you
Friday, 26 February 2016 08:50
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Author Guest Post with Cornelia Funke

Author Guest Post with Cornelia Funke
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  When I wrote my first book about MirrorWorld I thought it would be one journey. I should have known better! I thought the same about Inkworld – to find myself still writing that story six years later. To realize that these two worlds are indeed the same, just 500 years...
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Sarah Romer
The folklore that inspired book three originated in Russian and Ukrainian tales with stories of Baba Yaga.
Sunday, 06 December 2015 19:04
Sky
The folklore was based off of Baba Yaga!
Sunday, 06 December 2015 23:57
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Russian
Saturday, 12 December 2015 16:57
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How to Be Brave--E. Katherine Kottaras Guest Post

How to Be Brave--E. Katherine Kottaras Guest Post
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  Life is full of risk. More often than not, we are forced to face our fears unwillingly, like the dark fears of pain, illness, and death. But sometimes we get to leap out of our comfort zone and choose to try new things, learning more about ourselves, and becoming stronger...
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Guest Post & Giveaway: The Lies About Truth by Courtney C. Stevens (US & Canada Only)

Guest Post & Giveaway: The Lies About Truth by Courtney C. Stevens (US & Canada Only)
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The Lies About Truth by Courtney C Stevens Release Date: November 3rd, 2015   Guest Post The Lies About Truth started with a question.   Is there such a thing as a good lie?   My answer: yes, but there’s no such thing as a lie without consequences. I wanted to...
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Kara S
A Channel Your Brave pin, as pictured above
Saturday, 24 October 2015 07:31
Shannon Mizikoski
A pin that says "Channel Your Brave" (which is so cute!)
Tuesday, 27 October 2015 01:01
Susan T.
A Channel Your Brave pin!
Tuesday, 27 October 2015 16:06
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Author Trisha Leigh's TOP 5 OTPs

Author Trisha Leigh's TOP 5 OTPs
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Today we welcome Trisha Leigh, author of RETURN ONCE MORE, to the blog to share with us her top 5 OTPs!  RETURN ONCE MORE is a book about a teenage girl caught between her responsibility to document the past and her desire to use time travel in order to meet her...
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