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Spotlight on The Afterlife of the Party (Marlene Perez), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight The Afterlife of the Party  by Marlene Perez.  Read on for more about Marlene and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Marlene Perez !   MARLENE PEREZ is the author of many books, including the Dead Is series, The Comeback,...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Thursday, 11 February 2021 14:59
Lauren
This cover is seems to promises a lot of glitz and glam. The synopsis is fun and drama-filled. Sounds like a great combinations of... Read More
Friday, 12 February 2021 13:15
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Top 5 Places To Visit In England + Win a copy of Hot British Boyfriend! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Hot British Boyfriend  by Kristy Boyce.  Read on for more about Kristy and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Kristy Boyce !   Kristy Boyce lives in Columbus, OH and teaches psychology as a senior lecturer at The Ohio State...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Thursday, 11 February 2021 14:59
Debra Branigan
The cover is wonderful and the synopsis sounds like a delightful read. I'm excited about this one.
Friday, 26 February 2021 18:40
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Spotlight on Bump (Matt Wallace), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Bump  by Matt Wallace.  Read on for more about Matt and his book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Matt Wallace !   Matt Wallace is a Hugo Award winner and the author of Rencor: Life in Grudge City, the Sin du...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Saturday, 23 January 2021 18:55
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is bright and eye-catching. The synopsis makes this a must read for me.
Saturday, 13 February 2021 16:34
Debra Branigan
The cover is attractive and will catch the eye of young readers. This sounds like a very unique and wonderful story.
Monday, 15 February 2021 21:32
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Spotlight on My Name Is Layla (Reyna Marder Gentin), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight My Name Is Layla  by Reyna Marder Gentin.  Read on for more about Reyna and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Reyna Marder Gentin ! Reyna Marder Gentin grew up in Great Neck, New York. She attended college and law...
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Debra Branigan
This books sounds intriguing and its cover is fitting. Thanks for sharing.
Sunday, 07 February 2021 21:03
Danielle Hammelef
The cover matches the tone of this book well. I think this will be a unique and emotional read.
Saturday, 13 February 2021 16:24
Penny Olson
The story is important and relevant the cover fits the story.
Wednesday, 17 February 2021 01:06
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Rockstar Book Tours: Guest Post & Giveaway ~ Power Divided (S. Behr) ~ (US Only)

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I am thrilled to be hosting a spot on the POWER DIVIDED by S. Behr Blog Tour hosted by  Rockstar Book Tours . Check out my post and make sure to enter the giveaway! About The Book: Title:  POWER DIVIDED (The Evolutionaries, #1)   Author:  S. Behr Pub. Date:  November 11,...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it.
Monday, 11 January 2021 15:22
Rose Mile
Getting your lover or your ex back has been made more easy by this powerful spell caster called Dr Odion. I am Rose by name and i... Read More
Wednesday, 13 January 2021 15:05
Andrea Cerda
Sounds interesting and the cover is lovely
Tuesday, 19 January 2021 23:19
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Rockstar Book Tours: Guest Post & Giveaway: Oliver The Ornament (Todd M. Zimmerman) ~ (US Only)

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I am thrilled to be hosting a spot on the OLIVER THE ORNAMENT by Todd M. Zimmermann Blog Tour hosted by  Rockstar Book Tours . Check out my post and make sure to enter the giveaway!   About The Book: Title:  OLIVER THE ORNAMENT Author:  Todd M. Zimmermann Pub. Date:  December...
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Infographic: World Reading Habits in 2020

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Have you wondered how other people spent their time in lockdown this year?   While the pandemic has led to FaceBook, YouTube and Netflix increasing their usage, and enrolments in online education platforms like MasterClass exploding, an age-old pastime has also been popular — reading books.   Editing and proofreading service...
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Spotlight on The Enigma Game (Elizabeth Wein), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight The Enigma Game  by Elizabeth Wein.  Read on for more about Elizabeth and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Elizabeth Wein ! Elizabeth Wein was born in New York City, grew up abroad, and currently lives in Scotland with her...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Wednesday, 11 November 2020 20:56
Jeana Kwiecinski
Oh wow, this story sounds amazing!
Saturday, 14 November 2020 20:54
Victoria Scott
Thank you so much for sharing! Looks great!
Thursday, 19 November 2020 11:18
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Spotlight on Zero Repeat Forever (G.S. Prendergast), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US/Can Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Zero Repeat Forever  by G.S. Prendergast.  Read on for more about G.S. Prendergast and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet G.S. Prendergast !   G.S. Prendergast is the author of the award-winning and multi-nominated young adult novels in verse, Audacious...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading.
Thursday, 05 November 2020 11:59
Autumn
I have been wanting to read this for awhile.
Thursday, 05 November 2020 21:43
Andrea Cerda
This looks amazing cant wait to read it, love the cover
Thursday, 12 November 2020 16:21
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Spotlight on Here I Stand (iSing Silicon Valley), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (INT)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Here I Stand,  the debut album by iSing Silicon Valley.  Read on for more about Here I Stand and iSing Silicon Valley, a guest post, plus a giveaway!        Learn about  iSing Silicon Valley ! Founded in 2013 by Artistic Directors Jennah Delp-Somers and Shane...
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Morgan
oh my gosh this sounds, quite literally amazing!
Wednesday, 02 December 2020 08:24
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