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Four Dead Queens Blog Tour: Author Guest Post

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Today we're excited to spotlight Four Dead Queens by Astrid Scholte. Read on for more about Astrid and her book, plus a guest post!       Meet Astrid Scholte !       Raised on a diet of Spielberg, Lucas and Disney, Astrid knew she wanted to be surrounded by...
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Spotlight on Acadia Files (Katie Coppens), Plus Guest Post!

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Today we're excited to spotlight The Acadia Files by Katie Coppens! Read on for more about Katie, plus a guest post!           Meet Katie Coppens ! Katie Coppens lives in Maine with her husband and two children. She is an award winning middle school teacher and the...
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Spotlight on R. Caine High School: Books 1-3 (Victoria Danann), Guest Post & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight R Caine High School: Books 1-3  by Victoria Danann! Read on for more about Victoria, plus a guest post, and giveaway!            Meet  Victoria Danann !     Website  *  Facebook  *  Twitter  *  Instagram           Meet R. Caine...
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Penny Olson
The cover and synopsis are both really fun and dramatic.
Monday, 04 February 2019 17:34
Debra Branigan
The cover is interesting and will capture the attention of YA readers. I read a middle school novel along the same lines (Gods sen... Read More
Saturday, 09 February 2019 15:45
Erin
Oh WOW!!!! This sounds like a crazy cool concept for an incredible series!! I am so anticipating reading these books!! This would ... Read More
Tuesday, 12 February 2019 04:22
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Spotlight on The Field Guide To The North American Teenager (Ben Philippe), Guest Post & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight The Field Guide To The North American Teenage  by Ben Philippe! Read on for more about Ben, plus a guest post, and giveaway!            Meet  Ben Philippe ! Bachelor of Arts from Columbia University and an MFA in Fiction and Screenwriting from the...
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Debra Branigan
Unique cover and storyline. I think this will be a fun read!
Tuesday, 08 January 2019 11:59
Jayda
The cover is really unique and the story sounds intriguing!
Saturday, 12 January 2019 19:04
Shaina Steinherz
I thought at first that the book really was spiral-bound, which would have been really cool, but even though it isn't, it's still ... Read More
Saturday, 12 January 2019 20:22
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Spotlight on My Almost Flawless Tokyo Dream Life (Rachel Cohn), Guest Post & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight My Almost Flawless Tokyo Dream Life  by Rachel Cohn! Read on for more about Rachel, plus a guest post, and giveaway!            Meet  Rachel Cohn ! Rachel Cohn  is the  New York Times  best-selling author of several young adult novels, including  Kill All...
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Debra Branigan
This novel has me very intrigued as the storyline is unique and interesting. Good luck with your novel.
Tuesday, 18 December 2018 15:45
John
I've wondered about this with its nifty-sounding story, and the cover is innovative in its adorability!
Tuesday, 18 December 2018 21:34
Jayda
The cover is very unique and the story sounds really intriguing!
Thursday, 20 December 2018 22:31
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Spotlight on Eleanor Roosevelt's In My Garage (Candace Fleming), Guest Post & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight Eleanor Roosevelt's In My Garage  by Candace Fleming! Read on for more about Candace, plus a guest post, and giveaway!            Meet  Candace Fleming ! CANDACE FLEMING is the prolific author of The Family Romanov, a Sibert Honor Book and the recipient of both the Boston...
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Debra Branigan
I have been a fan of Candace Fleming's nonfiction work for years. This series sounds like so much fun and I can't wait to give it ... Read More
Sunday, 16 December 2018 21:23
Victoria Scott
The story sounds like the perfect read for my daughter! The cover is cute too!
Thursday, 27 December 2018 17:34
Marisa Fort
The cover looks awesome and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Saturday, 05 January 2019 21:37
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Spotlight on Twilight Of The Elves (Zack Loran Clark & Nick Eliopulos), Guest Post & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight Twilight Of The Elves  by Zack Loran Clark & Nick Eliopulos! Read on for more about Zack & Nick, plus a guest post, and giveaway!            Meet  Zack Loran Clark & Nick Eliopulos ! Zack Loran Clark  and  Nick Elipulos  are best...
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Debra Branigan
I think your cover is awesome and will attract the readers of this genre. The storyline sounds action-packed and exciting. I can't... Read More
Saturday, 24 November 2018 19:59
Penny Olson
The cover of this book just grabs the reader. Both books sound like exciting adventures.
Thursday, 06 December 2018 23:10
Dan Denman
I like the book cover design. This sounds like a good fantasy adventure with characters that I will like.
Monday, 17 December 2018 09:39
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Spotlight on The Living (Isaac Marion), Guest Post & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight The Living  by Isaac Marion! Read on for more about Isaac, plus a guest post, and giveaway!            Meet  Isaac Marion ! Isaac Marion grew up in small towns around the Pacific Northwest, pursuing careers in writing, painting, and music until one of...
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Debra Branigan
I am unfamiliar with this series, but now I want to read it after reading about the first two books. The cover is great and this s... Read More
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 19:28
Rhonda Martin
To be honest it was the cover that caught my eye and made me stop to check out what the book was about. I have not read the first ... Read More
Thursday, 15 November 2018 13:00
Shannon Mizikoski
LOVE the cover! I didn't really take a good look at it til I read this post, but wow, it's haunting yet still really pretty! I rea... Read More
Monday, 03 December 2018 22:01
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Spotlight on Glitter! A Celebration Of Sparkle (Adams Media), Guest Post & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Glitter! A Celebration Of Sparkle  by Adams Media! Read on for more about Adams Media, plus a guest post, and giveaway!          Meet  Adams Media ! The lifestyle topics people are looking for, from the experts they follow and trust.       Adams...
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Debra Branigan
Interesting concept for a book. The cover is appropriate for the topic.
Tuesday, 06 November 2018 13:54
Victoria Scott
This would make an incredible gift!
Saturday, 10 November 2018 21:16
Emily
I love Glitter!!!!
Tuesday, 20 November 2018 11:25
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Spotlight on Little White Lies (Jennifer Lynn Barnes), Guest Post & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Little White Lies  by Jennifer Lynn Barnes! Read on for more about Jennifer, plus a guest post, and giveaway!            Meet  Jennifer Lynn Barnes ! Jennifer Lynn Barnes has written more than a dozen acclaimed young adult novels, including The Naturals series: The Naturals, Killer Instinct, All...
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Debra Branigan
The cover is lovely and will be sure to grab your YA readers. I genuinely like the synopsis and think it will make a good story. ... Read More
Friday, 02 November 2018 16:25
Daniela
The cover is so pretty! It looks so different from any of her other books I'm excited!!1
Monday, 05 November 2018 20:12
Candice Gigous
The cover is cool. The synopsis is very captivating. Sounds like a thrilling read.
Wednesday, 07 November 2018 08:00
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