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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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Penguin Teen Blog Tour & Guest Post: Seafire (Natalie C Parker)

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Today we're excited to be a part of the blog tour for  Seafire  by Natalie C Parker! Read on for more about Natalie plus a guest post!               Meet  Natalie C Parker ! Natalie C. Parker is the author of the Beware the Wild duology, the...
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Special Author Chat with Amy Plum (Neverwake) & 7 Teen Writers, PLUS Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Amy Plum , author of  Neverwake and 7 Teen Writers!   Read on for more about Amy and her book, an interview, plus a giveaway!         Meet Amy Plum! Amy Plum is the author of the international bestselling DIE FOR ME series,...
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Kristi Housman
I love these covers and both books sound so good!
Monday, 30 July 2018 17:22
Marisa Fort
The covers are beautiful and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Tuesday, 31 July 2018 00:02
Kara S
The covers are not striking to me, but the plot and the characters sound AMAZING.
Tuesday, 31 July 2018 05:03
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Spotlight on Price of Duty by Todd Strasser, Plus Guest Post & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Price of Duty  by Todd Strasser!  Read on for more about Todd and his book, plus a guest post about the "Forever War" & giveaway!    Meet Todd Strasser!       Todd Strasser is the author of many award-winning YA novels, including The Wave, Give...
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Janell Goode
love the cover and the synopsis....we have a retired military member in my family asnd this is awesome.
Monday, 23 July 2018 10:53
Marisa Fort
The cover is amazing and the synopsis sounds awesome!
Monday, 30 July 2018 23:43
Kara S
The cover doesn't seem to do justice to the serious thematic content and the quality of the writing from what I've heard...but it ... Read More
Tuesday, 31 July 2018 05:18
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Spotlight on Tell Me No Lies (Adele Griffin), Guest Post & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Tell Me No Lies  by Adele Griffin! Read on for more about Adele, plus a guest post, and giveaway!          Meet  Adele Griffin ! Adele Griffin is the acclaimed author of many books for young readers, including Sons of Liberty and Where I Want...
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Olivia F
I love this cover- so perfect for a novel set in the 80s! Definitely adding to my TBR!
Tuesday, 12 June 2018 12:47
John
The cover looks busy, with unusual colors! It sounds like an interesting portrait of friendship and high school!
Tuesday, 12 June 2018 21:12
Dianna G.
I like books about the 80s so that's what drew me to this book. The cover is funky!
Tuesday, 12 June 2018 22:27
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Spotlight on Bookish Boyfriends: A Date With Darcy by Tiffany Schmidt, Plus Guest Post & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Bookish Boyfriends: A Date With Darcy  by Tiffany Schmidt!  Read on for more about Tiffany and her book, plus a guest post & giveaway!    Meet Tiffany Schmidt!     Tiffany Schmidt grew up in Massachusetts, where she split her childhood between the library and the...
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Dianna G.
So fun! Book boyfriends are one of the reasons I pushed my daughter to read...I wanted her to see what the good guys are like, an... Read More
Friday, 08 June 2018 22:34
Lily M.
This book sounds cute
Thursday, 14 June 2018 18:44
Delaney
This cover is adorable and this book sounds awesome!
Tuesday, 19 June 2018 09:02
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Spotlight on Amal Unbound (Aisha Saeed), Guest Post & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to be a part of the blog tour for  Amal UnBound  by Aisha Saeed! Read on for more about Aisha, plus a guest post, and giveaway!              Meet  Aisha Saeed ! Aisha Saeed also wrote Written in the Stars, and is a Pakistani-American writer, teacher,...
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Olivia F
Absolutely love this gorgeous cover and definitely want to read this one!
Tuesday, 15 May 2018 15:50
John
The cover looks gorgeous! The story of indentured servitude sounds alarming!
Tuesday, 15 May 2018 21:30
Marisa Fort
Love the beautiful colors on the cover, the synopsis sounds amazing!
Monday, 04 June 2018 19:02
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Guest Post: Invaluable's Shakespearean Insults For Every Situation

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Fans of Shakespeare know well that April 23rd is an important holiday to celebrate his literary achievements, as this is the anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth and death. William Shakespeare leaves behind a rich legacy including writing 37 plays over the course of two decades. Whether you love Shakespeare or suffered to...
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