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YABC Scavenger Hunt: Starry Eyes (Jenn Bennett), Plus Guest Post & Extra Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share an guest post from Jenn Bennett's Starry Eyes  as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Jenn and her novel! And don't forget to answer the question from this post on the Scavenger Hunt form for a chance to win the  Grand...
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Tiffany Engler
I think the cover is cute and cozy and I feel like it's going to be similar to Romeo and Juliet.
Monday, 19 March 2018 12:12
Brooke Goldetsky
I adore this cover! It's so warm and romantic! This book makes me want to go camping! Jenn is a contemporary Goddess so i'm SO so ... Read More
Monday, 19 March 2018 22:20
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WHO CAN HATE CAMPING!!?? Love the cover! Love the synopsis!!... Read More
Friday, 23 March 2018 03:09
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Guest Post: Banned Books

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Whenever a book is banned, suddenly everyone wants to get their hands on it. Maybe it’s the controversial appeal, but there is always something exciting about reading banned literature, likely because it is so hard to get a banned. In fact, according to the American Library Association, only about 10% of...
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Spotlight on Heart Of Iron (Ashley Poston), Guest Post & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Heart Of Iron  by Ashley Poston, plus a guest post, and giveaway!            Meet Ashley Poston ! Ashley Poston loves dread pirates, moving castles, and starry night skies. When not lost in a book, she’s lost in real life, searching for her next...
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Mindy
I love the cover!!! And the synopsis sounds great!!! I love Ashley Poston!
Tuesday, 27 February 2018 16:34
John
The cover looks quite fantastical! I would enjoy reading about these space pirates and their adventures!
Tuesday, 27 February 2018 22:33
Precious J Hernandez
BAES IN SPACE! This is a book I have been excited about for awhile now, Anastasia is my favorite movie and mixing it with Sci-Fi s... Read More
Thursday, 01 March 2018 08:31
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Spotlight on Letting Go: A Girl's Guide to Breaking Free of Stress and Anxiety by Christine Fonseca, Plus Guest Post & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Letting Go: A Girl's Guide to Breaking Free of Stress and Anxiety  by Christine Fonseca!  Read on for more about Christine and her book, plus a guest post, and a giveaway!    Meet Christine Fonseca!     Christine Fonseca is dedicated to helping children and adults...
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Aireanna Lesch
This sounds like a great guide! Love the cover and maybe this will help me through my senior year of high school....
Saturday, 17 March 2018 19:46
Danielle Hammelef
I think the cover says "calm" with the yoga pose. I think this is an important book and one that I need as well as my daughter who... Read More
Sunday, 18 March 2018 16:24
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Blog Tour: Strong Inside by Andrew Maraniss, Plus Guest Post!

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Today we're excited to be part of the blog tour for Andrew Maraniss's book  Strong Inside .   Read on for more about Andrew, his book, and Andrew's top 5 favorite recent reads!   Meet Andrew Maraniss ! Andrew Maraniss studied history at Vanderbilt University and as a recipient of the...
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Spotlight on This Heart Of Mine (CC Hunter), Plus Guest Post, & Giveaway!

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Today we're spotlighting CC Hunter's   This Heart Of Mine !  Read on for more about CC, her book, an guest post and giveaway!             Meet  CC Hunter ! C.C. HUNTER is a pseudonym for award-winning romance author Christie Craig.  She is lives in Tomball, Texas,...
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wendy rinebold
I am dying to read this and I love the cover. I have had this on my TBR list forever.
Thursday, 22 February 2018 19:52
Dianna G.
WOW. I have chills after reading the author's comments! This cover is attractive, but the book summary really got my attention.... Read More
Thursday, 22 February 2018 20:01
Melanie Bracco
I love the cover and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Monday, 26 February 2018 17:44
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Spotlight on Road To Eugenica (A.M. Rose), Plus Guest Post, Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're spotlighting A.M. Rose's   Road To Eugenica !  Read on for more about A.M., her book, an excerpt, plus an guest post and giveaway!       Meet  A.M. Rose ! A.M. Rose is the author of Road to Eugenica, and writer of young adult novels of all genres...
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Precious J Hernandez
At first glance I thought it was mainly a romance, but considering how much I love sci-fi, fantasy, and such. I love that it has s... Read More
Tuesday, 13 February 2018 07:33
Courtney Gendreau
I love the colors of this cover! At first, I wasn't sure if this would be my type of read, but after reading the synopsis I am rea... Read More
Tuesday, 27 February 2018 14:34
Kelly G
I love the cover and the story is so unique and fun.
Friday, 02 March 2018 17:11
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Spotlight on Fade To Us by Julia Day, Plus The Importance of Autistic Characters in YA, & a Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Fade To Us  by Julia Day!  Read on for more about Julia and her book, plus theimportance of autistic characters in YA, and a giveaway!    Meet Julia Day!     JULIA DAY lives in North Carolina, halfway between the beaches and the mountains. She has...
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Precious J Hernandez
I’ve recently read a book with a main character who’s on the spectrum, it made me so happy knowing they approached it in such a re... Read More
Tuesday, 13 February 2018 07:40
Marisa Fort
The cover is beautiful, love the colors. The book sounds interesting, can't wait to read!
Thursday, 15 February 2018 02:02
Hannah
Gorgeous cover and I love that it includes a character on the spectrum
Sunday, 25 February 2018 00:01
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Spotlight on Picture Us In The Light (Kelly Loy Gilbert), Plus Guest Post!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Picture Us In The Light  by Kelly Loy Gilbert,  plus an Guest Post!       Meet  Kelly Loy Gilbert ! KELLY LOY GILBERT believes deeply in the power of stories to illuminate a shared humanity and give voice to complex, broken people. She is the author...
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Spotlight on A Land Of Permanent Goodbyes (Atia Abawi), Plus Guest Post!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  A Land Of Permanent Goodbyes  by Atia Abawi,  plus an Guest Post!         Meet  Atia Abawi ! Atia Abawi is a foreign correspondent and author based in the Middle East. From an early age, Atia knew she wanted to be a journalist. After graduating...
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