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Spotlight on Day Zero (Kelly DeVos), Plus Guest Post & Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to spotlight Day Zero (Kelly DeVos).  Read on for more about Kelly, a guest post, plus a giveaway!          Meet Kelly DeVos !    Kelly deVos is from Gilbert, Arizona, where she lives with her high school sweetheart husband, amazing teen daughter and superhero...
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Dianna G.
I've seen this book all around the blogsphere lately -- it looks so good!
Friday, 06 December 2019 19:39
Brittany
Love the cool tones on the cover. Sounds like a great read!
Saturday, 07 December 2019 11:40
Debra Branigan
Cover has a great look. Based on the interview questions the book sounds like an exciting read.
Sunday, 08 December 2019 18:31
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Spotlight on Pippa Park Raises Her Game (Erin Yun), Plus Guest Post & Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to spotlight Pippa Park Raises Her Game (Erin Yun).  Read on for more about Erin, a guest post, plus a giveaway!          Meet Erin Yun !    Debut author Erin Yun grew up in Frisco, Texas. She received her BFA in English from New...
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Crista cast
This cover looks very sweet and colorful which I enjoy. It also sounds like a spirited story about a character trying to figuring ... Read More
Saturday, 30 November 2019 10:14
Victoria Scott
The book sounds like the perfect book for my daughter! I would love to read it with her!
Saturday, 30 November 2019 16:16
Brittany
I absolutely love this cover! It's super colorful, and I'm sure would be very attractive to your readers. I'd love to add this to ... Read More
Monday, 02 December 2019 17:51
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Spotlight on The Babysitter's Coven (Kate Williams), Plus Guest Post & Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to spotlight The Babysitter's Coven (Kate Williams).  Read on for more about Kate, a guest post, plus a giveaway!          Meet Kate Williams !   I'm a YA write or die, originally from Kansas but now living in California. I've written for Cosmopolitan, NYLON...
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Spotlight on The Best At It (Maulik Pancholy), Plus Guest Post & Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to spotlight The Best At It (Maulik Pancholy).  Read on for more about Maulik, an guest post, plus an giveaway!          Meet Maulik Pancholy !   Maulik Pancholy is an award-winning actor whose television work includes 30 Rock, Whitney, Web Therapy, Elementary, Friends from College, The Good Wife, The Comeback, The Sopranos, Law &...
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Spotlight on The Last Dragon (James Riley), Plus Guest Post & Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to spotlight The Last Dragon (James Riley).  Read on for more about James, an guest post, plus an giveaway!          Meet James Riley !   JAMES RILEY lives in Virginia. He is the author of Half Upon a Time, Twice Upon a Time, and Once Upon the End as...
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Spotlight on A Time Traveler's Theory Of Relativity (Nicole Valentine), Plus Guest Post & Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to spotlight A Time Traveler's Theory Of Relativity.  Read on for more about Nicole, an guest post, plus an giveaway!          Meet Nicole Valentine !   Nicole Valentine ( https://www.nicolevalentinebooks.com/ ) earned her MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from the Vermont...
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Debra Branigan
The cover is nice and will attract your readers. I love the premise and cannot wait to read this one. Best wishes.
Sunday, 13 October 2019 19:38
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is okay. The synopsis, however, sounds so much fun to read with time travel, high-stakes, and suspense.
Friday, 01 November 2019 13:15
Penny Olson
The cover is eerie. The time travel synopsis sounds interesting and thought provoking.
Saturday, 02 November 2019 01:29
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Spotlight on The Kooky Kinkajou & The Tasty Treat (Tracey Hecht), Plus Guest Post & Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to spotlight The Kooky Kinkajou & The Tasty Treat.  Read on for more about Tracey Hecht, an guest post, plus an giveaway!    The Grow & Read Early Reader series was created under the supervision of reading specialists to help children develop confidence for success in reading...
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Alyssa Annico
These look and sound really cute! Great for reluctant readers :... Read More
Thursday, 10 October 2019 15:00
Debra Branigan
Interesting covers for your young readers. These are interesting reads for beginning readers. Thank you for sharing.
Friday, 11 October 2019 19:20
Victoria Scott
These books look adorable!
Sunday, 20 October 2019 13:13
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Spotlight on I Like The Me I See! (Culture Queen), Plus Guest Post & Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to spotlight I Like The Me I See.  Read on for more about Culture Queen, an guest post, plus an giveaway!          Meet Culture Queen !   Jessica “Culture Queen” Hebron is an award-winning author, entertainer and educator who holds a Bachelor of Fine...
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Debra Branigan
I adore the cover and the synopsis sounds perfect for our readers. Best wishes on the new book and thanks for sharing.
Thursday, 10 October 2019 09:36
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is perfect for this fun and educational book for me.
Saturday, 26 October 2019 13:35
Penny Olson
The cover is affirming and the synopsis sounds positive and much needed.
Sunday, 27 October 2019 00:51
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Book Blast Tour: Guest Post with Trudi Trueit (Explorer Academy: The Double Helix), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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    Welcome Back to the Explorer Academy ! Welcome to the Explorer Academy: The Double Helix  Book Blast!   To celebrate the release of Explorer Academy: The Double Helix   by Trudi Trueit on September 24th , blogs across the web are featuring special content from the world of the...
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Zachary Snyder
Awesome contest, I hope I win!
Monday, 23 September 2019 13:02
Susan Smith
I'd love to explore Hawaii.
Friday, 27 September 2019 18:24
Debra Branigan
Oh, there are so many places I would like to explore. I hope to explore New Zealand one day.
Saturday, 28 September 2019 22:15
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Spotlight on Juliet Takes A Breath (Gabby Rivera), Plus Guest Post & Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to spotlight Juliet Takes A Breath.  Read on for more about Gabby Rivera, an guest post, plus an giveaway!          Meet Gabby Rivera !   Gabby Rivera is a Bronx-born queer Latinx babe on a mission to create the wildest, most fun stories ever....
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