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Spotlight on Libby Loves Science (Kimberly Derting & Shelli R. Johannes), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Libby Loves Science  by Kimberly Derting & Shelli R. Johannes.  Read on for more about Kimberly & Shelli and their book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Kimberly Derting !   As a child,  Kimberly Derting  spent hours drawing intricate underground “worm...
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Zachary Snyder
This book looks awesome! Can't wait for my niece to read it.
Thursday, 11 June 2020 13:01
Marissa Hakala
This looks amazing! I'm sure my science loving little cousin will love it, especially with a main character that looks like her!... Read More
Thursday, 11 June 2020 16:48
Andrea Carroll
Whoot Whoot! -- girls in science!!
Sunday, 21 June 2020 11:28
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Spotlight on Time Zero (Carolyn Cohagan), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Time Zero  by Carolyn Cohagan.  Read on for more about Carolyn and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Carolyn Cohagan !   Carolyn Cohagan began her writing career on the stage. She has performed stand-up and one-woman shows at festivals...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Tuesday, 09 June 2020 16:09
Victoria Scott
Sounds amazing! Thank you for sharing!
Wednesday, 10 June 2020 21:20
Gabby Roberts
I love the sound of destroying the patriarchy, so this book seems to be my style!
Thursday, 11 June 2020 03:30
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Spotlight on Wizard For Hire: Magic Required (Obert Skye), Plus Guest Post!

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  Today we're excited to spotlight Wizard For Hire (Obert Skye).  Read on for more about Obert, plus a guest post!         Meet Obert Skye !          Obert Skye is not who you think he is -- unless you think he's a best-selling author of...
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Spotlight on Lakeshire Park (Megan Walker), Plus Guest Post!

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  Today we're excited to spotlight Lakeshire Park (Megan Walker).  Read on for more about Megan, plus a guest post!         Meet Megan Walker !         Megan Walker was raised on a berry farm in Poplar Bluff, Missouri, where her imagination took her to times...
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Spotlight on Fractured Tide (Leslie Lutz), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Fractured Tide  by Leslie Lutz.  Read on for more about Leslie and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Leslie Lutz ! Leslie Karen Lutz  is the author of FRACTURED TIDE (May 5, 2020; HarperCollins/Blink) and a devoted fan of scuba...
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Zachary Snyder
This book looks great, looking forward to reading it!
Tuesday, 05 May 2020 12:32
Penny Olson
I love the cover. The story sounds terrifying. That's a good thing.
Thursday, 04 June 2020 23:47
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Spotlight on Don't Call The Wolf (Aleksandra Ross), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Don't Call The Wolf  by Aleksandra Ross.  Read on for more about Aleksandra and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Aleksandra Ross ! ALEKSANDRA ROSS lives in Vancouver, BC, where she works as a physician. When she isn’t writing stories,...
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Zachary Snyder
This book looks awesome, can't wait to read it!
Tuesday, 28 April 2020 20:58
Samantha
The cover on this is amazing, I love the symmetry and color palette. Books with these artistic covers always draw my attention. Pl... Read More
Tuesday, 19 May 2020 09:35
Brooklyn
I LOVE THIS COVER. And the title. Both immediately caught my eye.
Tuesday, 19 May 2020 20:12
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Spotlight on The Water Bears (Kim Baker), Plus Guest Post!

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  Today we're excited to spotlight The Water Bears (Kim Baker).  Read on for more about Kim, plus a guest post!         Meet Kim Baker !     Kim's first book,  Pickle,  has been selected for many reading lists and was a finalist for the CBC Children's Choice...
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great work man, I would like to congratulate you on this effort achat maison usa... Read More
Tuesday, 28 April 2020 05:58
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hay man great post I am searching for HBCU Alumni I see your post and I can't stop me to read this post full great work do much ba... Read More
Friday, 15 May 2020 05:41
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Spotlight on 10 Things I Hate About Pinky (Sandhya Menon), Plus Guest Post!

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  Today we're excited to spotlight 10 Things I Hate About Pinky (Sandhya Menon).  Read on for more about Sandhya, plus a guest post!         Meet Sandhya Menon !     SANDHYA MENON is the New York Times bestselling author of When Dimple Met Rishi, Of Curses and Kisses, and many other novels...
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Spotlight on We Are Power (Todd Hasak-Lowy), Guest Post, & Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight We Are Power  by Todd Hasak-Lowy.  Read on for more about Todd and his book, an guest post, & excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Todd Hasak-Lowy ! Todd Hasak-Lowy  is the author of several books for young readers, including the novels  33 Minutes...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks awesome, looking forward to reading it!
Tuesday, 21 April 2020 11:21
Victoria Scott
I can't wait to read this with my kids! Such an important topic in these times!
Friday, 24 April 2020 22:16
Danielle Hammelef
I really like the cover. This book sounds like an important read.
Sunday, 17 May 2020 14:01
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Spotlight on Brown Girl Ghosted (Mintie Das), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Brown Girl Ghosted  by Mintie Das.  Read on for more about Mintie and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Mintie Das ! Mintie Das was born in India, raised in Macomb, Illinois and now lives in Finland. She's been traveling the...
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Danielle Hammelef
The cover is eye-catching. This book sounds fun to read.
Sunday, 17 May 2020 13:57
Penny Olson
I love the bright colorful cover and the interesting relevant synopsis.
Tuesday, 19 May 2020 23:37
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