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Spotlight on Haven (Mary Lindsey), Plus Guest Post & Giveaway!

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Today we're spotlighting Mary Lindsey's   Haven !  Read on for more about Mary, her book, plus an guest post and giveaway!       Meet  Mary Lindsey ! Mary Lindsey is a multi award-winning, RITA® nominated author of romance for adults and teens. She lives on an island in the...
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Melanie Bracco
I love the cover and the synopsis sounds awesome!
Wednesday, 22 November 2017 17:21
John
The cover looks eerie! I hope poor Freddie defeats her enemies!
Wednesday, 22 November 2017 21:13
Precious J Hernandez
I’ve heard great things about this book, definitely want to read.
Saturday, 09 December 2017 13:08
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Spotlight on The Doughnut Fix by Jessie Janowitz, Plus Inspiration for The Doughnut Fix, an Excerpt, & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  The Doughnut Fix  by Jessie Janowitz, plus author guest post, excerpt, and giveaway!    Meet Jessie Janowitz!     Jessie Janowitz is a graduate of Princeton University’s undergraduate creative writing program and holds a J.D. from University of Pennsylvania Law School. She’s currently in the Writing for...
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Amie Lambert-Gaudet
Love the cover and the synopsis. I love the fact that a tiny sign inspired the author to write this book.
Wednesday, 06 December 2017 22:19
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Spotlight on The Temptation of Adam by Dave Connis, Plus 6 Ways to Help Friends Who Struggle With Addiction & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  The Temptation of Adam  by Dave Connis, plus author guest post, and giveaway!    Meet Dave Connis!       Dave Connis has held all manner of job, from ballroom dance instructor to construction worker. He is now a community manager at Code Corps, a platform where...
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Amie Lambert-Gaudet
The cover drew my eye immediately and the fact that addiction issues are tackled in this novel is terrific. The more information t... Read More
Wednesday, 06 December 2017 21:11
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Guest Post: Book vs Movies--5 Adaptations Compared to the Original by Katie Porter

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Book vs Movies - 5 Adaptations Compared To The Original   Contributed by Katie Poter   One of the joys of reading a novel is the ability to be our own casting director! We create a picture of the characters and the world for ourselves and we share their failures and...
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Author Guest Post by Linsey Miller (Mask of Shadows)

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Today we're excited to share a guest post from Linsey Miller , author of  Mask of Shadows ! Read on for more about Linsey, her book, plus more about the writing of Mask of Shadows !   Meet Linsey Miller!   Linsey Miller is a wayward biology student from Arkansas who...
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Spotlight on We Can't Be Friends (Cyndy Etler), Plus Guest Post & Giveaway!

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Today we're spotlighting Cyndy Etler's   We Can't Be Friends !  Read on for more about Cyndy, her book, plus an guest post and giveaway!         Meet  Cyndy Etler ! Cyndy Etler was a homeless juvenile delinquent at fourteen, and summa cum laude at thirty. Currently a high school department...
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Kelly G
This sounds like such a shockingly good read, and the cover fits the synopsis quite well.
Wednesday, 01 November 2017 17:08
Penny Olson
The cover is really compelling. This sounds like an honest and necessary book.
Tuesday, 07 November 2017 23:29
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is sad and lonely and fits this emotional synopsis well.
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 14:31
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"Four Quick Ways to Swap Isolation & Fear for Connection & Joy" by Cyndy Etler (We Can't Be Friends)

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Today we're excited to share a guest post from Cyndy Etler , author of  We Can't Be Friends ! Read on for more about Cyndy, their book, plus "Four Quick Ways to Swap Isoltaion & Fear for Connection & Joy!"   Meet Cyndy Etler!   Cyndy Etler was homeless at fourteen,...
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Spotlight on House of Ash by Hope Book, Plus Rules for Surviving House of Ash & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  House of Ash  by Hope Cook, plus author guest post, and giveaway!    Meet Hope Cook!   Hope Cook has been obsessed with all things Victorian and gothic since she was a small child and her parents let her watch one too many atmospheric BBC dramas. She...
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John
Very cool, well-done cover! All plots should involve labyrinthine mansions!
Friday, 29 September 2017 15:02
Brianna
The cover is appealingly creepy, and the synopsis makes it seem like the perfect spooky Halloween read.
Tuesday, 03 October 2017 12:54
Crista cast
The cover looks creepy in an interesting way.i think I'll enjoy the story because it sounds like a spooky mystery. Yes!
Sunday, 08 October 2017 08:23
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“Ingredients that go into Writing a Picture Book” by Amy Fellner Dominy and Nate Evans (Cookiesaurus Rex), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share a guest post from Amy Fellner Dominy and Nate Evans , authors of  Cookiesaurus Rex ! Read on for more about the authors, their book, and a giveaway!     Meet Amy Fellner Dominy!   AMY FELLNER DOMINY  is an author of teen and tween novels,...
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John
The cover and illustrations are gorgeous. It does sound tasty.
Friday, 22 September 2017 17:07
Alyssa Annico
It looks and sounds super cute!
Friday, 29 September 2017 07:25
Dan Denman
The cover is cute and colorful. CR sounds like a funny cookie. I want to read his story.
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 12:35
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Blog Tour: Smoot: A Rebellious Shadow & The Care and Feeding of a Pet Black Hole by Michelle Cuevas, Plus Guest Post!

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Today we're excited to be part of the blog tour for Michelle Cuevas' book  Smoot: A Rebellious Shadow & The Care and Feeding of a Pet Black Hole .   Read on for more about Michelle, her books, plus her listicle!     Meet Michelle Cuevas !   Michelle Cuevas  graduated...
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