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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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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview, & Giveaway: Batman: Nightwalker (Marie Lu)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Marie Lu's    Batman: Nightwalker   Read on for more about Marie Lu, a review, and a tour-wide giveaway!                   Meet  Marie Lu !   Marie Lu is the #1 New York Times...
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Spotlight on A Taxonomy Of Love (Rachael Allen), Plus Guest Post & Giveaway!

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Today we're spotlighting Rachael Allen's   A Taxonomy Of Love !  Read on for more about Rachael, her book, plus an guest post and giveaway!         Meet  Rachael Allen ! Rachael Allen is the author of 17 First Kisses and The Revenge Playbook. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia,...
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Tiffany Engler
I love this cover! This book sounds cute!!
Tuesday, 09 January 2018 15:19
John
The cover looks playful and fun! I hope the Tourette's Syndrome isn't too serious!
Tuesday, 09 January 2018 17:14
Precious J Hernandez
This book sounds adorable and a must read. Spencer seems like a loveable character. Also. LOVE the cover.
Tuesday, 09 January 2018 21:20
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Spotlight on Reign Of The Fallen (Sarah Glenn Marsh), Plus Guest Post & Giveaway!

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Today we're spotlighting Sarah Glenn Marsh's   Reign Of The Fallen !  Read on for more about Sarah, her book, plus an guest post and giveaway!         Meet  Sarah Glenn Marsh ! Sarah Glenn Marsh has been an avid fantasy reader from the day her dad handed her a...
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Tiffany Engler
In love with this cover! This book sounds so amazing!!!
Tuesday, 09 January 2018 15:23
John
I think the cover looks creepy and intriguing! I'd like to learn more about this book!
Tuesday, 09 January 2018 17:11
Kathleen Pasqualini
I absolutely adore this cover and this author! I can't wait for this book!
Tuesday, 09 January 2018 22:01
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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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