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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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"Illustrating Depression: Capturing the Truth About This Illness" by Debi Gliori (Night Shift)

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Today we're excited to share a guest post from Debi Gliori , author of  Night Shift !    Unlike every other book I’ve written and illustrated, I didn’t set out to make a book when I began the drawings for ‘Night Shift’. The other thing I didn’t do was run it...
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Guest Post: "How to Prepare Your Dog for a Long Road Trip" by Sarah Jones

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How to Prepare Your Dog for a Long Road Trip by Sarah Jones   You get to go on a trip! What’s even better, is that your furry friend gets to come along. If your dog has never been in a vehicle, this could be a traumatic experience. Even if they...
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Author Guest Post with Keara Barron (Shadow of the Sacred Islands)

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Today we're excited to share a guest post from Keara Barron , author of  Shadow of the Secret Islands !    My love for creative writing started without me fully realizing it. Sitting at a shabby desk in the back of a first-grade classroom I was introduced to figurative language. For...
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Spotlight on Night Of The Living Cuddle Bunnies (Jonathan Rosen), Plus Guest Post & Giveaway!

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Today we're spotlighting Jonathan Rosen's   Night Of The Living Cuddle Bunnies !  Read on for more about Jonathan, his book, plus an guest post and giveaway!           Meet Jonathan Rosen ! I was born in a little log cabin in the Black Mountain Hills of Dakota....
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John
The cover looks like a stirring adventure, and I can tell the plot is full of peril.
Monday, 28 August 2017 19:08
Penny Olson
The cover looks really fun. The story sounds like it's full of action and humor.
Sunday, 24 September 2017 23:18
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is fun and the "killer" bunnies are going to be exciting to read about.
Wednesday, 27 September 2017 20:22
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Guest Post, & Giveaway: Little Monsters (Kara Thomas)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Kara Thomas's    Little Monsters!   Read on for more about Kara, an guest post, and a tour-wide giveaway!               Meet Kara Thomas !   Kara is the author of the critically acclaimed THE DARKEST...
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KM
So excited for this one!
Thursday, 24 August 2017 02:10
Tiffany Engler
This book sounds so good!
Thursday, 24 August 2017 09:49
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Spotlight on A Thousand Salt Kisses Forever (Josie DeMuth), Plus Guest Post & Giveaway!

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Today we're spotlighting Josie DeMuth's    A Thousand Salt Kisses Forever !  Read on for more about Josie, her book, plus an guest post and giveaway!         Meet Josie Demuth ! Josie loves all things Gothic and magical, but particularly a story which is fun, intriguing and says...
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Lily M.
I'm liking the colors on this cover, can't wait to check this book out ... Read More
Monday, 21 August 2017 02:12
Courtney Gendreau
Not my favorite cover, but it sounds like an amazing book and that is what is important!
Thursday, 24 August 2017 23:15
Candice Gigous
The cover has great colors. The synopsis is interesting. Sounds like a wonderful read.
Saturday, 02 September 2017 02:26
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Spotlight on The Way It Hurts (Patty Blount), Plus Guest Post & Giveaway!

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Today we're spotlighting   The Way It Hurts !  Read on for more about Patty, her book, plus an guest post and giveaway!         Meet Patty Blount ! PATTY BLOUNT grew up quiet and invisible in Queens, NY, but found her voice writing smart and strong characters willing...
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Tiffany Engler
I love this cover and this book sounds so good!
Wednesday, 02 August 2017 11:04
KM
I love Patty Blount's books.
Thursday, 03 August 2017 15:03
Aireanna Lesch
The cover is interesting enough, and I like the synopsis!!
Thursday, 03 August 2017 22:05
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