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Spotlight on Incriminating Dating (Rebekah L. Purdy), Guest Post, & Giveaway!

Spotlight on Incriminating Dating (Rebekah L. Purdy), Guest Post, & Giveaway!



Today we're spotlighting Rebekah L. Purdy's novel,  Incriminating Dating !  Read on for more about Rebekah and her novel, plus an guest post, and giveaway!     Meet Rebekah L Purdy ! Rebekah was born and raised in Michigan where she spent many late nights armed with a good book and a...
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Delaney
This cover is adorable and I love a good fake dating trope!
Saturday, 22 April 2017 22:31
Kristi Housman
Already read this book and loved it! The cover is perfect, too.
Sunday, 23 April 2017 15:20
Lily M.
I like when books start with characters that are enemies and end up being together, this seems like it'll be cute ?
Monday, 01 May 2017 04:13
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Spotlight on True North (L.E. Sterling), Guest Post & Giveaway!

Spotlight on True North (L.E. Sterling), Guest Post & Giveaway!


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Today we're spotlighting L.E. Sterling's novel,  True North !!  Read on for more about L.E., her novel, a guest post, and a giveaway!     Meet  L.E. Sterling ! L.E. Sterling had an early obsession with sci-fi, fantasy and romance to which she remained faithful even through an M.A. in Creative Writing...
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Anne
I like the blurb, the cover not too much.
Thursday, 06 April 2017 20:27
Penny Olson
The cover has really cool bluish green tones. I like the sci-fi elements of the story.
Friday, 14 April 2017 18:39
Saundra Bowers
I like the mysteriousness of the cover and the coloring is perfect. The story sounds like it would be wonderful to read and share ... Read More
Saturday, 22 April 2017 00:21
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Spotlight on Swinging At Love (Kendra C. Highley), Guest Post & Giveaway!

Spotlight on Swinging At Love (Kendra C. Highley), Guest Post & Giveaway!


Today we're spotlighting Kendra C. Highley's novel,  Swinging At Love !!  Read on for more about Kendra, her novel, a guest post, and a giveaway!     Meet  Kendra C. Highley ! Kendra C. Highley lives in north Texas with her husband and two children. She also serves as staff to four...
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Delaney
This book sounds so cute!
Tuesday, 28 March 2017 16:49
Danielle Hammelef
I adore the cute cover! I love stories with characters who play sports so this sounds fun to read.
Sunday, 16 April 2017 12:03
Dan Denman
I like the nice book cover. This sounds like a good baseball/ballerina romance.
Wednesday, 19 April 2017 10:53
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Author Guest Post: "My Dogs, My Inspiration" by Susan Wilson

Author Guest Post: "My Dogs, My Inspiration" by Susan Wilson


My Dogs, My Inspiration By Susan Wilson, Author of Two Good Dogs I was a shy kid, bookish, not particularly comfortable in my own skin. I had friends, but what I enjoyed most of all were long solitary walks with my dogs. I lived in a rural area, not yet suburbia,...
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Spotlight on Proof Of Lies (Diana Rodriguez Wallach), Guest Post & Giveaway

Spotlight on Proof Of Lies (Diana Rodriguez Wallach), Guest Post & Giveaway









Today we're spotlighting Diana Rodriguez Wallach's novel,  Proof Of Lies !!  Read on for more about Diana, her novel, a guest post, and a giveaway!       Meet  Diana Rodriguez Wallach ! Diana Rodriguez Wallach is the author of the Anastasia Phoenix series, three young adult spy thrillers. The first book in the series, PROOF...
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Lily M.
I'm liking this cover ?
Saturday, 01 April 2017 01:59
Penny Olson
The cover conveys mystery and intrigue. The plot sounds really good.
Monday, 03 April 2017 23:18
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Special Guest Post: When Penny Met Potus (Rachel Ruiz)

Special Guest Post: When Penny Met Potus (Rachel Ruiz)
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Here at Capstone we love to talk about "the story behind the story" - how our authors came to write and create the stories they share with readers. With less than one week to go in a historic presidential election season, we wanted to share the story behind one of our...
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Author Guest Post with Rob Rufus + Giveaway!

Author Guest Post with Rob Rufus + Giveaway!



Today we're excited to share a guest post from Rob Rufus, author of  Die Young With Me !  Below  you'll find  more about Rob , his  book,  plus a  giveaway !     Ever since Die Young With Me was announced, people have been asking me to explain how they can...
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Dianna G.
I really thought this was a novel, just from the title and cover. After reading the synopsis, though, fact is better than fiction... Read More
Sunday, 11 September 2016 22:33
KM
I've never heard about this book before, but the cover spoke to the emo kid inside me. This sounds intriguing, and I wish the auth... Read More
Wednesday, 14 September 2016 17:54
Danielle Hammelef
I love the cover because it matches the synopsis well. this is my favorite kind of book to read--powerful, emotional, contemporary... Read More
Saturday, 01 October 2016 20:17
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On the Right Track--Hannah Barnaby Guest Post

On the Right Track--Hannah Barnaby Guest Post



  I know I’m on the right track with a project when I hear a song on the radio and think, “My character would love this song.” It means I’ve gotten to know the cast well enough to tell their stories without second‐guessing myself or wondering what should happen next. Every...
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Shannon Mizikoski
LOVE the cover. And I think that the synopsis makes the book sound so emotional and thought provoking.
Tuesday, 23 February 2016 20:55
alyssa
I feel like this going to be an emotional roller coaster ride! The cover is cool. I wouldn't even think that it portrays body part... Read More
Wednesday, 24 February 2016 14:13
Linda Romer
Some of the parts sounds like an emotional read, I would like to read this book. The cover is great! Love it ♡ Thank you
Friday, 26 February 2016 08:50
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Author Guest Post with Cornelia Funke

Author Guest Post with Cornelia Funke
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  When I wrote my first book about MirrorWorld I thought it would be one journey. I should have known better! I thought the same about Inkworld – to find myself still writing that story six years later. To realize that these two worlds are indeed the same, just 500 years...
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Sarah Romer
The folklore that inspired book three originated in Russian and Ukrainian tales with stories of Baba Yaga.
Sunday, 06 December 2015 19:04
Sky
The folklore was based off of Baba Yaga!
Sunday, 06 December 2015 23:57
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Saturday, 12 December 2015 16:57
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How to Be Brave--E. Katherine Kottaras Guest Post

How to Be Brave--E. Katherine Kottaras Guest Post
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  Life is full of risk. More often than not, we are forced to face our fears unwillingly, like the dark fears of pain, illness, and death. But sometimes we get to leap out of our comfort zone and choose to try new things, learning more about ourselves, and becoming stronger...
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