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Author Guest Post with Wendy Laine, Plus Giveaway!

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Rogues, Scoundrels, and Beasts My first scoundrel was Han Solo. He was loud and arrogant...and I was young. I didn’t know it was the beginning of a trend. Oh, there were others over the years who started hinting at a deeper aspect to my personality. Spike from Buffy the Vampire Slayer....
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Dianna G.
Love the first line in the summary! The cover is spine tingling.
Saturday, 10 June 2017 22:21
Gabi Eisenberg
Cover is creepy, but in a way that intrigues me, not in a way that deters me from wanting to read it. Synopsis is inventive and un... Read More
Thursday, 15 June 2017 17:53
Danielle Lynn
Love the totally creepy cover and the colours match the synopsis perfectly. The synopsis doesn't even sound remotely similar to an... Read More
Friday, 16 June 2017 15:08
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Author Guest Post with Stacy Kravetz (She's So Boss)

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Stacy Kravetz, author of She’s So Boss; The Girl Entrepreneur’s Guide to Imagining, Creating & Kicking Ass Five Signs You’re Ready to Launch a Business   1. You have an idea that keeps you up at night. You know the feeling: You wake up for some reason or other and your...
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Guest Post, & Giveaway: Breaking (Danielle Rollins)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Danielle Rollins's Breaking!   Read on for more about Danielle, an guest post, and a tour-wide giveaway!               Meet  Danielle Rollins !   Author of the best-selling MERCILESS series, SURVIVE THE NIGHT, BURNING, and BREAKING....
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Danielle Lynn
Love the cover (especially, the colours) and the concept sounds exciting. A mixture of fantasy, mystery, and paranormal that I'm s... Read More
Monday, 12 June 2017 12:04
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Top 5 Things To Do When Captured By Enemy Spies by Kathleen Baldwin, Plus Giveaway

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Top 5 Things to Do When Captured By Enemy Spies   From Lady Jane’s diary: It is my great good fortune that Miss Stranje, our headmistress, prepares her young ladies for every contingency. We know what to do even when ruthless members of the Iron Crown, Napoleon’s secret spy ring, capture...
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Tammy VanScoy
Baldwin is one of my favorite authors. This series is very addicting and her covers are so pretty and go with the stories so well... Read More
Monday, 22 May 2017 13:55
John
The cover(s) is/are very period, and these sound cool!
Monday, 22 May 2017 19:52
Dianna G.
I love the author interview! This story sounds really cool. I'm not sure I'd buy it only by looking at the cover.
Monday, 22 May 2017 21:26
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Blog Tour, Guest Post, & Giveaway: First We Were IV (Alexandra Sirowy)

Blog Tour, Guest Post, & Giveaway: First We Were IV (Alexandra Sirowy)



Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Alexandra Sirowy's     FIRST WE WERE IV   Read on for more about Alexandra, a guest post, and a tour-wide giveaway!               Meet Alexandra Sirowy ! Alexandra Sirowy is the author of the young...
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Author Guest Post with Tim Miller

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Contributed by Tim Miller   Tim Miller is a picture book author and illustrator based in New York City. He is the illustrator of Snappsy The Alligator (Did Not Ask to Be In This Book) (Viking), Margarash (Enchanted Lion), and the middle-grade series Hamstersaurus Rex (HarperCollins). His most recent book, Moo...
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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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