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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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Guest Post from J.C. Geiger (Wildman)!

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Today we're spotlighting  J.C. Geiger's  Wildman !  Read on for more about J.C., his book and an guest post!           Meet J.C. Geiger !   J.C. GEIGER has eaten the beating heart of a snake, been deported from a full-moon party, and spent a short time locked in...
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