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Author Of The Week: Chat with Amanda Foody (Ace Of Shades), Plus Giveaway!!

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Welcome to our weekly special feature post,  Author Of The Week !! Each week we will be interviewing a different YA author and highlighting their upcoming release! We will also be hosting a giveaway of the book we are highlighting!!       Introducing  Amanda Foody , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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Kara S
I find the setting of the city of sin coupled with casino operator-types very intriguing, and the cover represents the story well.... Read More
Monday, 09 April 2018 20:00
John
The cover fits the title! Sounds like an interesting story of finishing schools, mean streets, and mafia donnas!
Monday, 09 April 2018 21:40
Candice Gigous
The cover is very cool with the colors and images. The synopsis draws you in for more. Can't wait to read this one.
Tuesday, 10 April 2018 07:47
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Spotlight on Everlife (Gena Showalter), Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're spotlighting Gena Showalter's   Everlife !  Read on for more about Gena, her book, an excerpt, and giveaway!         Meet  Gena Showalter ! Gena Showalter is the New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author of many fantastical, romantic novels and series for adults and younger...
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Dianna G.
How have I missed this entire series? It sounds amazing. I especially was drawn by the beautiful, mysterious cover.
Thursday, 22 February 2018 20:03
Mindy
I love this cover, and the synopsis sounds great
Tuesday, 27 February 2018 18:53
Precious J Hernandez
Love the cover, reminds me of Under the Dome.
Thursday, 01 March 2018 08:19
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Featured Review: The Sidekicks (Will Kostakis)

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About This Book:  Ryan, Harley and Miles are very different people—the swimmer, the rebel and the nerd. All they've ever had in common is Isaac, their shared best friend. When Isaac dies unexpectedly, the three boys must come to terms with their grief and the impact Isaac had on each of...
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