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Giveaway: Dear Baby (Paris Rosenthal/Holly Hatam) ~ (US/Can Only)

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Dear Baby (US Only) Author: Paris Rosenthal Illustrator: Holly Hatam Release Date: September 29th, 2020 Publisher: Harpercollins       About the Book: From #1 New York Times bestselling team Paris Rosenthal and Holly Hatam comes a sweet and inspiring love letter written to the special baby in your life! A...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, my twins would love it!
Wednesday, 30 September 2020 14:36
Heena Cruzl
This is such a great resource that you are providing and you give it away for free. I love seeing blog that understand the value o... Read More
Friday, 02 October 2020 04:44
Danielle Hammelef
This is so cute--both the cover and synopsis.
Sunday, 25 October 2020 15:32
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Author Chat with Nita Tyndall (Who I Was With Her), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Nita Tyndall, author of Who I Was With Her. Read on for more about Nita, the book, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Nita Tyndall ! Nita Tyndall is a passionate queer advocate and literary translator who writes the kinds of books they...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks good!
Thursday, 17 September 2020 12:36
Abigail Lowry
Love Nita Tyndall! Can’t wait for this book!
Thursday, 17 September 2020 18:36
Tiffany Engler
Love this cover!
Monday, 21 September 2020 08:38
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Spotlight on Devastation Class (Elaine Mongeon & Glen Zipper), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Devastation Class  by Elaine Mongeon & Glen Zipper.  Read on for more about Elaine & Glen and their book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Elaine Mongeon & Glen Zipper ! Glen Zipper produced the Oscar-winning documentary  Undefeated , and the hit Netflix...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Thursday, 10 September 2020 13:04
Andrea Cerda
This book sounds awesome!!! can wait to read it!
Monday, 14 September 2020 13:18
Shannon Mizikoski
I LOOOVE the cover, and the synopsis sounds great, as I am a big sci-fi fan!
Tuesday, 15 September 2020 21:57
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Spotlight on Everyone Gets A Say (Jill Twiss), Plus Guest Post!

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  Today we're excited to spotlight Everyone Gets A Say (Jill Twiss).  Read on for more about Jill, plus a guest post!         Meet  Jill Twiss !         Jill Twiss is the author of  Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Presents: A Day in the Life...
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Spotlight on Dan Unmasked (Chris Negron), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Dan Unmasked  by Chris Negron.  Read on for more about Chris and his book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Chris Negron !     Chris Negron spent a huge chunk of his childhood collecting comic books and loving sports and not...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Thursday, 30 July 2020 17:03
Danielle Hammelef
I love the illustrated cover. This book sounds fun and emotional.
Monday, 17 August 2020 14:35
Penny Olson
The cover is dramatic. The story sounds important.
Monday, 24 August 2020 22:03
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Author Chat with Lyla Lee (I'll Be The One), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Lyla Lee author of I'll Be The One. Read on for more about Lyla and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Lyla Lee !        Lyla Lee  is the author of  I’ll Be the One  and the Mindy Kim...
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Abigail Lowry
This book sounds amazing! Can’t wait to read!
Friday, 26 June 2020 13:08
Victoria Scott
We love the Mindy Kim series, so we can't wait to read this one!
Sunday, 28 June 2020 18:39
Alivia Hartz
This sounds so cute!! I can’t wait to read it.
Monday, 29 June 2020 17:23
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Spotlight on The Princess Rules (Philippa Gregory), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight The Princess Rules  by Philippa Gregory.  Read on for more about Philippa and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Philippa Gregory ! Philippa Gregory is an internationally renowned author of historical novels. She holds  a  PhD in eighteenth-century literature from  the...
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Zachary Snyder
This book looks great, looking forward to reading it!
Tuesday, 12 May 2020 16:17
Victoria Scott
PG is my favorite author EVER and I'm thrilled that she's written a book for my kids!! Thank you so much for sharing!
Tuesday, 12 May 2020 18:36
Danielle Hammelef
I love the bright and fun cover. The synopsis tells me I will have fun reading ahead.
Thursday, 04 June 2020 12:54
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Author Chat with Won-pyung Sohn (Almond), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Won-pyung Sohn author of Almond. Read on for more about Won-pyung Sohn and her book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Won-pyung Sohn !        Sohn Won-pyung (b.1979) earned BA in social studies and philosophy at Sogang University and film directing...
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Lauren
This novel tackles some very serious issues, from bullying to alexythemia, which has been getting more notice since it is commonly... Read More
Tuesday, 05 May 2020 13:42
Andrea Carroll
What a wonderful novel for young adults! Sharing realistic situations and thinking about mental issues brings them to light.... Read More
Wednesday, 13 May 2020 09:07
Keia
I was first attracted to this book because of the cover but the synopsis sounds super interesting too.
Saturday, 23 May 2020 16:25
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Spotlight on Don't Call The Wolf (Aleksandra Ross), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Don't Call The Wolf  by Aleksandra Ross.  Read on for more about Aleksandra and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Aleksandra Ross ! ALEKSANDRA ROSS lives in Vancouver, BC, where she works as a physician. When she isn’t writing stories,...
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Zachary Snyder
This book looks awesome, can't wait to read it!
Tuesday, 28 April 2020 20:58
Samantha
The cover on this is amazing, I love the symmetry and color palette. Books with these artistic covers always draw my attention. Pl... Read More
Tuesday, 19 May 2020 09:35
Brooklyn
I LOVE THIS COVER. And the title. Both immediately caught my eye.
Tuesday, 19 May 2020 20:12
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Author Chat with Noelle Stevenson (The Fire Never Goes Out), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Noelle Stevenson author of The Fire Never Goes Out. Read on for more about Noelle and her book, plus an giveaway.         Meet Noelle Stevenson!     Noelle Stevenson is the award-winning, bestselling author and illustrator of Nimona and a cowriter...
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Zachary Snyder
The book sounds very interesting! Looking forward to reading it!
Thursday, 05 March 2020 11:09
Lauren
I love the idea of a memoir told through both word and image. The cover is very intriguing, with the idea of holding fire.
Wednesday, 11 March 2020 13:48
Abigail Lowry
I'm a big fan of everything Noelle Steveson has created so far, so I'm super excited to read her next book!
Thursday, 19 March 2020 09:57
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