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Author Chat with Sophy Henn (Older Not Wiser), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Sophy Henn author of Older Not Wiser.  Read on for more about Sophie, her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Sophy Henn ! Sophy Henn is the acclaimed picture book maker behind  Where Bear? ,  Pass It On ,  Edie ,...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading!
Friday, 23 April 2021 12:08
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is fun and this book sounds clever and enjoyable to read.
Friday, 14 May 2021 12:44
Debra Branigan
The cover will attract young readers. The synopsis sounds like a delightful read.
Wednesday, 19 May 2021 20:20
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Giveaway: The Meanest of Meanies (Kristin Hensley & Jen Smedley) ~ (US Only)

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The Meanest of Meanies (US Only) by: Kristin Hensley & Jen Smedley Release Date: March 23rd, 2021 Publisher: Harpercollins       About the Book From the beloved New York Times bestselling #IMomSoHard duo, Kristin Hensley and Jen Smedley, The Meanest of Meanies is a hilarious but heartfelt look at love...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks so fun! My twins will love it!
Wednesday, 17 March 2021 15:12
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is fun and matches the hilarious premise.
Sunday, 11 April 2021 14:56
Simone
Me and my mom can totally relate to this book
Monday, 12 April 2021 20:06
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Spotlight on Happy Girl Lucky (The Valentine's #1) (Holly Smale), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to spotlight Happy Girl Lucky (The Valentine's #1)   by Holly Smale.  Read on for more about Holly, an excerpt & plus giveaway!         Meet Holly Smale ! Holly Smale is the author of Geek Girl , Model Misfit , Picture Perfect and All...
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Lauren
What a bright and lively cover! Also, the synopsis sounds juicy and drama-filled!
Friday, 12 February 2021 13:30
Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Saturday, 13 February 2021 23:32
Debra Branigan
What a attractive cover. The story sounds like a very cute and fun read.
Saturday, 27 February 2021 18:57
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Author Chat with Jasmin Kaur (If I Tell You The Truth), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Jasmin Kaur author of         If I Tell You The Truth. Read on for more about Jasmin and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Jasmin Kaur ! Jasmin Kaur is a writer, illustrator and poet living on unceded...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, love the cover!
Monday, 18 January 2021 13:25
Andrea Cerda
It looks interesting, can wait to read it!
Monday, 18 January 2021 16:19
Simone
I have a soft spot for books in verse, especially when the subject matter is as heavy as this book's is.
Tuesday, 19 January 2021 09:53
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6th Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza - Day 11

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Welcome to YABC's Sixth Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza ! We're featuring some of the  hottest titles of the year-- perfect for the book lover on your holiday list!--with exciting giveaways every day for the first twelve days of December. Each giveaway will run for seven days. ( Giveaways...
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Andrea Cerda
Thanks for the opportunity!!! want to read them all
Monday, 14 December 2020 10:38
Zachary Snyder
Books look great!
Monday, 14 December 2020 10:50
Jeana Kwiecinski
Yes! I love this selection of books!
Tuesday, 15 December 2020 20:47
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6th Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza ~ Day 6

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Welcome to YABC's Sixth Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza! We're featuring some of the hottest titles of the year--perfect for the book lover on your holiday list!--with exciting prize packs every day for the first twelve days of December. Each giveaway will run for seven days. Giveaways are US...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great!
Sunday, 06 December 2020 19:10
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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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