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Spotlight on Roman and Jewel (Dana L. Davis), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to spotlight Roman and Jewel (Dana L. Davis).  Read on for more about Dana, plus a excerpt & a giveaway!         Meet Dana L. Davis !   Dana L. Davis  is an actress who lives and works in LA. She has starred in  Heroes...
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Simone
Like almost everyone, I had a Hamilton phase in 2016, but I don't think I've ever really gotten out of it. Theater books are alway... Read More
Thursday, 07 January 2021 16:10
Zachary Snyder
Book looks great! Look forward to reading it!
Friday, 08 January 2021 12:49
Andrea Cerda
Book looks awesome! and like the cover!
Friday, 08 January 2021 15:07
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Giveaway: Come On In (Adi Alsaid) ~ (US Only)

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Come On In (US Only) by: Adi Alsaid Release Date: October 13th, 2020 Publisher: Inkyard Press       About the Book A timely and illuminating collection of stories featuring teen immigrants, for readers who loved Black Enough; Our Stories, Our Voices; and Fresh Ink, edited by the author of Let's...
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Keia
I've been looking forward to this book for a long time!
Monday, 19 October 2020 13:09
Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Monday, 19 October 2020 13:17
Chiara Jucha
This looks fantastic!
Tuesday, 20 October 2020 18:57
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Author Chat with Jillian Cantor (The Code For Love and Heartbreak) Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Jillian Cantor author of The Code For Love and Heartbreak. Read on for more about Jillian and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Jillian Cantor !       Jillian Cantor  has a BA in English from Penn State University and...
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Zachary Snyder
This book looks great, look forward to reading it.
Thursday, 01 October 2020 11:59
Heena Cruzl
Very well written post and very helpful to me. I wanted to read more posts like this great. gun mayhem 2... Read More
Friday, 02 October 2020 04:46
Andrea Cerda
Looks really interesting, i want to read it ^^
Friday, 02 October 2020 14:44
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Amanda Foody (Ace Of Shades), Plus Giveaway!! ~ (US Only)

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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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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it.
Monday, 21 September 2020 12:22
Andrea Cerda
It looks so interesting!!! I want to read it!
Monday, 21 September 2020 17:21
Tiffany Engler
I love this cover! I've been wanting to read it for a long time ... Read More
Monday, 28 September 2020 08:10
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Author Chat with Katherine Laurin (These Vengeful Hearts), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Katherine Laurin author of These Vengeful Hearts. Read on for more about Katherine and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Katherine Laurin !   Katherine Laurin lives in Colorado with her husband, two sons, and tiny dog. When she's not writing,...
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Zachary Snyder
Book sounds great, love the cover!
Tuesday, 01 September 2020 11:38
vendingshop
you have done a great job I hope you will do much batter in the future titan gel.... Read More
Wednesday, 02 September 2020 05:57
Andrea Cerda
Looking foward to read it! love the cover
Friday, 04 September 2020 17:08
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Author Of The Week: Anna Jarzab (Breath Like Water), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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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 Anna Jarzab , YABC's Author of...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Monday, 13 July 2020 11:27
Alivia Hartz
This looks so good!!! I can’t wait to read this!
Sunday, 26 July 2020 15:10
Faith
This book looks amazing!!
Monday, 03 August 2020 12:37
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Author Chat with Anna Jarzab (Breath Like Water), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Anna Jarzab author of Breath Like Water. Read on for more about Anna and her book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Anna Jarzab !             Anna Jarzab  is a Midwesterner turned New Yorker. She lives and works in New...
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Heena Cruzl
This is a great article, I read and enjoyed it play
Tuesday, 19 May 2020 06:11
Kristin
I can't wait to read this. I love the way she described the motion on the beautiful cover, and I love stories about athletes.... Read More
Tuesday, 19 May 2020 10:09
Lindsay
I'm so excited for this book! I love sports-related novels
Tuesday, 26 May 2020 22:38
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Author Chat with Eric Smith (Don't Read The Comments), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Eric Smith author of Don't Read The Comments. Read on for more about Eric and his book, plus an giveaway.         Meet Eric Smith!     Eric Smith is an author and literary agent from Elizabeth, New Jersey. His novels include...
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Tiffany Engler
I love this cover!
Monday, 10 February 2020 16:02
Delaney
I think this cover is so cute and this book sounds fantastic!
Tuesday, 11 February 2020 09:29
Lauren
The art of this cover is really modern and fresh looking, and the synopsis really draws you into the idea of this virtual world th... Read More
Tuesday, 11 February 2020 11:00
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Author Chat with Abigail Johnson (Every Other Weekend), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Abigail Johnson author of Every Other Weekend. Read on for more about Abigail and her book, plus an giveaway.         Meet Abigail Johnson!   Abigail Johnson was born in Pennsylvania. When she was twelve, her family traded in snowstorms for year-round...
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Brittany
Beautiful cover! Can't wait to read this one.
Tuesday, 14 January 2020 08:02
Alex Colpitts
Lot of people talking about this one on Twitter recently!
Sunday, 19 January 2020 08:20
Jen
This sounds like it'll sweep my emotions away and I love the cover. It's gorgeous!
Sunday, 19 January 2020 15:13
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Spotlight on Day Zero (Kelly DeVos), Plus Guest Post & Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to spotlight Day Zero (Kelly DeVos).  Read on for more about Kelly, a guest post, plus a giveaway!          Meet Kelly DeVos !    Kelly deVos is from Gilbert, Arizona, where she lives with her high school sweetheart husband, amazing teen daughter and superhero...
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Dianna G.
I've seen this book all around the blogsphere lately -- it looks so good!
Friday, 06 December 2019 19:39
Brittany
Love the cool tones on the cover. Sounds like a great read!
Saturday, 07 December 2019 11:40
Debra Branigan
Cover has a great look. Based on the interview questions the book sounds like an exciting read.
Sunday, 08 December 2019 18:31
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