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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview & Giveaway: Lady Smoke (Laura Sebastian)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting a blog tour stop for     Lady Smoke   Read on for more about Laura, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!                 Meet  Lady Smoke !   The sequel to the instant New York Times bestseller that was "made...
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Debra Branigan
The book cover is lovely and the storyline will attract your YA fantasy readers. Good luck with your novel.
Sunday, 27 January 2019 15:50
Candice Gigous
The cover is beautiful. The synopsis is very interesting. I can't wait for this one.
Monday, 28 January 2019 09:34
Tiffany Engler
This cover is gorgous! Can't wait to read this book!
Tuesday, 29 January 2019 18:11
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview & Giveaway: Inkling (Kenneth Oppel)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting a blog tour stop for     Inkling   Read on for more about Kenneth, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!                 Meet  Inkling !   From the acclaimed author of The Nest, The Boundless, and Airborn comes a brilliantly funny, breakout book about...
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Debra Branigan
I love the cover of this book and the story sounds very unique. Good luck with this book.
Saturday, 10 November 2018 21:31
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview & Giveaway: Otherearth (Jason Segel, & Kirsten Miller)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting a blog tour stop for     Otherearth   Read on for more about Jason & Kirsten, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!                 Meet  Otherearth !   Return to the series BuzzFeed compared to Ready Player One in the second book in a...
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview & Giveaway: The Truth About Martians (Melissa Savage)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting a blog tour stop for     The Truth About Martians   Read on for more about Melissa, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!                       Meet  The Truth About Martians !   A boy and his best...
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Debra Branigan
The book looks great and middle schoolers will love the story. Good luck with the book. I can't wait to read it and pass it on to ... Read More
Friday, 02 November 2018 16:59
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview & Giveaway: The Dark Descent Of Elizabeth Frankenstein (Kiersten White)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting a blog tour stop for     The Dark Descent Of Elizabeth Frankenstein   Read on for more about Kiersten, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!                       Meet  The Dark Descent Of Elizabeth Frankenstein !   Elizabeth...
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Author Chat with Thommy Hutson (Jinxed), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Thommy Hutson, author of  Jinxed .  Read on for more about Thommy and his book, plus a giveaway!      Meet Thommy Hutson!       Thommy Hutson is an award-winning screenwriter, producer, and best- selling author who is considered the foremost authority on A...
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Marisa Fort
The cover is awesome and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 16:33
Precious J Hernandez
I love mysteries and this sounds amazing! LOVE the cover!
Wednesday, 31 October 2018 04:22
Penny Olson
I like the super creepy cover and story.
Tuesday, 13 November 2018 22:55
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview & Giveaway: Sanity & Tallulah (Molly Brooks)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting a blog tour stop for     Sanity & Tallulah   Read on for more about Molly, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!                     Meet  Sanity & Tallulah !   Sanity Jones and Tallulah Vega are best friends...
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Author Chat with Michelle Kenney (City of Dust), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Michelle Kenney, author of  City of Dust .  Read on for more about Michelle and her book, plus a giveaway!    Meet Michelle Kenney!     Michelle is a firm believer in magic, and that ancient doorways to other worlds can still be found if...
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M.A. Briones
Dudes, this series sounds legit amazing, and the cover art is gorgeous!XD
Sunday, 21 October 2018 00:23
Irma Jurejevčič
I am in love with this cover! The synopsys in amazing. I'm so excited to read it.
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 10:44
Marisa Fort
The cover is awesome and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 16:29
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Author Chat with Philippa Stasiuk (The Wonderful Whippet of Winifred Weatherwax), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Philippa Stasiuk, author of  The Wonderful Whippet of Winifred Weatherwax .  Read on for more about Philippa and her book, plus a giveaway!    Meet Philippa Stasiuk!   Writer, rover, animal and plant lover, Philippa has lived in Zimbabwe (where she's from), South Korea, Mexico,...
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Sandy
I really love the cover. Sounds like a great read: a mystery, bonds between dogs and humans and dog breeding, what a great combin... Read More
Friday, 12 October 2018 18:24
Debra Branigan
I found the cover and synopsis very interesting. I hope to read.
Sunday, 14 October 2018 18:07
Marisa Fort
The cover is awesome, I love dogs! The synopsis sounds amazing!
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 19:44
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Author Chat with H. S. J. Williams (Fairest Son), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with H.S.J. Williams, author of  Fairest Son .  Read on for more about H.S.J. and her book, plus a giveaway!    Meet H.S.J. Williams!     From the beginning, H. S. J. Williams has loved stories and all the forms they take. Whether with word, art,...
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Debra Branigan
The cover is very nice and YA fantasy readers will give a look. Good luck with the book.
Sunday, 14 October 2018 18:15
Irma Jurejevčič
I'm in love with this cover and the synopsis.... I need it!
Tuesday, 16 October 2018 10:43
Maggie Hubbe
I love Snow White so I am excited to read a gender-bent version of the story!
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 14:12
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