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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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Author Chat with Jenna Gavigan (Lulu the Broadway Mouse), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Jenna Gavigan, author of  Lulu the Broadway Mouse .  Read on for more about Jenna and her book, plus a giveaway!    Meet Jenna Gavigan!     Jenna Gavigan , a fourth generation New Yorker, grew up dreaming of Broadway. At age sixteen she made...
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Debra Branigan
The cover is very cute and I love the idea of your story. I can't wait to read this one!
Monday, 15 October 2018 16:08
Marisa Fort
The cover is so cute! The synopsis sounds awesome!
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 18:54
Dianna G.
Cute cover! I'd like to get this book for my classroom. I have a student who wants to sing on Broadway. We tried to find him a bo... Read More
Saturday, 27 October 2018 21:08
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Author Chat with Barbara J. Hancock (After Always), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Barbara J. Hancock, author of  After Always .  Read on for more about Barbara and her book, plus a giveaway!    Meet Barbara J. Hancock!       Barbara J. Hancock lives in a cabin in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains with her...
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M.A. Briones
*SQUEALING NOISES* this looks so good and totes right up my alley!!!!
Tuesday, 16 October 2018 21:04
Marisa Fort
The cover is beautiful! The synopsis sounds amazing!
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 18:41
Dianna G.
Sounds like a creepy, mysterious book. Count me in. Love that cover!
Saturday, 27 October 2018 21:04
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Author Chat with Susan Fletcher (Journey of the Pale Bear), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Susan Fletcher, author of Journey of the Pale Bear .  Read on for more about Susan and her book, plus a giveaway!      Meet Susan Fletcher!       SUSAN FLETCHER is the acclaimed author of the Dragon Chronicles as well as the award-...
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Debra Branigan
I love the cover and the storyline. I adore Susan's Fletcher's work and this does not seem to be exception. I cannot wait to read... Read More
Monday, 15 October 2018 19:50
Marisa Fort
Love the cover! The synopsis sounds amazing!
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 17:57
Renee Moore
Love the title and cover of this book. It sounds great!
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 00:03
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Author Chat with Terry Brooks (Street Freaks), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Terry Brooks, author of Street Freaks .  Read on for more about Terry and his book, plus a giveaway!      Meet Terry Brooks!       Terry Brooks  has thrilled readers for decades with his powers of imagination and storytelling. He is the author...
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Debra Branigan
Mr. Brooks, Thank you for sharing your thoughts on your new novel. Love your fantasy works, so it will be a change to read a sci-... Read More
Sunday, 14 October 2018 22:41
Marisa Fort
Love the cover! The synopsis sounds amazing!
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 17:54
Renee Moore
I love Terry Brooks! This is, of course, a must read, and sounds amazing!
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 23:58
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Author Chat with Peter Stone (The Perfect Candidate), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Peter Stone , author of  The Perfect Candidate .     Read on for more about Peter and his book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Peter Stone !       Peter Stone is a lifelong fan of thrillers on the big screen, small screen,...
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Kara S
The cover appropriately represents the book's genre, and I for one find political intrigue fascinating! Thanks, Kara S
Saturday, 29 September 2018 03:51
Madeline Tebo
The cover and the synopsis are both amazing! I can't wait to read this book!
Tuesday, 02 October 2018 11:28
Renee Moore
Sounds like a good read. I enjoy a good thriller during fall!
Friday, 05 October 2018 23:03
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Author Chat with Jacqui Castle (The Seclusion)!

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Today we're excited to chat with Jacqui Castle , author of  The Seclusion .     Read on for more about Jacqui and her book.   Meet Jacqui Castle !       Jacqui Castle lives and writes in the Blue Ridge Mountains near Asheville, North Carolina. Castle has been published...
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Author Chat with Elana K. Arnold (Damsel) Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Elana K. Arnold , author of  Damsel .     Read on for more about Elana and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Elana K. Arnold !       Elana K. Arnold grew up in Southern California, where she was lucky enough to...
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Vicky
The cover is GORGEOUS and the synopsis sounds so so amazing and fierce, I can't wait!
Thursday, 27 September 2018 15:18
necole
Finally a fairy tale retelling type book with a modern twist I am looking forward to reading. What threats are around her? What is... Read More
Friday, 28 September 2018 07:04
Kara S
The cover is eye-catching, and this books sounds fascinating -- a pageturner with some real depth...Thanks, Kara S
Saturday, 29 September 2018 03:47
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Spotlight on Love For Two Lifetimes by Martina Boone, Plus Excerpt, Author Chat, & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Love For Two Lifetimes  by Martina Boone.  Read on for more about Martina and her book, plus an excerpt, interview, & giveaway!    Meet Martina Boone!     Martina Boone is the award-winning author of the romantic southern gothic Heirs of Watson Island series, starting with COMPULSION...
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Kara S
While I really dislike the cover, I find the synopsis -- particularly the fact of the protagonist investigating matters of family ... Read More
Saturday, 29 September 2018 03:39
Candice Gigous
The cover has nice colors and I like the title font, but the illustrated hands look strange. The synopsis is very dramatic and mak... Read More
Monday, 01 October 2018 09:19
Renee Moore
Sounds like a great read! Love the title name, and cover.
Friday, 05 October 2018 22:52
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