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Author Chat with David Barclay Moore (The Stars Beneath Our Feet), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with David Barclay Moore , author of  The Stars Beneath Our Feet .    Read on for more about David and his book, plus a giveaway!   Meet David Barclay Moore !          DAVID BARCLAY MOORE was born and raised in Missouri. After...
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John
The cover is very original. Sounds like a realistic story!
Friday, 22 September 2017 17:05
Alyssa Annico
The cover and synopsis look great. The more diversity and representation in children's and YA literature, the better!
Friday, 29 September 2017 07:29
Penny Olson
I love the bright Lego cover with Lolly trying to make his way. I'd like to meet Lolly and find out about his journey.
Friday, 20 October 2017 00:53
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Author Chat with Denise Marques Leitao (Karina's Silver Shoes), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Denise Marques Leitao , author of  Karina's Silver Shoes .  Read on for more about L.B. and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Denise Marques Leitao !         Denise Marques Leitao was born and raised in Brazil. When she’s not creating...
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ADELIA MASTIKA
The cover so unique, I love that. and I love all the book description ... Read More
Thursday, 21 September 2017 21:00
Lily M.
Pretty cover... Read More
Wednesday, 27 September 2017 22:32
Rocio Molina
Amazing cover! The books sounds whimsical and epic
Friday, 29 September 2017 19:58
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Author Chat with L.B. Schulman (Stolen Secrets), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with L.B. Schulman , author of  Stolen Secrets .  Read on for more about L.B. and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet L.B. Schulman !       L.B. Schulman writes middle-grade and young adult books. She grew up in Annapolis, Maryland and now lives...
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Dianna G.
I love the idea of this book, but wish that the summary didn't give so much away. The cover doesn't match, in my opinion.
Wednesday, 20 September 2017 20:03
Sandy S
A novel with a link to the Holocaust - this looks fantastic! Great simple and bright cover.
Thursday, 12 October 2017 19:13
Danielle Hammelef
I'm not sure how the cover matches the synopsis, but I'll have to read this exciting book to find out. I also wish that the synops... Read More
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 15:36
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Author Chat with Cat Winters (Odd & True), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Cat Winters , author of  Odd & True .  Read on for more about Cat and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Cat Winters !       Cat Winters is the author of the critically acclaimed young adult novels The Steep and Thorny...
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Megan Coppadge
Now I want to look up the Leeds Devil and find out more. I also love the Tim Burton feel of the cover!
Saturday, 16 September 2017 15:20
Anne
I love the cover! Story sounds good. Would love to read it!
Saturday, 16 September 2017 20:04
John
The cover has too many axes. The plot sounds like it has some good monsters.
Saturday, 16 September 2017 20:05
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Author Chat with Ismee Williams (Water in May), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Ismee Wiliams , author of  Water in May .  Read on for more about Ismee and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Ismee Williams !       Ismée Williams is a former pediatric cardiologist at Columbia University Medical Center in New York City....
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John
The cover looks a bit water-y. The plot sounds concerning.
Saturday, 16 September 2017 20:05
Dianna G.
I like the cover! The summary is sad....15 years old? I wasn't ready for a baby at 29!
Wednesday, 20 September 2017 20:06
Danielle Hammelef
I like the cover. The synopsis sounds emotional and like a novel that will make me see this issue differently.
Saturday, 14 October 2017 12:34
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Author Chat with Carrie Ann DiRisio (Brooding YA Hero: Becoming a Main Character (Almost) as Awesome as Me), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Carrie Ann DiRisio , author of Brooding YA Hero: Becoming a Main Character (Almost) as Awesome as Me .  Read on for more about Carrie and her book, plus a giveaway.   Meet Carrie Ann DiRisio !    Carrie Ann DiRisio is a YA writer...
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John
The cover looks humorous. "Twitter personalities"--ugh! Fun book, I imagine.
Thursday, 07 September 2017 17:06
Delaney
I'm SO excited for this book! I think the cover is so sassy and this book sounds so hilarious!
Saturday, 09 September 2017 23:16
Lily M.
Seems like its going to be a fun book, just what I need right now ... Read More
Monday, 11 September 2017 07:26
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Author Chat with Eric Walters (90 Days of Different), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Eric Walters , author of  90 Days of Different.   Read on for more about Eric and his book, plus a giveaway.   Meet Eric Walters !     Order of Canada member, Eric Walters began writing in 1993 as a way to get his grade-five students...
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John
That is a memorable ice-cream cover! Will the 90 days scheme work?--time will tell!
Friday, 01 September 2017 18:40
Dianna G.
I love the cover. Very cute and teen-ish. I wasn't wowed by the summary, but the author interview really got my attention. I'd re... Read More
Sunday, 03 September 2017 12:44
Mindy
I like the cover. It makes me hungry ? As for the synopsis, I've been told that you should always try to do one thing a day that s... Read More
Sunday, 10 September 2017 14:16
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Author Chat with Emily Ziff Griffin (Light Years), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Emily Ziff Griffin , author of  Light Years.   Read on for more about Emily and her book, plus a giveaway.   Meet Emilly Ziff Griffin !       Emily Ziff Griffin lives in LA where she writes, produces, teaches, daydreams, and mothers two...
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Shannon Mizikoski
The cover is cute- simple, but I like the colors! The synopsis really caught my attention though, I love books that deal with stuf... Read More
Tuesday, 05 September 2017 22:49
Lily M.
Ooohhh sounds interesting ... Read More
Monday, 11 September 2017 06:38
Kelly G
This cover is beautiful and the story sounds so interesting. I can't wait to read this!
Friday, 22 September 2017 23:45
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Author Chat with Jennifer Maschari (Things That Surprise You), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Jennifer Maschari , author of  Things That Surprise You.   Read on for more about Jennifer and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Jennifer Maschari !        Jennifer Maschari is a classroom teacher and the author of THE REMARKABLE JOURNEY OF CHARLIE...
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John
The cover is very cheerful. Our heroine is very unique in her love of unicorns!
Wednesday, 23 August 2017 19:52
Crista cast
I think the cover looks so sweet and magical. The story sounds very instightful about the scary part of growing up and things are ... Read More
Sunday, 27 August 2017 12:58
Danielle Hammelef
I love the fun cover and the synopsis is my favorite--friendship and family and growing up issues.
Wednesday, 20 September 2017 15:13
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview, & Giveaway: Crystal Blade (Kathryn Purdie)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Kathryn Purdie's  Crystal Blade !   Read on for more about Kathryn, an interview and a tour-wide giveaway!                  Meet  Kathryn Purdie !   My love of storytelling began as a young girl when...
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Olivia F
What an exciting release! I love the new cover and can't wait to read it!
Thursday, 17 August 2017 14:23
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