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Author Chat with Annie Sullivan (A Touch of Gold) Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Annie Sullivan , author of  A Touch of Gold .     Read on for more about Annie and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Annie Sullivan !       Annie Sullivan grew up in Indianapolis, Indiana. She received her Masters degree in...
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Dianna G.
What a pretty cover! I like that it has some elements of the old legend.
Saturday, 11 August 2018 09:03
Marisa Fort
The cover is amazing and the synopsis is awesome!
Sunday, 12 August 2018 16:50
Candice Gigous
The cover is pretty with flower and gold dust. The synopsis is an interesting take on the King Midas tale. Sounds like an amazing ... Read More
Friday, 17 August 2018 08:50
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Author Chat with Merrill Wyatt (Ernestine, Catastrophe Queen)

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Today we're excited to chat with Merrill Wyatt , author of Ernestine, Catastrophe Queen ! Read on for more info about Merrill and an interview! Meet Ernestine, Catastrophe Queen !     We all know and love Ramona, Matilda, and Harriet the Spy. Now meet Ernestine. Ernestine is the kind of kid who gets things...
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Author Chat with Hallie Gordon (An Accidental Residency)!

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Today we're excited to chat with Hallie Gordon , author of  An Accidental Residency .     Read on for more about Hallie and her book!   Meet Hallie Gordon !     Hallie Gordon, a dyslexic young adult writer with an authentic voice, uses her love of storytelling and her...
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Author Chat with Kathy Parks (Notes From My Captivity), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Kathy Parks , author of  Notes From My Captivity .   Read on for more about Kathy and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Kathy Parks !     As a baby, Kathy Parks was thrown out with the bathwater. This experience shaped her...
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Dianna G.
The cover is very basic, where less is more. I like it! I'm really curious about the story.
Friday, 20 July 2018 20:57
Janell Goode
love the cover and the synopsis
Monday, 23 July 2018 10:49
Marisa Fort
The cover is awesome and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Monday, 30 July 2018 23:35
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview & Giveaway: SCREAM ALL NIGHT (Derek Milman)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Derek Milman's    SCREAM ALL NIGHT   Read on for more about Derek, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!                   Meet  Derek Milman !   Derek Milman was born in New York City,...
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Author Chat with Joey Green (Not So Normal Norbert)

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Today we're excited to chat with Joey Green , co-author of Not So Normal Norbert ! Read on for more info about Joey and an interview! Meet Not So Normal Norbert !   James Patterson's rollicking new middle grade novel is a hilarious adventure into a futuristic world, where different is...
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Author Chat with Andrea Curtis (Big Water), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Andrea Curtis , author of  Big Water .   Read on for more about Andrea and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Andrea Curtis !     Andrea Curtis is an award-winning Canadian writer for both adults and children. Her first young adult novel...
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Kara S
The cover is attractive, and the synopsis makes me think this book will prove a satisfying page-turner!
Friday, 13 July 2018 18:33
Tiffany Engler
I love this cover! I think this book is pretty unique and I can't wait to read it!
Sunday, 15 July 2018 10:13
Marisa Fort
Love the texture of the cover! The synopsis sounds amazing!
Monday, 16 July 2018 23:52
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Author Chat with Nadine Brandes (Fawkes), Plus Excerpt!

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Today we're excited to chat with Nadine Brandes , author of  Fawkes! Read on for more info about Nadine, an interview, and an excerpt!       Meet  Fawkes ! Thomas Fawkes is turning to stone, and the only cure to the Stone Plague is to join his father’s plot to...
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview & Giveaway: Like Never And Always (Ann Aguirre)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Ann Aguirre's    Like Never And Always   Read on for more about Ann, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!                 Meet  Ann Aguirre !   Ann Aguirre is a New York Times &...
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Tiffany Engler
I am loving this cover!
Thursday, 05 July 2018 10:23
Davianna Nieto
The cover is beautiful! I really need to read Ann's other books as well!
Sunday, 08 July 2018 18:00
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview & Giveaway: Willa Of The Wood (Robert Beatty)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Robert Beatty's    Willa Of The Wood   Read on for more about Robert, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!                 Meet  Robert Beatty !   Robert Beatty is the author of the #1...
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Olivia F
What a magical cover and exciting new book!
Tuesday, 03 July 2018 10:40
Carina Olsen
Eee, awesome interview post I am so so curious about Willa of the Woods. I own it, and hope to read it soonish. So pretty.... Read More
Thursday, 29 November 2018 18:42
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