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Featured Review: Shadow of the Fox by Julia Kagawa!

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About This Book: One thousand years ago, the great Kami Dragon was summoned to grant a single terrible wish—and the land of Iwagoto was plunged into an age of darkness and chaos. Now, for whoever holds the Scroll of a Thousand Prayers, a new wish will be granted. A new age...
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Giveaway: The Iron Traitor by Julie Kagawa (US/Canada)

Giveaway: The Iron Traitor by Julie Kagawa (US/Canada)
The Iron Traitor by Julie Kagawa   Release Date: November 2013     About the Book As the son of Meghan and Ash, queen and consort of the Iron Realm, Keirran is gifted with powers of Summer, Winter and Iron.  With silver hair and blue eyes, he has captured the heart...
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Michelle Quinlan
Looks like a great book! Looking forward to reading it with my daughter!
Thursday, 03 October 2013 10:08
Karen
Ethan Chase
Thursday, 03 October 2013 11:21
Viki S.
Ethan Chase, Meghan's 1/2 brother is Kierran's uncle.
Thursday, 03 October 2013 12:41
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Harlequin Teen Reveals New Project From Julie Kagawa

Harlequin Teen Reveals New Project From Julie Kagawa

YABC'ers, I have some EXCITING news to share!   Last night, Harlequin Teen held an exclusive preview party in NYC where they featured Jennifer L. Armentrout's, WHITE HOT KISS and a super seekrit reveal from Julie Kagawa. Unfortunately, neither Mandy nor myself were able to attend, BUT Lisa Wray, Harlequin Teen...
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Giveaway: The Lost Prince by Julie Kagawa (US Only)

Giveaway: The Lost Prince by Julie Kagawa (US Only)
About The Lost Prince Don't look at Them. Never let Them know you can see Them. That is Ethan Chase's unbreakable rule. Until the fey he avoids at all costs—including his reputation—begin to disappear, and Ethan is attacked. Now he must change the rules to protect his family. To save a...
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Sam
I LOVE the cover! Its the best in the Iron Fey books! I love the strange design on the guys body!
Thursday, 01 November 2012 12:48
YABC
I was so shocked when I saw this cover bc I still think of Ethan as a little boy. I guess he's grown up now! Can't wait to read it... Read More
Thursday, 01 November 2012 14:25
Natalie Aguirre
I love this series and can't wait to read this. I'd love to get on the list to get Julie's ARCs.
Thursday, 01 November 2012 18:17
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