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Featured Review: The Guinevere Deception (Kiersten White)

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About This Book: From New York Times bestselling author Kiersten White comes a new fantasy series reimagining the Arthurian legend, set in the magical world of Camelot. There was nothing in the world as magical and terrifying as a girl. Princess Guinevere has come to Camelot to wed a stranger: the...
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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 Of The Week: Chat with Kiersten White (The Dark Descent Of Elizabeth Frankenstein), Plus Giveaway!!

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Welcome to our weekly special feature post,  Author Of The Week !! Each week we will be interviewing a different YA author and highlighting their upcoming release! We will also be hosting a giveaway of the book we are highlighting!!         Introducing  Kiersten White , YABC's Author of the...
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Davianna Nieto
The cover is beautiful and haunting and the synopsis sounds thrilling!
Monday, 17 September 2018 19:53
Kara S
I would love to win this book! It's the No. 1 YA new release I want to read of all of 2018; I cannot wait to experience this uniq... Read More
Tuesday, 18 September 2018 00:57
Julie
The cover is lovely, and the story sounds like a really interesting spin on Frankenstein.
Tuesday, 18 September 2018 02:42
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Spotlight on Now I Rise by Kiersten White, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight Kiersten White's novel Now I Rise. Read on for more about Kiersten and her book, plus an excerpt and giveaway!   Meet Kiersten White ! KIERSTEN WHITE is the   New York Times bestselling author of   And I Darken, Now I Rise, the Paranormalcy trilogy,...
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John
The cover is crazy-good and fun! The more I learn the more I'm intrigued!
Friday, 30 June 2017 18:49
Danielle
I LOVE retellings, and I've gotten more into historical lately too - so this it the perfect combo!!!
Sunday, 02 July 2017 11:01
Danielle Lynn
Okay, that cover is GORGEOUS and it pairs so well with And I Darken! And I Darken felt like reading a fantasy but it's closer to... Read More
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Spotlight, & Giveaway: Now I Rise (Kiersten White)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Kiersten White's Now I Rise !   Read on for more about Danielle and a tour-wide giveaway!                Meet  Kiersten White !   Kiersten White is the NYT bestselling author of the Paranormalcy trilogy, the...
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Danielle Lynn
I'm so excited for this book. The cover is gorgeous and this series is absolutely amazing!
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