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Author Of The Week: Kim Liggett (The Grace Year), Excerpt, 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 Kim Liggett , YABC's Author of the...
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Featured Review: The Grace Year (Kim Liggett)

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About This Book: No one speaks of the grace year. It’s forbidden. Girls are told they have the power to lure grown men from their beds, drive women mad with jealousy. They believe their very skin emits a powerful aphrodisiac, the potent essence of youth, of a girl on the edge...
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YABC Scavenger Hunt: The Unfortunates (Kim Liggett), Plus Excerpt, & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share an excerpt from Kim Liggett's The Unfortunates  as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Kim and her novel!   And don't forget to answer the question from this post on the Scavenger Hunt form for a chance to win the  Grand...
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John
It looks and sounds like quite the thriller!
Sunday, 01 April 2018 22:24
Kara S
The cover doesn't add much to my interest, but the excerpt was awesome!
Sunday, 08 April 2018 04:57
wendy rinebold
This sounds incredibly exciting and I love the cover!
Wednesday, 11 April 2018 21:27
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Teen Read Week 2017: Author Chat with Kim Liggett (Heart Of Ash) & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Kim Liggett (Heart Of Ash )   as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Kim, her novel, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Kim Liggett ! At sixteen, Kim Liggett left her rural midwestern town for New York City...
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Shannon Mizikoski
My favorite from when I was a teen, this is hard! I didn't really have a favorite, but a lot of series that were favorites. I love... Read More
Sunday, 22 October 2017 23:15
Lily M.
Its been a while since I've read a paranormal book ? looking forward to checking this out ?
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 03:59
Kelly G
When I was a teen my favorite book to read was Leftovers by Laura Weiss.
Wednesday, 01 November 2017 17:13
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Featured Review: The Last Harvest by Kim Liggett

Featured Review: The Last Harvest by Kim Liggett
About this book: Kim Liggett draws on her childhood during the Satanic Panic for a chilling tale of magic in The Last Harvest. "I plead the blood." Those were the last words seventeen-year-old golden boy quarterback Clay Tate heard rattling from his dad's throat when he discovered him dying on the...
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