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Featured Review: The Truth Lies Here (Lindsey Klingele)

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About This Book: In small town Michigan, Penny, an aspiring journalist, teams up with the nerdy boy-next-door and the town’s star quarterback to find her conspiracy theorist father after he goes missing and several other townspeople turn up dead in the woods. The deeper she digs, the weirder things start to...
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Lindsey Klingele (The Truth Lies Here), 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  Lindsey Klingele , YABC's Author of the...
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Kara S
The cover represents the genre and synopsis particularly effectively, I think. This sounds like a wonderfully suspenseful and esp... Read More
Monday, 13 August 2018 12:30
Dianna G.
Love this cover! It has such a mysterious vibe. The summary is great, this is a book I'd look forward to reading.
Monday, 13 August 2018 19:02
Marisa Fort
The cover is amazing and the synopsis sounds awesome!
Friday, 17 August 2018 12:07
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Lindsey Klingele (The Broken World), Plus Giveaway!!

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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  Lindsey Klingele , YABC's Author of the Week!! Lindsey Klingele is the author of The Marked Girl. She has worked in...
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John
The cover seems somewhat fantastical, and I love exciting sequels!
Monday, 28 August 2017 19:06
Candice Gigous
The covers have wonderful imagery and fit with story. The synopsis makes you want to read more. The series sounds exciting.
Saturday, 02 September 2017 02:09
Isabella Wojnarowicz
looks beautiful and sounds amazing!
Sunday, 03 September 2017 15:40
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: The Marked Girl by Lindsey Klingele + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: The Marked Girl by Lindsey Klingele + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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Welcome to today's cover reveal! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for THE MARKED GIRL by Lindsey Klingele, releasing June 21, 2016 from HarperCollins. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Lindsey:   Hello YABC! So excited for you to see the exclusive cover reveal...
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Jasmine Tabor
Firstly, the cover is gorgeous. The whole illusionary effect is something I really like and actually reminds me of living in San F... Read More
Wednesday, 07 October 2015 14:52
Ellen Entel
The Marked Girl sounds very interesting. I already want it to be June 2016 so I can read this sooner! I love fantasy and ya so I a... Read More
Wednesday, 07 October 2015 14:58
C.M. Lloyd
Holy smokes, this cover is gorgeous! Can't wait to read this one!
Wednesday, 07 October 2015 16:37
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