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Author Chat with Mari Mancusi (Dragon Ops: Dragons vs. Robots), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Mari Mancusi author of Dragon Ops: Dragons vs Robots!  Read on for more about Mari, the book, plus an giveaway!          Meet  Mari Mancusi ! Mari Mancusi always wanted a dragon as a pet. Unfortunately, the fire insurance premiums proved a bit...
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Andrea Cerda
My daughter love robots and dragons, i bet she will love this book too!
Wednesday, 28 July 2021 20:20
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Animal Sidekicks in YA Fantasy! + Win A Copy of A Season of Sinister Dreams (Tracy Banghart) ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight A Season of Sinister Dreams  by Tracy Banghart!  Read on for more about Tracy and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Tracy Banghart !     Tracy Banghart is the author of Grace and Fury and Queen of Ruin ....
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Andrea Cerda
love the cover and the story looks interesting!
Friday, 23 July 2021 01:03
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Author Chat with L.C. Rosen (CAMP), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with L.C. Rosen author of CAMP.  Read on for more about L.C., her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet L.C. Rosen ! C. Rosen , also known as Lev Rosen, has written several books for adults and children, including the young adult...
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Avid Reader and Geek Girl
This book looks super cute!
Friday, 18 June 2021 18:10
Blesseth Jackson
The cover of this book is absolutely adorable!
Monday, 12 July 2021 16:46
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is perfect for this exciting book.
Tuesday, 13 July 2021 13:40
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Author Chat with Julia Drake (The Last True Poets of the Sea), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Julia Drake author of The Last True Poets of the Sea.  Read on for more about Julia, her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Julia Drake ! Julia Drake grew up outside Philadelphia. As a teenager, she played some of Shakespeare's best...
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Delaney
This book sounds so interesting and the cover is really cool!
Monday, 28 June 2021 12:07
Emily
I am really excited for this book!!
Saturday, 10 July 2021 15:35
Blesseth Jackson
This sounds like an amazing book that I really look forward to reading.
Monday, 12 July 2021 17:02
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Author Chat with Daniel Aleman (Indivisible), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Daniel Aleman author of Indivisible.  Read on for more about Daniel, his book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Daniel Aleman ! Daniel Aleman was born and raised in Mexico City. A graduate of McGill University, he is passionate about books, coffee,...
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Danielle Hammelef
I love this cover and this book is high on my must read list.
Sunday, 04 July 2021 14:15
Penny Olson
The cover is striking and eye-catching. This is the kind of story about America that needs to be told.
Sunday, 11 July 2021 12:35
Blesseth Jackson
This book sounds really good. I love books like this that tell very realistic stories that the readers can learn from.
Monday, 12 July 2021 17:07
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Author Chat with Ira Marcks (Shark Summer), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Ira Marcks author of Shark Summer.  Read on for more about Ira, his book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Ira Marcks ! Ira Marcks  is a cartoonist living in Upstate New York with his wife, two cats, a dog, and lots...
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Danielle Hammelef
Cute and fun cover! I think this book will be fun to read with an exciting setting.
Friday, 18 June 2021 13:20
Debra Branigan
Sounds like a blast. The cover will definitely attract your targeted readers!
Saturday, 19 June 2021 21:43
Penny Olson
Both the synopsis and the cover and fun and engaging.
Monday, 21 June 2021 15:48
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Author Chat with Tori Sharp (Just Pretend), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Tori Sharp author of Just Pretend.  Read on for more about Tori, her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Tori Sharp ! Tori Sharp  is a Seattle-based author-illustrator and swing and blues dancer with a BFA in sequential art from SCAD....
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, my niece would love this!
Wednesday, 19 May 2021 11:38
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is cute and this will be an emotional read.
Saturday, 12 June 2021 16:33
Penny Olson
The cover is fun and the story sounds relevant to today's kids.
Tuesday, 15 June 2021 00:57
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Author Chat with Mark Crilley (My Last Summer With Cass), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Mark Crilley author of My Last Summer With Cass.  Read on for more about Mark, his book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Mark Crilley ! Mark Crilley  is the author and illustrator of more than forty books, including several acclaimed graphic...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading.
Tuesday, 16 March 2021 14:45
Danielle Hammelef
Mark is a local author for me and is so talented. I love his work! The cover is beautiful and this sounds fun to read.
Saturday, 10 April 2021 13:54
Simone
A graphic novel is such a good way to tell a story, it's the best parts of reading and watching a movie at the same time.
Monday, 12 April 2021 20:05
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Giveaway: Sam's First Word (Bea Birdsong) ~ (US/Can Only)

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   Sam's First Word (US/Can Only) Author/Illustrator: Bea Birdsong/Holly Hatam Release Date: February 16th, 2021 Publisher: Little Brown YR        About The Book Your Baby's First Word Will Be Dada meets Everybody Poops in this silly story about a baby whose first word—POOP!—isn't getting the message across. Everyone in...
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Zachary Snyder
My twins will get a laugh out of this one!
Thursday, 11 February 2021 11:53
Kirsten Lyon
The cover is very cute, and based on the synopsis, I think my little niece will find it funny!
Thursday, 18 February 2021 10:41
Debra Branigan
This sounds like a cute one and very funny. Nice cover. Thanks for sharing.
Thursday, 25 February 2021 12:35
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Spotlight on The Enigma Game (Elizabeth Wein), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight The Enigma Game  by Elizabeth Wein.  Read on for more about Elizabeth and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Elizabeth Wein ! Elizabeth Wein was born in New York City, grew up abroad, and currently lives in Scotland with her...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Wednesday, 11 November 2020 20:56
Jeana Kwiecinski
Oh wow, this story sounds amazing!
Saturday, 14 November 2020 20:54
Victoria Scott
Thank you so much for sharing! Looks great!
Thursday, 19 November 2020 11:18
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