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Featured Review: Olivia Twist (Lorie Langdon)

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About This Book: Olivia Brownlow is no damsel in distress. Born in a workhouse and raised as a boy among thieving London street gangs, she is as tough and cunning as they come. When she is taken in by her uncle after a caper gone wrong, her life goes from fighting...
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Author Chat with Lorie Langdon (Olivia Twist), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Lorie Langdon , author of  Olivia Twist .   Read on for more about Lorie and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet  Lorie Langdon !      Lorie Langdon is the Amazon best-selling author of YA novels such as; the Doon Series , Gilt...
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John
The cover's quite pretty! And I'd like to read about the high-society doings of one born so low!
Thursday, 08 March 2018 21:50
Kara S
The storyline sounds irresistible -- and the cover fits that description, too! THanks!
Saturday, 10 March 2018 17:04
Lily M.
Loving the cover ??
Thursday, 15 March 2018 21:19
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Featured Review: Gilt Hollow (Lorie Langdon)

Featured Review: Gilt Hollow (Lorie Langdon)
About This Book:   Willow Lamott’s best friend is a convicted killer, and no one in the small town of Gilt Hollow will let her forget it. Over four long years, she’s tried to fade into the background—but none of that matters when Ashton Keller comes striding into school, fresh out...
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Giveaway: Shades of Doon by Carey Corp & Lorie Langdon (US & Canada Only)

Giveaway: Shades of Doon by Carey Corp & Lorie Langdon (US & Canada Only)
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SHADES OF DOON (book 3 in the DOON Series) by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon  Release Date: September 1, 2015     About the Book After cheating death, Veronica Welling is determined to savor every moment in her idyllic kingdom with both her true love and best friend by her side...
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Taylor
Before Doon, Veronica and McKenna are in Alloway, Scotland, I think . ... Read More
Saturday, 15 August 2015 20:11
LIly
Alloway, Scotland
Sunday, 16 August 2015 10:50
Brittany
The girls leave from Alloway, Scotland. Alloway is absolutely gorgeous in person all of Scotland is ... Read More
Sunday, 16 August 2015 10:58
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Giveaway: Doon by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon (International)

Giveaway: Doon by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon (International)
DOON by  Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon Release Date: 8/20/2013 ISBN: 139780310742326   Veronica doesn't think she's going crazy. But why can't anyone else see the mysterious blond boy who keeps popping up wherever she goes? When her best friend, Mackenna, invites her to spend the summer in Scotland, Veronica jumps...
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Michelle Quinlan
It is based loosely on the musical Brigadoon Have a great day!... Read More
Tuesday, 04 June 2013 16:31
Kayla
Tis loosely based on Brigadoon
Tuesday, 04 June 2013 17:05
Vivien
Brigadoon!
Tuesday, 04 June 2013 17:09
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Cover Reveal: DOON by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon (+ US giveaway!)

Cover Reveal: DOON by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon (+ US giveaway!)
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Hey YABCers! Ready for a new cover reveal? I know I am!  Today we have the cover of DOON by Lorie Langdon & Carey Corp, which releases August 20, 2013. It's beautiful! I can't wait for you to see it. But before we get to the goods, here is a message from...
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Vivien
Love the cover!!
Tuesday, 23 April 2013 12:02
Jen McAndrews
GORGEOUS!!! Makes me even more eager for the book
Tuesday, 23 April 2013 12:03
YABC
I was lucky enough to read DOON early, and it was fantastic. I can't wait until August, when I can hold this book in my hands. Con... Read More
Tuesday, 23 April 2013 12:05
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