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Author Of The Week: Chat with Meagan Spooner (Sherwood), 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 Meagan Spooner,  YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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John
That Guy of Gisborne does sound like a good villain!
Tuesday, 12 March 2019 11:50
Dianna G.
Retellings are fun, and this is bound to be a good one. Love that cover! The colors are so vibrant.
Wednesday, 13 March 2019 20:31
Jen
Her covers are always gorgeous but this one is absolutely breathtaking!
Thursday, 14 March 2019 20:24
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Unearthed (Amie Kaufman/Meagan Spooner), 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  Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner , YABC's Author's...
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Dianna G.
This is one of my top 2018 reads! I love the cover and the synopsis is just so exciting. Plus, the contrast of a scholar vs. sca... Read More
Monday, 01 January 2018 20:46
John
The cover is amazing and exciting all on its own! Ancient aliens, dying planet, etc.--sounds good!
Monday, 01 January 2018 22:31
Sam
I adore the cover!!! It’s wild Wild West!
Thursday, 04 January 2018 00:15
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Press Release: EW.com has exclusively revealed the cover and an excerpt from UNEARTHED by New York Times bestselling authors Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner

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  THIS JUST IN!   EW.com  has exclusively revealed  the cover and  an excerpt from  UNEARTHED by  New York Times  bestselling author s  Amie Kaufman and  Meagan Spooner . Click here to read the full  feature !   Check out  Amie  and  Meg’s  social media to find out how to win a galley...
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Featured Review: Hunted (Meagan Spooner)

Featured Review: Hunted (Meagan Spooner)
About This Book: Beauty knows the Beast’s forest in her bones—and in her blood. Though she grew up with the city’s highest aristocrats, far from her father’s old lodge, she knows that the forest holds secrets and that her father is the only hunter who’s ever come close to discovering them. ...
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Cover Reveal: SHADOWLARK by Meagan Spooner + US Giveaway

Cover Reveal: SHADOWLARK by Meagan Spooner + US Giveaway
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Guys. Hey guys. Psssssssst.  We have a cover reveal for you today! Plus a chance to get your greedy-reading hands on an advanced copy long before anyone else.  Meagan Spooner's SHADOWLARK!  But first, a message from Meagan:   Hellooooo YABC! I’m so excited to be here—welcome to the exclusive cover reveal...
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YABC
I loved SKYLARK, and I'm totally excited to read SHADOWLARK. (It also helps that the cover image looks kind of like a post-indust... Read More
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 12:15
Meagan Spooner
Now that's an awesome idea! The green is supposed to be a sort of bronze-y patina, I think, but I love the Emerald City connection... Read More
Saturday, 04 May 2013 12:16
Magan Bagan
Very intriguing! I like that each book kind of gives you an idea what you'll see in them. Definitely excited for this one ... Read More
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 12:38
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Skylark Giveaway (International)

Skylark Giveaway (International)
Win a signed copy of SKYLARK by Meagan Spooner! Vis in magia, in vita vi.  In magic there is power, and in power, life.  For fifteen years, Lark Ainsley waited for the day when her Resource would be harvested and she would finally be an adult. After the harvest she expected...
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YABC
I want to win a copy of Skylark because the story sounds awesome and I've heard fantastic things about it from my friends ... Read More
Wednesday, 08 August 2012 13:01
YABC
This book sounds very intriguing and I love dystopian YA!
Wednesday, 08 August 2012 13:37
Jill
I'm interested because it sounds like a more mature version of The Giver and I loved that book!
Wednesday, 08 August 2012 17:05
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