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Indie superstars with Megan Crewe + Giveaway (US + International)




Welcome to YA Books Central's "Indie Superstars" column. This event will spotlight the best and brightest of the indie community. You don’t want to miss out on these talented authors This week we’re interviewing Megan Crewe, author of " Ruthless Magic "   Welcome to YABC, Megan! YABC:  While reading the Conspiracy of Magic series you...
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Dianna G.
I love the way this book takes a fresh look at magic, rebellion, and so many other themes that are borrowed from some of the best ... Read More
Monday, 28 January 2019 20:23
Candice Gigous
The cover is cool. The synopsis is very intriguing. Sounds like an awesome read.
Wednesday, 30 January 2019 07:04
Hope Haugstad
The cover is like if Meghan Markle had actual magic, then had to fight to keep it! Dig this idea.
Wednesday, 30 January 2019 14:29
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Featured Review: Ruthless Magic by Megan Crewe!

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About This Book: In the contest to keep their magic, the only options may be die... or kill. Each year, the North American Confederation of Mages assesses every sixteen-year-old novice. Some will be chosen. The rest must undergo a procedure to destroy their magical ability unless they prove themselves in the...
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Give Up The Ghost by Megan Crewe + Giveaway (International)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Give Up The Ghost by Megan Crewe + Giveaway (International)
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Hello, everyone! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for GIVE UP THE GHOST by Megan Crewe, re-releasing December 1, 2015. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Megan:   Hello YABC! Welcome to the reveal of GIVE UP THE GHOST's brand new cover! I'm very...
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Carina Olsen
I think the new cover looks awesome And it sounds like such a good book too.... Read More
Wednesday, 25 November 2015 06:24
Carina Olsen
Well.. My comment got a bit deleted as I included a heart. Hmph. So posting full comment again, below I think the new cover look... Read More
Wednesday, 25 November 2015 06:25
Beverly
The cover is lovely. It sure makes me want to know more about the boy and girl. Ghost stories are some of my favorites too. Must t... Read More
Saturday, 28 November 2015 13:27
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: A Sky Unbroken by Megan Crewe + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: A Sky Unbroken by Megan Crewe + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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Hello, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for A SKY UNBROKEN by Megan Crewe, releasing October 13, 2015 from Amazon Skyscape/Razorbill Canada. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Megan:   Hey YABC! I’m so excited to be revealing my newest cover here today!...
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Lisa Mandina
I love the cover! And can't wait to read the final book, although I still need to read the 2nd one!
Tuesday, 21 July 2015 12:21
Jamie Dixon
I'm so excited. Beautiful!
Tuesday, 21 July 2015 12:36
Nicole
That cover is amazing. Best of the trilogy for sure!
Tuesday, 21 July 2015 14:08
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Earth & Sky by Megan Crewe + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Earth & Sky by Megan Crewe + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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  Welcome to another great cover reveal, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for EARTH & SKY by Megan Crewe, releasing   October 28, 2014 from Razorbill Canada/Amazon Skyscape . Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Megan:   Hello YABC! I'm thrilled that...
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sabina edwards
love the cover and this is the type of book I read
Thursday, 31 July 2014 12:21
Sandra Lam
I love the cover! The purple background was the first thing to catch my eye.
Thursday, 31 July 2014 12:21
Jen Kentfield
This cover is gorgeous! I've been looking forward to reading this book since Megan announced it. Sounds thrilling and I love a goo... Read More
Thursday, 31 July 2014 13:00
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Giveaway: The Lives We Lost (Fallen World #2) by Megan Crewe (US/Canada)

Giveaway: The Lives We Lost (Fallen World #2) by Megan Crewe (US/Canada)
The Lives We Lost (Fallen World #2) by  Megan Crewe Release date: Feb 12, 2013   First, the virus took Kaelyn’s friends. Then, her family. Now it’s taken away her home. But she can't look back—the life she once had is gone forever.  A deadly virus has destroyed Kaelyn’s small island...
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