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Author Of The Week: Author Chat with Mindy McGinnis (The Initial Insult), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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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 Mindy McGinnis , YABC's Author of the...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it.
Monday, 22 February 2021 15:07
Andrea Cerda
This is awesome! Thanks for the opportunity!!!!! plus the book looks awesome!
Tuesday, 23 February 2021 16:08
Tiffany Engler
I love this cover! Can't wait to read another book by Mindy!
Thursday, 04 March 2021 18:20
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Author Of The Week: Author Chat with Mindy McGinnis (Be Not Far From Me), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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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 Mindy McGinnis , YABC's Author of the...
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Dianna G.
Adding this book to my wishlist right now. We often hike in the Smokies --- this summary caught my attention right away. Love th... Read More
Monday, 02 March 2020 19:44
Madeline Tebo
I can’t wait to read this! One of my anticipated releases!
Monday, 02 March 2020 20:53
Tiffany Engler
I have loved her previous books, I can't wait to read this one!
Tuesday, 03 March 2020 07:15
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Teen Read Week 2018: Author Chat with Mindy McGinnis (This Darkness Mine), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Mindy McGinnis (This Darkness Mine) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Mindy, her novel, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Mindy McGinnis !   Mindy McGinnis is an Edgar Award-winning author and assistant teen librarian who lives in...
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Kara S
The cover is crisp and conveys quality content of some kind; the synopsis is highly original and compelling! Thanks for the chanc... Read More
Wednesday, 10 October 2018 20:53
Debra Branigan
I look forward to reading this book. Your synopsis is very intriguing and I like the mature ideas included. The cover fits the sto... Read More
Monday, 15 October 2018 17:56
Tiffany Engler
I love this cover, I've been looking forward to reading this book for a long time!
Tuesday, 16 October 2018 07:35
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YABC Scavenger Hunt: Given To The Earth (Mindy McGinnis), Plus Excerpt & Extra Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share an excerpt from Mindy McGinnis's Given To The Earth  as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Mindy and her novel! And don't forget to answer the question from this post on the Scavenger Hunt form for a chance to win the ...
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I haven't read this series yet, but I'm super excited!!!
Friday, 23 March 2018 02:53
Kara S
The synopsis is compelling, and I am up to catch up with this series by reading Book 1 before I can win (or buy) this new release!... Read More
Friday, 23 March 2018 09:04
Candice Gigous
The cover is very unique. The synopsis draws you in fore. Mindy McGinnis is a great author and I cannot wait to read this.
Saturday, 24 March 2018 05:33
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Featured Review: This Darkness Mine (Mindy McGinnis)

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About This Book: Sasha Stone knows her place—first-chair clarinet, top of her class, and at the side of her Oxford-wearing boyfriend. She’s worked her entire life to ensure her path to Oberlin Conservatory as a star musician is perfectly paved. But suddenly there’s a fork in the road in the shape...
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Teen Read Week 2017: Author Chat with Mindy McGinnis (This Darkness Mine), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Mindy McGinnis (This Darkness Mine) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Mindy, her novel, plus a giveaway!         Meet  Mindy McGinnis !   Mindy McGinnis is an Edgar Award-winning author and assistant teen librarian who lives...
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Tiffany Engler
This book looks so good!
Wednesday, 11 October 2017 20:08
Sandy S
I remember reading Are You There God, It's Me Margaret when I was a teen. Had to sneak the book inside the house as my mother wou... Read More
Sunday, 15 October 2017 18:42
Lily M.
What an interesting book ?
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 04:16
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Mindy McGinnis (This Darkness Mine), 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  Mindy McGinnis , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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Kristy Petree
The cover is perfect, just creepy enough for a thriller. The synopsis sounds amazing. Can't wait to read it. Thanks!
Monday, 09 October 2017 23:09
Lily M.
Looking forward to reading this book ??
Friday, 13 October 2017 23:24
Tiffany Engler
I've been dying to get my hands on this book! It sounds so great!!
Monday, 23 October 2017 09:14
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YABC Scavenger Hunt: This Darkness Mine (Mindy McGinnis), Plus Guest Post & Extra Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share  Mindy McGinnis's guest post as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Mindy and her novel! And don't forget to answer the question from this post on the Scavenger Hunt form for a chance to win the  Grand Prize !      ...
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John
The cover is very slashing, and it sounds thrilling and chilling!
Sunday, 18 June 2017 15:17
Dianna G.
The summary is awesome! Added it to my TBR list right away. I don't think I expected such a powerfully charged story based on th... Read More
Sunday, 18 June 2017 17:52
Patrick Peek
The cover is not my fav, but the book synopsis sounds like something I cannot wait to read.
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 12:16
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Mindy McGinnis (Given To The Sea), Plus Giveaway!!

Author Of The Week: Chat with Mindy McGinnis (Given To The Sea), Plus Giveaway!!



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  Mindy McGinnis , YABC's Author of the Week!! Mindy...
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Heidi Wong
The cover is simply beautiful and the synopsis is extremely intriguing.
Monday, 10 April 2017 15:38
KM
I love Mindy McGinnis, so I'm sure this will be amazing.
Monday, 10 April 2017 21:06
John
The cover is well designed, the synopsis equally so.
Monday, 10 April 2017 22:00
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Trailer Reveal: A Madness So Discreet by Mindy McGinnis

Trailer Reveal: A Madness So Discreet by Mindy McGinnis

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We have a great trailer reveal for you, YABC! Today we're super excited to celebrate the trailer reveal for A MADNESS SO DISCREET by Mindy McGinnis, releasing October 6, 2015 from Katherine Tegen/HarperCollins. Before we get to the trailer, here's a note from Mindy:   I’m very excited to be sharing...
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