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Featured Review: Queens (The Wielders of Arantha Book 2) ~ (Patrick Hodges)

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About This Book: A cosmic game of chess is underway, and the planet Elystra is the board. Earth pilot Maeve and her son Davin have joined the Ixtrayu, hoping to avert the destruction that their leader, Kelia, has foretold. But will Maeve's burgeoning Wielding powers be enough to thwart the machinations...
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Behind the Scenes of Indie Publishing with Patrick Hodges

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  Behind the Scenes of Indie Publishing At YABC we work closely with a lot of Indie authors. Some are best sellers and some are just starting out, and many more fall in the middle of that spectrum. Today we are excited to introduce you to Patrick Hodges, Author of  Joshua's...
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YABC's Around the World in 30 Days with Patrick Hodges of the United States, plus giveaways

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Today we're excited to welcome  Patrick Hodges from Arizona! He's here to share his novel  Pawns: The Weilders of Arantha as part of the YABC Around the World in 30 Days event!  Read on for more about Patrick and his novel!     And don't forget to enter the weekly giveaway,...
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Author Chat with Patrick Hodges (Pawns:The Wielders of Arantha Book One), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Patrick Hodges , author of  Pawns: The Wielders of Arantha Book One.   Read on for more about Patrick and his book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Patrick Hodges !   I currently live in Arizona with my wife, Vaneza. After years of writing for...
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I loved meeting my best friends in high school but hated the uniforms.
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I miss seeing friends who I haven't seen in a while but I don't miss the cliques and the lack of perspective.
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