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Penguin Teen Blog Tour & Spotlight on Us Kids Know (JJ Strong), Plus Excerpt!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Us Kids Know  by JJ Strong! Read on for an excerpt from Us Kids Know!       Meet JJ Strong ! JJ Strong received a creative writing degree from the University of Southern California, and a B.A. in English from Georgetown University. His writing has appeared...
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Penguin Teen Blog Tour, Excerpt, & Giveaway: Nemesis (Brendan Reichs)

Penguin Teen Blog Tour, Excerpt, & Giveaway: Nemesis (Brendan Reichs)



Today we're spotlighting Brendan Reichs's novel,  Nemesis !!  Read on for more about Brendan, his novel, a excerpt, and a giveaway!         Meet  Brendan Reichs ! Brendan Reichs was born and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina. He graduated from Wake Forest University in 2000 and The George Washington University...
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Julie
I thought this post was pretty good. Nemesis sounds interesting.
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12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza - Day 8

12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza - Day 8











Welcome to YABC's first annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza! We're featuring some of the hottest titles of the year--perfect for the book lover on your holiday list!--with exciting prize packs every day for the first twelve days of December. Each giveaway will run for seven days. Giveaways are US...
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Amy Hart
3 I really want An Ember in The Ashes!
Tuesday, 08 December 2015 13:00
Alyssa Susanna
OMG all of these are SO gorgeous! I would love to win any -- prize pack two looks like something I'd really like. ALL the fantasy!... Read More
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August
Both packs look amazing!
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