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Dead Ringers--Press Release

Dead Ringers--Press Release
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  Christopher Golden just unveiled a cool, creepy new contest to accompany his cool, creepy new book  DEAD RINGERS  - Here's an intro to the contest and to the book in Golden's own words: Time to get your evil on! (And your PhotoShop skills!)   In  The Strange Case of Dr....
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Elizabeth Drake, Staff Reviewer
Wow! Totally creepy!
Friday, 30 October 2015 09:37
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Dreams Come True-- Press Release

Dreams Come True-- Press Release
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  I’m Kya Aliana and I'm here to talk about the importance of the Dreams Come True Anthology and Aspirations Press.   I have been writing since a very young age. I wrote short stories since before I can even remember, and I completed my first novel at thirteen. I self-published...
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Broken Photo Contest

Broken Photo Contest
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  Deaf Heroine Shines in Romance, Broken by Tanille Romance Feature Photo Contest New York, New York – October 8, 2015 ( www.brokenthenovel.com ) Broken by New York Author Tanille Edwards is a young adult novel that stars Milan, the girl everyone wants to be but no one really knows. Milan...
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Simon & Schuster Press Release

Simon & Schuster Press Release
  SIMON & SCHUSTER BOOKS FOR YOUNG READERS PREEMPTS  THE DIABOLIC  BY S. J. KINCAID   New York, New York, September 30— Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers announced today that it will publish  The Diabolic  by S. J. Kincaid, a YA stand-alone action-adventure thriller set in space, which will be...
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NK-YA Fest

NK-YA Fest
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    This is your chance to meet 23 awesome Young Adult authors at a brand new book fest! The libraries of Northern Kentucky have partnered together to bring you NK-YA Fest!       NK-YA Fest is the first annual Young Adult bookfest to be held in Northern Kentucky. The...
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Carry On--Press Release

Carry On--Press Release
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  #1 New York Times Bestselling Author Rainbow Rowell  presents... CARRY ON Coming 10/6!     We’re so excited to share it with you soon! Until then, here are a few things to tide you over.   FIVE THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT CARRY ON By Rainbow Rowell     1.  CARRY...
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I may have just woken up my 9 month old with my squeel.
Monday, 21 September 2015 17:25
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I Can Readathon Campaign--Press Release

I Can Readathon Campaign--Press Release
  PBS KIDS JOINS HARPERCOLLINS CHILDREN’S BOOKS FOR 2 nd ANNUAL I CAN READATHON CAMPAIGN   New York, NY (September 15, 2015)—HarperCollins’s I Can Read! books and PBS KIDS are collaborating on a national I Can Readathon campaign. Now in its second year, the campaign is designed to get kids learning...
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First in Line--Press Release

First in Line--Press Release
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  RANDOM HOUSE CHILD REN’S BOOKS LAUNCHES NEW YOUNG ADULT PROGRAM “FIRST IN LINE” First In Line offers YA readers exclusive advance access to authors and behind-the-book content. New York, NY — Random House Children’s Books is launching First In Line (FirstInLineReaders.com) , a new program that features young adult books...
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Celebrating National Dog Day with Richard Torrey!

Celebrating National Dog Day with Richard Torrey!


TOO COOL TO BRAG. TORREY’S MY DOG, BOB, INTRODUCES KIDS TO A DIFFERENT WAY TO BE GREAT Raab Associates   Quiet dignity is vastly underrated, but it’s a quality shared by those who are truly fortunate to have learned one of the best kept secrets of self-esteem -- that true success...
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