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Author Chat with Lori Goldstein (Sources Say) Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Lori Goldstein author of Sources Say. Read on for more about Lori and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Lori Goldstein !             Lori Goldstein earned her BA in journalism and previously worked for technology publications...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks interesting!
Monday, 10 August 2020 15:07
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Jessica Goodman (They Wish They Were Us), 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  Jessica Goodman , YABC's Author of the Week!...
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Zachary Snyder
Nice cover! Book sounds interesting.
Monday, 10 August 2020 12:28
Andrea Cerda
I've seen this book so many time on my books fan page from Facebook that I already know this book is awesome!! love the cover also... Read More
Wednesday, 12 August 2020 11:11
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Giveaway: The Unleashed (Danielle Vega), Plus Excerpt!

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The Unleashed (US Only) by: Danielle Vega Release Date: July 7th, 2020 Publisher: Razorbill   About the Book: In the terrifying sequel to  The Haunted , Hendricks discovers that even though Steele House is gone, the hauntings in Drearfield are far from over -- and it's up to her to stop...
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Zachary Snyder
Love the cover, the book looks great!
Wednesday, 01 July 2020 12:26
Liz
i appreciate the subtlety of this cover
Tuesday, 07 July 2020 03:42
Davianna Nieto
The cover is so pretty and simplistic and the synopsis sounds amazing.
Monday, 13 July 2020 18:10
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Author Chat with Natalie Mae (The Kinder Poison), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Natalie Mae author of The Kinder Poison. Read on for more about Natalie and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Natalie Mae !      Natalie Mae is an ex-programmer, dark chocolate enthusiast, and author of young adult novels. She has...
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Madeline Tebo
I can't wait to read this! It reminds me a little bit of Red Queen, which I loved.
Saturday, 20 June 2020 16:16
Andrea Carroll
What a beautifully creepy cover. Can't wait to read it!
Monday, 22 June 2020 10:24
Alivia Hartz
Such a pretty cover! This book sounds great!!
Monday, 29 June 2020 17:11
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International Blog Tour, Review, & Mood Board: Seafire (Natalie C. Parker)

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Today we're excited to be part of the International blog tour for Natalie C. Parker's book  Seafire  hosted by PRH International! Read on for more about Natalie C. Parker, her book, a review and mood board! Meet Natalie C. Parker !   Natalie C. Parker is the author of the Beware the...
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Penguin Teen Blog Tour & Guest Post: Seafire (Natalie C Parker)

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Today we're excited to be a part of the blog tour for  Seafire  by Natalie C Parker! Read on for more about Natalie plus a guest post!               Meet  Natalie C Parker ! Natalie C. Parker is the author of the Beware the Wild duology, the...
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Teen Read Week 2017: Author Chat with Aditi Khorana (The Library Of Fates), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Aditi Khorana (The Library Of Fates) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Aditi, her novel, plus a giveaway!     Meet Aditi Khorana!     Aditi Khorana spent parts of her childhood in India, Denmark, and New England. She has...
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Mindy
A favorite book I read when I was a teen was The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
Sunday, 15 October 2017 18:26
John
"What was your favorite book that you read when you were a Teen? Comment below!" Penrod, Brave New World.
Monday, 23 October 2017 16:35
Lily M.
Wow look at that cover ?
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 04:14
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