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Spotlight on Screen Queens (Lori Goldstein), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Screen Queens by Lori Goldstein.  Read on for more about Lori and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!          Meet Lori Goldstein!   Lori Goldstein, former journalist and current author and editor has a bachelor's in journalism and previously worked for technology publications in the...
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Delaney
This cover is so fun and the synopsis sounds like a book right up my alley.
Monday, 01 July 2019 09:35
Candice Gigous
The cover is colorful. The synopsis is very interesting. I love The Bold Type and I am excited about this book.
Tuesday, 02 July 2019 11:27
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Spotlight on Reign Of The Fallen (Sarah Glenn Marsh), Plus Guest Post & Giveaway!

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Today we're spotlighting Sarah Glenn Marsh's   Reign Of The Fallen !  Read on for more about Sarah, her book, plus an guest post and giveaway!         Meet  Sarah Glenn Marsh ! Sarah Glenn Marsh has been an avid fantasy reader from the day her dad handed her a...
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Tiffany Engler
In love with this cover! This book sounds so amazing!!!
Tuesday, 09 January 2018 15:23
John
I think the cover looks creepy and intriguing! I'd like to learn more about this book!
Tuesday, 09 January 2018 17:11
Kathleen Pasqualini
I absolutely adore this cover and this author! I can't wait for this book!
Tuesday, 09 January 2018 22:01
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Aditi Khorana (The Library Of Fates), 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  Aditi Khorana , YABC's Author of the Week!! Aditi...
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John
The cover is gorgeous! This sounds like a good read!
Monday, 10 July 2017 19:30
Dianna G.
I find the cover to be so surreal and beautiful. Though the summary caught my eye, I really liked the author interview as well.... Read More
Monday, 10 July 2017 19:57
Danielle
This cover is gorgeous and I LOVE the Indian influence mythology!!!!!
Monday, 10 July 2017 21:33
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YABC Scavenger Hunt: The Library Of Fates (Aditi Khorana), Plus Excerpt & Extra Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share  Aditi Khorana's excerpt from her new novel,  The Library Of Fates  as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Aditi and her novel! And don't forget to answer the question from this post on the Scavenger Hunt form for a chance to...
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John
I love the cover and the title! And now the idyllic kingdom is rocked! For shame!
Sunday, 18 June 2017 15:12
Dianna G.
The cover is beautiful. I like the summary, though I'm already confused with the hard-to-pronounce names.
Sunday, 18 June 2017 17:55
Patrick Peek
The cover looks magical! Can't wait to read this, I'm intrigued!
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 12:28
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