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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview, & Giveaway: Nothing Happened (Molly Booth)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Molly Booth's    Nothing Happened   Read on for more about Molly, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!                         Meet  Molly Booth !   Molly Booth (she/her/hers) writes books about...
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview, & Giveaway: Antipodes (Michele Bacon)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Michele Bacon's  Antipodes Read on for more about Michele, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway! Meet  Michele Bacon !   I was born in Trumbull County, the only square county in Ohio, where books were my favorite means of escaping an...
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview, & Giveaway: The Pros Of Cons (Alison Cherry, Lindsay Ribar and Michelle Schusterman)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for     The Pros Of Cons   Read on for more about the authors, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!               Meet  Alison Cherry,  Lindsay Ribar, and Michelle Schusterman ! I grew up in Evanston, IL,...
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Excerpt, & Giveaway: Obsidio (Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff's  Obsidio Read on for more about Amie & Jay, an excerpt, and a tour-wide giveaway!               Meet Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff !   Amie Kaufman  is the New York...
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I fell in love with this series just a few chapters into Illuminae. Reading the third book is obviously a must! Thanks everyone ... Read More
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Illuminae Files sounds like an exciting series. Can't wait to read them all.
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Excerpt & Giveaway: P.S. I Miss You (Jen Petro-Roy)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Jen Petro-Roy's  P.S I Miss You Read on for more about Jen, an excerpt, and a tour-wide giveaway! Meet  Jen Petro-Roy !   Jen Petro- Roy was born, raised, and still lives in Massachusetts, even though she rejects the idea that...
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview & Giveaway: Pitch Dark (Courtney Alameda)

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      Pitch Dark   Read on for more about Courtney, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!                     Meet  Courtney Alameda !   A veteran bookseller and librarian, Courtney Alameda now spends her days writing thriller and horror novels. Her debut...
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I want to read a number of books by Courtney Alameda; thanks for the opportunity to win this book & get started on that goal! --K... Read More
Thursday, 22 February 2018 17:02
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Excerpt & Giveaway: Tempests and Slaughter (Tamora Pierce)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Tamora Pierce's  Tempests and Slaughter Read on for more about Tamora, an excerpt, and a tour-wide giveaway!                     Meet Tamora Pierce !   Tamora Pierce is a bestselling author of young adult...
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I read my first novel by Tamora Pierce last year, and I'm very eager to try more! Thanks for the opportunity to win! --Kara S... Read More
Thursday, 22 February 2018 16:51
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview & Giveaway: The Ambrose Deception (Emily Ecton)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Emily Ecton's    Ambrose Deception   Read on for more about Emily, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!             Meet  Emily Ecton !   Emily Ecton is a writer and producer for  Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me!...
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Sounds like an interesting detective (?) book!
Saturday, 17 February 2018 22:02
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview & Giveaway: The Belles (Dhonielle Clayton)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Dhonielle Clayton's  The Belles Read on for more about Dhonielle, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway! Meet  Dhonielle Clayton !   Dhonielle Clayton (“Dhon” like “Don” or “Dawn”) spent most of her childhood under her grandmother’s dining room table with a...
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I am so excited to read this novel -- so impressed with all the stellar reviews! Hate everything about the girly cover except the... Read More
Saturday, 10 February 2018 16:40
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview, & Giveaway: Batman: Nightwalker (Marie Lu)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Marie Lu's    Batman: Nightwalker   Read on for more about Marie Lu, a review, and a tour-wide giveaway!                   Meet  Marie Lu !   Marie Lu is the #1 New York Times...
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