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Author Chat with Jay Coles (Things We Couldn't Say), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)


Today we are chatting with Jay Coles, author of Things We Couldn't Say ! Read on for more about Jay, his book, and giveaway!           Meet Jay Coles !       Jay Coles is a graduate of Vincennes University and Ball State University. When he’s not...
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Featured Review: Ground Zero by Alan Gratz

About This Book: In time for the twentieth anniversary of 9/11, master storyteller Alan Gratz (Refugee) delivers a pulse-pounding and unforgettable take on history and hope, revenge and fear -- and the stunning links between the past and present. September 11, 2001, New York City: Brandon is visiting his dad at...
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Author Chat with Shawn Sarles (Mary, Will I Die?), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)


Today we are chatting with Shawn Sarles, author of Mary, Will I Die? Read on for more about Shawn, his book, and giveaway!             Meet Shawn Sarles ! Shawn Sarles is the Indie Bestselling Author of CAMPFIRE and the forthcoming novel MARY, WILL I DIE? (out...
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Andrea H
Ahhhh! That book cover is so creepy. I love it. I love all creepy and scary things. This sounds like a great read for October. I'm... Read More
Wednesday, 08 September 2021 13:47
Jeana Kwiecinski
That cover is so fantastic and spooky! What a perfect read for Halloween season!
Thursday, 09 September 2021 16:57
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Author Chat with Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch (Traitors Among Us), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)


Today we're spotlighting   Traitors Among Us  by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch! Read on for more about Marsha, her book, and giveaway!         Meet Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch ! Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch is a Ukrainian Canadian author acclaimed for her nonfiction and historical fiction, including  Making Bombs for Hitler ,  The...
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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Scholastic will publish the eighth Harry Potter book, HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, on Harry's birthday--July 31, 2016. Check out all the details here.   Join the rest of the YA book world as we hyperventilate and mark our July calendars with shiny stars and lightning bolts!    
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The Letter Q Giveaway

  Enter to win one of five copies of The Letter Q: Queer Writers’ Notes to Their Younger Selves  from Scholastic!   In this anthology, sixty-four award-winning authors and illustrators such as Michael Cunningham, Amy Bloom, Jacqueline, Woodson, Terrence McNally, Gregory Maguire, David Levithan, and Armistead Maupin, make imaginative journeys into their...
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Looks like an awesome book! I would LOVE to win it!
Friday, 01 June 2012 14:09
As a teacher I'm super interested in this book!
Friday, 01 June 2012 15:35
Finding about authors hidden lives help you figure out why they write.
Friday, 01 June 2012 22:52
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