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Author Chat with Alexis Marie Chute (Inside The Sun), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Alexis Marie Chute author of Inside The Sun. Read on for more about Alexis and her book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Alexis Marie Chute !          Chute’s bestselling memoir,  Expecting Sunshine: A Journey of Grief, Healing and Pregnancy...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, looking forward to reading it!
Thursday, 07 May 2020 12:52
Danielle Hammelef
I love the colors of the cover and the synopsis is unique and sounds like a fun read.
Thursday, 04 June 2020 12:31
Dan Denman
I like the colors and design of the book cover. This story sounds good and I think I will like the characters.
Saturday, 06 June 2020 13:22
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Author Chat with Elise Schiller (Watermark), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Elise Schiller author of Watermark. Read on for more about Elise and her book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Elise Schiller !           Elise Schiller has been writing fiction, memoir, and nonfiction and actively participating in writing groups...
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Brittany
My eye isn't drawn to the cover, but the story itself sounds great!
Monday, 20 April 2020 12:04
Maddy Potter
The story sounds really interesting. I would love to read it!
Friday, 01 May 2020 09:52
Danielle Hammelef
I like the cover and the story sounds emotional and pulled from real life.
Monday, 11 May 2020 11:32
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Author Chat with Ron Bahar (The Frontman), Plus Giveaway!




Today we're excited to chat with Ron Bahar , author of  The Frontman .   Read on for more about Ron and his book, plus a giveaway!         Meet Ron Bahar ! Ron Bahar is the child of Israeli Immigrants. He was born in 1965 in Boulder, Colorado,...
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Kara S
The cover actually makes me think of the Jesse Andrews novel The Haters very specifically. I liked that read a lot, so the cover ... Read More
Sunday, 08 April 2018 03:07
Marisa Fort
The cover is awesome and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Monday, 09 April 2018 18:38
John
Fun cover! I would like to learn more about this Nebraskan!
Monday, 23 April 2018 22:26
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Author Chat with Colleen Oakes (Wendy Darling Vol. 3)!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Colleen Oakes, author of  Wendy Darling.   Read on for more about Colleen and her book!       Meet Colleen Oakes ! Colleen Oakes is the author of books for both teens and adults, including The Queen of Hearts Saga and The Wendy DarlingSaga. She lives...
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