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Spotlight: The Queen's Poisoner, Plus Giveaway!

Spotlight: The Queen's Poisoner, Plus Giveaway!



Today we're putting a spotlight on Jeff Wheeler's novel,  The The Queen's Poisoner . Read on for more about Jeff, his novel, an excerpt,  plus a giveaway!     Meet The Queen's Poisoner ! King Severn Argentine’s fearsome reputation precedes him: usurper of the throne, killer of rightful heirs, ruthless punisher...
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Kathleen Pasqualini
I was actually part of the blitz tour for this book. It sounds so interesting and I love the cover.
Thursday, 07 April 2016 22:05
Agustina Gonzalez
i'll to read this book! ;d
Sunday, 01 May 2016 02:11
Danielle Hammelef
I love the cover! Thanks for the exciting excerpt--it tells me that this book is full of adventure and suspense. I have to read it... Read More
Sunday, 01 May 2016 18:57
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Spotlight & Giveaway: My Kind of Crazy by Robin Reul (US & Canada Only)

Spotlight & Giveaway: My Kind of Crazy by Robin Reul (US & Canada Only)

My Kind of Crazy Author: Robin Reul Release Date:  April 5, 2016 Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire   About the Book A promposal that (literally) goes up in flames sparks a friendship that might be just crazy enough to work Despite the best of intentions, seventeen-year old, wisecracking Hank Kirby can’t quite seem...
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Kathleen Pasqualini
Favorite 80's movie is probably Some Kind of Wonderful
Monday, 04 April 2016 16:54
BookFanatic
The synopsis sounds really interesting I can't wait to learn more about the story when I read it.
Monday, 11 April 2016 21:47
Sharon Kaminski
Favorite 80s teen movie is "the Lost Boys."
Thursday, 14 April 2016 12:25
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Spotlight: The Art of Not Breathing, Plus Giveaway

Spotlight: The Art of Not Breathing, Plus Giveaway



Today we're putting a spotlight on Sarah Alexander's soon-to-be released novel,  The Art of Not Breathing . Read on for more about Sarah, her novel, an excerpt from the book, plus a giveaway!     Meet Sarah Alexander! Sarah Alexander  completed an MA in creative writing at Birkbeck College with distinction....
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Kara S
I like the combination of the family dealing with grief and a mystery story! Cheers, Kara S
Tuesday, 22 March 2016 18:17
Linda Romer
The art of not breathing sounds like a good read ♡ Thank you
Wednesday, 23 March 2016 21:25
alyssa
This seems about moving on about the past, about letting go of he things that holds one back and being free. The cover looks great... Read More
Saturday, 02 April 2016 16:14
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Spotlight on Traveler by Arwen Dayton, Plus Giveaway!

Spotlight on Traveler by Arwen Dayton, Plus Giveaway!
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  *Note from Arwen about her books: SEEKER is the story of three teenagers who have spent most of their lives training for what they think is a noble purpose – to be Seekers - only to discover that their families are actually turning them into assassins.  In TRAVELER, as they...
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Linda Romer
Seeker and Traveler sound great and I love the Traveler cover ♡ Thank you
Friday, 05 February 2016 17:32
Megan Elaine Schuyler
Loved seeker! Cant wait to read the sequel!
Friday, 12 February 2016 03:23
Renee Rousseau
Did the travel inspire the story line or did the story inspire the travel?
Tuesday, 16 February 2016 14:39
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Spotlight on See How They Run by Ally Carter, Plus Giveaway!

Spotlight on See How They Run by Ally Carter, Plus Giveaway!
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  Today, we're spotlighting  S ee How They Run (Embassy Row, Book Two ). Ally Carter's 's new release brings readers back into the world of Embassy Row. Read on for a sneak peek of this book and a chance to enter the giveaway!     But first, meet Ally. Ally Carter...
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Kara S
I keep hearing great things about this series, so I'm finally gonna snatch this opportunity to win! Thank you for this. Cheers, ... Read More
Wednesday, 10 February 2016 02:27
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Spotlight on This Song Is Not For You by Laura Nowlin, Plus Giveaway!

Spotlight on This Song Is Not For You by Laura Nowlin, Plus Giveaway!
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  Today, we're spotlighting This Song Is Not For You .  Laura Nowlin's new release brings readers into the world of bands, music, and love. Read on for a sneak peek of this book and a chance to enter the giveaway!       But first, meet Laura.  Laura Nowlin holds a...
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Spotlight: Santa Clops

Spotlight: Santa Clops
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  Today, we're spotlighting Santa Clops , two fantastically fun holiday-themed stories! Though the newest Santa Clops adventure made its debut last year, it is still a perfect read for the month of December (and all the year through)! Read on to learn more about these books and their giveaway!  ...
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Sunday, 03 January 2016 16:09
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Spotlight: My True Love Gave To Me

Spotlight: My True Love Gave To Me
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  Today, we're spotlighting  My True Love Gave To Me , a lovely collection of holiday-themed stories! Though this book made its debut last year, it is still a perfect read for the month of December (and all the year through)! Read on to learn more about this book and the...
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Savannah
Omg have heard a lot of great things about this book.
Wednesday, 16 December 2015 21:03
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Sunday, 03 January 2016 16:08
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