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Spotlight on Star-Crossed by Pintip Dunn, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Star-Crossed  by Pintip Dunn.  Read on for more about Pintip and her book, plus an excerpt & giveaway!    Meet Pintip Dunn!       Pintip Dunn is a New York Times bestselling author of young adult fiction. She graduated from Harvard University, magna cum laude, with...
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Candice Gigous
The cover is beautiful. The synopsis is very intriguing. Sounds like an exciting read.
Saturday, 06 October 2018 06:47
Shannon Mizikoski
The cover is absolutely stunning! And I am on a super sci-fi kick at the moment, so the premise sounds equally fabulous!
Wednesday, 10 October 2018 22:16
Debra Branigan
The cover is very beautiful and will attract your readers. I love sci-fi and look forward to reading this.
Sunday, 14 October 2018 17:51
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Spotlight on My Father's Words by Patricia MacLachlan, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  My Father's Words  by Patricia MacLachlan.  Read on for more about Patricia and her book, plus an excerpt & giveaway!    Meet Patricia MacLachlan!     Patricia MacLachlan is the celebrated author of many timeless books for young readers, including  Sarah, Plain and Tall , winner...
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Renee Moore
This book hits home for me. Just the title alone brings tears to my eyes! This is a must read!
Thursday, 04 October 2018 22:27
Debra Branigan
I think the book sounds lovely and kind which is what kids need today. I love the idea of working with rescue animals. My son love... Read More
Saturday, 06 October 2018 19:14
Beatrice P
Such a cute book. I love the illustrations and story line.
Sunday, 14 October 2018 20:17
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Spotlight on The Journal Of Angela Ashby (Liana Gardner), Plus Interview, & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  The Journal Of Angela Ashby   by Liana Gardner!  Read on for more about Liana and her book, an interview, plus a giveaway!          Meet  Liana Gardner ! Liana Gardner is the two-time teen choice award-winning author of the Misfit McCabe series. Daughter...
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Debra Branigan
The cover is very attractive and definitely will catch the eye of YA readers. I already had this book on my to-read list. Good luc... Read More
Wednesday, 03 October 2018 22:18
Renee Moore
This novel sounds great, and I love the cover!
Thursday, 04 October 2018 22:19
Emily
This book sounds fun!
Saturday, 06 October 2018 14:58
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Spotlight on The Storm Runner by J.C. Cervantes, Plus Top 5 & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  The Storm Runner  by J.C. Cervantes.  Read on for more about J.C. and her book, plus the top 5 things one needs to defeat the Mayan god of death & giveaway!    Meet J.C. Cervantes!     J. C. Cervantes  ( www.jennifercervant es.com ) is the...
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Renee Moore
Beautiful, exciting cover!
Monday, 24 September 2018 14:41
Debra Branigan
The cover is incredible and will certainly attract YA readers. I am so excited about the story line exploring New World mythology.... Read More
Monday, 24 September 2018 17:45
Marisa Fort
The cover is beautiful, love the colors! The synopsis sounds amazing!
Monday, 24 September 2018 20:10
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Spotlight on Here To Stay (Sara Farizan), Excerpt, and Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Here To Stay   by Sara Farizan!  Read on for more about Sara and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!            Meet  Sara Farizan ! Sara Farizan is an Iranian American writer and ardent basketball fan who was born in and...
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Debra Branigan
The cover will attract the young adult readers of sports books and the novel's action won't disappoint. However, sports is not th... Read More
Monday, 24 September 2018 17:36
Marisa Fort
There is just something about the boy's eyes on the cover that moves me... The synopsis sounds amazing!
Monday, 24 September 2018 20:09
Kara S
The cover is fun, but the synopsis/themes of the novel make it a standout, IMHO!
Monday, 24 September 2018 21:16
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Spotlight on How to Feel Awesome Every Day by Elly Awesome, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  How to Feel Awesome  by Elly Awesome.  Read on for more about Elly and her book, plus an excerpt & giveaway!    Meet Elly Awesome!     Elly Awesome is a vlogger, TV presenter, tech head, taste tester, and ambassador for awesome. She started out by...
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Renee Moore
Looks cute and sounds inspiring!
Tuesday, 18 September 2018 14:51
Guirlene sanon
Like the cover and it sounds positive
Thursday, 04 October 2018 19:42
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Spotlight on Oh My Goth by Gena Showalter, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Oh My Goth  by Gena Showalter.  Read on for more about Gena and her book, plus an excerpt & giveaway!      Meet Gena Showalter!     Gena Showalter is the New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author of many fantastical, romantic novels and series...
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Kathy Valentine
Awesome excerpt!!! Can't wait to read !!! gena showalter is one of my fave writers! Thank you for the chance to win this book!!?? ... Read More
Saturday, 15 September 2018 19:11
Renee Moore
Synopsis sounds interesting and the cover fitting!
Sunday, 16 September 2018 20:49
Andrea Carroll
One of my favorite adult authors... love her YA books - and the covers never let me down?
Sunday, 16 September 2018 21:36
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Spotlight on Plague Land: Reborn by Alex Scarrow, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight Plaugue Land: Reborn  by Alex Scarrow.  Read on for more about Alex and his book, plus an excerpt & giveaway!    Meet Alex Scarrow!   Award-winning author Alex Scarrow spent years as a video game designer before turning to writing. He is the author of the...
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Dianna G.
Not entering this giveaway -- the cover really drew me, and I thought I'd love this story! However, I'm very put off by the langu... Read More
Saturday, 08 September 2018 00:41
Renee Moore
This sounds so good!
Wednesday, 12 September 2018 14:18
Marisa Fort
The cover is awesome and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Thursday, 20 September 2018 11:30
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Spotlight on Keeper of the Bees by Meg Kassel, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Keeper of the Bees  by Meg Kassel  Read on for more about Meg and her book, plus an excerpt & giveaway!      Meet Meg Kassel!   Meg Kassel is an award-winning author of fantasy and speculative books for young adults. A graduate of Parson's School...
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Renee Moore
Love, love, love this! Hope to read this one!
Friday, 07 September 2018 13:23
Natalie Simpson
I can’t wait to read it! It sounds super interesting and unique... Read More
Saturday, 08 September 2018 12:34
Marisa Fort
Love the beautiful artwork on the cover! The synopsis sounds amazing!
Monday, 10 September 2018 19:57
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Spotlight on Seventh Born by Monica Sanz, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Seventh Born  by Monica Sanz!  Read on for more about Monica and her book, plus an excerpt & giveaway!      Meet Monica Sanz!   Monica Sanz is a romance writer with an established fan base on the social writing website Wattpad where her works have...
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Renee Moore
This cover is absolutely stunning, and it sounds so, so good!
Friday, 07 September 2018 13:18
Marisa Fort
The cover is beautiful, the synopsis sounds amazing!
Monday, 10 September 2018 19:51
Candice Gigous
The cover is cool. The synopsis makes me want to read more. Sounds like an exciting read.
Tuesday, 11 September 2018 05:55
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