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Spotlight on Song of Blood and Stone by Leslye Penelope, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Song of Blood and Stone  by Leslye Penelope!  Read on for more about Leslye and her book, plus an excerpt & giveaway!    Meet Leslye Penelope!     Leslye Penelope has been writing since she could hold a pen and loves getting lost in the worlds...
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John
The cover looks cool! Poor orphaned Jasminda and the whispers of invasion!
Friday, 18 May 2018 21:50
Olivia F
I absolutely love this cover!And having read a digital ARC of the book, I can say it's absolutely amazing! I can't recommend it en... Read More
Monday, 21 May 2018 08:36
Candice Gigous
The cover is stunning. The synopsis is very intriguing. Sounds like an exciting read.
Monday, 28 May 2018 03:22
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Spotlight on But Not Forever by Jan Von Schleh, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  But Not Forever  by Jan Von Schleh!  Read on for more about Jan and her book, plus an excerpt & giveaway!    Meet Jan Von Schleh!     Jan Von Schleh is a third-generation Seattleite who has lived and worked around the world in fascinating places...
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Kara S
This storyline sounds awesome! I love any kind of historical fiction and that includes this compelling time travel switch (histor... Read More
Sunday, 03 June 2018 12:39
Marisa Fort
The cover is beautiful and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Monday, 04 June 2018 19:16
Lily M.
I'm liking this cover.
Thursday, 14 June 2018 17:56
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Spotlight on The Harper Effect by Taryn Bashford, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  The Harper Effect  by Taryn Bashford!  Read on for more about Taryn and her book, plus an excerpt & giveaway!    Meet Taryn Bashford!     Taryn Bashford is from a family of elite athletes, musicians, and academics, and is fascinated by driven teens. Born in...
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John
Everything looks and sounds pretty tennis-y--I will try to understand!
Thursday, 17 May 2018 20:42
Marisa Fort
The cover is cute and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Monday, 04 June 2018 19:14
Lily M.
Sounds interesting ??
Thursday, 14 June 2018 17:46
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Spotlight on When the Beat Drops by Anna Hecker, Plus Playlist & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  When the Beat Drops  by Anna Hecker!  Read on for more about Anna and her book, plus a playlist & giveaway!    Meet Anna Hecker!   Anna Hecker grew up at the dead end of a dirt road in Vermont. She holds an MFA from The...
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Melanie Bracco
I just love the cover and the synopsis sounds awesome!
Tuesday, 22 May 2018 18:40
Erin
Oh man oh man this book sounds incredible for the summer! I've been looking for something like this for one of my my summertime ti... Read More
Sunday, 27 May 2018 23:15
Candice Gigous
The cover is cool. The synopsis is very interesting. Sounds like an awesome read.
Monday, 28 May 2018 03:32
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Spotlight on Questions I Want To Ask You by Michelle Falkoff, Plus Top 5 Important Things To Know About Consent, Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Question I Want To Ask You  by Michelle Falkoff!  Read on for more about Michelle and her book, plus guest post & giveaway!    Meet Michelle Falkoff!   Michelle Falkoff is the author of Playlist for the Dead, Pushing Perfect, and Questions I Want to Ask...
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Kara S
I am so excited about this books; I think the themes addressed are so important. It sounds like they are dealt with in a compelli... Read More
Sunday, 03 June 2018 12:51
Marisa Fort
The cover is breathtaking and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Monday, 04 June 2018 19:11
Danielle Hammelef
The cover has my favorite colors and reminds me of gorgeous sunsets and sunrises. I am a huge fan of Jeff Zentner so this book sou... Read More
Tuesday, 12 June 2018 18:27
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Spotlight on Winter Glass by Lexa Hillyer, Plus Guest Post!

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Today we're excited to spotlight   Winter Glass .   Read on for more about Lexa Hillyer and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet  Lexa Hillyer !     Lexa Hillyer is the author of the young adult novels Spindle Fire, Winter Glass, and Proof of Forever, as well as...
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Spotlight on Always Never Yours (Emily Wibberley/Austin Siegemund-Broka)!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Always Never Yours  by Emily Wibberley & Austin Siegemund-Broka! Read on for more about Emily & Austin and their book!       Meet Emily Wibberly & Austin Siegemund-Broka ! Raised by a school librarian, Austin's always had a passion for books, especially books for young...
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Spotlight on Out of Left Field by Kris Hui Lee, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Out of Left Field  by Kris Hui Lee!  Read on for more about Kris and her book, plus an excerpt & giveaway!    Meet Kris Hui Lee!   Kris Hui Lee is a contemporary YA author who also doubles as a graphic designer. In 2015, she...
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Spotlight on Spies, Lies, and Allies: A Love Story by Lisa Brown Roberts, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Spies, Lies, and Allies: A Love Story  by Lisa Brown Roberts!  Read on for more about Lisa and her book, plus an excerpt & giveaway!    Meet Lisa Brown Roberts!   Award-winning romance author Lisa Brown Roberts still hasn’t recovered from the teenage catastrophes of tweezing...
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Candice Gigous
The cover is fun and has great colors. The synopsis is very interesting. Sounds like the perfect summer read.
Tuesday, 15 May 2018 08:30
Danielle Hammelef
I love the cover. The synopsis makes me want to read this book--it has everything I love best about YA.
Monday, 04 June 2018 19:24
Nancy Hernandez
Like the cover and the story sounds super cute.
Tuesday, 05 June 2018 20:38
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Spotlight on August and Everything by Jennifer Salvato Doktorski, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  August and Everything  by Jennifer Salvato Doktorski!  Read on for more about Jennifer and her book, plus an excerpt & giveaway!    Meet Jennifer Salvato Doktorski!       Jennifer Salvato Doktorski is the author of three YA novels and is a freelance nonfiction writer. Her...
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