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Spotlight on Antipodes by Michele Beacon, Plus Guest Post & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Antipodes  by Michele Beacon!  Read on for more about Michele and her book, plus a packing list for your trip through Antipodes & a giveaway!    Meet Michele Beacon!   Michele Bacon  writes novel-length fiction for young adults and older adults. When she’s not writing, she’s...
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John
Good cover, and it sounds very New Zealand!
Thursday, 05 April 2018 21:17
Kara S
The cover is beautiful but is not evocative of the synopsis in particular. That's no problem because I can relate to the protagon... Read More
Sunday, 08 April 2018 02:03
Marisa Fort
The cover is beautiful and the synopsis sounds amazing! I love NZ!
Monday, 09 April 2018 18:57
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Spotlight on Now a Major Motion Picture by Cori McCarthy, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Now a Major Motion Picture  by Cori McCarthy!  Read on for more about Cori and her book, plus an excerpt & giveaway!    Meet Cori McCarthy!   CORI MCCARTHY studied poetry and screenwriting before falling in love with writing for teens at Vermont College of Fine...
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Delaney
The cover and synopsis are both adorable!
Monday, 09 April 2018 16:02
Marisa Fort
Love the cover! The synopsis sounds amazing!
Monday, 09 April 2018 18:47
Courtney
I think this novel sounds really entertaining with plenty of humor. I think the cover is cute and fits the synopsis.
Wednesday, 02 May 2018 12:30
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Spotlight on The Fall of Grace by Amy Fellner Dominy, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  The Fall of Grace  by Amy Fellner Dominy!  Read on for more about Amy and her book, plus an excerpt & giveaway!    Meet Amy Fellner Dominy!     Amy Fellner Dominy loves writing for kids of every age. She is the author of picture books...
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Author Of The Week: Peadar O' Guilin (The Invasion)

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Welcome to our weekly special feature post,  Author Of The Week !! This week will be highlighting Peadar's O' Guilin's upcoming release!     Introducing  Peadar O' Guilin , YABC's Author of the Week!! Irish writer Peadar Ó Guilín is the author of the YA novel, The Call, inspired by the beautiful...
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Lily M.
I want to we what happens in this book ?
Monday, 26 March 2018 03:53
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Spotlight on Dead Inside by Cyndy Etler, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Dead Inside  by Cyndy Etler!  Read on for more about Cyndy and her book, plus an excerpt & giveaway!    Meet Cyndy Etler!     A modern-day Cinderella, Cyndy Etler was homeless at fourteen,  summa cum laude  at thirty. In her current work as a teacher...
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Marisa Fort
The cover makes me want to learn more, the synopsis sounds so compelling!
Wednesday, 28 March 2018 22:52
Danielle Hammelef
Too bad the chance to win a copy closed early
Friday, 13 April 2018 15:26
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Spotlight on The Secrets We Bury by Stacie Ramey, Plus Top 5 Locations to Get Lost In & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  The Secrets We Bury  by Stacie Ramey!  Read on for more about Stacie and her book, plus the top 5 locations to get lost in, and a giveaway!    Meet Stacie Ramey!     Stacie Ramey learned to read at a very early age to escape...
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Kara S
My first thought was that the cover of this novel is unremarkable, IMHO. But, the synopsis has me hooked -- I want to discover how... Read More
Friday, 23 March 2018 08:05
Hailey Joseph
The cover compliments the characters' dependence on each other in the novel. Already this seems like a must-read for me - A myster... Read More
Saturday, 24 March 2018 12:32
Marisa Fort
The cover is a bit plain but the synopsis sounds amazing!
Wednesday, 28 March 2018 22:37
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Spotlight on Along the Indigo by Elsie Chapman, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Along the Indigo  by Elsie Chapman!  Read on for more about Elsie and her book, plus an excerpt, and a giveaway!    Meet Elsie Chapman!     Elsie Chapman grew up in Prince George, British Columbia, before graduating from the University of British Columbia with a...
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Cara
Well that makes sense this is US only but the author is Canadian ... Read More
Tuesday, 20 March 2018 19:12
Kara S
The cover is among the most eye-catching of the season, but it's the plot setting -- the really gritty, hard-scrabble background f... Read More
Friday, 23 March 2018 02:36
Hailey Joseph
The cover beautifully compliments the storyline - A girl running from her past. I can't wait to read this!
Saturday, 24 March 2018 12:26
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Spotlight on Buttheads From Outer Space by Jerry Mahoney, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Buttheads From Outer Space  by Jerry Mahoney!  Read on for more about Jerry and his book, plus an excerpt, and a giveaway!    Meet Jerry Mahoney!     Jerry Mahoney is the author of the series My Rotten Stepbrother Ruined Fairy Tales. He is located in...
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Lily M.
Looks cute I'm sure my niece would enjoy this book
Thursday, 15 March 2018 21:29
John
Looks fun! Sounds fun!
Saturday, 24 March 2018 23:03
Marisa Fort
The cover is so cute and the synopsis sounds fun!
Wednesday, 28 March 2018 22:27
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Spotlight on Sneaking Out by Chuck Vance, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Sneaking Out  by Chuck Vance!  Read on for more about Chuck and his book, plus an excerpt, and a giveaway!    Meet Chuck Vance!     Chuck Vance is a pseudonym for a bestselling writer of both adult mysteries and novels for young adults. Vance attended...
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James Robert
Have to let my sister know about this one. Cool cover and a book I know she will love.
Thursday, 08 March 2018 09:49
Emily
This sounds so cool!
Thursday, 22 March 2018 17:46
Hailey Joseph
This sounds great. Can't wait to read this!
Saturday, 24 March 2018 12:01
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Spotlight on To Right the Wrongs by Sheryl Scarborough, Plus Exclusive Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  To Right the Wrongs  by Sheryl Scarborough!  Read on for more about Sheryl and her book, plus an excerpt, and a giveaway!    Meet Sheryl Scarborough!     SHERYL SCARBOROUGH is an award-winning writer for children’s television. She holds an MFA in Writing for Children and...
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Dianna G.
I didn't read the first book, so I was hesitant to read the summary. Didn't want to know too much back story! Liked the cover a ... Read More
Friday, 23 February 2018 20:02
Candice Gigous
The cover is very dramatic and fits with the first book. The synopsis is very exciting. Sounds like an awesome series.
Saturday, 03 March 2018 08:18
Delia Chavez
Love the cover cant wait to read the book
Friday, 09 March 2018 05:39
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