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Author Chat with Shani Petroff (Airports, Exes, and Other Things I'm Over), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Shani Petroff , author of  Airports, Exes and Other Things I'm Over .     Read on for more about Shani and her book, an interview, plus a giveaway!         Meet  Shani Petroff ! Shani Petroff is a writer living in New York...
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Recent Comments
Delaney
I love this covef (especially the gradient) and this book sounds so good!
Tuesday, 22 May 2018 17:53
Olivia F
What a cute cover and title! I'll definitely need to check this one out!
Wednesday, 23 May 2018 07:39
Ainslee
sounds like a cute story
Monday, 04 June 2018 13:21
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Author Chat with Katy Upperman (Kissing Max Holden), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Katy Upperman, author of  Kissing Max Holden.   Read on for more about Katy and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Katy Upperman ! Katy Upperman is a graduate of Washington State University, a former elementary school teacher, and an insatiable reader....
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Aireanna Lesch
This sounds like a cute book! I like these cheesy romance YA novels. I don't really like the cover very much. It's ok. ... Read More
Friday, 04 August 2017 19:31
Lily M.
This cover is cute
Saturday, 05 August 2017 05:05
Melanie Bracco
I love the cover and the synopsis!
Sunday, 06 August 2017 15:05
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YABC Scavenger Hunt: Internet Famous (Danika Stone), Plus Guest Post & Extra Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share an guest post from  Danika Stone  as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Danika and her novel!   And don't forget to answer the question from this post on the Scavenger Hunt form for a chance to win the  Grand Prize...
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John
The cover is well designed, the synopsis filled in some important details!
Sunday, 09 July 2017 19:08
Danielle
Fun, quirky, and fandom. This book will be great.
Monday, 10 July 2017 22:25
Aireanna Lesch
This book sounds super cool! I really like the cover, and it definitely caught my eye! ... Read More
Wednesday, 12 July 2017 11:25
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