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Teen Read Week 2017: Author Chat with Aditi Khorana (The Library Of Fates), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Aditi Khorana (The Library Of Fates) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Aditi, her novel, plus a giveaway!     Meet Aditi Khorana!     Aditi Khorana spent parts of her childhood in India, Denmark, and New England. She has...
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Mindy
A favorite book I read when I was a teen was The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
Sunday, 15 October 2017 18:26
John
"What was your favorite book that you read when you were a Teen? Comment below!" Penrod, Brave New World.
Monday, 23 October 2017 16:35
Lily M.
Wow look at that cover ?
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 04:14
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Spotlight on The Library Of Fates (Aditi Khorana), Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight Aditi Khorana's novel  The Library Of Fates.  Read on for more about Aditi and her book, plus an excerpt and giveaway!       Meet Aditi Khorana ! Aditi Khorana spent parts of her childhood in India, Denmark, and New England. She has a BA in international...
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John
"Are you super excited for Aditi Khorana's LIBRARY OF FATES? What did you think about today's blog post? Share your thoughts on to... Read More
Thursday, 13 July 2017 18:38
Dianna G.
This has been on my wishlist since I first saw the summary on a blog. After reading the excerpt, I think this is a book my daughte... Read More
Thursday, 13 July 2017 23:13
Destiny Nazaire
This has been on my TBR since I read the summary & saw the cover on Goodreads. The excerpt made me want it more. ? Can't wait for ... Read More
Friday, 14 July 2017 13:49
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Aditi Khorana (The Library Of Fates), Plus Giveaway!!

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Welcome to our weekly special feature post,  Author Of The Week !! Each week we will be interviewing a different YA author and highlighting their upcoming release! We will also be hosting a giveaway of the book we are highlighting!!     Introducing  Aditi Khorana , YABC's Author of the Week!! Aditi...
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John
The cover is gorgeous! This sounds like a good read!
Monday, 10 July 2017 19:30
Dianna G.
I find the cover to be so surreal and beautiful. Though the summary caught my eye, I really liked the author interview as well.... Read More
Monday, 10 July 2017 19:57
Danielle
This cover is gorgeous and I LOVE the Indian influence mythology!!!!!
Monday, 10 July 2017 21:33
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YABC Scavenger Hunt: The Library Of Fates (Aditi Khorana), Plus Excerpt & Extra Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share  Aditi Khorana's excerpt from her new novel,  The Library Of Fates  as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Aditi and her novel! And don't forget to answer the question from this post on the Scavenger Hunt form for a chance to...
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John
I love the cover and the title! And now the idyllic kingdom is rocked! For shame!
Sunday, 18 June 2017 15:12
Dianna G.
The cover is beautiful. I like the summary, though I'm already confused with the hard-to-pronounce names.
Sunday, 18 June 2017 17:55
Patrick Peek
The cover looks magical! Can't wait to read this, I'm intrigued!
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 12:28
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