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Top 5 Essential Items for Adventuring with Nick Eliopulos & Zack Loran Clark (The Adventurers Guild), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share Nick Eliopulos & Zack Loran Clark's Top 5 Essential Items for Adventuring, plus more about their book  The Adventurers Guild,  and a giveaway !    Meet Nick Eliopulos & Zack Loran Clark!      ZACK LORAN CLARK  and  NICK ELIOPULOS  grew up in Florida and now...
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Crista cast
I think this cover is so magical and the story sounds like a fun adventure!
Friday, 06 October 2017 14:59
Dan Denman
The cover is cool and mystical. This sounds like an adventure with magic and monsters.
Friday, 03 November 2017 11:29
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is fun and fits the mysterious and magical synopsis.
Friday, 03 November 2017 13:25
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Top 5 LGBTQIA+ Fantasy Reads with Melissa Eastlake (The Uncrossing), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share Melissa Eastlake's Top 5 LGBTQIA+ Fantasy Reads, plus more about her book  The Uncrossing, and a giveaway !        Meet Melissa Eastlake !      Melissa Eastlake’s debut novel, The Uncrossing, is coming in 2017 from Entangled Teen. She is a 2017 Lambda Literary...
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Lily M.
I'm really looking forward to reading this book ?
Friday, 13 October 2017 22:46
Jen
The synopsis of this book sound highly intriguing, and the cover definitely caught my eye. Looking forward to reading it for sure... Read More
Saturday, 14 October 2017 17:15
Aireanna Lesch
It has such a lovely cover!!! And LGBTQA books are ALWAYS catching my eye. There's not that many out there, and I've never read a ... Read More
Sunday, 29 October 2017 16:28
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Blog Tour: The Long Ride Home by Tawni Waters, Plus Top 5 Not-To-Be-Missed Places to See on a Road Trip & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to be part of the blog tour for Tawni Waters' book  The Long Ride Home .   Read on for more about Tawni, her book, plus the top 5 not-to-be-missed places on a road trip! Meet Tawni Waters !     TAWNI WATERS is a writer, actor, and...
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Tiffany Engler
I've been dying to get my hands on this book!!!
Friday, 15 September 2017 16:04
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Top 5 Cursed Couples with S.D. Grimm, Plus Giveaway!

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Top Five Cursed Couples  Hello! I am thrilled to be on YA Books Central today! Thank you for having me. I love top five lists! Okay, I confess, I typically end up making fudging my lists to include more than five, but in this case I stuck to the rules. Since...
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Dianna G.
I am already creeped out by cemeteries but I'd definitely want to read this book! The cover is cool, too.
Wednesday, 13 September 2017 21:49
Penny Olson
I like the cool grey cover. As for the synopsis - you had me at "game in cemetary".
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 00:15
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Top 5 Differences Between Screenwriting and Novel Writing with Irena Brignull, Plus Giveaway!

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Five Top Differences between Screenwriting and Novel Writing When I was a kid, I wanted to be a writer. I had two loves – movies and novels. I hardly dared hope I’d get to write either, let alone both. It took me a quite a few years to become a screenwriter...
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John
The cover is a bit commercial, but I like stories with magic!
Wednesday, 06 September 2017 19:36
Dianna G.
I love the covers and both books' synopses. They sound great.
Wednesday, 06 September 2017 22:05
Lily M.
Wow look at these covers ??
Monday, 11 September 2017 07:11
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Top 5 Favorite Science Facts with Matthew McElligott (Mad Scientist Academy: The Space Disaster) Plus Giveaway!

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For the past several years I’ve been fortunate to work on the Mad Scientist Academy series and meet some amazing scientists along the way. I’ve learned things I never knew about the way the world works, and it’s been great fun trying to find ways to fit these concepts into the...
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John
I love that cover--gorgeous! And I'm sure this is a fun story!
Thursday, 03 August 2017 19:49
Alyssa Annico
These look and sound great for some science fun!
Monday, 14 August 2017 10:22
Esperanza Gailliard
The cover is really cute. Would love to get my eyes on this one! Synopsis is good.
Tuesday, 15 August 2017 20:32
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Top 5 Things Needed to Be an Effective Agent with Dan Emmett, Plus Giveaway!

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Five Things Needed To Be an Effective Secret Service Agent As one might imagine, the United States Secret Service has a very rigorous vetting process that goes to great lengths in determining whether an applicant possesses the required traits necessary to be an effective agent. When a new agent is hired,...
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John
The cover is very dashing and exciting! The synopsis--even more so!
Wednesday, 28 June 2017 17:27
Dianna G.
I bet this book has some really fascinating stories. It's always neat to see an inside look, behind the scenes. The cover remind... Read More
Wednesday, 28 June 2017 22:21
Aireanna Lesch
The cover is interesting! Doesn't appeal to me as much. But the synopsis is sooo interesting. I would definitely love to know mor... Read More
Tuesday, 04 July 2017 12:03
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Top 5 Ridiculously Long Books Worth Your Time from J. Patrick Black, Plus Giveaway!

Top 5 Ridiculously Long Books Worth Your Time from J. Patrick Black, Plus Giveaway!



Top Five Ridiculously Long Books Worth Your Time!    A few years back, I found myself looking forward to a long stretch of sitting around and not doing much. I won't get into the details (they're dull), but it involved something that required my presence but not very much in the...
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John
The cover is intriguing, and this sounds exciting!
Thursday, 02 March 2017 22:16
Linda Romer
Ninth City Burning sounds like a great read and the cover is fantastic! Thank you
Wednesday, 15 March 2017 15:36
Lily M.
I think the cover goes well with the title of the book, sounds good ? ?
Saturday, 18 March 2017 02:06
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