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Giveaway: Speak No Evil (Liana Gardner)

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Speak No Evil (US Only) by: Liana Gardner Release Date: October 1st, 2019 Publisher: Vesuvian Books         About the Book:   My name is Melody Fisher. My daddy was a snake handler in Appalachia until Mama died. Though years have passed, I can still hear the rattle before...
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4th Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza ~ Day 2

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Welcome to YABC's Fourth Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza ! We're featuring some of the  hottest titles of the year-- perfect for the book lover on your holiday list!--with exciting giveaways every day for the first twelve days of December. Each giveaway will run for seven days. ( Giveaways...
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Cindy
What a great giveaway, thanks for the chance.
Sunday, 02 December 2018 21:15
Hannah
Looks like some great books!
Sunday, 02 December 2018 22:37
Debra Branigan
I think I'm most excited about The Royal Order of Fighting Dragons or Beneath the Lighthouse, but I want to read them all!
Sunday, 02 December 2018 22:45
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Author Chat with Dan Elish (The Royal Order Of Fighting Dragons), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Dan Elish, author of  The Royal Order Of Fighting Dragons . Read on for more about Dan and his book, plus a giveaway!          Meet Dan Elish !  Dan Elish is the author of ten novels for all ages, including “The Worldwide...
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Debra Branigan
The cover is definitely kid-oriented and will attract your young readers of this genre. The synopsis sounds exciting and action-pa... Read More
Saturday, 01 December 2018 22:31
Penny Olson
The cover is really exciting and vivid. The synopsis sounds action-packed.
Sunday, 16 December 2018 23:24
Danielle Hammelef
The cover show so much action and fits the action-packed synopsis.
Saturday, 22 December 2018 11:18
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Author Chat with Julieanne Lynch (Beneath The Lighthouse), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Julieanne Lynch, author of  Beneath The Lighthouse . Read on for more about Julieanne and her book, plus a giveaway!        Meet Julieanne Lynch !  Julieanne Lynch is an author of both YA and Adult novels. Julieanne was born in Northern Ireland, but...
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Debra Branigan
One of the most gorgeous covers I've seen. YA readers will be attracted to this for sure. The storyline sounds suspenseful. It's h... Read More
Monday, 29 October 2018 19:22
Seji
Wow this cover is creepy, but I love it! Also a book about depression is something I would love to read, the story is very interes... Read More
Sunday, 11 November 2018 19:22
Becky Pennington
Loving this cover! It is creepy great! Can't wait to read this book!
Monday, 19 November 2018 21:53
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Author Chat with Alexandrea Weis (Death By The River), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Alexandrea Weis , author of  Death By The River.     Read on for more about Alexandrea her book, plus a giveaway!           Meet Alexandrea Weis! Alexandrea Weis is an award-winning author, ICU nurse, and historian who was raised in the...
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Sandy
The cover is what made me stop scrolling in Facebook, it is amazing. So many different elements coming together. I liked how the... Read More
Tuesday, 02 October 2018 17:42
Debra Branigan
The cover is absolutely amazing and will draw your readers to the novel. I cannot wait to read this. Good Luck with the publicati... Read More
Wednesday, 10 October 2018 17:36
Donna Saunders
This sounds like it will be a fantastic read. I cannot wait to check it out!! Also, the cover is very beautiful. ?
Saturday, 13 October 2018 10:37
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Spotlight on The Journal Of Angela Ashby (Liana Gardner), Plus Interview, & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  The Journal Of Angela Ashby   by Liana Gardner!  Read on for more about Liana and her book, an interview, plus a giveaway!          Meet  Liana Gardner ! Liana Gardner is the two-time teen choice award-winning author of the Misfit McCabe series. Daughter...
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Debra Branigan
The cover is very attractive and definitely will catch the eye of YA readers. I already had this book on my to-read list. Good luc... Read More
Wednesday, 03 October 2018 22:18
Renee Moore
This novel sounds great, and I love the cover!
Thursday, 04 October 2018 22:19
Emily
This book sounds fun!
Saturday, 06 October 2018 14:58
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