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Author Chat with Jay Coles (Things We Couldn't Say), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)


Today we are chatting with Jay Coles, author of Things We Couldn't Say ! Read on for more about Jay, his book, and giveaway!           Meet Jay Coles !       Jay Coles is a graduate of Vincennes University and Ball State University. When he’s not...
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Author Chat with Tim Green (Final Season), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)


Today we are chatting with Tim Green, author of Final Season ! Read on for more about Tim, his book, and giveaway!           Meet Tim Green !      TIM GREEN  is a   retired professional American football player, a radio and television personality, and a bestselling...
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Waiting on Wednesday ~ September 15, 2021


Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event that is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine and spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.     *Caitlin’s Choice* (YABC Indie Co-Manager)    A Psalm of Storms and Silence Author:  Roseanne A. Brown Expected publication:  November 2, 2021 The highly anticipated second—and...
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Featured Review: The Jasmine Project by, Meredith Ireland

About This Book: Jenny Han meets The Bachelorette in this effervescent romantic comedy about a teen Korean American adoptee who unwittingly finds herself at the center of a competition for her heart, as orchestrated by her overbearing, loving family. Jasmine Yap’s life is great. Well, it’s okay. She’s about to move...
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Giveaway: The Delusionist (Don Calame) ~ (US/Can Only)


  The Delusionist Author: Don Calame Publisher: Candlewick Press Publish Date: October 12th, 2021           About the Book Fifteen-year-old Quinn Purcell wants only one thing: to win a coveted spot at the Masters of Magic Fantasy Camp. But the competition is stiff, including Dani Darling, an incredibly...
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Author Chat with Amy Timberlake (Egg Marks The Spot)!


Today we are chatting with Amy Timberlake, author of Egg Marks The Spot ! Read on for more about Amy and her book!           Meet Amy Timberlake !   Amy Timberlake's work has received a Newbery Honor, an Edgar, and a Golden Kite Award. One book was...
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Author Chat with Jennifer Gold (Names In A Jar), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)


Today we are chatting with Jennifer Gold, author of Names In A Jar ! Read on for more about Jennifer, her book, and giveaway!           Meet Jennifer Gold !      Jennifer Gold [] is an award-winning author of several books for young adults, including Soldier Doll...
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National Geographic Kids Blog Tour & Giveaway: The Ultimate Book of African Animals ~ (US/CAN Only)


Welcome to the Ultimate Book of African Animals  Blog Tour! Looking to get away? Spend the week on a virtual safari with Emmy Award-Winning Filmmakers Beverly and Dereck Joubert as your guides! Featuring exclusive excerpts from their latest title, Ultimate Book of African Animals  (National Geographic Kids Books, ages 8-12), Beverly...
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Recent Comments
Debra Branigan
I think my favorite animal is the elephant although I am fascinated with many African animals.
Tuesday, 14 September 2021 20:01
Alyssa Annico
I love giraffes!
Thursday, 16 September 2021 08:54
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What's New in YA? New Releases this week (Sept. 13, 2021)

Don't Miss The New Releases for this Week, Sept. 13, 2021 Defy the Night (Brigid Kemmerer) Publisher: ‎  Bloomsbury YA (September 14, 2021) Reading age: ‎  13 - 17 years Grade level: ‎  7 - 9 BUY NOW From  New York Times  bestselling author Brigid Kemmerer comes a blockbuster fantasy series...
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Author Chat with Aden Polydoros (The City Beautiful), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)


Today we are chatting with Aden Polydoros, author of The City Beautiful ! Read on for more about Aden, his book, and giveaway!           Meet Aden Polydoros !     Aden Polydoros grew up in Illinois and Arizona, and has a bachelor's degree in English from Northern...
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