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Giveaway: GHOST LEOPARD Audio Book

Giveaway: GHOST LEOPARD Audio Book
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  Ghost Leopard (A Zoe & Zak Adventure #1) by  Lars Guignard Release Date: Audiobook released 2/26/13   Zoe and Zak are lost in exotic India, where gods and magic still exist. Before they can find their way home, they just have to do one little thing... ...Save a mythical creature...
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Krista
I can't find the answer but I wanted to say I cannot wait to read this book with my kids! Awesome Thanks for a chance to win... Read More
Sunday, 26 May 2013 13:52
Helen Stein
The two main characters are Zoe and Zak so I am guessing it's one of them. I am looking for good titles for the 2015 NM Battle of... Read More
Thursday, 06 June 2013 01:15
Holly Letson
I don't see the answer in the preview.
Friday, 07 June 2013 08:50
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Cover Reveal: KINSLAYER by Jay Kristoff + Giveaway!

Cover Reveal: KINSLAYER by Jay Kristoff + Giveaway!
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Are you guys as stoked as I am to see the cover for KINSLAYER, the sequel to STORMDANCER?!  And what about that title? I love them both so hard. We're also letting you see the UK cover. Tell us which one you like best in the comments! ARE YOU READY FOR...
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Michelle
Yes!!! I love the US version! It's so dynamic! Yukiko looks amazing, not to mention the awesome Buruu in the background. So epic.... Read More
Wednesday, 15 May 2013 14:40
G Donald Cribbs
US cover is so fracktastically amazing...shudders...uses AED...please, I beseech you, I must have a copy of this book to review!!!... Read More
Wednesday, 15 May 2013 22:56
Nikki
I like the US cover. The color and intensity are amazing. The UK is also nice, but lacks the power of the other.
Tuesday, 21 May 2013 10:52
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Giveaway: Win Dark Days Tour Signed Books!

Giveaway: Win Dark Days Tour Signed Books!
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I got a chance to catch up with these Pitch Dark Days authors and ask them a few questions: Kiera Cass ( THE ELITE ) Elizabeth Norris ( UNBREAKABLE ) Aprilynne Pike ( LIFE AFTER THEFT ) Amy Tintera ( REBOOT ) Check out their answers below, then enter to win...
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Kathryn Lynn Frank
I am DESPERATE to read Reboot!
Monday, 13 May 2013 17:17
Alexa
Unbreakable! I enjoyed Unraveling. Thanks for the giveaway.
Monday, 13 May 2013 17:19
Vivien
Reboot
Monday, 13 May 2013 17:59
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INSOMNIA Pre-Order Blog Hop - Win a Nook HD!

INSOMNIA Pre-Order Blog Hop - Win a Nook HD!

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Hey guys! Welcome to the INSOMNIA Pre-Order Blog Hop where you can enter to win a Nook HD!  Let me tell ya, you'll want to get your hands on this book. Here are a few reasons why:   About the book: Her eyes saved his life. Her dreams released his darkness....
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Krista Low
I am excited to read this. What an interesting idea for a novel! I just ordered on Amazon and I can't wait to read it!
Monday, 13 May 2013 13:34
Krista Low
Yes I am excited about possibly winning too
Monday, 13 May 2013 13:35
J.R. Johansson
Haha, who doesn't like a little winning?
Monday, 13 May 2013 15:15
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Want more Garrick from LOSING IT by Cora Carmack?

Want more Garrick from LOSING IT by Cora Carmack?
Are you a fan of Garrick and Bliss from LOSING IT by New York Times Best Selling Author , Cora Carmack?  In anticipation of her upcoming release, FAKING IT, (which I've read and is fantastic!) Cora plans to release four different scenes once her pre-orders hit certain number thresholds. ALL FROM...
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Giveaway: Shutdown by Heather Anastasiu

Giveaway: Shutdown by Heather Anastasiu
  Shutdown by Heather Anastasiu Release Date: July 2, 2013   The battle is all but over, and hope seems to be lost. Zoe and her fellow Resistance fighters are on the run, having lost their home, their protection, and their leader. They are outnumbered and outmatched by the powerful corporation...
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Shannon Silvey
I think Zoe's biggest enemy is definitely the Chancellor! UGH, talk about a character you hate. I'm so excited about this book - s... Read More
Wednesday, 08 May 2013 14:30
Kathryn Lynn Frank
CHANCELLOR!!!
Wednesday, 08 May 2013 22:36
Jen
Looking forward to reading this.
Friday, 10 May 2013 16:05
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Giveaway: The Program by Suzanne Young (US only)

Giveaway: The Program by Suzanne Young (US only)
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  The Program by Suzanne Young ISBN:  9781442445802 Release Date: April 30, 2013   Sloane knows better than to cry in front of anyone. With suicide now an international epidemic, one outburst could land her in The Program, the only proven course of treatment. Sloane’s parents have already lost one child;...
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Joshua David Bellin
This book has an amazing premise, and I'm really looking forward to reading it. Having never experienced clinical depression, it'... Read More
Wednesday, 08 May 2013 11:52
Geraldine Choy
I would definitely keep my emotions!
Wednesday, 08 May 2013 12:02
Michelle Quinlan
Although there are days that I hate to be "emotional"...I would definitely not give them up!... Read More
Wednesday, 08 May 2013 12:12
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Join in the #PitchDarkDays Live Event!

Join in the #PitchDarkDays Live Event!

I'll be at the #PitchDarkDays event at Schuler Books & Music in Lansing, Michigan this Friday at 6pm. Any northerners coming to join me? If not, you can join in on Twitter, because I'll be live-tweeting the event! Which authors will be there?  Kiera Cass ( THE ELITE ) Elizabeth Norris...
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Giveaway: Meant to Be by Lauren Morrill (US/Canada)

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  Meant to Be by  Lauren Morrill Release Date: November 2012     Meant to be or not meant to be . . . that is the question.  It's one thing to fall head over heels into a puddle of hazelnut coffee, and quite another to fall for the—gasp—wrong guy. Straight-A...
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Heather
I think so.
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 22:03
Breana M.
Of course!
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 22:06
Danielle Schneider
I'd like to think everyone has a meant to be
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 22:10
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Giveaway: ICONS Prize Pack by Margaret Stohl (US/Canada)

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  Icons by  Margaret Stohl Release Date: May 7th     Your heart beats only with their permission. Everything changed on The Day. The day the windows shattered. The day the power stopped. The day Dol's family dropped dead. The day Earth lost a war it didn't know it was fighting....
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Kandis
If aliens came, I'm not really sure what I'd do.... I'd hope they were some peaceful aliens, otherwise I'd be in trouble. I don't ... Read More
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 21:47
Danielle Schneider
If aliens came I would deduce whether they are hostile or friendly. Never want to run up to an alien with a big welcoming grin onl... Read More
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 22:14
Kathryn Lynn Frank
If Aliens come I'm breaking out the nunchucks!
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 22:18
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