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PubCrawl Podcast: Half Pint Happy Hour #2

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May 2017 Releases

Welcome back to Upcoming Titles, our monthly feature where we highlight books releasing this month. As always, this is by no means a comprehensive list of forthcoming releases, just a compilation of titles we think our readers (and our contributors!) would enjoy. Without further ado: May 2 Cold Summer by Gwen Cole The Black Witch by Laurie Forest Always and Forever, Lara Jean by Jenny Han A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. […]

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PubCrawl Podcast: Half-Pint Happy Hour #1

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April 2017 Releases

Welcome back to Upcoming Titles, our monthly feature where we highlight books releasing this month. As always, this is by no means a comprehensive list of forthcoming releases, just a compilation of titles we think our readers (and our contributors!) would enjoy. Without further ado: April 4 Prisoner of Ice and Snow by Ruth Lauren Speak of Me As I Am by Sonia Belasco The Last Thing You Said by Sara Biren The Exo Project […]

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Pubcrawl Podcast: Promotion

This week Kelly and JJ talk about promotion and getting the word out about your book, including whether or not to put money into your own promotion, hiring a publicist, making swag, or putting out a newsletter. We also announce a brief hiatus for the month of March, but we’ll be back in April with our next Query Critique episode, so send us your queries!

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