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A Farewell from John

A Farewell from John

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Dear Author delivers two reviews each weekday and one review on each weekend of hidden gems, old favorites, and up and coming authors to watch. Every morning we provide a summary of the publishing news and every afternoon a curated list of deals for your ebook device. On Sundays we talk technology and reading. Every day there is new, fresh content. Click to read more about Dear Author.

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