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Foreword Indies Award lists 'Amy's Guide to Best Behavior' as finalist

Michael Palmer - Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Congratulations to Amy Chavez  for making the Foreword Reviews Foreword Indies finalist list for her book Amy's Guide to Best Behavior in Japan!  Read More

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