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Featured Review: Metaldown by Kristen Simmons

Featured Review: Metaldown by Kristen Simmons
About this book: Metaltown, where factories rule, food is scarce, and hope is in short supply. The rules of Metaltown are simple: Work hard, keep your head down, and watch your back. You look out for number one, and no one knows that better than Ty. She’s been surviving on the...
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Press Release: Book Trailer for Air

Press Release: Book Trailer for Air

The wide release of the captivating and timely novel “AIR” by Ryan Gattis hits shelves on December 6th and next year there will be a feature film adaption of the book in production which musician John Legend has signed on to produce.   The story is a fascinating look at a young kid, Grey, in inner-city Baltimore who...
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Giveaway: TEXTROVERT by Lindsey Summers (US & Canada)

Giveaway: TEXTROVERT by Lindsey Summers (US & Canada)
Textrovert (US & Canada) by Lindsey Summers Release Date: May 2, 2017 Publisher: KCP Loft   About the Book Was it just a cell phone swap … or fate? It’s bad enough when high-school senior Keeley mistakenly swaps cell phones with a stranger. It’s even worse when the stranger turns out...
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Giveaway: JUST A NORMAL TUESDAY by Kim Turrisi (US & Canada)

Giveaway: JUST A NORMAL TUESDAY by Kim Turrisi (US & Canada)
Just a Normal Tuesday (US & Canada) by Kim Turrisi Release Date: May 2, 2017 Publisher: KCP Loft   About the Book For Kai, nothing will ever be normal again. Sixteen-year-old Kai’s life is shattered forever by a letter from her sister, Jen, which begins, “If you are reading this, I...
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Giveaway: ZENN DIAGRAM by Wendy Brant (US & Canada)

Giveaway: ZENN DIAGRAM by Wendy Brant (US & Canada)
Zenn Diagram (US & Canada) by Wendy Brant Release Date: April 4, 2017 Publisher: KCP Loft   About the Book Being a math genius is not exactly a ticket to popularity for seventeen-year-old Eva. Even worse, whenever she touches another person or their belongings, she gets glimpses of their emotions, secrets...
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2nd Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza ~ Day 2

2nd Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza ~ Day 2
Welcome to YABC's second annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza! We're featuring some of the hottest titles of the year--perfect for the book lover on your holiday list!--with exciting prize packs every day for the first twelve days of December. Each giveaway will run for seven days. Giveaways are US...
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Kim
I would love to win infinity! Thanks for the chance! ?
Friday, 02 December 2016 15:25
Tammy VanScoy
I would love to win The Sound Of Us.
Friday, 02 December 2016 15:41
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Author Chat with Megan Shull, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway

Author Chat with Megan Shull, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway
Today we're excited to chat with Megan Shull, author  of Bounce!  Below you'll find more about Megan,  her book, plus a giveaway!   1. What gave you the inspiration to write this book? Bounce really started with one single image. Here’s the story: I came across a stunning collection of photos by James Mollison, a documentary...
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Giveaway: KEEPING THE BEAT by Marie Powell and Jeff Norton (US & Canada)

Giveaway: KEEPING THE BEAT by Marie Powell and Jeff Norton (US & Canada)
Keeping the Beat (US & Canada) by Marie Powell and Jeff Norton Release Date: April 4, 2017 Publisher: KCP Loft   About the Book Fame. Love. Friends. Pick any two. It was supposed to be the best summer of her life. Instead, seventeen-year-old Lucy finds her best friend, Harper, shot dead...
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2nd Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza - Day 1

2nd Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza - Day 1
Welcome to YABC's second annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza! We're featuring some of the hottest titles of the year--perfect for the book lover on your holiday list!--with exciting prize packs every day for the first twelve days of December. Each giveaway will run for seven days. Giveaways are US...
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Alyssa Annico
Front Lines looks like a great read!
Thursday, 01 December 2016 15:30
Shannon Mizikoski
Oooh so many of these look FABULOUS, but I am extra excited to read The Great Pursuit!!
Thursday, 01 December 2016 22:05
Tiffany Engler
All of these books look so amazing! Thank you for the chance!
Friday, 02 December 2016 09:40
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Buzzworthy Books of Winter 2016-2017!!

Buzzworthy Books of Winter 2016-2017!!
There are SO MANY amazing books hitting the shelves this winter.... Which ones are we buzzing about? Check out our list and be sure to enter the awesome giveaway that we are hosting!!!       The Wish Granter (CJ Redwine) ~2/14/17 An epic, romantic, and action-packed fantasy inspired by the...
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Melanie Pacheco
Thanks for this! I'm mostly excited for Frost Blood, Carve the Mark, Ever the Hunted and Poison's Kiss ?
Thursday, 01 December 2016 13:04
KM
SOSOSOSO many, but some of the first ones that came to mind were Under Rose-Tainted Skies, The Secret of a Heart Note, and #famous... Read More
Thursday, 01 December 2016 15:45
Brian S. Gardner
I added Carve the Mark, Gilded Cage, Seeker (Book One leading to Disruptor), Under Rose-Tainted Skies, Exo, and Wintersong. Some o... Read More
Friday, 02 December 2016 16:57
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