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Diversify Your Shelves--"Writing Fiction in the Age of Trump"

Diversify Your Shelves--"Writing Fiction in the Age of Trump"
Writing Fiction in the Age of Trump by Rahul Kanakia   Recently a friend of mine, Ferrett, was talking about the upcoming release of the third book in his excellent urban fantasy trilogy, and he was like, I'm thinking of doing less promotion for this book, because, well, with all of...
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Author Chat with Skip Brittenham (Between Worlds), Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Skip Brittenham (Between Worlds), Plus Giveaway!
  Today we're excited to chat with Skip Brittenham,   author of Between Worlds!  Below you'll find our interview, more about Skip, and his book, plus a giveaway!     Author of BETWEEN WORLDS G.P. Putnam’s Sons; August 30, 2016     YABC:  Why did you write Between Worlds?    I’ve always had an interest in...
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Katharine McGee (The Thousandth Floor), Plus Giveaway!!

Author Of The Week: Chat with Katharine McGee (The Thousandth Floor), Plus Giveaway!!
Welcome to our weekly special feature post, Author Of The Week!! Each week we will be interviewing a different YA author and highlighting their upcoming release! We will also be hosting a giveaway of the book we are highlighting!!     Introducing Katharine McGee, YABC's Author of the Week!! Katharine McGee is from...
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Featured Review: Kook by Christopher Vick

Featured Review: Kook by Christopher Vick
About this book:   A heart-pounding love story that grips like a riptide, and doesn’t let go… Fifteen-year old Sam has moved from the big city to the coast – stuck there with his mum and sister on the edge of nowhere. Then he meets beautiful but damaged surfer-girl Jade. Soon...
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Redux by A.L. Davroe + Giveaway (US/International)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Redux by A.L. Davroe + Giveaway (US/International)
Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for REDUX (Tricksters #2) by A.L. Davroe, releasing March 21, 2017 from Entangled Teen. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from A.L. and the cover for the first book, NEXIS, for reference: Hello everyone!  My name is...
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4th Year Anniversary Celebration for the Release of The Defiance Series by CJ Redwine!! Plus Giveaway!!

4th Year Anniversary Celebration for the Release of The Defiance Series by CJ Redwine!! Plus Giveaway!!
Hi YABCers! 4 years ago today my first book hit the shelves. It feels like longer! It's crazy to think that since DEFIANCE came out on 8/28/12, I've published a novella, three additional full length novels, hit the NYT's list, sold in 6 other countries, and have both an anthology...
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The covers and intriguing descriptions make you want to get the books and read!
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I've been meaning to read this series for ages. I have friends who really love it. The covers are lovely. But word of mouth has be... Read More
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Featured Review: Smoke (Dan Vyleta)

Featured Review: Smoke (Dan Vyleta)
  About The Book: England. A century ago, give or take a few years." An England where people who are wicked in thought or deed are marked by the Smoke that pours forth from their bodies, a sign of their fallen state. The aristocracy do not smoke, proof of their virtue and...
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Story Starters: Doorways

Story Starters: Doorways
Hello, and welcome to the fourth week of our August Story Starters posts! Each week we will be bringing you something to inspire your writing!  Here's how our STORY STARTER CHALLENGE will work:  -For the first three weeks of the month, we will be posting a writing prompt. -Feel inspired by...
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Author Chat with Anne Boles Levy (The Well of Prayers), Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Anne Boles Levy (The Well of Prayers), Plus Giveaway!
  Today we're excited to chat with Anne Boles Levy,   author of The Well of Prayers!  Below you'll find our interview, more about Anne, and her book, plus a giveaway!     YABC:  What surprised you most while writing your latest book? The first two books actually started out as one and the same book until...
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Featured Review: Behind the Throne by K.B. Wagers

Featured Review: Behind the Throne by K.B. Wagers
About this book:   Hail Bristol has made a name for herself in the galaxy for everything except what she was born to do: rule the Indranan Empire. When she is dragged back to her home planet to take her rightful place as the only remaining heir, she finds that trading...
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