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Spotlight on Falcon Flight by Azalea Dabill, Plus Giveaway!

Spotlight on Falcon Flight by Azalea Dabill, Plus Giveaway!
  Today we're putting a spotlight on Azalea Dabill's novel, Falcon Flight. Read on for more about Azalea, her novels, an excerpt, plus a giveaway!     Meet Chronicle Book One: Falcon Heart! Murder, sacrifice, vengeance ... compassion and an adventure beyond fear. Slavers steal first­daughter Kyrin Cieri from medieval Britain and...
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Curse of the Moon by Beth Trissel + Giveaway (Intl)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Curse of the Moon by Beth Trissel + Giveaway (Intl)
Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for CURSE OF THE MOON by Beth Trissel, releasing May 4, 2016 from Wild Rose Press. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Beth: Hey guys! Beth Trissel waving to the gang at YABC! I'm psyched to...
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Featured Review: The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi

Featured Review: The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi
About this book: Cursed with a horoscope that promises a marriage of Death and Destruction, sixteen-year-old Maya has only earned the scorn and fear of her father's kingdom. Content to follow more scholarly pursuits, her world is upheaved when her father, the Raja, arranges a wedding of political convenience to quell...
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Featured Review: The Madwoman Upstairs by Catherine Lowell

Featured Review: The Madwoman Upstairs by Catherine Lowell
About this book: In this smart and enthralling debut in the spirit of The Weird Sisters and Special Topics in Calamity Physics, the only remaining descendant of the Brontë family embarks on a modern-day literary scavenger hunt to find the family's long-rumored secret estate, using clues her eccentric father left behind....
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Author Chat with Wendy Spinale, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Wendy Spinale, Plus Giveaway!
YABC: What surprised you most while writing your latest book? Wendy Spinale: I think the thing that surprises me most whenever I write any story is that I may start a story thinking the characters are one way, but as I go along they develop into something entirely different. For example,...
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Renee Rousseau
I was intrigued by both the cover and how many actual glasses of wine! (or bottles?)
Friday, 29 April 2016 14:25
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Featured Review: Into the Dim by Janet Taylor

Featured Review: Into the Dim by Janet Taylor
About this book: When fragile, sixteen-year-old Hope Walton loses her mom to an earthquake overseas, her secluded world crumbles. Agreeing to spend the summer in Scotland, Hope discovers that her mother was more than a brilliant academic, but also a member of a secret society of time travelers. And she's alive,...
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Takeover Post with Megan Miranda and Megan Shepherd, Plus Giveaway!

Takeover Post with Megan Miranda and Megan Shepherd, Plus Giveaway!
What are we going to do tonight, Megan? Same thing we do every night, Megan. TRY TO TAKE OVER THE WORLD. Yeah, yeah...I have to get up early tho. Then let’s TRY TO TAKE OVER YOUNG ADULT BOOKS CENTRAL. Victory will be ours! That’s right. Do not try to adjust...
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Incognita by Kristen Lippert-Martin + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Incognita by Kristen Lippert-Martin + Giveaway (US/Canada)
Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for INCOGNITA by Kristen Lippert-Martin, releasing October 1, 2016 from Lerner. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Kristen: Hey, guys,  At long last I can show you the cover for INCOGNITA, the sequel to TABULA RASA....
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I have been waiting for so long for this book! The cover is on fire! Thank you for this stellar giveaway, too!
Thursday, 28 April 2016 16:25
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Featured Review: The Darkest Corners by Kara Thomas

Featured Review: The Darkest Corners by Kara Thomas
About this book: The Darkest Corners is a psychological thriller about the lies little girls tell, and the deadly truths those lies become.There are ghosts around every corner in Fayette, Pennsylvania. Tessa left when she was nine and has been trying ever since not to think about it after what happened...
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Beneath Wandering Stars by Ashlee Cowles + Giveaway (Intl)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Beneath Wandering Stars by Ashlee Cowles + Giveaway (Intl)
Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for BENEATH WANDERING STARS by Ashlee Cowles, releasing August 18, 2016 from Merit Press. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Ashlee: Thanks so much for checking out Beneath Wandering Stars! If you appreciate authentic love stories...
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