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YABC Mailbox Book Haul - April 2014 + Giveaway (US only)

  Hey guys! Ready to see what we got in the YABC Mailbox this past month? First, here's the mess I made unboxing it all: I bet you already spy some goodies in there, don't you?  On to the book haul!     Some great titles from Random House Kids!... Continue reading
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: The Rift by Chris Howard + Giveaway (US/Canada)

  Hello, YABCers! We have another great cover reveal this week! Today we're super excited to reveal the cover for THE RIFT (ROOTLESS #2) by Chris Howard releasing on Arbor Day, April 25, 2014. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Chris:   Hi there!   YABC hosted the cover... Continue reading
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Tiger's Promise by Colleen Houck + Giveaway (International)

  Hello, YABCers! We have a very exciting cover reveal for you today! Today we're super excited to reveal the cover for TIGER'S PROMISE by Colleen Houck releasing June 1, 2014. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Colleen:   Dear YABC Readers,   I'm so excited to reveal... Continue reading
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Title Reveal: Book 2 in the Alex Wayfare Series by MG Buehrlen + Giveaway (International)

  We have a special treat for you today, YABCers! A title reveal! Today we're honored to reveal the title for Book #2 in the Alex Wayfare Series by MG Buehrlen releasing Spring 2015 from Strange Chemistry. Before we get to the title, here's a note from MG:   I was certain... Continue reading
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Zeroboxer by Fonda Lee + Giveaway (US/Canada)

  Hello, YABCers! Are you ready for another cover reveal? Today we're super excited to reveal the cover for ZEROBOXER by Fonda Lee releasing April 8, 2015 from Flux/Llewellyn. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Fonda:   When my editor and I first started talking about ideas for the... Continue reading
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YA Authors as YAs: The Christian Schoon Edition + Giveaway (International)

  Welcome to the latest YA Authors as YAs interview! Our goal? To prove that your favorite authors — no matter how AWESOME and COOL you think they are — were once awkward, weird, and they geeked out about fandoms and guilty-pleasure music JUST LIKE YOU when they were teens. (Most of... Continue reading
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YA Authors as YAs: The Helene Dunbar Edition + Giveaway (International)

Welcome to the latest YA Authors as YAs interview! Our goal? To prove that your favorite authors — no matter how AWESOME and COOL you think they are — were once awkward, weird, and they geeked out about fandoms and guilty-pleasure music JUST LIKE YOU when they were teens. (Most of them... Continue reading
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Giveaway: Obsidian Eyes by A.W. Exley (US/Canada)

  OBSIDIAN EYES by A.W. Exley Release Date: March 24th     About the Book 1836, a world of light and dark, noble and guild. The two spheres intersect when seventeen-year-old Allie Donovan is placed at the aristocratic St Matthews Academy. More at ease with a blade than a needle,... Continue reading
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Giveaway: The Pigeon Needs a Bath by Mo Willems (US only)


      THE PIGEON NEEDS A BATH by Mo Willems In stores April 1, 2014       About the Book The Pigeon really needs a bath! Except, the Pigeon's not so sure about that. Besides, he took a bath last month! Maybe. It's going to take some serious... Continue reading
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Giveaway: Compulsion by Martina Boone (International)

    COMPULSION by Martina Boone
 Release Date: 10/28/14   About the Book Three plantations. Two wishes. One ancient curse.   When loss is all you know, how do you find true love?   “Darkly romantic and steeped in Southern Gothic charm, you’ll be compelled to get lost in the... Continue reading
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