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Spotlight on Air by Lisa Glass, Plus First Chapter Reveal & Giveaway!

Spotlight on Air by Lisa Glass, Plus First Chapter Reveal & Giveaway!
Today we're spotlighting Lisa Glass's novel, Air! Read on for more about Lisa, her novel, a chapter reveal, plus a giveaway!   Meet Lisa Glass! Lisa Glass has always lived a stone's throw from the beach, moving from Plymouth to Swansea‐‐where she took an MA in Creative Writing‐‐and finally to Newquay in Cornwall,...
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Dramatically Ever After by Isabel Bandeira + Giveaway (US Only)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Dramatically Ever After by Isabel Bandeira + Giveaway (US Only)
Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the new cover reveal for DRAMATICALLY EVER AFTER by Isabel Bandeira, releasing June 6, 2017 from Spencer Hill Press. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Isabel: Hi YABC! Welcome to the exclusive cover, title, AND summary reveal for book...
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Five Books to Read If You Love...Independence Day: Resurgence!

Five Books to Read If You Love...Independence Day: Resurgence!
Now on the big screen, this companion to that "other" Will Smith alien movie from the 90's, is making waves. And if you find yourself a fan of Independence Day: Resurgence, then this list of otherwordly reads is for you! The following books have taken their own turn at aliens and...
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Throwback Thursday: Rainbow Rowell

Throwback Thursday: Rainbow Rowell
*Contributed by Kayla King, Blog Manager & Staff Reviewer*   Nostalgia is a fickle friend, finding us when we least expect it. Such a thing happened recently when I returned to New Hampshire for my friends' graduation. I got to thinking about all of the trips back and forth between my...
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Featured Review: And I Darken by Kiersten White

Featured Review: And I Darken by Kiersten White
    About This Book:   NO ONE EXPECTS A PRINCESS TO BE BRUTAL. And Lada Dragwlya likes it that way. Ever since she and her gentle younger brother, Radu, were wrenched from their homeland of Wallachia and abandoned by their father to be raised in the Ottoman courts, Lada has...
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Sneak Peek: Read the first 3 chapters of Mirage by Tracy Clark + Giveaway (US Only)

Sneak Peek: Read the first 3 chapters of Mirage by Tracy Clark + Giveaway (US Only)
Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to present a sneak peek from Tracy Clark's MIRAGE, releasing July 5, 2016 from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Check out information about the book below, the sneak peek, and a giveaway!   MIRAGE by Tracy Clark Release date: July 5, 2016 Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt  ...
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Waiting On Wednesday

Waiting On Wednesday
  Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event that is hosted by Jill at   Breaking the Spine   and spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.       *Beth's Choice* (Assistant Blog Manager for YABC) The Ones by Daniel Sweren-Becker Author: Daniel Sweren-Becker Book: Hardcover, 304 pages Expected publication: September 6th, 2016...
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Featured Review: Losing Gabriel by Lurlene McDaniel

Featured Review: Losing Gabriel by Lurlene McDaniel
    About This Book:   This emotionally-charged novel about three high school seniors who in the midst of planning their futures after high school are instead faced with present circumstances that force them to grasp what it means to make choices, take responsibility, and truly become an adult.Lani Kennedy has...
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: One Was Lost by Natalie D. Richards + Giveaway (US Only)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: One Was Lost by Natalie D. Richards + Giveaway (US Only)
Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the new cover reveal for ONE WAS LOST by Natalie D. Richards, releasing October 4, 2016 from Sourcebooks. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Natalie: Hey, ONE WAS LOST readers—it’s cover reveal time!! AHHHHH! I’ve got a little dreams-really-do-come-true...
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Author Chat with Pintip Dunn

Author Chat with Pintip Dunn
Today we're excited to chat with Pintip Dunn,  author of The Darkest Lie! Below  you'll find our interview, more about Pintip and  her book!     YABC: What gave you the inspiration to write this book?   Pintip Dunn: I wanted to write a story about a girl who was grieving the death of her...
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