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BLOG TOUR: BLACKBIRD by Anna Carey

  Hello & Welcome, YABC is excited to be a part of the BLACKBIRD blog tour! Check out today's feature below & enter to win a signed copy of BLACKBIRD!   About the Book     Written by: Anna Carey Published by: Harper Teen Releasing on: September 16th, 2014 Add it to Goodreads Ge......
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Vivien
I absolutely cannot wait to read this book!! I just loved her first trilogy ... Read More
Friday, 19 September 2014 13:57
Shannon Mizikoski
This book sounds SO unique and interesting! I don't know that I have ever read a second person POV before, and the whole synopsis ... Read More
Monday, 22 September 2014 22:22
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#ReadISLA: Team ANNA, LOLA, or ISLA?

#ReadISLA: Team ANNA, LOLA, or ISLA?
    Hello YABCers, today we're picking teams! If that isn't reason enough to choose TEAM ANNA, here are a few more...   "I'm a little distracted by this English French American boy masterpiece." Me too, Anna. Me. Too.      "Girl Scouts didn't teach me what to do with em......
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Jen Kentfield
I'm totally Team Anna! But I can't wait to meet Isla and fall in love with Josh too!
Thursday, 31 July 2014 14:32
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#ReadISLA Flashback: Lola And The Boy Next Door

#ReadISLA Flashback: Lola And The Boy Next Door
  Hey guys, today we're hanging out with Lola and Cricket!   Budding designer Lola Nolan doesn’t believe in fashion...she believes in costume. The more expressive the outfit--more sparkly, more fun, more wild--the better. But even though Lola’s style is outrageous, she’s a devoted daughter and friend with some big plans fo......
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Vivien
This is the first contemporary that I fell head over heels!! Utterly amazing.
Monday, 21 July 2014 12:44
Kara
God, I love Anna and the French Kiss. The book gave a little knowledge & laughter. Anna was a character w/ faults, but I couldn't ... Read More
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 11:58
Jen Bruce
I loved how quirky and inside her own head Anna was. How she didn't want to complicate things with her new set of friends, so she ... Read More
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 10:57
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#ReadISLA Flashback: Anna And The French Kiss

#ReadISLA Flashback: Anna And The French Kiss
Bonjour ami! Je suis heureux que vous soyez ici, j'aime votre visage!   Okay, so, my French is a little rusty, but fingers crossed that I just said,     Hello friends! I'm glad you're here, I like your face!   Today, we're taking a little trip down memory lane, back t......
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#ReadISLA

#ReadISLA
  Hello YABC! I had a BLAST hanging out with Isla and Josh this weekend! See? They said to say, Bonjour! My initial thoughts? ISLA is intense, heart-wrenching romantic perfection! Have you checked out the ISLA chapter sample? If not, WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?! If you have, be sure to......
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#ReadISLA Campaign

#ReadISLA Campaign
Hello Fellow YABCers! I am BEYOND excited that YABC was asked to participate in the #ReadISLA campaign as we eagerly await, ISLA AND THE HAPPILY EVER AFTER, the third companion novel in Stephanie Perkins' ANNA AND THE FRENCH KISS series!   From the glittering streets of Manhattan to the moonlit ro......
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Sasha Shamblen
Gahhhhhhhhhhhh Im really excited for this book!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!... Read More
Thursday, 03 July 2014 00:56
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Ten Reasons To Go To Book Expo Of America

Ten Reasons To Go To Book Expo Of America
Ten Reasons To Go To Book Expo of America   1. The People. These are your people, your tribe, your clan, your sparkly unicorns, WHATEVER you call them. They are yours and you get to spend three days bonding with them!   2. The Authors. There is an entire section of the......
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Tiffany
Haha! I love number 10! But this is a great list! Enjoyed reading it! And bags are very hard to resist!
Sunday, 08 June 2014 10:37
Jessica Jackson
I really wish that I can go to BEA at some point in the future! It sounds like an amazing experience! Right now, I feel like it's ... Read More
Sunday, 08 June 2014 12:29
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Q&A with Michelle Madow + Giveaway (US only)

Q&A with Michelle Madow + Giveaway (US only)
  Hi YABCers! Today I'm chatting with Michelle Madow, author of the upcoming THE SECRET DIAMOND SISTERS, another new series from our friends at Harlequin TEEN.  It's being billed as, Gossip Girl meets Las Vegas.   1) How did you come up with the idea for your story? I’ve gone to L......
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Chantal De Leon
Wow! I like that it the book is set in Las Vegas (a lot of crazy action can go on there), and the concept of the three sisters fin... Read More
Wednesday, 26 February 2014 09:17
Sarah Zane Kellar
I like how the cover looks like there are jewels on it.
Wednesday, 26 February 2014 12:50
Agustina Gonzalez
reminds me a bit like the gossp girl series, although I know this is going completely different. I want to read! ... Read More
Friday, 28 February 2014 11:16
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Q&A with Jennifer L. Armentrout + Giveaway (US only)

Q&A with Jennifer L. Armentrout + Giveaway (US only)
  Hello YABCers! Another exciting series coming from the fine folks over at Harlequin TEEN is The Dark Element Series by #1 New York Times and USA Today Best Selling Author, Jennifer L. Armentrout.  WHITE HOT KISS is Book 1 and is a fresh take on paranormal romance that features ga......
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Danielle
Half demon, half gargoyle sounds pretty interesting to me!
Monday, 24 February 2014 09:21
Jessica
It sounds awesome, and I love paranormal romance.
Monday, 24 February 2014 12:43
Harleigh Prince
I can honestly say I have never heard or read a book that involved gargoyles, which just made me even more intrigued aside from th... Read More
Tuesday, 25 February 2014 05:28
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Q&A with Elizabeth Scott + Giveaway (US only)

Q&A with Elizabeth Scott + Giveaway (US only)
  Hey YABCers! There are a lot of great books set to release in the next few months from Harlequin TEEN. The first of which is HEARTBEATS by Elizabeth Scott, a story about life, death and---love.  I had the chance to chat with Elizabeth Scott and here's what she had to......
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Samantha
Synopsis sounds awesome, just like all her other books!
Wednesday, 05 February 2014 09:03
Fevig
Looking forward to reading and sharing with students!
Wednesday, 05 February 2014 09:32
Molly
This book sounds great!
Tuesday, 11 February 2014 12:58
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