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Spotlight on Dead Inside by Cyndy Etler, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Dead Inside  by Cyndy Etler!  Read on for more about Cyndy and her book, plus an excerpt & giveaway!    Meet Cyndy Etler!     A modern-day Cinderella, Cyndy Etler was homeless at fourteen,  summa cum laude  at thirty. In her current work as a...
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Marisa Fort
The cover makes me want to learn more, the synopsis sounds so compelling!
Wednesday, 28 March 2018 22:52
Danielle Hammelef
Too bad the chance to win a copy closed early
Friday, 13 April 2018 15:26
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Author Chat with Farrah Penn (Twelve Steps to Normal), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Farrah Penn , author of  Twelve Steps to Normal .   Read on for more about Farrah and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet  Farrah Penn !   Farrah Penn was born and raised in a suburb in Texas that's far from the...
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Kara S
I'm a sucker for the neon bright color combination featured in this cover design, and I find substance abuse/addiction in the fami... Read More
Friday, 23 March 2018 08:09
Hailey Joseph
I'm certain that this will be one of those novels that I won't be able to put down. A story about loss, memory, and rebuilding one... Read More
Saturday, 24 March 2018 12:36
Marisa Fort
The cover is eye-catching and the synopsis sounds so interesting, can't wait to read!
Wednesday, 28 March 2018 22:45
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Spotlight on Along the Indigo by Elsie Chapman, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Along the Indigo  by Elsie Chapman!  Read on for more about Elsie and her book, plus an excerpt, and a giveaway!    Meet Elsie Chapman!     Elsie Chapman grew up in Prince George, British Columbia, before graduating from the University of British Columbia with...
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Cara
Well that makes sense this is US only but the author is Canadian ... Read More
Tuesday, 20 March 2018 19:12
Kara S
The cover is among the most eye-catching of the season, but it's the plot setting -- the really gritty, hard-scrabble background f... Read More
Friday, 23 March 2018 02:36
Hailey Joseph
The cover beautifully compliments the storyline - A girl running from her past. I can't wait to read this!
Saturday, 24 March 2018 12:26
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Author Chat with Gae Polisner (In Sight Of Stars), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Gae Polisner ,  author of  In Sight Of Stars.   Read on for more about Gae and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!           Meet  Gae Polisner ! GAE POLISNER is the award-winning author of The Memory of Things (Nerdy Book...
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Kara S
The cover is nothing to write home about, as it were -- IMHO -- but the story excites my interest. Moreover, it commands my respe... Read More
Tuesday, 13 March 2018 22:18
Hailey Joseph
I love the sunflowers on the cover; they seem symbolic. The storyline sounds very interesting and like something I would really en... Read More
Saturday, 24 March 2018 12:22
Marisa Fort
Love the color contrast on the cover and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Wednesday, 28 March 2018 22:23
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Author Of The Week: Author Chat With Roshani Chokshi (Aru Shah and The End Of Time), Plus Giveaway!

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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  Roshani Chokshi , YABC's Author of the...
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John
The cover looks quite magical! Sounds like a good demon story!
Monday, 12 March 2018 22:42
Lily M.
Looks like such a cute book, seen it everywhere ?
Thursday, 15 March 2018 21:27
Marisa Fort
Love the colorful cover and the synopsis sounds so fun!
Wednesday, 28 March 2018 22:18
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Giveaway: THE ORPHAN BAND OF SPRINGDALE (US & Canada Only)

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The Orphan Band of Springdale (US & Canada Only) by: Anne Nesbet Release Date: April 10, 2018 Publisher: Candlewick Press About the Book: It’s 1941, and tensions are rising in the United States as the Second World War rages in Europe. Eleven-year-old Gusta’s life, like the world around her, is...
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Kara S
It sounds like a richly wrought novel designed to engage readers of all ages! I'm psyched.
Saturday, 10 March 2018 14:43
John
The cover is lovely and cheery! I hope snaggletoothed Gusta gets the cosmetic treatment she so desperately needs!
Sunday, 11 March 2018 21:51
Lara Maynard
Histfic is my fave genre and I have a special interest in 1940s, so TBR! Cute cover, suggests there's more to learn.
Wednesday, 14 March 2018 18:01
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It’s Live!! Cover Reveal: My Alien by Robin Martin + Giveaway (Intl)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for MY ALIEN by Robin Martin, which released December 1, 2016 from Bennett Lane Press . Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Robin:  If you're in the mood for a fun, quirky read with elements...
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Lily M.
I really enjoy reading alien books, looking forward to reading this book.
Thursday, 15 March 2018 21:25
Marisa Fort
The cover is fun and the synopsis sounds awesome!
Wednesday, 28 March 2018 21:45
Penny Olson
The cover is fun and the synopsis sounds like a blast.
Saturday, 07 April 2018 23:27
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Author Chat with Alexandra Christo (To Kill a Kingdom), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Alexandra Christo , author of  To Kill a Kingdom .   Read on for more about Alexandra and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet  Alexandra Christo !     Alexandra Christo decided to write books when she was four and her teacher told...
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Jasmine
I LOVE THE COVER AND THE SYNOPSIS! I FIRST SAW THIS BOOK WHEN SOMEONE MADE A COMMENT USING A QUOTE FROM THE BOOK AND I WAS JUST LI... Read More
Saturday, 10 March 2018 11:17
Maria Malaveci
Really excited to read it, love the cover!
Sunday, 11 March 2018 19:20
Julie
I like both a lot!
Monday, 12 March 2018 13:10
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Author Chat with Lorie Langdon (Olivia Twist), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Lorie Langdon , author of  Olivia Twist .   Read on for more about Lorie and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet  Lorie Langdon !      Lorie Langdon is the Amazon best-selling author of YA novels such as; the Doon Series ,...
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John
The cover's quite pretty! And I'd like to read about the high-society doings of one born so low!
Thursday, 08 March 2018 21:50
Kara S
The storyline sounds irresistible -- and the cover fits that description, too! THanks!
Saturday, 10 March 2018 17:04
Lily M.
Loving the cover ??
Thursday, 15 March 2018 21:19
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Author Chat with Sarah Nicole Smetana (The Midnights), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Sarah Nicole Smetana , author of  The Midnights .   Read on for more about Sarah and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet  Sarah Nicole Smetana !     Sarah Nicole Smetana received her BFA from Chapman University and her MFA in Fiction...
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Lily M.
I think this will be a cute read ?
Thursday, 15 March 2018 21:18
Hailey Joseph
This sounds like a great story, and the cover compliments it well. I can't wait to read this!
Saturday, 24 March 2018 12:05
Marisa Fort
Love the cover! The synopsis sounds awesome!
Wednesday, 28 March 2018 00:50
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