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Spotlight on Dear Martin (Nic Stone), Plus Excerpt!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Dear Martin  by Nic Stone,  plus an excerpt!!     Meet  Nic Stone ! Nic Stone was born and raised in a suburb of Atlanta, GA, and the only thing she loves more than an adventure is a good story about one. After graduating from Spelman College,...
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Rockstar Book Tours Release Day Blitz: Ever The Brave (Erin Summerill), Plus an Excerpt & Tour-Wide Giveaway!

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  I am so excited that EVER THE BRAVE by Erin Summerill is available now and that I get to share the news! If you haven’t yet heard about this wonderful book by Author Erin Summerill, be sure to check out all the details below. This blitz also includes a giveaway...
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Kara S
Erin, the beautiful and bold covers in this series caught my attention when I first learned of Book 1. Not only do the books soun... Read More
Monday, 11 December 2017 02:13
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Erin Summerill (Ever The Brave), 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  Erin Summerill , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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Precious J Hernandez
I can’t wait to read this. Loved Ever the Hunted. They’re such gorgeous looking books too.
Saturday, 09 December 2017 11:42
Aireanna Lesch
Absolutely love the covers! I have been wanting to get my hands on this book ever since I read the synopsis!
Sunday, 24 December 2017 15:14
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Spotlight on Not Now Not Ever (Lily Anderson), Plus Excerpt!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Not Now Not Ever  by Lily Anderson, plus an excerpt!!       Meet  Lily Anderson ! Lily Anderson is a school librarian and Melvil Dewey fangirl with an ever-growing collection of musical theater tattoos and Harry Potter ephemera. She lives in Northern California, far from her...
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Excerpt, & Giveaway: The Knowing (Sharon Cameron)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Sharon Cameron's  The Knowing !   Read on for more about Sharon, an excerpt and a tour-wide giveaway!                    Meet  Sharon Cameron !   Sharon Cameron was awarded the 2009 Sue Alexander Most...
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Spotlight on Mary Rose (Geoffrey Girard), Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Mary Rose  by Geoffrey Girard, plus an excerpt and giveaway!            Meet  Geoffrey Girard ! Geoffrey Girard writes thrillers and dark speculative fiction. Born in Germany and shaped in New Jersey, Geoffrey earned a BA in English Literature from Washington College and...
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Shannon Mizikoski
Love the cover, looks nice and eerie! I hadn't heard of this one before now, but the synopsis grabbed me immediately- sounds like ... Read More
Sunday, 22 October 2017 23:18
Emily
This sounds good and scary!! Can’t wait to read it
Thursday, 26 October 2017 01:20
Anne
I'd like to read this! I love all of Christopher Pike's books when I was a teen! They are all my favorites!
Monday, 06 November 2017 21:16
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Spotlight on Uncanny (Sarah Fine), Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Uncanny  by Sarah Fine, plus an excerpt and giveaway!      Meet Sarah Fine ! Sarah Fine is the author of Beneath the Shine and several popular YA series, including Of Metal and Wishes, The Impostor Queen, and Guards of the Shadowlands. Her adult series include Servants of Fate...
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Aireanna Lesch
This sounds really good! The cover is simple yet elegant. I really like books that are futuristic!!
Sunday, 22 October 2017 21:52
Penny Olson
The cover and synopsis are both dark and intriguing.
Monday, 23 October 2017 23:19
Lily M.
Can't wait to check this out, looks good ??
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 03:29
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Spotlight on Mirror Me (Tara St. Pierre), Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight Tara St. Pierre's novel  Mirror Me.  Read on for more about Tara and her book, plus an excerpt and giveaway!         Meet  Tara St. Pierre ! Tara St. Pierre has been writing for over two decades, but her muse only sporadically provides inspiration....
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Tasha
I think the cover is really pretty and the book sounds really interesting! ... Read More
Wednesday, 26 July 2017 15:31
Aireanna Lesch
I really like the cover! It definitely goes with the title and synopsis! This is such a cool idea for a story!! ... Read More
Wednesday, 26 July 2017 17:21
Dianna G.
The cover has a chilling factor! I like the summary and the excerpt.
Wednesday, 26 July 2017 21:27
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Spotlight on First We Were IV (Alexandra Sirowy), Excerpt, & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight Alexandra Sirowy's novel  First We Were IV.   Read on for more about Alexandra and her book, plus an excerpt, and giveaway!         Meet Alexandra Sirowy ! Alexandra Sirowy is the author of the young adult thrillers THE CREEPING, the Bram Stoker Award® Nominated THE...
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Fay Tannerr
Love the cover and the synopsis!
Tuesday, 25 July 2017 12:08
John
The cover looks very smoky. Regarding the synopsis, I hate the idea of initiates being herded. How cruel!
Tuesday, 25 July 2017 20:00
Dianna G.
The synopsis makes me feel prickly....secret societies are kind of creepy! Love the cover. The roman numerals gives the title a s... Read More
Tuesday, 25 July 2017 21:16
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Spotlight on The Inevitable Collision Of Birdie & Bash (Candace Ganger), Plus Excerpt!

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Today we're excited to spotlight Candace Ganger's novel  The Inevitable Collision Of Birdie & Bash.  Read on for more about Candace and her book, plus an excerpt and giveaway!       Meet  Candace Ganger ! CANDACE GANGER is a young adult author, contributing writer for Hello Giggles, and obsessive marathoner....
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