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Spotlight on Tied Up In You (Erin Fletcher) Plus Guest Post & Giveaway!

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Today we're spotlighting   Tied Up In You !  Read on for more about Erin, her book, plus an guest post and giveaway!       ~ Note From Erin ~ Hi everyone! I’m excited to be here on YABC with an excerpt from my latest YA romance, Tied Up In...
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Aireanna Lesch
I like the cover just because I love Converse shoes!! And this sounds like a nice light-hearted book that'll just give me some fee... Read More
Saturday, 15 July 2017 09:41
Emily
I think the cover is cute. And I heard this is a cute series!
Tuesday, 01 August 2017 14:30
ADELIA MASTIKA
I always try new genre and new author but seriously I really love YA romance eps book contains sport (hockey player actually) . ca... Read More
Sunday, 06 August 2017 21:45
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YABC Scavenger Hunt: Almost Paradise (Corabel Shofner), Plus Excerpt & Extra Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share  Corabel Shofner's excerpt as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Corabel and her novel! And don't forget to answer the question from this post on the Scavenger Hunt form for a chance to win the  Grand Prize !      You...
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John
The cover is well designed, the synopsis filled in some important details!
Sunday, 09 July 2017 19:08
Penny Olson
The cover reminds me of a old fashioned kids book. The story sounds really good.
Sunday, 16 July 2017 23:45
Danielle Lynn
I love the old-fashioned cover illustration. I think it adds charm. The synopsis sounds like a very cute, heartwarming, coming-o... Read More
Tuesday, 18 July 2017 10:47
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Excerpt, & Giveaway: The Savage Dawn (Melissa Grey)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Melissa Grey's  The Savage Dawn !   Read on for more about Melissa, an excerpt and a tour-wide giveaway!                  Meet  Melissa Grey !   Melissa Grey was born and raised in New York...
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Danielle Lynn
This book sounds absolutely amazing and THAT COVER...GORGEOUS! ?❤
Wednesday, 05 July 2017 10:42
Dianna G.
What a stunning cover! Thanks for providing an excerpt, it's always fun to read a little sample.
Wednesday, 05 July 2017 12:19
John
An imaginative, fun cover! Thank you for the post!
Wednesday, 05 July 2017 16:39
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Spotlight on The Wood (Chelsea Bobulski), Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight Chelsea Bobulski's novel  The Wood. Read on for more about Chelsea and her book, plus an excerpt and giveaway!       Meet Chelsea Bobulski !  Chelsea Bobulski was born in Columbus, Ohio and raised on Disney movies, classic musicals, and Buckeye pride. She graduated from...
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John
Ugh, a bloody leaf! What a light, happy read!
Saturday, 01 July 2017 19:16
Dianna G.
The cover is gruesome - it makes me think of the news stories where the authorities find a body in the woods. The summary is inte... Read More
Saturday, 01 July 2017 21:22
Danielle Lynn
I've heard so much buzz about this book! The concept is intriguing: Time traveling portals, vicious creatures.. And hey! Let's th... Read More
Sunday, 02 July 2017 10:50
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Spotlight on Rosie Girl (Julie Shepard), Plus Excerpt, and Giveaway!

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Today we're spotlighting  Julie Shepard's book,  Rosie Girl !  Read on for more about Julie and her book, plus an excerpt and giveaway!         Meet Rosie Girl ! After Rosie’s father dies suddenly, her life goes into a tailspin. Not only has she lost her only living parent,...
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Dianna G.
Love the cover. It made me think of high school right away. The synopsis is interesting and tugs on the emotions, but gives away ... Read More
Tuesday, 27 June 2017 22:16
Aireanna Lesch
I love the synopsis! It sounds like a mystery romance contemporary all mixed into one package. Can't wait to read your debut novel... Read More
Tuesday, 04 July 2017 12:00
Courtney Gendreau
I love the cover, and the synopsis sounds great!
Sunday, 23 July 2017 14:27
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Spotlight on The League Of American Traitors (Matthew Landis), Plus Excerpt, and Giveaway!

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Today we're spotlighting  Matthew Landis's book,  The League Of American Traitors !  Read on for more about Matthew and his book, plus an excerpt and giveaway!       Meet  The League Of American Traitors ! Those who don’t know history are destined to repeat it. . . .  When seventeen...
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John
Love the cover, and the synopsis is very informative!
Monday, 26 June 2017 14:48
Dianna G.
The cover is ominous and dark. The summary was interesting, but I felt like there was too much dialogue going on in the excerpt.... Read More
Monday, 26 June 2017 21:47
Anne
Sounds like an exciting story! I like the cover!
Sunday, 02 July 2017 01:46
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Spotlight on It Had To Be You (Lizzy Charles), Plus Excerpt, and Giveaway!

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Today we're spotlighting  Lizzy Charles's book,  It Had To Be You !  Read on for more about Lizzy and her book, plus an excerpt and giveaway!       Meet  Lizzy Charles ! Lizzy Charles writes young adult contemporary romance and would rather read than eat, but if she’s not reading...
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Hanna Francis
Not a huge fan of the cover, but the story itself sounds amazing! That being said, the cover certainly drew me in because I haven'... Read More
Saturday, 27 May 2017 21:24
Dianna G.
I like that the cover is different from the norm. I don't know that I would like the story, only because it sounds kind of like ... Read More
Saturday, 27 May 2017 22:59
Andria Henry
The cover is what drew me in. Though it's not the best cover it definitely got my attention. The excerpt had me automatically add ... Read More
Sunday, 28 May 2017 02:14
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Spotlight on Crazy House (James Patterson), Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're spotlighting  James Patterson's book,  Crazy House ! Read on for more about James and his book, plus an excerpt and giveaway!       Meet  James Patterson ! James Patterson has created more enduring fictional characters than any other novelist writing today with his Alex Cross, Michael Bennett, Women’s...
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John
I'm not so sure about the cover's colors, but this might be a fun book!
Thursday, 18 May 2017 21:37
Lily M.
You know, I've never read a James Patterson book, so this would be cool to get a chance at checking one out. I also like all the c... Read More
Saturday, 20 May 2017 04:56
Dianna G.
The cover distracts me....I would like it better if it only had a creepy house on it. The synopsis really sounds great, though.... Read More
Monday, 22 May 2017 21:19
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Author Chat with Emily R King (The Hundredth Queen) Exclusive Excerpt, Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Emily R King, author of  The Hundredth Queen.   Read on for more about Emily, her book, an exclusive excerpt, plus a giveaway!         YABC: What gave you the inspiration to write this book? As cliché as it may be, I had...
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John
The cover is certainly appealing, and the synopsis provokes and intrigues!
Wednesday, 17 May 2017 17:53
Julie
I really like the cover; the red colors on it are so pretty! I like the synopsis as well. It sounds like it could be a really exci... Read More
Saturday, 20 May 2017 03:09
Lily M.
I'm loving the cover and the synopsis tells me that I will enjoy this book ?
Saturday, 20 May 2017 04:52
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Author Chat with Alys Arden (The Romeo Catchers), Excerpt and Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Alys Arden, author of  The Romeo Catchers.   Read on for more about Alys, her novel, an excerpt, plus a giveaway!      YABC:   What gave you the inspiration to write this book?  New Orleans. New Orleans is imagination running amuck, not just because of...
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John
The cover has some bluish shades to it. The synopsis makes it sound intriguing!
Tuesday, 09 May 2017 22:23
Ashley Kemp
I'm way too excited for this sequel!!
Thursday, 11 May 2017 14:29
Lily M.
I think the cover is very pretty ... Read More
Monday, 15 May 2017 07:20
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