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Author Chat with Jessica Park (180 Seconds), Plus First Chapter Reveal & Giveaway!

Author Chat with Jessica Park (180 Seconds), Plus First Chapter Reveal & Giveaway!





Today we're excited to chat with  Jessica Park, author of  180 Seconds ! Read on for more about Jessica and her novel, plus an excerpt, and giveaway!       YABC:  What gave you the inspiration to write 180 Seconds?   Given that I’m on Facebook so much, I can’t help...
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Tiffany Engler
Looks so good! I'm excited for this book!
Tuesday, 11 April 2017 17:40
John
The cover was colorful, the synopsis fresh and new!
Tuesday, 11 April 2017 23:02
Julie
The cover is nice, and I think the story sounds really cute and fun.
Tuesday, 18 April 2017 18:53
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Author Chat with Sarah Fine, Plus First Chapter Reveal & Giveaway!

Author Chat with Sarah Fine, Plus First Chapter Reveal & Giveaway!



Today we're excited to chat with  Sarah Fine, author of  Beneath the Shine !  Read on for more about Sarah and her novel, plus an excerpt, and giveaway!   1. What gave you the inspiration to write the book? This book is a futuristic (and very loose) retelling of The Scarlet...
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John
The cover intrigued me, and the synopsis told me that here, here is a book!
Thursday, 06 April 2017 21:05
Danielle Hammelef
I like that the cover shines like a jewel, but I'm not sure how it fits the synopsis. The book sounds exciting and filled with act... Read More
Saturday, 29 April 2017 11:35
Lily M.
I'm loving the colors on the cover ?
Monday, 01 May 2017 03:50
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Spotlight on Gauntlet by Holly Jennings, Plus First Chapter Reveal & Giveaway!

Spotlight on Gauntlet by Holly Jennings, Plus First Chapter Reveal & Giveaway!



Today we're spotlighting  Holly Jennings's novel, Gauntlet !  Read on for more about Holly and her novel, plus an excerpt, and giveaway!     Meet Holly Jennings ! Holly Jennings is a lifelong gamer who has spent innumerable hours playing World of Warcraft and Call of Duty . She is the author...
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John
The cover is very cool, and the synopsis gave me a good idea of what the book is about!
Wednesday, 05 April 2017 22:40
Sam
This cover matches the Arena cover! I didn't have to the synopsis to decide if I was going to read this! I LOVED Arena!!! ... Read More
Tuesday, 11 April 2017 00:26
Lily M.
These books sounds very good, I haven't read anything like it before.
Tuesday, 11 April 2017 02:14
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Spotlight on Black Bird Of The Gallows (Meg Kassel), First Chapter Reveal & Giveaway

Spotlight on Black Bird Of The Gallows (Meg Kassel), First Chapter Reveal & Giveaway
Meg Kassel


Today we're spotlighting Meg Kassel's novel,  Black Bird Of The Gallows !!  Read on for more about Meg, her novel, the first chapter reveal, and a giveaway!     Hello YABC readers! So, right now I’m finishing the edits of BLACK BIRD OF THE GALLOWS, which comes out in Sept., and it...
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Heidi Wong
The cover is very nice and the synopsis makes me feel if I read the book then I'll cry my heart out.
Friday, 31 March 2017 14:42
Irene Menge
Haunting cover and an intriguing synopsis.
Tuesday, 11 April 2017 15:46
Penny Olson
Both the cover and synopsis are spooky and intriguing.
Friday, 14 April 2017 18:35
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Penguin Teen Blog Tour, Excerpt, & Giveaway: Nemesis (Brendan Reichs)

Penguin Teen Blog Tour, Excerpt, & Giveaway: Nemesis (Brendan Reichs)



Today we're spotlighting Brendan Reichs's novel,  Nemesis !!  Read on for more about Brendan, his novel, a excerpt, and a giveaway!         Meet  Brendan Reichs ! Brendan Reichs was born and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina. He graduated from Wake Forest University in 2000 and The George Washington University...
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Julie
I thought this post was pretty good. Nemesis sounds interesting.
Wednesday, 22 March 2017 23:59
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Rockstar Book Tours Release Day Blitz, First Chapter Reveal & Giveaway: The Great Pursuit (Wendy Higgins)

Rockstar Book Tours Release Day Blitz, First Chapter Reveal & Giveaway: The Great Pursuit (Wendy Higgins)




    Here at YABC we are so excited that THE GREAT PURSUIT by Wendy Higgins is available NOW and that we get to share the news! If you haven’t yet heard about this wonderful book by Author Wendy Higgins, be sure to check out all the details below.   This...
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Author Chat with Heather Hansen, Plus First Chapter Reveal & Giveaway!

Author Chat with Heather Hansen, Plus First Chapter Reveal & Giveaway!





Today we're excited to chat with Heather Hansen ,  author  of  The Breaking Light !  Below  you'll find  more about Heather ,  her  book, plus a giveaway !     What gave you the inspiration to write this book?   While on a trip to Seattle, I took the Underground City...
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John
I love the urban cover, and the synopsis sounds intriguing!
Tuesday, 07 March 2017 21:38
Linda Romer
The Breaking Light sounds great! I love the cover! Thank you
Monday, 13 March 2017 21:58
Candice Gigous
The cover is cool and has great colors. The synopsis is very interesting. Sounds like an exciting read.
Monday, 20 March 2017 04:42
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Spotlight on Remember Me Forever (Sara Wolf), First Chapter Reveal & Giveaway

Spotlight on Remember Me Forever (Sara Wolf), First Chapter Reveal & Giveaway




Today we're spotlighting Sara Wolf's novel,  Remember Me Forever !!  Read on for more about Sara, her novel, the first chapter reveal, and a giveaway!       Meet  Sara Wolf ! Sara Wolf lives in San Diego, California, where she burns instead of tans. When she isn't pouring her allotted lifeforce...
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Mindy
The cover looks great, but the synopsis sounds crazy. I wanna read this!
Friday, 17 March 2017 12:33
Lily M.
I like the color of the cover, it stands out ?
Saturday, 18 March 2017 02:00
stephanie bondlow
The title is intriguing, and I love the excerpt and the cover! i cannot wait to read this book.
Monday, 20 March 2017 22:25
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Release Day Blitz, Excerpt, & Giveaway: Gardenia (Kelsey Sutton)

Release Day Blitz, Excerpt, & Giveaway: Gardenia (Kelsey Sutton)



Today on the blog YABC is excited to share  Kelsey Sutton's new release, Gardenia!! Below is more info about Kelsey Sutton, her new book, an excerpt from Gardenia, and a giveaway!         Chapter One   My eyes open. It takes a moment to realize that I’m not staring...
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John
I think the cover looks a bit ominous, and I enjoyed the synopsis.
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 21:19
Heidi Wong
The cover along with the summary bring interest to me, it seems there is more to the book than meets the eye.
Wednesday, 01 March 2017 21:55
Shannon Mizikoski
The cover looks very foreboding, which seems perfect based on the synopsis! I love the whole "knowing when you'll die" thing, it's... Read More
Saturday, 04 March 2017 00:44
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Blog Tour & Excerpt: Well That Was Awkward (Rachel Vail)

Blog Tour & Excerpt: Well That Was Awkward (Rachel Vail)



Here at YABC, we're thrilled to be hosting an excerpt of Rachel Vail's new novel,  Well That Was Awkward ,  as part of the book's blog tour!       Meet  Rachel Vail ! Rachel Vail is the award-winning author of more than 30 books for young people. As a theater lover,...
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