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Author Chat with Kathy Kimbray (A Shifting Of Stars), Plus Giveaway! ~ (INT)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Kathy Kimbray author of A Shifting Of Stars.  Read on for more about Kathy, plus an interview and an giveaway!          Meet Kathy Kimbray ! Kathy Kimbray is a YA author from Australia.​ After graduating from the University of Technology, Sydney,...
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Tiffany Engler
I love this cover and I absolutely love what this book is about. Can't wait to read it!!
Saturday, 01 June 2019 15:13
Jessica Chillcott
Sounds amazing and I can’t wait to read this book
Monday, 03 June 2019 09:35
Irma Jurejevčič
I am in love with this cover and the synopsis sounds so good that I've already 1-clicked this book. I'm so excited to read it. *fi... Read More
Saturday, 08 June 2019 05:14
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Spotlight on Before The Broken Star (Emily R King), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Before The Broken Star by Emily R King.  Read on for more about Emily and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!          Meet Emily R King!   Emily R. King is a writer of fantasy and the author of the Hundredth Queen...
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John
I love penal colonies on cursed isles! This will be great!
Wednesday, 29 May 2019 22:28
peter
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Thursday, 30 May 2019 08:15
Hannah
This synopsis sounds great!
Sunday, 16 June 2019 17:58
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Giveaway: LUCKY, Dorian Gray Novels Book 1

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Lucky, Dorian Gray Novels Book 1 (US Only) by: F.E. Bradley Release Date: March 2019 Publisher: Bradley   About the Book: Would you want to live if you had no other choice? At 18 years old, Ellie Rose has just started college and is still living on her parent's farm to...
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Emily
Dorian Gray has always had a special place in my heart! ❤️❤️
Friday, 24 May 2019 09:51
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is okay. The synopsis sounds suspenseful.
Tuesday, 18 June 2019 10:08
Kate Merolla
Ok so the timing of this book is kind of crazy for me, because I’ve recently been revisiting interpretations of The Picture of Dor... Read More
Wednesday, 19 June 2019 07:03
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Giveaway: CLYDE Prize Pack (US Only)

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Clyde (US Only) Written and Illustrated by: Jim Benton Release Date: April 9, 2019 Publisher: Yoe! Books/IDW Publishing   About the Book: When Clyde the bear decides to ditch his safe and peaceful life in Cubville and head off for the mean streets of Grizzly City he learns, with the help...
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Zachary Snyder
Entered! Hope I win! The book sounds interesting, hope I win a copy so I can read it!
Monday, 20 May 2019 14:27
John
What fun cartoons! I look forward to reading this!
Monday, 20 May 2019 19:23
Emily
Clyde looks amazing!!!
Friday, 24 May 2019 09:48
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Emily R King (Before The Broken Star), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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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 Emily R King , YABC's Author of the...
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John
Thank goodness the sharks didn't distract the author from her writing!
Monday, 20 May 2019 19:22
Stephanie Augustine, Staff Reviewer
I still love how the original title was too "horror"
Wednesday, 22 May 2019 07:41
Lily M.
Just love the colors on this book, so bright ? can't wait to check this book out ?
Thursday, 30 May 2019 04:12
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Giveaway: BABY SCIENTIST Books (US Only)

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Baby Scientist: Oceanographer  and  Baby Scie ntist: Astronaut (US Only) Author: Laura Gehl Illustrator: Daniel Wiseman Release Date : May 2019 Publisher: HarperFestival/HarperCollins   About the Books: Baby Scientist: Oceanographer & Baby Scientist: Astronaut are the first books in a series that makes science jobs fun and accessible for preschoolers –...
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Maggie
What a cute way to get toddlers interested in different science jobs!
Thursday, 23 May 2019 12:23
Jana Leah
These look adorable & I know my nephew will enjoy them.
Wednesday, 05 June 2019 15:14
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is fun and bright. The synopsis promises a fun way to learn while reading.
Sunday, 09 June 2019 08:29
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Author Chat with Gillian French (The Missing Season), Plus Giveaway!

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  Today we're excited to chat with Gillian French author of The Missing Season.  Read on for more about Gillian, plus an interview and an giveaway!          Meet Gillian French ! Gillian French  is the author of  The Lies They Tell, The Missing Season, The Door to January...
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Candice Gigous
The cover has a creepy and mysterious feeling. The synopsis is captivating. Sounds like a thrilling read.
Saturday, 18 May 2019 09:26
Dianna G.
I love the campy look of the cover -- that tree carving. Synopsis has me curious!
Sunday, 19 May 2019 00:08
Mia
I love the cover!! And the book sounds like it’s about to be a wild ride, so excited to read!
Monday, 20 May 2019 09:33
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Rogue Heart (Axie Oh), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  Rogue Heart by Axie Oh, releasing October 8th 2019 from Tu Books, an imprint of Lee & Low Books!       Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the author:   Hi YABC! I’m so excited...
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John
I'd like to visit Seoul someday, and Neo Seoul, also, sounds very interesting!
Monday, 13 May 2019 21:54
Andrea Wang
Love the cover! It's a little Blade Runner, a little Matrix, with a kick-a** Asian girl! And the synopsis is great, too -- love th... Read More
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 17:30
Jessica Cashen
Great cover and synopsis
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 17:44
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Jennifer Donnelly (Stepsister), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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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 Jennifer Donnelly , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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John
This poor ugly stepsister! She sounds interestingly gross!
Monday, 13 May 2019 21:52
Emily
Awww i love books like this! and jennifer donnelly is a great writer!
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 13:32
Julie
The cover is super cool, and the synopsis sounds great!
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 02:57
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Exclusive Trailer Reveal: High Flying (Kaylin McFarren), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share the trailer for  High Flying (Kaylin McFarren) ! Read on for more about author Kaylin, and her book, plus the trailer & giveaway!       Meet Kaylin McFarren ! KAYLIN MCFARREN has received more than forty national literary awards, in addition to a prestigious Golden...
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Carrie Edmunds
The synopsis makes the book sound exciting and the cover is striking.
Monday, 27 May 2019 19:44
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is perfect for the book and shows the promised action and peril described in the exciting synopsis.
Sunday, 09 June 2019 08:16
Penny Olson
The cover is really exciting. I like time travel action adventures like this.
Monday, 10 June 2019 23:37
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