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Interview with Jennifer L. Armentrout

Interview with Jennifer L. Armentrout
  YABC recently got the chance to interview Jennifer L. Armentrout, author of  The Covenant  and  Lux Series ,  Cursed , and the forthcoming  Don’t Look Back . Check out her answers to our questions below!   Thank you for joining us on YABC today!  You are one busy lady and...
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3 Jennifer! Gret interview!!! I have yet to read anything by Rachel Vincent... maybe I should fix that ... Read More
Friday, 24 August 2012 15:31
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Trailer Tuesday: Entice Teaser

Trailer Tuesday: Entice Teaser
Dangerously exciting, darkly romantic – the teaser trailer for the next book in Jessica Shirvington’s  Embrace  series is here! In  Entice , the war between Exiles and Angels is on—and Violet Eden is wanted by both sides.  Living a secret life as a warrior protecting innocent human lives isn’t easy. Knowing...
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Trailer Tuesday: This is Not a Test

Trailer Tuesday: This is Not a Test
Want to see one CREEPtastic book trailer? Then look no further than Courtney Summers' latest novel, THIS IS NOT A TEST. See what I mean? CRAZAY SAUCE. Click here to read or write reviews, or purchase this book. Release date: June 19, 2012
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Sounds like a good scary read! Check out Cameo by Tanille for another great read! http://cameonia.blogspot.com/... Read More
Thursday, 19 July 2012 15:33
Veronica
Interesting..
Thursday, 19 July 2012 19:26
Veronica
Interesting..
Thursday, 19 July 2012 19:26
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Trailer Tuesday: Tiger Lily and Seraphina

  Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson Release Date: July 3, 2012 Click here to read or write reviews for this book . Seraphina by Rachel Hartman Releases July, 2012 Click here to read or write reviews about this book on YABC .    
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Tokyo Heist Trailer Premiere

Tokyo Heist
YABC is so excited to bring you the exclusive trailer premiere for TOKYO HEIST by Diana Renn!  First, a little about the book: When sixteen-year-old Violet agrees to spend the summer with her father, an up-and-coming artist in Seattle, she has no idea what she's walking into. Her father's newest clients,...
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YABC
awesome trailer! now I want to read Tokyo Heist even more. is it june 14th yet?
Tuesday, 12 June 2012 14:50
YABC
LOVE IT!
Tuesday, 12 June 2012 15:31
Petra
Great trailer!
Tuesday, 12 June 2012 17:28
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Video Chat with Myra McEntire

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Hey everyone! Welcome to another stop on the Timepiece Blog Tour!  If you haven't yet heard about Timepiece , the sequel to Hourglass by Myra McEntire, here's a taste of what it's about: A threat from the past could destroy the future. Kaleb Ballard was never supposed to be able to...
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YABC
Been desperately waiting on this book since I read Hourglass this June. One of my favorite books of 2012!
Wednesday, 06 June 2012 11:06
Claire Johnson, Staff Reviewer
So excited for everyone to read TIMEPIECE. And the school visit story = amazing! ... Read More
Wednesday, 06 June 2012 11:30
YABC
OH. MY GOODNESS. That school story. xD Dear biscuits, that's so awful and wonderful all at the same time! MY high school would've ... Read More
Wednesday, 06 June 2012 13:30
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Trailer Tuesday: Escape from Camp 14


Escape from Camp 14 by Blaine Harden A New York Times bestseller, the shocking story of one of the few people born in a North Korean political prison to have escaped and survived. North Korea is isolated and hungry, bankrupt and belligerent. It is also armed with nuclear weapons. Between 150,000 and...
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Wow, looks amazing. Thanks for the recommendation!!!!
Wednesday, 30 May 2012 02:29
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Rootless Cover Reveal!


  I've been working with Chris for a long time now, preparing for this cover reveal, and I've been on pins and needles waiting to see the final cover. It finally arrived in my inbox this morning and... I may have squealed. More than a bit. ;-) Click here to view it!    ...
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This cover is brilliant, really unusual! I can see why you did loads of squealing!!
Saturday, 16 June 2012 15:38
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Trailer Tuesday: Hemlock and No Safety in Numbers


This week we have trailers for Hemlock and No Safety in Numbers. Which do you prefer, based on the trailers?                           Hemlock by Kathleen Peacock Release Date: May 8, 2012 Read and write reviews on this title here!   No...
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Introducing YABC Indie!






I have some good news and bad news. Good news: YABC's traffic continues to grow by leaps and bounds each month. We are seeing incredible numbers and the YABC Community continues to grow each day. This is AWESOME.   More good news : Because we're growing so quickly, we're receiving hundreds...
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1) Yay for ALL OF THIS!! 2) Not gonna tell you how long it took me before I saw the "Indie" link on the navbar *insert Jeopardy th... Read More
Thursday, 17 May 2012 09:09
MG Buehrlen
Ha! I've hidden it well from you. ;-)
Thursday, 17 May 2012 10:14
CJ Redwine, Site and Staff Manager
This is fabulous exposure for our indie titles! So many really amazing books are coming out from indie presses, and this gives us ... Read More
Thursday, 17 May 2012 10:21
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Me, Shakespeare and the Anti-Love Club
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The Last Hope (The Raging Ones, #2)
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