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Casting Call: We're looking for the new YABC Intern!

  We are currently looking for a motivated, professional, self-starter to claim the title of YABC Intern! Do you want to work in the publishing industry? Do you need some stellar experience on your resume? Would you like to earn course credit and get free books sent to your door... Continue reading
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Giveaway: Summerfall by Claire Legrand (International)

  Summerfall Author’s Name: Claire Legrand Novella’s Release Date: 8/26/14     About the Book Summerfall:   Rinka is a faery, passionate and powerful, determined to maintain the tenuous peace between faeries and humans. Alban Somerhart is a human, a reluctant king trapped in an arranged marriage, desperate to prevent... Continue reading
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Book Trailer Reveal and Giveaway: Compulsion by Martina Boone


Compulsion by Martina Boone Coming October 28th Simon & Schuster/Simon Pulse   About the Book Three plantations. Two wishes. One ancient curse. All her life, Barrie Watson had been a virtual prisoner in the house where she lived with her shut-in mother. When her mother dies, Barrie promises to put... Continue reading
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YA Authors as YAs: The AdriAnne Strickland Edition + Giveaway (US only)

  Welcome to the latest YA Authors as YAs interview! Our goal? To prove that your favorite authors — no matter how AWESOME and COOL you think they are — were once awkward, weird, and they geeked out about fandoms and guilty-pleasure music JUST LIKE YOU when they were teens. (Most of... Continue reading
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Chaos by Sarah Fine + Giveaway (US/Canada)

  This week's cover reveal is here! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for CHAOS by Sarah Fine, releasing October 7, 2014 from Skyscape/Amazon Children's Publishing. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Sarah:   Hey there, everyone! I am beyond excited to be sharing... Continue reading
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Giveaway: Twyning by Terence Blacker (US & Canada Only)

Twyning Author’s Name: Terence Blacker Book’s Release Date: 9/9/14     About the Book In a harsh and dangerous world, a rat and a boy must each choose their way as their fates become inextricably linked. Efren is a young rat, unnoticed and timid among the kingdom of rats living... Continue reading
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Giveaway: Monstrous Affections - An Anthology of Beastly Tales by Kelly Link & Gavin J. Grant (US & Canada Only)

Monstrous Affections: An Anthology of Beastly Tales Author’s Name: Kelly Link & Gavin J. Grant (editors) Book’s Release Date: 9/9/14   About the Book Fifteen top voices in speculative fiction explore the intersection of fear and love in a haunting, at times hilarious, darkly imaginative volume. Predatory kraken that sing... Continue reading
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Giveaway: Storm Siren by Mary Weber (US Only)

Book’s Title: Storm Siren Author’s Name: Mary Weber Book’s Release Date: August 19, 2014   About the Book In a world at war, a slave girl's lethal curse could become one kingdom's weapon of salvation. If the curse - and the girl - can be controlled. As a slave in... Continue reading
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Giveaway: Let's Get Lost by Adi Alsaid (US & Canada Only)

Book’s Title: Let’s Get Lost Author’s Name: Adi Alsaid Book’s Release Date: July 29, 2014   About the Book Five strangers. Countless adventures. One epic way to get lost. Four teens across the country have only one thing in common: a girl named LEILA. She crashes into their lives in... Continue reading
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Giveaway: The Fog of Forgetting by G.A. Morgan (US Only)

Book’s Title: The Fog of Forgetting Author’s Name: G.A. Morgan Book’s Release Date: July 17, 2014   About the Book Move over, Narnia. The journey to Ayda has begun. The journey to Ayda begins when five children sneak out for a quick boat ride on a summer day. Engulfed in... Continue reading
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