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It's live!! Cover Reveal: What Remains by Helene Dunbar + Giveaway (International)

    Hello, YABCers! Ready for another cover reveal? Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for WHAT REMAINS by Helene Dunbar, releasing May 15, 2015 from Flux. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Helene:   Hi YABC! And welcome to the exclusive cover... Continue reading
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Silence of Six by E.C. Myers + Giveaway (US/Canada)

  Welcome to the second cover reveal of the week! We even have an excerpt from the novel! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for SILENCE OF SIX by E.C. Myers, releasing November 5, 2014 from Adaptive Books. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from... Continue reading
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YA Authors as YAs: The Bethany Neal 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: Last Year's Mistake by Gina Ciocca + Giveaway (US/Canada)

  Hi, YABCers, and welcome to another cover reveal! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for LAST YEAR'S MISTAKE by Gina Ciocca, releasing Summer 2015 from Simon Pulse. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Gina:   Hi, YABC-ers! I can’t begin to tell you... Continue reading
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Giveaway: Fragile Destiny by Suzanne Lazear (US/CAN/Intl)

FRAGILE DESTINY (Aether Chronicles #3) by Suzanne Lazear Release Date: 8/8/14   About the Book Broken into pieces and hidden in the mortal realm long ago, the Staff of Eris bestows vast powers on whoever possesses it. King Brogan, V’s treacherous uncle, is trying to rebuild the staff. If he... Continue reading
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Giveaway: Silvern by Christina Farley (International)


  Silvern by Christina Farley Release date: Sept. 23, 2014   About the Book Jae Hwa Lee is ready to forget about immortals and move on with her life. Until Kud, god of darkness, sends an assassin to kill her.   Jae escapes with the knowledge that Kud is seeking... Continue reading
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Giveaway: The Maze Runner (US Only)


THE MAZE RUNNER  in theaters September 19   About the film When Thomas (Dylan O'Brien) wakes up trapped in a massive maze with a group of other boys, he has no memory of the outside world other than strange dreams about a mysterious organization known as W.C.K.D. Only by piecing... Continue reading
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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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