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Featured Review: The Darkest Legacy (Alexandra Duncan)

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About The Book:  Five years after the destruction of the so-called rehabilitation camps that imprisoned her and countless other Psi kids, seventeen-year-old Suzume "Zu" Kimura has assumed the role of spokesperson for the interim government, fighting for the rights of Psi kids against a growing tide of misinformation and prejudice. But...
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The Darkest Legacy: Fourth Surprise Psi Reveal: Electrokinesis, Plus Giveaway!

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While the release of   The Darkest Minds   movie is still a few months away, that doesn't mean you have to wait to discover a world filled with adventure, loyalty, love, and powerful "Psi!" Thanks to Disney Hyperion, we're celebrating the series all the way through the release of the...
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Davianna Nieto
The cover is breathtaking and the synopsis sounds interesting!
Monday, 16 July 2018 01:02
Olivia Farr
I am so excited for this book and love the cover!
Monday, 16 July 2018 09:58
Janell Goode
love the cover and the synopsis
Saturday, 21 July 2018 11:12
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The Darkest Minds Movie - Special Screening Event

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The Darkest Minds movie is getting closer and we're excited to announce that you can j oin #TheDarkestMinds Special Screening with the cast on  July 26  at @ArcLightCinemas Hollywood. RSVP at  fox.co/TDMScreening .       And stay tuned this week for the next Surprise Psi package and giveaway! 
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The Darkest Minds: Third Surprise Psi Reveal, Plus Giveaway!

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While the release of   The Darkest Minds   movie is still a few months away, that doesn't mean you have to wait to discover a world filled with adventure, loyalty, love, and powerful "Psi!" Thanks to Disney Hyperion, we're celebrating the series all the way through the release of the...
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John
The cover looks very movie tie-in edition! I suspect there is some good telekinesis in this!
Wednesday, 27 June 2018 21:31
Davianna Nieto
I love the cover and the synopsis is intriguing. I need to check out the series.
Thursday, 28 June 2018 23:57
Olivia Farr
I love the movie tie-in cover, and this is such an awesome series!
Friday, 29 June 2018 07:55
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The Darkest Legacy: Second Surprise Psi Reveal: Intelligence

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While the release of   The Darkest Minds   movie is still a few months away, that doesn't mean you have to wait to discover a world filled with adventure, loyalty, love, and powerful "Psi!" Thanks to Disney Hyperion, we're celebrating the series all the way through the release of the...
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Giveaway: THE DREADFUL TALE OF PROSPER REDDING (US Only)

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Prizes for this giveaway provided by Disney-Hyperion! The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding (US Only) by: Alexandra Bracken Release Date: September 5, 2017 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion About the Book: “I would say it’s a pleasure to meet thee, Prosperity Oceanus Redding, but truly, I only anticipate the delights of destroying thy happiness….”...
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John
The cover looks foxy! I hate reawakened fiends!
Thursday, 07 September 2017 17:05
Rachel Brown
The cover is incredibly gorgeous. The plot hooked me hard. I mean... He's a fox!! ?
Saturday, 09 September 2017 14:33
Lily M.
I'm loving the blue on this cover ?
Monday, 11 September 2017 07:25
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Featured Review: Wayfarer (Alexandra Bracken)

Featured Review: Wayfarer (Alexandra Bracken)
About This Book:  I've been orphaned by my time. The timeline has changed. My future is gone. Etta Spencer didn't know she was a traveler until the day she emerged both miles and years from her home. Now, robbed of the powerful object that was her only hope of saving her...
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Featured Trailer: Passenger by Alexandra Bracken

Featured Trailer: Passenger by Alexandra Bracken

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I hope everyone is having a great weekend so far! Today we're super excited to celebrate the trailer for PASSENGER by Alexandra Bracken, releasing January 5, 2016 from Disney-Hyperion.    Ready to watch? Scroll, YABCers! Scroll! ...       ...       ...         ...  ...
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Giveaway: In the Afterlight by Alexandra Bracken (US Only)

Giveaway: In the Afterlight by Alexandra Bracken (US Only)
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  IN THE AFTERLIGHT by Alexandra Bracken In stores October 28th     About the Book Ruby can't look back. Fractured by an unbearable loss, she and the kids who survived the government's attack on Los Angeles travel north to regroup. Only Ruby can keep their highly dangerous prisoner in check....
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Courtney Haas
No, I haven't read them just yet!
Friday, 03 October 2014 11:39
Anairis Interiano
Yes, and it is one of my favorite YA series... Absolutely love them!!
Friday, 03 October 2014 16:24
Agustina Gonzalez
Yes, it's one my favorite series
Friday, 03 October 2014 17:22
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Giveaway: Never Fade by Alexandra Bracken (US only)

Giveaway: Never Fade by Alexandra Bracken (US only)

  NEVER FADE By Alexandra Bracken On Sale October 15, 2013   About the Book The gripping and highly anticipated second installment in a dark YA trilogy about teens with dangerous powers on the run from the government. Ruby never asked for the ab ilities that almost cost her her life....
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Rachel Patrick
Confession: I have yet to read the first book. But I recently read reviews about it on Goodreads and realized that I am missing so... Read More
Friday, 01 November 2013 11:15
Kimberly
I haven't read the series yet but would like to!
Friday, 01 November 2013 14:33
Stephanie
I haven't read this series yet but I want to so badly!
Saturday, 02 November 2013 19:42
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