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Author Of The Week: Chat with Amy Plum (Dreamfall), Plus Giveaway!!

Author Of The Week: Chat with Amy Plum (Dreamfall), Plus Giveaway!!
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 Amy Plum, YABC's Author of the Week!! Amy Plum is the author......
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Brenda
Hello! I'm answering the question for the giveaway of this book: I think the cover is perfect. Blue is my favorite color, to begi... Read More
Monday, 24 April 2017 19:07
Delaney
I'm sooooo excited for this book! It sounds so awesome and the cover is so creepy and cool!
Monday, 24 April 2017 20:12
John
The cover is eerie and spooky. The synopsis rocks!
Monday, 24 April 2017 21:05
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Nicole Castroman (Blacksouls), Plus Giveaway!!

Author Of The Week: Chat with Nicole Castroman (Blacksouls), Plus Giveaway!!
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 Nicole Castroman, YABC's Author of the Week!! Nicole was lucky enough to......
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John
I especially like the ship in the bottle cover, and these sound like exciting books!
Monday, 17 April 2017 20:25
Susan Light
Love how the covers match!
Tuesday, 18 April 2017 07:38
kim p
I like the first cover the best. It definitely gives me a great idea what type of book this is. And I also agree it's great that t... Read More
Saturday, 22 April 2017 13:33
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Mindy McGinnis (Given To The Sea), Plus Giveaway!!

Author Of The Week: Chat with Mindy McGinnis (Given To The Sea), Plus Giveaway!!
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 Mindy McGinnis, YABC's Author of the Week!! Mindy McGinnis is the Edgar-Award......
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Heidi Wong
The cover is simply beautiful and the synopsis is extremely intriguing.
Monday, 10 April 2017 15:38
KM
I love Mindy McGinnis, so I'm sure this will be amazing.
Monday, 10 April 2017 21:06
John
The cover is well designed, the synopsis equally so.
Monday, 10 April 2017 22:00
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Lexa Hillyer (Spindle Fire), Plus Giveaway!!

Author Of The Week: Chat with Lexa Hillyer (Spindle Fire), Plus Giveaway!!
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 Lexa Hillyer, YABC's Author of the Week!! Lexa Hillyer is the......
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John
The cover is magical and the synopsis is inspiring!
Monday, 03 April 2017 21:01
Megan
The cover is so beautiful and the synopsis sounds so interesting :-)
Tuesday, 04 April 2017 05:38
Susan Light
I love everything this book seems to offer the reader but the thought of two heroines intrigues me the most.
Tuesday, 04 April 2017 11:08
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Beth Rodgers (Sweet Fifteen), Plus Giveaway!!

Author Of The Week: Chat with Beth Rodgers (Sweet Fifteen), Plus Giveaway!!
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 Beth Rodgers, YABC's Author of the Week!! Beth Rodgers is an author,......
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James Robert
Cover is great and I have twin daughters who will be 15 in a year
Monday, 27 March 2017 12:05
Danielle Hammelef
I'm unsure about the cover--it wouldn't make me pick up this book, but the synopsis would. I have a freshman in high school, so th... Read More
Saturday, 22 April 2017 15:36
Penny Olson
The synopsis makes me want to read the book but the cover isn't that eye catching.
Monday, 24 April 2017 16:34
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Rosalyn Eves (Blood Rose Rebellion), Plus Giveaway!!

Author Of The Week: Chat with Rosalyn Eves (Blood Rose Rebellion), Plus Giveaway!!
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 Rosalyn Eves, YABC's Author of the Week!! Rosalyn Eves grew up in......
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Heidi Wong
I'm guilty for reading this book's synopsis because of it's beautiful cover, but I think the synopsis was just more beautiful than... Read More
Monday, 20 March 2017 14:17
John
Kudos to the cover designer / artist and to the synopsis-writer!
Monday, 20 March 2017 19:35
Susan Light
Love the cover and the map! I have had this book on my TBR pile for a while.
Tuesday, 21 March 2017 07:48
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Brendan Reichs (Nemesis), Plus Giveaway!!

Author Of The Week: Chat with Brendan Reichs (Nemesis), Plus Giveaway!!
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 Brendan Reichs, YABC's Author of the Week!! Brendan Reichs was born and......
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John
I thought the cover was intriguing, and the synopsis more so!
Monday, 13 March 2017 18:15
Julie
I like the synopsis a lot. I like intriguing stories with a lot of mystery to them! I like the cover; it seems like it fits the st... Read More
Monday, 20 March 2017 19:13
Danielle Hammelef
The cover definitely fits the synopsis. This sounds like a scary book to read, but that also means it will be exciting and fun to ... Read More
Wednesday, 22 March 2017 11:41
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Wendy Higgins (The Great Pursuit), Plus Giveaway!!

Author Of The Week: Chat with Wendy Higgins (The Great Pursuit), Plus Giveaway!!
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 Wendy Higgins, YABC's Author of the Week!! Wendy Higgins is the USA Today and NYT bestselling......
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Susan Light
I have had this duology on my TBR pile for a while. Cannot wait to get started now that it is finished!
Thursday, 09 March 2017 09:19
John
I thought the cover was intriguing, and the synopsis more so!
Monday, 13 March 2017 18:14
Fay Tannerr
The cover is very beautiful and the synopsis sounds interesting!
Tuesday, 14 March 2017 12:15
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Peternelle van Arsdale (The Beast Is An Animal), Plus Giveaway!!

Author Of The Week: Chat with Peternelle van Arsdale (The Beast Is An Animal), Plus Giveaway!!
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 Peternelle van Arsdale, YABC's Author of the Week!! Peternelle van Arsdale......
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John
I think the cover looks super-duper ominous and I enjoyed the synopsis.
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 21:19
Heidi Wong
The cover is just beautiful, no other words needed. The synopsis has hints of fantasy, so I definitely can't wait to read it.... Read More
Wednesday, 01 March 2017 21:52
Delaney
The cover is beautiful (I've actually been a fan of that photographer for years) and the synopsis sounds so cool!
Friday, 03 March 2017 07:53
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Elly Blake (Frostblood), Plus Giveaway!!

Author Of The Week: Chat with Elly Blake (Frostblood), Plus Giveaway!!
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 Elly Blake, YABC's Author of the Week!! Elly Blake loves fairy......
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Delaney
This book sounds cool!
Monday, 23 January 2017 11:52
Kristy Petree
The cover is GORGEOUS, and the synopsis sounds great. I love YA fantasy. Thanks for the chance!
Monday, 23 January 2017 23:55
Danielle Hammelef
Love the gorgeous cover! The last line of the synopsis is my favorite and makes me want to read this book.
Tuesday, 24 January 2017 14:28
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