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Author Of The Week: Chat with Emily R King (Before The Broken Star), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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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 Emily R King , YABC's Author of the...
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John
Thank goodness the sharks didn't distract the author from her writing!
Monday, 20 May 2019 19:22
Stephanie Augustine, Staff Reviewer
I still love how the original title was too "horror"
Wednesday, 22 May 2019 07:41
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Jennifer Donnelly (Stepsister), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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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 Jennifer Donnelly , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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John
This poor ugly stepsister! She sounds interestingly gross!
Monday, 13 May 2019 21:52
Emily
Awww i love books like this! and jennifer donnelly is a great writer!
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 13:32
Julie
The cover is super cool, and the synopsis sounds great!
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 02:57
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Breeana Shields (The Bone Charmer), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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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  Breeana Shields , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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John
Living with two opposed futures--bummer!
Monday, 06 May 2019 20:39
Emily
I love this cover so much!!!
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 13:00
Jessica Cashen
The cover is awesome and the synopsis sounds great
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 17:35
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Author Of The Week: Guest Post with Bethany Wicker (Skipping Forward), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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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 Bethany Wicker,  YABC's Author of the...
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Danielle Hammelef
The cover is pretty and matches the synopsis, which sounds intriguing and unique.
Monday, 29 April 2019 13:09
Erin
I Love this cover...but even more...I LOVE the synopsis! I cant even imagine what I would do if I could skip ahead in time but not... Read More
Wednesday, 08 May 2019 15:13
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Amalie Jahn (The Next To Last Mistake), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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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 Amalie Jahn,  YABC's Author of the...
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Kylie
This book's synopsis really resonates with me!
Thursday, 25 April 2019 00:00
Emily
This book has been on my radar for a while now!
Sunday, 28 April 2019 18:36
Melanie Bracco
The cover is beautiful and the synopsis sounds good!
Wednesday, 01 May 2019 16:36
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Author Of The Week: Chat with M Lynn (Golden Curse), Plus Giveaway!

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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 M Lynn,  YABC's Author of the...
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Tiffany Engler
I love this cover! This book sounds great!
Wednesday, 08 May 2019 09:18
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is eye-catching and powerful. I think the synopsis sounds exciting.
Thursday, 09 May 2019 14:54
Penny Olson
The cover is beautiful. This sounds like a great Rapunzel retelling.
Sunday, 12 May 2019 23:20
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Author Of The Week: Author Chat with Robert Cochran (The Sword and The Dagger), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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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 Robert Cochran,  YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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John
Rousing tales of adventure and romance are always pretty good!
Monday, 08 April 2019 18:50
Stephanie Augustine, Staff Reviewer
this sounds so interesting!
Tuesday, 09 April 2019 07:40
Kacie
The cover immediately caught my eye. This sounds like it's going to be a great book!
Sunday, 14 April 2019 21:41
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Christine Lynn Herman (The Devouring Gray), Plus Giveaway!

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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 Christine Lynn Herman,  YABC's Author of...
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John
Those woods sound fraught with danger!
Wednesday, 03 April 2019 18:09
Candice Gigous
The cover is cool and dark. The synopsis is very captivating. Sounds like an exciting read.
Monday, 08 April 2019 11:35
vanessa
I'm so excited about this book. The cover looks so cool and I'm always up for a book with a creepy atmosphere.
Tuesday, 09 April 2019 22:42
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Amy Rose Capetta/Cori McCarthy (Once & Future), Plus Giveaway!

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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 Rose Capetta & Cori McCarthy,  YABC's...
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Asia
This book sounds so interesting!
Monday, 01 April 2019 07:49
Tiffany Engler
Love this cover! Can't wait to read it!
Thursday, 04 April 2019 12:06
Candice Gigous
The cover is pretty and cool. The synopsis is very captivating. This book is on my to read list. I really like the idea of a King ... Read More
Monday, 08 April 2019 11:50
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Adriana Mather (Killing November), Plus Giveaway!

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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 Adriana Mather,  YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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John
Secretive boarding schools always seem to be full of dread mysteries!
Monday, 18 March 2019 18:46
Dianna G.
This sounds fantastic! I loved How to Hang a Witch. Very much looking forward to seeing more from this author!
Monday, 18 March 2019 20:30
Jacyln
I am so excited for another amazing novel by Adriana Mather! She’s the one author that gets me into historical fiction.
Tuesday, 19 March 2019 20:34
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