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Author Guest Post with Larissa C. Hardesty, Plus Giveaway!

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Top 5 Page-to-Screen Kisses Hi everyone! Thank you so much to YABC for having me today! My book, Kiss Me, Kill You, is about a girl who finds out the hard way that kisses can be deadly. Because there’s LOTS of kissing in my book, I thought it would be fun...
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Dianna G.
This sounds perfect for my daughter and me....we're Supernatural fans. I don't love the cover. Would prefer something less graph... Read More
Friday, 16 June 2017 22:39
Courtney Gendreau
The cover isn't really my cup of tea, but the book sounds great and that is what really matters.
Monday, 26 June 2017 01:59
Carissa
sounds really good
Monday, 26 June 2017 17:55
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Kate Hamilton's Top 5 Ships from Cindi Madsen, Plus Giveaway

Kate Hamilton's Top 5 Ships from Cindi Madsen, Plus Giveaway








Kate Hamilton's Top 5 Ships!  Kate Hamilton, my heroine from Operation Prom Date, lives for fandoms & shipping & OTPs. Cooper, her guy friend who’s helping her land her crush doesn’t exactly understand it all, but he sure does like listening to her ramble on about it. Here’s a small excerpt...
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John
The cover and the synopsis make me think of rainbows and puppy dogs!
Wednesday, 22 March 2017 17:24
Mindy
The cover is so cute!
Thursday, 30 March 2017 14:14
Delaney
I think the cover is really cute and the story sounds adorable!
Monday, 10 April 2017 20:27
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Top 5 Reasons to Fall in Love with Parker Madison from Kendra C. Highley, Plus Giveaway!

Top 5 Reasons to Fall in Love with Parker Madison from Kendra C. Highley, Plus Giveaway!








Top Five Reasons to Fall in Love with Parker Madison In Defying Gravity , Parker is the younger brother who feels like he’s always in the shadow of his older brother, Luke. It’s hard for him to see how great he is, so I thought we could take a minute to...
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James Robert
I think my sister would really enjoy this book. Her type of reading material.
Wednesday, 03 August 2016 18:51
Dianna G.
It's cute that he's a snowboarder. When I was a teen, skateboarders were the hot guys. Dianna
Saturday, 06 August 2016 00:19
Linda Romer
I think Defying Gravity sounds great ♡ and the cover is pure perfection! Thank you
Wednesday, 10 August 2016 22:17
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Author Top 5 with Max Brallier

Author Top 5 with Max Brallier
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  Today we welcome Max Brallier to YABC! Andrew's book,  The Last Kids On Earth , is filled with twists and turns, Oreos, and zombies! This post-apocalyptic graphic novel will leave readers delighted. Read on to learn a few things about Max, his book, his top five favorite fictional weapons, plus a...
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BookFanatic
Just the cover had me laughing, I can't wait to see whats in store.
Friday, 04 December 2015 19:38
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Author Top 5 with Andrew Chilton

Author Top 5 with Andrew Chilton
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  Today we welcome Andrew Chilton to YABC! Andrew's book, The Goblin Puzzle , is filled with twists and turns and a manipulative Goblin! This magical novel will leave readers dazzled and delighted. Read on to learn a few things about Andrew, his book, the top five scariest things that happen when...
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Elizabeth Drake, Staff Reviewer
What a great interview. This books sounds really fun!
Friday, 30 October 2015 14:34
Dan Denman
I would be worried about creating an interesting story with interesting characters that people would want to read.
Sunday, 22 November 2015 02:19
Claire Wezet
I totally dig this cover. And the book sounds really awesome!
Tuesday, 24 November 2015 22:46
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Author Top 5 with Rae Carson

Author Top 5 with Rae Carson
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  Today we welcome Rae Carson to YABC! Rae's new book, Walk On Earth a Stranger , is filled with gold, or rather, it's set during the Gold Rush era! This magical novel will leave readers dazzled an delighted. Read on to learn a few things about Rae, her book, the top...
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Kimberly McGee
Loved this book! The perfect mix of gritty historical fiction, a bit of romance and a tough girl in disguise. Can't wait for book... Read More
Thursday, 24 September 2015 08:33
denise
This cover is beautiful !! I don't see myself surviving gold rush. I've been used to modern technology that I couldn't see my... Read More
Wednesday, 30 September 2015 13:15
Agustina Gonzalez
The cover is beautiful! This book every I love about a book: Historical Fiction, Fantasy, and tough girl inn disguise. Can't wait... Read More
Thursday, 01 October 2015 11:48
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Author Trisha Leigh's TOP 5 OTPs

Author Trisha Leigh's TOP 5 OTPs
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Today we welcome Trisha Leigh, author of RETURN ONCE MORE, to the blog to share with us her top 5 OTPs!  RETURN ONCE MORE is a book about a teenage girl caught between her responsibility to document the past and her desire to use time travel in order to meet her...
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Author Top 5 with Patrice Kindl

Author Top 5 with Patrice Kindl
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  Today we welcome Patrice Kindl to YABC! Patrice's new book, A School for Brides , is filled with five girls (of a marriageable age) and no men for miles! This modern take on the Regency novel will leave readers dazzled an delighted. Patrice is sharing a few things with us today:...
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Lucy Magat
I would probably fail if I find myself at a school for brides since I'm only 14.
Friday, 24 July 2015 14:11
Nicole
I am absolutely positive that I would fail....miserably
Monday, 10 August 2015 12:00
rebecca
i would probably be expelled lol... Read More
Thursday, 13 August 2015 15:50
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Author Top 5 with Will Mabbitt

Author Top 5 with Will Mabbitt
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  Today we welcome Will Mabbitt to YABC! Will's new book, The Unlikey Adventures of Mabel Jones , is filled with fun, fantasy, and an otherworldy adventure! In honor of Mabel Jones, Will is sharing more about his book, the top five steps to writing cliff-hanging chapters, AND a giveaway!     ...
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BookFanatic
The entire Mortal Instrument series. After every book there would be a cliff hanger at the end, and if that isn't bad enough since... Read More
Thursday, 30 July 2015 23:19
Dan Denman
Catching Fire had a pretty good cliffhanger. Katniss was rescued by District 13, but Peta was captured by the Capitol.
Saturday, 08 August 2015 12:56
YABC
The biggest cliffhanger I've read has been in The Bone Clocks, I don't wanna give to much detail but holy jeez I was literally in... Read More
Wednesday, 12 August 2015 13:43
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Author Top 5 with Julia Durango

Author Top 5 with Julia Durango
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  Today we welcome Julia Durango to YABC! Julia's new book, The Leveller ,  is a fast-paced story that launches readers and characters into a vitural-reality gaming world! We can't wait to read it! But until then, Julia is sharing a little bit about her, the book, and the top five...
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Ashley
Super lame answer, but I'd love to live in the original Sim City game for Nintendo. ... Read More
Wednesday, 01 July 2015 17:51
Claire Wycoff
I would probably live in one of the sims games since you don't have to fight for your life or anything.
Saturday, 04 July 2015 02:24
Hannah
I would love to live in a Lego Harry Potter game they are so ridiculously fun
Sunday, 05 July 2015 11:56
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