Author Chat with Hayley Chewins (The Turnaway Girls), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Hayley Chewins (The Turnaway Girls)! Read on for more about Hayley, her novel, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Hayley Chewins ! Hayley Chewins grew up in Cape Town, South Africa, in a house full of books. A published poet, she studied classical...
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Debra Branigan
The cover is so beautiful. I love the idea of your storyline. I can't wait to read.
Monday, 15 October 2018 17:40
Maggie Hubbe
I love this cover and the book seems like a very sweet read!
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 14:01
Marisa Fort
The cover is awesome and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 18:33
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Teen Read Week 2018: Author Chat with Kevin Brooks (Born Scared), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Kevin Brooks (Born Scared) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Kevin, his novel, plus a giveaway!         Meet  Kevin Brooks ! Kevin Brooks is a critically acclaimed young adult novelist whose first book, Martyn Pig, was named a Publishers...
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Debra Branigan
I think the cover is fantastic and enhances the title perfectly. I cannot wait to read this sequel. I have liked Mr. Brook's work ... Read More
Monday, 15 October 2018 18:49
Marisa Fort
The cover is awesome and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 18:22
Kristi Housman
I just heard about this book last weekend (it was recommended at a lit conference I went to). It sounds like something I would lo... Read More
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 12:10
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Giveaway: HEARTS UNBROKEN (US & Canada)

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Hearts Unbroken (US & Canada) by: Cynthia Leitich Smith Release Date: October 9, 2018 Publisher: Candlewick Press About the Book: New York Times best-selling author Cynthia Leitich Smith turns to realistic fiction with the thoughtful story of a Native teen navigating the complicated, confusing waters of high school — and...
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Davianna Nieto
I love the simplicity of the cover and the synopsis sounds like something I'd try!... Read More
Tuesday, 11 September 2018 04:21
Candice Gigous
The cover is eye-catching. The synopsis is intriguing. Sounds like an interesting read.
Tuesday, 11 September 2018 05:48
Renee Moore
Sounds like a good read!
Wednesday, 12 September 2018 14:30
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Giveaway: THE ASSASSINATION OF BRANGWAIN SPURGE (US & Canada)

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The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge (US & Canada) by: M.T. Anderson and Eugene Yelchin Release Date: September 25, 2018 Publisher: Candlewick Press About the Book: Subverting convention, award-winning creators M. T. Anderson and Eugene Yelchin pair up for an anarchic, outlandish, and deeply political saga of warring elf and goblin...
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Steph Elias
Elves, goblins, and double crosses? Sounds great! I also really like the cover, the artwork is fantastic.
Friday, 24 August 2018 21:03
Kara S
The cover and synopsis both strike me as delightfully quirky.
Sunday, 26 August 2018 17:03
Marisa Fort
The cover looks so amazing and fun and the synopsis sounds awesome!
Monday, 27 August 2018 15:41
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Giveaway: OTHERWOOD (US & Canada)

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Otherwood (US & Canada) by: Pete Hautman Release Date: September 11, 2018 Publisher: Candlewick Press About the Book: What happened in the woods that day? Pete Hautman’s riveting middle-grade novel touches on secrets and mysteries — and the power of connections with family and friends. “Hatred combined with lies and...
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Dianna G.
I'm curious about this book. The cover didn't really draw me in, but the summary did.
Monday, 13 August 2018 18:49
Marisa Fort
The cover is amazing and the synopsis sounds awesome!
Wednesday, 15 August 2018 13:26
Renee Moore
I love middle grade novels. I read them almost as much as any other genre. I can't wait to read this one.
Saturday, 01 September 2018 17:09
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Giveaway: THE KNIFE OF NEVER LETTING GO, 10th Anniversary Edition (US & Canada)

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The Knife of Never Letting Go, 10th Anniversary Edition (US & Canada) by: Patrick Ness Release Date: September 11, 2018 Publisher: Candlewick Press About the Book: A decade after its release, the astonishing opener to Patrick Ness’s Chaos Walking trilogy still resonates. Celebrate ten years of this groundbreaking book with...
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Kara S
The cover is the very best I've seen for this title (and the originals were all good); I've never read this one but am a fan of th... Read More
Saturday, 11 August 2018 23:32
Jill
Love the cover and love the summary! I can't wait until the movie comes out for this one!
Monday, 13 August 2018 09:30
John Chappelow
The new cover looks great and I'm so excited for the movie!
Monday, 13 August 2018 12:34
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Giveaway: THE RED RIBBON (US & Canada)

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The Red Ribbon (US & Canada) by: Lucy Adlington Release Date: September 11, 2018 Publisher: Candlewick Press About the Book: Shining a light on a little-known aspect of the Holocaust, Lucy Adlington weaves an unforgettable story of strength, survival, and a friendship that can endure anything. Three weeks after being...
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Kara S
This historical fiction setting and plot sound fascinating, but the cover is a little too "light" for a book set in a concentratio... Read More
Saturday, 11 August 2018 23:37
Jill
This cover caught my attention right away. Love it. And then when I read the summary I knew I had to read it!
Monday, 13 August 2018 09:32
Dianna G.
I know so many middle schoolers who would love to read this book! The cover is beautiful, and I love how it incorporates the barb... Read More
Monday, 13 August 2018 18:41
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Giveaway: BEAST: A TALE OF LOVE AND REVENGE (US & Canada)

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Beast: A Tale of Love and Revenge (US & Canada) by: Lisa Jensen Release Date: July 10, 2018 Publisher: Candlewick Press About the Book: Filled with magic and fierce emotion, Lisa Jensen's multilayered novel will make you question all you think you know about beauty, beastliness, and happily ever after....
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Dianna G.
I love a good retelling! The cover is very iconic.
Sunday, 10 June 2018 19:06
Kara S
The cover is lovely, and I enjoy fairytale-inspired fiction!
Monday, 11 June 2018 10:36
John
I suspect from the cover a rose will be involved! I notice a similarity between this story and "Beauty and the Beast"!
Monday, 11 June 2018 20:52
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Giveaway: The Ruinous Sweep (US & Canada)

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The Ruinous Sweep (US & Canada) by: Tim Wynne-Jones Release Date: June 26, 2018 Publisher: Candlewick Press About the Book: On the night Donovan Turner is thrown out of a car on a highway in the middle of nowhere, he can barely remember his own name, let alone the past...
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John
The cover looks eerie! It all sounds very mysterious!
Saturday, 26 May 2018 20:26
Kara S
The cover is nice, but the synopsis sounds like this will be a pageturner! I'm psyched but a bit surprised by the understated cov... Read More
Sunday, 03 June 2018 12:16
Marisa Fort
The cover is amazing and the synopsis sounds intriguing.
Monday, 04 June 2018 19:36
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YABC Scavenger Hunt: The Radical Element (Jessica Spotswood), Plus Excerpt & Extra Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share an excerpt from Jessica Spotswood's The Radical Element  as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Jessica and her novel!   And don't forget to answer the question from this post on the Scavenger Hunt form for a chance to win...
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John
Well-designed cover, and it sounds like this has a variety of viewpoints!
Sunday, 01 April 2018 22:25
Kara S
The cover is just stunning, and I am so excited about the subject of this short story collections -- to say nothing of all the gre... Read More
Sunday, 08 April 2018 04:04
Delaney
The cover is super pretty and I’m excited for more badass ladies!
Monday, 09 April 2018 15:55
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