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Giveaway: WE TOLD SIX LIES (US Only)

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We Told Six Lies (US Only) by: Victoria Scott Release Date: February 5, 2019 Publisher: Entangled Publishing   About the Book: Remember how many lies we told, Molly? It’s enough to make my head spin. You were wild when I met you, and I was mad for you. But then something...
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Dianna G.
I've heard good things about this book! The cover is cool; I like the color contrast. The synopsis reminds me a little bit of Th... Read More
Friday, 08 February 2019 19:06
Debra Branigan
Bold cover. The story sounds suspenseful.
Saturday, 09 February 2019 19:23
Colleen Burns
I can't wait to read this book and I love the colors of the cover
Sunday, 10 February 2019 11:07
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Spotlight on Analiese Rising (Brenda Drake), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway!

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   Read on for more about Brenda and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!          Meet  Brenda Drake ! Brenda Drake grew up the youngest of three children, an Air Force brat, and the continual new kid at school. Her fondest memories growing up is of her...
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Tiffany Engler
I love this cover! This book sounds so good!
Thursday, 10 January 2019 15:45
Debra Branigan
The cover is gorgeous and will attract your YA readers. This sounds like a great story! Good luck with your novel.
Friday, 11 January 2019 09:30
Jayda
The cover is so pretty and the story sounds interesting.
Saturday, 12 January 2019 19:09
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4th Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza ~ Day 6

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Welcome to YABC's Fourth Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza! We're featuring some of the hottest titles of the year--perfect for the book lover on your holiday list!--with exciting prize packs every day for the first twelve days of December. Each giveaway will run for seven days. Giveaways are US...
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Michelle R.
True Storm looks amazing!
Thursday, 06 December 2018 18:13
Saundra Bowers
True Storm looks really good. The others look good as well, these would cover the different tastes of my grandchildren.
Thursday, 06 December 2018 20:42
John
"Bah! Humbug!" looks like fun!
Thursday, 06 December 2018 21:21
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Teen Read Week 2018: Author Chat with Heidi R Kling (Where The Sea Takes Me), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Heidi R Kling (Where The Sea Takes Me) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Heidi, her novel, plus a giveaway!         Meet  Heidi R Kling !    Heidi R. Kling is the bestselling author of novels...
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Debra Branigan
I look forward to reading the book. Cambodia is quite the exotic setting.
Wednesday, 10 October 2018 18:25
Marisa Fort
Love the colors on the cover! The synopsis sounds amazing!
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 18:48
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is amazing and the synopsis sounds exciting!
Thursday, 08 November 2018 19:30
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Teen Read Week 2018: Author Chat with Victoria Scott (We Told Six Lies), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Victoria Scott (We Told Six Lies) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Victoria, her novel, plus a giveaway!         Meet  Victoria Scott ! Victoria Scott is the acclaimed author of nine novels including Fire & Flood,...
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Debra Branigan
The cover is beautiful and YA readers will be attracted, especially by the title. I look forward to reading this one.
Sunday, 14 October 2018 17:35
Marisa Fort
The cover is awesome and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 18:37
Dianna G.
The synopsis is so good. Love how it seems like a direct conversation. That cover is cool, with interesting contrast in colors.... Read More
Saturday, 27 October 2018 20:58
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3rd Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza ~ Day 2

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Welcome to YABC's third annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza! We're featuring some of the hottest titles of the year--perfect for the book lover on your holiday list!--with exciting prize packs every day for the first twelve days of December. Each giveaway will run for seven days. Giveaways are US...
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John
I'm especially curious about The November Girl by Lydia Kang!
Saturday, 02 December 2017 21:08
Hannah
I’m most excited about the November girl
Sunday, 03 December 2017 01:22
Nancy Hernandez
Pretty Dead Girls sounds exciting.
Sunday, 03 December 2017 01:59
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Spotlight on Love In The Friend Zone (Molly Lee), Plus Top 5 Friends To Lovers Kisses, Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Love In The Friend Zone  by Molly Lee, plus author guest post, excerpt and giveaway!        Meet Molly Lee ! Molly E. Lee is an author best known for her romance novels, the Grad Night series and the Love on the Edge series. Molly writes...
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Lily M.
Cute cover ?
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 05:19
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is so cute and swoony and so is the fun synopsis.
Sunday, 24 December 2017 09:40
Nicole Baker
Sounds like an adorable love triangle
Wednesday, 27 December 2017 13:38
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Spotlight on Haven (Mary Lindsey), Plus Guest Post & Giveaway!

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Today we're spotlighting Mary Lindsey's   Haven !  Read on for more about Mary, her book, plus an guest post and giveaway!       Meet  Mary Lindsey ! Mary Lindsey is a multi award-winning, RITA® nominated author of romance for adults and teens. She lives on an island in the...
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Melanie Bracco
I love the cover and the synopsis sounds awesome!
Wednesday, 22 November 2017 17:21
John
The cover looks eerie! I hope poor Freddie defeats her enemies!
Wednesday, 22 November 2017 21:13
Precious J Hernandez
I’ve heard great things about this book, definitely want to read.
Saturday, 09 December 2017 13:08
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Spotlight on The First Kiss Hypothesis (Christina Mandelski), Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  The First Kiss Hypothesis  by Christina Mandelski, plus an excerpt & giveaway!        Meet Christina Mandelski ! Christina Mandelski loves to bring the characters in her head to life on the page. When she isn’t writing, she spends time with her family, working as a...
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Emily
Sounds like a cute book!
Tuesday, 28 November 2017 21:03
Precious J Hernandez
Love it. Reminds me of a little like Galgorithm.
Saturday, 09 December 2017 10:25
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is so sweet and cute. I think this book will be just what I need on a cold winter day to snuggle up and read.
Monday, 11 December 2017 13:06
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Teen Read Week 2017: Author Chat with Lydia Kang (This November Girl), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Lydia Kang (This November Girl) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Lydia, her novel, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Lydia Kang !   Lydia Kang is a physician, geek-girl, and salt-addicted foodie who spends too much time...
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Mindy
That cover looks freakin amazing, it's honestly what drew me in to find out what this book was about. And the synopsis, sounds lik... Read More
Sunday, 15 October 2017 18:04
Lily M.
Cant wait to check it out, love the cover ?
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 05:18
Emily
Gorgeous cover and cool synopsis
Thursday, 26 October 2017 01:07
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