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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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Spotlight: Lifeblood by Gena Showalter, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

Spotlight: Lifeblood by Gena Showalter, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!
Today we're spotlighting Gena Showalter's novel, Lifeblood! Read on for more about Gena and her novel, plus an excerpt, and giveaway!   Meet Gena Showalter!   Gena Showalter is the New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author of over fifty books, including the acclaimed Lords of the Underworld and Angels of the Dark ......
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I think the covers are intriguing! And the synopsis indicates that these books are quite adventuresome!
Sunday, 26 February 2017 20:17
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Giveaway: READY, SET... BABY! (US Only)

Giveaway: READY, SET... BABY! (US Only)
Ready, Set… Baby! (US Only)   Written by Elizabeth Rusch Illustrated by Qin Leng Release Date: February 7, 2017 Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers   About the Book Parenting magazine writer, award-winning children’s book author, and mother of two Elizabeth Rusch distills her experience as a parent and a journalist int......
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I think the cover is delightful! And the synopsis reveals the kind of hard-hitting book that this is!
Sunday, 26 February 2017 20:15
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Spotlight on Bleeding Earth (Kaitlin Ward) Excerpt & Giveaway!

Spotlight on Bleeding Earth (Kaitlin Ward) Excerpt & Giveaway!

Today we're spotlighting Kaitlin Ward's novel, Bleeding Earth!  Read on for more about Kaitlin and her novel, plus a excerpt, and giveaway!       Meet Kaitlin Ward!   I live in a very tiny town (population approximately 700) in New Hampshire, the same town where I grew up. I have been writing books......
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Anne
I love the cover! The story sounds interesting!
Friday, 24 February 2017 19:45
Heidi Wong
The cover is simple, yet it looks very nice. The story sounds pretty interesting so far.
Sunday, 26 February 2017 16:43
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Top 5 Movies About Memory Loss from Merrie Destefano, Plus Giveaway!

Top 5 Movies About Memory Loss from Merrie Destefano, Plus Giveaway!
Forget About It: My Top 5 Movies About Memory Loss By Merrie Destefano There are many reasons why someone might lose their memory. Stress, trauma, an injury, drug use and degenerative brain disease are few. However, when it comes to fiction, the list is endless. Rachel Evans—the main character in my ne......
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John
The cover was intriguing, and the synopsis added more details!
Saturday, 18 February 2017 21:14
KM
I love this synopsis.
Monday, 20 February 2017 16:23
Tiffany Engler
I am in love with this cover! I'm so excited to read this book!
Wednesday, 22 February 2017 06:12
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Release Day Blitz & Giveaway: Starfall (Melissa Landers)

Release Day Blitz & Giveaway: Starfall (Melissa Landers)
STARFALL Launch Blitz & Giveaway Hi, booklovers! I’m author Melissa Landers, and I’m so excited to launch STARFALL, the second and final book in my Starflight duology! This story picks up shortly after the first book ends, but now Cassia and Kane are the main characters, with Doran, Solara, and the res......
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YABC Scavenger Hunt: Changes in Latitudes (Jen Malone), Plus Excerpt, and Extra Giveaway!

YABC Scavenger Hunt: Changes in Latitudes (Jen Malone), Plus Excerpt, and Extra Giveaway!
Today we're excited to share Jen Malone's excerpt from her novel, Changes in Latitudes as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt! Read on for more about Jen, her novel, and an extra giveaway! And don't forget to answer the question from this post on the Scavenger Hunt form for a chance to win the Grand Prize!......
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Erica Chan
What's your favorite trip? What was your worst trip?
Sunday, 05 February 2017 14:06
Jen Malone
After college, I spent close to a year backpacking around the world, so does a 10-month trip count as one? If so, THAT, of course!... Read More
Tuesday, 07 February 2017 08:12
alyssa
Who's the rock star in the tour bus when you were in labor with your twins?
Monday, 06 February 2017 09:33
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Author Chat with Stephanie Elliot, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Stephanie Elliot, Plus Giveaway!
Today we're excited to chat with Stephanie Elliot, author of Sad Perfect!  Below you'll find more about Stephanie,  her book, plus a giveaway!   YABC: What gave you the inspiration to write this book? STEPHANIE ELLIOT: I was inspired to write Sad Perfect after my daughter was diagnosed with ARFID, Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder, at......
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Amanda Smith
Sounds like a great read!
Friday, 03 February 2017 11:58
Tiffany Engler
Looks like a great book!
Friday, 03 February 2017 15:53
Donia Eskander
This sounds like such a good contemporary book! I want to read this so much and the cover is so pretty.
Friday, 03 February 2017 18:29
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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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THE WISH GRANTER Pre-Order Giveaway Event! (International)

THE WISH GRANTER Pre-Order Giveaway Event! (International)
In three weeks, THE WISH GRANTER, C.J. Redwine's stand alone follow up to the New York Time's best selling THE SHADOW QUEEN, will hit the shelves. Today, we're kicking off an exciting pre-order giveaway event! Details on the prizes you can win are below (no purchase necessary to enter the book......
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Aneesa
So I am just starting to get in to this series, and so far I am loving it. Let's hope it gets better and better. I really love thi... Read More
Saturday, 21 January 2017 16:07
Dianna G.
My niece is obsessed with the Once Upon a Time series with fairytale retellings. This would be perfect for her. I loved the synop... Read More
Saturday, 21 January 2017 20:28
Nicole Faerber
You had me at Rumpelstiltskin
Monday, 23 January 2017 17:48
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