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Author Chat with Gillian French (The Missing Season), Plus Giveaway!

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  Today we're excited to chat with Gillian French author of The Missing Season.  Read on for more about Gillian, plus an interview and an giveaway!          Meet Gillian French ! Gillian French  is the author of  The Lies They Tell, The Missing Season, The Door to January...
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Candice Gigous
The cover has a creepy and mysterious feeling. The synopsis is captivating. Sounds like a thrilling read.
Saturday, 18 May 2019 09:26
Dianna G.
I love the campy look of the cover -- that tree carving. Synopsis has me curious!
Sunday, 19 May 2019 00:08
Mia
I love the cover!! And the book sounds like it’s about to be a wild ride, so excited to read!
Monday, 20 May 2019 09:33
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Wendy Higgins (Kiss Collector), 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  Wendy Higgins , YABC's Author of...
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Dianna G.
This sounds like such a cute book - perfect to read close to Valentine's Day! I love the cover. It looks just like a teen girl's... Read More
Monday, 24 December 2018 19:40
Debra Branigan
The cover is adorable and the storyline sounds like a fun read. Good luck with this your novel.
Friday, 28 December 2018 11:28
Candice Gigous
The cover is very cute. The synopsis is interesting. Sounds like a really fun read.
Tuesday, 01 January 2019 07:29
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Author Chat with Laura E Weymouth (The Light Between Worlds), Plus Giveaway!

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  Today we're excited to chat with Laura E Weymouth author of The Light Between Worlds .  Read on for more about Laura and her book, an interview, plus an giveaway!          Meet  Laura Weymouth ! Laura Weymouth is a Canadian living in exile in America, and the...
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Tiffany Engler
I Love this cover!!! This book sounds soo good!
Tuesday, 11 December 2018 09:40
Kara S
the cover is striking and the storyline sounds irresistably compelling! Cheers, Kara S
Tuesday, 11 December 2018 15:58
Jayda
I think the cover is beautiful and the story sounds really interesting!
Wednesday, 12 December 2018 21:34
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Exclusive Trailer Reveal: The Afterlife Of Holly Chase (Cynthia Hand), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share the trailer for The Afterlife Of Holly Chase (Cynthia Hand) !   Read on for more about author Cynthia Hand, and her book, plus the trailer & giveaway! Meet Cynthia Hand ! Cynthia Hand is the New York Times bestselling author of several books for teens,...
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Tiffany Engler
I love this cover! This book sounds amazing!
Friday, 30 November 2018 10:03
Andrea H
The cover is very wintry and festive. I love it! Also, I think this book sounds cool. An interesting twist on Dickens' A Christmas... Read More
Friday, 30 November 2018 14:14
Debra Branigan
The cover has the holiday vibe which is great. The synopsis sounds fun. I look forward to reading this twist on Mr. Dicken's littl... Read More
Friday, 30 November 2018 20:40
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Teen Read Week 2018: Author Chat with Cynthia Hand (The Afterlife Of Holly Chase), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Cynthia Hand (The Afterlife Of Holly Chase) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Cynthia, her novel, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Cynthia Hand ! Cynthia Hand is the New York Times bestselling author of several books for teens, including...
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necole
A interesting twist on a classic tale. Ghosts and Christmas and Scrooge told from one of the ghosts perspective, I am ready to rea... Read More
Saturday, 13 October 2018 08:40
KM
I really like Cynthia Hand's writing, so I'm curious about this one.
Saturday, 13 October 2018 14:20
Debra Branigan
I look forward to reading your novel and discovering your "Scrooge" of a character. Cover is a bit dark and I am not so sure will ... Read More
Sunday, 14 October 2018 17:29
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Featured Review: The Caged Queen (Kristen Ciccarelli)

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About This Book: Kristen Ciccarelli’s distinct brand of lyrical, haunting fantasy continues in the companion to her bestselling debut, The Last Namsara. Perfect for fans of Kristin Cashore and Renee Ahdieh. Once there were two sisters born with a bond so strong that it forged them together forever. Roa and Essie...
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Featured Review: The Deepest Roots (Miranda Asebedo)

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About This Book:  Contemporary with the slightest twist of magic, this stunning debut YA novel is a fresh and heartwarming story about the power of friendship. Cottonwood Hollow, Kansas, is a strange place. For the past century, every girl has been born with a special talent, like the ability to Fix...
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Kendare Blake (Two Dark Reigns), 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  Kendare Blake , YABC's Author of...
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Kara S
The synopsis is enticing, and the cover for this book is awesome...I love how the trilogy cover designs are closely related throug... Read More
Monday, 27 August 2018 11:16
Olivia F
So excited for this book, and the cover looks perfect!
Monday, 27 August 2018 11:55
Danielle
I LOVE the covers for this series. Arsinoe is my fave queen!
Friday, 31 August 2018 00:49
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Paula Stokes (Hidden Pieces), 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  Paula Stokes   , YABC's Author of the...
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Kara S
The synopsis sounds very exciting!
Tuesday, 21 August 2018 21:10
Tiffany Engler
This book sounds so good!
Wednesday, 22 August 2018 09:36
Irma Jurejevčič
I absolutely love the cover and the blurb is so intruiqing! LOVE!
Saturday, 25 August 2018 04:35
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Spotlight on In Another Time (Caroline Leech) Plus Exclusive Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're spotlighting  Caroline Leech's novel,  In Another Time !  Read on for more about Caroline and her novel, plus a exclusive excerpt, and giveaway!         Meet  Caroline Leech ! Caroline Leech is a Scottish writer who moved to Texas for an adventure in 2007. Her debut novel...
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Sandy
I had to do a double take when i saw this cover as the woman on the front reminds me of my cousin when we were growing up so natur... Read More
Wednesday, 01 August 2018 16:08
Shannon Mizikoski
I really enjoyed Wait for Me so I am so excited to read In Another Time! I love how the covers really get the feel of being back i... Read More
Wednesday, 01 August 2018 19:50
Marisa Fort
The cover is beautiful and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Tuesday, 07 August 2018 12:49
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