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Author Of The Week: Chat with Emily R King (Before The Broken Star), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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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 Emily R King , YABC's Author of the...
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John
Thank goodness the sharks didn't distract the author from her writing!
Monday, 20 May 2019 19:22
Stephanie Augustine, Staff Reviewer
I still love how the original title was too "horror"
Wednesday, 22 May 2019 07:41
Lily M.
Just love the colors on this book, so bright ? can't wait to check this book out ?
Thursday, 30 May 2019 04:12
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Author Chat with Rebekah Crane (The Infinite Pieces Of Us), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Rebekah Crane, author of  The Infinite Pieces Of Us . Read on for more about Rebekah and her book, plus a giveaway!          Meet  Rebekah Crane !  Rebekah Crane is the author of several critically acclaimed young adult novels, including The Upside of...
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KM
I loved The Odds, so I'm excited!
Thursday, 01 November 2018 16:12
Debra Branigan
The cover is very nice and the storyline sounds great. I already like Esther. Good luck with the book.
Friday, 02 November 2018 16:38
Kara S
The cover is unforgettable, and I love that the protagonist of this story has a secret in her past and a gift/passion for mathemat... Read More
Friday, 09 November 2018 03:55
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Author Chat with Ashley Saunders & Leslie Saunders (The Rule Of One), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Ashley Saunders & Leslie Saunders , authors of  The Rule Of One.     Read on for more about Ashley & Leslie and their book, plus a giveaway!         Meet Ashley Saunders & Leslie Saunders! Hailing from the suburbs of Dallas, Texas,...
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Madeline Tebo
The synopsis sounds really good, unlike anything I've read before. And I love the cover!
Tuesday, 02 October 2018 11:36
Debra Branigan
The cover is interesting and I wonder what significance the bird may have. The synopsis sounds excellent and will intrigue YA read... Read More
Tuesday, 09 October 2018 21:32
Renee Moore
Sounds very interesting. Would definitely give it a read!
Tuesday, 09 October 2018 22:44
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Author Chat with Rebekah Crane (The Upside Of Falling Down), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Rebekah Crane ,  author of  The Upside Of Falling Down.   Read on for more about Rebekah and her book!       Meet Rebekah Crane ! Rebekah Crane is the author of The Odds of Loving Grover Cleveland and other young-adult novels. She found a passion...
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Marisa Fort
The cover is fun and cute and the synopsis is very interesting!
Friday, 26 January 2018 18:23
Precious J Hernandez
Love this. I’ve been anticipating this release.
Sunday, 28 January 2018 02:07
wendy rinebold
I am dying to read this. Its going to be so good. I love this cover.
Tuesday, 13 February 2018 19:43
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3rd Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza ~ Day 10

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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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Danielle Hammelef
I'm most excited about the Upside of Falling Down.
Sunday, 10 December 2017 13:12
John
The Gold Son sounds interesting--and the cover is gorgeous!
Sunday, 10 December 2017 13:48
Emma Duim
The Rogue Queen looks really good!
Sunday, 10 December 2017 14:02
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Spotlight on Uncanny (Sarah Fine), Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Uncanny  by Sarah Fine, plus an excerpt and giveaway!      Meet Sarah Fine ! Sarah Fine is the author of Beneath the Shine and several popular YA series, including Of Metal and Wishes, The Impostor Queen, and Guards of the Shadowlands. Her adult series include Servants of Fate...
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Aireanna Lesch
This sounds really good! The cover is simple yet elegant. I really like books that are futuristic!!
Sunday, 22 October 2017 21:52
Penny Olson
The cover and synopsis are both dark and intriguing.
Monday, 23 October 2017 23:19
Lily M.
Can't wait to check this out, looks good ??
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 03:29
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Author Chat with Sarah Fine (Uncanny)!

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Today we're excited to chat with Sarah Fine , author of  Uncanny .  Read on for more about Sarah and her book!         Meet Sarah Fine ! Sarah Fine is the author of Beneath the Shine and several popular YA series, including Of Metal and Wishes, The Impostor Queen, and...
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: The Rogue Queen (Emily R King), Plus Giveaway ~ (US/Canada Only)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  The Rogue Queen by Emily R King, releasing February 2018, from Skyscape Publishing!       Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Emily:   Hi, YABC! Welcome to the release of the cover for The Rogue Queen, the third...
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Lisa (Dizneeee)
I love the cover! I think all three of the books have been stunning.
Monday, 04 September 2017 16:10
John
The cover looks photoshopped! Queens of fire and demons of ice do sound explosive!
Monday, 04 September 2017 18:18
Christina C.
I can't wait for this book! Dying to see what happens to Kalinda and the gang. ... Read More
Tuesday, 05 September 2017 05:15
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Spotlight on The Gold-Son (Carrie Anne Noble), Plus Guest Post & Giveaway!

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Today we're spotlighting  Carrie Anne Noble's book,  The Gold-Son ! Read on for more about Carrie and her book, plus an guest post and giveaway!         Meet  Carrie Anne Noble ! In the wake of her checkered past as a theatre student, restaurant hostess, certified nurse aide, and...
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John
The cover is quite magical, and it sounds interesting!
Tuesday, 13 June 2017 20:20
Dianna G.
I'm so glad they didn't go with a rainbow and pot of gold on the cover! As for the summary, I think I'd find it hard to overcome t... Read More
Tuesday, 13 June 2017 22:25
Isabella Wojnarowicz
It looks sooo aesthetically pleasing, and it sounds even better!
Friday, 23 June 2017 00:41
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Featured Review: The Hundredth Queen (Emily R King)

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About This Book:   As an orphan ward of the Sisterhood, eighteen-year-old Kalinda is destined for nothing more than a life of seclusion and prayer. Plagued by fevers, she’s an unlikely candidate for even a servant’s position, let alone a courtesan or wife. Her sole dream is to continue living in...
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