Spotlight on The Star-Touched Queen, Plus Giveaway

Spotlight on The Star-Touched Queen, Plus Giveaway



A Note from Roshani Chokshi My house was — and remains — a slightly ridiculous thing in terms of decor. In one corner lies a spinning wheel poised to prick Sleeping Beauty’s finger; a katana lurks behind photo albums in a cupboard; a 14th century statue gazes peacefully from the...
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This book sounds amazing! I can't wait to read it
Wednesday, 30 March 2016 12:29
Kara S
I have been looking forward to this book's release and would love to win a copy! Thanks for the opportunity! Cheers, Kara S... Read More
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Kristy K
So excited for this book to come out!
Friday, 01 April 2016 14:32
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Sneak Peek: Sing Down the Stars by L.J. Hatton + Giveaway (US Only)

Sneak Peek: Sing Down the Stars by L.J. Hatton + Giveaway (US Only)


Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to present a sneak peek from L.J. Hatton's SING DOWN THE STARS, the first book in the Celestine Series released October 6, 2015 from Skyscape. The second book, CALL FORTH THE WAVES, released March 22, 2016. Below, you can read the sneak peek and...
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Love, love, love when you guys give sneak peaks. It ensures that I usually get hooked and must run out to get them so I can read m... Read More
Tuesday, 29 March 2016 20:21
Emily
I loved the sneak peeks! i love seeing how the book is going to be! I can not wait to read it!
Thursday, 07 April 2016 16:05
Linda Romer
The Celestine series sounds wonderful, I would enjoy reading these books. Thank you
Monday, 11 April 2016 21:39
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What's New in YA--March 29, 2016

What's New in YA--March 29, 2016
great american whatever
what you always wanted
dark energy
  War has begun. Arin is in the thick of it with untrustworthy new allies and the empire as his enemy. Though he has convinced himself that he no longer loves Kestrel, Arin hasn’t forgotten her, or how she became exactly the kind of person he has always despised. She...
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YABC In The Wild with #PenguinTeenOnTour

YABC In The Wild with #PenguinTeenOnTour



This past Thursday, YABC was thrilled to cover the #PenguinTeenOnTour panel at Parnassus Books in Nashville, TN. We interviewed Alwyn Hamilton and live tweeted as the authors fielded questions and talked about their books. Check out the highlights and our interview with Alwyn below, and make sure to enter the...
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Sneak Peek: Read the First Four Chapters of The Matchmaker's Playbook by Rachel Van Dyken

Sneak Peek: Read the First Four Chapters of The Matchmaker's Playbook by Rachel Van Dyken


Hi YABCers! Today, we're pleased to give a sneak peek of The Matchmaker's Playbook by Rachel Van Dyken, releasing April 5, 2016 from Skyscape. Ready to read? *Note: This sneak peek contains mature sexual content and language* Scroll, YABCers! Scroll! ... ... ... ... ... ... ... Here it is!...
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Author Chat with Sarah Dooley, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Sarah Dooley, Plus Giveaway!



  YABC: What surprised you most while writing your latest book?     Sarah Dooley: My cats. Seriously. I would get so engrossed in Sasha’s world while writing FREE VERSE that it was never difficult for the cats to startle me by jumping onto the keyboard, knocking over my coffee,...
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I love free verse, I am amazed at what can be said inside a novel told in free verse. I am excited to read this one. I also love ... Read More
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Linda Romer
Free verse sounds great ♡ thank you
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shelby
Free verse sounds like an amazing book, plus the cover is cute!
Wednesday, 06 April 2016 20:21
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Author Chat with Jennifer Laam, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Jennifer Laam, Plus Giveaway!



  YABC:  Do you have any mantra that gets you through the drafting process?   Jennifer Laam: When inspiration strikes, I spend days gleefully rubbing my hands together because I have THE BEST IDEA EVER. I tear through the draft, still convinced this will eventually turn into THE BEST BOOK...
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This seems like an incredibly engrossing storyline, according to my tastes. I can't wait to read the whole book. Thanks, Kara S... Read More
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Linda Romer
The Tsarina's Legacy sounds great ♡ and the cover is beautiful! Thank you
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Susan T.
The Romanovs are the best for drama and intrigue so this should be a great story! There's something romantic about that period of ... Read More
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First Chapter Reveal: The Taming of the Drew by Stephanie Kate Strohm + Giveaway (US/Canada)

First Chapter Reveal: The Taming of the Drew by Stephanie Kate Strohm + Giveaway (US/Canada)


Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to reveal the first chapter of Stephanie Kate Strohm's THE TAMING OF THE DREW, releasing April 5, 2016 from Sky Pony Press. Before we get to the chapter, here's a note from Stephanie: Hi, YABC!  I’m so excited to share the first chapter of...
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The Taming of the drew sounds great ♡ I would enjoy reading this book. Thank you
Wednesday, 30 March 2016 18:34
shelby
The first chapter makes me want to read more and more of this book!
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Susan T.
That totally cracked me up! I now can't get Dueling Banjos out of my head. Lol! This book sounds totally fun and hilarious! ... Read More
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Press Release: Biscuit Celebrates 20 Years

Press Release: Biscuit Celebrates 20 Years

HarperCollins Children’s Books Celebrates Biscuit’s 20 th Anniversary   “Dear Alyssa Satin Capucilli, I think you should write a Biscuit book called, Biscuit Learns How to Read. Biscuit books are easy for me to read but that’s what makes reading fun.” — Cami, an avid Biscuit fan   New York,...
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Blog Tour: The Charmed Children of Rookskill Castle, Plus Giveaway

Blog Tour: The Charmed Children of Rookskill Castle, Plus Giveaway



  Today we're excited to be part of the blog tour for Janet Fox's book, The Charmed Children of Rookskill Castle ! Below you'll find other tour dates, more about Janet and her book, plus a giveaway!   Schedule: My Brain on Books–Guest post & Video #1–03/14/16 Word Spelunking–Top 10...
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I cannot wait to get immersed in this story! Thanks, Kara S
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I dipped into the first couple pages of this, and am beyond intrigued--but am currently 3 books out before I can read it so painf... Read More
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Linda Romer
The Charmed Children if Rookskill sounds exciting, I would love to read this book. Thank you
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