Featured Review: Frannie and Tru by Karen Hattrup

Featured Review: Frannie and Tru by Karen Hattrup
About this book: When Frannie Little eavesdrops on her parents fighting she discovers that her cousin Truman is gay, and his parents are so upset they are sending him to live with her family for the summer. At least, that’s what she thinks the story is. . . When he...
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Featured Review: My Lady Jane (Brodi Ashton, Cynthia Hand, Jodi Meadows)

Featured Review: My Lady Jane (Brodi Ashton, Cynthia Hand, Jodi Meadows)
  About This Book:   The comical, fantastical, romantical, (not) entirely true story of Lady Jane Grey. In My Lady Jane, coauthors Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows have created a one-of-a-kind fantasy in the tradition of The Princess Bride, featuring a reluctant king, an even more reluctant queen, a noble...
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Author Top Ten--Top Ten "Bad Boys" in Movies & TV Shows with Jodie Andrefski, Plus Giveaway!!

Author Top Ten--Top Ten "Bad Boys" in Movies & TV Shows with Jodie Andrefski, Plus Giveaway!!
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  Today's AUTHOR TOP TEN comes from  Jodie Andrefski ,  author of The Society,  and is all about  Top Ten “Bad-Boys” in Movies & TV Shows!!     First meet   Jodie Andrefski !       Jodie's been passionate about reading ever since she was a little girl, when...
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Linda Romer
I like Spike from Buffy the Vampire Slayer ♡ Thank you
Sunday, 19 June 2016 20:06
Daniela
Hands down, I love Dean Winchester from Supernatural and Daryl Dixon fro The Walking Dead.
Thursday, 23 June 2016 14:33
Dianna G.
Well, it's not a movie or book -- but I heart Sawyer from LOST.
Thursday, 23 June 2016 22:23
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Author Chat with Olivia Levez, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Olivia Levez, Plus Giveaway!




  Today we're excited to chat with Olivia Levez ,  author of  The Island !  Below  you'll find  our interview, more about Olivia and  her  book,  plus a giveaway !     YABC: Frances is such a vivid character — was there a  real-life inspiration for her?  Olivia Levez: As...
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vox libris
I'm very curious about the story. I want to know whether Frances is the "monster" she thinks she is, and, of course, how she probl... Read More
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Linda Romer
I think The Island sounds like a good read ♡ Thank you
Sunday, 19 June 2016 17:38
Shannon Mizikoski
This book sounds SO good! I love survival stories, and I like that it seems like there will be a lot of character development! And... Read More
Friday, 24 June 2016 02:08
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Story Starters: Lost and Found

Story Starters: Lost and Found
Hello, and welcome to the second week of our Story Starters posts! Each week we will be bringing you something to inspire your writing!    Here's how our STORY STARTER CHALLENGE will work:  -For the first three weeks of each month, we will be posting a writing prompt. -Feel inspired...
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Debbie
Here's a link to my book page, where I posted my short story,Lost and Found for this challenge https://m.facebook.com/story.php?st... Read More
Tuesday, 14 June 2016 23:36
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Pottermore: Harry Potter Actors Get Sorted

Pottermore: Harry Potter Actors Get Sorted

What a year to be a Potterhead! With Harry Potter and the Cursed Child soon to make its publishing debut, and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them just months away, I know I can't help but feel the magic. Now here's a little extra magic for the day:  ...
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Poison's Kiss by Breeana Shields + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Poison's Kiss by Breeana Shields + Giveaway (US/Canada)


Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the new cover reveal for POISON'S KISS by Breeana Shields , releasing January 10, 2017 from Random House. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Breeana : Hello YABC! I’m thrilled to be here today to share the cover...
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Alyssa Susanna
Such an interesting cover! In an awesome way. I've had this book added to my Goodreads TBR shelf for a year or so now - great to h... Read More
Saturday, 11 June 2016 21:10
Lily Ruan
At first I was thrown off by the cover but then realized it was well chosen based on the synopsis.
Saturday, 11 June 2016 23:39
Katie
The cover is seriously cool! I have added this book to my list of to read. I cant wait till I can read it!
Monday, 13 June 2016 10:34
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Featured Review: Sing by Vivi Greene

Featured Review: Sing by Vivi Greene
About this book: America’s most famous pop star flees the spotlight to recover from her latest break-up in Maine—only to fall for a local boy and be faced with an impossible choice at the end of the summer: her new guy, or her music. Multiplatinum pop icon Lily Ross’s biggest...
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Author Chat with Catherine Egan, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Catherine Egan, Plus Giveaway!



Today we're excited to chat with Catherine Egan ,  author of  Julia Vanishes !  Below  you'll find  our interview, more about Catherine and  her  book,  plus a giveaway !     YABC: Who is your favorite character in the book? Catherine Egan: I love all my made­up people in some...
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Kara S
It sounds like a unique premise, and the cover design served to draw me in! Thanks, Kara S
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Kara S
Please ignore my entries in this contest; I have won a copy of this novel in another tour giveaway! Thank you for your attention ... Read More
Tuesday, 28 June 2016 15:05
Linda Romer
I think Vanishes sounds great and I love the cover ♡ Thank you
Sunday, 19 June 2016 07:17
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Author Chat with Kiersten White (And I Darken), Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Kiersten White (And I Darken), Plus Giveaway!
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  Today on the YABC blog we are happy to sit down with author Kiersten White talk with her about her about new release, And I Darken, which releases June 28th,  2016!!     YABC:  What surprised you most while writing your latest book?  Getting to the end! Writing And I Darken was such a...
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Thanks for the giveaway! I love her Paranormalcy books and I can't wait to read this new one. ... Read More
Thursday, 09 June 2016 18:33
Kara S
The author's excellent reputation among fans has drawn me to anticipate this latest release as a great opportunity to experience h... Read More
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Lily Ruan
I think it would be interesting to read about a brutal princess
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