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Giveaway: FROSTBLOOD (US Only)

Giveaway: FROSTBLOOD (US Only)
Frostblood (US Only) by Elly Blake Release Date: January 10, 2017 Publisher: Little, Brown & Co.   About the Book The Frost King will burn. Seventeen-year-old Ruby is a Fireblood who has concealed her powers of heat and flame from the cruel Frostblood ruling class her entire life. But when her......
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John
The cover has a strong graphic sense, and I enjoyed reading the synopsis!
Friday, 03 March 2017 22:26
Shannon Mizikoski
The synopsis sounds so good, I have heard great things about the book! And the cover looks like it fits the book quite well, I am ... Read More
Saturday, 04 March 2017 00:33
Heidi Wong
The cover is just simply beautiful and I think the synopsis shows the potential this book has.
Monday, 06 March 2017 14:10
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Spotlight on Remember Me Forever (Sara Wolf), First Chapter Reveal & Giveaway

Spotlight on Remember Me Forever (Sara Wolf), First Chapter Reveal & Giveaway

Today we're spotlighting Sara Wolf's novel, Remember Me Forever!!  Read on for more about Sara, her novel, the first chapter reveal, and a giveaway!       Meet Sara Wolf! Sara Wolf lives in San Diego, California, where she burns instead of tans. When she isn't pouring her allotted lifeforce into writing, she's reading,......
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Mindy
The cover looks great, but the synopsis sounds crazy. I wanna read this!
Friday, 17 March 2017 12:33
Lily M.
I like the color of the cover, it stands out ?
Saturday, 18 March 2017 02:00
stephanie bondlow
The title is intriguing, and I love the excerpt and the cover! i cannot wait to read this book.
Monday, 20 March 2017 22:25
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Featured Review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Featured Review: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
About this book: Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police ......
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Spotlight on Wildly into the Dark by Tyler Knott Gregson, Plus Sneak Peek, and Giveaway!

Spotlight on Wildly into the Dark by Tyler Knott Gregson, Plus Sneak Peek, and Giveaway!
Today we're spotlighting Tyler Knott Gregson's poetry collection, Wildly into the Dark! Read on for more about Tyler and his novel, plus a sneak peek, and giveaway!     Meet Tyler Knott Gregson! Tyler Knott Gregson is a poet, author, professional photographer, and artist who lives in the mountains of Helena, Montana. When he ......
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Linda Romer
Wow! Love the poems and the cover! Thank you
Wednesday, 15 March 2017 12:34
Danielle
I love the format, using a typewriter is perfect and creates a purposeful aesthetic.
Friday, 17 March 2017 17:24
Danielle Hammelef
I love the cover! This book sounds like unique poetry that will make me think about life in new ways. I'm going to savour every po... Read More
Saturday, 25 March 2017 15:09
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Top 5 Ridiculously Long Books Worth Your Time from J. Patrick Black, Plus Giveaway!

Top 5 Ridiculously Long Books Worth Your Time from J. Patrick Black, Plus Giveaway!
Top Five Ridiculously Long Books Worth Your Time!    A few years back, I found myself looking forward to a long stretch of sitting around and not doing much. I won't get into the details (they're dull), but it involved something that required my presence but not very much in the ......
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John
The cover is intriguing, and this sounds exciting!
Thursday, 02 March 2017 22:16
Linda Romer
Ninth City Burning sounds like a great read and the cover is fantastic! Thank you
Wednesday, 15 March 2017 15:36
Lily M.
I think the cover goes well with the title of the book, sounds good ? ?
Saturday, 18 March 2017 02:06
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Author Chat with Heidi Heilig, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Heidi Heilig, Plus Giveaway!

Today we're excited to chat with Heidi Heilig, author  of The Ship Beyond Time!  Below you'll find more about Heidi,  her book, plus a giveaway!     What gave you the inspiration to write this book? When I was a girl, I fell in love with a boy and then lost him. I didn’t lose him t......
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John
The cover is intriguing, and this sounds exciting!
Thursday, 02 March 2017 22:16
Linda Romer
The Ship beyond time sounds great and I love the cover. Thank you
Wednesday, 15 March 2017 20:55
Mindy
I love this cover and I can't wait to read this story!
Friday, 17 March 2017 12:31
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Featured Review: Autumn in the City of Angels by Kirby Howell

Featured Review: Autumn in the City of Angels by Kirby Howell
About this book: 2014 NATIONAL INDIE EXCELLENCE AWARD FINALIST! 2014 KINDLE BOOK REVIEW AWARD SEMI-FINALIST! 2014 BEACH BOOK FESTIVAL HONORABLE MENTION! What would you do if you lived through the apocalypse? The real fight to survive comes after everyone else is gone. A plague of epic proportion sweeps the globe, leaving......
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Author Chat with Pete Begler, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Pete Begler, Plus Giveaway!
Today we're excited to chat with Pete Begler, author  of The Fearless Travelers' Guide to Wicked Places!  Below you'll find more about Pete,  his book, plus a giveaway!     What gave you the inspiration to write this book?   My two daughters inspired me to write The Fearless Travelers’ Guide. I found the book provided m......
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John
The cover looks exciting, and the synopsis also makes me want to read this!
Wednesday, 01 March 2017 22:29
Nancy Hernandez
Love the cover and the story has captured my interest.
Sunday, 05 March 2017 03:48
Crista cast
The cover is beautiful to stare at, I just love it , and the story sounds dark but fun.
Sunday, 05 March 2017 14:31
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Blog Tour, Interview, & Giveaway: Waking In Time (Angie Stanton)

Blog Tour, Interview, & Giveaway: Waking In Time (Angie Stanton)
Here at YABC, we're thrilled to be hosting an author chat with Angie Stanton as part of the blog tour for Waking In Time!       Q & A for YA Books Central By Angie Stanton Author of Waking in Time   Your book involves a character, Abbi, who travels......
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John
The cover suffers from bed-head, the synopsis is well-combed.
Wednesday, 01 March 2017 22:27
Linda Romer
Waking in time sounds like a good read. I think the cover is great. Thank you
Thursday, 16 March 2017 12:54
Danielle
The cover is beautiful and really fits with the title. I have recently fallen in love with time travel in YA so this sounds perfe... Read More
Friday, 17 March 2017 17:13
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Waiting On Wednesday ~ March 1st, 2017

Waiting On Wednesday ~ March 1st, 2017
Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event that is hosted by Jill at   Breaking the Spine   and spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.               *Beth's Choice* (Assistant Blog Manager for YABC)     When I Cast Your Shadow (Sarah Porter) Author: Sarah Porter......
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