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Cover Reveal: ALL THAT GLOWS by Ryan Graudin + Giveaway (International)

Cover Reveal: ALL THAT GLOWS by Ryan Graudin + Giveaway (International)
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It's time for another cover reveal! Today we're revealing ALL THAT GLOWS by Ryan Graudin, coming your way February 2014 from HarperTeen.  Before we get to the goods, here's a message from Ryan:   Greetings, YABC! And welcome to the exclusive cover reveal for my debut novel ALL THAT GLOWS!  ...
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Kierra
This is my first time hearing about this book, but it sounds fantastic AND looks gorgeous!
Wednesday, 19 June 2013 12:11
Katrina Pierce
Freaking gorgeous cover!
Wednesday, 19 June 2013 12:15
Elizabeth Aguilar
The cover is really amazing. The giant font gives it that extra flare of... magic.
Wednesday, 19 June 2013 12:21
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Cover Reveal: MANOR OF SECRETS by Katherine Longshore

Cover Reveal: MANOR OF SECRETS by Katherine Longshore
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Happy Friday, YABCers! Here's another beautiful cover on which to feast your eyes — MANOR OF SECRETS by Katherine Longshore!  Before we get to the goods, here's a message from Katherine about her cover:   Hello, YABC and welcome to the cover reveal for my new novel!  I’m an Anglophile and...
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Alyssa Susanna
Ooo, very nice! I like this cover! This sounds like something I would read Congrats on a great cover, Katherine! ... Read More
Friday, 14 June 2013 12:04
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Books to Read with Dad this Father's Day

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I can't thank my dad enough for sparking my book lover tendencies by reading to me before bed each night. He's the reason I'm the book nerd I am today, and couldn't be more encouraging of dads (and moms, too) who want to read with their children. With Father's Day just...
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Double Cover Reveal and Giveaway: Warrior and Her Dark Curiosity

Double Cover Reveal and Giveaway: Warrior and Her Dark Curiosity
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Last year we did a joint cover reveal for Ellen Oh's PROPHECY and Megan Shepherd's THE MADMAN'S DAUGHTER. So when the covers of their sequels came in, we thought we'd do another joint reveal. I can't wait for you guys to see them!   First, here's a message from Megan: Hello...
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Rachel Patrick
AHHHHHHHHH! I haven't read Ellen Oh's books yet, but I read The Madman's Daughter and just ahhhh! I NEED Her Dark Curiosity! I tot... Read More
Monday, 10 June 2013 12:11
Christa
Both of these covers are gorgeous!! I am especially in love with Warrior. The red really pops
Monday, 10 June 2013 12:14
Jessica
Holy gorgeous covers! I am so excited for Her Dark Curiosity and that cover works so well with the first! And that synopsis! Wow. ... Read More
Monday, 10 June 2013 12:21
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Ten Reasons You Should Go To BEA

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Ten Reasons You Should Go To BEA   1. Because I said so. I'm kidding! But seriously, you should listen to me because I'm smart, I know stuff and I am the one holding all the cupcakes. ;)    2. The Book People you get to meet FOR REALS! After two...
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Kelsey Slemp
Wow..... That does sound like fun. Why wouldn't they put a door on the bathroom?
Monday, 10 June 2013 11:31
Sasha Shamblen
I really want to go. Probably not next year but when I go to collage yes I will be going
Saturday, 15 June 2013 12:56
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Cover Reveal: TAINTED by A.E. Rought + Giveaway (International)

Cover Reveal: TAINTED by A.E. Rought + Giveaway (International)

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  Time for another fabulous cover reveal! This time we have the pleasure of revealing A.E. Rought's TAINTED, the sequel to BROKEN .    It's gor-ja-mous. Simply lovely. Ready to see it? First, here's a message from A.E. Rought:   Hi YABC! My name is A.E. Rought, and I’m bouncy-puppy thrilled...
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Vivien
ABSOLUTELY LOVE IT!!!!
Thursday, 06 June 2013 12:05
Danielle D
Love the cover, it's a great contrast to the red from the first book
Thursday, 06 June 2013 12:45
Heliose Gwen Bajao
The cover is really gorgeous! I really love it.
Friday, 07 June 2013 05:36
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Giveaway: Doon by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon (International)

Giveaway: Doon by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon (International)
DOON by  Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon Release Date: 8/20/2013 ISBN: 139780310742326   Veronica doesn't think she's going crazy. But why can't anyone else see the mysterious blond boy who keeps popping up wherever she goes? When her best friend, Mackenna, invites her to spend the summer in Scotland, Veronica jumps...
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Michelle Quinlan
It is based loosely on the musical Brigadoon Have a great day!... Read More
Tuesday, 04 June 2013 16:31
Kayla
Tis loosely based on Brigadoon
Tuesday, 04 June 2013 17:05
Vivien
Brigadoon!
Tuesday, 04 June 2013 17:09
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Giveaway: The Taker by Alma Katsu (US/Canada)

Giveaway: The Taker by Alma Katsu (US/Canada)
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The Taker by  Alma Katsu Release Date: Mass Market Paperback - February 2013   True love can last an eternity . . . but immortality comes at a price. . . .   On the midnight shift at a hospital in rural Maine, Dr. Luke Findley is expecting another quiet evening...
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Guadalupe Barajas
Awesome
Monday, 03 June 2013 16:14
Courtney Gendreau
Awesome!!!
Monday, 03 June 2013 21:12
Kayla Card
St. Andrew, Maine Thanks for the giveaway!
Monday, 03 June 2013 22:10
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Giveaway: The Barftastic Life of Louie Burger by Jenny Meyerhoff (US only)

Giveaway: The Barftastic Life of Louie Burger by Jenny Meyerhoff (US only)
The Barftastic Life of Louie Burger by  Jenny Meyerhoff Release date:  June 4, 2013 ISBN: 978-0374305185     Fifth grader Louie Burger figures that with a goofy name like his, he  must  be destined to be a king of comedy like his idol Lou Lafferman. But he’s only ever performed his...
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Laura
Barftastic - Something super disgusting
Thursday, 06 June 2013 11:45
Holly Letson
Barftastic - When something is so gross it makes you want to barf.
Friday, 07 June 2013 08:41
Andrea Diaz
When something is amazingly disgusting
Wednesday, 12 June 2013 01:16
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Trailer Reveal: IN THE AFTER by Demitria Lunetta + Giveaway! (US/Canada)

Trailer Reveal: IN THE AFTER by Demitria Lunetta + Giveaway! (US/Canada)

Guys, guys, guys. This trailer is soooo cool. I'm so excited to reveal it to you this afternoon! It's for IN THE AFTER by Demitria Lunetta. Check it out! And then enter to win an ARC below. They hear the most silent of footsteps. They are faster than anything you've ever seen....
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Alex Balbuena
It looks so interesting!!
Tuesday, 28 May 2013 16:55
Vivien
The trailer is amazing!!
Tuesday, 28 May 2013 17:34
Kayla Card
Trailer was so cool! This book looks amazing! Thanks for the chance to win ... Read More
Tuesday, 28 May 2013 23:09
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