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Giveaway: Never Enough by Denise Jaden

Giveaway: Never Enough by Denise Jaden
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  Enter to win a NEVER ENOUGH prize pack from Denise Jaden! From the author of Losing Faith , a novel about two sisters and the eating disorder that threatens to destroy their family. Loann’s always wanted to be popular and pretty like her sister, Claire. So when Claire’s ex-boyfriend starts...
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Holly
She was a mushroom farmer!
Sunday, 01 July 2012 13:32
Andrea Navarro
Wow she was a professional Polynesian dancer.
Sunday, 01 July 2012 14:07
Patrice Zurek
church secretary
Sunday, 01 July 2012 18:37
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Giveaway: Love and Leftovers

Giveaway: Love and Leftovers
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  Enter to win a LOVE AND LEFTOVERS prize pack from Sarah Tregay! My wish is to fall cranium over Converse in dizzy, daydream-worthy love. (If only it were that easy.) When her parents split, Marcie is dragged from Idaho to a family summerhouse in New Hampshire. She leaves behind her...
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YABC
My favorite book in verse is Chasing Brooklyn by Lisa Schroeder
Sunday, 01 July 2012 12:14
Amanda Pitts
I've never read a novel in verse. It's not because I don't like them, I can never find on that interests me. Maybe I'll like this ... Read More
Sunday, 01 July 2012 13:18
Marissa Tovalin
I don't like verse books, but I read Glimpse by Carol Lynch Williams. It really got my attention and I still find myself thinking ... Read More
Sunday, 01 July 2012 15:29
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Giveaway: The Best Night of Your (Pathetic) Life

Giveaway: The Best Night of Your (Pathetic) Life
  Enter to win one of 5 signed copies of THE BEST NIGHT OF YOUR (PATHETIC) LIFE by Tara Altebrando!   An all-day scavenger hunt in the name of eternal small-town glory. With only a week until graduation, there's one last thing Mary and her friends must do together: participate in...
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Cherie Durbin
Stephen Baldwin. He's goofy but loveable, creative and energetic.
Sunday, 01 July 2012 14:39
Molly Nudo Frenzel
For a scavenger hunt, I would choose Ian Somerhalder as my celeb teammate. Even though he's fun to look at, he would be distractin... Read More
Sunday, 01 July 2012 14:41
Ashley
David Tennant. Because of reasons.
Sunday, 01 July 2012 16:23
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Trailer Tuesday: Tiger Lily and Seraphina

  Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson Release Date: July 3, 2012 Click here to read or write reviews for this book . Seraphina by Rachel Hartman Releases July, 2012 Click here to read or write reviews about this book on YABC .    
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Cover Contest for THE 13TH SIGN

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Hey, everyone! Below is the hot-off-the-presses cover for THE 13 TH SIGN by Kristin O’Donnell Tubb (January 8, 2013 from Feiwel & Friends): Isn't it beautiful?? Check out the jacket copy: “ What if there was a 13th zodiac sign? 

 You’re no longer Sagittarius, but Ophiuchus, the healer, the 13th...
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Your Guide to a Perfect Summer - With Tips From Helene Boudreau and Stacey Graham

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  Looking for some great summer ideas? Check out this guest post from Hélène Boudreau, author of Real Mermaids Don't Wear Toe Rings , on her top five summer activities: I grew up on a small island surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean so splishy-splashy summer activities are some of my favourite things...
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Stephanie Keyes
Sounds like some great tips! You are so brave participating in the race! I have trouble racing out of bed, but then again I am so ... Read More
Thursday, 21 June 2012 10:42
Emily Savant, Staff Reviewer
I would kill to be anywhere near the ocean right now! Ah, the whale watching and cave exploring looks so peaceful!... Read More
Thursday, 21 June 2012 11:07
Allison
That sounds like a great summer! And I love mermaids, excited about the book!
Thursday, 21 June 2012 11:37
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Tokyo Heist Trailer Premiere

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YABC is so excited to bring you the exclusive trailer premiere for TOKYO HEIST by Diana Renn!  First, a little about the book: When sixteen-year-old Violet agrees to spend the summer with her father, an up-and-coming artist in Seattle, she has no idea what she's walking into. Her father's newest clients,...
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YABC
awesome trailer! now I want to read Tokyo Heist even more. is it june 14th yet?
Tuesday, 12 June 2012 14:50
YABC
LOVE IT!
Tuesday, 12 June 2012 15:31
Petra
Great trailer!
Tuesday, 12 June 2012 17:28
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Video Chat with Myra McEntire

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Hey everyone! Welcome to another stop on the Timepiece Blog Tour!  If you haven't yet heard about Timepiece , the sequel to Hourglass by Myra McEntire, here's a taste of what it's about: A threat from the past could destroy the future. Kaleb Ballard was never supposed to be able to...
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YABC
Been desperately waiting on this book since I read Hourglass this June. One of my favorite books of 2012!
Wednesday, 06 June 2012 11:06
Claire Johnson, Staff Reviewer
So excited for everyone to read TIMEPIECE. And the school visit story = amazing! ... Read More
Wednesday, 06 June 2012 11:30
YABC
OH. MY GOODNESS. That school story. xD Dear biscuits, that's so awful and wonderful all at the same time! MY high school would've ... Read More
Wednesday, 06 June 2012 13:30
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The Letter Q Giveaway

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  Enter to win one of five copies of The Letter Q: Queer Writers’ Notes to Their Younger Selves  from Scholastic!   In this anthology, sixty-four award-winning authors and illustrators such as Michael Cunningham, Amy Bloom, Jacqueline, Woodson, Terrence McNally, Gregory Maguire, David Levithan, and Armistead Maupin, make imaginative journeys into their...
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Kayla
Looks like an awesome book! I would LOVE to win it!
Friday, 01 June 2012 14:09
YABC
As a teacher I'm super interested in this book!
Friday, 01 June 2012 15:35
Casog
Finding about authors hidden lives help you figure out why they write.
Friday, 01 June 2012 22:52
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Tokyo Heist Giveaway

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  Enter to win one of five signed copies of TOKYO HEIST by Diana Renn! The perfect mystery for fans of Ally Carter's Heist Society . 

When sixteen-year-old Violet agrees to spend the summer with her father, an up-and-coming artist in Seattle, she has no idea what she's walking into. Her father's...
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YABC
I have! My brother in Germany got married the year I graduated so as a celebration for both events my mother extended our vacation... Read More
Friday, 01 June 2012 14:01
Kayla
Vincent van Gogh I haven't seen any but I would love to! ... Read More
Friday, 01 June 2012 14:02
Kaye M.
Vincent van Gogh - and yes, I've seen them. TOO MANY TIMES. My brother went on an art kick last year. >
Friday, 01 June 2012 14:07
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