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Giveaway: Great Expectations and Emma (US Only)

Giveaway: Great Expectations and Emma (US Only)
  Great Expectations and Emma   Great Expectations: When Philip Pirrip--nicknamed Pip--is forced by an escaped convict to steal food and supplies from his meager home, he doesn't know that this event will transform his life. One of Dickens's most popular novels, Great Expectations follows the orphaned Pip as he grows...
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YABC
Pip and Mr. Knightley
Monday, 01 October 2012 19:51
YABC
The main character's name is Pip. Emma falls in love with Mr. Knightley.
Monday, 01 October 2012 20:00
Jonathan
Pip and Mr. Knightly.
Monday, 01 October 2012 21:01
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Giveaway: Call the Shots (US Only)

Giveaway: Call the Shots (US Only)
  Call the Shots by Don Calame And . . . action! As the uproarious trio from Swim the Fly and Beat the Band returns, sensitive Sean takes the spotlight -- scripting a low-low-budget film while fielding unexpected female fans. Coop is cooking up another sure-misfire scheme (big surprise), and this...
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Vivien
Make a movie.
Monday, 01 October 2012 11:16
Kassandra
To make a low-budget horror movie
Monday, 01 October 2012 20:43
Jonathan
to make a movie!
Monday, 01 October 2012 20:59
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Giveaway: The Infects (US Only)

Giveaway: The Infects (US Only)
  The Infects by Sean Beaudoin A feast for the brain, this gory and genuinely hilarious take on zombie culture simultaneously skewers, pays tribute to, and elevates the horror genre. Seventeen-year-old Nero is stuck in the wilderness with a bunch of other juvenile delinquents on an "Inward Trek." As if that...
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Monday, 01 October 2012 11:06
Tricia Copeland
There are three - love how two were cleverly incorporated into the design!
Monday, 01 October 2012 18:57
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Countdown to Reached

Countdown to Reached
  May I Have Your Attention Please... YABC has just received an urgent message from Cassia Reyes. (I hear the messenger was forced to cross The Carving with no help from a certain Aberration whose name rhymes with "sky".)   Hello Fellow Traders, The Society is strengthening. The Archivists, matched with...
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Interview with Ned Vizzini, author of The Other Normals

Interview with Ned Vizzini, author of The Other Normals
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  Today we welcome Ned Vizzini, author of It's Kind of a Funny Story (also a major motion picture), Be More Chill, Teen Angst? Naaah... , and The Other Normals . He has written for the New York Times , Salon , and the L Magazine . In television, he has...
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Interview with Rachel Harris, author of My Super Sweet Sixteenth Century



     Today we welcome Rachel Harris, author of My Super Sweet Sixteenth Century, to the blog today to answer a few questions.   With all the paranormal/darker romances out there, what made you decide to write a lighter tale? I love a good paranormal as much as the next reader—in...
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I'm so glad this book was very light and humorous - I'm quite tired of all the darker and angsty ones :P LOL I love this book so m... Read More
Friday, 21 September 2012 13:37
YABC
I did a dream cast as part of a blog tour, and I had no clue before that you saw Alex Pettyfer as Lorenzo So cool that we both th... Read More
Saturday, 22 September 2012 10:37
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Interview with Jay Kristoff, Author of Stormdancer + Giveaway

Interview with Jay Kristoff, Author of Stormdancer + Giveaway
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Today we welcome a literary giant to our midst! Jay Kristoff (who really is a giant at 6' 7") joins us today for a fun interview about his newly released book, STORMDANCER .      Thank you for joining us on YABC today! First off, can you tell us a little...
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Stéphanie
Great interview. I can't wait to read Stormdancer. I've pre-ordered my copy but it hasn't come in yet.
Tuesday, 18 September 2012 12:09
MG Buehrlen
Oh, glad to hear it! Be sure to let us know what you think here on YABC once you've read. ... Read More
Tuesday, 18 September 2012 13:09
Kelley
What makes this book such a must-have is that I've heard it's a well-written, complex story. I can't wait to dig in to this book!... Read More
Tuesday, 18 September 2012 13:59
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Cover Reveal: Solstice by PJ Hoover

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Today we get to share in the honor of posting PJ Hoover's cover for SOLSTICE! But before we get to the SHINY that is below, here's a quick word from PJ: Hey YA Books Central readers! So I have this YA book coming out next June (I know, it seems so...
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An Interview with YABC!

An Interview with YABC!
Check this out! Mindy over at Writer, Writer, Pants on Fire interviewed me about YABC today. I talk to her about how YABC started, and I give fledgling bloggers and writers some advice.  Thanks, Mindy, for having me on the blog!   http://writerwriterpantsonfire.blogspot.com/2012/09/a-boa-with-mandy-buehrlen-of-yabc-books.html          
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SECONDS AWAY and SHELTER Giveaway (US Only)

SECONDS AWAY and SHELTER Giveaway (US Only)
About  Seconds Away When tragedy strikes close to home, Mickey Bolitar and his loyal new friends—sharp-witted Ema and the adorkably charming Spoon—find themselves at the center of a terrifying mystery involving the shooting of their friend Rachel. Now, not only does Mickey have to continue his quest to uncover the truth...
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Tricia Copeland
This book sounds like one that my students would love to read. Me too, actually!
Saturday, 01 September 2012 12:38
YABC
This book looks great! Thanks for the awesome giveaway
Saturday, 01 September 2012 12:43
YABC
The book sounds interesting.
Saturday, 01 September 2012 15:39
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