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Cover Reveal: MY CALAMITY JANE (Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, & Jodi Meadows)!

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  My Calamity Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, & Jodi Meadows, releasing June 2nd, 2020 from Harper Teen!         Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the author:   Hello, YABCers! We, the Lady...
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Cover Reveal: THE KINDER POISON by Natalie Mae, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway! (US/CAN)

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Hi YABCers! We're super excited to reveal the gorgeous cover for Natalie Mae's THE KINDER POISON. Read on for a note from the author, the cover, an excerpt, and a giveaway!   NOTE FROM THE AUTHOR Hi YABC! Welcome to the exclusive cover reveal and chapter excerpt for THE KINDER POISON!...
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: The Oddmire 2: The Unready Queen (William Ritter), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US/Canada Only)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  The Unready Queen by William Ritter, releasing June 2nd, 2020 from Algonquin Young Readers!         Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the author:   I am so excited for this book to exist....
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Debra Branigan
The cover is fantastic and the synopsis creates the idea of a great adventure with lots of drama and suspense. Best wishes to the ... Read More
Sunday, 13 October 2019 19:05
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MEET ME AT MIDNIGHT Cover Reveal + Giveaway (US Only)

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  Today, we're super excited to share the gorgeous cover for MEET ME AT MIDNIGHT, by Jessica Pennington. (April 2020 from Tor Teen). We're big fans of summer romcoms and can't wait to get our hands on this book. First, a note from the author:   Hi YABC! I'm so excited...
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Kathleen Pasqualini
I've loved Jessica's first 2 books. I'm so excited for this one!
Thursday, 01 August 2019 17:36
Danielle Hammelef
Can't wait to read more of her books!
Saturday, 03 August 2019 18:35
Delaney
This cover is so fun and this book sounds awesome ??
Monday, 12 August 2019 18:25
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Cover Reveal: CRAVE by Tracy Wolff

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YABCers, we're thrilled to be revealing the stunning cover for New York Times bestselling author Tracy Wolff's upcoming novel CRAVE. Scroll to see the cover and a one line teaser about the story itself, and be sure to tell us what you think of it! Ready?? Scroll! . . . ....
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EYE OF ZEUS Cover Reveal plus Giveaway! (US Only)

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Today, we're super excited to reveal the awesome cover for EYE OF ZEUS by Alane Adams releasing April 2020 from SparkPress.This book is perfect for fans of the Percy Jackson series, and we are so in love with the cover! Take a look at it, read the book description, and then...
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Danielle Hammelef
The cover is so fun and matches this adventurous synopsis.
Saturday, 03 August 2019 18:15
Zachary Snyder
The cover art is great, cant wait to read it!
Wednesday, 07 August 2019 13:22
Debra Branigan
The cover art will definitely attract your young readers and the synopsis sounds very adventurous. I'm sure your young readers wil... Read More
Sunday, 11 August 2019 21:24
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It’s Live!! Cover Reveal: The Empire of Dreams by Rae Carson + Giveaway (US/Canada)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  The Empire of Dreams by Rae Carson, releasing April 7, 2020 from Greenwillow Books! Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the author: Hello, YABC! Thanks for joining me here for the exclusive cover reveal of The...
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Alyson Small
I absolutely love the cover! It is bright and bold and fits the personality of Red perfectly. I am also very excited to read about... Read More
Tuesday, 18 June 2019 23:19
Jessica Chillcott
Love the cover. It’s so beautiful and this story sounds great. Can’t wait to read it and definitely will be preordering this book.... Read More
Friday, 21 June 2019 09:10
Lily M.
Big fan of Rae Carson, ilk excited for this book ?
Friday, 21 June 2019 23:44
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Rogue Heart (Axie Oh), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  Rogue Heart by Axie Oh, releasing October 8th 2019 from Tu Books, an imprint of Lee & Low Books!       Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the author:   Hi YABC! I’m so excited...
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John
I'd like to visit Seoul someday, and Neo Seoul, also, sounds very interesting!
Monday, 13 May 2019 21:54
Andrea Wang
Love the cover! It's a little Blade Runner, a little Matrix, with a kick-a** Asian girl! And the synopsis is great, too -- love th... Read More
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 17:30
Jessica Cashen
Great cover and synopsis
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 17:44
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Summoned (Mckayla Eaton), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US/Canada Only)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  Summoned  by Mckayla Eaton, releasing September 3rd 2019 from Parliament House Press!       Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the author:     Hey YABC, thanks for joining me for the cover reveal for...
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Mia
The cover is so cool, it definitely sets the stage! I am also very excited this is the start of a trilogy!
Thursday, 09 May 2019 10:37
Jessica Cashen
Great cover and the synopsis sounds awesome
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 20:21
Laura L
The synopsis and cover sound so intriguing!! Can't wait to read it!
Monday, 20 May 2019 11:33
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Saltwater Secrets (Cindy Callaghan), Plus Excerpt!

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  Saltwater Secrets by Cindy Callaghan, releasing April 28th, 2020 from Aladdin Publishing!       Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the author:     Hello, YABC readers! I am so excited to finally reveal the beautiful cover...
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