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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: The Dangers Of Dating A Diva series! Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveals for  The Dangers Of Dating A Diva series  by Maggie Dallen, Christina Benjamin, Michelle MacQueen, Ann Maree Craven,  and Stephanie Street!         Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the author: Greetings YABCers,  We are...
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Danielle Hammelef
The covers are cute. These books sound fun to read.
Thursday, 11 June 2020 15:01
Penny Olson
The covers and stories are fun.
Wednesday, 17 June 2020 23:25
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It’s Live!! Cover Reveal: Mind Riot by Ken Bagnis + Giveaway (US Only)

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Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  Mind Riot by Ken Bagnis, releasing 7/7/2020 from REUTS Publications! Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the author: Hello YABC! Thanks so much for checking out the cover of my debut novel, MIND RIOT! That’s right, my very...
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Lauren
Such a bold, eye-catching cover! I really enjoy books about mental health hospitals and mental health in general. This story sound... Read More
Monday, 23 March 2020 11:55
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is very cool and the book sounds emotional.
Thursday, 09 April 2020 17:22
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: The Puppetmaster's Apprentice (Lisa DeSelm), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  The Puppetmaster's Apprentice  by Lisa DeSelm, releasing October 13th, 2020 from Page Street Publishing!         Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the author:   Hi, YABC!  I am beyond excited for you to...
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Emily Hyer
This book looks and sounds very enticing! I love the marionette strings at the top. The little details are so cool!
Friday, 13 March 2020 11:36
Victoria Scott
The cover is beautiful! Well done! The story sounds great too!
Sunday, 15 March 2020 15:38
Lauren
The cover is truly magical! The story itself drama and deep reflections on ethics.
Monday, 23 March 2020 11:32
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: But For The Mountains (Erin Riha), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  But For The Mountains  by Erin Riha, releasing June 2nd, 2020 from REUTS Publications!         Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the author:   Hello, hello! My name is Erin Riha and I’m...
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Lauren
I like the dark colors of the cover, and the artwork is eye-catching. The synopsis is very intriguing! I wonder what's going on at... Read More
Wednesday, 11 March 2020 13:28
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is very cool and the synopsis sounds exciting!
Monday, 23 March 2020 17:43
Emily
I love this cover! This sounds so good
Wednesday, 25 March 2020 09:52
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Moonscript (H.S.J. Williams), Plus Giveaway! ~ (INT)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  Moonscript  by H.S.J. Williams, releasing May 7th, 2020 from Trilliam Press!         Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the author:   Hello, YABC! Thank you so much for welcoming me here! I cannot...
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calvin
I think it's wonderful. Good concept.
Monday, 13 January 2020 22:16
Hannah
Thanks!
Saturday, 25 January 2020 21:19
gary
Hi everybody. I recently saw a testimony about chief dr lucky in a blog I visit for relationship and dating counseling problems be... Read More
Tuesday, 14 January 2020 02:53
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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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Renee Moore
Looking forward to this one!
Saturday, 02 November 2019 16:42
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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
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is interesting. The synopsis sounds fun and promises an action-packed read.
Friday, 01 November 2019 13:07
Penny Olson
The cover is fierce and the story sounds action packed.
Saturday, 02 November 2019 01:06
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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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