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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: The Uncrossing (Melissa Eastlake), Plus Giveaway ~ (US Only)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  The Uncrossing  by Melissa Eastlake, releasing October 2nd, 2017 from Entangled Teen Publishing!       Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Melissa:   Hi, YABCers! I’m thrilled to share the cover for my debut novel, THE...
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Delaney
This book sounds amazing and that cover is so ???
Wednesday, 13 September 2017 20:45
Olivia F
So excited to read this book and love the cover! When will the giveaway start?
Thursday, 14 September 2017 10:19
Penny Olson
The cover is really romantic. The story sounds captivating.
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 23:06
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: The Rogue Queen (Emily R King), Plus Giveaway ~ (US/Canada Only)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  The Rogue Queen by Emily R King, releasing February 2018, from Skyscape Publishing!       Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Emily:   Hi, YABC! Welcome to the release of the cover for The Rogue Queen, the third...
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Lisa (Dizneeee)
I love the cover! I think all three of the books have been stunning.
Monday, 04 September 2017 16:10
John
The cover looks photoshopped! Queens of fire and demons of ice do sound explosive!
Monday, 04 September 2017 18:18
Christina C.
I can't wait for this book! Dying to see what happens to Kalinda and the gang. ... Read More
Tuesday, 05 September 2017 05:15
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: This Tiny Perfect World by Lauren Gibaldi + Giveaway (US/Canada)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for THIS TINY PERFECT WORLD by Lauren Gibaldi, releasing February 27, 2018 from Harper Teen . Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Lauren: Hello YABC readers! Here's the exclusive cover reveal for my third young adult...
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John
The cover is pretty freaky! And she she should just leave La Floride. Now!
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 14:22
Dianna G.
The cover has such an anime feel. I really like the synopsis and think this is a book I'd enjoy.
Thursday, 22 June 2017 21:41
Aireanna Lesch
First of alll I am from FL! WOOOOT WOOOT. And also I absolutely love this cover and synopsis. Can't wait to read this!!... Read More
Friday, 23 June 2017 12:30
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: The Traitor Prince by C.J. Redwine + Giveaway (Intl)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for THE TRAITOR PRINCE by C.J. Redwine, releasing February 13, 2018 from Balzer + Bray . Before we get to the cover, here's a note from C.J.:  Hi YABCers! I'm thrilled to be revealing the cover for the third book...
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Zachary Flye
I love the cover, though it's purple so it's not that hard to imagine that I would love it. The description sounds amazing and int... Read More
Tuesday, 20 June 2017 11:09
Julie Daniels
This sounds amazing! I love that CJ chooses fairy tales that haven't been done to death already! The cover is gorgeous and I can't... Read More
Tuesday, 20 June 2017 11:32
Julie Daniels
*Javan gotta love autocorrect
Tuesday, 20 June 2017 11:34
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: The Dragon's Curse (Bethany Wiggins), Plus Giveaway ~ (US Only)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for The Dragon's Curse by Bethany Wiggins, releasing February 2018, from Crown Books For Young Readers.   Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Bethany:      Hi guys! I am so incredibly excited to reveal the cover of the...
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Emily
The cover is great! And it fits in with the first book's cover so well.
Monday, 05 June 2017 12:30
John
I like the cover's coloration, and it sounds like the book is rife with incident!
Monday, 05 June 2017 18:52
Jen
The cover is wonderful because it stays within the design concept of the first one while also pushing more stronger and bolder col... Read More
Monday, 05 June 2017 22:03
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: The Invasion (Peadar O' Guilin), Plus Giveaway ~ (US Only)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for The Invasion by Peadar O' Guilin, releasing March 2018, from Scholastic.   Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Peadar:   Hello, YABC, this is Peadar O’Guilin, all the way over in Ireland. Last year, I wrote The...
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Kristy Petree
I really like the cover and synopsis for both books. Thanks for the chance!
Monday, 05 June 2017 12:34
John
I like the cover's coloration, and it sounds like the book is rife with incident!
Monday, 05 June 2017 18:52
Anne
So excited for this! I love the covers of The Call and The Invasion!
Monday, 12 June 2017 19:57
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: A Kiss In The Dark (Gina Ciocca), Plus Giveaway (US/Canada)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for A Kiss In The Dark by Gina Ciocca, releasing March 2018, from Simon Pulse. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Gina:   Hello, YABC! Four days after gracing the Internet with the cover of my January title, I'm...
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Delaney
This book sounds so intriguing! And that cover is
Thursday, 01 June 2017 18:43
Dianna G.
That cover makes me want to lock my daughter in a closet until she's at least 30. Wowza. The synopsis takes me back to my own hi... Read More
Saturday, 03 June 2017 00:23
Marcia Woodell
I am loving this cover!!! Sounds like another Amazing read by Gina 8) I look forward to enjoying this story as much as Last Year's... Read More
Monday, 05 June 2017 10:02
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: A Thousand Salt Kisses Forever (Josie Demuth), Plus Giveaway (International)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for A Thousand Salt Kisses Forever by Josie Demuth, releasing August 2017, from Wise Ink. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Josie:     Hi, I’m Josie, author of A Thousand Salt Kisses series. I am soooo excited to...
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Dianna G.
The cover is very pretty. I didn't know from first glance that it was a mermaid story. So glad I read the synopsis, which was swe... Read More
Saturday, 03 June 2017 00:25
Hannah
Can't go wrong with a story about mermaids!
Sunday, 11 June 2017 03:45
Isabella Wojnarowicz
It's so summery! And I always love a good mermaid story!
Thursday, 22 June 2017 11:16
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Busted (Gina Ciocca), Plus Giveaway (US/Canada)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for Busted by Gina Ciocca, releasing January 2018,  from  Sourcebooks Fire . Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Gina:     Hello, YABC! I am so thrilled to share the cover of BUSTED with you today. I...
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Dianna G.
The summary makes me think of one of those funny Disney channel shows -- where the girl gets herself in an awkward situation! Cut... Read More
Thursday, 25 May 2017 19:48
Delaney
That cover is GORGEOUS and I love it!!! This book sounds so cute! I can't wait to read it!
Thursday, 25 May 2017 22:10
Christina
The cover and synopsis are both amazing! I've never read a book quite like this
Friday, 26 May 2017 16:23
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: R is for Rebel by J. Anderson Coats + Giveaway (US/Canada)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for R IS FOR REBEL by J. Anderson Coats , releasing Spring 2018, from Atheneum Books for Young Readers . Before we get to the cover, here's a note from J.: Hello YABC! Thanks for stopping by the cover reveal for...
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John
The cover does look very rebellious!--and as for the plot, well!
Tuesday, 23 May 2017 21:20
Aireanna Lesch
Omg!! I love books with a powerful female role! It sounds like Malley isn't the cliche YA heroine. The cover is amazing! It perfe... Read More
Tuesday, 20 June 2017 12:46
Penny Olson
The cover is very powerful, and so sounds the story.
Tuesday, 20 June 2017 23:01
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