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It's live!! Cover and Trailer Reveal: Forbidden by Kimberley Griffiths Little + Giveaway (US Only)

It's live!! Cover and Trailer Reveal: Forbidden by Kimberley Griffiths Little + Giveaway (US Only)

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  We have another cover reveal for you this week, YABCers! Today we're celebrating the cover for Forbidden by  Kimberley Griffiths Little , releasing November 4 , 2014 from  HarperCollins, as well as revealing the beautiful trailer! Before we get to the cover and trailer, here's a message from Kimberley:  ...
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Samantha Wallace
It looks really interesting to read for me!!
Thursday, 13 February 2014 12:24
Pamela
I'm a bit torn on the cover--it doesn't exactly say " belly dancing " to me, but I would definitely try it.
Thursday, 13 February 2014 17:49
Vivien
They are both fabulous!!
Thursday, 13 February 2014 19:01
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: In a Handful of Dust by Mindy McGinnis + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: In a Handful of Dust by Mindy McGinnis + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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  Welcome to the second cover reveal of the week, YABCers! Today we're celebrating the cover for IN A HANDFUL OF DUST by Mindy McGinnis releasing  September 23, 2014 from  Katherine Tegen/HarperCollins . Before we get to the cover, here's a message from Mindy:   Hello YABC readers! Welcome to the...
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Megan Addison
The cover is interesting and leaves a lot to the imagination.... the synopsis interesting, intriguing and makes me want to turn th... Read More
Thursday, 06 February 2014 12:05
Alyssa Susanna
Ooo, I absolutely LOVE how the cover sort of matches that of Not A Drop To Drink! I cannot wait to read this one - Mindy is super ... Read More
Thursday, 06 February 2014 12:09
Kathryn Lynn Frank
OMG I love this cover! It looks so good next to Not A Drop To Drink!
Thursday, 06 February 2014 12:10
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Beware the Wild by Natalie C. Parker + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Beware the Wild by Natalie C. Parker + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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  Welcome to the first cover reveal of February! Today we're celebrating the cover for Beware the Wild by Natalie C. Parker, releasing October 21, 2014 from HarperTeen. Before we get to the cover, here's a message from Natalie:   Don’t judge a book by what it chooses to wear to...
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Vivien
The cover is BRILLIANT!!!
Tuesday, 04 February 2014 12:05
Kate
The cover is atmospheric and beautiful! Looks so intriguing and the synopsis is definitely an attention-grabber. Who wouldn't want... Read More
Tuesday, 04 February 2014 12:24
Kate
The cover is atmospheric and beautiful! Looks so intriguing and the synopsis is definitely an attention-grabber. Who wouldn't want... Read More
Tuesday, 04 February 2014 12:33
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: The Revelation of Gabriel Adam by S. L. Duncan + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: The Revelation of Gabriel Adam by S. L. Duncan + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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  Welcome to another cover reveal! Today we're celebrating the cover for The Revelation of Gabriel Adam by  S. L. Duncan, releasing  August 12, 2014 from  Medallion Press . Before we get to the cover, here's a message from S. L.:   Hello YABC! When considering where to reveal the cover...
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Shallee McArthur
Wow, this is gorgeous! Can't wait to read it.
Thursday, 30 January 2014 12:03
Vivien
I love the simplicity!!
Thursday, 30 January 2014 19:05
Nicholette Tilghman
I think this cover is beautiful!
Friday, 31 January 2014 09:43
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Cover Reveal: Stitching Snow by R. C. Lewis + Giveaway (US/Canada)

Cover Reveal: Stitching Snow by R. C. Lewis + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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  Welcome to the second of our back-to-back cover reveals! Today we're celebrating the cover for Stitching Snow by  R.C. Lewis, releasing  October 14, 2014 from  Disney-Hyperion . Before we get to the cover, here's a message from R.C.:   Hi, YABC! I’m super-excited to reveal my cover for STITCHING SNOW....
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KittyPride
Great cover, suggests cold and intricate design is beautiful!
Thursday, 23 January 2014 12:14
Stephanie
I've been excited for this for so long! AMAZING cover! LOVE IT!
Thursday, 23 January 2014 12:15
Alyssa
Wow that is so so perfect. So fairy-tale like and I love that!
Thursday, 23 January 2014 13:12
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Cover Reveal: The Fire Wish by Amber Lough + Giveaway (International)

Cover Reveal: The Fire Wish by Amber Lough + Giveaway (International)
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  Welcome to today's cover reveal, YABCers! This week we have two back-to-back reveals. Today we're celebrating the cover for THE FIRE WISH by Amber Lough releasing  July 22, 2014 from  Random House Children’s . Before we get to the cover, here's a message from Amber:   Hello, YABC! Welcome to...
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Diane Williamson
Looks great!
Wednesday, 22 January 2014 13:49
Janelle Leoanrd
This looks amazing! So excited for you. Can't wait to read!
Wednesday, 22 January 2014 16:31
Joshua David Bellin
What a knock-out cover!
Wednesday, 22 January 2014 17:18
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Cover Reveal: The Last Changeling by Chelsea Pitcher + Giveaway (US/Canada)

Cover Reveal: The Last Changeling by Chelsea Pitcher + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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  Happy Cover Reveal Day, YABCers! Today we're celebrating the cover for  The Last Changeling by  Chelsea Pitcher, coming  Fall 2014 from  Flux/Llewellyn.  Before we get to the cover, here's a message from Chelsea:   Hi everyone!! I am so, so excited to share the cover of THE LAST CHANGELING with...
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Vivien
The cover is so pretty!!! Can't wait to read it.
Tuesday, 14 January 2014 12:36
Amoolya Paruchuri
THe cover is absolutely ENCHANTING and the synopsis sounds very intriguing! I look forward to this book's release!
Tuesday, 14 January 2014 21:22
Agustina Gonzalez
The cover is pretty. I want to read it!
Thursday, 16 January 2014 13:17
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Cover Reveal: For Real by Alison Cherry + Giveaway (US/Canada)

Cover Reveal: For Real by Alison Cherry + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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  Time for the second cover reveal of the week!  Today we're celebrating the cover for FOR REAL by  Alison Cherry, releasing  December 9, 2014 from  Delacorte.  Before we get to the cover, here's a message from Alison:   Hi, YABC-ers! I’m so excited to be back here to reveal the...
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Bridgid Gallagher
I love that the main characters are sisters! That alone makes me want to read it, but I also love road trip stories. This one is d... Read More
Thursday, 09 January 2014 14:43
Vivien
The cover is so cute!!! Sounds great
Thursday, 09 January 2014 18:30
Sandra Lam
The cover looks so fun and adventurous! Can't wait
Thursday, 09 January 2014 21:16
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Cover Reveal: Gilded by Christina Farley + Giveaway (International)

Cover Reveal: Gilded by Christina Farley + Giveaway (International)

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  Time for another cover reveal! Huzzah! Today we're celebrating the cover for GILDED by  Christina Farley , releasing  March 1, 2014 from  Skyscape . But before we get to the cover, we have a special message from Christina and the cover designer, as well as a video Christina made just...
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Vivien
Really love the cover!! It sounds excellent.
Tuesday, 07 January 2014 12:10
Alyssa Susanna
I already knew that I wanted to read this book REALLY BADLY, but a gorgeous cover and interesting synopsis does not hurt! I love b... Read More
Tuesday, 07 January 2014 12:13
Ciarra Balsomo
I think the cover is wonderful. Although, personally, I would have liked to have the borders a bit smaller. But it sounds like a g... Read More
Tuesday, 07 January 2014 12:58
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Cover Reveal: Trust Me, I'm Lying by Mary Elizabeth Summer + Giveaway (International)

Cover Reveal: Trust Me, I'm Lying by Mary Elizabeth Summer + Giveaway (International)
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  Ready for the first cover reveal of the new year?  Today we're celebrating the cover for TRUST ME, I'M LYING by Mary Elizabeth Summer , releasing  October 14, 2014 from  Delacorte Press . Before we get to the cover, here's a message from Mary Elizabeth:   Felicitations, YABCers! It’s been...
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Michelle Krys
I love it so much it hurts. It's so COOL!
Thursday, 02 January 2014 12:06
Katherine
Oh my gosh, this cover is beautiful, yet edgy in a totally awesome way! The sypnosis had me hooked right away!
Thursday, 02 January 2014 12:09
Katherine
Oh my gosh, this cover is beautiful, yet edgy in a totally awesome way! The sypnosis had me hooked right away!
Thursday, 02 January 2014 12:11
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