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Cover Reveal: KINSLAYER by Jay Kristoff + Giveaway!

Cover Reveal: KINSLAYER by Jay Kristoff + Giveaway!
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Are you guys as stoked as I am to see the cover for KINSLAYER, the sequel to STORMDANCER?!  And what about that title? I love them both so hard. We're also letting you see the UK cover. Tell us which one you like best in the comments! ARE YOU READY FOR...
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Michelle
Yes!!! I love the US version! It's so dynamic! Yukiko looks amazing, not to mention the awesome Buruu in the background. So epic.... Read More
Wednesday, 15 May 2013 14:40
G Donald Cribbs
US cover is so fracktastically amazing...shudders...uses AED...please, I beseech you, I must have a copy of this book to review!!!... Read More
Wednesday, 15 May 2013 22:56
Nikki
I like the US cover. The color and intensity are amazing. The UK is also nice, but lacks the power of the other.
Tuesday, 21 May 2013 10:52
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Cover Reveal: SHADOWLARK by Meagan Spooner + US Giveaway

Cover Reveal: SHADOWLARK by Meagan Spooner + US Giveaway
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Guys. Hey guys. Psssssssst.  We have a cover reveal for you today! Plus a chance to get your greedy-reading hands on an advanced copy long before anyone else.  Meagan Spooner's SHADOWLARK!  But first, a message from Meagan:   Hellooooo YABC! I’m so excited to be here—welcome to the exclusive cover reveal...
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YABC
I loved SKYLARK, and I'm totally excited to read SHADOWLARK. (It also helps that the cover image looks kind of like a post-indust... Read More
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 12:15
Meagan Spooner
Now that's an awesome idea! The green is supposed to be a sort of bronze-y patina, I think, but I love the Emerald City connection... Read More
Saturday, 04 May 2013 12:16
Magan Bagan
Very intriguing! I like that each book kind of gives you an idea what you'll see in them. Definitely excited for this one ... Read More
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 12:38
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Cover Reveal: DOON by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon (+ US giveaway!)

Cover Reveal: DOON by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon (+ US giveaway!)
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Hey YABCers! Ready for a new cover reveal? I know I am!  Today we have the cover of DOON by Lorie Langdon & Carey Corp, which releases August 20, 2013. It's beautiful! I can't wait for you to see it. But before we get to the goods, here is a message from...
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Vivien
Love the cover!!
Tuesday, 23 April 2013 12:02
Jen McAndrews
GORGEOUS!!! Makes me even more eager for the book
Tuesday, 23 April 2013 12:03
YABC
I was lucky enough to read DOON early, and it was fantastic. I can't wait until August, when I can hold this book in my hands. Con... Read More
Tuesday, 23 April 2013 12:05
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Cover Reveal: Through the Zombie Glass by Gena Showalter + Giveaway (US/Canada)

Cover Reveal: Through the Zombie Glass by Gena Showalter + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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Nothing like a cover reveal to start your week off right. This week we have Gena Showalter's THROUGH THE ZOMBIE GLASS!  Remember how awesome the cover for ALICE IN ZOMBIELAND was? Well the sequel is even better. Not lyin.  Before we get to the goods, here's a message from Gena: When...
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YABC
THIS Cover Rocks!!! I absolutely LOVE it!!! Looking forward to it releasing. -FranJessca
Monday, 04 March 2013 12:07
YABC
I love the cover! I like the cracked mirror, it kind of reminds me of the different ways she sees herself when attacking the zombi... Read More
Monday, 04 March 2013 12:10
Stephanie (Go Flash Go)
It makes me curiouser and curiouser about the book!
Monday, 04 March 2013 12:11
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Cover Reveal: The Unbound by Victoria Schwab (+ US/Canada giveaway!)

Cover Reveal: The Unbound by Victoria Schwab (+ US/Canada giveaway!)

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Calling all fans of THE ARCHVIED by Victoria Schwab ! Today we're bringing you the cover reveal for the sequel, THE UNBOUND! And let me just get this out of the way right now: It's LOVERLY. And dark. And haunting. And pretty much everything I like in a cover.  Just sayin....
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Vivien
It's fabulous!!!
Tuesday, 26 February 2013 12:03
YABC
SO BEAUTIFUL. *_* I don't think the wait until January has every looked so daunting...
Tuesday, 26 February 2013 12:03
YABC
I love this cover! The smoke forms her face! Awesome
Tuesday, 26 February 2013 12:24
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Cover Reveal: Time After Time by Tamara Ireland Stone (plus US/Canada giveaway)

Cover Reveal: Time After Time by Tamara Ireland Stone (plus US/Canada giveaway)
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Today, YABCers, we bring you the cover reveal for Tamara Ireland Stone's latest and greatest, TIME AFTER TIME! Are you ready to see it and read what it's all about?  I know you are! But first, a message from Tamara: Hi YABC readers! Today's the day! Finally! I can't begin to...
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YABC
SOOO PRETTY!!!! Oh my gosh...
Thursday, 21 February 2013 12:01
Sana
Yay, it's up! Really like it, the colors are amazing. Great cover =D
Thursday, 21 February 2013 12:03
Jen
*FLAILS* This cover is GORGEOUS and I can't WAIT to read this!!!... Read More
Thursday, 21 February 2013 12:08
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Cover Reveal: Not a Drop to Drink by Mindy McGinnis (plus US giveaway)

Cover Reveal: Not a Drop to Drink by Mindy McGinnis (plus US giveaway)
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Earlier this week we brought you the cover reveal for CJ Redwine's DECEPTION . Bet you didn't think we'd bring another great cover to the table in the same week, but ho ho! We did! (We like to keep you on your cover reveal toes.) Prepare for the shock and awe...
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YABC
So pretty!! And badass. I love it.
Friday, 15 February 2013 12:04
Bailey Hewlett
I am in love with this cover!! HarperTeen is really outdoing itself with the covers this year. I can't wait for Not a Drop to Drin... Read More
Friday, 15 February 2013 12:05
Samantha Martin Hiatt
I think the cover is very well done. The use of color and shadows really makes quite a statement! Great Job! Can't wait to read ... Read More
Friday, 15 February 2013 12:07
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Cover Reveal: Deception by CJ Redwine (plus international giveaway!)

Cover Reveal: Deception by CJ Redwine (plus international giveaway!)
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We were thrilled to host the cover reveal of CJ Redwine's DEFIANCE last year, and now we're thrilled to bring you the cover of the sequel, DECEPTION. But before we get to the goods, here's a message from CJ: Hello YABC! I’m so excited to reveal the cover for DECEPTION, the...
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YABC
WOW! I love it! The background... is amazing, like a huge storm is coming and the model is gorgeous! Defiance is stunning in perso... Read More
Tuesday, 12 February 2013 12:06
YABC
That is awesome and very pretty!
Tuesday, 12 February 2013 12:06
Daisy Richeson
That cover is amazing! Love the cuff on her arm. Can't wait to read!
Tuesday, 12 February 2013 12:06
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Cover Reveal: Control by Lydia Kang + Giveaway (International)

Cover Reveal: Control by Lydia Kang + Giveaway (International)
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Hey YABCers! We've got a great cover reveal and giveaway for you today from the awesome Lydia Kang! Her sci-fi novel, CONTROL, will release this year from Penguin.  But before we get to the awesome cover, here's a message from Lydia: Hello YABC! I’m so excited to share the exclusive cover...
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YABC
Sounds awesome! The cover is stunning and I look forward to reading it.
Monday, 28 January 2013 12:10
Jaime arkin
Definitely looking forward to this book! It's been on my TBR list for a while!! thanks for the giveaway!
Monday, 28 January 2013 12:16
YABC
This is an awesome cover, Lydia. I can't wait to read it.
Monday, 28 January 2013 12:17
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Cover Reveal: Summer Ruins by Trisha Leigh + Giveaway (International)

Cover Reveal: Summer Ruins by Trisha Leigh + Giveaway (International)
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When I first saw the cover for Trisha Leigh's first novel, Whispers in Autumn , I thought it was GORGEOUS. The colors, the design -- I was so excited for her. Then when the cover for the second book, Winter Omens , came out, I was floored that the covers FIT...
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Andrew Patterson
Wow! Love the final cover! Fits so beautifully with the others. So awesome!
Monday, 14 January 2013 14:11
YABC
I'm so excited about this giveaway! I've saved the WHOLE ENTIRE SERIES UNTIL THIS FINAL BOOK CAME OUT SO YEAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY... Read More
Monday, 14 January 2013 14:19
YABC
I am soooooo excited! Loved the first three and cannot wait for the final book!!!!
Monday, 14 January 2013 14:26
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