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Cover Reveal: 45 Pounds (more or less) + Giveaway! (US Only)

Cover Reveal: 45 Pounds (more or less) + Giveaway! (US Only)
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Today we have the pleasure of hosting a terrific cover reveal for 45 POUNDS (MORE OR LESS) by K.A. Barson!  Before we get to the big reveal, here is a message from Kelly: Hey, YABC! Thanks for joining me for the exclusive cover reveal for my debut YA novel, 45 POUNDS...
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Vivien
I think it's really cute!
Tuesday, 27 November 2012 12:09
YABC
The cover looks heavy. All those clothes. It's nice
Tuesday, 27 November 2012 12:25
YABC
I like the cover and LOVE the title, but I wish I could see more of her body in order to solidify that her issue is weight loss.... Read More
Tuesday, 27 November 2012 12:29
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Cover Reveal: Insomnia by J.R. Johansson + Giveaway (International)

Cover Reveal: Insomnia by J.R. Johansson + Giveaway (International)
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Today we're hosting the cover reveal for INSOMNIA by J.R. Johansson!  Let me tell you, this cover is CREEPTASTIC. I can't wait to hear what you think of it! Before we get to the goods, here's a message from Jenn: Hello YABC! Welcome to the exclusive cover reveal for INSOMNIA! I...
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Vivien
Love the creepy cover!!
Wednesday, 14 November 2012 12:06
YABC
I'm not a fan of the font and placement of the text on the right, but the black pinwheel effect around the eye is cool.
Wednesday, 14 November 2012 12:06
YABC
This is so amazing! I love it
Wednesday, 14 November 2012 12:16
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Exclusive Cover Reveal: Charmed Vengeance + Giveaway (International)

Exclusive Cover Reveal: Charmed Vengeance + Giveaway (International)
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Today is my birthday! And what better way to celebrate than to share the delicious steampunk cover of Suzanne Lazear's CHARMED VENGEANCE with you? Before we get to the steampunk goodness, here's a message from Suzanne: Hi everyone! I’m super excited to share with you the cover for CHARMED VENGEANCE, the...
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Gillian Berry
That cover is AWESOME. Totally steampunk adventurous. Definitely makes me want to read it!
Friday, 19 October 2012 12:11
YABC
Love the cover! It's awesome!
Friday, 19 October 2012 12:29
YABC
It's awesome, Suzi!! What a great, great cover!! Charlene Sands
Friday, 19 October 2012 12:48
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Exclusive Cover Reveal + US Giveaway: Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

Exclusive Cover Reveal + US Giveaway: Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
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We're so pleased to share the cover for  April Genevieve Tucholke's Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea . It has to be one of my favorite covers of the year!  But before we show you the pretty, here's a message from April: Hey there, YABC. Here be the cover...
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Gillian Berry
That cover is flipping gorgeous. I LOVE the font. Creepy and romantic and unsettling all at the same time.
Monday, 15 October 2012 12:11
YABC
I've loved April's synopsis since I first read it a while back, and this haunting, beautiful cover just seals the deal. I must hav... Read More
Monday, 15 October 2012 12:24
YABC
The cover is freaking amazing. I'm in awe.
Monday, 15 October 2012 12:36
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Exclusive Cover Reveal: When You Were Here by Daisy Whitney

Exclusive Cover Reveal: When You Were Here by Daisy Whitney
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We are very excited to bring you another cover reveal this week! This time we're revealing WHEN YOU WERE HERE by Daisy Whitney, author of The Mockingbirds and The Rivals . Here's a message from Daisy: Hi YABC! And welcome to the exclusive cover reveal for WHEN YOU WERE HERE! I'm...
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YABC
I love this book!!! And I think the cover is gorgeous and really represents the beauty of the book. You are all going to LOVE it!!... Read More
Thursday, 11 October 2012 12:12
alicia marie
I LOVE the cover! And, this sounds like it's going to be an awesome book!!
Thursday, 11 October 2012 12:32
Ileana Alvarado
I have always, ALWAYS love Daisy Whitney's book cover!! This ones are really, really beautiful!
Thursday, 11 October 2012 13:05
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Giveaway: Red by Alison Cherry (US & Canada)

Giveaway: Red by Alison Cherry (US & Canada)
The cover reveal of RED by Alison Cherry is live! Click here to see the AWESOME and enter a giveaway for a signed ARC!   
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