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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: SILENT by David Mellon + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: SILENT by David Mellon + Giveaway (US/Canada)


Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for SILENT by David Mellon, releasing March 18, 2017 from Merit Press/Simon & Schuster. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from David: Hey guys! Here it is - my first novel! Rolling out, March 2017! You’re going...
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Anne
I am not a fan of the cover but the story seems good! I would love to read this. Hopefully they do a cover change.
Saturday, 10 December 2016 12:55
John
I thought the cover was full of vitality, and the synopsis was as good as any I've ever read.
Saturday, 10 December 2016 20:48
Saundra Bowers
I love the cover. Anything to do with time pieces and I`m game. The book sounds like a great story I could share with, and discuss... Read More
Saturday, 17 December 2016 16:44
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It's Live!!: Cover Reveal: Safe & Sound by Alli Hope + Giveaway (US Only)

It's Live!!: Cover Reveal: Safe & Sound by Alli Hope + Giveaway (US Only)


Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for SAFE & SOUND by Alli Hope, releasing February 22, 2017 from Elephantine. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Alli: Hello YABC lovelies! Welcome to the cover reveal for SAFE & SOUND, my debut YA novel....
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Tiffany Engler
I am in love with this cover!!! Definitely seems like a fantastic read!!
Thursday, 08 December 2016 19:53
John
I thought the cover was full of vitality, and the synopsis was as good as any I've ever read.
Saturday, 10 December 2016 20:50
Katrina
I like this cover! And the book sounds really suspenseful.
Monday, 12 December 2016 12:44
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Coming Up For Air by Miranda Kenneally + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Coming Up For Air by Miranda Kenneally + Giveaway (US/Canada)


Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for COMING UP FOR AIR by Miranda Kenneally, releasing July 2017 from Sourcebooks Fire. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Miranda: Hey, YABC! Thank you for having me here today, and for your support over the...
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Amber
I've been a huge fan of Miranda Kenneally's books ever since I read Catching Jordan. I love the hundred Oaks series and all of the... Read More
Monday, 05 December 2016 15:40
vox libris
I love this cover. I love the hope and sweetness and innocence of it, and I can't wait to read the book!
Monday, 05 December 2016 15:53
Lilah
I'm so excited for the release of Coming Up For Air! I absolutely love Miranda Kenneally's work. Every year, the highlight of my s... Read More
Monday, 05 December 2016 15:53
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Other Breakable Things by Kelley York and Rowan Altwood

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Other Breakable Things by Kelley York and Rowan Altwood

Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for OTHER BREAKABLE THINGS by Kelley York and Rowan Altwood, releasing April 4, 2017 from Entangled Teen. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the authors: We're pretty lucky in that Kelley got to design the cover...
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal and Excerpt: Love and Vandalism by Laurie Boyle Crompton + Giveaway (US Only)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal and Excerpt: Love and Vandalism by Laurie Boyle Crompton + Giveaway (US Only)


Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal and excerpt for LOVE AND VANDALISM by Laurie Boyle Crompton, releasing May 2, 2017 from Sourcebooks Fire. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Laurie: Like naming a child, figuring out the title for a new book...
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John Clark
The excerpt sold me. I'm definitely looking forward to reading it.
Saturday, 19 November 2016 08:45
John
The cover is finely designed and the synopsis full of clarity.
Saturday, 19 November 2016 08:47
Tiffany Engler
I'm in love with this cover! The colors are gorgeous!!
Saturday, 19 November 2016 09:29
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: The Evaporation of Sofi Snow by Mary Weber + Giveaway (US Only)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: The Evaporation of Sofi Snow by Mary Weber + Giveaway (US Only)


Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for THE EVAPORATION OF SOFI SNOW by Mary Weber, releasing June 6, 2017 from Thomas Nelson. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Mary: Hey YABC! Welcome to our exclusive cover reveal for THE EVAPORATION OF SOFI SNOW! OMG...
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Emileigh Latham
Hello, I'm sorry to bother you. I can't seem to find the rafflecopter link to enter in Mary Weber's giveaway. If you don't mind h... Read More
Friday, 11 November 2016 13:29
CJ Redwine, Site and Staff Manager
Thanks for letting us know! The link is up and working now.
Saturday, 12 November 2016 11:01
Hann Remraf
EEP! I'm so excited, it sounds so good!
Saturday, 12 November 2016 15:38
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Secrets of a Reluctant Princess by Casey Griffin + Giveaway (International)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Secrets of a Reluctant Princess by Casey Griffin + Giveaway (International)


Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for SECRETS OF A RELUCTANT PRINCESS by Casey Griffin, releasing March 7, 2017 from Entangled Teen. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Casey: Talk about punch! The colors immediately grab my eye and the font is...
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John
Splendid cover.! Splendid synopsis!
Monday, 14 November 2016 21:21
Abbie K
I think the cover is gorgeous and the synopsis sounds great! I'll definetly be reading this one!?
Thursday, 01 December 2016 07:05
Ellis
The cover is so appealing to the eye and grabs my attention almost instantly, I LOVE IT !! Omgosh! The synopsis sounds incredible... Read More
Friday, 02 December 2016 21:57
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: In 27 Days by Alison Gervais + Giveaway (US Only)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: In 27 Days by Alison Gervais + Giveaway (US Only)


Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for IN 27 DAYS by Alison Gervais , releasing August 1, 2017. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Alison: The idea for In 27 Days came to me while I was on a flight home from...
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Tracy Whitteker
I actually love the cover so much and I honk the synopsis gives enough of the book away but not enough to spoil all of the good li... Read More
Tuesday, 08 November 2016 03:29
Tracy Whitteker
Btw way it is meant to say love and honk
Tuesday, 08 November 2016 03:30
Tiffany Engler
The cover is amazing, definitely a book I want to read!
Tuesday, 08 November 2016 08:37
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YABC Favorite Covers of The Month ~ October 2016

YABC Favorite Covers of The Month ~ October 2016
































Hey everyone! Welcome to YABC's Favorite Covers of the Month poll and giveaway!! Each month we will be featuring the covers from all the new releases for the current month and will be offering a giveaway from our prize shelf! Everyone who participates in the poll can enter the giveaway.  ...
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Julie
My favorite is The Midnight Star!
Monday, 07 November 2016 20:42
alyssa
Totally in love with Something in Between cover! Simplicity at its finest!
Tuesday, 08 November 2016 11:50
Jennifer Lancaster
My favorite cover would be between Aerie, The Midnight Star, Gemina, or What Light ... Read More
Wednesday, 09 November 2016 12:22
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Girl in Between by Pintip Dunn + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Girl in Between by Pintip Dunn + Giveaway (US/Canada)


Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for GIRL IN BETWEEN by Pintip Dunn, releasing June 27, 2017 from Kensington Books. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Pintip: During my childhood, I would escape into the world of books, lots and lots of...
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Caity Dooley
I really like the cover and the plot seems really cool and deep. A girl who is never seen as someone who 'fits in' being to wester... Read More
Sunday, 30 October 2016 15:41
John
Intriguing cover and synopsis.
Wednesday, 02 November 2016 23:52
KM
Hmm. This sounds so thought-provoking!
Monday, 07 November 2016 14:29
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