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Author Chat with Jess Redman (Quintessence), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Jess Redman author of Quintessence. Read on for more about Jess and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Jess Redman !      Jess Redman  is the author of  The Miraculous , which  Kirkus  called “layered, engaging, and emotionally true” in...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, looking forward to reading it!
Friday, 19 June 2020 12:06
Victoria Scott
My daughter would love this! I love the cover too!
Sunday, 21 June 2020 00:08
Heena Cruzl
Great, you have given interesting information and experiences, I really like it. return man 3... Read More
Monday, 22 June 2020 01:15
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It’s Live!! Cover Reveal: Sing Me Forgotten by Jessica S. Olson + Giveaway (US Only)

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Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  Sing Me Forgotten by Jessica S. Olson, releasing 3/9/2021 from Inkyard Press! Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the author: I am so unbelievably pleased to share the cover of Sing Me Forgotten here on YABC! I’ve been...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great!
Thursday, 18 June 2020 14:28
Jessica
the synopsis makes me want it right now! it sounds and looks absolutely amazing
Friday, 19 June 2020 07:53
Madeline Tebo
I can't wait to read this!
Saturday, 20 June 2020 16:12
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Author Chat with Carrie Anne Noble (Gretchen and the Bear), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Anne Noble author of Gretchen and the Bear. Read on for more about Anne and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Carrie Anne Noble !    In the wake of her thrilling past as a theatre student, restaurant hostess, certified nurse...
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Zachary Snyder
The book sounds great, looking forward to reading it!
Thursday, 18 June 2020 14:01
Carrie Anne Noble
Thank you, Zachary! I hope you enjoy the story!
Thursday, 18 June 2020 14:58
Victoria Scott
Looks so good! Thanks for sharing!
Sunday, 21 June 2020 00:09
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Author Chat with PC Cast & Kristin Cast (Found), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with PC Cast & Kristin Cast author of Found. Read on for more about PC Cast & Kristin Cast and their book, plus a giveaway!       Meet PC Cast & Kristin Cast !    P.C. CAST Is a #1 New York Times and...
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Andrea Carroll
I LOVE their books!! Can't wait to read the series.
Monday, 22 June 2020 10:32
Liz
sounds like an interesting saga
Tuesday, 07 July 2020 03:56
Danielle Hammelef
I like the cover. This book sounds fun to read.
Saturday, 11 July 2020 11:22
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Author Chat with Natalie Mae (The Kinder Poison), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Natalie Mae author of The Kinder Poison. Read on for more about Natalie and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Natalie Mae !      Natalie Mae is an ex-programmer, dark chocolate enthusiast, and author of young adult novels. She has...
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Madeline Tebo
I can't wait to read this! It reminds me a little bit of Red Queen, which I loved.
Saturday, 20 June 2020 16:16
Andrea Carroll
What a beautifully creepy cover. Can't wait to read it!
Monday, 22 June 2020 10:24
Alivia Hartz
Such a pretty cover! This book sounds great!!
Monday, 29 June 2020 17:11
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Lori M Lee (Forest of Souls), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Welcome to our weekly special feature post,  Author Of The Week !! Each week we will be interviewing a different YA author and highlighting their upcoming release! We will also be hosting a giveaway of the book we are highlighting!!       Introducing  Lori M Lee , YABC's Author of the...
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Autumn
Her eyes on that cover are amazing!
Monday, 15 June 2020 22:37
Tiffany Engler
This book sounds so good!
Tuesday, 16 June 2020 07:45
Lindsay
This book sounds so exciting and the cover is stunning!!
Saturday, 20 June 2020 17:02
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Giveaway: Our Friendship Matters (Kimberley B Jones) ~ (US Only)

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Our Friendship Matters (US Only) by: Kimberley B Jones Release Date: July 2020 Publisher: Rhetaskew Publishing Company LLC       About the Book: Kimberley B. Jones is a professional early childhood educator. She was born in the small town of Saint George, South Carolina, on September 12, 1982. She graduated...
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Victoria Scott
This book is so important right now! I can't wait to read this with my daughter!
Sunday, 14 June 2020 18:25
Andrea Carroll
Such an important book for our current times. Perfect for teens!
Sunday, 21 June 2020 11:18
Danielle Hammelef
I like the cover. This book sounds like a must read for everyone.
Saturday, 04 July 2020 14:02
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Author Chat with Robyn Schneider (You Don't Live Here), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Robyn Schneider author of You Don't Live Here. Read on for more about Robyn and her book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Robyn Schneider !        Robyn Schneider  is the bestselling author of  The Beginning of Everything ,  Extraordinary Means...
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Madeline Tebo
I loved The Beginning of Everything and can't wait to read this!
Sunday, 14 June 2020 19:38
Abigail Lowry
Such a pretty cover! Can’t wait to read!
Monday, 15 June 2020 18:55
Alivia Hartz
This synopsis sounds incredible! I can’t wait to read this book!
Monday, 29 June 2020 17:05
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Spotlight on Time Zero (Carolyn Cohagan), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Time Zero  by Carolyn Cohagan.  Read on for more about Carolyn and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Carolyn Cohagan !   Carolyn Cohagan began her writing career on the stage. She has performed stand-up and one-woman shows at festivals...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Tuesday, 09 June 2020 16:09
Victoria Scott
Sounds amazing! Thank you for sharing!
Wednesday, 10 June 2020 21:20
Gabby Roberts
I love the sound of destroying the patriarchy, so this book seems to be my style!
Thursday, 11 June 2020 03:30
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Author Chat with Liara Tamani (All The Things We Never Knew), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Liara Tamani author of All The Things We Never Knew. Read on for more about Liara and her book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Liara Tamani !        Liara Tamani  lives in Houston, Texas. She holds an MFA in writing from...
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Madeline Tebo
This sounds so good, I can't wait to read it!
Tuesday, 09 June 2020 22:32
Keia
I'm really looking forward to reading this one. The cover is so cute!
Wednesday, 10 June 2020 12:29
Victoria Scott
Sounds like an amazing story! Can't wait to read it!
Wednesday, 10 June 2020 21:05
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