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Author Of The Week: Author Chat with Julie Eshbaugh (Crown Of Oblivion), Plus Giveaway!

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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 Julie Eshbaugh , YABC's Author of the...
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Kitty Marie McAfee
The cover and description sound great! Sounds like an exciting read.
Monday, 18 November 2019 23:31
Fazila
I loved the synopsis and description!! The cover is stunning. I am getting Hunger games vibes with the whole competition plot. I a... Read More
Saturday, 23 November 2019 08:34
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is gorgeous and the synopsis promises secrets, suspense, and lots of action, all of which I love in my books.
Sunday, 24 November 2019 14:17
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Giveaway: A River Of Royal Blood (Amanda Joy)



A River Of Royal Blood (US Only) by: Amanda Joy Release Date: October 29th, 2019 Publisher: Putnam           About the Book: An enthralling debut perfect for fans of  Children of Blood and Bone   set in a North African-inspired fantasy world where two sisters must fight to...
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Candice Gigous
The cover is very dramatic. The synopsis is exciting. Sounds like an awesome read.
Monday, 11 November 2019 09:52
Debra Branigan
Great drama and suspense just oozes from this book starting with that fantastic cover. YA readers will love this. Best wishes to t... Read More
Sunday, 17 November 2019 17:33
Tiffany Engler
I love this cover! Can't wait to read this book!
Tuesday, 19 November 2019 08:45
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Spotlight on The Bookworm Crush (Lisa Brown Roberts), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight The Bookworm Crush by Lisa Brown Roberts.  Read on for more about Lisa and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!          Meet Lisa Brown Roberts!   Lisa Brown Roberts has held a variety of day jobs to support her writing habit, many...
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Lindsay
The cover is so adorable, I love illustrated covers! The plot sounds so cute and entertaining as well!
Friday, 08 November 2019 17:23
Andrea H
I read the synopsis, and this book sounds great! I have to read anything where the main character says a prayer to Saint Jane Aust... Read More
Friday, 08 November 2019 18:10
Debra Branigan
I adore the cute cover and the story sounds sweet. Thank you for sharing.
Friday, 08 November 2019 18:11
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Author Chat with Tom O' Donnell (Homerooms & Hall Passes), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Tom O'Donnell author of Homerooms & Hall Passes  Read on for more about Tom and his book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Tom O'Donnell! Tom O'Donnell is the author of the beloved Hamstersaurus Rex series, as well as Space Rocks and...
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Zachary Snyder
The book sounds good, looking forward to reading it!
Thursday, 07 November 2019 15:18
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is hilarious which matches the promised humor in the synopsis.
Sunday, 24 November 2019 14:12
Brittany Colpitts
Love the cover art, looking forward to reading! ... Read More
Monday, 02 December 2019 20:33
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Exclusive Trailer Reveal: Black Canary: Ignite (Meg Cabot), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share the trailer for Black Canary: Ignite ! Read on for more about author Meg Cabot, and her book, plus the trailer & giveaway!     Meet Meg Cabot ! Meg Cabot is an award-winning author. Her books for adults, teens and tweens have included multiple #1 New...
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Zachary Snyder
This book looks awesome, can't wait to read it! Hope I win!
Wednesday, 06 November 2019 12:38
Debra Branigan
Cover fits the book. Storyline sounds great. Best wishes on the new release. Thanks for sharing this one.
Friday, 08 November 2019 18:05
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is fun and bright and the synopsis sounds exciting.
Sunday, 24 November 2019 14:11
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Author Chat with Natasha Ngan (Girls Of Storm and Shadow), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Natasha Ngan author of Girls Of Storm and Shadow.  Read on for more about Natasha and her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Natasha Ngan! Natasha Ngan is part young-adult author, part yoga-teacher, part habitual nap-taker. She grew up between Malaysia and...
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Debra Branigan
I can't wait to read this one. The cover again is gorgeous and the storyline continues to amaze. Best wishes to the author on the ... Read More
Friday, 08 November 2019 17:56
Candice Gigous
The cover is beautiful. The synopsis makes me want to read more. This series sounds exciting.
Monday, 11 November 2019 09:53
Kristy
The cover is gorgeous. I can't wait to read what happens next.
Wednesday, 13 November 2019 09:36
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Author Chat with Shea Ernshaw (Winterwood), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Shea Ernshaw author of Winterwood.  Read on for more about Shea and her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Shea Ernshaw! Shea Ernshaw is the author of  The Wicked Deep  and  Winterwood . She works as a producer for a film...
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Tiffany Engler
I love this cover! I really enjoyed The Wicked Deep, I feel like I would love this one too!
Thursday, 31 October 2019 16:07
Candice Gigous
The cover is cool. The synopsis is captivating. Sounds like a thrilling read.
Monday, 11 November 2019 09:53
Jeana Kwiecinski
The cover of this one is just as beautiful as The Wicked Deep. I can't wait to get my hands on this one and share with everyone! ... Read More
Friday, 15 November 2019 12:02
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Giveaway: The Fowl Twins (Eoin Colfer) ~ (US Only)

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**Disney Book Group is partnering with YA Books Central for a giveaway!**     The Fowl Twins (US Only) by: Eoin Colfer Release Date: November 5th, 2019 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion   Website | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram       About the Book: One week after their eleventh birthday, the Fowl...
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John
This book sounds like an inspiring tale of troll friendship!
Wednesday, 30 October 2019 12:09
Zachary Snyder
The book sounds awesome! I love the Artemis Fowl books and cant wait to read this one!
Wednesday, 30 October 2019 12:13
Debra Branigan
The cover will certainly attract the intended young readers. I am a fan of Mr. Colfer's work and will certainly be reading this on... Read More
Saturday, 02 November 2019 21:39
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It’s Live!! Cover Reveal: Finding Balance by Kati Gardner + Giveaway (US Only)

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Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  Finding Balance by Kati Gardner, releasing May 5, 2020 from Flux/North Star Editions! Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the author: Hi Ya’ll! When thinking about the cover for FINDING BALANCE I only had one request, to see...
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Spotlight on The Babysitter's Coven (Kate Williams), Plus Guest Post & Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to spotlight The Babysitter's Coven (Kate Williams).  Read on for more about Kate, a guest post, plus a giveaway!          Meet Kate Williams !   I'm a YA write or die, originally from Kansas but now living in California. I've written for Cosmopolitan, NYLON...
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