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Rockstar Book Tours: Aru Shah and the Tree Of Wishes (Roshani Chokshi); Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  YABC is thrilled to be hosting a spot on the ARU SHAH AND THE TREE OF WISHES by Roshani Chokshi Blog Tour hosted by  Rockstar Book Tours . Check out my post and make sure to enter the giveaway! About the Book: Title:  ARU SHAH AND THE TREE OF WISHES (Pandava...
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Zachary Snyder
The book looks great! Looking forward to reading it!
Friday, 17 April 2020 11:09
Alyssa Annico
Thank you for the opportunity! It looks amazing!
Monday, 20 April 2020 11:08
Brittany
It's my first time hearing of this series and now I really want to give it a shot!
Monday, 20 April 2020 12:00
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Giveaway: Gargantis (Thomas Taylor and Illustrated by Tom Booth) ~ (US/Can Only)

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Gargantis (US/Can Only) by: Thomas Taylor Illustration: Tom Booth Release Date: May 12th, 2020 Publisher: Walker Books US         About the Book: In the second fantasy set in Eerie-on-Sea, Herbert and Violet team up to solve the mystery of Gargantis — an ancient creature of the deep with...
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Zachary Snyder
The book looks awesome, looking forward to reading it.
Monday, 13 April 2020 09:30
Brittany
Adorable cover, I love it
Monday, 20 April 2020 12:01
Alex Colpitts
Would love to read this with my niece
Friday, 24 April 2020 09:00
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Spotlight on Black Flowers, White Lies (Yvonne Ventresca), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (INT)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Black Flowers, White Lies  by Yvonne Ventresca.  Read on for more about Yvonne and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Yvonne Ventresca!            Yvonne Ventresca’s latest young adult novel, the psychological thriller Black Flowers, White Lies...
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Brittany
Sounds like a book I wouldn't be able to put down...
Monday, 20 April 2020 12:00
Alex Colpitts
Haunting cover
Friday, 24 April 2020 08:56
Danielle Hammelef
I love the cover and thrillers are exciting to read.
Monday, 04 May 2020 16:00
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Author Chat with Sara Zarr (Goodbye From Nowhere), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Sara Zarr author of Goodbye From Nowhere. Read on for more about Sara and her book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Sara Zarr!        Sara Zarr is the acclaimed author of six novels for young adults, most recently  Gem & Dixie...
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Brittany
Added to my list
Monday, 20 April 2020 11:59
Alex Colpitts
Love the peachy color on the cover
Friday, 24 April 2020 08:56
Danielle Hammelef
I like the cover and the book sounds emotional.
Monday, 04 May 2020 16:01
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Author Chat with S. Behr (Power Divided)(The Evolutionaries, #1), Plus Giveaway!

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  Today we're excited to chat with S Behr author of Power Divided. Read on for more about S Behr and her book, plus an giveaway.       Meet S Behr!           Melissa de la Cruz is the #1 New York Times, #1 Publisher's Weekly, and #1 IndieBound...
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Brittany
This cover reminds me of the old instagram trend where you took photos in a circle and it made the end pic look like a tiny planet... Read More
Monday, 20 April 2020 11:59
Linda Leonard
Love the cover - a way of looking at the world. Sounds like a good read!
Thursday, 30 April 2020 10:02
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is eye-catching and the synopsis sounds suspenseful and fun.
Sunday, 03 May 2020 19:22
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Author Chat with Emily Duncan (Ruthless Gods), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Emily Duncan author of Ruthless Gods. Read on for more about Emily and her book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Emily Duncan!        EMILY A. DUNCAN is the New York Times bestselling author of Wicked Saints. She works as a youth services librarian...
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Madeline Tebo
I loved Wicked Saints, can't wait to read this!
Monday, 13 April 2020 13:27
Sam
I enjoyed Wicked Saints! I want to know what happens between the protagonist and the new antagonist!
Tuesday, 14 April 2020 23:53
Lindsay
I loved Wicked Saints! I'm so excited for the sequel!!
Saturday, 18 April 2020 16:05
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It’s Live!! Cover Reveal: Throwaway Girls by Andrea Contos + Giveaway (US/Canada)

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Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  Throwaway Girls by Andrea Contos, releasing 9/1/2020 from KCP Loft! Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the author: Hi YABC! Thank you so much for joining the exclusive cover reveal for THROWAWAY GIRLS!!! I’ve spent years watching YABC...
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Brittany
Very mysterious cover, I like it!
Monday, 20 April 2020 11:58
Colleen Burns
This book sounds amazing!
Wednesday, 22 April 2020 18:30
Alex Colpitts
This cover is super cool
Friday, 24 April 2020 08:53
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Giveaway: So This Is Love (Elizabeth Lim) ~ US Only

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So This Is Love (US Only) by: Elizabeth Lim Release Date: April 7th, 2020 Publisher: Disney Books “Disney Book Group sent me a copy of So This is Love and teamed up with me for a giveaway!”       About the Book: What if Cinderella never tried on the glass...
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Brittany Burke
The covers for this series are always amazing! Can't wait to read this new retelling!
Wednesday, 08 April 2020 14:50
Davianna Nieto
The twisted tales book covers are always so beautiful and this one didn't disaapoint! The synopsis sounds amazing and I can't wait... Read More
Wednesday, 08 April 2020 23:27
Ashley Pron
I love the look of this cover. It really caught my attention and made me want to see how this book is different from the original ... Read More
Thursday, 09 April 2020 00:05
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Author Chat with Melissa de la Cruz (Gotham High), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Melissa de la Cruz author of Gotham High. Read on for more about Melissa and her book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Melissa de la Cruz!           Melissa de la Cruz is the #1 New York Times, #1 Publisher's Weekly,...
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Zachary Snyder
This book looks awesome, looking forward to reading it!
Tuesday, 07 April 2020 12:16
Davianna Nieto
The book cover looks super cool and the synopsis makes me want to read it even more!
Wednesday, 08 April 2020 23:22
Brittany
Looking forward to this! Love art style choice, too!
Monday, 20 April 2020 11:57
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Spotlight on It Sounded Better In My Head (Nina Kenwood), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight It Sounded Better In My Head  by Nina Kenwood.  Read on for more about Nina and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Nina Kenwood!           Nina Kenwood is the marketing manager at Readings bookshop in Melbourne,...
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Andrea H
What a cute book cover! Sounds like a great read.
Tuesday, 07 April 2020 14:06
Jasmine
I think the cover and the title are really cool, honestly, the title is extremely relatable.
Wednesday, 15 April 2020 23:53
Lindsay
I love the cover, it's such a pretty color!
Saturday, 18 April 2020 16:03
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