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Giveaway: Circus Of Scales (Constance Roberts) ~ (US/Canada Only)

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Circus Of Scales (US/Canada Only) by: Constance Roberts Release Date: March 3rd, 2020 Publisher: Indie   About the Book: Ivy and her dragon familiar, Celestia, are bound to the Circus of Scales. People flock from all over the Emerald Continent to watch the pair's death defying act. With the threat of...
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Kacie
I love the cover. The book sounds interesting. I'm excited to read this.
Thursday, 19 March 2020 22:10
Lauren
Circus, dragon, crescent moon... Goodness! this cover really hits on some aesthetic tropes I love! The synopsis is very intriguing... Read More
Monday, 23 March 2020 12:03
Davianna Nieto
Gorgeous cover and an intriguing synopsis!
Wednesday, 08 April 2020 23:38
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Author Chat with Victoria Lee (The Electric Heir), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Victoria Lee author of The Electric Heir. Read on for more about Victoria and her book, plus an giveaway.         Meet Victoria Lee!         Victoria Lee grew up in Durham, North Carolina, where she spent twelve ascetic years...
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Delia Chavez
The book sounds really good. The cover is nice.
Saturday, 04 April 2020 20:44
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is eye-catching and the book sounds exciting.
Thursday, 09 April 2020 17:21
Penny Olson
The cover is striking and the story sounds like a great combination of fantasy and dystopian.
Saturday, 18 April 2020 12:23
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It’s Live!! Cover Reveal: Mind Riot by Ken Bagnis + Giveaway (US Only)

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Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  Mind Riot by Ken Bagnis, releasing 7/7/2020 from REUTS Publications! Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the author: Hello YABC! Thanks so much for checking out the cover of my debut novel, MIND RIOT! That’s right, my very...
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Lauren
Such a bold, eye-catching cover! I really enjoy books about mental health hospitals and mental health in general. This story sound... Read More
Monday, 23 March 2020 11:55
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is very cool and the book sounds emotional.
Thursday, 09 April 2020 17:22
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Author Chat with J. Albert Mann (The Degenerates), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with J. Albert Mann author of The Degenerates. Read on for more about J. Albert and her book, plus an giveaway.         Meet J. Albert Mann!        J. Albert Mann is the author of several middle grade and young adult...
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Lauren
The diversity of the girls and their tell-take expressions and body language really make this cover something else. I truly enjoy ... Read More
Monday, 23 March 2020 11:50
Victoria Scott
This story sounds amazing! I can't wait to read it!
Monday, 23 March 2020 22:33
Colleen Burns
This book sounds absolutely amazing!
Friday, 27 March 2020 17:21
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Exclusive Trailer Reveal: Smailholm (C.L. Williams), Plus Giveaway! ~ (INT)

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Today we're excited to share the trailer for Smailholm ! Read on for more about author C.L. Williams, and her book, plus the trailer & giveaway!     Meet C.L. Williams ! Claire Williams lives in Cheshire with her husband Howard and children Ava and Henry. She is proud to be...
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Victoria Scott
This story sounds amazing! Thank you for sharing!
Monday, 23 March 2020 22:34
Zachary Snyder
The book sounds great! looking forward to reading it.
Wednesday, 01 April 2020 13:11
Emily
This book has been on my radar for a while!! I loveeee this cover!
Saturday, 04 April 2020 15:08
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Author Chat with Susann Cokal (Mermaid Moon), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US/Canada Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Susann Cokal author of Mermaid Moon. Read on for more about Susann and her book, plus an giveaway.         Meet Susann Cokal!        Susann Cokal  is the author of  The Kingdom of Little Wounds,  a Michael L. Printz Honor...
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Lauren
This beautiful cover is truly a work of art. The storyline promises great adventure and a journey of self-discovery from a unique ... Read More
Monday, 23 March 2020 11:36
Rayne
The cover is gorgeous, judging by the synposis, I think I'm going to love this one! It seems like such a unique plot and I live fo... Read More
Friday, 27 March 2020 14:20
Zachary Snyder
The book sounds great! looking forward to reading it.
Wednesday, 01 April 2020 13:11
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: The Puppetmaster's Apprentice (Lisa DeSelm), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  The Puppetmaster's Apprentice  by Lisa DeSelm, releasing October 13th, 2020 from Page Street Publishing!         Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the author:   Hi, YABC!  I am beyond excited for you to...
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Emily Hyer
This book looks and sounds very enticing! I love the marionette strings at the top. The little details are so cool!
Friday, 13 March 2020 11:36
Victoria Scott
The cover is beautiful! Well done! The story sounds great too!
Sunday, 15 March 2020 15:38
Lauren
The cover is truly magical! The story itself drama and deep reflections on ethics.
Monday, 23 March 2020 11:32
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Spotlight on Crave (Tracy Wolff), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Crave  by Tracy Wolff.  Read on for more about Tracy and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Tracy Wolff!             Tracy Wolff is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of sixty-four novels that...
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Kacie
I like the color contrast on the cover. The book sounds interesting.
Thursday, 12 March 2020 21:45
Lindsay
Vampires is all I need to hear, sign me up! I love the white red and black cover.
Monday, 16 March 2020 21:32
Lauren
Sounds like a promising high school vampires love story! Also, the cover sets up quite a bit of emotion with the bloody flower.... Read More
Monday, 23 March 2020 11:25
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Spotlight on The Oracle Code (Marieke Nijkamp), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight The Oracle Code  by Marieke Nijkamp.  Read on for more about Marieke and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Marieke Nijkamp!             Marieke Nijkamp is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of This is Where...
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Victoria Scott
My daughter would love this story! Thank you for sharing!
Sunday, 15 March 2020 15:37
Lauren
The cover clearly shows off the skill of this graphic novel artist. The synopsis reveals an intriguing story about disability and ... Read More
Monday, 23 March 2020 11:19
Zachary Snyder
This book looks awesome! Can't wait to read!
Wednesday, 01 April 2020 12:52
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Author Of The Week: Author Chat with Kathryn Purdie (Bone Crier's Moon), 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 Kathryn Purdie , YABC's Author of the...
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Lindsay
This cover is EVERYTHING! It's gorgeous!!
Monday, 16 March 2020 21:33
Lauren
The artwork for this cover is such a good choice to represent the characters. I’m interested in reading how this matriarchal socie... Read More
Monday, 23 March 2020 11:15
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is beautiful and powerful. This book will be a page-turner for sure.
Wednesday, 01 April 2020 14:32
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