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Sneak Peek, Exclusive Offer, + Excerpt of CJ Redwine's The Traitor Prince!

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Today we're excited to share a sneak peek of The Traitor Prince by CJ Redwine!  Read on for more about CJ and her book, plus an excerpt, and an exclusive offer!       Hi everyone! YABC is so excited for CJ Redwine's third book in her Ravenspire series, The Traitor Prince...
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Carina Olsen
Yay for gorgeous promo post Oh, how I loved this book. It was SO GOOD. CJ is the best.... Read More
Friday, 16 February 2018 09:42
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Spotlight on Road To Eugenica (A.M. Rose), Plus Guest Post, Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're spotlighting A.M. Rose's   Road To Eugenica !  Read on for more about A.M., her book, an excerpt, plus an guest post and giveaway!       Meet  A.M. Rose ! A.M. Rose is the author of Road to Eugenica, and writer of young adult novels of all genres...
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Precious J Hernandez
At first glance I thought it was mainly a romance, but considering how much I love sci-fi, fantasy, and such. I love that it has s... Read More
Tuesday, 13 February 2018 07:33
Courtney Gendreau
I love the colors of this cover! At first, I wasn't sure if this would be my type of read, but after reading the synopsis I am rea... Read More
Tuesday, 27 February 2018 14:34
Kelly G
I love the cover and the story is so unique and fun.
Friday, 02 March 2018 17:11
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Spotlight on Fade To Us (Julia Day), Plus Excerpt!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Fade To Us  by Julia Day,  plus an Excerpt!       Meet  Julia Day ! JULIA DAY lives in North Carolina, halfway between the beaches and the mountains. She has two twenty-something daughters, one geeky old husband, and too many computers to count. When she's not...
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Spotlight on This Is Not A Love Letter (Kim Purcell), Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  This Is Not A Love Letter  by Kim Purcell, plus an excerpt & giveaway!          Meet  Kim Purcell ! Kim Purcell grew up in British Columbia, Canada, and now lives in Los Angeles with her husband, two kids, two dogs, and three cats. She...
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Dianna G.
Well, the summary already has me worried about whatever happened to Chris! The cover isn't really thrilling.
Monday, 29 January 2018 19:35
Tiffany Engler
I love the cover and I definitely think I'll enjoy this book.
Monday, 29 January 2018 19:43
Candice Gigous
The cover is unique. The synopsis makes you want to read more. Sounds like an awesome read.
Friday, 09 February 2018 08:10
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Spotlight on Dear Martin (Nic Stone), Plus Excerpt!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Dear Martin  by Nic Stone,  plus an excerpt!!     Meet  Nic Stone ! Nic Stone was born and raised in a suburb of Atlanta, GA, and the only thing she loves more than an adventure is a good story about one. After graduating from Spelman College,...
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Rockstar Book Tours Release Day Blitz: Ever The Brave (Erin Summerill), Plus an Excerpt & Tour-Wide Giveaway!

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  I am so excited that EVER THE BRAVE by Erin Summerill is available now and that I get to share the news! If you haven’t yet heard about this wonderful book by Author Erin Summerill, be sure to check out all the details below. This blitz also includes a giveaway...
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Erin, the beautiful and bold covers in this series caught my attention when I first learned of Book 1. Not only do the books soun... Read More
Monday, 11 December 2017 02:13
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Erin Summerill (Ever The Brave), 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  Erin Summerill , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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Precious J Hernandez
I can’t wait to read this. Loved Ever the Hunted. They’re such gorgeous looking books too.
Saturday, 09 December 2017 11:42
Aireanna Lesch
Absolutely love the covers! I have been wanting to get my hands on this book ever since I read the synopsis!
Sunday, 24 December 2017 15:14
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Spotlight on Not Now Not Ever (Lily Anderson), Plus Excerpt!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Not Now Not Ever  by Lily Anderson, plus an excerpt!!       Meet  Lily Anderson ! Lily Anderson is a school librarian and Melvil Dewey fangirl with an ever-growing collection of musical theater tattoos and Harry Potter ephemera. She lives in Northern California, far from her...
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Excerpt, & Giveaway: The Knowing (Sharon Cameron)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Sharon Cameron's  The Knowing !   Read on for more about Sharon, an excerpt and a tour-wide giveaway!                    Meet  Sharon Cameron !   Sharon Cameron was awarded the 2009 Sue Alexander Most...
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Spotlight on Mary Rose (Geoffrey Girard), Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Mary Rose  by Geoffrey Girard, plus an excerpt and giveaway!            Meet  Geoffrey Girard ! Geoffrey Girard writes thrillers and dark speculative fiction. Born in Germany and shaped in New Jersey, Geoffrey earned a BA in English Literature from Washington College and...
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Shannon Mizikoski
Love the cover, looks nice and eerie! I hadn't heard of this one before now, but the synopsis grabbed me immediately- sounds like ... Read More
Sunday, 22 October 2017 23:18
Emily
This sounds good and scary!! Can’t wait to read it
Thursday, 26 October 2017 01:20
Anne
I'd like to read this! I love all of Christopher Pike's books when I was a teen! They are all my favorites!
Monday, 06 November 2017 21:16
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