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YA Authors as YAs: The AdriAnne Strickland Edition + Giveaway (US only)

YA Authors as YAs: The AdriAnne Strickland Edition + Giveaway (US only)
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  Welcome to the latest  YA Authors as YAs  interview ! Our goal? To prove that your favorite authors — no matter how AWESOME and COOL you think they are — were once awkward, weird, and they geeked out about fandoms and guilty-pleasure music JUST LIKE YOU when they were teens....
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Giveaway: Twyning by Terence Blacker (US & Canada Only)

Giveaway: Twyning by Terence Blacker (US & Canada Only)
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Twyning Author’s Name: Terence Blacker Book’s Release Date: 9/9/14     About the Book In a harsh and dangerous world, a rat and a boy must each choose their way as their fates become inextricably linked. Efren is a young rat, unnoticed and timid among the kingdom of rats living in...
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Sandra Lam
A jockey
Friday, 01 August 2014 16:54
Susan T.
He wanted to be a jockey!
Saturday, 02 August 2014 19:12
Dylan Calvert
A jocky!!!!
Tuesday, 12 August 2014 11:51
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Giveaway: Monstrous Affections - An Anthology of Beastly Tales by Kelly Link & Gavin J. Grant (US & Canada Only)

Giveaway: Monstrous Affections - An Anthology of Beastly Tales by Kelly Link & Gavin J. Grant (US & Canada Only)
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Monstrous Affections: An Anthology of Beastly Tales Author’s Name: Kelly Link & Gavin J. Grant (editors) Book’s Release Date: 9/9/14   About the Book Fifteen top voices in speculative fiction explore the intersection of fear and love in a haunting, at times hilarious, darkly imaginative volume. Predatory kraken that sing with...
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Sandra Lam
Steampunk! An Anthology of Fantastically Rich and Strange Stories
Friday, 01 August 2014 16:57
Susan T.
Steampunk! An Anthology of Fantastically Rich and Strange Stories ... Read More
Saturday, 02 August 2014 19:09
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Steampunk! An Anthology of Fantastically Rich & Strange Stories
Saturday, 16 August 2014 23:33
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Giveaway: Storm Siren by Mary Weber (US Only)

Giveaway: Storm Siren by Mary Weber (US Only)
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Book’s Title: Storm Siren Author’s Name: Mary Weber Book’s Release Date: August 19, 2014   About the Book In a world at war, a slave girl's lethal curse could become one kingdom's weapon of salvation. If the curse - and the girl - can be controlled. As a slave in the...
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Charlotte
It's an amazing book guys! Read it!
Friday, 01 August 2014 13:40
Sarah Zane Kellar
I wouldn't want a power like that. It seems that they always are forced to be used for evil.
Friday, 01 August 2014 13:52
Katie Reynoso
I CAN NOT wait to get this book!! 1. For myself! and 2. For My girls!! I am SUPER proud of my great friend Mary and her accomplish... Read More
Friday, 01 August 2014 13:57
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Giveaway: Let's Get Lost by Adi Alsaid (US & Canada Only)

Giveaway: Let's Get Lost by Adi Alsaid (US & Canada Only)
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Book’s Title: Let’s Get Lost Author’s Name: Adi Alsaid Book’s Release Date: July 29, 2014   About the Book Five strangers. Countless adventures. One epic way to get lost. Four teens across the country have only one thing in common: a girl named LEILA. She crashes into their lives in her...
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Sandra Lam
I've been on plenty of road trips and it's definitely not my idea of a fun vacation.
Friday, 01 August 2014 13:39
Sarah Zane Kellar
I've never been a huge fan of road trips. I always get cramped and tires. Plus I find it hard to read when I'm in a car.
Friday, 01 August 2014 13:43
Charlotte
The only road trip I was on was when I moved from GA to CO. I was quite bored for a lot of the time, but I really enjoyed the chan... Read More
Friday, 01 August 2014 13:46
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Giveaway: The Fog of Forgetting by G.A. Morgan (US Only)

Giveaway: The Fog of Forgetting by G.A. Morgan (US Only)
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Book’s Title: The Fog of Forgetting Author’s Name: G.A. Morgan Book’s Release Date: July 17, 2014   About the Book Move over, Narnia. The journey to Ayda has begun. The journey to Ayda begins when five children sneak out for a quick boat ride on a summer day. Engulfed in a...
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HMS Cavalier is attacked by a French battleship
Saturday, 16 August 2014 23:31
Rachelle
The HMS Cavalier, has been shot with a cannon by a French battleship.
Sunday, 17 August 2014 23:03
Natalie
The HMS was attached by a French battleship.
Monday, 18 August 2014 09:30
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Giveaway: Homeroom Diaries by James Patterson & Lisa Papademetriou (US Only)

Giveaway: Homeroom Diaries by James Patterson & Lisa Papademetriou (US Only)
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HOMEROOM DIARIES by James Patterson & Lisa Papademetriou In stores July 21, 2014   About the Book In James Patterson's first highly illustrated "diary fiction" story for teens, the mega-bestselling author's most endearing and original teen heroine ever proves that everyone can use a helping hand once in a while. Margaret...
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Shannon Cortazar
In answer to the giveaway question. The top-selling detective series would be referring to the psychologist Alex Cross. Which, by ... Read More
Friday, 01 August 2014 12:20
Miranda
His top-selling detective series is the Alex Cross Series. My Mom loves that series. She keeps trying to get me to read it, and I ... Read More
Wednesday, 13 August 2014 19:01
Sarah
Alex Cross
Friday, 15 August 2014 23:41
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Giveaway: The 57 Lives of Alex Wayfare Prize Pack Giveaway (International)

Giveaway: The 57 Lives of Alex Wayfare Prize Pack Giveaway (International)
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  Today we have a guest post giveaway by M.G. Buehrlen, author of THE 57 LIVES OF ALEX WAYFARE. Go forth and enter and win! Hey YABCers! Today feels like a pretty fine day to have a giveaway. And who better to give awesome things away to than the awesome reviewers...
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Stephanie Grant
Thanks for the giveaway! I really did enjoy this book and I will be reading it again in the future!
Thursday, 03 July 2014 11:49
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Interesting post
Thursday, 03 July 2014 22:49
Susan T.
Thank you for the chance to win this book and super fun prize pack!
Friday, 04 July 2014 22:37
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Giveaway: One Death, Nine Stories by Marc Aronson & Charles R. Smith Jr. (US & Canada Only)

Giveaway: One Death, Nine Stories by Marc Aronson & Charles R. Smith Jr. (US & Canada Only)
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One Death, Nine Stories by Marc Aronson & Charles R. Smith Jr. (editors) Release Date: 8/26/14   About the Book How could one teenage boy’s life elicit other kids’ first experiences — even after he dies? Nine interconnected stories from nine top YA writers. Kev’s the first kid their age to...
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Jenea Whittington
Chris Barton, Nora Raleigh Baskin, Ellen Hopkins, A.S. King, Torrey Maldonado, Will Weaver, Rita Williams-Garcia are the authors.... Read More
Tuesday, 01 July 2014 09:30
Susan T.
Chris Barton, Nora Raleigh Baskin, Marina Budhos, Ellen Hopkins, A.S. King, Torrey Maldonado, Will Weaver, Rita Williams-Garcia an... Read More
Wednesday, 02 July 2014 22:09
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Chris Barton, Nora Raleigh Baskin, Marina Budhos, Ellen Hopkins, A.S. King, Torrey Maldonado, Charles R. Smith Jr., Will Weaver, R... Read More
Friday, 04 July 2014 00:26
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Giveaway: Into the Grey by Celine Kiernan (US & Canada Only)

Giveaway: Into the Grey by Celine Kiernan (US & Canada Only)
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Book’s Title: Into the Grey Author’s Name: Celine Kiernan Book’s Release Date: 8/26/14   About the Book In a heart-pounding, atmospheric ghost story, a teenage boy must find the resources within himself to save his haunted twin brother. After their nan accidentally burns their home down, twin brothers Pat and Dom...
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Delaney Sutherd
The Moorehawk Trilogy
Tuesday, 01 July 2014 10:06
Vivien
The Moorehawke Trilogy
Wednesday, 02 July 2014 15:20
Susan T.
The Moorehawke Trilogy.
Wednesday, 02 July 2014 22:11
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