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Bookstagrammer of the Month: Jessi of @novelheartbeat

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Welcome to our new monthly special feature post,  Bookstagrammer Of The Month !   Each month we will be interviewing a different Bookstagrammer  (Book lover/photographer on Instagram) who will share with us a bit of their experience about the Bookstagram community!   Introducing  Jessi of @novelheartbeat,  YABC's Bookstagrammer of the Month!!       ...
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YABC Favorite Covers Of The Month & Giveaway ~ October 2017

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Hey everyone! Welcome to YABC's  Favorite Covers of the Month  poll and giveaway!! Each month we will be featuring the covers from all the new releases for the current month and will be offering a giveaway from our prize shelf! Everyone who participates in the poll can enter the giveaway. Check...
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Tiffany Engler
I am in love with the cover for A Line In The Dark by Milanda Lo. It looks so cool!!
Thursday, 09 November 2017 17:29
Anne
I love the cover of The Book of Dust!
Monday, 13 November 2017 21:16
Jenny Meyer
Most book covers seem to fit a mold, so I'm not often impressed. However, I did really like the covers for A Shiver of Snow and Sk... Read More
Saturday, 18 November 2017 13:53
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Diversify Your Shelves: "A Line in the Dark Release"

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A Line in the Dark Release   The YA world finally gets to have more Malinda Lo to read! I had the pleasure of beta reading this book, and this deliciously dark thriller is one of my favorites by Malinda. Just look at this stunning cover! Jess Wong is Angie Redmond’s...
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Bookstagrammer of the Month: Christy of @cbookaddiction

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Welcome to our new monthly special feature post,  Bookstagrammer Of The Month ! Each month we will be interviewing a different Bookstagrammer  (Book lover/photographer on Instagram) who will share with us a bit of their experience about the Bookstagram community!   Introducing  Christy of @cbookaddiction,  YABC's Bookstagrammer of the Month!!        ...
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YABC Favorite Covers Of The Month & Giveaway ~ September 2017

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Hey everyone! Welcome to YABC's  Favorite Covers of the Month  poll and giveaway!! Each month we will be featuring the covers from all the new releases for the current month and will be offering a giveaway from our prize shelf! Everyone who participates in the poll can enter the giveaway. Check...
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Lisa Brown
Hunting Prince Dracula: Love the cover and author.
Tuesday, 03 October 2017 08:19
Erin
If I had to choose just one it would be Speak Easy Speak Love, it just has so much beauty on many levels
Sunday, 08 October 2017 17:41
Julie
I like the Language of Thorns cover! It's so pretty.
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 19:04
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Diversify Your Shelves--"Truths and Mirrors"

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Truths and Mirrors by Akemi Dawn Bowman   Starfish  is a book about family, and identity, and finding hope in a world that often makes it difficult. But it’s also a story about how necessary the truth can be. I know what it feels like to be afraid to tell your story,...
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Bookstagrammer of the Month: Bridget of @darkfaerietales_

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Welcome to our new monthly special feature post,  Bookstagrammer Of The Month ! Each month we will be interviewing a different Bookstagrammer  (Book lover/photographer on Instagram) who will share with us a bit of their experience about the Bookstagram community!   Introducing  Bridget of @darkfaerietales_,  YABC's Bookstagrammer of the Month!!       ...
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YABC's Buzzworthy Books Of Fall 2017!! (Plus HUGE Giveaway!)

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There are SO MANY amazing books hitting the shelves this Fall.... Which ones are we buzzing about? Check out our list and be sure to enter the awesome giveaway that we are hosting!!!           A secret Twitter account An anonymous photo Everyone is a suspect  Will Foster's...
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Gina
I'm most excited to read Into the Bright Unknown!
Wednesday, 06 September 2017 14:18
Kathleen Pasqualini
Well I've already read it, but Hunting Prince Dracula was my most anticipated book of the year.
Wednesday, 06 September 2017 16:15
John
I am very intrigued by "The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine"--and the cover is really gorgeous!
Wednesday, 06 September 2017 19:35
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YABC Favorite Covers Of The Month & Giveaway ~ August 2017

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Hey everyone! Welcome to YABC's  Favorite Covers of the Month  poll and giveaway!! Each month we will be featuring the covers from all the new releases for the current month and will be offering a giveaway from our prize shelf! Everyone who participates in the poll can enter the giveaway. Check...
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John
My favorite cover would be "The Big F," because it's fun and well-designed.
Wednesday, 06 September 2017 19:32
Dianna G.
So many great covers! My favorite is The Rattled Bones.
Wednesday, 06 September 2017 21:54
Lily M.
August had such pretty covers, I think i'll pick Crystal Blade ... Read More
Monday, 11 September 2017 07:10
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Diversify Your Shelves: Angry Heroines Get Stuff Done

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Angry Heroines Get Stuff Done By F.C. Yee  THE EPIC CRUSH OF GENIE LO was definitely not the first book I’d ever written. Back when it only existed as a single chapter and some ideas about the characters, I was trying to get a completed middle grade book off the ground....
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