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April 2020 Book Haul!

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It's time to showcase the stacks of amazing books we received at the YABC office last month! Sooo many pretty covers and fabulous sounding stories. Which are you most excited to read?  
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Featured Review: Crave (Tracy Wolff)

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About This Book: My whole world changed when I stepped inside the academy. Nothing is right about this place or the other students in it. Here I am, a mere mortal among gods…or monsters. I still can’t decide which of these warring factions I belong to, if I belong at all....
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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 Colpitts
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.
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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 Colpitts
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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Featured Review: Dragon Rising (M Lynn)

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About This Book: Sometimes a battle isn't waged on a bloody field. Sometimes it's won within the heart of one girl. Hua Minglan wants revenge for the death of her sister, and she'll do anything to get it. A war is brewing between Piao and the Kou warriors to the north,...
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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 Colpitts
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.
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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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Featured Review: Perfectly Misunderstood (Robin Daniels)

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About This Book: This dual perspective book is the final installment in The Perfect Series. Jayden Valdez is an overachieving intellectual. Mike McGinnes is Franklin High School’s dumbest jock. Even though they barely know each other, she finds his personality repulsive and he thinks she’s got a giant stick up her...
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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 Colpitts
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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