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What's New in YA--March 29, 2016

What's New in YA--March 29, 2016
great american whatever
what you always wanted
dark energy
  War has begun. Arin is in the thick of it with untrustworthy new allies and the empire as his enemy. Though he has convinced himself that he no longer loves Kestrel, Arin hasn’t forgotten her, or how she became exactly the kind of person he has always despised. She cared...
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YABC In The Wild with #PenguinTeenOnTour

YABC In The Wild with #PenguinTeenOnTour


This past Thursday, YABC was thrilled to cover the #PenguinTeenOnTour panel at Parnassus Books in Nashville, TN. We interviewed Alwyn Hamilton and live tweeted as the authors fielded questions and talked about their books. Check out the highlights and our interview with Alwyn below, and make sure to enter the giveaway!...
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Sneak Peek: Read the First Four Chapters of The Matchmaker's Playbook by Rachel Van Dyken

Sneak Peek: Read the First Four Chapters of The Matchmaker's Playbook by Rachel Van Dyken


Hi YABCers! Today, we're pleased to give a sneak peek of The Matchmaker's Playbook by Rachel Van Dyken, releasing April 5, 2016 from Skyscape. Ready to read? *Note: This sneak peek contains mature sexual content and language* Scroll, YABCers! Scroll! ... ... ... ... ... ... ... Here it is!  ...
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Thursday, 28 May 2020 05:55
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Author Chat with Sarah Dooley, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Sarah Dooley, Plus Giveaway!



  YABC: What surprised you most while writing your latest book?     Sarah Dooley: My cats. Seriously. I would get so engrossed in Sasha’s world while writing FREE VERSE that it was never difficult for the cats to startle me by jumping onto the keyboard, knocking over my coffee, or...
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Sandy S
I love free verse, I am amazed at what can be said inside a novel told in free verse. I am excited to read this one. I also love ... Read More
Monday, 28 March 2016 15:18
Linda Romer
Free verse sounds great ♡ thank you
Thursday, 31 March 2016 09:34
shelby
Free verse sounds like an amazing book, plus the cover is cute!
Wednesday, 06 April 2016 20:21
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Author Chat with Jennifer Laam, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Jennifer Laam, Plus Giveaway!



  YABC:  Do you have any mantra that gets you through the drafting process?   Jennifer Laam: When inspiration strikes, I spend days gleefully rubbing my hands together because I have THE BEST IDEA EVER. I tear through the draft, still convinced this will eventually turn into THE BEST BOOK EVER....
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Kara S
This seems like an incredibly engrossing storyline, according to my tastes. I can't wait to read the whole book. Thanks, Kara S... Read More
Friday, 25 March 2016 17:23
Linda Romer
The Tsarina's Legacy sounds great ♡ and the cover is beautiful! Thank you
Wednesday, 30 March 2016 22:22
Susan T.
The Romanovs are the best for drama and intrigue so this should be a great story! There's something romantic about that period of ... Read More
Thursday, 07 April 2016 17:27
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First Chapter Reveal: The Taming of the Drew by Stephanie Kate Strohm + Giveaway (US/Canada)

First Chapter Reveal: The Taming of the Drew by Stephanie Kate Strohm + Giveaway (US/Canada)


Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to reveal the first chapter of Stephanie Kate Strohm's THE TAMING OF THE DREW, releasing April 5, 2016 from Sky Pony Press. Before we get to the chapter, here's a note from Stephanie: Hi, YABC!  I’m so excited to share the first chapter of The...
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Linda Romer
The Taming of the drew sounds great ♡ I would enjoy reading this book. Thank you
Wednesday, 30 March 2016 18:34
shelby
The first chapter makes me want to read more and more of this book!
Wednesday, 06 April 2016 20:25
Susan T.
That totally cracked me up! I now can't get Dueling Banjos out of my head. Lol! This book sounds totally fun and hilarious! ... Read More
Thursday, 07 April 2016 17:39
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Press Release: Biscuit Celebrates 20 Years

Press Release: Biscuit Celebrates 20 Years

HarperCollins Children’s Books Celebrates Biscuit’s 20 th Anniversary   “Dear Alyssa Satin Capucilli, I think you should write a Biscuit book called, Biscuit Learns How to Read. Biscuit books are easy for me to read but that’s what makes reading fun.” — Cami, an avid Biscuit fan   New York, NY...
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Blog Tour: The Charmed Children of Rookskill Castle, Plus Giveaway

Blog Tour: The Charmed Children of Rookskill Castle, Plus Giveaway



  Today we're excited to be part of the blog tour for Janet Fox's book, The Charmed Children of Rookskill Castle ! Below you'll find other tour dates, more about Janet and her book, plus a giveaway!   Schedule: My Brain on Books–Guest post & Video #1–03/14/16 Word Spelunking–Top 10 List...
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Kara S
I cannot wait to get immersed in this story! Thanks, Kara S
Friday, 25 March 2016 17:28
Sherri Ashburner
I dipped into the first couple pages of this, and am beyond intrigued--but am currently 3 books out before I can read it so painf... Read More
Monday, 28 March 2016 21:34
Linda Romer
The Charmed Children if Rookskill sounds exciting, I would love to read this book. Thank you
Tuesday, 29 March 2016 21:56
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Sneak Peek! Read the First Chapter Now: Surf Shop Sisters by Laura Kennedy + Giveaway (US Only)

Sneak Peek! Read the First Chapter Now: Surf Shop Sisters by Laura Kennedy + Giveaway (US Only)


Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to reveal the first chapter of Laura Kennedy's SURF SHOP SISTERS (released January 30, 2016). Below, you can read the chapter and enter the giveaway! Ready to see? Scroll, YABCers! Scroll! ... ... ... ... ... ... ... Here's the chapter! CHAPTER ONE             I...
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Kathleen Pasqualini
I really like the first chapter and I think the cover is beautiful.
Friday, 25 March 2016 00:09
Linda Romer
Surf shop sisters sounds great ♡ I would love to read more of this book. Thank you
Tuesday, 29 March 2016 08:14
Danielle Hammelef
I love the POV character already. This book is a perfect read for me--I love contemporary YA. Thanks for the chapter to "test read... Read More
Tuesday, 19 April 2016 15:36
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Press Release: The Tanglelows by Greg McGoon

Press Release: The Tanglelows by Greg McGoon
NEW CHILDREN’S BOOK   “ THE TANGLELOWS ” FROM AUTHOR  GREG McGOON   CREATOR OF THE GROUNDBREAKING FAIRY TALE  “THE ROYAL HEART” NOW AVAILABLE FROM  PELEKINESIS PUBLISHING GROUP   “A great family read. Stimulates rich discussion and serves as a useful tool.”  –  Dr. Mary Baker-Ericzén ,  Child and Adolescent Services...
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