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Giveaway: Smoke by Dan Vyleta (US Only)

Giveaway: Smoke by Dan Vyleta (US Only)

  Smoke by Dan Vyleta Release Date: May 24, 2016 Publisher: Doubleday   About the Book England. A century ago, give or take a few years.   An England where people who are wicked in thought or deed are marked by the Smoke that pours forth from their bodies, a sign...
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Kara S
I've been looking forward to reading this book for a while based on reviews I've read -- great cover, but I think much greater rea... Read More
Saturday, 04 June 2016 02:08
BookFanatic
The cover on this book is beautiful but the synopsis is even more eye catching to me. I love how its historical but with a fantasy... Read More
Sunday, 05 June 2016 20:59
Clarissa
The cover is very nice. The art looks perfect for this book. It sounds amazing!
Thursday, 16 June 2016 00:45
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Giveaway: Risuko by David Kudler (US Only)

Giveaway: Risuko by David Kudler (US Only)

Risuko: A Kunoichi Tale by David Kudler Release Date: June 15, 2016   About the Book Can one girl win a war? My name is Kano Murasaki, but most people call me Risuko. Squirrel. I am from Serenity Province, though I was not born there. My nation has been at war...
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Brooke
I LOVE the cover and synopsis. This was put on my TBR the first time I heard of it. *crosses fingers*
Saturday, 04 June 2016 03:07
David Kudler
Best of luck!
Saturday, 04 June 2016 11:54
BookFanatic
I can tell if i saw this book in the store I would end up just buying it because of the cover without even reading the synopsis ye... Read More
Sunday, 05 June 2016 20:55
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Giveaway: The Oldest Soul - Animus by Tiffany Fitzhenry (US / Canada / UK / Australia)

Giveaway: The Oldest Soul - Animus by Tiffany Fitzhenry (US / Canada / UK / Australia)

The  Oldest Soul – Animus (Book 1) by Tiffany FitzHenry Release Date: November 1st 2015 Publisher: Hierarchy Publishing ISBN-10: 1944216006  ISBN-13: 78-1944216009  Genre: Fantasy / Distopia / Romance Age Range: 15 and up About the Book Eve has no idea she's the oldest soul on earth, with a pre-wired connection to...
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KittyPride
Fascinating, like counting the rings on a tree to see how old it is, finding our soul age!
Friday, 03 June 2016 13:07
Katie
The cover is different then I had expected after reading the synopsis. Overall, it is a neat cover.
Friday, 03 June 2016 21:21
Lily Ruan
I found the synopsis extremely interesting and I can't wait to see how the cover ties into the story
Saturday, 11 June 2016 23:30
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Giveaway: The Tokyo Cover Girls by Jackie Amsden (US & Canada Only)

Giveaway: The Tokyo Cover Girls by Jackie Amsden (US & Canada Only)

The Tokyo Cover Girls Author/Illustrator:  Jackie Amsden Release Date: May 6, 2016 Publisher: independent ISBN-10:0994886217 ISBN-13: 978-0994886217 Genre: Young Adult Contemporary Age Range: 12 - 18   About the Book New York has Jacobs, Paris has Chanel, Milan has Versace and Tokyo has . . . Hello Kitty toilet plungers? With...
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Sam
The cover model's makeup and of course title got my interest. The synopsis definitely made me want to read this! I'm completely so... Read More
Wednesday, 29 June 2016 21:26
Danielle Hammelef
The cover matches the synopsis well! This girl almost seems lifeless. The sysnopsis makes me want to know more about these models ... Read More
Friday, 01 July 2016 12:30
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Story Starters: Staring Statues

Story Starters: Staring Statues


Hello, and welcome to the innagural Story Starters post! Each week we will be bringing you something to get those creative juices flowing!   Here's how our STORY STARTER CHALLENGE will work: -For the first three weeks of each month, we will be posting a writing prompt, such as the one...
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Deanna Lynn
Here's one I came up with for the prompt. First chapter in what is not going to be a larger story. Here's the link: http://deanna... Read More
Friday, 03 June 2016 22:26
Kayla King, Staff Reviewer
Hi Deanna! I just wanted to let you know that your post will be published on the YABC blog today as part of the BEST OF JUNE Stor... Read More
Friday, 24 June 2016 08:49
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Featured Review: Resurgence (Silver Blackthorn #3) by Kerry Wilkinson

Featured Review: Resurgence (Silver Blackthorn #3) by Kerry Wilkinson
About this book: "Can I ask you one thing...why does it have to be you?" My throat is dry but I manage to say the words clearly enough: "If I don't do it, who else will?" An entire country has been lied to. Silver Blackthorn was supposed to be one of...
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Throwback Thursday: Harry Potter and the Nostalgic Generation

Throwback Thursday: Harry Potter and the Nostalgic Generation










Contributed by Kayla King, Blog Manager and Staff Reviewer   There is a word,  hiraeth,  which explains "a homesickness for a home to which you cannot return, a home which maybe never was; the nostalgia, the yearning, the grief for the lost places of your past."  I was eight-years-old the first...
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Author Chat with Leopoldo Gout (Genius: The Game), Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Leopoldo Gout (Genius: The Game), Plus Giveaway!

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Today on the YABC blog we are happy to sit down with author Leopoldo Gout and talk with him about his about new release,  Genius: The Game, which released May 3rd, 2016!         YABC:  What gave you the inspiration to write this book?   Two things.  First I left a multiplex...
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Dianna G.
Great interview! I love that his son is such a creative thinker, too.
Thursday, 02 June 2016 20:30
BookFanatic
I've been hearing about this book all over the place. It sounds very interesting and I like how more and more books are involved w... Read More
Sunday, 05 June 2016 20:49
Clarissa
Very nice interview. I think it's fantastic that lots of thought was put into creating this cool book.
Thursday, 16 June 2016 11:31
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Buzzworthy Books - Summer 2016

Buzzworthy Books - Summer 2016
My Lady Jane
A Torch Against The Night
Spontaneous
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This Savage Song
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Black River Falls
Feathers: The Tales Trilogy, Book 2
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With Malice
Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit
The Head of Medusa (Elementals #3)
It Ends With Us
Beneath Wandering Stars
The Memory of Things
The Possibility of Somewhere
Furthermore
Kingdom of Ash and Briars
The Replacement Crush
One Paris Summer
Goldfish
Afterward
And I Darken
Autumn's Wish
Read Me Like A Book
The Cresswell Plot
Sea Spell (Waterfire Saga #4)
Julia Vanishes (Witch's Child #1)
The Beauty of Darkness (The Remnant Chronicles #3)
The Shadow Hour (The Girl at Midnight #2)
There are SO MANY amazing books hitting the shelves this summer. Which 30 are we buzzing about? Check out our list and be sure to enter the awesome giveaway that we are hosting!!!   1. MY LADY JANE by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, & Jodi Meadows   For fans of The...
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Kara S
#1 by far -- My Lady Jane #2 Read Me Like a Book #3 With Malice, but I could name at least 4 books I am just as excited about so c... Read More
Saturday, 04 June 2016 02:23
Tammy VanScoy
I looking forward to read It Ends With Us, This Savage Song, and one not on here, The Raven King.
Tuesday, 28 June 2016 11:08
Daniela
I'm looking forward to a lot of these fantasy books, but my top three would have to be: -And I Darken -A Torch Against the Night -... Read More
Friday, 01 July 2016 12:01
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Featured Review: The Dragon Hunter and the Mage by V.R.Cardoso

Featured Review: The Dragon Hunter and the Mage by V.R.Cardoso
About The Book:   Magic can make you invincible, if it doesn't kill you first. Aric and Fadan are half-brothers. Both sons of the Empress, but only one of them the son of the Emperor. A decade earlier, Fadan's powerful father tore the Empire in two by outlawing the use and...
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