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Interview with Michael Crouch, Voice of The Haters, Plus Giveaway!

Interview with Michael Crouch, Voice of The Haters, Plus Giveaway!



  YABC: THE HATERS is at times absolutely hilarious and also emotionally intense. How difficult is it to maintain that contrast between humor and the dramatic while narrating?  Michael Crouch: First of all, I’m so glad you’re interested! Thank you. I’m such a geek for this stuff. To answer your question,...
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Robin Gregory
Your book cover is wonderful, memorable. And the story looks intriguing.
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 11:07
Daniela Garcia
To me, audiobooks continue the centuries old tradition of storytelling and the ability to read and have printed material does not ... Read More
Sunday, 22 May 2016 05:44
Danielle Hammelef
I love that I can have the choice of a great book to listen to and not just the same old music and commercials when commuting and ... Read More
Saturday, 28 May 2016 20:30
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Featured Review: This Is My Brain On Boys by Sarah Strohmeyer

Featured Review: This Is My Brain On Boys by Sarah Strohmeyer
  About This Book:  Addie Emerson doesn’t believe in love, at least for herself. A straightlaced, brilliant girl, she’s more interested in getting an A than falling in love. But Addie is determined to prove the science of love—because Addie Emerson does believe in science. Science tells her that “love” is...
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Giveaway: Anything You Want by Geoff Herbach (US & Canada Only)

Giveaway: Anything You Want by Geoff Herbach (US & Canada Only)

Anything You Want by Geoff Herbach Release Date: May 3, 2016 Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire   About the Book   Expect a bundle of joy—er, trouble—in this hilarious, heartwarming story from the award-winning author of Stupid Fast   Taco’s mom always said, “Today is the best day of your life, and tomorrow...
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Eddie Black
I love stories that show how kids deal with family struggles and major changes like a parent's death. These are good books to rec... Read More
Tuesday, 17 May 2016 09:04
Danielle Hammelef
My best day ever would be a warm, sunny start with a run, walking my dog, coffee and breakfast while reading, then an afternoon at... Read More
Saturday, 28 May 2016 20:08
alyssa
It's Geoff Herbach!!! I love his book Stupid Fast and then this one comes in! I love the plot. It just seems so realitic and i jus... Read More
Tuesday, 14 June 2016 20:15
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May Book Haul!

May Book Haul!

It's almost summer, and the YABC office is once again overrun with books! We have all the latest YA, middle grade, and children's books, PLUS a few very special Harry Potter goodies. Which books do you need to add to your TBR? Tell us in the comments!  
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Featured Review: Ruined by Amy Tintera

Featured Review: Ruined by Amy Tintera
About this book: Amy Tintera’s new YA fantasy trilogy blends the romance of Kiera Cass’s Selection series and the epic stakes of Victoria Aveyard’s Red Queen in a story of revenge, adventure, and unexpected love. Emelina Flores has nothing. Her home in Ruina has been ravaged by war; her parents were...
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Spotlight on The Last Time We Were Us by Leah Konen, Plus Giveaway!

Spotlight on The Last Time We Were Us by Leah Konen, Plus Giveaway!




Today we're spotlighting Leah Konen's novel,  The Last Time We Were Us . Read on for a note from the author,  more about Leah, her novel, an excerpt, plus a giveaway!   I got the idea for THE LAST TIME WE WERE US in one of those all­at­once writer flashes (that...
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Linda Romer
The last time we were us sounds like a great story ♡ And I love the cover! Thank you
Saturday, 14 May 2016 22:19
Dianna G.
I like that the characters were teens who seemed to be a bit more mature.
Saturday, 21 May 2016 22:02
Shannon Mizikoski
This sounds like a great book, I love the idea of the characters reconnecting, and the whole friends-turned-lovers thing! Thanks s... Read More
Monday, 23 May 2016 23:13
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What's New in YA--May 10, 2016

What's New in YA--May 10, 2016



















Are you wondering what's new in YA  today? Check out these wonderful  new  releases!     When Emilia de Wit ran away to New York City, she planned everything to a T. Plane ticket, purchased. Cute apartment, rented online. Subway map, printed and highlighted. This was no ordinary trip -- this...
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Featured Review: Unrivaled by Alyson Noel

Featured Review: Unrivaled by Alyson Noel
  About this book: Everyone wants to be someone. Layla Harrison wants to leave her beach-bum days for digs behind a reporter’s desk. Aster Amirpour wants to scream at the next casting director who tells her “we need ethnic but not your kind of ethnic.” Tommy Phillips dreams of buying a...
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Author Chat with Bridgette R Alexander, Plus Giveaway!!

Author Chat with Bridgette R Alexander, Plus Giveaway!!



     YABC: What surprised you most while writing your latest book?  BA:  The biggest surprise has been the voices of my characters coming to life as I sleep. I can see them interacting with each other, and when I am awake early in the morning, I begin writing and writing;...
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Kathleen Pasqualini
This book sounds very interesting. I look forward to reading about the mystery and family dynamic.
Tuesday, 10 May 2016 18:30
Eddie Black
Any plot that starts out with blackmail is going to be a nail biter!
Tuesday, 17 May 2016 08:58
Kara S
This is an unusually appealing work for me. I am duly impressed by the author's academic and career of public expression in re: a... Read More
Thursday, 19 May 2016 00:58
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Book Trailer: The Skeleth by Matthew Jobin

Book Trailer: The Skeleth by Matthew Jobin

Matthew Jobin
  The Skeleth Author:  Matthew Jobin Series:  The Nethergrim (Book 2) Publisher:  Philomel Books Hardcover:  400 pages Age Range:  10 and up Release Date: May 10, 2016; $17.99 US/$23.99 CAN; 9780399159992 Discover for yourself why reviewers are comparing The Nethergrim to Lord of the Rings, Narnia, and Ranger's Apprentice! The next...
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