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YABC's Comic-Con 2016 Recap!!!

YABC's Comic-Con 2016 Recap!!!










  * Contributed by one of YABC's fantastic Staff Reviewers ~ Joanne *     ~Comic-Con 2016 Recap~   This years San Diego Comic Con was full of surprises, teasers, and of course long lines and the introduction to the RFID badges.  While to many, this year’s con was one of...
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Through the Pensieve: Five Books to Read if You're a Gryffindor

Through the Pensieve: Five Books to Read if You're a Gryffindor





Here is a list of five books filled with brave and loyal characters! These are perfect for all of you Gryffindors out there reading to find a book filled with heart! Gryffindors are... Loyal. Brave. Chivalrous. Daring.   Defiance  by C. J. Redwine is rich postapocalyptic YA fantasy perfect for fans...
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Uppercase Subscription July Box Review

Uppercase Subscription July Box Review

Hi, YABCers! Today, I am delighted to review the Uppercase YA subscription box, July edition. I did a receive a free box in exchange for an honest review. What I Loved: The book pick for the July box was This Savage Song by V.E. Schwab. Given Schwab's popularity, this is a...
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Featured Review: Age Of Myth (Michael J Sullivan)

Featured Review: Age Of Myth (Michael J Sullivan)
  About This Book:   Michael J. Sullivan's trailblazing career began with the breakout success of his Riyria series: full-bodied, spellbinding fantasy adventures whose imaginative scope and sympathetic characters won a devoted readership and comparisons to fantasy masters Brandon Sanderson, Scott Lynch, and Tolkien himself. Now, Sullivan's stunning hardcover debut, Age...
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: The Inconceivable Life of Quinn by Marianna Baer + Giveaway (US/Can)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: The Inconceivable Life of Quinn by Marianna Baer + Giveaway (US/Can)


Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for THE INCONCEIVABLE LIFE OF QUINN by Marianna Baer, releasing April 4, 2017 from Amulet. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Marianna: Hi, YABC! I’m so excited to share the cover of THE INCONCEIVABLE LIFE OF...
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Dianna G.
Just from checking out the cover, I wasn't expecting the part about immaculate conception!
Thursday, 28 July 2016 23:07
Shannon Mizikoski
This story sounds so good- I want to know ALL the answers already! ANd the cover is SO pretty, one of my favorites that has been r... Read More
Sunday, 31 July 2016 23:55
Linda Romer
The inconceivable life of quinn sounds like a good mystery ♡ I can't wait to find the answers. I think the cover is great. Thank y... Read More
Monday, 01 August 2016 15:04
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YABC & the Month of Harry Potter ~ Gifts for Hufflepuff!!

YABC & the Month of Harry Potter ~ Gifts for Hufflepuff!!

  This week's special post is  Gifts For Hufflepuff!! One of our awesome staff reviewers, Melissa has chosen the following gifts to check out if you are a fan of Hufflepuff!! Check out her awesome list!! Click on the name of the item to purchase!!       Hufflepuff Links  ...
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METALTOWN Pre-Order PRIZES!

METALTOWN Pre-Order PRIZES!
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Just a little note from Kristen about her new upcoming YA release, METALTOWN!!  Metaltown is published by Tor Teen and releases September 20th!!!!!!       Can you believe that METALTOWN comes out in just 2 months?? I AM SO EXCITED! I love this book so much, you guys, and I...
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Throwback Thursday ~ Professor Snape's Death

Throwback Thursday ~ Professor Snape's Death





  *Contributed by Beth Edwards, Assistant Blog Manager*     So no matter how much Harry Potter fans loathed Professor Snape....the moment of his death....EVERYONE CRIED! I remember reading this scene for the first time and I literally just stared at the pages and thought..."This is not happening...Snape cannot die!" and...
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I can't believe it's been a year since Snape died. Although I loved Alan Rickman in so many movies (Sense and Sensibility....be s... Read More
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Featured Review: The Mirror and the Mage by D.W. Frauenfelder

Featured Review: The Mirror and the Mage by D.W. Frauenfelder
About this book:   Fourteen-year old Lucius Junius Brutus yearns to join the army of King Tarquin the Proud, Etruscan ruler of Rome. When he successfully swims the Tiber River before sundown on the longest day of the year, he counts on the King choosing him as a warrior. But Lucius'...
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What's Hot in KU

What's Hot in KU
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Fantasy of Frost
Awaken
Saven
Giver
Clay Lion
The year I became
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Michelle
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Harry Potter Series By: J.K. Rowling  "Turning the envelope over, his hand trembling, Harry saw a purple wax seal bearing a coat of arms; a lion, an eagle, a badger and a snake surrounding a large letter 'H'." Harry Potter has never even heard of Hogwarts when the letters start dropping...
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