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Author Chat with Megan Miranda & Megan Shephard, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Megan Miranda & Megan Shephard, Plus Giveaway!





Hi, YABC readers! This is Megan “Shep” Shepherd and Megan “MM” Miranda. In case you haven’t noticed, we’ve been staging a YABC takeover all week. This installment is less about an evil plot for world domination and more about all things books: our writing processes, our relationship as critique partners, and...
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Spotlight on Just A Few Inches by Tara St. Pierre, Plus Giveaway!

Spotlight on Just A Few Inches by Tara St. Pierre, Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're spotlighting Tara St. Pierre's novel, Just A Few Inches!  Read on for more about Tara St. Pierre, her novel, an excerpt, plus a giveaway! Meet Tara St. Pierre !     Tara St. Pierre has been writing for over two decades, but her muse only sporadically provides inspiration. Her...
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Linda Romer
Just a few inches sounds interesting, I would like to read more of this story. Thank you
Thursday, 26 May 2016 14:21
Bethany
I got a chance to read this book in ebook for an honest review. Here it is: https://bethleesbookblog.blogspot.com/2015/12/review-... Read More
Saturday, 04 June 2016 21:59
Danielle Hammelef
This book will be interesting to read--I love that the author tackles the body image issues in a unique way. The colors of the cov... Read More
Sunday, 05 June 2016 08:46
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Author Chat with Melissa Hart, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Melissa Hart, Plus Giveaway!



Today we're excited to chat with Melissa Hart , author of  Avenging the Owl !  Below  you'll find  our interview, more about Melissa and her  book,  plus a giveaway !     YABC:  What surprised you most while writing your latest book? Melissa Hart: I’m used to writing memoir about my...
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Linda Romer
Avenging the Owl sounds great! I enjoy reading books that tackle such important issues as suicide and depression. I have a teenage... Read More
Thursday, 26 May 2016 07:34
Eddie Black
Haven't read a decent book that mentions owls since Gahoole. I know this isn't the same thing, but still excited to see an that a... Read More
Sunday, 29 May 2016 23:47
Kara S
The author sounds like a smart as hell(raising) activist, feminist, and one hell of a writer. I want to see what she can do in th... Read More
Sunday, 05 June 2016 06:35
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What's New in YA--May 24, 2016

What's New in YA--May 24, 2016










Are you wondering what's new in YA  today? Check out these wonderful  new  releases!       Breaking up with her boyfriend is not how Veda planned on starting her summer. When Mark makes it clear that it’s over between them, Veda is heartbroken and humiliated—but, more importantly, she’s inspired. And...
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Featured Review: Seneca Rebel by Rayya Deeb

Featured Review: Seneca Rebel by Rayya Deeb
About this book:   What if your one chance to change the world means you have to leave everything you love behind?  In the not-too-distant future, math genius Doro Campbell is introduced to the Seneca Society: a secretive, technologically-advanced subterranean utopia dedicated to inventing and perfecting the most effective ways to...
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Giveaway: The Safest Lies by Megan Miranda and The Hunt by Megan Shepherd (US Only)

Giveaway: The Safest Lies by Megan Miranda and The Hunt by Megan Shepherd  (US Only)
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About the Book: THE SAFEST LIES by Megan Miranda   Kelsey has lived most of her life in a shadow of fear, raised to see danger everywhere. Her mother hasn’t set foot outside their front door in seventeen years, since she escaped from her kidnappers with nothing but her attacker’s baby growing...
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Linda Romer
Both books sound great and I would love to read them. Thank you for this amazing giveaway!
Wednesday, 25 May 2016 20:24
Eddie Black
Any book with a kidnapping is always a nail biter because it's so easily something that could happen to the reader. I think it ma... Read More
Sunday, 29 May 2016 23:39
Vivien
I am extremely excited for both of these books!!
Wednesday, 01 June 2016 16:26
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Sneak Peek: Welcome to the Show, Plus Giveaway!

Sneak Peek: Welcome to the Show, Plus Giveaway!



Today we're excited to offer a sneak peek of Frank Nappi 's novel,  Welcome to the Show ! Below you'll find  more about Frank, his  books, an excerpt, plus a giveaway !     Meet Frank Nappi! Frank Nappi has taught high school English and creative writing for over twenty­-five years....
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I love books that center around sports and add historical fiction to it, then this is an exciting book to get to read for me. Love... Read More
Friday, 10 June 2016 19:06
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Trailer Reveal: Beauty and the Beast

Trailer Reveal: Beauty and the Beast


We couldn't help but post our own reveal of the live-action Beauty and the Beast teaser trailer, which made its debut today! Check it out below!     It seems the live-action reimagining of beloved Disney classics will be trending for the next few years with newly-released The Jungle Book, and...
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Featured Review: The Hidden Oracle (Trials of Apollo #1) by Rick Riordan

Featured Review: The Hidden Oracle (Trials of Apollo #1) by Rick Riordan
About this book: After angering his father Zeus, the god Apollo is cast down from Olympus. Weak and disoriented, he lands in New York City as a regular teenage boy. Now, without his godly powers, the four-thousand-year-old deity must learn to survive in the modern world until he can somehow find...
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Featured Review: The Angry Birds Movie: Laughtastic Joke Book

Featured Review: The Angry Birds Movie: Laughtastic Joke Book
About The Book: Even Angry Birds get the giggles. Characters from The Angry Birds Movie come together in this collection of perfectly silly jokes and rollicking riddles. Arranged thematically, each section is chock-full of humorous riffs that will tickle kids’ funny bones. The Angry Birds Movie, based on the international video...
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