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Featured Review: We Were Never Here (Jennifer Gilmore)

Featured Review: We Were Never Here (Jennifer Gilmore)
  About The Book:   In this exquisitely written and emotionally charged young adult debut, Jennifer Gilmore explores how sometimes the wounds you can’t see are the most painful. Did you know your entire life can change in an instant? For sixteen-year-old Lizzie Stoller that moment is when she collapses out...
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Author Chat with Brenna Yovanoff, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Brenna Yovanoff, Plus Giveaway!




  Today we're excited to chat with Brenna Yovanoff ,  author of  Places No One Knows !  Below  you'll find  our interview, more about Brenna and  her  book,  plus a giveaway !     YABC: What gave you the inspiration to write this book?  Brenna Yovanoff: First of all, I’m a...
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Clarissa
The cover is so pretty! Love the pink. The story sounds great!
Thursday, 16 June 2016 12:32
Kara S
I've heard good things about this author and would really like to read her work! Thanks, Kara S
Friday, 17 June 2016 03:22
Linda Romer
Places know one knows sounds like a good read ♡ Thank you
Monday, 20 June 2016 16:57
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Falling in Friend Love: Top Ten Must Read Books with Non-Romantic Love

Falling in Friend Love: Top Ten Must Read Books with Non-Romantic Love










When thinking about what topic to choose for today's TOP TEN MUST READ post, I struggled. But given recent events, feeling our world crack because of hate and violence, I thought a collection of books which focused on love might be perfect.   Too often when we think of love, we...
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Melissa Craven (Emerge: The Awakening), Plus Giveaway!!

Author Of The Week: Chat with Melissa Craven (Emerge: The Awakening), Plus Giveaway!!
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The Awakening (Emerge, #1)
  Welcome to our weekly special feature post,  Author Of The Week !! Each week we will be interviewing a different YA author and highlighting their upcoming release! We will also be hosting a giveaway of the book we are highlighting!!     Introducing Melissa Craven ,  YABC's Author of the...
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Linda Romer
Emerge the awaking sounds like an excellent book, looking forward to reading it. Thank you
Monday, 20 June 2016 21:22
Dianna G.
I'm so intrigued by the synopsis. I wonder what happens when she has her awakening!
Thursday, 23 June 2016 22:29
alyssa
oh wow! the beginning of the book description is something that feels like what happened to me before! i totally love it!
Sunday, 03 July 2016 23:44
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: The Lost Girl of Astor Street by Stephanie Morrill + Giveaway (US Only)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: The Lost Girl of Astor Street by Stephanie Morrill + Giveaway (US Only)


Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for THE LOST GIRL OF ASTOR STREET by Stephanie Morrill, releasing February 7 , 2017 from Blink YA Books. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Stephanie: Hey, YABC! I’ve been counting down the days until I...
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Hannah Caare
So excited! The cover is wonderful!
Tuesday, 14 June 2016 13:26
Linda Romer
The Lost Girl of Astor Street sounds like a great story ♡ And the cover is beautiful! Thank you
Monday, 20 June 2016 10:25
Dianna G.
I agree that the hat is completely charming.
Thursday, 23 June 2016 23:03
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Chasing Truth by Julie Cross + Giveaway (Intl)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Chasing Truth by Julie Cross + Giveaway (Intl)


Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for CHASING TRUTH by Julie Cross , releasing September 6, 2016 from Entangled Teen. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Julie : I’m so excited to reveal this cover! I saw it months ago and not...
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Danielle Hammelef
the cover shows someone who is seeking the truth and someone who is hiding from it. I like it.
Friday, 01 July 2016 19:10
Donia Eskander
The cover is beautiful. Someone walking alway and someone walking towards the reader. It could be the other way around if we were ... Read More
Tuesday, 05 July 2016 20:00
Junie
The color scheme of the cover draws me in. It gives off a feeling of some dark secret being hidden. The boy and the girl facing op... Read More
Wednesday, 06 July 2016 20:46
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Featured Review: Frannie and Tru by Karen Hattrup

Featured Review: Frannie and Tru by Karen Hattrup
About this book: When Frannie Little eavesdrops on her parents fighting she discovers that her cousin Truman is gay, and his parents are so upset they are sending him to live with her family for the summer. At least, that’s what she thinks the story is. . . When he arrives,...
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Featured Review: My Lady Jane (Brodi Ashton, Cynthia Hand, Jodi Meadows)

Featured Review: My Lady Jane (Brodi Ashton, Cynthia Hand, Jodi Meadows)
  About This Book:   The comical, fantastical, romantical, (not) entirely true story of Lady Jane Grey. In My Lady Jane, coauthors Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows have created a one-of-a-kind fantasy in the tradition of The Princess Bride, featuring a reluctant king, an even more reluctant queen, a noble steed,...
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Author Top Ten--Top Ten "Bad Boys" in Movies & TV Shows with Jodie Andrefski, Plus Giveaway!!

Author Top Ten--Top Ten "Bad Boys" in Movies & TV Shows with Jodie Andrefski, Plus Giveaway!!
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  Today's AUTHOR TOP TEN comes from  Jodie Andrefski ,  author of The Society,  and is all about  Top Ten “Bad-Boys” in Movies & TV Shows!!     First meet   Jodie Andrefski !       Jodie's been passionate about reading ever since she was a little girl, when she...
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Linda Romer
I like Spike from Buffy the Vampire Slayer ♡ Thank you
Sunday, 19 June 2016 20:06
Daniela
Hands down, I love Dean Winchester from Supernatural and Daryl Dixon fro The Walking Dead.
Thursday, 23 June 2016 14:33
Dianna G.
Well, it's not a movie or book -- but I heart Sawyer from LOST.
Thursday, 23 June 2016 22:23
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Author Chat with Olivia Levez, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Olivia Levez, Plus Giveaway!




  Today we're excited to chat with Olivia Levez ,  author of  The Island !  Below  you'll find  our interview, more about Olivia and  her  book,  plus a giveaway !     YABC: Frances is such a vivid character — was there a  real-life inspiration for her?  Olivia Levez: As a...
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vox libris
I'm very curious about the story. I want to know whether Frances is the "monster" she thinks she is, and, of course, how she probl... Read More
Monday, 13 June 2016 19:50
Linda Romer
I think The Island sounds like a good read ♡ Thank you
Sunday, 19 June 2016 17:38
Shannon Mizikoski
This book sounds SO good! I love survival stories, and I like that it seems like there will be a lot of character development! And... Read More
Friday, 24 June 2016 02:08
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