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Story Starters: Lost and Found

Story Starters: Lost and Found
Hello, and welcome to the second week of our Story Starters posts! Each week we will be bringing you something to inspire your writing!    Here's how our STORY STARTER CHALLENGE will work:  -For the first three weeks of each month, we will be posting a writing prompt. -Feel inspired by...
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Debbie
Here's a link to my book page, where I posted my short story,Lost and Found for this challenge https://m.facebook.com/story.php?st... Read More
Tuesday, 14 June 2016 23:36
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Pottermore: Harry Potter Actors Get Sorted

Pottermore: Harry Potter Actors Get Sorted

What a year to be a Potterhead! With Harry Potter and the Cursed Child soon to make its publishing debut, and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them just months away, I know I can't help but feel the magic. Now here's a little extra magic for the day:    ...
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Poison's Kiss by Breeana Shields + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Poison's Kiss by Breeana Shields + Giveaway (US/Canada)


Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the new cover reveal for POISON'S KISS by Breeana Shields , releasing January 10, 2017 from Random House. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Breeana : Hello YABC! I’m thrilled to be here today to share the cover of...
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Alyssa Susanna
Such an interesting cover! In an awesome way. I've had this book added to my Goodreads TBR shelf for a year or so now - great to h... Read More
Saturday, 11 June 2016 21:10
Lily Ruan
At first I was thrown off by the cover but then realized it was well chosen based on the synopsis.
Saturday, 11 June 2016 23:39
Katie
The cover is seriously cool! I have added this book to my list of to read. I cant wait till I can read it!
Monday, 13 June 2016 10:34
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Featured Review: Sing by Vivi Greene

Featured Review: Sing by Vivi Greene
About this book: America’s most famous pop star flees the spotlight to recover from her latest break-up in Maine—only to fall for a local boy and be faced with an impossible choice at the end of the summer: her new guy, or her music. Multiplatinum pop icon Lily Ross’s biggest hits...
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Author Chat with Catherine Egan, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Catherine Egan, Plus Giveaway!



Today we're excited to chat with Catherine Egan ,  author of  Julia Vanishes !  Below  you'll find  our interview, more about Catherine and  her  book,  plus a giveaway !     YABC: Who is your favorite character in the book? Catherine Egan: I love all my made­up people in some way,...
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Kara S
It sounds like a unique premise, and the cover design served to draw me in! Thanks, Kara S
Saturday, 11 June 2016 12:44
Kara S
Please ignore my entries in this contest; I have won a copy of this novel in another tour giveaway! Thank you for your attention ... Read More
Tuesday, 28 June 2016 15:05
Linda Romer
I think Vanishes sounds great and I love the cover ♡ Thank you
Sunday, 19 June 2016 07:17
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Author Chat with Kiersten White (And I Darken), Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Kiersten White (And I Darken), Plus Giveaway!
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  Today on the YABC blog we are happy to sit down with author Kiersten White talk with her about her about new release, And I Darken, which releases June 28th,  2016!!     YABC:  What surprised you most while writing your latest book?  Getting to the end! Writing And I Darken was such a different...
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Cali M.
Thanks for the giveaway! I love her Paranormalcy books and I can't wait to read this new one. ... Read More
Thursday, 09 June 2016 18:33
Kara S
The author's excellent reputation among fans has drawn me to anticipate this latest release as a great opportunity to experience h... Read More
Saturday, 11 June 2016 12:37
Lily Ruan
I think it would be interesting to read about a brutal princess
Saturday, 11 June 2016 23:35
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Throwback Thursday: Twilight by Stephenie Meyer

Throwback Thursday: Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
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  Contributed by Beth Edwards, Assstant Blog Manager and Staff Reviewer     So I have always loved reading books and for as far back as I can remember I had a book in my hand. I started as a middle grader obsessed with R.L Stine and his Fear Street series...
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Waiting On Wednesday

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    Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event that is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine and spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.     *Beth's Choice's* (Assistant Blog Manager for YABC)   HEARTLESS by Marissa Meyer     Author:  Marissa Meyer Book:  Hardcover, 416 pages Expected publication:  November...
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Read the first chapter of Rocks Fall Everyone Dies by Lindsay Ribar!

Read the first chapter of Rocks Fall Everyone Dies by Lindsay Ribar!
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  Read the first chapter of Rocks Fall Everyone Dies by Lindsay Ribar!     Meet , Lindsay Ribar !   Lindsay Ribar lives in New York City, where she works in book publishing by day and writes YA novels by night. She attends far too many concerts, watches far too...
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How to Beat the Beach At Its Own Game

How to Beat the Beach At Its Own Game

We hope this helps you beat the beach this summer!
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City of Spells (Into the Crooked Place, #2)
 
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Christmas Parade
 
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Grandfather Bowhead, Tell Me a Story
 
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Stanley's Toy Box
 
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Sing Me Forgotten
 
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shine your icy crown
 
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