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Casting Call: We're looking for the new YABC Intern!

Casting Call: We're looking for the new YABC Intern!
  We are currently looking for a motivated, professional, self-starter to claim the title of YABC Intern! Do you want to work in the publishing industry? Do you need some stellar experience on your resume? Would you like to earn course credit and get free books sent to your door each...
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BLOG TOUR: BLACKBIRD by Anna Carey



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  Hello & Welcome, YABC is excited to be a part of the BLACKBIRD blog tour ! Check out today's feature below & enter to win a signed copy of BLACKBIRD!   About the Book     Written by:  Anna Carey Published by:  Harper Teen Releasing on: September 16th, 2014 Add...
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Vivien
I absolutely cannot wait to read this book!! I just loved her first trilogy ... Read More
Friday, 19 September 2014 13:57
Shannon Mizikoski
This book sounds SO unique and interesting! I don't know that I have ever read a second person POV before, and the whole synopsis ... Read More
Monday, 22 September 2014 22:22
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#ReadISLA: Team ANNA, LOLA, or ISLA?

#ReadISLA: Team ANNA, LOLA, or ISLA?
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    Hello YABCers, today we're picking teams! If that isn't reason enough to choose TEAM ANNA, here are a few more...   "I'm a little distracted by this English French American boy masterpiece." Me too, Anna. Me. Too.      "Girl Scouts didn't teach me what to do with emotionally...
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Jen Kentfield
I'm totally Team Anna! But I can't wait to meet Isla and fall in love with Josh too!
Thursday, 31 July 2014 14:32
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#ReadISLA Flashback: Lola And The Boy Next Door

#ReadISLA Flashback: Lola And The Boy Next Door
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  Hey guys, today we're hanging out with Lola and Cricket!   Budding designer Lola Nolan doesn’t believe in fashion...she believes in costume. The more expressive the outfit--more sparkly, more fun, more wild--the better. But even though Lola’s style is outrageous, she’s a devoted daughter and friend with some big plans...
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Vivien
This is the first contemporary that I fell head over heels!! Utterly amazing.
Monday, 21 July 2014 12:44
Kara
God, I love Anna and the French Kiss. The book gave a little knowledge & laughter. Anna was a character w/ faults, but I couldn't ... Read More
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 11:58
Jen Bruce
I loved how quirky and inside her own head Anna was. How she didn't want to complicate things with her new set of friends, so she ... Read More
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 10:57
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YA Authors as YAs: The Megan Whitmer Edition + Giveaway (US/Canada)

YA Authors as YAs: The Megan Whitmer Edition + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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  Welcome to the latest  YA Authors as YAs  interview ! Our goal? To prove that your favorite authors — no matter how AWESOME and COOL you think they are — were once awkward, weird, and they geeked out about fandoms and guilty-pleasure music JUST LIKE YOU when they were teens....
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Courtney Gendreau
I looks like a great novel!
Thursday, 17 July 2014 23:37
Raymond Stone
In it to Win it! Thank You!
Thursday, 24 July 2014 11:07
Maggie Reid
The cover is so pretty and Seth is hot! or atleast I think he is! Can't really see his face but Charlie's hair is beautiful! lol... Read More
Wednesday, 13 August 2014 10:32
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Check out the trailer for PADDINGTON!

Check out the trailer for PADDINGTON!
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  PADDINGTON   We're so happy to bring you the trailer for PADDINGTON, based on the beloved children's book by Michael Bond, arriving this Christmas!   You know you need a good dose of *bathroom* humor this morning, right? Enjoy! And keep your eyes peeled for PADDINGTON this winter.    ...
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#ReadISLA Flashback: Anna And The French Kiss

#ReadISLA Flashback: Anna And The French Kiss
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Bonjour ami! Je suis heureux que vous soyez ici, j'aime votre visage!   Okay, so, my French is a little rusty, but fingers crossed that I just said,     Hello friends! I'm glad you're here, I like your face!   Today, we're taking a little trip down memory lane, back...
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#ReadISLA

#ReadISLA
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  Hello YABC! I had a BLAST hanging out with Isla and Josh this weekend! See? They said to say, Bonjour! My initial thoughts? ISLA is intense, heart-wrenching romantic perfection! Have you checked out the I SLA chapter sample? If not, WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?! If you have, be sure...
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Excerpt Reveal: Fog of Forgetting by G.A. Morgan

Excerpt Reveal: Fog of Forgetting by G.A. Morgan
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  Hey YABCers! Today we bring you a special treat – a chapter excerpt from THE FOG OF FORGETTING by G.A. Morgan! So grab a cup of your favorite caffeinated beverage, sit back, and enjoy a few pages of 100% totally free fantasy reading.  Before we get to the excerpt, here's...
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#ReadISLA Campaign

#ReadISLA Campaign
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Hello Fellow YABCers! I am BEYOND excited that YABC was asked to participate in the #ReadISLA campaign as we eagerly await, ISLA AND THE HAPPILY EVER AFTER , the third companion novel in Stephanie Perkins' ANNA AND THE FRENCH KISS series!   From the glittering streets of Manhattan to the moonlit...
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Gahhhhhhhhhhhh Im really excited for this book!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!... Read More
Thursday, 03 July 2014 00:56
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