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Press Release: Season 2 of "Dents"

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LINE WEBTOON LAUNCHES SEASON 2 OF HIT DIGITAL YA COMIC ‘DENTS’ FROM ACTRESS BETH BEHRS AND ACTOR MATT DOYLE Hugely Popular Comic Written and Created by  Two Broke Girls  Star Beth Behrs and Broadway Actor Matt Doyle Returns for Second Season Exclusively on Leading Digital Comics Platform LOS ANGELES  – LINE...
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YABC's Buzzworthy Books Of Summer 2017!!

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There are SO MANY amazing books hitting the shelves this Summer.... Which ones are we buzzing about? Check out our list and be sure to enter the awesome giveaway that we are hosting!!!         The Library Of Fates (Aditi Khorana) A romantic coming-of-age fantasy tale steeped in Indian...
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All of them make my list. All p excited for are A Poison Dark and Drowning, Daughter of the Burning City, First We Were IV, Firebl... Read More
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I am wondering about "The Gentleman's Guide To Vice and Virtue."
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Press Release: EW.com has exclusively revealed the cover and an excerpt from UNEARTHED by New York Times bestselling authors Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner

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  THIS JUST IN!   EW.com  has exclusively revealed  the cover and  an excerpt from  UNEARTHED by  New York Times  bestselling author s  Amie Kaufman and  Meagan Spooner . Click here to read the full  feature !   Check out  Amie  and  Meg’s  social media to find out how to win a galley...
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AWARD-WINNING DIGITAL MEDIA STAR ZACH KING SIGNS BOOK DEAL WITH HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS

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— ZACH KING: MY MAGICAL LIFE publishes in the US on September 26, 2017—   New York, NY (May 8, 2017)—HarperCollins Publishers announced today the acquisition of award-winning digital media star Zach King’s first middle grade book, ZACH KING: MY MAGICAL LIFE , the first in a three-book series. North American...
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YABC's Blogger Of The Month ~ Melissa Robles (The Reader and the Chef )

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Welcome to YABC's monthly special feature post, Blogger Of The Month!! Each month YABC will be interviewing a different blogger and highlight all of their hard work within the blogging community!!       Introducing  Melissa @ The Reader and The Chef,   YABC's Blogger Of The Month!! Melissa is a YA...
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Make Your Mark Tattoo Contest

Make Your Mark Tattoo Contest


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Enter the tattoo design contest for LOVED! The winning design will be selected by P. C. Cast and Kristin Cast, then created into temporary tattoos which will be worn by hundreds of House of Night fans across the country, and first given away at BookExpo and BookCon 2017 in NYC! THE...
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​DAVID LEVITHAN AWARDED CHICAGO TRIBUNE YOUNG ADULT LITERARY PRIZE

​DAVID LEVITHAN AWARDED CHICAGO TRIBUNE YOUNG ADULT LITERARY PRIZE
  DAVID LEVITHAN AWARDED CHICAGO TRIBUNE YOUNG ADULT LITERARY PRIZE Award to Be Presented at the 2017 Printers Row Lit Fest   Chicago, IL – May 1, 2017 – The Chicago Tribune today announced David Levithan as the recipient of its 2017 Young Adult Literary Prize. Levithan is the award-winning author...
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Rick Riordan Presents...

Rick Riordan Presents...

Disney Publishing Worldwide Announces First Book Acquisitions Under Rick Riordan Presents Imprint New Disney-Hyperion Imprint to Publish Mythology-based Fiction for Middle Grade Readers FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York, NY (Tuesday, April 25, 2017) –  Disney Publishing Worldwide (DPW) announced today the first three titles acquired under the newly created Disney-Hyperion imprint,...
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Press Release: Toward A Secret Sky Student Essay Contest!

Press Release: Toward A Secret Sky Student Essay Contest!


To celebrate the release of the new Young Adult adventure novel Toward A Secret Sky, an essay contest is being held for students ages 13-18. The winner will get to visit the book's real-life locations and walk in Maren's footsteps!   Simply submit a 400-600 word essay that answers the questions:...
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YABC's Blogger Of The Month ~ Julie (Julie Caught Reading)

YABC's Blogger Of The Month ~ Julie (Julie Caught Reading)

Welcome to YABC's monthly special feature post, Blogger Of The Month!! Each month YABC will be interviewing a different blogger and highlight all of their hard work within the blogging community!!     Introducing  Julie @ Julie Caught Reading & Contributor for YA Interrobang,   YABC's Blogger Of The Month!! Hello! I'm...
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