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Featured Review: Fable (Adrienne Young)

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About This Book: As the daughter of the most powerful trader in the Narrows, the sea is the only home seventeen-year-old Fable has ever known. It’s been four years since the night she watched her mother drown during an unforgiving storm. The next day her father abandoned her on a legendary...
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Adrienne Young (The Girl The Sea Gave Back), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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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 Adrienne Young , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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Featured Review: The Girl The Sea Gave Back (Adrienne Young)

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About This Book: The new gut-wrenching epic from the New York Times bestselling author of Sky in the Deep. For as long as she can remember, Tova has lived among the Svell, the people who found her washed ashore as a child and use her for her gift as a Truthtongue....
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Featured Review: Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young

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About This Book: A 2018 Most Anticipated Young Adult book that is part Wonder Woman, part Vikings—and all heart. OND ELDR. BREATHE FIRE. Raised to be a warrior, seventeen-year-old Eelyn fights alongside her Aska clansmen in an ancient, rivalry against the Riki clan. Her life is brutal but simple: fight and...
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Spotlight on Sky In The Deep (Adrienne Young), Plus Excerpt!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Sky In The Deep  (Adrienne Young) and share a excerpt as part of the book's blog tour!  Read on for more about Adrienne and her book plus an excerpt!         Meet  Adrienne Young ! Adrienne Young is a born and bred Texan turned...
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