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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: The Oddmire 2: The Unready Queen (William Ritter), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US/Canada Only)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  The Unready Queen by William Ritter, releasing June 2nd, 2020 from Algonquin Young Readers!         Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the author:   I am so excited for this book to exist....
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Debra Branigan
The cover is fantastic and the synopsis creates the idea of a great adventure with lots of drama and suspense. Best wishes to the ... Read More
Sunday, 13 October 2019 19:05
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is interesting. The synopsis sounds fun and promises an action-packed read.
Friday, 01 November 2019 13:07
Penny Olson
The cover is fierce and the story sounds action packed.
Saturday, 02 November 2019 01:06
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview & Giveaway: The Dark Descent Of Elizabeth Frankenstein (Kiersten White)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting a blog tour stop for     The Dark Descent Of Elizabeth Frankenstein   Read on for more about Kiersten, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!                       Meet  The Dark Descent Of Elizabeth Frankenstein !   Elizabeth...
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Spotlight on Tell Me No Lies (Adele Griffin), Guest Post & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Tell Me No Lies  by Adele Griffin! Read on for more about Adele, plus a guest post, and giveaway!          Meet  Adele Griffin ! Adele Griffin is the acclaimed author of many books for young readers, including Sons of Liberty and Where I Want...
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Olivia F
I love this cover- so perfect for a novel set in the 80s! Definitely adding to my TBR!
Tuesday, 12 June 2018 12:47
John
The cover looks busy, with unusual colors! It sounds like an interesting portrait of friendship and high school!
Tuesday, 12 June 2018 21:12
Dianna G.
I like books about the 80s so that's what drew me to this book. The cover is funky!
Tuesday, 12 June 2018 22:27
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Author Chat with Adele Griffin (Be True To Me), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Adele Griffin, author of  Be True To Me.   Read on for more about Adele and her book, plus a giveaway!         YABC:  What gave you the inspiration to write this book? My inspiration for the story was my '70s babysitter, Maggie....
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Courtney
I really like the cover for this book. The colors and font are pretty. The synopsis sounds entertaining!
Friday, 16 June 2017 00:32
Dianna G.
The cover is quite pinworthy---I like the font very much. The synopsis sounds like things could get ugly, with competition over a ... Read More
Friday, 16 June 2017 22:47
Tasha
I've had my eyes on this book from the moment I first heard about it coming out a little back ago! I like the cover, but it's the ... Read More
Friday, 23 June 2017 02:54
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