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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Look Both Ways by Alison Cherry + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Look Both Ways by Alison Cherry + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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Happy Thursday, YABC! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for LOOK BOTH WAYS by Alison Cherry, releasing June 14, 2016 from Delacorte. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Alison:   Hi, YABC readers! I’m so excited to show you the stunning cover for my...
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Caroline
The cover is adorable, and the story sounds like one that I could get into!
Thursday, 06 August 2015 13:51
Shearling jackets for men and women
If this content was lengthy enough, it would look more attracting. The rest are all good, so is the topic. For ladies and gents e... Read More
Friday, 07 August 2015 03:48
Lucy Magat
The cover kinda gives me that "calming" feeling for some reason. The summary sounds awesome and I seriously want to read this afte... Read More
Tuesday, 11 August 2015 14:55
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Cover Reveal: For Real by Alison Cherry + Giveaway (US/Canada)

Cover Reveal: For Real by Alison Cherry + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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  Time for the second cover reveal of the week!  Today we're celebrating the cover for FOR REAL by  Alison Cherry, releasing  December 9, 2014 from  Delacorte.  Before we get to the cover, here's a message from Alison:   Hi, YABC-ers! I’m so excited to be back here to reveal the...
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Bridgid Gallagher
I love that the main characters are sisters! That alone makes me want to read it, but I also love road trip stories. This one is d... Read More
Thursday, 09 January 2014 14:43
Vivien
The cover is so cute!!! Sounds great
Thursday, 09 January 2014 18:30
Sandra Lam
The cover looks so fun and adventurous! Can't wait
Thursday, 09 January 2014 21:16
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YA Authors as YAs: The Alison Cherry Edition

YA Authors as YAs: The Alison Cherry Edition
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  Today is the second week into our new interview series we're running in conjunction with young adult author (and our Senior Editor)  M.G. Buehrlen  called  YA Authors as YAs . Our goal? To prove to you that your favorite authors — no matter how AWESOME and COOL you think they...
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Marlyn
My husband and step-kids are all gingers; just one of the reasons I'm looking forward to reading this book!
Thursday, 07 November 2013 14:16
Marlyn
My husband and step-kids are all gingers; just one of the reasons I'm looking forward to reading this book!
Thursday, 07 November 2013 14:17
Marlyn
My husband and step-kids are all gingers; just one of the reasons I'm looking forward to reading this book!
Thursday, 07 November 2013 14:18
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Giveaway: Red by Alison Cherry (US & Canada)

Giveaway: Red by Alison Cherry (US & Canada)
The cover reveal of RED by Alison Cherry is live! Click here to see the AWESOME and enter a giveaway for a signed ARC!   
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