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5th Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza - Day 11

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Welcome to YABC's Fifth Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza ! We're featuring some of the  hottest titles of the year-- perfect for the book lover on your holiday list!--with exciting giveaways every day for the first twelve days of December. Each giveaway will run for seven days. ( Giveaways...
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Zachary Snyder
These books look great, hope to read them!
Thursday, 12 December 2019 09:16
Dianna G.
The Deceivers is the one I want to read the most, though all 3 look good.
Saturday, 14 December 2019 20:45
Debra Branigan
I would love to read The Deceivers out of this intriguing bunch. Thank you for the opportunity for all three.
Monday, 16 December 2019 21:18
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Author Chat with Amber Smith (Something Like Gravity), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Amber Smith author of Something Like Gravity.  Read on for more about Amber, plus an interview and an giveaway!          Meet Amber Smith ! Amber Smith is the New York Times bestselling author of the young adult novels The Way I Used to Be, The Last...
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KM
I love Amber Smith's books, so I'm excited for this one.
Friday, 14 June 2019 00:25
KylaMarshall
When I first learned English, I also found it difficult to write a complete sentence. But then, I learned to write through the sty... Read More
Friday, 14 June 2019 21:53
Emily
This looks so good! ❤️❤️❤️
Monday, 17 June 2019 14:13
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Amber Smith (The Last To Let Go), Plus Giveaway!!

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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  Amber Smith , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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Tiffany Engler
I love the cover. I love that it matches The Way I Used To Be. This book sounds heartbreaking!
Monday, 22 January 2018 10:40
John
I find book covers with rubber bands, twine, or string deeply unsettling! Truly, I can see that this book *will* involve a "twist... Read More
Monday, 22 January 2018 23:02
Kara S
I wish I'd already read this author's first book. These books are both must reads for me; I think it's awesome such vital themes ... Read More
Tuesday, 23 January 2018 01:30
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Teen Read Week 2017: Author Chat with Amber Smith (The Last To Let Go), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Amber Smith (The Last To Let Go )   as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Amber, her novel, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Amber Smith !   Amber Smith is the New York Times bestselling author of The Way I Used...
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Shannon Mizikoski
My favorite from when I was a teen, this is hard! I didn't really have a favorite, but a lot of series that were favorites. I love... Read More
Sunday, 22 October 2017 23:16
Kelly G
My favorite book as a teen was Leftovers by Laura Weiss.
Wednesday, 01 November 2017 17:10
Penny Olson
I liked To Kill a Mockingbird, the Handmaid's Tale and Brave New World.
Tuesday, 07 November 2017 23:21
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