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Author Chat with Bethany Mangle (Prepped), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Bethany Mangle author of Prepped. Read on for more about Bethany and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Bethany Mangle ! Bethany Mangle writes young adult contemporary fiction because she refuses to ever grow up. She graduated from Hood College and...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Thursday, 14 January 2021 13:08
Andrea Cerda
book look great and interesting!
Thursday, 14 January 2021 18:17
Dianna G.
This sounds like a very unusual coming of age story! The cover made me curious.
Thursday, 14 January 2021 18:54
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Author Chat with Nicole Kilpatrick (Clover), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US/Can Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Nicole Kilpatrick author of Clover. Read on for more about Nicole and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Nicole Kilpatrick ! Nicole Kilpatrick was born and raised in the sun-kissed Philippines islands, but now works and lives in the asphalt jungle...
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Nicole Kilpatrick
Can't wait to see who wins! Good luck!!
Tuesday, 12 January 2021 13:50
Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Tuesday, 12 January 2021 14:25
Nicole Kilpatrick
Thank you!
Tuesday, 12 January 2021 16:14
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Author Chat with Michael Daswick (Zin Mignon and the Secret of the Pickled Pigs Feet), Plus Giveaway! ~ (INT)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Michael Daswick author of Zin Mignon and the Secret of the Pickled Pigs Feet. Read on for more about Michael and his book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Michael Daswick ! Michael Daswick is the winner of both of Columbia University's venerable...
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Rose Mile
Getting your lover or your ex back has been made more easy by this powerful spell caster called Dr Odion. I am Rose by name and i... Read More
Wednesday, 13 January 2021 11:50
Jeana Kwiecinski
What a fun cover and a fun story line!
Thursday, 14 January 2021 19:46
Amie Lambert-Gaudet
The cover of this book is absolutely brilliant. From the cartoon type illustrations to the way Zin is standing and even the expres... Read More
Friday, 15 January 2021 10:38
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Author Chat with Eden Royce (Root Magic), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Eden Royce author of Root Magic. Read on for more about Eden and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Eden Royce ! Eden Royce grew up immersed in rootworking traditions in South Carolina, and has been known to work a spell...
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Chiara Jucha
Love the cover and the story sounds so interesting!
Thursday, 07 January 2021 14:05
Zachary Snyder
Book looks great! Look forward to reading it!
Friday, 08 January 2021 12:49
Andrea Cerda
Looks interesting!
Friday, 08 January 2021 15:06
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Author Chat with Amanda Hocking (The Ever After), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Amanda Hocking author of The Ever After. Read on for more about Amanda and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Amanda Hocking ! AMANDA HOCKING is the author of over twenty young adult novels, including the  New York Times  bestselling Trylle...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great!
Monday, 04 January 2021 12:37
Zach Terry
Cover matches the set perfectly. Have Lost City/Morning Flower so just waiting to buy The Ever After so I can binge the trilogy b... Read More
Monday, 04 January 2021 16:54
Andrea Cerda
Been waiting for this boook and i love the cover!
Wednesday, 06 January 2021 21:11
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Author Of The Week: Author Chat with Alexandra Bracken (Lore), 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 Alexandra Bracken , YABC's Author of the Week!...
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Zachary Snyder
Book sounds great, love the cover!
Monday, 04 January 2021 11:30
Zach Terry
I've been waiting a long time for this book to drop! Bracken + mythology Very interesting story concept and beautiful cover.... Read More
Monday, 04 January 2021 17:22
Katelyn Burns
I'm so excited to read this one! The cover is beautiful and instantly makes me think of Greek mythology. I love that only one eye... Read More
Tuesday, 05 January 2021 00:32
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Author Chat with Julia Walton (Just Our Luck)!

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  Today we're excited to chat with Julia Walton author of Just Our Luck. Read on for more about Julia and her book!       Meet Julia Walton ! JULIA WALTON  is the author of the award-winning  Words on Bathroom Walls . She received an MFA in creative writing from...
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Author Of The Week: Author Chat with Karen McManus (The Cousins), 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 Karen McManus , YABC's Author of the Week!...
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Lynn Pallaske
Two Can Keep A Secret was a favorite of last year. I'm so excited for more of her twisty ya suspense!
Monday, 14 December 2020 15:10
Simone
The One of Us is Lying duology have been some of my favorite YA books, a genre I don't generally pick up. But Karen M. McManus wri... Read More
Tuesday, 15 December 2020 11:22
Jeana Kwiecinski
One of my favorite YA authors! This looks so good!
Sunday, 20 December 2020 11:54
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Author Chat with Melinda Salisbury (Hold Back The Tide), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Melinda Salisbury author of Hold Back The Tide. Read on for more about Melinda and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Melinda Salisbury ! Melinda Salisbury was born in the 1980s in a landlocked city, before escaping to live by the...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great!
Tuesday, 08 December 2020 12:02
Dianna G.
I love this book cover. That little splash of red (blood?) on the bottom of the title made me give a double-take.
Tuesday, 08 December 2020 19:31
Katelyn Burns
The cover is so cool and I love the contrast between the red and purple/blue colors. I'm super excited to read this one! That syno... Read More
Tuesday, 08 December 2020 23:42
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Author Chat with Robin Talley (The Love Curse Of Melody McIntyre), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Robin Talley author of The Love Curse of Melody McIntyre. Read on for more about Robin and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Robin Talley ! Robin Talley  is a queer author who grew up in southwest Virginia and now lives...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great!
Thursday, 03 December 2020 12:52
Simone
I'm a theater kid through and through, so this immediately caught my eye when I saw the confetti, and a flower bouquet. And I've b... Read More
Friday, 04 December 2020 22:02
Keia
I'm really looking forward to reading this one!
Sunday, 06 December 2020 21:57
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