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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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Author Chat with Kimberley B Jones (Our Friendship Matters)!

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  Today we're excited to chat with Kimberley B Jones author of Our Friendship Matters. Read on for more about Kimberley and her book!       Meet Kimberley B Jones ! Kimberley B. Jones is a small country girl from St. George, SC. She followed her heart in college writing...
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Author Chat with Kaja Blackley (Maggie MacCormack and the Witches' Wheel)!

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  Today we're excited to chat with Kaja Blackley author of Maggie MacCormack and the Witches' Wheel. Read on for more about Kaja and his book!       Meet Kaja Blackley !   Kaja Blackley, born in Canada, spent many of his formative years in New York City — an...
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Author Chat with Lynn Wallace (The Supernatural Reasons Why I Love You) Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Lynn Wallace author of The Supernatural Reasons Why I Love You. Read on for more about Lynn and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Lynn Wallace ! Lynn Wallace is a born-and-raised Texan. She graduated from Baylor University with a Bachelor...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it.
Monday, 23 November 2020 12:20
Morgan
This sounds like a fun read!
Wednesday, 02 December 2020 08:58
Frida
I really like the minimalistic book cover! It sounds really interesting, I can't wait to read!
Thursday, 10 December 2020 01:41
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Author Chat with Gavriel Savit (The Way Back) Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Gavriel Savit author of The Way Back. Read on for more about Gavriel and his book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Gavriel Savit ! Gavriel Savit is a New York Times Bestselling author. His award-winning writing has been shortlisted for the National...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Thursday, 19 November 2020 12:08
Simone
Jewish rep in fantasy is so rare, I LOVE the concept of this. Even after looking at the cover multiple times, I didn't see the han... Read More
Monday, 23 November 2020 12:22
Amanda
The cover is absolutely stunning and eye- catching. This book is on my "must read" list for winter!
Monday, 23 November 2020 18:38
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Author Chat with Alejandra Green & Fanny Rodriguez (Fantastic Tales Of Nothing) Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Alejandra Green & Fanny Rodriguez author of Fantastic Tales of Nothing. Read on for more about Alejandra & Fanny and their book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Alejandra Green ! Alejandra “Ale” Green  is an artist from San José del Cabo, BCS,...
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Zachary Snyder
This book looks so fun! Think my niece will enjoy it, after I read it first! ... Read More
Wednesday, 18 November 2020 11:49
Amanda
I feel like this is the kind of book that would put a huge smile on my face. ... Read More
Sunday, 22 November 2020 18:13
Simone
My sister and I love graphic novels, I like the story and she just looks at the pictures . I love the art style, the book looks so... Read More
Monday, 23 November 2020 12:13
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