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Author Chat with Julieanne Lynch (Beneath The Lighthouse), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Julieanne Lynch, author of  Beneath The Lighthouse . Read on for more about Julieanne and her book, plus a giveaway!        Meet Julieanne Lynch !  Julieanne Lynch is an author of both YA and Adult novels. Julieanne was born in Northern Ireland, but...
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Debra Branigan
One of the most gorgeous covers I've seen. YA readers will be attracted to this for sure. The storyline sounds suspenseful. It's h... Read More
Monday, 29 October 2018 19:22
Seji
Wow this cover is creepy, but I love it! Also a book about depression is something I would love to read, the story is very interes... Read More
Sunday, 11 November 2018 19:22
Becky Pennington
Loving this cover! It is creepy great! Can't wait to read this book!
Monday, 19 November 2018 21:53
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Author Chat with Thommy Hutson (Jinxed), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Thommy Hutson, author of  Jinxed .  Read on for more about Thommy and his book, plus a giveaway!      Meet Thommy Hutson!       Thommy Hutson is an award-winning screenwriter, producer, and best- selling author who is considered the foremost authority on A...
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Marisa Fort
The cover is awesome and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 16:33
Precious J Hernandez
I love mysteries and this sounds amazing! LOVE the cover!
Wednesday, 31 October 2018 04:22
Penny Olson
I like the super creepy cover and story.
Tuesday, 13 November 2018 22:55
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Author Chat with Michelle Kenney (City of Dust), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Michelle Kenney, author of  City of Dust .  Read on for more about Michelle and her book, plus a giveaway!    Meet Michelle Kenney!     Michelle is a firm believer in magic, and that ancient doorways to other worlds can still be found if...
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M.A. Briones
Dudes, this series sounds legit amazing, and the cover art is gorgeous!XD
Sunday, 21 October 2018 00:23
Irma Jurejevčič
I am in love with this cover! The synopsys in amazing. I'm so excited to read it.
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 10:44
Marisa Fort
The cover is awesome and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 16:29
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Jessica Cluess (A Sorrow Fierce and Falling), 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  Jessica Cluess , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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M.A. Briones
THIS COVER IS HEAVENLY!!!!!i adore the brightcolors, and ugh, the synopsis. I am so intrigued
Tuesday, 16 October 2018 21:29
Marisa Fort
I love the colors on the cover, the synopsis sounds amazing!
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 16:27
Shannon Mizikoski
The cover is gorgeous! And I have already heard some fabulous things about this one, which is exciting because I get so worried ab... Read More
Monday, 05 November 2018 20:37
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Teen Read Week 2018: Author Chat with Adib Khorram (Darius The Great Is Not Okay), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Adib Khorram (Darius The Great Is Not Okay) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Adib, his novel, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Adib Khorram !    Adib Khorram is an author, a graphic designer, and a tea...
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Debra Branigan
I can't wait to meet Darius and hear his story. I love the allusion to his roots in the title.
Sunday, 14 October 2018 17:05
Kara S
The cover is unique, and the synopsis commands my attention because of my great interest in fiction that references Middle Eastern... Read More
Tuesday, 16 October 2018 17:58
Marisa Fort
The cover is awesome and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 16:23
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Teen Read Week 2018: Author Chat with Ellen Hopkins (People Kill People), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Ellen Hopkins (People Kill People) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Ellen, her novel, plus a giveaway!         Meet  Ellen Hopkins ! Ellen Hopkins is the award-winning author of 20 nonfiction books for children, four novels...
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necole
The cover is awesome and so unique wow, very creative. I love the synopsis … I want to know he killed who and who purchased the gu... Read More
Sunday, 14 October 2018 09:00
Debra Branigan
The cover is absolutely perfect. I am excited about the synopsis and cannot wait to read this book.
Sunday, 14 October 2018 17:44
Tiffany Engler
I love this cover! I can't wait to read this book!
Monday, 15 October 2018 09:41
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Teen Read Week 2018: Author Chat with Amy Giles (That Night), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Amy Giles (That Night) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Amy, her novel, plus a giveaway!         Meet  Amy Giles !      Amy Giles is the author of Now Is Everything and That Night. She liveson an Island...
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necole
Cute cover that represents two people coming together. I am intrigued to read this story of healing after a tragedy like a shootin... Read More
Sunday, 14 October 2018 09:06
Debra Branigan
The cover is appropriate for the storyline and YA realistic fiction readers will be drawn to it. I am intrigued as to how you hand... Read More
Sunday, 14 October 2018 17:12
Tiffany Engler
I love this cover! I can't wait to read this book!
Monday, 15 October 2018 09:46
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Teen Read Week 2018: Author Chat with Kim Baccellia (Crossed Fire), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Kim Baccellia (Crossed Fire) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Kim, her novel, plus a giveaway!         Meet  Kim Baccellia !   Kim Baccellia has always been a sucker for the paranormal. She blames it on her...
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Debra Branigan
Love the cover which will grab YA readers. Synopsis sounds interesting. Good luck with the novel.
Sunday, 14 October 2018 17:22
Marisa Fort
The cover is awesome and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 13:26
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is okay. The synopsis sounds original and fun to read.
Sunday, 11 November 2018 10:52
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Teen Read Week 2018: Author Chat with Cynthia Hand (The Afterlife Of Holly Chase), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Cynthia Hand (The Afterlife Of Holly Chase) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Cynthia, her novel, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Cynthia Hand ! Cynthia Hand is the New York Times bestselling author of several books for teens, including...
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necole
A interesting twist on a classic tale. Ghosts and Christmas and Scrooge told from one of the ghosts perspective, I am ready to rea... Read More
Saturday, 13 October 2018 08:40
KM
I really like Cynthia Hand's writing, so I'm curious about this one.
Saturday, 13 October 2018 14:20
Debra Branigan
I look forward to reading your novel and discovering your "Scrooge" of a character. Cover is a bit dark and I am not so sure will ... Read More
Sunday, 14 October 2018 17:29
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Teen Read Week 2018: Author Chat with Ellen Goodlett (Rule), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Ellen Goodlett (Rule) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Ellen, her novel, plus a giveaway!         Meet  Ellen Goodlett ! Ellen Goodlett writes science fiction because otherwise she would spend her days plotting to take over...
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Debra Branigan
The cover will attract the YA readers that would be interested in this genre and the storyline is interesting. Good luck with the... Read More
Sunday, 14 October 2018 18:36
Tiffany Engler
I love love love this cover! Can't wait to read this book!
Monday, 15 October 2018 09:54
Kara S
The cover and title work together to clearly convey information about the plot -- specifically, that a tale of royal court intrigu... Read More
Tuesday, 16 October 2018 17:36
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