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Author Chat with Sara Shepard (Follow Me), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Sara Shepard , author of  Follow Me.   Read on for more about Sara and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Sara Shepard !     SARA SHEPARD is the author of the first book in this series,  The Amateurs , as well as two...
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Kristy Petree
Thanks for the chance and sorry if this is a duplicate comment; my first one didn't post. What I miss most about high school is t... Read More
Friday, 10 November 2017 00:36
Emily
I love her writing! I hope I win this
Monday, 13 November 2017 21:41
Suzy
I miss my friends and football games.
Saturday, 18 November 2017 01:45
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview, & Giveaway: Into The Black (Ava Jae)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Ava Jae's    Into The Black   Read on for more about Ava, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!             Meet  Ava Jae !     Ava Jae is a writer, an Assistant Editor at Entangled Publishing,...
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John
Looks like an interesting sci-fi fantasy!
Monday, 06 November 2017 18:15
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Author Chat with Danica Davidson (Adventure Against the Endermen), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Danica Davidson , author of  Adventure Against the Endermen.   Read on for more about Danica and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Danica Davidson !     Danica Davidson is the author of books for teenagers and kids, including her two Minecrafter series,...
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Emily
My niece would love this!!
Tuesday, 28 November 2017 20:36
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview, & Giveaway: I Never (Laura Hopper)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Laura Hopper's  I Never !   Read on for more about Laura Hopper, an interview and a tour-wide giveaway!                    Meet  Laura Hopper !   Laura Hopper has worked in the film industry...
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John
I believe that any book that talks about a high-school romance and calls the male love object "Luke" has its finger on the pulse o... Read More
Thursday, 02 November 2017 18:32
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Author Chat with Patrick Hodges (Pawns:The Wielders of Arantha Book One), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Patrick Hodges , author of  Pawns: The Wielders of Arantha Book One.   Read on for more about Patrick and his book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Patrick Hodges !   I currently live in Arizona with my wife, Vaneza. After years of writing for...
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Danielle Hammelef
I loved meeting my best friends in high school but hated the uniforms.
Sunday, 26 November 2017 10:11
Penny Olson
I miss seeing friends who I haven't seen in a while but I don't miss the cliques and the lack of perspective.
Sunday, 26 November 2017 23:45
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Hillary Monahan (The Hollow Girl), 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  Hillary Monahan , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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John
Eerie cover! And "green healers"?--sounds spooky!
Monday, 30 October 2017 20:25
Dianna G.
This cover is absolutely perfect. Love the darkness, the font, and the creepy trees. Awesome! The synopsis is unlike any other ... Read More
Sunday, 12 November 2017 20:03
Emily
I have been interested in this book since I first heard of it! I love this cover
Monday, 13 November 2017 21:33
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Author Chat with Bruce Hale (Invasion Of The Scorp-Lions), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Bruce Hale , author of  Invasion of the Scorp-Lions! Read on for more about Bruce and his book, plus a giveaway!         Meet  Bruce Hale ! Bruce Hale ( www.brucehale.com ) is passionate about inspiring reluctant readers to read. He has written or illustrated...
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John
The cover looks very fierce! The book sounds fierce!
Monday, 30 October 2017 20:24
Penny Olson
The cover is exciting and fun. The synopsis reflects the cover. This looks like a book that will get kids reading.
Tuesday, 21 November 2017 00:03
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is fun and shows so much action. The synopsis sounds fun to read and mysterious.
Friday, 24 November 2017 10:35
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Teen Read Week 2017: Author Chat with Beth Rodgers (Freshman Fourteen), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Beth Rodgers (Freshman Fourteen) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Beth, her novel, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Beth Rodgers !   Beth Rodgers is an author, editor, and college English instructor. She started writing as a...
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Danielle Hammelef
My favorite book as a teen was Little Women.
Sunday, 12 November 2017 10:43
Penny Olson
I liked the Handmaid's Tale, To Kill and Mockingbird and Brave New World.
Monday, 13 November 2017 00:23
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Teen Read Week 2017: Author Chat with Amy Foster (The Rift Frequency), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Amy Foster (The Rift Frequency) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Amy, her novel, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Amy Foster !   Amy S. Foster is a celebrated songwriter, best known as Michael Bublé’s writing partner,...
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John
"What was your favorite book that you read when you were a Teen? Comment below!" Penrod, Brave New World.
Monday, 23 October 2017 16:57
Lily M.
Wow look at that cover, it screams powerful ? must read it ? my favorite book as a teen was Daughter of the Forest ??
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 05:14
Candice Gigous
As a teen I really enjoyed Sarah Dessen's Keeping the Moon and This Lullaby.
Monday, 30 October 2017 06:07
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Teen Read Week 2017: Author Chat with Erin Summerill (Ever The Brave), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Erin Summerill (Ever The Brave) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Erin, her novel, plus a giveaway!     Meet  Erin Summerill !   Erin Summerill was born in England. After spending years bouncing between Air Force bases in...
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Olivia F
I had a lot of favorites, but maybe On Fortune's Wheel!
Thursday, 19 October 2017 08:08
Shannon Mizikoski
My favorite, this is hard! I didn't really have a favorite, but a lot of series that were favorites. I loved The Baby-Sitters Club... Read More
Sunday, 22 October 2017 23:04
John
"What was your favorite book that you read when you were a Teen? Comment below!" Penrod, Brave New World.
Monday, 23 October 2017 16:55
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