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Author Chat with Colleen Oakes (Wendy Darling Vol. 3)!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Colleen Oakes, author of  Wendy Darling.   Read on for more about Colleen and her book!       Meet Colleen Oakes ! Colleen Oakes is the author of books for both teens and adults, including The Queen of Hearts Saga and The Wendy DarlingSaga. She lives...
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Kara Thomas (Little Monsters)!

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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  Kara Thomas , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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Danielle
I love the mystery aspect in the story. I read a sample from my library and it really hooked me!
Monday, 17 July 2017 21:55
Susan Light
I can't wait to read this book. I've been hearing lots of great things about it.
Tuesday, 18 July 2017 08:38
Mindy
The cover looks amazing and the synopsis sounds great!!!
Friday, 04 August 2017 23:34
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Author Chat with Liz Kessler (Haunt Me)!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Liz Kessler, author of  Haunt Me.   Read on for more about Liz and her book!       Meet Liz Kessler ! Liz Kessler is the author of three novels about Philippa Fisher as well as the NEW YORK TIMES best-selling Emily Windsnap series....
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview, & Giveaway: The Special Ones (Em Bailey)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Em Bailey's    The Special Ones   Read on for more about Em, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!               Meet  Em Bailey !   Em Bailey is an Australian living in Germany where, despite...
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John
Sounds spooky and intriguing! Thanks for the post!
Monday, 10 July 2017 19:29
Dianna G.
This sounds like a very chilling story! I'm already worried for the kids in this "reality" show. The cover is even more spooky.... Read More
Monday, 10 July 2017 19:54
Sandy
I love the cover. What a great superpower to have. Perseverance is a great trait to have especially as a writer. I know as I wr... Read More
Saturday, 15 July 2017 17:43
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Author Chat with Tonya Kuper, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Tonya Kuper, author of  Enigma.   Read on for more about Tonya and her book, plus an excerpt & giveaway!   1.) Who is your favorite character in the book?   My favorite character is Josie. She's nerdy, smart, feminine, and physically strong, but she isn't...
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Dianna G.
I don't think the cover is very exciting -- not something I'd pick, but I did like the summary.
Thursday, 06 July 2017 22:51
John
I believe the cover indicates there is a young lady in this. The synopsis tells me more.
Sunday, 09 July 2017 20:07
Aireanna Lesch
I really like this book synopsis! I hope I like the first book! ... Read More
Friday, 28 July 2017 19:37
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Author Chat with Hannah Jayne (The Revenge), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Hannah Jayne, author of  The Revenge.   Read on for more about Hannah and her book, plus a giveaway!       YABC:   What gave you the inspiration to write this book?      There are so many new and terrifying caveats to dating--or...
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John
The cover is dark, the synopsis taut.
Tuesday, 04 July 2017 16:25
Dianna G.
The cover is ominous. I like the summary, and wonder what happened!
Wednesday, 05 July 2017 12:18
Aireanna Lesch
oooo. This sounds like a crazy story! Love the cover. It's so creepy. ... Read More
Friday, 07 July 2017 13:52
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Emily Bain Murphy (The Disappearances), 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  Emily Bain Murphy , YABC's Author of the...
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Delaney
I think this cover is so cool and clever and this story sounds amazingggg.
Monday, 03 July 2017 11:21
John
Mysterious cover, and the book looks interesting!
Monday, 03 July 2017 18:21
Dianna G.
This book has been on my wishlist for weeks. The cover is beautiful with an ethereal feel, and the summary makes me want to order... Read More
Monday, 03 July 2017 21:43
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Author Chat with John Clause Bemis, Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  John Clause Bemis, author of  Lord of Monsters.   Read on for more about John and his book, plus a giveaway! What gave you the inspiration to write this book? The first book the Out of Abaton series, THE WOODEN PRINCE, was a re-imagining of...
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John
The cover is crazy-good and fun! The more I learn the more I'm intrigued!
Friday, 30 June 2017 18:48
Isabella Wojnarowicz
looks so fun!
Friday, 07 July 2017 15:25
Penny Olson
It's a great retro cover. I would love to read this Pinocchio retelling.
Monday, 17 July 2017 23:36
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Emily R King (The Hundredth Queen), 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  Emily R King , YABC's Author of the...
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Christina
This book looks great! Love the synopsis and cover!
Monday, 26 June 2017 13:51
John
Love the cover, and the synopsis is very informative!
Monday, 26 June 2017 14:48
Dianna G.
The cover is beautiful. The synopsis makes me wonder what her power is!
Monday, 26 June 2017 21:43
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Julie Eshbaugh (Obsidian and Stars), 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  Julie Eshbaugh , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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John
The cover looks intense, and I like the idea of a “richly crafted world of life-and-death stakes”!
Monday, 19 June 2017 18:08
Dianna G.
The cover has a cool look, with the contrasting colors. I haven't read anything by this author before, but I like the way the syno... Read More
Monday, 19 June 2017 20:59
Anne
Sounds interesting! I like the color of the cover but the image, not so much.
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 19:27
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