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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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Author Chat with Adele Griffin (Be True To Me), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Adele Griffin, author of  Be True To Me.   Read on for more about Adele and her book, plus a giveaway!         YABC:  What gave you the inspiration to write this book? My inspiration for the story was my '70s babysitter, Maggie....
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Courtney
I really like the cover for this book. The colors and font are pretty. The synopsis sounds entertaining!
Friday, 16 June 2017 00:32
Dianna G.
The cover is quite pinworthy---I like the font very much. The synopsis sounds like things could get ugly, with competition over a ... Read More
Friday, 16 June 2017 22:47
Tasha
I've had my eyes on this book from the moment I first heard about it coming out a little back ago! I like the cover, but it's the ... Read More
Friday, 23 June 2017 02:54
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Author Chat with Erik Daniel Shein (Thunder: An Elephant's Journey) Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Erik Daniel Shein, author of  Thunder: An Elephant's Journey.   Read on for more about Erik and his book, plus a giveaway!            YABC:   What gave you the inspiration to write this book?    I saw a documentary on animal planet...
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Danielle Lynn
This sounds like a very cute and moving story. With so many poaching reports being circulated, this is definitely an important sub... Read More
Sunday, 09 July 2017 13:39
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is so beautiful! I think this book sounds like a fun adventure to go on.
Wednesday, 12 July 2017 13:15
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Elle Cosimano (The Suffering Tree), 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  Elle Cosimano , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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John
The cover looks very intriguing, and the synopsis intrigues as well!
Monday, 12 June 2017 13:22
Patrick Peek
This cover is AWESOME! I cannot wait to read this book!
Monday, 12 June 2017 16:20
Dianna G.
Very cool cover - I love the artwork. The synopsis sounds freaky - I would hide if I saw a man crawl out of a tree!
Monday, 12 June 2017 20:39
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Kayla Olson (The Sandcastle Empire), 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  Kayla Olson , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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Danielle Hammelef
This cover is gorgeous and I think it matches well with the island setting of the book. I think the synopsis promises adventure, d... Read More
Saturday, 08 July 2017 15:50
Emily
I love this cover!
Monday, 10 July 2017 22:42
wendy rinebold
The cover is very cool and I like the sound of this story.
Tuesday, 11 July 2017 20:26
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Author Chat with Kayla Olson (Sandcastle Empire), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Kayla Olson, author of  The Sandcastle Empire.   Read on for more about Kayla and her book, plus a giveaway!       YABC:  What gave you the inspiration to write this book? My inspiration for The Sandcastle Empire came from a larger-than-life longing for...
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John
I think the cover is very green. Maybe too green. But who doesn't love wolves and beaches?
Thursday, 08 June 2017 15:48
Maria Malaveci
I love the cover. The cover makes me feel like the book is very mysterious.... thanks for the chance!
Thursday, 08 June 2017 18:36
Danielle Lynn
The cover leaves a bit to be desired. However, I've heard great things about this book and the plot sounds like it's going to be ... Read More
Friday, 09 June 2017 18:41
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