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Author Chat with J.C. Geiger (Wildman), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  J.C. Geiger, author of  Wildman.   Read on for more about J.C. and his book, plus a giveaway!         YABC:   What gave you the inspiration to write this book? I’d spent about a decade trying to write the Great American Fantasy...
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Danielle Lynn
The cover is a bit boring once you read the synopsis. As for the latter, it sounds like a crazy adventure that I'll not only lov... Read More
Monday, 03 July 2017 20:27
Danielle Lynn
There's no rafflecopter to enter any giveaway for this book so I just posted a comment.
Thursday, 06 July 2017 19:37
wendy rinebold
I love the sound of this book. I like that this norming teenager becomes something so much more when things go wrong. It sounds ve... Read More
Wednesday, 05 July 2017 13:36
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Cora Carmack (Roar), 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!! This week we will be featuring two authors from Tor Teen...
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Delaney
I've been excited for this book since I first heard about it ages ago. I can't wait to read it and the cover is so stunning!... Read More
Monday, 05 June 2017 10:45
Jen
The cover is one of the prettiest I have ever seen. It is just beyond gorgeous! And it has me so excited for what's inside, I ca... Read More
Monday, 05 June 2017 13:44
John
I like the cover's coloration, and it sounds like the book is rife with incident!
Monday, 05 June 2017 18:52
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Veronica Rossi (Seeker), 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!! This week we will be featuring two authors from Tor Teen...
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John
I like the cover's coloration, and it sounds like the book is rife with incident!
Monday, 05 June 2017 18:52
Susan Light
I cannot wait to continue with Daryn and Gideon's story.
Tuesday, 06 June 2017 07:34
Anne
Sounds like an exciting story! I love the smoke effect of the horse on the cover. I think it's beautiful!
Monday, 12 June 2017 20:00
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Joelle Charbonneau (Dividing Eden), 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  Joelle Charbonneau , YABC's Author of the Week!! Joelle...
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Christina
That cover looks amazing!
Monday, 22 May 2017 14:36
Kristy Petree
The cover is perfect and synposis sounds great. I've read four other books by this author and can't wait for this one!
Monday, 22 May 2017 15:47
John
The cover is dramatic and the story sounds great!
Monday, 22 May 2017 19:51
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Author Chat with Heather Maclean, Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Heather Maclean, author of  Toward a Secret Sky.   Read on for more about Heather and her book, plus a giveaway!   What gave you the inspiration to write this book? I had just seen the first Twilight movie with my oldest daughter, who was...
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John
This cover has slightly better colors, and this might be a fun book!
Thursday, 18 May 2017 21:38
Lily M.
I've seen this book in many places and it has always intrigued me, the cover it very pretty and the synopsis sounds good ?
Saturday, 20 May 2017 04:59
Dianna G.
The summary didn't get my attention so much as the author interview. I feel the same way about sharing book/movies with my daught... Read More
Monday, 22 May 2017 21:17
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Author Chat with Emily R King (The Hundredth Queen) Exclusive Excerpt, Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Emily R King, author of  The Hundredth Queen.   Read on for more about Emily, her book, an exclusive excerpt, plus a giveaway!         YABC: What gave you the inspiration to write this book? As cliché as it may be, I had...
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John
The cover is certainly appealing, and the synopsis provokes and intrigues!
Wednesday, 17 May 2017 17:53
Julie
I really like the cover; the red colors on it are so pretty! I like the synopsis as well. It sounds like it could be a really exci... Read More
Saturday, 20 May 2017 03:09
Lily M.
I'm loving the cover and the synopsis tells me that I will enjoy this book ?
Saturday, 20 May 2017 04:52
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Author Chat with Ruth Freeman (One Good Thing About America), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Ruth Freeman, author of  One Good Thing About America.   Read on for more about Ruth and her book, plus a giveaway!       YABC:   What gave you the inspiration to write this book? In two words: my students. I walked into my...
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Dianna G.
I really like the subject of this book. In fact, for some kids -- moving to a new state can feel like moving to a new country! T... Read More
Monday, 22 May 2017 21:05
Danielle Lynn
The cover is unlike many middle-grade books I've seen. It isn't cheesy or childish. It's actually quite pleasing. The synopsis so... Read More
Monday, 12 June 2017 17:06
Kelly G
The cover is interesting and the book sounds intriguing!
Wednesday, 14 June 2017 17:07
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Author Chat with Melissa Savage, Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Melissa Savage, author of  Lemons.   Read on for more about Melissa and her book, plus a giveaway!   1.       What gave you the inspiration to write this book? Reading has been a life guide for me ever since I was a young child. It...
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John
What a fun, delightful cover! Thanks for the details!
Saturday, 13 May 2017 20:26
Shelly Hart
This looks and sounds so cute!!!
Friday, 19 May 2017 13:37
Dianna G.
The cover really doesn't strike me as interesting, but I read about this book on another blog (Book Hounds, I think) and the summa... Read More
Monday, 22 May 2017 21:01
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Penguin Young Readers Blog Tour, Excerpt & Giveaway: And We're Off (Dana Schwartz)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Dana Schwartz's And We're Off !   Read on for more about Dana, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!                 Meet Dana Schwartz !     Dana Schwartz is a writer whose work has...
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Julie Daniels
I loved this interview and loved learning more about Dana Schwartz! Especially after seeing this book around online so much lately... Read More
Friday, 12 May 2017 17:55
Megan Coppadge
I loved getting to know more about Dana Schwartz. Thanks for the interview! ... Read More
Friday, 12 May 2017 20:04
Penny Olson
I am really excited to read And We're Off. Thanks for the post!
Saturday, 13 May 2017 20:05
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Author Chat with Christina June, Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Christina June, author of  It Started With Goodbye.   Read on for more about Christina and her novel, plus a giveaway! 1.) Who is your favorite character in the book?   I love them all, even the difficult ones! An easy answer, though, is Blanche,...
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Delaney
I'm soooo excited for this book and I think the cover is so pretty!
Thursday, 11 May 2017 12:13
John
The cover art is calm, the synopsis is intriguing!
Thursday, 11 May 2017 21:37
Mindy
I love this cover & the synopsis makes me really want to read it!!
Tuesday, 16 May 2017 12:24
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