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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview, & Giveaway: Umberland (Wendy Spinale)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Wendy Spinale's    Umberland   Read on for more about Wendy, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!                 Meet Wendy Spinale !     I must admit, I have lived an extraordinary life and...
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Author Chat with Alys Arden (The Romeo Catchers), Excerpt and Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Alys Arden, author of  The Romeo Catchers.   Read on for more about Alys, her novel, an excerpt, plus a giveaway!      YABC:   What gave you the inspiration to write this book?  New Orleans. New Orleans is imagination running amuck, not just because of...
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John
The cover has some bluish shades to it. The synopsis makes it sound intriguing!
Tuesday, 09 May 2017 22:23
Ashley Kemp
I'm way too excited for this sequel!!
Thursday, 11 May 2017 14:29
Lily M.
I think the cover is very pretty ... Read More
Monday, 15 May 2017 07:20
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Author Chat with Chris Bradford, Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Chris Bradford, author of  Bodyguard: Ransom (Book 4).   Read on for more about Chris and his books, plus a giveaway!   • After the success of your Young Samurai books, you’ve brought us the modern story of Connor Reeves. Which do you prefer writing--...
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John
The cover design has lovely colors, and the synopsis appears to be free of errors!
Thursday, 04 May 2017 19:49
Heidi Wong
The cover is simply lovely and cool, just like the book's synopsis.
Friday, 05 May 2017 13:53
Lily M.
It would be awesome to get to read this book, the cover really catches your attention ?
Monday, 08 May 2017 05:52
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Author Chat with Jenny Han, Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Jenny Han, author of  Always and Forever, Lara Jean   Read on for more about Jenny and her novel, plus a giveaway!   Q: Why do you think you're interested in writing books for young adults? A: I’ll always be drawn to stories about young...
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John
The cover design has lovely colors, and the synopsis appears to be free of errors!
Thursday, 04 May 2017 19:49
Tiffany Engler
I love the cover to this entire series! Not gonna lie, I haven't read any of them yet!
Friday, 05 May 2017 11:42
Ishal Dave
I love all the covers of the series. The combination of white and pink looks great! Really excited to finish the series and the sy... Read More
Saturday, 06 May 2017 14:59
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Author Chat with Melissa de la Cruz, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Melissa de la Cruz, Plus Giveaway!



Today we're excited to chat with  Melissa de la Cruz, author of  Alex & Eliza.   Read on for more about Melissa and her novel, plus a giveaway!   1. What gave you the inspiration to write this book?   Melissa: After seeing Hamilton in New York, my daughter was obsessed...
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John
The cover design is nice, although I hear that it's questionable whether Hamilton ever liked women. The synopsis is excellent in ... Read More
Friday, 28 April 2017 22:02
Tiffany Engler
This book looks so good!!!
Sunday, 30 April 2017 09:07
Shelly Hart
Sounds good!Love the cover!!
Thursday, 04 May 2017 22:09
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Author Chat with Marlene Perez (Forward Into Darkness)!

Author Chat with Marlene Perez (Forward Into Darkness)!



Today we're excited to chat with  Marlene Perez, author of  Forward Into Darkness!.   Read on for more about Joanne and her novel!         YABC:  Love your world building that is complete with hybrids, mystery, and secrets. What inspired you when coming up with this world? A long...
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Amy Plum (Dreamfall), Plus Giveaway!!

Author Of The Week: Chat with Amy Plum (Dreamfall), Plus Giveaway!!



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  Amy Plum , YABC's Author of the Week!! Amy...
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Brenda
Hello! I'm answering the question for the giveaway of this book: I think the cover is perfect. Blue is my favorite color, to begi... Read More
Monday, 24 April 2017 19:07
Delaney
I'm sooooo excited for this book! It sounds so awesome and the cover is so creepy and cool!
Monday, 24 April 2017 20:12
John
The cover is eerie and spooky. The synopsis rocks!
Monday, 24 April 2017 21:05
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Author Chat with Joanne O'Sullivan, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Joanne O'Sullivan, Plus Giveaway!



Today we're excited to chat with  Joanne O'Sullivan, author of Between Two Skies.   Read on for more about Joanne and her novel, plus a giveaway!   1. What gave you the inspiration to write this book? I went to college in New Orleans, so I was concerned about what happened...
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John
The cover has a colorful, retro look! The story sounds timeless!
Thursday, 20 April 2017 21:19
Candice Gigous
The cover is neat, very colorful. The synopsis is very interesting. Sounds like a great read.
Monday, 01 May 2017 09:11
Shelly Hart
Sounds good!Pretty cover!
Thursday, 04 May 2017 22:01
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Nicole Castroman (Blacksouls), Plus Giveaway!!

Author Of The Week: Chat with Nicole Castroman (Blacksouls), Plus Giveaway!!



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  Nicole Castroman , YABC's Author of the Week!! Nicole...
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John
I especially like the ship in the bottle cover, and these sound like exciting books!
Monday, 17 April 2017 20:25
Susan Light
Love how the covers match!
Tuesday, 18 April 2017 07:38
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I like the first cover the best. It definitely gives me a great idea what type of book this is. And I also agree it's great that t... Read More
Saturday, 22 April 2017 13:33
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Author Chat with Estelle Laure, Plus Giveaway

Author Chat with Estelle Laure, Plus Giveaway



Today we're excited to chat with  Estelle Laure, author of  But Then I came Back !  Read on for more about Estelle and her novel, plus a giveaway!   YABC: What gave you the inspiration to write this book?   I was trying to write a love book and it wasn't...
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John
The cover makes it appear that this will be an exciting book, and the plot certainly sounds like it!
Friday, 14 April 2017 21:02
Kristy Petree
I love both the cover and the synopsis. The cover is gorgeous with the contrast of bright lettering on black and white flowers. ... Read More
Friday, 21 April 2017 01:01
Anne
This sounds interesting. I love the cover!
Monday, 01 May 2017 18:28
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