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Author Chat with Claudia Gray, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Claudia Gray, Plus Giveaway!



Today we're excited to chat with  Claudia Gray, author of Defy the Stars !  Read on for more about Claudia and her novel, plus a giveaway!   YABC: Who is your favorite character in the book?   CLAUDIA GRAY: I feel like such a traitor picking one of my two leads...
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John
The cover was colorful, the synopsis fresh and new!
Tuesday, 11 April 2017 23:02
Susan Light
Love the cover and this book sounds phenomenal!
Wednesday, 12 April 2017 11:03
Jen
This sounds amazing and utterly addicting! And the the cover is so pretty!
Wednesday, 12 April 2017 15:05
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Author Chat with Jessica Park (180 Seconds), Plus First Chapter Reveal & Giveaway!

Author Chat with Jessica Park (180 Seconds), Plus First Chapter Reveal & Giveaway!





Today we're excited to chat with  Jessica Park, author of  180 Seconds ! Read on for more about Jessica and her novel, plus an excerpt, and giveaway!       YABC:  What gave you the inspiration to write 180 Seconds?   Given that I’m on Facebook so much, I can’t help...
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Tiffany Engler
Looks so good! I'm excited for this book!
Tuesday, 11 April 2017 17:40
John
The cover was colorful, the synopsis fresh and new!
Tuesday, 11 April 2017 23:02
Julie
The cover is nice, and I think the story sounds really cute and fun.
Tuesday, 18 April 2017 18:53
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Mindy McGinnis (Given To The Sea), Plus Giveaway!!

Author Of The Week: Chat with Mindy McGinnis (Given To The Sea), 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  Mindy McGinnis , YABC's Author of the Week!! Mindy...
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Heidi Wong
The cover is simply beautiful and the synopsis is extremely intriguing.
Monday, 10 April 2017 15:38
KM
I love Mindy McGinnis, so I'm sure this will be amazing.
Monday, 10 April 2017 21:06
John
The cover is well designed, the synopsis equally so.
Monday, 10 April 2017 22:00
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Author Chat with Sarah Fine, Plus First Chapter Reveal & Giveaway!

Author Chat with Sarah Fine, Plus First Chapter Reveal & Giveaway!



Today we're excited to chat with  Sarah Fine, author of  Beneath the Shine !  Read on for more about Sarah and her novel, plus an excerpt, and giveaway!   1. What gave you the inspiration to write the book? This book is a futuristic (and very loose) retelling of The Scarlet...
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John
The cover intrigued me, and the synopsis told me that here, here is a book!
Thursday, 06 April 2017 21:05
Danielle Hammelef
I like that the cover shines like a jewel, but I'm not sure how it fits the synopsis. The book sounds exciting and filled with act... Read More
Saturday, 29 April 2017 11:35
Lily M.
I'm loving the colors on the cover ?
Monday, 01 May 2017 03:50
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Author Chat with Scott Seegert, Plus Review!

Author Chat with Scott Seegert, Plus Review!
Today we're excited to hear from Scott Seegert ,  author  of  Sci-Fi Junior High !  Below  you'll find  more about Scott ,  his  book, plus a review !   In describing the “Jimmy” line of books that are being produced under the aegis of James Patterson, the foreward to your new...
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Author Chat with Carrie Mac, Plus Review & Giveaway!

Author Chat with Carrie Mac, Plus Review & Giveaway!



Today we're excited to hear from Carrie Mac ,  author  of  10 ThingsI Can See From Here !  Below  you'll find  more about Carrie ,  her  book, plus a review, and giveaway !   1. First off, you NAILED the whole feel of someone dealing with severe anxiety! What gave you...
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John
Kudos to the cover designer / artist and to the synopsis-writer!
Monday, 20 March 2017 19:35
Tiffany Engler
Gorgeous cover!!! I'm so excited for this book!!!
Friday, 24 March 2017 05:40
Danielle
I LOVE the cover. It's so vibrant and fun.
Thursday, 06 April 2017 02:46
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Author Chat with Whitney Gardner, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Whitney Gardner, Plus Giveaway!



Today we're excited to hear from Whitney Gardner ,  author  of  You're Welcome, Universe !  Below  you'll find  more about Whitney ,  her  book, plus a giveaway ! “It wasn’t really a big deal or anything.” I was sitting, completely enthralled, in my high school art class. My friend was telling...
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Heidi Wong
The cover is very beautiful. The synopsis sounds interesting and it seems that it will be a book that'll make me cry too much.... Read More
Thursday, 09 March 2017 20:10
John
I thought the cover was intriguing, and the synopsis more so!
Monday, 13 March 2017 18:15
Lillian Lozada
My TOP fave cover of 2017!
Thursday, 16 March 2017 13:48
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Author Chat with Heather Hansen, Plus First Chapter Reveal & Giveaway!

Author Chat with Heather Hansen, Plus First Chapter Reveal & Giveaway!





Today we're excited to chat with Heather Hansen ,  author  of  The Breaking Light !  Below  you'll find  more about Heather ,  her  book, plus a giveaway !     What gave you the inspiration to write this book?   While on a trip to Seattle, I took the Underground City...
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John
I love the urban cover, and the synopsis sounds intriguing!
Tuesday, 07 March 2017 21:38
Linda Romer
The Breaking Light sounds great! I love the cover! Thank you
Monday, 13 March 2017 21:58
Candice Gigous
The cover is cool and has great colors. The synopsis is very interesting. Sounds like an exciting read.
Monday, 20 March 2017 04:42
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Author Chat with Heidi Heilig, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Heidi Heilig, Plus Giveaway!




Today we're excited to chat with Heidi Heilig ,  author  of  The Ship Beyond Time !  Below  you'll find  more about Heidi ,  her  book, plus a giveaway !     What gave you the inspiration to write this book? When I was a girl, I fell in love with a...
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John
The cover is intriguing, and this sounds exciting!
Thursday, 02 March 2017 22:16
Linda Romer
The Ship beyond time sounds great and I love the cover. Thank you
Wednesday, 15 March 2017 20:55
Mindy
I love this cover and I can't wait to read this story!
Friday, 17 March 2017 12:31
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Author Chat with Pete Begler, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Pete Begler, Plus Giveaway!




Today we're excited to chat with Pete Begler ,  author  of  The Fearless Travelers' Guide to Wicked Places !  Below  you'll find  more about Pete ,  his  book, plus a giveaway !     What gave you the inspiration to write this book?   My two daughters inspired me to write...
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John
The cover looks exciting, and the synopsis also makes me want to read this!
Wednesday, 01 March 2017 22:29
Nancy Hernandez
Love the cover and the story has captured my interest.
Sunday, 05 March 2017 03:48
Crista cast
The cover is beautiful to stare at, I just love it , and the story sounds dark but fun.
Sunday, 05 March 2017 14:31
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