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Author Chat with Aaron Hartzler

Author Chat with Aaron Hartzler
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  Contributed by Angela Blount     Angela Blount: What compelled you to write in the Young Adult contemporary genre?   Aaron Hartzler:  Honestly, I didn't really choose a genre when I sat down to write my first book. I just chose to tell the story I felt compelled to write...
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Kara S
That's a complex question. One good thing social media has done is give activists all over the world a way to connect to organize... Read More
Sunday, 20 September 2015 03:00
Fantasy Angel
Social media has resulted in people learning more about social issues and thus feeling more responsible to repair them. At the sam... Read More
Thursday, 24 September 2015 19:51
Agustina Gonzalez
There some good and bad things about social media. For one thing, it has allowed us to easily interact with many people around the... Read More
Thursday, 01 October 2015 03:11
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Author Chat with Pat Schmatz

Author Chat with Pat Schmatz
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  Contributed by Eden Grey   Eden Grey : Where did the concept of Lizard Radio come from? Did you start with the main character, Kivali, or was it something else? Pat Schmatz : The concept for Lizard Radio started in my sketch book a few summers back. I drew a...
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Noa
The lizard wore headphones!
Wednesday, 02 September 2015 16:25
Kim Dare
Love the image of the headphones with the cord that goes nowhere
Saturday, 05 September 2015 07:15
Karen Woodard
Headphones with a cord to nowhere
Sunday, 06 September 2015 16:00
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Letters to the Living

Letters to the Living
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  Contriubted by Joanne Mumley   Our very own Joanne Mumley, interviewed Ava Dellaira, author of Love Letters to the Dead ,  at Comic Con. This wonderful book and Joanne's interview, which you can find below, inspired all of us here at YABC! Don't believe us? Read on to find out...
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Author Chat with Muon Van and April Chu

Author Chat with Muon Van and April Chu
  Contributed by Eden Grey, Staff Reviewer    Today, our very own Eden Grey is sharing her interview with author Muon Van and illustrator April Chu. Together they created the book,  In a Village By the Sea .         Muon, what inspired you to write this particular story about...
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A Conversation with Elena Dunkle

A Conversation with Elena Dunkle
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  Today we welcome Elena Dunkle to YABC! Elena's important memoir, Elena Vanishing   tackles the topic of anorexia over a five-year period. Elena has graciously shared a list of seven warning signs for anorexia nervosa, which we are now sharing with you.    SEVEN WARNING SIGNS THAT YOUR FRIEND HAS...
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Kushnoda
They talk about food
Monday, 08 June 2015 18:34
Emma McG
Anorexics talk obsessively/excessively about food.
Thursday, 11 June 2015 01:27
Emma McG
Anorexics talk obsessively/excessively about food.
Thursday, 11 June 2015 01:27
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Live Author Chat with Darynda Jones This Wednesday!


On Wednesday, November 7th, join us back here for a live chat with Darynda Jones, author of DEATH AND THE GIRL NEXT DOOR! There will be a trivia contest, as always, with lots of great prizes. Chat starts at 9pm EASTERN. Get your questions ready! <a href="http://www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php/option=com_mobile/task=viewaltcast/altcast_code=0b55207878" >Live Author Chat with...
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Sounds like fun! I LOVED Death and the Girl Next Door and I adore the lovely Darynda Jones! ... Read More
Wednesday, 07 November 2012 15:49
YABC
I love you Darynda!!!!
Wednesday, 07 November 2012 19:45
YABC
What is the history of your own first name?
Wednesday, 07 November 2012 21:21
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