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Interview with Sabaa Tahir

Interview with Sabaa Tahir
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    Interview with Sabaa Tahir, author of An Ember in the Ashes Contributed by Hannah Hudson, YABC Staff Reviewer     The King’s English hosted a wonderful event, “Sabaa Tahir in Conversation with Ally Condie,” on May 4 th . Nestled in the heart of Salt Lake City, the local...
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Gayle Forman I WAS HERE Event Recap, Interview + Giveaway! #IWasHere

Gayle Forman I WAS HERE Event Recap, Interview + Giveaway! #IWasHere
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  When I was introduced to Gayle Forman, I stuck out my hand for a handshake but she gave me a high five instead. In retrospect, that feels like a good way to sum up the entire Nashville leg of her I Was Here Tour, with special guests Ruta Sepetys (...
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Cali M.
I like when Gayle shares her writing process. Thanks for the giveaway. ... Read More
Saturday, 31 January 2015 15:28
Linda Mitchell
I like how Gayle gets super involved in writing or reading a story. I can really, really relate to that. I am so in a story someti... Read More
Saturday, 31 January 2015 16:40
Mollye
i liked to hear that Gayle's working on stuff
Monday, 02 February 2015 14:34
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YA Authors as YAs: The M.G. Buehrlen Edition + Giveaway (International)


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    Hello YABC! It's C.J. Redwine, and I've staged a coup. I've mutinied. I've TAKEN OVER THE SITE!  Okay, not really. I've only taken over the blog, but all bids for world domination have to start somewhere, right? Today, I get to interview the fabulous M.G. Buehrlen, author of the...
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Susan T.
I am super excited for this book! The cover is perfect too!
Thursday, 20 March 2014 17:27
Rain Jeys
Ooh past lives! Count me in!
Thursday, 20 March 2014 19:39
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Informative intervivew
Saturday, 22 March 2014 15:29
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YA Authors as YAs: The Ingrid Jonach Edition + Giveaway (International)

YA Authors as YAs: The Ingrid Jonach Edition + Giveaway (International)
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  Welcome to the fifth installment in a new interview series we're running in conjunction with  o ur Senior Editor, MG Buehrlen , called  YA Authors as YAs . Our goal? To prove that your favorite authors — no matter how AWESOME and COOL you think they are — were once awkward,...
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An Nghiem
She seems to have some humor in her! Great advice, also. Sometimes I obsess over Elvis Presley at the most weirdest of times ...... Read More
Thursday, 02 January 2014 23:24
Holly Letson
Love her constant obsession over Elvis. I have an aunt who obsesses over Elvis constantly as well. I like his music and movies, to... Read More
Friday, 10 January 2014 02:56
Yvonne van der Bent
This looks so cool! I can't wait to read it!
Friday, 17 January 2014 16:08
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YA Authors as YAs: The Jennifer Mathieu Edition + Giveaway (US only)

YA Authors as YAs: The Jennifer Mathieu Edition + Giveaway (US only)
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  Welcome to the fourth installment in a new interview series we're running in conjunction with  o ur Senior Editor,  MG Buehrlen , called  YA Authors as YAs . Our goal? To prove that your favorite authors — no matter how AWESOME and COOL you think they are — were once awkward,...
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Sam
I live in Texas! Its pretty boring here though :/
Wednesday, 01 January 2014 11:36
Sam
I live in Texas! Its pretty boring here though :/
Wednesday, 01 January 2014 11:37
Sam
I live in Texas! Its pretty boring here though :/
Wednesday, 01 January 2014 11:37
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Interview with House of Secrets Author Ned Vizzini + Giveaway (International)

Interview with House of Secrets Author Ned Vizzini + Giveaway (International)
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I recently got the chance to chat with Ned Vizzini, coauthor of newly released House of Secrets , about life, storytelling, and his new TV series Believe on NBC. Check out what he had to say!   Ned Vizzini is the New York Times bestselling author of young-adult books  It's Kind...
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Marlene Moss
Love the drawings for House of Secrets - would love to read it. I'll keeping my eyes out for Believe too.
Thursday, 18 July 2013 18:32
Danielle Schneider
I really like the drawings as well. They really make the story even more intriguing.
Thursday, 18 July 2013 18:58
Crayton Young
It's very interesting that he co-wrote Teen Wolf. it's such a great show.
Sunday, 21 July 2013 17:10
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Interview with Barbara Elizabeth Walsh, Author of THE POPPY LADY

Interview with Barbara Elizabeth Walsh, Author of THE POPPY LADY
  With Memorial Day just around the corner, we here at YABC thought it would be great to speak with an author who has written about military service. Barbara Elizabeth Walsh wrote THE POPPY LADY, which details the story of Moina Belle Michael, a woman who devoted her life to helping...
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Interview with Jessica Shirvington, Author of EMBLAZE

Interview with Jessica Shirvington, Author of EMBLAZE
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I'm a huge fan of The Embrace   Series and was really excited to have the opportunity to interview Jessica Shirvington! Here are her answers. Make sure to check out the EMBLAZE giveaway at the bottom of the post!   1.  I love the scenes where you show how Violet struggles...
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Natalie Aguirre
Awesome interview. I loved hearing how much Jessica had plotted out of the series when she wrote her first book. I read about her ... Read More
Wednesday, 13 March 2013 19:36
Sasha Shamblen
i like this interview. Emblaze sounds interesting.
Tuesday, 19 March 2013 17:50
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