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Author Of The Week: Chat with Jessica Cluess (A Poison Dark and Drowning), 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  Jessica Cluess , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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Susan Light
I cannot wait to see where the story takes Henrietta.
Monday, 18 September 2017 20:06
John
The cover has a floral element. The book sounds seductive yet explosive.
Monday, 18 September 2017 21:35
Dianna G.
I haven't read the first book, but I think I'd like this series and would have to share it with my daughter. The cover is beautifu... Read More
Wednesday, 20 September 2017 20:09
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Kendare Blake (One Dark Throne), 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  Kendare Blake , YABC's Author of the Week!! Kendare...
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John
The cover is Game of Thrones-esque. I like battles for crowns!
Monday, 11 September 2017 18:29
Michelle Corbett
I loved the first book & can't wait for this second one. I've loved sharing it with my high school students!
Monday, 11 September 2017 20:25
Belle Ellrich
The cover us gorgeous, and the synopsis is even better! I want to win this so badly that it hurts.
Monday, 11 September 2017 21:57
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Jodi Meadows (Before She Ignites), 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  Jodi Meadows , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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John
The cover looks atmospheric and witchy. And, yeah, being interested in dragons is so completely infra dig!
Monday, 04 September 2017 18:15
Susan Light
I love Jodi Meadows' books. I cannot wait to read her latest.
Tuesday, 05 September 2017 11:37
Lily M.
Loving the cover ?? had caught my attention, can't wait to check it out
Monday, 11 September 2017 07:04
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Lindsey Klingele (The Broken World), Plus Giveaway!!

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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  Lindsey Klingele , YABC's Author of the Week!! Lindsey Klingele is the author of The Marked Girl. She has worked in...
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John
The cover seems somewhat fantastical, and I love exciting sequels!
Monday, 28 August 2017 19:06
Candice Gigous
The covers have wonderful imagery and fit with story. The synopsis makes you want to read more. The series sounds exciting.
Saturday, 02 September 2017 02:09
Isabella Wojnarowicz
looks beautiful and sounds amazing!
Sunday, 03 September 2017 15:40
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Jessica Taylor (A Map For Wrecked Girls), 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  Jessica Taylor , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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John
The cover has deeply saturated colors! But I'm not sure I can approve of naming a girl Henri!
Monday, 21 August 2017 18:17
Tiffany Engler
I am in love with this cover! Sounds like such a great book!!!
Monday, 21 August 2017 18:57
roseypuddinpie
This has been a book i've been looking forward to all summer! First, who doesn't love this cover?? Second, a book about sisters! Y... Read More
Monday, 28 August 2017 20:54
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Colleen Houck (Reunited), 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  Colleen Houck , YABC's Author of the Week!! Colleen...
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John
The covers look a bit like the covers of self-published books. But I love fantasy and magic and Egypt!
Monday, 14 August 2017 19:01
Lily M.
I've always loved the colors on the covers, so pretty and bright. ... Read More
Monday, 21 August 2017 02:06
Courtney Gendreau
Looks like an interesting read. It has an interesting cover to match
Thursday, 24 August 2017 23:10
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Lana Popovic (Wicked Like a Wildfire), 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  Lana Popovic , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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Amy Dorman
I love love love a story with sisters at its heart. That, along with magical realism, a folktale feel, and that GORGEOUS cover, ha... Read More
Monday, 07 August 2017 10:25
Danielle Lynn
The cover looks so much like Wink Poppy Midnight! I just adore it! And I've heard so much about this book that I can hardly wa... Read More
Monday, 07 August 2017 18:21
John
I hate it when their's a sinister undertone to beauty--maybe that's why they have a unique smell?! The cover looks as great as th... Read More
Tuesday, 08 August 2017 18:13
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Alexandra Duncan (Blight), 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  Alexandra Duncan , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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Julie
I'm meh on the cover, but the premise sounds like an intriguing sci-fi story.
Wednesday, 02 August 2017 18:28
Candice Gigous
The cover is eye catching. The synopsis makes you curious for more. I can't wait for this one.
Friday, 04 August 2017 13:58
Lily M.
This boo cover has an interesting color effect going on
Saturday, 05 August 2017 04:59
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Chelsea Bobulski (The Wood), 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  Chelsea Bobulski , YABC's Author of the Week!! Chelsea...
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John
The cover looks so natural, but then there's this poisoned wood in the book!
Monday, 24 July 2017 21:04
Dianna G.
Love the cover. It takes such a beautiful object and makes it creepy! The summary makes me want to read this right now!... Read More
Monday, 24 July 2017 22:24
Anne
I love the creepy cover! Sounds like a good read!
Wednesday, 26 July 2017 22:29
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Kara Thomas (Little Monsters)!

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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  Kara Thomas , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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Danielle
I love the mystery aspect in the story. I read a sample from my library and it really hooked me!
Monday, 17 July 2017 21:55
Susan Light
I can't wait to read this book. I've been hearing lots of great things about it.
Tuesday, 18 July 2017 08:38
Mindy
The cover looks amazing and the synopsis sounds great!!!
Friday, 04 August 2017 23:34
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