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Follow Me Back Blog Tour, Plus Playlist & Giveaway!

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As a writer, music plays a huge part in my creative process. Every book has a playlist that I listen to obsessively, repeating the same songs over and over. When I’m drafting, I’ll spend hours wandering around my town with my earbuds in, zoning out to lyrics as I make up...
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Meigan
I am so dang excited for this book. I keep seeing lots of chatter about it, and seeing "Wattpad sensation" makes me think I need t... Read More
Thursday, 08 June 2017 09:36
Delaney
This book sounds so awesome. And that cover is pretty cool too!
Monday, 12 June 2017 13:23
Mindy
The cover is so gorgeous. It's what drew me in. And the synopsis sounds really good
Friday, 16 June 2017 21:10
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Penguin Young Readers Blog Tour, Excerpt & Giveaway: And We're Off (Dana Schwartz)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Dana Schwartz's And We're Off !   Read on for more about Dana, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!                 Meet Dana Schwartz !     Dana Schwartz is a writer whose work has...
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Julie Daniels
I loved this interview and loved learning more about Dana Schwartz! Especially after seeing this book around online so much lately... Read More
Friday, 12 May 2017 17:55
Megan Coppadge
I loved getting to know more about Dana Schwartz. Thanks for the interview! ... Read More
Friday, 12 May 2017 20:04
Penny Olson
I am really excited to read And We're Off. Thanks for the post!
Saturday, 13 May 2017 20:05
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Penguin Young Readers Blog Tour, Excerpt & Giveaway: Flame In The Mist (Renee Ahdieh)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Renee Ahdieh's Flame In The Mist !   Read on for more about Renee, an excerpt, and a tour-wide giveaway!               Meet Renee Ahdieh !     Renée Ahdieh is a graduate of the University...
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Fay Tannerr
This was great! Thanks for the excerpt.
Thursday, 11 May 2017 11:39
Fay Tannerr
The cover is beautiful and Flame in the Mist sounds like an exceptional read!
Thursday, 11 May 2017 11:42
Heidi Wong
The cover is stunning and beautiful. The synopsis makes me eager to read the book right now.
Thursday, 11 May 2017 11:46
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Blog Tour, Guest Post, & Giveaway: First We Were IV (Alexandra Sirowy)

Blog Tour, Guest Post, & Giveaway: First We Were IV (Alexandra Sirowy)



Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Alexandra Sirowy's     FIRST WE WERE IV   Read on for more about Alexandra, a guest post, and a tour-wide giveaway!               Meet Alexandra Sirowy ! Alexandra Sirowy is the author of the young...
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview, and Giveaway: Night Witches (Kathryn Lasky)

Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview, and Giveaway: Night Witches (Kathryn Lasky)


Title:  NIGHT WITCHES Author:  Kathryn Lasky Pub. Date:  March 28, 2017 Publisher:  Scholastic Press Pages:  224 Formats:  Hardcover, eBook, audiobook Find it:  Amazon ,  Barnes & Noble ,  Goodreads From bestselling and award-winning author Kathryn Lasky comes an explosive adventure following the teen girl fighter pilots who took on Hitler's army...
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Spotlight, and Giveaway: Hearts & Other Body Parts (Ira Bloom)

Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Spotlight, and Giveaway: Hearts & Other Body Parts (Ira  Bloom)



Title:  HEARTS & OTHER BODY PARTS Author:  Ira Bloom Pub. Date:  March 28, 2017 Publisher:  Scholastic Press Pages:  352 Formats:  Hardcover, eBook, audiobook Find it:  Amazon ,  Barnes & Noble ,  iBooks ,  Goodreads   A novel of love and monsters.   Sisters Esme, Katy, and Ronnie are smart, talented, and...
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5 Fun Facts About Michelle Obama, Plus Giveaway

5 Fun Facts About Michelle Obama, Plus Giveaway



Today we're excited to be part of the First Ladies blog tour.  Below  you'll find  more about our featured first lady, Michelle Obama ,  What's the Big Deal About First Ladies , plus a giveaway !         Get to Know Michelle Obama!           1.)...
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I'm so excited for this book! I've always been fascinated by the first ladies, and I can't wait to read more about these amazing w... Read More
Sunday, 02 April 2017 09:14
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Blog Tour & Excerpt: Well That Was Awkward (Rachel Vail)

Blog Tour & Excerpt: Well That Was Awkward (Rachel Vail)



Here at YABC, we're thrilled to be hosting an excerpt of Rachel Vail's new novel,  Well That Was Awkward ,  as part of the book's blog tour!       Meet  Rachel Vail ! Rachel Vail is the award-winning author of more than 30 books for young people. As a theater lover,...
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Blog Tour & Interview: Wintersong (S Jae Jones)

Blog Tour & Interview: Wintersong (S Jae Jones)

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Here at YABC, we're thrilled to be hosting an interview with S Jae Jones about her new novel,  Wintersong ,  as part of the book's blog tour!         Meet  S Jae Jones ! S. Jae-Jones, called JJ, is a voracious and indiscriminate reader, an avid traveler, and something...
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Release Day Blitz & Giveaway: Starfall (Melissa Landers)

Release Day Blitz & Giveaway: Starfall (Melissa Landers)




STARFALL Launch Blitz & Giveaway Hi, booklovers! I’m author Melissa Landers, and I’m so excited to launch STARFALL, the second and final book in my Starflight duology! This story picks up shortly after the first book ends, but now Cassia and Kane are the main characters, with Doran, Solara, and the...
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