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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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Spotlight on The Turncoat's Gambit (Andrea Cremer), Plus Guest Post & Giveaway!

Spotlight on The Turncoat's Gambit (Andrea Cremer), Plus Guest Post & Giveaway!



Today we're spotlighting  Andrea Cremer's novel,  The Turncoat's Gambit ! Read on for more about Andrea, her novel, and giveaway!   The Sensory World of Inventor’s Secret One of my favorite history texts is Peter Charles Hoffer’s Sensory Worlds in Early America. Hoffer argues that to comprehend the past we shouldn’t limit...
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Blog Tour: Hello I Love You by Katie Stout

Blog Tour: Hello I Love You by Katie Stout
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Here at YABC, we're thrilled to be revealing an excerpt of Katie M. Stout's new novel,   H ello, I Love You ,  as part of the book's blog tour!     Meet Katie. Katie M. Stout is from Atlanta, Georgia, and works for an international charity that sends her to...
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Gina
Thanks for the sneak peek! Sounds like a fun read and I love the cultural mash up. Good luck everyone and happy reading!
Friday, 12 June 2015 12:43
Susan T.
Oooooh! K-pop!
Thursday, 18 June 2015 23:28
Stephanie Gentiluomo
I hope I have the opportunity to win this book! It sounds like an excellent read!
Sunday, 21 June 2015 12:59
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Blog Tour: Brutal Youth by Anthony Breznican

Blog Tour: Brutal Youth by Anthony Breznican
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  Here at YABC, we're thrilled to be revealing an excerpt of Anthony Breznican's debut novel, Brutal Youth ,  as part of the book's blog tour!     Meet Anthony.   Anthony Breznican was born and raised in Western Pennsylvania and graduated from the University of Pittsurgh in 1998. He has...
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Shelia Powell
Great start! Very angsty and troublesome!
Sunday, 28 June 2015 01:03
Sui Generis
I heard a lot of good things about this book!
Wednesday, 08 July 2015 22:10
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Blog Tour: All the Rage by Courtney Summers

Blog Tour: All the Rage by Courtney Summers
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  The YABC tour is thrilled to be revealing a quote from Courtney Summers' newest YA novel,  All the Rage ,  as part of the book's blog tour!   Are you ready for that quote we mentioned above?   Just keep scrolling...   ---              ...
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Blog Tour: The Young Elites by Marie Lu #TheYoungElites

Blog Tour: The Young Elites by Marie Lu #TheYoungElites
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Hello, YABCers! Today we welcome THE YOUNG ELITES teaser tour to the blog! We're thrilled to be a part of the blog tour and to introduce a character from the novel!     Ready to meet the new character? Scroll, YABCers! Scroll! ...       ...       ......
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BLOG TOUR: BLACKBIRD by Anna Carey



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  Hello & Welcome, YABC is excited to be a part of the BLACKBIRD blog tour ! Check out today's feature below & enter to win a signed copy of BLACKBIRD!   About the Book     Written by:  Anna Carey Published by:  Harper Teen Releasing on: September 16th, 2014 Add...
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Vivien
I absolutely cannot wait to read this book!! I just loved her first trilogy ... Read More
Friday, 19 September 2014 13:57
Shannon Mizikoski
This book sounds SO unique and interesting! I don't know that I have ever read a second person POV before, and the whole synopsis ... Read More
Monday, 22 September 2014 22:22
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Giveaway: Texting the Underworld by Ellen Booraem (US Only)

Giveaway: Texting the Underworld by Ellen Booraem (US Only)
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We're so happy to be a part of the TEXTING THE UNDERWORLD Blog Tour today! Check out our 5-star review below and make sure to enter the giveaway. Good luck!   About the Book Perpetual scaredy-cat Conor O'Neill has the fright of his life when a banshee girl named Ashling shows...
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Vivien
The cover is great! The title is just my favorite
Thursday, 08 August 2013 18:46
Viviana Ortiz
Cover great love the crows, sound interesting, the underworld with cell phone signal amazing
Thursday, 08 August 2013 19:42
Sam
The premise sounds interesting and the cover seems to fit it.
Friday, 16 August 2013 16:46
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