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YABC Book Haul For June 2015!

YABC Book Haul For June 2015!

It's time! It's time! The June YABC Book Haul is here! Get a load of all the great stuff that was sent in to the YABC offices this month! Thanks, Publishers! Now let's get to reading! What's your favorite book out of the bunch?
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Kimberly McGee
So many books! no time! I am looking forward to the Sleeper and the Spindle.
Tuesday, 23 June 2015 08:22
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May 2015 YABC Book Haul

May 2015 YABC Book Haul

Hey YABCers! Once again, our office has been innundated with books, books, and  more BOOKS! We've run out of shelf space which can only mean one thing .... it's time for the May Book Haul! Enjoy the video and let us know in the comments which books you can't wait to...
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jen p
I saw a few good ones. Woof, bug battles and Alive for starters. Although I would take any of the teen titles! ... Read More
Thursday, 21 May 2015 08:56
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April 2015 Book Haul!

April 2015 Book Haul!

Hey YABCers!  Our office was innundated with fabulous kidlit, middle grade, and YA books this month! (Including an audio book and a graphic novel.) Check out our book haul below and tell us which books look the most interesting to you!   
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ryan Bartlett
Last Year's Mistake and Eden West both look amazing. They are on my must read lists.
Tuesday, 21 April 2015 19:30
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New! #YABCMailbox Book Haul - February 2015

New! #YABCMailbox Book Haul - February 2015
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Happy February, YABCers!  Here are the latest releases we got in our mailbox this month. Which books are you stoked to read?                               ...and picture books :)                
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New! #YABCMailbox Book Haul ~ January 2015

New! #YABCMailbox Book Haul ~ January 2015

















  Happy New Year, YABCers!  Check out our latest haul, combined goodies from December and January. Sooooo many amazing releases in here!                                and picture books!           What a haul, right? That's what...
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YABC Mailbox - October 2014 Book Haul

YABC Mailbox - October 2014 Book Haul
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  Hey guys! Check out the awesome loot we found in our mailbox this month:   We are especially excited about these YA titles!!             Can't forget the middle grade haul!                  And how about these picture books?  ...
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Eden Grey
POLARIS! A THOUSAND PIECES OF YOU! A COLD LEGACY! SCAVENGERS! AHHHH I AM FREAKING OUT RIGHT NOW! ... Read More
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 15:47
YABC
I figured you would be!
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 15:55
Emily Savant, Staff Reviewer
I've heard so many good things about Not a Drop to Drink! And also I need that Lotus War book. Need.
Monday, 27 October 2014 15:49
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YABC Mailbox Book Haul - April 2014 + Giveaway (US only)

YABC Mailbox Book Haul - April 2014 + Giveaway (US only)
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  Hey guys! Ready to see what we got in the YABC Mailbox this past month? First, here's the mess I made unboxing it all: I bet you already spy some goodies in there, don't you?  On to the book haul!     Some great titles from Random House Kids! And...
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Vivien
Half Life of Molly Pierce, On the Fence, The Murder Complex and Death Sworn!
Friday, 18 April 2014 13:59
Mo Gillespie
Death Sworn, Fan Art and Guys in Real Life are books I want to read.
Friday, 18 April 2014 14:27
Justine
Wild and The Murder Complex are two of my most anticipated releases this year!
Friday, 18 April 2014 14:45
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YABC Mailbox - January 2013 (International Giveaway)

YABC Mailbox - January 2013 (International Giveaway)
It's here! The January YABC Mailbox video!  We got a ton of books in over the holidays. Then I made this video. Then we got in a ton more right after I uploaded this. Drat! They'll definitely be showcased next month.  We have a special guest star in this video! Jodi...
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Vivien
I gifted The Poison Tree and The Dark Rose by Erin Kelly. Also, Twelve by Justin Cronin. I was gifted Stolen Night by Rebecca Maiz... Read More
Monday, 07 January 2013 18:34
Kate
My sister got me The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily M. Danforth and An Abundance of Katherines by John Green. I can't wait ... Read More
Monday, 07 January 2013 18:44
YABC
I got Rowling's The Casual Vacancy and gave Edwards' The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles as well as Riordan's Mark of Athena... Read More
Monday, 07 January 2013 18:45
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November 2012 YABC Mailbox Video + Giveaway! (International)

November 2012 YABC Mailbox Video + Giveaway! (International)
Here's my November YABC Mailbox video, complete with chair dancing and a giveaway, as usual!  Enjoy!    
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YABC
Great vlog! I love the video effects and music! I am nowhere near your video skills level My favorite book of 2012 is... GRAVE M... Read More
Saturday, 24 November 2012 18:06
G Donald Cribbs
Your vlogs are always worth the watching. Not only do we get to salivate over books, which are always awesome, but we get to be te... Read More
Saturday, 24 November 2012 18:58
YABC
Ha, thanks GDC!
Monday, 26 November 2012 10:54
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