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YABC's Buzzworthy Books Of Winter 2020 Plus GIVEAWAY!! ~ (US Only)

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Which ones are we buzzing about? Check out our list and be sure to enter the awesome giveaway that we are hosting!!!         Lark Espinoza could get lost in her music—and she’s not so sure anyone in her family would even care to find her. Her trendy, party-loving...
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Christer Saimon Perez
Ruinsong by Julia Ember. (theengineerisreading@gmail.com)
Saturday, 28 November 2020 19:01
Keia
I really want to read Sasha Masha and Here the Whole Time!
Saturday, 28 November 2020 20:13
Lynn Pallaske
I need to catch up in the Trylle World, but so excited for The Ever After by Amanda Hocking.
Saturday, 28 November 2020 21:19
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YABC's Buzzworthy Books Of Fall 2020 Plus GIVEAWAY!! ~ Round 2 ~ (US Only)

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Which ones are we buzzing about? Check out our list and be sure to enter the awesome giveaway that we are hosting!!!       From #1  New York Times  bestselling authors Cassandra Clare and Wesley Chu comes the second book in the Eldest Curses series and a thrilling new adventure...
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Lynn Pallaske
I will never get tired of the Shadowhunter World, I'm so excited for the gorgeous Shadow and Bone Special Edition, and All Eyes On... Read More
Saturday, 12 September 2020 00:53
Abigail Lowry
I'm really excited about 6 of these already, but the others look awesome too!
Sunday, 13 September 2020 12:18
Zachary Snyder
Books look great! Can't wait to read them!
Tuesday, 15 September 2020 10:53
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YABC's Buzzworthy Books Of Fall 2020 Plus GIVEAWAY!! ~ Round 1 ~ (US Only)

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Which ones are we buzzing about? Check out our list and be sure to enter the awesome giveaway that we are hosting!!!           A monstrous fate will turn a girl into a legend. On an island in Lake Obersee, where The Sisters of St. Gertrude abide, a...
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Abigail Lowry
So excited for 5 of these already and the rest look great!
Friday, 11 September 2020 12:22
Zachary Snyder
I really can't wait to read the Animorphs graphic novel!
Friday, 11 September 2020 12:49
Madeline Tebo
I'm so excited! Some of my most anticipated reads from the list are Forget This Ever Happened, Each of Us a Desert, Come on In, an... Read More
Saturday, 12 September 2020 01:27
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YABC's Buzzworthy Books Of Summer 2020 Plus GIVEAWAY!! ~ Round 1 ~ (US Only)

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Which ones are we buzzing about? Check out our list and be sure to enter the awesome giveaway that we are hosting!!!         For fans of  Love, Simon  and  Eleanor and Park , a romantic and sweet novel about a transgender boy who falls in love for the...
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Penny Olson
I don't see A Song of Wraiths and Ruin or A Song Below Water on the list.
Saturday, 06 June 2020 23:16
Kathleen Pasqualini
This list of books is amazing. I love a bunch of the covers.
Sunday, 07 June 2020 21:47
Shoshana
Heartstopper looks really good! I know it's really popular so I'm excited to try it.
Monday, 08 June 2020 15:16
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YABC's Buzzworthy Books Of Summer 2020 Plus GIVEAWAY!! ~ Round 2 ~ (US Only)

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Which ones are we buzzing about? Check out our list and be sure to enter the awesome giveaway that we are hosting!!!         From Stonewall and Lambda Award-winning author Kacen Callender comes a revelatory YA novel about a transgender teen grappling with identity and self-discovery while falling in...
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Susan Light
I want to read This Princess Will Save You
Sunday, 07 June 2020 16:40
Shoshana
The Mermaid, The Witch, and The Sea looks great!
Monday, 08 June 2020 15:20
Jamie Snyder
Another great book list. I am adding so many books to my TBR! Very excited to read Felix Ever After, Stay Gold, Kissing Lessons, T... Read More
Tuesday, 09 June 2020 21:37
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YABC's Buzzworthy Books Of Spring 2020 Plus GIVEAWAY!! ~ Round 1 ~ (US Only)

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Which ones are we buzzing about? Check out our list and be sure to enter the awesome giveaway that we are hosting!!!         From Morris finalist Len Vlahos comes a contemporary sci-fi story about a boy who might not be human—for fans of Westworld and Black Mirror. Quinn thinks he’s a...
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Susan Light
Aurora Burning
Sunday, 22 March 2020 14:56
Lauren
I’m super excited for What I Like About You and Hard Wired.
Monday, 23 March 2020 12:20
Tiffany Engler
I'm so excited for By The Book!
Monday, 23 March 2020 15:35
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YABC's Buzzworthy Books Of Spring 2020 Plus GIVEAWAY!! ~ Round 2 ~ (US Only)

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Which ones are we buzzing about? Check out our list and be sure to enter the awesome giveaway that we are hosting!!!             Seventeen-year-old aspiring chef Isabella Fields’ family life has fallen apart after the death of her Cuban abuela and the divorce of her parents....
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Susan Light
The Midnight Lie
Sunday, 22 March 2020 15:00
Lauren
I’m looking forward to The Girl in the White Van, Kent State, and A Breath Too Late.
Monday, 23 March 2020 12:29
Danielle Hammelef
The Night of Your Life tops my list.
Monday, 23 March 2020 17:11
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YABC's Buzzworthy Books Of Winter 2020 Plus GIVEAWAY!! ~ (US Only)

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Which ones are we buzzing about? Check out our list and be sure to enter the awesome giveaway that we are hosting!!!       From the creator of the hit TV series  The Bold Type  comes an empowering and heartfelt novel about a future female president's senior year of high...
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Tiffany Engler
Girl, Serpent, Thorn!!!
Monday, 10 February 2020 16:08
Colleen Burns
Cracked Up To Be
Monday, 10 February 2020 16:41
Dianna G.
I want to read Malice, Don't Read The Comments, and Every Other Weekend. Another book I'd like to see on this list -- What I Wan... Read More
Monday, 10 February 2020 20:20
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YABC's Buzzworthy Books Of Fall 2019, Plus GIVEAWAY!! (Round One) ~ (US Only)

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Which ones are we buzzing about? Check out our list and be sure to enter the awesome giveaway that we are hosting!!!           On the run from the FBI. Targeted by a murderous cult. Labeled a cyber-terrorist by the media. Irritated texts from his best friend. Eye...
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Lily M.
Sooo many great books on this list. Many are on my TBR. Thank you so much for this opportunity ... Read More
Saturday, 05 October 2019 00:30
Emily
I’m super excited about the babysitters coven!
Tuesday, 22 October 2019 18:52
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YABC's Buzzworthy Books Of Fall 2019, Plus GIVEAWAY!! (Round Two) ~ (US Only)

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Which ones are we buzzing about? Check out our list and be sure to enter the awesome giveaway that we are hosting!!!           New York Times  bestselling author Renée Ahdieh returns with a sumptuous, sultry and romantic new series set in 19th century New Orleans where vampires...
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Lily M.
Oh my gosh!! Thank you so much for this opportunity.
Saturday, 05 October 2019 00:28
Emily
I really can’t wait for pumpkin heads!!!
Tuesday, 22 October 2019 19:07
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