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YABC's Buzzworthy Books Of Fall 2018, Plus GIVEAWAY!! (Round One)

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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!!!       Getting to Eden brought Emmett and his crewmates one step closer to their promised fortune. But surviving Eden may be the biggest reward of all. Discover...
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KM
Wrong in All the Right Ways sounds like it'll be so good!
Monday, 13 August 2018 06:04
Jill
The Truth Lies Here looks great!!!!
Monday, 13 August 2018 09:37
Kara S
Fresh Ink is probably the highest on my must-read list among the abundance of highly desirable new releases listed here...that sai... Read More
Monday, 13 August 2018 12:25
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YABC's Buzzworthy Books Of Summer 2018 (Round Two) Plus GIVEAWAY!!

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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!!!         How do you deal with a hole in your life? Do you grieve? Do you drink? Do you make out with your best friend? Do...
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Tiffany Engler
I'm so excited for Little Do We Know!
Monday, 04 June 2018 19:25
John
"Onyx & Ivory" sounds very exciting!
Monday, 04 June 2018 22:27
Dianna G.
What a fantastic list of titles! There are several on this page that I have on my wishlist. Damselfly is new to me, though, and t... Read More
Tuesday, 05 June 2018 00:01
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YABC's Buzzworthy Books Of Summer 2018 (Round One) Plus GIVEAWAY!!

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There are SO MANY amazing books hitting the shelves this Summer.... Which ones are we buzzing about? Check out our list and be sure to enter the awesome giveaway that we are hosting!!!         Bryn is back for her senior year at the Institute for Excellence, also known...
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Tiffany Engler
I'm so excited for Love Me, Love Me Not!
Monday, 04 June 2018 19:32
John
"Bring Me Their Hearts" intrigues me!
Monday, 04 June 2018 22:26
Dianna G.
So many on this list I'm hearing about for the first time. Great list! I think the one I'm most interested in reading is LIFELIK... Read More
Monday, 04 June 2018 23:46
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YABC Buzzworthy Books Of Winter 2018, Plus HUGE Giveaway!!

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There are SO MANY amazing books hitting the shelves this Winter.... Which ones are we buzzing about? Check out our list and be sure to enter the awesome giveaway for a chance to win some of these buzzworthy books!           The Traitor Prince (CJ Redwine) Javan Najafai,...
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Dianna G.
So many amazing titles to look forward to! I'm always on the hunt for books my teen daughter and I can enjoy together. Belles, Y... Read More
Thursday, 11 January 2018 21:38
John
"Which Buzzworthy Book Of Winter (2018) are you most excited about?" I will say "The Hazel Wood"!
Thursday, 11 January 2018 21:38
Precious J Hernandez
There’s so many I’m excited for! To name a few: Everless, Obsidio, Wish Granted, Wicked Charm, Honor Among Thieves. Truly Devious ... Read More
Friday, 12 January 2018 04:40
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YABC's Buzzworthy Books Of Fall 2017!! (Plus HUGE Giveaway!)

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There are SO MANY amazing books hitting the shelves this Fall.... Which ones are we buzzing about? Check out our list and be sure to enter the awesome giveaway that we are hosting!!!           A secret Twitter account An anonymous photo Everyone is a suspect  Will Foster's...
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Gina
I'm most excited to read Into the Bright Unknown!
Wednesday, 06 September 2017 14:18
Kathleen Pasqualini
Well I've already read it, but Hunting Prince Dracula was my most anticipated book of the year.
Wednesday, 06 September 2017 16:15
John
I am very intrigued by "The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine"--and the cover is really gorgeous!
Wednesday, 06 September 2017 19:35
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Buzzworthy Books Of Spring 2017!!

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There are SO MANY amazing books hitting the shelves this Spring.... Which ones are we buzzing about? Check out our list and be sure to enter the awesome giveaway that we are hosting!!!         Birdy Flynn (Helen Donohoe) ~ May 9th, 2017 It is the summer and a...
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Fay Tannerr
I'm really excited about The Bone Witch by Rin Chupeco and Roar by Cara Cormack!
Wednesday, 08 March 2017 11:10
Delaney
I'm most excited for It Started With Goodbye, Roar, The Bone Witch, and violet Grenade!
Wednesday, 08 March 2017 14:20
Julie
I'm excited for A Crown Of Wishes.
Sunday, 12 March 2017 19:27
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