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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: The Row by J.R. Johansson + Giveaway (International)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: The Row by J.R. Johansson + Giveaway (International)
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Hello, YABC! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for THE ROW by J.R. Johansson, releasing October 11, 2016 from Farrar, Straus, and Giroux . Before we get to the cover, here's a note from J.R.:   I've been waiting months to share this cover and start spreading the...
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Kara S
This sounds like a real page-turner of a plot -- must read! Thanks! ... Read More
Wednesday, 16 December 2015 22:19
Linda Romer
The Row sounds exciting and I love the bold cover ♡ Thank you
Thursday, 24 December 2015 15:23
Karen Woodard
It looks interesting and sounds exciting
Saturday, 02 January 2016 02:30
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Wolf Dancer by Rachel M. Raithby + Giveaway (International)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Wolf Dancer by Rachel M. Raithby + Giveaway (International)
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Hello, YABC! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for WOLF DANCER by Rachel M. Raithby, releasing January 29, 2016 from Amazon. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Rachel:   Hi YABC! And welcome to the cover reveal for WOLF DANCER!   I'm thrilled to...
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Amy Hart
I love wolves and wolf shifters. Cover is pretty, and story line sounds good.
Monday, 14 December 2015 17:42
Linda Romer
Wolf Dancer sounds great and the cover is amazing ♡ Thank you
Tuesday, 15 December 2015 11:19
Zehra Uzar
I like the girl in the cover and title's font but if wolf was different it'd be more cool. But it is still cool tho. Synopsis is k... Read More
Wednesday, 16 December 2015 14:42
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Against All Silence by E.C. Myers + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Against All Silence by E.C. Myers + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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Hello, YABC! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for AGAINST ALL SILENCE by E.C. Myers, releasing May 23, 2016 from Adaptive Books. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from E.C.:   I was really happy to have the chance to get Max and his friends...
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Kara S
This plot sounds brilliant -- I think this is going to be a phenomenal novel! I am so glad I learned about it here! Cheers, Kara... Read More
Friday, 11 December 2015 18:19
Linda Romer
Against all silence sounds exciting! Love the cover ♡ the eyes are stricking. Thank you
Tuesday, 22 December 2015 20:48
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Sunday, 03 January 2016 16:08
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Ever The Hunted by Erin Summerill + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Ever The Hunted by Erin Summerill + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for EVER THE HUNTED by Erin Summerill, releasing December 27, 2016 from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Erin:   Hey, YABC! I’m so giddy-excited-twitchy-happy to share the cover of EVER THE HUNTED...
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Alyssa Susanna
This looks great! Definitely something I would pick up based on the cover alone. I've been waiting for this book for quite some - ... Read More
Tuesday, 08 December 2015 13:13
August
It looks amazing! I can't wait!
Tuesday, 08 December 2015 13:24
Aila Jiang
This looks absolutely BEAUTIFUL. It definitely catches the eye from first glance, and the synopsis sounds full of adventure and fu... Read More
Tuesday, 08 December 2015 14:07
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: South of Sunshine by Dana Elmendorf + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: South of Sunshine by Dana Elmendorf + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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Happy Wednesday, YABC! Are our US readers ready for Thanksgiving tomorrow?! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for SOUTH OF SUNSHINE by Dana Elmendorf, releasing April 1, 2016 from Albert Whitman & Company: AW Teen. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Dana:   Hey,...
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Beverly
Congratulations, Dana. The cover is intriguing and the plot sounds like a must read. Best of luck to you.
Saturday, 28 November 2015 13:20
Whitney Hensley
I think the cover is beautiful and I love the synopsis. I am also from a small town in TN so I think that I will have a lot in com... Read More
Sunday, 29 November 2015 04:33
Shannon Mizikoski
The cover is gorgeous, but the synopsis sounds absolutely amazing!!
Tuesday, 01 December 2015 21:49
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Give Up The Ghost by Megan Crewe + Giveaway (International)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Give Up The Ghost by Megan Crewe + Giveaway (International)
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Hello, everyone! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for GIVE UP THE GHOST by Megan Crewe, re-releasing December 1, 2015. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Megan:   Hello YABC! Welcome to the reveal of GIVE UP THE GHOST's brand new cover! I'm very...
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Carina Olsen
I think the new cover looks awesome And it sounds like such a good book too.... Read More
Wednesday, 25 November 2015 06:24
Carina Olsen
Well.. My comment got a bit deleted as I included a heart. Hmph. So posting full comment again, below I think the new cover look... Read More
Wednesday, 25 November 2015 06:25
Beverly
The cover is lovely. It sure makes me want to know more about the boy and girl. Ghost stories are some of my favorites too. Must t... Read More
Saturday, 28 November 2015 13:27
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Dig Too Deep by Amy Allgeyer + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Dig Too Deep by Amy Allgeyer + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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Hi, everyone! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for DIG TOO DEEP by Amy Allgeyer, releasing April 1, 2016 from Albert Whitman & Company: AW Teen. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Amy:   Hey YABC folks, and a big Southern Welcome to the exclusive cover...
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Emily-Anne Brady
I love the cover art, I think it works well with the theme of the book. The synopsis sounds amazing! I already cannot wait to read... Read More
Monday, 23 November 2015 16:28
Shannon Mizikoski
I love the cover- the colors seem very fresh, and it seems to fit well with the tone of the synopsis. I love the sound of it too- ... Read More
Monday, 23 November 2015 21:15
Susan T.
I love a good Eco-warrior story! The cover landscape is very pretty and peaceful. I'd want to defend it too!
Sunday, 29 November 2015 14:59
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Never Missing, Never Found by Amanda Panitch + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Never Missing, Never Found by Amanda Panitch + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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Hello, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for NEVER MISSING, NEVER FOUND by Amanda Panitch, releasing June 28, 2016 from Random House Books for Young Readers. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Amanda:   Hello, YABC! I'm so excited to show you the...
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Shannon Mizikoski
I love the cover! The colors are amazing, and I like that it connects to Damage Done! And I also think the book itself sounds grea... Read More
Friday, 20 November 2015 01:30
rocksann
I really like the look & typography on the cover but I'm not really into faces on book covers, just a personal preference.
Friday, 20 November 2015 14:50
rocksann
The synopsis sparks my interest.
Friday, 20 November 2015 14:57
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Future Shock by Elizabeth Briggs + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Future Shock by Elizabeth Briggs + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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Hi, YABC! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for FUTURE SHOCK by Elizabeth Briggs, releasing April 1, 2016 from Albert Whitman & Company: AW Teen. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Elizabeth:   Hi YABC! I’m Elizabeth Briggs and I'm so excited to share...
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Jaime from Two Chicks On Books
Really excited to read this one!!! The cover is awesome and the blurb, wow!
Thursday, 12 November 2015 14:42
Shannon Mizikoski
The cover is very intriguing- and Elena looks and sounds like quite a badass! Looking forward to this one ... Read More
Friday, 13 November 2015 21:49
Susan T.
This sounds really exciting! The girl's bird tattoos remind me a bit of Tris from Divergent.
Saturday, 14 November 2015 14:07
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Five: Out of the Ashes by Holli Anderson + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Five: Out of the Ashes by Holli Anderson + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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Hello, everyone! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for FIVE: OUT OF THE ASHES by Holli Anderson, releasing November 30, 2015 from Curiosity Quills. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Holli:   Hey awesome readers! This is book three--the last book in the series--...
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Linda Romer
The cover is awesome! Looking forward to reading The five series ♡ thank you
Tuesday, 17 November 2015 11:01
Renee Rousseau
New to me, I have some catching up to do!
Sunday, 06 December 2015 22:13
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