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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Holding Smoke by Elle Cosimano + Giveaway (International)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Holding Smoke by Elle Cosimano + Giveaway (International)
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Hi, everyone! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for HOLDING SMOKE by Elle Cosimano, releasing May 3, 2016 from Disney Hyperion. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Elle:   Hey, YABC readers! I bet most of you can remember some pivotal, formative moment in...
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Vera G.
AHHHHHH I didn't know Elle had another book coming!! Where have I been?! Her "Nearly Series" is fascinating! Those books are on my... Read More
Thursday, 20 August 2015 18:01
Rebecca
This sounds amazing! As soon as I read the author's intro, I was sold. Cover is fitting, too! Thanks for hosting the reveal and fo... Read More
Friday, 21 August 2015 10:02
Roula
the cover is hot and the synopsis is really interesting
Friday, 21 August 2015 17:05
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Wax by Gina Damico + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Wax by Gina Damico + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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Hello, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for WAX by Gina Damico, releasing August 2, 2016 from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Gina:   Hey folks! I'm super excited to reveal the cover of my upcoming book, WAX, which...
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Savannah
The cover is punny and intriguing! Can't wait to read it! I love everything Gina Damico writes!
Wednesday, 19 August 2015 16:32
Clarisa Ramirez
I can't wait to read this but the cover does seem off and that could be the background. Other then that I love Gina work!
Wednesday, 19 August 2015 19:18
Susan T.
This sounds like it is a bit creepy but with a good sense of humour and the cover totally reflects that. Awesome!
Sunday, 23 August 2015 15:45
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Brazen by Christina Farley + Giveaway (US/Canada/International)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Brazen by Christina Farley + Giveaway (US/Canada/International)
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Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for BRAZEN by Christina Farley, releasing September 29, 2015 from Skyscape. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Christina:   I am absolutely thrilled to share with you the final --and my favorite-- cover for the Gilded...
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Pete (John Peter) Penick
I don't usually read long novels, but as a 10-year resident of Korea I loved Gilded and Silvern, both for their excitement and for... Read More
Tuesday, 18 August 2015 14:34
Kara S
The storyline sounds exciting!
Thursday, 20 August 2015 13:26
Susan T.
The cover is sooooo awesome! I love that this series is set in Korea too. It is so unique!
Friday, 21 August 2015 16:26
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Identity Crisis by Melissa Schorr + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Identity Crisis by Melissa Schorr + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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Hello, everyone! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for IDENTITY CRISIS by Melissa Schorr, releasing January 1, 2016 from Merit Press. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Melissa:   Hi YABC! Welcome to my cover reveal. I’m Melissa Schorr, and it’s been a loooong...
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thecoolkid
SOUNDS FANTASTIC!
Thursday, 13 August 2015 19:25
Lucy Magat
This sounds awweeeeeesssommeeee! I always enjoyed reading these kind of books. I love the cover, it is really eyecatching ... Read More
Friday, 14 August 2015 13:39
Lucy Magat
This sounds awweeeeeesssommeeee! I always enjoyed reading these kind of books. I love the cover, it is really eyecatching ... Read More
Friday, 14 August 2015 13:39
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Look Both Ways by Alison Cherry + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Look Both Ways by Alison Cherry + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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Happy Thursday, YABC! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for LOOK BOTH WAYS by Alison Cherry, releasing June 14, 2016 from Delacorte. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Alison:   Hi, YABC readers! I’m so excited to show you the stunning cover for my...
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Caroline
The cover is adorable, and the story sounds like one that I could get into!
Thursday, 06 August 2015 13:51
Shearling jackets for men and women
If this content was lengthy enough, it would look more attracting. The rest are all good, so is the topic. For ladies and gents e... Read More
Friday, 07 August 2015 03:48
Lucy Magat
The cover kinda gives me that "calming" feeling for some reason. The summary sounds awesome and I seriously want to read this afte... Read More
Tuesday, 11 August 2015 14:55
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Kiss Kill Love Him Still by Jamie Blair and Dawn Rae Miller + Giveaway (International)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Kiss Kill Love Him Still by Jamie Blair and Dawn Rae Miller + Giveaway (International)
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It's time for a great cover reveal to get rid of that afternoon slump! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for KISS KILL LOVE HIM STILL by Jamie Blair and Dawn Rae Miller, releasing November 10, 2015. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Jamie...
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Lucy Magat
OMG the sypnosis sounds AMAZING! I'm in love with this book without even reading it (which rarely happens). The cover is really ey... Read More
Thursday, 06 August 2015 18:03
Maxine Panganiban
The cover is very ideal and the synopsis sounds really interesting! This sounds like a fun contemporary/thriller read. ... Read More
Friday, 07 August 2015 08:28
Susan T.
The cover is really fun and I love the high school secrets plot line!
Sunday, 09 August 2015 18:48
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Beyond the Red by Ava Jae + Giveaway (US Only)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Beyond the Red by Ava Jae + Giveaway (US Only)
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Hello, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for BEYOND THE RED by Ava Jae, releasing March 2016 from Sky Pony Press. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Ava:   Hi YABCers! I’m so psyched to be here sharing the cover for my debut...
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CJ McGrone
I just can't wait for this book. The synopsis sounds completely different from what I usually read, yet I'll be able to enjoy it. ... Read More
Wednesday, 29 July 2015 14:00
Rachel Roth
The cover is awesome and draws you right in!!! The synopsis sounds very interesting! Deffenetly something I would love to read!!... Read More
Wednesday, 29 July 2015 21:29
McKenna Odom
This cover is GORGEOUS! The colors remind me of a desert sunset. The synopsis is beyond intriguing. I am so excited to read this b... Read More
Wednesday, 29 July 2015 21:35
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: The Yearbook by Carol Masciola + Giveaway (US/Canada/Europe)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: The Yearbook by Carol Masciola + Giveaway (US/Canada/Europe)
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Hi, everyone! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for THE YEARBOOK by Carol Masciola, releasing November 18, 2015 from Merit Press. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Carol:   I’m so delighted to show off the cover of my novel, The Yearbook, which I...
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Lucy Magat
This looks awesome! Looking forward to reading this. The cover is really eye catching. ... Read More
Wednesday, 29 July 2015 22:33
Shannon Mizikoski
The cover is completely gorgeous- I love old-timey things, and this cover is just.. I really don't have enough words. Plus, the sy... Read More
Thursday, 30 July 2015 02:22
rebecca
this cover is loveeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee... Read More
Thursday, 13 August 2015 16:13
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: The Bitter Side of Sweet by Tara Sullivan + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: The Bitter Side of Sweet by Tara Sullivan + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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Hello, everyone! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for THE BITTER SIDE OF SWEET by Tara Sullivan, releasing February 23, 2016 from GP Putnam's Sons/Penguin Books for Young Readers. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Tara:   Hi YABC!  I’m so excited to share...
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Susan T.
This sounds so powerful and sad! It is super horrible that this kind of thing goes on in the world!
Thursday, 30 July 2015 14:54
Karissa E
The cover is inviting, wanting you to read it
Tuesday, 04 August 2015 22:26
rebecca
so vibrant ... Read More
Thursday, 13 August 2015 16:07
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: The May Queen Murders by Sarah Jude + Giveaway (International)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: The May Queen Murders by Sarah Jude + Giveaway (International)
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Welcome to the second cover reveal of the day! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for THE MAY QUEEN MURDERS by Sarah Jude, releasing May 3, 2016 from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Sarah:   Hello YABC readers! I'm Sarah...
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Jolene Haley
I love this cover! Thanks for hosting this and the giveaway. Seriously that cover is what dreams are made of. And that book soun... Read More
Thursday, 23 July 2015 15:53
Marcie Olson
I LOVE this book cover!! Can't wait to get to read this book. Just finished reading (for a 2nd time) A Murder of Magpies by this... Read More
Thursday, 23 July 2015 16:11
Patricia Walker
I love the cover - it's really atmospheric and draws a reader in. It sounds an amazing read too
Friday, 24 July 2015 17:22
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