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Author Of The Week: Author Chat with Karen McManus (The Cousins), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Welcome to our weekly special feature post,  Author Of The Week !! Each week we will be interviewing a different YA author and highlighting their upcoming release! We will also be hosting a giveaway of the book we are highlighting!!       Introducing Karen McManus , YABC's Author of the Week!...
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Lynn Pallaske
Two Can Keep A Secret was a favorite of last year. I'm so excited for more of her twisty ya suspense!
Monday, 14 December 2020 15:10
Simone
The One of Us is Lying duology have been some of my favorite YA books, a genre I don't generally pick up. But Karen M. McManus wri... Read More
Tuesday, 15 December 2020 11:22
Jeana Kwiecinski
One of my favorite YA authors! This looks so good!
Sunday, 20 December 2020 11:54
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Spotlight on Some Kind Of Animal (Maria Romasco-Moore), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Some Kind Of Animal  by Maria Romasco-Moore.  Read on for more about Julie and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Maria Romasco-Moore !       Maria Romasco-Moore is the author of  Ghostographs,  a collection of short stories paired with vintage...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks interesting, like the cover!
Friday, 07 August 2020 12:36
Blesseth Jackson
This sounds really good! It's definitely going on my TBR list.
Monday, 24 August 2020 14:20
Gabby Roberts
This definitely sounds unique! The cover gives the right feel of spookiness!
Tuesday, 25 August 2020 18:11
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Author Chat with Michael Buckley (Finn and The Intergalactic Lunchbox), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Michael Buckley author of Finn and The Intergalactic Lunchbox. Read on for more about Michael and his book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Michael Buckley !        MICHAEL BUCKLEY is the New York Times bestselling author of the Finniverse, Sisters...
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Zachary Snyder
This book looks so fun! My kids will love it!
Wednesday, 10 June 2020 13:09
Victoria Scott
Looks so good! Thanks for sharing!
Sunday, 14 June 2020 18:26
Andrea Carroll
Mr. Buckley never disappoints! My students are going to enjoy reading this book.
Thursday, 18 June 2020 10:25
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Spotlight on Home Home (Lisa Allen-Agostini), Plus Excerpt!

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Today we're excited to spotlight Home Home  by Lisa Allen-Agostini.  Read on for more about Lisa and her book, plus an excerpt!       Meet Lisa Allen-Agostini ! Lisa Allen-Agostini is a widely published novelist, journalist, and poet from Trinidad and Tobago. She writes primarily about the Caribbean, its people,...
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Author Chat with Veronica Rossi (Rebel Spy), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Veronica Rossi author of Rebel Spy. Read on for more about Veronica and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway.       Meet Veronica Rossi !         VERONICA ROSSI is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of...
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Zachary Snyder
Looks great! My niece would love this book!
Wednesday, 06 May 2020 13:41
Heena Cruzl
The problem may seem simple, but through your pen, it impresses me. entrar no meu facebook... Read More
Thursday, 07 May 2020 05:26
Kelly
The cover is beautiful! I can’t wait to read this book!
Thursday, 07 May 2020 09:56
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Spotlight on The Lucky Ones (Liz Lawson), Plus Excerpt!

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Today we're excited to spotlight The Lucky Ones  by Liz Lawson.  Read on for more about Liz and her book, plus an excerpt!       Meet Liz Lawson ! Liz Lawson works in the entertainment industry as a music supervisor for film and TV.  The Lucky Ones  is her first...
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Spotlight on The Babysitter's Coven (Kate Williams), Plus Guest Post & Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to spotlight The Babysitter's Coven (Kate Williams).  Read on for more about Kate, a guest post, plus a giveaway!          Meet Kate Williams !   I'm a YA write or die, originally from Kansas but now living in California. I've written for Cosmopolitan, NYLON...
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Spotlight on The Root Of Magic (Kathleen Benner Duble), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight The Root Of Magic by Kathleen Benner Duble.  Read on for more about Kathleen and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!          Meet Kathleen Benner Duble!   Kathleen Benner Duble is a critically acclaimed and award-winning author of many historical novels for...
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phamyen
I loved the way you discuss the topic great work thanks for the share Your informative post. pogo games play... Read More
Thursday, 13 June 2019 00:18
Renee Moore
Such a cute cover! Would love to read this.
Thursday, 20 June 2019 00:35
Acacia hary
I like reading the book you share. with lots of interesting and interesting facts. The book left me many insightful projects. Word... Read More
Monday, 24 June 2019 00:00
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Spotlight on Song For A Whale (Lynne Kelly), Plus Guest Post & Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to spotlight Song For A Whale.  Read on for more about Lynne, an guest post, plus an giveaway!          Meet Lynne Kelly ! Lynne Kelly has always loved reading, but while working as a special education teacher, she fell in love with children's literature all...
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John
This does sound poignant. --And it's too bad we're killing all the whales with global warming, sonar, and poisons/plastics in the... Read More
Monday, 18 March 2019 18:51
Nancy Hernandez
Love a good middle grade story and that cover is very cool.
Saturday, 30 March 2019 23:14
Kylie
I love seeing middle grade books having huge releases. I love this cover and I think it will catch the eyes of most students!... Read More
Sunday, 31 March 2019 00:33
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Excerpt & Giveaway: Watch You Burn (Amanda Searcy)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting a blog tour stop for     Watch You Burn   Read on for more about Amanda, an excerpt, and a tour-wide giveaway!                 Meet  Watch You Burn !   Jenny didn't want to move to the creepy, possibly haunted...
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