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Author Of The Week: Chat with Julie Dao (Broken Wish)!

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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!       Introducing  Julie Dao , YABC's Author of the Week!        Julie C. Dao is the author of the acclaimed Rise...
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Andrea Cerda
The story sounds really interested and want to read it now, Like the cover too!!
Thursday, 08 October 2020 16:26
Brittany
Sounds like a great October read!
Tuesday, 13 October 2020 08:50
Alex Colpitts
added to my tbr!
Thursday, 15 October 2020 22:12
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Giveaway: UNBIRTHDAY (Liz Braswell) ~ (US Only)

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Disney Book Group sent me Unbirthday and teamed up with me for a giveaway!     UNBIRTHDAY (US Only) by: Liz Braswell Publisher: Disney Books                     About The Book: What if Wonderland was in peril and Alice was very, very late? Alice...
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Zachary Snyder
Wow, I am so excited for this, sounds great!
Wednesday, 02 September 2020 13:17
Victoria Still
I cannot wait to read this one, it sounds so good! The cover is gorgeous as well!
Thursday, 03 September 2020 03:12
Andrea Cerda
Love these books!!! Need this new one in my book stand!!! Plus the day of the giveaway is my unbirthday and will make the best gi... Read More
Friday, 04 September 2020 17:11
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Giveaway: Disney Villains Book Series (Serena Valentino) ~ (US Only)

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Disney Book Group sent me books from the Villains series and teamed up with me for a giveaway!   Disney Villains Book Series (US Only) by: Serena Valentino Publisher: Disney Books         Books In The Series: DISNEY, BUT DARK THE VILLAINS SERIES by Serena Valentino Where most Disney...
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Danielle Hammelef
I enjoy the covers of these books. The synopses sound so much fun to read as I know the protagonists' sides.
Thursday, 04 June 2020 12:33
Jana Leah
The covers are great & the stories sound fun.
Thursday, 04 June 2020 22:46
Gabby Roberts
The covers are neat and I look forward to the books. I love all things Disney, so this is definitely for me. ... Read More
Thursday, 04 June 2020 23:06
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Rockstar Book Tours: Aru Shah and the Tree Of Wishes (Roshani Chokshi); Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  YABC is thrilled to be hosting a spot on the ARU SHAH AND THE TREE OF WISHES by Roshani Chokshi Blog Tour hosted by  Rockstar Book Tours . Check out my post and make sure to enter the giveaway! About the Book: Title:  ARU SHAH AND THE TREE OF WISHES (Pandava...
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Zachary Snyder
The book looks great! Looking forward to reading it!
Friday, 17 April 2020 11:09
Alyssa Annico
Thank you for the opportunity! It looks amazing!
Monday, 20 April 2020 11:08
Brittany
It's my first time hearing of this series and now I really want to give it a shot!
Monday, 20 April 2020 12:00
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Author Of The Week: Author Chat with Kate Pentecost (Elysium Girls), 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 Kate Pentecost , YABC's Author of the...
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Brittany
Awesome cover and love the author's headshot!
Monday, 20 April 2020 12:01
Alex Colpitts
Very cool cover!
Friday, 24 April 2020 08:57
Davianna Nieto
The cover is gorgeous and really compliments the intriguing synopsis!
Sunday, 26 April 2020 17:02
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Giveaway: So This Is Love (Elizabeth Lim) ~ US Only

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So This Is Love (US Only) by: Elizabeth Lim Release Date: April 7th, 2020 Publisher: Disney Books “Disney Book Group sent me a copy of So This is Love and teamed up with me for a giveaway!”       About the Book: What if Cinderella never tried on the glass...
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Brittany Burke
The covers for this series are always amazing! Can't wait to read this new retelling!
Wednesday, 08 April 2020 14:50
Davianna Nieto
The twisted tales book covers are always so beautiful and this one didn't disaapoint! The synopsis sounds amazing and I can't wait... Read More
Wednesday, 08 April 2020 23:27
Ashley Pron
I love the look of this cover. It really caught my attention and made me want to see how this book is different from the original ... Read More
Thursday, 09 April 2020 00:05
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Giveaway: Straight On Till Morning (Liz Braswell) ~ (US Only)

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Straight On Till Morning (US Only) by: Liz Braswell Release Date: February 4th, 2020 Publisher: Disney Books   About the Book: What if Wendy first traveled to Neverland… with Captain Hook? Sixteen-year-old Wendy Darling's life is not what she imagined it would be. The doldrums of an empty house after her...
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Brittany
I absolutely love Peter Pan , so I can't wait to read this
Sunday, 16 February 2020 10:58
Victoria Scott
I love reading new takes on classic stories! Thank you for sharing!
Sunday, 16 February 2020 20:12
Lily M.
I just love retellings... Read More
Tuesday, 18 February 2020 03:16
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Author Chat with Catherine Linka (What I Want You To See), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US/Canada Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Catherine Linka author of What I Want You To See. Read on for more about Catherine and her book, plus an giveaway.         Meet Catherine Linka!      Catherine Linka is happiest on a mountain trail, the deck of a ship,...
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Alex Colpitts
Love the painting style cover
Thursday, 06 February 2020 08:23
Dianna G.
I was lucky to be on a blog tour for this book. It was so good!
Thursday, 06 February 2020 21:28
Colleen Burns
I love the cover, and the synopsis sounds interesting!
Saturday, 08 February 2020 16:53
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Giveaway: The Fowl Twins (Eoin Colfer) ~ (US Only)

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**Disney Book Group is partnering with YA Books Central for a giveaway!**     The Fowl Twins (US Only) by: Eoin Colfer Release Date: November 5th, 2019 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion   Website | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram       About the Book: One week after their eleventh birthday, the Fowl...
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John
This book sounds like an inspiring tale of troll friendship!
Wednesday, 30 October 2019 12:09
Zachary Snyder
The book sounds awesome! I love the Artemis Fowl books and cant wait to read this one!
Wednesday, 30 October 2019 12:13
Debra Branigan
The cover will certainly attract the intended young readers. I am a fan of Mr. Colfer's work and will certainly be reading this on... Read More
Saturday, 02 November 2019 21:39
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Giveaway: Heart Of The Moors: An Original Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil Novel (Holly Black) ~ (US Only)

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Heart Of The Moors: An Original Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil Novel (US Only) by: Holly Black Release Date: October 8th, 2019 Publisher: Disney Book Group     About the Book: From New York Times bestselling author Holly Black comes a captivating original novel set between Disney's Maleficent and Maleficent: Mistress of...
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Linda Leonard
Beautiful cover with magical elements! Sounds like another bestseller for author Holly Black!
Monday, 18 November 2019 09:31
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