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Author Chat with Ashley Elston (The Lying Woods), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Ashley Elston, author of  The Lying Woods ! Read on for more about Ashley and her book and a giveaway!             Meet  Ashley Elston! ASHLEY ELSTON i s the author of several novels including: The Rules for Disappearing —an International...
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Tiffany Engler
I love this cover! I love the contrast between the green and white. Sounds like a great read!
Friday, 16 November 2018 07:01
Debra Branigan
Love the cover and the story sounds quite mysterious and a fun read. This one is definitely on my TBR. Good luck with your novel.... Read More
Sunday, 18 November 2018 19:55
Kara S
The cover is understated but cool, which works well because the critical acclaim and compelling storyline do enough to draw reader... Read More
Monday, 19 November 2018 18:12
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview & Giveaway: Sanity & Tallulah (Molly Brooks)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting a blog tour stop for     Sanity & Tallulah   Read on for more about Molly, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!                     Meet  Sanity & Tallulah !   Sanity Jones and Tallulah Vega are best friends...
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Excerpt & Giveaway: Words We Don't Say (K.J. Reilly)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting a blog tour stop for     Words We Don't Say   Read on for more about K.J., an excerpt, and a tour-wide giveaway!                     Meet  Words We Don't Say !     Joel Higgins has 901 unsent...
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Tiffany Engler
This book sounds like an impactful read!
Monday, 15 October 2018 11:42
Olivia F
I love this cover! Congrats, KJ!
Tuesday, 16 October 2018 07:59
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Teen Read Week 2018: Author Chat with Andrew Shvarts (Royal Bastards), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Andrew Shvarts (Royal Bastards) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Andrew, his novel, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Andrew Shvarts ! Andrew Shvarts is a writer of novels, short fiction, and video games. He works at Pixelberry Studios...
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Debra Branigan
The title will attract YA readers, not so much the cover. However, the synopsis sounds very good.
Sunday, 14 October 2018 17:59
M.A. Briones
The title is attention grabbing and i love the synopsis i am stoked to read this
Tuesday, 16 October 2018 21:17
Marisa Fort
The cover is awesome and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 19:51
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview & Giveaway: Willa Of The Wood (Robert Beatty)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Robert Beatty's    Willa Of The Wood   Read on for more about Robert, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!                 Meet  Robert Beatty !   Robert Beatty is the author of the #1...
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Olivia F
What a magical cover and exciting new book!
Tuesday, 03 July 2018 10:40
Carina Olsen
Eee, awesome interview post I am so so curious about Willa of the Woods. I own it, and hope to read it soonish. So pretty.... Read More
Thursday, 29 November 2018 18:42
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The Darkest Legacy: Second Surprise Psi Reveal: Intelligence

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While the release of   The Darkest Minds   movie is still a few months away, that doesn't mean you have to wait to discover a world filled with adventure, loyalty, love, and powerful "Psi!" Thanks to Disney Hyperion, we're celebrating the series all the way through the release of the...
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Giveaway: WILLA OF THE WOOD (US Only)

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Willa of the Wood (US Only) by: Robert Beatty Release Date: July 10, 2018 Publisher: Disney Hyperion About the Book: From #1 New York Times best-selling author Robert Beatty comes a thrilling new series set in the magical world of Serafina. Move without a sound. Steal without a trace. Willa, a...
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Olivia F
What a great cover! This sounds so interesting!
Friday, 15 June 2018 14:52
John
The cover looks wolfish! Sounds like a good night-spirit story!
Friday, 15 June 2018 21:45
Alyssa Annico
The cover and synopsis look really intriguing! I love the Seraphina books!
Friday, 22 June 2018 12:47
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview & Giveaway: Thomas Paine and The Dangerous Word (Sarah Jane Marsh)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Sarah Jane Marsh's    Thomas Paine and The Dangerous Word   Read on for more about Sarah, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!                 Meet  Sarah Jane Marsh !   Sarah Jane Marsh is...
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Andrew Shvarts (City Of Bastards), Plus Giveaway!!

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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  Andrew Shvarts , YABC's Author of...
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John
The cover looks very purple! Sounds like it is a tale of privilege and woe!
Monday, 28 May 2018 22:11
Kara S
The cover is particularly fabulous, and the synopsis has my interest hooked.
Sunday, 03 June 2018 12:09
Marisa Fort
Love the cover, the synopsis sounds amazing!
Monday, 04 June 2018 19:39
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview, & Giveaway: Nothing Happened (Molly Booth)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Molly Booth's    Nothing Happened   Read on for more about Molly, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!                         Meet  Molly Booth !   Molly Booth (she/her/hers) writes books about...
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