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Blog Tour, Author Chat & Giveaway: Bad Call (Stephen Wallenfels)

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Today we're excited to be part of the blog tour for Stephen Wallenfels's new book  Bad Call.   Read on for a author chat, more about Stephen, his book, and a giveaway!       Meet Stephen Wallenfels ! STEPHEN WALLENFELS is an avid outdoorsman from Richland, Washington. He was a...
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Sam
Love the cover! Definitely need to read this!
Wednesday, 03 January 2018 23:47
Kara S
Great cover for a thriller, and I've had a high thrill craving in my reading the last several months. New reading diet, I guess! ... Read More
Sunday, 07 January 2018 16:20
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is perfect for a man-versus-nature thriller. this book will be exciting to read based on the synopsis.
Sunday, 14 January 2018 09:56
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Livia Blackburne (Rosemarked), 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  Livia Blackburne , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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John
The cover has a lot of sfumatto pink. We must fight the Amparan Empire!
Monday, 20 November 2017 19:43
Bookish Haze
The cover is simple yet beatiful! And the synopsis really fires my desire to read the book!
Saturday, 25 November 2017 15:58
Delaney
This book sounds awesome and the cover is so gorgeous!
Sunday, 26 November 2017 11:17
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Willa Of The Wood (Robert Beatty), Plus Giveaway ~ (US Only)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  Willa Of The Wood  by Robert Beatty, releasing July 3rd, 2018 from Disney-Hyperion!       Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Robert:    “I couldn't be more excited to introduce Willa, an enigmatic girl of the...
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John
The cover looks wild. The story sounds intriguing!
Thursday, 16 November 2017 19:33
Alyssa Annico
The cover and synopsis look and sound very intriguing!
Monday, 27 November 2017 10:43
Emma Duim
This sounds like a very interesting story with a beautiful cover. Very excited to read!
Sunday, 03 December 2017 19:53
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Release Day Blitz & Giveaway: Rosemarked (Livia Blackburne)

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Hi Everyone! This is Livia Blackburne, and I'm thrilled to share ROSEMARKED with you at long last. There are a lot of elements to this book, including a love story, a spy story, reflections on trauma and mortality, medical ethics, and political intrigue.  Perhaps because of this, my research for the...
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Author Chat with Bruce Hale (Invasion Of The Scorp-Lions), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Bruce Hale , author of  Invasion of the Scorp-Lions! Read on for more about Bruce and his book, plus a giveaway!         Meet  Bruce Hale ! Bruce Hale ( www.brucehale.com ) is passionate about inspiring reluctant readers to read. He has written or illustrated...
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John
The cover looks very fierce! The book sounds fierce!
Monday, 30 October 2017 20:24
Penny Olson
The cover is exciting and fun. The synopsis reflects the cover. This looks like a book that will get kids reading.
Tuesday, 21 November 2017 00:03
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is fun and shows so much action. The synopsis sounds fun to read and mysterious.
Friday, 24 November 2017 10:35
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Press Release: “Read Riordan,” New Digital Home for the Worlds of Rick Riordan

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Disney-Hyperion Launches “Read Riordan,” New Digital Home for the Worlds of Rick Riordan Cross-Platform Experience to Connect Fans with Content from Best-Selling Author’s Literary Universe Every Day NEW YORK (October 17, 2017)  -- Today Disney-Hyperion, a Disney Book Group imprint, launched “Read Riordan,” the always-on digital home for the Rick Riordan...
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Teen Read Week 2017: Author Chat with Elle Cosimano (The Suffering Tree), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Elle Cosimano (The Suffering Tree )   as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Elle, her novel, plus a giveaway!         Meet  Elle Cosimano !    Elle’s debut, Nearly Gone, was a 2015 Edgar Award finalist and...
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Sandy S
I remember my favorite books as a teen were Stephen King or Judy Blume. I know complete opposites but these were ones that "got me... Read More
Thursday, 12 October 2017 18:47
John
"What was your favorite book that you read when you were a Teen? Comment below!" Penrod, Brave New World.
Monday, 23 October 2017 16:26
Lily M.
I've been wanting to check this book out for a while ??
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 04:12
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Spotlight on Serafina and the Splintered Heart (Robert Beatty), Plus Trailer Reveal & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight Robert Beatty's novel  Serafina and the Splintered Heart! Read on for more about Robert and his book, plus an trailer reveal and giveaway!       Meet  Robert Beatty !   Robert Beatty lives in the mountains of Asheville, North Carolina, with his wife and three daughters....
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McKenzie
This seems like an awesome series! I can't wait to read it!
Monday, 03 July 2017 11:22
John
Magical covers, and the series sounds interesting!
Monday, 03 July 2017 18:20
Dianna G.
I haven't read the other books in the series, but I adore Biltmore Estate. The cover is very interesting with an artistic flair.... Read More
Monday, 03 July 2017 21:41
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YABC Scavenger Hunt: The Suffering Tree (Elle Cosimano), Plus Deleted Scene & Extra Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share  a deleted scene from Elle Cosimano's new novel,  The Suffering Tree  as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Elle and her novel! And don't forget to answer the question from this post on the Scavenger Hunt form for a chance to...
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John
I love the cover--it definitely says "tree"! And a mysterious inheritance--wowza!
Sunday, 18 June 2017 15:03
Dianna G.
Amazing cover. I like the hidden messages it gives! I'm really interested in the Salem witch trials and this summary reminds me o... Read More
Sunday, 18 June 2017 18:01
Delaney
This book sounds cool and the cover is neat too!
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 12:43
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Elle Cosimano (The Suffering Tree), 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  Elle Cosimano , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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John
The cover looks very intriguing, and the synopsis intrigues as well!
Monday, 12 June 2017 13:22
Patrick Peek
This cover is AWESOME! I cannot wait to read this book!
Monday, 12 June 2017 16:20
Dianna G.
Very cool cover - I love the artwork. The synopsis sounds freaky - I would hide if I saw a man crawl out of a tree!
Monday, 12 June 2017 20:39
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