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Author Chat with J.C. Geiger (Wildman), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  J.C. Geiger, author of  Wildman.   Read on for more about J.C. and his book, plus a giveaway!         YABC:   What gave you the inspiration to write this book? I’d spent about a decade trying to write the Great American Fantasy...
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Danielle Lynn
The cover is a bit boring once you read the synopsis. As for the latter, it sounds like a crazy adventure that I'll not only lov... Read More
Monday, 03 July 2017 20:27
Danielle Lynn
There's no rafflecopter to enter any giveaway for this book so I just posted a comment.
Thursday, 06 July 2017 19:37
wendy rinebold
I love the sound of this book. I like that this norming teenager becomes something so much more when things go wrong. It sounds ve... Read More
Wednesday, 05 July 2017 13:36
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Andrew Shvarts (Royal 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 the Week!!...
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Delaney
This book sounds really awesome! And that cover is super cool. I love the color of the background.
Monday, 29 May 2017 10:15
John
The cover looks a bit harsh, but the plot sounds riveting!
Monday, 29 May 2017 17:18
Jen
I have been excited for this book since last year! It sounds like it's high stakes and fast paced, and I can't wait to devour thi... Read More
Tuesday, 30 May 2017 13:59
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Spotlight on KILL ALL HAPPIES + Giveaway!

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Kill All Happies (US Only) by: Rachel Cohn Release Date: May 2, 2017 Publisher: Disney Publishing Worldwide – Imprint: Hyperion About the Book: Last Call at Happies! Tonight, 8 P.M. Senior Class Only! Please with the Shhhh…. This is it. Graduation. And Vic Navarro is throwing the most epic party Rancho...
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John
Cute cover, and the book sounds like a lot of fun!
Tuesday, 02 May 2017 15:43
Shelly Hart
Book sounds like a fun read and a fun cover too!
Thursday, 04 May 2017 22:17
Kristy Petree
I like the cover, the bright color and the simplicity of it. The story sounds fun and unique. Thanks!
Saturday, 06 May 2017 01:09
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Giveaway: VAMPIRINA AT THE BEACH (US Only)

Giveaway: VAMPIRINA AT THE BEACH (US Only)

VAMPIRINA AT THE BEACH (US Only)   Written by Ann Marie Pace Illustrated by LeUyen Pham Release Date: April 4, 2017 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion About the Book When the summer moon is full, a beach trip is an epic way to spend the night. With her signature poise, Vampirina and her clan...
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John
I love the cover art's sense of mood and mystery, and the synopsis was inspired!
Friday, 07 April 2017 20:33
Lily M.
These books seem cute, I have a niece who is starting to read, I think she would enjoy these ... Read More
Tuesday, 11 April 2017 02:52
Alyssa Annico
This looks like a really cute series!
Friday, 14 April 2017 10:18
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Press Release: Beauty and The Beast (Jennifer Donnelly) Book Release, Official Movie Trailer and Giveaway!

Press Release:  Beauty and The Beast (Jennifer Donnelly) Book Release, Official Movie Trailer and Giveaway!





Journey into the enchanting world of DISNEY’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST with BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: LOST IN A BOOK (Disney Press; January 31, 2017) by New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Donnelly. This all-new story is sure to appeal to fans of the classic fairytale and contemporary fairytale retellings such...
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John
I thought the cover was intriguing, and the synopsis more so!
Monday, 13 March 2017 18:15
Susan Light
I cannot wait to see the new movie and this book sounds absolutely perfect.
Tuesday, 14 March 2017 09:16
Heidi Wong
The cover is just simply breathtaking, and the synopsis seems so refreshing.
Monday, 20 March 2017 14:10
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Press Release: Cover Reveal & Exclusive Excerpt: Royal Bastards (Andrew Shvarts)!!

Press Release: Cover Reveal & Exclusive Excerpt: Royal Bastards (Andrew Shvarts)!!
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EW.com  exclusively revealed  the cover and an excerpt from Andrew Shvarts’  ROYAL BASTARDS , a send-up of  Game of Thrones  meets  Six of Crows !     Click here to read an exclusive excerpt!!     Share, Tweet, and Post using the hashtags #TeamBastard or #RoyalBastards !     ROYAL BASTARDS...
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