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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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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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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Holding Smoke by Elle Cosimano + Giveaway (International)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Holding Smoke by Elle Cosimano + Giveaway (International)
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Hi, everyone! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for HOLDING SMOKE by Elle Cosimano, releasing May 3, 2016 from Disney Hyperion. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Elle:   Hey, YABC readers! I bet most of you can remember some pivotal, formative moment in...
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Vera G.
AHHHHHH I didn't know Elle had another book coming!! Where have I been?! Her "Nearly Series" is fascinating! Those books are on my... Read More
Thursday, 20 August 2015 18:01
Rebecca
This sounds amazing! As soon as I read the author's intro, I was sold. Cover is fitting, too! Thanks for hosting the reveal and fo... Read More
Friday, 21 August 2015 10:02
Roula
the cover is hot and the synopsis is really interesting
Friday, 21 August 2015 17:05
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Cover Reveal: NEARLY GONE by Elle Cosimano + Giveaway (US Only)

Cover Reveal: NEARLY GONE by Elle Cosimano + Giveaway (US Only)
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What's that? Another cover reveal?  Oh yeah, baby.  Today we'll be showing you the cover to Elle Cosimano's NEARLY GONE, coming to you March 2014 from Kathy Dawson Books/Penguin.  Before we get to the goods, here's a message from Elle:   Shhhh… come close. I’m going to tell you a secret....
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Vivien
I love the cover!!!!
Thursday, 20 June 2013 12:08
Heather
Intriguing! Looks like a book I will definitely read!
Thursday, 20 June 2013 12:18
Joanna
Creeptastic!
Thursday, 20 June 2013 12:19
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