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6th Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza - Day 12

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Welcome to YABC's Sixth Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza ! We're featuring some of the  hottest titles of the year-- perfect for the book lover on your holiday list!--with exciting giveaways every day for the first twelve days of December. Each giveaway will run for seven days. ( Giveaways...
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Andrea Cerda
Thanks for the opportunity!!! want to read them all
Monday, 14 December 2020 10:38
Zachary Snyder
Books look great!
Monday, 14 December 2020 10:50
Jeana Kwiecinski
Such a good selection!
Tuesday, 15 December 2020 20:51
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Author Chat with Emily McKay (Storybound), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Emily McKay author of Storybound. Read on for more about Emily and her book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Emily McKay !        Emily McKay writes the kinds of books she wants to read—fast-paced with snarky heroines and swoony heroes...
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Victoria Scott
Thanks for sharing! Sounds awesome!
Wednesday, 10 June 2020 21:04
Gabby Roberts
The cover is gorgeous!
Thursday, 11 June 2020 03:26
Candice Gigous
The cover is pretty. The synopsis is very interesting. Sounds like an awesome read.
Thursday, 11 June 2020 08:52
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Spotlight on Crave (Tracy Wolff), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Crave  by Tracy Wolff.  Read on for more about Tracy and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Tracy Wolff!             Tracy Wolff is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of sixty-four novels that...
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Kacie
I like the color contrast on the cover. The book sounds interesting.
Thursday, 12 March 2020 21:45
Lindsay
Vampires is all I need to hear, sign me up! I love the white red and black cover.
Monday, 16 March 2020 21:32
Lauren
Sounds like a promising high school vampires love story! Also, the cover sets up quite a bit of emotion with the bloody flower.... Read More
Monday, 23 March 2020 11:25
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Cover Reveal: CRAVE by Tracy Wolff

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YABCers, we're thrilled to be revealing the stunning cover for New York Times bestselling author Tracy Wolff's upcoming novel CRAVE. Scroll to see the cover and a one line teaser about the story itself, and be sure to tell us what you think of it! Ready?? Scroll! . . . ....
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Giveaway: WE TOLD SIX LIES (US Only)

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We Told Six Lies (US Only) by: Victoria Scott Release Date: February 5, 2019 Publisher: Entangled Publishing   About the Book: Remember how many lies we told, Molly? It’s enough to make my head spin. You were wild when I met you, and I was mad for you. But then something...
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Dianna G.
I've heard good things about this book! The cover is cool; I like the color contrast. The synopsis reminds me a little bit of Th... Read More
Friday, 08 February 2019 19:06
Debra Branigan
Bold cover. The story sounds suspenseful.
Saturday, 09 February 2019 19:23
Colleen Burns
I can't wait to read this book and I love the colors of the cover
Sunday, 10 February 2019 11:07
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Spotlight on Analiese Rising (Brenda Drake), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway!

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   Read on for more about Brenda and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!          Meet  Brenda Drake ! Brenda Drake grew up the youngest of three children, an Air Force brat, and the continual new kid at school. Her fondest memories growing up is of her...
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Tiffany Engler
I love this cover! This book sounds so good!
Thursday, 10 January 2019 15:45
Debra Branigan
The cover is gorgeous and will attract your YA readers. This sounds like a great story! Good luck with your novel.
Friday, 11 January 2019 09:30
Jayda
The cover is so pretty and the story sounds interesting.
Saturday, 12 January 2019 19:09
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4th Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza ~ Day 6

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Welcome to YABC's Fourth Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza! We're featuring some of the hottest titles of the year--perfect for the book lover on your holiday list!--with exciting prize packs every day for the first twelve days of December. Each giveaway will run for seven days. Giveaways are US...
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Michelle R.
True Storm looks amazing!
Thursday, 06 December 2018 18:13
Saundra Bowers
True Storm looks really good. The others look good as well, these would cover the different tastes of my grandchildren.
Thursday, 06 December 2018 20:42
John
"Bah! Humbug!" looks like fun!
Thursday, 06 December 2018 21:21
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Teen Read Week 2018: Author Chat with Heidi R Kling (Where The Sea Takes Me), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Heidi R Kling (Where The Sea Takes Me) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Heidi, her novel, plus a giveaway!         Meet  Heidi R Kling !    Heidi R. Kling is the bestselling author of novels...
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Debra Branigan
I look forward to reading the book. Cambodia is quite the exotic setting.
Wednesday, 10 October 2018 18:25
Marisa Fort
Love the colors on the cover! The synopsis sounds amazing!
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 18:48
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is amazing and the synopsis sounds exciting!
Thursday, 08 November 2018 19:30
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Teen Read Week 2018: Author Chat with Victoria Scott (We Told Six Lies), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Victoria Scott (We Told Six Lies) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Victoria, her novel, plus a giveaway!         Meet  Victoria Scott ! Victoria Scott is the acclaimed author of nine novels including Fire & Flood,...
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Debra Branigan
The cover is beautiful and YA readers will be attracted, especially by the title. I look forward to reading this one.
Sunday, 14 October 2018 17:35
Marisa Fort
The cover is awesome and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 18:37
Dianna G.
The synopsis is so good. Love how it seems like a direct conversation. That cover is cool, with interesting contrast in colors.... Read More
Saturday, 27 October 2018 20:58
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3rd Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza ~ Day 2

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Welcome to YABC's third annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza! We're featuring some of the hottest titles of the year--perfect for the book lover on your holiday list!--with exciting prize packs every day for the first twelve days of December. Each giveaway will run for seven days. Giveaways are US...
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John
I'm especially curious about The November Girl by Lydia Kang!
Saturday, 02 December 2017 21:08
Hannah
I’m most excited about the November girl
Sunday, 03 December 2017 01:22
Nancy Hernandez
Pretty Dead Girls sounds exciting.
Sunday, 03 December 2017 01:59
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