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Teen Read Week 2017: Author Chat with Tristina Wright (27 Hours), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Tristina Wright (27 Hours) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Tristina, her novel, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Tristina Wright !   Tristina Wright is a blue-haired bisexual with anxiety and opinions. She’s also possibly a mermaid,...
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Lily M.
This book caught my attention ? must read
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 05:04
Lillian Lozada
A book with as diverse a cast as 27 Hours is one that I'd love to read & review on my blog ... Read More
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 09:58
Anne
I love all of Christopher Pike's books when I was a teen! They are all my favorites!
Monday, 06 November 2017 21:02
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Featured Review: Remember Me Forever (Sara Wolf)

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About This Book:   Isis Blake hasn’t fallen in love in three years, forty-three weeks, and two days. Or so she thinks. The boy she maybe-sort-of-definitely loved and sort-of-maybe-definitely hated has dropped off the face of the planet in the face of tragedy, leaving a Jack Hunter–shaped hole. Determined to be...
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Featured Review: True North (L.E. Sterling)

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About This Book: It’s not you…it’s your DNA. Abandoned by her family in Plague-ridden Dominion City, eighteen-year-old Lucy Fox has no choice but to rely upon the kindness of the True Borns, a renegade group of genetically enhanced humans, to save her twin sister, Margot. But Nolan Storm, their mysterious leader,...
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Spotlight on The Things They've Taken (Katie McElhenney) Plus Guest Post & Giveaway!

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Today we're spotlighting   The Things They've Taken !  Read on for more about Katie, her book, plus an guest post and giveaway!       Meet  Katie McElhenney ! Katie McElhenney was born in Philadelphia into a big family of curious kids and patient adults. A voracious reader and unapologetic...
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Dianna G.
I just love the cover. The bird-shaped figure in the water is very cool. The synopsis has me interested! I added it to my wishl... Read More
Monday, 26 June 2017 21:44
Anne
Love the cover and the story sounds exciting!
Sunday, 02 July 2017 01:43
Aireanna Lesch
The cover is very abstract! And the story sounds very funny.
Tuesday, 04 July 2017 11:35
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YABC Scavenger Hunt: Violet Grenade (Victoria Scott), Plus Excerpt & Extra Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share  Victoria Scott's excerpt from her book,  Violet Grenade  as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Victoria and her book! And don't forget to answer the question from this post on the Scavenger Hunt form for a chance to win the  Grand...
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John
The cover is very purple, and there's a demon in this book!
Sunday, 18 June 2017 15:54
Dianna G.
Very pretty cover! I don't understand about the summary, though.....what? Grenade?
Sunday, 18 June 2017 17:43
Julie
I like the purple in the cover. The story sounds confusing but potentially interesting.
Thursday, 22 June 2017 02:22
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Spotlight on It Had To Be You (Lizzy Charles), Plus Excerpt, and Giveaway!

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Today we're spotlighting  Lizzy Charles's book,  It Had To Be You !  Read on for more about Lizzy and her book, plus an excerpt and giveaway!       Meet  Lizzy Charles ! Lizzy Charles writes young adult contemporary romance and would rather read than eat, but if she’s not reading...
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Hanna Francis
Not a huge fan of the cover, but the story itself sounds amazing! That being said, the cover certainly drew me in because I haven'... Read More
Saturday, 27 May 2017 21:24
Dianna G.
I like that the cover is different from the norm. I don't know that I would like the story, only because it sounds kind of like ... Read More
Saturday, 27 May 2017 22:59
Andria Henry
The cover is what drew me in. Though it's not the best cover it definitely got my attention. The excerpt had me automatically add ... Read More
Sunday, 28 May 2017 02:14
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Seize Today (Pintip Dunn) + Giveaway (US Only)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for Seize Today, releasing October, 2017, from  Entangled Teen .  Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Pintip:   Hi YABCers, I am so thrilled to share the cover of Seize Today, the conclusion of my Forget Tomorrow...
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John
The cover has some bluish shades to it. The synopsis makes it sound intriguing!
Tuesday, 09 May 2017 22:24
Shenwei Chang
I love the cover so much, it complements the others in the series very well. .
Wednesday, 10 May 2017 22:44
Jen
I think the covers are all absolutely gorgeous! But I love how this one has green in it, just like the first one did!
Thursday, 11 May 2017 12:47
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Spotlight on Remember Me Forever (Sara Wolf), Excerpt + Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight Sara Wolf's book  Remember Me Forever.   Read on for more about Sara, her book, and a giveaway!     Hey YABCers! Sara Wolf here. For those of you who aren't familiar with the Lovely Vicious series, let me put it this way; it's a love...
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Lily M.
The synopsis sounds good, can't wait to check it out
Monday, 15 May 2017 07:17
Lily M.
I've heard good things about this book, can't wait to check it out.
Monday, 15 May 2017 07:22
Shelly Hart
Looks and sounds good!
Friday, 19 May 2017 21:12
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Victoria Scott (Violet Grenade), 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  Victoria Scott , YABC's Author of the Week!! Victoria...
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John
The cover is very floral, and the synopsis lays it all out!
Monday, 08 May 2017 21:53
Cassie Hileman
I like the cover, the story sounds very exciting!
Saturday, 13 May 2017 11:53
Lily M.
I'm loving the purple and the synopsis sounds amazing ... Read More
Monday, 15 May 2017 07:05
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Spotlight on Incriminating Dating (Rebekah L. Purdy), Guest Post, & Giveaway!

Spotlight on Incriminating Dating (Rebekah L. Purdy), Guest Post, & Giveaway!



Today we're spotlighting Rebekah L. Purdy's novel,  Incriminating Dating !  Read on for more about Rebekah and her novel, plus an guest post, and giveaway!     Meet Rebekah L Purdy ! Rebekah was born and raised in Michigan where she spent many late nights armed with a good book and a...
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Delaney
This cover is adorable and I love a good fake dating trope!
Saturday, 22 April 2017 22:31
Kristi Housman
Already read this book and loved it! The cover is perfect, too.
Sunday, 23 April 2017 15:20
Lily M.
I like when books start with characters that are enemies and end up being together, this seems like it'll be cute ?
Monday, 01 May 2017 04:13
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