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Exclusive Sneak Peek at Illusion by Lea Nolan + Giveaway (US Only)

Exclusive Sneak Peek at Illusion by Lea Nolan + Giveaway (US Only)

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THE HOODOO APPRENTICE SERIES by Lea Nolan Today we're giving you an exclusive excerpt from ILLUSION, the third and final book in the HOODOO APPRENTICE series by Lea Nolan, and we're debuting the book trailer!. Before we get to that, here's a note from Lea: I’m thrilled to be here at...
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Oscar M
A spell to turn invisible.
Saturday, 10 October 2015 12:38
BookFanatic
To be able to transport anywhere throughout space and time.
Thursday, 22 October 2015 22:34
Kathryn
A spell to make myself taller. I'm not even joking
Thursday, 29 October 2015 11:25
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Exclusive Sneak Peek at the Extraction Series by Stephanie Diaz + Giveaway (US/Canada)

Exclusive Sneak Peek at the Extraction Series by Stephanie Diaz + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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EXTRACTION by Stephanie Diaz Today we're giving you an exciting look at the EXTRACTION series, with an exclusive excerpt and character profiles. Scroll down, YABCers, to learn more! About the Books EXTRACTION (EXTRACTION #1) "Welcome to extraction testing.”  Clementine has spent her whole life preparing for her 16th birthday when she'll...
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Mariana
Cam-bots. This books sounds so good!!!
Tuesday, 08 September 2015 13:58
Susan T.
It's a cam-bot!
Tuesday, 08 September 2015 22:49
Shannon Mizikoski
They're called cam-bots
Sunday, 13 September 2015 23:35
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Exclusive Sneak Peek at The Heartbreakers by Ali Novak + Giveaway (US/Canada)

Exclusive Sneak Peek at The Heartbreakers by Ali Novak + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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The Heartbreakers by Ali Novak Release Date: August 4, 2015 Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire Before we get to the excerpt, here's a message from Ali:  Hello all you lovely readers!  First and foremost, I’d like to thank you for taking an interest in my latest YA novel  The Heartbreakers . For those...
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yara
my favourite band has to be Marina and the diamonds! I love them! Oh and thanks for the giveaway!!
Wednesday, 19 August 2015 23:42
Karen Mikusak
My favorite band is BonJovi.
Monday, 24 August 2015 21:12
Kimberly Cifuentes De Leon
My favorite band is skillet.
Wednesday, 26 August 2015 16:42
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Exclusive Sneak Peek at the Tor Maddox Series by Liz Coley + Giveaway (US Only)

Exclusive Sneak Peek at the Tor Maddox Series by Liz Coley + Giveaway (US Only)
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TOR MADDOX by Liz Coley Before we get to the exclusive excerpt from TOR MADDOX 2: EMBEDDED, here's a note from Liz:   Dear YA Readers,   I’m so excited to introduce you to Tor Maddox. I hope you’ll spend some quality time together!   On first acquaintance, she’s a typical...
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Audrey
Your Fantasy Starts Here
Thursday, 27 August 2015 15:54
Karen Woodard
"Your Fantasy Starts Here"
Friday, 04 September 2015 00:51
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Exclusive Sneak Peek at Girl World: How to Ditch The Drama and Find Your Inner Amazing by Patricia Ottaviano + Giveaway

Exclusive Sneak Peek at Girl World: How to Ditch The Drama and Find Your Inner Amazing by Patricia Ottaviano + Giveaway
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Girl World: How to Ditch the Drama and Find Your Inner Amazing by Patricia Ottaviano Release Date: August 4, 2015 Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire   About the Book The guide every girl needs to survive the pitfalls of teen-dom Mean stares. Hurtful whispers. The cold shoulder. Being a girl is harder than...
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Exclusive Sneak Peek at Awake by Natasha Preston + Giveaway (US/Canada)

Exclusive Sneak Peek at Awake by Natasha Preston + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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Awake by Natasha Preston Release Date: August 4, 2015 Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire   About the Book Don't miss the latest gripping, high-stakes thriller from Wattpad sensation Natasha Preston, author of the runaway hit  The Cellar .   Scarlett Garner doesn't remember anything before the age of four-until a car accident changes...
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Susan T.
The Night Sister by Jennifer McMahon is by far the scariest book I've ever read!
Sunday, 09 August 2015 18:45
Megan Elaine Schuyler
Sounds great and love the cover.
Monday, 10 August 2015 22:19
rebecca
probably the diviners
Thursday, 13 August 2015 16:54
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Exclusive Sneak Peek at the Rebel Wing Series by Tracy Banghart + Giveaway (International)

Exclusive Sneak Peek at the Rebel Wing Series by Tracy Banghart + Giveaway (International)
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REBEL WING SERIES by Tracy Banghart Today we're super excited to bring you an exclusive excerpt from TORN SKY, the third and final book in the REBEL WING series. Before we get to the excerpt, here's more about the books in the series! About the Books REBEL WING (REBEL WING #1)...
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Maxine Panganiban
I aspire to be like the badass and strong female characters in books, TV and film. I adore their bravery. Most female characters t... Read More
Friday, 07 August 2015 07:43
Emily
Nancy Drew is my all time favorite lady from literature. She is clever and has a strong core sense of what is moral. She is also i... Read More
Friday, 07 August 2015 19:30
Stacy
I would love to be more like Lena from the Delirium series. She is very passionate, just like I am, and she does not realize her o... Read More
Monday, 24 August 2015 16:33
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Exclusive Sneak Peek at Darkthaw by Kate A. Boorman + Giveaway (International)

Exclusive Sneak Peek at Darkthaw by Kate A. Boorman + Giveaway (International)
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  Darkthaw by Kate A. Boorman Release Date: October 13, 2015 Before we get to the exclusive excerpt, here's a note from Kate:   Hi YABC! I'm thrilled to share with you an excerpt from my newest book, out in October. DARKTHAW, the sequel to WINTERKILL, continues the story of Emmeline,...
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Amie Lambert-Gaudet
The excerpt is well written and has definitely piqued my interest. I am looking forward to reading this book.
Wednesday, 15 July 2015 00:06
Carina Olsen
Ahhh, I love this excerpt Thank you all so so much for sharing. rgeous looking sequel.... Read More
Friday, 17 July 2015 18:54
Carina Olsen
Uhm. This was my full comment: Ahhh, I love this excerpt Thank you all so so much for sharing. Sigh. I adored book one oh so much... Read More
Friday, 17 July 2015 18:55
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Exclusive Sneak Peek at Becoming Jinn by Lori Goldstein + Giveaway (US Only)

Exclusive Sneak Peek at Becoming Jinn by Lori Goldstein + Giveaway (US Only)
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Becoming Jinn by Lori Goldstein Release Date: April 21, 2015 Before we get to the exclusive excerpt, here's a note from Lori:   Hello YABC readers! I’m thrilled to be here as part of the Summer of Jinn Blog Tour. The beach is my happy place, and reading at the beach...
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Agustina Gonzalez
This excerpt is really interesting!
Wednesday, 22 July 2015 02:41
Sky
I've been looking for new stuff outside my normal favourite genres to read and this sounds super good!
Sunday, 26 July 2015 00:40
Alica
Yay for Jinns!
Monday, 27 July 2015 15:07
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Exclusive Sneak Peek at the Jinni Wars Series by Amber Lough + Giveaway (International)

Exclusive Sneak Peek at the Jinni Wars Series by Amber Lough + Giveaway (International)
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THE JINNI WARS by Amber Lough Before we get to the exclusive excerpt from THE FIRE WISH, here's a note from Amber:   Have you ever had a dream that that burrowed like the roots of a weed into your veins?   My dream was of a book—one that I had...
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Lindsey Kleinjan
Great excerpt - I would love to keep reading. This seems like a good mix of some different cultural aspects and fantasy!
Sunday, 12 July 2015 12:02
Aurore BUON
I love the cover ^^ it's like a tale from Arabian Nights ^^ it's sounds very interesting! Thanks for the chance! Have a nice day... Read More
Tuesday, 14 July 2015 13:49
Agustina Gonzalez
I really like this excerpt; a new series I need to get my hands on ... Read More
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