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YABC Scavenger Hunt: Girl On The Verge (Pintip Dunn), Plus Excerpt & Extra Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share  Pintip Dunn's excerpt from her novel,  Girl On The Verge  as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Pintip and her novel! And don't forget to answer the question from this post on the Scavenger Hunt form for a chance to win...
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John
The cover is poetic, and this does sound like a compelling, provocative story!
Sunday, 18 June 2017 15:57
Dianna G.
I'm not intrigued by the cover, but the synopsis and excerpt caught my attention. I think I'd like this book.
Sunday, 18 June 2017 17:28
Delaney
The cover is so cool (I love the colors especially) and this book sounds really neat (plus I've heard it's kind of scary which sou... Read More
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 12:47
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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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YABC Scavenger Hunt: Obsidian and Stars (Julie Eshbaugh), Plus Excerpt, & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share  Julie Eshbaugh's excerpt from her new novel,  Obsidian and Stars  as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Julie and her novel! And don't forget to answer the question from this post on the Scavenger Hunt form for a chance to win...
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John
The cover looks intense, and the Bosha clan is attacked???
Sunday, 18 June 2017 15:28
Dianna G.
I have had this book on my wishlist for a while, although I haven't read the series yet. The summary was why I wanted to read it! ... Read More
Sunday, 18 June 2017 17:39
Patrick Peek
I love the cover and the story seems interesting. Not what I would normally pick up but I really liked the excerpt
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 11:13
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YABC Scavenger Hunt: The Sandcastle Empire (Kayla Olson), Plus Excerpt & Extra Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share  Kayla Olson's excerpt from her new novel,  The Sandcastle Empire  as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Kayla and her novel! And don't forget to answer the question from this post on the Scavenger Hunt form for a chance to win...
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John
I'm not sure if I like fronds on green covers--but anything can happen after a revolution!
Sunday, 18 June 2017 15:20
Dianna G.
This cover does not catch my attention at all. However, the summary is exciting!
Sunday, 18 June 2017 17:46
Patrick Peek
I love the color green so of course I love this cover. I picked this book on my blog recently as one I want to read.
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 12:07
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YABC Scavenger Hunt: The Library Of Fates (Aditi Khorana), Plus Excerpt & Extra Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share  Aditi Khorana's excerpt from her new novel,  The Library Of Fates  as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Aditi 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 and the title! And now the idyllic kingdom is rocked! For shame!
Sunday, 18 June 2017 15:12
Dianna G.
The cover is beautiful. I like the summary, though I'm already confused with the hard-to-pronounce names.
Sunday, 18 June 2017 17:55
Patrick Peek
The cover looks magical! Can't wait to read this, I'm intrigued!
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 12:28
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Spotlight on The Syndicate (Timewaves #1) by Sophie Davis, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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  Today we're spotlighting  Sophie Davis's book,  The Syndicate !  Read on for more about Sophie and her book, plus an excerpt and giveaway!   Meet Sophie Davis ! USA Today Bestselling Author of a dozen books in three series, "Sophie Davis" is in fact a pseudonym for two best friends, roommates,...
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Danielle Lynn
I love the cover. Looks like a time warp / worm hole right over their intended destination. So cool! The synopsis sounds intense.... Read More
Sunday, 18 June 2017 07:22
queenofreads
Oh I actually read the first book in the series! I loved it!! This looks like a new cover too, and it's gorgeous ... Read More
Wednesday, 28 June 2017 23:07
Penny Olson
I really like the cover. It incorporates the idea of time travel well. This whole series sounds really exciting.
Thursday, 13 July 2017 00:25
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Author Guest Post with Amber Garza, Plus Giveaway!

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Hi! I’m Amber Garza, author of romantic fiction. I write mostly young adult contemporary novels, but I also have a few adult suspense/thrillers out as well. They all have romance as their central theme though. What can I say? I’m a romantic at heart. I love the rush of that first...
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Marlyn Diaz
Sounds like a good one! I read Amber's Unexpected Love trilogy and I loved it so I can't wait to read this one. Hopefully soon!... Read More
Friday, 23 June 2017 20:25
Mindy
I love this cover and the synopsis sounds really cool
Sunday, 02 July 2017 18:52
Aireanna Lesch
Cute cover! Love romance YA!!
Saturday, 08 July 2017 10:45
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Blog Tour, Excerpt, & Giveaway: And Then There Were Four (Nancy Werlin)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Nancy Werlin's    And Then There Were Four   Read on for more about Nancy, a excerpt, and a tour-wide giveaway!               Meet Nancy Werlin !   Nancy Werlin is the New York Times bestselling and award-winning author...
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Kristy Petree
I'm so excited for this, especially to see how the parents fit in and how the story unfolds. Thanks for hosting!
Thursday, 08 June 2017 13:50
John
"Love today's blog post? Excited to read And Then There Were Four? Share your thoughts on today's post from the blog tour!" Yes! ... Read More
Thursday, 08 June 2017 15:45
Tammy VanScoy
This one sounds pretty creepy. Looking forward to reading the twists and turns.
Friday, 09 June 2017 14:37
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Spotlight on Done Dirt Cheap by Sarah Nicole Lemon, Plus How-To, Excerpt, & Giveaway!

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Today we're spotlighting  Saah Nicole Lemon's book,  Done Dirt Cheap !  Read on for more about Sarah and her book, plus a How To, an excerpt, and giveaway!   Meet Sarah Nicole Lemon !   Sarah Nicole Lemon spent the first fifteen years of her life doing nothing but running wild in...
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Olivia
This is one of my favorite book covers. Ever. It sounds like such a great book, I've heard nothing but great things about it. Than... Read More
Friday, 02 June 2017 11:35
John
The cover looks very clean, and this sounds like a good book!
Friday, 02 June 2017 20:22
Dianna G.
The cover surprised me -- it looks like it would be a poster or a pamphlet. I love the synopsis and already feel invested in the ... Read More
Saturday, 03 June 2017 00:31
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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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