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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
Wednesday, 22 July 2015 02:32
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Exclusive Sneak Peek at THE SHADOW QUEEN by C.J. Redwine + Giveaway (International)

Exclusive Sneak Peek at THE SHADOW QUEEN by C.J. Redwine + Giveaway (International)

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YABC is super excited to host the exclusive sneak peek of C.J. Redwine's upcoming THE SHADOW QUEEN (Balzer + Bray 2/23/16), and epic fantasy retelling of the Snow White fairy tale. The cover was first revealed on EPIC READS, along with 4 other EPIC covers. (Check those out HERE )  ...
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Michella
I really love the twist on the apple being black instead of red. It also stands out against the snowy backdrop. I'm excited for th... Read More
Wednesday, 24 June 2015 13:39
Elizabeth Drake, Staff Reviewer
WOW! This cover is incredible!
Wednesday, 24 June 2015 13:41
Taylor Knight
I love the cover! It's so beautiful!
Wednesday, 24 June 2015 13:58
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Excerpt Reveal: Fog of Forgetting by G.A. Morgan

Excerpt Reveal: Fog of Forgetting by G.A. Morgan
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  Hey YABCers! Today we bring you a special treat – a chapter excerpt from THE FOG OF FORGETTING by G.A. Morgan! So grab a cup of your favorite caffeinated beverage, sit back, and enjoy a few pages of 100% totally free fantasy reading.  Before we get to the excerpt, here's...
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