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Author Of The Week: Emily Duncan (Ruthless Gods), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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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 Emily Duncan , YABC's Author of the...
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Madeline Tebo
I loved Wicked Saints! Can't wait to read this!
Monday, 13 April 2020 13:18
Lindsay
Wicked Saints is so good! I can't wait for the sequel
Saturday, 18 April 2020 16:01
Brittany
Ahhhhh, can't wait for this one!
Monday, 20 April 2020 11:56
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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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Spotlight on The Oracle Code (Marieke Nijkamp), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight The Oracle Code  by Marieke Nijkamp.  Read on for more about Marieke and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Marieke Nijkamp!             Marieke Nijkamp is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of This is Where...
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Victoria Scott
My daughter would love this story! Thank you for sharing!
Sunday, 15 March 2020 15:37
Lauren
The cover clearly shows off the skill of this graphic novel artist. The synopsis reveals an intriguing story about disability and ... Read More
Monday, 23 March 2020 11:19
Zachary Snyder
This book looks awesome! Can't wait to read!
Wednesday, 01 April 2020 12:52
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Author Chat with Ally Carter (Winterborne Home for Vengeance and Valor), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Ally Carter author of Winterborne Home For Vengeance and Valor. Read on for more about Ally and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway.         Meet Ally Carter!       Ally Carter writes books about spies, thieves, and diplomats. She...
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Victoria Scott
My daughter would love this! Thank you for sharing!
Sunday, 08 March 2020 18:46
Zachary Snyder
The book looks awesome, looking forward to reading it!
Wednesday, 01 April 2020 12:50
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is eye-catching. The book sounds so much fun to read.
Wednesday, 01 April 2020 14:31
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Spotlight on Sting (Cindy R Wilson), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Sting  by Cindy R Wilson.  Read on for more about Cindy and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Cindy R Wilson!            Cindy began creating worlds as a kid, entertaining her siblings with spontaneous ghost stories before...
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Lauren
The cover feels dark and foreboding, and the story sounds like a suspenseful, fresh take on Robin Hood.
Thursday, 12 March 2020 10:01
Danielle Hammelef
I like the cover and the retelling of Robin Hood sounds exciting and suspenseful.
Wednesday, 01 April 2020 14:30
Penny Olson
The cover is dark and dramatic. The story sounds action-packed and suspenseful.
Sunday, 05 April 2020 12:38
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Spotlight on We Are All His Creatures (Deborah Noyes), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US/Canada Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight We Are All His Creatures  by Deborah Noyes.  Read on for more about Deborah and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Deborah Noyes!        Deborah Noyes  is the author of numerous books for children and adults, including the young...
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Victoria Scott
Sounds amazing! Thanks for sharing!
Sunday, 08 March 2020 18:50
Lauren
What an interesting set of historical fiction stories! The cover really sets the reader up for intrigue and excitement.
Wednesday, 11 March 2020 13:35
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is fun and bright. The synopsis makes this an exciting read for me.
Sunday, 29 March 2020 17:44
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Spotlight on Transcendent (Jus Accardo), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Transcendent  by Jus Accardo.  Read on for more about Jus and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Jus Accardo!            Jus Accardo spent her childhood reading and learning to cook. Determined to follow in her grandfather's footsteps...
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Candice Gigous
The cover is unique. The synopsis is very interesting. I will have to check out this series.
Saturday, 07 March 2020 07:39
Danielle Hammelef
I love the colors on the cover. The synopsis is intriguing.
Monday, 23 March 2020 17:42
Dan Denman
I like the colors and design of the book cover. I think I will like this story and the characters.
Thursday, 26 March 2020 12:30
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Spotlight on Salty, Bitter, Sweet (Mayra Cuevas), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Salty, Bitter, Sweet  by Mayra Cuevas.  Read on for more about Mayra and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Mayra Cuevas!            Mayra’s YA contemporary #OwnVoices debut SALTY, BITTER, SWEET hits shelves on March 2020. Born and...
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Lindsay
I love books that involve food and cooking! This cover illustration is so pretty
Wednesday, 04 March 2020 18:40
Lauren
What an eye-catching cover with a beautiful illustration. The synopsis is very unique, and I bet the story will be full of mouth-w... Read More
Wednesday, 11 March 2020 11:47
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is so pretty. The synopsis sounds amazing.
Monday, 23 March 2020 17:25
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Spotlight on I Hate You, Fuller James (Kelly Anne Blount), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight I Hate You, Fuller James  by Kelly Anne Blount.  Read on for more about Kelly and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Kelly Anne Blount!           USA Today Bestselling author and Wattpad Star Kelly Anne Blount has...
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Dianna G.
This cover is adorable! I read a lot of thrillers, so this would be a good change of pace for me.
Friday, 28 February 2020 22:21
Lindsay
This cover is so cute! It really speaks to my sweet-tooth soul
Wednesday, 04 March 2020 18:41
Lauren
What a lighthearted, fun, and inviting cover! The synopsis gave me some "Ten Things I Hate About You" vibes. The romantic pair see... Read More
Wednesday, 11 March 2020 11:32
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Spotlight on The Vanishing Deep (Astrid Scholte), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US/Canada Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight The Vanishing Deep  by Astrid Scholte.  Read on for more about Astrid and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Astrid Scholte!          Raised on a diet of Spielberg, Lucas and Disney, Astrid Scholte knew she wanted to be...
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Chrystal Stevens
This is an amazing story. Tempe is one of my new favorite characters. I can't imagine what it's like for her being all alone. She'... Read More
Sunday, 23 February 2020 00:57
Madeline Tebo
I loved the excerpt and can't wait to read more. Looking forward to this release!
Sunday, 23 February 2020 14:36
Dianna G.
I saw this book on an Instagram post and immediately wanted to read it. It sounds so interesting, and the cover is striking.... Read More
Tuesday, 25 February 2020 21:00
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