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Exclusive Sneak Peek at The Hunter's Moon by Beth Trissel + Giveaway (US Only)

Exclusive Sneak Peek at The Hunter's Moon by Beth Trissel + Giveaway (US Only)
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THE HUNTER'S MOON by Beth Trissel Today we're super excited to bring you an exclusive excerpt from THE HUNTER'S MOON, the first book in the SECRET WARRIOR series, on sale now.  Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Beth:   Although The Hunter's Moon (Book 1, Secret Warrior...
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Amy Hart
This book sounds exciting! Loved the excerpt.
Wednesday, 16 December 2015 09:51
Beth Trissel
Thanks so much, Amy.
Wednesday, 16 December 2015 13:00
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Sneak Peek at Fathomless by Anne M. Pillsworth + Giveaway (US Only)

Sneak Peek at Fathomless by Anne M. Pillsworth + Giveaway (US Only)
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FATHOMLESS (Redemption's Heir #2) by Anne M. Pillsworth Today we're super excited to bring you an excerpt from chapter one of FATHOMLESS, released on October 27, 2015 from Tor Teen. Before we get to the excerpt, here's more about the book! About the Book Sean Wyndham has tried to stay away...
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Elizabeth Drake, Staff Reviewer
Sounds awesome!
Friday, 30 October 2015 09:37
Linda Romer
Lord of the rings ♡ thank you
Wednesday, 11 November 2015 20:06
Dan Denman
One of the books was his duct-taped Lord of the Rings. The story sounds really good!
Tuesday, 24 November 2015 17:34
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Exclusive Sneak Peek at A Thousand Pieces of You by Claudia Gray + Giveaway (US/Canada)

Exclusive Sneak Peek at A Thousand Pieces of You by Claudia Gray + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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FIREBIRD SERIES by Claudia Gray Today we're super excited to bring you an exclusive excerpt from A THOUSAND PIECES OF YOU, the first book in the FIREBIRD series, releasing in paperback on November 3, 2015. Before we get to the excerpt, here's more about the books in the series! About the...
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Lillian Lozada
The 1st chapter was enough to pull me in! I can't wait to start reading this series ... Read More
Wednesday, 28 October 2015 18:25
shelby
The first chaper makes me want to continue to read the rest of the book!!
Saturday, 31 October 2015 12:42
Cameron
I WANT MORE. That's all
Saturday, 31 October 2015 14:11
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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 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 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 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 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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Tokyo Heist Trailer Premiere

Tokyo Heist
YABC is so excited to bring you the exclusive trailer premiere for TOKYO HEIST by Diana Renn!  First, a little about the book: When sixteen-year-old Violet agrees to spend the summer with her father, an up-and-coming artist in Seattle, she has no idea what she's walking into. Her father's newest clients,...
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YABC
awesome trailer! now I want to read Tokyo Heist even more. is it june 14th yet?
Tuesday, 12 June 2012 14:50
YABC
LOVE IT!
Tuesday, 12 June 2012 15:31
Petra
Great trailer!
Tuesday, 12 June 2012 17:28
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