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Author Chat with Emiko Jean (Tokyo Ever After), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Emiko Jean author of Tokyo Ever After.  Read on for more about Emiko, her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Emiko Jean ! When  Emiko Jean  isn’t writing, she is reading. Before she became a writer, she was an entomologist, a...
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Kayla
This is the prettiest cover I’ve seen all year!
Friday, 04 June 2021 22:27
Andrea Cerda
Looks really interesting and the cover is stuning!
Saturday, 05 June 2021 03:20
Asteria
the cover is beautiful I can't wait to read it
Saturday, 05 June 2021 06:49
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Giveaway: That Way Madness Lies: 15 of Shakespeare's Most Notable Works Reimagined (Dahlia Adler) ~ (US Only)

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  That Way Madness Lies: 15 of Shakespeare's Most Notable Works Reimagined (US Only) Edited By: Dahlia Adler Release Date: March 16th, 2021 Publisher: Flatiron Books       About The Book Fifteen acclaimed YA writers put their modern spin on William Shakespeare’s celebrated classics! West Side Story. 10 Things I...
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Whitney
A YA reimagining of Shakespeare? If the colorful cover doesn't draw you in, the list of contributors will! I'm especially looking ... Read More
Thursday, 18 March 2021 18:13
Abigail Lowry
I love Shakespeare and I adore retellings so I’m incredibly excited to read this gorgeous book!
Saturday, 20 March 2021 12:22
Delaney
I love retellings and this sounds amazing! And the cover looks so cool.
Tuesday, 23 March 2021 11:33
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Author Chat with Melissa Albert (Tales From The Hinterland), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Melissa Albert author of         Tales From The Hinterland. Read on for more about Melissa and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Melissa Albert ! Melissa Albert  is the  New York Times  bestselling author of  The Hazel Wood...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Friday, 12 February 2021 11:53
Lauren
The cover is so classically magical. Also, I love that these are short stories but each sound unique and thrilling.
Friday, 12 February 2021 13:26
Debra Branigan
Pretty cover and the idea of the stories sound very interesting.
Saturday, 27 February 2021 18:53
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Author Chat with Gita Trelease (Everything That Burns), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US/Can Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Gita Trelease author of         Everything That Burns. Read on for more about Gita and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Gita Trelease !     Born in Sweden to Indian and Swedish parents, Gita Trelease has lived in many...
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Andrea Cerda
That cover!!! and the story sound really interesting!
Tuesday, 02 February 2021 15:46
Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Wednesday, 03 February 2021 14:21
Dianna G.
The cover is striking and beautiful. I haven't heard of this author before, but the story sounds amazing.
Saturday, 06 February 2021 09:57
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6th Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza - Day 11

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Welcome to YABC's Sixth Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza ! We're featuring some of the  hottest titles of the year-- perfect for the book lover on your holiday list!--with exciting giveaways every day for the first twelve days of December. Each giveaway will run for seven days. ( Giveaways...
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Andrea Cerda
Thanks for the opportunity!!! want to read them all
Monday, 14 December 2020 10:38
Zachary Snyder
Books look great!
Monday, 14 December 2020 10:50
Jeana Kwiecinski
Yes! I love this selection of books!
Tuesday, 15 December 2020 20:47
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Giveaway: Court Of Lions (Somaiya Daud) ~ US Only

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Court Of Lions (US Only) by: Somaiya Daud Release Date: August 4th, 2020 Publisher: Flatiron Books       About the Book   Court of Lions  is the long-awaited second and final installment in the “smart, sexy, and devilishly clever”, Somaiya Daud's Mirage series (Renée Ahdieh,  New York Times  bestselling author...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, love the cover!
Tuesday, 04 August 2020 13:27
Andrea Cerda
ove the cover, im interested in reading this book it looks good!
Wednesday, 05 August 2020 14:36
Sam Haurie
Thanks for the chance!
Monday, 24 August 2020 11:37
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Spotlight on It Sounded Better In My Head (Nina Kenwood), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight It Sounded Better In My Head  by Nina Kenwood.  Read on for more about Nina and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Nina Kenwood!           Nina Kenwood is the marketing manager at Readings bookshop in Melbourne,...
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Andrea H
What a cute book cover! Sounds like a great read.
Tuesday, 07 April 2020 14:06
Jasmine
I think the cover and the title are really cool, honestly, the title is extremely relatable.
Wednesday, 15 April 2020 23:53
Lindsay
I love the cover, it's such a pretty color!
Saturday, 18 April 2020 16:03
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Author Chat with Jenny Lee (Anna K), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Jenny Lee author of Anna K. Read on for more about Jenny and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway.         Meet Jenny Lee!             Jenny Lee is a television writer and producer who has worked...
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Candice Gigous
The cover is cool. The synopsis is very captivating. A diverse Anna Karenina retelling set in New York sounds awesome.
Saturday, 07 March 2020 07:42
Victoria Scott
What an awesome retelling! I can't wait to read it!
Sunday, 08 March 2020 18:42
Tiffany Engler
I love this cover!
Monday, 09 March 2020 11:40
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Author Chat with Dahlia Adler (His Hideous Heart), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Dahlia Adler author of His Hideous Heart.  Read on for more about Dahlia and her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Dahlia Adler! Dahlia Adler is an Associate Editor of mathematics by day, a blogger for B&N Teens, LGBTQ Reads, and Frolic...
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Teen Read Week 2018: Author Chat with Tyler James Smith (Unstoppable Moses), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Tyler James Smith (Unstoppable Moses) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Tyler, his novel, plus a giveaway!         Meet  Tyler James Smith !      Tyler James Smith attended Western Michigan University and after a stint as a mailman,...
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Kara S
The synopsis sounds uniquely good, and the cover is attractive and appropriate to the type of tale it represent, IMHO. Also, ever... Read More
Friday, 12 October 2018 01:34
Debra Branigan
Your synopsis sounds excellent and would easily attract YA readers, but the cover will likely not have the same impact. The story ... Read More
Monday, 15 October 2018 15:37
KM
I haven't heard about this book, but I'm excited for it.
Monday, 22 October 2018 18:07
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