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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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Author Of The Week: Chat with Stephanie Garber (Legendary), Plus Giveaway!!

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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  Stephanie Garber , YABC's Author of the...
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Olivia F
I love this cover, and I am so excited for this to come out! 15 days...
Monday, 14 May 2018 11:27
John
The cover is cool! Sounds like a good tale of good versus evil!
Monday, 14 May 2018 20:51
Candice Gigous
The cover is fun with that carnival feeling. The synopsis is very compelling. I really liked Caraval and I am looking forward to t... Read More
Tuesday, 15 May 2018 08:27
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Melissa Albert (The Hazel Wood), Plus Giveaway!!

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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 Melissa Albert , YABC's Author of the...
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Dianna G.
The cover is darkly intriguing. I like the old-fashioned motifs. As for the summary...it already has me wanting to peek inside Th... Read More
Monday, 05 February 2018 19:56
Penny Olson
The cover is like a dark fairy tale. The story sounds amazing.
Tuesday, 06 February 2018 22:53
John
The covers suggests folk tales and legends. And the story has an intriguingly dark sound to it!
Tuesday, 06 February 2018 22:59
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Spotlight on Frankie (Shivaun Plozza) & Playlist, Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight Shivaun Plozza's book  Frankie.   Read on for more about Shivaun and her book, an playlist and enter the giveaway!       Meet  Shivaun Plozza ! Shivaun Plozza lives in Melbourne, Australia. Frankie is her debut novel.   Website  *  Twitter  *  Instagram    ...
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Hannah
Love how fierce the main character looks on the cover
Monday, 27 November 2017 01:14
Emily
Really like the cover and the synopsis sounds promising.
Tuesday, 28 November 2017 20:40
Kelly G
I really like the cover for this one - it's different and I can't wait to see how the story plays out.
Friday, 01 December 2017 15:37
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YABC Scavenger Hunt: Girls Made Of Snow and Glass (Melissa Bashardoust), Plus Playlist & Extra Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share  a playlist for Melissa Bashardoust's Girls Made Of Snow and Glass as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Melissa 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
The cover made me see the world in a whole new way. The synopsis was crisp and efficient.
Sunday, 09 July 2017 19:27
Dianna G.
Love the cover AND the title. As for the summary, retellings are fun -- I would enjoy this book, I think.
Sunday, 09 July 2017 21:00
Danielle
The cover is stunning. And I love the family dynamics in the story!!!!
Monday, 10 July 2017 21:39
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