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Author Chat with Jess Redman (The Adventure Is Now), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Jess Redman author of The Adventure Is Now.  Read on for more about Jess, her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Jess Redman ! Jess Redman is a former therapist and author of middle-grade books with FSG/Macmillan. Her first book, THE...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading!
Monday, 05 April 2021 14:12
Chiara Jucha
This looks like a fun read!
Monday, 19 April 2021 15:19
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Author Of The Week: Author Chat with Julia Ember (Ruinsong), 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  Julia Ember , YABC's Author of the Week!...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Monday, 23 November 2020 11:40
Shilo Quetchenbach
This looks amazing! Can't wait to read it!
Tuesday, 24 November 2020 11:34
Amanda
I can't wait to read this! It's been on my TBR for quite a while. LOVE the purple cover!
Friday, 27 November 2020 18:51
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Author Chat with Jess Redman (Quintessence), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Jess Redman author of Quintessence. Read on for more about Jess and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Jess Redman !      Jess Redman  is the author of  The Miraculous , which  Kirkus  called “layered, engaging, and emotionally true” in...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, looking forward to reading it!
Friday, 19 June 2020 12:06
Victoria Scott
My daughter would love this! I love the cover too!
Sunday, 21 June 2020 00:08
Heena Cruzl
Great, you have given interesting information and experiences, I really like it. return man 3... Read More
Monday, 22 June 2020 01:15
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Author Of The Week: Author Chat with April Genevieve Tucholke (Seven Endless Forests), Plus Giveaway! ~ (INT)

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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 April Genevieve Tucholke , YABC's Author of...
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Lauren
Wow! What a fantastical synopsis and a unique retelling. The cover really adds to the magic and nature elements of the story.... Read More
Monday, 23 March 2020 11:10
Kacie
This sounds like a great book. The green and blue colors really make this cover stand out.
Friday, 03 April 2020 01:32
Renee Moore
Beautiful cover!
Friday, 03 April 2020 18:48
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5th Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza - Day 10

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Welcome to YABC's Fifth 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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Zachary Snyder
These books look great, love the covers! Hope I win.
Wednesday, 11 December 2019 10:19
Debra Branigan
I am really interested in Every Stolen Breath. Nice covers on all. Thanks for the opportunity.
Monday, 16 December 2019 21:14
Jeana Kwiecinski
This is such a perfect selection of books. I want to read them all.
Tuesday, 17 December 2019 15:06
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Author Chat with Kate McGovern (Fear Of Missing Out), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Kate McGovern author of Fear Of Missing Out.  Read on for more about Kate, an interview, plus an giveaway!          Meet Kate McGovern ! Kate McGovern is the author of Rules for 50/50 Chances, which was called a “standout contemporary read”...
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Dianna G.
I wasn't so much interested until I read the blurb. Oh, this sounds so good. Stories about kids who are sick make me sad. The... Read More
Friday, 22 March 2019 20:12
Melanie Bracco
I love the beautiful cover and the synopsis sounds interesting!
Monday, 25 March 2019 16:57
Lisa Mandina
Love that cover, and the synopsis sound really unique!
Monday, 25 March 2019 20:04
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Author Of The Week: Chat with April Genevieve Tucholke (The Boneless Mercies), 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  April Genevieve Tucholke , YABC's Author of...
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Madeline Tebo
The cover is gorgeous and the book sounds really interesting!
Tuesday, 02 October 2018 11:33
Daniela
The wold on the cover so is os awesome!! It's eyes are veryy interesting and the plot sounds even more interesting
Wednesday, 03 October 2018 13:42
Kacie
The cover is beautiful and the book sounds great! I can't wait to read The Boneless Mercies!
Thursday, 04 October 2018 00:36
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Maurene Goo (The Way You Make Me Feel), 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  Maurene Goo , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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Tiffany Engler
I think this book sounds cute and I love the cover!
Monday, 16 April 2018 16:19
Kristie Padilla
Love the cover ♡ sounds super cute!
Monday, 16 April 2018 23:09
Kristy Petree
The cover is cute and the story sounds really great. I love stories with good father-daughter relationships and I also loved her ... Read More
Monday, 16 April 2018 23:21
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