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Spotlight on Ink In The Blood (Kim Smejkal), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Ink In The Blood  by Kim Smejkal.  Read on for more about Kim and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Kim Smejkal!      Kim Smejkal  lives with her family on Vancouver Island in Canada, which means she's often lost in...
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Blog Tour: Guest Post for Mindy Kim and the Yummy Seaweed Business (Lyla Lee), Plus Giveaway! (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Mindy Kim and the Yummy Seaweed Business  by Lyla Lee.  Read on for more about Lyla and her book, plus a guest post & giveaway!          Meet Lyla Lee !       LYLA LEE is a writer of many things. After working various...
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Zachary Snyder
Love the cover, and the book sounds great! Look forward to reading it.
Thursday, 16 January 2020 14:51
Brittany Colpitts
I absolutely love this art style!
Sunday, 19 January 2020 08:03
Alex Colpitts
This is so cute!!
Sunday, 19 January 2020 08:22
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Giveaway: Dark Secret (Danielle Rose) ~ (US/Canada Only)

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Dark Secret (US/Canada Only) by: Danielle Rose Release Date: February 28th, 2020 Publisher: Waterhouse Press LLC   About the Book: There's no wrath like that of a witch scorned. Seventeen-year-old spirit witch Ava López is the self-appointed guardian of the witches and humans of Darkhaven, an idyllic village nestled between the...
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Dianna G.
I love stories about witches! Sounds like fun. The cover makes me worry about someone being burned at the stake!
Friday, 17 January 2020 22:36
Belle Torres
Anything with vampires and witches, I'm in! I love the cover!
Saturday, 18 January 2020 04:26
Tina Atkinson
Dark Secret sounds so good! I love vampire books. This is the perfect combination with witches and vampires. Can't wait to read it... Read More
Sunday, 19 January 2020 00:58
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Moonscript (H.S.J. Williams), Plus Giveaway! ~ (INT)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  Moonscript  by H.S.J. Williams, releasing May 7th, 2020 from Trilliam Press!         Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the author:   Hello, YABC! Thank you so much for welcoming me here! I cannot...
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calvin
I think it's wonderful. Good concept.
Monday, 13 January 2020 22:16
gary
Hi everybody. I recently saw a testimony about chief dr lucky in a blog I visit for relationship and dating counseling problems be... Read More
Tuesday, 14 January 2020 02:53
Brittany Colpitts
Lovely summary, really makes me want to read the book!
Tuesday, 14 January 2020 08:04
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Author Chat with Janae Marks (From The Desk Of Zoe Washington), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Janae Marks author of From The Desk Of Zoe Washington. Read on for more about Janae and her book, plus an giveaway.         Meet Janae Marks!    Janae Marks graduated from the New School with an MFA in Writing for Children. When she...
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Zachary Snyder
The book and cover look great! Looking forward to reading it!
Monday, 13 January 2020 12:58
gary
Hi everybody. I recently saw a testimony about chief dr lucky in a blog I visit for relationship and dating counseling problems be... Read More
Tuesday, 14 January 2020 02:53
Brittany Colpitts
I love love love the artstyle for this cover. So cute!
Tuesday, 14 January 2020 08:04
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Author Of The Week: Author Chat with Brigid Kemmerer (A Heart So Fierce and Broken), 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 Brigid Kemmerer , YABC's Author of the...
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Kristy
I loved A Curse So Dark and Lonely last year and I can't wait to read this one!
Monday, 13 January 2020 15:20
gary
Hi everybody. I recently saw a testimony about chief dr lucky in a blog I visit for relationship and dating counseling problems be... Read More
Tuesday, 14 January 2020 02:54
Brittany Colpitts
I loved A Curse So Dark and Lonely! This is one of my most anticipated sequels for 2020 ... Read More
Tuesday, 14 January 2020 08:03
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Author Chat with Laurie Faria Stolarz (Jane Anonymous), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Laurie Faria Stolarz author of Jane Anonymous. Read on for more about Laurie and her book, plus an giveaway.         Meet Laurie Faria Stolarz!   Laurie Faria Stolarz is the author of several popular young adult novels including the Dark House series,...
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Dianna G.
Wow, this book sounds really intense. I like the cover! Didn't expect the summary.
Friday, 10 January 2020 22:37
Brittany Colpitts
I've been hearing about this all over social media. Sounds so good!
Tuesday, 14 January 2020 08:03
Alex Colpitts
Interesting cover. Saw some giveaways for this one on Twitter as well.
Sunday, 19 January 2020 08:20
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Author Chat with Abigail Johnson (Every Other Weekend), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Abigail Johnson author of Every Other Weekend. Read on for more about Abigail and her book, plus an giveaway.         Meet Abigail Johnson!   Abigail Johnson was born in Pennsylvania. When she was twelve, her family traded in snowstorms for year-round...
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Brittany Colpitts
Beautiful cover! Can't wait to read this one.
Tuesday, 14 January 2020 08:02
Alex Colpitts
Lot of people talking about this one on Twitter recently!
Sunday, 19 January 2020 08:20
Jen
This sounds like it'll sweep my emotions away and I love the cover. It's gorgeous!
Sunday, 19 January 2020 15:13
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Spotlight on The God Game (Danny Tobey), Audio Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US/Canada Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight The God Game  by Danny Tobey.  Read on for more about Danny and his book, an audio excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Danny Tobey!      Danny Tobey is a fifth-generation Texan. He went to Harvard College, Yale Law School, and UT Southwestern medical...
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Dianna G.
The cover is very cool, reminds me of a James Patterson novel. I've heard good things about this book, and very interested in the... Read More
Friday, 10 January 2020 22:40
Brittany Colpitts
Interesting! Reminds me of isekai animes.
Tuesday, 14 January 2020 08:02
Shannon Mizikoski
This sounds SO good! I have heard great things already, and I am so excited. The cover fits perfectly, too! Thanks so much for the... Read More
Saturday, 18 January 2020 16:31
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Spotlight on Echoes Between Us (Katie McGarry), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Echoes Between Us  by Katie McGarry.  Read on for more about Katie and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Katie McGarry!     KATIE MCGARRY is an award winning and critically acclaimed young adult novelist. The author of Only a Breath Apartand...
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Angel Lambert
Omg I'm so excited for this one!!
Monday, 06 January 2020 17:10
Tammy VanScoy
I love McGarry's books. Her stories always grab and pull me in quickly. Looking forward to reading this one.
Wednesday, 08 January 2020 14:03
Brittany Colpitts
So excited for this! The cover is absolutely stunning!
Tuesday, 14 January 2020 08:02
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