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Giveaway: LET'S DO A THING! (Victor Shmud, Total Expert #1) and NIGHT OF THE LIVING THINGS (Victor Shmud, Total Expert #2) (US Only)

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Let's Do A Thing! (Victor Shmud, Total Expert #1) and Night of the Living Things (Victor Shmud, Total Expert #2) (US Only) by: Jim Benton Release Date: May 30, 2017 (Book 1) and December 26, 2017 (Book 2) Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks About the Book: Let's Do A Thing! (Victor Shmud, Total...
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John
I think the covers indicate that someone named Victor Shmud and expertise will be involved! It sounds like our hero know how to g... Read More
Thursday, 28 December 2017 21:46
Alyssa Annico
The cover and synopsis make these seem like really fun reads!
Tuesday, 02 January 2018 09:19
Danielle Hammelef
Both the covers and synopses are fun and I think kids of all ages would be attracted to these books.
Sunday, 14 January 2018 10:06
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Author Chat with Melissa de la Cruz (Someone To Love), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Melissa de la Cruz , author of  Someone To Love.   Read on for more about Melissa and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Melissa de la Cruz ! Melissa de la Cruz is the #1 New York Times, #1 Publishers Weekly...
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Dianna G.
The cover didn't really catch my eye, but the synopsis did!
Tuesday, 26 December 2017 21:10
Tiffany Engler
The cover has my favorite color on it! So it's beautiful!
Sunday, 31 December 2017 10:08
Mindy
I liked the colors on the cover and the synopsis sounded cool
Monday, 01 January 2018 17:43
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Giveaway: BETWEEN THE BLADE AND THE HEART (US Only)

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Between the Blade and the Heart (US Only) by: Amanda Hocking Release Date: January 2, 2018 Publisher: Wednesday Books About the Book: When the fate of the world is at stake Loyalties will be tested Game of Thrones meets Blade Runner in this commanding new YA fantasy inspired by Norse Mythology...
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John
I think the cover looks quite blade-y, but maybe not quite heart-y. I feel sorry for the poor valkyrie having to suffer within a ... Read More
Tuesday, 26 December 2017 22:16
Hannah
I think this book sounds great!
Thursday, 28 December 2017 04:23
Mindy
I love the cover. It drew me in and the synopsis was great
Monday, 01 January 2018 17:36
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Blog Tour, Author Chat & Giveaway: Bad Call (Stephen Wallenfels)

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Today we're excited to be part of the blog tour for Stephen Wallenfels's new book  Bad Call.   Read on for a author chat, more about Stephen, his book, and a giveaway!       Meet Stephen Wallenfels ! STEPHEN WALLENFELS is an avid outdoorsman from Richland, Washington. He was a...
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Sam
Love the cover! Definitely need to read this!
Wednesday, 03 January 2018 23:47
Kara S
Great cover for a thriller, and I've had a high thrill craving in my reading the last several months. New reading diet, I guess! ... Read More
Sunday, 07 January 2018 16:20
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is perfect for a man-versus-nature thriller. this book will be exciting to read based on the synopsis.
Sunday, 14 January 2018 09:56
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Spotlight on Beneath the Haunting Sea by Joanna Ruth Meyer, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Beneath the Haunting Sea  by Joanna Ruth Meyer!  Read on for more about Joanna and her book, plus an excerpt and a giveaway!    Meet Joanna Ruth Meyer! Joanna Ruth Meyer is a writer of Young Adult fantasy. She lives with her dear husband and son...
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Gabby Roberts
The cover is nice, it's not the best, but not the worst either. The synopsis is amazing, though! That's what really matters. I cou... Read More
Saturday, 23 December 2017 06:43
Precious J Hernandez
I’m intrigued, that synopsis is A+.
Sunday, 24 December 2017 12:55
Aireanna Lesch
I absolutely love the cover! It's dark and mysterious. And the synopsis definitely drew me in. ... Read More
Sunday, 24 December 2017 16:31
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Alicia Rades (Crystal Frost: The Complete Series), 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  Alicia Rades , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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Aireanna Lesch
I like the sound of this!!! Sounds super cool. And I like how the covers go together. ... Read More
Sunday, 24 December 2017 16:29
Amie Lambert-Gaudet
Love the cover. The synopsis grabbed my attention and I am excited to read this series.
Friday, 29 December 2017 03:08
Yuyu
Wow this looks really interesting
Friday, 05 January 2018 13:50
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Giveaway: THE SPRING GIRLS (International)

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The Spring Girls (International) by: Anna Todd Release Date: January 2, 2018 Publisher: Gallery Books About the Book: Four sisters desperately seeking the blueprints to life—the modern-day retelling of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women like only Anna Todd (After​ Series) could do. The Spring Girls—Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy—are a force...
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Amie Lambert-Gaudet
The cover is beautiful. I love the colors. The cover will definitely draw the eye of potential readers. The synopsis is well wr... Read More
Wednesday, 20 December 2017 23:35
Gabby Roberts
The cover is simple, but gorgeous. A book doesn't need big flashy colors to be amazing. The synopsis sounds interesting.
Saturday, 23 December 2017 06:37
Precious J Hernandez
I adore the cover. It’s beautifully simplistic. The colors are gorgeous.
Sunday, 24 December 2017 13:03
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Giveaway: THE LOST SEASON OF LOVE AND SNOW (US & Canada Only)

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The Lost Season of Love and Snow (US and Canada Only) by: Jennifer Laam Release Date: January 2, 2018 Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin About the Book: At the age of sixteen, Natalya Goncharova is stunningly beautiful and intellectually curious. But while she finds joy in French translations and a history of...
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Precious J Hernandez
I don’t read many historical fiction books books but that synopsis definite has me interested.
Friday, 15 December 2017 13:22
Dianna G.
The cover is so pretty! I like historical fiction but haven't really read anything about this particular setting.
Friday, 15 December 2017 19:33
John
That cover sets my heart to palpitating, I am sure! She sounds like she is facing a quandary and a conundrum!
Friday, 15 December 2017 23:03
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Spotlight on The Heartbreak Cure by Amanda Ashby, Plus Top 5 Bad Boys, and Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  The Heartbreak Cure  by Amanda Ashby!  Read on for more about Amanda and her book, plus the Top 5 Bad Boys and a giveaway!    Meet Amanda Ashby! Amanda Ashby was born in Australia but now lives in New Zealand where she writes romance, young adult and...
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Aireanna Lesch
Love the cover!!! And the synopsis is interesting!
Sunday, 24 December 2017 15:46
Hannah
Cute cover!
Thursday, 28 December 2017 04:19
vox libris
Cute cover, and the synopsis sounds like something I'd love.
Monday, 01 January 2018 16:11
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Giveaway: DEMON FREAKS (US Only)

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Demon Freaks (US Only) by: J.R.R.R. Hardison Release Date: October 3, 2017 Publisher: Fiery Seas Publishing About the Book: It's the night before the SAT test. The forces of darkness are stirring. Twin brothers, Bing and Ron Slaughter, know they've got to cram like their lives depend on it because their...
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Nicole Baker
After reading the synopsis I'm dying to know what happens with the golf association lol sounds quirky
Thursday, 04 January 2018 12:44
wendy rinebold
This sounds pretty funny. The cover is interesting.
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 20:33
Penny Olson
The cover is cool and campy. I like the idea of ancient evil combined with cramming.
Friday, 12 January 2018 12:40
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