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YABC Scavenger Hunt: Starry Eyes (Jenn Bennett), Plus Guest Post & Extra Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share an guest post from Jenn Bennett's Starry Eyes  as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Jenn and her novel! And don't forget to answer the question from this post on the Scavenger Hunt form for a chance to win the  Grand...
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Tiffany Engler
I think the cover is cute and cozy and I feel like it's going to be similar to Romeo and Juliet.
Monday, 19 March 2018 12:12
Brooke Goldetsky
I adore this cover! It's so warm and romantic! This book makes me want to go camping! Jenn is a contemporary Goddess so i'm SO so ... Read More
Monday, 19 March 2018 22:20
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WHO CAN HATE CAMPING!!?? Love the cover! Love the synopsis!!... Read More
Friday, 23 March 2018 03:09
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YABC Scavenger Hunt: Poison's Cage (Breeana Shields), Plus Playlist & Extra Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share an playlist from Breeana Shield's Poison's Cage  as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Breeana and her novel! And don't forget to answer the question from this post on the Scavenger Hunt form for a chance to win the  Grand Prize...
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Dianna G.
This cover is deliciously creepy. Those snakes look like they could slither off the page! I haven't read the first book, but lov... Read More
Monday, 19 March 2018 09:49
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I love the cover! Have heard a lot about the series, but haven't read them yet. This synopsis gets me excited about it!
Friday, 23 March 2018 03:07
Candice Gigous
The cover is eye-catching and creepy like the cover for Poison's Kiss. The synopsis is very intriguing. Both books sound like thri... Read More
Saturday, 24 March 2018 04:43
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Spotlight on The Secrets We Bury by Stacie Ramey, Plus Top 5 Locations to Get Lost In & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  The Secrets We Bury  by Stacie Ramey!  Read on for more about Stacie and her book, plus the top 5 locations to get lost in, and a giveaway!    Meet Stacie Ramey!     Stacie Ramey learned to read at a very early age to escape...
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Kara S
My first thought was that the cover of this novel is unremarkable, IMHO. But, the synopsis has me hooked -- I want to discover how... Read More
Friday, 23 March 2018 08:05
Hailey Joseph
The cover compliments the characters' dependence on each other in the novel. Already this seems like a must-read for me - A myster... Read More
Saturday, 24 March 2018 12:32
Marisa Fort
The cover is a bit plain but the synopsis sounds amazing!
Wednesday, 28 March 2018 22:37
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Spotlight on Buttheads From Outer Space by Jerry Mahoney, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Buttheads From Outer Space  by Jerry Mahoney!  Read on for more about Jerry and his book, plus an excerpt, and a giveaway!    Meet Jerry Mahoney!     Jerry Mahoney is the author of the series My Rotten Stepbrother Ruined Fairy Tales. He is located in...
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Lily M.
Looks cute I'm sure my niece would enjoy this book
Thursday, 15 March 2018 21:29
John
Looks fun! Sounds fun!
Saturday, 24 March 2018 23:03
Marisa Fort
The cover is so cute and the synopsis sounds fun!
Wednesday, 28 March 2018 22:27
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Giveaway: THE BERENSTAIN BEARS AND THE EASTER STORY (US Only)

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We're partnering with Zonderkidz for a fun Easter giveaway! The Berenstain Bears and the Easter Story (US Only) by: Jan & Mike Berenstain Original Release Date: 2012 Publisher: Zonderkidz About the Berenstain Bears Stan and Jan Berenstain published the first Berenstain Bears book in 1962, and the series has gone on...
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Shakeia Rieux
The cover is nice, and the synopsis is great
Sunday, 11 March 2018 00:31
Lily M.
I think my niece will enjoy this book ?
Thursday, 15 March 2018 21:21
Marisa Fort
The cover is sweet and cheery, the synopsis sounds fun and classic!
Wednesday, 28 March 2018 21:40
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Spotlight on Sneaking Out by Chuck Vance, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Sneaking Out  by Chuck Vance!  Read on for more about Chuck and his book, plus an excerpt, and a giveaway!    Meet Chuck Vance!     Chuck Vance is a pseudonym for a bestselling writer of both adult mysteries and novels for young adults. Vance attended...
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James Robert
Have to let my sister know about this one. Cool cover and a book I know she will love.
Thursday, 08 March 2018 09:49
Emily
This sounds so cool!
Thursday, 22 March 2018 17:46
Hailey Joseph
This sounds great. Can't wait to read this!
Saturday, 24 March 2018 12:01
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YABC's Favorite Covers Of The Month + Giveaway (February 2018)

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Hey everyone! Welcome to YABC's  Favorite Covers of the Month  poll and giveaway!! Each month we will be featuring the covers from all the new releases for the current month and will be offering a giveaway from our prize shelf! Everyone who participates in the poll can enter the giveaway. Check...
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Dianna G.
My favorite cover is "When Light Left Us."
Wednesday, 07 March 2018 22:01
John
There's no getting past the silly fun of the cover of "#Prettyboy Must Die"!
Wednesday, 07 March 2018 22:43
Tiffany Engler
I absolutely love The Traitor Prince cover. I love that it's so dark!
Thursday, 08 March 2018 08:56
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Author Chat with A.E. Sawan (Al Shabah: An Assassin's Story), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with A.E. Sawan , author of  Al Shabah: An Assassin's Story .   Read on for more about A.E. and his book, plus a giveaway!         Meet  A.E. Sawan ! A.E. Sawan was born into a Christian family on the outskirts of Zahle...
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Kara S
The cover doesn't draw my eye but the plot captures my imagination, as I am very proud and always eager to learn more about the la... Read More
Saturday, 10 March 2018 14:17
Hailey Joseph
This book sounds amazing! The cover is fitting for a novel involving espionage and seems to encapture the feel of the story well; ... Read More
Saturday, 24 March 2018 11:36
Marisa Fort
The cover is awesome and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Wednesday, 28 March 2018 00:39
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview & Giveaway: Lost Crow Conspiracy (Rosalyn Eves)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Rosalyn Eves's  Lost Crow Conspiracy Read on for more about Rosalyn, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!                   Meet  Rosalyn Eves !   Rosalyn Eves grew up in the Rocky Mountains, dividing her...
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Kristen Simmons (Pacifica), 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  Kristen Simmons , YABC's Author of the...
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John
Judging by the cover, they need to build a new pier! Sounds like a pretty scary, intriguing tale!
Tuesday, 06 March 2018 23:52
Delia Chavez
This book sounds interesting and the cover is pretty
Friday, 09 March 2018 05:04
Kara S
I was drawn in by the image and synopsis shown when I first saw this novel here on YABC and now I'm determined to read it! ... Read More
Saturday, 10 March 2018 13:59
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