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YABC Scavenger Hunt: Reunited (Colleen Houck), Plus Excerpt & Extra Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share  Colleen Houck's excerpt from her book,  Reunited  as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Colleen and her book! 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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Fay Tannerr
I like the cover, it goes well with the others in the series and it sounds like an interesting novel.
Sunday, 18 June 2017 13:21
John
The cover is more violet than purple, I'd say. The Egyptian them intrigues!
Sunday, 18 June 2017 16:17
Dianna G.
Together, the cover and synopsis make me want to add this to my classroom bookshelf. My students love mythology, and would be draw... Read More
Sunday, 18 June 2017 17:07
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YABC Scavenger Hunt: Once Upon A Road Trip (Angela Blount), Plus Excerpt & Extra Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share  Angela Blount's excerpt from her novel,  Once Upon A Road Trip  as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Angela 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
Looks like a road trip! Sounds like a road trip! Too bad she doesn't fit in!
Sunday, 18 June 2017 16:14
Dianna G.
The cover doesn't thrill me, but I like the idea of a road trip. So much can happen!
Sunday, 18 June 2017 17:10
Penny Olson
The cover really conveys the open road before her and all the unknowns it will bring.
Sunday, 25 June 2017 23:11
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YABC Scavenger Hunt: The Call (Peadar O' Guilin), Plus Playlist & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share  Peadar O' Guilin's Playlist as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Peadar and his 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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John
The cover is eerie, and the story promises to be the same!
Sunday, 18 June 2017 16:11
Dianna G.
I love the cover. Very cool! The synopsis reminds me of Series of Unfortunate Events just a little bit.
Sunday, 18 June 2017 17:12
Delaney
Omg that cover is so creepy cool! And this book sounds really creepy good haha.
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 12:54
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YABC Scavenger Hunt: I'm Not Your Manic Pixie Dream Girl (Gretchen McNeil), Playlist & Extra Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share  Gretchen McNeil's playlist for her novel,  I'm Not Your Manic Pixie Dream Girl  as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Gretchen and her novel! And don't forget to answer the question from this post on the Scavenger Hunt form for a...
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John
The cover is very original, like the title! But who would actually want to go to M.I.T.?
Sunday, 18 June 2017 16:08
Dianna G.
If only teens could realize that high school is so forgettable. The cover is fine.
Sunday, 18 June 2017 17:21
Delaney
This book sounds awesome and that cover is ADORABLE.
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 12:52
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YABC Scavenger Hunt: Nemesis (Brendan Reichs), Plus Top Ten List & Extra Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share  Brendan Reich's Top Ten List as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt! Read on for more about Brendan and his 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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John
The cover is intriguing, and the author knows how to weave a story!
Sunday, 18 June 2017 16:06
Dianna G.
This sounds like an amazing book. I couldn't quick "add to wishlist" fast enough! The cover is really cool, looks like it would a... Read More
Sunday, 18 June 2017 17:25
Delaney
This sounds epic and that cover is so cool! I love how someone actually cut paper to make it look like that!
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 12:48
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YABC Scavenger Hunt: Girl On The Verge (Pintip Dunn), Plus Excerpt & Extra Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share  Pintip Dunn's excerpt from her novel,  Girl On The Verge  as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Pintip and her novel! And don't forget to answer the question from this post on the Scavenger Hunt form for a chance to win...
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John
The cover is poetic, and this does sound like a compelling, provocative story!
Sunday, 18 June 2017 15:57
Dianna G.
I'm not intrigued by the cover, but the synopsis and excerpt caught my attention. I think I'd like this book.
Sunday, 18 June 2017 17:28
Delaney
The cover is so cool (I love the colors especially) and this book sounds really neat (plus I've heard it's kind of scary which sou... Read More
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 12:47
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YABC Scavenger Hunt: Violet Grenade (Victoria Scott), Plus Excerpt & Extra Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share  Victoria Scott's excerpt from her book,  Violet Grenade  as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Victoria and her book! 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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John
The cover is very purple, and there's a demon in this book!
Sunday, 18 June 2017 15:54
Dianna G.
Very pretty cover! I don't understand about the summary, though.....what? Grenade?
Sunday, 18 June 2017 17:43
Julie
I like the purple in the cover. The story sounds confusing but potentially interesting.
Thursday, 22 June 2017 02:22
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YABC Scavenger Hunt: Bad Romance (Heather Demetrios), Plus Guest Post & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share  Heather Demetrios's guest post as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Heather 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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John
The cover is gorgeous, but it's so sad that there's a bad romance!
Sunday, 18 June 2017 15:51
Dianna G.
I love the cover - very artistic. The summary has its own suspense, but the author interview - wow. That's what drew me in! Way ... Read More
Sunday, 18 June 2017 17:34
Julie
The cover is so beautiful! The story sounds sad but really good!
Thursday, 22 June 2017 02:22
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YABC Scavenger Hunt: The Beast Is An Animal (Peternelle Van Arsdale), Playlist & Extra Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share  Peternelle Van Arsdale's playlist for her novel,  The Beast Is An Animal  as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Peternelle and her novel! And don't forget to answer the question from this post on the Scavenger Hunt form for a chance...
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John
I love the atmospheric cover, and I know this book to be an intense fable-like thrill ride!
Sunday, 18 June 2017 15:32
Dianna G.
This cover is chilling! I'd be officially spooked out, standing in that forest. The summary is a little too informative -- I'd r... Read More
Sunday, 18 June 2017 17:37
Patrick Peek
The cover looks amazing! Based on the synopsis this book would be perfect, can't wait to read.
Tuesday, 20 June 2017 18:57
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YABC Scavenger Hunt: Obsidian and Stars (Julie Eshbaugh), Plus Excerpt, & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share  Julie Eshbaugh's excerpt from her new novel,  Obsidian and Stars  as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Julie and her novel! And don't forget to answer the question from this post on the Scavenger Hunt form for a chance to win...
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John
The cover looks intense, and the Bosha clan is attacked???
Sunday, 18 June 2017 15:28
Dianna G.
I have had this book on my wishlist for a while, although I haven't read the series yet. The summary was why I wanted to read it! ... Read More
Sunday, 18 June 2017 17:39
Patrick Peek
I love the cover and the story seems interesting. Not what I would normally pick up but I really liked the excerpt
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 11:13
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