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Blog Tour, Excerpt, & Giveaway: And Then There Were Four (Nancy Werlin)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Nancy Werlin's    And Then There Were Four   Read on for more about Nancy, a excerpt, and a tour-wide giveaway!               Meet Nancy Werlin !   Nancy Werlin is the New York Times bestselling and award-winning author...
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Kristy Petree
I'm so excited for this, especially to see how the parents fit in and how the story unfolds. Thanks for hosting!
Thursday, 08 June 2017 13:50
John
"Love today's blog post? Excited to read And Then There Were Four? Share your thoughts on today's post from the blog tour!" Yes! ... Read More
Thursday, 08 June 2017 15:45
Tammy VanScoy
This one sounds pretty creepy. Looking forward to reading the twists and turns.
Friday, 09 June 2017 14:37
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Author Guest Post with Wendy Laine, Plus Giveaway!

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Rogues, Scoundrels, and Beasts My first scoundrel was Han Solo. He was loud and arrogant...and I was young. I didn’t know it was the beginning of a trend. Oh, there were others over the years who started hinting at a deeper aspect to my personality. Spike from Buffy the Vampire Slayer....
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Dianna G.
Love the first line in the summary! The cover is spine tingling.
Saturday, 10 June 2017 22:21
Gabi Eisenberg
Cover is creepy, but in a way that intrigues me, not in a way that deters me from wanting to read it. Synopsis is inventive and un... Read More
Thursday, 15 June 2017 17:53
Danielle Lynn
Love the totally creepy cover and the colours match the synopsis perfectly. The synopsis doesn't even sound remotely similar to an... Read More
Friday, 16 June 2017 15:08
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Follow Me Back Blog Tour, Plus Playlist & Giveaway!

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As a writer, music plays a huge part in my creative process. Every book has a playlist that I listen to obsessively, repeating the same songs over and over. When I’m drafting, I’ll spend hours wandering around my town with my earbuds in, zoning out to lyrics as I make up...
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Meigan
I am so dang excited for this book. I keep seeing lots of chatter about it, and seeing "Wattpad sensation" makes me think I need t... Read More
Thursday, 08 June 2017 09:36
Delaney
This book sounds so awesome. And that cover is pretty cool too!
Monday, 12 June 2017 13:23
Mindy
The cover is so gorgeous. It's what drew me in. And the synopsis sounds really good
Friday, 16 June 2017 21:10
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YABC's Buzzworthy Books Of Summer 2017!!

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There are SO MANY amazing books hitting the shelves this Summer.... Which ones are we buzzing about? Check out our list and be sure to enter the awesome giveaway that we are hosting!!!         The Library Of Fates (Aditi Khorana) A romantic coming-of-age fantasy tale steeped in Indian...
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Meigan
All of them make my list. All p excited for are A Poison Dark and Drowning, Daughter of the Burning City, First We Were IV, Firebl... Read More
Wednesday, 07 June 2017 12:48
Meigan
Not sure why my comment is looking like I'm illiterate I assure you, I can speak and type properly. Sometimes.... Read More
Wednesday, 07 June 2017 12:51
John
I am wondering about "The Gentleman's Guide To Vice and Virtue."
Wednesday, 07 June 2017 18:21
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YABC Favorite Covers Of The Month & Giveaway ~ May 2017

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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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Tiffany Engler
I'm biased. I read an ARC of One Of Us Is Lying and I just adore the cover!! But if I had to choose one other it would be A Mill... Read More
Tuesday, 06 June 2017 09:00
John
"Which May 2017 new release cover is your favorite?" "Lord of Shadows" by Cassandra Clare.
Tuesday, 06 June 2017 19:52
Susan Light
A Court of Wings and Ruin
Wednesday, 07 June 2017 08:40
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Giveaway: WELCOME TO WONDERLAND #2: BEACH PARTY SURF MONKEY (US Only)

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Welcome to Wonderland #2: Beach Party Surf Monkey (US Only) by: Chris Grabenstein Release Date: May 23, 2017 Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers About the Book: From Chris Grabenstein, the bestselling author of Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library and coauthor with James Patterson of I Funny, House of Robots,...
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John
I like the cover's coloration, and it sounds like the book is rife with incident!
Monday, 05 June 2017 18:53
Danielle Lynn
The cover is cute and the colours are a perfect eye-catcher. The synopsis sounds packed with adventure and wacky fun.
Friday, 30 June 2017 20:48
Dan Denman
The cover is colorful and fun! I think that I will really enjoy the characters and story!
Monday, 03 July 2017 17:46
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: The Dragon's Curse (Bethany Wiggins), Plus Giveaway ~ (US Only)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for The Dragon's Curse by Bethany Wiggins, releasing February 2018, from Crown Books For Young Readers.   Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Bethany:      Hi guys! I am so incredibly excited to reveal the cover of the...
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Emily
The cover is great! And it fits in with the first book's cover so well.
Monday, 05 June 2017 12:30
John
I like the cover's coloration, and it sounds like the book is rife with incident!
Monday, 05 June 2017 18:52
Jen
The cover is wonderful because it stays within the design concept of the first one while also pushing more stronger and bolder col... Read More
Monday, 05 June 2017 22:03
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Cora Carmack (Roar), 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!! This week we will be featuring two authors from Tor Teen...
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Delaney
I've been excited for this book since I first heard about it ages ago. I can't wait to read it and the cover is so stunning!... Read More
Monday, 05 June 2017 10:45
Jen
The cover is one of the prettiest I have ever seen. It is just beyond gorgeous! And it has me so excited for what's inside, I ca... Read More
Monday, 05 June 2017 13:44
John
I like the cover's coloration, and it sounds like the book is rife with incident!
Monday, 05 June 2017 18:52
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Veronica Rossi (Seeker), 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!! This week we will be featuring two authors from Tor Teen...
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John
I like the cover's coloration, and it sounds like the book is rife with incident!
Monday, 05 June 2017 18:52
Susan Light
I cannot wait to continue with Daryn and Gideon's story.
Tuesday, 06 June 2017 07:34
Anne
Sounds like an exciting story! I love the smoke effect of the horse on the cover. I think it's beautiful!
Monday, 12 June 2017 20:00
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: The Invasion (Peadar O' Guilin), Plus Giveaway ~ (US Only)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for The Invasion by Peadar O' Guilin, releasing March 2018, from Scholastic.   Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Peadar:   Hello, YABC, this is Peadar O’Guilin, all the way over in Ireland. Last year, I wrote The...
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Kristy Petree
I really like the cover and synopsis for both books. Thanks for the chance!
Monday, 05 June 2017 12:34
John
I like the cover's coloration, and it sounds like the book is rife with incident!
Monday, 05 June 2017 18:52
Anne
So excited for this! I love the covers of The Call and The Invasion!
Monday, 12 June 2017 19:57
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