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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Spotlight, & Giveaway: The Pearl Thief (Elizabeth Wein)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Elizabeth Wein's The Pearl Thief! Read on for more about Elizabeth, an spotlight, and a tour-wide giveaway!             Meet Elizabeth Wein !   I was born in New York City in 1964, and moved to England...
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Nancy Hernandez
I'm really looking forward to this book.
Sunday, 14 May 2017 17:39
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview, & Giveaway: Umberland (Wendy Spinale)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Wendy Spinale's    Umberland   Read on for more about Wendy, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!                 Meet Wendy Spinale !     I must admit, I have lived an extraordinary life and...
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Penguin Young Readers Blog Tour, Excerpt & Giveaway: Flame In The Mist (Renee Ahdieh)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Renee Ahdieh's Flame In The Mist !   Read on for more about Renee, an excerpt, and a tour-wide giveaway!               Meet Renee Ahdieh !     Renée Ahdieh is a graduate of the University...
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Fay Tannerr
This was great! Thanks for the excerpt.
Thursday, 11 May 2017 11:39
Fay Tannerr
The cover is beautiful and Flame in the Mist sounds like an exceptional read!
Thursday, 11 May 2017 11:42
Heidi Wong
The cover is stunning and beautiful. The synopsis makes me eager to read the book right now.
Thursday, 11 May 2017 11:46
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Spotlight on Riptide Summer by Lisa Freeman, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're spotlighting  Lisa Freeman's book,  Riptide Summer !  Read on for more about Lisa and her book, plus an excerpt and giveaway!   Meet Lisa Freeman ! Lisa Freeman is the author of RIPTIDE SUMMER (May 9, 2017) and HONEY GIRL (2015), both from Sky Pony Press. She grew up amidst...
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John
The cover is very "teen," and the synopsis does not disagree with that!
Wednesday, 10 May 2017 20:15
Shelly Hart
Looks and sounds good!
Friday, 19 May 2017 21:08
Amie Lambert-Gaudet
Terrific cover. Instantly makes you nostalgic for teen summers. ... Read More
Monday, 05 June 2017 11:34
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Seize Today (Pintip Dunn) + Giveaway (US Only)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for Seize Today, releasing October, 2017, from  Entangled Teen .  Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Pintip:   Hi YABCers, I am so thrilled to share the cover of Seize Today, the conclusion of my Forget Tomorrow...
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John
The cover has some bluish shades to it. The synopsis makes it sound intriguing!
Tuesday, 09 May 2017 22:24
Shenwei Chang
I love the cover so much, it complements the others in the series very well. .
Wednesday, 10 May 2017 22:44
Jen
I think the covers are all absolutely gorgeous! But I love how this one has green in it, just like the first one did!
Thursday, 11 May 2017 12:47
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Spotlight on Remember Me Forever (Sara Wolf), Excerpt + Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight Sara Wolf's book  Remember Me Forever.   Read on for more about Sara, her book, and a giveaway!     Hey YABCers! Sara Wolf here. For those of you who aren't familiar with the Lovely Vicious series, let me put it this way; it's a love...
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Lily M.
The synopsis sounds good, can't wait to check it out
Monday, 15 May 2017 07:17
Lily M.
I've heard good things about this book, can't wait to check it out.
Monday, 15 May 2017 07:22
Shelly Hart
Looks and sounds good!
Friday, 19 May 2017 21:12
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Author Chat with Alys Arden (The Romeo Catchers), Excerpt and Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Alys Arden, author of  The Romeo Catchers.   Read on for more about Alys, her novel, an excerpt, plus a giveaway!      YABC:   What gave you the inspiration to write this book?  New Orleans. New Orleans is imagination running amuck, not just because of...
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John
The cover has some bluish shades to it. The synopsis makes it sound intriguing!
Tuesday, 09 May 2017 22:23
Ashley Kemp
I'm way too excited for this sequel!!
Thursday, 11 May 2017 14:29
Lily M.
I think the cover is very pretty ... Read More
Monday, 15 May 2017 07:20
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview, & Giveaway: Illuminae (Jay Kristoff & Amie Kaufman)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Jay Kristoff & Amie Kaufman's  Illuminae! Read on for more about the authors, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!               Meet  Jay Kristoff & Amie Kaufman !     Amie Kaufman  is the New York...
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Spotlight on Antisocial (Jillian Blake) + Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight Jillian Blake's book  Antisocial.   Read on for more about Jillian, her book, and enter the giveaway!       Meet  Jillian Blake ! JILLIAN BLAKE grew up in New England, where she kept her deepest, darkest secrets password-protected. Antisocial  is her first novel.      Facebook...
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John
The cover is too hashtaggy, and the synopsis lays it all out!
Monday, 08 May 2017 21:54
Tiffany Engler
Looks like a great book!!!
Saturday, 13 May 2017 08:38
Lily M.
I think the cover goes perfect with the synopsis, and I'm liking the colors ... Read More
Monday, 15 May 2017 07:00
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Victoria Scott (Violet Grenade), 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  Victoria Scott , YABC's Author of the Week!! Victoria...
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John
The cover is very floral, and the synopsis lays it all out!
Monday, 08 May 2017 21:53
Cassie Hileman
I like the cover, the story sounds very exciting!
Saturday, 13 May 2017 11:53
Lily M.
I'm loving the purple and the synopsis sounds amazing ... Read More
Monday, 15 May 2017 07:05
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