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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview, & Giveaway: Batman: Nightwalker (Marie Lu)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Marie Lu's    Batman: Nightwalker   Read on for more about Marie Lu, a review, and a tour-wide giveaway!                   Meet  Marie Lu !   Marie Lu is the #1 New York Times...
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Spotlight on This Is Not A Love Letter (Kim Purcell), Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  This Is Not A Love Letter  by Kim Purcell, plus an excerpt & giveaway!          Meet  Kim Purcell ! Kim Purcell grew up in British Columbia, Canada, and now lives in Los Angeles with her husband, two kids, two dogs, and three cats. She...
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Dianna G.
Well, the summary already has me worried about whatever happened to Chris! The cover isn't really thrilling.
Monday, 29 January 2018 19:35
Tiffany Engler
I love the cover and I definitely think I'll enjoy this book.
Monday, 29 January 2018 19:43
Candice Gigous
The cover is unique. The synopsis makes you want to read more. Sounds like an awesome read.
Friday, 09 February 2018 08:10
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview, & Giveaway: Your One & Only (Adrianne Finlay)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Adrianne Finlay's    Your One & Only   Read on for more about Adrianne, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!               Meet  Adrianne Finlay !     I received my PhD in literature and creative...
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Dianna G.
My kids and I were talking about the ethics of cloning....I think this is a very relevant topic in today's world. Really like the... Read More
Monday, 29 January 2018 19:31
Mindy
I really the concept of this book!
Monday, 29 January 2018 22:36
Kara S
I read a review where this book was compared to the work of the late and great Ursula K. Le Guin. WOWSA! That must feel good as ... Read More
Saturday, 10 February 2018 17:05
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Spotlight on Love Between Enemies by Molly E. Lee, Plus Top 5 Enemies Who Fall In Love In Pop Culture, & a Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Love Between Enemies  by Molly E. Lee!  Read on for more about Molly and her book, plus the top 5 enemies who fall in love in pop culture, and a giveaway!    Meet Molly E. Lee!   Molly E. Lee is an author best known for her...
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Precious J Hernandez
I enjoy most rivals to friends storylines.. so rivals to lovers im sure I’d enjoy.
Sunday, 28 January 2018 02:05
Vani Chitkara
I enjoy love stories and the one's where the protagonists transform from rivals to friends and then more are my favorite. I trust ... Read More
Thursday, 08 February 2018 03:45
sam
The cover is perfect for this story. It's fun, but flirty.
Sunday, 18 February 2018 09:53
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Author Chat with Makiia Lucier (Isle of Blood and Stone), Plus a Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat Makiia Lucier , author of  Isle of Blood and Stone.   Read on for more about Makiia and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Makiia Lucier !       Makiia Lucier has a BA in journalism from the University of Oregon and a master's in...
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John
The cover has an excellent dragon! Those royal mapmakers--they always get involved in intrigues!
Thursday, 25 January 2018 22:35
Precious J Hernandez
The cover is simple but I definitely like it. I love that this is part of a duology.
Sunday, 28 January 2018 02:02
Marisa Fort
The sea serpent on the cover is beautiful, I love it! The book sounds like a lot of fun - lots of action and girl-power!
Thursday, 15 February 2018 00:34
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Sneak Peek, Exclusive Offer, + Giveaway for SAY YOU'LL REMEMBER ME by Katie McGarry!

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Today we're excited to share a sneak peek  Say You'll Remember Me  by Katie McGarry!  Read on for more about Katie and her book, plus an excerpt, exclusive offer and a giveaway!    Hi everyone! I'm so excited that my next stand-alone novel,  Say You'll Remember Me , will be released on ...
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Tiffany Engler
I love the purple on the cover and I think this book sounds amazing!
Thursday, 25 January 2018 09:26
Precious J Hernandez
A contemporary I’m definitely interested in. Love the Ferris wheel on the cover.
Sunday, 28 January 2018 01:42
Melanie Bracco
I absolutely love the cover and the synopsis sounds great!
Monday, 29 January 2018 16:47
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Giveaway: THE BODYGUARD, Books 7 & 8 (US Only)

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The Bodyguard Series, Books 7 & 8 (US Only) by: Chris Bradford Release Date: January 2, 2018 Publisher: Philomel Books About the Books:   THE BODYGUARD: TARGET (Book 7): Surfing champion and bodyguard Charley Hunter must protect a teen rock star from one deadly fan. Perfect for fans of Alex Rider,...
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Marisa Fort
The covers are awesome - I love the colors and the lines. The synopses sound exciting and full of nonstop action!
Friday, 26 January 2018 18:31
Lily M.
I like that this cover show you what the book is about ?
Sunday, 18 February 2018 06:06
Penny Olson
I like the action packed covers and exciting stories.
Tuesday, 20 February 2018 01:04
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Author Chat with Rebekah Crane (The Upside Of Falling Down), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Rebekah Crane ,  author of  The Upside Of Falling Down.   Read on for more about Rebekah and her book!       Meet Rebekah Crane ! Rebekah Crane is the author of The Odds of Loving Grover Cleveland and other young-adult novels. She found a passion...
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Marisa Fort
The cover is fun and cute and the synopsis is very interesting!
Friday, 26 January 2018 18:23
Precious J Hernandez
Love this. I’ve been anticipating this release.
Sunday, 28 January 2018 02:07
wendy rinebold
I am dying to read this. Its going to be so good. I love this cover.
Tuesday, 13 February 2018 19:43
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Amber Smith (The Last To Let Go), 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  Amber Smith , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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Tiffany Engler
I love the cover. I love that it matches The Way I Used To Be. This book sounds heartbreaking!
Monday, 22 January 2018 10:40
John
I find book covers with rubber bands, twine, or string deeply unsettling! Truly, I can see that this book *will* involve a "twist... Read More
Monday, 22 January 2018 23:02
Kara S
I wish I'd already read this author's first book. These books are both must reads for me; I think it's awesome such vital themes ... Read More
Tuesday, 23 January 2018 01:30
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Spotlight on Busted by Gina Ciocca, Plus Top 5 Books to Read in 2018, & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Busted  by Gina Ciocca!  Read on for more about Gina and her book, plus the top 5 books to read in 2018, and a giveaway!    Meet Gina Ciocca!   Gina Ciocca graduated from the University of Connecticut with a degree in English, but in her mind,...
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Kara S
The cover is forgettable -- the plot not at all! Count me in! Kara S
Thursday, 18 January 2018 18:08
Delaney
This book sounds like so much fun and I absolutely ADORE that cover!
Thursday, 18 January 2018 18:23
Tiffany Engler
The book sounds like a wonderful read and I love the cover!
Thursday, 25 January 2018 09:35
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