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Spotlight on We Are All His Creatures (Deborah Noyes), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US/Canada Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight We Are All His Creatures  by Deborah Noyes.  Read on for more about Deborah and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Deborah Noyes!        Deborah Noyes  is the author of numerous books for children and adults, including the young...
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Victoria Scott
Sounds amazing! Thanks for sharing!
Sunday, 08 March 2020 18:50
Lauren
What an interesting set of historical fiction stories! The cover really sets the reader up for intrigue and excitement.
Wednesday, 11 March 2020 13:35
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is fun and bright. The synopsis makes this an exciting read for me.
Sunday, 29 March 2020 17:44
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: But For The Mountains (Erin Riha), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  But For The Mountains  by Erin Riha, releasing June 2nd, 2020 from REUTS Publications!         Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the author:   Hello, hello! My name is Erin Riha and I’m...
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Lauren
I like the dark colors of the cover, and the artwork is eye-catching. The synopsis is very intriguing! I wonder what's going on at... Read More
Wednesday, 11 March 2020 13:28
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is very cool and the synopsis sounds exciting!
Monday, 23 March 2020 17:43
Emily
I love this cover! This sounds so good
Wednesday, 25 March 2020 09:52
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Spotlight on Transcendent (Jus Accardo), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Transcendent  by Jus Accardo.  Read on for more about Jus and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Jus Accardo!            Jus Accardo spent her childhood reading and learning to cook. Determined to follow in her grandfather's footsteps...
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Candice Gigous
The cover is unique. The synopsis is very interesting. I will have to check out this series.
Saturday, 07 March 2020 07:39
Danielle Hammelef
I love the colors on the cover. The synopsis is intriguing.
Monday, 23 March 2020 17:42
Dan Denman
I like the colors and design of the book cover. I think I will like this story and the characters.
Thursday, 26 March 2020 12:30
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Author Chat with Akemi Dawn Bowman (Harley In The Sky), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Akemi Dawn Bowman author of Harley In The Sky. Read on for more about Akemi and her book, plus an giveaway.         Meet Akemi Dawn Bowman!            Akemi Dawn Bowman  is the author of  Starfish ,  Summer...
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Lauren
The cover is so bright and exciting! Stories about circuses have often piqued my interest, and I wonder how the author handles the... Read More
Wednesday, 11 March 2020 11:52
Danielle Hammelef
I love the explosion of color on the cover. I can't wait to read this book.
Monday, 23 March 2020 17:40
Penny Olson
The cover is dynamic and eye-catching. The story is original and dramatic.
Wednesday, 01 April 2020 10:45
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Spotlight on Salty, Bitter, Sweet (Mayra Cuevas), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Salty, Bitter, Sweet  by Mayra Cuevas.  Read on for more about Mayra and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Mayra Cuevas!            Mayra’s YA contemporary #OwnVoices debut SALTY, BITTER, SWEET hits shelves on March 2020. Born and...
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Lindsay
I love books that involve food and cooking! This cover illustration is so pretty
Wednesday, 04 March 2020 18:40
Lauren
What an eye-catching cover with a beautiful illustration. The synopsis is very unique, and I bet the story will be full of mouth-w... Read More
Wednesday, 11 March 2020 11:47
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is so pretty. The synopsis sounds amazing.
Monday, 23 March 2020 17:25
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Author Of The Week: Author Chat with Mindy McGinnis (Be Not Far From Me), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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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 Mindy McGinnis , YABC's Author of the...
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Dianna G.
Adding this book to my wishlist right now. We often hike in the Smokies --- this summary caught my attention right away. Love th... Read More
Monday, 02 March 2020 19:44
Madeline Tebo
I can’t wait to read this! One of my anticipated releases!
Monday, 02 March 2020 20:53
Tiffany Engler
I have loved her previous books, I can't wait to read this one!
Tuesday, 03 March 2020 07:15
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Spotlight on I Hate You, Fuller James (Kelly Anne Blount), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight I Hate You, Fuller James  by Kelly Anne Blount.  Read on for more about Kelly and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Kelly Anne Blount!           USA Today Bestselling author and Wattpad Star Kelly Anne Blount has...
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Dianna G.
This cover is adorable! I read a lot of thrillers, so this would be a good change of pace for me.
Friday, 28 February 2020 22:21
Lindsay
This cover is so cute! It really speaks to my sweet-tooth soul
Wednesday, 04 March 2020 18:41
Lauren
What a lighthearted, fun, and inviting cover! The synopsis gave me some "Ten Things I Hate About You" vibes. The romantic pair see... Read More
Wednesday, 11 March 2020 11:32
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Author Chat with Alexandra Monir (The Life Below), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Alexandra Monir author of The Life Below. Read on for more about Alexandra and her book, plus an giveaway.         Meet Alexandra Monir!           Alexandra Monir is an Iranian-American author and recording artist. She is the author of...
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Dianna G.
I read the first book in the series a while ago -- need to re-read it to get caught up!
Friday, 28 February 2020 22:20
Candice Gigous
The cover is cool. The synopsis is very intriguing. Sounds like an exciting read.
Saturday, 07 March 2020 07:12
Lauren
Alien stories are few and far between these days in YA, so I'm very happy to read this synopsis. The cover feels almost mystical, ... Read More
Wednesday, 11 March 2020 11:24
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GIVEAWAY: I Believe I Can (Grace Byers) ~ (US Only)

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I Believe I Can (US Only) by: Grace Byers Release Date: March 3rd, 2020 Publisher: Balzer + Bray     About the Book: From the New York Times bestselling creators of I Am Enough comes an empowering follow-up that celebrates every child’s limitless potential. I Believe I Can is an affirmation...
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Debra Branigan
The book sounds like a great read to share with children everywhere. I like the cover art as well. Best wishes to the author on th... Read More
Monday, 02 March 2020 16:55
Danielle Hammelef
I think the cover is heartwarming and the message in the synopsis important to all.
Sunday, 15 March 2020 18:34
Penny Olson
The cover is beautiful. The whole concept of this book is what we need more of.
Monday, 23 March 2020 23:24
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Spotlight on We Could Be Heroes (Margaret Finnegan), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight We Could Be Heroes  by Margaret Finnegan.  Read on for more about Margaret and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Margaret Finnegan!         Margaret Finnegan’s work has appeared in FamilyFun, the Los Angeles Times, Salon, and other...
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Zachary Snyder
The book sounds great, love the cover!
Wednesday, 26 February 2020 09:26
Victoria Scott
I love the cover! Sounds like the perfect book for my daughter!
Thursday, 05 March 2020 16:40
Danielle Hammelef
I love the bright colors and promise of adventure on the cover. This book will be emotional and fun to read.
Sunday, 15 March 2020 18:32
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