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Giveaway: MINECRAFT: THE END (Catherynne M Valente) ~ (US Only)

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Minecraft: The End (US Only) by: Catherynne M Valente Release Date: December 3rd, 2019 Publisher: Random House Group / Del Ray Books   About the Book: Catherynne M. Valente is the New York Times bestselling author of dozens of works of science fiction and fantasy including Space Opera, The Refrigerator Monologues,...
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Dianna G.
My kids love to play Minecraft. Would love to put this book in my classroom, too!
Friday, 06 December 2019 19:37
Brittany Colpitts
My students absolutely love Minecraft!
Saturday, 07 December 2019 11:39
Zachary Snyder
This book looks great! My nephew loves Minecraft, would love to give him a copy!
Monday, 09 December 2019 09:40
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5th Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza ~ Day 6

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Welcome to YABC's Fifth Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza! We're featuring some of the hottest titles of the year--perfect for the book lover on your holiday list!--with exciting prize packs every day for the first twelve days of December. Each giveaway will run for seven days. Giveaways are US...
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Dianna G.
My son would love to read the Star Wars book!
Friday, 06 December 2019 19:40
John
"The Heart Of the Moors" has a cover that is especially gorgeous and colorful!
Friday, 06 December 2019 20:26
Laurie Harris
Awesome giveaway! Thank you
Friday, 06 December 2019 21:22
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5th Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza ~ Day 5

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Welcome to YABC's Fifth Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza! We're featuring some of the hottest titles of the year--perfect for the book lover on your holiday list!--with exciting prize packs every day for the first twelve days of December. Each giveaway will run for seven days. Giveaways are US...
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Debra Branigan
I would love to win these to share with my grandson. I have read about a couple of them, including Dancer. It sounds like a sweet ... Read More
Thursday, 05 December 2019 18:10
John
"The Shortest Day" has such a cool-looking cover!
Thursday, 05 December 2019 19:46
Victoria Scott
What a great collection of books! Sure to become some of our favorites!
Friday, 06 December 2019 22:40
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5th Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza ~ Day 4

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Welcome to YABC's Fifth Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza ! We're featuring some of the  hottest titles of the year-- perfect for the book lover on your holiday list!--with exciting giveaways every day for the first twelve days of December. Each giveaway will run for seven days. ( Giveaways...
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John
The Blue Witch has such an intriguing cover! It's beautifully done!
Wednesday, 04 December 2019 20:44
Debra Branigan
I am interested in these books. The fantasies by Alane Adams sound very intriguing and perfect for my young reader.
Thursday, 05 December 2019 17:31
Dianna G.
I would love to read A Dangerous Alliance. I feel like it's been all over social media lately; the cover is so eye-catching!... Read More
Thursday, 05 December 2019 22:27
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Author Chat with Terry Lynn Johnson (Dog Driven), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Terry Lynn Johnson author of Dog Driven Read on for more about Terry and her book, plus an giveaway.         Meet Terry Lynn Johnson! Terry Lynn Johnson, author of Ice Dogs, Sled Dog School, and the Survivor Diaries series, lives in...
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Brittany Colpitts
This reminds me of a movie I watched as a kid, but I can't remember the title for the life of me. Anyone know what I'm talking abo... Read More
Wednesday, 04 December 2019 08:30
Alex Colpitts
Looks good! Adding to my TBR
Wednesday, 04 December 2019 12:56
Debra Branigan
As a big fan of Gary Paulsen and Jack London, I look forward to reading this. It sounds quite adventurous.
Thursday, 05 December 2019 17:39
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5th Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza ~ Day 3

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Welcome to YABC's Fifth Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza ! We're featuring some of the  hottest titles of the year-- perfect for the book lover on your holiday list!--with exciting giveaways every day for the first twelve days of December. Each giveaway will run for seven days. ( Giveaways...
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Dianna G.
So many good books on this list! I want to read The End and Other Beginnings.
Tuesday, 03 December 2019 22:15
John
This looks like an interesting assortment of fantasies and school stories!
Tuesday, 03 December 2019 22:15
Madeline Tebo
So many of these sound so good! I especially can't wait to read Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All.
Tuesday, 03 December 2019 22:20
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5th Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza - Day 1

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Welcome to YABC's Fifth Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza ! We're featuring some of the  hottest titles of the year-- perfect for the book lover on your holiday list!--with exciting giveaways every day for the first twelve days of December. Each giveaway will run for seven days. ( Giveaways...
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Debra Branigan
What a great selection of Christmas books. I would love to read Twas the Night Before Christmas and the I Spy book.
Monday, 02 December 2019 19:36
John
I think "Diary Of a Pug" looks and sounds like an especially incisive inquiry into the life of a pug!
Monday, 02 December 2019 22:07
Nancy Hernandez
teeny tiny santa looks super cute.
Tuesday, 03 December 2019 02:46
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Giveaway: THE GOOD HAWK (US/Canada Only)

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Title of Book: The Good Hawk Written by: Joseph Elliott Release Date: January 21, 2020 Publisher: Walker Books US   About the Book: In a mythic Scotland, two unlikely heroes must make a dangerous journey to save their people. Agatha is a Hawk, brave and fierce, who protects her people by...
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Brittany Colpitts
This cover reminds of of traditional tattoo work. Stunning!
Wednesday, 04 December 2019 08:29
Alex Colpitts
Really like this artwork. Sounds like a good read.
Wednesday, 04 December 2019 12:56
Penny Olson
The cover is striking and beautiful. The synopsis is interesting and original.
Saturday, 28 December 2019 23:33
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Spotlight on Pippa Park Raises Her Game (Erin Yun), Plus Guest Post & Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to spotlight Pippa Park Raises Her Game (Erin Yun).  Read on for more about Erin, a guest post, plus a giveaway!          Meet Erin Yun !    Debut author Erin Yun grew up in Frisco, Texas. She received her BFA in English from New...
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Crista cast
This cover looks very sweet and colorful which I enjoy. It also sounds like a spirited story about a character trying to figuring ... Read More
Saturday, 30 November 2019 10:14
Victoria Scott
The book sounds like the perfect book for my daughter! I would love to read it with her!
Saturday, 30 November 2019 16:16
Brittany Colpitts
I absolutely love this cover! It's super colorful, and I'm sure would be very attractive to your readers. I'd love to add this to ... Read More
Monday, 02 December 2019 17:51
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Spotlight on Dangerous Alliance (Jennieke Cohen), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Dangerous Alliance  by Jennieke Cohen.  Read on for more about Jennieke and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Jennieke Cohen!    A lifelong lover of history and literature, Jennieke Cohen studied English history at Cambridge University before receiving her undergraduate degree from the...
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Dianna G.
Have heard so many good things about this book! I love the cover, and the synopsis caught my attention with Miss Austen!
Wednesday, 27 November 2019 22:30
Brittany Colpitts
Super excited about this release! I recently acted in a local theatre production or Pride and Prejudice. Adding to my list asap!... Read More
Monday, 02 December 2019 20:44
Alex Colpitts
I've noticed a lot of people posting about this recently. Looks good!
Wednesday, 04 December 2019 12:52
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