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Cover Reveal: 45 Pounds (more or less) + Giveaway! (US Only)

Cover Reveal: 45 Pounds (more or less) + Giveaway! (US Only)
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Today we have the pleasure of hosting a terrific cover reveal for 45 POUNDS (MORE OR LESS) by K.A. Barson!  Before we get to the big reveal, here is a message from Kelly: Hey, YABC! Thanks for joining me for the exclusive cover reveal for my debut YA novel, 45 POUNDS...
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Vivien
I think it's really cute!
Tuesday, 27 November 2012 12:09
YABC
The cover looks heavy. All those clothes. It's nice
Tuesday, 27 November 2012 12:25
YABC
I like the cover and LOVE the title, but I wish I could see more of her body in order to solidify that her issue is weight loss.... Read More
Tuesday, 27 November 2012 12:29
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October Giveaway Winners Announced!

October Giveaway Winners Announced!





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The October giveaway winners have been chosen! Congrats, everyone!  Don't forget to enter our November giveaways, going on now:  http://yabookscentral.com/component/content/article/25-info/10186-this-months-giveaways   THE INFECTS by Sean Beaudoin Kayla B. Margaly Amy C. Q.  Alicia M. E.  Andrea D.       CALL THE SHOTS by Don Calame Amber M. April B. Erica...
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Margie Cortina
Ooo, I'm so very excited for SpookyGirl! Thank you so much
Monday, 26 November 2012 15:23
Andrea Diaz
I'm excited for The Infects! I've wanted to read this for a while ... Read More
Wednesday, 28 November 2012 20:44
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November 2012 YABC Mailbox Video + Giveaway! (International)

November 2012 YABC Mailbox Video + Giveaway! (International)
Here's my November YABC Mailbox video, complete with chair dancing and a giveaway, as usual!  Enjoy!    
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YABC
Great vlog! I love the video effects and music! I am nowhere near your video skills level My favorite book of 2012 is... GRAVE M... Read More
Saturday, 24 November 2012 18:06
G Donald Cribbs
Your vlogs are always worth the watching. Not only do we get to salivate over books, which are always awesome, but we get to be te... Read More
Saturday, 24 November 2012 18:58
YABC
Ha, thanks GDC!
Monday, 26 November 2012 10:54
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Giveaway: Insurgent Collector's Edition (US Only)

Giveaway: Insurgent Collector's Edition (US Only)
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We have a very special, very fleeting, giveaway opportunity for you! One lucky US winner will win this lovely Collector's Edition of INSURGENT by Veronica Roth!  How do you enter to win? It's easy! All you have to do is vote for our fabulous YABC Editor, Erica Haglund, in this competition...
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YABC
Good luck, Erica! I've been voting for you! Hope you win, because you're an awesome blogger ... Read More
Tuesday, 20 November 2012 16:27
Jen
I vote for you every day Erica! *fingers crossed*
Tuesday, 20 November 2012 16:41
YABC
I'll be voting for you everyday! Good luck! (:
Tuesday, 20 November 2012 20:21
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Giving Thanks: Win an International Prize Pack from Sarah Skilton


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Today we have a special Thanksgiving-themed giveaway for you to enter. Sarah Skilton, author of BRUISED ( March 5th, 2013 by Amulet/Abrams ), would love to thank the authors who've blurbed her book by giving away copies of their latest works, as well as an ARC of BRUISED. Before we get to...
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YABC
Thank you for the giveaway!! Imogen has a black belt in Tae Kwon Do.
Monday, 19 November 2012 12:26
YABC
Tae Kwon Do. Thanks for the contest!
Monday, 19 November 2012 13:53
YABC
Tae Kwon Do. Awesome giveaway!!
Monday, 19 November 2012 14:15
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Cover Reveal: Insomnia by J.R. Johansson + Giveaway (International)

Cover Reveal: Insomnia by J.R. Johansson + Giveaway (International)
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Today we're hosting the cover reveal for INSOMNIA by J.R. Johansson!  Let me tell you, this cover is CREEPTASTIC. I can't wait to hear what you think of it! Before we get to the goods, here's a message from Jenn: Hello YABC! Welcome to the exclusive cover reveal for INSOMNIA! I...
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Vivien
Love the creepy cover!!
Wednesday, 14 November 2012 12:06
YABC
I'm not a fan of the font and placement of the text on the right, but the black pinwheel effect around the eye is cool.
Wednesday, 14 November 2012 12:06
YABC
This is so amazing! I love it
Wednesday, 14 November 2012 12:16
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Giveaway: Out of Reach by Carrie Arcos (US or Canada)

Giveaway: Out of Reach by Carrie Arcos (US or Canada)
How do you find someone who doesn't want to be found? A girl searches for her missing addict brother while confronting her own secrets in this darkly lyrical novel. Rachel has always idolized her older brother Micah. He struggles with addiction, but she tells herself that he's in control. And she...
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Jasmine L. Albitos
The music in the book trailer is by Sleeping at Last, "Intermission". Thank you for this awesome giveaway!
Thursday, 01 November 2012 18:23
Jill
Sleeping at Last and I LOVE the trailer
Thursday, 01 November 2012 18:32
MrsErica Beaton
Sleeping at Last. Thanks for the giveaway!
Thursday, 01 November 2012 21:35
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Giveaway: Diverse Energies (US Only)

Giveaway: Diverse Energies (US Only)
“No one can doubt that the wave of the future is not the conquest of the world by a single dogmatic creed but the liberation of the diverse energies of free nations and free men. No one can doubt that cooperation in the pursuit of knowledge must lead to freedom of...
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MrsErica Beaton
As a history teacher, I've been talking with my students about the parallels between the past and today. We notice similar trends ... Read More
Thursday, 01 November 2012 21:37
Lauren Giova Dixon
Polluted and over-populated!
Friday, 02 November 2012 11:35
YABC
Very crowded like New York City!!
Friday, 02 November 2012 15:19
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Giveaway: REBEL HEART By Moira Young (US Only)

Giveaway: REBEL HEART By Moira Young (US Only)
DUST LANDS: REBEL HEART By Moira Young     About  Rebel Heart   Nothing is certain and no one is safe in the second book in the highly praised Dust Lands trilogy, which MTV’s Hollywood Crush blog called “better than The Hunger Games.” It seemed so simple: Defeat the Tonton, rescue...
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Jonathan
Love this series! The cover is awesome!
Thursday, 01 November 2012 13:18
YABC
I think I like the original cover for Blood Red Road the best, but these new ones aren't bad. They look more like mainstream YA co... Read More
Thursday, 01 November 2012 14:02
YABC
Excited for this! I loved Young's world-building in Blood Red Road, and I'm hoping the history is explained more elaborately in th... Read More
Thursday, 01 November 2012 14:37
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Giveaway: The Lost Prince by Julie Kagawa (US Only)

Giveaway: The Lost Prince by Julie Kagawa (US Only)
About The Lost Prince Don't look at Them. Never let Them know you can see Them. That is Ethan Chase's unbreakable rule. Until the fey he avoids at all costs—including his reputation—begin to disappear, and Ethan is attacked. Now he must change the rules to protect his family. To save a...
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Sam
I LOVE the cover! Its the best in the Iron Fey books! I love the strange design on the guys body!
Thursday, 01 November 2012 12:48
YABC
I was so shocked when I saw this cover bc I still think of Ethan as a little boy. I guess he's grown up now! Can't wait to read it... Read More
Thursday, 01 November 2012 14:25
Natalie Aguirre
I love this series and can't wait to read this. I'd love to get on the list to get Julie's ARCs.
Thursday, 01 November 2012 18:17
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