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Interview with Andrew Fukuda plus a chance to win a copy of THE PREY! (US only)

Interview with Andrew Fukuda plus a chance to win a copy of THE PREY! (US only)
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We're excited to bring you an exclusive interview with Andrew Fukuda, author of THE HUNT and THE PREY. Afterwards, enter to win a copy of THE PREY from St. Martin's Press! Born in Manhattan and raised in Hong Kong, Andrew Fukuda is half-Chinese, half-Japanese. After earning a bachelor's degree in history...
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Samantha Martin Hiatt
I think this was a really thought out interview and I learned a lot about the author!
Friday, 01 March 2013 15:58
Vivien
Great interview! I'm really eager to read Prey
Friday, 01 March 2013 17:05
Courtney Gendreau
It was a great interview!!
Saturday, 02 March 2013 17:34
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Cover Reveal: The Unbound by Victoria Schwab (+ US/Canada giveaway!)

Cover Reveal: The Unbound by Victoria Schwab (+ US/Canada giveaway!)

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Calling all fans of THE ARCHVIED by Victoria Schwab ! Today we're bringing you the cover reveal for the sequel, THE UNBOUND! And let me just get this out of the way right now: It's LOVERLY. And dark. And haunting. And pretty much everything I like in a cover.  Just sayin....
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Vivien
It's fabulous!!!
Tuesday, 26 February 2013 12:03
YABC
SO BEAUTIFUL. *_* I don't think the wait until January has every looked so daunting...
Tuesday, 26 February 2013 12:03
YABC
I love this cover! The smoke forms her face! Awesome
Tuesday, 26 February 2013 12:24
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Cover Reveal: Time After Time by Tamara Ireland Stone (plus US/Canada giveaway)

Cover Reveal: Time After Time by Tamara Ireland Stone (plus US/Canada giveaway)
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Today, YABCers, we bring you the cover reveal for Tamara Ireland Stone's latest and greatest, TIME AFTER TIME! Are you ready to see it and read what it's all about?  I know you are! But first, a message from Tamara: Hi YABC readers! Today's the day! Finally! I can't begin to...
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YABC
SOOO PRETTY!!!! Oh my gosh...
Thursday, 21 February 2013 12:01
Sana
Yay, it's up! Really like it, the colors are amazing. Great cover =D
Thursday, 21 February 2013 12:03
Jen
*FLAILS* This cover is GORGEOUS and I can't WAIT to read this!!!... Read More
Thursday, 21 February 2013 12:08
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Cover Reveal: Not a Drop to Drink by Mindy McGinnis (plus US giveaway)

Cover Reveal: Not a Drop to Drink by Mindy McGinnis (plus US giveaway)
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Earlier this week we brought you the cover reveal for CJ Redwine's DECEPTION . Bet you didn't think we'd bring another great cover to the table in the same week, but ho ho! We did! (We like to keep you on your cover reveal toes.) Prepare for the shock and awe...
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YABC
So pretty!! And badass. I love it.
Friday, 15 February 2013 12:04
Bailey Hewlett
I am in love with this cover!! HarperTeen is really outdoing itself with the covers this year. I can't wait for Not a Drop to Drin... Read More
Friday, 15 February 2013 12:05
Samantha Martin Hiatt
I think the cover is very well done. The use of color and shadows really makes quite a statement! Great Job! Can't wait to read ... Read More
Friday, 15 February 2013 12:07
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Cover Reveal: Deception by CJ Redwine (plus international giveaway!)

Cover Reveal: Deception by CJ Redwine (plus international giveaway!)
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We were thrilled to host the cover reveal of CJ Redwine's DEFIANCE last year, and now we're thrilled to bring you the cover of the sequel, DECEPTION. But before we get to the goods, here's a message from CJ: Hello YABC! I’m so excited to reveal the cover for DECEPTION, the...
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YABC
WOW! I love it! The background... is amazing, like a huge storm is coming and the model is gorgeous! Defiance is stunning in perso... Read More
Tuesday, 12 February 2013 12:06
YABC
That is awesome and very pretty!
Tuesday, 12 February 2013 12:06
Daisy Richeson
That cover is amazing! Love the cuff on her arm. Can't wait to read!
Tuesday, 12 February 2013 12:06
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Giveaway: Writing with a Heavy Heart (International)

Giveaway: Writing with a Heavy Heart (International)
Writing With a Heavy Heart: Using Grief and Loss to Stretch Your Fiction By Denise Jaden, author of Losing Faith and Never Enough Release Date: October 1, 2012 In her first non-fiction book, Denise Jaden explores the stages and outlets of grief and how to implement them into your fiction to...
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Kristina Vo
Engaging conflict is one of the elements of fiction.
Sunday, 03 February 2013 00:42
YABC
One of the main elements of fiction is engaging conflict.
Tuesday, 05 February 2013 12:05
Rachael
Engaging conflict is one of the elements of fiction
Monday, 11 February 2013 22:27
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Giveaway: Wasteland (US & Canada)

Giveaway: Wasteland (US & Canada)
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WASTELAND By Susan Kim & Laurence Klavan Release Date: March 26, 2013 Welcome to the Wasteland. Where all the adults are long gone, and now no one lives past the age of nineteen. Susan Kim and Laurence Klavan’s post-apocalyptic debut is the first of a trilogy in which everyone is forced...
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Vivien
Sounds like a promising read
Friday, 01 February 2013 21:29
YABC
Looks like a great read. The premise is hot!
Friday, 01 February 2013 21:34
Diana
Looks interesting.
Friday, 01 February 2013 22:07
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Giveaway: Order of Darkness: Changeling (US Only)

Giveaway: Order of Darkness: Changeling (US Only)
ORDER OF DARKNESS: CHANGELING By Philippa Gregory (Released January 1, 2013)   About the book Dark myths, medieval secrets, intrigue, and romance populate the pages of this first in a four-book teen series from the #1 bestselling author of The Other Boleyn Girl. The year is 1453 and all signs point...
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Kierra
I do like the first cover better mainly because it has more color. Although, this cover is simply and beautiful. I kind of like bo... Read More
Friday, 01 February 2013 12:40
Aimee Kasper
I love how the light green font stands out against the white cover. Simple but powerful.
Friday, 01 February 2013 14:49
Susan Light
Big change. I didn't realize it was the same book at first.
Friday, 01 February 2013 17:47
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Giveaway: The Prom Book: The Only Guide You’ll Ever Need (US/Canada)

Giveaway: The Prom Book: The Only Guide You’ll Ever Need (US/Canada)
The Prom Book: The Only Guide You’ll Ever Need by Lauren Metz (Releases on  3/5/13)   For most teens, prom night is the biggest night of their high school lives. Some things (like who makes out with whom, and who gets voted prom queen) can’t be planned for; but for everything...
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YABC
I haven't gone to prom yet, but I look forward to the memories (:
Friday, 01 February 2013 18:17
YABC
I haven't gone yet, but I think it'll be fun to dress up
Sunday, 03 February 2013 11:27
YABC
going with friends
Sunday, 03 February 2013 15:30
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The Triple Threat Blog Tour - Stop #8 - Take the HOURGLASS Personality Quiz!

The Triple Threat Blog Tour - Stop #8 - Take the HOURGLASS Personality Quiz!
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Hosted by Mundie Moms http://mundiemoms.blogspot.com/2013/01/egmonts-triple-threat-blog-tour.html     Welcome to Stop #8 on the Triple Threat Blog Tour featuring Myra McEntire, Kate Ellison and Jennifer Lynn Barnes! Today we have a special treat for you. We teamed up with Myra McEntire, author of the Hourglass series, to create an exclusive quiz for...
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Kierra
I got: You like your guys tall, dark, and smoldering. Am I right? Michael's got all that in the bag. He may have a haunting past a... Read More
Thursday, 31 January 2013 13:30
YABC
I got Michael! =)
Thursday, 31 January 2013 13:55
YABC
My man is Dune.
Thursday, 31 January 2013 14:52
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