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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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Giveaway: Travels With Sushi In The Land Of The Mind (Eduard Shyfrin) ~ (US Only)

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Travels With Sushi In The Land Of The Mind (US Only) by: Eduard Shyfrin Release Date: October 3rd, 2019 Publisher: White Raven Publishing       About the Book: “The children closed their eyes in order to enjoy the sensations more fully and when they opened them again the restaurant had...
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Debra Branigan
This storyline is quite unique and fascinating. This one is on my TBR. The cover art is eye-catching. Thanks for sharing.
Sunday, 24 November 2019 19:59
Brittany Colpitts
The synopsis makes me feel so nostalgic. Can't wait to read!
Monday, 02 December 2019 20:42
Alex Colpitts
Sounds like a good read!
Wednesday, 04 December 2019 12:42
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Author Chat with Shannon Price (A Thousand Fires), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Shannon Price author of A Thousand Fires Read on for more about Shannon and her book, plus an giveaway.         Meet Shannon Price! SHANNON PRICE is a proud Filipina-American and Bay Area native. She once led an a cappella group for...
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Dianna G.
I've seen this book cover all over Instagram lately! Very distinctive. I"m curious about the book synopsis. Are the Bears a gang... Read More
Thursday, 21 November 2019 16:12
Debra Branigan
The cover is bold and I absolutely love the storyline it sounds fantastic. I am interested in the gangs and "wars"? Thanks for sha... Read More
Sunday, 24 November 2019 19:42
Brittany Colpitts
I've been seeing this everywhere on social media! Looks fantastic!
Monday, 02 December 2019 20:41
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Giveaway: Charlie Hernández and the Castle of Bones (Ryan Calejo) ~ (US Only)

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Charlie Hernandez and The Castle Of Bones (US Only) by: Ryan Calejo Release Date: November 12th, 2019 Publisher: Aladdin Publishing   About the Book: Inspired by Hispanic folklore, legends, and myths from the Iberian Peninsula and Central and South America, this bold sequel to Charlie Hernández & the League of Shadows,...
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Dianna G.
My kids LOVED the first book, and I've shared it with my students as well. It's so well written. Definitely a hit for fans of th... Read More
Thursday, 21 November 2019 16:07
Debra Branigan
The cover is very attractive and will attract young readers. The storyline is another great adventure. Love the series.
Sunday, 24 November 2019 19:33
Brittany Colpitts
I almost didn't even notice the upside down silhouettes on the cover! There are so many fun little details. Love it!
Monday, 02 December 2019 20:41
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Author Chat with Geoffrey Saign (Guardian - The Choice), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Geoffrey Saign author of Guardian - The Choice Recently, Guardian, The Choice won the 2019 Outstanding YA Fiction IAN BOTY (Book of The Year) Award in the YA fiction category. And this week only, book one is on sale for .99 and book two is...
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Brittany Colpitts
Adorable cover image. I've loved animals since I was a kid, super excited to see an animal expert as a leading lady!
Monday, 02 December 2019 20:39
Alex Colpitts
Love the design of her staff. Interesting concept.
Wednesday, 04 December 2019 12:35
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is amazing! The premise is intriguing.
Sunday, 08 December 2019 12:26
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Author Chat with Tracey Laviolette (Bloodborne Awakened), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Tracey Laviolette author of Bloodborne Awakened  Read on for more about Tracey and her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Tracey Laviolette! Tracey Laviolette enjoys the quiet country life in Wisconsin with her husband. As a home chef, she and her...
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Debra Branigan
I adore the cover; it's gorgeous. The storyline is quite unique and does sound interesting. Best wishes to the author on the new r... Read More
Sunday, 17 November 2019 18:23
Brittany Colpitts
I absolutely love all the serpent and dragon covers this year! So beautiful. Sounds like a great story.
Monday, 02 December 2019 20:38
Alex Colpitts
Cool cover. Cant wait to read.
Wednesday, 04 December 2019 12:33
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Author Chat with E.E. Knight (Novice Dragoneer), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with E.E. Knight author of Novice Dragoneer  Read on for more about E.E. and his book, plus an giveaway!          Meet E.E. Knight! E. Knightwas born in Wisconsin, grew up in Minnesota, and now calls Chicago home, where he abides in domestic...
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Kacie
The cover is gorgeous! The synopsis sounds right up my alley! A girl with a lot to prove...and dragons!!! ... Read More
Wednesday, 13 November 2019 21:15
Laurie Harris
This book sounds right up my alley! Cannot wait to read it- anything with dragons is my choice
Thursday, 14 November 2019 16:10
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Friday, 15 November 2019 21:40
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