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12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza - Day 5

12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza - Day 5













Welcome to YABC's first 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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Lizet huerta
i would love to read THE AND BEAUTIFUL SORROWS OF AVA LAVANDER
Sunday, 06 December 2015 12:55
Renee Rousseau
i am excited to read THE AND BEAUTIFUL SORROWS OF AVA LAVANDER
Sunday, 06 December 2015 21:40
Renee Rousseau
I am excited to read Winter's Child.
Sunday, 06 December 2015 21:43
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12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza - Day 4

12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza - Day 4












Welcome to YABC's first 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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Rachel Mullins
This prize pack is amazing! Thank you for the chance to win!
Friday, 04 December 2015 11:49
Lizet huerta
I want to read ALL THE RAGE and FROSTFIRE
Friday, 04 December 2015 13:34
Clarisa Ramirez
Dream Things True and Carry On!
Friday, 04 December 2015 14:25
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12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza - Day 3

12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza - Day 3








Welcome to YABC's first 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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Lizet huerta
Clifford was my fav when I was younger.
Thursday, 03 December 2015 19:37
Renee Rousseau
We love Clifford at this house!
Thursday, 03 December 2015 22:39
Rachel Mullins
I've been wanting to read the appearance of Annie Van Sinderen for a while now. They all look good though!
Friday, 04 December 2015 12:07
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12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza - Day 1

12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza - Day 1









Welcome to YABC's first 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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Renee Rousseau
Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella is my favorite if I have to choose!
Tuesday, 01 December 2015 14:24
Candice Zablan
I'm most excited to read Illuminae. It seems so interesting and I love science fiction!
Tuesday, 01 December 2015 14:30
Michelle Ross
I'm most excited to read All the Bright Places!
Tuesday, 01 December 2015 16:28
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MORE Spooktacular Stories up for Grabs! (US Only)

MORE Spooktacular Stories up for Grabs! (US Only)



















Yesterday, we launched our EPIC Spooktacular Stories giveaway ... 5 prize packs of 10 books each featuring some of the most chilling, suspensful books on the shelves! Haven't entered yet? Go HERE .  Today, we get to add two more prize packs to the list! Check out more frightfully entertaining stories...
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Marlyn
THE WITCHES CONVERSION HYSTERIA HALL SIN EATER'S DAUGHTER CITY OF HALVES
Tuesday, 27 October 2015 17:52
Burma Turner
Slasher Girls & Monster Boys Conversion The Dead Girls of Hysteria Hall The Sin Eaters Daughter When My Heart Was Wicked... Read More
Tuesday, 27 October 2015 18:25
Christine LaRue
I'm most excited to read CONVERSION, HALF BAD, HALF WILD, SLASHER GIRLS AND MONSTER BOYS, and WHEN MY HEART WAS WICKED. Truly awes... Read More
Tuesday, 27 October 2015 19:18
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(HUGE) Spooktacular Stories Giveaway! (US only)

(HUGE) Spooktacular Stories Giveaway! (US only)



















































It's the last week of October. Leaves are turning rust and gold. A chill is creeping through the air. And Halloween is fast approaching.  It's the perfect time to curl up inside with a mug of your favorite hot beverage and a deliciously scary book! Don't have any Spooktacular Stories on...
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CJ Redwine, Site and Staff Manager
Fixed!
Tuesday, 27 October 2015 10:06
Linda Romer
There are so many great books I would love to read. My top 5 would be Shallow Graves, The Bargaining, How we Fall, The lost Girl a... Read More
Monday, 26 October 2015 20:26
Lizet huerta
When does Rafflecopter go up?
Monday, 26 October 2015 21:01
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Exclusive Sneak Peek at THE SHADOW QUEEN by C.J. Redwine + Giveaway (International)

Exclusive Sneak Peek at THE SHADOW QUEEN by C.J. Redwine + Giveaway (International)

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YABC is super excited to host the exclusive sneak peek of C.J. Redwine's upcoming THE SHADOW QUEEN (Balzer + Bray 2/23/16), and epic fantasy retelling of the Snow White fairy tale. The cover was first revealed on EPIC READS, along with 4 other EPIC covers. (Check those out HERE )  ...
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Michella
I really love the twist on the apple being black instead of red. It also stands out against the snowy backdrop. I'm excited for th... Read More
Wednesday, 24 June 2015 13:39
Elizabeth Drake, Staff Reviewer
WOW! This cover is incredible!
Wednesday, 24 June 2015 13:41
Taylor Knight
I love the cover! It's so beautiful!
Wednesday, 24 June 2015 13:58
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Giveaway: Read Between the Lines by Jo Knowles (US/Canada)

Giveaway: Read Between the Lines by Jo Knowles (US/Canada)
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  READ BETWEEN THE LINES by Jo Knowles Release Date: March 10, 2015 Candlewick Press   ABOUT THE BOOK Does anyone ever see us for who we really are? Jo Knowles’s revelatory novel of interlocking stories peers behind the scrim as it follows nine teens and one teacher through a seemingly...
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Christine Henderson
A basketball thrown too hard in P.E. broke Nate's finger.
Thursday, 12 February 2015 00:02
Brynne
He gets hit with a basketball thrown too hard in gym class. Ouch.
Thursday, 12 February 2015 08:31
MaCaila Sharp
a basketball is thrown too hard at him in gym glass
Thursday, 12 February 2015 10:50
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Giveaway: Utopia, Iowa by Brian Yansky (US/Canada)

Giveaway: Utopia, Iowa by Brian Yansky (US/Canada)
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  Utopia, Iowa by Brian Yansky Releases:  2/10/15 from Candlewick   About the Book   Jack Bell has an unusual gift—or curse, depending on your point of view. And he’s not the only one. In Utopia, Iowa, anything can happen.   For the most part, aspiring screenwriter Jack Bell is just...
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robin norman
Thank you
Monday, 19 January 2015 22:55
Kayla Kuni
The Sixth Sense; Titanic; Field of Dreams; The Good, the Bad and the Ugly; The Shining
Monday, 26 January 2015 18:40
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Giveaway: Falling Kingdoms 3: Gathering Darkness by Morgan Rhodes (US only)

Giveaway: Falling Kingdoms 3: Gathering Darkness by Morgan Rhodes (US only)
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  GATHERING DARKNESS Book 3: Falling Kingdoms Series by Morgan Rhodes In stores December 9 th         ABOUT  GATHERING DARKNESS The seeds of revolution have been sown…but in Mytica the lust for power reigns supreme. THE REBELS  forge ahead.  Princess Cleo  slays with sweetness—and a secret that might control...
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Angela Hanson
I LOVE, LOVE this series!!!
Monday, 01 December 2014 18:51
angela
This series seems amazing. The covers are gorgeous.
Tuesday, 02 December 2014 12:49
maidenveil
Haven't started with this series yet but I'm very excited because it's fantasy and I love that genre!
Wednesday, 03 December 2014 09:09
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