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Giveaway: THE RAVEN CYCLE by Maggie Stiefvater + Tarot Cards (US only)

Giveaway: THE RAVEN CYCLE by Maggie Stiefvater + Tarot Cards (US only)

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  ABOUT THE RAVEN CYCLE Mystery, Romance and the supernatural combine in this series from #1  New York Times  bestselling author Maggie Stiefvater.   Book 1: The Raven Boys Every year, Blue Sargent stands next to her clairvoyant mother as the soon-to-be dead walk past. Blue never sees them--until this year,...
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Jacklin Updegraft, Staff Reviewer
Ugghhh I don't think I can pick my favorite character... But if I had to choose it would be Blue because she is amazing! Followed ... Read More
Saturday, 01 November 2014 13:07
Shalena Mathews
That is really difficult! Right now I think it's a tie between Ronan and Gansey.
Saturday, 01 November 2014 14:56
Makaela
My favorite character is Blue. I love her family and the life she leads. She's pretty awesome!
Saturday, 01 November 2014 16:19
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YA Authors as YAs: The Bethany Neal Edition + Giveaway (US only)

YA Authors as YAs: The Bethany Neal Edition + Giveaway (US only)
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  Welcome to the latest  YA Authors as YAs  interview ! Our goal? To prove that your favorite authors — no matter how AWESOME and COOL you think they are — were once awkward, weird, and they geeked out about fandoms and guilty-pleasure music JUST LIKE YOU when they were teens....
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rebecca
so cool
Wednesday, 17 September 2014 22:07
Ranice Martina
I would like to win this give away
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 12:10
Karen Gonyea
Sounds like a wonderful read
Saturday, 25 October 2014 12:17
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YA Authors as YAs: The AdriAnne Strickland Edition + Giveaway (US only)

YA Authors as YAs: The AdriAnne Strickland Edition + Giveaway (US only)
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  Welcome to the latest  YA Authors as YAs  interview ! Our goal? To prove that your favorite authors — no matter how AWESOME and COOL you think they are — were once awkward, weird, and they geeked out about fandoms and guilty-pleasure music JUST LIKE YOU when they were teens....
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YA Authors as YAs: The Megan Whitmer Edition + Giveaway (US/Canada)

YA Authors as YAs: The Megan Whitmer Edition + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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  Welcome to the latest  YA Authors as YAs  interview ! Our goal? To prove that your favorite authors — no matter how AWESOME and COOL you think they are — were once awkward, weird, and they geeked out about fandoms and guilty-pleasure music JUST LIKE YOU when they were teens....
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Courtney Gendreau
I looks like a great novel!
Thursday, 17 July 2014 23:37
Raymond Stone
In it to Win it! Thank You!
Thursday, 24 July 2014 11:07
Maggie Reid
The cover is so pretty and Seth is hot! or atleast I think he is! Can't really see his face but Charlie's hair is beautiful! lol... Read More
Wednesday, 13 August 2014 10:32
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YA Authors as YAs: The M.G. Buehrlen Edition + Giveaway (International)


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    Hello YABC! It's C.J. Redwine, and I've staged a coup. I've mutinied. I've TAKEN OVER THE SITE!  Okay, not really. I've only taken over the blog, but all bids for world domination have to start somewhere, right? Today, I get to interview the fabulous M.G. Buehrlen, author of the...
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Susan T.
I am super excited for this book! The cover is perfect too!
Thursday, 20 March 2014 17:27
Rain Jeys
Ooh past lives! Count me in!
Thursday, 20 March 2014 19:39
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Informative intervivew
Saturday, 22 March 2014 15:29
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YABC Mailbox - February 2014 + Giveaway (US only)

YABC Mailbox - February 2014 + Giveaway (US only)

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  Hello YABCers. Happy March! I have some bad news and some good news for you.  The Good News: I am now a published author! My debut The 57 Lives of Alex Wayfare releases this week on March 4th from Strange Chemistry. Woo hoo!  The Bad News: Now that I have...
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Katie
I'm looking forward to 'Into the Still Blue' by Veronica Rossi. She's one of my favorite authors and this series is also one of my... Read More
Sunday, 02 March 2014 12:54
Katie
I just want everyone to know that i am sorry for all of the duplicate comments and I'll try to get rid of them as soon as possible... Read More
Sunday, 02 March 2014 13:00
Katie
And they're gone... (at least for me)
Sunday, 02 March 2014 13:01
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Trailer Reveal: BRIGHT BEFORE SUNRISE by Tiffany Schmidt + Giveaway (US only)

Trailer Reveal: BRIGHT BEFORE SUNRISE by Tiffany Schmidt + Giveaway (US only)

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  We've got a treat for you today, YABCers! Today we're celebrating a BOOK TRAILER reveal for Tiffany Schmidt's BRIGHT BEFORE SUNRISE, coming February 18th, 2014 from Bloomsbury and Walker Books for Young Readers.   Ready to see it? Scroll, YABCers! Scroll! ...       ...       ......
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Leah Merrill
Looks fascinating! Can't wait!
Friday, 07 February 2014 12:28
Leah Merrill
Looks fascinating! Can't wait!
Friday, 07 February 2014 12:28
Molly
This book seems really cute!!
Tuesday, 11 February 2014 23:15
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Pre-Order Giveaway: The 57 Lives of Alex Wayfare by MG Buehrlen (International)

Pre-Order Giveaway: The 57 Lives of Alex Wayfare by MG Buehrlen (International)
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    THE 57 LIVES OF ALEX WAYFARE US Release Date: March 4, 2014 UK Release Date: March 6, 2014 Publisher:  Strange Chemistry  / Distributed by  Random House ISBN: 9781908844934   About the Book One girl. Fifty-seven lives. Endless ways to die. For as long as 17-year-old Alex Wayfare can remember, she...
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Natalie Aguirre
Yay! A huge congrats on your new book. So excited for you.
Sunday, 02 February 2014 13:51
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Giveaway: NO MORE GODDESSES by Kim Baccellia (US/Canada)

Giveaway: NO MORE GODDESSES by Kim Baccellia (US/Canada)
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  NO MORE GODDESSES by Kim Baccellia Release Date:  June 19, 2013   ABOUT THE BOOK Getting a date shouldn’t be this hard. Jordan Lake discovers an ancient bracelet in her grandmother's house and uncovers a family mystery that links her favorite actress, Audrey Hepburn, a romantic movie, and an aunt...
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Brittany
Jordan's favorite movie Is Tessa' s Treasure.
Sunday, 02 February 2014 15:18
Christine LaRue
Jordan's favorite film is "Tessa's Treasure"
Monday, 03 February 2014 18:33
Christine LaRue
Jordan's favorite film is "Tessa's Treasure"
Monday, 03 February 2014 18:34
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Giveaway: Faking Normal by Courtney C. Stevens (US only)

Giveaway: Faking Normal by Courtney C. Stevens (US only)
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  FAKING NORMAL Author’s name: Courtney C. Stevens Release date: 2/25/14 Publisher: HarperTeen ISBN: 978-0-06-224538-0   ABOUT THE BOOK Alexi Littrell hasn't told anyone what happened to her over the summer. Ashamed and embarrassed, she hides in her closet and compulsively scratches the back of her neck, trying to make the...
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Cassie Gutman
I used to be involved heavily in musical theatre, and performing on stage and singing was my very favorite thing to do to get my m... Read More
Saturday, 01 February 2014 12:22
Vivien
It can center my whole being!
Saturday, 01 February 2014 21:28
leandra
Music helps me deal with my emotions. If im angry I listen to an angry song and get it out in the car. If im sad it helps me to so... Read More
Sunday, 02 February 2014 14:23
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