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Cover Reveal: MY CALAMITY JANE (Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, & Jodi Meadows)!

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  My Calamity Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, & Jodi Meadows, releasing June 2nd, 2020 from Harper Teen!         Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the author:   Hello, YABCers! We, the Lady...
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Author Chat with Shamim Sarif (The Athena Protocol), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Shamim Sarif, author of The Athena Protocol.  Read on for more about Shamim and her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Shamim Sarif! Shamim Sarif is a novelist, screenwriter, and director. She lives in London with her wife, Hanan, and their...
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Heidi
I love the cover. I already started reading a sample of the book and can't wait to read the rest of it.
Thursday, 10 October 2019 22:50
Debra Branigan
The cover is intriguing the premise is very exciting. I can't wait to read this one! Best wishes on your new release!
Sunday, 13 October 2019 19:34
Candice Gigous
The cover is dramatic. The synopsis makes me want to read more. Sounds like an awesome read.
Wednesday, 23 October 2019 07:43
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Author Chat with Nina Varela (Crier's War), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Nina Varela author of Crier's War.  Read on for more about Nina and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!          Meet Nina Varela! Nina Varela is a nationally awarded writer of screenplays and short fiction. She was born in New Orleans...
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Debra Branigan
Thank you for the extended excerpt. The cover is very interesting and beautiful. The storyline is exceptional and I look forward ... Read More
Thursday, 10 October 2019 16:52
Emily
This cover is so pretty!
Tuesday, 22 October 2019 19:43
Candice Gigous
The cover is cool. The synopsis draws me in for more. Sounds like an awesome read.
Wednesday, 23 October 2019 07:50
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Spotlight on The Athena Protocol (Shamim Sarif), Plus Guest Post!

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Today we're excited to spotlight The Athena Protocol by Shamim Sarif! Read on for more about Shamim, plus a guest post!           Meet Shamim Sarif ! Shamim Sarif is an award-winning novelist, screenwriter, and film director. Her new book, The Athena Protocol, is an all-female contemporary action...
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Shelby Mahurin (Serpent & Dove), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Welcome to our weekly special feature post,  Author Of The Week !! Each week we will be interviewing a different YA author and highlighting their upcoming release! We will also be hosting a giveaway of the book we are highlighting!!       Introducing Shelby Mahurin , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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Author Chat with Kendare Blake (Five Dark Fates), Plus Giveaway!

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  Today we're excited to chat with Kendare Blake author of Five Dark Fates.  Read on for more about Kendare and her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Kendare Blake ! Kendare Blake is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Three Dark Crowns series. She holds an...
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phamyen
Great info. I love all the posts, I really enjoyed, I would like more information about this, because it is very nice., Thanks for... Read More
Friday, 23 August 2019 22:39
Lily M.
I'm so excited for this book ???
Saturday, 24 August 2019 16:18
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Author Chat with Brenda Rufener (Since We Last Spoke), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Brenda Rufener author of Since We Last Spoke.  Read on for more about Brenda, an interview, plus an giveaway!          Meet Brenda Rufener ! Brenda Rufener is a technical writer turned novelist and the author of WHERE I LIVE, which Bustle...
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John
Beautiful and endless love is okay, I guess. I'd rather read a good book.
Wednesday, 03 April 2019 18:23
Emily
This book has been on my radar for a while!
Monday, 08 April 2019 15:19
Colleen Burns
I love the cover and the synopsis sounds interesting
Thursday, 11 April 2019 10:29
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Meagan Spooner (Sherwood), Plus Giveaway!

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Welcome to our weekly special feature post,  Author Of The Week !! Each week we will be interviewing a different YA author and highlighting their upcoming release! We will also be hosting a giveaway of the book we are highlighting!!       Introducing Meagan Spooner,  YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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John
That Guy of Gisborne does sound like a good villain!
Tuesday, 12 March 2019 11:50
Dianna G.
Retellings are fun, and this is bound to be a good one. Love that cover! The colors are so vibrant.
Wednesday, 13 March 2019 20:31
Jen
Her covers are always gorgeous but this one is absolutely breathtaking!
Thursday, 14 March 2019 20:24
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Author Chat with Shelley Sackier (The Antidote), Plus Giveaway!

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  Today we're excited to chat with Shelley Sackier author of The Antidote .  Read on for more about Shelley, an interview, plus an giveaway!          Meet Shelley Sackier ! Shelley Sackier is the author of The Freemason’s Daughter (HarperCollins 2017), Dear Opl (Sourcebooks Jabberwocky 2015), and the...
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Debra Branigan
Pretty cover and intriguing storyline. Good luck with your novel.
Saturday, 09 February 2019 19:18
Colleen Burns
The cover is beautiful and the story sounds very interesting!
Sunday, 10 February 2019 11:06
Maggie
Sounds interesting! And the cover is beautiful!
Monday, 11 February 2019 09:46
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Crown Of Oblivion (Julie Eshbaugh), Plus Giveaway!

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  Crown Of Oblivion  by Julie Eshbaugh, releasing November 2019 from HarperTeen!       Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the author:     Hi YABCers! Welcome to the exclusive cover reveal for CROWN OF OBLIVION!...
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Ellie Hopkins
I love the cover! The description is giving me slight Throne of Glass or Hunger Games vibes in the sense that there's a competitio... Read More
Wednesday, 06 February 2019 10:16
Jessica Chillcott
I love it. Can’t wait for this book
Wednesday, 06 February 2019 10:26
Irene
I'm beyond thrilled for this book! I loved Julie's Ivory and Bone and series and I can't wait to read more of her writing! This ... Read More
Wednesday, 06 February 2019 11:22
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