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Spotlight on Dan Unmasked (Chris Negron), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Dan Unmasked  by Chris Negron.  Read on for more about Chris and his book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Chris Negron !     Chris Negron spent a huge chunk of his childhood collecting comic books and loving sports and not...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Thursday, 30 July 2020 17:03
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Author Chat with Lyla Lee (I'll Be The One), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Lyla Lee author of I'll Be The One. Read on for more about Lyla and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Lyla Lee !        Lyla Lee  is the author of  I’ll Be the One  and the Mindy Kim...
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Abigail Lowry
This book sounds amazing! Can’t wait to read!
Friday, 26 June 2020 13:08
Victoria Scott
We love the Mindy Kim series, so we can't wait to read this one!
Sunday, 28 June 2020 18:39
Alivia Hartz
This sounds so cute!! I can’t wait to read it.
Monday, 29 June 2020 17:23
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Spotlight on The Princess Rules (Philippa Gregory), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight The Princess Rules  by Philippa Gregory.  Read on for more about Philippa and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Philippa Gregory ! Philippa Gregory is an internationally renowned author of historical novels. She holds  a  PhD in eighteenth-century literature from  the...
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Zachary Snyder
This book looks great, looking forward to reading it!
Tuesday, 12 May 2020 16:17
Victoria Scott
PG is my favorite author EVER and I'm thrilled that she's written a book for my kids!! Thank you so much for sharing!
Tuesday, 12 May 2020 18:36
Danielle Hammelef
I love the bright and fun cover. The synopsis tells me I will have fun reading ahead.
Thursday, 04 June 2020 12:54
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Author Chat with Won-pyung Sohn (Almond), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Won-pyung Sohn author of Almond. Read on for more about Won-pyung Sohn and her book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Won-pyung Sohn !        Sohn Won-pyung (b.1979) earned BA in social studies and philosophy at Sogang University and film directing...
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Lauren
This novel tackles some very serious issues, from bullying to alexythemia, which has been getting more notice since it is commonly... Read More
Tuesday, 05 May 2020 13:42
Andrea Carroll
What a wonderful novel for young adults! Sharing realistic situations and thinking about mental issues brings them to light.... Read More
Wednesday, 13 May 2020 09:07
Keia
I was first attracted to this book because of the cover but the synopsis sounds super interesting too.
Saturday, 23 May 2020 16:25
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Spotlight on Don't Call The Wolf (Aleksandra Ross), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Don't Call The Wolf  by Aleksandra Ross.  Read on for more about Aleksandra and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Aleksandra Ross ! ALEKSANDRA ROSS lives in Vancouver, BC, where she works as a physician. When she isn’t writing stories,...
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Zachary Snyder
This book looks awesome, can't wait to read it!
Tuesday, 28 April 2020 20:58
Samantha
The cover on this is amazing, I love the symmetry and color palette. Books with these artistic covers always draw my attention. Pl... Read More
Tuesday, 19 May 2020 09:35
Brooklyn
I LOVE THIS COVER. And the title. Both immediately caught my eye.
Tuesday, 19 May 2020 20:12
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Author Chat with Noelle Stevenson (The Fire Never Goes Out), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Noelle Stevenson author of The Fire Never Goes Out. Read on for more about Noelle and her book, plus an giveaway.         Meet Noelle Stevenson!     Noelle Stevenson is the award-winning, bestselling author and illustrator of Nimona and a cowriter...
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Zachary Snyder
The book sounds very interesting! Looking forward to reading it!
Thursday, 05 March 2020 11:09
Lauren
I love the idea of a memoir told through both word and image. The cover is very intriguing, with the idea of holding fire.
Wednesday, 11 March 2020 13:48
Abigail Lowry
I'm a big fan of everything Noelle Steveson has created so far, so I'm super excited to read her next book!
Thursday, 19 March 2020 09:57
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5th Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza - Day 11

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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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Zachary Snyder
These books look great, hope to read them!
Thursday, 12 December 2019 09:16
Dianna G.
The Deceivers is the one I want to read the most, though all 3 look good.
Saturday, 14 December 2019 20:45
Debra Branigan
I would love to read The Deceivers out of this intriguing bunch. Thank you for the opportunity for all three.
Monday, 16 December 2019 21:18
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5th Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza ~ Day 3

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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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Dianna G.
So many good books on this list! I want to read The End and Other Beginnings.
Tuesday, 03 December 2019 22:15
John
This looks like an interesting assortment of fantasies and school stories!
Tuesday, 03 December 2019 22:15
Madeline Tebo
So many of these sound so good! I especially can't wait to read Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All.
Tuesday, 03 December 2019 22:20
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Author Chat with Farah Naz Rishi (I Hope You Get This Message), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Farah Naz Rishi author of I Hope You Get This Message.  Read on for more about Farah and her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Farah Naz Rishi! Farah Naz Rishi is a Pakistani-American Muslim writer and voice actor, but in...
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Author Chat with Gail Carson Levine (Ogre Enchanted), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Gail Carson Levine author of Ogre Enchanted.  Read on for more about Gail and her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Gail Carson Levine! Gail Carson Levine's first book for children, Ella Enchanted, was a Newbery Honor Book. Levine's other books...
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