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Author Of The Week: Chat with Rebecca Ross (Sisters Of Sword & Song), 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  Rebecca Ross , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Monday, 29 June 2020 15:08
Heena Cruzl
This is such a great resource that you are providing and you give it away for free. I love seeing blog that understand the value o... Read More
Wednesday, 01 July 2020 02:56
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Author Of The Week: Chat with The Lady Janies (My Calamity Jane), 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  The Lady Janies , YABC's Author...
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Shoshana
This looks so good! I loved 'My Lady Jane' so I can't wait to see what they did with this one.
Monday, 08 June 2020 15:18
Madeline Tebo
This sounds amazing! I'm a big fan of My Lady Jane and My Plain Jane and I can't wait to read this one!
Tuesday, 09 June 2020 22:33
Victoria Scott
Looks so good! Thanks for sharing!
Wednesday, 10 June 2020 20:30
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Author Chat with Kiera Cass (The Betrothed), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Kiera Cass author of The Betrothed. Read on for more about Kiera and her book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Kiera Cass !         Kiera Cass is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Selection Series and ...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, looking forward to reading it.
Wednesday, 06 May 2020 11:55
Jasmine
I'M SO EXCITED, I loved the Selection. The cover is gorgeous- the metallic colors make me swoon and the synopsis, don't even get m... Read More
Thursday, 07 May 2020 17:57
Lindsay
I'm so excited about another Kiera Cass book!! I'm in love with this cover
Tuesday, 26 May 2020 18:19
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Author Chat with Sarah Tomp (The Best Part Of Impossible), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Sarah Tomp author of The Best Part Of Impossible. Read on for more about Sarah and her book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Sarah Tomp !      Sarah Tomp has an MFA in writing for children and young adults from Vermont...
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Tiffany Engler
I love this cover! This book sounds so good!
Friday, 24 April 2020 19:19
John Clark
This is a book I very much want to read.
Monday, 04 May 2020 17:53
Delaney
This cover is so striking and this book sounds really awesome
Monday, 04 May 2020 19:25
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Spotlight on Infinity Son (Adam Silvera), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Infinity Son by Adam Silvera.  Read on for more about Adam and his book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Adam Silvera!    Adam Silvera is the New York Times bestselling author of What If It’s Us, They Both Die at the End,...
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Caitlin Haines, Indie Assistant Blogger, Staff Reviewer
Ahhh I can’t wait for Infinity Son!!! It’s one of my most anticipated books of 2020!
Tuesday, 17 December 2019 10:51
Madeline Tebo
I can't wait to read this! I'm a big fan of his books!
Tuesday, 17 December 2019 15:37
Nicholas
This sounds really cool! I've been looking for some more good urban fantasy! Can't wait to read Emil and Brighton's story!
Monday, 23 December 2019 17:50
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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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Author Of The Week: Author Chat with Julie Eshbaugh (Crown Of Oblivion), 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 Julie Eshbaugh , YABC's Author of the...
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Kitty Marie McAfee
The cover and description sound great! Sounds like an exciting read.
Monday, 18 November 2019 23:31
Fazila
I loved the synopsis and description!! The cover is stunning. I am getting Hunger games vibes with the whole competition plot. I a... Read More
Saturday, 23 November 2019 08:34
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is gorgeous and the synopsis promises secrets, suspense, and lots of action, all of which I love in my books.
Sunday, 24 November 2019 14:17
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Author Chat with The Never Tilting World (Rin Chupeco), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Rin Chupeco author of The Never Tilting World.  Read on for more about Rin and her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Rin Chupeco!       Website   *  Twitter *  Instagram       Meet The Never Tilting World...
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Author Chat with Rena Barron (Kingdom Of Souls), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Rena Barron author of Kingdom Of Souls.  Read on for more about Rena her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Rena Barron ! Rena Barron grew up in small-town Alabama, where stories of magic and adventure sparked her imagination. After penning...
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Author Chat with Erin Bowman (Immunity), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway!

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  Today we're excited to chat with Erin Bowman author of Immunity.  Read on for more about Erin and her book, plus an excerpt and an giveaway!          Meet Erin Bowman ! Erin Bowman used to tell stories visually as a web designer. Now a full-time writer, she...
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Dianna G.
This series sounds so good! It's on my wishlist. Love that mysterious cover.
Monday, 08 July 2019 10:37
Candice Gigous
The cover is very cool. The synopsis makes me want to read more. This duology is going on my to-read list.
Thursday, 01 August 2019 07:55
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