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Special Author Chat with Amy Plum (Neverwake) & 7 Teen Writers, PLUS Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Amy Plum , author of  Neverwake and 7 Teen Writers!   Read on for more about Amy and her book, an interview, plus a giveaway!         Meet Amy Plum! Amy Plum is the author of the international bestselling DIE FOR ME series,...
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Kristi Housman
I love these covers and both books sound so good!
Monday, 30 July 2018 17:22
Marisa Fort
The covers are beautiful and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Tuesday, 31 July 2018 00:02
Kara S
The covers are not striking to me, but the plot and the characters sound AMAZING.
Tuesday, 31 July 2018 05:03
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Erin Bowman (Contagion), 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 Erin Bowman , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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Olivia F
Intriguing cover and summary! I like the sold title of Dark Planet also, but Contagion is also interesting/fitting!
Tuesday, 03 July 2018 08:25
Kara S
The cover is good, and the synopsis draws my strong interest. Plus, I've been wanting to read this author's work for some time! ... Read More
Tuesday, 03 July 2018 16:28
Delia Chavez
The book sounds really intriguing. Cool cover. Thanks for the chance!
Monday, 09 July 2018 22:18
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Jessica Leake (Beyond A Darkened Shore), 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  Jessica Leake , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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John
The cover tells me there will be some dark magic! The synopsis tells me our heroine has an unearthly ability!
Tuesday, 24 April 2018 21:45
Haley
Between this book and Sky in the Deep, I'm predicting a Viking obsession in my future ... Read More
Wednesday, 25 April 2018 22:09
Olivia F
FYI, this links to the Postively Izzy giveaway, but I am so excited to read this book! The cover is amazing, and I feel like it's ... Read More
Thursday, 26 April 2018 08:12
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Featured Review: The Final Six (Alexandra Monir)

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About This Book: When Leo, an Italian championship swimmer, and Naomi, a science genius from California, are two of the twenty-four teens drafted into the International Space Training Camp, their lives are forever altered. After erratic climate change has made Earth a dangerous place to live, the fate of the population...
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Author Chat with Adam Silvera (They Both Die At The End)!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Adam Silvera, author of  They Both Die At The End.   Read on for more about Adam and his book!       Meet Adam Silvera ! Adam Silvera was born and raised in the Bronx. He has worked in the publishing industry as a...
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Spotlight on Midnight At The Electric (Jodi Lynn Anderson), Plus Guest Post & Giveaway!

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Today we're spotlighting  Jodi Lynn Anderson's book,  Midnight At The Electric ! Read on for more about Jodi and her book, plus an guest post and giveaway!         Meet  Jodi Lynn Anderson ! Jodi Lynn Anderson is the New York Times bestselling author of Peaches, Tiger Lily, and the popular May Bird...
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John
The cover colors are quite sickly, but it might be interesting!
Tuesday, 13 June 2017 20:21
Dianna G.
I love the light and dark contrasts on the cover. The story line sounds complicated, but I would like to see how it all goes toge... Read More
Tuesday, 13 June 2017 22:28
Courtney
I love the cover. It's beautiful because the lights really stand out! I find the synopsis intriguing. I want to read for sure!... Read More
Friday, 16 June 2017 03:01
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Amy Plum (Dreamfall), Plus Giveaway!!

Author Of The Week: Chat with Amy Plum (Dreamfall), Plus Giveaway!!



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  Amy Plum , YABC's Author of the Week!! Amy...
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Brenda
Hello! I'm answering the question for the giveaway of this book: I think the cover is perfect. Blue is my favorite color, to begi... Read More
Monday, 24 April 2017 19:07
Delaney
I'm sooooo excited for this book! It sounds so awesome and the cover is so creepy and cool!
Monday, 24 April 2017 20:12
John
The cover is eerie and spooky. The synopsis rocks!
Monday, 24 April 2017 21:05
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Wendy Higgins (The Great Pursuit), Plus Giveaway!!

Author Of The Week: Chat with Wendy Higgins (The Great Pursuit), Plus Giveaway!!



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  Wendy Higgins , YABC's Author of the Week!! Wendy...
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Susan Light
I have had this duology on my TBR pile for a while. Cannot wait to get started now that it is finished!
Thursday, 09 March 2017 09:19
John
I thought the cover was intriguing, and the synopsis more so!
Monday, 13 March 2017 18:14
Fay Tannerr
The cover is very beautiful and the synopsis sounds interesting!
Tuesday, 14 March 2017 12:15
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Featured Review: Long May She Reign (Rhiannon Thomas)

Featured Review: Long May She Reign (Rhiannon Thomas)
About This Book: The Girl of Fire and Thorns meets The Queen of the Tearling in this thrilling fantasy standalone about one girl’s unexpected rise to power. Freya was never meant be queen. Twenty third in line to the throne, she never dreamed of a life in the palace, and would...
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