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Author Of The Week: Author Chat with Adalyn Grace (All The Stars and Teeth), 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 Adalyn Grace , YABC's Author of the...
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Alex Colpitts
One of my favorite covers so far this year!
Thursday, 06 February 2020 08:23
Lindsay
The plot sounds so good, I mean how could you go wrong with pirates and mermaids?
Saturday, 08 February 2020 12:55
Jen
I think the cover is absolutely gorgeous and this sounds like a book I won't be able to put down!
Sunday, 09 February 2020 18:19
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5th Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza - Day 10

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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, love the covers! Hope I win.
Wednesday, 11 December 2019 10:19
Debra Branigan
I am really interested in Every Stolen Breath. Nice covers on all. Thanks for the opportunity.
Monday, 16 December 2019 21:14
Jeana Kwiecinski
This is such a perfect selection of books. I want to read them all.
Tuesday, 17 December 2019 15:06
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Teen Read Week 2018: Author Chat with Katya de Becerra (What The Woods Keep), Plus Giveaway!




Today we're excited to chat with  Katya de Becerra (What The Woods Keep) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Katya, her novel, plus a giveaway!         Meet  Katya de Becerra ! Katya de Becerra was born in Russia, studied in California, lived...
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Debra Branigan
I am so excited about reading this one. Good luck with the publicity and thank you for highlighting it.
Monday, 15 October 2018 15:10
Kara S
The cover is outstanding, and the synopsis tells me this storyline is the kind that keeps me engaged as a reader. Thanks for the ... Read More
Tuesday, 16 October 2018 17:25
Marisa Fort
The cover is awesome and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 19:53
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Author Chat with Kristina Perez (Sweet Black Waves), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Kristina Perez , author of  Sweet Black Waves .     Read on for more about Kristina and her book, an interview, plus a giveaway!         Meet  Kristina Perez ! Kristina Pérez is a half-Argentine/half-Norwegian native New Yorker. She has spent the past...
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Kara S
This is a "you had me at hello" cover (see film Jerry Maguire for reference) -- as in love...I know this is right for me (not as i... Read More
Tuesday, 05 June 2018 17:50
John
If only Jane Eyre had known to wear a big romantic white (or baby blue) dress! Tristan and Isolde, look out, there's a new hot co... Read More
Tuesday, 05 June 2018 21:46
Tiffany Engler
I love this cover! Sounds like a great book!!!!
Wednesday, 06 June 2018 10:35
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Erin Beaty, 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 Beaty , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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John
The cover makes me think of flowers, the synopsis conveys an incredible beauty.
Monday, 01 May 2017 20:17
Susan Light
When you compare the book to Mary Pearson and Kristin Cashore, I'm in!
Tuesday, 02 May 2017 17:51
Mindy
The cover is beautiful! And the synopsis sounds great!
Thursday, 04 May 2017 16:41
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