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5 YA Indie Novels Releasing This Month That We're Excited About!

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When We Began (Ridgewater High Romance)
Redefining Summer
  Find your perfect indie summer novel below! We've got swoon, nerds, secret crushes, and sweet romances!     1. The C Word  by Michelle MacQueen and Ann Maree Craven     Release Date: July 11, 2019 Online personas. Secrets. Unreturned crushes.   Get more info HERE!        ...
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Behind the Scenes of Indie Publishing with Julie Moffett

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  Behind the Scenes of Indie Publishing At YABC we work closely with a lot of Indie authors. Some are best sellers and some are just starting out, and many more fall in the middle of that spectrum. Today we are excited to introduce you to Julie Moffett, Author of  White...
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Behind the Scenes in Indie Publishing with Krista Street

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Behind the Scenes of Indie Publishing At YABC we work closely with a lot of Indie authors. Some are best sellers and some are just starting out, and many more fall in the middle of that spectrum. Today we are excited to introduce you to Krista Street, Author of the  Lost...
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Bethany Wicker (Unexpected Alpha), 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  Bethany Wicker , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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Lily M.
Ooohhh Alpha Female ?? I'm in ?
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 05:25
Kelly G
I love the cover! The synopsis sounds intriguing, too!
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The cover is mesmerizing. It caught my eye and immediately my interest im intrigued... Read More
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YABC's Around the World in 30 Days with Stefani Deoul of the United States, plus giveaways

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Today we're excited to welcome  Stefani Deoul from the United States! She's here to share her novel  On a LARP  as part of the YABC Around the World in 30 Days event!  Read on for more about Stefani and her novel!   And don't forget to enter the weekly giveaway, and...
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YABC's Around the World in 30 Days with Ginger Scott of the United States, plus giveaways

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Today we're excited to welcome  Ginger Scott from the United States! She's here to share her novel  A Boy Like You  as part of the YABC Around the World in 30 Days event!  Read on for more about Ginger and her novel! And don't forget to enter the weekly giveaway, and...
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YABC's Around the World in 30 Days with AJ Eversley of Canada, plus giveaways

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Today we're excited to welcome  A.J. Eversly from Canada! She's here to share her novel  Watcher  as part of the YABC Around the World in 30 Days event!  Read on for more about AJ and her novel!   And don't forget to enter the weekly giveaway, and the event Grand Prize...
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YABC's Around the World in 30 Days with Angel Lawson of the United States, plus giveaways

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Today we're excited to welcome  Angel Lawson from the United States! She's here to share her novel  The Girl Who Shot First  as part of the YABC Around the World in 30 Days event!  Read on for more about Angel and her novel! And don't forget to enter the weekly giveaway,...
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YABC's Around the World in 30 Days with MK Harkins of the United States, plus giveaways

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Today we're excited to welcome  MK Harkins from the United States! She's here to share her novel  Famous by Default  as part of the YABC Around the World in 30 Days event!  Read on for more about MK and her novel!   And don't forget to enter the weekly giveaway, and...
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Looking forward to seeing how Jax's & Sivan's relationship grows.
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YABC's Around the World in 30 Days with S.E. Anderson of France, plus giveaways

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Today we're excited to welcome  S.E. Anderson from France! She's here to share her novel  Starstruck  as part of the YABC Around the World in 30 Days event!  Read on for more about S.E. and her novel!   And don't forget to enter the weekly giveaway, and the event Grand Prize...
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