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Giveaway: MYRIKAL (International)

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Myrikal (International) by: Holli Anderson Release Date: February 12, 2019 Publisher: Immortal Works Press   About the Book: In a world torn apart by massive earthquakes and an incurable, deadly virus—Myrikal could be the hero they’re waiting for. Or… she could be the perfect assassin heir to her father’s business. Can...
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Irma Jurejevčič
I so want to see her fave. Clever cover! I absolutely love the synopsys! I need to read this book.
Saturday, 23 February 2019 06:43
Amina Ibrahim
I like the cover. There is a certain mystery about it.
Tuesday, 05 March 2019 01:55
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is dark and fiery and the synopsis sounds unique and intriguing.
Monday, 11 March 2019 14:58
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Giveaway: Doon by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon (International)

Giveaway: Doon by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon (International)
DOON by  Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon Release Date: 8/20/2013 ISBN: 139780310742326   Veronica doesn't think she's going crazy. But why can't anyone else see the mysterious blond boy who keeps popping up wherever she goes? When her best friend, Mackenna, invites her to spend the summer in Scotland, Veronica jumps...
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Michelle Quinlan
It is based loosely on the musical Brigadoon Have a great day!... Read More
Tuesday, 04 June 2013 16:31
Kayla
Tis loosely based on Brigadoon
Tuesday, 04 June 2013 17:05
Vivien
Brigadoon!
Tuesday, 04 June 2013 17:09
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Giveaway: Miss Fortune Cookie (International)

Giveaway: Miss Fortune Cookie (International)
Meet Erin. Smart student, great daughter, better friend. Secretly the mastermind behind the popular advice blog Miss Fortune Cookie. Totally unaware that her carefully constructed life is about to get crazy. It all begins when her ex-best friend sends a letter to her blog—and then acts on her advice. Erin’s efforts...
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Vivien
Carpe Diem!
Thursday, 06 December 2012 17:35
MrsErica Beaton
I once got a fortune cookie that foretold safe and worldly travels just days before leaving on a European vacation. ... Read More
Thursday, 06 December 2012 18:23
Casog
"The weather is wonderful." Now that is not a fortune, that is a random conversation starter... Read More
Friday, 07 December 2012 01:24
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November 2012 YABC Mailbox Video + Giveaway! (International)

November 2012 YABC Mailbox Video + Giveaway! (International)
Here's my November YABC Mailbox video, complete with chair dancing and a giveaway, as usual!  Enjoy!    
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YABC
Great vlog! I love the video effects and music! I am nowhere near your video skills level My favorite book of 2012 is... GRAVE M... Read More
Saturday, 24 November 2012 18:06
G Donald Cribbs
Your vlogs are always worth the watching. Not only do we get to salivate over books, which are always awesome, but we get to be te... Read More
Saturday, 24 November 2012 18:58
YABC
Ha, thanks GDC!
Monday, 26 November 2012 10:54
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Giving Thanks: Win an International Prize Pack from Sarah Skilton


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Today we have a special Thanksgiving-themed giveaway for you to enter. Sarah Skilton, author of BRUISED ( March 5th, 2013 by Amulet/Abrams ), would love to thank the authors who've blurbed her book by giving away copies of their latest works, as well as an ARC of BRUISED. Before we get to...
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YABC
Thank you for the giveaway!! Imogen has a black belt in Tae Kwon Do.
Monday, 19 November 2012 12:26
YABC
Tae Kwon Do. Thanks for the contest!
Monday, 19 November 2012 13:53
YABC
Tae Kwon Do. Awesome giveaway!!
Monday, 19 November 2012 14:15
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Cover Reveal: Insomnia by J.R. Johansson + Giveaway (International)

Cover Reveal: Insomnia by J.R. Johansson + Giveaway (International)
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Today we're hosting the cover reveal for INSOMNIA by J.R. Johansson!  Let me tell you, this cover is CREEPTASTIC. I can't wait to hear what you think of it! Before we get to the goods, here's a message from Jenn: Hello YABC! Welcome to the exclusive cover reveal for INSOMNIA! I...
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Vivien
Love the creepy cover!!
Wednesday, 14 November 2012 12:06
YABC
I'm not a fan of the font and placement of the text on the right, but the black pinwheel effect around the eye is cool.
Wednesday, 14 November 2012 12:06
YABC
This is so amazing! I love it
Wednesday, 14 November 2012 12:16
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Rootless Blog Tour: Review and International Giveaway!

Rootless Blog Tour: Review and International Giveaway!
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For Day 4 of the ROOTLESS Blog Tour, I give you my review of ROOTLESS: I didn't know what to expect when I first cracked open ROOTLESS. I knew a few things about the book - that it was about a young nomad, Banyan, who lives in a post-apocalyptic world where...
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Natalie Aguirre
Sounds like a great book. So excited to be a part of Chris' blog tour.
Thursday, 01 November 2012 12:51
Lauren Giova Dixon
Sounds like my kind of crazy too!
Friday, 02 November 2012 11:42
Lauren Giova Dixon
Chris, are you a big fan of post-apocalyptic books? If so, which one is your favorite?
Friday, 02 November 2012 11:44
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Rootless Blog Tour Kick Off! (Plus International Giveaway)

Rootless Blog Tour Kick Off! (Plus International Giveaway)
Rootless by Chris Howard
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Today we're kicking off the ROOTLESS Blog Tour! 14 days of exclusive interviews, vlogs, and music downloads, plus each day gives you a chance to win ROOTLESS swag! (Details about the giveaway below.) I had the privilege of reading ROOTLESS several weeks ago, and the book has stuck with me ever...
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Christina Franke, Staff
Heck yes, Cowboy Bebop as an inspiration! This takes my excitement and ramps it up! I looked through the inspiration board on Pint... Read More
Monday, 29 October 2012 11:25
Christina Franke, Staff
Oh and for a question....what's your favorite Bebop episode?
Monday, 29 October 2012 11:25
YABC
I don't really have a question for Christ at the moment, but I want to say that ROOTLESS is fantastic. I'm so, so excited about it... Read More
Monday, 29 October 2012 17:47
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Exclusive Cover Reveal: Charmed Vengeance + Giveaway (International)

Exclusive Cover Reveal: Charmed Vengeance + Giveaway (International)
Charmed Vengeance
Today is my birthday! And what better way to celebrate than to share the delicious steampunk cover of Suzanne Lazear's CHARMED VENGEANCE with you? Before we get to the steampunk goodness, here's a message from Suzanne: Hi everyone! I’m super excited to share with you the cover for CHARMED VENGEANCE, the...
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Gillian Berry
That cover is AWESOME. Totally steampunk adventurous. Definitely makes me want to read it!
Friday, 19 October 2012 12:11
YABC
Love the cover! It's awesome!
Friday, 19 October 2012 12:29
YABC
It's awesome, Suzi!! What a great, great cover!! Charlene Sands
Friday, 19 October 2012 12:48
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