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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview, & Giveaway: Buried Heart (Kate Elliott)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Kate Elliott's  Buried Heart   Read on for more about Kate, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!             Meet  Kate Elliott !   Kate Elliott has been writing stories since she was nine years old, which...
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John
It does sound like an explosive finale! Thank you for the post!
Monday, 17 July 2017 18:05
Kelly G
This sounds like the perfect book to end the trilogy!
Tuesday, 18 July 2017 00:07
Susan Light
I can't wait to see how Jes and Kal's story ends.
Tuesday, 18 July 2017 08:36
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview, & Giveaway: Fragile Chaos (Amber R Duell)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Amber R Duell's Fragile Chaos!   Read on for more about Amber, an interview and a tour-wide giveaway!                  Meet  Amber R Duell !   Amber R. Duell was born and raised in a...
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Danielle
This cover is stunning and I love the idea of this book!
Sunday, 09 July 2017 23:51
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Author Chat with John Clause Bemis, Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  John Clause Bemis, author of  Lord of Monsters.   Read on for more about John and his book, plus a giveaway! What gave you the inspiration to write this book? The first book the Out of Abaton series, THE WOODEN PRINCE, was a re-imagining of...
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John
The cover is crazy-good and fun! The more I learn the more I'm intrigued!
Friday, 30 June 2017 18:48
Isabella Wojnarowicz
looks so fun!
Friday, 07 July 2017 15:25
Penny Olson
It's a great retro cover. I would love to read this Pinocchio retelling.
Monday, 17 July 2017 23:36
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YABC Scavenger Hunt: Thunder: An Elephant's Journey (Erik Daniel Shein) Plus Interview & Extra Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share  an interview with Erik Daniel Shein, author of Thunder: An Elephant's Journey  as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Erik and his novel! And don't forget to answer the question from this post on the Scavenger Hunt form for a chance...
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John
The cover has a blue elephant, and I think elephants figure in the plot!
Sunday, 18 June 2017 15:15
Francisco Nordman
I like the cover it looks like a movie poster. and the story sounds amazing!
Friday, 23 June 2017 00:41
Courtney
This sounds like such a cute story. I would certainly like to read it. I find the cover very fitting for the novel's plot.
Friday, 23 June 2017 02:23
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Author Chat with Kayla Olson (Sandcastle Empire), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Kayla Olson, author of  The Sandcastle Empire.   Read on for more about Kayla and her book, plus a giveaway!       YABC:  What gave you the inspiration to write this book? My inspiration for The Sandcastle Empire came from a larger-than-life longing for...
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John
I think the cover is very green. Maybe too green. But who doesn't love wolves and beaches?
Thursday, 08 June 2017 15:48
Maria Malaveci
I love the cover. The cover makes me feel like the book is very mysterious.... thanks for the chance!
Thursday, 08 June 2017 18:36
Danielle Lynn
The cover leaves a bit to be desired. However, I've heard great things about this book and the plot sounds like it's going to be ... Read More
Friday, 09 June 2017 18:41
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview, & Giveaway: One Of Us Is Lying (Karen McManus)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Karen McManus's One Of Us Is Lying!   Read on for more about Karen, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!               Meet  Karen McManus !   As a kid I used to write books when...
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Christina
Can't wait to check out this book!
Monday, 29 May 2017 13:44
John
Looks like an interesting book! Thank you for the post!
Monday, 29 May 2017 17:16
Kristy Petree
I love this concept - sounds great! Love that cover as well. Thanks for hosting!
Monday, 29 May 2017 19:12
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Author Chat with Melissa Savage, Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Melissa Savage, author of  Lemons.   Read on for more about Melissa and her book, plus a giveaway!   1.       What gave you the inspiration to write this book? Reading has been a life guide for me ever since I was a young child. It...
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John
What a fun, delightful cover! Thanks for the details!
Saturday, 13 May 2017 20:26
Shelly Hart
This looks and sounds so cute!!!
Friday, 19 May 2017 13:37
Dianna G.
The cover really doesn't strike me as interesting, but I read about this book on another blog (Book Hounds, I think) and the summa... Read More
Monday, 22 May 2017 21:01
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Author Chat with Christina June, Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Christina June, author of  It Started With Goodbye.   Read on for more about Christina and her novel, plus a giveaway! 1.) Who is your favorite character in the book?   I love them all, even the difficult ones! An easy answer, though, is Blanche,...
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Delaney
I'm soooo excited for this book and I think the cover is so pretty!
Thursday, 11 May 2017 12:13
John
The cover art is calm, the synopsis is intriguing!
Thursday, 11 May 2017 21:37
Mindy
I love this cover & the synopsis makes me really want to read it!!
Tuesday, 16 May 2017 12:24
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview, & Giveaway: Illuminae (Jay Kristoff & Amie Kaufman)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Jay Kristoff & Amie Kaufman's  Illuminae! Read on for more about the authors, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!               Meet  Jay Kristoff & Amie Kaufman !     Amie Kaufman  is the New York...
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview, & Giveaway: Cold Summer (Gwen Cole)

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Title:  COLD SUMMER Author:  Gwen Cole Pub. Date:  May 2, 2017 Publisher:  Sky Pony Press Pages:  256 Formats:  Hardcover, eBook Today, he’s a high school dropout with no future. Tomorrow, he’s a soldier in World War II. Kale Jackson has spent years trying to control his time-traveling ability but hasn’t had...
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