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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview, and Giveaway: Blood Rose Rebellion (Rosalyn Eves)

Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview, and Giveaway: Blood Rose Rebellion (Rosalyn Eves)



Title:  BLOOD ROSE REBELLION Author:  Rosalyn Eves Pub. Date:  March 28, 2017 Publisher:  Knopf Books for Young Readers Pages:  416 Formats:  Hardcover, eBook audiobook   The thrilling first book in a YA fantasy trilogy for fans of Red Queen. In a world where social prestige derives from a trifecta of blood,...
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Heidi Wong
The cover is stunning, and the synopsis screams at me to get the book.
Tuesday, 28 March 2017 13:54
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Beth Rodgers (Sweet Fifteen), Plus Giveaway!!

Author Of The Week: Chat with Beth Rodgers (Sweet Fifteen), 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  Beth Rodgers , YABC's Author of the Week!! Beth...
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James Robert
Cover is great and I have twin daughters who will be 15 in a year
Monday, 27 March 2017 12:05
Danielle Hammelef
I'm unsure about the cover--it wouldn't make me pick up this book, but the synopsis would. I have a freshman in high school, so th... Read More
Saturday, 22 April 2017 15:36
Penny Olson
The synopsis makes me want to read the book but the cover isn't that eye catching.
Monday, 24 April 2017 16:34
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview, and Giveaway: Night Witches (Kathryn Lasky)

Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview, and Giveaway: Night Witches (Kathryn Lasky)


Title:  NIGHT WITCHES Author:  Kathryn Lasky Pub. Date:  March 28, 2017 Publisher:  Scholastic Press Pages:  224 Formats:  Hardcover, eBook, audiobook Find it:  Amazon ,  Barnes & Noble ,  Goodreads From bestselling and award-winning author Kathryn Lasky comes an explosive adventure following the teen girl fighter pilots who took on Hitler's army...
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview, & Giveaway: Hear The Wolves (Victoria Scott)

Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview, & Giveaway: Hear The Wolves (Victoria Scott)



  HEAR THE WOLVES Author:  Victoria Scott Pub. Date:  March 28, 2017 Publisher:  Scholastic Press Pages:  240 Formats:  Hardcover, eBook   It’s survival of the strongest in a contemporary, girl-versus-wild middle-grade debut from Fire & Flood author Victoria Scott! Sloan is a hunter. So she shouldn’t be afraid of anything. But...
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Heidi Wong
The book seems interesting, I can't wait to read it.
Monday, 20 March 2017 12:58
John
Kudos to the cover designer / artist and to the synopsis-writer!
Monday, 20 March 2017 19:36
Lily M.
This book sounds intriguing ?
Saturday, 01 April 2017 01:47
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YABC's Blogger Of The Month ~ Katie (Mundie Moms)

YABC's Blogger Of The Month ~ Katie (Mundie Moms)


Welcome to YABC's monthly special feature post, Blogger Of The Month!! Each month YABC will be interviewing a different blogger and highlight all of their hard work within the blogging community!!   Introducing  Katie @ Mundie Moms , YABC's Blogger Of The Month!!    Check out their awesome website here!    ...
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Author Chat with Heidi Heilig, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Heidi Heilig, Plus Giveaway!




Today we're excited to chat with Heidi Heilig ,  author  of  The Ship Beyond Time !  Below  you'll find  more about Heidi ,  her  book, plus a giveaway !     What gave you the inspiration to write this book? When I was a girl, I fell in love with a...
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John
The cover is intriguing, and this sounds exciting!
Thursday, 02 March 2017 22:16
Linda Romer
The Ship beyond time sounds great and I love the cover. Thank you
Wednesday, 15 March 2017 20:55
Mindy
I love this cover and I can't wait to read this story!
Friday, 17 March 2017 12:31
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Author Chat with Stephanie Elliot, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Stephanie Elliot, Plus Giveaway!



Today we're excited to chat with Stephanie Elliot ,  author of Sad Perfect !  Below  you'll find  more about Stephanie ,  her  book, plus a giveaway !   YABC: What gave you the inspiration to write this book? STEPHANIE ELLIOT: I was inspired to write Sad Perfect after my daughter was...
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Amanda Smith
Sounds like a great read!
Friday, 03 February 2017 11:58
Tiffany Engler
Looks like a great book!
Friday, 03 February 2017 15:53
Donia Eskander
This sounds like such a good contemporary book! I want to read this so much and the cover is so pretty.
Friday, 03 February 2017 18:29
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Author Chat with Sabaa Tahir

Author Chat with Sabaa Tahir

Today we're excited to chat with Sabaa Tahir ,  author  of  An Ember in the Ashes & A Torch Against the Night !      You can find more about Sabaa HERE !  
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Author Chat with Henry Neff, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Henry Neff, Plus Giveaway!




Today we're excited to chat with Henry Neff ,  author  of Impyrium !  Below  you'll find  more about Henry ,  his  book, plus a giveaway !   What gave you the inspiration to write this book? While concluding my first series, The Tapestry, I was happy with how I’d wrapped up...
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John
The cover was sensitively designed, and the synopsis was a stellar example of exacting prose.
Friday, 16 December 2016 20:11
Anne
Great post! Love the cover and the story sounds so exciting!
Saturday, 17 December 2016 13:50
Dianna G.
The cover is really delightful. I love the way it draws the eye. The synopsis makes me want to know more.
Monday, 19 December 2016 17:41
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Author Chat with J. Anderson Coats, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with J. Anderson Coats, Plus Giveaway!



Today we're excited to chat with J. Anderson Coats ,  author  of  The Many Reflections of Miss Jane Deming !  Below  you'll find  more about J. Anderson ,  her  book, plus a giveaway !   YABC:  Which came first, the title or the novel?     J. ANDERSON COATS: The book...
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John
I was very impressed by the cover, and the synopsis, also, was very good.
Wednesday, 14 December 2016 21:09
Penny Olson
The cover is really well done. The story sounds really interesting and engaging.
Sunday, 08 January 2017 23:30
Danielle Hammelef
I think the cover matches the synopsis well and anyone can see that this girl is alone and venturing into an unknown land for her.... Read More
Monday, 09 January 2017 20:09
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