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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview, & Giveaway: Blacksouls (Nicole Castroman)

Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview, & Giveaway: Blacksouls (Nicole Castroman)



Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Nicole Castroman's    Blacksouls   Read on for more about Nicole, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!               Meet Nicole Castroman ! Nicole was lucky enough to come with her very own best friend...she has...
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Author Chat with Claire LaZebnik (Things I Should Have Known), Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Claire LaZebnik (Things I Should Have Known), Plus Giveaway!



Today we're excited to hear from Claire LaZebnik ,  author  of  Things I Should Have Known !  Below  you'll find  more about Claire ,  her  book, plus a giveaway !       YABC:   Who is your favorite character in the book? Like any good mom, I will state publicly...
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alyssa
Omg! I loved this book very much! I keep on saying that this has been one of my favorite book so far in 2017 and it's just March! ... Read More
Tuesday, 28 March 2017 14:06
Tiffany Engler
This book looks soooooo gooooood!!!
Tuesday, 28 March 2017 16:48
John
Both the cover and the synopsis are very typographical!
Tuesday, 28 March 2017 21:14
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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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