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Author Chat with Lucienne Diver, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Lucienne Diver, Plus Giveaway!



Today we're excited to chat with Lucienne Diver ,  author  of  Faultlines !  Below  you'll find  more about Lucienne ,  her  book, plus a giveaway !   YABC: What gave you the inspiration to write this book?   LUCIENNE DIVER: The idea for this book came to me during a school...
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John
The cover and synopsis are so intelligently done!
Wednesday, 16 November 2016 21:24
Tiffany Engler
The cover makes you wonder what happens in the book. It gives you a good look as to what is to come.
Thursday, 17 November 2016 07:26
Anne
Sounds like a great read! Cover is okay.
Friday, 25 November 2016 09:59
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Author Chat with Chantele Sedgwick, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Chantele Sedgwick, Plus Giveaway!



Today we're excited to chat with Chantele Sedgwick ,  author  of  Love, Lucas !  Below  you'll find  more about Chantele ,  her  book,  plus a  giveaway !   YABC:  What surprised you most while writing your latest book? CHANTELE SEDGWICK: How hard it was. Hahaha. I'm writing in a new genre...
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Jessie Chan
The cover looks simple, but it looks nice and it gives a type of calmness, like how Oakley must feel when she looks out the sea. T... Read More
Monday, 14 November 2016 18:09
Tiffany Engler
I like how peaceful the cover looks! I feel like the book is anything but!
Monday, 14 November 2016 19:50
John
Splendid cover.! Splendid synopsis!
Monday, 14 November 2016 21:20
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Author Chat with Sara Shepard

Author Chat with Sara Shepard


Today we're excited to chat with Sara Shepard ,  author  of  The Amateurs !  Below  you'll find  more about Sara ,  her new  book.     YABC:  What gave you the inspiration to write this book? SARA SHEPARD: I wanted to continue writing mysteries, like Pretty Little Liars, but I loved...
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Author Chat with Rysa Walker

Author Chat with Rysa Walker


Today we're chatting with Rysa Walker, author of  The Delphi Effect !!  Read on for more about Rysa and her novel as well!   YABC:  What gave you the inspiration to write this book? RYSA WALKER: The Delphi Effect was inspired by early morning stupor., music, and conspiracy theories. I'm not...
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Author Chat with Kerry O'Malley Cerra, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Kerry O'Malley Cerra, Plus Giveaway!



Today we're excited to chat with Kerry O'Malley Cerra ,  author  of  Just a Drop of Water !  Below  you'll find  more about Cerra ,  her  book,  plus a  giveaway !   YABC:  What surprised you most while writing your latest book? KERRY O'MALLEY CERRA: Probably how long it took to...
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Kara Lauren
The cover is awesome, and I look forward to reading the book and seeing how 9/11 ties in. I also want to see what the mother is li... Read More
Wednesday, 12 October 2016 20:45
Dianna G.
I was really interested by the Crystal Kite seal on the book cover. I haven't heard of that before. The story sounds like somethi... Read More
Friday, 14 October 2016 23:03
Caity Dooley
The cover is so beautifully illustrated and as an amateur artist myself I appreciate the emotions it conveys. The story sounds lik... Read More
Saturday, 15 October 2016 01:24
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Anna Banks (Nemesis), Plus Giveaway!!

Author Of The Week: Chat with Anna Banks (Nemesis), 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  Anna Banks , YABC's Author of the...
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Susan Light
This book has been on my TBR pile for a while now. I cannot wait to read it.
Monday, 03 October 2016 19:49
Anne
Not a fan of covers featuring faces but this one works. Story sounds good!
Thursday, 06 October 2016 05:32
Linda Romer
Nemisis sounds like a great story ♡ I think the cover is awesome! Thank you
Thursday, 06 October 2016 21:24
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Amy Lukavics (The Women In The Walls), Plus Giveaway!!

Author Of The Week: Chat with Amy Lukavics (The Women In The Walls), 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  Amy Lukavics , YABC's Author of the...
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Caity Dooley
Recently I've seen a lot of advertisements for this novel (Props to author/publisher) and the covers been seeming less and less in... Read More
Thursday, 29 September 2016 19:16
Kathleen Pasqualini
Love the cover and I can't wait to read this book. It sounds amazing!
Thursday, 29 September 2016 19:41
Anne
Sounds like a really creepy good read. Cover is spooky, I love it!
Thursday, 29 September 2016 21:20
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Spotlight on Something in Between, Plus Interview, Chapter Reveal, & Giveaway!

Spotlight on Something in Between, Plus Interview, Chapter Reveal, & Giveaway!



Today we're spotlighting  Melissa de la Cruz's novel,  Something in Between !  Read on for more about Melissa and her novel, plus an interview, excerpt, and giveaway!   YABC: Who is your favorite character in the book?   MELISSA DE LA CRUZ: Definitely Royce. I think I’m more of a Royce than...
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Fay Tannerr
I love the cover! It's so cute. The synopsis sounds interesting. I would definitely read this book.
Tuesday, 27 September 2016 09:54
Anne
A book about Filipino immigrants? Yes, please! Great cover, too.
Thursday, 29 September 2016 21:16
Tiffany Engler
The cover is super adorable! I would definitely give this book a read!
Friday, 30 September 2016 07:28
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Author Chat with Gary D Robson, author of Who Pooped In Central Park!!

Author Chat with Gary D Robson, author of Who Pooped In Central Park!!



  Today we're excited to chat with Gary D. Robson , author  of  Who Pooped in Central Park !  Below  you'll find  more about Gary and his book!       YABC:   How did you come up with the “Who Pooped” series?   My kids actually came up with the...
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Author Chat with Julia Day, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Julia Day, Plus Giveaway!


Today we're excited to chat with Julia Day ,   author of  The Possibility of Somewhere !  Below  you'll find  our interview, more about Julia , and her  book,  plus a  giveaway !   YABC:  Who is your favorite character in the book? JULIA DAY: Eden is my favorite. She has...
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Dianna G.
I'm already rooting for these two characters. What a powerful, driven duo! Dianna
Sunday, 11 September 2016 22:40
Opal
Eden sounds like the kind of girl I like to read about. It sounds like she does so much for everyone and I can't wait for her to g... Read More
Monday, 12 September 2016 01:50
Renee Rousseau
Congrats on a great Cover, an interesting synopsis and a new book in the YA realm! Here's to many book birthdays!!
Wednesday, 14 September 2016 16:57
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