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Author Chat with C.E. Clayton (The Monster of Selkirk Book I: The Duality of Nature), Plus a Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat C.E. Clayton , author of  The Monster of Selrik: Book 1:The Duality of Nature.   Read on for more about C.E. and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet C.E. Clayton !     C. E. Clayton was born and raised in Southern California where she...
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Marisa Fort
The cover sets the mood nicely. The book sounds like a lot of fun, love the fantasy and the mystery!
Thursday, 15 February 2018 01:04
Hannah
Sounds like a good fantasy read!
Saturday, 24 February 2018 23:28
Courtney Gendreau
I love the cover and it sounds like a fun read!
Tuesday, 27 February 2018 13:53
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Dhonielle Clayton (The Belles), 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  Dhonielle Clayton , YABC's Author of the...
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Julie
The cover is great, and the synopsis sounds so fun!
Saturday, 03 February 2018 23:13
Precious J Hernandez
I'm so excited about this. I've been seeing this everywhere and the synopsis has me intrigued.
Tuesday, 06 February 2018 19:44
Candice Gigous
The cover is beautiful. The synopsis draws you for more. Cannot wait for this one.
Friday, 09 February 2018 08:01
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview, & Giveaway: Your One & Only (Adrianne Finlay)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Adrianne Finlay's    Your One & Only   Read on for more about Adrianne, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!               Meet  Adrianne Finlay !     I received my PhD in literature and creative...
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Dianna G.
My kids and I were talking about the ethics of cloning....I think this is a very relevant topic in today's world. Really like the... Read More
Monday, 29 January 2018 19:31
Mindy
I really the concept of this book!
Monday, 29 January 2018 22:36
Kara S
I read a review where this book was compared to the work of the late and great Ursula K. Le Guin. WOWSA! That must feel good as ... Read More
Saturday, 10 February 2018 17:05
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Author Chat with Makiia Lucier (Isle of Blood and Stone), Plus a Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat Makiia Lucier , author of  Isle of Blood and Stone.   Read on for more about Makiia and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Makiia Lucier !       Makiia Lucier has a BA in journalism from the University of Oregon and a master's in...
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John
The cover has an excellent dragon! Those royal mapmakers--they always get involved in intrigues!
Thursday, 25 January 2018 22:35
Precious J Hernandez
The cover is simple but I definitely like it. I love that this is part of a duology.
Sunday, 28 January 2018 02:02
Marisa Fort
The sea serpent on the cover is beautiful, I love it! The book sounds like a lot of fun - lots of action and girl-power!
Thursday, 15 February 2018 00:34
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Author Chat with Amy Giles (Now Is Everything), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat Amy Giles , author of  Now Is Everything.   Read on for more about Amy and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Amy Giles !     Amy Giles is a copywriter and has written everything from cereal commercials to animated webisodes to commercial fishing...
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Dianna G.
Oooooh, this sounds like a good book! I love family dysfunction stories, and the cover has an eerie appeal.
Friday, 12 January 2018 22:57
Melanie Bracco
I love the cover and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Wednesday, 17 January 2018 18:31
Kara S
The cover is pretty but doesn't hint at the plot; the synopsis is a doozy though. My imagination is captured. Cheers, Kara S... Read More
Thursday, 18 January 2018 19:08
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Author Chat with Maureen Johnson (Truly Devious), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Maureen Johnson , author of  Truly Devious.   Read on for more about Maureen and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Maureen Johnson !     Maureen Johnson is the New York Times bestselling author of over a dozen YA novels, including: 13 Little...
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Dianna G.
I love the dark, swirling feel of the cover. The summary sounds great. I read a Maureen Johnson story for the first time in "Let ... Read More
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 20:38
John
The cover is okay. I like the sound of intricately plotted mysteries!
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 21:33
Precious J Hernandez
I had the pleasure of receiving an e-arc of this novel and OMG HIGHLY recommend it. Diverse set of characters, intriguing mystery,... Read More
Thursday, 11 January 2018 04:37
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Author Chat with Claire Hartfield (A Few Red Drops: The Chicago Race Riot of 1919), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Claire Hartfield , author of  A Few Red Drops: The Chicago Race Riot of 1919.   Read on for more about Claire and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Claire Hartfield !     A lifelong Chicagoan, Claire heard stories of the 1919 race...
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Dianna G.
While I might have skipped based on the cover, the synopsis really caught my attention. I've never heard of that event in history ... Read More
Thursday, 04 January 2018 18:47
Kara S
My ignorance of this history, my sense of its importance, immediately compel me to make this a must-read. Great description offer... Read More
Sunday, 07 January 2018 15:19
Alyssa Annico
This looks really like a really intriguing nonfiction entry for secondary students.
Friday, 12 January 2018 08:28
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Author Chat with Jennifer Castle (Together at Midnight), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Jennifer Castle , author of  Together at Midnight.   Read on for more about Jennifer and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Jennifer Castle !     Jennifer Castle is a mom, smartass, geek, and the author of the YA novels The Beginning of...
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Dianna G.
I have this added to my Goodreads list after seeing it on Reading Lark's blog. The cover is cute, and I love the synopsis.
Wednesday, 03 January 2018 19:21
Precious J Hernandez
The cover is adorable and that synopsis makes me want to turn back time to NYE.
Saturday, 06 January 2018 05:30
Mindy
I love this cover! And the synopsis sounds great!
Saturday, 06 January 2018 15:19
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Author Chat with Roshani Chokshi (Aru Shah and the End of Time), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Roshani Chokshi , author of  Aru Shah and the End of Time.   Read on for more about Roshani and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Roshani Chokshi !     Roshani Chokshi ( www.roshanichokshi.com ) is the author of the instant  New York...
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John
The cover looks magical, and I'd love to visit a museum of Indian art and culture!
Wednesday, 13 December 2017 23:16
Gabby Roberts
The cover is so whimsical and the story sounds really cute. ?
Friday, 15 December 2017 19:01
BookFanatic
I can't wait to get my hands onto this story. It sounds adorable and the cover is so colorful and eye catching.
Friday, 15 December 2017 23:08
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2017 Debut Authors Bash: Author Chat with Heather Kaczynski (Dare Mighty Things), Plus Giveaway!

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      Hello! YABC is participating in the 2017 Debut Author's Bash and will be interviewing    Heather Kaczynski ,  author of  Dare Mighty Things .    Read on for more about Heather, her book, and an interview!             Meet  Heather Kaczynski !   Heather...
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Danielle Hammelef
The cover is gorgeous and I think the synopsis sounds exciting and fun to read.
Sunday, 10 December 2017 09:40
Kara S
This beautiful color palette definitely got my attention, which is great, because I would love to read more stories like this abou... Read More
Monday, 11 December 2017 01:47
Emma McAndrew
This book is towards the top of my "still need to acquire" books of 2017! The cover is what drew me in at first, but after looking... Read More
Monday, 11 December 2017 03:11
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