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2017 Debut Authors Bash: The Thing With Feathers (McCall Hoyle)

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        Hello! YABC is participating in the 2017 Debut Author's Bash and will be interviewing    McCall Hoyle ,  author of The Thing With Feathers .    Read on for more about McCall, her book, and an interview!             Meet  McCall Hoyle !...
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Bethany Wicker (Unexpected Alpha), 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  Bethany Wicker , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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Lily M.
Ooohhh Alpha Female ?? I'm in ?
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 05:25
Kelly G
I love the cover! The synopsis sounds intriguing, too!
Friday, 15 December 2017 15:56
Nicole Baker
The cover is mesmerizing. It caught my eye and immediately my interest im intrigued... Read More
Monday, 18 December 2017 22:55
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview, & Giveaway: Fragments Of The Lost (Megan Miranda)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Megan Miranda's  Fragments Of The Lost   Read on for more about Megan, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!               Meet  Megan Miranda !   Megan Miranda is the New York Times bestselling author of All the Missing...
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Author Chat with Linda Fairstein (Digging For Trouble: A Devlin Quick Mystery)!

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Today we're excited to chat with Linda Fairstein , author of  Digging For Trouble: A Devlin Quick Mystery.   Read on for more about Linda and her book, plus her nterview!   Meet Linda Fairstein !   Linda Fairstein  is best known as the internationally   bestselling author of the Alex...
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Author Chat with Heather Cumiskey (I Like You Like This), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Heather Cumiskey , author of  I Like You Like This.   Read on for more about Heather and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Heather Cumiskey !     Originally from Long Island, Heather Cumiskey is the daughter of a television veteran and a...
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Tiffany Engler
I'm not gonna lie, I miss the classwork and writing essays. I don't miss the kids I went to school with though ... Read More
Thursday, 09 November 2017 17:22
Dianna G.
I miss the fun of seeing my friends every day, and that I didn't have adult pressures to worry about. I don't miss the self-consc... Read More
Sunday, 12 November 2017 20:00
Kelly G
I miss all the friends I had in high school.
Friday, 01 December 2017 15:45
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Author Chat with Sara Shepard (Follow Me), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Sara Shepard , author of  Follow Me.   Read on for more about Sara and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Sara Shepard !     SARA SHEPARD is the author of the first book in this series,  The Amateurs , as well as two...
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Kristy Petree
Thanks for the chance and sorry if this is a duplicate comment; my first one didn't post. What I miss most about high school is t... Read More
Friday, 10 November 2017 00:36
Emily
I love her writing! I hope I win this
Monday, 13 November 2017 21:41
Suzy
I miss my friends and football games.
Saturday, 18 November 2017 01:45
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Author Chat with Danica Davidson (Adventure Against the Endermen), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Danica Davidson , author of  Adventure Against the Endermen.   Read on for more about Danica and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Danica Davidson !     Danica Davidson is the author of books for teenagers and kids, including her two Minecrafter series,...
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Emily
My niece would love this!!
Tuesday, 28 November 2017 20:36
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Author Chat with Patrick Hodges (Pawns:The Wielders of Arantha Book One), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Patrick Hodges , author of  Pawns: The Wielders of Arantha Book One.   Read on for more about Patrick and his book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Patrick Hodges !   I currently live in Arizona with my wife, Vaneza. After years of writing for...
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Danielle Hammelef
I loved meeting my best friends in high school but hated the uniforms.
Sunday, 26 November 2017 10:11
Penny Olson
I miss seeing friends who I haven't seen in a while but I don't miss the cliques and the lack of perspective.
Sunday, 26 November 2017 23:45
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Author Chat with Samantha Mabry (All the Wind in the World), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Samantha Mabry , author of  All the Wind in the World.   Read on for more about Samantha and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Samantha Mabry !       Samantha Mabry grew up in Texas playing bass guitar along to vinyl records, writing...
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John
The cover is intriguing, and the synopsis extra-intriguing!
Monday, 23 October 2017 16:18
Lily M.
Love the colors on this cover ?
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 03:57
Penny Olson
I love the colors of this cover. The synopsis sounds really exciting.
Thursday, 09 November 2017 00:08
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Teen Read Week 2017: Author Chat with Adriana Mather (Haunting The Deep), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Adriana Mather (Haunting The Deep )   as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Adriana, her novel, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Adriana Mather !   Adriana Mather is the New York Times bestselling author of "How to...
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Lily M.
You had me at Titanic ?? i'm in
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 04:41
jacqueline garcia
i loved the hunger games as a teen (:
Wednesday, 25 October 2017 23:47
Candice Gigous
One of my favorite books that I read as teen was Twilight.
Monday, 30 October 2017 01:52
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