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Featured Review: Changes In Latitudes (Jen Malone)

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About This Book: A "road" trip romance that takes place at sea! All Cassie wants is to get some solid ground under her feet following the shock of her parents' divorce. So when she learns of her mom's plans to take Cassie and her brother, Drew, on a four-month sailing trip...
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YABC Scavenger Hunt: Changes in Latitudes (Jen Malone), Plus Excerpt, and Extra Giveaway!

YABC Scavenger Hunt: Changes in Latitudes (Jen Malone), Plus Excerpt, and Extra Giveaway!



Today we're excited to share  Jen Malone's excerpt from her novel,  Changes in Latitudes  as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Jen, her novel, and an extra giveaway! And don't forget to answer the question from this post on the Scavenger Hunt form for a chance...
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Erica Chan
What's your favorite trip? What was your worst trip?
Sunday, 05 February 2017 14:06
Jen Malone
After college, I spent close to a year backpacking around the world, so does a 10-month trip count as one? If so, THAT, of course!... Read More
Tuesday, 07 February 2017 08:12
alyssa
Who's the rock star in the tour bus when you were in labor with your twins?
Monday, 06 February 2017 09:33
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Wanderlost by Jen Malone + Giveaway (US/Canada/International)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Wanderlost by Jen Malone + Giveaway (US/Canada/International)
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Hello, YABC! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for WANDERLOST by Jen Malone, releasing May 31, 2016 from HarperTeen. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Jen:   Okay, so I live to travel and will talk about it, daydream about it, and write about...
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Jen Malone
Yay- thank you so much for hosting this, lovely YABC'ers and thanks everyone for the cover love!
Tuesday, 13 October 2015 12:51
Rebecca
Yay! Sounds so fun! Love the cover!
Tuesday, 13 October 2015 17:07
Vivien
This is another great cover!! I want to be there.
Wednesday, 14 October 2015 21:15
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Giveaway: Map to the Stars by Jen Malone

Giveaway: Map to the Stars by Jen Malone
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  Here at YABC, we're thrilled to be revealing a giveaway  of Jen Malone's standalone,   Map to the Stars !     Meet Jen Malone. Jen Malone writes books for tweens and teens. She is a former Hollywood marketing exec who once spent a year traveling the world solo, met...
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Coleen
Cant wait to read it
Tuesday, 14 July 2015 19:05
Devin Murphy
Eh, I think the cover is mediocre. The font is clearly trying to sap off the popularity of The Fault in Our Stars, which, while no... Read More
Saturday, 18 July 2015 17:37
Susan T.
He doesn't get a facial. He has a foot treatment with those little fish that eat off the dead skin!
Sunday, 26 July 2015 15:47
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