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Author Chat with Natasha Ngan (Girls Of Storm and Shadow), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Natasha Ngan author of Girls Of Storm and Shadow.  Read on for more about Natasha and her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Natasha Ngan! Natasha Ngan is part young-adult author, part yoga-teacher, part habitual nap-taker. She grew up between Malaysia and...
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Debra Branigan
I can't wait to read this one. The cover again is gorgeous and the storyline continues to amaze. Best wishes to the author on the ... Read More
Friday, 08 November 2019 17:56
Candice Gigous
The cover is beautiful. The synopsis makes me want to read more. This series sounds exciting.
Monday, 11 November 2019 09:53
Kristy
The cover is gorgeous. I can't wait to read what happens next.
Wednesday, 13 November 2019 09:36
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Amy Rose Capetta/Cori McCarthy (Once & Future), 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 Rose Capetta & Cori McCarthy,  YABC's...
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Asia
This book sounds so interesting!
Monday, 01 April 2019 07:49
Tiffany Engler
Love this cover! Can't wait to read it!
Thursday, 04 April 2019 12:06
Candice Gigous
The cover is pretty and cool. The synopsis is very captivating. This book is on my to read list. I really like the idea of a King ... Read More
Monday, 08 April 2019 11:50
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Natasha Ngan (Girls Of Paper and Fire), 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  Natasha Ngan , YABC's Author of the...
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Debra Branigan
The cover will attract your readers; it's beautiful. The storyline is exciting and I can't wait to read this book.
Monday, 12 November 2018 10:53
Tiffany Engler
I have heard so many good things about this book! Can't wait to read it
Monday, 12 November 2018 11:03
Candice Gigous
The cover is beautiful. The synopsis is very captivating. I am looking forward to this book.
Tuesday, 20 November 2018 09:42
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Author Chat with Merrill Wyatt (Ernestine, Catastrophe Queen)

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Today we're excited to chat with Merrill Wyatt , author of Ernestine, Catastrophe Queen ! Read on for more info about Merrill and an interview! Meet Ernestine, Catastrophe Queen !     We all know and love Ramona, Matilda, and Harriet the Spy. Now meet Ernestine. Ernestine is the kind of kid who gets things...
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Author Chat with Joey Green (Not So Normal Norbert)

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Today we're excited to chat with Joey Green , co-author of Not So Normal Norbert ! Read on for more info about Joey and an interview! Meet Not So Normal Norbert !   James Patterson's rollicking new middle grade novel is a hilarious adventure into a futuristic world, where different is...
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Author Chat with Lyndsay Ely (Gunslinger Girl), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Lyndsay Ely , author of  Gunslinger Girl.   Read on for more about Lyndsay and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Lyndsay Ely ! Lyndsay Ely is a writer and creative professional who currently calls Boston home. She is a geek, a...
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Olivia F
For some reason, I can't view the giveaway link?
Tuesday, 02 January 2018 10:00
CJ Redwine, Site and Staff Manager
Fixed!
Wednesday, 03 January 2018 13:26
Olivia F
Thanks so much! This book looks awesome!
Thursday, 04 January 2018 07:47
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3rd Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza ~ Day 11

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Welcome to YABC's third annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza! We're featuring some of the hottest titles of the year--perfect for the book lover on your holiday list!--with exciting prize packs every day for the first twelve days of December. Each giveaway will run for seven days. Giveaways are US...
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Danielle Hammelef
I'm most excited for Foolish Hearts and Expelled.
Monday, 11 December 2017 12:44
John
The Hazel Wood and Jackie Ha-HA look interesting, as do all the rest!
Monday, 11 December 2017 18:53
Dianna G.
Jacky Ha Ha is the one I'm most interested in. I think my son would like it. I'd put it on my classroom bookshelf when he finishes... Read More
Monday, 11 December 2017 21:20
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Giveaway: EXPELLED (US Only)

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JIMMY Patterson provided the prizes for this giveaway! Expelled (US Only) by: James Patterson and Emily Raymond Release Date: October 23, 2017 Publisher: JIMMY Patterson About the Book: One viral photo. Four expelled teens. Everyone’s a suspect. Will Foster's Twitter account used to be anonymous—until someone posted The Photo that got...
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Hannah
The cover really catches your eye
Sunday, 12 November 2017 02:19
Erin
I loved participating in all of the clubs and sports in high school. And experiencing those first moments of freedom without havin... Read More
Sunday, 12 November 2017 18:13
Kelly G
High school was tough for me and honestly I'm not sure I miss all that much about it!
Sunday, 12 November 2017 23:36
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Giveaway: Laugh Out Loud (James Patterson) ~ (US Only)

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Laugh Out Loud (US Only) by: James Patterson Release Date: August 28th, 2017 Publisher: JIMMY Patterson Books     About the Book: Jimmy loves reading so much that he's inspired to start a book company for kids--run by kids. It's a bit dream for a twelve-year-old boy--some would even say it's laugh-out-loud...
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John
The cover looks risible! I like the idea of books with "clever references"!
Tuesday, 22 August 2017 18:41
Dan Denman
The cover is colorful and fun. Jimmy sounds like a good character. This sounds like a fun and imaginative story.
Wednesday, 20 September 2017 10:37
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is fun and the synopsis makes me want to read this imaginative book.
Wednesday, 20 September 2017 15:16
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