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Giveaway: Among the Shadows (US Only)

Giveaway: Among the Shadows (US Only)
AMONG THE SHADOWS Editors: Demitria Lunetta, Kate Karyus Quinn, Mindy McGinnis Authors: Lenore Appelhans, Joelle Charbonneau, Kelly Fiore, Geoffrey Girard, Justina Ireland, Lydia Kang, R.C. Lewis, Gretchen McNeil, Phoebe North, Beth Revis  Release Date: September 14, 2015   About the Book Even the lightest hearts have shaded corners to hide the...
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Last but certainly not least -- Beth Revis!
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Down With The Shine by Kate Karyus Quinn + Giveaway (US Only)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Down With The Shine by Kate Karyus Quinn + Giveaway (US Only)
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Happy Tuesday, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for DOWN WITH THE SHINE by Kate Karyus Quinn, releasing April 26, 2016 from HarperTeen. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Kate:   Hi YABC! I am so excited to share the cover for DOWN...
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Not only does this cover look GORGEOUS, but it sounds really fun to read! Can't wait!
Tuesday, 23 June 2015 14:53
Sabrina
I will ready anything Kate writes, but this sounds so freaking good!!!
Wednesday, 24 June 2015 10:35
Shannon Mizikoski
This cover is GORGEOUS! I love the sound of the book too- so unique, I definitely haven't heard of anything like this before! Can'... Read More
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Giveaway: Another Little Piece and In The After (US & Canada)

Giveaway: Another Little Piece and In The After (US & Canada)
Giveaway Details 1 winner will receive a signed copy of both books, plus bookmarks! (US and Canada)   ANOTHER LITTLE PIECE  – A reckless wish taken from the darkest desires of the heart… A bloody razor engraved with the names of the girls who turned to dust… An endless cycle that...
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