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Author Chat with Sarah Henning (Sea Witch Rising), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway!

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  Today we're excited to chat with Sarah Henning author of Sea Witch Rising.  Read on for more about Sarah and her book, plus an excerpt and an giveaway!          Meet Sarah Henning ! Sarah Henning is a recovering journalist who has worked for the Palm Beach Post...
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Lily M.
Man, the covers for these books are so gorgeous ?
Saturday, 24 August 2019 16:28
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Author Chat with Justin Reynolds (Opposite Of Always), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Justin Reynolds author of Opposite Of Always.  Read on for more about Justin, an interview, plus an giveaway!          Meet Justin Reyolds ! Justin A. Reynolds has been a pest control operator, night security guard, steel mill janitor, NASA intern, salesman...
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Kylie
Sarah Henning recommended this book on Instagram and then I saw that it has a special release at Target! Very excited to read!!!... Read More
Thursday, 07 March 2019 17:38
Dianna G.
I love the cover. It's lighthearted and makes me think of friendship. I wish the summary didn't have so much info, though!... Read More
Thursday, 07 March 2019 20:32
Colleen Burns
I really like the cover and the book sounds interesting.
Thursday, 14 March 2019 11:05
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Suggested Reading (David Connis), Plus Giveaway! (US/Canada Only)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  Suggested Reading by David Connis, releasing September 2019 from Katherine Tegen Books!       Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the author:     Hey YABC, I'm stoked to finally share this little gem I've...
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Dianna G.
I love the synopsis -- the fact that kids are so empowered and it's about reading! The cover isn't what caught my eye, so I'm gl... Read More
Saturday, 02 February 2019 21:36
Brianna Peterson
I'm excited about this book after reading the synopsis, and I think a lot of other bookworms will be too. The cover made me think ... Read More
Monday, 04 February 2019 00:19
Daniela
Unique cover!!
Wednesday, 06 February 2019 18:35
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Teen Read Week 2018: Author Chat with Mindy McGinnis (This Darkness Mine), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Mindy McGinnis (This Darkness Mine) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Mindy, her novel, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Mindy McGinnis !   Mindy McGinnis is an Edgar Award-winning author and assistant teen librarian who lives in...
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Kara S
The cover is crisp and conveys quality content of some kind; the synopsis is highly original and compelling! Thanks for the chanc... Read More
Wednesday, 10 October 2018 20:53
Debra Branigan
I look forward to reading this book. Your synopsis is very intriguing and I like the mature ideas included. The cover fits the sto... Read More
Monday, 15 October 2018 17:56
Tiffany Engler
I love this cover, I've been looking forward to reading this book for a long time!
Tuesday, 16 October 2018 07:35
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Author Of The Week: Chat with MacKenzi Lee (The Lady's Guide To Petticoats and Piracy), 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  MacKenzi Lee , YABC's Author of...
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Shannon Mizikoski
The cover is great- goes well with the first one of course! And I am very excited to read the book in general! Thanks for the chan... Read More
Wednesday, 10 October 2018 22:18
Debra Branigan
The cover is attractive and the YA readers of this "series" will be attracted to it. I look forward to this sequel and it has been... Read More
Monday, 15 October 2018 18:56
Tiffany Engler
I love that this cover goes well with The Gentleman's Guide! Can't wait to read it!
Tuesday, 16 October 2018 07:32
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Teen Read Week 2018: Author Chat with Mackenzi Lee (The Lady's Guide To Petticoats and Piracy), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Mackenzi Lee (The Lady's Guide To Petticoats and Piracy) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Mackenzi, her novel, plus a giveaway!         Meet  Mackenzi Lee !     Mackenzi Lee holds a BA in history and...
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Tiffany Engler
I love the colors on this cover! I really want to get this book so I can marathon it with Gentleman's Guide!
Sunday, 07 October 2018 13:01
YABC
I have to get this book.... Read More
Monday, 08 October 2018 09:58
Kara S
The cover bores, but the synopsis more than makes up for that! I would love to read this -- thanks for this chance. --Kara S... Read More
Wednesday, 10 October 2018 21:28
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Claire LeGrand (Sawkill Girls), 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  Claire LeGrand , YABC's Author of...
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Debra Branigan
The cover is very intriguing and will attract YA readers. The storyline sounds suspenseful and witty and I look forward to reading... Read More
Monday, 24 September 2018 20:05
Marisa Fort
The cover is beautiful and mysterious. The synopsis sounds so amazing! Can't wait to read it!
Monday, 24 September 2018 20:19
Kara S
The cover is striking and the synopsis is quite exciting!
Monday, 24 September 2018 21:10
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Author Chat with Katie Henry (Heretics Anonymous), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Katie Henry , author of  Heretics Anonymous .     Read on for more about Katie and her book, an interview, plus a giveaway!         Meet Katie Henry! Katie Henry is a writer living and working in New York City. She received...
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Kara S
The cover is definitely eye-catching, and the plot sounds like a lot of fun!
Tuesday, 14 August 2018 20:13
Tiffany Engler
The cover is funny, it reminds me of the Jesus toast from Orange Is The New Black. I've heard great things about this book and I r... Read More
Wednesday, 15 August 2018 10:06
Marisa Fort
Love the cover and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Friday, 17 August 2018 12:10
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Bree Barton (Heart Of Thorns), 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  Bree Barton , YABC's Author of the...
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Tiffany Engler
I love this cover! This book sounds so good!
Monday, 23 July 2018 10:32
Olivia F
I love this cover and am so excited for this one to come out! It's been on my TBR for a while!!
Tuesday, 24 July 2018 08:52
Dianna G.
I feel like I've seen this cover all over the place lately! It reminds me of the embroidery from the beginning of the A&E Pride & ... Read More
Wednesday, 25 July 2018 21:15
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Sarah Henning (Sea Witch), Plus Giveaway!!

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elcome 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  Sarah Henning , YABC's Author of...
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Recent Comments
Kara S
The cover is fierce, full stop. And, I am very interested in the storyline as described! Thanks for this, Kara S
Tuesday, 10 July 2018 14:34
Ash
this cover is just stunning
Friday, 13 July 2018 11:36
Marisa Fort
Love the cover, it is beautiful! The synopsis sounds amazing!
Monday, 16 July 2018 23:26
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