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Author Chat with E.B. Vickers (Fadeaway), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with E.B. Vickers author of Fadeaway.  Read on for more about E.B, her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet E.B. Vickers ! E.B. Vickers grew up in a small town in the Utah desert, where she spent her time reading, playing basketball,...
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Avid Reader and Geek Girl
This sounds great!
Thursday, 06 May 2021 16:53
Danielle Hammelef
This book sounds so exciting and I can't stop looking at this cover!
Monday, 24 May 2021 15:39
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Spotlight on Time Travel for Love and Profit (Sarah Lariviere), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to spotlight Time Travel for Love and Profit  (Sarah Lariviere).  Read on for more about Sarah, plus a excerpt & a giveaway!         Meet Sarah Lariviere !    Sarah Lariviere's new YA novel, Time Travel for Love and Profit, will be published by Knopf/Random...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, love the title!
Wednesday, 27 January 2021 11:29
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is awesome. This book sounds filled with humor and heartbreak--my kind of read.
Saturday, 20 February 2021 14:13
Penny Olson
The cover is intriguing. The story sounds both funny and sad.
Wednesday, 24 February 2021 16:43
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Author Chat with Chad Sell (Doodleville), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Chad Sell author of Doodleville. Read on for more about Chad and his book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Chad Sell !      CHAD SELL’S  first children’s graphic novel was  The Cardboard Kingdom , which he illustrated and co-wrote with a...
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Zachary Snyder
This book looks fun! Look forward to reading it with my kids!
Saturday, 13 June 2020 22:06
Victoria Scott
My kids would love this! Thanks for sharing!
Sunday, 14 June 2020 18:29
Andrea Carroll
Graphic novels are such a hit in my classroom. Can't wait to add it to my library.
Sunday, 21 June 2020 11:36
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Author Chat with Melissa Sarno (A Swirl Of Ocean), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Melissa Samo author of A Swirl Of Ocean.  Read on for more about Melissa her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Melissa Sarno ! Melissa Sarno is a freelance writer and editor with an MFA in screenwriting. She writes about middle-grade...
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Featured Review: Nick and June Were Here (Shalanda Stanley)

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About This Book: Nick and June were best friends for years, until their relationship suddenly turned into something more. Now, June is coping with a new diagnosis of schizophrenia, a secret she asked Nick to keep for too long. Between managing her symptoms and her parents, June is just trying to...
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Adriana Mather (Killing November), 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 Adriana Mather,  YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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John
Secretive boarding schools always seem to be full of dread mysteries!
Monday, 18 March 2019 18:46
Dianna G.
This sounds fantastic! I loved How to Hang a Witch. Very much looking forward to seeing more from this author!
Monday, 18 March 2019 20:30
Jacyln
I am so excited for another amazing novel by Adriana Mather! She’s the one author that gets me into historical fiction.
Tuesday, 19 March 2019 20:34
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Author Chat with Deborah Hopkinson (How I Became A Spy), Plus Giveaway!

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  Today we're excited to chat with Deborah Hopkinson author of How I Became A Spy .  Read on for more about Deborah, an interview, plus an giveaway!          Meet Deborah Hopkinson ! DEBORAH HOPKINSON has written more than 40 books for young readers. She is the author...
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John
Solving ciphers and searching for traitors would be challenging!
Sunday, 17 February 2019 19:39
noelle salsido
sounds like an exciting read
Wednesday, 20 February 2019 18:04
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is fun and definitely matches the exciting synopsis.
Saturday, 09 March 2019 17:08
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview & Giveaway: Inkling (Kenneth Oppel)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting a blog tour stop for     Inkling   Read on for more about Kenneth, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!                 Meet  Inkling !   From the acclaimed author of The Nest, The Boundless, and Airborn comes a brilliantly funny, breakout book about...
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Debra Branigan
I love the cover of this book and the story sounds very unique. Good luck with this book.
Saturday, 10 November 2018 21:31
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Author Chat with Chad Sell (Cardboard Kingdom)!

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Today we're excited to chat with Chad Sell , author of  Cardboard Kingdom .           Meet  Cardboard Kingdom !   Welcome to a neighborhood of kids who transform ordinary boxes into colorful costumes, and their ordinary block into cardboard kingdom. This is the summer when sixteen kids...
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Author Chat with Liesl Shurtliff (GRUMP: The Fairly True Tale of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves)!

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Today we're excited to chat with Liesl Shurtliff,  author of  GRUMP .     Read on for more about Liesl and her book!         Meet  Liesl Shurtliff ! LIESL SHURTLIFF (@LieslShurtliff) grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah, and just as Snow White had seven dwarves, Liesl had...
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