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Rockstar Book Tours: Excerpt & Giveaway ~ High School Musical: The Road Trip (Melissa de la Cruz) ~ (US Only)

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YABC's is thrilled to be hosting a spot on the HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE ROAD TRIP by Melissa de la Cruz Blog Tour hosted by  Rockstar Book Tours . Check out our post and make sure to enter the giveaway! About the Book: Title:  HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE ROAD TRIP  ...
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Author Of The Week: Author Chat with Melissa de la Cruz (Never After: The Thirteenth Fairy), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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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  Melissa de la Cruz , YABC's Author of...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading!
Monday, 07 December 2020 12:02
Andrea Cerda
Looks great! like the cover!
Monday, 07 December 2020 21:25
Amanda
Looks so good! I can't wait to read it
Tuesday, 08 December 2020 18:34
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Author Chat with Melissa de la Cruz (Gotham High), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Melissa de la Cruz author of Gotham High. Read on for more about Melissa and her book, plus an giveaway.       Meet Melissa de la Cruz!           Melissa de la Cruz is the #1 New York Times, #1 Publisher's Weekly,...
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Zachary Snyder
This book looks awesome, looking forward to reading it!
Tuesday, 07 April 2020 12:16
Davianna Nieto
The book cover looks super cool and the synopsis makes me want to read it even more!
Wednesday, 08 April 2020 23:22
Brittany
Looking forward to this! Love art style choice, too!
Monday, 20 April 2020 11:57
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Author Chat with Melissa de la Cruz (The Queen's Assassin), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Melissa de la Cruz author of The Queen's Assassin. Read on for more about Melissa and her book, plus an giveaway.         Meet Melissa de la Cruz!     Melissa de la Cruz is the #1 New York Times , USA...
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Dianna G.
My daughter loves to read fantasy YA books -- I will have to tell her about this one! The cover is beautiful, and the summary see... Read More
Wednesday, 29 January 2020 22:07
Candice Gigous
The cover is pretty. The synopsis makes me want to read more. I have been a fan of Melissa De La Cruz and I am looking forward to ... Read More
Friday, 31 January 2020 05:37
Jillian
I like the colors of the cover. It sounds like a great story.
Saturday, 01 February 2020 08:51
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Spotlight on Love and War by Melissa de la Cruz, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Love and War  by Melissa de la Cruz!  Read on for more about Melissa and her book, plus an excerpt & giveaway!      Meet Melissa de la Cruz!     Melissa de la Cruz is the #1 New York Times, #1 Publishers Weekly and #1...
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John
I suspect from the cover that true love will be somewhat thwarted! This does sound like a sizzling sequel!
Thursday, 12 April 2018 22:06
Kara S
The cover is simple and attractive. The synopsis is compelling, and I am a big fan of this author!
Friday, 13 April 2018 19:14
Candice Gigous
The cover is pretty and matches the first book. The synopsis is very intriguing. I have liked other books by this author and I rea... Read More
Saturday, 14 April 2018 03:31
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Author Chat with Melissa de la Cruz (Someone To Love), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Melissa de la Cruz , author of  Someone To Love.   Read on for more about Melissa and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Melissa de la Cruz ! Melissa de la Cruz is the #1 New York Times, #1 Publishers Weekly...
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Dianna G.
The cover didn't really catch my eye, but the synopsis did!
Tuesday, 26 December 2017 21:10
Tiffany Engler
The cover has my favorite color on it! So it's beautiful!
Sunday, 31 December 2017 10:08
Mindy
I liked the colors on the cover and the synopsis sounded cool
Monday, 01 January 2018 17:43
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Featured Review: Alex & Eliza: A Love Story by Melissa de la Cruz

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About This Book: Their romance shaped a nation. The rest was history. 1777. Albany, New York. As battle cries of the American Revolution echo in the distance, servants flutter about preparing for one of New York society’s biggest events: the Schuylers’ grand ball. Descended from two of the oldest and most...
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