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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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YABC Scavenger Hunt: Given To The Earth (Mindy McGinnis), Plus Excerpt & Extra Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share an excerpt from Mindy McGinnis's Given To The Earth  as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Mindy and her novel! And don't forget to answer the question from this post on the Scavenger Hunt form for a chance to win the ...
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I haven't read this series yet, but I'm super excited!!!
Friday, 23 March 2018 02:53
Kara S
The synopsis is compelling, and I am up to catch up with this series by reading Book 1 before I can win (or buy) this new release!... Read More
Friday, 23 March 2018 09:04
Candice Gigous
The cover is very unique. The synopsis draws you in fore. Mindy McGinnis is a great author and I cannot wait to read this.
Saturday, 24 March 2018 05:33
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Featured Review: This Darkness Mine (Mindy McGinnis)

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About This Book: Sasha Stone knows her place—first-chair clarinet, top of her class, and at the side of her Oxford-wearing boyfriend. She’s worked her entire life to ensure her path to Oberlin Conservatory as a star musician is perfectly paved. But suddenly there’s a fork in the road in the shape...
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Teen Read Week 2017: 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...
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Tiffany Engler
This book looks so good!
Wednesday, 11 October 2017 20:08
Sandy S
I remember reading Are You There God, It's Me Margaret when I was a teen. Had to sneak the book inside the house as my mother wou... Read More
Sunday, 15 October 2017 18:42
Lily M.
What an interesting book ?
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 04:16
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Mindy McGinnis (This Darkness Mine), 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  Mindy McGinnis , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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Kristy Petree
The cover is perfect, just creepy enough for a thriller. The synopsis sounds amazing. Can't wait to read it. Thanks!
Monday, 09 October 2017 23:09
Lily M.
Looking forward to reading this book ??
Friday, 13 October 2017 23:24
Tiffany Engler
I've been dying to get my hands on this book! It sounds so great!!
Monday, 23 October 2017 09:14
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YABC Scavenger Hunt: This Darkness Mine (Mindy McGinnis), Plus Guest Post & Extra Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share  Mindy McGinnis's guest post as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Mindy and her novel! And don't forget to answer the question from this post on the Scavenger Hunt form for a chance to win the  Grand Prize !      ...
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John
The cover is very slashing, and it sounds thrilling and chilling!
Sunday, 18 June 2017 15:17
Dianna G.
The summary is awesome! Added it to my TBR list right away. I don't think I expected such a powerfully charged story based on th... Read More
Sunday, 18 June 2017 17:52
Patrick Peek
The cover is not my fav, but the book synopsis sounds like something I cannot wait to read.
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 12:16
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Mindy McGinnis (Given To The Sea), Plus Giveaway!!

Author Of The Week: Chat with Mindy McGinnis (Given To The Sea), Plus Giveaway!!



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  Mindy McGinnis , YABC's Author of the Week!! Mindy...
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Heidi Wong
The cover is simply beautiful and the synopsis is extremely intriguing.
Monday, 10 April 2017 15:38
KM
I love Mindy McGinnis, so I'm sure this will be amazing.
Monday, 10 April 2017 21:06
John
The cover is well designed, the synopsis equally so.
Monday, 10 April 2017 22:00
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Trailer Reveal: A Madness So Discreet by Mindy McGinnis

Trailer Reveal: A Madness So Discreet by Mindy McGinnis

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We have a great trailer reveal for you, YABC! Today we're super excited to celebrate the trailer reveal for A MADNESS SO DISCREET by Mindy McGinnis, releasing October 6, 2015 from Katherine Tegen/HarperCollins. Before we get to the trailer, here's a note from Mindy:   I’m very excited to be sharing...
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Giveaway: A Madness So Discreet by Mindy McGinnis (US Only)

Giveaway: A Madness So Discreet by Mindy McGinnis (US Only)
A Madness So Discreet by Mindy McGinnis Release Date: 10/6/15   About the Book Grace Mae knows madness. She keeps it locked away, along with her voice, trapped deep inside a brilliant mind that cannot forget horrific family secrets. Those secrets, along with the bulge in her belly, land her in...
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Friday, 18 September 2015 15:58
Shannon Mizikoski
An Alligator
Saturday, 19 September 2015 01:03
Jennifer Lancaster
One of the animals I grew up terrified of while living in Florida....an alligator!
Saturday, 19 September 2015 11:04
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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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Beth Revis
Tuesday, 15 September 2015 16:50
Vivien
Beth Revis
Friday, 18 September 2015 16:05
Kara S
Last but certainly not least -- Beth Revis!
Sunday, 20 September 2015 02:46
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