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Blog Tour Stop Giveaway: THE LAW OF FINDERS KEEPERS (US Only)

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  The Law of Finders Keepers (US Only) by: Sheila Turnage Release Date: September 11, 2018 Publisher: Penguin Young Readers About the Book: Pirate fever sweeps through the town after an opportunistic treasure hunter shows up looking to lay claim to Blackbeard's lost gold buried somewhere in Tupelo Landing. When the...
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Renee Moore
My son would love to read this!
Sunday, 16 September 2018 20:51
Andrea Carroll
I like the hidden objects on the cover... lots to guess what will happen.
Sunday, 16 September 2018 21:33
Marisa Fort
The cover is so cute and the synopsis sounds so amazing, can't wait to read to my son!
Thursday, 20 September 2018 11:51
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Spotlight on A Land Of Permanent Goodbyes (Atia Abawi), Plus Guest Post!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  A Land Of Permanent Goodbyes  by Atia Abawi,  plus an Guest Post!         Meet  Atia Abawi ! Atia Abawi is a foreign correspondent and author based in the Middle East. From an early age, Atia knew she wanted to be a journalist. After graduating...
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Giveaway: THE WAR I FINALLY WON (US Only)

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The War I Finally Won (US Only) by: Kimberly Brubaker Bradley Release Date: October 3, 2017 Publisher: Penguin Young Readers; Dial About the Book: This sequel to the Newbery Honor-winning The War that Saved My Life continues Ada's World War II journey as new challenges force her to figure out who...
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Alyssa Annico
I loved the first book. The cover and synopsis of this one look great as well!
Friday, 20 October 2017 07:40
Kelly G
I really love the cover for this one. I haven't read either of these books yet, but I really look forward to picking them up in t... Read More
Friday, 03 November 2017 16:54
Dan Denman
I like the images in the book cover. I can't wait to read what happens in the next part of Ada's life.
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 10:54
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12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza - Day 8

12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza - Day 8











Welcome to YABC's first annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza! We're featuring some of the hottest titles of the year--perfect for the book lover on your holiday list!--with exciting prize packs every day for the first twelve days of December. Each giveaway will run for seven days. Giveaways are US...
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Amy Hart
3 I really want An Ember in The Ashes!
Tuesday, 08 December 2015 13:00
Alyssa Susanna
OMG all of these are SO gorgeous! I would love to win any -- prize pack two looks like something I'd really like. ALL the fantasy!... Read More
Tuesday, 08 December 2015 13:16
August
Both packs look amazing!
Tuesday, 08 December 2015 13:52
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#ReadISLA: Team ANNA, LOLA, or ISLA?

#ReadISLA: Team ANNA, LOLA, or ISLA?
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    Hello YABCers, today we're picking teams! If that isn't reason enough to choose TEAM ANNA, here are a few more...   "I'm a little distracted by this English French American boy masterpiece." Me too, Anna. Me. Too.      "Girl Scouts didn't teach me what to do with emotionally...
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Jen Kentfield
I'm totally Team Anna! But I can't wait to meet Isla and fall in love with Josh too!
Thursday, 31 July 2014 14:32
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#ReadISLA Flashback: Lola And The Boy Next Door

#ReadISLA Flashback: Lola And The Boy Next Door
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  Hey guys, today we're hanging out with Lola and Cricket!   Budding designer Lola Nolan doesn’t believe in fashion...she believes in costume. The more expressive the outfit--more sparkly, more fun, more wild--the better. But even though Lola’s style is outrageous, she’s a devoted daughter and friend with some big plans...
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Vivien
This is the first contemporary that I fell head over heels!! Utterly amazing.
Monday, 21 July 2014 12:44
Kara
God, I love Anna and the French Kiss. The book gave a little knowledge & laughter. Anna was a character w/ faults, but I couldn't ... Read More
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 11:58
Jen Bruce
I loved how quirky and inside her own head Anna was. How she didn't want to complicate things with her new set of friends, so she ... Read More
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 10:57
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#ReadISLA Flashback: Anna And The French Kiss

#ReadISLA Flashback: Anna And The French Kiss
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Bonjour ami! Je suis heureux que vous soyez ici, j'aime votre visage!   Okay, so, my French is a little rusty, but fingers crossed that I just said,     Hello friends! I'm glad you're here, I like your face!   Today, we're taking a little trip down memory lane, back...
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#ReadISLA

#ReadISLA
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  Hello YABC! I had a BLAST hanging out with Isla and Josh this weekend! See? They said to say, Bonjour! My initial thoughts? ISLA is intense, heart-wrenching romantic perfection! Have you checked out the I SLA chapter sample? If not, WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?! If you have, be sure...
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#ReadISLA Campaign

#ReadISLA Campaign
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Hello Fellow YABCers! I am BEYOND excited that YABC was asked to participate in the #ReadISLA campaign as we eagerly await, ISLA AND THE HAPPILY EVER AFTER , the third companion novel in Stephanie Perkins' ANNA AND THE FRENCH KISS series!   From the glittering streets of Manhattan to the moonlit...
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Sasha Shamblen
Gahhhhhhhhhhhh Im really excited for this book!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!... Read More
Thursday, 03 July 2014 00:56
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