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Featured Review: Invictus by Ryan Graudin

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About This Book: Farway Gaius McCarthy was born outside of time. The son of a time-traveling Recorder from 2354 AD and a gladiator living in Rome in 95 AD, Far's birth defies the laws of nature. Exploring history himself is all he's ever wanted, and after failing his final time-traveling exam,...
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Wolf By Wolf by Ryan Graudin + Giveaway (US Only)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Wolf By Wolf by Ryan Graudin + Giveaway (US Only)
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  Hi, YABCers, and welcome to today's cover reveal! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for WOLF BY WOLF by Ryan Graudin, releasing October 6, 2015 from Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Ryan:   Hello YABC-ers! Welcome...
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Brynne
Everything about this book sounds amazing!
Tuesday, 17 February 2015 12:04
Alyssa Susanna
I like the cover! And I'm three for three with Graudin's published books, so I'll give this one a shot Thank you!... Read More
Tuesday, 17 February 2015 12:06
Alise Vu
The cover alone would have made me want to read the book, but I love the setting for this book!
Tuesday, 17 February 2015 12:30
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: All That Burns by Ryan Graudin + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: All That Burns by Ryan Graudin + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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Welcome to the second cover reveal of the week, YABCers! Today we're super excited to reveal the cover for ALL THAT BURNS by Ryan Graudin releasing   February 10, 2015 from HarperTeen . Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Ryan:   Greetings YABC readers! And many welcomes...
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Alyssa Susanna
SO MUCH LOVEEE!! I really like how the blue contrasts with the pink of the first book's cover, it's lovely! Also, Emrys! Richard! ... Read More
Thursday, 26 June 2014 12:07
Susan T.
I really liked All That Glows so I'm looking forward to this one. I think the cover is perfect! Emrys looks just like I pictured h... Read More
Thursday, 26 June 2014 21:29
Magan Bagan
I'm definitely intrigued! I'm excited for it!
Thursday, 26 June 2014 21:38
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Cover Reveal: ALL THAT GLOWS by Ryan Graudin + Giveaway (International)

Cover Reveal: ALL THAT GLOWS by Ryan Graudin + Giveaway (International)
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It's time for another cover reveal! Today we're revealing ALL THAT GLOWS by Ryan Graudin, coming your way February 2014 from HarperTeen.  Before we get to the goods, here's a message from Ryan:   Greetings, YABC! And welcome to the exclusive cover reveal for my debut novel ALL THAT GLOWS!  ...
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Kierra
This is my first time hearing about this book, but it sounds fantastic AND looks gorgeous!
Wednesday, 19 June 2013 12:11
Katrina Pierce
Freaking gorgeous cover!
Wednesday, 19 June 2013 12:15
Elizabeth Aguilar
The cover is really amazing. The giant font gives it that extra flare of... magic.
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