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4th Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza ~ Day 5

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Welcome to YABC's Fourth 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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Michelle R.
Amber & Dusk sounds really good!
Wednesday, 05 December 2018 12:14
Alyssa Annico
I'm most excited about 'Try a Little Kindness'!
Wednesday, 05 December 2018 14:36
Sandy S
There’s a lot of great titles in this packages- I’m most excited about Tales From the Inner City. Happy holidays!
Wednesday, 05 December 2018 16:47
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Lyra Selene (Amber & Dusk), 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  Lyra Selene , YABC's Author of the...
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Candice Gigous
The cover is very cool and I like the colors. The synopsis draws me in for more. I am excited for this one.
Tuesday, 20 November 2018 09:45
Debra Branigan
The cover is very pretty and the storyline sounds interesting. Good luck with your book.
Wednesday, 21 November 2018 08:44
Tiffany Engler
I love this cover! This book sounds so good!
Wednesday, 28 November 2018 09:52
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Giveaway: THE HANDBOOK (US Only)

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The Handbook (US Only) by: Jim Benton Release Date: September 26, 2017 Publisher: Scholastic Press About the Book: There's nothing Jake likes more than some good trash-picking, so when his elderly neighbors move out and leave an especially promising-looking pile of household refuse on the curb, he goes right for it....
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John
The cover is cartoony! The plot sounds hard-hitting!
Monday, 23 October 2017 17:08
Penny Olson
The cover and synopsis are both really fun.
Tuesday, 14 November 2017 10:04
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is fun and unique to me. I think the synopsis has made me want to read this book.
Thursday, 16 November 2017 13:51
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Excerpt, & Giveaway: The Knowing (Sharon Cameron)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Sharon Cameron's  The Knowing !   Read on for more about Sharon, an excerpt and a tour-wide giveaway!                    Meet  Sharon Cameron !   Sharon Cameron was awarded the 2009 Sue Alexander Most...
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview, & Giveaway: Umberland (Wendy Spinale)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Wendy Spinale's    Umberland   Read on for more about Wendy, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!                 Meet Wendy Spinale !     I must admit, I have lived an extraordinary life and...
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