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Author Chat with J. Albert Mann (The Degenerates), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with J. Albert Mann author of The Degenerates. Read on for more about J. Albert and her book, plus an giveaway.         Meet J. Albert Mann!        J. Albert Mann is the author of several middle grade and young adult...
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Lauren
The diversity of the girls and their tell-take expressions and body language really make this cover something else. I truly enjoy ... Read More
Monday, 23 March 2020 11:50
Victoria Scott
This story sounds amazing! I can't wait to read it!
Monday, 23 March 2020 22:33
Colleen Burns
This book sounds absolutely amazing!
Friday, 27 March 2020 17:21
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5th Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza ~ Day 7

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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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Zachary Snyder
Wow, what amazing books! Hope I can win these for my twins!
Monday, 09 December 2019 12:22
John
So many beautiful books! And "Snowman's Magic Hat" looks especially fun!
Monday, 09 December 2019 19:05
Crista cast
Such a great mix of beautiful books and the summaries sound great for readers with different tastes.
Tuesday, 10 December 2019 00:13
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Jonathan Maberry (Broken Lands), 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 Jonathan Maberry,  YABC's Author of the...
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John
The cover and description fill me with horror! I'm frightened!
Wednesday, 12 December 2018 22:33
Debra Branigan
This cover will attract your YA readers of this genre in droves. The storyline sounds awesome and I can't wait to read this one. G... Read More
Sunday, 16 December 2018 21:45
Marisa Fort
The cover is awesome and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Saturday, 05 January 2019 21:11
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Author Chat with Tommy Wallach (Strange Fire), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Tommy Wallach , author of  Strange Fire! Read on for more about Tommy and his book, plus a giveaway!         Meet  Tommy Wallach ! Tommy Wallach is a Los Angeles-based musician, novelist, and screenwriter. He is the author of Thanks for the Trouble and...
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John
That lightbulb on the cover looks like it needs to be replaced! Oregon Trail meets Westworld sounds interesting!
Monday, 02 October 2017 21:09
Kara S
I love the cover; it fits in well with the aesthetic of the other two novels by Wallach, too. Thanks for this opportunity, Kara S... Read More
Sunday, 08 October 2017 02:20
Sandy S
The Giver is my favorite book so I am excited to read this (the synopsis mentioned this)! Thanks for the heads up about it. The ... Read More
Thursday, 12 October 2017 19:23
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12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza - Day 12

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Welcome to the last post in 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...
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Kara S
!!! Okay, on one hand a blockbuster package packed with personal must-reads like Hotel Ruby & Willful Machines -- and on the other... Read More
Saturday, 12 December 2015 12:46
Lizet huerta
All are books that would be in my bookshelf's
Sunday, 13 December 2015 19:23
Michelle McRoberts
I'm most excited about Zeroes, Consent, & Willful Machines, But I want to read all of these!
Tuesday, 15 December 2015 14:40
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Simon & Schuster Press Release

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  SIMON & SCHUSTER BOOKS FOR YOUNG READERS PREEMPTS  THE DIABOLIC  BY S. J. KINCAID   New York, New York, September 30— Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers announced today that it will publish  The Diabolic  by S. J. Kincaid, a YA stand-alone action-adventure thriller set in space, which will be...
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