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Spotlight on PIZAZZ (Sophy Henn), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight PIZAZZ  by Sophy Henn.  Read on for more about Sophy and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Sophy Henn ! Sophy Henn is an award-winning picture book author and illustrator with a master’s in illustration from the University of Brighton. She is...
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Zachary Snyder
This book looks great! Would love to read it to my twins!
Tuesday, 15 June 2021 09:09
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is super cute and this book sounds hilarious.
Sunday, 04 July 2021 14:11
Penny Olson
The cover is fun and book sounds highly amusing.
Friday, 09 July 2021 17:59
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Top 5 Korean Snacks! + Win A Copy of Made in Korea (Sarah Suk) ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Made in Korea  by Sarah Suk!  Read on for more about Sarah and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Sarah Suk !     Sarah Suk (pronounced like  soup  with a K) lives in Vancouver, Canada, where she writes stories...
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Keia
This cover is so cute. I can't wait to read this one.
Sunday, 09 May 2021 20:46
Kiara T.
I love the cover and the book sounds really interesting!
Tuesday, 25 May 2021 12:36
Simone
Totally into more diverse romance reads, and I love the concept of this. Super cute!
Thursday, 03 June 2021 19:43
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Author Chat with Brittney Morris (The Cost of Knowing), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Brittney Morris author of The Cost of Knowing.  Read on for more about Brittney, her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Brittney Morris ! Brittney Morris is the author of SLAY. She holds a BA in economics from Boston University because...
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Kiara T.
I love the cover and the book sounds really interesting!
Tuesday, 27 April 2021 12:12
Keia
This cover is gorgeous!
Wednesday, 28 April 2021 20:03
Chiara Jucha
This looks so good!
Wednesday, 05 May 2021 10:23
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Author Chat with Ashley Shuttleworth (A Dark and Hollow Star), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Ashley Shuttleworth author of A Dark and Hollow Star.  Read on for more about Ashley, her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Ashley Shuttleworth ! Ashley Shuttleworth is a young adult fantasy author with a degree in English literature and a...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks awesome, look forward to reading it!
Friday, 05 March 2021 11:57
Abigail Lowry
This book has been on my radar for forever! I can't wait to read it!
Friday, 05 March 2021 12:07
Kiara T.
I love the cover and the book sounds really interesting!
Wednesday, 10 March 2021 15:46
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Giveaway: LEGENDBORN (Tracy Deonn) ~ (US Only)

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   LEGENDBORN (US Only) Author: Tracy Deonn Release Date: September 15th, 2020 Publisher: MK McElderry        About The Book An Instant  New York Times  Bestseller! Winner of the Coretta Scott King - John Steptoe for New Talent Author Award Filled with mystery and an intriguingly rich magic system, Tracy...
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Tiffany Engler
I have seen nothing but great things about this book! Love the cover. Can't wait to read it!!
Wednesday, 17 February 2021 09:03
Kiara T.
This book sounds great, I love the cover!
Sunday, 21 February 2021 20:26
Keia
I've heard so many good things about this book!
Thursday, 25 February 2021 21:42
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Giveaway: The Meet-Cute Project (Rhiannon Richardson) ~ (US Only)

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   The Meet-Cute Project (US Only) Author: Rhiannon Richardson Release Date: January 12th, 2021 Publisher: Simon & Schuster BFYR        About The Book To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before  meets  Save the Date  in this sweet, hijinks-filled rom-com about a teen girl who will do whatever it takes...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks fun, look forward to reading it.
Thursday, 11 February 2021 11:55
Keia
This sounds so cute. Can't wait to read it.
Thursday, 25 February 2021 21:27
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is adorable and the synopsis sounds humorous and fun.
Friday, 05 March 2021 16:19
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Giveaway: All This Time (Mikki Daughtry) ~ US Only

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All This Time (US Only) by: Mikki Daughtry Release Date: September 29th, 2020 Publisher: Simon & Schuster BFYR       About the Book: At the Convent of Sweet Mercy, young girls are raised to be killers. In some few children the old bloods show, gifting rare talents that can be...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, love the cover!
Wednesday, 23 September 2020 11:29
Andrea Cerda
Yes!!! I want to read this book so badly!!!
Thursday, 24 September 2020 12:12
Avid Reader and Geek Girl
I love the cover!
Monday, 28 September 2020 08:40
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Giveaway: The Black Kids (Christina Hammonds Reed) (US Only)

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The Black Kids (US Only) by: Christina Hammonds Reed Release Date: August 4th, 2020 Publisher: Simon & Schuster BFYR   About the Book: Perfect for fans of  The Hate U Give , this unforgettable coming-of-age debut novel explores issues of race, class, and violence through the eyes of a wealthy black...
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Zachary Snyder
The book looks great, love the cover!
Wednesday, 26 August 2020 13:00
Brittany
This cover is EVERYTHING! Sounds like a great winter read when missing the summer.
Sunday, 13 September 2020 12:13
Alex Colpitts
positive summer vibes
Sunday, 13 September 2020 14:40
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Peternelle van Arsdale (The Cold Is In Her Bones), 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 Peternelle van Arsdale,  YABC's Author...
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Dianna G.
I saw this book on a different blog a few days ago, and could not remember the title afterward. So glad to find it again. I'm goin... Read More
Monday, 21 January 2019 17:19
Lily M.
This book just sounds good and that cover ??
Friday, 01 February 2019 19:56
Penny Olson
The cover, synopsis and title all sound chilling and intriguing.
Monday, 04 February 2019 17:31
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3rd Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza ~ Day 7

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Welcome to YABC's third 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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Danielle Hammelef
I can't wait to read The Youngest Marcher.
Thursday, 07 December 2017 13:50
Alyssa Annico
I'm excited about 'The Antlered Ship'. I've been intrigued by that one since I heard about it!
Thursday, 07 December 2017 15:56
Sandy S
I really want to read The Education of Margot Sanchez.
Thursday, 07 December 2017 16:54
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