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Spotlight on After The Fire (Will Hill), Excerpt, and Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  After The Fire   by Will Hill!  Read on for more about Will and his book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet  After The Fire ! Will Hill grew up in the northeast of England and worked as a bartender, bookseller, and in...
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Donna Saunders
I really love thrillers, and this seems like a perfect read for me. The cover is awesome and you have an amazing writing style.... Read More
Saturday, 13 October 2018 10:52
Marisa Fort
The cover is moving and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 18:00
Renee Moore
Fall always puts me in the mood for a good thriller! I really like the cover, and the synopsis sounds really good!
Thursday, 25 October 2018 13:51
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Claire LeGrand (Furyborn), 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  Claire LeGrand , YABC's Author of the...
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Brianna
Furyborn has been on my tbr forever! I really like the cover.
Monday, 21 May 2018 20:14
Julie Daniels
I'm so excited for Furyborn! I received an eARC and I just started it. I love what I've read so far! The cover is so gorgeous! I'm... Read More
Monday, 21 May 2018 20:28
John
I think the central vignette of the cover is thrilling! I think a must-read fantasy about assassins and prophesied queens sounds ... Read More
Monday, 21 May 2018 22:05
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Spotlight on The Heart Forger (Rin Chupeco), Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  The Heart Forger  by Rin Chupeco!  Read on for more about Rin and her book, plus an excerpt & giveaway!          Meet Rin Chupeco ! Despite uncanny resemblances to Japanese revenants, Rin Chupeco has always maintained her sense of humor. Raised in Manila,...
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Kristi Housman
This cover is beautiful!
Friday, 06 April 2018 15:44
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Spotlight on Busted (Gina Ciocca), Plus Top 5 & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Busted  by Gina Ciocca, plus an Top 5 & giveaway!        Meet  Gina Ciocca ! Gina Ciocca graduated from the University of Connecticut with a degree in English, but in her mind, she never left high school. She relocated from Connecticut to Georgia, where...
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Aireanna Lesch
This sounds like a super interesting read! I really like the cover!... Read More
Tuesday, 02 January 2018 10:46
Emily
This sounds really interesting!
Wednesday, 03 January 2018 20:58
Precious J Hernandez
I love that it reminds me of Veronica mars.
Saturday, 06 January 2018 05:45
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Spotlight on We Can't Be Friends (Cyndy Etler), Plus Guest Post & Giveaway!

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Today we're spotlighting Cyndy Etler's   We Can't Be Friends !  Read on for more about Cyndy, her book, plus an guest post and giveaway!         Meet  Cyndy Etler ! Cyndy Etler was a homeless juvenile delinquent at fourteen, and summa cum laude at thirty. Currently a high school department...
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Kelly G
This sounds like such a shockingly good read, and the cover fits the synopsis quite well.
Wednesday, 01 November 2017 17:08
Penny Olson
The cover is really compelling. This sounds like an honest and necessary book.
Tuesday, 07 November 2017 23:29
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is sad and lonely and fits this emotional synopsis well.
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 14:31
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YABC Scavenger Hunt: Follow Me Back (A.V. Geiger), Plus Excerpt & Extra Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share an excerpt from  A.V. Geiger's Follow Me Back  as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about A.V. and her novel!   And don't forget to answer the question from this post on the Scavenger Hunt form for a chance to win the ...
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John
The cover made me see the world in a whole new way. The synopsis was crisp and efficient.
Sunday, 09 July 2017 19:27
Tiffany Engler
The cover is gorgeous!! I've been dying to read this book for the longest time!!!
Monday, 10 July 2017 11:14
Aireanna Lesch
I LOVE the cover! Thought she was wearing a mask at first. The synopsis was quite interesting!... Read More
Wednesday, 12 July 2017 11:17
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YABC Scavenger Hunt: Girl Out Of Water (Laura Silverman), Plus Playlist & Extra Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share an playlist from  Laura Silverman's Girl Out of Water  as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Laura and her novel! And don't forget to answer the question from this post on the Scavenger Hunt form for a chance to win the ...
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John
The cover is well designed, the synopsis filled in some important details!
Sunday, 09 July 2017 19:08
Dianna G.
I'd probably pass on this book if I saw it in a bookstore due to the bland cover. However, the summary is good. Reminds me of a ... Read More
Sunday, 09 July 2017 21:16
Tiffany Engler
I love this cover! It's so cute! Looks like a great summer read ... Read More
Monday, 10 July 2017 11:12
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Author Chat with Hannah Jayne (The Revenge), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Hannah Jayne, author of  The Revenge.   Read on for more about Hannah and her book, plus a giveaway!       YABC:   What gave you the inspiration to write this book?      There are so many new and terrifying caveats to dating--or...
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John
The cover is dark, the synopsis taut.
Tuesday, 04 July 2017 16:25
Dianna G.
The cover is ominous. I like the summary, and wonder what happened!
Wednesday, 05 July 2017 12:18
Aireanna Lesch
oooo. This sounds like a crazy story! Love the cover. It's so creepy. ... Read More
Friday, 07 July 2017 13:52
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YABC Scavenger Hunt: Paper Hearts (Ali Novak), Plus Playlist & Extra Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share  Ali Novak's playlist for her book,  Paper Hearts  as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Ali and her book! And don't forget to answer the question from this post on the Scavenger Hunt form for a chance to win the  Grand...
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John
The cover is romance itself! The synopsis suggests more of the same!
Sunday, 18 June 2017 14:57
Dianna G.
Cute cover, very high school. The summary gives away too much information, though.
Sunday, 18 June 2017 18:03
Courtney
The cover is so cute, and the synopsis is nice. I would like to read this book.
Thursday, 22 June 2017 00:05
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Busted (Gina Ciocca), Plus Giveaway (US/Canada)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for Busted by Gina Ciocca, releasing January 2018,  from  Sourcebooks Fire . Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Gina:     Hello, YABC! I am so thrilled to share the cover of BUSTED with you today. I...
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Dianna G.
The summary makes me think of one of those funny Disney channel shows -- where the girl gets herself in an awkward situation! Cut... Read More
Thursday, 25 May 2017 19:48
Delaney
That cover is GORGEOUS and I love it!!! This book sounds so cute! I can't wait to read it!
Thursday, 25 May 2017 22:10
Christina
The cover and synopsis are both amazing! I've never read a book quite like this
Friday, 26 May 2017 16:23
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