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Spotlight: My True Love Gave To Me

Spotlight: My True Love Gave To Me
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  Today, we're spotlighting  My True Love Gave To Me , a lovely collection of holiday-themed stories! Though this book made its debut last year, it is still a perfect read for the month of December (and all the year through)! Read on to learn more about this book and the...
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Savannah
Omg have heard a lot of great things about this book.
Wednesday, 16 December 2015 21:03
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#ReadISLA: Team ANNA, LOLA, or ISLA?

#ReadISLA: Team ANNA, LOLA, or ISLA?
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    Hello YABCers, today we're picking teams! If that isn't reason enough to choose TEAM ANNA, here are a few more...   "I'm a little distracted by this English French American boy masterpiece." Me too, Anna. Me. Too.      "Girl Scouts didn't teach me what to do with emotionally...
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Jen Kentfield
I'm totally Team Anna! But I can't wait to meet Isla and fall in love with Josh too!
Thursday, 31 July 2014 14:32
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#ReadISLA Flashback: Lola And The Boy Next Door

#ReadISLA Flashback: Lola And The Boy Next Door
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  Hey guys, today we're hanging out with Lola and Cricket!   Budding designer Lola Nolan doesn’t believe in fashion...she believes in costume. The more expressive the outfit--more sparkly, more fun, more wild--the better. But even though Lola’s style is outrageous, she’s a devoted daughter and friend with some big plans...
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Vivien
This is the first contemporary that I fell head over heels!! Utterly amazing.
Monday, 21 July 2014 12:44
Kara
God, I love Anna and the French Kiss. The book gave a little knowledge & laughter. Anna was a character w/ faults, but I couldn't ... Read More
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 11:58
Jen Bruce
I loved how quirky and inside her own head Anna was. How she didn't want to complicate things with her new set of friends, so she ... Read More
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 10:57
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#ReadISLA Flashback: Anna And The French Kiss

#ReadISLA Flashback: Anna And The French Kiss
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Bonjour ami! Je suis heureux que vous soyez ici, j'aime votre visage!   Okay, so, my French is a little rusty, but fingers crossed that I just said,     Hello friends! I'm glad you're here, I like your face!   Today, we're taking a little trip down memory lane, back...
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#ReadISLA

#ReadISLA
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  Hello YABC! I had a BLAST hanging out with Isla and Josh this weekend! See? They said to say, Bonjour! My initial thoughts? ISLA is intense, heart-wrenching romantic perfection! Have you checked out the I SLA chapter sample? If not, WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?! If you have, be sure...
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#ReadISLA Campaign

#ReadISLA Campaign
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Hello Fellow YABCers! I am BEYOND excited that YABC was asked to participate in the #ReadISLA campaign as we eagerly await, ISLA AND THE HAPPILY EVER AFTER , the third companion novel in Stephanie Perkins' ANNA AND THE FRENCH KISS series!   From the glittering streets of Manhattan to the moonlit...
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Gahhhhhhhhhhhh Im really excited for this book!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!... Read More
Thursday, 03 July 2014 00:56
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