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YA Authors as YAs: The Bethany Neal Edition + Giveaway (US only)

YA Authors as YAs: The Bethany Neal Edition + Giveaway (US only)
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  Welcome to the latest  YA Authors as YAs  interview ! Our goal? To prove that your favorite authors — no matter how AWESOME and COOL you think they are — were once awkward, weird, and they geeked out about fandoms and guilty-pleasure music JUST LIKE YOU when they were teens....
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rebecca
so cool
Wednesday, 17 September 2014 22:07
Ranice Martina
I would like to win this give away
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 12:10
Karen Gonyea
Sounds like a wonderful read
Saturday, 25 October 2014 12:17
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YA Authors as YAs: The AdriAnne Strickland Edition + Giveaway (US only)

YA Authors as YAs: The AdriAnne Strickland Edition + Giveaway (US only)
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  Welcome to the latest  YA Authors as YAs  interview ! Our goal? To prove that your favorite authors — no matter how AWESOME and COOL you think they are — were once awkward, weird, and they geeked out about fandoms and guilty-pleasure music JUST LIKE YOU when they were teens....
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YA Authors as YAs: The Megan Whitmer Edition + Giveaway (US/Canada)

YA Authors as YAs: The Megan Whitmer Edition + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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  Welcome to the latest  YA Authors as YAs  interview ! Our goal? To prove that your favorite authors — no matter how AWESOME and COOL you think they are — were once awkward, weird, and they geeked out about fandoms and guilty-pleasure music JUST LIKE YOU when they were teens....
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Courtney Gendreau
I looks like a great novel!
Thursday, 17 July 2014 23:37
Raymond Stone
In it to Win it! Thank You!
Thursday, 24 July 2014 11:07
Maggie Reid
The cover is so pretty and Seth is hot! or atleast I think he is! Can't really see his face but Charlie's hair is beautiful! lol... Read More
Wednesday, 13 August 2014 10:32
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YA Authors as YAs: The Christian Schoon Edition + Giveaway (International)

YA Authors as YAs: The Christian Schoon Edition + Giveaway (International)
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  Welcome to the latest  YA Authors as YAs  interview ! Our goal? To prove that your favorite authors — no matter how AWESOME and COOL you think they are — were once awkward, weird, and they geeked out about fandoms and guilty-pleasure music JUST LIKE YOU when they were teens....
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YA Authors as YAs: The Helene Dunbar Edition + Giveaway (International)

YA Authors as YAs: The Helene Dunbar Edition + Giveaway (International)
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Welcome to the latest  YA Authors as YAs  interview ! Our goal? To prove that your favorite authors — no matter how AWESOME and COOL you think they are — were once awkward, weird, and they geeked out about fandoms and guilty-pleasure music JUST LIKE YOU when they were teens. (Most...
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YA Authors as YAs: The M.G. Buehrlen Edition + Giveaway (International)


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    Hello YABC! It's C.J. Redwine, and I've staged a coup. I've mutinied. I've TAKEN OVER THE SITE!  Okay, not really. I've only taken over the blog, but all bids for world domination have to start somewhere, right? Today, I get to interview the fabulous M.G. Buehrlen, author of the...
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Susan T.
I am super excited for this book! The cover is perfect too!
Thursday, 20 March 2014 17:27
Rain Jeys
Ooh past lives! Count me in!
Thursday, 20 March 2014 19:39
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Informative intervivew
Saturday, 22 March 2014 15:29
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YA Authors as YAs: The Whitney A. Miller Edition + Giveaway (US/Canada/EU)

YA Authors as YAs: The Whitney A. Miller Edition + Giveaway (US/Canada/EU)
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  Welcome to the 8th installment in a new interview series I’m running in conjunction with  YABooksCentral.com  called  YA Authors as YAs . Our goal? To prove that your favorite authors — no matter how AWESOME and COOL you think they are — were once awkward, weird, and they geeked out...
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Susan T.
I love horror so this would be awesome to win! Thanks for the chance!
Monday, 24 February 2014 16:08
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YA Authors as YAs: The Ingrid Jonach Edition + Giveaway (International)

YA Authors as YAs: The Ingrid Jonach Edition + Giveaway (International)
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  Welcome to the fifth installment in a new interview series we're running in conjunction with  o ur Senior Editor, MG Buehrlen , called  YA Authors as YAs . Our goal? To prove that your favorite authors — no matter how AWESOME and COOL you think they are — were once awkward,...
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An Nghiem
She seems to have some humor in her! Great advice, also. Sometimes I obsess over Elvis Presley at the most weirdest of times ...... Read More
Thursday, 02 January 2014 23:24
Holly Letson
Love her constant obsession over Elvis. I have an aunt who obsesses over Elvis constantly as well. I like his music and movies, to... Read More
Friday, 10 January 2014 02:56
Yvonne van der Bent
This looks so cool! I can't wait to read it!
Friday, 17 January 2014 16:08
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YA Authors as YAs: The Jennifer Mathieu Edition + Giveaway (US only)

YA Authors as YAs: The Jennifer Mathieu Edition + Giveaway (US only)
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  Welcome to the fourth installment in a new interview series we're running in conjunction with  o ur Senior Editor,  MG Buehrlen , called  YA Authors as YAs . Our goal? To prove that your favorite authors — no matter how AWESOME and COOL you think they are — were once awkward,...
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Sam
I live in Texas! Its pretty boring here though :/
Wednesday, 01 January 2014 11:36
Sam
I live in Texas! Its pretty boring here though :/
Wednesday, 01 January 2014 11:37
Sam
I live in Texas! Its pretty boring here though :/
Wednesday, 01 January 2014 11:37
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YA Authors as YAs: The Chris Howard Edition + Giveaway (US/Canada)

YA Authors as YAs: The Chris Howard Edition + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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  Welcome to the third week in a new interview series I’m running in conjunction with our YABC Senior Editor MG Buehrlen  called  YA Authors as YAs . Our goal? To prove that your favorite authors — no matter how AWESOME and COOL you think they are — were once awkward,...
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Samriddhi Singh
There is also a tree called the Banyan Tree.
Saturday, 09 November 2013 17:45
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