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Teen Read Week 2017: Author Chat with Pintip Dunn (Seize Today), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Pintip Dunn (Seize Today) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Pintip, her novel, plus a giveaway!     Meet  Pintip Dunn !   Pintip Dunn is a New York Times bestselling author of YA fiction. She graduated from Harvard...
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John
"What was your favorite book that you read when you were a Teen? Comment below!" Penrod, Brave New World.
Monday, 23 October 2017 17:01
Lily M.
Looking forward to checking this book out ? My favorite book as a teen would be Daughter of the Forest ?
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 05:09
Candice Gigous
One of my favorite books that I read as a teen was Gossip Girl.
Monday, 30 October 2017 06:11
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Teen Read Week 2017: Author Chat with Monica Murphy (Pretty Dead Girls), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Monica Murphy (Pretty Dead Girls) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Monica, her novel, plus a giveaway!       Meet Monica Murphy !   Monica Murphy is the New York Times, USA Today and #1 international bestselling author...
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Lily M.
Sounds good ??
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 05:12
Danielle Hammelef
My favorite book as a teen was Little Women.
Sunday, 12 November 2017 10:43
Kelly G
My favorite book as a teenager was Leftovers by Laura Weiss.
Sunday, 12 November 2017 23:18
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Teen Read Week 2017: Author Chat with Beth Rodgers (Freshman Fourteen), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Beth Rodgers (Freshman Fourteen) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Beth, her novel, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Beth Rodgers !   Beth Rodgers is an author, editor, and college English instructor. She started writing as a...
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Danielle Hammelef
My favorite book as a teen was Little Women.
Sunday, 12 November 2017 10:43
Penny Olson
I liked the Handmaid's Tale, To Kill and Mockingbird and Brave New World.
Monday, 13 November 2017 00:23
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Teen Read Week 2017: Author Chat with Lana Popovic (Wicked Like A Wildfire), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Lana Popovic (Wicked Like A Wildfire) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Lana, her novel, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Lana Popovic !     Lana's debut YA contemporary fantasy,  Wicked Like a Wildfire , was published...
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Crista cast
The first books as a teen I remember are the The Scary Stories series.
Saturday, 21 October 2017 07:16
John
"What was your favorite book that you read when you were a Teen? Comment below!" Penrod, Brave New World.
Monday, 23 October 2017 16:59
Lily M.
This cover is gorgeous ? my favorite book was Daughter of the Forest by Juliet Marillier ??
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 05:42
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Teen Read Week 2017: Author Chat with Lydia Kang (This November Girl), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Lydia Kang (This November Girl) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Lydia, her novel, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Lydia Kang !   Lydia Kang is a physician, geek-girl, and salt-addicted foodie who spends too much time...
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Mindy
That cover looks freakin amazing, it's honestly what drew me in to find out what this book was about. And the synopsis, sounds lik... Read More
Sunday, 15 October 2017 18:04
Lily M.
Cant wait to check it out, love the cover ?
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 05:18
Emily
Gorgeous cover and cool synopsis
Thursday, 26 October 2017 01:07
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Teen Read Week 2017: Author Chat with Erin Summerill (Ever The Brave), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Erin Summerill (Ever The Brave) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Erin, her novel, plus a giveaway!     Meet  Erin Summerill !   Erin Summerill was born in England. After spending years bouncing between Air Force bases in...
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Olivia F
I had a lot of favorites, but maybe On Fortune's Wheel!
Thursday, 19 October 2017 08:08
Shannon Mizikoski
My favorite, this is hard! I didn't really have a favorite, but a lot of series that were favorites. I loved The Baby-Sitters Club... Read More
Sunday, 22 October 2017 23:04
John
"What was your favorite book that you read when you were a Teen? Comment below!" Penrod, Brave New World.
Monday, 23 October 2017 16:55
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Teen Read Week 2017: Author Chat with Tristina Wright (27 Hours), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Tristina Wright (27 Hours) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Tristina, her novel, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Tristina Wright !   Tristina Wright is a blue-haired bisexual with anxiety and opinions. She’s also possibly a mermaid,...
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Lily M.
This book caught my attention ? must read
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 05:04
Lillian Lozada
A book with as diverse a cast as 27 Hours is one that I'd love to read & review on my blog ... Read More
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 09:58
Anne
I love all of Christopher Pike's books when I was a teen! They are all my favorites!
Monday, 06 November 2017 21:02
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Teen Read Week 2017: Author Chat with Julie Cross (Breaking The Ice), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Julie Cross (Breaking The Ice) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Julie, her novel, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Julie Cross !   NYT & USA Today Bestselling Author of HALFWAY PERFECT, WHATEVER LIFE THROWS AT YOU,...
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Danielle Hammelef
My favorite book as a teen was Little Women.
Sunday, 12 November 2017 10:41
Kelly G
When I was a teen, my favorite book was Leftovers by Laura Weiss
Sunday, 12 November 2017 23:06
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Teen Read Week 2017: Author Chat with Brendan Reichs (Nemesis), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Brendan Reichs (Genesis) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Brendan, his novel, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Brendan Reichs !   Brendan Reichs was born and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina. He graduated from Wake Forest University...
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John
"What was your favorite book that you read when you were a Teen? Comment below!" Penrod, Brave New World.
Monday, 23 October 2017 16:53
Lily M.
Man, been wanting to read this book, besides reading fantasies I used to read suspense and mysteries by Anne Stuart.
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 04:59
Anne
I love all of Christopher Pike's books when I was a teen! They are all my favorites!
Monday, 06 November 2017 21:00
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Teen Read Week 2017: Author Chat with Francesca Zappia (Eliza and Her Monsters), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with   Francesca Zappia (Eliza and Her Monsters) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Francesca, her novel, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Francesca Zappia !     Francesca Zappia is the author of the books Made You Up and Eliza and...
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Lily M.
This books seems super cute ?
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 04:37
Emily
Such a cute cover and this books sounds awesome!
Thursday, 26 October 2017 01:02
Bekah
Another one of my fave series as a kid was the River of Time series by Lisa T. Bergren
Wednesday, 01 November 2017 01:03
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