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Teen Read Week 2018: Author Chat with Adib Khorram (Darius The Great Is Not Okay), Plus Giveaway!

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Darius the Great Is Not Okay

Today we're excited to chat with  Adib Khorram (Darius The Great Is Not Okay) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Adib, his novel, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Adib Khorram !    Adib Khorram is an author, a graphic designer, and a tea...
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Debra Branigan
I can't wait to meet Darius and hear his story. I love the allusion to his roots in the title.
Sunday, 14 October 2018 17:05
Kara S
The cover is unique, and the synopsis commands my attention because of my great interest in fiction that references Middle Eastern... Read More
Tuesday, 16 October 2018 17:58
Marisa Fort
The cover is awesome and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 16:23
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Teen Read Week 2018: Author Chat with Ellen Hopkins (People Kill People), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Ellen Hopkins (People Kill People) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Ellen, her novel, plus a giveaway!         Meet  Ellen Hopkins ! Ellen Hopkins is the award-winning author of 20 nonfiction books for children, four novels...
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necole
The cover is awesome and so unique wow, very creative. I love the synopsis … I want to know he killed who and who purchased the gu... Read More
Sunday, 14 October 2018 09:00
Debra Branigan
The cover is absolutely perfect. I am excited about the synopsis and cannot wait to read this book.
Sunday, 14 October 2018 17:44
Tiffany Engler
I love this cover! I can't wait to read this book!
Monday, 15 October 2018 09:41
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Teen Read Week 2018: Author Chat with Kim Baccellia (Crossed Fire), Plus Giveaway!

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Crossed Fire (Crossed Series #2)

Today we're excited to chat with  Kim Baccellia (Crossed Fire) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Kim, her novel, plus a giveaway!         Meet  Kim Baccellia !   Kim Baccellia has always been a sucker for the paranormal. She blames it on her...
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Debra Branigan
Love the cover which will grab YA readers. Synopsis sounds interesting. Good luck with the novel.
Sunday, 14 October 2018 17:22
Marisa Fort
The cover is awesome and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 13:26
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is okay. The synopsis sounds original and fun to read.
Sunday, 11 November 2018 10:52
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Teen Read Week 2018: Author Chat with Cynthia Hand (The Afterlife Of Holly Chase), Plus Giveaway!

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The Afterlife of Holly Chase

Today we're excited to chat with  Cynthia Hand (The Afterlife Of Holly Chase) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Cynthia, her novel, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Cynthia Hand ! Cynthia Hand is the New York Times bestselling author of several books for teens, including...
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necole
A interesting twist on a classic tale. Ghosts and Christmas and Scrooge told from one of the ghosts perspective, I am ready to rea... Read More
Saturday, 13 October 2018 08:40
KM
I really like Cynthia Hand's writing, so I'm curious about this one.
Saturday, 13 October 2018 14:20
Debra Branigan
I look forward to reading your novel and discovering your "Scrooge" of a character. Cover is a bit dark and I am not so sure will ... Read More
Sunday, 14 October 2018 17:29
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Teen Read Week 2018: Author Chat with Ellen Goodlett (Rule), Plus Giveaway!

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Rule (Rule, #1)

Today we're excited to chat with  Ellen Goodlett (Rule) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Ellen, her novel, plus a giveaway!         Meet  Ellen Goodlett ! Ellen Goodlett writes science fiction because otherwise she would spend her days plotting to take over...
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Debra Branigan
The cover will attract the YA readers that would be interested in this genre and the storyline is interesting. Good luck with the... Read More
Sunday, 14 October 2018 18:36
Tiffany Engler
I love love love this cover! Can't wait to read this book!
Monday, 15 October 2018 09:54
Kara S
The cover and title work together to clearly convey information about the plot -- specifically, that a tale of royal court intrigu... Read More
Tuesday, 16 October 2018 17:36
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Teen Read Week 2018: Author Chat with Katya de Becerra (What The Woods Keep), Plus Giveaway!




Today we're excited to chat with  Katya de Becerra (What The Woods Keep) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Katya, her novel, plus a giveaway!         Meet  Katya de Becerra ! Katya de Becerra was born in Russia, studied in California, lived...
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Debra Branigan
I am so excited about reading this one. Good luck with the publicity and thank you for highlighting it.
Monday, 15 October 2018 15:10
Kara S
The cover is outstanding, and the synopsis tells me this storyline is the kind that keeps me engaged as a reader. Thanks for the ... Read More
Tuesday, 16 October 2018 17:25
Marisa Fort
The cover is awesome and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 19:53
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Teen Read Week 2018: Author Chat with Andrew Shvarts (Royal Bastards), Plus Giveaway!

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Royal Bastards (Royal Bastards, #1)

Today we're excited to chat with  Andrew Shvarts (Royal Bastards) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Andrew, his novel, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Andrew Shvarts ! Andrew Shvarts is a writer of novels, short fiction, and video games. He works at Pixelberry Studios...
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Debra Branigan
The title will attract YA readers, not so much the cover. However, the synopsis sounds very good.
Sunday, 14 October 2018 17:59
M.A. Briones
The title is attention grabbing and i love the synopsis i am stoked to read this
Tuesday, 16 October 2018 21:17
Marisa Fort
The cover is awesome and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 19:51
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Teen Read Week 2018: Author Chat with Michelle Lynn (Golden Curse), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Michelle Lynn (Golden Curse) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Michelle, her novel, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Michelle Lynn !        M. Lynn has a brain that won’t seem to quiet down, forcing her...
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Tiffany Engler
This cover kind of reminds me of Repunzel! I love it!
Monday, 15 October 2018 09:59
Debra Branigan
Gorgeous cover and the synopsis sounds fantastic!
Monday, 15 October 2018 15:15
Maggie Hubbe
I am a sucker for fairy-tale retellings so I already know I will love this!
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 14:20
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Teen Read Week 2018: Author Chat with Martina Boone (Love For Two Lifetimes), Plus Giveaway!

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Love for Two Lifetimes

Today we're excited to chat with  Martina Boone (Love For Two Lifetimes) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Martina, her novel, plus a giveaway!         Meet  Martina Boone ! Martina Boone is the award-winning author of the YA romantic Southern Gothic Heirs...
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Debra Branigan
The cover is beautiful and hints at the storyline inside. This sounds like a wonderful story.
Monday, 15 October 2018 15:22
Kara S
While I really dislike the cover, I find the synopsis -- particularly the fact of the protagonist investigating matters of family ... Read More
Tuesday, 16 October 2018 17:20
Marisa Fort
The cover is awesome and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 19:47
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Teen Read Week 2018: Author Chat with Tyler James Smith (Unstoppable Moses), Plus Giveaway!

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Unstoppable Moses

Today we're excited to chat with  Tyler James Smith (Unstoppable Moses) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Tyler, his novel, plus a giveaway!         Meet  Tyler James Smith !      Tyler James Smith attended Western Michigan University and after a stint as a mailman,...
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Kara S
The synopsis sounds uniquely good, and the cover is attractive and appropriate to the type of tale it represent, IMHO. Also, ever... Read More
Friday, 12 October 2018 01:34
Debra Branigan
Your synopsis sounds excellent and would easily attract YA readers, but the cover will likely not have the same impact. The story ... Read More
Monday, 15 October 2018 15:37
KM
I haven't heard about this book, but I'm excited for it.
Monday, 22 October 2018 18:07
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