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Author Of The Week: Chat with Joanna Hathaway (Dark Of The West), 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 Joanna Hathaway,  YABC's Author of...
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Candice Gigous
The cover is unique and regal. The synopsis makes me want to read more. I really liked the Winner's Curse series and I am looking ... Read More
Wednesday, 30 January 2019 07:03
Lily M.
Just look at that cover ? excited for this book
Friday, 01 February 2019 19:54
Sethia
Love the cover!
Friday, 08 February 2019 11:03
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Spotlight on Only A Breath Apart (Katie McGarry), Excerpt, and Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Only A Breath Apart  by Katie McGarry.  Read on for more about Katie and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!            Meet  Katie McGarry ! Katie is the author of the PUSHING THE LIMITS series, THUNDER ROAD series, SAY YOU’LL REMEMBER...
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Dianna G.
I've seen this book cover at least 3 times today -- it's so cute and dreamy. I love books with paranormal themes like this. Def... Read More
Thursday, 24 January 2019 21:05
Debra Branigan
Your cover is lovely and your storyline will attract your readers. I can't wait to read this one. Good luck with your novel.... Read More
Sunday, 27 January 2019 15:55
Tiffany Engler
I love this cover!! Can't wait for this book!
Tuesday, 29 January 2019 18:04
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Jenn Lyons (The Ruin Of Kings), 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  Jenn Lyons , YABC's Author of...
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Debra Branigan
I think the cover is perfect. The storyline sounds very intriguing and I look forward to reading this one.
Saturday, 05 January 2019 19:08
Sethia
I really can't wait to read this. Love the cover!
Friday, 11 January 2019 10:40
Jayda
The cover is really unique and the story sounds very good!
Saturday, 12 January 2019 18:56
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Author Chat with Julia Keller (Dark Mind Rising), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Julia Keller, author of Dark Mind Rising ! Read on for more about Julia and her book plus an giveaway!          Meet  Julia Keller! JULIA KELLER, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and former cultural critic at the Chicago Tribune, is the author of...
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Candice Gigous
The cover is eye-catching and futuristic. The synopsis is very compelling. This book is going on my to-read list.
Wednesday, 07 November 2018 08:01
Debra Branigan
The cover is very interesting and will catch the interest of your Sci-Fi YA readers. Storyline is compelling. I am interested in t... Read More
Wednesday, 07 November 2018 18:41
Kara S
I'm not that into the cover, but the story sounds thrilling. Plus, I like this author! Thanks for this! Cheers, Kara S
Friday, 09 November 2018 03:39
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Featured Review: The Darkest Star (Jennifer Armentrout)

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About This Book: In the world of the Lux, secrets thrive, lies shatter, and love is undeniable. #1 New York Times, USA Today, and internationally bestselling author Jennifer L. Armentrout brings her trademark drama and intrigue to a new romantic YA science fiction series with The Darkest Star. A girl pulled...
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Author Of The Week: Spotlight on Jennifer Armentrout (The Darkest Star), & Giveaway!

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Welcome to our weekly special feature post,  Author Of The Week !! This week we are featuring an YA author and highlighting her upcoming release! We will also be hosting a giveaway of the book we are highlighting!!         Introducing  Jennifer Armentrout , YABC's Author of the Week!! #...
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Debra Branigan
The cover is attractive and the storyline will be of interest to YA fantasy readers. Good luck with the book.
Monday, 29 October 2018 19:30
Daniela
She is literally my YA queen and I will reread Lux just for the angst going into this! Can't wait to read from Luc's POV!!
Monday, 05 November 2018 20:09
Candice Gigous
The cover is very pretty. The synopsis is very intriguing. Sounds like an exciting read.
Wednesday, 07 November 2018 07:55
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Featured Review: Dare You To Lie (Amber Lynn Natusch)

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About This Book: When her FBI agent father is framed for murder, Kylene is forced to move in with her grandfather, back to the small town that turned its back on her, and the boy who betrayed her. All Ky cares about is clearing her father’s name, but someone won’t let...
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Author Chat with Amber Lynn Natusch (Dare You To Lie)!

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Today we're excited to chat with Amber Lynn Natusch , author of  Dare You To Lie .     Read on for more about Amber and her book!       Meet Amber Lynn Natusch ! AMBER LYNN NATUSCH is the author of the bestselling Caged series for adults. She was...
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Featured Review: Like Never And Always (Ann Aguirre)

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About This Book:  On a hot summer night, a screech of brakes and shattering glass changes two lives forever. Liv wakes in the hospital, confused when they call her Morgan. She assumes it’s a case of mistaken identity, yet when the bandages come off, it’s not her face in the mirror...
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview & Giveaway: Like Never And Always (Ann Aguirre)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Ann Aguirre's    Like Never And Always   Read on for more about Ann, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!                 Meet  Ann Aguirre !   Ann Aguirre is a New York Times &...
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Tiffany Engler
I am loving this cover!
Thursday, 05 July 2018 10:23
Davianna Nieto
The cover is beautiful! I really need to read Ann's other books as well!
Sunday, 08 July 2018 18:00
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