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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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YABC Scavenger Hunt: The Unfortunates (Kim Liggett), Plus Excerpt, & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share an excerpt from Kim Liggett's The Unfortunates  as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Kim and her novel!   And don't forget to answer the question from this post on the Scavenger Hunt form for a chance to win the  Grand...
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John
It looks and sounds like quite the thriller!
Sunday, 01 April 2018 22:24
Kara S
The cover doesn't add much to my interest, but the excerpt was awesome!
Sunday, 08 April 2018 04:57
wendy rinebold
This sounds incredibly exciting and I love the cover!
Wednesday, 11 April 2018 21:27
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YABC Scavenger Hunt: Dive Smack (Demetra Brodsky), Plus Excerpt & Extra Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share an excerpt from Demetra Brodsky's Dive Smack  as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Demetra and her novel! And don't forget to answer the question from this post on the Scavenger Hunt form for a chance to win the  Grand Prize...
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John
I suppose the cover is symbolic, and this isn't a fantasy. Sounds interesting!
Sunday, 01 April 2018 22:24
Kara S
The cover manages originality and suggests an excitement exposition of the plot described. More convincingly, the excerpt shows t... Read More
Sunday, 08 April 2018 05:02
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is amazing and symbolic and goes well with this exciting and suspenseful synopsis.
Thursday, 12 April 2018 18:48
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YABC Scavenger Hunt: Anger Is A Gift (Mark Oshiro), Plus Excerpt & Extra Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share an excerpt from Mark Oshiro's Anger Is A Gift  as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Mark and his novel!   And don't forget to answer the question from this post on the Scavenger Hunt form for a chance to win...
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John
It looks and sounds like a pretty tough tale!
Sunday, 01 April 2018 22:23
Kara S
The cover works well with the synopsis, and the synopsis sounds impressive! ... Read More
Sunday, 08 April 2018 05:12
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is perfect for this book and the synopsis sounds emotional, powerful, and important for everyone to read as we all have ... Read More
Thursday, 12 April 2018 18:46
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