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YABC Scavenger Hunt: #Prettyboy Must Die (Kimberly Reid), Plus Excerpt & Extra Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share an excerpt from Kimberly Reid's #Prettyboy Must Die  as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Kimberly 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 ...
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John
I love this cover, and it sounds like a hoot!
Sunday, 01 April 2018 22:22
Delaney
The synopsis hooked me right away and the cover is so cool!
Monday, 09 April 2018 15:52
Penny Olson
The cover says pure action and so does the synopsis.
Tuesday, 10 April 2018 23:08
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YABC Scavenger Hunt: Love Songs & Other Lies (Jessica Pennington), Plus Excerpt & Extra Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share an excerpt from Jessica Pennington's Love Songs & Other Lies  as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Jessica and her novel!   And don't forget to answer the question from this post on the Scavenger Hunt form for a chance to...
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John
It looks and sounds quite realistic!
Sunday, 01 April 2018 22:20
Delaney
This book sounds like so much fun! And the cover is so pretty!
Monday, 09 April 2018 15:50
Penny Olson
The cover doesn't really excite me but the story sounds really good.
Tuesday, 10 April 2018 00:01
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Featured Review: Firebrand (A.J. Hartley)

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About This Book:  Once a steeplejack, Anglet Sutonga is used to scaling the heights of Bar-Selehm. Nowadays she assists politician Josiah Willinghouse behind the scenes of Parliament. When government plans for a secret weapon are stolen, their investigation leads right to the doorsteps of the city’s superexclusive social club, Elitus. Ang...
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Featured Review: Roar (Cora Carmack)

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About This Book:  In a land ruled and shaped by violent magical storms, power lies with those who control them. Aurora Pavan comes from one of the oldest Stormling families in existence. Long ago, the ungifted pledged fealty and service to her family in exchange for safe haven, and a kingdom...
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3rd Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza ~ Day 3

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Welcome to YABC's third annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza! We're featuring some of the hottest titles of the year--perfect for the book lover on your holiday list!--with exciting prize packs every day for the first twelve days of December. Each giveaway will run for seven days. Giveaways are US...
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Nancy Hernandez
I am most interested in truthwitch.
Sunday, 03 December 2017 16:25
John
All of these look good! Maybe The Dark Intercept will offer taut action!
Sunday, 03 December 2017 21:24
Angie
Roar and Truthwitch!
Monday, 04 December 2017 13:56
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Exclusive Trailer Reveal: The Dark Intercept by Julia Keller, Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share the trailer for  The Dark Intercept ! Read on for more about author Julia Keller, and her book, plus the trailer & giveaway!       Meet Julia Keller ! JULIA KELLER, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and former cultural critic at the Chicago Tribune, is the...
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John
I think the cover looks science fiction-y and intriguing! And if the state controlled my emotions--boy, I'd be mad!
Thursday, 02 November 2017 18:36
Anne
I like the story and the cover. I would love to read this!
Monday, 06 November 2017 21:24
Kara S
the plot is compelling -- the cover signals without any doubt that julia keller is doing something different with this novel. Tha... Read More
Wednesday, 22 November 2017 10:17
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Spotlight on Last Chance (Gregg Hurwitz), Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Last Chance  by Gregg Hurwitz, plus an excerpt and giveaway!        Meet  Gregg Hurwitz ! Gregg Hurwitz is the New York Times bestselling author of 17 thrillers, including ORPHAN X and THE NOWHERE MAN, as well as the YA novels THE RAINS and its...
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Anne
I love all of Christopher Pike's books when I was a teen! They are all my favorites!
Monday, 06 November 2017 21:16
Dianna G.
I loved the Narnia books when I was a teen.
Sunday, 12 November 2017 19:51
Penny Olson
I liked To Kill a Mockingbird, Brave New World and The Handmaid's Tale.
Tuesday, 14 November 2017 09:59
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Teen Read Week 2017: Author Chat with Sarah Porter (When I Cast Your Shadow), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Sarah Porter (When I Cast Your Shadow) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Sarah, her novel, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Sarah Porter !     Sarah Porter is a writer, artist, and freelance school teacher who...
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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 16:37
Lily M.
I'm liking that it has a bit of mystery ??
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 04:18
jacqueline garcia
totally read anything i can get my hands on as a teen. still do
Wednesday, 25 October 2017 23:41
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Teen Read Week 2017: Author Chat with Kristen Simmons (Pacifica), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Kristen Simmons  (Pacifica)   as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Kristen, her novel, plus a giveaway!         Meet Kristen Simmons ! Kristen Simmons is the author of the ARTICLE 5 series, THE GLASS ARROW, and METALTOWN....
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Olivia F
This rafflecopter is flat/not clickable, as an FYI!
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 12:34
Lily M.
? Pirates and the Sea and a mystery ? sounds good to me ?
Friday, 13 October 2017 23:06
Jen
My favorite book that I read as a teen? Sadly, my teen years were filled with honors and AP coursework, so the only thing I think... Read More
Saturday, 14 October 2017 17:08
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Author Chat with Paula Stokes (Ferocious & Vicarious), Book Trailer, & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Paula Stokes , author of  Ferocious & Vicarious! Read on for more about Paula and her book, the book trailer, and a giveaway!       Meet  Paula Stokes ! Paula Stokes is the author of several YA novels, most recently Ferocious and this is How it Happened. Her...
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John
The covers look dark and intriguing! I doubt I could live so adventurously!
Monday, 02 October 2017 21:07
Chrisa
Wow. These covers are gorgeous. They have that sci-fi vibe that I love! Awesome! I haven't started the series yet but I'm pretty s... Read More
Tuesday, 03 October 2017 01:04
Kassie
This story sounds intriguing! Sounds so good and the cover totally fits the description ansd I love the cover! I just paid atten... Read More
Wednesday, 04 October 2017 12:59
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