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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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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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