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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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YABC Scavenger Hunt: Roar (Cora Carmack), Plus Excerpt & Extra Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share  an excerpt from Cora Carmack's Roar as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Cora 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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Fay Tannerr
The cover is stunning! And Roar sounds really interesting!
Sunday, 09 July 2017 12:36
John
The cover is fun and fresh, the synopsis more of the same!
Sunday, 09 July 2017 19:20
Dianna G.
Love the cover, I can almost feel the stormy wind blowing! The summary makes me want to go buy this right now.
Sunday, 09 July 2017 20:25
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YABC Scavenger Hunt: When I Cast Your Shadow (Sarah Porter), Plus Excerpt & Extra Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share  Sarah Porter's excerpt from her new novel,  When I Cast Your Shadow  as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Sarah and her novel! And don't forget to answer the question from this post on the Scavenger Hunt form for a chance...
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John
The cover looks mysterious! She should have read "The Monkey's Paw"!!
Sunday, 18 June 2017 16:22
Dianna G.
I had to look twice at the cover...didn't realize no one had their legs in the boots. Cool! The synopsis made me wish I'd put t... Read More
Sunday, 18 June 2017 17:02
Francisco Nordman
I really liked the cover I found it pretty mysterious. The synopsis is just very good written.
Thursday, 22 June 2017 21:21
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YABC Scavenger Hunt: Refuge For Masterminds (Kathleen Baldwin) Excerpt & Extra Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share  Kathleen Baldwin's excerpt from her new novel,  Refuge For Masterminds  as part of the YABC Scavenger Hunt!  Read on for more about Kathleen and her 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
The cover is very romantic! And Napoleon is the ruler!
Sunday, 18 June 2017 15:09
Dianna G.
What a dreamy cover --- I wouldn't normally look twice because it looks like the type of book I normally avoid like the plague. T... Read More
Sunday, 18 June 2017 17:57
Penny Olson
I love the cover. It really conveys the suspense and romance of the story.
Sunday, 25 June 2017 00:05
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Cora Carmack (Roar), 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!! This week we will be featuring two authors from Tor Teen...
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Delaney
I've been excited for this book since I first heard about it ages ago. I can't wait to read it and the cover is so stunning!... Read More
Monday, 05 June 2017 10:45
Jen
The cover is one of the prettiest I have ever seen. It is just beyond gorgeous! And it has me so excited for what's inside, I ca... Read More
Monday, 05 June 2017 13:44
John
I like the cover's coloration, and it sounds like the book is rife with incident!
Monday, 05 June 2017 18:52
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Veronica Rossi (Seeker), 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!! This week we will be featuring two authors from Tor Teen...
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John
I like the cover's coloration, and it sounds like the book is rife with incident!
Monday, 05 June 2017 18:52
Susan Light
I cannot wait to continue with Daryn and Gideon's story.
Tuesday, 06 June 2017 07:34
Anne
Sounds like an exciting story! I love the smoke effect of the horse on the cover. I think it's beautiful!
Monday, 12 June 2017 20:00
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Top 5 Things To Do When Captured By Enemy Spies by Kathleen Baldwin, Plus Giveaway

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Top 5 Things to Do When Captured By Enemy Spies   From Lady Jane’s diary: It is my great good fortune that Miss Stranje, our headmistress, prepares her young ladies for every contingency. We know what to do even when ruthless members of the Iron Crown, Napoleon’s secret spy ring, capture...
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Tammy VanScoy
Baldwin is one of my favorite authors. This series is very addicting and her covers are so pretty and go with the stories so well... Read More
Monday, 22 May 2017 13:55
John
The cover(s) is/are very period, and these sound cool!
Monday, 22 May 2017 19:52
Dianna G.
I love the author interview! This story sounds really cool. I'm not sure I'd buy it only by looking at the cover.
Monday, 22 May 2017 21:26
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Tor Teen Pre-Order Promotion Giveaway for Roar (Cora Cormack)!

Tor Teen Pre-Order Promotion Giveaway for Roar (Cora Cormack)!


Pre-order your copy of Roar and submit your receipt here ( http://us.macmillan.com/torfo rge/promo/roar2017preorderoffe r )  to receive a special swag bag.       Roar by Cora Carmack, on sale June 13th In a land ruled and shaped by violent magical storms, power lies with those who control them. Aurora Pavan comes from one...
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Krys
What a beautiful eye-catching cover. The female on the cover looks fierce and ready to take on whatever she's looking out at and t... Read More
Tuesday, 25 April 2017 15:10
Lily M.
Wow this book just sounds so good, I can't wait to check it out, and look at that cover ?
Monday, 01 May 2017 05:00
Jennifer Lancaster
I love the cover! I can't wait to read...the author can write no wrong in my eyes. ... Read More
Friday, 05 May 2017 12:12
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