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Exclusive Trailer Reveal: A Story Of Giants - Book 1 (Scarlett Ripley), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to share the trailer for A Story Of Giants - Book 1 (Scarlett Ripley) ! Read on for more about author Scarlett Ripley, and her book, plus the trailer & giveaway!     Meet Scarlett Ripley !   Scarlett Ripley pens the series A Story of Giants a...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading!
Monday, 08 March 2021 14:51
Amanda
Fantastic book trailer and cover! This is definitely a must- read for me.
Sunday, 14 March 2021 18:45
Gabby Roberts
The cover looks super wicked!
Tuesday, 16 March 2021 02:08
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Exclusive Trailer Reveal: Golden Dreg Boy (D.K. Dailey), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share the trailer for Golden Dreg Boy (D.K. Dailey) ! Read on for more about author D.K. Dailey, and her book, plus the trailer & giveaway!     Meet D.K. Dailey !   D.K. Dailey has a problem: kind of like I see dead people but for...
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Zachary Snyder
Looks good!
Thursday, 02 July 2020 11:41
Danielle Hammelef
I like the cover and this book sounds like it has an important message to discuss.
Friday, 24 July 2020 14:35
Andrea Cerda
it looks really interesting!
Tuesday, 28 July 2020 17:20
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Exclusive Trailer Reveal: Black Canary: Ignite (Meg Cabot), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share the trailer for Black Canary: Ignite ! Read on for more about author Meg Cabot, and her book, plus the trailer & giveaway!     Meet Meg Cabot ! Meg Cabot is an award-winning author. Her books for adults, teens and tweens have included multiple #1 New...
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Zachary Snyder
This book looks awesome, can't wait to read it! Hope I win!
Wednesday, 06 November 2019 12:38
Debra Branigan
Cover fits the book. Storyline sounds great. Best wishes on the new release. Thanks for sharing this one.
Friday, 08 November 2019 18:05
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is fun and bright and the synopsis sounds exciting.
Sunday, 24 November 2019 14:11
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Exclusive Trailer Reveal: The Kilwade Tragedy (Terry Keys), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share the trailer for  The Kilwade Tragedy ! Read on for more about author Terry Keys, and his book, plus the trailer & giveaway!     Meet  Terry Keys ! USA TODAY Bestselling author Terry Keys is an award winning novelist, songwriter, and poet. His first novel...
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Exclusive Trailer Reveal: High Flying (Kaylin McFarren), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share the trailer for  High Flying (Kaylin McFarren) ! Read on for more about author Kaylin, and her book, plus the trailer & giveaway!       Meet Kaylin McFarren ! KAYLIN MCFARREN has received more than forty national literary awards, in addition to a prestigious Golden...
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Carrie Edmunds
The synopsis makes the book sound exciting and the cover is striking.
Monday, 27 May 2019 19:44
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is perfect for the book and shows the promised action and peril described in the exciting synopsis.
Sunday, 09 June 2019 08:16
Penny Olson
The cover is really exciting. I like time travel action adventures like this.
Monday, 10 June 2019 23:37
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Exclusive Trailer Reveal: The Afterlife Of Holly Chase (Cynthia Hand), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share the trailer for The Afterlife Of Holly Chase (Cynthia Hand) !   Read on for more about author Cynthia Hand, and her book, plus the trailer & giveaway! Meet Cynthia Hand ! Cynthia Hand is the New York Times bestselling author of several books for teens,...
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Tiffany Engler
I love this cover! This book sounds amazing!
Friday, 30 November 2018 10:03
Andrea H
The cover is very wintry and festive. I love it! Also, I think this book sounds cool. An interesting twist on Dickens' A Christmas... Read More
Friday, 30 November 2018 14:14
Debra Branigan
The cover has the holiday vibe which is great. The synopsis sounds fun. I look forward to reading this twist on Mr. Dicken's littl... Read More
Friday, 30 November 2018 20:40
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Exclusive Trailer Reveal: The Underneath (Kathi Appelt), Plus Author Chat & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share the trailer for  The Underneath ! Read on for more about author Kathi Appelt and her book, plus the trailer, an interview & giveaway!         Meet  Kathi Underneath ! Kathi Appelt is the New York Times best-selling author of more than forty books...
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Trailer Reveal: The House With a Clock in Its Walls

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Here at YABC, we couldn't be more excited to share the trailer for The House With a Clock in Its Walls with all of you!      THE HOUSE WITH A CLOCK IN ITS WALLS – In Theaters  September 21 Official Website  |  Facebook  |  Twitter  |  Instagram  |  YouTube  |...
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Trailer Reveal: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald

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Get your #WandsReady. #FantasticBeasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald arrives in theaters  November 16 .   Here at YABC, we couldn't be more excited to share the trailer with all of you!      Warner Bros. Pictures’ “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” is the second of five all new adventures in...
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Trailer Reveal: What the Valley Knows by Heather Christie, Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share the book trailer for  What the Valley Knows  by Heather Christie!  Read on for more about Heather and her book, plus a giveaway!    Meet Heather Christie! Heather Christie grew up in rural Pennsylvania and, at age seventeen, took off for New York City in hopes...
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Vani Chitkara
The cover is just perfect ❤ The scenic landscape gives a soothing vibe to the book and judging from the short summary, this will b... Read More
Monday, 12 February 2018 08:22
Marisa Fort
The cover seems misleading to me. It looks like a sweet romance, but the synopsis sounds much more exciting and thrilling. Can't w... Read More
Thursday, 15 February 2018 01:56
sam
Well, this looks sort of tragic. I need to read it!
Sunday, 18 February 2018 10:03
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