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Featured Review: End and Other Beginnings (Veronica Roth)

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About The Book: Bestselling Divergent and Carve the Mark author Veronica Roth delivers a stunning collection of novella-length stories set in the future, illustrated with startling black-and-white artwork. No world is like the other. Within this masterful collection, each setting is more strange and wonderful than the last, brimming with new...
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The Nerd Riders Review the ALLEGIANT movie

The Nerd Riders Review the ALLEGIANT movie

Are you ready to see Allegiant this weekend? Clint and Lauren of the Nerd Riders went to an early screening and made a drive-through movie review for us. Did they love it? Hate it? Want to take Four home for themselves? Find out below!     Are you planning to see...
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INSURGENT - Drive Through Movie Review

INSURGENT - Drive Through Movie Review

*****NO SPOILERS***** Yay! It's another #YAMovieDay and this one is HUGE! YA lovers all over the world have been eagerly awaiting the big screen arrival of INSURGENT. Does it live up to the hype? Here's what the Nerd Riders think.  QUESTION: You are Divergent, but only in two Factions. What two...
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CJ Redwine, Site and Staff Manager
I would choose the faction that had BEEF.
Friday, 20 March 2015 12:51
Clint Redwine
You'll need to stand in line for 20 minutes.
Friday, 20 March 2015 14:00
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Giveaway: Insurgent Collector's Edition (US Only)

Giveaway: Insurgent Collector's Edition (US Only)
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We have a very special, very fleeting, giveaway opportunity for you! One lucky US winner will win this lovely Collector's Edition of INSURGENT by Veronica Roth!  How do you enter to win? It's easy! All you have to do is vote for our fabulous YABC Editor, Erica Haglund, in this competition...
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YABC
Good luck, Erica! I've been voting for you! Hope you win, because you're an awesome blogger ... Read More
Tuesday, 20 November 2012 16:27
Jen
I vote for you every day Erica! *fingers crossed*
Tuesday, 20 November 2012 16:41
YABC
I'll be voting for you everyday! Good luck! (:
Tuesday, 20 November 2012 20:21
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