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Author Of The Week: Kim Liggett (The Grace Year), Excerpt, 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!!         Introducing Kim Liggett , YABC's Author of the...
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Spotlight on Six Goodbyes We Never Said (Candace Ganger), Plus Excerpt!

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Today we're excited to spotlight Six Goodbyes We Never Said  by Candace Ganger.  Read on for more about Candace and her book, plus an excerpt!         Meet Candace Ganger!    Candace Ganger is the author of Six Goodbyes We Never Said and The Inevitable Collision of Birdie & Bash as well as...
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Spotlight on The Last Hope (Kristie & Becca Ritchie), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight The Last Hope by Krista & Becca Ritchie.  Read on for more about Krista & Becca and their book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!          Meet Krista & Becca Ritchie!   Krista & Becca Ritchie are  New York Times  Bestselling Authors of over...
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Spotlight on Again, But Better (Christine Riccio), Plus Excerpt!

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Today we're excited to spotlight Again, But Better by Christine Riccio.  Read on for more about Christine and her book, plus an excerpt!            Meet Christine Riccio ! Christine Riccio has been on a quest to encourage more humans to read since the third grade. No one...
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Lily M.
Very excited to check this book out, been watching Christine since 2012 on YouTube, so proud of her ??
Thursday, 30 May 2019 04:01
Kate Merolla
I love how this cover art speaks to the idea of transition or change - and how the transition or change is framed positively, at l... Read More
Thursday, 06 June 2019 16:16
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Author Chat with Erin Hahn (You'd Be Mine), Plus Giveaway!

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  Today we're excited to chat with Erin Hahn author of You'd Be Mine.  Read on for more about Erin, plus an interview and an giveaway!          Meet Erin Hahn ! Erin Hahn spent the first half of her life daydreaming in a small town in northern Illinois....
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Tiffany Engler
I love this cover! Can't wait to read this book!
Saturday, 06 April 2019 10:09
Candice Gigous
The cover is fun. The synopsis is very interesting. Sounds like a sweet and romantic read.
Monday, 08 April 2019 11:39
Emily
Looks like the perfect summer read!
Monday, 08 April 2019 15:27
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Author Chat with Emily A Duncan (Wicked Saints), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Emily A Duncan author of Wicked Saints.  Read on for more about Emily, an interview, plus an giveaway!          Meet Emily A Duncan ! EMILY A. DUNCAN works as a youth services librarian. She received a Master’s degree in library science...
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John
The characters' entwining paths sound interesting!
Wednesday, 03 April 2019 18:27
Tiffany Engler
Love this cover! Can't wait to read this book!
Thursday, 04 April 2019 12:13
Madeline Tebo
This cover is GORGEOUS and it sounds amazing
Friday, 05 April 2019 16:36
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Spotlight on The Gilded Wolves (Roshani Chokshi), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway!

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  Today we're excited to spotlight  The Gilded Wolves  by Roshani Chokshi.  Read on for more about Roshani and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!          Meet  Roshani Chokshi ! ROSHANI CHOKSHI is the New York Times bestselling author of The Star-Touched Queen, A Crown of Wishes,...
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Julie
I think the cover is stunning! The synopsis sounds great!
Monday, 21 January 2019 18:42
Colleen Burns
I love, love, love the cover! The book sounds like an amazing historical read!
Tuesday, 29 January 2019 10:17
Tiffany Engler
Love this cover! Sounds so good!
Tuesday, 29 January 2019 17:46
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Spotlight on In Paris With You (Clementine Beauvais), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway!

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  Today we're excited to spotlight  In Paris With You  by Clementine Beauvais.  Read on for more about Clementine and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!          Meet  Clementine Beauvais ! Clémentine Beauvais writes for both the UK and French market. Her books written in English include Sesame...
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Debra Branigan
The cover captures the topic of the story. The storyline leads to believe this will be a very romantic tale.
Tuesday, 08 January 2019 12:16
Amy
The cover shows the setting and gives a little taste of what the book will be about. The storyline shows that this will be a book ... Read More
Tuesday, 08 January 2019 16:13
Jayda
The cover looks like it fits the story. And the plot seems really romantic!
Saturday, 12 January 2019 19:07
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Roshani Chokshi (The Gilded Wolves), 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!!           Introducing  Roshani Chokshi , YABC's Author of...
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Debra Branigan
The cover is gorgeous and fits the setting time period perfectly. The storyline sounds mysterious and adventurous and will certain... Read More
Tuesday, 08 January 2019 12:25
Jayda
The cover is gorgeous and the colors mix so well. I think the story sounds really good!
Saturday, 12 January 2019 19:02
Julie
The story sounds really interesting, and I love the cover. It's stunning, and the green really pops.
Monday, 14 January 2019 18:20
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Spotlight on Sky In The Deep (Adrienne Young), Plus Excerpt!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Sky In The Deep  (Adrienne Young) and share a excerpt as part of the book's blog tour!  Read on for more about Adrienne and her book plus an excerpt!         Meet  Adrienne Young ! Adrienne Young is a born and bred Texan turned...
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