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JUPITER ASCENDING - Drive Through Movie Review

JUPITER ASCENDING - Drive Through Movie Review

****** NO SPOILERS****** The Nerd Riders, Kristin and Clint just saw a sneak peek of JUPITER ASCENDING and share their thoughts on the sci-fi flick.  Question: If you could live on another planet would you?
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: A Madness So Discreet by Mindy McGinnis + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: A Madness So Discreet by Mindy McGinnis + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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  Hello, everyone! We have a special cover reveal coming to you early in the week!  Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for A MADNESS SO DISCREET by Mindy McGinnis, releasing October 6, 2015 from Katherine Tegan Books.      Ready to see? Scroll, YABCers! Scroll! ...  ...
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Kyle Anne Uniss
Athens Lunatic Asylum in Athens, Ohio.
Monday, 02 February 2015 12:15
Cassie
The Ridges - formerly called the Athens Lunatic Asylum - a mental hospital operated in Athens, Ohio
Monday, 02 February 2015 12:17
Alyssa Susanna
Ah! So excited to read this one! The setting is "Athens Lunatic Asylum - a mental hospital operated in Athens, Ohio from 1874 unti... Read More
Monday, 02 February 2015 12:22
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Giveaway: Firefight by Brandon Sanderson (US Only)

Giveaway: Firefight by Brandon Sanderson (US Only)
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  FIREFIGHT Book 2 in The Reckoners Series by Brandon Sanderson Released on January 6th   ABOUT FIREFIGHT Brandon Sanderson is back with a vengeance in FIREFIGHT, the follow up to the #1 New York Times bestselling Steelheart. In the book that Kirkus Reviews is calling a “rare middle volume that...
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Marni Rost Jarman
Manhattan was renamed Babylon Restored.
Sunday, 01 February 2015 22:12
Agustina Gonzalez
Babylon Restored
Sunday, 15 February 2015 14:16
Sarah Doris
Babylon Restored
Monday, 16 February 2015 16:47
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PROJECT ALMANAC - Drive Through Movie Review

PROJECT ALMANAC - Drive Through Movie Review

The Nerd Riders, Kristin and Clint, are at it again with their review of the new time travel movie PROJECT ALMANAC.  If you could time travel, where would you go?  Did you see PROJECT ALMANAC? Do you agree or disagree with the Nerd Riders?    
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CJ Redwine, Site and Staff Manager
If I could time travel, I would go back to medieval times just to see knights and feudal society etc in action, but I would take a... Read More
Saturday, 31 January 2015 20:05
Nerd Riders
Kristin: I'd go back to ancient Rome or Greece to see if it really was like the history books say. Clint: I'd go back about a wee... Read More
Saturday, 31 January 2015 21:00
MG Buehrlen
Maybe back in time to convince the production company to make this film better? Entertainment is at stake, people!
Sunday, 01 February 2015 08:29
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Gayle Forman I WAS HERE Event Recap, Interview + Giveaway! #IWasHere

Gayle Forman I WAS HERE Event Recap, Interview + Giveaway! #IWasHere
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  When I was introduced to Gayle Forman, I stuck out my hand for a handshake but she gave me a high five instead. In retrospect, that feels like a good way to sum up the entire Nashville leg of her I Was Here Tour, with special guests Ruta Sepetys (...
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Cali M.
I like when Gayle shares her writing process. Thanks for the giveaway. ... Read More
Saturday, 31 January 2015 15:28
Linda Mitchell
I like how Gayle gets super involved in writing or reading a story. I can really, really relate to that. I am so in a story someti... Read More
Saturday, 31 January 2015 16:40
Mollye
i liked to hear that Gayle's working on stuff
Monday, 02 February 2015 14:34
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Winner's Announced! 2014 YABC Choice Awards

Winner's Announced! 2014 YABC Choice Awards
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  First of all, thank you SO MUCH for casting your votes in the 2014 YABC Choice Awards! Be sure to click on the books or author photos below to find out more about the winning book or the other books by that author.  Here are your 2014 YABC Choice Awards...
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GIVEAWAY: AN EMBER IN THE ASHES by Sabaa Tahir

GIVEAWAY: AN EMBER IN THE ASHES by Sabaa Tahir

  An Ember in The Ashes Author: Sabaa Tahir Release Date:  April 28, 2015  from Razorbill     About the Book   Set in a terrifyingly brutal Rome-like world,  An Ember in the Ashes  is an epic fantasy debut about an orphan fighting for her family and a soldier fighting for...
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Laura Shovan
I heard about this debut on the Sweet 16s website. Can't wait to read it.
Friday, 16 January 2015 22:12
Morgan Wakeman
Looks good!
Saturday, 07 February 2015 19:43
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Trust Me, I'm Trouble by Mary Elizabeth Summer + Giveaway (International)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Trust Me, I'm Trouble by Mary Elizabeth Summer + Giveaway (International)
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  Hey, YABCers! Ready for the first cover reveal of 2015? Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for TRUST ME, I'M TROUBLE by Mary Elizabeth Summer, releasing October 13, 2015 from Delacorte Press. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Mary Elizabeth:   Greetings again,...
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Alberto Grimaldi
SO PRETTY. SO SO PRETTY.
Tuesday, 13 January 2015 12:02
Meg S
Can't wait to read Trust Me, I'm Trouble - I loved Trust Me, I'm Lying! Great cover art, too!!
Tuesday, 13 January 2015 15:49
Sarah
This book sounds really exciting! I live thrillers. The cover is gorgeous!
Tuesday, 13 January 2015 17:33
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: A Curse of Ash and Iron by Christine Norris + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: A Curse of Ash and Iron by Christine Norris + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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Hello, YABCers! Can you believe January is almost over? We have another great reveal for you today! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for A CURSE OF ASH AND IRON by Christine Norris, releasing May 21, 2015 from Curiosity Quills. Before we get to the cover, here's a...
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Dee Tee
Sounds very interesting and I love the story! The cover looks very fun too! ... Read More
Monday, 16 February 2015 15:59
Ariadne J
The cover is amazing, and the synopsis makes me want to have this right now!
Monday, 23 February 2015 18:56
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Giveaway: Utopia, Iowa by Brian Yansky (US/Canada)

Giveaway: Utopia, Iowa by Brian Yansky (US/Canada)
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  Utopia, Iowa by Brian Yansky Releases:  2/10/15 from Candlewick   About the Book   Jack Bell has an unusual gift—or curse, depending on your point of view. And he’s not the only one. In Utopia, Iowa, anything can happen.   For the most part, aspiring screenwriter Jack Bell is just...
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robin norman
Thank you
Monday, 19 January 2015 22:55
Kayla Kuni
The Sixth Sense; Titanic; Field of Dreams; The Good, the Bad and the Ugly; The Shining
Monday, 26 January 2015 18:40
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