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Pre-Order and Giveaway: Serpentine by Cindy Pon

Pre-Order and Giveaway: Serpentine by Cindy Pon
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Today we are happy to be part of the pre-order and giveaway opportunity for Cindy Pon's novel  Serpentine !  You can find a message and more information below!   Meet Cindy. Cindy Pon is the author of Silver Phoenix, named one of the top ten fantasy novels for youth by Booklist....
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: The Girl From Everywhere by Heidi Heilig + Giveaway (US Only)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: The Girl From Everywhere by Heidi Heilig + Giveaway (US Only)
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Happy Friday, everyone! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for THE GIRL FROM EVERYWHERE by Heidi Heilig, releasing February 16, 2016 from Greenwillow/HarperCollins. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Heidi:   Ahoy YABC! Welcome to the cover reveal for THE GIRL FROM EVERYWHERE!  ...
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Kara
Everything about this book sounds awesome - and what a gorgeous cover!!
Friday, 19 June 2015 12:44
Andrew Patterson
What an original story! And wow! Love the cover!
Friday, 19 June 2015 15:10
Michella
I LOVE this cover. I first heard about the book last spring/summer when I saw the query on QueryShark. And I died. This books soun... Read More
Friday, 19 June 2015 15:51
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INSIDE OUT - Drive Through Movie Review

INSIDE OUT - Drive Through Movie Review

*****NO SPOILERS***** The Nerd Riders, Kristin and Clint, hit the road again to discuss their views on the new Disney/Pixar animated feature INSIDE OUT.      The world building in this fim is incredible. What is your favorite world building book or movie?
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Some of the Parts by Hannah Barnaby + Giveaway (US Only)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Some of the Parts by Hannah Barnaby + Giveaway (US Only)
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Get ready for another awesome cover reveal, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for SOME OF THE PARTS by Hannah Barnaby, releasing February 16, 2016 from Knopf. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Hannah:   Greetings, YABCers! Welcome to this extra-special Thursday! You may...
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A.B.Westrick
Awesome cover. And I know a 20-something who got a kidney transplant last year. We need to be talking more in this country about o... Read More
Friday, 19 June 2015 11:20
Shannon Mizikoski
Love the cover; this book sounds like it will be incredibly touching and full of emotion!
Friday, 19 June 2015 22:14
Cecilia Ewing
The cover is beautiful! And the book sounds like a really interesting read that will definitely get me to cry at some point. Wow!... Read More
Sunday, 28 June 2015 14:29
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Giveaway: The Death Code by Lindsey Cummings (US & Canada Only)

Giveaway: The Death Code by Lindsey Cummings (US & Canada Only)
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THE DEATH CODE (Murder Complex #2) by Lindsay Cummings Release Date: May 26 2015   About the Book Action-packed, blood-soaked, and chilling, this is the dark and compelling sequel to the bestselling The Murder Complex, which Booklist praised as "carefully crafted . . . chilling" and Justine magazine called "a must...
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Kayla Wickham
This sounds soooo cool! And the cover is really eyecatching. I'd definitely pick it up!
Wednesday, 17 June 2015 20:23
Sky
I love the covers for all these books and I can't wait to read this series!
Wednesday, 17 June 2015 20:25
Stephanie Ward
The cover is great - it goes perfectly with the first book. I can't wait to read this one to see what's going to happen next!... Read More
Thursday, 18 June 2015 22:34
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Giveaway: Tangled Webs by Lee Bross (US Only)

Giveaway: Tangled Webs by Lee Bross (US Only)
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TANGLED WEBS by LEE BROSS Release Date:  JUNE 23, 2015       About the Book   London, 1725. Everybody has a secret. Lady A will keep yours—for a price. This sumptuous, scandalous YA novel is wickedly addictive.   Lady A is the most notorious blackmailer in the city. With just...
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Ariel Marie
I need this book now!
Wednesday, 17 June 2015 23:07
Chelsea B.
Perhaps...if that something was really needed.
Wednesday, 17 June 2015 23:44
emily
Yes because my secrets aren't all that deep. .
Thursday, 18 June 2015 21:25
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Giveaway: The Messengers by Edward Hogan (US Only)

Giveaway: The Messengers by Edward Hogan (US Only)
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The Messengers   by Edward Hogan   Release Date: 5/12/2015   About the Book If you could see the future, would you have the guts to change it? A new psychological thriller from the author of Daylight Saving.   Fifteen-year-old Frances is sent to her aunt’s house for the summer to...
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Megan Elaine Schuyler
Very interesting and I love the cover!
Tuesday, 30 June 2015 19:06
Lacie
This cover looks amazingly creepy! I think I may have a new author to check out!
Wednesday, 01 July 2015 14:48
Hannah Clark
Love the creepy cover!!! And sounds great!
Friday, 03 July 2015 14:08
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Giveaway: All We Have Is Now by Lisa Schroeder (US Only)

Giveaway: All We Have Is Now by Lisa Schroeder (US Only)
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ALL WE HAVE IS NOW by Lisa Schroeder     Release Date: July 28, 2015   About the Book What do you do with your last day on earth? There are 27 hours and fifteen minutes left until an asteroid strikes North America, and, for Emerson and everyone else who didn't leave,...
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Naysha
I feel like the end of the world would bring out the best in people. It's the end of the world and I'm sure everyone would be awar... Read More
Wednesday, 17 June 2015 16:47
Shannon Mizikoski
Unfortunately, I think the worst. I'd like to be positive and say the best but... I don't think that's what would happen.
Friday, 19 June 2015 02:41
Cecilia Ewing
I think it definitely depends on the person. I think the end of the world would bring out whatever type of personality that person... Read More
Sunday, 28 June 2015 14:27
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Giveaway: Every Ugly Word by Aimee Salter (US Only)

Giveaway: Every Ugly Word by Aimee Salter (US Only)
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EVERY UGLY WORD by Aimee L. Salter Release Date: June 16th, 2015     About the Book When seventeen-year-old Ashley Watson walks through the halls of her high school, bullies taunt and shove her. She can't go a day without fighting with her mother. And no matter how hard she tries,...
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Giveaway: Rebel Wing by Tracy Banghart (US & Canada Only)

Giveaway: Rebel Wing by Tracy Banghart (US & Canada Only)
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REBEL WING by Tracy Banghart Release Date: June 2, 2015   About the Book The Dominion of Atalanta is at war. But for eighteen-year-old Aris, the fighting is nothing more than a distant nightmare, something she watches on news vids from the safety of her idyllic seaside town. Then her boyfriend,...
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Mandy
The black rectangle shows that he is a member of the military.
Friday, 19 June 2015 23:53
Emily
That he is a member of the military.
Sunday, 21 June 2015 22:28
Grace Lo
It shows that he's a member of the military
Wednesday, 24 June 2015 17:41
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