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Giveaway: Tunnel Vision by Susan Adrian (International)

Giveaway: Tunnel Vision by Susan Adrian (International)
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TUNNEL VISION by Susan Adrian Release Date: January 20, 2015     About the Book Jake Lukin just turned 18. He's decent at tennis and Halo, and waiting to hear on his app to Stanford. But he's also being followed by a creep with a gun, and there's a DARPA agent...
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K
He mentioned two games but did not tell which is his favorite. So I guess, Death to Spies or Call of Duty. ... Read More
Saturday, 02 May 2015 11:48
Susan T.
Call of Duty and Death to Spies
Monday, 04 May 2015 21:23
Elaina
Death to Spies is one of them!
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 16:57
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Giveaway: Three Day Summer by Sarvenaz Tash (International)

Giveaway: Three Day Summer by Sarvenaz Tash (International)
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Three Day Summer by Sarvenaz Tash Release Date: 5/19/2015     About the Book Michael is unsure about most things. Go to college? Enlist in the military? Break up with his girlfriend? All big question marks. He is living for the moment and all he wants is a few days at...
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Andrew
I would want to see Anthony Green, Lucero, and The Weepies!
Friday, 01 May 2015 20:55
Susan T.
Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison and Freddy Mercury! I'm old school! Lol!
Monday, 04 May 2015 21:02
Agustina Gonzalez
Maroon 5, Katy Percy, and a nsync reunion
Thursday, 07 May 2015 13:15
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Giveaway: Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman (US Only)

Giveaway: Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman (US Only)
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CHALLENGER DEEP by NEAL SHUSTERMAN Release Date: 4/21/15   About the Book New York Times bestselling author Neal Shusterman has a devoted and passionate following of young fans worldwide because his novels and stories get to the heart of young people’s experiences.  He regularly tackles such universal issues as isolation and...
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Brittany Young
I have read his entire Unwind series. They were an interesting take on a dystopian society where teenagers with unwanted behaviors... Read More
Friday, 01 May 2015 13:55
Katie
I haven't. I look forward to digging in.
Sunday, 03 May 2015 02:53
Zarina
Yes, I have read Bruiser and it was amazing. I would love to read more of his books!
Friday, 08 May 2015 17:00
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AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON - Drive Through Movie Review

AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON - Drive Through Movie Review

********** NO SPOILERS**********   The Nerd Riders are at it again! This time they give you their review of one of the biggest comic book films in Hollywood history.  Which Avenger would you want to be?
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: The Last Faerie Queen by Chelsea Pitcher + Giveaway (US Only)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: The Last Faerie Queen by Chelsea Pitcher + Giveaway (US Only)
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Welcome to the last cover reveal of April!  Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for THE LAST FAERIE QUEEN by Chelsea Pitcher, releasing November 8, 2015 from Flux/Llewellyn. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Chelsea:   Gather round, young and old, for a story...
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Brooke
I love the synopsis. It is very descriptive. It gets you interested without giving too much away, which I find many authors nowada... Read More
Sunday, 03 May 2015 14:51
Vinayak Kolhapure
Thanks.
Wednesday, 13 May 2015 02:41
Samsara
This book seem to be pretty amazing! The synopsis is great and interresing. The cover is gorgeous ... Read More
Wednesday, 13 May 2015 16:35
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Author Top 5 with Sabaa Tahir

Author Top 5 with Sabaa Tahir
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  Today we welcome Sabaa Tahir to YABC! Tahir's newly released debut novel, An Ember in the Ashes ,   is a fantasy adventure that blends some of the most beloved stories such as  The Hunger Games, Harry Potter, and  Game of Thrones  into one thrilling read! Here at YABC, we've...
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Perdita by Faith Gardner + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Perdita by Faith Gardner + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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Welcome, everyone! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for PERDITA by Faith Gardner, releasing August 18, 2015 from Merit Press. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Faith:   Hello YABC readers! My name is Faith Gardner and I’m thrilled to be here for the...
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Michaela
I can't wait to read! It sounds FANTASTIC!!!
Sunday, 03 May 2015 23:31
Susan T.
This sounds creepy and sad. I love unreliable narrators too!
Monday, 04 May 2015 21:17
Elaina
The cover is awesome. I love that it has this beautiful flower, but there is also a creepy/dark aspect with the colors and letteri... Read More
Tuesday, 05 May 2015 17:58
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What's New in YA

What's New in YA
  Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!       Readers of I Am Number Four, The Maze Runner, and Legend will love this sophisticated adventure series by the cocreator of the groundbreaking television show Twin Peaks, with its unique combination of mystery,...
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Emily Savant, Staff Reviewer
Trouble From the Start by Rachel Hawthorne comes out today! A cute YA novel reminiscent of the Simone Elkeles' Perfect Chemistry s... Read More
Tuesday, 28 April 2015 14:45
Kayla King, Staff Reviewer
Thank you, Emily! I just added it to the list!
Tuesday, 28 April 2015 17:26
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Author Top 5 with Jenny Martin

Author Top 5 with Jenny Martin
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  Today we welcome Jenny Martin to YABC! Martin's soon to be released debut novel, Tracked ,   is sure to appeal to fans of  The Fast and the Furious and  Firely along with Marie Lu's  Legend  and Veronica Roth's  Divergent . This book will be racing across the finish line...
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Emily Savant, Staff Reviewer
SO EXCITED TO READ THIS NOW! omg!
Wednesday, 29 April 2015 10:34
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Chapter Reveal: The Ark by Laura Liddell Nolen + Giveaway (International)

Chapter Reveal: The Ark by Laura Liddell Nolen + Giveaway (International)
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The Ark by Laura Liddell Nolen Release Date: March 26, 2015 Before we get to the chapter, here's a note from Laura:   Hi, YABC! I’m fired up about sharing my first chapter with you today. The Ark is about a young convict trapped in prison on the last day of...
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Acacia hary
The description of the book you share is quite good. I will definitely read the book you share. Temple run... Read More
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