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Exclusive Sneak Peek at The Heartbreakers by Ali Novak + Giveaway (US/Canada)

Exclusive Sneak Peek at The Heartbreakers by Ali Novak + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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The Heartbreakers by Ali Novak Release Date: August 4, 2015 Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire Before we get to the excerpt, here's a message from Ali:  Hello all you lovely readers!  First and foremost, I’d like to thank you for taking an interest in my latest YA novel  The Heartbreakers . For those...
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yara
my favourite band has to be Marina and the diamonds! I love them! Oh and thanks for the giveaway!!
Wednesday, 19 August 2015 23:42
Karen Mikusak
My favorite band is BonJovi.
Monday, 24 August 2015 21:12
Kimberly Cifuentes De Leon
My favorite band is skillet.
Wednesday, 26 August 2015 16:42
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Brazen by Christina Farley + Giveaway (US/Canada/International)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Brazen by Christina Farley + Giveaway (US/Canada/International)
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Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for BRAZEN by Christina Farley, releasing September 29, 2015 from Skyscape. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Christina:   I am absolutely thrilled to share with you the final --and my favorite-- cover for the Gilded...
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Pete (John Peter) Penick
I don't usually read long novels, but as a 10-year resident of Korea I loved Gilded and Silvern, both for their excitement and for... Read More
Tuesday, 18 August 2015 14:34
Kara S
The storyline sounds exciting!
Thursday, 20 August 2015 13:26
Susan T.
The cover is sooooo awesome! I love that this series is set in Korea too. It is so unique!
Friday, 21 August 2015 16:26
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What's New in YA--August 18, 2015

What's New in YA--August 18, 2015
  Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!     In this imaginative escape into an enthralling new world, World Fantasy Award finalist Kate Elliott begins a new trilogy with her debut young adult novel, weaving an epic story of a girl struggling to...
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Giveaway: The Wanderers by Kate Ormand (US & Canada Only)

Giveaway: The Wanderers by Kate Ormand (US & Canada Only)
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The Wanderers    by Kate Ormand   Release Date: August 18th   About the Book  A Unique Twist on Shape-Shifters with Fast-Paced Action, Thrilling Adventure, Mystery, and a Bit of Romance Flo lives an eccentric life—she travels with a popular circus in which the main acts star orphaned children with secret shape-shifting...
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Sky
I've been watching this one for awhile, intrigued by the cover and synopsis!
Wednesday, 19 August 2015 19:57
Kara S
The cover is beautiful, and the story sounds unique and complex!
Thursday, 20 August 2015 13:15
Susan T.
I LOVE the cover and the idea of shifters hiding in plain sight at the circus!
Friday, 21 August 2015 16:23
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Author Chat with Muon Van and April Chu

Author Chat with Muon Van and April Chu
  Contributed by Eden Grey, Staff Reviewer    Today, our very own Eden Grey is sharing her interview with author Muon Van and illustrator April Chu. Together they created the book,  In a Village By the Sea .         Muon, what inspired you to write this particular story about...
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The Librarian's Corner--August 17, 2015

The Librarian's Corner--August 17, 2015
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  This month on the Librarian's Corner I'm featuring my favorite choices for Teen Book Clubs! I've chosen 4 books that all kinds of teens will enjoy, and that are ripe with discussion and activity opportunities. If you've run a teen book club, tell us what your book choices are in...
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Giveaway: Shades of Doon by Carey Corp & Lorie Langdon (US & Canada Only)

Giveaway: Shades of Doon by Carey Corp & Lorie Langdon (US & Canada Only)
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SHADES OF DOON (book 3 in the DOON Series) by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon  Release Date: September 1, 2015     About the Book After cheating death, Veronica Welling is determined to savor every moment in her idyllic kingdom with both her true love and best friend by her side...
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Taylor
Before Doon, Veronica and McKenna are in Alloway, Scotland, I think . ... Read More
Saturday, 15 August 2015 20:11
LIly
Alloway, Scotland
Sunday, 16 August 2015 10:50
Brittany
The girls leave from Alloway, Scotland. Alloway is absolutely gorgeous in person all of Scotland is ... Read More
Sunday, 16 August 2015 10:58
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Author Guest Post--Robert Wright

Author Guest Post--Robert Wright
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  Today we welcome Robert Wright to YABC! Robert's new book,  Witch Way Home , is filled with creatures from myths and stories, and a girl trying to find her way home. This fantastical story is a discovery of friends, foes, and heritage that will leave readers delighted! Robert is sharing a...
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Discovering Greek Heroes and More!

Discovering Greek Heroes and More!
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    Contributed by Kayla King, Blog Manag er and Staff  Reviewer     With Percy Jackson's birthday just days away and the release of the newest book, Percy Jackson's Greek Heroes  also set for August 18th, there is so much to celebrate!  With the help of Disney-Hyperion, I get to...
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Lucy Magat
One of my favorite Greek heroes is Bellerophon. He's the one who killed the Chimera which is awesome! ... Read More
Friday, 14 August 2015 13:50
Taylor
My favorites most possibly have to be Hercules or Achilles!
Friday, 14 August 2015 20:59
harrietthehedgehog13@gmail.com
My favorite Greek hero is either Achilles or Hercules!!
Saturday, 15 August 2015 23:08
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Identity Crisis by Melissa Schorr + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Identity Crisis by Melissa Schorr + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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Hello, everyone! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for IDENTITY CRISIS by Melissa Schorr, releasing January 1, 2016 from Merit Press. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Melissa:   Hi YABC! Welcome to my cover reveal. I’m Melissa Schorr, and it’s been a loooong...
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thecoolkid
SOUNDS FANTASTIC!
Thursday, 13 August 2015 19:25
Lucy Magat
This sounds awweeeeeesssommeeee! I always enjoyed reading these kind of books. I love the cover, it is really eyecatching ... Read More
Friday, 14 August 2015 13:39
Lucy Magat
This sounds awweeeeeesssommeeee! I always enjoyed reading these kind of books. I love the cover, it is really eyecatching ... Read More
Friday, 14 August 2015 13:39
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