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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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Giveaway: The Notorious Pagan Jones by Nina Berry (US Only)

Giveaway: The Notorious Pagan Jones by Nina Berry (US Only)
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The Notorious Pagan Jones by Nina Berry Release Date:  May 26, 2015   About the Book Pagan Jones went from America's sweetheart to fallen angel in one fateful night in 1960: the night a car accident killed her whole family. Pagan was behind the wheel and driving drunk. Nine months later,...
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Shannon Mizikoski
At the Lighthouse Reformatory!
Friday, 19 June 2015 21:35
Emily
Lighthouse Reformatory for Wayward Girls
Sunday, 21 June 2015 22:00
Agustina Gonzalez
Lighthouse Reformatory for Wayward Girls
Wednesday, 24 June 2015 05:05
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Giveway: Extraordinary Means by Robyn Schneider (US Only)

Giveway: Extraordinary Means by Robyn Schneider (US Only)
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Extraordinary Means     by Robyn Schneider   Release Date: May 26, 2015   About the Book From the author of THE BEGINNING OF EVERYTHING: two teens with a deadly disease fall in love on the brink of a cure. At seventeen, Lane finds himself at Latham House, a sanatorium for teens suffering...
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Sky
Sadie!
Thursday, 18 June 2015 21:24
Naysha
Sadie
Friday, 19 June 2015 13:25
Agustina Gonzalez
sadie
Wednesday, 24 June 2015 04:56
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Giveaway: Glittering Shadows by Jaclyn Dolamore (US Only)

Giveaway: Glittering Shadows by Jaclyn Dolamore (US Only)
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Glittering Shadows by Jaclyn Dolamore Release Date: June 16th, 2015   About the Book The revolution is here. Bodies line the streets of Urobrun; a great pyre burns in Republic Square. The rebels grow anxious behind closed doors while Marlis watches as the politicians search for answers-and excuses-inside the Chancellery. Thea,...
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Sky
oh that cover is perfect! and the synopsis has me adding this to my TBR!
Thursday, 18 June 2015 21:28
Stephanie Ward
The cover is fantastic!! I love the creepy shadow underneath the tree. I adored the first book in the series and I can't wait to s... Read More
Thursday, 18 June 2015 22:30
Eva Beliaeff
I'm actually really excited to read this. I've heard good things from a friend... Read More
Sunday, 21 June 2015 16:25
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Tor Maddox: Mistaken by Liz Coley + Giveaway (US Only)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Tor Maddox: Mistaken by Liz Coley + Giveaway (US Only)
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Hello, everyone! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for TOR MADDOX: MISTAKEN by Liz Coley, releasing July 1, 2015 from LCTeen. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Liz:   Hi readers! I’m thrilled to share the third installment the Tor Maddox series, a genre...
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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!       Scandals and hook-ups abound in a summertime restaurant drama where four teens are all willing to do whatever it takes to make it through the workday…and hopefully to win the money in the...
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Ravenous by MarcyKate Connolly + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Ravenous by MarcyKate Connolly + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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Welcome, everyone! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for RAVENOUS by MarcyKate Connolly, releasing February 9, 2016 from HarperCollins Children's Books. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from MarcyKate:   Greetings YABC readers! I’m ridiculously excited to reveal the cover for my next middle grade...
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Angela P
My 8 year old daughter and I LOVED Monstrous and are very excited about Ravenous! The cover is very well matched in tone and eleme... Read More
Monday, 15 June 2015 12:28
Lisa Gibson
Gorgeous cover! The synopsis sounds wonderful. I can't wait to read what MarcyKate has brought to us this time. Definitely buyi... Read More
Monday, 15 June 2015 12:45
Jen Malone
Ooh yes- I want Greta's hair too! This cover is beyond gorgeous!!! Congrats, MarcyKate!
Monday, 15 June 2015 14:07
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The Librarian's Corner

The Librarian's Corner
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  This month's Librarian's Corner features popular summer 2015 releases to keep on your radar! These are highly anticipated books that everyone is talking about and that you'll want to get your hands on as soon as possible! As a librarian I can't wait to get copies of these books in...
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Elizabeth Drake, Staff Reviewer
Suicide Notes and History of Glitter and Blood are both great. Very dark, but fantastic escape novels for summer.
Monday, 15 June 2015 12:42
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Blog Tour: Hello I Love You by Katie Stout

Blog Tour: Hello I Love You by Katie Stout
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Here at YABC, we're thrilled to be revealing an excerpt of Katie M. Stout's new novel,   H ello, I Love You ,  as part of the book's blog tour!     Meet Katie. Katie M. Stout is from Atlanta, Georgia, and works for an international charity that sends her to...
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Gina
Thanks for the sneak peek! Sounds like a fun read and I love the cultural mash up. Good luck everyone and happy reading!
Friday, 12 June 2015 12:43
Susan T.
Oooooh! K-pop!
Thursday, 18 June 2015 23:28
Stephanie Gentiluomo
I hope I have the opportunity to win this book! It sounds like an excellent read!
Sunday, 21 June 2015 12:59
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Blog Tour: Brutal Youth by Anthony Breznican

Blog Tour: Brutal Youth by Anthony Breznican
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  Here at YABC, we're thrilled to be revealing an excerpt of Anthony Breznican's debut novel, Brutal Youth ,  as part of the book's blog tour!     Meet Anthony.   Anthony Breznican was born and raised in Western Pennsylvania and graduated from the University of Pittsurgh in 1998. He has...
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Shelia Powell
Great start! Very angsty and troublesome!
Sunday, 28 June 2015 01:03
Sui Generis
I heard a lot of good things about this book!
Wednesday, 08 July 2015 22:10
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