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I Can Readathon Campaign--Press Release

I Can Readathon Campaign--Press Release
  PBS KIDS JOINS HARPERCOLLINS CHILDREN’S BOOKS FOR 2 nd ANNUAL I CAN READATHON CAMPAIGN   New York, NY (September 15, 2015)—HarperCollins’s I Can Read! books and PBS KIDS are collaborating on a national I Can Readathon campaign. Now in its second year, the campaign is designed to get kids learning...
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Half In Love With Death by Emily Ross + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Half In Love With Death by Emily Ross + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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Hi, everyone! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for HALF IN LOVE WITH DEATH by Emily Ross, releasing December 18, 2015 from Merit Press. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Emily:   Hi, YABC readers! I’m absolutely thrilled to share the cover of my...
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Karen Woodard
Both are very interesting!
Tuesday, 15 September 2015 16:45
Emily
You are absolutely right about things like this happening a lot in the 60s. So many runaways.
Tuesday, 15 September 2015 17:29
Caitlyn
Emily Ross is a genius. I'll leave it at that. Move over Ms. Rowling. I want to know when the movie with Jennifer Lawrence and Chr... Read More
Tuesday, 15 September 2015 19:32
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Giveaway: Among the Shadows (US Only)

Giveaway: Among the Shadows (US Only)
AMONG THE SHADOWS Editors: Demitria Lunetta, Kate Karyus Quinn, Mindy McGinnis Authors: Lenore Appelhans, Joelle Charbonneau, Kelly Fiore, Geoffrey Girard, Justina Ireland, Lydia Kang, R.C. Lewis, Gretchen McNeil, Phoebe North, Beth Revis  Release Date: September 14, 2015   About the Book Even the lightest hearts have shaded corners to hide the...
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Karen Woodard
Beth Revis
Tuesday, 15 September 2015 16:50
Vivien
Beth Revis
Friday, 18 September 2015 16:05
Kara S
Last but certainly not least -- Beth Revis!
Sunday, 20 September 2015 02:46
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: 26 Kisses by Anna Michels + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: 26 Kisses by Anna Michels + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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Welcome to today's cover reveal, YABC! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for 26 KISSES by Anna Michels, releasing May 24, 2016 from Simon Pulse. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Anna:   Hey there, YABC! I’m jumping-up-and-down excited to reveal the cover for...
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Carolina Voight
Cover is seriously one of the best because who doesn't like different shades of lipstick! The synopsis really makes me smile becau... Read More
Saturday, 12 September 2015 22:20
Kathryne
The cover and title would definitely catch my eye and prompt me to pick it up off the shelf. The description would ensure that I... Read More
Monday, 14 September 2015 18:13
Karen Woodard
Both seem very interesting and have me excited!!
Tuesday, 15 September 2015 16:04
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Love Letters to Literature #2

Love Letters to Literature #2
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Contributed by Alison Hong   To Lucy Maud Montgomery,    I read it somewhere that you can never forget your first book.    Well, I'm sure that my first book was about a cat in a hat and some wild adventures it had. It wasn't memorable (sorry, Dr. Seuss). But Anne...
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Emily Savant, Staff Reviewer
I have never read any of these books, but I definitely will have to! Supernatural, FTW!
Monday, 14 September 2015 14:02
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Author Guest Post--Maggie Thrash

Author Guest Post--Maggie Thrash
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  Fifteen is a cool and weird age because you think you know yourself, but in reality you have no idea what you're capable of. And I don't mean that in a hollow “reach for the stars!” way, or in a condescending “you're just a kid!” way either. At that age,...
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Angela Kunkel
I have been dying to read this!
Friday, 02 October 2015 12:02
Candace Bullington
looks good
Wednesday, 07 October 2015 13:27
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Exclusive Sneak Peek at the Extraction Series by Stephanie Diaz + Giveaway (US/Canada)

Exclusive Sneak Peek at the Extraction Series by Stephanie Diaz + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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EXTRACTION by Stephanie Diaz Today we're giving you an exciting look at the EXTRACTION series, with an exclusive excerpt and character profiles. Scroll down, YABCers, to learn more! About the Books EXTRACTION (EXTRACTION #1) "Welcome to extraction testing.”  Clementine has spent her whole life preparing for her 16th birthday when she'll...
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Mariana
Cam-bots. This books sounds so good!!!
Tuesday, 08 September 2015 13:58
Susan T.
It's a cam-bot!
Tuesday, 08 September 2015 22:49
Shannon Mizikoski
They're called cam-bots
Sunday, 13 September 2015 23:35
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Diversify Your Shelves with WNDB--September 7, 2015

Diversify Your Shelves with WNDB--September 7, 2015
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  Contributed by Brandy Colbert   Love stories have never been hard to find in fiction. From the unrequited to the unexpected to those two people who deeply care for each other but just can’t seem to get it together, love is often an underlying factor in a story, if not...
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Giveaway: Confessions of an Imaginary Friend by Michelle Cuevas (US & Canada Only)

Giveaway: Confessions of an Imaginary Friend by Michelle Cuevas (US & Canada Only)
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CONFESSIONS OF AN IMAGINARY FRIEND: A Memoir by Jacques Papier, as told to Michelle Cuevas  Illustrator: Michelle Cuevas  Release Date: September 8, 2015   About the Book Every once in a while there comes along a book that awakens the spirit and magic of childhood in readers of any age. Discover...
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Stephanie
JACKIE PAPER was the name of the boy who imagined Puff the Magic Dragon (brilliant, btw). My 8 and 10 year old boys would love thi... Read More
Friday, 04 September 2015 18:18
JackieS
Jackie Paper is the little boy in the Puff the Magic Dragon song!
Sunday, 20 September 2015 16:24
Agustina Gonzalez
puff the magic dragon song
Tuesday, 29 September 2015 11:31
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Giveaway: Serpentine by Cindy Pon (US & Canada Only)

Giveaway: Serpentine by Cindy Pon (US & Canada Only)
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Serpentine by Cindy Pon Release Date: September 8, 2015   About the Book Lush with details from Chinese folklore, SERPENTINE tells the coming of age story of Skybright, a young girl who worries about her growing otherness. As she turns sixteen, Skybright notices troubling changes. By day, she is a companion...
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Zhen Ni
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Brandi Price
Zhen Ni
Saturday, 05 September 2015 12:15
Emily
Zhen Ni
Sunday, 06 September 2015 18:32
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