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Giveaway: Silvern by Christina Farley (International)

Giveaway: Silvern by Christina Farley (International)

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  Silvern by Christina Farley Release date: Sept. 23, 2014   About the Book Jae Hwa Lee is ready to forget about immortals and move on with her life. Until Kud, god of darkness, sends an assassin to kill her.   Jae escapes with the knowledge that Kud is seeking the...
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Joshua David Bellin
I've read GILDED and loved it. If anything, the cover for SILVERN looks even cooler!
Monday, 01 September 2014 18:04
Susan T.
I haven't read Gilded yet but after reading about it I really want to! The cover is awesome!
Monday, 01 September 2014 18:15
julie nieves
I love the cover! It is intriguing and mysterious and makes me want to open the book to see what's inside. I read Gilded and am ... Read More
Tuesday, 02 September 2014 15:51
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Giveaway: The Maze Runner (US Only)

Giveaway: The Maze Runner (US Only)

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THE MAZE RUNNER  in theaters September 19   About the film When Thomas (Dylan O'Brien) wakes up trapped in a massive maze with a group of other boys, he has no memory of the outside world other than strange dreams about a mysterious organization known as W.C.K.D. Only by piecing together...
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Joshua David Bellin
WICKED!
Monday, 01 September 2014 12:05
Jenifer riddle
Yes please!
Monday, 01 September 2014 12:59
geoffrey
WICKED in the books. WICKD in the movie.
Monday, 01 September 2014 14:24
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Casting Call: We're looking for the new YABC Intern!

Casting Call: We're looking for the new YABC Intern!
  We are currently looking for a motivated, professional, self-starter to claim the title of YABC Intern! Do you want to work in the publishing industry? Do you need some stellar experience on your resume? Would you like to earn course credit and get free books sent to your door each...
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BLOG TOUR: BLACKBIRD by Anna Carey



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  Hello & Welcome, YABC is excited to be a part of the BLACKBIRD blog tour ! Check out today's feature below & enter to win a signed copy of BLACKBIRD!   About the Book     Written by:  Anna Carey Published by:  Harper Teen Releasing on: September 16th, 2014 Add...
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Vivien
I absolutely cannot wait to read this book!! I just loved her first trilogy ... Read More
Friday, 19 September 2014 13:57
Shannon Mizikoski
This book sounds SO unique and interesting! I don't know that I have ever read a second person POV before, and the whole synopsis ... Read More
Monday, 22 September 2014 22:22
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Giveaway: Summerfall by Claire Legrand (International)

Giveaway: Summerfall by Claire Legrand (International)
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  Summerfall Author’s Name: Claire Legrand Novella’s Release Date: 8/26/14     About the Book Summerfall:   Rinka is a faery, passionate and powerful, determined to maintain the tenuous peace between faeries and humans. Alban Somerhart is a human, a reluctant king trapped in an arranged marriage, desperate to prevent war....
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Ayanami Faerudo
Yes! Definitely!
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 14:00
Susan T.
I really want to read this! You're pretty too!
Tuesday, 26 August 2014 17:59
Natasha
OMG! I NEED TO READ WINTERSPELL!!!!!!!! HOPEFULLY I WIN THE NOVELLA! *fingers crosses*
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 07:29
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Book Trailer Reveal and Giveaway: Compulsion by Martina Boone

Book Trailer Reveal and Giveaway: Compulsion by Martina Boone

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Compulsion by Martina Boone Coming October 28th Simon & Schuster/Simon Pulse   About the Book Three plantations. Two wishes. One ancient curse. All her life, Barrie Watson had been a virtual prisoner in the house where she lived with her shut-in mother. When her mother dies, Barrie promises to put some...
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YA Authors as YAs: The AdriAnne Strickland Edition + Giveaway (US only)

YA Authors as YAs: The AdriAnne Strickland Edition + Giveaway (US only)
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  Welcome to the latest  YA Authors as YAs  interview ! Our goal? To prove that your favorite authors — no matter how AWESOME and COOL you think they are — were once awkward, weird, and they geeked out about fandoms and guilty-pleasure music JUST LIKE YOU when they were teens....
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Chaos by Sarah Fine + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Chaos by Sarah Fine + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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  This week's cover reveal is here! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for CHAOS by Sarah Fine, releasing   October 7, 2014 from Skyscape/Amazon Children's Publishing . Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Sarah:   Hey there, everyone! I am beyond excited to...
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Gianna Marie
Cover is amazing. Makes me look forward to reading the final installment even more. Seems like the wait has been an "eternity". ... Read More
Thursday, 07 August 2014 16:37
Sarah Fontenot
The cover is fantastic - it has me intrigued! I can't wait for this book to be released. I read the others over the summer and t... Read More
Thursday, 07 August 2014 17:53
Alyssa Susanna
I loveeeeeeeeeeeee the cover! Definitely my favorite of the three - though I love love LOVE the other two covers! The entire serie... Read More
Thursday, 07 August 2014 22:27
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Giveaway: Twyning by Terence Blacker (US & Canada Only)

Giveaway: Twyning by Terence Blacker (US & Canada Only)
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Twyning Author’s Name: Terence Blacker Book’s Release Date: 9/9/14     About the Book In a harsh and dangerous world, a rat and a boy must each choose their way as their fates become inextricably linked. Efren is a young rat, unnoticed and timid among the kingdom of rats living in...
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Sandra Lam
A jockey
Friday, 01 August 2014 16:54
Susan T.
He wanted to be a jockey!
Saturday, 02 August 2014 19:12
Dylan Calvert
A jocky!!!!
Tuesday, 12 August 2014 11:51
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Giveaway: Monstrous Affections - An Anthology of Beastly Tales by Kelly Link & Gavin J. Grant (US & Canada Only)

Giveaway: Monstrous Affections - An Anthology of Beastly Tales by Kelly Link & Gavin J. Grant (US & Canada Only)
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Monstrous Affections: An Anthology of Beastly Tales Author’s Name: Kelly Link & Gavin J. Grant (editors) Book’s Release Date: 9/9/14   About the Book Fifteen top voices in speculative fiction explore the intersection of fear and love in a haunting, at times hilarious, darkly imaginative volume. Predatory kraken that sing with...
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Sandra Lam
Steampunk! An Anthology of Fantastically Rich and Strange Stories
Friday, 01 August 2014 16:57
Susan T.
Steampunk! An Anthology of Fantastically Rich and Strange Stories ... Read More
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Steampunk! An Anthology of Fantastically Rich & Strange Stories
Saturday, 16 August 2014 23:33
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