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Cover Reveal: Trust Me, I'm Lying by Mary Elizabeth Summer + Giveaway (International)

Cover Reveal: Trust Me, I'm Lying by Mary Elizabeth Summer + Giveaway (International)
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  Ready for the first cover reveal of the new year?  Today we're celebrating the cover for TRUST ME, I'M LYING by Mary Elizabeth Summer , releasing  October 14, 2014 from  Delacorte Press . Before we get to the cover, here's a message from Mary Elizabeth:   Felicitations, YABCers! It’s been...
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Michelle Krys
I love it so much it hurts. It's so COOL!
Thursday, 02 January 2014 12:06
Katherine
Oh my gosh, this cover is beautiful, yet edgy in a totally awesome way! The sypnosis had me hooked right away!
Thursday, 02 January 2014 12:09
Katherine
Oh my gosh, this cover is beautiful, yet edgy in a totally awesome way! The sypnosis had me hooked right away!
Thursday, 02 January 2014 12:11
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Cover Reveal: Falls the Shadow by Stefanie Gaither + Giveaway (US/Canada)

Cover Reveal: Falls the Shadow by Stefanie Gaither + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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  We're back from our holiday vacation with a new cover reveal, YABCers! Today we're celebrating the cover for FALLS THE SHADOW by Stefanie Gaither , releasing  September 16, 2014 from  Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers . Before we get to the cover, here's a message from Stefanie:  ...
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Emily Dolhansky
Beautiful cover, can't wait to read this.
Monday, 30 December 2013 12:51
Joshua David Bellin
Love the cover--the reverse-shadow scream is awesome!
Monday, 30 December 2013 14:37
Sandra Lam
I really like the silhouette of the two faces!
Monday, 30 December 2013 17:26
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YA Authors as YAs: The Ingrid Jonach Edition + Giveaway (International)

YA Authors as YAs: The Ingrid Jonach Edition + Giveaway (International)
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  Welcome to the fifth installment in a new interview series we're running in conjunction with  o ur Senior Editor, MG Buehrlen , called  YA Authors as YAs . Our goal? To prove that your favorite authors — no matter how AWESOME and COOL you think they are — were once awkward,...
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An Nghiem
She seems to have some humor in her! Great advice, also. Sometimes I obsess over Elvis Presley at the most weirdest of times ...... Read More
Thursday, 02 January 2014 23:24
Holly Letson
Love her constant obsession over Elvis. I have an aunt who obsesses over Elvis constantly as well. I like his music and movies, to... Read More
Friday, 10 January 2014 02:56
Yvonne van der Bent
This looks so cool! I can't wait to read it!
Friday, 17 January 2014 16:08
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Cover Reveal: Some Fine Day by Kat Ross + Giveaway (International)

Cover Reveal: Some Fine Day by Kat Ross + Giveaway (International)
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  Time for another cover reveal from Strange Chemistry, YABCers!  Today we're celebrating the cover for SOME FINE DAY by Kat Ross , releasing  July 1, 2014  from Strange Chemistry . But before we get to the cover, here's a message from Kat:   Hey all you YABCers! Welcome to the...
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Jael Salazar
yes it is
Thursday, 09 January 2014 00:45
Joshua David Bellin
Great cover (and tagline)--eerie and striking!
Thursday, 19 December 2013 13:03
Joshua David Bellin
Great cover (and tagline)--eerie and striking!
Thursday, 19 December 2013 13:04
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Cover Reveal: Summer on the Short Bus by Bethany Crandell + Giveaway (US Only)

Cover Reveal: Summer on the Short Bus by Bethany Crandell + Giveaway (US Only)
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    It's double cover reveal week, YABCers! Today we're celebrating the cover for SUMMER ON THE SHORT BUS by Bethany Crandell , releasing  April 1, 2014  from  Running Press Kids . Before we get to the cover, here's a message from Bethany:   Hey YABC. Thanks for letting me hijack...
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Tami Barnas
Love, love, love this cover! The images perfectly reflect the humor of the book. The burning question from the young reader in m... Read More
Thursday, 12 December 2013 12:40
LoriTeigen
SQUEEE!!!! I love it! I cannot wait to have a copy on my nightstand! So proud of you!!! ... Read More
Thursday, 12 December 2013 13:33
Mary Wagner
I can't wait until this comes out!!!
Thursday, 12 December 2013 13:44
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Cover Reveal: Behind the Scenes by Dahlia Adler + Giveaway (US/Canada)

Cover Reveal: Behind the Scenes by Dahlia Adler + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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  Happy Cover Reveal Day, YABCers! Today we're celebrating the cover for BEHIND THE SCENES by  Dahlia Adler, releasing  June 24, 2014 from  Spencer Hill Contemporary/Spencer Hill Press . Before we get to the cover, here's a message from Dahlia:   Hey, YABCers! Thanks so much for coming to check out...
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Vivien
The cover is a lot of fun!
Tuesday, 10 December 2013 12:11
Michelle
I LOVE THE COVER. It's perfect!
Tuesday, 10 December 2013 12:13
Brianna Shrum
Love it!! Especially that film strip :-) So excited to read this!
Tuesday, 10 December 2013 12:13
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YA Authors as YAs: The Jennifer Mathieu Edition + Giveaway (US only)

YA Authors as YAs: The Jennifer Mathieu Edition + Giveaway (US only)
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  Welcome to the fourth installment in a new interview series we're running in conjunction with  o ur Senior Editor,  MG Buehrlen , called  YA Authors as YAs . Our goal? To prove that your favorite authors — no matter how AWESOME and COOL you think they are — were once awkward,...
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Sam
I live in Texas! Its pretty boring here though :/
Wednesday, 01 January 2014 11:36
Sam
I live in Texas! Its pretty boring here though :/
Wednesday, 01 January 2014 11:37
Sam
I live in Texas! Its pretty boring here though :/
Wednesday, 01 January 2014 11:37
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Cover Reveal: Stolen Songbird by Danielle L. Jensen + Giveaway (International)

Cover Reveal: Stolen Songbird by Danielle L. Jensen + Giveaway (International)
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  It's Cover Reveal Day, YABCers! Today we're celebrating the cover for STOLEN SONGBIRD by Danielle L. Jensen, available April 2014 from Strange Chemistry. Before we get to the cover, here's a message from Danielle:   Hello YABC! Thanks so much for stopping by to check out the exclusive cover reveal...
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Ashley
I think the cover it great! It makes me excited to read the story inside! ... Read More
Thursday, 05 December 2013 13:03
Kim W.
It's very pretty! I love the green of the cover and the dress. I especially love the glass rose (at least it looks like it's glass... Read More
Thursday, 05 December 2013 13:18
Shantele Martin
Very eye-catching. Love it!
Thursday, 05 December 2013 13:24
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Giveaway: The Lost Boys by Lilian Carmine (International)

Giveaway: The Lost Boys by Lilian Carmine (International)
  THE LOST BOYS by Lilian Carmine Release Date: In the US, January 1st 2014 (paperback- ebook is already available)     ABOUT THE BOOK Fate has brought them together. But will it also keep them apart?   Having moved to a strange town, seventeen-year-old Joey Gray is feeling a little...
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Sandra Lam
A small town called Esperanza
Sunday, 01 December 2013 13:59
Sandra Lam
A small town called Esperanza
Sunday, 01 December 2013 14:00
Patricia Cruz
Hi! ^^ About the question: Joey Gray live in a small town called Esperanza. Thanks for this awesome giveaway! Greetings from Pe... Read More
Sunday, 01 December 2013 14:15
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Giveaway: The Diviners by Libba Bray (US Only)

Giveaway: The Diviners by Libba Bray (US Only)

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THE DIVINERS By Libba Bray Paperback On Sale December 3, 2013   ABOUT THE BOOK Do you believe there are ghosts and demons and Diviners among us? Evie O'Neill has been exiled from her boring old hometown and shipped off to the bustling streets of New York City--and she is pos-i-tute-ly...
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Sarah Zane Kellar
The board game was an ouija board. I've played it before, but nothing has ever happened
Sunday, 01 December 2013 13:41
Sarah Zane Kellar
The board game was an ouija board. I've played it before, but nothing has ever happened
Sunday, 01 December 2013 13:42
Jackie
Ouija! Yes I have played it and it is solo real.
Sunday, 01 December 2013 17:13
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