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Giveaway: Wanted Series by Erin Johnson (US Only)

Giveaway: Wanted Series by Erin Johnson (US Only)
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About the Books   WANTED: Grace and the Guiltless (Book 1) by Erin Johnson Release Date: August 1, 2014 As the first book in the new young-adult series Wanted, Grace and the Guiltless is an edge-of-your-seat, gripping thrill ride. Set in the Wild West, the book piggybacks on the success of...
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Rachel Patrick
This is the first time I've heard of these books, but oh my gosh, they sound GOOD. I love how there's this new trend of westerns i... Read More
Wednesday, 08 July 2015 00:06
Jennifer Y.
Bounty hunter By the way, I have ALWAYS loved western books, movies, & tv shows, so I am so glad I discovered these books! I defi... Read More
Friday, 10 July 2015 23:55
Agustina Gonzalez
bounty hunter
Wednesday, 22 July 2015 01:47
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Giveaway: Becoming Darkness by Lindsay Brambles (US & Canada Only)

Giveaway: Becoming Darkness by Lindsay Brambles (US & Canada Only)
Becoming Darkness by Lindsay Brambles Release Date: October 1, 2015     About the Book Becoming Darkness is a dark, action-filled tale set in an alternate twenty-first century in which Hitler won World War II, our modern technologies never evolved, and the Nazis’ terrifying reign still continues. A genre mash up...
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Amie Lambert-Gaudet
Sophie lives in Haven
Wednesday, 15 July 2015 01:02
Carrie Artrip
Sophie lives in Haven.
Tuesday, 21 July 2015 13:40
Agustina Gonzalez
She lives in Haven.
Wednesday, 22 July 2015 01:39
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Giveaway: Alive by Chandler Baker (US Only)

Giveaway: Alive by Chandler Baker (US Only)
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ALIVE   by Chandler Baker Release Date: June 9, 2015     About the Book Stella Cross's heart is poisoned. After years on the transplant waiting list, she's running out of hope that she'll ever see her eighteenth birthday. Then, miraculously, Stella receives the transplant she needs to survive. Determined to embrace...
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Claire Wycoff
I think that the cover and synopsis are great! It really seems like an amazing book.
Saturday, 04 July 2015 02:14
Hannah
Very artistic cover and a chilling synopsis
Sunday, 05 July 2015 12:07
Kristine Hall
This looks like a great book and unique premise! Love the cover!
Sunday, 05 July 2015 13:45
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Giveaway: Made You Up by Francesca Zappia (US & Canada Only)

Giveaway: Made You Up by Francesca Zappia (US & Canada Only)
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Made You Up by Francesca Zappia Release Date: May 19, 2015     About the Book Reality, it turns out, is often not what you perceive it to be—sometimes, there really is someone out to get you. Made You Up tells the story of Alex, a high school senior unable to...
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Hannah
I would likely never leave the house to be honest. I would be afraid of messing up and ruining things.
Sunday, 05 July 2015 12:00
Hannah
I would likely never leave the house to be honest. I would be afraid of messing up and ruining things.
Sunday, 05 July 2015 12:00
Audrey
I would make sure I was always with someone, and talk to them about what was happening to see if they would be able to confirm for... Read More
Tuesday, 07 July 2015 12:32
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Giveaway: Minus Me by Ingelin Rossland (US Only)

Giveaway: Minus Me by Ingelin Rossland (US Only)
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MINUS ME by Ingelin Røssland, translated by Deborah Dawkin Release Date: July 13, 2015     About the Book During a diving competition Linda discovers that she has a rare heart condition and is told that her only hope of surviving is a heart transplant. Sensitive, introspective, and intelligent, Linda refuses...
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Agustina Gonzalez
The love how the cover is so mysterious. By reading the synopsis I can tell its going to be an unique story
Tuesday, 21 July 2015 23:21
rebecca
really goofd
Thursday, 30 July 2015 16:31
BookFanatic
The synopsis has me wanting to know more about the character mentioned named Njal and of the story itself. Also, i have nothing to... Read More
Thursday, 30 July 2015 21:02
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Giveaway: Delicate Monsters by Stephanie Kuehn (US & Canada Only)

Giveaway: Delicate Monsters by Stephanie Kuehn (US & Canada Only)
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Delicate Monsters by Stephanie Kuehn Release Date: June 9, 2015   About the Book From the Morris-Award winning author of Charm & Strange, comes a twisted and haunting tale about three teens uncovering dark secrets and even darker truths about themselves. When nearly killing a classmate gets seventeen-year-old Sadie Su kicked...
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Devyn B.
The synopsis was nicely detailed but still didn't give to much away. The cover is intriguing and draws in the reader.
Saturday, 04 July 2015 20:46
Devyn B.
The synopsis was nicely detailed but still didn't give to much away. The cover is intriguing and draws in the reader.
Saturday, 04 July 2015 20:46
Lucy Magat
I love how the cover has a touch of blue the sypnosis sounds great!... Read More
Tuesday, 07 July 2015 16:42
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: The Lost Girls by Mari Bianca + Giveaway (International)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: The Lost Girls by Mari Bianca + Giveaway (International)
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Hello, YABC! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for THE LOST GIRLS by Mari Bianca, releasing August 8, 2015. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Mari:   I am so excited to be revealing the cover for THE LOST GIRLS – a project very...
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Rhea
The cover looks really really creepy...and I love it! I'm not too sure about the synopsis, it sounds very mysterious and dark. But... Read More
Friday, 03 July 2015 02:20
Aurore BUON
Gorgeous cover and the synopsis is very interesting ^^ Thanks for the chance! Have a nice day ... Read More
Tuesday, 14 July 2015 13:36
Amie Lambert-Gaudet
GORGEOUS COVER - Love the eyes I think the cover of "The Lost Girls" is stunning. The characters eyes are vivid and extremely cree... Read More
Wednesday, 15 July 2015 01:30
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Author Top 5 with Julia Durango

Author Top 5 with Julia Durango
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  Today we welcome Julia Durango to YABC! Julia's new book, The Leveller ,  is a fast-paced story that launches readers and characters into a vitural-reality gaming world! We can't wait to read it! But until then, Julia is sharing a little bit about her, the book, and the top five...
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Ashley
Super lame answer, but I'd love to live in the original Sim City game for Nintendo. ... Read More
Wednesday, 01 July 2015 17:51
Claire Wycoff
I would probably live in one of the sims games since you don't have to fight for your life or anything.
Saturday, 04 July 2015 02:24
Hannah
I would love to live in a Lego Harry Potter game they are so ridiculously fun
Sunday, 05 July 2015 11:56
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Finding Camp Half Blood and More!

Finding Camp Half Blood and More!
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  Contributed by Kayla King, Blog Manager and Staff Reviewer   I still can't believe it has been ten years since Percy Jackson found his way into the hearts of readers. With the help of Disney-Hyperion, I get to discover the magic of Camp Half Blood all over again and now...
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Author Top 5 with Kris Dinnison

Author Top 5 with Kris Dinnison
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  Today we welcome Kris Dinnison to YABC! Kris's new book, You and Me and Him will make it's debut July 7th! This contemporary read follows the style of both Rainbow Rowell and David Levithan, and we can't wait to read it! But until then, Kris is sharing a little bit...
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Lucy Magat
One of the songs on the playlist for "You and Me and Him?" is One Way or Another by Blondie ... Read More
Tuesday, 07 July 2015 16:10
Shannon Mizikoski
Love is a Battlefield
Friday, 10 July 2015 18:28
Audrey
All of Me by Billie Holiday
Wednesday, 15 July 2015 09:07
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