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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Briar Rose by Jane Yolen

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Briar Rose by Jane Yolen
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Happy Friday, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for BRIAR ROSE by Jane Yolen, releasing April 19, 2016 from Tor Teen.      Ready to see? Scroll, YABCers! Scroll! ...       ...       ...         ...        ...
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Giveaway: Every Last Word by Tamara Ireland Stone (US Only)

Giveaway: Every Last Word by Tamara Ireland Stone (US Only)
EVERY LAST WORD By Tamara Ireland Stone In stores June 16th   About the Book If you could read my mind, you wouldn't be smiling.   Samantha McAllister looks just like the rest of the popular girls in her junior class. But hidden beneath the straightened hair and expertly applied makeup...
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Amanda Julia
Caroline introduces Sam to Poet's Corner.
Friday, 15 May 2015 15:44
Erin
Caroline introduces Sam to Poet's Corner!
Monday, 18 May 2015 21:23
Shannon Mizikoski
Poet's Corner
Wednesday, 20 May 2015 01:15
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PITCH PERFECT 2 - Drive Through Movie Review

PITCH PERFECT 2 - Drive Through Movie Review

******** NO SPOILERS******* The Nerd Riders saw a sneak peek of PITCH PERFECT 2 and are here to give you their review! Are you Aca-ready?
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: The Salvation of Gabriel Adam by S. L. Duncan + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: The Salvation of Gabriel Adam by S. L. Duncan + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for THE SALVATION OF GABRIEL ADAM by S. L. Duncan, releasing August 15, 2015 from Medallion Press. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from S. L.:   Hello YABC! I'm thrilled to bring you the brand-new cover to the second...
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Sarah Bauman
The cover of the book looks awesome. It is very colorful and would catch my eye in a store. The synopsis has me interested. I hop... Read More
Thursday, 14 May 2015 12:06
Susan T.
I like the cover, it is different and stands out. I love that this is set in Istanbul which is one of my favorite places!
Thursday, 21 May 2015 13:18
Kushnoda
The cover is awseome and it looks very colorful. It looks very interesting, it makes me want to read this.
Monday, 25 May 2015 19:27
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Songs of Seraphina by Jude Houghton + Giveaway (International)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Songs of Seraphina by Jude Houghton + Giveaway (International)
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Hello, YABC, and welcome to today's cover reveal! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for SONGS OF SERAPHINA by Jude Houghton, releasing June 30, 2015 from Tenebris Books. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Jude:   Hi YABC!   I am super excited to...
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Amanda Julia
The cover has a very unique design and has a mystery to what the book will be about. Reading the synopsis tells me that the story ... Read More
Friday, 15 May 2015 16:40
Susan T.
I love the names of the sisters! There is something really creepy but pretty about the cover.
Thursday, 21 May 2015 13:20
Judith
Both the cover and the synopsis are really amazing, omg I want to read it.
Saturday, 23 May 2015 11:13
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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!       In the year 2054, after decades of gender selection, India now has a ratio of five boys for every girl, making women an incredibly valuable commodity. Tired of marrying off their daughters to...
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Chapter Reveal: Nothing Left To Burn by Patty Blount + Giveaway (US Only)

Chapter Reveal: Nothing Left To Burn by Patty Blount + Giveaway (US Only)
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Nothing Left To Burn by Patty Blount Release Date: August 4, 2015   About the Book Reece’s father hasn’t spoken to him since the car wreck that killed Reece’s brother. Desperate for forgiveness, Reece joins the Junior Cadet program at his dad’s firehouse. But the program is grueling, and Reece isn’t...
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Shannon Mizikoski
It didn’t. The road merely passed beneath the chicken.
Wednesday, 13 May 2015 00:10
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It didn’t. The road merely passed beneath the chicken
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It didn’t. The road merely passed beneath the chicken.
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YABC Superstar of the Month

YABC Superstar of the Month




YABC is a big site with a lot of moving pieces. We wouldn't exist without the tireless efforts of our incredible staff of volunteers. Our volunteers read and review books, post giveaways and cover reveals, format book graphics for our social media sites, and much more. YABC is a fabulous community...
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Interview with Sabaa Tahir

Interview with Sabaa Tahir
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    Interview with Sabaa Tahir, author of An Ember in the Ashes Contributed by Hannah Hudson, YABC Staff Reviewer     The King’s English hosted a wonderful event, “Sabaa Tahir in Conversation with Ally Condie,” on May 4 th . Nestled in the heart of Salt Lake City, the local...
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: The Abyss Surrounds Us by Emily Skrutskie + Giveaway (US Only)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: The Abyss Surrounds Us by Emily Skrutskie + Giveaway (US Only)
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We've got another great reveal for you this week! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for THE ABYSS SURROUNDS US by Emily Skrutskie, releasing Winter 2016 from Flux. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Emily:   Hey YABC! I’m so excited to be here...
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So Cool
So cool!
Thursday, 07 May 2015 12:22
Jenny
oh my glob glob!! What a gorgeous cover!! You must be squealing with delight!! Wow! Amazing. Love that dragon eye. *shiver*... Read More
Thursday, 07 May 2015 12:27
Elaina
The cover is terrifying--but in a totally good way! Sounds like an awesome adventure.
Thursday, 07 May 2015 14:04
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