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YABC Mailbox - February 2014 + Giveaway (US only)

YABC Mailbox - February 2014 + Giveaway (US only)

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  Hello YABCers. Happy March! I have some bad news and some good news for you.  The Good News: I am now a published author! My debut The 57 Lives of Alex Wayfare releases this week on March 4th from Strange Chemistry. Woo hoo!  The Bad News: Now that I have...
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Katie
I'm looking forward to 'Into the Still Blue' by Veronica Rossi. She's one of my favorite authors and this series is also one of my... Read More
Sunday, 02 March 2014 12:54
Katie
I just want everyone to know that i am sorry for all of the duplicate comments and I'll try to get rid of them as soon as possible... Read More
Sunday, 02 March 2014 13:00
Katie
And they're gone... (at least for me)
Sunday, 02 March 2014 13:01
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Hellhole by Gina Damico + Giveaway (US only)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Hellhole by Gina Damico + Giveaway (US only)
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  Welcome to the second cover reveal of the week, YABCers! Today we're super excited to reveal the cover for HELLHOLE by Gina Damico  releasing  January 6, 2015 from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt . Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Gina:   Hello, YABC! I'm wickedly thrilled to...
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Andrew Patterson
LOVE the cover and this sounds like a funny, dark, and twisted story. Love it!
Thursday, 27 February 2014 12:10
jeremy
Love that the mouth is Tue tail. Very clever!
Thursday, 27 February 2014 12:31
Vivien
The cover is so much fun!
Thursday, 27 February 2014 18:57
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Q&A with Michelle Madow + Giveaway (US only)

Q&A with Michelle Madow + Giveaway (US only)
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  Hi YABCers! Today I'm chatting with Michelle Madow, author of the upcoming THE SECRET DIAMOND SISTERS, another new series from our friends at Harlequin TEEN.  It's being billed as, Gossip Girl meets Las Vegas.   1) How did you come up with the idea for your story? I’ve gone to...
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Chantal De Leon
Wow! I like that it the book is set in Las Vegas (a lot of crazy action can go on there), and the concept of the three sisters fin... Read More
Wednesday, 26 February 2014 09:17
Sarah Zane Kellar
I like how the cover looks like there are jewels on it.
Wednesday, 26 February 2014 12:50
Agustina Gonzalez
reminds me a bit like the gossp girl series, although I know this is going completely different. I want to read! ... Read More
Friday, 28 February 2014 11:16
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: The Gateway Through Which They Came by Heather Marie + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: The Gateway Through Which They Came by Heather Marie + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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  Welcome to another amazing cover reveal! Today we're celebrating the cover for THE GATEWAY THROUGH WHICH THEY CAME by Heather Marie  releasing  August 25, 2014 from Curiosity Quills . Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Heather:   Hello, YABC! If we haven’t met before, I’m Heather...
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Vivien
Very striking!!
Tuesday, 25 February 2014 12:19
Rachel Patrick
Awesome! That claw/hand thing is SO COOL! I want to know who or what it belongs to! Congrats, Heather! And thanks for the giveaway... Read More
Tuesday, 25 February 2014 12:45
Andrew Patterson
LOVE THE COVER and the story sounds amazing! So awesome!
Tuesday, 25 February 2014 14:05
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YA Authors as YAs: The Whitney A. Miller Edition + Giveaway (US/Canada/EU)

YA Authors as YAs: The Whitney A. Miller Edition + Giveaway (US/Canada/EU)
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  Welcome to the 8th installment in a new interview series I’m running in conjunction with  YABooksCentral.com  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, weird, and they geeked out...
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Susan T.
I love horror so this would be awesome to win! Thanks for the chance!
Monday, 24 February 2014 16:08
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Q&A with Jennifer L. Armentrout + Giveaway (US only)

Q&A with Jennifer L. Armentrout + Giveaway (US only)
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  Hello YABCers! Another exciting series coming from the fine folks over at Harlequin TEEN is The Dark Element Series by #1 New York Times and USA Today Best Selling Author, Jennifer L. Armentrout.  WHITE HOT KISS is Book 1 and is a fresh take on paranormal romance that features gargoyles,...
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Danielle
Half demon, half gargoyle sounds pretty interesting to me!
Monday, 24 February 2014 09:21
Jessica
It sounds awesome, and I love paranormal romance.
Monday, 24 February 2014 12:43
Harleigh Prince
I can honestly say I have never heard or read a book that involved gargoyles, which just made me even more intrigued aside from th... Read More
Tuesday, 25 February 2014 05:28
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Lark Rising by Sandra Waugh + Giveaway (US only)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Lark Rising by Sandra Waugh + Giveaway (US only)
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  We have another cover reveal for you this week, YABCers! Today we're celebrating the cover for LARK RISING by Sandra Waugh  releasing  September 23, 2014 from Random House Books for Young Readers . Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Sandra:   Hello YABC! Once upon a...
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Marlene Moss
Gorgeous cover. Love the idea of the amulets. Sounds like a great read.
Thursday, 20 February 2014 12:03
Marlene Moss
Gorgeous cover. Love the idea of the amulets. Sounds like a great read.
Thursday, 20 February 2014 12:06
Molly
This book sounds really interesting; the cover is beautiful!!
Thursday, 20 February 2014 13:22
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Invaded by Melissa Landers + Giveaway (International)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Invaded by Melissa Landers + Giveaway (International)
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  Welcome to a new cover reveal on YABC! Today we're celebrating the cover for INVADED by Melissa Landers  releasing  February 3, 2015 from Disney Hyperion, the sequel to ALIENATED . Before we get to the cover, here's a message from Melissa:   Hey, YABC readers!   It’s hard to believe,...
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Tabitha Paschalis
What do you think about the cover and synopsis? I ABSOLUTELY LOVE IT! What caught my eye to read Alienated was in fact the cover.... Read More
Tuesday, 18 February 2014 12:13
Christy Bedsole
Thanks for the chance to win your giveaway! You Rock!
Tuesday, 18 February 2014 12:14
Rachelle
Its absolutely gorgeous just like the first books cover, I could stare at it all day...!
Tuesday, 18 February 2014 12:49
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Deliverance by C. J. Redwine + Giveaway (International)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Deliverance by C. J. Redwine + Giveaway (International)
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  We have a very exciting cover reveal for you, YABCers! Today we're celebrating the cover for DELIVERANCE by C. J. Redwine  releasing  August 26, 2014 from Balzer + Bray . Before we get to the cover, here's a message from C. J.:   Hello YABC! I can't believe it's been...
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Harlee James
Holy moly, it's the best cover yet! Breathtaking!
Tuesday, 11 February 2014 12:02
Vivien
Love the cover!! So glad it matched
Tuesday, 11 February 2014 12:07
Kristen
The cover is so beautiful!
Tuesday, 11 February 2014 12:21
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It's live!! Cover and Trailer Reveal: Forbidden by Kimberley Griffiths Little + Giveaway (US Only)

It's live!! Cover and Trailer Reveal: Forbidden by Kimberley Griffiths Little + Giveaway (US Only)

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  We have another cover reveal for you this week, YABCers! Today we're celebrating the cover for Forbidden by  Kimberley Griffiths Little , releasing November 4 , 2014 from  HarperCollins, as well as revealing the beautiful trailer! Before we get to the cover and trailer, here's a message from Kimberley:  ...
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Samantha Wallace
It looks really interesting to read for me!!
Thursday, 13 February 2014 12:24
Pamela
I'm a bit torn on the cover--it doesn't exactly say " belly dancing " to me, but I would definitely try it.
Thursday, 13 February 2014 17:49
Vivien
They are both fabulous!!
Thursday, 13 February 2014 19:01
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