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Cover Reveal: Camelot Burning by Kathryn Rose + Giveaway (International)

Cover Reveal: Camelot Burning by Kathryn Rose + Giveaway (International)
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Hey there, YABCers!  Today we have the honor of revealing Kathryn Rose's CAMELOT BURNING, available May 2014 from Flux. Before we get to the cover, here's a message from Kathryn: Hi YABC! Thanks for having me today! I hope you’re just as excited as I am for the cover reveal of CAMELOT...
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Jessica Love
I love this cover! It's absolutely gorgeous!
Tuesday, 15 October 2013 12:08
dajely peña
the cover looks so good! the colors and the castle!
Tuesday, 15 October 2013 12:27
Crissy Galang
Ohhh, the cover is so sparkly!! *_*
Tuesday, 15 October 2013 12:44
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Cover Reveal: Life by Committee by Corey Ann Haydu + Giveaway (US Only)

Cover Reveal: Life by Committee by Corey Ann Haydu + Giveaway (US Only)
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  Hey there, YABCers!  Today we have the honor of revealing Corey Ann Haydu's LIFE BY COMMITTEE, available May 13th, 2014 from Katherine Tegen/HarperCollins. Before we get to the cover, here's a message from Corey Ann: Hi YABC!   I am so excited to finally share the cover of my second book...
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Rachel Patrick
Ohhh, this looks fun! Something about the cover reminds me of Dorothy clicking her heels, but I like it! This just looks like a cu... Read More
Thursday, 10 October 2013 12:40
Heidi Schulz
Ahhh, this is GORGEOUS--and it sounds amazing. I can't wait to read it!
Thursday, 10 October 2013 13:14
Heidi Schulz
Ahhh, this is GORGEOUS--and it sounds amazing. I can't wait to read it!
Thursday, 10 October 2013 13:18
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Cover Reveal: Prisoner of Night and Fog by Anne Blankman + Giveaway (US/Canada)

Cover Reveal: Prisoner of Night and Fog by Anne Blankman + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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Good morning, YABCers!  Today we're excited to reveal Anne Blankman's PRISONER OF NIGHT AND FOG, available April 2014 from Balzer+Bray/HarperCollins. Before we get to the goods, here's a message from Anne:   Hello YABC! My name is Anne Blankman, and I'm the author of PRISONER OF NIGHT AND FOG. I'm so excited...
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Emily Nichole
The cover is gorgeous! Striking eyes, love the fog.
Tuesday, 08 October 2013 12:10
Shelver506
Interestingly, it reminds me a lot of The Daughter of Shadow and Bone cover. However, I like that we can get a pretty good sense o... Read More
Tuesday, 08 October 2013 12:16
Jaye Robin Brown
Wow Anne! This is gorgeous!!!!
Tuesday, 08 October 2013 12:20
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Giveaway: Secret Girlfriend by Bria Quinlan (US/Canada)

Giveaway: Secret Girlfriend by Bria Quinlan (US/Canada)
SECRET LIFE  by Bria Quinlan Release Date: October 2014   About the Book YA ROMANCE BY GOLDEN HEART FINALIST, BRIA QUINLAN   Since her mom died, Amy Whalen’s been invisible—but not in the cool, superpower kind of way. Overlooked at school and ignored at home, Amy holds tight to her few...
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Samriddhi Singh
I am not in high school yet. But when I do get in high school I will definitely take up volleyball.
Tuesday, 08 October 2013 01:32
Jessica Harrington
No I have not played any sports during high school, but I played soccer when I was younger.
Saturday, 12 October 2013 19:25
Heather Padgett
I am in Marching band
Tuesday, 15 October 2013 21:47
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Cover Reveal: WORDLESS by AdriAnne Strickland + Giveaway (US/Canada)

Cover Reveal: WORDLESS by AdriAnne Strickland + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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  Hello YABCers!  Today we're revealing AdriAnne Strickland's WORDLESS, available August 2014 from Flux. Before we get to the cover, here's a message from AdriAnne:   Hello, YABC! Welcome to the cover reveal for WORDLESS!   I’m so excited to introduce both myself and my shiny new cover. My name is AdriAnne...
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Vivien
The cover is very striking!
Thursday, 03 October 2013 20:55
Allie
Cover is amazing! Grabs attention immediately!
Thursday, 03 October 2013 21:58
Allie
Cover is amazing! Grabs attention immediately!
Thursday, 03 October 2013 21:59
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Giveaway: The Iron Traitor by Julie Kagawa (US/Canada)

Giveaway: The Iron Traitor by Julie Kagawa (US/Canada)
The Iron Traitor by Julie Kagawa   Release Date: November 2013     About the Book As the son of Meghan and Ash, queen and consort of the Iron Realm, Keirran is gifted with powers of Summer, Winter and Iron.  With silver hair and blue eyes, he has captured the heart...
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Michelle Quinlan
Looks like a great book! Looking forward to reading it with my daughter!
Thursday, 03 October 2013 10:08
Karen
Ethan Chase
Thursday, 03 October 2013 11:21
Viki S.
Ethan Chase, Meghan's 1/2 brother is Kierran's uncle.
Thursday, 03 October 2013 12:41
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Giveaway: Confessions: The Private School Murders by James Patterson (US Only)

Giveaway: Confessions: The Private School Murders by James Patterson (US Only)
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  CONFESSIONS: THE PRIVATE SCHOOL MURDERS By James Patterson and Maxine Paetro On Sale October 7, 2013   About the Book Confessions: The Private School Murders  is the gripping second installment in James Patterson’s #1 New York Times bestselling new teen detective series! Wealthy young women are being murdered, and the...
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Miranda FInk
Criminal Minds!!
Thursday, 03 October 2013 13:14
Allie
Bones!
Thursday, 03 October 2013 22:20
Viviana Ortiz
Favorite crime tv show? I have 2: Criminal Minds and the Mentalist
Friday, 04 October 2013 19:58
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Giveaway: Alienated by Melissa Landers (International)

Giveaway: Alienated by Melissa Landers (International)
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ALIENATED by  Melissa Landers Release Date: February 4th, 2014   About the Book Interplanetary relations have never been more exciting! The first in a funny, romantic YA sci-fi series. Two years ago, the aliens made contact. Now Cara Sweeney is going to be sharing a bathroom with one of them.  Handpicked...
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Leonor Antunes
Yes, I would definitely join a interplanetary exchange is I could Being able to travel through space, to go beyond Planet Earth s... Read More
Wednesday, 02 October 2013 17:31
Vivien
I would totally participate!!
Wednesday, 02 October 2013 18:16
Viviana Ortiz
Definitely will participate on an interplanetary exchange program if I could. Explore the universe, maybe encounter alien life, Aw... Read More
Wednesday, 02 October 2013 18:36
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Harlequin Teen Reveals New Project From Julie Kagawa

Harlequin Teen Reveals New Project From Julie Kagawa

YABC'ers, I have some EXCITING news to share!   Last night, Harlequin Teen held an exclusive preview party in NYC where they featured Jennifer L. Armentrout's, WHITE HOT KISS and a super seekrit reveal from Julie Kagawa. Unfortunately, neither Mandy nor myself were able to attend, BUT Lisa Wray, Harlequin Teen...
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Interview with Sara Polsky, author of THIS IS HOW I FIND HER + Giveaway! (US Only)

Interview with Sara Polsky, author of THIS IS HOW I FIND HER + Giveaway! (US Only)
About Sara Sara Polsky’s debut YA novel, This Is How I Find Her , will be published by Albert Whitman in fall 2013. Her fiction has appeared in Fictitious Force and Behind the Wainscot. She is represented by Suzie Townsend.   Sara is a writer and editor at Curbed NY ,...
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Vivien
What book would we find on your bedside table right now? Cracked by Eliza Crewe
Friday, 27 September 2013 18:17
Jessica Harrington
I read Ocd love story awhile ago. I'm interested in OCD and I really enjoyed the book.
Monday, 30 September 2013 20:37
Agustina Gonzalez
I also like baking!
Thursday, 03 October 2013 13:20
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