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Are You Ready for the YA Scavenger Hunt?! Plus Get Tiger's Promise for $0.99! #YASH

Are You Ready for the YA Scavenger Hunt?! Plus Get Tiger's Promise for $0.99! #YASH
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  Guys! Today is the start of the YA Scavenger Hunt, hosted and led by the amazing Colleen Houck! Are you prepared to scavenge like you've never scavenged before? We know we are!    So... What is the YA Scavenger Hunt?  In essence, the YA Scavenger Hunt is an online event...
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Giveaway: Thunderstone by Barbara Pietron (US Only)

Giveaway: Thunderstone by Barbara Pietron (US Only)
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  Thunderstone by Barbara Pietron Release Date: November 12, 2013   About the Book Sneaking out at night, driving without a license, and falling for a guy weren’t things fifteen-year-old Jeni expected to do while visiting Lake Itasca, Minnesota with her family. The guy, Ice, turns out to be the local...
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Agustina Gonzalez
I always get car sick. It was awful!
Friday, 03 October 2014 17:19
Charlotte
I passed out and had to go to the hospital because my neck hurt so bad.
Monday, 20 October 2014 16:10
Jackeline Gonzalez
I was gonna dive into the pool then I chickened out and when I was walking down the stairs I slipped. I was embarrassing and I end... Read More
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 16:21
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Giveaway: Dream Girl by SJ Lomas (US Only)

Giveaway: Dream Girl by SJ Lomas (US Only)
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  Dream Girl by S.J. Lomas Release Date: November 2013   About the Book For Christine, dreams have never been more than a pleasant dalliance in her subconscious or the occasional nightmare. Once she meets Gabriel, her dreams become vivid and shocking.   She spends time with Gabriel and learns there...
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Agustina Gonzalez
MANY! The most recent was about a doll taking to me
Friday, 03 October 2014 17:05
Charlotte
I was a Sim and I felt oh so very lost!
Monday, 20 October 2014 15:48
Jackeline Gonzalez
The weirdest dream I have ever had was I was falling but at the same time I was flying it was cool but still weird.
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 16:18
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Giveaway: In the End by Demitria Lunetta (US/CAN Only)

Giveaway: In the End by Demitria Lunetta (US/CAN Only)
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IN THE END     by Demitria Lunetta Release date: June 24 2014 Publisher: HarperTeen   About the Book It's been three months since Amy escaped New Hope, and she's been surviving on her own. Then one day Amy gets a call from Kay and hears the four words she had hoped...
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Susan T.
I haven't read the first book yet but i just bought it so I'll be reading it soon! ... Read More
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 22:23
Susan T.
She escaped from New Hope!
Saturday, 25 October 2014 20:41
Jessica Jackson
Yes! And I loved it!
Sunday, 05 October 2014 18:17
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Giveaway: In the Afterlight by Alexandra Bracken (US Only)

Giveaway: In the Afterlight by Alexandra Bracken (US Only)
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  IN THE AFTERLIGHT by Alexandra Bracken In stores October 28th     About the Book Ruby can't look back. Fractured by an unbearable loss, she and the kids who survived the government's attack on Los Angeles travel north to regroup. Only Ruby can keep their highly dangerous prisoner in check....
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Courtney Haas
No, I haven't read them just yet!
Friday, 03 October 2014 11:39
Anairis Interiano
Yes, and it is one of my favorite YA series... Absolutely love them!!
Friday, 03 October 2014 16:24
Agustina Gonzalez
Yes, it's one my favorite series
Friday, 03 October 2014 17:22
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Blog Tour: The Young Elites by Marie Lu #TheYoungElites

Blog Tour: The Young Elites by Marie Lu #TheYoungElites
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Hello, YABCers! Today we welcome THE YOUNG ELITES teaser tour to the blog! We're thrilled to be a part of the blog tour and to introduce a character from the novel!     Ready to meet the new character? Scroll, YABCers! Scroll! ...       ...       ......
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: What Remains by Helene Dunbar + Giveaway (International)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: What Remains by Helene Dunbar + Giveaway (International)
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    Hello, YABCers! Ready for another cover reveal? Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for WHAT REMAINS by Helene Dunbar, releasing May 15, 2015 from Flux. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Helene:   Hi YABC! And welcome to the exclusive cover reveal...
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Mary
Gorgeous cover! I'm so excited for Helene!! (I promise we aren't related!!)
Wednesday, 17 September 2014 09:56
Vivien
Totally amazing!! Cannot wait
Wednesday, 17 September 2014 14:19
Susan T.
This sounds so heartbreaking and the cover definitely reflects that!
Wednesday, 17 September 2014 18:21
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Silence of Six by E.C. Myers + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Silence of Six by E.C. Myers + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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  Welcome to the second cover reveal of the week! We even have an excerpt from the novel! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for SILENCE OF SIX by E.C. Myers, releasing   November 5, 2014 from Adaptive Books . Before we get to the cover, here's a...
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Sandra Lam
The cover looks very interesting! Very mysterious.
Thursday, 11 September 2014 15:28
Alison Marie
Can't wait. Loved Fair Coin and love E.C.!
Thursday, 11 September 2014 15:32
Dawn Newman
Alison pointed the way here, and I'm glad she did. This book looks intriguing!
Thursday, 11 September 2014 15:59
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YA Authors as YAs: The Bethany Neal Edition + Giveaway (US only)

YA Authors as YAs: The Bethany Neal Edition + Giveaway (US only)
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  Welcome to the latest  YA Authors as YAs  interview ! 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 about fandoms and guilty-pleasure music JUST LIKE YOU when they were teens....
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rebecca
so cool
Wednesday, 17 September 2014 22:07
Ranice Martina
I would like to win this give away
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 12:10
Karen Gonyea
Sounds like a wonderful read
Saturday, 25 October 2014 12:17
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Last Year's Mistake by Gina Ciocca + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Last Year's Mistake by Gina Ciocca + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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  Hi, YABCers, and welcome to another cover reveal! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for LAST YEAR'S MISTAKE by Gina Ciocca, releasing   Summer 2015 from Simon Pulse . Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Gina:   Hi, YABC-ers! I can’t begin to...
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Vivien
*thud* I love love love it!
Tuesday, 09 September 2014 14:12
Guadalupe B.
I think the cover is great! (:
Tuesday, 09 September 2014 19:11
Alyssa Susanna
LOVE. LOVE LOVE LOVE. This sounds like the contemporary I might like (and I am super picky and judgy when it comes to contemporary... Read More
Tuesday, 09 September 2014 19:40
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