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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Zeroboxer by Fonda Lee + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Zeroboxer by Fonda Lee + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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  Hello, YABCers! Are you ready for another cover reveal? Today we're super excited to reveal the cover for ZEROBOXER by Fonda Lee  releasing   April 8, 2015 from  Flux/Llewellyn . Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Fonda:   When my editor and I first started talking...
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vanessa
Gorgeous! Inspiring as well! Great job! Keep up the good work!
Tuesday, 08 April 2014 13:14
SHALLEE MCARTHUR
Fonda, I LOVE IT! I cannot, cannot wait to read this!
Tuesday, 08 April 2014 14:11
Susan T.
I really love the cover and it sounds like an exciting and unique story!
Tuesday, 08 April 2014 17:04
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YA Authors as YAs: The Christian Schoon Edition + Giveaway (International)

YA Authors as YAs: The Christian Schoon Edition + Giveaway (International)
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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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YA Authors as YAs: The Helene Dunbar Edition + Giveaway (International)

YA Authors as YAs: The Helene Dunbar Edition + Giveaway (International)
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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. (Most...
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Giveaway: Obsidian Eyes by A.W. Exley (US/Canada)

Giveaway: Obsidian Eyes by A.W. Exley (US/Canada)
  OBSIDIAN EYES by A.W. Exley Release Date: March 24th     About the Book 1836, a world of light and dark, noble and guild. The two spheres intersect when seventeen-year-old Allie Donovan is placed at the aristocratic St Matthews Academy. More at ease with a blade than a needle, she...
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Kel
Love the cover and the synopsis...it definitely made me want to read more!
Wednesday, 02 April 2014 14:01
Sabrina
The cover is beautiful and the synopsis is pretty good so far. I can see the plot for the most part, and overall, it's done what a... Read More
Wednesday, 02 April 2014 17:58
Vanessa Nunez
Definitely caught my attention! Very beautifully designed and introduced to passionate readers like myself. I look forward to read... Read More
Wednesday, 02 April 2014 20:31
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Giveaway: The Pigeon Needs a Bath by Mo Willems (US only)

Giveaway: The Pigeon Needs a Bath by Mo Willems (US only)

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      THE PIGEON NEEDS A BATH by Mo Willems In stores April 1, 2014       About the Book The Pigeon really needs a bath! Except, the Pigeon's not so sure about that. Besides, he took a bath last month! Maybe. It's going to take some serious convincing...
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Sonja Thomas
My favorite Mo Willems book is Knuffle Bunny.
Tuesday, 01 April 2014 19:41
Agustina Gonzalez
I haven't read any, but i really want to start
Wednesday, 02 April 2014 11:35
ahurt@garfield16.org
Knuffle Bunny Too: A Case of Mistaken Identity)
Wednesday, 02 April 2014 13:21
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Giveaway: Compulsion by Martina Boone (International)

Giveaway: Compulsion by Martina Boone (International)
    COMPULSION by Martina Boone
 Release Date: 10/28/14   About the Book Three plantations. Two wishes. One ancient curse.   When loss is all you know, how do you find true love?   “Darkly romantic and steeped in Southern Gothic charm, you’ll be compelled to get lost in the Heirs...
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Samantha Lashley
Jeffersons
Tuesday, 01 April 2014 19:39
Vivien
Jeffersons!
Tuesday, 01 April 2014 20:45
Amanda
Jeffersons
Tuesday, 01 April 2014 22:48
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Skip a Starbucks Donation Giveaway

Skip a Starbucks Donation Giveaway

  Our very good friend CJ Redwine is hosting Skip a Starbucks Day today!  For the super teensy cost of your morning cup of joe, you can help bring CJ's daughter, Isabella Grace, home from her orphanage in China. So far today, we've already raised over 60% of the adoption and...
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Gypsy by Trisha Leigh + Giveaway (International)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Gypsy by Trisha Leigh + Giveaway (International)
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  Welcome to this week's cover reveal! Today we're super excited to reveal the cover for GYPSY by Trisha Leigh  releasing  May 13, 2014 . Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Trisha:   Hi again, YABC readers! I’m thrilled to be revealing the cover to my latest...
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Pamela
Wow! The cover looks really neat, and the premise is right up my alley!
Thursday, 20 March 2014 12:56
Kelly McCurdy
Beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Thursday, 20 March 2014 14:17
Susan T.
I love the cover and any book about genetics and government conspiracies is right up my alley!
Thursday, 20 March 2014 17:30
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YA Authors as YAs: The M.G. Buehrlen Edition + Giveaway (International)


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    Hello YABC! It's C.J. Redwine, and I've staged a coup. I've mutinied. I've TAKEN OVER THE SITE!  Okay, not really. I've only taken over the blog, but all bids for world domination have to start somewhere, right? Today, I get to interview the fabulous M.G. Buehrlen, author of the...
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Susan T.
I am super excited for this book! The cover is perfect too!
Thursday, 20 March 2014 17:27
Rain Jeys
Ooh past lives! Count me in!
Thursday, 20 March 2014 19:39
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Informative intervivew
Saturday, 22 March 2014 15:29
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Essence by Lisa Ann O'Kane + Giveaway (US only)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Essence by Lisa Ann O'Kane + Giveaway (US only)
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  We have a new cover reveal for you today, YABCers! Today we're super excited to reveal the cover for ESSENCE by Lisa Ann O'Kane  releasing  June 3, 2014 from Strange Chemistry . Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Lisa:   Hi YABC, and thank you so...
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Molly
Seems cool!
Thursday, 13 March 2014 13:49
Amber
I absolutely love the cover art and the synopsis, I can't wait to read this book!
Thursday, 13 March 2014 14:16
Lisa Ann O'Kane
Thank you so much for hosting this reveal, YABC! I am so excited to get this cover out into the world, and I am honored to be incl... Read More
Thursday, 13 March 2014 14:22
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