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Giveaway: The Glass Sentence & The Golden Specific by S.E. Grove (US Only)

Giveaway: The Glass Sentence & The Golden Specific by S.E. Grove (US Only)
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THE GLASS SENTENCE and THE GOLDEN SPECIFIC   by S. E. Grove  Release Date: 6/16/2015 (pb) and 7/14/2015 (respectively)   About the Book The eagerly-awaited sequel to the best-selling The Glass Sentence -- a historical, fantastical adventure perfect for fans of Philip Pullman! It is the summer of 1892, one year...
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Audrey
I love the covers, and the synopses have intrigued me for a while! I really want to read these ... Read More
Friday, 21 August 2015 22:28
Skye
This series sounds SO GOOD and I love the covers - I've been dying to read it for a while! Thank you for the giveaway! ... Read More
Saturday, 22 August 2015 12:29
Jonathan
I absolutely love the cover and it sounds like a great fantasy read!
Wednesday, 02 September 2015 15:28
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Giveaway: Get Dirty by Gretchen McNeil (US & Canada Only)

Giveaway: Get Dirty by Gretchen McNeil (US & Canada Only)
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Get Dirty by Gretchen McNeil  Release Date: 6/16/2015   About the Book The members of Don’t Get Mad aren’t just mad anymore . . . they’re afraid. And with Margot in a coma and Bree stuck in juvie, it’s up to Olivia and Kitty to try to catch their deadly tormentor....
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Susan T.
This series sounds like such fun and I love the slightly ominous cover!
Sunday, 23 August 2015 15:42
Fantasy Angel
The synopsis seems really interesting and I love the cover as well!! Can't wait to read the book!
Sunday, 23 August 2015 16:09
Kara S
I love a good thriller, and the popularity of this author/book suggest this is as good as it sounds! :-)
Sunday, 23 August 2015 20:26
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Giveaway: The Glass Gauntlet by Carter Roy (US Only)

Giveaway: The Glass Gauntlet by Carter Roy (US Only)
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The Glass Gauntlet by Carter Roy Release Date: August 18, 2015   About the Book The Glass Gauntlet (book 2 in the series): Ronan Truelove barely survived his first encounter with his father and the Bend Sinister. Now, he’s determined to become one of the Blood Guard, a sword-wielding secret society...
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Karen Woodard
Wilson Peak
Friday, 04 September 2015 15:18
Emily
Wilson Peak, it is a top secret training camp for the bloodguard, it used to be a winter vacation spot
Sunday, 06 September 2015 18:41
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Giveaway: Sweet Temptation by Wendy Higgins (US Only)

Giveaway: Sweet Temptation by Wendy Higgins (US Only)
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SWEET TEMPTATION by WENDY HIGGINS Release Date: SEPTEMBER 8, 2015   About the Book Bad boy Kaidan Rowe has never wanted for anything—money, popularity, musical talent…hot girls—but seducing them is part of his duty as a Nephilim, slave to the demon Dukes. As the son of the Duke of Lust, Kaidan...
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M'kaela Rogers
The song on Kaidens playlist was 'My demons' by Starset
Friday, 21 August 2015 17:53
Megan Elaine Schuyler
Cannot wait!
Monday, 24 August 2015 20:57
Karen Mikusak
My Demons by Starset
Monday, 24 August 2015 21:24
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Giveaway: Darkness Brutal by Rachel A. Marks (International)

Giveaway: Darkness Brutal by Rachel A. Marks (International)
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DARKNESS BRUTAL by Rachel A. Marks Release Date: July 1st, 2015   About the Book Aidan O’Linn’s childhood ended the night he saw a demon kill his mother and mark his sister, Ava, with Darkness. Since then, every three years the demons have returned to try to claim her. Living in...
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Susan T.
Coke and a Snickers!
Sunday, 23 August 2015 15:43
Karen Mikusak
A Coke and a Snickers.
Monday, 24 August 2015 21:20
Elizabeth
Coke and snickers...breakfast of champions!
Wednesday, 26 August 2015 21:12
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Giveaway: The Wutherington Diary: The Little Doll Girl by Reynold Jay (US Only)

Giveaway: The Wutherington Diary: The Little Doll Girl by Reynold Jay (US Only)
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The Little Doll Girl ( The Wurtherington Diary Book #1) by Duy Trung, Nour Hassan, Jesse Ty Release Date: September 15., 2015   About the Book The Little Doll Girl is the first in a series of illustrated children's books written by Tammy Wurtherington in 1883. Reynold Jay is the leader...
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Reynold Anschuetz
Hi Dari, This is RJ the author of the novel. Thank you for the first question/discussion ever about the novel. This will make you ... Read More
Friday, 28 August 2015 12:25
Reynold Anschuetz
Hi Dari, That is correct. Alfred the mouse simply appeared one day while she was working on her toy soldiers for her brother, Mark... Read More
Friday, 11 September 2015 15:26
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Holding Smoke by Elle Cosimano + Giveaway (International)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Holding Smoke by Elle Cosimano + Giveaway (International)
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Hi, everyone! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for HOLDING SMOKE by Elle Cosimano, releasing May 3, 2016 from Disney Hyperion. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Elle:   Hey, YABC readers! I bet most of you can remember some pivotal, formative moment in...
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Vera G.
AHHHHHH I didn't know Elle had another book coming!! Where have I been?! Her "Nearly Series" is fascinating! Those books are on my... Read More
Thursday, 20 August 2015 18:01
Rebecca
This sounds amazing! As soon as I read the author's intro, I was sold. Cover is fitting, too! Thanks for hosting the reveal and fo... Read More
Friday, 21 August 2015 10:02
Roula
the cover is hot and the synopsis is really interesting
Friday, 21 August 2015 17:05
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Giveaway: Summer Crush by Sarah Hibbs & Various Authors (International)

Giveaway: Summer Crush by Sarah Hibbs & Various Authors (International)
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Summer Crush by Sasha Hibbs, S.D. Wasley, Melissa Frost, Diana Stager, Deanna Dee, Bridie Hall  Release date: August 21st   About the Book Evernight Teen is thrilled to reveal the cover for its very first author anthology. This one is perfect for readers who enjoy a summer read with great characters...
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Tasleema begum
The cover is adorable! The synopsis makes it sound like a lovely, light summer read (:
Thursday, 20 August 2015 12:16
Karen Mikusak
Great cover and synopsis! Would love to win!
Monday, 24 August 2015 19:11
Karen Mikusak
Love the cover and synopsis.
Monday, 24 August 2015 21:17
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Wax by Gina Damico + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Wax by Gina Damico + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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Hello, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for WAX by Gina Damico, releasing August 2, 2016 from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Gina:   Hey folks! I'm super excited to reveal the cover of my upcoming book, WAX, which...
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Savannah
The cover is punny and intriguing! Can't wait to read it! I love everything Gina Damico writes!
Wednesday, 19 August 2015 16:32
Clarisa Ramirez
I can't wait to read this but the cover does seem off and that could be the background. Other then that I love Gina work!
Wednesday, 19 August 2015 19:18
Susan T.
This sounds like it is a bit creepy but with a good sense of humour and the cover totally reflects that. Awesome!
Sunday, 23 August 2015 15:45
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Exclusive Sneak Peek at The Heartbreakers by Ali Novak + Giveaway (US/Canada)

Exclusive Sneak Peek at The Heartbreakers by Ali Novak + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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The Heartbreakers by Ali Novak Release Date: August 4, 2015 Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire Before we get to the excerpt, here's a message from Ali:  Hello all you lovely readers!  First and foremost, I’d like to thank you for taking an interest in my latest YA novel  The Heartbreakers . For those...
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yara
my favourite band has to be Marina and the diamonds! I love them! Oh and thanks for the giveaway!!
Wednesday, 19 August 2015 23:42
Karen Mikusak
My favorite band is BonJovi.
Monday, 24 August 2015 21:12
Kimberly Cifuentes De Leon
My favorite band is skillet.
Wednesday, 26 August 2015 16:42
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