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Giveaway: The Fault in Our Stars (US only)

Giveaway: The Fault in Our Stars (US only)

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THE FAULT IN OUR STARS In theaters June 6, 2014     About the Movie Hazel and Gus are two teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them on a journey. Their relationship is all the more miraculous given that Hazel's other...
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Tammy DiBartolo
Can't Wait!
Monday, 02 June 2014 00:52
Jayda Thompson
Really excited for this movie!
Monday, 02 June 2014 07:38
kim
Can't wait!
Monday, 02 June 2014 07:47
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Giveaway: The Vast & Brutal Sea by Zoraida Cordova (US & Canada)

Giveaway: The Vast & Brutal Sea by Zoraida Cordova (US & Canada)
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Book’s Title: The Savage Blue (book 2) and The Vast & Brutal Sea (book 3) Author’s Name: Zoraida Córdova  Book’s Release Date: July 1st   About the Book In two days, the race for the Sea Court throne will be over-but all the rules have changed. The sea witch, Nieve, has...
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Kara
A weapon? My fin be a knife? LOL
Monday, 02 June 2014 16:00
Susan T.
If I were a mermaid I would summon the creatures of the sea to be my weapons! Shark, jellyfish, and pinchy lobsters! Lol!
Monday, 02 June 2014 21:03
Zoraida Aracely, Staff Reviewer
That's an excellent talent!
Wednesday, 04 June 2014 01:18
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Giveaway: Fan Art by Sarah Tregay (US & Canada)

Giveaway: Fan Art by Sarah Tregay (US & Canada)
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Book’s Title: FAN ART Author’s Name: Sarah Tregay Book’s Release Date: June 17, 2014   About the Book   When the picture tells the story…   Senior year is almost over, and Jamie Peterson has a big problem. Not college—that’s all set. Not prom—he’ll find a date somehow. No, it’s the...
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Erin
I just read Love Letters to the Dead, and two of Laurel's female friends were in a relationship. One wanted to hide it. One wanted... Read More
Sunday, 01 June 2014 00:28
Jojo
I can recall a small role Patrick in "The Perks of Being a Wallflower". I know of some Japanese mangas, light novels and/or made i... Read More
Sunday, 01 June 2014 01:22
Susan T.
I can't think of any that I have read but I am really wanting to read One Man Guy!
Sunday, 01 June 2014 21:42
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YABC Mailbox Book Haul - May 2014 + Giveaway (US only)

YABC Mailbox Book Haul - May 2014 + Giveaway (US only)

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  Hey guys! Ready for another book haul? I know I am!  It's been an interesting month at YABC. Lots of travel for many of our editors means a slow posting month for you, our readers. We promise to step up the posts and giveaways soon! Hopefully this month's book haul...
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Breana M.
I'm really looking forward to The One by Kiera Cass.
Friday, 23 May 2014 20:38
Viviana Ortiz
I looking forward to In The End by Emy Plum and Prisoner Of Night and Fog by Anne Blackman
Friday, 23 May 2014 21:05
Vivien
The Dolls!!
Friday, 23 May 2014 22:00
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Endsinger by Jay Kristoff + Giveaway (International)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Endsinger by Jay Kristoff + Giveaway (International)
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  Hello, YABCers! I know what you're thinking...it's not a Tuesday or Thursday, so how is there a cover reveal on the blog?! Well, we're doing something a little different today, so read on to find out more! Today we're super excited to reveal the cover for ENDSINGER by Jay Kristoff...
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Gates of Thread and Stone by Lori M. Lee + Giveaway (International)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Gates of Thread and Stone by Lori M. Lee + Giveaway (International)
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  Hello, YABCers! We're back with another cover reveal! Today we're super excited to reveal the cover for GATES OF THREAD AND STONE by Lori M. Lee  releasing   August 5, 2014 from Skyscape . Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Lori:   Hi YABC! I’m beyond...
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Molly
Pretty cover!!
Thursday, 08 May 2014 12:09
Cynthia @ Jellyfish Reads
That is such a gorgeous cover! I love the brilliant threads of light. I'm really intrigued by the synopsis and I can't wait to rea... Read More
Thursday, 08 May 2014 12:09
Darci Cole
I LOVE the threads. It looks and sounds so different from anything I've seen. LORI! I can't wait to read this!!!
Thursday, 08 May 2014 12:16
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Giveaway: Love and Leftovers by Sarah Tregay (US & CANADA)

Giveaway: Love and Leftovers by Sarah Tregay (US & CANADA)
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    LOVE AND LEFTOVERS Author’s Name:  Sarah Tregay Paperback release date: May 14, 2014     ABOUT THE BOOK My wish is to fall cranium over Converse in dizzy daydream-worthy love. (If only it were that easy.) Marcie has been dragged away from home for the summer—from Idaho to a...
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Molly
I haven't read very many novels in verse, but this one looks awesome!
Thursday, 01 May 2014 12:40
Vivien
Triangles by Ellen Hopkins
Thursday, 01 May 2014 15:59
Susan T.
I haven't read a novel in verse yet but it sounds really different and interesting. I like to try new things! ... Read More
Friday, 02 May 2014 00:33
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Giveaway: Deep Blue by Jennifer Donnelly (US only)

Giveaway: Deep Blue by Jennifer Donnelly (US only)

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DEEP BLUE by Jennifer Donnelly In stores  May 6, 2014     ABOUT THE BOOK Deep in the ocean, in a world not so different from our own, live the merpeople. Their communities are spread throughout the oceans, seas, and freshwaters all over the globe. When Serafina, a mermaid of the...
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Molly
I will always be partial to the Little Mermaid
Thursday, 01 May 2014 12:38
Jessica Bucher
I love The Little Mermaid story, of course. My favorite book is The Mermaid Singing and even though there are no literal mermaids... Read More
Thursday, 01 May 2014 12:57
Vivien
Right now, Monstrous Beauty by Elizabeth Fama
Thursday, 01 May 2014 15:56
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YABC Mailbox Book Haul - April 2014 + Giveaway (US only)

YABC Mailbox Book Haul - April 2014 + Giveaway (US only)
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  Hey guys! Ready to see what we got in the YABC Mailbox this past month? First, here's the mess I made unboxing it all: I bet you already spy some goodies in there, don't you?  On to the book haul!     Some great titles from Random House Kids! And...
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Vivien
Half Life of Molly Pierce, On the Fence, The Murder Complex and Death Sworn!
Friday, 18 April 2014 13:59
Mo Gillespie
Death Sworn, Fan Art and Guys in Real Life are books I want to read.
Friday, 18 April 2014 14:27
Justine
Wild and The Murder Complex are two of my most anticipated releases this year!
Friday, 18 April 2014 14:45
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: The Rift by Chris Howard + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: The Rift by Chris Howard + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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  Hello, YABCers! We have another great cover reveal this week! Today we're super excited to reveal the cover for THE RIFT (ROOTLESS #2) by Chris Howard  releasing  on Arbor Day,  April 25, 2014 . Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Chris:   Hi there!   YABC...
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Joshua David Bellin
Love the continuity with ROOTLESS (especially the silhouettes)!
Thursday, 17 April 2014 16:22
Susan T.
I love the cover because the mountains look just like home! I really want to read these books because the characters sound so int... Read More
Thursday, 17 April 2014 22:30
AvidAbbie
Looks really spectacular and interesting. Looking forward to reading, even if I don't win!
Friday, 18 April 2014 09:33
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