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Shades of Earth Blog Tour

Shades of Earth Blog Tour

Today we're celebrating the upcoming launch of SHADES OF EARTH , the third and final book of the NY Times Bestselling Across the Universe series by Beth Revis . Fueled by lies. Ruled by chaos. Almost home. "A tense and delicious ride--one that satisfyingly brings the series full circle." -- The...
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Julianna Helms
I'm so excited to read SHADES OF EARTH! I absolutely adored ACROSS THE UNIVERSE (and A MILLION SUNS even more). It's going to be s... Read More
Wednesday, 09 January 2013 01:32
YABC
Christina K. in the raffelcopter This is an awesome story!! Hope it gets published in print - love all the characters we get to k... Read More
Wednesday, 09 January 2013 05:26
Becca
Can not wait for Shades of Earth, I'm actually trying to avoid the sneak peaks on Beth's blog, they're too awesome and I can't sta... Read More
Wednesday, 09 January 2013 06:33
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Giveaway: Override by Heather Anastasiu (US & Canada)

Giveaway: Override by Heather Anastasiu (US & Canada)
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Zoe is free. She has escaped the enslavement of the Community, disconnected from the hardware that had controlled her every thought and emotion, and evaded capture by the Chancellor intent on killing her. She is finally free, but she is far from safe. Zoe and Adrien hide themselves from detection at...
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Rachel
Zoe has way cool telekinetic powers
Monday, 07 January 2013 19:43
Vivien
Telekinesis
Monday, 07 January 2013 20:33
MrsErica Beaton
She has telekinetic powers.
Monday, 07 January 2013 20:57
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YABC Mailbox - January 2013 (International Giveaway)

YABC Mailbox - January 2013 (International Giveaway)
It's here! The January YABC Mailbox video!  We got a ton of books in over the holidays. Then I made this video. Then we got in a ton more right after I uploaded this. Drat! They'll definitely be showcased next month.  We have a special guest star in this video! Jodi...
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Vivien
I gifted The Poison Tree and The Dark Rose by Erin Kelly. Also, Twelve by Justin Cronin. I was gifted Stolen Night by Rebecca Maiz... Read More
Monday, 07 January 2013 18:34
Kate
My sister got me The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily M. Danforth and An Abundance of Katherines by John Green. I can't wait ... Read More
Monday, 07 January 2013 18:44
YABC
I got Rowling's The Casual Vacancy and gave Edwards' The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles as well as Riordan's Mark of Athena... Read More
Monday, 07 January 2013 18:45
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Giveaway: Prophecy and The Madman's Daughter (US & Canada)

Giveaway: Prophecy and The Madman's Daughter (US & Canada)
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Giveaway Details 1 winner will receive a copy of both books, bookmarks, a cell phone key charm, and custom tea! (US and Canada)   About PROPHECY — The greatest warrior in all of the Seven Kingdoms . . . is a girl with yellow eyes. Kira's the only female in the...
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Teracia Loretan
gothic england is where id rather live
Tuesday, 01 January 2013 15:33
Samantha Martin Hiatt
I would have to say lush, gothic, victorian England. Demon infested just does not sound very fun to me!
Tuesday, 01 January 2013 15:34
Angela Huang
I would have to say Korea because I love their food.
Tuesday, 01 January 2013 15:38
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Giveaway: Another Little Piece and In The After (US & Canada)

Giveaway: Another Little Piece and In The After (US & Canada)
Giveaway Details 1 winner will receive a signed copy of both books, plus bookmarks! (US and Canada)   ANOTHER LITTLE PIECE  – A reckless wish taken from the darkest desires of the heart… A bloody razor engraved with the names of the girls who turned to dust… An endless cycle that...
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YABC
They get released in June!
Tuesday, 01 January 2013 10:47
YABC
June
Tuesday, 01 January 2013 11:41
Vivien
June
Tuesday, 01 January 2013 12:00
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Giveaway: Deviants by Maureen McGowan (US & Canada)

Giveaway: Deviants by Maureen McGowan (US & Canada)
Inside Haven, different means deviant—and dead. In a post-apocalyptic world, where the earth is buried by asteroid dust that’s mutated the DNA of some humans, orphaned, sixteen-year-old Glory must hide and protect her younger brother. If their Deviant abilities are discovered, they’ll be expunged—kicked out of the dome to be tortured...
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Vivien
Mr. Rat
Tuesday, 01 January 2013 12:02
Samantha Martin Hiatt
Mr. Rat. I read the first three chapters and now I need to know more!!! Really hope I win a copy ... Read More
Tuesday, 01 January 2013 12:31
Priscilla
Mr. Rat... hoho
Tuesday, 01 January 2013 13:29
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The Dead and Buried Blog Tour + Giveaway!

The Dead and Buried Blog Tour + Giveaway!
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We're so happy to be kicking off the blog tour for Kim Harrington's THE DEAD AND BURIED! Check out our review below, and don't forget to enter to win an ARC of the book!   A haunted house, a buried mystery, and a very angry ghost make this one unforgettable thriller....
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Nicole Arellano
Ahh! This sounds like an interesting read. Yet another book I NEED to get my hands on.
Monday, 28 January 2013 10:36
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Giveaway: Better Nate Than Ever (US Only)

Giveaway: Better Nate Than Ever (US Only)
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In Better Nate Than Ever, a small-town eighth grader runs away from home to crash an audition for E.T.: The Musical. Nate Foster has big dreams. His whole life, he's wanted to star in a Broadway show. (Heck, he'd settle for seeing a Broadway show.) But how is Nate supposed to...
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YABC
Dance of the Vampires!
Tuesday, 01 January 2013 13:55
YABC
dance of the vampires
Friday, 04 January 2013 16:47
Jaime arkin
Dance of the vampires!
Tuesday, 22 January 2013 13:14
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Book Boys Under the Mistletoe - Who's Your Book Boy Crush?

Book Boys Under the Mistletoe - Who's Your Book Boy Crush?
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What's better than curling up with a favorite book during the holidays? Curling up with your favorite book boy crush! I asked my staff which book boy they'd like to meet under the mistletoe this year, and here are their picks. After you read theirs, I want to know  yours !...
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YABC
OH! Thank you so much for including Pennington!! I love him
Friday, 21 December 2012 14:08
YABC
Daemon from The Lux Series!
Friday, 21 December 2012 17:58
YABC
That's not a picture of Daemon fromnLux. Its his brother. That was him on the cover of the novella Shadows.
Sunday, 23 December 2012 23:12
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Quiz: Which DEFIANCE Character Are You?

Quiz: Which DEFIANCE Character Are You?
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Amber McKinney
I'm Quinn!
Thursday, 20 December 2012 10:15
Heather
I'm Quinn too!
Sunday, 23 December 2012 22:39
Roshane
I'm Quinn as well ;
Sunday, 30 December 2012 09:33
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