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YA Authors as YAs: The Chris Howard Edition + Giveaway (US/Canada)

YA Authors as YAs: The Chris Howard Edition + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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  Welcome to the third week in a new interview series I’m running in conjunction with our YABC Senior Editor MG Buehrlen  called  YA Authors as YAs . Our goal? To prove that your favorite authors — no matter how AWESOME and COOL you think they are — were once awkward,...
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Samriddhi Singh
There is also a tree called the Banyan Tree.
Saturday, 09 November 2013 17:45
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Giveaway: Infinityglass by Myra McEntire (US only)

Giveaway: Infinityglass by Myra McEntire (US only)
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INFINITYGLASS by Myra McEntire Release Date: August 2013 Publisher: Egmont USA     About the Book The stakes have risen even higher in this third book in the  Hourglass  series.  The Hourglass is a secret organization focused on the study of manipulating time, and its members -- many of them teenagers...
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Vivien
Kaleb and Lily! They are so cute together
Tuesday, 05 November 2013 19:52
Deziree Rosado
Kaleb & Lily!
Tuesday, 05 November 2013 21:13
Kaylee L
The series sounds really interesting! Can't wait to check it out. I've heard a lot of great things!
Thursday, 07 November 2013 16:17
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Cover Reveal: The Rules for Breaking by Ashley Elston + Giveaway

Cover Reveal: The Rules for Breaking by Ashley Elston + Giveaway
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  Happy Cover Reveal Day, YABCers! Today we're celebrating the cover of THE RULES FOR BREAKING by Ashely Elston, available May 20 2014 from Disney Hyperion. Before we get to the goods, here's a message from Ashley:   Hi YABC! Welcome to the cover reveal for THE RULES FOR BREAKING!  ...
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Vivien
I absolutey love the cover!! It's so awesome that it matches
Tuesday, 05 November 2013 12:05
Jessica (Step Into Fiction)
I LOVE the cover! I really enjoyed the first book and I cannot wait for this book! The cover is awesome and fits along nicely with... Read More
Tuesday, 05 November 2013 12:35
Danni
I love the cover!
Tuesday, 05 November 2013 13:52
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Giveaway: Never Fade by Alexandra Bracken (US only)

Giveaway: Never Fade by Alexandra Bracken (US only)

  NEVER FADE By Alexandra Bracken On Sale October 15, 2013   About the Book The gripping and highly anticipated second installment in a dark YA trilogy about teens with dangerous powers on the run from the government. Ruby never asked for the ab ilities that almost cost her her life....
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Rachel Patrick
Confession: I have yet to read the first book. But I recently read reviews about it on Goodreads and realized that I am missing so... Read More
Friday, 01 November 2013 11:15
Kimberly
I haven't read the series yet but would like to!
Friday, 01 November 2013 14:33
Stephanie
I haven't read this series yet but I want to so badly!
Saturday, 02 November 2013 19:42
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Giveaway: Crash Into You by Katie McGarry (US/Canada)

Giveaway: Crash Into You by Katie McGarry (US/Canada)
CRASH INTO YOU by Katie McGarry Release Date: December 2013     About the Book High school junior Rachel Young works hard to be the “good girl” she thinks her wealthy family expects her to be. Nobody knows about the uncontrollable panic attacks that are taking a toll on her health....
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Taylor Knight
It's Pushing the Limits, right?
Friday, 01 November 2013 11:11
Taylor Knight
It's Pushing the Limits, right?
Friday, 01 November 2013 11:16
Heather Sunseri
Loved Pushing the Limits!
Friday, 01 November 2013 12:23
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Giveaway: Pawn by Aimee Carter

Giveaway: Pawn by Aimee Carter
PAWN by Aimée Carter Release Date: December 2013     About the Book You can be a VII, if you give up everything. In a not so distant future, America has become a meritocracy. Upon your seventeenth birthday you take a test and are branded with a number signifying your status....
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Rachel Patrick
She first becomes a III! I've heard great things about this book. Thanks for the giveaway!
Friday, 01 November 2013 11:26
Taylor Knight
She becomes a III. I'm so excited to read this one.
Friday, 01 November 2013 13:25
Danni
She first becomes a lll
Friday, 01 November 2013 13:29
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Halloween Giveaway: Between the Spark and the Burn by April Tucholke

Halloween Giveaway: Between the Spark and the Burn by April Tucholke
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  Boo! Today we're celebrating the beautiful cover of BETWEEN THE SPARK AND THE BURN by April Tucholke, available August 2014 from Dail/Penguin, with a CREEPTASTIC Halloween giveaway! The cover is so creepy and pretty, I can't wait to show it to you. But before we get to the goods, here's...
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Alyssa
I LOVE the snow! And the font is different this time but just as beautiful. DEVIL is one of my favourite covers and the sequel is ... Read More
Thursday, 31 October 2013 12:30
Rachel Patrick
I am TOTALLY DIGGING THIS COVER. I LOVE the setting--totally not what I expected, when you compare it to DEVIL's cover. This is go... Read More
Thursday, 31 October 2013 12:33
Lori
This cover is even more hauntingly gorgeous than the first book. Cannot wait to get my hands on it!
Thursday, 31 October 2013 13:17
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YA Authors as YAs: The Alison Cherry Edition

YA Authors as YAs: The Alison Cherry Edition
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  Today is the second week into our new interview series we're running in conjunction with young adult author (and our Senior Editor)  M.G. Buehrlen  called  YA Authors as YAs . Our goal? To prove to you that your favorite authors — no matter how AWESOME and COOL you think they...
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Marlyn
My husband and step-kids are all gingers; just one of the reasons I'm looking forward to reading this book!
Thursday, 07 November 2013 14:16
Marlyn
My husband and step-kids are all gingers; just one of the reasons I'm looking forward to reading this book!
Thursday, 07 November 2013 14:17
Marlyn
My husband and step-kids are all gingers; just one of the reasons I'm looking forward to reading this book!
Thursday, 07 November 2013 14:18
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Cover Reveal: The Secret Hum of a Daisy by Tracy Holczer + Giveaway (US only)

Cover Reveal: The Secret Hum of a Daisy by Tracy Holczer + Giveaway (US only)
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    Yo, YABCers! Today we're revealing Tracy Holczer's  The Secret Hum of a Daisy , available May 2014 from G.P. Putnam’s Sons. But before we get to the goods, here's a message from Tracy:   I’m so excited to share the cover of my debut, THE SECRET HUM OF A DAISY!...
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Vivien
The cover is stunning!! I love the subdued colors
Tuesday, 29 October 2013 12:04
Ann Stampler
Lovely cover! I'm looking forward to reading this.
Tuesday, 29 October 2013 16:00
Viviana Ortiz
The cover is really beautiful, love the origami cranes, the way the represent a gift came true.
Tuesday, 29 October 2013 20:23
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Cover Reveal: The Other Way Around by Sashi Kaufman + Giveaway (International)

Cover Reveal: The Other Way Around by Sashi Kaufman + Giveaway (International)
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  What up, YABCers? Today we're happy to reveal Sashi Kaufman's THE OTHER WAY AROUND, available March 2014 from Carolrhoda Books. Before we get to the cover, here's a message from Sashi:   If you were running away from home, what would you take besides this gorgeous book? A huge hello to...
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Viviana Ortiz
The cover gives you the feeling of a road trip ,i it's okay
Tuesday, 29 October 2013 20:28
Samriddhi Singh
I think it's the other way around in the best way.
Wednesday, 30 October 2013 01:21
Gina
Really pretty *-*
Wednesday, 30 October 2013 07:34
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