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Cover Reveal: WORDLESS by AdriAnne Strickland + Giveaway (US/Canada)

Cover Reveal: WORDLESS by AdriAnne Strickland + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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  Hello YABCers!  Today we're revealing AdriAnne Strickland's WORDLESS, available August 2014 from Flux. Before we get to the cover, here's a message from AdriAnne:   Hello, YABC! Welcome to the cover reveal for WORDLESS!   I’m so excited to introduce both myself and my shiny new cover. My name is AdriAnne...
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Vivien
The cover is very striking!
Thursday, 03 October 2013 20:55
Allie
Cover is amazing! Grabs attention immediately!
Thursday, 03 October 2013 21:58
Allie
Cover is amazing! Grabs attention immediately!
Thursday, 03 October 2013 21:59
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Giveaway: The Iron Traitor by Julie Kagawa (US/Canada)

Giveaway: The Iron Traitor by Julie Kagawa (US/Canada)
The Iron Traitor by Julie Kagawa   Release Date: November 2013     About the Book As the son of Meghan and Ash, queen and consort of the Iron Realm, Keirran is gifted with powers of Summer, Winter and Iron.  With silver hair and blue eyes, he has captured the heart...
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Michelle Quinlan
Looks like a great book! Looking forward to reading it with my daughter!
Thursday, 03 October 2013 10:08
Karen
Ethan Chase
Thursday, 03 October 2013 11:21
Viki S.
Ethan Chase, Meghan's 1/2 brother is Kierran's uncle.
Thursday, 03 October 2013 12:41
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Giveaway: Confessions: The Private School Murders by James Patterson (US Only)

Giveaway: Confessions: The Private School Murders by James Patterson (US Only)
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  CONFESSIONS: THE PRIVATE SCHOOL MURDERS By James Patterson and Maxine Paetro On Sale October 7, 2013   About the Book Confessions: The Private School Murders  is the gripping second installment in James Patterson’s #1 New York Times bestselling new teen detective series! Wealthy young women are being murdered, and the...
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Miranda FInk
Criminal Minds!!
Thursday, 03 October 2013 13:14
Allie
Bones!
Thursday, 03 October 2013 22:20
Viviana Ortiz
Favorite crime tv show? I have 2: Criminal Minds and the Mentalist
Friday, 04 October 2013 19:58
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Giveaway: Alienated by Melissa Landers (International)

Giveaway: Alienated by Melissa Landers (International)
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ALIENATED by  Melissa Landers Release Date: February 4th, 2014   About the Book Interplanetary relations have never been more exciting! The first in a funny, romantic YA sci-fi series. Two years ago, the aliens made contact. Now Cara Sweeney is going to be sharing a bathroom with one of them.  Handpicked...
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Leonor Antunes
Yes, I would definitely join a interplanetary exchange is I could Being able to travel through space, to go beyond Planet Earth s... Read More
Wednesday, 02 October 2013 17:31
Vivien
I would totally participate!!
Wednesday, 02 October 2013 18:16
Viviana Ortiz
Definitely will participate on an interplanetary exchange program if I could. Explore the universe, maybe encounter alien life, Aw... Read More
Wednesday, 02 October 2013 18:36
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Harlequin Teen Reveals New Project From Julie Kagawa

Harlequin Teen Reveals New Project From Julie Kagawa

YABC'ers, I have some EXCITING news to share!   Last night, Harlequin Teen held an exclusive preview party in NYC where they featured Jennifer L. Armentrout's, WHITE HOT KISS and a super seekrit reveal from Julie Kagawa. Unfortunately, neither Mandy nor myself were able to attend, BUT Lisa Wray, Harlequin Teen...
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Interview with Sara Polsky, author of THIS IS HOW I FIND HER + Giveaway! (US Only)

Interview with Sara Polsky, author of THIS IS HOW I FIND HER + Giveaway! (US Only)
About Sara Sara Polsky’s debut YA novel, This Is How I Find Her , will be published by Albert Whitman in fall 2013. Her fiction has appeared in Fictitious Force and Behind the Wainscot. She is represented by Suzie Townsend.   Sara is a writer and editor at Curbed NY ,...
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Vivien
What book would we find on your bedside table right now? Cracked by Eliza Crewe
Friday, 27 September 2013 18:17
Jessica Harrington
I read Ocd love story awhile ago. I'm interested in OCD and I really enjoyed the book.
Monday, 30 September 2013 20:37
Agustina Gonzalez
I also like baking!
Thursday, 03 October 2013 13:20
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Cover Reveal: Fragile Destiny by Suzanne Lazear + Giveaway

Cover Reveal: Fragile Destiny by Suzanne Lazear + Giveaway
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Welcome YABCers!  Today we're revealing Suzanne Lazear's FRAGILE DESTINY, available August 2014 from Flux. Before we get to the goods, here's a message from Suzanne: Hi everyone! I am so excited to show you the cover for “Fragile Destiny” the THIRD book in the Aether Chronicles Series. (Eeep, third book. It’s hard...
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Andrew Patterson
Absolutely LOVE the cover! Gorgeous and just fits the series so well! Woot! ... Read More
Thursday, 26 September 2013 12:09
YABC
LOVE IT!
Thursday, 26 September 2013 12:11
YABC
LOVE IT!
Thursday, 26 September 2013 12:12
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Cover Reveal: Phoenix Island by John Dixon + Giveaway (International)

Cover Reveal: Phoenix Island by John Dixon + Giveaway (International)


  Hey YABCers and guests from the Interwebs! Thanks for stopping by and celebrating today's cover reveal with us! Today we're revealing John Dixon's PHOENIX ISLAND, available January 21st, 2014 from Simon & Schuster / Gallery Books. But before we get to the goods, here's a message from John:   Hi, YABCers! Welcome to...
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Christine LaRue
Very cool cover ... reminds me of LOST.
Thursday, 26 September 2013 18:49
Sandra Lam
I like it, it's so different and unique from other typical book covers
Sunday, 29 September 2013 01:02
Marisa
I love that the covers looks appealing to boys. So many KA girl ya books...boys need cover appeal too!
Sunday, 29 September 2013 16:14
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Cover Reveal: These Gentle Wounds by Helene Dunbar + Giveaway (International)

Cover Reveal: These Gentle Wounds by Helene Dunbar + Giveaway (International)
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Ready for this week's cover reveal? You know we are! Today we're revealing Helene Dunbar's THESE GENTLE WOUNDS, available May 2014 from Flux. But before we get to the goods, here's a message from Helene:   Hi YABC readers. I’m Helene and thanks for making the dream of sharing the cover for...
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Sarah Lindsay
The cover is nice, not my favorite. But the story is very interesting. I'm looking forward to reading it!
Thursday, 19 September 2013 12:41
Meryl Krieger
I like the glow of the sunlight - it brings out the essential optimism of being young and "standing up".
Thursday, 19 September 2013 12:41
Vivien
The cover really caught my eye!
Thursday, 19 September 2013 21:40
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Interview with Living with Jackie Chan author Jo Knowles + Giveaway (US/Canada)

Interview with Living with Jackie Chan author Jo Knowles + Giveaway (US/Canada)
Living with Jackie Chan By Jo Knowles Release Date: September 10th 2013 by Candlewick Press ISBN 0763662801       About the Book After fathering a baby, a teenager moves in with his karate-loving uncle and tries to come to terms with his guilt — and find a way to forgive....
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Vivien
I love that she drew the karate aspect from her real life. It adds depth ... Read More
Tuesday, 10 September 2013 11:20
Jo Knowles
Thank you!
Wednesday, 02 October 2013 11:19
Flor Gutierrez
I like how she leaves the option for the readers to kind of guess what happens with the characters. It's always fun to have your o... Read More
Monday, 23 September 2013 20:18
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