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Cover Reveal: Of Metal and Wishes by Sarah Fine + Giveaway (International)

Cover Reveal: Of Metal and Wishes by Sarah Fine + Giveaway (International)
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  And now it's time for our regularly scheduled broadcast...er...cover reveal!  Today we're revealing Sarah Fine's OF METAL AND WISHES, available August 2014 from McElderry/Simon & Schuster. Before we get to the goods, here's a message from Sarah:   Hi YABC readers! My name is Sarah Fine, and I’m the author...
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Alexa
Ahh! The cover is gorgeous! I cannot wait to read this book. It sounds amazing! ... Read More
Thursday, 05 September 2013 12:07
Leonor Antunes
I really like the cover. If very simple but at the same time it makes us curious. It's like the veil is between us and the story (... Read More
Thursday, 05 September 2013 12:09
Kathy
The cover is quite soft, and pretty. It's also haunting, and really beautiful. Super excited to read it!
Thursday, 05 September 2013 12:14
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Cover Reveal: Allure (The Hoodoo Apprentice #2) by Lea Nolan + Giveaway

Cover Reveal: Allure (The Hoodoo Apprentice #2) by Lea Nolan + Giveaway
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Hey YABCers! Today, we're celebrating the cover reveal of Allure , the sequel to Lea Nolan's Conjure , coming October 1st from Entangled Teen!   Praise for Conjure "Richly filled with exquisite imagery, a compelling story, and a strong, smart heroine, Conjure will keep you up way past your bedtime." ~...
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Lea Nolan
Thanks so much Jen and everyone at YABC for helping to unveil ALLURE to the world! You're the bestest!!! ... Read More
Wednesday, 04 September 2013 13:03
YABC
You are most welcome!
Wednesday, 04 September 2013 20:30
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Do you want to be a part of the YABC Team? Now's your chance!

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Do you spend most of every day reading? Are you dying to tell others about what you've read? Does the following info graphic explain your life in an eerie and uncanny way?  Then you might be just the person we need on the YABC Team!    We are currently looking for...
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Giveaway: Zero Tolerance by by Claudia Mills (US Only)

Giveaway: Zero Tolerance by by Claudia Mills (US Only)
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  Zero Tolerance By  Claudia Mills Release Date:  June 18, 2013 Seventh-grader Sierra Shepard has always been the perfect student, so when she sees that she accidentally brought her mother's lunch bag to school, including a paring knife, she immediately turns in the knife at the school office. Much to her...
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Angela Critics
The school's zero tolerance weapons policy
Friday, 06 September 2013 09:59
alicia marie
Her school's zero tolerance policy on weapons
Friday, 06 September 2013 20:46
Anne Gallick
perhaps it's about her own zero tolerance policy towards the "bad" boy
Tuesday, 10 September 2013 11:53
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Giveaway: Two Lies and a Spy by Kat Carlton (US Only)

Giveaway: Two Lies and a Spy by Kat Carlton (US Only)
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  Two Lies and a Spy By Kat Carlton On Sale September 3, 2013   When sixteen-year-old Kari’s dad sends her an unexpected text, she and her brother immediately go into hiding. Because when your parents are superspies and your dad declares a Code Black, it can only mean something bad....
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Sandra Lam
I'd choose Magnus Bane (a character from Cassandra Clare's series) to be on my spy team because I think he can get me out of any t... Read More
Wednesday, 04 September 2013 19:53
Zinia
I would choose Cinder from the Lunar Chronicles because she would remain calm in difficult situations. Besides she is super smart ... Read More
Thursday, 05 September 2013 01:11
Agustina Gonzalez
I would chose Hermione Ganger (Harry Potter series) for smarts, Cinder (Lunar Chronicles) for mechanic situations, and Rose (Vam... Read More
Friday, 06 September 2013 11:36
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Giveaway: Little Fish by Ramsey Beyer (US/Canada)

Giveaway: Little Fish by Ramsey Beyer (US/Canada)
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Little Fish: A Memoir from a Different Kind of Year Author: Ramsey Beyer   Release Date: 9/3/13 Told through real-life journals, collages, lists, and drawings, this coming-of-age story illustrates the transformation of an 18-year-old girl from a small-town teenager into an independent city-dwelling college student. Written in an autobiographical style with...
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Sandra Lam
Definitely a little fish in a big pond.
Wednesday, 04 September 2013 19:51
Anne Gallick
little fish here
Tuesday, 10 September 2013 11:17
Danielle Schneider
I live in a small town so I would say, big fish in a little pond.
Friday, 13 September 2013 23:40
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Giveaway: Through the Zombie Glass by Gena Showalter (US/Canada)

Giveaway: Through the Zombie Glass by Gena Showalter (US/Canada)
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Through the Zombie Glass by  Gena Showalter Release Date: October 2013 ISBN: 9780373210770 Inspired by the childhood classic Alice in Wonderland, this harrowing and romantic story features teen zombie slayer Alice Bell who has lost so much—family, friends, her home. After a strange new zombie attack, Alice fears she may be...
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Katrina Pierce
Rabbit clouds! *grabbie hands* I want this sequel so, so badly.
Tuesday, 03 September 2013 16:01
Jennifer Lancaster
a cloud of a rabbit
Tuesday, 03 September 2013 17:22
Kathryn Lynn Frank
A bunny rabbit!
Tuesday, 03 September 2013 21:35
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Cover Reveal: Wicked Little Secrets by Kara Taylor + Giveaway (US/Canada)

Cover Reveal: Wicked Little Secrets by Kara Taylor + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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Hey everyone! It's been awhile since we had a cover reveal. I thought today would be a great day to fix that. Today we're revealing WICKED LITTLE SECRETS, the sequel to PREP SCHOOL CONFIDENTIAL, by Kara Taylor!  Here's a message from Kara: Nice to meet you, YABC! My name’s Kara Taylor,...
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Jenea Whittington
I love the cover! Can't wait to read it!!!
Thursday, 22 August 2013 12:53
Stacee
I love the new cover!! PSC was one of my favorites for the year and I can't wait to see what is in store for Anne!! Thanks for th... Read More
Thursday, 22 August 2013 19:24
Kendra
They look so cute and so fun! Love them and can't wait to read the books ... Read More
Saturday, 24 August 2013 21:54
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Giveaway: Texting the Underworld by Ellen Booraem (US Only)

Giveaway: Texting the Underworld by Ellen Booraem (US Only)
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We're so happy to be a part of the TEXTING THE UNDERWORLD Blog Tour today! Check out our 5-star review below and make sure to enter the giveaway. Good luck!   About the Book Perpetual scaredy-cat Conor O'Neill has the fright of his life when a banshee girl named Ashling shows...
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Vivien
The cover is great! The title is just my favorite
Thursday, 08 August 2013 18:46
Viviana Ortiz
Cover great love the crows, sound interesting, the underworld with cell phone signal amazing
Thursday, 08 August 2013 19:42
Sam
The premise sounds interesting and the cover seems to fit it.
Friday, 16 August 2013 16:46
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Cover Reveal: Killer of Enemies by Joseph Bruchac + Giveaway (US Only)

Cover Reveal: Killer of Enemies by Joseph Bruchac + Giveaway (US Only)
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Hey YABCers! It's time for another cover reveal, this time from Tu Books . Check out what they have to say about KILLER OF ENEMIES by Joseph Bruchac:   Hi YABC! I’m Stacy Whitman, the publisher and editor of Tu Books. I’m so happy to introduce the cover of Joseph Bruchac’s...
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Katrina Pierce
This cover is pretty badass!
Wednesday, 07 August 2013 12:19
Vikki
I love Joseph Bruchac's books & look forward to Killer of Enemies (whether I win a copy or have to get it on my own). Steampunk as... Read More
Wednesday, 07 August 2013 13:18
Vivien
The cover is great! The synopsis definitely reeled me in!
Wednesday, 07 August 2013 18:19
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