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What She Left Behind Giveaway (US only)

What She Left Behind Giveaway (US only)
Win a copy of WHAT SHE LEFT BEHIND by Tracy Bilen!   “Don’t even think of leaving…I will find you,” he whispered. “Guaranteed.”   Sara and her mom have a plan to finally escape Sara’s abusive father. But when her mom doesn’t show up as expected, Sara’s terrified. Her father says...
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Amber McKinney
His name is Alex.
Thursday, 02 August 2012 17:25
Teena
Alex.
Thursday, 02 August 2012 21:09
Lamecia
Alex!
Thursday, 02 August 2012 22:02
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Keeper of the Lost Cities Giveaway (US only)

Keeper of the Lost Cities Giveaway (US only)
Win a copy of Keeper of the Lost Cities by Shannon Messenger!   In this riveting debut, a telepathic girl must figure out why she is the key to her brand-new world--before the wrong person finds the answer first. Twelve-year-old Sophie has never quite fit into her life. She's skipped multiple...
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Jill
I'd love to leap into the olympics right now just because it would be fun!
Thursday, 02 August 2012 10:49
Jessy
I would leap to Hawaii and lay on the beach all day.
Thursday, 02 August 2012 11:10
YABC
I would leap to Ireland & Scotland. I've wanted to visit there forever!
Thursday, 02 August 2012 11:53
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Glitch Giveaway (US-only)

Glitch Giveaway (US-only)
Win a copy of GLITCH by Heather Anastasiu!   Zoe lives in a world free of pain and war. Like all members of the Community, a small implanted chip protects her from the destructive emotions that destroyed the Old World. Until her hardware starts to glitch. Zoe begins to develop her...
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Emily Savant, Staff Reviewer
Her power is telekinesis. Weird that I have been slowly writing a book about telekinesis. (:
Thursday, 02 August 2012 10:21
Jill
Telekinesis - the one I'd love to have!!!
Thursday, 02 August 2012 10:51
Jessy
Her glitch is Telekinesis
Thursday, 02 August 2012 10:55
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Trailer Tuesday: This is Not a Test

Trailer Tuesday: This is Not a Test
Want to see one CREEPtastic book trailer? Then look no further than Courtney Summers' latest novel, THIS IS NOT A TEST. See what I mean? CRAZAY SAUCE. Click here to read or write reviews, or purchase this book. Release date: June 19, 2012
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YABC
Sounds like a good scary read! Check out Cameo by Tanille for another great read! http://cameonia.blogspot.com/... Read More
Thursday, 19 July 2012 15:33
Veronica
Interesting..
Thursday, 19 July 2012 19:26
Veronica
Interesting..
Thursday, 19 July 2012 19:26
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Giveaway: The Forsaken by Lisa M. Stasse

Giveaway: The Forsaken by Lisa M. Stasse
  Enter to win a signed copy of THE FORSAKEN by Lisa M. Stasse!   When the world has given up on you, who will you become? As an obedient orphan of the U.N.A. (the super-country that was once Mexico, the U.S., and Canada), Alenna learned at an early age to...
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YABC
I would limit who I associated with, become a farmer to become as independent as I could, or a fisherman. Something in the woods.... Read More
Sunday, 01 July 2012 12:25
YABC
I would also limit my associations and try to be independent and not draw much attention to myself.
Wednesday, 18 July 2012 00:52
Lilibeth Ramos
I would stay the same; being a new person too much of a hassle.
Sunday, 01 July 2012 12:26
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Giveaway: Never Enough by Denise Jaden

Giveaway: Never Enough by Denise Jaden
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  Enter to win a NEVER ENOUGH prize pack from Denise Jaden! From the author of Losing Faith , a novel about two sisters and the eating disorder that threatens to destroy their family. Loann’s always wanted to be popular and pretty like her sister, Claire. So when Claire’s ex-boyfriend starts...
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Holly
She was a mushroom farmer!
Sunday, 01 July 2012 13:32
Andrea Navarro
Wow she was a professional Polynesian dancer.
Sunday, 01 July 2012 14:07
Patrice Zurek
church secretary
Sunday, 01 July 2012 18:37
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Giveaway: Love and Leftovers

Giveaway: Love and Leftovers
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  Enter to win a LOVE AND LEFTOVERS prize pack from Sarah Tregay! My wish is to fall cranium over Converse in dizzy, daydream-worthy love. (If only it were that easy.) When her parents split, Marcie is dragged from Idaho to a family summerhouse in New Hampshire. She leaves behind her...
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YABC
My favorite book in verse is Chasing Brooklyn by Lisa Schroeder
Sunday, 01 July 2012 12:14
Amanda Pitts
I've never read a novel in verse. It's not because I don't like them, I can never find on that interests me. Maybe I'll like this ... Read More
Sunday, 01 July 2012 13:18
Marissa Tovalin
I don't like verse books, but I read Glimpse by Carol Lynch Williams. It really got my attention and I still find myself thinking ... Read More
Sunday, 01 July 2012 15:29
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Giveaway: The Best Night of Your (Pathetic) Life

Giveaway: The Best Night of Your (Pathetic) Life
  Enter to win one of 5 signed copies of THE BEST NIGHT OF YOUR (PATHETIC) LIFE by Tara Altebrando!   An all-day scavenger hunt in the name of eternal small-town glory. With only a week until graduation, there's one last thing Mary and her friends must do together: participate in...
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Cherie Durbin
Stephen Baldwin. He's goofy but loveable, creative and energetic.
Sunday, 01 July 2012 14:39
Molly Nudo Frenzel
For a scavenger hunt, I would choose Ian Somerhalder as my celeb teammate. Even though he's fun to look at, he would be distractin... Read More
Sunday, 01 July 2012 14:41
Ashley
David Tennant. Because of reasons.
Sunday, 01 July 2012 16:23
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Trailer Tuesday: Tiger Lily and Seraphina

  Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson Release Date: July 3, 2012 Click here to read or write reviews for this book . Seraphina by Rachel Hartman Releases July, 2012 Click here to read or write reviews about this book on YABC .    
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Cover Contest for THE 13TH SIGN

13thSign
Hey, everyone! Below is the hot-off-the-presses cover for THE 13 TH SIGN by Kristin O’Donnell Tubb (January 8, 2013 from Feiwel & Friends): Isn't it beautiful?? Check out the jacket copy: “ What if there was a 13th zodiac sign? 

 You’re no longer Sagittarius, but Ophiuchus, the healer, the 13th...
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