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INSOMNIA Pre-Order Blog Hop - Win a Nook HD!

INSOMNIA Pre-Order Blog Hop - Win a Nook HD!

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Hey guys! Welcome to the INSOMNIA Pre-Order Blog Hop where you can enter to win a Nook HD!  Let me tell ya, you'll want to get your hands on this book. Here are a few reasons why:   About the book: Her eyes saved his life. Her dreams released his darkness....
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Krista Low
I am excited to read this. What an interesting idea for a novel! I just ordered on Amazon and I can't wait to read it!
Monday, 13 May 2013 13:34
Krista Low
Yes I am excited about possibly winning too
Monday, 13 May 2013 13:35
J.R. Johansson
Haha, who doesn't like a little winning?
Monday, 13 May 2013 15:15
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Want more Garrick from LOSING IT by Cora Carmack?

Want more Garrick from LOSING IT by Cora Carmack?
Are you a fan of Garrick and Bliss from LOSING IT by New York Times Best Selling Author , Cora Carmack?  In anticipation of her upcoming release, FAKING IT, (which I've read and is fantastic!) Cora plans to release four different scenes once her pre-orders hit certain number thresholds. ALL FROM...
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Giveaway: Shutdown by Heather Anastasiu

Giveaway: Shutdown by Heather Anastasiu
  Shutdown by Heather Anastasiu Release Date: July 2, 2013   The battle is all but over, and hope seems to be lost. Zoe and her fellow Resistance fighters are on the run, having lost their home, their protection, and their leader. They are outnumbered and outmatched by the powerful corporation...
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Shannon Silvey
I think Zoe's biggest enemy is definitely the Chancellor! UGH, talk about a character you hate. I'm so excited about this book - s... Read More
Wednesday, 08 May 2013 14:30
Kathryn Lynn Frank
CHANCELLOR!!!
Wednesday, 08 May 2013 22:36
Jen
Looking forward to reading this.
Friday, 10 May 2013 16:05
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Giveaway: The Program by Suzanne Young (US only)

Giveaway: The Program by Suzanne Young (US only)
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  The Program by Suzanne Young ISBN:  9781442445802 Release Date: April 30, 2013   Sloane knows better than to cry in front of anyone. With suicide now an international epidemic, one outburst could land her in The Program, the only proven course of treatment. Sloane’s parents have already lost one child;...
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Joshua David Bellin
This book has an amazing premise, and I'm really looking forward to reading it. Having never experienced clinical depression, it'... Read More
Wednesday, 08 May 2013 11:52
Geraldine Choy
I would definitely keep my emotions!
Wednesday, 08 May 2013 12:02
Michelle Quinlan
Although there are days that I hate to be "emotional"...I would definitely not give them up!... Read More
Wednesday, 08 May 2013 12:12
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Join in the #PitchDarkDays Live Event!

Join in the #PitchDarkDays Live Event!

I'll be at the #PitchDarkDays event at Schuler Books & Music in Lansing, Michigan this Friday at 6pm. Any northerners coming to join me? If not, you can join in on Twitter, because I'll be live-tweeting the event! Which authors will be there?  Kiera Cass ( THE ELITE ) Elizabeth Norris...
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Giveaway: Meant to Be by Lauren Morrill (US/Canada)

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  Meant to Be by  Lauren Morrill Release Date: November 2012     Meant to be or not meant to be . . . that is the question.  It's one thing to fall head over heels into a puddle of hazelnut coffee, and quite another to fall for the—gasp—wrong guy. Straight-A...
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Heather
I think so.
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 22:03
Breana M.
Of course!
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 22:06
Danielle Schneider
I'd like to think everyone has a meant to be
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 22:10
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Giveaway: ICONS Prize Pack by Margaret Stohl (US/Canada)

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  Icons by  Margaret Stohl Release Date: May 7th     Your heart beats only with their permission. Everything changed on The Day. The day the windows shattered. The day the power stopped. The day Dol's family dropped dead. The day Earth lost a war it didn't know it was fighting....
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Kandis
If aliens came, I'm not really sure what I'd do.... I'd hope they were some peaceful aliens, otherwise I'd be in trouble. I don't ... Read More
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 21:47
Danielle Schneider
If aliens came I would deduce whether they are hostile or friendly. Never want to run up to an alien with a big welcoming grin onl... Read More
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 22:14
Kathryn Lynn Frank
If Aliens come I'm breaking out the nunchucks!
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 22:18
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Giveaway: The How-To Handbook (US/Canada)

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  The How-To Handbook: Shortcuts and Solutions for the Problems of Everyday Life by  Martin Oliver and Alexandra Johnson Release Date: 4/23/13     There are certain things that everyone just has to know how to do in life: unjamming a jar, for instance, fixing a flat tire, and removing a...
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YABC
I think every person must learn to be kind to others.
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 20:38
Kathryn Lynn Frank
I think people should know basic car maintenance.
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 21:53
Amanda Collins
I think everyone needs to learn to multi task.
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 23:24
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Interview with Christian Schoon, author of Zenn Scarlet + Giveaway

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    Zenn Scarlett by Christian Schoon Release Date: May 7 (US/CAN), May 2 (UK)     YABC recently got the chance to catch up with Christian Schoon, author of Zenn Scarlett. Check out his answers to our questions below, then enter the international giveaway to win one of three copies! ...
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Vivien
Mars
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 20:25
Cassidy Washburn
Mars
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 20:27
Kathryn Lynn Frank
Zenn lives on Mars.
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 21:46
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Giveaway: Emilie and the Hollow World by Martha Wells (International)

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Emilie and the Hollow World by Martha Wells Release Date:   4/2/13   While running away from home for reasons that are eminently defensible, Emilie's plans to stow away on the steamship Merry Bell and reach her cousin in the big city go awry, landing her on the wrong ship and at...
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Vivien
Merry Bell
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 20:28
Scott Robertson
Merry Bell
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 21:20
Kathryn Lynn Frank
The Merry Bell!
Wednesday, 01 May 2013 22:00
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