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Featured Review: After (SK Gregory)

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About This Book: A world once overrun by zombies... Jenna grew up in the aftermath, in a broken world where people lived in fear. Now a corporation runs the country, using the Alliance soldiers to do their dirty work, under the guise of keeping the peace. Alone in the world... When...
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5th Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza ~ Day 5

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Welcome to YABC's Fifth Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza! We're featuring some of the hottest titles of the year--perfect for the book lover on your holiday list!--with exciting prize packs every day for the first twelve days of December. Each giveaway will run for seven days. Giveaways are US...
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Debra Branigan
I would love to win these to share with my grandson. I have read about a couple of them, including Dancer. It sounds like a sweet ... Read More
Thursday, 05 December 2019 18:10
John
"The Shortest Day" has such a cool-looking cover!
Thursday, 05 December 2019 19:46
Victoria Scott
What a great collection of books! Sure to become some of our favorites!
Friday, 06 December 2019 22:40
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Featured Review: Hitched: The Bachelorette (G.K. DeRosa)

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About This Book: One innocent human girl. Twenty-five supernatural bachelors. Six weeks to choose the one. When struggling actress Kimmie-Jayne Starr discovers she’s snagged the starring role on the next huge reality TV show, Hitched, she thinks all her dreams have finally come true. But as soon as she lands on...
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5th Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza ~ Day 4

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Welcome to YABC's Fifth Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza ! We're featuring some of the  hottest titles of the year-- perfect for the book lover on your holiday list!--with exciting giveaways every day for the first twelve days of December. Each giveaway will run for seven days. ( Giveaways...
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John
The Blue Witch has such an intriguing cover! It's beautifully done!
Wednesday, 04 December 2019 20:44
Debra Branigan
I am interested in these books. The fantasies by Alane Adams sound very intriguing and perfect for my young reader.
Thursday, 05 December 2019 17:31
Dianna G.
I would love to read A Dangerous Alliance. I feel like it's been all over social media lately; the cover is so eye-catching!... Read More
Thursday, 05 December 2019 22:27
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Waiting On Wednesday ~ December 4th, 2019

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Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event that is hosted by Jill at   Breaking the Spine   and spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.             *Lillian's Choice* (YABC Staff Reviewer)    Jesse and the Ice Princess (Michelle MacQueen)   Author: Michelle MacQueen Expected publication:...
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Author Chat with Terry Lynn Johnson (Dog Driven), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Terry Lynn Johnson author of Dog Driven Read on for more about Terry and her book, plus an giveaway.         Meet Terry Lynn Johnson! Terry Lynn Johnson, author of Ice Dogs, Sled Dog School, and the Survivor Diaries series, lives in...
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Brittany Colpitts
This reminds me of a movie I watched as a kid, but I can't remember the title for the life of me. Anyone know what I'm talking abo... Read More
Wednesday, 04 December 2019 08:30
Alex Colpitts
Looks good! Adding to my TBR
Wednesday, 04 December 2019 12:56
Debra Branigan
As a big fan of Gary Paulsen and Jack London, I look forward to reading this. It sounds quite adventurous.
Thursday, 05 December 2019 17:39
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5th Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza ~ Day 3

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Welcome to YABC's Fifth Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza ! We're featuring some of the  hottest titles of the year-- perfect for the book lover on your holiday list!--with exciting giveaways every day for the first twelve days of December. Each giveaway will run for seven days. ( Giveaways...
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Dianna G.
So many good books on this list! I want to read The End and Other Beginnings.
Tuesday, 03 December 2019 22:15
John
This looks like an interesting assortment of fantasies and school stories!
Tuesday, 03 December 2019 22:15
Madeline Tebo
So many of these sound so good! I especially can't wait to read Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All.
Tuesday, 03 December 2019 22:20
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Featured Review: Dangerous Alliance (Jennieke Cohen)

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About This Book: Lady Victoria Aston has everything she could want: an older sister happily wed, the future of her family estate secure, and ample opportunity to while her time away in the fields around her home. But now Vicky must marry—or find herself and her family destitute. Armed only with...
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What's New In YA ~ December 3rd, 2019

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Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!         After battling the impossible, Zélie and Amari have finally succeeded in bringing magic back to the land of Orïsha. But the ritual was more powerful than they could’ve imagined, reigniting the powers of not only the...
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Featured Review: Adorkable (Cookie O'Gorman)

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About This Book: Adorkable (ah-dor-kuh-bul): Descriptive term meaning to be equal parts dorky and adorable. For reference, see Sally Spitz. Seventeen-year-old Sally Spitz is done with dating. Or at least, she's done with the horrible blind dates/hookups/sneak attacks her matchmaking bestie, Hooker, sets her up on. There's only so much one...
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