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Giveaway: Court Of Lions (Somaiya Daud) ~ US Only

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Court Of Lions (US Only) by: Somaiya Daud Release Date: August 4th, 2020 Publisher: Flatiron Books       About the Book   Court of Lions  is the long-awaited second and final installment in the “smart, sexy, and devilishly clever”, Somaiya Daud's Mirage series (Renée Ahdieh,  New York Times  bestselling author...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, love the cover!
Tuesday, 04 August 2020 13:27
Andrea Cerda
ove the cover, im interested in reading this book it looks good!
Wednesday, 05 August 2020 14:36
Sam Haurie
Thanks for the chance!
Monday, 24 August 2020 11:37
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Featured Review: Roaring (Lindsey Duga)

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About This Book: Colt Clemmons is an agent in a specialized division within the Bureau of I nvestigation—one that hunts down not just mobsters, but also monsters. For reasons that are kept top secret, Colt is the only person who can resist a siren's voice. But he's never had a chance...
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Giveaway: Rural Voices: 15 Authors Challenge Assumptions About Small-Town America ~ (US/Canada Only)

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Rural Voices: 15 Authors Challenge Assumptions About Small-Town America (US/Can Only) edited by: Nora Shalaway Carpenter Release Date: October 13th, 2020 Publisher: Candlewick Press       About the Book Gracie sees a chance of fitting in at her South Carolina private school, until a “white trash”–themed Halloween party has her...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it.
Monday, 03 August 2020 13:48
Danielle Hammelef
I enjoy this cover and see many exciting authors listed as contributors.
Sunday, 30 August 2020 13:41
Emily
Growing up in a rural town I think I will relate to most of these stories.
Monday, 31 August 2020 15:28
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Giveaway: Zora and Me (Victoria Bond) ~ (US/Canada Only)

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Zora and Me (US/Can Only) by: Victoria Bond Release Date: October 13th, 2020 Publisher: Candlewick Press       About the Book For Carrie and her best friend, Zora, Eatonville—America’s first incorporated Black township—has been an idyllic place to live out their childhoods. But when a lynch mob crosses the town’s border...
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Zachary Snyder
Love the cover, book looks great!
Monday, 03 August 2020 13:19
Cass
The cover really drew me in! And the synopsis is so enticing! I love reading fantasy/paranormal activities ... Read More
Monday, 10 August 2020 15:19
Andrea Cerda
it looks really good!
Tuesday, 25 August 2020 18:15
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Giveaway: Everything I Thought I Knew (Shannon Takaoka) ~ (US/Can Only)

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Everything I Thought I Knew (US/Can Only) by: Shannon Takaoka Release Date: October 13th, 2020 Publisher: Candlewick Press       About the Book Seventeen-year-old Chloe had a plan: work hard, get good grades, and attend a top-tier college. But after she collapses during cross-country practice and is told that she...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Monday, 03 August 2020 12:42
Andrea Cerda
Love the cover. Specially since I see someone surfing in the pulmonary artery ?
Monday, 03 August 2020 15:30
Cass
The cover looks so great! I'm really excited to read about Chloe's discoveries after reading the synopsis.
Monday, 10 August 2020 15:24
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Sara Raash & Kristen Simmons (Set Fire To The Gods), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Welcome to our weekly special feature post,  Author Of The Week !! Each week we will be interviewing a different YA author and highlighting their upcoming release! We will also be hosting a giveaway of the book we are highlighting!!       Introducing  Sara Raasch , YABC's Author of the Week!...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it! Love the cover.
Monday, 03 August 2020 12:52
Andrea Cerda
YES!!! I really want to read this book!!!
Monday, 03 August 2020 15:08
Shilo Quetchenbach
The cover and the synopsis both sound really cool. I loved These Rebel Waves / These Divided Shores and am looking forward to this... Read More
Monday, 03 August 2020 22:08
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Spotlight on Dan Unmasked (Chris Negron), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Dan Unmasked  by Chris Negron.  Read on for more about Chris and his book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Chris Negron !     Chris Negron spent a huge chunk of his childhood collecting comic books and loving sports and not...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Thursday, 30 July 2020 17:03
Danielle Hammelef
I love the illustrated cover. This book sounds fun and emotional.
Monday, 17 August 2020 14:35
Penny Olson
The cover is dramatic. The story sounds important.
Monday, 24 August 2020 22:03
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Featured Review: Glass Kingdom (M Lynn)

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About This Book: A hidden princess is an obedient princess. On the shores of Madra, tradition is law. For Princess Helena Rhodipus, this means wearing masks to hide from common eyes. For the people, it means bowing down to a king who cares little for them. Wanting to rid herself of...
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Spotlight on The Mall (Megan McCafferty), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight The Mall  by Megan McCafferty.  Read on for more about Megan and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Megan McCafferty !    Megan McCafferty  writes fiction for tweens, teens and teens-at-heart of all ages. The author of several novels, she’s...
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Zachary Snyder
Book sounds great, funky cover!
Wednesday, 29 July 2020 10:50
Andrea Cerda
Like the neon colors cover!
Thursday, 30 July 2020 12:43
Morgan
Love the cover
Monday, 10 August 2020 10:44
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Rockstar Book Tours: Salt and Iron (October Weeks), Plus Excerpt & Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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YABC is thrilled to be hosting a spot on the SALT AND IRON by October Weeks Blog Tour hosted by  Rockstar Book Tours . Check out our post and make sure to enter the giveaway!   About the Book:   Title:  SALT AND IRON Author:  October Weeks Pub. Date:  July 9,...
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