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Featured Review: The Football Girl by Thatcher Heldring

Featured Review: The Football Girl by Thatcher Heldring
About This Book: For every athlete or sports fanatic who knows she's just as good as the guys. This is for fans of The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen, Grace, Gold, and Glory by Gabrielle Douglass and Breakaway: Beyond the Goal by Alex Morgan. The summer before Caleb and ......
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Featured Review: Cheesus Was Here by J.C. Davis

Featured Review: Cheesus Was Here by J.C. Davis
About This Book: Sixteen-year-old Delaney Delgado knows miracles aren’t real—if they were, her kid sister wouldn’t be dead. So when the image of baby Jesus appears on a Babybel cheese wheel, she’s not buying the idea that God’s got a dairy obsession. Soon, religious signs begin turning up all over Del’s home......
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Giveaway: THE FALLEN STAR (US Only)

Giveaway: THE FALLEN STAR (US Only)
THE FALLEN STAR (The Nocturnals Series #3) ~US Only Written by: Tracey Hecht Illustrated by: Kate Liebman Release Date: May 2, 2017 Publisher: Fabled Films Press   About the Book In The Fallen Star, Dawn, Tobin, and Bismark awaken one evening to a disaster: all of the forest's pomelos have been mysteriously......
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The cover is charming, and I would love to learn more about pomelos and aye-ayes, whatever those are!
Friday, 21 April 2017 21:31
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview, & Giveaway: Blacksouls (Nicole Castroman)

Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview, & Giveaway: Blacksouls (Nicole Castroman)
Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Nicole Castroman's    Blacksouls   Read on for more about Nicole, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!               Meet Nicole Castroman! Nicole was lucky enough to come with her very own best friend...she has a......
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Author Chat with Joanne O'Sullivan, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Joanne O'Sullivan, Plus Giveaway!
Today we're excited to chat with Joanne O'Sullivan, author of Between Two Skies. Read on for more about Joanne and her novel, plus a giveaway!   1. What gave you the inspiration to write this book? I went to college in New Orleans, so I was concerned about what happened to the region......
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The cover has a colorful, retro look! The story sounds timeless!
Thursday, 20 April 2017 21:19
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What's Hot in KU

What's Hot in KU
Welcome to YA Books Central's "What's Hot in KU" post. This weekly event will highlight what's hot, new and exciting in the Amazon Kindle Unlimited Library. Amazon's Kindle Unlimited subscription is a great way to enjoy unlimited reading on a tight budget. With over a million titles and counting, we thought......
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Blog Tour, Guest Post, & Giveaway: First We Were IV (Alexandra Sirowy)

Blog Tour, Guest Post, & Giveaway: First We Were IV (Alexandra Sirowy)
Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Alexandra Sirowy's    FIRST WE WERE IV   Read on for more about Alexandra, a guest post, and a tour-wide giveaway!               Meet Alexandra Sirowy! Alexandra Sirowy is the author of the young adult thrillers......
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Featured Review: The Clay Lion by Amalie Jahn

Featured Review: The Clay Lion by Amalie Jahn
About This Book: What if you could go back in time to save the person you love the most? The rules are simple. If you want to travel back in time, you need to be at least eighteen years old. You can only travel within your own lifespan for a maximum......
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Bookstagrammer of the Month: @TheBooksBuzz

Bookstagrammer of the Month: @TheBooksBuzz
Welcome to our  new monthly special feature post, Bookstagrammer Of The Month! Each month we will be interviewing a different Bookstagrammer  (Book lover/photographer on Instagram) who will share with us a bit of their experience about the Bookstagram community! Introducing Alexandria of @TheBooksBuzz, YABC's Bookstagrammer of the Month!!     I'm Alex, a 16-year-old booktuber, b......
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Giveaway: FORWARD INTO DARKNESS (US Only)

Giveaway: FORWARD INTO DARKNESS (US Only)
Forward Into Darkness (US Only) by Marlene Perez Release Date: April 25, 2017 Publisher: The Studio, a Paper Lantern Lit imprint   About the Book For Valencia Paine, the world is as small as her family’s estate. Confined to the grounds because of unrest from the human-animal hybrids whose labor runs t......
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