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Author Of The Week: Chat with Beth Rodgers (Sweet Fifteen), Plus Giveaway!!

Author Of The Week: Chat with Beth Rodgers (Sweet Fifteen), Plus Giveaway!!
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 Beth Rodgers, YABC's Author of the Week!! Beth Rodgers is an author,......
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Cover is great and I have twin daughters who will be 15 in a year
Monday, 27 March 2017 12:05
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Indie Superstars with Raye Wagner + Giveaway (US and International)

Indie Superstars with Raye Wagner + Giveaway (US and International)
Welcome to YA Books Central's "Indie Superstars" column. This monthly event will spotlight the best and brightest of the indie community.   You don’t want to miss out on these talented authors   This week our staff reviewer, Kelly St. Clare is interviewing Raye Wagner, author of the The Sphinx Series Kelly S......
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Spotlight on True North (L.E. Sterling), Guest Post & Giveaway!

Spotlight on True North (L.E. Sterling), Guest Post & Giveaway!
Today we're spotlighting L.E. Sterling's novel, True North!!  Read on for more about L.E., her novel, a guest post, and a giveaway!     Meet L.E. Sterling! L.E. Sterling had an early obsession with sci-fi, fantasy and romance to which she remained faithful even through an M.A. in Creative Writing and a PhD in......
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YABC Staff's Current Reads ~ March 27th, 2017

YABC Staff's Current Reads ~ March 27th, 2017
Hello YABC'ers! Welcome to the newest weekly post by the Staff at YA Books Central called Current Reads Monday! We love everything bookish and just wanted to share with our readers what books we are currently reading and obsessing about! So check out what books the YABC Staff are currently reading......
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Chapter 9 Read Along: Tendrils of Darkness

Chapter 9 Read Along: Tendrils of Darkness
Is Tendrils of Darkness new to you? Click here to go to Chapter 1!   CHAPTER 9 A MUTUAL ARRANGEMENT Selgrin’s limbs stretched this way and that as the crowd fought over him. His body was lifted off the ground. One man yanked at a boot while another threatened to pull his precious curls f......
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Featured Review: Girls in the Moon by Janet McNally

Featured Review: Girls in the Moon by Janet McNally
About this book: An exquisitely told, authentic YA debut about family secrets, the shadow of fame, and finding your own way. Everyone in Phoebe Ferris’s life tells a different version of the truth. Her mother, Meg, ex–rock star and professional question evader, shares only the end of the story—the post-fame calm that ......
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview, and Giveaway: Night Witches (Kathryn Lasky)

Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview, and Giveaway: Night Witches (Kathryn Lasky)
Title: NIGHT WITCHES Author: Kathryn Lasky Pub. Date: March 28, 2017 Publisher: Scholastic Press Pages: 224 Formats: Hardcover, eBook, audiobook Find it: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Goodreads From bestselling and award-winning author Kathryn Lasky comes an explosive adventure following the teen girl fighter pilots who took on Hitler's army . . . and won. Fifteen-year-old Valya knows what it ......
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POWER RANGERS - Drive Through Movie Review

POWER RANGERS - Drive Through Movie Review

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The Nerd Riders, Kristin and Clint, hit the road after seeing a sneak peek of POWER RANGERS. Here are their thoughts.

 

 

Who is your favorit POwer Ranger?

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Seriously!! I am so jealous!! I want to see this so bad! I feel like a 10 year old! ... Read More
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Spotlight, and Giveaway: Hearts & Other Body Parts (Ira Bloom)

Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Spotlight, and Giveaway: Hearts & Other Body Parts (Ira  Bloom)
Title: HEARTS & OTHER BODY PARTS Author: Ira Bloom Pub. Date: March 28, 2017 Publisher: Scholastic Press Pages: 352 Formats: Hardcover, eBook, audiobook Find it: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iBooks, Goodreads   A novel of love and monsters.   Sisters Esme, Katy, and Ronnie are smart, talented, and gorgeous, and better yet . . . all three are witches. They ......
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5 Fun Facts About Michelle Obama, Plus Giveaway

5 Fun Facts About Michelle Obama, Plus Giveaway
Today we're excited to be part of the First Ladies blog tour.  Below you'll find more about our featured first lady, Michelle Obama,  What's the Big Deal About First Ladies, plus a giveaway!         Get to Know Michelle Obama!           1.) Though growing up, Michelle w......
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