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Top Ten Tuesday ~ Top Ten Things Books Have Made Me Want To Do or Learn About After Reading Them!!

Top Ten Tuesday ~ Top Ten Things Books Have Made Me Want To Do or Learn About After Reading Them!!
  Welcome to Young Adult Book Central's Top Ten Tuesday post! Each Tuesday we will be hosting a different theme or topic involving all things bookish!!! The Top Ten Tuesday post was originally created at The Broke and The Bookish so visit there site for all the fun details about this awesome meme!!   This...
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Through the Pensieve: YABC & the Month of Harry Potter ~ 10 Ways Viktor Crum is Surprisingly Relatable !!!

Through the Pensieve: YABC & the Month of Harry Potter ~ 10 Ways Viktor Crum is Surprisingly Relatable !!!
  This month will be one devoted to our love of Harry Potter!  We will be featuring everything from book recommendations and gift guides to book reviews and love letters to characters. But what's more, we will be taking a trip back through the pensieve to rediscover the magic of this...
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Featured Review: The Darkest Hour by Caroline Tung Richmond

Featured Review: The Darkest Hour by Caroline Tung Richmond
About this book:   Never underestimate a pretty face. My name is Lucie Blaise. I am sixteen years old. I have many aliases, but I am none of the girls you see. What I am is the newest agent of Covert Ops. And we are here to take down Hitler. After...
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What's New in YA--July 26, 2016

What's New in YA--July 26, 2016
Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!     In a powerful and daring debut novel, Sonya Mukherjee shares the story of sisters Clara and Hailey, conjoined twins who are learning what it means to be truly extraordinary.Seventeen-year-old conjoined twins Clara and Hailey have lived in...
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Given To The Sea (Mindy McGinnis), and Giveaway!! (US/Can)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Given To The Sea (Mindy McGinnis), and Giveaway!! (US/Can)
  Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for Given To The Sea by Mindy McGinnis, releasing April 11, 2017 from Putman Children's!!   Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Mindy about the 5 things you need to know about Given To The...
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Dawn Kurtagich (And The Trees Crept In), plus Giveaway!!

Author Of The Week: Chat with Dawn Kurtagich (And The Trees Crept In), 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 Dawn Kurtagich, YABC's Author of the Week!!   Website * Facebook * Twitter    ...
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Chat with Joan Trumpauer Mulholland (She Stood For Freedom), Plus Giveaway!

Chat with Joan Trumpauer Mulholland (She Stood For Freedom), Plus Giveaway!
  Today we're excited to chat with Joan Trumpauer Mulholland,   the inspiration behind She Stood For Freedom!  Below you'll find more about Joan's personal experience with segregation, and the book that tells her story, plus a giveaway!       She Stood For Freedom is the story of Joan Trumpauer Mulholland as she joins...
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Featured Review: A World Without You (Beth Revis)

Featured Review: A World Without You (Beth Revis)
  About this book:   What if finding her means losing himself? Seventeen-year-old Bo has always had delusions that he can travel through time. When he was ten, Bo claimed to have witnessed the Titanic hit an iceberg, and at fifteen, he found himself on a Civil War battlefield, horrified by the bodies...
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It's Live!! Cover Reveals: Shadows and Opposition by Jennifer L. Armentrout

It's Live!! Cover Reveals: Shadows and Opposition by Jennifer L. Armentrout
Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate two cover reveals: SHADOWS and OPPOSITION by Jennifer L. Armentrout, both releasing November 1, 2016 from Entangled Teen. OPPOSITION is the fifth and final book in the Lux series, and SHADOWS is Dawson Black's story. Ready to see? Scroll, YABCers! Scroll! ... ......
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Featured Review: The Cresswell Plot by Eliza Wass

Featured Review: The Cresswell Plot by Eliza Wass
  About this book:   The woods were insane in the dark, terrifying and magical at the same time. But best of all were the stars, which trumpeted their light into the misty dark. Castella Cresswell and her five siblings—Hannan, Caspar, Mortimer, Delvive, and Jerusalem—know what it’s like to be different....
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