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THE WISH GRANTER Pre-Order Giveaway Event! (International)

THE WISH GRANTER Pre-Order Giveaway Event! (International)
In three weeks, THE WISH GRANTER, C.J. Redwine's stand alone follow up to the New York Time's best selling THE SHADOW QUEEN, will hit the shelves. Today, we're kicking off an exciting pre-order giveaway event! Details on the prizes you can win are below (no purchase necessary to enter the book...
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So I am just starting to get in to this series, and so far I am loving it. Let's hope it gets better and better. I really love thi... Read More
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My niece is obsessed with the Once Upon a Time series with fairytale retellings. This would be perfect for her. I loved the synop... Read More
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What's Hot in Kindle Unlimited

Myths of ImmortalityWelcome 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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Waiting On Wednesday ~ January 18th, 2017

Waiting On Wednesday ~ January 18th, 2017
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.               *Beth's Choice* (Assistant Blog Manager for YABC)     A Poison Dark and Drowning (Jessica Cluess) Author: Jessica Cluess...
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Top Ten Tuesday ~ Top Ten Underrated/Hidden Gem Books I've Read In The Past Year Or So

Top Ten Tuesday ~ Top Ten Underrated/Hidden Gem Books I've Read In The Past Year Or So
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!!      ...
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Oh, I loved Graceling SO MUCH! And Adorkable was really cute :-) There are a whole lot here on my to-read list that I haven't got ... Read More
Friday, 20 January 2017 00:57
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Gray Wolf Island by Tracey Neithercott + Giveaway (US Only)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Gray Wolf Island by Tracey Neithercott + Giveaway (US Only)
Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for GRAY WOLF ISLAND by Tracey Neithercott, releasing October 10, 2017 from Knopf Books for Young Readers. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Tracey: Hi YABCers! A long, long time ago (a year and a half),...
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What a fascinating storyline. I love the idea of the sister's final wish being fulfilled! The cover is ethereal, with all that w... Read More
Saturday, 21 January 2017 20:27
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What's New In YA ~ January 18th, 2017

What's New In YA ~ January 18th, 2017
  Are you wondering what's new in  YA today? Check out these  wonderful new releases!       The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo for teens—this international bestseller is a thrilling, edge-of-your-seat Nordic noir that chills to the bone, and not just because of the bleak winter setting.Lumikki Andersson has made it a rule to...
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Behind the Scenes of Indie Publishing

Behind the Scenes of Indie Publishing
The Best of Being Indie By Michelle Lynn, Staff Reviewer and Indie Author I’m not going to lie, being an indie author can be disheartening, stressful. Much of the time, we don’t believe we’re good enough. So much hangs on the opinions of others. Our sales might struggle and it can...
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Featured Review: Poison's Kiss (Breeana Shields)

Featured Review: Poison's Kiss (Breeana Shields)
About This Book:   A teenage assassin kills with a single kiss until she is ordered to kill the one boy she loves. This commercial YA fantasy is romantic and addictive like-- a poison kiss-- and will thrill fans of Sarah J. Maas and Victoria Aveyard. Marinda has kissed dozens of...
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YABC 2016 Awards: Nomination Round

YABC 2016 Awards: Nomination Round
Welcome to the 1st Annual YABC Awards! The first round will be the nomination round. Please nominate your favorite book or favorite author in each category! Nominations will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. Friday 1/20.   Have fun and happy voting!! #YABCAwards     Rules for YABC 2016 Awards: 1. The...
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Press Release: 2017 SYDNEY TAYLOR BOOK AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Press Release: 2017 SYDNEY TAYLOR BOOK AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED
2017 SYDNEY TAYLOR BOOK AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED   Winners of the annual Sydney Taylor Book Award were announced by the Association of Jewish Libraries today. Named in memory of Sydney Taylor, author of the classic All-of-a-Kind Family series, the award recognizes books for children and teens that exemplify high literary standards...
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