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Author Chat with Melissa de la Cruz, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Melissa de la Cruz, Plus Giveaway!
Today we're excited to chat with Melissa de la Cruz, author of Alex & Eliza. Read on for more about Melissa and her novel, plus a giveaway!   1. What gave you the inspiration to write this book?   Melissa: After seeing Hamilton in New York, my daughter was obsessed with Eliza Schuyler, ......
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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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Author Guest Post with Jennifer Gold, Plus Giveaway!

Author Guest Post with Jennifer Gold, Plus Giveaway!
I’m very excited to be the guest blogger today on YABooksCentral! I have two new novels right now—Undiscovered Country, which just came out this month, and On the Spectrum, which is being released this September. The thing the books have in common is that both have an “illness narrative.” Undiscovered Country loo......
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Waiting On Wednesday ~ April 26th, 2017

Waiting On Wednesday ~ April 26th, 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)   Before She Ignites (Jodi Meadows) Author: Jodi Meadows Book: Hardcover,......
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Featured Review: Forward Into Darkness (Marlene Perez)

Featured Review: Forward Into Darkness (Marlene Perez)
About This 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 the city, Valencia observes life in Sombria from the other side of a wrought-iron fence. Her father, a powerful scientist in S......
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Tor Teen Pre-Order Promotion Giveaway for Roar (Cora Cormack)!

Tor Teen Pre-Order Promotion Giveaway for Roar (Cora Cormack)!
Pre-order your copy of Roar and submit your receipt here (http://us.macmillan.com/torforge/promo/roar2017preorderoffer)  to receive a special swag bag.       Roar by Cora Carmack, on sale June 13th In a land ruled and shaped by violent magical storms, power lies with those who control them. Aurora Pavan comes from one of the oldest Stormling......
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Krys
What a beautiful eye-catching cover. The female on the cover looks fierce and ready to take on whatever she's looking out at and t... Read More
Tuesday, 25 April 2017 15:10
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Top Ten Tuesday ~ Top Ten Books On My Summer TBR List!!

Top Ten Tuesday ~ Top Ten Books On My Summer TBR List!!
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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Giveaway: Prize Pack from HarperChildrens

Giveaway: Prize Pack from HarperChildrens

Olga and the Smelly Thing from Nowhere by Elise Gravel AND Stick Cat: A Tail of Two Kitties by Tom Watson   US Only   In stores now!   Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books   About the Books Olga and the Smelly Thing from Nowhere - Olga finds a creature in her......
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These look and sound delightful and hilarious! So cute and funny!
Tuesday, 25 April 2017 20:52
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Press Release: Toward A Secret Sky Student Essay Contest!

Press Release: Toward A Secret Sky Student Essay Contest!
To celebrate the release of the new Young Adult adventure novel Toward A Secret Sky, an essay contest is being held for students ages 13-18. The winner will get to visit the book's real-life locations and walk in Maren's footsteps!   Simply submit a 400-600 word essay that answers the questions:......
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Hide From Me by Mary Lindsey + Giveaway (US Only)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Hide From Me by Mary Lindsey + Giveaway (US Only)
Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for HIDE FROM ME by Mary Lindsey, releasing November 7, 2017, from Entangled Teen. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Mary: Hi there, YABCers!    I'm so excited about today's cover reveal for Hide From Me.  I'm one of......
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I think the book sounds eerie and intriguing, and the cover is rather sultry!
Tuesday, 25 April 2017 20:52
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