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Featured Review: Dragonfly Nightmare by Erin Richards

Featured Review: Dragonfly Nightmare by Erin Richards
About this book: To be a normal teenage girl. To forget about the past. To fall in love for the first time. Is that too much to ask? Sixteen-year-old Allie Bailey just wants a break—a break from her overly-protected life. And Dragonfly Meadows summer camp is the answer. A summer away f......
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Penguin Teen Blog Tour, Excerpt, & Giveaway: Nemesis (Brendan Reichs)

Penguin Teen Blog Tour, Excerpt, & Giveaway: Nemesis (Brendan Reichs)
Today we're spotlighting Brendan Reichs's novel, Nemesis!!  Read on for more about Brendan, his novel, a excerpt, and a giveaway!         Meet Brendan Reichs! Brendan Reichs was born and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina. He graduated from Wake Forest University in 2000 and The George Washington University School of Law in......
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Julie
I thought this post was pretty good. Nemesis sounds interesting.
Wednesday, 22 March 2017 23:59
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Kate Hamilton's Top 5 Ships from Cindi Madsen, Plus Giveaway

Kate Hamilton's Top 5 Ships from Cindi Madsen, Plus Giveaway
Kate Hamilton's Top 5 Ships!  Kate Hamilton, my heroine from Operation Prom Date, lives for fandoms & shipping & OTPs. Cooper, her guy friend who’s helping her land her crush doesn’t exactly understand it all, but he sure does like listening to her ramble on about it. Here’s a small excerpt fr......
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The cover and the synopsis make me think of rainbows and puppy dogs!
Wednesday, 22 March 2017 17:24
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Waiting On Wednesday ~ March 22, 2017

Waiting On Wednesday ~ March 22, 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* (YABC Assistant Blog Manager)   The Glass Spare (Lauren DeStefano) Author: Lauren DeStefano Book: Hardcover,......
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Don't Kiss the Messenger by Katie Ray + Giveaway (Intl)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Don't Kiss the Messenger by Katie Ray + Giveaway (Intl)
Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for DON'T KISS THE MESSENGER (Edgelake High School, #1) by Katie Ray, releasing April 10, 2017 from Entangled Crush. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Katie: Hi YABC Readers,  My favorite thing about the cover of Don't......
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Featured Review: Take The Key and Lock Her Up (Ally Carter)

Featured Review: Take The Key and Lock Her Up (Ally Carter)
About This Book: The princess is dead. Long live the princess.Centuries ago, the royal family of Adria was killed…or so everyone thought.Now Grace Blakely knows the truth: There was one survivor, and that survivor’s blood runs through her veins. This simple fact could cause a revolution—which is why some people will stop ......
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Top Ten Tuesday ~ Top Ten Books You Read In One Sitting Theme

Top Ten Tuesday ~ Top Ten Books You Read In One Sitting Theme
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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Spotlight on Swinging At Love (Kendra C. Highley), Guest Post & Giveaway!

Spotlight on Swinging At Love (Kendra C. Highley), Guest Post & Giveaway!
Today we're spotlighting Kendra C. Highley's novel, Swinging At Love!!  Read on for more about Kendra, her novel, a guest post, and a giveaway!     Meet Kendra C. Highley! Kendra C. Highley lives in north Texas with her husband and two children. She also serves as staff to four self-important and high-powered cats.......
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What's New In YA ~ March 21st, 2017

What's New In YA ~ March 21st, 2017
Are you wondering what's new in  YA today? Check out these  wonderful new releases!       Nev has just joined the crew of the starship Kaitan Heritage as the cargo loader. His captain, Qole, is the youngest-ever person to command her own ship, but she brooks no argument from her crew of orphans,......
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Featured Review: Our Own Private Universe (Robin Talley)

Featured Review: Our Own Private Universe (Robin Talley)
About This Book:   Fifteen-year-old Aki Simon has a theory. And it's mostly about sex. No, it isn't that kind of theory. Aki already knows she's bisexual—even if, until now, it's mostly been in the hypothetical sense. Aki has dated only guys so far, and her best friend, Lori, is the only p......
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