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Author Top Five--Twinned Enchantment with L.E. Sterling, Plus Giveaway!

Author Top Five--Twinned Enchantment with L.E. Sterling, Plus Giveaway!
Today's AUTHOR TOP FIVE comes from L.E. Sterling, and because True Born, the story of Lucinda Fox, whose twin sister Margot gets kidnapped in a plague-ridden world, the author decided to write her post about the magic of twins!     First meet L.E. Sterling! L.E. Sterling had an early obsession with sci-fi,...
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Waiting On Wednesday

Waiting On Wednesday
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.       Kayla's choice for Waiting On Wednesday (Blog Manager for YABC) REPLICA by Lauren Oliver ~10/4/16 Author: Lauren Oliver Book: Hardcover, 544 pages Expected publication: October 4th...
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Dessert First by Dean Gloster + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Dessert First by Dean Gloster + Giveaway (US/Canada)
Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the new cover reveal for DESSERT FIRST by Dean Gloster, releasing September 18, 2016 from Merit Press. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Dean: Hi, YABC, and welcome to the cover reveal of DESSERT FIRST! The cover design is...
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I was thrilled with the cover design by Colleen Cunningham and Alexandra Artiano.
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Featured Review: Rescued (Ape Quartet #3) by Eliot Schrefer

Featured Review: Rescued (Ape Quartet #3) by Eliot Schrefer
About this book: Raja has been raised in captivity. Not behind the bars of a zoo, but within the confines of an American home. He was stolen when he was young to be someone's pet. Now he's grown up . . . and is about to be sent away again, to...
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Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Books I Feel Differently About After Time Has Passed

Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Books I Feel Differently About After Time Has Passed
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 week's...
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Author Chat with Megan Miranda & Megan Shephard, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Megan Miranda & Megan Shephard, Plus Giveaway!
Hi, YABC readers! This is Megan “Shep” Shepherd and Megan “MM” Miranda. In case you haven’t noticed, we’ve been staging a YABC takeover all week. This installment is less about an evil plot for world domination and more about all things books: our writing processes, our relationship as critique partners,...
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Spotlight on Just A Few Inches by Tara St. Pierre, Plus Giveaway!

Spotlight on Just A Few Inches by Tara St. Pierre, Plus Giveaway!
Today we're spotlighting Tara St. Pierre's novel, Just A Few Inches! Read on for more about Tara St. Pierre, her novel, an excerpt, plus a giveaway! Meet Tara St. Pierre!     Tara St. Pierre has been writing for over two decades, but her muse only sporadically provides inspiration. Her laptop is...
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Author Chat with Melissa Hart, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Melissa Hart, Plus Giveaway!
Today we're excited to chat with Melissa Hart, author of Avenging the Owl! Below  you'll find our interview, more about Melissa and her book, plus a giveaway!     YABC:  What surprised you most while writing your latest book? Melissa Hart: I’m used to writing memoir about my own life, and mostly for adults. What surprised...
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What's New in YA--May 24, 2016

What's New in YA--May 24, 2016
Are you wondering what's new in YA  today? Check out these wonderful new releases!       Breaking up with her boyfriend is not how Veda planned on starting her summer. When Mark makes it clear that it’s over between them, Veda is heartbroken and humiliated—but, more importantly, she’s inspired. And so she...
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Featured Review: Seneca Rebel by Rayya Deeb

Featured Review: Seneca Rebel by Rayya Deeb
About this book:   What if your one chance to change the world means you have to leave everything you love behind?  In the not-too-distant future, math genius Doro Campbell is introduced to the Seneca Society: a secretive, technologically-advanced subterranean utopia dedicated to inventing and perfecting the most effective ways to...
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