Press Release: The Great American Read, A New Multi-Platform PBS Series

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THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, A NEW MULTI-PLATFORM PBS SERIES, REVEALS LIST  OF AMERICA’S 100 FAVORITE NOVELS  – Eight-Part Series Profiling America’s Favorite Books to Premiere May 22  on PBS Stations With Two-Hour Event –  – Nationwide Summer Reading Initiative Will Culminate in Vote for  “America’s Best-Loved Novel” –  – Barbara...
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Featured Review: Devils Unto Dust (Emma Berquist)

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About This Book: Ten years ago, a horrifying disease began spreading across the West Texas desert. Infected people—shakes—attacked the living and created havoc and destruction. No one has ever survived the infection. Daisy Wilcox, known as Willie, has been protecting her siblings within the relatively safe walls of Glory, Texas....
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Guest Post: Invaluable's Shakespearean Insults For Every Situation

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Fans of Shakespeare know well that April 23rd is an important holiday to celebrate his literary achievements, as this is the anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth and death. William Shakespeare leaves behind a rich legacy including writing 37 plays over the course of two decades. Whether you love Shakespeare or suffered...
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Author Chat with Siobhan Vivian (Stay Sweet), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Siobhan Vivian , author of  Stay Sweet .   Read on for more about Siobhan and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Siobhan Vivian ! Siobhan Vivian is the author of the young adult novel The List, as well as Not...
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Jessica Leake (Beyond A Darkened Shore), Plus Giveaway!!

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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  Jessica Leake , YABC's Author of the...
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YABC Staff's Current Reads ~ April 23rd, 2018

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Hello YABC'ers! Welcome to the weekly post by the Staff at YA Books Central called Current Reads Monday! We love everything bookish and just wanted to share with our readers what books we are currently reading and obsessing about! So check out what books the YABC Staff are currently reading...
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Featured Review: Not If I Save You First by Ally Carter

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About This Book: Maddie thought she and Logan would be friends forever. But when your dad is a Secret Service agent and your best friend is the president's son, sometimes life has other plans. Before she knows it, Maddie's dad is dragging her to a cabin in the middle of...
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Author Chat with Chandra Prasad, Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Chandra Prasad , author of  Damselfly .   Read on for more about Chandra and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet  Chandra Prasad !   Chandra Prasad is the originator and editor of  Mixed , an anthology of short stories on the multiracial...
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Featured Review: Zombie Abbey by Lauren Baratz-Logsted

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About This Book: 1920, England And the three teenage Clarke sisters thought what they’d wear to dinner was their biggest problem… Lady Kate, the entitled eldest. Lady Grace, lost in the middle and wishing she were braver. Lady Lizzy, so endlessly sunny, it’s easy to underestimate her. Then there’s Will...
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What's Hot in KU

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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...
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