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New! #YABCMailbox Book Haul - February 2015

New! #YABCMailbox Book Haul - February 2015

Happy February, YABCers! 

Here are the latest releases we got in our mailbox this month. Which books are you stoked to read?

 

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Giveaway: Read Between the Lines by Jo Knowles (US/Canada)

Giveaway: Read Between the Lines by Jo Knowles (US/Canada)
  READ BETWEEN THE LINES by Jo Knowles Release Date: March 10, 2015 Candlewick Press   ABOUT THE BOOK Does anyone ever see us for who we really are? Jo Knowles’s revelatory novel of interlocking stories peers behind the scrim as it follows nine teens and one teacher through a seem......
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Christine Henderson
A basketball thrown too hard in P.E. broke Nate's finger.
Thursday, 12 February 2015 00:02
Brynne
He gets hit with a basketball thrown too hard in gym class. Ouch.
Thursday, 12 February 2015 08:31
MaCaila Sharp
a basketball is thrown too hard at him in gym glass ... Read More
Thursday, 12 February 2015 10:50
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Winner's Announced! 2014 YABC Choice Awards

Winner's Announced! 2014 YABC Choice Awards
  First of all, thank you SO MUCH for casting your votes in the 2014 YABC Choice Awards! Be sure to click on the books or author photos below to find out more about the winning book or the other books by that author.  Here are your 2014 YABC Choice Aw......
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Giveaway: Utopia, Iowa by Brian Yansky (US/Canada)

Giveaway: Utopia, Iowa by Brian Yansky (US/Canada)
  Utopia, Iowa by Brian Yansky Releases: 2/10/15 from Candlewick   About the Book   Jack Bell has an unusual gift—or curse, depending on your point of view. And he’s not the only one. In Utopia, Iowa, anything can happen.   For the most part, aspiring screenwriter Jack Bell is just your t......
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robin norman
Thank you
Monday, 19 January 2015 22:55
Kayla Kuni
The Sixth Sense; Titanic; Field of Dreams; The Good, the Bad and the Ugly; The Shining
Monday, 26 January 2015 18:40
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New! #YABCMailbox Book Haul ~ January 2015

New! #YABCMailbox Book Haul ~ January 2015
  Happy New Year, YABCers!  Check out our latest haul, combined goodies from December and January. Sooooo many amazing releases in here!                                and picture books!           What a haul, right? That's wh......
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Nerd Riders Drive Through Movie Review - Into the Woods - #YAMovieDay

Nerd Riders Drive Through Movie Review - Into the Woods - #YAMovieDay

  Lucky us! Two Drive Through Movie Reviews in a week! Today the Nerd Riders, Clint and Kristin, let you know what they thought about INTO THE WOODS. I love love love this play and I can't wait to see this film!  Check out their review below, this let us kn......
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Nerd Riders
Thanks for all the love, YABC peeps! You all rock! If there is a certain film you want us to review, please let us know. Enjoy!... Read More
Tuesday, 23 December 2014 15:12
Joanne Mumley, Twitter Manager
Was part of the pit band for this musical in high school. The screen adaptation, while missing some parts from the original musica... Read More
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The 2014 YABC Choice Awards ~ Voting now open!

The 2014 YABC Choice Awards ~ Voting now open!
  Hello again YABCers! Welcome to our annual YABC Choice Awards!  As always, here are the 2014 titles nominated by our in-house editors. These are our favorites of the year, the ones we couldn't put down, the ones with sequels we're dying to read, the ones that left us aching for m......
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don't see a place to go and vote!!!
Tuesday, 23 December 2014 19:22
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Nerd Riders Drive Through Movie Review - #TheHobbit : Battle of the Five Armies #YAMovieDay

Nerd Riders Drive Through Movie Review - #TheHobbit : Battle of the Five Armies #YAMovieDay

  Hey YABCers! Today the Nerd Riders, Kristin and Clint, review The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies just for YOU! What did they think? Watch to find out! Then tell us what you thought in the comments below. (No spoilers, please, for those who haven't seen it yet.)   ......
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Giveaway: Falling Kingdoms 3: Gathering Darkness by Morgan Rhodes (US only)

Giveaway: Falling Kingdoms 3: Gathering Darkness by Morgan Rhodes (US only)
  GATHERING DARKNESS Book 3: Falling Kingdoms Series by Morgan Rhodes In stores December 9th        ABOUT GATHERING DARKNESS The seeds of revolution have been sown…but in Mytica the lust for power reigns supreme. THE REBELS forge ahead. Princess Cleo slays with sweetness—and a secret that might control Lucia’s magic—as she and vengeful Jonas lead the hunt f......
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Angela Hanson
I LOVE, LOVE this series!!!
Monday, 01 December 2014 18:51
angela
This series seems amazing. The covers are gorgeous. ... Read More
Tuesday, 02 December 2014 12:49
maidenveil
Haven't started with this series yet but I'm very excited because it's fantasy and I love that genre!
Wednesday, 03 December 2014 09:09
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Nerd Riders Drive Through Movie Review - Mockingjay Part 1 - #YAMovieDay

Nerd Riders Drive Through Movie Review - Mockingjay Part 1 - #YAMovieDay

  Hey everyone! Welcome to our first Drive Through Movie Review, brought to you by the Nerd Riders and hosted exclusively on YABooksCentral.com! Do you know how excited we are about this new feature on YABC? Here's a clue:   Today's film review is all about The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Pa......
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