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Top 5 Cursed Couples with S.D. Grimm, Plus Giveaway!

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Top Five Cursed Couples  Hello! I am thrilled to be on YA Books Central today! Thank you for having me. I love top five lists! Okay, I confess, I typically end up making fudging my lists to include more than five, but in this case I stuck to the rules....
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Dianna G.
I am already creeped out by cemeteries but I'd definitely want to read this book! The cover is cool, too.
Wednesday, 13 September 2017 21:49
Penny Olson
I like the cool grey cover. As for the synopsis - you had me at "game in cemetary".
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 00:15
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: IT SHOULD HAVE BEEN YOU by Lynn Slaughter + Giveaway (US Only)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for IT SHOULD HAVE BEEN YOU by Lynn Slaughter, releasing January 30, 2018 from Page Street Publishing. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Lynn: Hi YABC! I’m so glad you dropped by to check out this...
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Dianna G.
What an interesting story! I like the whole school-newspaper element. Wasn't really thrilled by the cover....
Wednesday, 13 September 2017 21:47
Kayla Branson
This one sounds amazing. And look at that beautiful cover ♡
Friday, 22 September 2017 09:25
Mariely Cespedes
I really like the cover! It highlights the close relationship Clara had with her twin sister. The synopsis sounds very interesting... Read More
Saturday, 07 October 2017 14:05
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Kendare Blake (One Dark Throne), 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  Kendare Blake , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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John
The cover is Game of Thrones-esque. I like battles for crowns!
Monday, 11 September 2017 18:29
Michelle Corbett
I loved the first book & can't wait for this second one. I've loved sharing it with my high school students!
Monday, 11 September 2017 20:25
Belle Ellrich
The cover us gorgeous, and the synopsis is even better! I want to win this so badly that it hurts.
Monday, 11 September 2017 21:57
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Giveaway: ECHO AFTER ECHO (US & Canada)

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Echo After Echo (US & Canada) by: Amy Rose Capetta Release Date: October 10, 2017 Publisher: Candlewick Press About the Book: Debuting on the New York stage, Zara is unprepared — for Eli, the girl who makes the world glow; for Leopold, the director who wants perfection; or for death...
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John
The cover is very colorful. As for the precis, I'm not sure I approve of making the world glow.
Monday, 11 September 2017 18:28
Lily M.
I like all the colors on the cover, and the book sounds like its going to be a a good read.
Wednesday, 27 September 2017 21:28
Hannah
Love the vibrant cover!
Wednesday, 04 October 2017 00:32
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Giveaway: THE BURNING GIRL (US Only)

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The Burning Girl (US Only) by: Claire Messud Release Date: August 29, 2017 Publisher: W.W. Norton About the Book: Highly acclaimed and best-selling author Claire Messud has effortlessly captured her readers’ attention in memorable novels such as The Emperor’s Children and The Woman Upstairs . The New York Times Book...
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John
The cover looks sort of typical. It sounds like this might be a realistic story!
Saturday, 09 September 2017 18:54
Dianna G.
The cover reminds me of Gone Girl. I wasn't intrigued by the summary, but rather lost interest because it was so long. Still ent... Read More
Sunday, 10 September 2017 01:12
Lily M.
Sound good and interesting, caught my attention
Monday, 11 September 2017 07:27
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Author Chat with Rachele Alpine, Ronni Arno, Alison Cherry, Stephanie Faris, Jen Malone, Gail Nall, Dee Gomito (Best. Night. Ever.) Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with the  authors of  Best. Night. Ever .  Read on for more about the authors and their book, plus a giveaway.   Meet the Authors !   One of Rachele Alpine’s first jobs was at a library, but it didn’t last long, because all she...
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John
The cover looks kind of cute. The idea sounds party-related.
Friday, 08 September 2017 18:34
Dianna G.
LOVE the cover. It's absolutely adorable and perfect for a Love Actually spin off. The synopsis made me smile because I'm a mid... Read More
Friday, 08 September 2017 20:58
Patrycja
I like the cover. Very pretty illustration. Also I like the synopsis and idea of different views on the same subject. :-)
Friday, 29 September 2017 11:56
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Author Chat with Carrie Ann DiRisio (Brooding YA Hero: Becoming a Main Character (Almost) as Awesome as Me), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Carrie Ann DiRisio , author of Brooding YA Hero: Becoming a Main Character (Almost) as Awesome as Me .  Read on for more about Carrie and her book, plus a giveaway.   Meet Carrie Ann DiRisio !    Carrie Ann DiRisio is a YA...
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John
The cover looks humorous. "Twitter personalities"--ugh! Fun book, I imagine.
Thursday, 07 September 2017 17:06
Delaney
I'm SO excited for this book! I think the cover is so sassy and this book sounds so hilarious!
Saturday, 09 September 2017 23:16
Lily M.
Seems like its going to be a fun book, just what I need right now ... Read More
Monday, 11 September 2017 07:26
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Top 5 Differences Between Screenwriting and Novel Writing with Irena Brignull, Plus Giveaway!

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Five Top Differences between Screenwriting and Novel Writing When I was a kid, I wanted to be a writer. I had two loves – movies and novels. I hardly dared hope I’d get to write either, let alone both. It took me a quite a few years to become a...
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John
The cover is a bit commercial, but I like stories with magic!
Wednesday, 06 September 2017 19:36
Dianna G.
I love the covers and both books' synopses. They sound great.
Wednesday, 06 September 2017 22:05
Lily M.
Wow look at these covers ??
Monday, 11 September 2017 07:11
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: The Rogue Queen (Emily R King), Plus Giveaway ~ (US/Canada Only)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  The Rogue Queen by Emily R King, releasing February 2018, from Skyscape Publishing!       Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Emily:   Hi, YABC! Welcome to the release of the cover for The Rogue Queen, the...
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Lisa (Dizneeee)
I love the cover! I think all three of the books have been stunning.
Monday, 04 September 2017 16:10
John
The cover looks photoshopped! Queens of fire and demons of ice do sound explosive!
Monday, 04 September 2017 18:18
Christina C.
I can't wait for this book! Dying to see what happens to Kalinda and the gang. ... Read More
Tuesday, 05 September 2017 05:15
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Jodi Meadows (Before She Ignites), 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  Jodi Meadows , YABC's Author of the...
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John
The cover looks atmospheric and witchy. And, yeah, being interested in dragons is so completely infra dig!
Monday, 04 September 2017 18:15
Susan Light
I love Jodi Meadows' books. I cannot wait to read her latest.
Tuesday, 05 September 2017 11:37
Lily M.
Loving the cover ?? had caught my attention, can't wait to check it out
Monday, 11 September 2017 07:04
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