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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Pretty Dead Girls by Monica Murphy + Giveaway (Intl)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for PRETTY DEAD GIRLS by Monica Murphy, releasing January 2, 2018 from Entangled TEEN. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Monica: Hi, YABCers! I’m so excited to share this cover with everyone! PRETTY DEAD GIRLS...
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Courtney
This book sounds awesome and can't wait to read it!
Monday, 18 September 2017 15:52
Lily M.
??? Murder mysteries , my kind of book
Wednesday, 27 September 2017 21:40
Rocio Molina
The font is pretty and caught the attention meanwhile the background is creepy... I love it! And the sinopsis is thrilling... Read More
Friday, 29 September 2017 19:52
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Jessica Cluess (A Poison Dark and Drowning), 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 Cluess , YABC's Author of the...
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Susan Light
I cannot wait to see where the story takes Henrietta.
Monday, 18 September 2017 20:06
John
The cover has a floral element. The book sounds seductive yet explosive.
Monday, 18 September 2017 21:35
Dianna G.
I haven't read the first book, but I think I'd like this series and would have to share it with my daughter. The cover is beautifu... Read More
Wednesday, 20 September 2017 20:09
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Author Chat with Ismee Williams (Water in May), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Ismee Wiliams , author of  Water in May .  Read on for more about Ismee and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Ismee Williams !       Ismée Williams is a former pediatric cardiologist at Columbia University Medical Center in New York...
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John
The cover looks a bit water-y. The plot sounds concerning.
Saturday, 16 September 2017 20:05
Dianna G.
I like the cover! The summary is sad....15 years old? I wasn't ready for a baby at 29!
Wednesday, 20 September 2017 20:06
Danielle Hammelef
I like the cover. The synopsis sounds emotional and like a novel that will make me see this issue differently.
Saturday, 14 October 2017 12:34
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Blog Tour: Children of Refuge by Margaret Peterson Haddix, Plus Giveaway!

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  Welcome to Day #4 of the Children of Refuge Blog Tour!   To celebrate the release of The Children of Refuge (Children of Exile #2)  (9/12/17), blogs across the web are featuring exclusive content from Margaret Peterson Haddix and 10 chances to win a both books so far in the...
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John
The cover looks very best seller-y. The tale sounds fraught with adventure!
Thursday, 14 September 2017 17:42
Dianna G.
I can't even tell you how much I want to read this! My students love the Among the Hidden series. The synopsis has me imaginin... Read More
Thursday, 21 September 2017 20:39
Penny Olson
I like the cool colors of the covers. The stories sound suspenseful and exciting.
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 23:09
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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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