YABC's Blogger Of The Month ~ Sarah (The YA Book Traveler)

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Welcome to YABC's monthly special feature post, Blogger Of The Month!! Each month YABC will be interviewing a different blogger and highlight all of their hard work within the blogging community!!       Introducing  Sarah @ The YA Book Traveler,  YABC's Blogger Of The Month!! Sarah is an avid...
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Bookstagrammer of the Month ~ Lori of @loriimagination

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Welcome to our monthly special feature post, Bookstagrammer Of The Month ! Each month we will be interviewing a different Bookstagrammer (Instagram for book lovers) who will share with us a bit of their experience about the Bookstagram community!     Introducing Lori of @loriimagination , YABC's Bookstagrammer of the...
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Headspace: 10 Years of Mental Health in YA Books

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For over the past 10 years, books featuring mental health have become more popular. This is a good thing. It informs people about the dangers of it also caused the topic to be more spoken about. I’ve made a list of 10 YA books from the past 10 years that...
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YABC Favorite Covers Of The Month & Giveaway ~ June 2017

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Hey everyone! Welcome to YABC's  Favorite Covers of the Month  poll and giveaway!! Each month we will be featuring the covers from all the new releases for the current month and will be offering a giveaway from our prize shelf! Everyone who participates in the poll can enter the giveaway....
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John
The best June 2017 cover was that for "The Gentleman's Guide To Vice and Virtue."
Tuesday, 04 July 2017 16:29
Dianna G.
The Suffering Tree is my favorite book cover.
Wednesday, 05 July 2017 12:16
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Diversify Your Shelves: "Reclaiming Taipei with Want"

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  Even before there was  Ghost in the Shell , there was  LUCY . Admittedly, it was pretty much agreed that  LUCY  was a crappy movie all round, but I only had to suffer the trailer to know that it was not for me. It opens with ScarJo kidnapped by...
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Behind the Scenes of Indie Publishing

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Behind the Scenes of Indie Publishing Contributed by Melissa A. Craven, Indie Manager, Staff Reviewer and Indie Author   Best books for first time authors   One of the most frequent questions readers ask me is how did I get started? How did I even know where to begin? Easy...
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Bookstagrammer of the Month: Fleur & Star of @webookingloveit

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Welcome to our monthly special feature post, Bookstagrammer Of The Month! Each month we will be interviewing a different Bookstagrammer (Instagram for book lovers) who will share with us a bit of their experience about the Bookstagram community! Introducing Star and Fleur of @ webookingloveit , YABC's Bookstagrammers of the...
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Dianna G.
Beautiful bookish pictures! I loved looking at these.
Thursday, 22 June 2017 21:40
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Headspace: Uncovering YA Books

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Recently I realized how much covers of YA books about mental health (issues) say about what the book is about. Most covers do – but these in particular. I picked out three books to explain why the cover is so special. 1.      Every Last Word  by Tamara Ireland...
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Indie Superstars with Laura Frances + Giveaway (US Only)

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Welcome to YA Books Central's " Indie Superstars" column . This  monthly  event will  spot light  the best and brightest of the indie community. You don’t want to  miss out on these  talented authors This week we’re interviewing Laura Frances, author of "Slave" Welcome to YABC, Laura! Melissa A. Craven:...
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Anne
Sounds like a great story from the synopsis! I love the cover! I like the perspective!
Monday, 12 June 2017 20:16
Dianna G.
The cover is so bleak. It reminds me of the matrix. I love the synopsis -- sounds terrifying!
Monday, 12 June 2017 20:41
Aireanna Lesch
I wanna know how this world came about!!! I love supporting indie books too. Love the cover. It's so dark and ominous.... Read More
Friday, 23 June 2017 11:49
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YABC Favorite Covers Of The Month & Giveaway ~ May 2017

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Hey everyone! Welcome to YABC's  Favorite Covers of the Month  poll and giveaway!! Each month we will be featuring the covers from all the new releases for the current month and will be offering a giveaway from our prize shelf! Everyone who participates in the poll can enter the giveaway....
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Tiffany Engler
I'm biased. I read an ARC of One Of Us Is Lying and I just adore the cover!! But if I had to choose one other it would be A Mill... Read More
Tuesday, 06 June 2017 09:00
John
"Which May 2017 new release cover is your favorite?" "Lord of Shadows" by Cassandra Clare.
Tuesday, 06 June 2017 19:52
Susan Light
A Court of Wings and Ruin
Wednesday, 07 June 2017 08:40
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