Featured Review: Air and Ash (TIDES Book 1) by Alex Lidell

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About This Book: Master and Commander meets Sarah J Maas in a seafaring adventure of duty, love, magic, and a princess’s quest to protect her kingdom on her own terms. After a lifetime of training, seventeen-year-old Princess Nile Greysik, a lieutenant on the prestigious Ashing navy flagship, sails into battle...
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Spotlight on Votes For Women by Winifred Conkling, Plus Top 5 Things You (Probably) Don’t Know About the Suffrage Movement!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Votes For Women  by Winifred Cinkling!  Read on for more Winifred and her book, plus the top 5 things you (probably) don't know about the suffrage movement!    Meet Winifred Conkling!   Winifred Conkling is an award-winning author of fiction and nonfiction for young readers,...
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Waiting On Wednesday ~ January 17th, 2018

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Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event that is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine and spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating. *Beth's Choice* (YABC Assistant Blog Manager)   My Plain Jane (Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, Jodi Meadows)     Author:  Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, Jodi Meadows Book:...
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Bookstagrammer of the Month: Hana of @hanabookreview

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Welcome to our new monthly special feature post,  Bookstagrammer Of The Month !   Each month we will be interviewing a different Bookstagrammer  (Book lover/photographer on Instagram) who will share with us a bit of their experience about the Bookstagram community!   Introducing  Hana of @hanabookreview,  YABC's Bookstagrammer of the Month!!  ...
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Featured Review: Batman: Nightwalker (DC Icons #2) (Marie Lu)

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About This Book: Before he was Batman, he was Bruce Wayne. A reckless boy willing to break the rules for a girl who may be his worst enemy. The Nightwalkers are terrorizing Gotham City, and Bruce Wayne is next on their list. One by one, the city's elites are being...
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Top Ten Tuesday ~ Top Ten Most Anticipated Books of Winter/Spring 2018

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Welcome to Young Adult Book Central's Top Ten Tuesday post! Each Tuesday we will be hosting a different theme or topic  involving all  things bookish!!! The Top Ten Tuesday post was originally created at The Broke and The Bookish so visit there site for all the fun details about this awesome meme!!...
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Author Chat with Sasha Alsberg/Lindsay Cummings (Zenith), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Sasha Alsberg & Lindsay Cummings , author of  Zenith.   Read on for more about Sasha & Lindsay and their books, plus a giveaway!     Meet  The Androma Saga !   Website  *  Facebook  *  Twitter       Meet  Sasha Alsberg !...
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What's New In YA ~ January 16th, 2018

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Are you wondering what's new in  YA  today? Check out these  wonderful  new  releases!         Piper and Sloane were best friends. They grew up together, from childhood to first love, and in spite of how different they were, their friendship was supposed to last forever. That is,...
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Exclusive Trailer Reveal: Mercy Rule (Tom Leveen), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share the trailer for Mercy Rule!

Read on for more about author Tom Leveen, and his book, plus the trailer & giveaway!

 

 

Meet Tom Leveen!

Tom Leveen is the author of nine teen novels, including his most recent titles Hellworld and Shackled; Zero, an ALA Best Fiction for Young Adults 2013; and Sick, a YALSA Quick Pick 2014. He is a former high school teacher, a rocking and frequent speaker at schools and conferences, and an advocate against teen bullying and suicide. Tom lives and writes full-time in Phoenix, Arizona.

 

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Meet Mercy Rule!

Danny’s parents yanked him out of art school, his real school. Now he’s starting sophomore year at the public high school. The only good thing about this school is Cadence, a cute freshman who loves punk rock. But even meeting her can’t make up for all the crap he gets from the meat-head athleaders.

Brady just wants to get out. Go to college, play football, maybe reach the NFL. He definitely wants to stop waiting for his deadbeat mother to get it together. It all adds up to a lot of stress. So who can really blame him when he and the football team turn their aggressions on the new freak?

Coach turns a blind eye to his players’ infractions—because this year, they’re going to States. But maybe if Coach had paid more attention, he could have caught it before it all happened. Maybe it could have been avoided.

Maybe.

With quick cuts between a large cast of unforgettable characters, and razor-sharp plotting, Tom Leveen takes readers on a countdown to an inevitable, horrifying act. This gripping novel offers an intense, smart perspective on the tragic, toxic mindsets behind the celebrated American sport and the monsters it creates.

 

 

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Mercy Rule

By: Tom Leveen

Publishing Date: February 20th, 2018 

Publisher: Sky Pony Press

 

 

 

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 Three winners will receive a copy of Mercy Rule (Tom Leveen) US Only

 

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The cover didn't stand out to me until I read the synopsis. When I realized it was supposed to be a scoreboard, it made sense. T... Read More
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Looks pretty interesting, I like the dark/light contrast of the cover and the subtle sports/scoreboard look.
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Featured Review: Nice Try, Jane Sinner (Lianne Oelke)

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About This Book:  The only thing 17-year-old Jane Sinner hates more than failure is pity. After a personal crisis and her subsequent expulsion from high school, she’s going nowhere fast. Jane’s well-meaning parents push her to attend a high school completion program at the nearby Elbow River Community College, and she agrees, on one condition: she gets...
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