Featured Review: Red Ribbon (Lucy Adlington)

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About This Book:  Shining a light on a little-known aspect of the Holocaust, Lucy Adlington weaves an unforgettable story of strength, survival, and a friendship that can endure anything. Three weeks after being detained on her way home from school, fourteen-year-old Ella finds herself in the Upper Tailoring Studio, a...
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Katya de Becerra (What The Woods Keep), 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  Katya de Becerra  ...
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Candice Gigous
The cover is eerie and mysterious fitting with synopsis. The synopsis is very intriguing. Sounds like a thrilling read.
Tuesday, 11 September 2018 05:57
Renee Moore
I have been looking forward to this book for a while now! I cannot wait to read it, and it would be fantastic to win.
Wednesday, 12 September 2018 14:32
Kara S
The cover is outstanding, and the synopsis tells me this storyline is the kind that keeps me engaged as a reader.
Wednesday, 12 September 2018 20:08
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YABC Staff's Current Reads ~ September 9th, 2018

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Hello YABC'ers! Welcome to the weekly post by the Staff at YA Books Central called Current Reads Monday! We love everything bookish and just wanted to share with our readers what books we are currently reading and obsessing about! So check out what books the YABC Staff are currently reading...
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Featured Review: The Traitor's Game by Jennifer A. Nielsen!

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About This Book: Jennifer A. Nielsen introduces us to an unforgettable new heroine in this New York Times bestselling tale of treachery and intrigue, love and deceit.Nothing is as it seems in the kingdom of Antora. Kestra Dallisor has spent three years in exile in the Lava Fields, but that...
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Spotlight on Plague Land: Reborn by Alex Scarrow, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight Plaugue Land: Reborn  by Alex Scarrow.  Read on for more about Alex and his book, plus an excerpt & giveaway!    Meet Alex Scarrow!   Award-winning author Alex Scarrow spent years as a video game designer before turning to writing. He is the author of...
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Dianna G.
Not entering this giveaway -- the cover really drew me, and I thought I'd love this story! However, I'm very put off by the langu... Read More
Saturday, 08 September 2018 00:41
Renee Moore
This sounds so good!
Wednesday, 12 September 2018 14:18
Marisa Fort
The cover is awesome and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Thursday, 20 September 2018 11:30
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Blog Tour: Explorer Academy: The Nebula Secret by Trudi Trueit, Plus Giveaway!

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    You've Been Accepted...to the Explorer Academy ! Welcome to Day #5 of the Explorer Academy: The Nebula Secret  Blog Tour!   To celebrate the release of Explorer Academy: The Nebula Secret   by Trudi Trueit on September 4th , blogs across the web are featuring exclusive content from...
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Renee Moore
Looks like a fun book. My son would love to read this! I also think It's neat that the author is local! We lived in Everett for 5 ... Read More
Friday, 07 September 2018 13:30
Marisa Fort
The cover looks like so much fun and adventure is contained inside! The synopsis sounds amazing!
Monday, 10 September 2018 20:02
Debra Branigan
The cover is perfect for this story. I think kids will enjoy the storyline and the interactive components.
Thursday, 20 September 2018 17:29
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Featured Review: Seeking Perfect by Jeri Bronson!

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About This Book: Jesse learned early not to trust a soul, but what if he was her soulmate? Senior year of high school should be about friendship, boyfriends, and graduation, but for seventeen-year-old Jesse Barnes it's about escaping the shame of life with an alcoholic mother. Jesse's goals are clear:...
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview & Giveaway: The Lantern's Ember (Colleen Houck)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting a blog tour stop for     The Lantern's Ember   Read on for more about Colleen Houck, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!                     Meet  The Lantern's Ember !   Welcome to a world where nightmarish...
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Congrats to Colleen! I love this cover!!!
Thursday, 06 September 2018 15:45
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Spotlight on Keeper of the Bees by Meg Kassel, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Keeper of the Bees  by Meg Kassel  Read on for more about Meg and her book, plus an excerpt & giveaway!      Meet Meg Kassel!   Meg Kassel is an award-winning author of fantasy and speculative books for young adults. A graduate of Parson's...
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Renee Moore
Love, love, love this! Hope to read this one!
Friday, 07 September 2018 13:23
Natalie Simpson
I can’t wait to read it! It sounds super interesting and unique... Read More
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Marisa Fort
Love the beautiful artwork on the cover! The synopsis sounds amazing!
Monday, 10 September 2018 19:57
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Spotlight on Seventh Born by Monica Sanz, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Seventh Born  by Monica Sanz!  Read on for more about Monica and her book, plus an excerpt & giveaway!      Meet Monica Sanz!   Monica Sanz is a romance writer with an established fan base on the social writing website Wattpad where her works...
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Renee Moore
This cover is absolutely stunning, and it sounds so, so good!
Friday, 07 September 2018 13:18
Marisa Fort
The cover is beautiful, the synopsis sounds amazing!
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Candice Gigous
The cover is cool. The synopsis makes me want to read more. Sounds like an exciting read.
Tuesday, 11 September 2018 05:55
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