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Featured Review: Fame, Fate, and the First Kiss (Kasie West)

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About This Book: Lacey Barnes has dreamt of being in a movie for as long as she can remember. However, while her dream did include working alongside the hottest actor in Hollywood, it didn’t involve having to finish up her senior year of high school at the same time she was...
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Robin LaFevers (Courting Darkness), 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 Robin LaFevers,  YABC's Author of...
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Tiffany Engler
I love this cover! Dying to read this book!
Monday, 04 February 2019 17:48
Julie
I like the cover a lot. The black, gold, and silver color scheme is really eye-catching. The story sounds amazing! I love stories ... Read More
Saturday, 09 February 2019 01:51
Debra Branigan
The cover is very attractive and the story sounds very interesting. Good luck with your book.
Saturday, 09 February 2019 16:52
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Jenn Lyons (The Ruin Of Kings), 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 Jenn Lyons,  YABC's Author of...
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Debra Branigan
The cover is attractive and the fantasy sounds very intriguing. Good luck with your novel.
Saturday, 09 February 2019 16:47
Emma McAndrew
I love a good long-lost child of someone important plot! And I have been craving a good dragon fantasy since watching The Dragon P... Read More
Tuesday, 12 February 2019 23:37
John
Bastard orphans make the best heroes!
Sunday, 17 February 2019 18:59
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YABC Staff's Current Reads ~ February 4th, 2019

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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 below...
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Featured Review: Underwater (Helen Vivienne Fletcher)

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About This Book: Bailey has a lot of secrets, and a lot of scars, both of which she’d like to keep hidden. Unfortunately, Pine Hills Resort isn’t the kind of place where anyone can keep anything hidden for long. When Bailey arrives, she just wants to get through summer quietly, spending...
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Author Chat with NoNieqa Ramos (The Disturbed Girl's Dictionary), Plus Giveaway!

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  Today we're excited to chat with NoNieqa Ramos author of The Disturbed Girl's Dictionary .  Read on for more about NoNieqa, an interview, plus an giveaway!          Meet NoNieqa Ramos ! Raised in the Boogie Down Bronx, NoNieqa Ramos is an educator and literary activist. She wrote...
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Dianna G.
It sounds like this book has a lot to offer, and will make the reader think! You never know what someone's going through. Love t... Read More
Saturday, 02 February 2019 21:38
Stephanie Tullis
The cover is very beautiful! I have many students that are going to love this book.
Monday, 04 February 2019 12:01
Madeline Tebo
I've been wanting to read this book for a while now!
Tuesday, 05 February 2019 23:55
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Spotlight on Acadia Files (Katie Coppens), Plus Guest Post!

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Today we're excited to spotlight The Acadia Files by Katie Coppens! Read on for more about Katie, plus a guest post!           Meet Katie Coppens ! Katie Coppens lives in Maine with her husband and two children. She is an award winning middle school teacher and the...
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Featured Review: Going Places (Kathryn Berla)

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About This Book: Hudson Wheeler is a teen for whom everyone had high expectations, but since his father was killed when he was ten, he's felt unmotivated to pursue much other than his art. During his senior year, he decides to home school, thinking he will get to relax and focus...
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Author Chat with Maureen Doyle McQuerry (Between Before & After), Plus Giveaway!

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  Today we're excited to chat with Maureen Doyle McQuerry author of Between Before & After .  Read on for more about Maureen and her book, an interview, plus an giveaway!          Meet Maureen Doyle McQuerry ! Maureen McQuerry is an award winning poet, novelist and teacher. Her...
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Brianna Peterson
I really like that the cover is elegant, but has secret hidden elements. The synopsis makes this sound like a time-bending story w... Read More
Monday, 04 February 2019 00:11
Debra Branigan
The cover is very pretty and the storyline sounds very intriguing.
Saturday, 09 February 2019 16:34
Ariana Peguero
The cover is so elegant and gorgeous. I think it really depicts the synopsis well. This book sounds really interesting - mystery a... Read More
Tuesday, 12 February 2019 21:00
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Featured Review: Parasite Life (Victoria Dalpe)

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About This Book:   Jane lives alone in a strange old house with her invalid mother who has been catatonic for years, afflicted by a strange wasting disease. But the friendship of a new girl in town, Sabrina, will push Jane to unearth the mysteries of her mother's past and the...
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