Introducing YABC’s Try it First Newsletter!

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For Our Readers What it is: YABC’s Try it First newsletter is a chance for you to read the first five chapters of the hottest, most anticipated YA novels before you commit to buying the book! YABC wants to bring a diverse collection of samples to our readers, giving you...
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AW TEEN SUMMER READING CHALLENGE 2017

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  Who: Everyone who loves reading YA! What: Read  any  AW Teen title (click  here  for a full list) and review it anywhere (your blog, Instagram, YouTube—wherever!). Reviews from September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2017 will be accepted. Yep, even older reviews! When: June 15 th —August 31 st...
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Featured Review: 16 Ways To Break A Heart (Lauren Strasnick)

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About This Book: Unfolding through letters, texts, and chats, Lauren Strasnick’s smart, sexy, page-turning new novel is the ultimate he said/she said breakdown of a relationship gone wrong. Natalie and Dan were electric from the moment they met. Witty banter and sizzling chemistry made falling in love easy—even inevitable. He...
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Top Ten Tuesday ~ Top Ten Villains In ANY Genre!

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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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Spotlight on First We Were IV (Alexandra Sirowy), Excerpt, & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight Alexandra Sirowy's novel  First We Were IV.   Read on for more about Alexandra and her book, plus an excerpt, and giveaway!         Meet Alexandra Sirowy ! Alexandra Sirowy is the author of the young adult thrillers THE CREEPING, the Bram Stoker Award® Nominated...
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Fay Tannerr
Love the cover and the synopsis!
Tuesday, 25 July 2017 12:08
John
The cover looks very smoky. Regarding the synopsis, I hate the idea of initiates being herded. How cruel!
Tuesday, 25 July 2017 20:00
Dianna G.
The synopsis makes me feel prickly....secret societies are kind of creepy! Love the cover. The roman numerals gives the title a s... Read More
Tuesday, 25 July 2017 21:16
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What's New In YA ~ July 25th, 2017

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Are you wondering what's new in  YA  today? Check out these  wonderful  new  releases!       The explosive finale to World Fantasy Award finalist Kate Elliott's captivating, New York Times bestselling young adult series In this third book in the epic Court of Fives series, Jessamy is the crux...
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Featured Review: Changes In Latitudes (Jen Malone)

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About This Book: A "road" trip romance that takes place at sea! All Cassie wants is to get some solid ground under her feet following the shock of her parents' divorce. So when she learns of her mom's plans to take Cassie and her brother, Drew, on a four-month sailing...
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Author Chat with Melissa Hurst (The Edge Of Forever), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Melissa Hurst, author of  The Edge Of Forever.   Read on for more about Melissa, her book, and a giveaway!         Meet Melissa Hurst ! Melissa E. Hurst is a YA science fiction and fantasy writer, which means she considers watching Star...
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John
The cover looks so thriller-esque, and what about that North American Federation?!
Monday, 24 July 2017 21:04
Dianna G.
I love the cool symmetry of the cover. The summary is interesting. I haven't read many time travel stories.
Monday, 24 July 2017 22:27
Aireanna Lesch
Cool cover! This sounds like a great book series! Looking forward to adding it to my TBR
Wednesday, 26 July 2017 17:14
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Spotlight on The Inevitable Collision Of Birdie & Bash (Candace Ganger), Plus Excerpt!

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Today we're excited to spotlight Candace Ganger's novel  The Inevitable Collision Of Birdie & Bash.  Read on for more about Candace and her book, plus an excerpt and giveaway!       Meet  Candace Ganger ! CANDACE GANGER is a young adult author, contributing writer for Hello Giggles, and obsessive...
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Chelsea Bobulski (The Wood), 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  Chelsea Bobulski , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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The cover looks so natural, but then there's this poisoned wood in the book!
Monday, 24 July 2017 21:04
Dianna G.
Love the cover. It takes such a beautiful object and makes it creepy! The summary makes me want to read this right now!... Read More
Monday, 24 July 2017 22:24
Anne
I love the creepy cover! Sounds like a good read!
Wednesday, 26 July 2017 22:29
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