Featured Review: Oshun Rising: Trinity Forest Book Two by Jennifer Alsever!

51AY3UsxqlL
About This Book: In this sequel to the Trinity Forest Series (following Book 1 Ember Burning) Oshun Rising takes readers on a fast-paced rollercoaster following Oshun, who has everything a young pop star could ever want—fame, fortune, and beauty to spare. But there’s something dark inside of her, rising like...
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
499 Hits
0 Comment

Bookstagrammer of the Month: Mai of @bookish_mai!

bookish_mai
image1.jpeg

image1.jpeg
image2.jpeg



Welcome to our 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 with the #Bookstagram community! Introducing Mai of  @bookish_mai,  YABC's Bookstagrammer of the Month!!     My name...
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
599 Hits
0 Comment

It's Live!! Cover Reveal, Excerpt, and Giveaway (US Only): When Summer Ends by Jessica Pennington

WHEN-SUMMER-ENDS-final-header

Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for WHEN SUMMER ENDS by Jessica Pennington, releasing April 2019, from Tor Teen . Check out the cover and the first chapters below!   Ready to see? Scroll, YABCers! Scroll! ... ... ... ... ... ... ... Here it...
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
Recent Comments
Stephanie
I love the cover and it sounds like a great book!
Wednesday, 15 August 2018 18:51
Amy
This cover is absolutely breathtaking! It makes me want to read it right now! I cannot wait for April to get here! I may be judgin... Read More
Wednesday, 15 August 2018 22:35
Megan Coppadge
I love the cover. The soft colors make it look very dreamy.
Wednesday, 15 August 2018 22:50
1738 Hits
14 Comments

Author Chat with Paula Chase (So Done), Plus Giveaway!

Screen-Shot-2018-08-15-at-6.24.10-AM



Today we're excited to chat with Paula Chase , author of  So Done .     Read on for more about Paula and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Paula Chase !     Paula Chase is the author of several books for teens. Before becoming a full-time writer,...
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
Recent Comments
Marisa Fort
The cover is amazing and the synopsis sounds awesome!
Friday, 17 August 2018 12:13
Renee Moore
Looks cute!
Saturday, 01 September 2018 17:13
John
"What do you think about the cover and the synopsis?" The cover graphics are memorable! Sounds like a good story of friendship!... Read More
Saturday, 08 September 2018 15:46
789 Hits
7 Comments

Featured Review: The Darkest Legacy (Alexandra Duncan)

37688046
About The Book:  Five years after the destruction of the so-called rehabilitation camps that imprisoned her and countless other Psi kids, seventeen-year-old Suzume "Zu" Kimura has assumed the role of spokesperson for the interim government, fighting for the rights of Psi kids against a growing tide of misinformation and prejudice....
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
356 Hits
0 Comment

Author Chat with Katie Henry (Heretics Anonymous), Plus Giveaway!

34659293



Today we're excited to chat with Katie Henry , author of  Heretics Anonymous .     Read on for more about Katie and her book, an interview, plus a giveaway!         Meet Katie Henry! Katie Henry is a writer living and working in New York City. She...
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
Recent Comments
Kara S
The cover is definitely eye-catching, and the plot sounds like a lot of fun!
Tuesday, 14 August 2018 20:13
Tiffany Engler
The cover is funny, it reminds me of the Jesus toast from Orange Is The New Black. I've heard great things about this book and I r... Read More
Wednesday, 15 August 2018 10:06
Marisa Fort
Love the cover and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Friday, 17 August 2018 12:10
730 Hits
14 Comments

What's New In YA ~ August 14th, 2018

b2ap3_large_b2ap3_large_whats-new-logo




Are you wondering what's new in  YA  today? Check out these  wonderful  new  releases!     GIRLS IN TROUBLE. That’s what Sylvie Blake’s older sister Julia renamed their favorite fairy tale book, way back when they were just girls themselves. Now, Julia has disappeared—and no one knows if she’s in...
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
457 Hits
0 Comment

Featured Review: The Button War (Avi)

29225520
About This Book: Twelve-year-old Patryk knows little of the world beyond his tiny Polish village; the Russians have occupied the land for as long as anyone can remember, but otherwise life is unremarkable. Patryk and his friends entertain themselves by coming up with dares — some more harmful than others...
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
399 Hits
0 Comment

Author Of The Week: Chat with Lindsey Klingele (The Truth Lies Here), Plus Giveaway!!

b2ap3_large_unnamed-1



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  Lindsey Klingele , YABC's Author of...
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
Recent Comments
Kara S
The cover represents the genre and synopsis particularly effectively, I think. This sounds like a wonderfully suspenseful and esp... Read More
Monday, 13 August 2018 12:30
Dianna G.
Love this cover! It has such a mysterious vibe. The summary is great, this is a book I'd look forward to reading.
Monday, 13 August 2018 19:02
Marisa Fort
The cover is amazing and the synopsis sounds awesome!
Friday, 17 August 2018 12:07
748 Hits
14 Comments

YABC Staff's Current Reads ~ August 13th, 2018

b2ap3_large_Current-Reads



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...
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
370 Hits
0 Comment

FEATURED GIVEAWAYS

Latest Book Listings Added

#1 Bestseller on Kobo and Category Bestseller on Amazon! ...
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
What if you were the missing piece in one of...
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
The Babysitter's Club: Kristy's Big Day
Kristy's mom is getting married, and Kristy is going to...
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
The Very Last Castle
A curious little girl watches the man who guards the...
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
Jack B. Ninja
Jack B. Ninja! Jack, be quick! Jack, jump over the...
 
3.5
 
0.0 (0)
Emerge: The Assignment: An Immortals of Indriell Novella
She has devoted her life to training with the...
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
The Agony House
Denise Farber has just moved back to New Orleans...
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
Freak N Gorgeous
Everyone is ugly sometimes. In a world not unlike...
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
Twice Dead
Naya, the daughter of a sea merchant captain, nervously...
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
Legacy of Light (Legends of the Tri-Gard Book 2)
Death. Sacrifice. Betrayal. That is your curse. The seer's...
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
The Forest Queen
When sixteen-year-old Sylvie’s brother takes over management of their family’s...
 
3.3
 
0.0 (0)
Kendall's Snow Fort (Scholastic Reader Level 2: American Girl: Wellie Wishers)
There's a storm coming! The other WellieWishers promise to help...
 
3.0
 
0.0 (0)
Afterimage
A horrific explosion levels part of the city and...
 
4.7
 
0.0 (0)
Death in daylight. Danger at dark. ...
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
The Little Girl Who Wanted to be Big
The internet’s “World’s Best Father," award-winning photographer Dave Engledow, follows...
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)

Latest Member Reviews

We Regret To Inform You
 
4.3
"Mischa is the perfect high school student. She has joined all the right clubs, she has the best grades, and..."
The Babysitter's Club: Kristy's Big Day
 
4.0
"'The Baby-Sitter's Club: Kristy's Big Day' by Gale Galligan, based on the novel by Ann M. Martin, is an interesting..."
The Very Last Castle
 
5.0
"'The Very Last Castle' by Travis Jonker, pictures by Mark Pett, has a Willy Wonka feel to it. The book..."
Jack B. Ninja
 
3.5
"'Jack B. Ninja' by Tim McCanna, illustrated by Stephen Savage, is a rhyming story about Jack, a young ninja who..."
The Darkest Minds
 
4.0
""The Darkest Minds" is a YA dystopian that felt very similar to others out there- but the twist being a..."
Never Fade (The Darkest Minds #2)
 
3.0
""Never Fade" continues the Darkest Minds series with what felt a bit like an intermediate book. Beginning after the end..."
The Darkest Legacy
 
4.0
""The Darkest Legacy" continues The Darkest Minds series after the resolutions of the trilogy. This time, we follow Suzume (Zu)...."
Exo
Exo
 
5.0
""Exo" is a really interesting YA sci-fi that follows a 17-year-old human a hundred years after Earth has been taken..."
Cross Fire
 
5.0
""Cross Fire" was a great sequel to Exo that wraps up all the major plotlines and possibilities. The zhree, an..."
Everything, Everything
 
3.0
""Everything, Everything" follows Madeline, who lives in a bubble- she has a rare disease called SCID, which means she is..."
Eleanor & Park
 
4.0
""Eleanor & Park" was an unexpected touching read for me. Eleanor is a chubby red-head and Park is a half-Asian..."
Warcross
 
5.0
""Warcross" begins a fantastic new YA series from Marie Lu. Fans of the Legend trilogy will rejoice in this new,..."
Freak N Gorgeous
 
4.0
"'Freak N Gorgeous' by Sebastian J. Plata provides an in-depth and telling look into the world of two teenagers who..."
The Forest Queen
 
3.3
"THE FOREST QUEEN by Betsy Cornwell caught my eye at first glance. The cover is beautiful and promises a tale..."
My Wish For You A Message for Every Girl and Girl at Heart: Lessons from My Six-Year-Old Daughter
 
4.0
"My wish for you is the quintessential girl power read. Although it seems to focus on empowering young girls..."
Kendall's Snow Fort (Scholastic Reader Level 2: American Girl: Wellie Wishers)
 
3.0
"Kendall’s snow fort is a feel-good lesson learning wintery mix of fun. Essential for slightly more advanced readers, Kendall’s..."
The Little Girl Who Wanted to be Big
 
5.0
"Dave Engledow does it again with THE LITTLE GIRL WHO WANTED TO BE BIG. All the little girl wants to..."
The Diamond and the Boy
 
4.3
"Told in alternation POVs, THE DIAMOND AND THE BOY tells the story of how the diamond is created and the..."
Little Penguin Stays Awake
 
5.0
"All Little Penguin wants to do his fly like all of the other birds. His only hope is wishing on..."
Merry Christmas, Little One
 
5.0
"MERRY CHRISTMAS, LITTLE ONE is a fun, interactive story about Christmas time and snowmen. "Christmas comes but once a year..."