Featured Review: How You Ruined My Life (Jeff Strand)

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About This Book: Rod's life doesn't suck. If you ask him, it's pretty awesome. He may not be popular, but he and his best friends play in a band that has a standing gig. Yeah, it's Monday night and they don't get paid, but they can turn the volume up...
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It’s Live!! Cover Reveal: ALL THE STARS DENIED by Guadalupe García McCall + Giveaway (US Only)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for ALL THE STARS DENIED by Guadalupe García McCall , releasing on September 2018 from Tu Books . Before we get to the reveal, here's a note from Guadalupe : Hola, Beloved Readers and Lovers of Literature… I am...
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Well, the cover is stunning, but even so, it sill undersells a storyline as compelling as this one, IMHO! I never heard about thi... Read More
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Top Ten Tuesday ~ Top Ten Favorite YA Authors

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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 That Artsy Reader Girl so visit there site for all the fun details about this awesome meme!!  ...
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Spotlight on Sky In The Deep (Adrienne Young), Plus Excerpt!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Sky In The Deep  (Adrienne Young) and share a excerpt as part of the book's blog tour!  Read on for more about Adrienne and her book plus an excerpt!         Meet  Adrienne Young ! Adrienne Young is a born and bred Texan...
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What's New In YA ~ April 17th, 2018

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Are you wondering what's new in  YA  today? Check out these  wonderful  new  releases!       1780. Albany, New York.  As the war for American Independence carries on, two newlyweds are settling into their new adventure: marriage. But the honeymoon's over, and Alexander Hamilton and Eliza Schuyler are learning...
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It’s Live!! Cover Reveal: The Blue Witch by Alane Adams + Giveaway (US Only)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for THE BLUE WITCH by Alane Adams, releasing on October 23, 2018 from Spark Press . Before we get to the reveal, here's a note from Alane : Hello and welcome to the cover reveal of my new book...
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The cover is cool, and I'd enjoy reading about Norse-influenced witches and magic!
Monday, 16 April 2018 21:17
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Featured Review: Ace Of Shades (Amanda Foody)

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About This Book:  Welcome to the City of Sin, where casino families reign, gangs infest the streets… and secrets hide in every shadow. Enne Salta was raised as a proper young lady, and no lady would willingly visit New Reynes, the so-called City of Sin. But when her mother goes...
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Maurene Goo (The Way You Make Me Feel), 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  Maurene Goo , YABC's Author of the...
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I think this book sounds cute and I love the cover!
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Love the cover ♡ sounds super cute!
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The cover is cute and the story sounds really great. I love stories with good father-daughter relationships and I also loved her ... Read More
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YABC Staff's Current Reads ~ April 16th, 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: Flight Season by Marie Marquardt

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About This Book: From Marie Marquardt, the author of Dream Things True and The Radius of Us, comes a story of two teenagers learning what to hold on to, what to let go of, and that sometimes love gets in the way of our plans. Back when they were still...
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