What's New In YA ~ April 10th, 2018

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Are you wondering what's new in  YA  today? Check out these  wonderful  new  releases!         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...
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Featured Review: Here So Far Away (Hadley Dyer)

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About This Book:  Award-winning author Hadley Dyer’s YA debut is smart, snarky, and emotionally gripping, about a rebellious cop’s daughter who falls in love with an older man, loses her best friend, and battles depression, all while trying to survive her last year of high school.  Feisty and fearless George...
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Spotlight on Bone's Gift (Angie Smibert), Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Bone's Gift  by Angie Smibert!  Read on for more about Angie and her book, plus an excerpt & giveaway!          Meet Angie Smibert ! Angie Smibert is the author of several young adult books, including Memento Nora, The Forgetting Curve, and The Meme Plague, numerous...
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Diversify Your Shelves--"A Brother's Presence"

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A Brother's Presence by Rin Chupeco I was six years old when I learned that I had an older brother I would never meet. Growing up in a slightly traditional Chinese family, we’re not used to expressing emotions and feelings. But it was clear that my mother’s miscarriage had cast...
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Amanda Foody (Ace Of Shades), 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  Amanda Foody , YABC's Author of the...
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Kara S
I find the setting of the city of sin coupled with casino operator-types very intriguing, and the cover represents the story well.... Read More
Monday, 09 April 2018 20:00
John
The cover fits the title! Sounds like an interesting story of finishing schools, mean streets, and mafia donnas!
Monday, 09 April 2018 21:40
Candice Gigous
The cover is very cool with the colors and images. The synopsis draws you in for more. Can't wait to read this one.
Tuesday, 10 April 2018 07:47
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Blog Tour, Interview, & Giveaway: Zombie Abbey (Lauren Baratz-Logsted)

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Hello! Today YABC is hosting a blog tour stop for Lauren Baratz-Logsted's    Zombie Abbey   Read on for more about Lauren, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!       Meet Lauren Baratz-Logsted !   Lauren Baratz-Logsted is the author of over 30 books for adults (Vertigo), teens (The...
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YABC Staff's Current Reads ~ April 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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Giveaway -- THE KEY TO EVERY THING (US & CANADA ONLY)

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The Key to Every Thing (US & Canada Only) Written by: Pat Schmatz Release Date: May 8, 2018 Publisher: Candlewick Press About the Book: Tash didn’t want to go to camp, didn’t want to spend the summer with a bunch of strangers, didn’t want to be separated from the only...
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The cover is so fun with that irresistible blue color and the laid-back style of the lettering and the spare image depicted. It w... Read More
Sunday, 08 April 2018 19:07
John
The cover is a pretty blue, and the story sounds like an interesting combo of reality and fantasy!
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YABC Favorite Covers Of The Month & Giveaway ~ March 2018

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Hey everyone! Welcome to YABC's  Favorite Covers of the Month  poll and giveaway!! Each month we will be featuring the covers from all the new releases for the current month and will be offering a giveaway from our prize shelf! Everyone who participates in the poll can enter the giveaway....
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There is one book that answers this question perfectly: I don't have a copy already; it is the title I am most eager to read (one ... Read More
Sunday, 08 April 2018 18:51
John
"Which March 2018 YA release were you most excited about?" I don't know! Maybe "Children Of Blood and Bone"!
Sunday, 08 April 2018 22:16
Candice Gigous
The March 2018 YA release that I most excited about is Hero at the Fall. I am also excited about Not if I Save You First, Pacifica... Read More
Tuesday, 10 April 2018 07:52
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Giveaway -- THE STARS AT OKTOBER BEND (US & CANADA ONLY)

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The Stars at Oktober Bend (US & Canada Only) Written by: Glenda Millard Release Date: May 8, 2018 Publisher: Candlewick Press About the Book: i am the girl manny loves. the girl who writes our story in the book of flying. i am alice. Alice is fifteen, with hair as...
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The title on the cover is large and noticeable! The story sounds poetic!
Sunday, 08 April 2018 22:10
Kara S
I love this cover so much I can type no longer *gazes in wonder at cover image*...... Read More
Monday, 09 April 2018 20:16
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