YABC Staff's Current Reads ~ June 18th, 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: Cross Fire by Fonda Lee

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About This Book: Earth's century of peace as a colony of an alien race has been shattered. As the alien-run government navigates peace talks with the human terrorist group Sapience, Donovan tries to put his life back together and return to his duty as a member of the security forces....
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It’s Live!! Cover Reveal: Through the White Wood by Jessica Leake + Giveaway (US/Canada Only)

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  Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for THROUGH THE WHITE WOOD by Jessica Leake, releasing on April 9, 2019 from Harper Teen .  Before we get to the reveal, here's a note from  Jessica :  Hi YABC readers! I'm so excited to be sharing...
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Kara S
I am very interested in this synopsis! As a historical fiction fan, I've never read a story set in this place and time, and it so... Read More
Friday, 15 June 2018 13:26
emma pags
First off the cover is so beautiful and compliments Beyond a Darkened Shore perfectly and I personally love how the birds and thei... Read More
Friday, 15 June 2018 22:02
John
The cover is memorable! Now if only our heroes could ge their super-powers to work in tandem....
Saturday, 16 June 2018 21:10
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Featured Review: Always Forever Maybe by Anica Mrose Rissi

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About This Book: When Betts meets Aiden at the candy store where she works, their connection is like a sugar rush to the heart. Betts already knows the two of them are infinite. Inevitable. Destined to become an us. Betts has only ever kept one secret from her best friend,...
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It’s Live!! The First True Thing by Claire Needell + Giveaway (US + Canada Only)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for THE FIRST TRUE THING by Claire Needell, releasing on April 24, 2019 from Harper Collins .  Before we get to the reveal, here's a note from  Claire :  Hi YABC!  So excited for the cover reveal of my...
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Olivia Farr
I'm very curious to read this one- interesting cover too!
Friday, 15 June 2018 07:52
Kara S
The cover matches the synopsis, which impresses me as a sophisticated and suspenseful story. I am interested to discover what the... Read More
Friday, 15 June 2018 13:34
John
The cover looks urban! The story sounds quite powerful!
Friday, 15 June 2018 21:43
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Top 5 Tips For Making Manga with Danica Davidson & Rena Saiya!

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Today we're excited to share the top 5 tips for making manga contributed by Danic Davidson & Rena Saiya, inspired by their book,  Manga Art for Intermediates: A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Your Own Manga Drawings !  Read on for more about Lisa and her book, plus the top 5...
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Featured Review: ALEX HUNT and the Chase for Rhapta by Urcelia Teixeira

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About This Book: An action-packed Archaeological Adventure Mystery for Indiana Jones lovers! This is Relic Hunting at it’s best! Based on the true legend of the ancient Lost City of Rhapta which mysteriously disappeared near Mafia island off the coast of Africa. "I'm a big fan of Indiana Jones/archeology type...
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Spotlight on Crossing the Line by Ellen Wolfson Valladares, Plus Interview, Excerpt, & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Crossing the Line  by Ellen Wolfs Valladares!  Read on for more about Ellen and her book, plus an interview, excerpt, & giveaway!    Meet Ellen Wolfson Valladares!       Ellen Wolfson Valladares is an award-winning writer/author, workshop facilitator, community volunteer, and mother. A native...
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I love this type of story. The cover is kind of spooky!
Wednesday, 13 June 2018 20:57
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Waiting On Wednesday ~ June 13th, 2018

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Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event that is hosted by Jill at   Breaking the Spine   and spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.                         *Beth's Choice* (YABC Blog Manager)   Contagion (Erin Bowman)     Author:...
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Featured Review: Invisible Ghosts (Robyn Schneider)

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About This Book: Rose Asher believes in ghosts. She should, since she has one for a best friend: Logan, her annoying, Netflix-addicted brother, who is forever stuck at fifteen. But Rose is growing up, and when an old friend moves back to Laguna Canyon and appears in her drama class,...
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