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Author Chat with Deborah Hopkinson (How I Became A Spy), Plus Giveaway!

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  Today we're excited to chat with Deborah Hopkinson author of How I Became A Spy .  Read on for more about Deborah, an interview, plus an giveaway!          Meet Deborah Hopkinson ! DEBORAH HOPKINSON has written more than 40 books for young readers. She is the author...
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Solving ciphers and searching for traitors would be challenging!
Sunday, 17 February 2019 19:39
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Featured Review: Between Before and After (Maureen Doyle McQuerry)

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About This Book: “The carnage began with the roses. She hacked at their ruffled blooms until they dropped into monstrous drifts of red on the parched yellow lawn … Only two things kept my mother grounded to us: my uncle Stephen and stories.” Fourteen-year-old Molly worries about school, friends, and her...
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Indie superstars with Kimberly Loth + Giveaway (US Only)

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Welcome to YA Books Central's "Indie Superstars" column. This event will spotlight the best and brightest of the indie community. You don’t want to miss out on these talented authors This week we’re interviewing Kimberly Loth, author of "The Thorn Chronicles"   Welcome to YABC, Kimberly! Michelle Lynn:   Midnight Angel is more than a good...
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These covers for the series are totally amazing and I wanted to read them as soon as I saw it. I am into fantasy and adventure, a... Read More
Tuesday, 19 February 2019 13:22
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Author Of The Week: Chat with CJ Redwine (The Blood Spell), 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 CJ Redwine,  YABC's Author of...
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Brianna Peterson
This cover is GORGEOUS! The pumpkin is a great subtle nod to Cinderella. I am also happy to realize this is a standalone novel, as... Read More
Thursday, 14 February 2019 21:38
Sethia
I love thus cove, so gorgeous!
Friday, 15 February 2019 11:43
Candice Gigous
The cover is cool. The synopsis makes me want to read more. I really enjoy fairy tale retellings and I am looking forward to this ... Read More
Saturday, 16 February 2019 05:19
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YABC Staff's Current Reads ~ February 11th, 2019

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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 below...
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Spotlight on Hush Little Bunny (David Ezra Stein), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight Hush Little Bunny  by David Ezra Stein.  Read on for more about David and his book plus an giveaway!           Meet David Ezra Stein ! David Ezra Stein is the Caldecott-Honor illustrator and author of Interrupting Chicken, Dinosaur Kisses, I’m My Own Dog, and many other...
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Debra Branigan
The cover is cute and sounds like a sweet one. Good luck with pretty picture book.
Saturday, 09 February 2019 16:29
Maggie
This sounds so sweet and the illustrations are lovely!
Monday, 11 February 2019 09:58
Alyssa Annico
Looks and sounds adorable!
Thursday, 14 February 2019 14:10
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Spotlight on The End Of The World & Beyond (AVI), Plus Excerpt!

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Today we're excited to spotlight The End Of The World & Beyond  by AVI.  Read on for more about AVI plus an excerpt!           Meet AVI ! Avi is the author of many books for young readers including  Catch You Later, Traitor,  the Newbery Medal novel Crispin:...
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It’s Live!! Cover Reveal: Seeker by Kim Chance + Giveaway (US Only)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  SEEKER by Kim Chance , releasing September 10, 2019 from Flux! Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the author: Hi everyone! My name is Kim Chance, and I’m the author of  Keeper  and the upcoming sequel, ...
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Ella York
I read Keeper by Kim Chance and it is by far one of the best books I have ever read. When she decided to write Seeker I knew that ... Read More
Friday, 08 February 2019 12:21
Morgan Ellis
After reading Keeper, I was seriously broken. I couldn't read anything else. For me this book was better than anything I'd in a lo... Read More
Friday, 08 February 2019 12:41
Matthew Corbett
I was left practically shaking at the end of Keeper, dying to know what happened next, but the darkness of this cover excites me. ... Read More
Friday, 08 February 2019 13:17
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Spotlight on Thief Of Cahraman (Lucy Tempest), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Thief Of Cahraman  by Lucy Tempest.  Read on for more about Lucy and her book, plus an giveaway!            Meet  Lucy Tempest ! With one foot in reality and the other one lodged firmly in fantasy, Lucy Tempest has been spinning tales...
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Belinda Clemons
this book sounds so good I love the concept and really hope to be one of the lucky winners
Saturday, 09 February 2019 17:44
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It’s Live!! Cover Reveal: The Sky Weaver by Kristen Ciccarelli + Giveaway (Intl)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  THE SKY WEAVER by Kristen Ciccarelli , releasing November 12, 2019 from HarperTeen! Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the author: Hey there, YABC! I'm so excited to reveal the cover for THE SKY WEAVER, the...
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Chelsie
Ahh what an awesome cover
Friday, 08 February 2019 10:22
Jessica Chillcott
Love this cover and can't wait for this book. Safire is one of my favourite characters and am glad she is getting her own book.... Read More
Friday, 08 February 2019 10:25
Diana Terrado
Gaah! LOVE this cover so much!! I cannot wait to read it!
Friday, 08 February 2019 10:39
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