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Press Release: IBBY Announces Award Winners

Press Release: IBBY Announces Award Winners




IBBY Announces Winners of the 2016 Hans Christian Andersen Award #IBBYHCA16 Raab Associates 4 April 2016   Patricia Aldana, Chair of the jury for the Hans Christian Andersen Award of the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) today announced the winners of the 2016 Hans Christian Andersen Award considered...
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What's New in YA--April 5, 2016

What's New in YA--April 5, 2016




























Are you wondering what's new in YA  today? Check out these wonderful  new  releases!     By both society’s measure and her own, fifteen-year-old Zoe Mahar is pretty much a loser. Then one day she ducks into Spencerport Savings and Loan simply to get out of the rain—and witnesses a bank...
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Diversify Your Shelves--"On Rounding"

Diversify Your Shelves--"On Rounding"



On Rouding--Riley Redgate For the sake of my mental health, I’m trying not to track the reviews of my debut novel ( Seven Ways We Lie ) too obsessively. This is difficult for me. I have the curiosity of the proverbial dead cat, and Goodreads—Jesus Christ—Goodreads is  right there . On...
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Giveaway: Wonder Woman at Super Hero High by Lisa Yee (US only)

Giveaway: Wonder Woman at Super Hero High by Lisa Yee (US only)
Wonder Woman At Super Hero High          by Lisa Yee   Release Date: 3/1/16   Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers   About the Book This groundbreaking new middle grade series follows DC Comics' most iconic female Super Heroes and Super-Villains . . . as high schoolers. At Super...
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Sharon Kaminski
The cover is great. It makes me want to read the book.
Thursday, 14 April 2016 12:19
Danielle Hammelef
I love the cover's colors and the illustrations of strong girls. I'm excited to read this.
Friday, 29 April 2016 08:11
CheReeYah Moore
The cover makes the book look fun and interesting.
Friday, 29 April 2016 10:15
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Giveaway: Walk the Edge by Katie McGarry (US Only)

Giveaway: Walk the Edge by Katie McGarry (US Only)

Walk the Edge by Katie McGarry Release Date: March 29, 2016 Publisher: Harlequin Teen   About the Book One moment of recklessness will change their worlds Smart. Responsible. That's seventeen-year-old Breanna's role in her large family, and heaven forbid she put a toe out of line. Until one night of shockingly...
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Kathleen Pasqualini
I love the cover and I think the colors are beautiful. I can't wait to read this book!
Friday, 01 April 2016 16:43
Cali M.
Thanks for the giveaway! I love the cover and I am a fan of Katie McGarry's work. ... Read More
Friday, 01 April 2016 20:51
Gaby Perez
When I saw the cover I immediately want to read the book.Literally, I had not even seen the summary when I add it to my next readi... Read More
Sunday, 03 April 2016 01:41
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Press Release: DC Comics to YA Novels

Press Release: DC Comics to YA Novels
  RANDOM HOUSE TO PUBLISH OFFICIAL YA NOVELS BASED ON FOUR DC COMICS SUPER HERO ICONS, BY FOUR BESTSELLING AUTHORS   Wonder Woman™, Batman™, Catwoman™,  and  Superman™  novels to release beginning in  2017    New York, NY,  March 31, 2016 —Random House Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Random House...
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Author Chat with Matthew Jobin, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Matthew Jobin, Plus Giveaway!



YABC: What surprised you most while writing your latest book?   Matthew Jobin: What surprised me the most about writing THE SKELETH was Tom. Readers of THE NETHERGRIM will know him as the shy, calm orphan yoked into a life of slavery and toil by his vicious master Athelstan. I had...
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Amy Hart
Pretty sure I'd be a big fan of this after readig it.
Thursday, 07 April 2016 19:18
Linda Romer
The Nethergrim sounds like it's full of adventure ♡ I love the cover! Thank you
Wednesday, 13 April 2016 21:53
Sharon Kaminski
Nethergrim is a great book to read. A friend read it and I'm next.
Thursday, 14 April 2016 12:10
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Author Chat with Erin Entrada Kelly

Author Chat with Erin Entrada Kelly




Interview cotributed by Karen Yingling and Erin Entrada Kelly   Karen Yingling: Who were you as a middle grade reader? What books did you like to read, and/or what activities did you like to do? Erin Entrada Kelly: I always enjoyed activities that let me spend time in my head. For...
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Spotlight on The Star-Touched Queen, Plus Giveaway

Spotlight on The Star-Touched Queen, Plus Giveaway



A Note from Roshani Chokshi My house was — and remains — a slightly ridiculous thing in terms of decor. In one corner lies a spinning wheel poised to prick Sleeping Beauty’s finger; a katana lurks behind photo albums in a cupboard; a 14th century statue gazes peacefully from the living...
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Megan Homan
This book sounds amazing! I can't wait to read it
Wednesday, 30 March 2016 12:29
Kara S
I have been looking forward to this book's release and would love to win a copy! Thanks for the opportunity! Cheers, Kara S... Read More
Thursday, 31 March 2016 17:30
Kristy K
So excited for this book to come out!
Friday, 01 April 2016 14:32
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Sneak Peek: Sing Down the Stars by L.J. Hatton + Giveaway (US Only)

Sneak Peek: Sing Down the Stars by L.J. Hatton + Giveaway (US Only)


Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to present a sneak peek from L.J. Hatton's SING DOWN THE STARS, the first book in the Celestine Series released October 6, 2015 from Skyscape. The second book, CALL FORTH THE WAVES, released March 22, 2016. Below, you can read the sneak peek and enter...
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Amber Dunigan
Love, love, love when you guys give sneak peaks. It ensures that I usually get hooked and must run out to get them so I can read m... Read More
Tuesday, 29 March 2016 20:21
Emily
I loved the sneak peeks! i love seeing how the book is going to be! I can not wait to read it!
Thursday, 07 April 2016 16:05
Linda Romer
The Celestine series sounds wonderful, I would enjoy reading these books. Thank you
Monday, 11 April 2016 21:39
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