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Featured Review: Once & Future (Amy Rose Capetta/Cori McCarthy)

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About This Book: I’ve been chased my whole life. As a fugitive refugee in the territory controlled by the tyrannical Mercer corporation, I’ve always had to hide who I am. Until I found Excalibur. Now I’m done hiding. My name is Ari Helix. I have a magic sword, a cranky wizard,...
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John
Ancient resting places sound excellent for organizing and filing your magic swords!
Tuesday, 26 March 2019 19:55
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Author Chat with Melissa Ostrom (Unleaving), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Melissa Ostrom author of Unleaving.  Read on for more about Melissa, an interview, plus an giveaway!          Meet Melissa Ostrom ! Melissa Ostrom is the author of The Beloved Wild. She teaches English literature at Genesee Community College in Batavia, New...
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John
Victim-blaming seems to be the all-American sport. Ugh.
Tuesday, 26 March 2019 19:57
Kylie
We need more books that help young people cope with sexual assault.
Sunday, 31 March 2019 00:16
Candice Gigous
The cover is eye-catching. The synopsis is very interesting. Sounds like a dramatic and thought-provoking read.
Monday, 08 April 2019 11:43
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Featured Review: The Last Voyage Of Poe Blythe (Allie Condie)

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About This Book:  Who do you become when you have nothing left to lose? There is something Poe Blythe, the seventeen-year-old captain of the Outpost’s last mining ship, wants far more than the gold they tear from the Serpentine River.  Revenge.  Poe has vowed to annihilate the river raiders who robbed...
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Amy Rose Capetta/Cori McCarthy (Once & Future), 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 Amy Rose Capetta & Cori McCarthy,  YABC's...
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Asia
This book sounds so interesting!
Monday, 01 April 2019 07:49
Tiffany Engler
Love this cover! Can't wait to read it!
Thursday, 04 April 2019 12:06
Candice Gigous
The cover is pretty and cool. The synopsis is very captivating. This book is on my to read list. I really like the idea of a King ... Read More
Monday, 08 April 2019 11:50
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It’s Live!! Cover Reveal: FORGOTTEN, (Book 3 in the House of Night Other World Series) by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast + Giveaway (US/Canada)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  FORGOTTEN, (Book 3 in the House of Night Other World Series) by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast, releasing October 29, 2019 from Blackstone Publishing! Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the designer: Working with P.C. and...
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Miranda J Cochran
I love the cover very beautifully done gives a dark mysteries vibe for what the story is going to bring us when we go to read the ... Read More
Sunday, 24 March 2019 12:42
Tierra
The cover is so beautiful. I always had a bit of a struggle trying to imagine Neferet's tendrils and this really helps me to under... Read More
Monday, 25 March 2019 04:18
Nikolas
Looking at this cover, I sense mysterious. We saw how Neferet was back in Zoey’s world throughout the series but in Other Kevin’s ... Read More
Monday, 25 March 2019 05:20
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It’s Live!! Cover Reveal: (Not Quite) The Same Old Song by Lindsey Ouimet + Giveaway (US/Canada)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  (Not Quite) The Same Old Song by Lindsey Ouimet, releasing April 2019 from Evernight Teen! Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the author: Hi YABC! Thank you for joining me for the exclusive cover reveal for...
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Jackie B
I am suuuuper excited for another book by Lindsey Ouimet! As a musician myself, I cannot even begin to express how the synopsis pu... Read More
Tuesday, 26 March 2019 13:57
Emily
I freakin love this cover! sounds so good
Thursday, 28 March 2019 15:50
Nancy Hernandez
Sounds like a fun read and that cove is beautiful.
Saturday, 30 March 2019 23:16
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Author Chat with Kate McGovern (Fear Of Missing Out), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Kate McGovern author of Fear Of Missing Out.  Read on for more about Kate, an interview, plus an giveaway!          Meet Kate McGovern ! Kate McGovern is the author of Rules for 50/50 Chances, which was called a “standout contemporary read”...
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Dianna G.
I wasn't so much interested until I read the blurb. Oh, this sounds so good. Stories about kids who are sick make me sad. The... Read More
Friday, 22 March 2019 20:12
Melanie Bracco
I love the beautiful cover and the synopsis sounds interesting!
Monday, 25 March 2019 16:57
Lisa Mandina
Love that cover, and the synopsis sound really unique!
Monday, 25 March 2019 20:04
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Featured Review: Bloodleaf (Crystal Smith)

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About This Book: Princess Aurelia is a prisoner to her crown and the heir that nobody wants. Surrounded by spirits and banned from using her blood-magic, Aurelia flees her country after a devastating assassination attempt. To escape her fate, Aurelia disguises herself as a commoner in a new land and discovers...
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What's Hot in KU

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Welcome to YA Books Central's "What's Hot in KU" post. This weekly event will highlight what's hot, new and exciting in the Amazon Kindle Unlimited Library.  Amazon's Kindle Unlimited subscription is a great way to enjoy unlimited reading on a tight budget. With over a million titles and counting, we thought...
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It’s Live!! Cover Reveal: The F Word (Redefining Me, book 1) by Michelle MacQueen and Ann Maree Craven + Giveaway (US Only)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  THE F WORD (Redefining Me, Book 1), by Michelle MacQueen and Ann Maree Craven, releasing June 13, 2019 from Midnight Hour Studio! Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the authors: Hello YABCers! Welcome to the exclusive...
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Erin
I love this cover and the cute play on words! I am looking forward to read this book to find out more about the accident and the w... Read More
Thursday, 21 March 2019 15:27
Lisa Mandina
Love the cover, I always love cupcakes! This sounds like my favorite kind of story.
Monday, 25 March 2019 20:01
Emily
This cover is so cute and I really want to read this!
Thursday, 28 March 2019 15:42
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