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Featured Review: Pretend She's Here (Luanne Rice)

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About This Book: Mega-bestselling author Luanne Rice returns with a ripped-from-the-headlines story of a girl who is kidnapped by her friend's family. Emily Lonergan's best friend died last year. And Emily hasn't stopped grieving. Lizzie Porter was lively, loud, and fun -- Emily's better half. Emily can't accept that she's gone....
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Dianna G.
This was #1 on my students' wishlists during our school book fair.
Friday, 03 May 2019 21:07
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Summoned (Mckayla Eaton), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US/Canada Only)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  Summoned  by Mckayla Eaton, releasing September 3rd 2019 from Parliament House Press!       Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the author:     Hey YABC, thanks for joining me for the cover reveal for...
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Mia
The cover is so cool, it definitely sets the stage! I am also very excited this is the start of a trilogy!
Thursday, 09 May 2019 10:37
Jessica Cashen
Great cover and the synopsis sounds awesome
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 20:21
Laura L
The synopsis and cover sound so intriguing!! Can't wait to read it!
Monday, 20 May 2019 11:33
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Featured Review: The Songs We Sing (Kylie Key)

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About This Book: He's older He's taken He's off limits He's my best friend's brother But when Damon asks me to help him with his songwriting I'm happy to give him a hand. It might just be what I need to find my passion for music again. I know he only...
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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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Author Chat with Christine Dore Miller (Forgiven Are The Starry-Eyed), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Christine Dore Miller author of Forgiven Are The Starry-Eyed.  Read on for more about Christine, plus an interview!         Meet Christine Dore Miller ! Christine lives in the Los Angeles area with her husband and their two children. She works full-time...
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Emily
This book looks like it will be emotional! I really love this cover
Monday, 06 May 2019 11:01
Erin
This cover draws me in fantastically. Upon reading the synopsis I realize that it is a book I think many teenagers and adults will... Read More
Tuesday, 07 May 2019 13:03
Sandy
The cover is what drew me to this giveaway- it looks mysterious and the use of only the two contrasting colors is fabulous. I like... Read More
Wednesday, 08 May 2019 08:44
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Featured Review: The F Word (Ann Maree Craven/Michelle MacQueen)

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About This Book:   One party. One accident Six lives changed forever Peyton Callahan refuses to let the F word define her She has always remained body positive, never letting others’ perceptions color her view of herself. But after the accident that claimed her brother’s life, Peyton’s weight spirals out of...
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Waiting On Wednesday ~ May 1st, 2019

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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)   Wilder Girls (Rory Power)     Author: Rory Power Expected publication:...
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Featured Review: Tin Heart (Shivaun Plozza)

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About This Book: When Marlowe gets a heart transplant and a second chance at life, all she wants is to thank her donor’s family. Maybe then she can move on. Maybe then she’ll discover who she is if she’s no longer ‘The Dying Girl’. But with a little brother who dresses...
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Top Ten Tuesday ~ Top Ten YA Fantasy Books Of 2019

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Welcome to Young Adult Book Central's Top Ten Tuesday post!   Each Tuesday we will be hosting a different theme or topic involving all things bookish!!! The Top Ten Tuesday post was originally created at That Artsy Reader Girl so visit there site for all the fun details about this awesome meme!!      ...
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Author Chat with Sasha Alsberg & Lindsay Cummings (NEXUS), Plus Giveaway!

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  Today we're excited to chat with Sasha Alsberg & Lindsay Cummings, authors of NEXUS.  Read on for more about Sasha & Lindsay, plus an interview and an giveaway!          Meet Sasha Alsberg & Lindsay Cummings ! Sasha Alsberg  is the #1  New York Times  bestselling co-author of  ZENITH:...
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John
Oh, nos! There is a death in the book! Why did you have to spoil it for me?!
Tuesday, 30 April 2019 22:07
Lily M.
I'm excited for this book ??
Monday, 06 May 2019 23:47
Carrie Edmunds
The cover is stunning and the synopsis makes me want to read it.
Friday, 17 May 2019 23:54
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