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Featured Review: Girls in the Moon by Janet McNally

Featured Review: Girls in the Moon by Janet McNally
About this book: An exquisitely told, authentic YA debut about family secrets, the shadow of fame, and finding your own way. Everyone in Phoebe Ferris’s life tells a different version of the truth. Her mother, Meg, ex–rock star and professional question evader, shares only the end of the story—the post-fame calm that ......
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview, and Giveaway: Night Witches (Kathryn Lasky)

Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview, and Giveaway: Night Witches (Kathryn Lasky)
Title: NIGHT WITCHES Author: Kathryn Lasky Pub. Date: March 28, 2017 Publisher: Scholastic Press Pages: 224 Formats: Hardcover, eBook, audiobook Find it: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Goodreads From bestselling and award-winning author Kathryn Lasky comes an explosive adventure following the teen girl fighter pilots who took on Hitler's army . . . and won. Fifteen-year-old Valya knows what it ......
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POWER RANGERS - Drive Through Movie Review

POWER RANGERS - Drive Through Movie Review

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The Nerd Riders, Kristin and Clint, hit the road after seeing a sneak peek of POWER RANGERS. Here are their thoughts.

 

 

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Seriously!! I am so jealous!! I want to see this so bad! I feel like a 10 year old! ... Read More
Saturday, 25 March 2017 00:21
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Spotlight, and Giveaway: Hearts & Other Body Parts (Ira Bloom)

Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Spotlight, and Giveaway: Hearts & Other Body Parts (Ira  Bloom)
Title: HEARTS & OTHER BODY PARTS Author: Ira Bloom Pub. Date: March 28, 2017 Publisher: Scholastic Press Pages: 352 Formats: Hardcover, eBook, audiobook Find it: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iBooks, Goodreads   A novel of love and monsters.   Sisters Esme, Katy, and Ronnie are smart, talented, and gorgeous, and better yet . . . all three are witches. They ......
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5 Fun Facts About Michelle Obama, Plus Giveaway

5 Fun Facts About Michelle Obama, Plus Giveaway
Today we're excited to be part of the First Ladies blog tour.  Below you'll find more about our featured first lady, Michelle Obama,  What's the Big Deal About First Ladies, plus a giveaway!         Get to Know Michelle Obama!           1.) Though growing up, Michelle w......
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What's Hot in KU

What's Hot in KU
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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Featured Review: Dragonfly Nightmare by Erin Richards

Featured Review: Dragonfly Nightmare by Erin Richards
About this book: To be a normal teenage girl. To forget about the past. To fall in love for the first time. Is that too much to ask? Sixteen-year-old Allie Bailey just wants a break—a break from her overly-protected life. And Dragonfly Meadows summer camp is the answer. A summer away f......
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Penguin Teen Blog Tour, Excerpt, & Giveaway: Nemesis (Brendan Reichs)

Penguin Teen Blog Tour, Excerpt, & Giveaway: Nemesis (Brendan Reichs)
Today we're spotlighting Brendan Reichs's novel, Nemesis!!  Read on for more about Brendan, his novel, a excerpt, and a giveaway!         Meet Brendan Reichs! Brendan Reichs was born and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina. He graduated from Wake Forest University in 2000 and The George Washington University School of Law in......
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I thought this post was pretty good. Nemesis sounds interesting.
Wednesday, 22 March 2017 23:59
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Kate Hamilton's Top 5 Ships from Cindi Madsen, Plus Giveaway

Kate Hamilton's Top 5 Ships from Cindi Madsen, Plus Giveaway
Kate Hamilton's Top 5 Ships!  Kate Hamilton, my heroine from Operation Prom Date, lives for fandoms & shipping & OTPs. Cooper, her guy friend who’s helping her land her crush doesn’t exactly understand it all, but he sure does like listening to her ramble on about it. Here’s a small excerpt fr......
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The cover and the synopsis make me think of rainbows and puppy dogs!
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Waiting On Wednesday ~ March 22, 2017

Waiting On Wednesday ~ March 22, 2017
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 Assistant Blog Manager)   The Glass Spare (Lauren DeStefano) Author: Lauren DeStefano Book: Hardcover,......
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