Featured Review: Nothing (Annie Barrows)

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About This Book: Nothing ever happens to Charlotte and Frankie. Their lives are nothing like the lives of the girls they read about in their YA novels. They don’t have flowing red hair and hot romantic encounters never happen—let alone meeting a true soul mate. They just go to high...
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Featured Review: Hunting Prince Dracula (Stalking Jack the Ripper #2) by Kerri Maniscalco

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About This Book: In this hotly anticipated sequel to the haunting #1 bestseller Stalking Jack the Ripper, bizarre murders are discovered in the castle of Prince Vlad the Impaler, otherwise known as Dracula. Could it be a copycat killer...or has the depraved prince been brought back to life? Following the...
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Blog Tour: Lone Stars by Mike Lupica, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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  Today we're excited to be part of the blog tour for Mike Lupica's book  Lone Stars .   Read on for more about Mike, his book, plus and excerpt & giveaway!   Meet Mike Lupica !   Mike Lupica has been called “the greatest sports writer for middle school...
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The cover will be really appealing to middle grades students. My students LOVE Mike Lupica, so I had to enter because I know this ... Read More
Friday, 22 September 2017 23:32
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“Ingredients that go into Writing a Picture Book” by Amy Fellner Dominy and Nate Evans (Cookiesaurus Rex), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share a guest post from Amy Fellner Dominy and Nate Evans , authors of  Cookiesaurus Rex ! Read on for more about the authors, their book, and a giveaway!     Meet Amy Fellner Dominy!   AMY FELLNER DOMINY  is an author of teen and tween...
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The cover and illustrations are gorgeous. It does sound tasty.
Friday, 22 September 2017 17:07
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Author Chat with David Barclay Moore (The Stars Beneath Our Feet), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with David Barclay Moore , author of  The Stars Beneath Our Feet .    Read on for more about David and his book, plus a giveaway!   Meet David Barclay Moore !          DAVID BARCLAY MOORE was born and raised in Missouri....
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The cover is very original. Sounds like a realistic story!
Friday, 22 September 2017 17:05
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Blog Tour: Smoot: A Rebellious Shadow & The Care and Feeding of a Pet Black Hole by Michelle Cuevas, Plus Guest Post!

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Today we're excited to be part of the blog tour for Michelle Cuevas' book  Smoot: A Rebellious Shadow & The Care and Feeding of a Pet Black Hole .   Read on for more about Michelle, her books, plus her listicle!     Meet Michelle Cuevas !   Michelle Cuevas...
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Featured Review: Welcome Home, edited by Eric Smith!

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About This Book: Welcome Home collects a number of adoption-themed fictional short stories, and brings them together in one anthology from a diverse range of celebrated Young Adult authors. The all-star roster includes Edgar-award winner Mindy McGinnis, New York Times bestselling authors C.J. Redwine (The Shadow Queen) and William Ritter...
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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...
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Author Chat with Denise Marques Leitao (Karina's Silver Shoes), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Denise Marques Leitao , author of  Karina's Silver Shoes .  Read on for more about L.B. and her book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Denise Marques Leitao !         Denise Marques Leitao was born and raised in Brazil. When she’s not...
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The cover so unique, I love that. and I love all the book description ... Read More
Thursday, 21 September 2017 21:00
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Giveaway: BEATRICE ZINKER, UPSIDE DOWN THINKER (US Only)

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Prizes for this giveaway provided by Disney-Hyperion! Beatrice Zinker, Upside Down Thinker (US Only) by: Shelley Johannes Release Date: September 19, 2017 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion About the Book: Beatrice does her best thinking upside down. Hanging from trees by her knees, doing handstands . . . for Beatrice Zinker, upside down...
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The cover looks fun and lively! The plot sounds fraught with tension and adventure!
Thursday, 21 September 2017 20:11
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