Author Guest Post with Matthew Landis (League of American Traitors), Plus Giveaway!

Screen-Shot-2017-08-17-at-9.50.52-AM



Today we're excited to share a guest post from Matthew Landsis , author of League of American Traitors , plus a giveaway!    If You Were Benedict Arnold, You’d Probably Have Committed Treason Too   At the recent  launch  event for my debut YA novel,  LEAGUE OF AMERICAN TRAITORS ,...
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
Recent Comments
John
The cover looks intense--and fraught! The "honor" thing sounds interesting!
Thursday, 17 August 2017 19:28
Courtney Gendreau
Amazing cover, sounds like a great read!
Thursday, 24 August 2017 23:20
Laura L
Great cover and the synopsis sounds like a fun read!
Tuesday, 29 August 2017 18:22
1179 Hits
7 Comments

Author Guest Post with Virginia Macgregor, Plus Giveaway!

wishbones



Male Anorexia It was in my first teaching post that I came across male anorexia. I observed a boy I taught growing thinner and thinner. I remember him mentioning to me, proudly, how he’d spent a whole week surviving on nothing but a box of cereal: he could recite exactly...
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
Recent Comments
Dianna G.
The cover isn't very impressive, and doesn't make me think of the story line as described in the summary. The synopsis sounds goo... Read More
Saturday, 10 June 2017 22:46
Aireanna Lesch
ok. First of all..IT HAS A GOAT IN IT!!!!!!!! I really like the topic that this book addresses although the cover of the book kind... Read More
Friday, 23 June 2017 11:43
Danielle Lynn
I think the cover is pretty simple but I do like the way the "wishes" are in the shape of a wishbone. Although, "wishes" remind me... Read More
Saturday, 08 July 2017 12:31
1490 Hits
6 Comments

Author Guest Post with Jennifer Gold, Plus Giveaway!

Author Guest Post with Jennifer Gold, Plus Giveaway!




I’m very excited to be the guest blogger today on YABooksCentral! I have two new novels right now—Undiscovered Country, which just came out this month, and On the Spectrum, which is being released this September. The thing the books have in common is that both have an “illness narrative.” Undiscovered...
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
Recent Comments
Shelly Hart
Both sound good!Nice covers too!
Thursday, 04 May 2017 22:07
Lily M.
I love that these books take you to different places ?
Monday, 08 May 2017 05:26
Kelly G
Both of these covers are gorgeous, and they both sounds like interesting adventures!
Tuesday, 16 May 2017 13:35
1952 Hits
8 Comments

Author Guest Post with Erin Estrada Kelly

Author Guest Post with Erin Estrada Kelly

Contributed by Erin Entrada Kelly When I was a little girl, I wasn’t a Ramona, Harriet, or Matilda. I wasn’t Clementine or Madeline. I didn’t get in trouble—well, not until later—so I was never carted off to the principal’s office. I kept my nose in books, not corners. And I...
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
1095 Hits
0 Comment

Author Guest Post with Mimi Cross

Author Guest Post with Mimi Cross
b2ap3_thumbnail_before-goodbye-cover.jpg
b2ap3_thumbnail_mimi-cross.jpg
  Hey YA Books Central, thanks for having me on the blog. I came to novel writing by a seriously circuitous path. I’m a singer songwriter, but after my son was born I was completely happy singing to my audience of one. I pretty much stopped performing and took what...
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
Recent comment in this post
muxme.com
For some sweet gift card giveaways, check out https://muxme.com.
Sunday, 03 January 2016 16:09
6537 Hits
1 Comment

Author Guest Post with Todd Strasser

Author Guest Post with Todd Strasser
b2ap3_thumbnail_home-alone.jpg
page1image20176
page1image20336
page1image20496
page1image20656
page1image20816
page1image20976
page1image21136
page1image21296
b2ap3_thumbnail_todd-s.jpg
  The 25 th anniversary of the release of Home Alone is this month and I suspect it will bring back pleasant memories for many. It was an enormously popular movie, and perhaps one of the first to achieve that rare distinction of being able to make grownups laugh just...
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
3168 Hits
0 Comment

Author Guest Post with Brigid Kemmerer

Author Guest Post with Brigid Kemmerer
b2ap3_thumbnail_brigid-k-author.jpg
b2ap3_thumbnail_thicker-than-water.jpg
  Contributed by Brigid Kemmerer    I’m going to come right out and say it: I love people. I really do. I love meeting people, talking to people, learning about people. I love families. Kids. Grown­ups. Single people, married people, red people, blue people—wait. I’m turning into Dr. Seuss. You...
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
Recent Comments
Susan T.
Anne Marie Lassiter
Sunday, 29 November 2015 14:55
Sarah
Anne Marie Lassiter
Tuesday, 08 December 2015 16:02
Linda Romer
Anne Marie Lassiter ♡ Thank you
Friday, 18 December 2015 08:36
5981 Hits
10 Comments

Author Guest Post with Renee Collins

Author Guest Post with Renee Collins
b2ap3_thumbnail_renee-collins.jpg
b2ap3_thumbnail_until-we-meet-again-book-.png
b2ap3_thumbnail_until-we-meet-again.jpg
  Today, author Renee Collins is discussing some of our favorite things here at YABC today: writing, Harry Potter, and her own book,  Until We Meet Again .        Meet Renee.  Renee Collins grew up on a beach in Hawaii. Sadly, she never met anyone from the past...
Continue reading
Rate this blog entry:
1752 Hits
0 Comment

FEATURED GIVEAWAYS

Latest Book Listings Added

Growing Friendships: A Kids' Guide to Making and Keeping Friends
From psychologist and children's friendships expert Eileen Kennedy-Moore and parenting...
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
Sword and Scion 01: Into the Dark Mountains
How lost one feels when his own character remains a...
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
The Pirates of Brisa (Wyrms of Pasandir #2)
When young Eskandar leaves his ship with the tough broomrider...
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
Building a Trade Empire (Wyrms of Pasandir #4)
Trade had been Shaw’s life, her dream, her future –...
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
Journeys: Young Readers’ Letters to Authors Who Changed Their Lives
Books can change lives — and here are more than...
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
The Moonlight Meeting: The Nocturnals
In The Moonlight Meeting, Tobin, a sweet pangolin, Bismark, a...
 
3.0
 
0.0 (0)
The Hidden Kingdom: The Nocturnals Book 4
A group of veiled creatures--a chameleon, stick bugs and assorted...
 
3.0
 
0.0 (0)
In Sight of Stars
Seventeen-year-old Klee’s father was the center of his life. He...
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
The Bokkaners of the North (Wyrms of Pasandir #3)
Against all odds, Eskandar and his bunch of ragtag youngsters...
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
The Road to Kalbakar (Wyrms of Pasandir #1)
Seventeen-year-old...
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
Air and Ash (TIDES Book 1)
Master and Commander meets Sarah J Maas in a...
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
The Wolf Hour
Welcome, my little lambs, to the Puszcza. It's an...
 
3.0
 
0.0 (0)
The Dragon Orb
The fate of a kingdom rests on the shoulders...
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
Fragile Chaos
A GOD OF WAR SEEKING RESTORATION. AN UNWILLING SACRIFICIAL...
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
Batman: Nightwalker (DC Icons #2)
Before he was Batman, he was Bruce Wayne. A...
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
Nice Try, Jane Sinner
The only thing 17-year-old Jane Sinner hates more than...
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)

Latest Member Reviews

Growing Friendships: A Kids' Guide to Making and Keeping Friends
 
4.0
"Utilizing plain language and a kid-friendly presentation, Growing Friendships examines and addresses a wide range of socially detrimental issues such..."
Legacy (The Biodome Chronicles #1)
 
4.8
"Writing: 4.5 Story: 5 Character Development: 4.5 Cover: 5 Editing: 4.5 This book is a rare gem. You know,..."
Joshua and the Magical Forest
 
4.0
"Reviewed for YA Books Central An enchanting fantasy. The story: Joshua thinks his father is dead. He's been..."
Ghosts of Bliss Bayou
 
5.0
"Captivating story, smooth writing style, well executed."
Uglies (Uglies #1)
 
5.0
"I loved how different this book was to most that I have read. The plot and the story line are..."
Legacy (The Biodome Chronicles #1)
 
5.0
"I went into this book with a pretty vague idea of what it was about-a sci-fi novel revolving around a..."
Wicked (A Wicked Saga #1)
 
5.0
"I read a TON of fae fiction and A WICKED TRILOGY by Jennifer L. Armentrout is so hilarious and refershing...."
Elements (The Biodome Chronicles #2)
 
5.0
"Where do I begin?! I love Legacy. I was immediately sucked into the world and characters and was more than..."
Moonburner
 
4.7
" "The moon cannot enslave the sun, nor make the day its mistress." I absolutely loved this dark yet..."
An Enchantment of Ravens
 
4.7
" This is one of the most beautifully written books I've read in a long, long while. I found myself..."
Bloodline (Forgotten Origins Trilogy #1)
 
4.8
"INFECTED began with a viral pandemic which turns the human body and mind into a host. Although I enjoyed the..."
The "Wonderful" Wizard of Futhermucking Oz
 
5.0
"Although highly irreverent throughout, what I loved most about Arabella is that she doesn't just go along with the social..."
The Secrets of Islayne
 
4.3
"The Secrets of Islayne by Kari Lynn West 4 out of 5 stars Summary Islayne is a..."
Journeys: Young Readers’ Letters to Authors Who Changed Their Lives
 
5.0
"Journeys is a collection of letters from the “Letters About Literature” program sponsored by the Library of Congress Center for..."
The Moonlight Meeting: The Nocturnals
 
3.0
"In this "Grow and Read" level two early reader book, the characters from Nocturnals World meet each other. Bismark is..."
The Hidden Kingdom: The Nocturnals Book 4
 
3.0
"Dawn, a fox; Tobin, a pangolin; and Bismark, an energetic sugar glider are all friends who have adventures. When there..."
Ignite
 
3.5
"The story: Phoenyx Blake, a teenage girl, awakens in a locked dungeon with only a girl named Lily for..."
In Sight of Stars
 
5.0
"IN SIGHT OF STARS is Gae Polisner’s latest young adult novel. It’s a contemporary story that tackles mental health in..."
First Year (The Black Mage Book 1)
 
4.0
"This is a very good series introduction. From the critical side, my first impression was that Rachel Carter broke..."
Batman: Nightwalker (DC Icons #2)
 
4.0
"I am in love! The DC Icon series is turning me into a fan of superheroes, and Marie Lu's take..."