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Author Chat with Melissa de la Cruz, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Melissa de la Cruz, Plus Giveaway!
Today we're excited to chat with Melissa de la Cruz, author of Alex & Eliza. Read on for more about Melissa and her novel, plus a giveaway!   1. What gave you the inspiration to write this book?   Melissa: After seeing Hamilton in New York, my daughter was obsessed with Eliza Schuyler, ......
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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 Country loo......
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Tor Teen Pre-Order Promotion Giveaway for Roar (Cora Cormack)!

Tor Teen Pre-Order Promotion Giveaway for Roar (Cora Cormack)!
Pre-order your copy of Roar and submit your receipt here (http://us.macmillan.com/torforge/promo/roar2017preorderoffer)  to receive a special swag bag.       Roar by Cora Carmack, on sale June 13th In a land ruled and shaped by violent magical storms, power lies with those who control them. Aurora Pavan comes from one of the oldest Stormling......
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What a beautiful eye-catching cover. The female on the cover looks fierce and ready to take on whatever she's looking out at and t... Read More
Tuesday, 25 April 2017 15:10
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Giveaway: Prize Pack from HarperChildrens

Giveaway: Prize Pack from HarperChildrens

Olga and the Smelly Thing from Nowhere by Elise Gravel AND Stick Cat: A Tail of Two Kitties by Tom Watson   US Only   In stores now!   Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books   About the Books Olga and the Smelly Thing from Nowhere - Olga finds a creature in her......
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These look and sound delightful and hilarious! So cute and funny!
Tuesday, 25 April 2017 20:52
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Hide From Me by Mary Lindsey + Giveaway (US Only)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Hide From Me by Mary Lindsey + Giveaway (US Only)
Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for HIDE FROM ME by Mary Lindsey, releasing November 7, 2017, from Entangled Teen. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Mary: Hi there, YABCers!    I'm so excited about today's cover reveal for Hide From Me.  I'm one of......
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I think the book sounds eerie and intriguing, and the cover is rather sultry!
Tuesday, 25 April 2017 20:52
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Amy Plum (Dreamfall), Plus Giveaway!!

Author Of The Week: Chat with Amy Plum (Dreamfall), Plus Giveaway!!
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 Plum, YABC's Author of the Week!! Amy Plum is the author......
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Hello! I'm answering the question for the giveaway of this book: I think the cover is perfect. Blue is my favorite color, to begi... Read More
Monday, 24 April 2017 19:07
Delaney
I'm sooooo excited for this book! It sounds so awesome and the cover is so creepy and cool!
Monday, 24 April 2017 20:12
John
The cover is eerie and spooky. The synopsis rocks!
Monday, 24 April 2017 21:05
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Giveaway: THE FALLEN STAR (US Only)

Giveaway: THE FALLEN STAR (US Only)
THE FALLEN STAR (The Nocturnals Series #3) ~US Only Written by: Tracey Hecht Illustrated by: Kate Liebman Release Date: May 2, 2017 Publisher: Fabled Films Press   About the Book In The Fallen Star, Dawn, Tobin, and Bismark awaken one evening to a disaster: all of the forest's pomelos have been mysteriously......
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John
The cover is charming, and I would love to learn more about pomelos and aye-ayes, whatever those are!
Friday, 21 April 2017 21:31
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview, & Giveaway: Blacksouls (Nicole Castroman)

Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview, & Giveaway: Blacksouls (Nicole Castroman)
Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Nicole Castroman's    Blacksouls   Read on for more about Nicole, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!               Meet Nicole Castroman! Nicole was lucky enough to come with her very own best friend...she has a......
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Author Chat with Joanne O'Sullivan, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Joanne O'Sullivan, Plus Giveaway!
Today we're excited to chat with Joanne O'Sullivan, author of Between Two Skies. Read on for more about Joanne and her novel, plus a giveaway!   1. What gave you the inspiration to write this book? I went to college in New Orleans, so I was concerned about what happened to the region......
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The cover has a colorful, retro look! The story sounds timeless!
Thursday, 20 April 2017 21:19
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Blog Tour, Guest Post, & Giveaway: First We Were IV (Alexandra Sirowy)

Blog Tour, Guest Post, & Giveaway: First We Were IV (Alexandra Sirowy)
Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Alexandra Sirowy's    FIRST WE WERE IV   Read on for more about Alexandra, a guest post, and a tour-wide giveaway!               Meet Alexandra Sirowy! Alexandra Sirowy is the author of the young adult thrillers......
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