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Indie Superstars with Olivia Wildenstein + Giveaway (US Only)

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Welcome to YA Books Central's "Indie Superstars" column. This event will spotlight the best and brightest of the indie community. You don’t want to miss out on these talented authors This week we’re interviewing Olivia Wildenstein, author of "A Pack of Blood and Lies"   Welcome to YABC, Olivia! Michelle Lynn:   If you were deserted...
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Emily
I love books with wolves in them! Sounds like it could be good
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 13:24
Stephanie Brumber
I absolutely love books about wolves! This book sounds so good and the cover is beautiful
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 06:44
Jessica Cashen
Beautiful cover and the synopsis sounds awesome
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 17:50
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Giveaway: THE NOCTURNALS: THE PECULIAR POSSUM (US Only)

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The Nocturnals: The Peculiar Possum (US Only) Written by: Tracey Hecht Illustrated by: Josie Yee Release Date: October 2018 Publisher: Fabled Films Press About the Book: In The Peculiar Possum (HC, $12.99, October 2018), the Nocturnal Brigade—Dawn, a serious fox; Tobin, a sweet pangolin; and Bismark, the loudmouthed, pint-sized sugar glider—encounter...
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Renee Moore
Looks and sounds like an adorable read! I am sure my son would love this one.
Friday, 05 October 2018 22:56
Emily
This sounds so cute!!!
Saturday, 06 October 2018 15:12
Debra Branigan
The cover will attract young readers. The storyline sounds perfect for kids.
Sunday, 14 October 2018 20:26
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Kate Alice Marshall (I Am Still Alive), Plus Giveaway!!

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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  Kate Alice Marshall , YABC's Author of...
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Kara S
The cover is well-styled -- I especially like the title font. The story sounds like a pageturner, and I have read many excellent ... Read More
Monday, 16 July 2018 20:15
Olivia F
Neat cover and interesting synopsis! By the way, the giveaway goes to Sea Witch by Sarah Henning (I think this might be incorrect)... Read More
Tuesday, 17 July 2018 07:32
Lily M.
Ooh a survivalist, murder mystery ?
Friday, 27 July 2018 18:17
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YABC's Around the World in 30 Days with Kim Baccellia of the United States, plus giveaways

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Today we're excited to welcome  Kim Baccellia from California! She's here to share her novel  Goddesses Can Wait  as part of the YABC Around the World in 30 Days event!  Read on for more about Kim and her novel!     And don't forget to enter the weekly giveaway, and the...
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YABC's Around the World in 30 Days with Courtney Brandt of Dubai, plus giveaways

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Today we're excited to welcome  Courtney Brandt from Dubai! She's here to share her novel  The Queen of England: Coronation  as part of the YABC Around the World in 30 Days event!  Read on for more about Courtney and her novel!   And don't forget to enter the weekly giveaway, and...
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YABC's Around the World in 30 Days with Bethany Wicker of the US, plus giveaways

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Today we're excited to welcome Bethany Wicker from the US! She is here to share her novel Unexpected Mate as part of the YABC Around the World in 30 Days event! Read on for more about Bethany and her novel!


And don't forget to enter the weekly giveaway and the event Grand Prize giveaway!

 

Meet Bethany Wicker

I write fantasy and paranormal romance, but am mostly known for the Aluna series. I live in Louisiana with my husband and daughter and it's one of the best places for food. We have delicious Cajun cooking down here like Gumbo and Jumbalaya. Can't forget the seafood and crawfish boils either. When I'm not stuffing my face with food, I'm probably drinking coffee.

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Meet Unexpected Mate

Eden was born a hybrid wolf with both Alpha and Luna powers within her. Now that she’s seventeen, she’s expected to find a mate and prepare to take over her pack when she’s eighteen, as is tradition. But nobody expected it to be Liam.

Liam, the son of Knox and Katie, is the only werewolf born without a wolf. It was an unheard of phenomena until he was born. His twin brother got the wolf gene and Liam is just the leftover. Feeling like an outcast, he never anticipated he’d have a shot at dating Eden, let alone be her mate.

Does Eden have enough werewolf in her for the two of them to lead the pack together? To make things worse, something’s draining their livestock of their blood.

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 Week Three Giveaway - 11 ebooks!

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One winner will receive ecopies of 

Unexpected Mate by Bethany Wicker

The Clay Lion by Amalie Jahn

Blood Oath by Kelly St Clare and Raye Wagner

Broken Silence by Helen Vivienne Fletcher

A Question of Faith by Nicole Zoltack

Case: 0 (Annalise Storm Chronicles Book 1) by May Freighter

Humanity's Hope by Pembroke Sinclair

Freshman Fourteen by Beth Rodgers 

The Inventress by Mary Victoria Johnson

Undertow by K.R. Conway 

Airwoman by Zara Quentin

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Grand Prize Giveaway - 38 paperbacks!

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YABC's Around the World in 30 Days with K.R. Conway of the US, plus giveaways

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Today we're excited to welcome K.R. Conway from the US! She is here to share her novel  Undertow  as part of the YABC Around the World in 30 Days event! Read on for more about K.R. and her novel! And don't forget to enter the weekly giveaway and the event Grand Prize giveaway!...
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YABC's Around the World in 30 Days with Zara Quentin of Melbourne, Australia, plus giveaways

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Today we're excited to welcome Zara Quentin from Australia! She is here to share her novel  Airwoman  as part of the YABC Around the World in 30 Days event! Read on for more about Zara  and her novel! And don't forget to enter the weekly giveaway and the event Grand Prize giveaway!  ...
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The cover of AIRWOMAN is absolutely Stunning. The colours draw the eye and the figure of the woman lets you know immediately that ... Read More
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YABC's Around the World in 30 Days with Helen Vivienne Fletcher of New Zealand, plus giveaways

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Today we're excited to welcome Helen Vivienne Fletcher from the US! She's here to share her novel  Broken Silence  as part of the YABC Around the World in 30 Days event! Read on for more about Helen and her novel! And don't forget to enter the weekly giveaway and the event Grand Prize...
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YABC's Around the World in 30 Days with Pembroke Sinclair of the United States, plus giveaways

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Today we're excited to welcome Pembroke Sinclair from the US! She's here to share her novel  Humanity's Hope  as part of the YABC Around the World in 30 Days event! Read on for more about Pembroke and her novel! And don't forget to enter the weekly giveaway and the event Grand Prize giveaway!...
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Penny Olson
All of these books look amazing. Thanks for the chance!
Friday, 24 November 2017 23:01
Isabella Wojnarowicz
awesome!!!
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I think my heart would stop if I actually won! YABC always has the best giveaways ... Read More
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