The Official YABC Blog

All things news, updates, giveaways, and other goodies on Young Adult (and Kids!) Books Central.

  • Home
    Home This is where you can find all the blog posts throughout the site.
  • Categories
    Categories Displays a list of categories from this blog.
  • Tags
    Tags Displays a list of tags that have been used in the blog.
  • Bloggers
    Bloggers Search for your favorite blogger from this site.
  • Login
    Login Login form

YABC Mailbox - January 2013 (International Giveaway)

Posted by on in News & Updates
  • Font size: Larger Smaller
  • Hits: 2415
  • Subscribe to this entry
  • Print
  • Report this post

It's here! The January YABC Mailbox video! 

We got a ton of books in over the holidays. Then I made this video. Then we got in a ton more right after I uploaded this. Drat! They'll definitely be showcased next month. 

We have a special guest star in this video! Jodi Meadows, author of Incarnate and Asunder, did some random dancing for us. She had a you'll have to watch to find out more!

 As always, good luck entering the giveaway. And enjoy these great new books!
(You may comment here or on the YouTube page. Both pages count!)



Rate this blog entry:


  • Vivien
    Vivien Monday, 07 January 2013

    I gifted The Poison Tree and The Dark Rose by Erin Kelly. Also, Twelve by Justin Cronin. I was gifted Stolen Night by Rebecca Maizel.

  • Kate
    Kate Monday, 07 January 2013

    My sister got me The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily M. Danforth and An Abundance of Katherines by John Green. I can't wait to read both of them! :p Sadly I did not gift any great books, although I bought my sister a Catch-22 t-shirt!

  • YABC
    http://YABC Monday, 07 January 2013

    I got Rowling's The Casual Vacancy and gave Edwards' The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles as well as Riordan's Mark of Athena to my children.

  • Casog
    Casog Monday, 07 January 2013

    I got Life of Pi by Yann Martel and gave Twelve by Justin Cronin to my parents.

  • YABC
    YABC Monday, 07 January 2013

    I gave a Fenway Park mystery to my son, The Kindling to my daughter and The Paladin Prophecy to a friend. I received A Scent of Magic.

  • Daisy Richeson
    Daisy Richeson Monday, 07 January 2013

    I gave my friend Throne of Glass. Got myself a signed set of the Lux series by Jennifer Armentrout.

  • Kierra
    Kierra Monday, 07 January 2013

    Oh boy, the list is certainly long. Here I go! I got The Ship Breaker, The Drowned Cities, Beautiful Darkness, Beautiful Creatures, Beautiful Chaos, The Luxe, Envy, Days of Blood and Starlight, Gravity, The Forest of Hands and Teeth, The Dead-Tossed Waves, Rumors, The Dark and Hollow Places, Tempest, Entwined, Firelight, Vanish, Hidden. Ok, there is my list! I gave my friend Warm Bodies, since she's a zombie fanatic!

  • YABC
    YABC Monday, 07 January 2013

    I got a bunch of books for Christmas...not sure which one I'm most excited to read, but Code Name Verity has been on my list for a while.

  • Elie
    Elie Monday, 07 January 2013

    I actaully did not get any books for the holiday. I did receive a GC for Barnes and Noble. I did give a book... Anna Dressed In Blood. Hope my sis likes it!

  • MrsErica Beaton
    MrsErica Beaton Monday, 07 January 2013

    I gifted "Nightsong" by Ari Berk, and I got a new e-reader for Christmas. :)

    Thanks for the giveaway! :)

  • G Donald Cribbs
    G Donald Cribbs Monday, 07 January 2013

    I gifted STORMDANCER by Jay Kristoff to the Mental Hospital where I work that has nearly NO books in the Child/Adolescent Unit. I'm happy to pass along any books to the cause. Especially ones that are therapeutic. Message me for more info.

    *applause to Jodi Meadows for awesome ferret dancing*

    I always love these segments because it helps my TBR grow exponentially each month. Thanks! :D
    (feed the need)

    Reply Cancel
  • YABC
    YABC Tuesday, 08 January 2013

    I didn't get any books this year for Christmas, so I bought one for myself - Silence by Becca Fitzpatrick.

  • maidenveil
    maidenveil Tuesday, 08 January 2013

    I got Falling Kingdoms last Christmas. :)

  • YABC
    YABC Tuesday, 08 January 2013

    I got For One More Day by Mitch Albom and gifted Diary Of Anne Frank to a friend.

  • YABC
    YABC Tuesday, 08 January 2013

    I got a new Kindle Touch and gifted myself with Easy and Beautiful Disaster.

  • YABC
    YABC Tuesday, 08 January 2013

    I got Cinder by Marissa Meyer and Precinct 13 by Tate Hallaway.

    Reply Cancel
  • YABC
    YABC Thursday, 10 January 2013

    I'm too impatient to make a book wish list and then hope I get them. :) My amazon gift card will be sending several new reads my way soon.

  • Jennifer Howard McCoy
    Jennifer Howard McCoy Friday, 11 January 2013

    So many good books!!!! Here's what I got: Nobody, Altered, Cinder, and a few Entangled romance titles. I'm one of those that buys books the moment they came out, so its hard to buy one for me!!!! (My sisters are the same way!)

  • YABC
    YABC Friday, 11 January 2013

    I gave books about Steve Jobs and Walt Disney to my 6 and 9 year old nephews plus these great books--Mal and Chad Belly Flop, Big Al's Journey through the Yellowhammer State, and Seeing Cinderella for my 11 year old niece. I also bought This is Not My Hat for myself. I read the following books on my Nook app on the iPad during the holidays--Help Thanks Wow by Anne Lamont, Catching Jordan by Miranda Kenneally, A Redbird Christmas by Fannie Flagg, Dial Om for Murder and Corpse Pose by Dianna Killian, Holiday Buzz and A Brew to a Kill by Cleo Coyle, Pieces of Georgia by Jen Bryant, Where Angels Go, Angels at the Table, Touched By Angels, and a Season of Angels by Debbie Macomber. Apparently, all I did during my time off was read! :) I am now reading The Other Rembrant by Alex Conner and it's great :)

  • Calla
    Calla Sunday, 13 January 2013

    I gave my brother The Mark of Athena and I got Altered by Jennifer Rush and a couple of other books!!

Leave your comment

Guest Wednesday, 01 April 2015


  • Giveaway: Gabe Johnson Takes Over by Geoff Herbach (US only)

    New in Paperback! Gabe Johnson Takes Over By Geoff Herbach (Previously Titled Fat Boy Vs. the Cheerleaders) A YALSA 2015 Best Fiction for Young Adults Selection Sourcebooks Fire ● April 7, 2015   About the Book From “one of the most real, honest, and ...

  • It's live!! Cover Reveal: Your Voice Is All I Hear by Leah Scheier + Giveaway (US/Canada)

      Hi, everyone! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for YOUR VOICE IS ALL I HEAR by Leah Scheier, releasing September 1, 2015 from Sourcebooks. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Leah:   Welcome to the cover reveal for my second novel, ...

  • YABC Book Haul - March 2015

    We are super excited! The March 2015 YABC Book Haul is here! Over 100 books of pure awesomeness.  This month, Clint from the Nerd Riders is hosting along with his special guest, Loki. What are your favorite titles in this month's YABC Book Haul? Let us know in the comments below ...

  • INSURGENT - Drive Through Movie Review

    *****NO SPOILERS***** Yay! It's another #YAMovieDay and this one is HUGE! YA lovers all over the world have been eagerly awaiting the big screen arrival of INSURGENT. Does it live up to the hype? Here's what the Nerd Riders think.  QUESTION: You are Divergent, but only in two Fa ...

  • It's live!! Cover Reveal: Strike by Delilah S. Dawson + Giveaway (US Only)

      Hello, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for STRIKE by Delilah S. Dawson, releasing March 2016 from Simon Pulse. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Delilah:   If you've seen the HIT cover, you know that it's utterly unique ...

  • Giveaway: Public School Superhero by James Patterson (US Only)

    PUBLIC SCHOOL SUPERHERO by James Patterson and Chris Tebbetts Illustrated by Cory Thomas In stores March 16, 2015   About the Book In this story about a good kid with a great imagination struggling in a less-than-ideal world, James Patterson brings his bestselling ...

  • An Ember in the Ashes - Character Trailer and Giveaway!

    On April 28th, AN EMBER IN THE ASHES will hit the shelves of your local bookstore. The staff at YABC are super excited about this story! Here's a peek at the synopsis:   I WILL TELL YOU THE SAME THING I TELL EVERY SLAVE.   THE RESISTANCE HAS TRIED TO PENETRATE THIS SCHOOL CO ...

  • CINDERELLA - Drive Through Movie Review

    *****NO SPOILERS******* Yay! It's another #YAMovieDay and The Nerd Riders, Kristin and Clint, share their thoughts on the highly anticipated Disney live action film CINDERELLA.      QUESTION: If you could ask for one thing from your Fairy Godmother, what would ...

  • Author Jodi Meadows' Top 5

    Today we welcome Jodi Meadows, author of THE ORPHAN QUEEN and the INCARNATE trilogy, to the blog. She's giving us her top five reasons why she loves fantasy. We love fantasy too (especially Jodi's new book THE ORPHAN QUEEN, which is basically Batman meets Game of Thrones with some swoon thrown in ...

  • Giveaway: City Love by Susane Colasanti (US Only)

    City Love by Susane Colasanti Release Date: April 21, 2015   About the Book Sadie, Darcy, and Rosanna are living together in New York City the summer before their freshman year of college begins. With no parents, no rules, and an entire city to explore, these three girls ...

  • Giveaway: As White As Snow by Salla Simukka (US Only)

      As White As Snow by Salla Simukka Release Date: March 3, 2015   About the Book The heat of the summer sun bakes the streets of Prague, but Lumikki’s heart is frozen solid. Looking to escape the notoriety caused by the part she played in taking down Polar Bea ...

  • Giveaway: Things I’ll Never Say: Stories About Our Secret Selves by Ann Angel & Various Authors (US & CAN Only)

      Things I’ll Never Say: Stories About Our Secret Selves Written by: Ann Angel Kerry Cohen Louise Hawes Varian Johnson erica l. kaufman Ron Koertge E. M. Kokie Chris Lynch Kekla Magoon Zoë Marriott Katy Moran J. L. Powers Mary Ann Rodman Cynthia Leitich ...

View more blog entries

Latest Book Listings Added

Category: Young Adult Indie
At not quite fifteen, Stefan's father finally let him board the longship, Sja Vinna, to take part in his first...
0.0 (0)
Perfect for fans of Laurie Halse Anderson and Gayle Forman, Every Last Promise is a provocative and emotional novel about...
0.0 (0)
What if, after spending a lifetime deceiving everyone around you, you discovered the biggest lies were the ones you've told...
3.3 (1)
In the explosive conclusion to the thrilling Revolution 19 series, the time has come to win the cities back from...
0.0 (0)
Seventeen-year-old Darcy Covington never had to worry about money or where her next shopping spree was coming from. Even her...
0.0 (0)
Reality is only an illusion. Except for those who can control it… Worst. Birthday. Ever. My first boyfriend dumped me—happy...
0.0 (0)
Theodore Finch is fascinated by death, and he constantly thinks of ways he might kill himself. But each time, something...
0.0 (0)
In the year 2054, after decades of gender selection, India now has a ratio of five boys for every girl,...
0.0 (0)
Wren Noble is dead—she was born that way. Vibrant, unlike other dead things, she craves those rare moments when her...
0.0 (0)
Macy Jones is a perfect student, popular teenager, and utterly miserable. This all changes once her father is arrested and...
0.0 (0)
Category: Kids Fiction
When Ned and his identical twin brother tumble from their raft into a raging, bewitched river, only Ned survives. Villagers...
4.0 (1)
In Marla Klein and Ivy Wilde’s world, teens are the gatekeepers of culture. A top fashion label employs sixteen-year-old...
3.3 (1)
the hidden princess.jpg
One destiny rules two worlds in this gripping fantasy thriller. For five years, the Gateway has been closed and Hidden...
3.7 (1)
Category: Young Adult Indie
When Aidan and Maggie find a fairy cross while rock-hunting with their grandfather, it's just an oddity. But when they...
0.0 (0)
In this unforgettable teen romance that fans of Sarah Dessen and Susane Colasanti will devour, Quinn Sullivan falls for the...
0.0 (0)
A powerful and gripping contemporary YA from the author of I'm Not Her that's "Just right for fans of Sarah...
0.0 (0)
New York Times bestselling author Rachel Hawkins is sassier than ever in this page-turning follow up to Rebel Belle, perfect...
0.0 (0)
The Last Order
Category: Young Adult Indie
Lana Crewe is a strong, fiercely driven seventeen year old living in a village ruled by fear. With their king...
5.0 (1)
In his New York Times bestselling novel, David Levithan introduces readers to what Entertainment Weekly calls a "wise, wildly unique"...
0.0 (0)
Does it get better? The New York Times bestselling author of Crank and Tricks explores the highly charged landscapes of...
0.0 (0)