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Behind the Scenes in Indie Publishing - The Editing Games

Behind the Scenes in Indie Publishing - The Editing Games
The Editing Games  How can indie authors get it right?     The best part of being an indie author can also be the worst part. Indie authors get to maintain absolute control over every aspect of the products we produce. With total creative freedom, we get to make all of......
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YABC Staff's Current Reads ~ April 24th, 2017

YABC Staff's Current Reads ~ April 24th, 2017
Hello YABC'ers! Welcome to the newest weekly post by the Staff at YA Books Central called Current Reads Monday! We love everything bookish and just wanted to share with our readers what books we are currently reading and obsessing about! So check out what books the YABC Staff are currently reading......
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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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Brenda
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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Chapter 12 Read Along: Tendrils of Darkness

Chapter 12 Read Along: Tendrils of Darkness
Betrayal   At least I’m not dead was Selgrin’s first thought. The pounding of his head and the constant jostling made him wonder if it was indeed a blessing. He opened one eye. The first thing he saw was his own arm ending in a stump. Not surprising, he was back......
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Featured Review: The Football Girl by Thatcher Heldring

Featured Review: The Football Girl by Thatcher Heldring
About This Book: For every athlete or sports fanatic who knows she's just as good as the guys. This is for fans of The Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen, Grace, Gold, and Glory by Gabrielle Douglass and Breakaway: Beyond the Goal by Alex Morgan. The summer before Caleb and ......
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Featured Review: Cheesus Was Here by J.C. Davis

Featured Review: Cheesus Was Here by J.C. Davis
About This Book: Sixteen-year-old Delaney Delgado knows miracles aren’t real—if they were, her kid sister wouldn’t be dead. So when the image of baby Jesus appears on a Babybel cheese wheel, she’s not buying the idea that God’s got a dairy obsession. Soon, religious signs begin turning up all over Del’s home......
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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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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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What's Hot in KU

What's Hot in KU
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 thought......
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