What's New in YA--September 27, 2016

What's New in YA--September 27, 2016











Are you wondering what's new in  YA  today? Check out these  wonderful  new  releases!     London 1888, and Jack the Ripper is terrorizing the people of the city. Evelyn, a young woman disfigured by her dangerous work in a matchstick factory with nowhere to go, does not know what...
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Author Chat with Dan Brown (The Da Vinci Code)!

Author Chat with Dan Brown (The Da Vinci Code)!






  Today we're excited to chat with Dan Brown ,  author  of  The Da Vinci Code !  Below  you'll find  more about Dan and the young adult adaptation of The Da Vinci Code!         YABC:  Can you tell us about your inspiration for THE DA VINCI CODE...
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Featured Review: The Women in the Walls by Amy Lukavics

Featured Review: The Women in the Walls by Amy Lukavics
About this book: Lucy Acosta's mother died when she was three. Growing up in a Victorian mansion in the middle of the woods with her cold, distant father, she explored the dark hallways of the estate with her cousin, Margaret. They're inseparable—a family. When her aunt Penelope, the only mother...
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Behind the Scenes of Indie Publishing

Behind the Scenes of Indie Publishing
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Welcome to YABC's behind the scenes look at the world of indie publishing. Independent publishing and self-publishing have had a bad rap in the past, but exciting things are happening within the industry and we're going to be talking about everything you never knew about indie publishing. In the past...
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Amy Lukavics (The Women In The Walls), Plus Giveaway!!

Author Of The Week: Chat with Amy Lukavics (The Women In The Walls), 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  Amy Lukavics , YABC's Author of...
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Caity Dooley
Recently I've seen a lot of advertisements for this novel (Props to author/publisher) and the covers been seeming less and less in... Read More
Thursday, 29 September 2016 19:16
Kathleen Pasqualini
Love the cover and I can't wait to read this book. It sounds amazing!
Thursday, 29 September 2016 19:41
Anne
Sounds like a really creepy good read. Cover is spooky, I love it!
Thursday, 29 September 2016 21:20
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Spotlight on One Was Lost (Natalie D. Richards), Plus Exclusive Excerpt & Giveaway!!

Spotlight on One Was Lost (Natalie D. Richards), Plus Exclusive Excerpt & Giveaway!!
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  Today we're spotlighting  Natalie D. Richards novel, One Was Lost !   Read on for more about Natalie, her novel, an exclusive excerpt, and a giveaway!     Dear Reader, It’s hard to believe One Was Lost is finally here.  It feels weird to admit that I’ve been desperately looking forward...
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Anne
I want to read this!
Thursday, 29 September 2016 21:14
Eddie Black
I have enjoyed Six Months Later and My Secret to Tell, and I know what a good job this author does with inserting just the right a... Read More
Friday, 30 September 2016 13:24
Linda Romer
One was lost sounds great ♡ I love the cover! Thank you
Sunday, 02 October 2016 11:36
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Spotlight on Something in Between, Plus Interview, Chapter Reveal, & Giveaway!

Spotlight on Something in Between, Plus Interview, Chapter Reveal, & Giveaway!



Today we're spotlighting  Melissa de la Cruz's novel,  Something in Between !  Read on for more about Melissa and her novel, plus an interview, excerpt, and giveaway!   YABC: Who is your favorite character in the book?   MELISSA DE LA CRUZ: Definitely Royce. I think I’m more of a Royce...
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Fay Tannerr
I love the cover! It's so cute. The synopsis sounds interesting. I would definitely read this book.
Tuesday, 27 September 2016 09:54
Anne
A book about Filipino immigrants? Yes, please! Great cover, too.
Thursday, 29 September 2016 21:16
Tiffany Engler
The cover is super adorable! I would definitely give this book a read!
Friday, 30 September 2016 07:28
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Featured Review: The Ugly Teapot (Fred Holmes)

Featured Review: The Ugly Teapot (Fred Holmes)
About This Book:   Fourteen-year-old Hannah Bradbury loved her father so much that she worried about him constantly. After all, he was a photographer who traveled to the most dangerous places in the world.  To allay her fears, each time he came home he brought her silly gifts, each one...
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Author Chat with Ted Staunton (The Seven Prequels Boxset), Plus Giveaway!!

Author Chat with Ted Staunton (The Seven Prequels Boxset), Plus Giveaway!!
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Today we're excited to chat with Ted Staunton ,  author  of  The Seven Series !  Below  you'll find  more about Ted ,  his  books,  plus a  giveaway !         YABC:   What gave you the inspiration to write this book? When you trace “inspirations” for a book...
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Caity Dooley
For me the covers aren't the greatest I've ever seen but the idea of it makes up for that. I love discovering new books so this is... Read More
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Anne
Great interview! Covers are not the best but I would love to read every authors' story. ... Read More
Sunday, 25 September 2016 23:27
John
The cover and synopsis are very intriguing.
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Story Starters: Origins

Story Starters: Origins
Hello, and welcome to the third week of our September Story Starters posts! Each week we will be bringing you something to inspire your writing!  Here's how our STORY STARTER CHALLENGE will work:  -For the first three weeks of the month, we will be posting a writing prompt. -Feel inspired...
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