Through the Pensieve: YABC & the Month of Harry Potter ~ Books Luna Lovegood Would Love!!!

Through the Pensieve: YABC & the Month of Harry Potter ~ Books Luna Lovegood Would Love!!!
A Fierce and Subtle Poison
Wink Poppy Midnight
Pip Bartlett's Guide to Magical Creatures (Pip Bartlett #1)
The Cabinet of Curiosities: 36 Tales Brief & Sinister
The Luck Uglies (The Luck Uglies #1)
The Gallery of Lost Species
Kingdom of Ash and Briars
This month will be one devoted to our love of Harry Potter!  We will be featuring everything from book recommendations and gift guides to book reviews and love letters to characters. But what's more, we will be taking a trip back through the pensieve to rediscover the magic of this...
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What's Hot in KU ~ July 21, 2016

What's Hot in KU ~ July 21, 2016
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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,...
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Through the Pensieve: YABC & the Month of Harry Potter ~ All About Harry Potter Quizzes!!

Through the Pensieve: YABC & the Month of Harry Potter ~ All About Harry Potter Quizzes!!




  This month will be one devoted to our love of Harry Potter!  We will be featuring everything from book recommendations and gift guides to book reviews and love letters to characters. But what's more, we will be taking a trip back through the pensieve to rediscover the magic of...
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Throwback Thursday: The Unforgettable Death

Throwback Thursday: The Unforgettable Death


*Contributed by Melissa Robles, Staff Reviewer*   I have so many memorable moments in regards to Harry Potter, but I think the one I remember the most is my pain for the death of a certain beloved character in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince .     When I...
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Author Chat with Kristina McBride, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Kristina McBride, Plus Giveaway!



Today we're excited to chat with Kristina McBride ,   author of  A Million Times Goodnight !  Below  you'll find our interview, more about Kristinia , and her  book,  plus a  giveaway !     YABC: What surprised you most while writing your latest book? Kristina McBride: How easily this...
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Unfortunately this is a situation that many teens deal with (the photo thing, anyway). It sounds like this book has all the inten... Read More
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This intersection of several popular genres sounds original. I am drawn by the fast-paced thriller tempo of the plot and the exci... Read More
Tuesday, 26 July 2016 14:57
Linda Romer
A million times goodnight sounds great ♡ thank you
Sunday, 31 July 2016 14:01
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Game On by Michelle Smith + Giveaway (Intl)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Game On by Michelle Smith + Giveaway (Intl)


Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for GAME ON by Michelle Smith , releasing August 16, 2016 from Bloomsbury Spark. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Michelle: Hi, YABC! I'm so incredibly excited to share the new cover for GAME ON,...
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The book sounds like a sweet story! I don't understand how Eric is dependent upon Bri, but I'm sure it's explained in the book. Th... Read More
Friday, 22 July 2016 00:01
Shannon Mizikoski
So excited that Game On is coming!! I just finished Play On not too long ago and thought it was FABULOUS, so I am very much lookin... Read More
Monday, 25 July 2016 21:57
Kathleen Pasqualini
This book sounds amazing!!! I love com temps with sports. Also the cover is so cute.
Friday, 29 July 2016 21:09
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Featured Review: The Sound of Us by Julie Hammerle

Featured Review: The Sound of Us by Julie Hammerle
About this book:   Kiki Nichols might not survive music camp. She’s put her TV-loving, nerdy self aside for one summer to prove she’s got what it takes: she can be cool enough to make friends, she can earn that music scholarship, and she can get into Krause University’s music...
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Spotlight on Live and Let Psi by D.R. Rosensteel, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

Spotlight on Live and Let Psi by D.R. Rosensteel, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!



Hello, and welcome to the world of the Psi Fighters. Sixteen‐year‐old Rinnie Noelle is a high school student with a secret identity. When she’s not doing homework or studying for a test, she fights the vicious criminals who terrorize her city. With a decade of training in the Mental Arts,...
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The excerpt has me wondering what's going on. You don't often read about a sarcophagus and an altered femme fatale voice in the sa... Read More
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Hannah
Excerpt sounds very interesting!
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Linda Romer
I think Live and Let PSI sounds great ♡ I would love to read this book. Thank you
Sunday, 31 July 2016 07:14
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Press Release: Stephenie Meyer's New Novel

Press Release: Stephenie Meyer's New Novel

From the mind behind the  Twilight Saga and the adult novel,  The Host, Stephenie Meyer has another adult book soon to make its debut November 15, 2016!    The Chemist , is sure to thrill long time readers, and new thrill-seekers alike!   Here's a bit more about this new...
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Through the Pensieve: YABC & the Month of Harry Potter ~ Gifts for Slytherin!!

Through the Pensieve: YABC & the Month of Harry Potter ~ Gifts for Slytherin!!

  This month will be one devoted to our love of Harry Potter!  We will be featuring everything from book recommendations and gift guides to book reviews and love letters to characters. But what's more, we will be taking a trip back through the pensieve to rediscover the magic of...
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