Excerpt and Giveaway: Becoming Jinn by Lori Goldstein (US Only)

Excerpt and Giveaway: Becoming Jinn by Lori Goldstein (US Only)



Becoming Jinn (Book 1) & Circle of Jinn (Book 2) by Lori Goldstein Release date: April 21, 2015 (Book 1), May 17, 2016 (Book 2) Publisher: Feiwel and Friends/Macmillan   About the Books Becoming Jinn Forget everything you thought you knew about genies! Azra has just turned sixteen, and overnight...
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Kathleen Pasqualini
I love the cover and the purple color. Thank you for giving us an excerpt of the book!
Wednesday, 23 March 2016 21:08
Danielle Hammelef
I love the cover's colors! The synopsis tells me that this is going to be an exciting sequel! So much at stake.
Saturday, 26 March 2016 19:29
Steph Destiny
I fell in love with the colors of the cover. It looks to magical and the blurb looks exiting!
Sunday, 27 March 2016 14:55
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Spotlight: The Lives We Lead, Plus Giveaway

Spotlight: The Lives We Lead, Plus Giveaway



Today we're putting a spotlight on Alexandra Egi's novel,  The Lives We Lead . Read on for more Alexandra, her novel, an excerpt from the book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Alexandra Egi! Alexandra Egi is seventeen years old, and a senior in high school. This is her debut novel,...
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Tammy Dalley
Sounds like a great read, always love reading new books!!! Thanks for the chance
Thursday, 07 April 2016 08:40
Susan T.
This takes me back to being a teen and how hard it was. So much drama and angst! I definitely wished i could go to a new school we... Read More
Thursday, 07 April 2016 17:47
Danielle Hammelef
I always like reaing excerpts to get to know the voice of the book. This one definitely has a teen girl voice and will be an excit... Read More
Tuesday, 19 April 2016 15:33
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Author Chat with Amber Smith

Author Chat with Amber Smith


  YABC: You nail the emotional havoc Eden goes through after the ultimate betrayal of being raped by her older brother's friend. What was the inspiration behind writing this story?   Amber Smith: I’ve always felt inspired to tell the stories that might otherwise be suppressed. I had wanted to...
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What's New in YA--March 22, 2016

What's New in YA--March 22, 2016













Are you wondering what's new in YA  today? Check out these wonderful  new  releases!   War rages everywhere and Morgan is caught in the middle in the haunting conclusion of The Internment Chronicles, from the  New York Times  bestselling author of The Chemical Garden trilogy. The city is falling out...
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E-book Sale on THE ORPHAN QUEEN. Limited time offer!

E-book Sale on THE ORPHAN QUEEN. Limited time offer!

Here at YABC, we're huge fans of Jodi Meadows' THE ORPHAN QUEEN, and we can't wait until it's sequel THE MIRROR KING releases in two weeks! So when we heard that THE ORPHAN QUEEN was on a limited time e-book sale, we had to let you know!   Here's a...
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Spotlight: The Hidden Twin by Adi Rule, Plus Giveaway!

Spotlight: The Hidden Twin by Adi Rule, Plus Giveaway!

  Today we're putting a spotlight on Adi Rule's soon-to-be released novel,  The Hidden Twin . Read on for more about Adi, her novel, an excerpt from the book, plus a giveaway!   Meet Adi Rule! Adi Rule is the author of Strange Sweet Song. She grew up among cats,...
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Steph Destiny
I love the cover, it promises the story will be full of magic and mystery
Sunday, 27 March 2016 14:50
Linda Romer
Hidden Twin sounds great ♡ I love the cover! Thank you
Sunday, 27 March 2016 20:32
Kimberly
I'm curious to learn what happens.
Sunday, 03 April 2016 18:13
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The Librarian's Corner--March 21, 2016

The Librarian's Corner--March 21, 2016

With April - National Poetry Month! - just around the corner I wanted to highlight some of my favorite novels written in verse. These novels have all different styles and forms of poetry, letting readers explore the written word in new ways. I hope librarians can use these for their...
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Virtual Launch & Giveaway: Finding Hope by Colleen Nelson (US Only)

Virtual Launch & Giveaway: Finding Hope by Colleen Nelson (US Only)


It's no secret that here at Young Adult Books Central we LOVE YA! We live for those unique stories that have the potential to inspire and influence readers from all around the world. Colleen Nelson's novel, Finding Hope , is one of those books!   You can find the link...
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Kara S
This sounds like a unique and worthwhile read. --Kara S
Tuesday, 22 March 2016 18:43
Hannah
The bird looks cool!
Friday, 25 March 2016 00:54
stephanie bondlow
I love the cover. It sounds suspenseful and very good. I'm always wary of the "online" romances!
Sunday, 03 April 2016 23:44
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The Nerd Riders Review the ALLEGIANT movie

The Nerd Riders Review the ALLEGIANT movie

Are you ready to see Allegiant this weekend? Clint and Lauren of the Nerd Riders went to an early screening and made a drive-through movie review for us. Did they love it? Hate it? Want to take Four home for themselves? Find out below!     Are you planning to...
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Giveaway: Can You Keep a Secret by RL Stine (US Only)

Giveaway: Can You Keep a Secret by RL Stine (US Only)

​Can You Keep a Secret?​ ​by R.L. Stine ​ Release Date:  April 12, 2016​   About the Book ​The fourth book in the re-launch of R.L. Stine's Fear Street series, which sold 80 million copies around the world, making it one of the bestselling young adult series of all time...
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I grew up with fear street books. They were my all time favorites. Would love to read this and pass on my love of them to my son.... Read More
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Kara S
This sounds like another R.L. Stine hit -- I love his books! Thanks, Kara S
Tuesday, 22 March 2016 18:29
Linda Romer
The Fear Street Series sounds great ♡ I love the cover, it's super scary! Thank you
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