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Author Guest Post with Tim Miller

Author Guest Post with Tim Miller
Contributed by Tim Miller   Tim Miller is a picture book author and illustrator based in New York City. He is the illustrator of Snappsy The Alligator (Did Not Ask to Be In This Book) (Viking), Margarash (Enchanted Lion), and the middle-grade series Hamstersaurus Rex (HarperCollins). His most recent book, Moo......
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Giveaway: BEYOND THE RED MOUNTAINS (US Only)

Giveaway: BEYOND THE RED MOUNTAINS (US Only)
Beyond the Red Mountains (US Only) by Greg Johnson Release Date: June 2, 2017 Publisher: Morgan James   About the Book Kelvin and Elizabeth grew up in different places, both taught that they were the only people to survive the Dark Days; but they start to question their pasts when they......
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John
The cover makes it appear that this will be an exciting book, and the plot certainly sounds like it!
Friday, 14 April 2017 21:02
Irene Menge
Interesting cover. Synopsis sounds exciting.
Thursday, 20 April 2017 18:01
Nancy Hernandez
The cover is beautiful and the story really cool.
Sunday, 23 April 2017 00:27
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Author Chat with Estelle Laure, Plus Giveaway

Author Chat with Estelle Laure, Plus Giveaway
Today we're excited to chat with Estelle Laure, author of But Then I came Back! Read on for more about Estelle and her novel, plus a giveaway!   YABC: What gave you the inspiration to write this book?   I was trying to write a love book and it wasn't coming together the wa......
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John
The cover makes it appear that this will be an exciting book, and the plot certainly sounds like it!
Friday, 14 April 2017 21:02
Kristy Petree
I love both the cover and the synopsis. The cover is gorgeous with the contrast of bright lettering on black and white flowers. ... Read More
Friday, 21 April 2017 01:01
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Truthers by Geoffrey Girard + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Truthers by Geoffrey Girard + Giveaway (US/Canada)
Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for TRUTHERS by Geoffrey Girard, releasing August 1, 2017, from Carolrhoda Books. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Geoffrey: Hi YABC!! I'm Geoffrey Girard, author of TRUTHERS coming August 1 from Carolrhoda Books. I’m thrilled to finally s......
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Heidi Wong
The cover immediately pulled in my interest and the synopsis had done the same.
Thursday, 13 April 2017 14:12
Malissa Close
I am looking forward to reading this book. It comes out the day after my birthday, so guess who has 1 thumbs and is buying herself... Read More
Thursday, 13 April 2017 20:56
Malissa Close
TWO thumbs. This girl has 2 thumbs. Although 1 would be more entertaining for others, I suppose.
Thursday, 13 April 2017 20:57
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Spotlight on Want by Cindy Pon, Plus Pre-Order & Giveaway!

Spotlight on Want by Cindy Pon, Plus Pre-Order & Giveaway!
  Jason Zhou survives in a divided society where the elite use their wealth to buy longer lives. The rich wear special suits, protecting them from the pollution and viruses that plague the city, while those without suffer illness and early deaths. Frustrated by his city’s corruption and still grieving th......
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KM
I'm in love with the cover and the synopsis.
Thursday, 13 April 2017 11:57
John
The cover is cool and I very much liked the synopsis!
Thursday, 13 April 2017 21:57
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Ever the Brave (Clash of Kingdoms) by Erin Summerill + Giveaway (US Only)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Ever the Brave (Clash of Kingdoms) by Erin Summerill + Giveaway (US Only)
Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for EVER THE BRAVE (A Clash of Kingdoms Novel) by Erin Summerill, releasing December 5, 2017, from HMHBooks. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Erin: Hi YABC readers, I’m so excited to share with you the c......
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Heidi Wong
The cover is very nice and the synopsis sounds extremely intriguing.
Thursday, 13 April 2017 12:45
Melissa
OMGorgeous!! I love this cover! I didn't realize it came out this year either!! Guess I am going to have to go look into pre-order... Read More
Thursday, 13 April 2017 13:02
John
The cover is cool and I very much liked the synopsis!
Thursday, 13 April 2017 21:56
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What's Hot in KU ~ Teen LGBTQ Edition

What's Hot in KU ~ Teen LGBTQ Edition
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 unlimi/ted reading on a tight budget. With over a million titles and counting, we thought......
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Featured Review: Chemistry by C.L. Lynch

Featured Review: Chemistry by C.L. Lynch
About This Book: Stella Blunt’s world is ending. Her parents have dragged her across the country, and she has to start over in a new school. Th is is a big problem, because she doesn’t make friends easily: she’s large, she’s loud, and she doesn’t suffer fools gladly. The only person who......
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Spotlight on Outward Blonde by Trish Cook, Plus Excerpt, Video, & Giveaway!

Spotlight on Outward Blonde by Trish Cook, Plus Excerpt, Video, & Giveaway!

Today we're spotlighting Trish Cook's novel, Outward Blonde! Read on for more about Trish and her novel, plus an excerpt, video, and giveaway!     Meet Trish Cook! Trish Cook is the author of four YA novels: So Lyrical, Overnight Sensation, Notes from the Blender, and A Really Awesome Mess. Her personal essays have ap......
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The cover is nifty and this sounds like it might be a good read!
Wednesday, 12 April 2017 21:07
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Waiting On Wednesday ~ April 12th, 2017

Waiting On Wednesday ~ April 12th, 2017
Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event that is hosted by Jill at   Breaking the Spine   and spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.                   *Beth's Choice* (Assistant Blog Manager for YABC)   Wonder Woman: Warbringer (Leigh Bardugo) Author: Leigh Bardugo Book: Hardcover,......
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