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Giveaway: SCI-FI JUNIOR HIGH (US Only)

Giveaway: SCI-FI JUNIOR HIGH (US Only)
Sci-Fi Junior High (US Only)   by John Martin and Scott Seegert Release Date: February 21, 2017 Publisher: Jimmy Patterson Books   About the Book   Presented by James Patterson's new children's imprint, this gleefully illustrated space adventure is a laugh on every page. That's a lot of laughs! Kelvin Klosmo......
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I thought the cover was intriguing, and the synopsis more so!
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Featured Review: American Street by Ibi Zoboi

Featured Review: American Street by Ibi Zoboi
About this book: American Street is an evocative and powerful coming-of-age story perfect for fans of Everything, Everything; Bone Gap; and All American Boys. In this stunning debut novel, Pushcart-nominated author Ibi Zoboi draws on her own experience as a young Haitian immigrant, infusing this lyrical exploration of America with magical......
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Author Guest Post: "My Dogs, My Inspiration" by Susan Wilson

Author Guest Post: "My Dogs, My Inspiration" by Susan Wilson
My Dogs, My Inspiration By Susan Wilson, Author of Two Good Dogs I was a shy kid, bookish, not particularly comfortable in my own skin. I had friends, but what I enjoyed most of all were long solitary walks with my dogs. I lived in a rural area, not yet sub......
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Press Release: Loved (P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast)

Press Release: Loved (P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast)
Ashland, Oregon—Blackstone Publishing proudly announces the acquisition of #1 New York Times and #1 USA Today bestselling authors P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast’s forthcoming novel LOVED [Blackstone Publishing; July 11, 2017; hardcover, e-book, and audiobook], the first book in the Casts’ all new HOUSE OF NIGHT OTHER WORLD series. Rick Bleiweiss, Black......
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Author Chat with Whitney Gardner, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Whitney Gardner, Plus Giveaway!
Today we're excited to hear from Whitney Gardner, author  of You're Welcome, Universe!  Below you'll find more about Whitney,  her book, plus a giveaway! “It wasn’t really a big deal or anything.” I was sitting, completely enthralled, in my high school art class. My friend was telling me about the time he went out and spray p......
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Heidi Wong
The cover is very beautiful. The synopsis sounds interesting and it seems that it will be a book that'll make me cry too much.... Read More
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John
I thought the cover was intriguing, and the synopsis more so!
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My TOP fave cover of 2017!
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Press Release: Today's Twitter Takeover with Robin Talley

Press Release: Today's Twitter Takeover with Robin Talley
ROBIN TALLEY TWITTER TAKEOVER (March 2017) Robin Talley, New York Times bestselling author of Lies We Tell Ourselves, critically acclaimed What We Left Behind, and her latest novel Our Own Private Universe, will be doing a Twitter Takeover on @YoungEntmag on March 9th, from 2-4pm ET. Robin will be discussing som......
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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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Featured Review: The Elementals: The Prophecy Of Shadows (Michelle Madow)

Featured Review: The Elementals: The Prophecy Of Shadows (Michelle Madow)
About This Book:  Witches are real. They're descendants of the Greek gods. Nicole Cassidy is a witch descended from the Greek gods... but she doesn't know it until she moves to a new town and discovers a dangerous world of magic and monsters that she never knew existed. When the Olympian......
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Press Release: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Illustrated Edition

Press Release: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Illustrated Edition
Today we're excited to share the new cover fo Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban: The Illustrated Edition by J.K. Rowling, illustrated by Jim Kay. The illustrated edition will be published by Scholastic in the U.S. on October 3, 2017.      Let us know what you think of this new cover......
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Waiting On Wednesday ~ March 8th, 2017

Waiting On Wednesday ~ March 8th, 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* (YABC Assistant Blog Manager)   The Sandcastle Empire (Kayla Olson) Author: Kayla Olson Book: Hardcover, 464......
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