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YABC Staff's Current Reads ~ April 10th, 2017

YABC Staff's Current Reads ~ April 10th, 2017
Hello YABC'ers! Welcome to the newest weekly post by the Staff at YA Books Central called Current Reads Monday! We love everything bookish and just wanted to share with our readers what books we are currently reading and obsessing about! So check out what books the YABC Staff are currently reading......
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Mindy McGinnis (Given To The Sea), Plus Giveaway!!

Author Of The Week: Chat with Mindy McGinnis (Given To The Sea), Plus Giveaway!!
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 Mindy McGinnis, YABC's Author of the Week!! Mindy McGinnis is the Edgar-Award......
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Heidi Wong
The cover is simply beautiful and the synopsis is extremely intriguing.
Monday, 10 April 2017 15:38
KM
I love Mindy McGinnis, so I'm sure this will be amazing.
Monday, 10 April 2017 21:06
John
The cover is well designed, the synopsis equally so.
Monday, 10 April 2017 22:00
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Your One & Only by Adrianne Finlay + Giveaway (US Only)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Your One & Only by Adrianne Finlay + Giveaway (US Only)
Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for YOUR ONE & ONLY by Adrianne Finlay, releasing Feb. 6, 2018 from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers. But first, a note from the author!     Thank you to YABC for hosting the cover reveal of YOUR ONE......
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John
The cover is well designed, the synopsis equally so.
Monday, 10 April 2017 22:00
Shannon Mizikoski
The cover is very intriguing, and I love the concept laid out in the synopsis, so I am very eager to read this one! Thanks so much... Read More
Tuesday, 11 April 2017 00:18
Julie
I like the cover! It's eye-catching. The synopsis sounds good too; I like stories about clones!
Tuesday, 18 April 2017 18:50
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Chapter 11 Read Along: Tendrils of Darkness

Chapter 11 Read Along: Tendrils of Darkness
Is Tendrils of Darkness new to you? Click here to go to Chapter 1!     PATH OF THIRTY BLADES Etta placed a steaming hot rag that smelled of sage and rootgranite on Cahrin’s forehead. “It’s to shock the system back to its normal state,” she explained. Daen nodded in anxious silence. Cahrin lay......
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Featured Review: Elementals 2--The Blood of the Hydra by Michelle Madow

Featured Review: Elementals 2--The Blood of the Hydra by Michelle Madow
About This Book: A demigod who can kill with a touch. It's an ability that must be kept secret, even from those trusted most. Finding out that she was a witch was strange enough, but now Nicole must face the realization that she has the rare power to kill with ......
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Featured Review: Defy the Stars by Claudia Gray

Featured Review: Defy the Stars by Claudia Gray
About This Book: Noemi Vidal is a teen soldier from the planet Genesis, once a colony of Earth that's now at war for its independence. The humans of Genesis have fought Earth's robotic "mech" armies for decades with no end in sight. After a surprise attack, Noemi finds herself stranded in......
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Giveaway: THE WISE ANIMAL HANDBOOK (US Only)

Giveaway: THE WISE ANIMAL HANDBOOK (US Only)
THE WISE ANIMAL HANDBOOK (US Only) by Kate B. Jerome Release Date: May 1, 2017 Publisher: Arcadia Kids   About the Book The Wise Animal Handbook series shows familiar animals in humorous situations that give practical advice for life, while also introducing children to the important symbolic animals of their specific......
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I love the cover art's sense of mood and mystery, and the synopsis was inspired!
Friday, 07 April 2017 20:33
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Giveaway: KEEPING THE BEAT (US and Canada Only)

Giveaway: KEEPING THE BEAT (US and Canada Only)
Keeping the Beat (US and Canada Only) by Marie Powell and Jeff Norton Release Date: April 4, 2017 Publisher: KCP Loft   About the Book Fame. Love. Friends. Pick any two. It was supposed to be the best summer of her life. Instead, seventeen-year-old Lucy finds her best friend, Harper, shot......
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Tiffany Engler
Looks so good!!!
Friday, 07 April 2017 17:21
John
I love the cover art's sense of mood and mystery, and the synopsis was inspired!
Friday, 07 April 2017 20:33
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Giveaway: ZENN DIAGRAM (US & Canada)

Giveaway: ZENN DIAGRAM (US & Canada)
ZENN DIAGRAM (US & Canada) by Wendy Brant Release Date: April 4, 2017 Publisher: KCP Loft   About the Book Being a math genius is not exactly a ticket to popularity for seventeen-year-old Eva. Even worse, whenever she touches another person or their belongings, she gets glimpses of their emotions, secrets......
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Tiffany Engler
Looks so good!!!
Friday, 07 April 2017 17:24
KM
I don't know why this isn't a more popular upcoming release!
Friday, 07 April 2017 18:30
John
I love the cover art's sense of mood and mystery, and the synopsis was inspired!
Friday, 07 April 2017 20:33
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Giveaway: THE DRAGON OF TRELIAN (US and Canada Only)

Giveaway: THE DRAGON OF TRELIAN (US and Canada Only)
THE DRAGON OF TRELIAN (US & Canada Only) by Michelle Knudsen Release Date: May 9, 2017 (re-release) Publisher: Candlewick Press About the Book Calen, a lonely young mage-to-be, never dreamed that Princess Meglynne would become his friend. And impulsive Meg never imagined that tending a baby dragon would “link” her to the......
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John
I love the cover art's sense of mood and mystery, and the synopsis was inspired!
Friday, 07 April 2017 20:33
Linda Romer
I think the cover is perfect and the book sounds great! thank you
Tuesday, 11 April 2017 12:11
Irene Menge
Awesome cover and the synopsis is reminiscent of McCaffrey's Dragons of Pern.
Sunday, 16 April 2017 12:47
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