What's New In YA ~ November 20th, 2018

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Are you wondering what's new in  YA today? Check out these  wonderful new releases!           Five years after being kidnapped, Elian's captor sends him into the mall--with a bomb strapped to his chest. Across the mall is Maya, a girl whose crippling anxiety holds her prisoner in its own...
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Featured Review: Pride (Ibi Zoboi)

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About This Book: Pride and Prejudice gets remixed in this smart, funny, gorgeous retelling of the classic, starring all characters of color, from Ibi Zoboi, National Book Award finalist and author of American Street. Zuri Benitez has pride. Brooklyn pride, family pride, and pride in her Afro-Latino roots. But pride...
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It’s Live!! Cover Reveal: Tinfoil Crowns by Erin Jones + Giveaway (US Only)



Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for TINFOIL CROWNS by Erin Jones, releasing 04/02/2019 from Flux. Before we get to the reveal, here's a message from Erin:  Hi YABCers! I was visiting my parents when I got the email from my editor with four possible cover concepts...
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Lyra Selene (Amber & Dusk), Plus Giveaway!

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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  Lyra Selene , YABC's Author of...
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Candice Gigous
The cover is very cool and I like the colors. The synopsis draws me in for more. I am excited for this one.
Tuesday, 20 November 2018 09:45
Debra Branigan
The cover is very pretty and the storyline sounds interesting. Good luck with your book.
Wednesday, 21 November 2018 08:44
Tiffany Engler
I love this cover! This book sounds so good!
Wednesday, 28 November 2018 09:52
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YABC Staff's Current Reads ~ November 19th, 2018

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Hello YABC'ers! Welcome to the 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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November 2018 Book Haul!

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Are your TBR piles in need of some fabulous new titles for the winter months? Our November Book Haul has the cure! Check out all the amazing books we received over the last four weeks. Which ones are you most excited about?            
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Featured Review: Fracture (Melanie Hooyenga)

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About This Book:   When seventeen-year old Biz wakes up from surgery after helping catch a kidnapper, she thinks she’s lost her ability to flicker—travel back in time eighteen hours—but she soon discovers her ability is stronger than ever. And so are the mind-blowing headaches. But flickering isn’t the only...
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It’s Live!! Cover Reveal: Lovestruck by Kate Watson + Giveaway (US Only)

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Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for LOVESTRUCK by Kate Watson, releasing 04/02/2019 from Flux. Before we get to the reveal, here's a message from Kate:  Hi YABCers! When my editor, Kelsy, asked me for ideas about my cover, I was all over the place. Because  Lovestruck...
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Debra Branigan
This sounds like a lot of fun and I love the cover too! I'm sure YA readers will enjoy this book. Good luck!
Sunday, 18 November 2018 19:42
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Giveaway: ALWAYS SMILE (US Only)

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Always Smile (US Only) by: Alice Kuipers Release Date: May 7, 2019 Publisher: KCP Loft   About the Book: A tribute to the life and legacy of extraordinary teen Carley Allison. Not long ago, seventeen-year-old Carley Allison had it all. She was on the edge of fame as a singer...
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Debra Branigan
I love the portrait on the cover and the title. The story is so important for young people (really all of us) to read. Thank you f... Read More
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Aireanna Lesch
I watched a movie about her on Netflix and was so moved. I would definitely like to read this book and learn more about her life. ... Read More
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Danielle Hammelef
The cover is cute and the synopsis sounds emotional and inspirational.
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Featured Review: The Color Of Lies (C.J. Lyons)

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About This Book: From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author CJ Lyons comes The Color of Lies, a world drenched in color and mystery. High school senior Ella Cleary has always been good at reading people. Her family has a rare medical condition called synesthesia that scrambles the...
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