YABC Staff's Current Reads ~ May 21st, 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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Featured Review: Alicia and the Light Bulb People in Star Factory 13 by Barbara Roman

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About This Book: Where do light bulbs go when they burn out? Do they stay dead forever? Or can they be regenerated to live a brand new life with a brand new purpose? If they’re lucky they go to Star Factory 13 to become glorious stars in the sky…after they...
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Spotlight on Song of Blood and Stone by Leslye Penelope, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Song of Blood and Stone  by Leslye Penelope!  Read on for more about Leslye and her book, plus an excerpt & giveaway!    Meet Leslye Penelope!     Leslye Penelope has been writing since she could hold a pen and loves getting lost in the...
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John
The cover looks cool! Poor orphaned Jasminda and the whispers of invasion!
Friday, 18 May 2018 21:50
Olivia Farr
I absolutely love this cover!And having read a digital ARC of the book, I can say it's absolutely amazing! I can't recommend it en... Read More
Monday, 21 May 2018 08:36
Candice Gigous
The cover is stunning. The synopsis is very intriguing. Sounds like an exciting read.
Monday, 28 May 2018 03:22
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Author Chat with Kenneth C. Davis (More Deadly Than War: The Hidden History of the Spanish Flu and the First World War), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with Kenneth C. Davis , author of More Deadly Than War: The Hidden History of the Spanish Flu and the First World War .   Read on for more about Kenneth and his book, plus a giveaway!   Meet  Kenneth C. Davis !    ...
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Kara S
The cover is underwhelming, but the history sounds fascinating. I know too little about this time and topic!
Sunday, 03 June 2018 12:30
Marisa Fort
The cover sets the mood nicely and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Monday, 04 June 2018 19:19
Danielle Hammelef
The cover fits this historical synopsis well. I will learn so much reading this book.
Friday, 15 June 2018 18:58
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Spotlight on But Not Forever by Jan Von Schleh, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  But Not Forever  by Jan Von Schleh!  Read on for more about Jan and her book, plus an excerpt & giveaway!    Meet Jan Von Schleh!     Jan Von Schleh is a third-generation Seattleite who has lived and worked around the world in fascinating...
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Kara S
This storyline sounds awesome! I love any kind of historical fiction and that includes this compelling time travel switch (histor... Read More
Sunday, 03 June 2018 12:39
Marisa Fort
The cover is beautiful and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Monday, 04 June 2018 19:16
Lily M.
I'm liking this cover.
Thursday, 14 June 2018 17:56
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Featured Review: We'll Fly Away by Bryan Bliss

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About This Book: Luke and Toby have always had each other’s backs. But then one choice—or maybe it is a series of choices—sets them down an irrevocable path. We’ll Fly Away weaves together Luke and Toby’s senior year of high school with letters Luke writes to Toby later—from death row....
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Spotlight on The Harper Effect by Taryn Bashford, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  The Harper Effect  by Taryn Bashford!  Read on for more about Taryn and her book, plus an excerpt & giveaway!    Meet Taryn Bashford!     Taryn Bashford is from a family of elite athletes, musicians, and academics, and is fascinated by driven teens. Born...
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John
Everything looks and sounds pretty tennis-y--I will try to understand!
Thursday, 17 May 2018 20:42
Marisa Fort
The cover is cute and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Monday, 04 June 2018 19:14
Lily M.
Sounds interesting ??
Thursday, 14 June 2018 17:46
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Spotlight on When the Beat Drops by Anna Hecker, Plus Playlist & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  When the Beat Drops  by Anna Hecker!  Read on for more about Anna and her book, plus a playlist & giveaway!    Meet Anna Hecker!   Anna Hecker grew up at the dead end of a dirt road in Vermont. She holds an MFA from...
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Melanie Bracco
I just love the cover and the synopsis sounds awesome!
Tuesday, 22 May 2018 18:40
Erin
Oh man oh man this book sounds incredible for the summer! I've been looking for something like this for one of my my summertime ti... Read More
Sunday, 27 May 2018 23:15
Candice Gigous
The cover is cool. The synopsis is very interesting. Sounds like an awesome read.
Monday, 28 May 2018 03:32
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Spotlight on Reality Gold by Tiffany Brooks, Plus Interview, Excerpt, & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Reality Gold  by Tiffany Brooks!  Read on for more about Tiffany and her book, plus an interview, excerpt, & giveaway!    Meet Tiffany Brooks!   Tiffany Brooks lives in San Francisco with her family and a bunch of pets, who luckily don’t object to being...
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John
The cover is intriguing, and it sounds like a pretty realistic story!
Thursday, 17 May 2018 20:41
Kara S
How could one not be engaged by a story with this kind of suspense and compelling underlying adversity facing the protagonist? I ... Read More
Sunday, 03 June 2018 12:45
Marisa Fort
The cover is nice and the synopsis sounds intriguing.
Monday, 04 June 2018 19:11
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Featured Review: The Convergence (Converters, Book 1) by Tenille Berezay

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About This Book: Hiding unbelievable physical abilities, seventeen-year-old Desiree Morgan buries herself inside the realities of high school. But when Blake Thomas infiltrates her life, all of Desiree’s secrets begin to unravel. With answers come more questions and soon she is entangled in a world of secret societies, human experimentation,...
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