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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Sun Warrior by P.C. Cast

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Sun Warrior by P.C. Cast
Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for SUN WARRIOR by P.C. Cast, releasing October 17, 2017 from Wednesday Books. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from P.C.: HELLO FABULOUS YABC! OMG, I am so incredibly excited to share with you the cover for......
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You had me at fantasies and animals! I love the cover! It gave me goosebumps! What a beautiful cover! I cannot wait to read this b... Read More
Tuesday, 21 March 2017 21:55
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Featured Review: A Good Idea (Cristina Moracho)

Featured Review: A Good Idea (Cristina Moracho)
About This Book: Can the right kind of boy get away with killing the wrong kind of girl?Fin and Betty’s close friendship survived Fin’s ninth-grade move from their coastal Maine town to Manhattan. Calls, letters, and summer visits continued to bind them together, and in the fall of their senior year, the......
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Top Ten Tuesday ~ Top Ten Books We Would Love To See As A TV Show or Movie! (2/28/17)

Top Ten Tuesday ~ Top Ten Books We Would Love To See As A TV Show or Movie! (2/28/17)
Welcome to Young Adult Book Central's Top Ten Tuesday post! Each Tuesday we will be hosting a different theme or topic involving all things bookish!!! The Top Ten Tuesday post was originally created at The Broke and The Bookish so visit there site for all the fun details about this awesome meme!!      ......
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Author Chat with Arwen Elys Dayton, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Arwen Elys Dayton, Plus Giveaway!
Today we're excited to chat with Arwen Elys Dayton, author  of Disruptor!  Below you'll find more about Arwen,  her book, plus a giveaway!     Which came first, the title or the novel? With the first book in the series, the novel definitely came first! Naming stories isn’t my strong suit. There were several other names b......
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John
I think the cover colors are cool, and I enjoyed the synopsis.
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 21:18
Susan Light
I cannot wait to finish this series! Traveler left me with a serious book hangover.
Wednesday, 01 March 2017 09:35
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What's New In YA ~ February 28th, 2017

What's New In YA ~ February 28th, 2017
Are you wondering what's new in  YA today? Check out these  wonderful new releases!     Can the right kind of boy get away with killing the wrong kind of girl? Fin and Betty’s close friendship survived Fin’s ninth-grade move from their coastal Maine town to Manhattan. Calls, letters, and summer visits continued to bin......
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Release Day Blitz, Excerpt, & Giveaway: Gardenia (Kelsey Sutton)

Release Day Blitz, Excerpt, & Giveaway: Gardenia (Kelsey Sutton)
Today on the blog YABC is excited to share Kelsey Sutton's new release, Gardenia!! Below is more info about Kelsey Sutton, her new book, an excerpt from Gardenia, and a giveaway!         Chapter One   My eyes open. It takes a moment to realize that I’m not staring up a......
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John
I think the cover looks a bit ominous, and I enjoyed the synopsis.
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 21:19
Heidi Wong
The cover along with the summary bring interest to me, it seems there is more to the book than meets the eye.
Wednesday, 01 March 2017 21:55
Shannon Mizikoski
The cover looks very foreboding, which seems perfect based on the synopsis! I love the whole "knowing when you'll die" thing, it's... Read More
Saturday, 04 March 2017 00:44
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Blog Tour & Excerpt: Well That Was Awkward (Rachel Vail)

Blog Tour & Excerpt: Well That Was Awkward (Rachel Vail)
Here at YABC, we're thrilled to be hosting an excerpt of Rachel Vail's new novel,  Well That Was Awkward, as part of the book's blog tour!       Meet Rachel Vail! Rachel Vail is the award-winning author of more than 30 books for young people. As a theater lover, Rachel sees and reads......
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Featured Review: Waking In Time (Angie Stanton)

Featured Review: Waking In Time (Angie Stanton)
About This Book: Still mourning the loss of her beloved grandmother and shaken by her mysterious, dying request to “find the baby,” Abbi has just arrived at UW Madison for her freshman year. But on her second day, she wakes up to a different world: 1983. That is just the first sto......
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20 Inspirational Quotes Only YA Book Lovers Will Recognize

20 Inspirational Quotes Only YA Book Lovers Will Recognize
George R.R. Martin once said, "a reader lives a thousand lives before he dies".   That is because when we read a book we like, we in some way experience the characters’ lives and learn from it, consciously and unconsciously.   Many a time a shy, introverted wallflower finds the perks o......
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Peternelle van Arsdale (The Beast Is An Animal), Plus Giveaway!!

Author Of The Week: Chat with Peternelle van Arsdale (The Beast Is An Animal), 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 Peternelle van Arsdale, YABC's Author of the Week!! Peternelle van Arsdale......
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I think the cover looks super-duper ominous and I enjoyed the synopsis.
Tuesday, 28 February 2017 21:19
Heidi Wong
The cover is just beautiful, no other words needed. The synopsis has hints of fantasy, so I definitely can't wait to read it.... Read More
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Delaney
The cover is beautiful (I've actually been a fan of that photographer for years) and the synopsis sounds so cool!
Friday, 03 March 2017 07:53
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