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Diversify Your Shelves-- "Redefining Super"

Diversify Your Shelves-- "Redefining Super"
Redefining Super contributed by C.B. Lee   I’ve lived with depression and suicidal ideation since I was a teenager, much of it stemming from an overwhelming need to live up to my parents and my own expectations, along with never feeling I was good enough, and never feeling like I fit i......
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YABC Favorite Covers Of The Month ~ March 2017

YABC Favorite Covers Of The Month ~ March 2017
Hey everyone! Welcome to YABC's Favorite Covers of the Month poll and giveaway!!   Each month we will be featuring the covers from all the new releases for the current month and will be offering a giveaway from our prize shelf! Everyone who participates in the poll can enter the giveaway.   Check......
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Tiffany Engler
I love Seven Days Of You!!
Monday, 03 April 2017 18:32
John
"Yvain" and "Shadow Run" are my favorite covers! I guess "Yvain" is more beautiful and artistic, while "Shadow Run" looks like it... Read More
Monday, 03 April 2017 21:06
Heidi Wong
Blood Rose Rebellion is my favorite cover, it's just so beautiful.
Tuesday, 04 April 2017 20:54
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YABC Staff's Current Reads ~ April 3rd, 2017

YABC Staff's Current Reads ~ April 3rd, 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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Chapter 10 Read Along: Tendrils of Darkness

Chapter 10 Read Along: Tendrils of Darkness
Is Tendrils of Darkness new to you? Click here to go to Chapter 1!   CHAPTER 10 DECEPTION Dusk had settled and night was fast approaching when the trio emerged from a sewer grate near the once-popular Keg and Cot. Selgrin used to frequent the establishment some time ago. For whatever reason, it......
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Spotlight on Black Bird Of The Gallows (Meg Kassel), First Chapter Reveal & Giveaway

Spotlight on Black Bird Of The Gallows (Meg Kassel), First Chapter Reveal & Giveaway
Today we're spotlighting Meg Kassel's novel, Black Bird Of The Gallows!!  Read on for more about Meg, her novel, the first chapter reveal, and a giveaway!     Hello YABC readers! So, right now I’m finishing the edits of BLACK BIRD OF THE GALLOWS, which comes out in Sept., and it feels like f......
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Heidi Wong
The cover is very nice and the synopsis makes me feel if I read the book then I'll cry my heart out.
Friday, 31 March 2017 14:42
Irene Menge
Haunting cover and an intriguing synopsis.
Tuesday, 11 April 2017 15:46
Penny Olson
Both the cover and synopsis are spooky and intriguing.
Friday, 14 April 2017 18:35
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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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Spotlight: The Memory Thief by Bryce Moore, Plus Excerpt!

Spotlight: The Memory Thief by Bryce Moore, Plus Excerpt!
Today we're spotlighting Bryce Moore's book, The Memory Thief! Read on for more about Bryce and his book, plus an excerpt!   Meet Bryce Moore!   Bryce Moore is the author of Vodnik (Tu, 2012). When he’s not authoring, he’s a librarian in Western Maine, where he’s also the current president of the Maine Library Association. He’s been ha......
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Waiting On Wednesday ~ March 29th, 2017

Waiting On Wednesday ~ March 29th, 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* (Assistant Blog Manager for YABC)   The Glass Spare (Lauren DeStefano) Author: Lauren DeStefano Book: Hardcover, 336 pages......
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Welcome Home, edited by Eric Smith + Giveaway (US Only)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Welcome Home, edited by Eric Smith + Giveaway (US Only)
Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for WELCOME HOME, edited by Eric Smith, releasing September 5, 2017 from Flux.  Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Eric: A few years ago, I was lucky enough to do a We Need Diverse Books panel......
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Rebecca Whelan
I like the cover. Simple and nice. Maybe a different background color though. I think the synopsis would be better if it stated w... Read More
Wednesday, 29 March 2017 12:48
John
The cover has a certain retro-look, and the subject matter might be of interest!
Wednesday, 29 March 2017 18:44
Linda Canniff
I love simple color block art design covers. The synopsis is very heartwarming. I am looking forward to reading this collection. T... Read More
Wednesday, 29 March 2017 20:04
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Top Ten Tuesday ~ Top Ten Authors I'm Dying To Meet!!

Top Ten Tuesday ~ Top Ten Authors I'm Dying To Meet!!
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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