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Top Ten Tuesday ~ Top Ten Books On My Spring 2019 TBR List

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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 That Artsy Reader Girl so visit there site for all the fun details about this awesome meme!!      ...
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Author Chat with Amalie Jahn (The Next To Last Mistake), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Amalie Jahn author of The Next To Last Mistake.  Read on for more about Amalie, an interview, plus an giveaway!          Meet Amalie Jahn ! Amalie Jahn is a USA TODAY bestselling author of more than 8 young adult novels, including...
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What's New In YA ~ March 19th, 2019

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Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!       Everyone has a fear of missing out on something--a party, a basketball game, a hangout after school. But what if it's life that you'll be missing out on? When Astrid learns that her cancer has returned, she...
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Featured Review: Night Music (Jenn Marie Thorne)

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About This Book: A romantic comedy that sweeps you up with breezy writing and canny social commentary, set behind the scenes of the classical music world during one hot, anything-can-happen, New York City summer Ruby has always been  Ruby Chertok  future classical pianist, heir to the Chertok family legacy, daughter of...
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Spotlight on Song For A Whale (Lynne Kelly), Plus Guest Post & Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to spotlight Song For A Whale.  Read on for more about Lynne, an guest post, plus an giveaway!          Meet Lynne Kelly ! Lynne Kelly has always loved reading, but while working as a special education teacher, she fell in love with children's literature all...
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John
This does sound poignant. --And it's too bad we're killing all the whales with global warming, sonar, and poisons/plastics in the... Read More
Monday, 18 March 2019 18:51
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Author Chat with Suzanne Young (Girls With Sharp Sticks), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Suzanne Young author of Girls With Sharp Sticks.  Read on for more about Suzanne, an interview, plus an giveaway!          Meet Suzanne Young ! Suzanne Young is the New York Times bestselling author of The Program series. Originally from Utica, New York, Suzanne...
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John
Dark secrets at an academy! This should be fun!
Monday, 18 March 2019 18:48
Dianna G.
This is an amazing cover. Seriously love it! The summary has me wondering what in the world is going on. Definitely want to rea... Read More
Monday, 18 March 2019 20:32
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Adriana Mather (Killing November), 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 Adriana Mather,  YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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John
Secretive boarding schools always seem to be full of dread mysteries!
Monday, 18 March 2019 18:46
Dianna G.
This sounds fantastic! I loved How to Hang a Witch. Very much looking forward to seeing more from this author!
Monday, 18 March 2019 20:30
Jacyln
I am so excited for another amazing novel by Adriana Mather! She’s the one author that gets me into historical fiction.
Tuesday, 19 March 2019 20:34
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YABC Staff's Current Reads ~ March 19th, 2019

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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 below...
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Giveaway: STARWORLD (US & Canada)

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Starworld (US & Canada) by: Paula Garner and Audrey Coulthurst Release Date: April 16, 2019 Publisher: Candlewick Press   About the Book: In a novel in two voices, a popular teen and an artistic loner forge an unlikely bond — and create an entire universe — via texts. But how long...
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John
"A popular teen and an artistic loner": gee, I wonder which one of *those* I would have been?!
Saturday, 16 March 2019 17:36
Dianna G.
Wow, this sounds like an alien story for the modern world!
Saturday, 16 March 2019 20:01
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It’s Live!! Cover Reveal: Jennifer Strange by Cat Scully + Giveaway (Intl)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  Jennifer Strange, by Cat Scully, releasing July 23, 2019 from Haverhill House Publishing! Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the author: Hi YABC! And welcome to the cover reveal for JENNIFER STRANGE! I'm excited to share...
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Frank Butler
Looks great! Sounds great! Can’t wait to read it!
Friday, 15 March 2019 12:20
SpookyKidLit
So exciting! I can’t wait for this book!
Friday, 15 March 2019 14:33
Dianna G.
I love Savannah and ghost stories, so this sounds amazing!! Not normally a fan of graphic novels, but might have to make an exce... Read More
Saturday, 16 March 2019 20:00
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