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Giveaway: CLYDE Prize Pack (US Only)

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Clyde (US Only) Written and Illustrated by: Jim Benton Release Date: April 9, 2019 Publisher: Yoe! Books/IDW Publishing   About the Book: When Clyde the bear decides to ditch his safe and peaceful life in Cubville and head off for the mean streets of Grizzly City he learns, with the help...
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Zachary Snyder
Entered! Hope I win! The book sounds interesting, hope I win a copy so I can read it!
Monday, 20 May 2019 14:27
John
What fun cartoons! I look forward to reading this!
Monday, 20 May 2019 19:23
Emily
Clyde looks amazing!!!
Friday, 24 May 2019 09:48
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Emily R King (Before The Broken Star), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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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 Emily R King , YABC's Author of the...
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John
Thank goodness the sharks didn't distract the author from her writing!
Monday, 20 May 2019 19:22
Stephanie Augustine, Staff Reviewer
I still love how the original title was too "horror"
Wednesday, 22 May 2019 07:41
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YABC Staff's Current Reads ~ May 20th, 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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Featured Review: Tin Men (Amalie Jahn)

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About This Book: Charlie's love for Brooke has grown in the years they've been together, but when his father dies in a tragic climbing accident, he discovers a well-hidden family secret which turns his life upside down and threatens to destroy his sense of self as well as his relationship with...
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Giveaway: BABY SCIENTIST Books (US Only)

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Baby Scientist: Oceanographer  and  Baby Scie ntist: Astronaut (US Only) Author: Laura Gehl Illustrator: Daniel Wiseman Release Date : May 2019 Publisher: HarperFestival/HarperCollins   About the Books: Baby Scientist: Oceanographer & Baby Scientist: Astronaut are the first books in a series that makes science jobs fun and accessible for preschoolers –...
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Maggie
What a cute way to get toddlers interested in different science jobs!
Thursday, 23 May 2019 12:23
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Featured Review: The Lost Coast (Amy Rose Capetta)

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About This Book: The spellbinding tale of six queer witches forging their own paths, shrouded in the mist, magic, and secrets of the ancient California redwoods. Danny didn't know what she was looking for when she and her mother spread out a map of the United States and Danny put her...
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What's Hot in KU

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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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Author Chat with Gillian French (The Missing Season), Plus Giveaway!

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  Today we're excited to chat with Gillian French author of The Missing Season.  Read on for more about Gillian, plus an interview and an giveaway!          Meet Gillian French ! Gillian French  is the author of  The Lies They Tell, The Missing Season, The Door to January...
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Candice Gigous
The cover has a creepy and mysterious feeling. The synopsis is captivating. Sounds like a thrilling read.
Saturday, 18 May 2019 09:26
Dianna G.
I love the campy look of the cover -- that tree carving. Synopsis has me curious!
Sunday, 19 May 2019 00:08
Mia
I love the cover!! And the book sounds like it’s about to be a wild ride, so excited to read!
Monday, 20 May 2019 09:33
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Featured Review: Inebriated (Katey Taylor)

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About This Book: Barely seventeen and as pretty as can be: the summer is their playground. Cait and her best friends Steph and Allie take on San Francisco's party scene with fake IDs and short dresses.  When Cait meets Adrien Cross, the charismatic lead singer of her favorite indie band, she's...
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Waiting On Wednesday ~ May 15th, 2019

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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.                 *Samantha's Choice* (YABC Staff Review.er)   Color Outside The Lines     Author: Multiple Authors Expected publication:...
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