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Featured Review: There's Something About Sweetie (Sandhya Menon)

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About This Book: Ashish Patel  didn’t know love could be so…sucky. After he’s dumped by his ex-girlfriend, his mojo goes AWOL. Even worse, his parents are annoyingly, smugly confident they could find him a better match. So, in a moment of weakness, Ash challenges them to set him up. The Patels...
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Top Ten Tuesday ~ Top Ten Page To Screen

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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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Featured Review: Happy Messy Scary Love (Leah Konen)

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About This Book: As everyone at her Brooklyn high school announces their summer adventures, Olivia harbors a dirty secret: Her plan is to binge-watch horror movies and chat with her online friend, Elm. Olivia and Elm have never shared personal details, apart from their ages and the fact that Elm’s aunt...
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What's New In YA ~ May 14th, 2019

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Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!       Fatima lives in the city of Noor, a thriving stop along the Silk Road. There the music of myriad languages fills the air, and people of all faiths weave their lives together. However, the city bears scars...
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Rogue Heart (Axie Oh), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  Rogue Heart by Axie Oh, releasing October 8th 2019 from Tu Books, an imprint of Lee & Low Books!       Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the author:   Hi YABC! I’m so excited...
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John
I'd like to visit Seoul someday, and Neo Seoul, also, sounds very interesting!
Monday, 13 May 2019 21:54
Andrea Wang
Love the cover! It's a little Blade Runner, a little Matrix, with a kick-a** Asian girl! And the synopsis is great, too -- love th... Read More
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 17:30
Jessica Cashen
Great cover and synopsis
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 17:44
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Jennifer Donnelly (Stepsister), 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 Jennifer Donnelly , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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John
This poor ugly stepsister! She sounds interestingly gross!
Monday, 13 May 2019 21:52
Emily
Awww i love books like this! and jennifer donnelly is a great writer!
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 13:32
Julie
The cover is super cool, and the synopsis sounds great!
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 02:57
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Indie Superstars with Olivia Wildenstein + Giveaway (US Only)

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Welcome to YA Books Central's "Indie Superstars" column. This event will spotlight the best and brightest of the indie community. You don’t want to miss out on these talented authors This week we’re interviewing Olivia Wildenstein, author of "A Pack of Blood and Lies"   Welcome to YABC, Olivia! Michelle Lynn:   If you were deserted...
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Emily
I love books with wolves in them! Sounds like it could be good
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 13:24
Stephanie Brumber
I absolutely love books about wolves! This book sounds so good and the cover is beautiful
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 06:44
Jessica Cashen
Beautiful cover and the synopsis sounds awesome
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 17:50
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YABC Staff's Current Reads ~ May 13th, 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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Exclusive Trailer Reveal: High Flying (Kaylin McFarren), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share the trailer for  High Flying (Kaylin McFarren) ! Read on for more about author Kaylin, and her book, plus the trailer & giveaway!       Meet Kaylin McFarren ! KAYLIN MCFARREN has received more than forty national literary awards, in addition to a prestigious Golden...
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Author Chat with Rachel DeWoskin (Someday We Will Fly), Plus Giveaway!

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  Today we're excited to chat with Rachel DeWoskin author of Someday We Will Fly.  Read on for more about Rachel, plus an interview and an giveaway!          Meet Rachel DeWoskin ! Rachel DeWoskin spent her twenties in China as the unlikely star of a nighttime soap opera...
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John
The cover is so unusual and memorable!
Sunday, 12 May 2019 22:25
Jessica Cashen
Synopsis is great and the cover is unique and drew me to the giveaway
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 20:15
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