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Author Chat with Stephanie Marie Thornton (American Princess), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Stephanie Marie Thornton author of American Princess.  Read on for more about Stephanie, an interview, plus an giveaway!          Meet Stephanie Thornton ! Stephanie Marie Thornton is a high school history teacher and lives in Alaska with her husband and daughter....
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Emily
I love books about presidents kids. This sounds really good.
Wednesday, 20 March 2019 14:54
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Author Chat with Shivaun Plozza (Tin Heart) , Plus Giveaway ~ (US Only)!

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Today we're excited to chat with Shivaun Plozza, author of Tin Heart .  Read on for more about Shivaun and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!            Meet Shivaun Plozza ! Shivaun Plozza has published short fiction, poetry, and essays, and works as an editor. Frankie, her...
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Gina
Sounds good! It's got to be hard writing about something you know, but at the same time, it makes it THAT much more relatable to ... Read More
Monday, 11 March 2019 20:36
John
I keep expecting the book to be about pizza, but heart transplants sound more serious!
Tuesday, 12 March 2019 11:52
Dianna G.
I was so surprised to see this was about a girl who had a heart transplant. Sounds like she's such a normal girl, just wanting a ... Read More
Wednesday, 13 March 2019 20:24
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What's New In YA ~ March 12th, 2019

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Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!       When her world divides, pitting light against dark, Veda must join a dangerous revolution to save her grandfather and fight against injustice...even if it costs her the boy she loves. On the island of Bellona, life is...
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Featured Review: The Tesla Legacy (KK Perez)

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About This Book: An action-packed, young adult coming-of-age adventure, K. K. Perez's The Tesla Legacy follows a precocious young scientist named Lucy Phelps whose fateful encounter in the Tesla Suite of the New Yorker Hotel unlocks her dormant electrical powers. As Lucy struggles to understand her new abilities through scientific experimentation,...
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Meagan Spooner (Sherwood), 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 Meagan Spooner,  YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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John
That Guy of Gisborne does sound like a good villain!
Tuesday, 12 March 2019 11:50
Dianna G.
Retellings are fun, and this is bound to be a good one. Love that cover! The colors are so vibrant.
Wednesday, 13 March 2019 20:31
Jen
Her covers are always gorgeous but this one is absolutely breathtaking!
Thursday, 14 March 2019 20:24
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YABC Staff's Current Reads ~ March 11th, 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: SUMMER OF '69 (US and Canada)

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Summer of '69 (US & Canada) by: Todd Strasser Release Date: April 9, 2019 Publisher: Candlewick Press   About the Book: Drawing from his teenage years, Todd Strasser’s novel revisits a tumultuous era and takes readers on a psychedelically tinged trip of a lifetime. With his girlfriend, Robin, away in Canada,...
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Laura Lundeen
I find the cover appealing. I like everything about the color scheme, the title makes me think of the Bryan Adams song. The synops... Read More
Saturday, 09 March 2019 14:03
John
It sounds like this book will uncover the true horror of attending a Led Zeppelin concert!
Sunday, 10 March 2019 11:51
Colleen Burns
I love the cover! The title also reminds me of the Bryan Adams song lol, I used to love that song! The synopsis sounds interesting... Read More
Thursday, 14 March 2019 10:40
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Featured Review: The Archive of Magic: Explore the Film Wizardry of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (Signe Bergstrom)

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About This Book: Newt, Tina, Queenie, and Jacob, the beloved heroes of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, are back! In The Archive of Magic, an exciting, full-color companion volume to Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, readers are transported behind the scenes of J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World for an...
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Featured Review: Tomorrow Always Lies (Doug Solter)

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About This Book: What if you met the perfect boy, but discovered he was an android? Sixteen-year-old Nadia has an MIT scholarship waiting for her after high school. That's why a mysterious organization know as The Authority recruited her to become a spy. The girl from Saudi Arabia now lives with three...
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It’s Live!! Cover Reveal: HELIX (An International Sensory Assassin Network Novel #2) by Mary Ting + Giveaway (US Only)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  HELIX (AN INTERNATIONAL SENSORY ASSASSIN NETWORK NOVEL #2) by Mary Ting, releasing July 9, 2019 from Vesuvian Books! Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the author: Hello everyone, I hope you love the cover of Helix...
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Dianna G.
This book wasn't even on my radar until now. How did I miss it? How did I miss book 1? I must get caught up. Love the summary -... Read More
Thursday, 07 March 2019 20:36
Emily
This sounds like something I would like! i love strong female characters
Wednesday, 20 March 2019 14:44
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