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Author Chat with Nicole Melleby (Hurricane Season), Plus Giveaway!

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  Today we're excited to chat with Nicole Melleby author of Hurricane Season.  Read on for more about Nicole, plus an interview and an giveaway!          Meet Nicole Melleby ! Nicole Melleby is a born-and-bred Jersey girl with a passion for storytelling. She studied creative writing at Fairleigh...
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John
What a beautiful Van Gogh-style sky on the cover!
Tuesday, 07 May 2019 20:37
Nancy Hernandez
It really is beautiful.
Saturday, 18 May 2019 16:15
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What's New In YA ~ May 7th, 2019

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Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!         From one of the most followed booktubers today, comes  Again, but Better , a story about second chances, discovering yourself, and being brave enough to try again. Shane has been doing college all wrong. Pre-med, stellar...
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Caitlin Haines, Staff Reviewer
I need them all! I have one, and one is on its way, but still. They're all on my TBR. My bank account is going to hate me...... Read More
Sunday, 12 May 2019 18:03
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Featured Review: This Is Not A Love Scene (S.C. Megale)

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About This Book: Lights, camera―all Maeve needs is action. But at eighteen, a rare form of muscular dystrophy usually stands in the way of romance. She's got her friends, her humor, and a passion for filmmaking to keep her focus off consistent rejection...and the hot older guy starring in her senior...
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Breeana Shields (The Bone Charmer), 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  Breeana Shields , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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John
Living with two opposed futures--bummer!
Monday, 06 May 2019 20:39
Emily
I love this cover so much!!!
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 13:00
Jessica Cashen
The cover is awesome and the synopsis sounds great
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 17:35
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YABC Staff's Current Reads ~ May 6th, 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: Pretend She's Here (Luanne Rice)

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About This Book: Mega-bestselling author Luanne Rice returns with a ripped-from-the-headlines story of a girl who is kidnapped by her friend's family. Emily Lonergan's best friend died last year. And Emily hasn't stopped grieving. Lizzie Porter was lively, loud, and fun -- Emily's better half. Emily can't accept that she's gone....
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Dianna G.
This was #1 on my students' wishlists during our school book fair.
Friday, 03 May 2019 21:07
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Summoned (Mckayla Eaton), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US/Canada Only)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  Summoned  by Mckayla Eaton, releasing September 3rd 2019 from Parliament House Press!       Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the author:     Hey YABC, thanks for joining me for the cover reveal for...
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Mia
The cover is so cool, it definitely sets the stage! I am also very excited this is the start of a trilogy!
Thursday, 09 May 2019 10:37
Jessica Cashen
Great cover and the synopsis sounds awesome
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 20:21
Laura L
The synopsis and cover sound so intriguing!! Can't wait to read it!
Monday, 20 May 2019 11:33
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Featured Review: The Songs We Sing (Kylie Key)

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About This Book: He's older He's taken He's off limits He's my best friend's brother But when Damon asks me to help him with his songwriting I'm happy to give him a hand. It might just be what I need to find my passion for music again. I know he only...
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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 Christine Dore Miller (Forgiven Are The Starry-Eyed), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Christine Dore Miller author of Forgiven Are The Starry-Eyed.  Read on for more about Christine, plus an interview!         Meet Christine Dore Miller ! Christine lives in the Los Angeles area with her husband and their two children. She works full-time...
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Emily
This book looks like it will be emotional! I really love this cover
Monday, 06 May 2019 11:01
Erin
This cover draws me in fantastically. Upon reading the synopsis I realize that it is a book I think many teenagers and adults will... Read More
Tuesday, 07 May 2019 13:03
Sandy
The cover is what drew me to this giveaway- it looks mysterious and the use of only the two contrasting colors is fabulous. I like... Read More
Wednesday, 08 May 2019 08:44
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