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YABC Staff's Current Reads ~ June 17th, 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: Emmie and the Tudor King (Natalie Murray)

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About The Book: One moment, Emmie is writing her high school history paper; the next, she's sitting with a gorgeous 16th century king who vacillates from kissing her to ordering her execution. Able to travel back to her own time, but intensely drawn to King Nick and the mysterious death of...
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Giveaway: MINECRAFT: THE LOST JOURNALS (US & Canada)

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Minecraft: The Lost Journals (US & Canada) by: Mur Lafferty Release Date: July 9, 2019 Publisher: Del Rey Books   About the Book: Max and Alison are proof that differences don’t stand in the way of friendship. Max is always on the lookout for a new adventure—even if it means getting...
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Renee Moore
What a great giveaway!
Thursday, 20 June 2019 00:31
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is fun. The promised friendship story also sounds like an enjoyable read.
Sunday, 07 July 2019 13:08
Debra Branigan
Good looking cover for this age group. The reads sounds perfect for intended target.
Monday, 08 July 2019 08:08
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Featured Review: A Straw Man (Amalie Jahn)

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About This Book: What if you could go back in time to save the person you love the most? Nate’s funny. He’s a football player. He’s ridiculously handsome. In fact, it seems as if Melody’s dating the perfect guy, until an unexpected tragedy changes everything about him. Based on her own...
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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 Amber Smith (Something Like Gravity), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Amber Smith author of Something Like Gravity.  Read on for more about Amber, plus an interview and an giveaway!          Meet Amber Smith ! Amber Smith is the New York Times bestselling author of the young adult novels The Way I Used to Be, The Last...
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KM
I love Amber Smith's books, so I'm excited for this one.
Friday, 14 June 2019 00:25
KylaMarshall
When I first learned English, I also found it difficult to write a complete sentence. But then, I learned to write through the sty... Read More
Friday, 14 June 2019 21:53
Emily
This looks so good! ❤️❤️❤️
Monday, 17 June 2019 14:13
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Featured Review: Catching Ivy (Eliza Tilton)

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About This Book:   Damion Scole has an obsession--one that just might get him killed. Damion spends his free time hooking into VRR's: Virtual Reality Reads which replaced e-readers almost thirty years ago. When his connection sells him a new vid, Damion slips into the virtual world and watches a grim...
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It’s Live!! Cover Reveal: Refraction by Naomi Hughes + Giveaway (US Only)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  Refraction by Naomi Hughes, releasing November 5, 2019 from Page Street Publishing! Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the author: Hey YABC! Welcome to the cover reveal for REFRACTION! My name is Naomi Hughes, and at...
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So excited to check this one out! The cover is gorgeous and the summary is exciting ... Read More
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phamyen
I enjoyed over read your blog post. This was actually what i was looking for and i am glad to came here! vex 3... Read More
Thursday, 13 June 2019 00:17
Kate Merolla
Woah, this book cover and title! I think the splintered mirror is an awesome way to foreshadow a text world where mirrors are dang... Read More
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Spotlight on The Root Of Magic (Kathleen Benner Duble), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight The Root Of Magic by Kathleen Benner Duble.  Read on for more about Kathleen and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!          Meet Kathleen Benner Duble!   Kathleen Benner Duble is a critically acclaimed and award-winning author of many historical novels for...
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I loved the way you discuss the topic great work thanks for the share Your informative post. pogo games play... Read More
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Renee Moore
Such a cute cover! Would love to read this.
Thursday, 20 June 2019 00:35
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I like reading the book you share. with lots of interesting and interesting facts. The book left me many insightful projects. Word... Read More
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Autism & Sensory Learning Blogger Campaign: Review of Baby Dragon, Baby Dragon + Instagram Pic!

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Today, we're helping Penguin Young Readers bring awareness to Autistic and Sensory learning. Reading is a great way to stimulate the brain and help children learn comprehension and concentration skills. We're featuring my review of Baby Dragon, Baby Dragon written by Melissa Marr and illustrated by Lena Podesta. It's one that...
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