Featured Review: The Weekend Bucket List (Mia Kerick)

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About This Book: High school seniors Cady LaBrie and Cooper Murphy have yet to set one toe out of line they've never stayed out all night or snuck into a movie, never gotten drunk or gone skinny-dipping. But they have each other, forty-eight hours before graduation, and a Weekend Bucket...
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Spotlight on Eleanor Roosevelt's In My Garage (Candace Fleming), Guest Post & Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to spotlight Eleanor Roosevelt's In My Garage  by Candace Fleming! Read on for more about Candace, plus a guest post, and giveaway!            Meet  Candace Fleming ! CANDACE FLEMING is the prolific author of The Family Romanov, a Sibert Honor Book and the recipient of both...
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Debra Branigan
I have been a fan of Candace Fleming's nonfiction work for years. This series sounds like so much fun and I can't wait to give it ... Read More
Sunday, 16 December 2018 21:23
Victoria Scott
The story sounds like the perfect read for my daughter! The cover is cute too!
Thursday, 27 December 2018 17:34
Marisa Fort
The cover looks awesome and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Saturday, 05 January 2019 21:37
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Featured Review: The Unusual Suspects (Dominic Carrillo)

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About This Book: Nia, a 14-year-old Bulgarian-American girl, ditches her private school and takes a train from Sofia en route to Berlin to confront her ex-boyfriend. On the way, she meets a geriatric American named Kurt who has a knack for killing people unintentionally. On the lam across Eastern Europe,...
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It’s Live!! Cover Reveal: Ollie Oxley and the Ghost: The Search for Lost Gold by Lisa Schmid + Giveaway (US Only)

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Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for OLLIE OXLEY AND THE GHOST: THE SEARCH FOR LOST GOLD by Lisa Schmid, releasing 06/18/2019 from Jolly Fish Press. Before we get to the reveal, here's a message from Lisa:  Hi Everyone! Thank you, YA Books Central, for introducing OLLIE...
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John
Great cover! This sounds fun and exciting! And I like the cat! (I hope he/she is in the book!)
Wednesday, 12 December 2018 22:27
Debra Branigan
Everyone likes a good ghost story and this one sounds exciting! This is a great cover and will attract your young readers. I know ... Read More
Sunday, 16 December 2018 21:27
Nancy Burgess
I love ghost stories this sounds good. Nice cover.
Tuesday, 01 January 2019 11:33
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4th Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza ~ Day 12

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Welcome to YABC's Fourth Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza ! We're featuring some of the hottest titles of the year--perfect for the book lover on your holiday list!--with exciting prize packs every day for the first twelve days of December. Each giveaway will run for seven days. Giveaways...
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Michelle R.
Something about Forever looks so romantic!
Wednesday, 12 December 2018 13:38
Kathleen Pasqualini
Something About Forever sounds like a perfect me book.
Wednesday, 12 December 2018 17:02
Chelsey Reed
All the books look so good. I love Siobhan davis
Wednesday, 12 December 2018 17:12
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Waiting On Wednesday ~ December 12th, 2018

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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.                       *Beth's Choice* (YABC Blog Manager)   A Curse So Dark and Lonely (Brigid...
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I am SO very excited for Soul of Stars, eee Sadly already read Warrior of the Wild, and was so disappointed by it, aaack. Adore t... Read More
Tuesday, 18 December 2018 18:08
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Featured Review: Neverwake (Amy Plum)

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About This Book: For most people, nightmares always come to an end. But for Cata, Ant, and the others, there may be no escape from theirs. After an experimental treatment meant to cure their insomnia went horribly wrong, the teens were dragged into a shared dreamworld where their most terrifying...
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4th Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza ~ Day 11

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Welcome to YABC's Fourth Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza ! We're featuring some of the hottest titles of the year--perfect for the book lover on your holiday list!--with exciting prize packs every day for the first twelve days of December. Each giveaway will run for seven days. Giveaways...
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Michelle R.
The cover of Golden Curse looks amazing.
Wednesday, 12 December 2018 13:30
Jen
Wings & Destruction sounds beyond addicting and I want to know what Declan's secrets are!
Wednesday, 12 December 2018 16:47
Nancy Burgess
I'm interested in The Edge Rules.
Friday, 14 December 2018 21:56
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Top Ten Tuesday ~ Top Ten Favorite YA Authors

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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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Eee, so many awesome favorite authors Loved these lists. I have so so many favorites, haha Especially Claire Legrand and Cassand... Read More
Tuesday, 18 December 2018 17:57
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Author Chat with Carey Anne Farrell (Forward March), Plus Giveaway!

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  Today we're excited to chat with Carey Anne Farrell author of Forward March .  Read on for more about Carey and her book, an interview, plus an giveaway!          Meet  Carey Anne Farrell !   Carey Anne Farrell writes, teaches, makes music, and co-hosts the podcast...
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Dianna G.
I love that this is a book about BAND kids. Adding it to my daughter's Christmas list right now!
Tuesday, 11 December 2018 20:39
John
What a fun cover! I expect this book will teach me all there is to know about marching bands!
Wednesday, 12 December 2018 22:30
Debra Branigan
The cover is very nice. The storyline will attract your YA readers. Good luck with the novel.
Sunday, 16 December 2018 21:34
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