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A group for all fans of Jennifer L. Armentrout. Jen is the fabulous author behind the Covenant series (Daimon, Half-Blood, Pure), the Lux series (Obsidian, Shadows, Onyx), and Tempting the Best Man. She's a writing powerhouse that produces stellar novels and has an exponentially growing fan base.
Let's talk JLA, her books, her boys (Daemon, Aiden, the Gamble Brothers *swoon*)!
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Everyone who luvs books, join this group and we can all have a nice, long chat about it. Whether you like fantasy or romance, sci-fi or non-fiction, mystery or classical, this is the perfect group for every book fan.
A group for all those who read, write and breathe middle-grade books, from Harry Potter to Maniac Magee to The Penderwicks to Percy Jackson to The Unicorn Chronicles! What's YOUR absolute, all-time favorite?
Nashville, TN -- UtopYA, the first convention for female, paranormal/fantasy young adult authors and the readers who love them, descends on the beautiful Scarritt-Bennett Center in Nashville, TN on July 6 & 7, 2012.
Created by Janet Wallace, ...
There are several official Editors (staff reviewers or Review Ninjas, if you will) at YA Books Central, and they all have their own taste in books. While one might give a certain book 5 stars, another might only give it 3. We like that kind of diversity here, because we know every reader is different. Every reader's opinion is valid.
But we also know it's helpful to read reviews by tho ...
Remember the amazing covers of Trisha Leigh's THE LAST YEAR series? We sure do. Who could forget how lovely they are and how perfectly they all fit together?
Today, I get to reveal the cover of Trisha's NEW book from her second series: THE HISTORIANS. It's another slam dunk, I can tell you that much. Ready to see it??? First, here's a message from Trisha:
I’m thrilled to be r ...
I was excited to have the opportunity to read the YA paranormal novel, PRAEFATIO. Here is my interview with the author, Georgia McBride. Make sure to check out the giveaway at the bottom of the post!
1. I find the whole premise behind PRAEFATIO fascinating. What was the inspiration behind your story?
GM: I wish I could say. The characters ...
We're happy to reveal the cover for Sara Polsky's THIS IS HOW I FIND HER on the YABC Blog today! But before we get to the goods, here's a message from Sara:
Hi, YABC! Welcome to the cover reveal for THIS IS HOW I FIND HER!
I'm excited to be here to share the cover of my debut novel, THIS IS HOW I FIND HER. When I opened up the cover image e-mail from my editor my first tho ...
With Memorial Day just around the corner, we here at YABC thought it would be great to speak with an author who has written about military service. Barbara Elizabeth Walsh wrote THE POPPY LADY, which details the story of Moina Belle Michael, a woman who devoted her life to helping American soldiers during World War I. Read below to find out what inspired Walsh to write Moina's story, and ...
Ghost Leopard (A Zoe & Zak Adventure #1) by Lars Guignard
Release Date: Audiobook released 2/26/13
Zoe and Zak are lost in exotic India, where gods and magic still exist. Before they can find their way home, they just have to do one little thing...
...Save a mythical creature from an ancient evil that wants to rule the world.
When Zoe Guire goes ...
Are you guys as stoked as I am to see the cover for KINSLAYER, the sequel to STORMDANCER?!
And what about that title? I love them both so hard. We're also letting you see the UK cover. Tell us which one you like best in the comments!
ARE YOU READY FOR THE AWESOME?
I got a chance to catch up with these Pitch Dark Days authors and ask them a few questions:
Kiera Cass (THE ELITE)
Elizabeth Norris (UNBREAKABLE)
Aprilynne Pike (LIFE AFTER THEFT)
Amy Tintera (REBOOT)
Check out their answers below, then enter to win one of these four signed books!
Do the Pitch Dark Days authors write in a linear style, fro ...
Hey guys! Welcome to the INSOMNIA Pre-Order Blog Hop where you can enter to win a Nook HD!
Let me tell ya, you'll want to get your hands on this book. Here are a few reasons why:
About the book:
Her eyes saved his life. Her dreams released his darkness.
After four years of sleeplessness, high school junior Parker Chipp can’t take much more. Every night, instead ...
Are you a fan of Garrick and Bliss from LOSING IT by New York Times Best Selling Author, Cora Carmack? In anticipation of her upcoming release, FAKING IT, (which I've read and is fantastic!) Cora plans to release four different scenes once her pre-orders hit certain number thresholds. ALL FROM GARRICK'S POV!
These scenes include:
· T ...
Shutdown by Heather Anastasiu
Release Date: July 2, 2013
The battle is all but over, and hope seems to be lost. Zoe and her fellow Resistance fighters are on the run, having lost their home, their protection, and their leader. They are outnumbered and outmatched by the powerful corporation that controls the world, and the cruel Chancellor is inches away from comple ...
by Suzanne Young
Release Date: April 30, 2013
Sloane knows better than to cry in front of anyone. With suicide now an international epidemic, one outburst could land her in The Program, the only proven course of treatment. Sloane’s parents have already lost one child; Sloane knows they’ll do anything to keep her alive. S ...
It wasn't Max Spencer's idea to fight robots, lead an...
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