Happy Friday, YABCers! Here's another beautiful cover on which to feast your eyes — MANOR OF SECRETS by Katherine Longshore!
Before we get to the goods, here's a message from Katherine about her cover:
Hello, YABC and welcome to the cover reveal for my new novel!
I’m an Anglophile and fan of all things Edwardian—upstairs/downstairs, monarchy, Downton Abbey, a ...
I can't thank my dad enough for sparking my book lover tendencies by reading to me before bed each night. He's the reason I'm the book nerd I am today, and couldn't be more encouraging of dads (and moms, too) who want to read with their children. With Father's Day just around the corner, here's a list of books for dads to read with their kids that celebrate a fatherly bond.
Last year we did a joint cover reveal for Ellen Oh's PROPHECY and Megan Shepherd's THE MADMAN'S DAUGHTER. So when the covers of their sequels came in, we thought we'd do another joint reveal. I can't wait for you guys to see them!
First, here's a message from Megan:
Hello YABC! Last year, Ellen and I were blown away by the response to our joint cover reveal. So many people chec ...
Ten Reasons You Should Go To BEA
1. Because I said so. I'm kidding! But seriously, you should listen to me because I'm smart, I know stuff and I am the one holding all the cupcakes. ;)
2. The Book People you get to meet FOR REALS! After two years of sharing books, reviews and witty emails, I FINALLY met MG Buehrlen (on the left), Sen ...
Time for another fabulous cover reveal! This time we have the pleasure of revealing A.E. Rought's TAINTED, the sequel to BROKEN.
It's gor-ja-mous. Simply lovely. Ready to see it? First, here's a message from A.E. Rought:
My name is A.E. Rought, and I’m bouncy-puppy thrilled to be here today revealing the cover for TAINTED, my fast-pac ...
DOON by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon
Release Date: 8/20/2013
Veronica doesn't think she's going crazy. But why can't anyone else see the mysterious blond boy who keeps popping up wherever she goes? When her best friend, Mackenna, invites her to spend the summer in Scotland, Veronica jumps at the opportunity to leave her complicated life behind ...
The Taker by Alma Katsu
Release Date: Mass Market Paperback - February 2013
True love can last an eternity . . . but immortality comes at a price. . . .
On the midnight shift at a hospital in rural Maine, Dr. Luke Findley is expecting another quiet evening of frostbite and the occasional domestic dispute. But the minute Lanore McIlvrae—Lanny—walks into his ...
The Barftastic Life of Louie Burger by Jenny Meyerhoff
Release date: June 4, 2013
Fifth grader Louie Burger figures that with a goofy name like his, he must be destined to be a king of comedy like his idol Lou Lafferman. But he’s only ever performed his stand-up act in his closet, where he and his dad created the most ex ...
Guys, guys, guys. This trailer is soooo cool.
I'm so excited to reveal it to you this afternoon!
It's for IN THE AFTER by Demitria Lunetta. Check it out! And then enter to win an ARC below.
They hear the most silent of footsteps.
They are faster than anything you've ever seen.
And They won't stop chasing you...until you are dead.
Amy is watching TV when it happens ...
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 ...
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