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Featured Review: Reverie (Ryan La Sala)

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About This Book: Inception  meets  The Magicians  in the most imaginative YA debut of the year! All Kane Montgomery knows for certain is that the police found him half-dead in the river. He can’t remember how he got there, what happened after, and why his life seems so different now. And...
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AUTHOR OF THE WEEK: Author Chat with Rebecca McLaughlin (Nameless Queen), 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 Rebecca McLaughlin , YABC's Author of the...
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I've been seeing reviews of this all over Goodreads and it sounds SO GOOD!
Monday, 27 January 2020 12:45
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YABC Staff's Current Reads ~ January 27th, 2020

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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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Who Run the World? Girls! 6 YA Novels with Strong Heroines







Who Run the World? Girls! 6 YA Novels with Strong Heroines.   1. Girls With Sharp Sticks (Girls With Sharp Sticks, #1) by Suzanne Young   The Girls of Innovations Academy are beautiful and well-behaved—it says so on their report cards. Under the watchful gaze of their Guardians, the all-girl boarding...
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Featured Review: Wardens of Eternity (Courtney Allison Moulton)

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About This Book: Ziva Ellison has one memory of her parents, made the day they abandoned her on the streets of New York City when she was three years old. They left her with only a memory and a promise that she had a great and terrible destiny. Fifteen years later,...
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Featured Review: Finding Mr. Better-Than-You (Shani Petroff)

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About This Book: Camryn has been dating Marc FOREVER—since freshman year! She dropped out of volleyball to go to all his games, switched her schedule around to be in his favorite class, and has been busting her butt to get into Columbia so they can go to the same college. So...
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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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Featured Review: Golden Chains (M Lynn)

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About This Book: Never fall in love with the enemy. If only it were that simple. Persinette Basile has always known the ruling family of Gaule were meant to be her enemy. With no other choice, she fought to join them anyway. And they will break her now that they know...
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Featured Review: Skipping Forward (Bethany Wicker)

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About This Book: What if you could skip forward in time, but never back? Molly Jacobs has always wished for more time in life. But for Molly, time doesn’t work the same as it does for others because she suffers from time skipping. At least, that’s what she calls it. From...
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Spotlight on Ink In The Blood (Kim Smejkal), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Ink In The Blood  by Kim Smejkal.  Read on for more about Kim and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Kim Smejkal!      Kim Smejkal  lives with her family on Vancouver Island in Canada, which means she's often lost in...
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Not sure why this books is giving me the same vibes as House of Salt and Sorrows , but I'm here for it!!
Monday, 27 January 2020 12:46
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