Author Guest Post with Todd Strasser

Author Guest Post with Todd Strasser
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  The 25 th anniversary of the release of Home Alone is this month and I suspect it will bring back pleasant memories for many. It was an enormously popular movie, and perhaps one of the first to achieve that rare distinction of being able to make grownups laugh just as...
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Author Guest Post with Cornelia Funke

Author Guest Post with Cornelia Funke
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  When I wrote my first book about MirrorWorld I thought it would be one journey. I should have known better! I thought the same about Inkworld – to find myself still writing that story six years later. To realize that these two worlds are indeed the same, just 500 years...
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Sarah Romer
The folklore that inspired book three originated in Russian and Ukrainian tales with stories of Baba Yaga.
Sunday, 06 December 2015 19:04
Sky
The folklore was based off of Baba Yaga!
Sunday, 06 December 2015 23:57
Megan Elaine Schuyler
Russian
Saturday, 12 December 2015 16:57
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What's New in YA--December 1, 2015

What's New in YA--December 1, 2015
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    Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!      For fans of Simone Elkeles and Courtney Summers, this haunting debut novel is about two teenagers battling their inner demons as they fall in love for the first time. When Marion Taylor, the...
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Author Guest Post with J.R. Stewart

Author Guest Post with J.R. Stewart
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    Hello YABCers! It’s a pleasure to “meet” you.   Last week, my publisher sent me an email inquiring if I would write a guest post for YA Books Central and promote my new YA/dystopian book, Nirvana .   One problem: I hate promoting stuff so I’m going to get...
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Kara S
This book sounds really clever, and this post by the author was totally charming. I'd read it regardless, but the cover is indeed... Read More
Friday, 11 December 2015 15:07
yara
it looks green!
Saturday, 19 December 2015 14:58
Linda Romer
Green ♡ what an amazing cover! Thank you
Sunday, 20 December 2015 08:02
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Author Chat with Lauren Morrill

Author Chat with Lauren Morrill
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Contributed by Joanne Mumley       Greetings, YABC! Today we are pleased to welcome Lauren Morrill, author of The Trouble With Destiny . Lauren was kind enough to answer a few questions about her book!         Meet Lauren.       Lauren Morrill is the author of...
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Lizet huerta
An elle king song would be my choice
Thursday, 10 December 2015 19:06
shelby
karaoke go to: early 2000's pop!
Wednesday, 23 December 2015 17:17
Stacy
I like late 90's/early 2000's pop, like NSync and Britney Spears.
Sunday, 27 December 2015 16:35
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What's New in YA--November 24, 2015

What's New in YA--November 24, 2015
  Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!        Like any other Saturday night, Gabby Perez and her best friend, Maria, are out dancing. But this isn’t just another night. When a mysterious stranger warns Gabby their drinks have been drugged, she...
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Author Guest Post with Brigid Kemmerer

Author Guest Post with Brigid Kemmerer
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  Contributed by Brigid Kemmerer    I’m going to come right out and say it: I love people. I really do. I love meeting people, talking to people, learning about people. I love families. Kids. Grown­ups. Single people, married people, red people, blue people—wait. I’m turning into Dr. Seuss. You know...
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Anne Marie Lassiter
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Linda Romer
Anne Marie Lassiter ♡ Thank you
Friday, 18 December 2015 08:36
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Multicultural Children's Book Day--Press Release

Multicultural Children's Book Day--Press Release
  MULTICULTURAL CHILDREN’S BOOK DAY & JUNIOR LIBRARY GUILD ANNOUNCE CLASSROOM DIVERSITY READING CHALLENGE AND FREE BOOK OFFER     Multicultural Children’s Book Day (MCBD) , which since 2014 has fostered tremendous online support for diversity awareness, is celebrated each January as a nationwide youth reading initiative. In less than two...
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Author Chat with Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Author Chat with Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff
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  Contributed by Angela Blount    Greetings, YABC! Today we are pleased to welcome Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff, authors of Illuminae (The Illuminae Files_01) . Their book presents a unique YA science fiction experience through an eclectic collection of literary mediums. Amie and Jay were kind enough to answer a few...
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Adria Cioabla
I adore the look of this book and everything about it looks beautiful . Plus the story seems kick ass. What is worse than ... Read More
Friday, 04 December 2015 14:05
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Love Letters to Literature #4

Love Letters to Literature #4
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  Contributed by Elizabeth Drake      Dear Roald Dahl, I grew up in a time before computers, before ebooks, and before Amazon delivery. The nearest bookstore was a four hour drive away.  I didn’t have much money and I didn’t have many friends.  What I did have was a tiny school library...
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Beverly
What a beautiful tribute to Roald Dahl. Well deserved.
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