Featured Review: Shine Until Tomorrow (Carla Malden)

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About This Book: Social misfit Mari Caldwell desperately wants to get on with her life. If only she could get there faster―specifically to Yale―and leave behind all the things that make her anxious: driving a car, crossing bridges, her peers, her parents’ divorce. Mari only feels at ease behind the lens...
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Waiting on Wednesday ~ February 17, 2021

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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.     *Samantha’s Choice* (YABC Staff Reviewer)    All These Bodies Author:  Kendare Blake Expected publication:  September 21, 2021 Description not yet available.     *Melissa's Choice*...
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Featured Review: Amelia Unabridged (Ashley Schumacher)

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About This Book: Sparks fly between two teens as they grapple with grief, love, and the future in this unforgettable debut novel sure to entice fans of Jandy Nelson and Jennifer E. Smith Eighteen-year-old Amelia Griffin is obsessed with the famous Orman Chronicles, written by the young and reclusive prodigy N....
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Featured Review: Don't Tell a Soul (Kirsten Miller)

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About This Book: Stay up all night with this modern day Rebecca! Perfect for fans of Truly Devious--a haunting story about a new girl in an old town filled with dark secrets . . . that might just kill her. People say the house is cursed. It preys on the weakest,...
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YABC Staff's Current Reads ~ February 15, 2021

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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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Featured Review: Sleeping Beauty's Spindle (Shonna Slayton)

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About This Book: Hidden for generations, Sleeping Beauty's cursed spindle resurfaces... In 1894 Vermont, Briar Rose is determined to keep her orphaned siblings together. She's set her sights on marrying an ambitious young man to take them out of the cotton mills and back to the Old Country. Trouble is, he...
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Featured Review: Nubia: Real One (L.L. McKinney)

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About This Book: Can you be a hero...if society doesn't see you as a person? Nubia has always been a little bit...different. As a baby she showcased Amazonian-like strength by pushing over a tree to rescue her neighbor's cat. But despite her having similar abilities, the world has no problem telling...
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Featured Review: The Electric Kingdom (David Arnold)

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About This Book: New York Times bestseller David Arnold's most ambitious novel to date; Station Eleven meets The 5th Wave in a genre-smashing story of survival, hope, and love amid a ravaged earth. When a deadly Fly Flu sweeps the globe, it leaves a shell of the world that once was....
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Featured Review: The First Holidays (Cait Marie)

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About This Book: Lila Weston is a pro at keeping secrets, but this time, she can’t wait to share with her friends and *ahem* boyfriend. She has been counting down the days until Gavin, Beth Ann, and Dylan are home for the holidays. Despite seeing Gavin most weekends, however, they haven’t...
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Waiting on Wednesday ~ February 10, 2021

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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.       *Samantha’s Choice* (YABC Staff Reviewer)    Firekeeper’s Daughter Author:  Angeline Boulley Expected publication:  March 16, 2021 In Firekeeper's Daughter, debut author Angeline Boulley crafts...
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