Featured Review: A Curse of Roses (Diana Pinguicha)

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About This Book: Based on Portuguese legend, this #OwnVoices historical fantasy is an epic tale of mystery, magic, and making the impossible choice between love and duty… With just one touch, bread turns into roses. With just one bite, cheese turns into lilies. There’s a famine plaguing the land, and Princess...
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Featured Review: The Cousins (Karen M. McManus)

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About This Book: #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From the bestselling author of One of Us Is Lying comes your next obsession. You'll never feel the same about family again. Milly, Aubrey, and Jonah Story are cousins, but they barely know each another, and they've never even met their grandmother. Rich...
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Waiting on Wednesday ~ December 16, 2020

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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.     *Lillian’s Choice* (YABC Staff Reviewer)    Star Wars: The High Republic: Into the Darkness Author:  Claudia Gray Expected publication:  February 2, 2021 Padawan Reath Silas...
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Featured Review: Warmaidens (Kelly Coon)

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About This Book: Warmaidens is the action-packed conclusion to the heartwrenching Gravemaidens fantasy duology. Kammani and the maidens are now going to war against the ruler who tried to entomb them. Just a few moons after escaping the tomb in Alu, Kammani and the other runaway maidens have found refuge in...
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YABC Staff's Current Reads ~ December 14, 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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Waiting on Wednesday ~ December 9, 2020

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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.     *Lillian’s Choice* (YABC Staff Reviewer)    The Bright and the Pale Author:  Jessica Rubinowski Expected publication:  March 2, 2021 Debut author Jessica Rubinkowski delivers the...
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YABC Staff's Current Reads ~ December 7, 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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Featured Review: Frozen 2: Dangerous Secrets: The Story of Iduna and Agnarr (Mari Mancusi)

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About This Book: Sixteen-year-old Iduna harbors a dark secret. On the surface, she is an Arendellian village girl, an aspiring inventor, and the best friend of Prince Agnarr, but she is also secretly Northuldra. Ever since the day the forest fell, Arendellians have despised and distrusted Northuldra with a vengeance. No...
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Featured Review: Sing Like No One's Listening (Vanessa Jones)

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About This Book: Former West End performer and author Vanessa Jones delivers a well-crafted journey of grief and healing in her YA debut novel about Nettie Delaney, a young singer who has just lost her mother and been accepted into a prestigious performing arts school―the very same school her superstar mother...
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Featured Review: The Camelot Betrayal (Kiersten White)

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About This Book: The second book in a new fantasy trilogy from New York Times bestselling author Kiersten White, exploring the nature of self, the inevitable cost of progress, and, of course, magic and romance and betrayal so epic Queen Guinevere remains the most famous queen who never lived. EVERYTHING IS...
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