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Spotlight on After The Worst Thing Happens (Audrey Vernick), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight After The Worst Thing Happens  by Audrey Vernick.  Read on for more about Audrey and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!        Meet Audrey Vernick !      Audrey Vernick has written many pictures books, including  First Grade Dropout, Brothers at Bat,  and...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great! great cover!
Friday, 10 July 2020 12:59
Victoria Scott
Sounds awesome! Thank you for sharing!
Saturday, 11 July 2020 22:15
Abigail Singrey
Love the cover!
Sunday, 12 July 2020 14:56
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Author Chat with Leslea Wahl (Where You Lead), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Leslea Wahl author of Where You Lead. Read on for more about Leslea and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Leslea Wahl !           Leslea Wahl is an award-winning Catholic author of adventurous teen mysteries. Leslea not...
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Zachary Snyder
The book and cover look great! look forward to reading it!
Thursday, 09 July 2020 12:07
Morgan
This sounds so interesting!
Tuesday, 14 July 2020 13:18
John Clark
Sounds like my kind of book.
Tuesday, 28 July 2020 19:39
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Spotlight on ICK!: Delightfully Disgusting Animal Dinners, Dwellings, and Animal Defenses (Melissa Stewart), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight ICK!: Delightfully Disgusting Animal Dinners, Dwellings, and Animal Defenses   by Melissa Stewart.  Read on for more about Melissa and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Melissa Stewart !    Melissa Stewart  has written more than 180 science books for...
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Jeana Kwiecinski
What an awesome creepy cover! My son would love this!
Monday, 27 July 2020 14:18
Penny Olson
The cover is squirmy and eye-catching. My daughter and I would love this book.
Tuesday, 28 July 2020 01:54
Danielle Hammelef
I enjoy this cover that matches the synopsis. This book will be fun to read.
Sunday, 02 August 2020 13:21
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Author Chat with J Mercer (Perfection and Other Illusive Things), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with J Mercer author of Perfection and Other Illusive Things. Read on for more about J Mercer and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet J Mercer !          J. Mercer grew up in Wisconsin where she walked home from...
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Morgan
Love this cover
Tuesday, 14 July 2020 13:21
Jeana Kwiecinski
Wow! This book sounds interesting. Love the cover!
Monday, 27 July 2020 14:13
John Clark
Going on my TBR list
Tuesday, 28 July 2020 19:48
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What's New In YA ~ July 7th, 2020

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Author Of The Week: Chat with Sarah Henning (The Princess Will Save You), 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  Sarah Henning , YABC's Author of the Week!...
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Shilo Quetchenbach
I like the cover and the synopsis sounds like it could be great. I do like the Princess Bride...
Monday, 06 July 2020 20:47
Zachary Snyder
Book looks great! Look forward to reading it!
Monday, 06 July 2020 21:40
Davianna Nieto
The cover is absolutely gorgeous and the synopsis is intriguing.
Monday, 13 July 2020 18:26
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YABC Staff's Current Reads ~ June 6th, 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: Sisters of Sword and Song (Rebecca Ross)

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About This Book: Rebecca Ross, acclaimed author of The Queen’s Rising duology, delivers a thrilling new fantasy about the lengths two sisters will go for each other. Perfect for fans of Ember in the Ashes, Sky In the Deep, and Court of Fives. After eight years, Evadne will finally be reunited...
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Giveaway: Thank You, Helpers! (Patricia Hegarty) ~ US Only

Giveaway: Thank You, Helpers! (Patricia Hegarty) ~ US Only

Thank You, Helpers! (US Only) by: Patricia Hagerty Release Date: June 30th, 2020 Publisher: Random House BYR   About the Book: A joyous, rhyming celebration of all the essential workers who help us everyday! From healthcare workers, to delivery people, grocery workers, teachers, and more, readers can cheer for these heroes!...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, my twins would love it!
Friday, 03 July 2020 16:04
Victoria Scott
Such an important book! I love it!
Wednesday, 08 July 2020 18:13
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is so cute and this book is so important today.
Friday, 24 July 2020 14:36
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12 Children's Books for 4th of July that Celebrate Diversity

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12 Kids’ Books for Independence Day That Celebrate American Diversity and Perseverance    Independence Day is about more than fireworks and flag-waving. It’s about celebrating what unites us as Americans: a spirit of inclusion and perseverance. In honor of the 4th of July, here are some wonderful, complex, and beautifully-illustrated books...
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