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Featured Review: Doreen by Ilana Manaster

Featured Review: Doreen by Ilana Manaster
  About this book: A modern makeover of The Picture of Dorian Gray When Doreen Gray walks in the vaulted doorway of elite Chandler Academy, she is a sad, disastrous mess of acne, frizzy hair, and low self-esteem. Heidi Whelan, social-climber turned queen bee, takes one look and knows she has...
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Julie Eshbaugh (Ivory and Bone), Plus Giveaway!

Author Of The Week: Chat with Julie Eshbaugh (Ivory and Bone), Plus Giveaway!
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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 Julie Eshbaugh ,  YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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Kathleen Pasqualini
I love the cover. It's so unique and bold. I'd ask Julie, where did you get the idea to do this take on P&P?
Friday, 10 June 2016 17:34
Kara S
I don't have any questions; my mind is focused on the gratitude for this feature and giveaway! Sincerely, Kara S
Saturday, 11 June 2016 12:52
stephanie bondlow
Do you think moving several times to diverse locations has helped with creativity? I , too, have moved around a lot growing up.... Read More
Saturday, 18 June 2016 09:07
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Author Chat with Leopoldo Gout (Genius: The Game), Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Leopoldo Gout (Genius: The Game), Plus Giveaway!

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Today on the YABC blog we are happy to sit down with author Leopoldo Gout and talk with him about his about new release,  Genius: The Game, which released May 3rd, 2016!         YABC:  What gave you the inspiration to write this book?   Two things.  First I left a multiplex...
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Dianna G.
Great interview! I love that his son is such a creative thinker, too.
Thursday, 02 June 2016 20:30
BookFanatic
I've been hearing about this book all over the place. It sounds very interesting and I like how more and more books are involved w... Read More
Sunday, 05 June 2016 20:49
Clarissa
Very nice interview. I think it's fantastic that lots of thought was put into creating this cool book.
Thursday, 16 June 2016 11:31
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Buzzworthy Books - Summer 2016

Buzzworthy Books - Summer 2016
My Lady Jane
A Torch Against The Night
Spontaneous
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This Savage Song
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Black River Falls
Feathers: The Tales Trilogy, Book 2
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With Malice
Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit
The Head of Medusa (Elementals #3)
It Ends With Us
Beneath Wandering Stars
The Memory of Things
The Possibility of Somewhere
Furthermore
Kingdom of Ash and Briars
The Replacement Crush
One Paris Summer
Goldfish
Afterward
And I Darken
Autumn's Wish
Read Me Like A Book
The Cresswell Plot
Sea Spell (Waterfire Saga #4)
Julia Vanishes (Witch's Child #1)
The Beauty of Darkness (The Remnant Chronicles #3)
The Shadow Hour (The Girl at Midnight #2)
There are SO MANY amazing books hitting the shelves this summer. Which 30 are we buzzing about? Check out our list and be sure to enter the awesome giveaway that we are hosting!!!   1. MY LADY JANE by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, & Jodi Meadows   For fans of The...
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Kara S
#1 by far -- My Lady Jane #2 Read Me Like a Book #3 With Malice, but I could name at least 4 books I am just as excited about so c... Read More
Saturday, 04 June 2016 02:23
Tammy VanScoy
I looking forward to read It Ends With Us, This Savage Song, and one not on here, The Raven King.
Tuesday, 28 June 2016 11:08
Daniela
I'm looking forward to a lot of these fantasy books, but my top three would have to be: -And I Darken -A Torch Against the Night -... Read More
Friday, 01 July 2016 12:01
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Featured Review: The Dragon Hunter and the Mage by V.R.Cardoso

Featured Review: The Dragon Hunter and the Mage by V.R.Cardoso
About The Book:   Magic can make you invincible, if it doesn't kill you first. Aric and Fadan are half-brothers. Both sons of the Empress, but only one of them the son of the Emperor. A decade earlier, Fadan's powerful father tore the Empire in two by outlawing the use and...
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Waiting On Wednesday

Waiting On Wednesday
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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.     *Beth's Choice* (Assistant  Blog Manager for YABC ) METALTOWN by Kristen Simmons Author:  Kristen Simmons Book:  Hardcover, 384 pages Expected publication:  September 20, 2016 Publisher:...
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Author Chat with Jacqueline West (Dreamers Often Lie), Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Jacqueline West (Dreamers Often Lie), Plus Giveaway!
Dreamers Often Lie
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Today on the YABC blog we are happy to sit down with author Jaqueline West and talk with her about her about her new novel Dreamers Often Lie , which  released April 5th, 2016!    YABC:  What surprised you most while writing your latest book? I wrote this book between deadlines for my middle...
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Vivien
What author inspired you growing up?
Wednesday, 01 June 2016 16:27
Jacqueline West
Oh, so many. I loved Roald Dahl, Lewis Carroll, Tolkien, the Brontes, and Poe, and of course I worshipped L.M. Montgomery and Loui... Read More
Sunday, 05 June 2016 18:51
BookFanatic
This cover was very catching to my eye because I loved how it stands out compared to other covers and makes you think about what t... Read More
Thursday, 02 June 2016 19:31
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Top Ten Tuesday: Beach Reads Week

Top Ten Tuesday: Beach Reads Week
Did I Mention I Love You? (The DIMILY Trilogy #1)
Heat of the Moment (Moment of Truth)
The Truth About Forever
Finding Paris
All I Need
What Happens Now
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The Way Back To You
The Last Time We Were Us
Ask Me How I Got Here
Welcome to Young Adult Book Central's Top Ten Tuesday post! Each Tuesday we will be hosting a different theme or topic  involving all  things bookish!!! The Top Ten Tuesday post was originally created at The Broke and The Bookish so visit there site for all the fun details about this awesome meme!!  ...
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Kara S
Ask Me How I Got Here[/i[i]The Way Back to You & to top off the trioFinding Paris would be my perfect start, middle, or end of sum... Read More
Saturday, 04 June 2016 19:32
Tammy VanScoy
I really need to finish the Raven Cycle Series so The Raven King is on my list at the top. Also Stalking Jack The Ripper, not rea... Read More
Tuesday, 28 June 2016 11:08
Daniela
-Heat of the Moment -The Truth About Forever -What Happens Now These are the books Im most excited about reading for this summer.... Read More
Friday, 01 July 2016 11:54
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What's New In YA ~ May 31, 2016

What's New In YA ~ May 31, 2016
Beware That Girl
Every Exquisite Thing
The Sisters
Nil On Fire (Nil #3)
Nil Unlocked
Resurgence (Silver Blackthorn #3)
Saint Anything
Sing
Wanderlost
Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful  new releases!   BEWARE THAT GIRL by Teresa Toten For fans of We Were Liars, The Girl on the Train, and Gone Girl, this powerful psychological thriller with multiple mysteries is set against the backdrop of the megawealthy elite of New...
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Featured Review: Wandering Wild by Jessica Taylor

Featured Review: Wandering Wild by Jessica Taylor
About The Book: Raised by Wanderers, sixteen-year-old Tal travels the roads of the southern wild in her Chevy by day and camps in her tent trailer at night. Hustling, conning, and grifting her way into just enough cash to save her fifteen-year-old brother, Wen, from bare-knuckle fighting was once enough to...
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