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Spotlight & Giveaway: My Kind of Crazy by Robin Reul (US & Canada Only)

Spotlight & Giveaway: My Kind of Crazy by Robin Reul (US & Canada Only)

My Kind of Crazy Author: Robin Reul Release Date:  April 5, 2016 Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire   About the Book A promposal that (literally) goes up in flames sparks a friendship that might be just crazy enough to work Despite the best of intentions, seventeen-year old, wisecracking Hank Kirby can’t quite seem...
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Kathleen Pasqualini
Favorite 80's movie is probably Some Kind of Wonderful
Monday, 04 April 2016 16:54
BookFanatic
The synopsis sounds really interesting I can't wait to learn more about the story when I read it.
Monday, 11 April 2016 21:47
Sharon Kaminski
Favorite 80s teen movie is "the Lost Boys."
Thursday, 14 April 2016 12:25
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Giveaway: Wonder Woman at Super Hero High by Lisa Yee (US only)

Giveaway: Wonder Woman at Super Hero High by Lisa Yee (US only)
Wonder Woman At Super Hero High          by Lisa Yee   Release Date: 3/1/16   Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers   About the Book This groundbreaking new middle grade series follows DC Comics' most iconic female Super Heroes and Super-Villains . . . as high schoolers. At Super...
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Sharon Kaminski
The cover is great. It makes me want to read the book.
Thursday, 14 April 2016 12:19
Danielle Hammelef
I love the cover's colors and the illustrations of strong girls. I'm excited to read this.
Friday, 29 April 2016 08:11
CheReeYah Moore
The cover makes the book look fun and interesting.
Friday, 29 April 2016 10:15
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Giveaway: Walk the Edge by Katie McGarry (US Only)

Giveaway: Walk the Edge by Katie McGarry (US Only)

Walk the Edge by Katie McGarry Release Date: March 29, 2016 Publisher: Harlequin Teen   About the Book One moment of recklessness will change their worlds Smart. Responsible. That's seventeen-year-old Breanna's role in her large family, and heaven forbid she put a toe out of line. Until one night of shockingly...
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Kathleen Pasqualini
I love the cover and I think the colors are beautiful. I can't wait to read this book!
Friday, 01 April 2016 16:43
Cali M.
Thanks for the giveaway! I love the cover and I am a fan of Katie McGarry's work. ... Read More
Friday, 01 April 2016 20:51
Gaby Perez
When I saw the cover I immediately want to read the book.Literally, I had not even seen the summary when I add it to my next readi... Read More
Sunday, 03 April 2016 01:41
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Giveaway: Kings of Renown Betrayal by Julie Fugate (US Only)

Giveaway: Kings of Renown Betrayal by Julie Fugate (US Only)

Kings of Renown BETRAYAL by Julie Fugate Release Date: April 6, 2016 About the Book A seraphim angel joins the fallen and uses his abilities to enhance the human race. After re-pledging his allegiance to God, centuries later his mission collides with the lives of three human-angel hybrid teens. High school...
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Linda Romer
Kings of renown betrayal sounds great ♡ The cover is awesome! Thank you
Thursday, 14 April 2016 09:38
Sharon Kaminski
I love the cover. It is very intriguing.
Thursday, 14 April 2016 12:14
Dominique Cobb
Looks very interesting
Thursday, 21 April 2016 20:14
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Excerpt and Giveaway: Becoming Jinn by Lori Goldstein (US Only)

Excerpt and Giveaway: Becoming Jinn by Lori Goldstein (US Only)



Becoming Jinn (Book 1) & Circle of Jinn (Book 2) by Lori Goldstein Release date: April 21, 2015 (Book 1), May 17, 2016 (Book 2) Publisher: Feiwel and Friends/Macmillan   About the Books Becoming Jinn Forget everything you thought you knew about genies! Azra has just turned sixteen, and overnight her...
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Kathleen Pasqualini
I love the cover and the purple color. Thank you for giving us an excerpt of the book!
Wednesday, 23 March 2016 21:08
Danielle Hammelef
I love the cover's colors! The synopsis tells me that this is going to be an exciting sequel! So much at stake.
Saturday, 26 March 2016 19:29
Steph Destiny
I fell in love with the colors of the cover. It looks to magical and the blurb looks exiting!
Sunday, 27 March 2016 14:55
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Virtual Launch & Giveaway: Finding Hope by Colleen Nelson (US Only)

Virtual Launch & Giveaway: Finding Hope by Colleen Nelson (US Only)


It's no secret that here at Young Adult Books Central we LOVE YA! We live for those unique stories that have the potential to inspire and influence readers from all around the world. Colleen Nelson's novel, Finding Hope , is one of those books!   You can find the link to...
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Kara S
This sounds like a unique and worthwhile read. --Kara S
Tuesday, 22 March 2016 18:43
Hannah
The bird looks cool!
Friday, 25 March 2016 00:54
stephanie bondlow
I love the cover. It sounds suspenseful and very good. I'm always wary of the "online" romances!
Sunday, 03 April 2016 23:44
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Giveaway: Can You Keep a Secret by RL Stine (US Only)

Giveaway: Can You Keep a Secret by RL Stine (US Only)

​Can You Keep a Secret?​ ​by R.L. Stine ​ Release Date:  April 12, 2016​   About the Book ​The fourth book in the re-launch of R.L. Stine's Fear Street series, which sold 80 million copies around the world, making it one of the bestselling young adult series of all time R.L....
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Amber Dunigan
I grew up with fear street books. They were my all time favorites. Would love to read this and pass on my love of them to my son.... Read More
Friday, 18 March 2016 20:11
Kara S
This sounds like another R.L. Stine hit -- I love his books! Thanks, Kara S
Tuesday, 22 March 2016 18:29
Linda Romer
The Fear Street Series sounds great ♡ I love the cover, it's super scary! Thank you
Saturday, 26 March 2016 20:14
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Giveaway: Complicit by Stephanie Kuehn (US Only)

Giveaway: Complicit by Stephanie Kuehn (US Only)
COMPLICIT   by Stephanie Kuehn Release Date: March 15, 2016   About the Book Two years ago, fifteen-year-old Jamie Henry breathed a sigh of relief when a judge sentenced his older sister to juvenile detention for burning down their neighbor's fancy horse barn. The whole town did. Because Crazy Cate Henry used...
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Kara S
I can't resist a well-written psychological thriller -- can't wait to read this! Thanks, Kara S
Tuesday, 22 March 2016 18:38
Linda Romer
Complicit sounds like an exciting read and I think the cover is awesome ♡ Thank you
Saturday, 26 March 2016 17:25
stephanie bondlow
This sounds like a good keep you up at night thriller.
Sunday, 03 April 2016 22:57
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Giveaway: The Last Girl by Joe Hart (US Only)

Giveaway: The Last Girl by Joe Hart (US Only)

The Last Girl Author/Illustrator: Joe Hart Release Date: March 1, 2016   About the Book A mysterious worldwide epidemic reduces the birthrate of female infants from 50 percent to less than 1 percent. Medical science and governments around the world scramble in an effort to solve the problem, but twenty-five years...
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Shannon Mizikoski
The cover is great- it looks VERY intense- which is exactly how the synopsis sounds!
Sunday, 20 March 2016 00:11
Linda Romer
The Last Girl sounds exciting, looking forward to reading this book. Thank you I love the cover ♡
Saturday, 26 March 2016 11:07
Sharon Kaminski
I think the cover and synopsis fit very well together. The cover makes me want to read the book and is an incentive to buy.... Read More
Sunday, 27 March 2016 14:57
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Giveaway: Lois Lane - Double Down by Gwenda Bond (US Only)

Giveaway: Lois Lane - Double Down by Gwenda Bond (US Only)

  Lois Lane:  Double Down by Gwenda Bond Release Date: May 1, 2016   About the Book Lois Lane has settled in to her new school. She has friends, for maybe the first time in her life. She has a job that challenges her. And her friendship is growing with SmallvilleGuy,...
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Kara S
The cover design is awesome -- definitely one of a kind! Thanks! -- Kara S
Tuesday, 22 March 2016 18:33
Hannah
Love the cover!
Friday, 25 March 2016 00:50
Linda Romer
Lois Lane Double Down sounds exciting, I would love to read this book ♡ the cover is awesome! Thank you
Friday, 25 March 2016 15:38
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