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Indie Superstars with the Authors of Of Thorns and Beauty + Giveaway (US Only)






Welcome to YA Books Central's "Indie Superstars" column. This event will spotlight the best and brightest of the indie community. You don’t want to miss out on these talented authors   This week we’re interviewing Elle Madison and Robin D. Mahle, authors of Of Thorns and Beauty    Welcome to YABC, Elle and Robin!   Caitlin...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great!
Thursday, 11 February 2021 11:54
Maria Malaveci
I love it and I know my daughter would too!
Tuesday, 23 February 2021 15:23
Andrea Cerda
This is awesome! Thanks for the opportunity!!!!! plus the book looks awesome! AND THAT COVER!!!!
Tuesday, 23 February 2021 16:09
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Giveaway: The Meet-Cute Project (Rhiannon Richardson) ~ (US Only)

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   The Meet-Cute Project (US Only) Author: Rhiannon Richardson Release Date: January 12th, 2021 Publisher: Simon & Schuster BFYR        About The Book To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before  meets  Save the Date  in this sweet, hijinks-filled rom-com about a teen girl who will do whatever it takes...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks fun, look forward to reading it.
Thursday, 11 February 2021 11:55
Keia
This sounds so cute. Can't wait to read it.
Thursday, 25 February 2021 21:27
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is adorable and the synopsis sounds humorous and fun.
Friday, 05 March 2021 16:19
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Author Chat with Lani Forbes (The Jade Bones), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US/Can Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Lani Forbes author of         The Jade Bones. Read on for more about Lani and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Lani Forbes !   LANI FORBES is the daughter of a librarian and an ex-drug-smuggling surfer, which...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, love the cover!
Wednesday, 10 February 2021 12:39
Amie Lambert-Gaudet
The cover is stunning. Even if I wasn't already familiar with the Author, just the cover alone is enough to make me pick up the b... Read More
Wednesday, 10 February 2021 20:46
Tiffany Engler
This cover is BEAUTIFUL! Can't wait to read this book!
Wednesday, 17 February 2021 09:01
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Giveaway: Golden Dreg Boy Series (D.K. Dailey) ~ (US Only)

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   Golden Dreg Boy Series (US Only) by: D.K. Dailey Release Date: July 2nd, 2020 Publisher: Tillable Ground Dreams       About The Book 2 Prequels: Golden Dreg Boy, Prequel, The Skate Park Kade Shaw and his best friend Marcus are two very rich, very bored Golden teenage boys looking...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, this series sounds interesting!
Tuesday, 09 February 2021 14:01
Andrea Cerda
This is awesome! Thanks for the opportunity!!!!! plus the book looks awesome!
Tuesday, 23 February 2021 16:10
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is dark and shows action. This synopsis sounds unique and exciting.
Friday, 05 March 2021 16:22
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Author Of The Week: Author Chat with Julie Kagawa (The Iron Raven), 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 Julie Kagawa , YABC's Author of the...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great! Look forward to reading it.
Monday, 08 February 2021 16:10
Tiffany Engler
I love this cover! Can't wait to marathon this series!
Wednesday, 17 February 2021 09:00
Amanda
I cannot wait to read this! Love the cover!
Thursday, 18 February 2021 18:12
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Author Chat with Lisi Harrison (Girl Stuff), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Lisi Harrison author of         Girl Stuff. Read on for more about Lisi and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Lisi Harrison ! Lisi Harrison worked at MTV Networks in New York City for twelve years before writing...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading!
Friday, 05 February 2021 11:57
Debra Branigan
Cute cover and girls will love the book. Thanks for sharing.
Sunday, 21 February 2021 14:03
Crista cast
I like how fun and colorful the cover is and the story seems a good read
Monday, 22 February 2021 09:24
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Giveaway: Merci Suarez Can't Dance (Meg Medina) ~ (US Only)

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   Merci Suarez Can't Dance (US Only) by: Meg Medina Release Date: April 16th, 2021 Publisher: Candlewick Press       About The Book Seventh grade is going to be a real trial for Merci Suárez. For science she’s got no-nonsense Mr. Ellis, who expects her to be a smart as...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Saturday, 30 January 2021 18:51
Debra Branigan
The cover is perfect for the story. The book does sound so middle school and any young reader is definitely going to connect.... Read More
Tuesday, 16 February 2021 13:10
Chiara Jucha
My students loved the first book, I am sure the second will be great!
Wednesday, 17 February 2021 14:33
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Spotlight on Time Travel for Love and Profit (Sarah Lariviere), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to spotlight Time Travel for Love and Profit  (Sarah Lariviere).  Read on for more about Sarah, plus a excerpt & a giveaway!         Meet Sarah Lariviere !    Sarah Lariviere's new YA novel, Time Travel for Love and Profit, will be published by Knopf/Random...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, love the title!
Wednesday, 27 January 2021 11:29
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is awesome. This book sounds filled with humor and heartbreak--my kind of read.
Saturday, 20 February 2021 14:13
Penny Olson
The cover is intriguing. The story sounds both funny and sad.
Wednesday, 24 February 2021 16:43
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Author Chat with Cambria Gordon (The Poetry Of Secrets), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Cambria Gordon author of         This Poetry of Secrets. Read on for more about Cambria and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Cambria Gordon !    Cambria Gordon is the coauthor of the award-winning The Down-to-Earth Guide to...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it.
Tuesday, 26 January 2021 11:50
Gabby Roberts
This isn't a piece of history I know much about, so I'm super looking forward to reading it!
Tuesday, 09 February 2021 01:57
Debra Branigan
The cover is pretty and the synopsis gripping. I am looking forward to reading this book.
Monday, 15 February 2021 21:47
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Giveaway: Leonard (Carlie Sorosiak) ~ (US Only)

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Leonard (US Only) by: Carlie Sorosiak Release Date: April 13th, 2021 Publisher: Walker Books US       About The Book The cat that Olive rescues from a flood has a secret: he’s not really a cat at all, but an alien who crashed to Earth on a beam of light....
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks funny, look forward to reading it!
Monday, 25 January 2021 15:30
Melanie Bracco
Sounds like a cute story, I love the cover!
Monday, 01 February 2021 22:31
Debra Branigan
The cover is fantastic! The story sounds fun. I can't wait to share with my young reader.
Monday, 15 February 2021 21:43
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