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Behind the Scenes of Indie Publishing

Behind the Scenes of Indie Publishing
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The Best of Being Indie By Michelle Lynn , Staff Reviewer and Indie Author I’m not going to lie, being an indie author can be disheartening, stressful. Much of the time, we don’t believe we’re good enough. So much hangs on the opinions of others. Our sales might struggle and it...
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Indie Superstars with Giveaway!

Indie Superstars with Giveaway!
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Finding Kyler
Welcome to YA Books Central's "Indie Superstars" column. This monthly event will spotlight the best and brightest of the  indie community. You don’t want to miss these talented authors This week, Staff Reviewer, Kelly St Clare has interviewed Internationally bestselling author, Siobhan Davis! YABC: Welcome, Siobhan! You are joining us all the way...
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Tiffany Engler
All of these books look so good!
Tuesday, 10 January 2017 17:58
Kara Lauren
I love the covers on all of these and look forward to reading them all!
Tuesday, 10 January 2017 22:14
John
I thought the covers were clever and different! I thought the synopsis couldn't be bettered!
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 18:46
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YABC Favorite Covers of The Month ~ December 2016

YABC Favorite Covers of The Month ~ December 2016
Hey everyone! Welcome to YABC's  Favorite Covers of the Month  poll and giveaway!!   Each month we will be featuring the covers from all the new releases for the current month and will be offering a giveaway from our prize shelf! Everyone who participates in the poll can enter the giveaway....
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Tiffany Engler
This one is pretty hard as in all of these covers are gorgeous. I would have to say The Secret of a Heart Note ... Read More
Tuesday, 03 January 2017 06:27
Kara S
Romina Russell's Black Moon gets more compelling the more I look at it; it's not too surprising to me since I find all of the cove... Read More
Tuesday, 03 January 2017 15:26
Katrina
The Secret of Heart Note or Lock and Mori.
Friday, 06 January 2017 16:44
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Diversify Your Shelves--"Half Empty, Half Full"

Diversify Your Shelves--"Half Empty, Half Full"


I write my books in halves. It’s easy to see now, looking back, how I’ve always lived my life in halves. Like night side versus day side, there’s a clear distinction between these two parts of me that sometimes don’t line up, but are ever shifting, fluid, as routine and certain...
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Indie Superstars: An Interview with Ednah Walters + Giveaway! (US Only)

Indie Superstars: An Interview with Ednah Walters + Giveaway! (US Only)
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Welcome to YA Books Central's " Indie Superstars" column . This monthly event will spot light the best and brightest of the indie community. You don’t want to miss out on these talented authors     This week we’re interviewing Ednah Walters, USA Today best selling author of the Runes Series...
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John
I thought the cover was clever and different! I thought the synopsis couldn't be bettered!
Wednesday, 11 January 2017 18:46
Linda Romer
Runes sounds like a good read. Thank you! the cover is fantastic!
Saturday, 14 January 2017 19:47
Danielle Hammelef
The cover colors are stunning and I'm drawn to the girl's eyes. This book sounds really good with lots of suspense and secrets.... Read More
Sunday, 29 January 2017 16:11
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Diversify Your Shelves--"No Miracles Cures"

Diversify Your Shelves--"No Miracles Cures"


Back in 2011 when I first started drafting  Skid , it never occurred to me that my main character Gabrielle would be considered unusual. All I remember from that the time was wanting to tell a story that combined some of my favorite elements—romance and ghost stories and murder mysteries and...
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YABC Favorite Covers of The Month ~ November 2016

YABC Favorite Covers of The Month ~ November 2016
Hey everyone! Welcome to YABC's  Favorite Covers of the Month  poll and giveaway!!   Each month we will be featuring the covers from all the new releases for the current month and will be offering a giveaway from our prize shelf! Everyone who participates in the poll can enter the giveaway....
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John
"Dan & Phil Go Outside" has the best cover. It's very memorable.
Monday, 05 December 2016 19:15
Anne
I love the cover of A Million Worlds with You. I have yet to read any book in the series but I truly think the covers are so beaut... Read More
Tuesday, 06 December 2016 04:38
Morgan
Those are all gorgeous covers but I love the Diabolic
Tuesday, 06 December 2016 12:05
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Behind The Scenes In Indie Publishing

Behind The Scenes In Indie Publishing
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  Behind the Scenes of Indie Publishing: Sparking Your Story In my teens whenever I read a truly great book I would sit back and wonder how on Earth the author thought up such an amazing story. Since becoming an author, many of my ideas emerge when I’m dreaming or in...
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Indie Superstars: Interview with Jaymin Eve and Leia Stone Plus Giveaway!

Indie Superstars: Interview with Jaymin Eve and Leia Stone Plus Giveaway!
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Welcome to YA Books Central's " Indie Superstars" column . This monthly event will spot light the best and brightest of the indie  community. You don’t want to miss out on these  talented authors   This week, we’re interviewing USA Today best selling authors and co-writers, Jaymin Eve and Leia Stone...
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Jessie Chan
The cover looks cool, it looks like a crown made of ice, which is why when I first saw the cover I thought of an ice queen. The sy... Read More
Monday, 14 November 2016 17:48
John
Splendid cover.! Splendid synopsis!
Monday, 14 November 2016 21:20
Rachel Morgan
Loved reading this interview with you two! Feedback on cute outfits is definitely an important part of the writing process ;-) And... Read More
Tuesday, 15 November 2016 03:49
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Diversify Your Shelves--"Everything We Are"

Diversify Your Shelves--"Everything We Are"



Everything We Are by Anne-Marie McLemore     Spend enough time in the YA book world, and you’ll hear a writer—or several—speak with a stricken look about the stumbling process of writing a second book. Sometimes it happens on second published books. Sometimes it happens on second manuscripts, whether those books...
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