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Diversify Your Shelves--"Writing Fiction in the Age of Trump"

Diversify Your Shelves--"Writing Fiction in the Age of Trump"



Writing Fiction in the Age of Trump by  Rahul Kanakia   Recently a friend of mine, Ferrett , was talking about the upcoming release of the third book in his excellent urban fantasy trilogy , and he was like, I'm thinking of doing less promotion for this book, because, well, with...
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The Librarian's Corner--August 15, 2016

The Librarian's Corner--August 15, 2016








*Contributed by Eden Grey*   This month at the Librarian's Corner we're checking out a list of contemporary fiction novels for Middle Grade readers. With school about to start back up in many places, you'll want to make sure to have some great realistic books out there to recommend and put...
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YABC's Blogger Of The Month ~ Jaime (Two Chicks On Books)

YABC's Blogger Of The Month ~ Jaime (Two Chicks On Books)


  Welcome to YABC's monthly special feature post, Blogger Of The Month!! Each month YABC will be interviewing a different blogger and highlight all of their hard work within the blogging community!!     Introducing  Jaime @ Two Chicks On Books , YABC's Blogger Of The Month!! Check out her awesome website...
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YABC Favorite Covers of The Month ~ July 2016

YABC Favorite Covers of The Month ~ July 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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Dianna G.
To Hang a Witch is my favorite cover from all of these.
Monday, 08 August 2016 21:45
Vanessa Gayle
I love the cover for A World Without You!
Wednesday, 10 August 2016 20:29
Megan Coppadge
The Darkest Hour is the cover that caught my attention the most.
Thursday, 18 August 2016 16:16
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Librarian's Corner--July 18, 2016

Librarian's Corner--July 18, 2016

This month's Librarian's Corner takes you on a summer vacation that isn't what it seems - YA novels about time travel! Books with a time travel-based plot are often perfect for reluctant readers or those who want something fast-paced and full of action. They can keep a reader's attention and also...
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YABC's Blogger Of The Month ~ Brittany (Brittany's Book Rambles)

YABC's Blogger Of The Month ~ Brittany (Brittany's Book Rambles)

Welcome to YABC's monthly special feature post, Blogger Of The Month!! Each month YABC will be interviewing a different blogger and highlight all of their hard work within the blogging community!!   Introducing Brittany @ Brittany's Book Rambles , YABC's Blogger Of The Month!!   Check out her awesome website here!!!!!  ...
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YABC Favorite Covers of The Month ~ June 2016

YABC Favorite Covers of The Month ~ June 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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Kara S
I can't get any sort of poll to load...Should I just pick faves for each week and list in another comment? Don't want to miss the... Read More
Tuesday, 26 July 2016 15:26
Jennifer Lancaster
The poll won't load for me! Below I listed the one in each section if that'll work? Ivory and Bone Cover for week of 6/14: Cataco... Read More
Sunday, 31 July 2016 13:48
Daniela
The poll isn't working for me, so I'll list my favorites: 6/7- Frayed, All the Feels 6/14-Auto Focus, The King Slayer 6/21-The Dar... Read More
Friday, 05 August 2016 11:55
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Diversify Your Shelves--"How the Worst Natural Disaster in the US Changed Chinese-American History"

Diversify Your Shelves--"How the Worst Natural Disaster in the US Changed Chinese-American History"



How the Worst Natural Disaster in the US Changed Chinese American History   By Stacey Lee   If it weren’t for the San Francisco Earthquake of 1906, Chinatown as we know it would not exist, and neither would I. Though I am not from Chinatown, many of us Chinese Americans who...
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Love Letters to Literature #6

Love Letters to Literature #6
*Contributed by Kayla King, Blog Manager & Staff Reviewer*   Dear Audiobooks,   I am writing this letter as a recent convert of yours. Up until the past few years, I'd never listened to an audiobook. Two and a half years ago, I listened to my first,  Eleanor and Park,  and...
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Diversify Your Shelves--"Necessary, Powerful, and True: Diversity in Science Fiction"

Diversify Your Shelves--"Necessary, Powerful, and True: Diversity in Science Fiction"



Necessary, Powerful, and True: Diversity in Science Fiction--Karen Bao Imagine this: a hundred years from now, New York and Shanghai are underwater. Climate change and sea level rise have utterly swamped them and other lowland cities. Governments across the world beg their brightest scientists to save humanity from the mistakes they...
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