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Bookstagrammer of the Month: Rebeca of @booknerdbecky!

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Welcome to our monthly special feature post,  Bookstagrammer Of The Month ! Each month we will be interviewing a different Bookstagrammer  (Book lover/photographer on Instagram) who will share with us a bit of their experience with the #Bookstagram community! Introducing Rebeca of  @booknerdbecky,  YABC's Bookstagrammer of the Month!!     Rebeca - Becky...
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YABC Favorite Covers Of The Month & Giveaway ~ April 2018

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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. Check...
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John
"Which of the April 2018 YA new release covers was your favorite?" I like the cover of "Trouble Never Sleeps" the best--it's a ho... Read More
Thursday, 10 May 2018 21:48
Olivia F
I love the "Leah on the Offbeat" cover! But there are so many great ones to choose from this month!
Friday, 11 May 2018 10:31
Candice Gigous
My favorite cover is for Infamous. I also really like the covers for Ash Princess, Starry Eyes, Stay Sweet, and From the Earth to ... Read More
Tuesday, 15 May 2018 08:19
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Diversify Your Shelves--"Celebrating Asian American Genre Fiction"

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CELEBRATING ASIAN AMERICAN GENRE FICTION! May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month! Here are some recent titles by Asian American authors writing young adult speculative fiction and genre titles you can enjoy! Please let me know if you recommend any young adult genre titles by those from Pacific islands heritage in...
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Bookstagrammer of the Month: Erin of @erinsummerill!

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Welcome to our monthly special feature post,  Bookstagrammer Of The Month ! Each month we will be interviewing a different Bookstagrammer  (Book lover/photographer on Instagram) who will share with us a bit of their experience with the #Bookstagram community! Introducing Erin of @erinsummerill ,  YABC's Bookstagrammer of the Month!!         ...
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Comic Corner: Fresh Takes

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Welcome to YABC’s newest monthly feature: The Comic Corner. Here you’ll find a little slice of YABC devoted to our comic book and graphic novel lovers. Each month our Newsletter Manager, Hannah Hudson, will curate lists, explore the genre, and share her love of comic books with our readers. Join us,...
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Diversify Your Shelves--"A Brother's Presence"

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A Brother's Presence by Rin Chupeco I was six years old when I learned that I had an older brother I would never meet. Growing up in a slightly traditional Chinese family, we’re not used to expressing emotions and feelings. But it was clear that my mother’s miscarriage had cast a...
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YABC Favorite Covers Of The Month & Giveaway ~ March 2018

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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. Check...
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Kara S
There is one book that answers this question perfectly: I don't have a copy already; it is the title I am most eager to read (one ... Read More
Sunday, 08 April 2018 18:51
John
"Which March 2018 YA release were you most excited about?" I don't know! Maybe "Children Of Blood and Bone"!
Sunday, 08 April 2018 22:16
Candice Gigous
The March 2018 YA release that I most excited about is Hero at the Fall. I am also excited about Not if I Save You First, Pacifica... Read More
Tuesday, 10 April 2018 07:52
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Bookstagrammer of the Month: Cait of @paperfury!

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Welcome to our monthly special feature post,  Bookstagrammer Of The Month ! Each month we will be interviewing a different Bookstagrammer  (Book lover/photographer on Instagram) who will share with us a bit of their experience with the #Bookstagram community! Introducing Cait of  @paperfury,  YABC's Bookstagrammer of the Month!!          ...
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Comic Corner: Top 5 Middle Grade Girls Who Don’t Need Saving

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Welcome to YABC’s newest monthly feature: The Comic Corner. Here you’ll find a little slice of YABC devoted to our comic book and graphic novel lovers. Each month our Newsletter Manager, Hannah Hudson, will curate lists, explore the genre, and share her love of comic books with our readers. Join us,...
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YABC's Favorite Covers Of The Month + Giveaway (February 2018)

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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. Check...
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Dianna G.
My favorite cover is "When Light Left Us."
Wednesday, 07 March 2018 22:01
John
There's no getting past the silly fun of the cover of "#Prettyboy Must Die"!
Wednesday, 07 March 2018 22:43
Tiffany Engler
I absolutely love The Traitor Prince cover. I love that it's so dark!
Thursday, 08 March 2018 08:56
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