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Bookstagrammer of the Month: Fleur & Star of @webookingloveit

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Welcome to our monthly special feature post, Bookstagrammer Of The Month! Each month we will be interviewing a different Bookstagrammer (Instagram for book lovers) who will share with us a bit of their experience about the Bookstagram community! Introducing Star and Fleur of @ webookingloveit , YABC's Bookstagrammers of the Month!!...
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Dianna G.
Beautiful bookish pictures! I loved looking at these.
Thursday, 22 June 2017 21:40
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Headspace: Uncovering YA Books

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Recently I realized how much covers of YA books about mental health (issues) say about what the book is about. Most covers do – but these in particular. I picked out three books to explain why the cover is so special. 1.      Every Last Word  by Tamara Ireland Stone...
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Indie Superstars with Laura Frances + 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 Laura Frances, author of "Slave" Welcome to YABC, Laura! Melissa A. Craven: Tell...
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Anne
Sounds like a great story from the synopsis! I love the cover! I like the perspective!
Monday, 12 June 2017 20:16
Dianna G.
The cover is so bleak. It reminds me of the matrix. I love the synopsis -- sounds terrifying!
Monday, 12 June 2017 20:41
Aireanna Lesch
I wanna know how this world came about!!! I love supporting indie books too. Love the cover. It's so dark and ominous.... Read More
Friday, 23 June 2017 11:49
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YABC Favorite Covers Of The Month & Giveaway ~ May 2017

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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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Tiffany Engler
I'm biased. I read an ARC of One Of Us Is Lying and I just adore the cover!! But if I had to choose one other it would be A Mill... Read More
Tuesday, 06 June 2017 09:00
John
"Which May 2017 new release cover is your favorite?" "Lord of Shadows" by Cassandra Clare.
Tuesday, 06 June 2017 19:52
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A Court of Wings and Ruin
Wednesday, 07 June 2017 08:40
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Diversify Your Shelves--Q & A with Malinda Lo


The line between best friend and something more is a line always crossed in the dark. Jess Wong is Angie Redmond’s best friend. And that’s the most important thing, even if Angie can’t see how Jess truly feels. Being the girl no one quite notices is OK with Jess anyway. While...
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Headspace: Book Recs Featuring Mental Illness

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A much talked about topic in young adult books concerning mental health is eating disorders. A book title probably popped up in your head right away. What I think is interesting is how all authors treat it differently. For this month’s column I will discuss two books that are about anorexia...
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Bookstagrammer of the Month: Stacee of @Book_Junkee

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Welcome to our  new 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 about the Bookstagram community!   Introducing  Stacee of @Book Junkee,  YABC's Bookstagrammer of the Month!!   Bibliophile....
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Thank you for having me!! This was a lot of fun to do. ... Read More
Wednesday, 17 May 2017 11:23
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YABC's Blogger Of The Month ~ Melissa Robles (The Reader and the Chef )

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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  Melissa @ The Reader and The Chef,   YABC's Blogger Of The Month!! Melissa is a YA...
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Diversify Your Shelves--"The Stories You Have to Tell"

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THE STORIES YOU HAVE TO TELL by Traci Chee   When I was in college, I started work on a novel about about a boy who travels into the afterlife to find his dead sister. It was set in a small mountain town similar to my own--it had the same smell...
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Indie Superstars with Ingrid Seymour + 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 Ingrid Seymour, author of The Djinn Empire series   Welcome, Ingrid, one of...
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Mindy
I love this cover & the synopsis makes me really want to read it!!
Tuesday, 16 May 2017 12:21
Mindy
I love this cover & the synopsis makes me really want to read it!!
Tuesday, 16 May 2017 12:23
Shelly Hart
Nice cover and sounds like a fun read!
Friday, 19 May 2017 21:20
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