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YABC Favorite Covers Of The Month ~ February 2017

YABC Favorite Covers Of The Month ~ February 2017
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
"The Wish Granter" has the best cover of all--very, very beautiful!
Monday, 06 March 2017 22:31
Heidi Wong
The Beast is an Animal is probably my favorite cover.
Monday, 06 March 2017 23:22
Tiffany Engler
I'm in love with the To Catch A Killer cover!
Tuesday, 07 March 2017 08:35
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Behind the Scenes of Indie Publishing

Behind the Scenes of Indie Publishing
  Why do authors choose indie publishing?   What a difference a decade can make. In 2007 Amazon launched Kindle Direct Publishing, making self-publishing easier and more accessible than ever before. Here we are ten years later and self-publishing has become a viable choice for many authors­––and NOT as a plan...
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YABC Favorite Covers Of The Month ~ January 2017

YABC Favorite Covers Of The Month ~ January 2017
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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Shannon Mizikoski
SO many pretty choices, but I think Caraval is my overall favorite! It is so pretty and shiny! ... Read More
Monday, 13 February 2017 21:44
Tammy VanScoy
I think Lost Girls is a unique cover. I like Wait for Me for the simplicity. Truthfully the covers this month don't really catch... Read More
Wednesday, 15 February 2017 13:59
Julie
Caraval is my favorite. It's beautiful!
Wednesday, 15 February 2017 18:58
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Indie Superstars with Kristi K. Hoffman + Giveaway (US Only)

Indie Superstars with Kristi K. Hoffman + Giveaway (US Only)
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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 we are interviewing, Kristi K. Hoffman, M.S., author of  The Total Package Girl: Discover The Ultimate You for Life!     YABC:...
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Linda Romer
I think this is a great book for girls. Great cover. Thank you
Thursday, 16 February 2017 16:26
Penny Olson
The cover is really appealing. There is a need for a book like this.
Saturday, 11 March 2017 23:37
Danielle Hammelef
I love the synopsis because every girl needs this book and experiences issues of self-doubt, etc. But, I think the cover should be... Read More
Monday, 13 March 2017 10:20
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Diversify Your Shelves--"Rap Saved my Life, Yo!"

Diversify Your Shelves--"Rap Saved my Life, Yo!"


Rap Saved My Life, Yo! contributed by Sonia Patel   Difficult circumstances did not gift me the luxury to write flowery prose. But lack of destitution afforded me the privilege to write about real woes. Mine and those of girls right under your nose. Like Rani in Rani Patel In Full...
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YABC's Blogger Of The Month ~ Caden Armstrong (A Thousand Books To Read)

YABC's Blogger Of The Month ~ Caden Armstrong (A Thousand Books To Read)
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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  Caden @ A Thousand Books To Read , YABC's Blogger Of The Month!!   Check out her...
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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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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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