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Author Chat with Daniel Kraus (They Threw Us Away), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Daniel Kraus, author of They Threw Us Away. Read on for more about Daniel and his book, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Daniel Kraus !        DANIEL KRAUS is a New York Times bestselling author. With Guillermo del Toro, he...
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Zachary Snyder
Love the cover! I am super excited for this one, great concept!
Tuesday, 15 September 2020 14:36
Madeline Tebo
This sounds unlike anything I have read before, really looking forward to this one!
Sunday, 20 September 2020 16:06
Chiara Jucha
Great cover and intriguing idea!
Friday, 25 September 2020 15:12
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Waiting on Wednesday ~ September 16, 2020

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Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event that is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine and spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.     *Samantha’s Choice* (YABC Staff Reviewer)    Rural Voices: 15 Authors Challenge Assumptions About Small-Town America (Nora Shalaway Carpenter) Editor:   Nora Shalaway Carpenter Expected publication:...
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Featured Review: Furia (Yamile Saied Méndez)

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About This Book: A powerful, #ownvoices contemporary YA for fans of The Poet X and I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter set in Argentina, about a rising soccer star who must put everything on the line—even her blooming love story—to follow her dreams. In Rosario, Argentina, Camila Hassan lives a...
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YABC Staff's Current Reads ~ September 14, 2020

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Hello YABC'ers! Welcome to the weekly post by the Staff at YA Books Central called Current Reads Monday! We love everything bookish and just wanted to share with our readers what books we are currently reading and obsessing about! So check out what books the YABC Staff are currently reading below...
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YABC's Buzzworthy Books Of Fall 2020 Plus GIVEAWAY!! ~ Round 2 ~ (US Only)

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Which ones are we buzzing about? Check out our list and be sure to enter the awesome giveaway that we are hosting!!!       From #1  New York Times  bestselling authors Cassandra Clare and Wesley Chu comes the second book in the Eldest Curses series and a thrilling new adventure...
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Lynn Pallaske
I will never get tired of the Shadowhunter World, I'm so excited for the gorgeous Shadow and Bone Special Edition, and All Eyes On... Read More
Saturday, 12 September 2020 00:53
Abigail Lowry
I'm really excited about 6 of these already, but the others look awesome too!
Sunday, 13 September 2020 12:18
Zachary Snyder
Books look great! Can't wait to read them!
Tuesday, 15 September 2020 10:53
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YABC's Buzzworthy Books Of Fall 2020 Plus GIVEAWAY!! ~ Round 1 ~ (US Only)

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Which ones are we buzzing about? Check out our list and be sure to enter the awesome giveaway that we are hosting!!!           A monstrous fate will turn a girl into a legend. On an island in Lake Obersee, where The Sisters of St. Gertrude abide, a...
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Abigail Lowry
So excited for 5 of these already and the rest look great!
Friday, 11 September 2020 12:22
Zachary Snyder
I really can't wait to read the Animorphs graphic novel!
Friday, 11 September 2020 12:49
Madeline Tebo
I'm so excited! Some of my most anticipated reads from the list are Forget This Ever Happened, Each of Us a Desert, Come on In, an... Read More
Saturday, 12 September 2020 01:27
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Author Chat with Shamim Sarif (The Shadow Mission) Plus Giveaway! ~ (US/Canada Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Shamim Sarif author of The Shadow Mission. Read on for more about Shamim and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Shamim Sarif !      Shamim Sarif is an award-winning novelist, screenwriter and director for film and TV. THE SHADOW MISSION...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Thursday, 10 September 2020 13:04
Brittany
Looks great, adding to my wishlist!
Sunday, 13 September 2020 12:17
Abigail Lowry
What an amazing cover! Can't wait to read!
Sunday, 13 September 2020 12:30
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Spotlight on Devastation Class (Elaine Mongeon & Glen Zipper), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Devastation Class  by Elaine Mongeon & Glen Zipper.  Read on for more about Elaine & Glen and their book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Elaine Mongeon & Glen Zipper ! Glen Zipper produced the Oscar-winning documentary  Undefeated , and the hit Netflix...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Thursday, 10 September 2020 13:04
Andrea Cerda
This book sounds awesome!!! can wait to read it!
Monday, 14 September 2020 13:18
Shannon Mizikoski
I LOOOVE the cover, and the synopsis sounds great, as I am a big sci-fi fan!
Tuesday, 15 September 2020 21:57
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Rockstar Book Tours & Giveaway: All This Time (Mikki Daughtry & Rachael Lippincott) ~ US Only

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I am thrilled to be hosting a spot on the ALL THIS TIME by Mikki Daughtry & Rachael Lippincott Blog Tour hosted by  Rockstar Book Tours . Check out my post and make sure to enter the giveaway!   About The Book:   Title: ALL THIS TIME Authors:  Mikki Daughtry &...
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Andrea Cerda
YES!!!! I´ve seen this book everywhere, its on my list to buy!! I really want to read it!
Thursday, 10 September 2020 13:47
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Spotlight on The Science of Defying Gravity (L.G. Reed), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight The Science Of Defying Gravity  by L.G. Reed.  Read on for more about L.G. and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet L.G. Reed !          Author and publisher L. G. Reed believes stories that provide an artistic...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Tuesday, 08 September 2020 11:40
Andrea Cerda
book look really interesting!
Tuesday, 08 September 2020 18:12
Melanie Bracco
Love the cover and the synopsis sounds really interesting!
Wednesday, 09 September 2020 15:02
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