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Spotlight on Sword and Pen (Rachel Caine), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Sword and Pen by Rachel Caine.  Read on for more about Rachel and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!          Meet Rachel Caine!   Rachel Caine  is the  New York Times ,  USA Today , and international bestselling author of more than...
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It’s Live!! Cover Reveal: Keystone by Katie Delahanty + Giveaway (US Only)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  KEYSTONE by Katie Delahanty, releasing January 7, 2020 from Entangled Teen! Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the author: I'm so excited to share the cover of KEYSTONE! I started writing this novel five years ago and...
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Featured Review: Sublime Karma (Peyton Garver)

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About This Book: When Brie’s stepfather moves the family for what he calls a new beginning, it’s not the new beginning the beautiful, yet guarded, senior would have hoped for. Brie is instantly targeted by jealous girls at her new school, and the only available seat on her bus is next...
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Author Chat with Rena Barron (Kingdom Of Souls), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Rena Barron author of Kingdom Of Souls.  Read on for more about Rena her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Rena Barron ! Rena Barron grew up in small-town Alabama, where stories of magic and adventure sparked her imagination. After penning...
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Featured Review: Goddess Ascending (Heather Hildenbrand)

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About This Book: Promised to the Light. Hunted by the Dark.  Two things happen the night Elidi Brant is attacked. She learns she's not human, and she is saved by the impressive and, also definitely not human, Kol Valco. Kol tells her something big and world-breaking is after her, but he...
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Spotlight on Filigree's Midnight Ride (Pam Berkman and Dorothy Hearst), Plus Guest Post & Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to spotlight Filigree's Midnight Ride.  Read on for more about Pam and Dorothy, an guest post, plus an giveaway!          Meet Pam Berkman ! Pam Berkman has written books for grownups and this is her first book for kids. She loves writing about events...
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Waiting On Wednesday ~ August 28th, 2019

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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)   His Hideous Heart (YA Authors)   Author: YA Authors Expected publication:...
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Featured Review: Crown Of Coral and Pearl (Mara Rutherford)

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About This Book: For generations, the princes of Ilara have married the most beautiful maidens from the ocean village of Varenia. But though every girl longs to be chosen as the next princess, the cost of becoming royalty is higher than any of them could ever imagine… Nor once dreamed of...
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Top Ten Tuesday ~ Top Ten Favorite Books That I Have Read In 2019 So Far!

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Welcome to Young Adult Book Central's Top Ten Tuesday post!   Each Tuesday we will be hosting a different theme or topic involving all things bookish!!! The Top Ten Tuesday post was originally created at That Artsy Reader Girl so visit their site for all the fun details about this awesome meme!!      ...
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Giveaway: THE TRUTH IS (NoNieqa Ramos) ~ (US Only)

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The Truth Is (US Only) by: NoNieqa Ramos Release Date: September 3rd, 2019 Publisher: Carolrhoda Lab   FROM THE AUTHOR:  In my sophomore book The Truth Is, my main character Verdad is on an identity quest to find out who she is as a queer person of color and is besieged...
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Recent Comments
Debra Branigan
You have a very intriguing cover. Timely topics for young teens are included in the novel. Best wishes on the new release.
Sunday, 01 September 2019 16:17
Mia
Very excited to read this, especially with how important such topics are right now!
Monday, 02 September 2019 14:13
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is okay. The synopsis sounds emotional and relevant to today's teens.
Saturday, 07 September 2019 13:45
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