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Five Best Books to Get Kids Interested in History and Science! + Win A Copy of Leo, Inventor Extraordinaire (Luke Cunningham) ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Leo, Inventor Extraordinaire  by Luke Cunningham!  Read on for more about Luke and his book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Luke Cunningham !   Luke X. Cunningham is an Emmy-nominated writer from Philadelphia. Previously, he spent three years as a writer...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Thursday, 08 April 2021 16:06
Chiara Jucha
This looking really interesting!
Monday, 19 April 2021 15:22
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As schools are increasingly going back to in-person offerings and activities are picking up, there is a need for books that help children to increase resilience and respond yet again to change. That is why we’ve picked some of our favorite fiction and non-fiction books to help!     1. I...
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Author Chat with Erin Soderberg Downing (The Great Peach Experiment: When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Peach Pie), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Erin Soderberg Downing author of When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Peach Pie.  Read on for more about Erin, her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Erin Soderberg Downing ! Erin Soderberg Downing has written more than fifty books (some as...
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Author Chat with Julie Moffett (White Knights), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Julie Moffett author of White Knights.  Read on for more about Julie, her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Julie Moffett ! Julie Moffett is the bestselling author of the long-running, geeky Lexi Carmichael Mystery Series that USA Today says: "...runs...
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I love Julie's Lexi Carmichael series! I have not yet read the White Knight series but I will! I do like the cover on White Knig... Read More
Tuesday, 13 April 2021 19:37
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Waiting on Wednesday ~ April 7, 2021

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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.     *Olivia’s Choice* (YABC Staff Reviewer)    Counting Down With You Author:  Tashie Bhuiyan Expected publication:  May 4, 2021 In this sparkling and romantic YA debut,...
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Author Chat with Anne-Sophie Jouhanneau (Kisses and Croissants), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Anne-Sophie Jouhanneau author of Kisses and Croissants.  Read on for more about Anne-Sophie, her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Anne-Sophie Jouhanneau ! French author Anne-Sophie Jouhanneau's books have been translated into seven languages. Kisses and Croissants is her English-language debut....
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Tiffany Engler
This cover is super cute!
Sunday, 11 April 2021 08:07
Melanie Bracco
I love the super cute cover, and the story sounds really fun!
Friday, 16 April 2021 11:12
Andrea Cerda
Love the cover and the story sound interesting!
Wednesday, 21 April 2021 22:28
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Author Chat with Jess Redman (The Adventure Is Now), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Jess Redman author of The Adventure Is Now.  Read on for more about Jess, her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Jess Redman ! Jess Redman is a former therapist and author of middle-grade books with FSG/Macmillan. Her first book, THE...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading!
Monday, 05 April 2021 14:12
Chiara Jucha
This looks like a fun read!
Monday, 19 April 2021 15:19
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Author Of The Week: Author Chat with Akemi Dawn Bowman (The Infinity Courts), Plus Giveaway! ~ (INT)

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Welcome to our weekly special feature post,  Author Of The Week !! Each week we will be interviewing a different YA author and highlighting their upcoming release! We will also be hosting a giveaway of the book we are highlighting!!         Introducing Akemi Dawn Bowman , YABC's Author of...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading!
Monday, 05 April 2021 11:58
Tiffany Engler
I love this cover! Can't wait to read this one!
Sunday, 11 April 2021 08:05
Kiara T.
The cover is beautiful and the book sounds really interesting!
Tuesday, 13 April 2021 12:58
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YABC Staff's Current Reads ~ April 5, 2021

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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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Check Out These 5 YA Novels Featuring Boy Bands!

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We don’t know about you, but even though we’re in a pandemic, we’re looking forward to SAFELY driving with the windows down listening to some great music. From BTS to the Backstreet Boys, boy bands serve some serious bangers to vibe and jam to. These YA novels give us serious concert...
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