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YABC's Fall Reading Survival Kit

YABC's Fall Reading Survival Kit

With fall almost here, we're bringing you everything you need to read in comfort! From tea inspired by classic litearture to the coziest sweaters and blankets, we know this Fall Reading Survival Kit will have you embracing those autumnal winds and reading more than ever before!     Links for Purchase:...
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Throwback Thursday: Welcome Home

Throwback Thursday: Welcome Home







*Contributed by Kayla King*   It's time, dear witches and wizards (and muggles, too) to find our way back home to Hogwarts. That's right, it's September 1st, and all I want to do is board the Hogwarts Express. And since I can't go back to my first trip there, I am...
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Featured Review: For This Life Only (Stacey Kade)

Featured Review: For This Life Only (Stacey Kade)
  About This Book:    A young man struggles to move forward after the death of his twin brother in this gripping, coming-of-age tale about loss, redemption, love, and the moment you begin to see the world differently. Three minutes. Jacob Palmer died for three life-changing minutes. And when he woke...
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Press Release: Call for Submissions from Story Shares

Press Release: Call for Submissions from Story Shares
STORY SHARES LAUNCHES ANNUAL INNOVATIVE WRITING CONTEST THAT POSITIVELY IMPACTS YOUTH LITERACY _The annual “Relevant Reads” writing contest, organized by the Boston-based nonprofit Story Shares, aims to develop fresh content for its broad network of readers across 44 states and 26 countries all working to improve literacy skills. _ BOSTON –...
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Featured Review: The Thousandth Floor by Katharine McGee

Featured Review: The Thousandth Floor by Katharine McGee
About this book:   New York City as you’ve never seen it before. A thousand-story tower stretching into the sky. A glittering vision of the future, where anything is possible—if you want it enough. Welcome to Manhattan, 2118. A hundred years in the future, New York is a city of innovation...
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Waiting On Wednesday ~ August 31, 2016

Waiting On Wednesday ~ August 31, 2016
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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.           *Beth's Choice* (Assistant Blog Manager for YABC)   Glitter ( Aprilynne Pike ) Author:  Aprilynne Pike Book:  Hardcover, 384...
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Top Ten Tuesday ~ Top Ten Books With Tough Issues

Top Ten Tuesday ~ Top Ten Books With Tough Issues
The Female of the Species
The Way I Used to Be
Ripple
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda
What We Saw
Faking Normal
All the Rage
Rites of Passage
This Is Where It Ends
Being Jazz: My Life as a (Transgender) Teen
When We Collided
The Impossible Knife of Memory
Something in Between
Being Jazz: My Life as a (Transgender) Teen
Lily and Dunkin
The Way I Used to Be
This Is Where It Ends
Made You Up
Burned (Burned, #1)
This Is How I Find Her
Taking Flight: From War Orphan to Star Ballerina
Thirteen Reasons Why
Faking Normal
I Am Malala: The Story of the Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban
Children of the River
Innocent
Fat Chance
Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger's
Finding Jake
What We Saw
Thirteen Reasons Why
Traffick (Tricks, #2)
Wide Awake (Wide Awake, #1)
The Cake House
Eden West
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
How It Feels to Fly
Swan Boy
Losing Gabriel
A Child Called
Safe Haven
A Walk to Remember
Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes
Zink
The Fault in Our Stars
      The Top Ten Tuesday post was originally created at The Broke and The Bookish so visit there site for all the fun details about this awesome meme!!   This week's Top Ten Tuesday post is Top Ten Tuesday (8/30/16) ~ Top Ten Books Dealing With Tough Issues ~  Check...
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: The Suffering Tree by Elle Cosimano + Giveaway (International)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: The Suffering Tree by Elle Cosimano + Giveaway (International)


Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for THE SUFFERING TREE by Elle Cosimano, releasing June 13, 2017 from Disney Hyperion. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Elle: Hello, YABC!    About six years ago, I chaperoned a school field trip to a...
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Brenda
Hello! That cover is stunning. I think it expresses perfectly the synopsis of the book. And besides, the choice of colours and th... Read More
Wednesday, 31 August 2016 17:30
Kristen Joiner
The cover is very pretty. Also a man climbs out of a grave under a tree, that's all I had to hear. Sounds interesting.
Thursday, 01 September 2016 05:43
Anne
The cover looks creepy! I love it! I can't wait to read the book. It will be great, I'm sure!
Thursday, 01 September 2016 07:02
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What's New in YA ~ August 30, 2016

What's New in YA ~ August 30, 2016








Are you wondering what's new in  YA  today? Check out these  wonderful  new  releases!   Elias and Laia are running for their lives. After the events of the Fourth Trial, Martial soldiers hunt the two fugitives as they flee the city of Serra and undertake a perilous journey through the heart...
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Featured Review: Recoil (Joanne Macgregor)

Featured Review: Recoil (Joanne Macgregor)
  About The Book: When a skilled gamer gets recruited as a sniper in the war against a terrorist-produced pandemic, she discovers there’s more than one enemy and more than one war. The Game is real. Three years after a series of terrorist attacks flooded the US with a lethal plague,...
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