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Author Of The Week: Chat with Jay Kristoff & Amie Kaufman (Gemina), Plus Giveaway!!

Author Of The Week: Chat with Jay Kristoff & Amie Kaufman (Gemina), Plus Giveaway!!

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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  Jay Kristoff , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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Susan Light
Absolutely love this series! Cannot wait to see how the story starts to mesh together.
Tuesday, 01 November 2016 07:28
Laura L
I can't wait until this comes out!!! I LOVED the first one and how it told the story-- can't WAIT!!! (can you feel me vibrating wi... Read More
Tuesday, 01 November 2016 12:52
Alise Vu
I was worried when I saw that two new characters were going to be introduced, but so relieved we also get to continue the story wi... Read More
Tuesday, 01 November 2016 23:37
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Spotlight on Darkchylde: The Ariel Chylde Saga (R. Queen) Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

Spotlight on Darkchylde: The Ariel Chylde Saga (R. Queen) Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!




Today we're spotlighting R. Queen's novel, Darkchylde: The Ariel Chylde Saga !  Read on for more about R. Queen, his novel, plus an excerpt, and giveaway!     Meet R. Queen ! R.Queen is an accomplished comic book creator, poet, fine artist, and writer. In this, his first novel, Queen brings a visual...
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Anne
Cover and blurb is good! Thanks for the chapter teaser.
Wednesday, 02 November 2016 16:54
John
Intriguing cover and synopsis.
Wednesday, 02 November 2016 23:52
Amie Lambert-Gaudet
I absolutely LOVE the cover of this book. It is one of the best YA covers I have ever seen. And the synopsis has certainly piqued ... Read More
Monday, 07 November 2016 18:11
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Featured Review: Enzo's Very Scary Halloween (Garth Stein)

Featured Review: Enzo's Very Scary Halloween (Garth Stein)

About This Book:    Enzo, the lovable mutt from Garth Stein’s New York Timesbestselling novel The Art of Racing in the Rain, experiences his first Halloween with friends Denny and Zoë in his third (not so) very scary picture book. When Halloween comes around, Enzo doesn’t know what to expect. Jack-o’-lanterns...
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Featured Review: Grimelda: The Very Messy Witch (Diana Murray)

Featured Review: Grimelda: The Very Messy Witch (Diana Murray)


  About This Book:   Grimelda’s house may not be tidy, but it’s cozy, and that’s just the way she likes it. She also likes pickle pie. There’s only one problem—she can’t find the main ingredient in her messy house! Readers who enjoyed Norman Bridwell’s classic The Witch Next Door will...
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Featured Review: Moon Chosen (P.C. Cast)

Featured Review: Moon Chosen (P.C. Cast)
About This Book:    Chosen to embrace her true identity. Chosen to follow her destiny. Chosen to change her world. Mari is an Earth Walker, heir to the unique healing powers of her Clan, but she has been forced to turn from her duties, until she is chosen by a special...
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Featured Review: No Holding Back by Kate Evangelista

Featured Review: No Holding Back by Kate Evangelista
About this book: A romantic European vacation is the perfect excuse to let go in this highly anticipated sequel to No Love Allowed by Kate Evangelista. Everyone knows that Nathan is in love with his best friend, Preston…Everyone except Preston. Nathan has always accepted that Preston was too focused on his...
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Author Chat with Jill MacKenzie (Spin The Sky) + Giveaway!

Author Chat with Jill MacKenzie (Spin The Sky) + Giveaway!



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Today we're excited to chat with Jill MacKenzie ,  author  of  Spin The Sky !  Below  you'll find  more about Jill ,  her  book,  plus a  giveaway !       YABC:   What gave you the inspiration to write this book? It’s funny where inspiration comes from, isn’t it? Personally,...
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KM
I'm already in love with this book! It's beautiful.
Monday, 31 October 2016 14:55
John
Intriguing cover and synopsis.
Wednesday, 02 November 2016 23:52
Jessie Chan
The cover is different and very simple, though it makes one curious on what the book is about. The synopsis of the story got me re... Read More
Monday, 14 November 2016 16:57
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Featured Review: The Stranger Game (Cylin Busby)

Featured Review: The Stranger Game (Cylin Busby)
About This Book:   The Stranger Game is a dark, suspenseful, and twisty novel that is Gone Girl for teens. Perfect for fans of Lauren Oliver and E. Lockhart. When Nico Morris’s older sister mysteriously disappears, her parents, family, and friends are devastated. But Nico can never admit what she herself...
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What's Hot in KU

What's Hot in KU
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Dark Souls
The Wilds
Beauty
Timebound
More than this
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Unexpected Alpha
Xodus
Undertow
Welcome to YA Books Central's "What's Hot in KU" post. This weekly event will highlight what's hot, new and exciting in the Amazon Kindle Unlimited Library. Amazon's Kindle Unlimited subscription is a great way to enjoy unlimited reading on a tight budget. With over a million titles and counting, we thought...
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Girl in Between by Pintip Dunn + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Girl in Between by Pintip Dunn + Giveaway (US/Canada)


Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for GIRL IN BETWEEN by Pintip Dunn, releasing June 27, 2017 from Kensington Books. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Pintip: During my childhood, I would escape into the world of books, lots and lots of...
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Caity Dooley
I really like the cover and the plot seems really cool and deep. A girl who is never seen as someone who 'fits in' being to wester... Read More
Sunday, 30 October 2016 15:41
John
Intriguing cover and synopsis.
Wednesday, 02 November 2016 23:52
KM
Hmm. This sounds so thought-provoking!
Monday, 07 November 2016 14:29
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