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Featured Review: The Ugly Teapot (Fred Holmes)

Featured Review: The Ugly Teapot (Fred Holmes)
About This Book:   Fourteen-year-old Hannah Bradbury loved her father so much that she worried about him constantly. After all, he was a photographer who traveled to the most dangerous places in the world.  To allay her fears, each time he came home he brought her silly gifts, each one with...
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Author Chat with Ted Staunton (The Seven Prequels Boxset), Plus Giveaway!!

Author Chat with Ted Staunton (The Seven Prequels Boxset), Plus Giveaway!!
Jungle Land
The Missing Skull
Speed
Weerdest Day Ever!
Slide
Barracuda
Separated

Today we're excited to chat with Ted Staunton ,  author  of  The Seven Series !  Below  you'll find  more about Ted ,  his  books,  plus a  giveaway !         YABC:   What gave you the inspiration to write this book? When you trace “inspirations” for a book you...
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Caity Dooley
For me the covers aren't the greatest I've ever seen but the idea of it makes up for that. I love discovering new books so this is... Read More
Sunday, 25 September 2016 21:04
Anne
Great interview! Covers are not the best but I would love to read every authors' story. ... Read More
Sunday, 25 September 2016 23:27
John
The cover and synopsis are very intriguing.
Monday, 17 October 2016 02:16
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Story Starters: Origins

Story Starters: Origins
Hello, and welcome to the third week of our September Story Starters posts! Each week we will be bringing you something to inspire your writing!  Here's how our STORY STARTER CHALLENGE will work:  -For the first three weeks of the month, we will be posting a writing prompt. -Feel inspired by...
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Spotlight on Terra Soul (S.J. Abraham), Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

Spotlight on Terra Soul (S.J. Abraham), Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!






Today we're spotlighting  S.J. Abraham's novel,  Terra Soul !   Read on for more about S.J. and his novel, an excerpt, and giveaway!       Meet S.J. Abraham !! As a child raised in the Southwest United States on the border of one of the largest oil fields in the country,...
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Anne
I'm not into the cover but I think this will be a fun read!
Saturday, 24 September 2016 05:34
John
The cover and synopsis are very intriguing.
Monday, 17 October 2016 02:16
Katrina
I love the colors on the cover! The book sounds fun.
Wednesday, 19 October 2016 12:34
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Featured Review: The Memory of Things by Gae Polisner

Featured Review: The Memory of Things by Gae Polisner
About this book: The powerful story of two teenagers finding friendship, comfort, and first love in the days following 9/11 as their fractured city tries to put itself back together. On the morning of September 11, 2001, sixteen-year-old Kyle Donohue watches the first twin tower come down from the window of...
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Bloomsbury USA Blog Tour and Author Chat with Danielle Paige (Stealing Snow), Plus Giveaway!!

Bloomsbury USA Blog Tour and Author Chat with Danielle Paige (Stealing Snow), Plus Giveaway!!


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          Today we're excited to chat with Danielle Paige ,  author  of  Stealing Snow !  Below  you'll find  more about Danielle ,  her  book,  plus a  giveaway !       YABC:   Who is your favorite character in the book? Aside from Snow, I am in...
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Stephanie Alexander
Im loving fairy tale retellings at the moment, because of the clever twists and plays on the original. This one does not disappoin... Read More
Friday, 23 September 2016 12:41
Tiffany Engler
I haven't read a fairy tale-type read and I'm looking forward to reading this
Saturday, 24 September 2016 09:14
Candice Gigous
Cool cover. As a fan of fairy tale retellings, I am looking forward to this one.
Sunday, 25 September 2016 09:36
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Featured Review: Radical (E.M. Kokie)

Featured Review: Radical (E.M. Kokie)
  About This Book:   Determined to survive the crisis she’s sure is imminent, Bex is at a loss when her world collapses in the one way she hasn’t planned for. Preppers. Survivalists. Bex prefers to think of herself as a realist who plans to survive, but regardless of labels, they’re...
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: The Disappearances by Emily Bain Murphy + Giveaway (US Only)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: The Disappearances by Emily Bain Murphy + Giveaway (US Only)


Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for THE DISAPPEARANCES by Emily Bain Murphy, releasing July 4, 2017 from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt . Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Emily: The idea for THE DISAPPEARANCES began when I imagined magic as a glittering...
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Shannon Mizikoski
The book sounds quite intriguing! ANd I love the cover, it's a great blend of eerie and pretty! ... Read More
Friday, 23 September 2016 01:34
Tiffany Engler
The book looks so interesting, almost in a scary kind of way! From reading the synopsis I can tell I'll love this one!
Saturday, 24 September 2016 09:04
Eddie Black
The cover is creepy but not in an off-putting way--more in a "tell me more!" kind of way. I like any story that has to do with ra... Read More
Thursday, 29 September 2016 11:29
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What's Hot in KU

What's Hot in KU
Burned
Nightinggale
Elementals
Stepsister
Alone
Snow Queen
Insanity
Lumiere
Legacy
Genesis
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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Featured Review: Courage in Patience: A Story of Hope for Those Who Have Endured Abuse by Beth Fehlbaum

Featured Review: Courage in Patience: A Story of Hope for Those Who Have Endured Abuse by Beth Fehlbaum
About this book: After six years of emotional, physical, and sexual abuse from her stepfather, 14-year-old Ashley finally finds the courage to reveal the painful details of her experiences with her mother, who refuses to acknowledge the problem and turns her back on her daughter. After confiding in her teacher—the only...
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