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Takeover Post with Megan Miranda and Megan Shepherd, Plus Giveaway!

Takeover Post with Megan Miranda and Megan Shepherd, Plus Giveaway!






What are we going to do tonight, Megan? Same thing we do every night, Megan. TRY TO TAKE OVER THE WORLD. Yeah, yeah...I have to get up early tho. Then let’s TRY TO TAKE OVER YOUNG ADULT BOOKS CENTRAL. Victory will be ours! That’s right. Do not try to adjust your...
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Kara S
Megan Miranda is my favorite YA author, and I've enjoyed reading Megan Shepherd's books before abd have been meaning to get into t... Read More
Thursday, 05 May 2016 11:08
Linda Romer
I think both books sound great ♡ I would enjoy reading these books. Thank you
Thursday, 12 May 2016 08:30
stephanie bondlow
I love books of intrigue and can't imagine how suspenseful this book is. I also can't imagine not leaving a house for 17 years. Th... Read More
Tuesday, 17 May 2016 16:35
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Featured Review: The Darkest Corners by Kara Thomas

Featured Review: The Darkest Corners by Kara Thomas
About this book: The Darkest Corners is a psychological thriller about the lies little girls tell, and the deadly truths those lies become. There are ghosts around every corner in Fayette, Pennsylvania. Tessa left when she was nine and has been trying ever since not to think about it after what...
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Featured Review: Girl Last Seen by Anne Greenwood Brown & Heather Anastasiu

Featured Review: Girl Last Seen by Anne Greenwood Brown & Heather Anastasiu
About this book: Kadence Mulligan's star was rising. She and her best friend, Lauren DeSanto, watched their songs go viral on YouTube, then she launched a solo career when a nasty throat infection paralyzed Lauren's vocal chords. Everyone knows Lauren and Kadence had a major falling-out over Kady's boyfriend. But Lauren...
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Author Chat with Mike Jung, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Mike Jung, Plus Giveaway!


YABC :  Do you have a mantra that gets you through the drafting phase??   Mike Jung: I don’t have anything like a frequently stated mantra, but I do occasionally think of something a writer friend said to me when I was struggling to complete my first-ever attempt at a full...
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Kara S
This sounds like just the kind of quintessential diverse read I'd expect from an author with a deep-seated interest in the product... Read More
Tuesday, 17 May 2016 23:20
Daniela Garcia
This book looks incredibly promising and it is the kind of book I wish I'd had read as a young readier. Not only does it signify r... Read More
Friday, 20 May 2016 21:49
Danielle Hammelef
I love the cover--the fish's face says it all! This book is exactly the kind I love to read. I'm so glad you introduced me to it. ... Read More
Saturday, 21 May 2016 14:52
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Blog Tour: The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi

Blog Tour: The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi


  Today we're excited to part of Roshani Choksi's blog tour for her novel,  The Star-Touched Queen . Read on for more about Roshani, her novel, an excerpt, author Q&A, plus a giveaway!       What/Who were your biggest inspirations for the characters in The Star‐Touched Queen? Which character in...
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What's New in YA--April 26, 2016

What's New in YA--April 26, 2016


















Are you wondering what's new in YA  today? Check out these wonderful  new  releases!         Timothy Brennan is seventeen and miserable; life unravels by the day. Driven to the brink of suicide, a fae creature intervenes and together, they discover there is more to Timothy than anyone knew....
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Featured Review: Alight by Scott Sigler

Featured Review: Alight by Scott Sigler
  About this book: “If it’s war they want, they messed with the wrong girl.” M. Savage—or Em, as she is called—has made a bewildering and ominous discovery. She and the other young people she was chosen to lead awoke in strange coffins with no memory of their names or their...
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Spotlight on Invision, Plus Giveaway!

Spotlight on Invision, Plus Giveaway!





  Today we're putting a spotlight on Sherrilyn Kenyon's novel,  Invision . Read on for more about Sherrilyn, her novel, a book trailer, a chance to continue the scavenge hunt, an excerpt of Invision , plus a giveaway!   Meet Invision !   Think you have a lot of pressure on...
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missy ellis
it sounds good
Thursday, 05 May 2016 02:17
Linda Romer
Sherrilyn Kenyon ROCKS ♡ I want to read all her books! Thank you
Friday, 06 May 2016 07:36
Kara S
The specific thought I have upon reading about the 7th book in this acclaimed series is: "Whoa! I'm a little late to this party -... Read More
Tuesday, 17 May 2016 23:05
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The Librarian's Corner--April 25, 2016

The Librarian's Corner--April 25, 2016






Tough Fiction for Tough Teens This month I wanted to highlight some books dealing with tough issues. These are books that will make you  cry, that will make your heart ache, and that will leave you with a different perspective on not just your life,  these tough books for the teens...
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Featured Review: How Many Letters Are in Goodbye?

Featured Review: How Many Letters Are in Goodbye?
  About this book: Seventeen-year-old Rhea Farrell carries the scars of a childhood accident in which she lost her arm. But she also carries scars that aren’t so visible—the loss of a mother she hardly remembers, the impact of her father’s drinking, and her confusion and pain around accepting her sexuality....
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