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It’s Live! Cover Reveal: A FEELING LIKE HOME by Haleigh Wenger + Giveaway (International)

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We're so excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  A Feeling Like Home by Haleigh Wenger, releasing 8/3/2021 from Sword and Silk Books! Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the author: Hi YABC! Thanks so much for stopping by for the cover reveal of my novel, A...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Friday, 12 February 2021 11:53
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Spotlight on Happy Girl Lucky (The Valentine's #1) (Holly Smale), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to spotlight Happy Girl Lucky (The Valentine's #1)   by Holly Smale.  Read on for more about Holly, an excerpt & plus giveaway!         Meet Holly Smale ! Holly Smale is the author of Geek Girl , Model Misfit , Picture Perfect and All...
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Lauren
What a bright and lively cover! Also, the synopsis sounds juicy and drama-filled!
Friday, 12 February 2021 13:30
Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Saturday, 13 February 2021 23:32
Debra Branigan
What a attractive cover. The story sounds like a very cute and fun read.
Saturday, 27 February 2021 18:57
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Author Chat with Melissa Albert (Tales From The Hinterland), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Melissa Albert author of         Tales From The Hinterland. Read on for more about Melissa and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Melissa Albert ! Melissa Albert  is the  New York Times  bestselling author of  The Hazel Wood...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Friday, 12 February 2021 11:53
Lauren
The cover is so classically magical. Also, I love that these are short stories but each sound unique and thrilling.
Friday, 12 February 2021 13:26
Debra Branigan
Pretty cover and the idea of the stories sound very interesting.
Saturday, 27 February 2021 18:53
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Giveaway: Curls (Ruth Forman) ~ (US Only)

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   Curls (US Only) Author/Illustrator: Ruth Forman/Geneva Bowers Release Date: December 22nd, 2020 Publisher: Little Simon        About The Book A joyfully poetic board book that delivers an ode to African American girls and the beauty of their curls. Me Morning Mirror Smile Shine big hair love This simple,...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it to my twins!
Friday, 12 February 2021 11:49
Jana Leah
This book sounds fun & I'd like to share it with my niece.
Friday, 12 February 2021 14:15
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Featured Review: The Electric Kingdom (David Arnold)

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About This Book: New York Times bestseller David Arnold's most ambitious novel to date; Station Eleven meets The 5th Wave in a genre-smashing story of survival, hope, and love amid a ravaged earth. When a deadly Fly Flu sweeps the globe, it leaves a shell of the world that once was....
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What's Hot in KU

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  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...
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Spotlight on The Afterlife of the Party (Marlene Perez), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight The Afterlife of the Party  by Marlene Perez.  Read on for more about Marlene and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Marlene Perez !   MARLENE PEREZ is the author of many books, including the Dead Is series, The Comeback,...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Thursday, 11 February 2021 14:59
Lauren
This cover is seems to promises a lot of glitz and glam. The synopsis is fun and drama-filled. Sounds like a great combinations of... Read More
Friday, 12 February 2021 13:15
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Top 5 Places To Visit In England + Win a copy of Hot British Boyfriend! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Hot British Boyfriend  by Kristy Boyce.  Read on for more about Kristy and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Kristy Boyce !   Kristy Boyce lives in Columbus, OH and teaches psychology as a senior lecturer at The Ohio State...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Thursday, 11 February 2021 14:59
Debra Branigan
The cover is wonderful and the synopsis sounds like a delightful read. I'm excited about this one.
Friday, 26 February 2021 18:40
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Giveaway: Sam's First Word (Bea Birdsong) ~ (US/Can Only)

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   Sam's First Word (US/Can Only) Author/Illustrator: Bea Birdsong/Holly Hatam Release Date: February 16th, 2021 Publisher: Little Brown YR        About The Book Your Baby's First Word Will Be Dada meets Everybody Poops in this silly story about a baby whose first word—POOP!—isn't getting the message across. Everyone in...
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Zachary Snyder
My twins will get a laugh out of this one!
Thursday, 11 February 2021 11:53
Kirsten Lyon
The cover is very cute, and based on the synopsis, I think my little niece will find it funny!
Thursday, 18 February 2021 10:41
Debra Branigan
This sounds like a cute one and very funny. Nice cover. Thanks for sharing.
Thursday, 25 February 2021 12:35
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Indie Superstars with the Authors of Of Thorns and Beauty + Giveaway (US Only)






Welcome to YA Books Central's "Indie Superstars" column. This event will spotlight the best and brightest of the indie community. You don’t want to miss out on these talented authors   This week we’re interviewing Elle Madison and Robin D. Mahle, authors of Of Thorns and Beauty    Welcome to YABC, Elle and Robin!   Caitlin...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great!
Thursday, 11 February 2021 11:54
Maria Malaveci
I love it and I know my daughter would too!
Tuesday, 23 February 2021 15:23
Andrea Cerda
This is awesome! Thanks for the opportunity!!!!! plus the book looks awesome! AND THAT COVER!!!!
Tuesday, 23 February 2021 16:09
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