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Featured Review: The Hunt (The Cage #2) by Megan Shepherd

Featured Review: The Hunt (The Cage #2) by Megan Shepherd
About this book: The Maze Runner meets Scott Westerfeld in the second novel in this gripping and romantic YA series about teens abducted from Earth by an otherworldly race—from Megan Shepherd, the acclaimed author of the Madman’s Daughter series. They’ve left the cage—but they’re not free yet. After their failed escape...
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Author Top Five--Twinned Enchantment with L.E. Sterling, Plus Giveaway!

Author Top Five--Twinned Enchantment with L.E. Sterling, Plus Giveaway!









Today's AUTHOR TOP FIVE comes from L.E. Sterling, and because   True Born,   the story of Lucinda Fox, whose twin sister Margot gets kidnapped in a plague-ridden world, the author decided to write her post about the magic of twins!     First meet L.E. Sterling! L.E. Sterling had an...
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Kara S
The separation of the twins due to the kidnapping ensures the story will be a suspenseful one, which is important to me. Thanks f... Read More
Saturday, 28 May 2016 02:48
Kara S
PS I am an ancestry geek and would LOVE the dna testing!!!
Saturday, 04 June 2016 20:01
Brooke
I'm really excited for this book because of the cover and how it's about sisters.
Tuesday, 31 May 2016 11:49
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Waiting On Wednesday

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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.       Kayla's  choice for Waiting On Wednesday ( Blog Manager for YABC ) REPLICA by Lauren Oliver ~10/4/16 Author:   Lauren Oliver Book:...
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Dessert First by Dean Gloster + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Dessert First by Dean Gloster + Giveaway (US/Canada)


Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the new cover reveal for DESSERT FIRST by Dean Gloster, releasing September 18, 2016 from Merit Press. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Dean: Hi, YABC, and welcome to the cover reveal of DESSERT FIRST! The cover design is...
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dgloster
I was thrilled with the cover design by Colleen Cunningham and Alexandra Artiano.
Wednesday, 25 May 2016 14:29
Kathleen Pasqualini
Love the cover and colors used. This book sounds fun and heartwarming. I can't wait to read about Kat's Sophomore year.
Thursday, 26 May 2016 18:08
Kara S
I don't like the cover very much, but the story sounds worthwhile and that's what's most important! Thanks, Kara S
Saturday, 28 May 2016 02:35
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Featured Review: Rescued (Ape Quartet #3) by Eliot Schrefer

Featured Review: Rescued (Ape Quartet #3) by Eliot Schrefer
About this book: Raja has been raised in captivity. Not behind the bars of a zoo, but within the confines of an American home. He was stolen when he was young to be someone's pet. Now he's grown up . . . and is about to be sent away again, to...
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Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Books I Feel Differently About After Time Has Passed

Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Books I Feel Differently About After Time Has Passed
My Lady Jane
Twilight (Twilight #1)
The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Fell of Dark
Where She Went (If I Stay #2)
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The Fault In Our Stars
Uprooted
Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy #1)
Twilight (Twilight #1)
Welcome to Young Adult Book Central's Top Ten Tuesday post! Each Tuesday we will be hosting a different theme or topic  involving all  things bookish!!! 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!!  ...
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Author Chat with Megan Miranda & Megan Shephard, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Megan Miranda & Megan Shephard, Plus Giveaway!





Hi, YABC readers! This is Megan “Shep” Shepherd and Megan “MM” Miranda. In case you haven’t noticed, we’ve been staging a YABC takeover all week. This installment is less about an evil plot for world domination and more about all things books: our writing processes, our relationship as critique partners, and...
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Spotlight on Just A Few Inches by Tara St. Pierre, Plus Giveaway!

Spotlight on Just A Few Inches by Tara St. Pierre, Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're spotlighting Tara St. Pierre's novel, Just A Few Inches!  Read on for more about Tara St. Pierre, her novel, an excerpt, plus a giveaway! Meet Tara St. Pierre !     Tara St. Pierre has been writing for over two decades, but her muse only sporadically provides inspiration. Her...
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Linda Romer
Just a few inches sounds interesting, I would like to read more of this story. Thank you
Thursday, 26 May 2016 14:21
Bethany
I got a chance to read this book in ebook for an honest review. Here it is: https://bethleesbookblog.blogspot.com/2015/12/review-... Read More
Saturday, 04 June 2016 21:59
Danielle Hammelef
This book will be interesting to read--I love that the author tackles the body image issues in a unique way. The colors of the cov... Read More
Sunday, 05 June 2016 08:46
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Author Chat with Melissa Hart, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Melissa Hart, Plus Giveaway!



Today we're excited to chat with Melissa Hart , author of  Avenging the Owl !  Below  you'll find  our interview, more about Melissa and her  book,  plus a giveaway !     YABC:  What surprised you most while writing your latest book? Melissa Hart: I’m used to writing memoir about my...
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Linda Romer
Avenging the Owl sounds great! I enjoy reading books that tackle such important issues as suicide and depression. I have a teenage... Read More
Thursday, 26 May 2016 07:34
Eddie Black
Haven't read a decent book that mentions owls since Gahoole. I know this isn't the same thing, but still excited to see an that a... Read More
Sunday, 29 May 2016 23:47
Kara S
The author sounds like a smart as hell(raising) activist, feminist, and one hell of a writer. I want to see what she can do in th... Read More
Sunday, 05 June 2016 06:35
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What's New in YA--May 24, 2016

What's New in YA--May 24, 2016










Are you wondering what's new in YA  today? Check out these wonderful  new  releases!       Breaking up with her boyfriend is not how Veda planned on starting her summer. When Mark makes it clear that it’s over between them, Veda is heartbroken and humiliated—but, more importantly, she’s inspired. And...
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