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August Book Haul Video

August Book Haul Video

Summer is coming to an end, and publishers are gearing up for fall. How do we know that? Because they sent us ALL THE BOOKS.    Check out YABC's haul for the month and let us know which titles you're most excited to read!    
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Author Chat with Tracy Barrett, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Tracy Barrett, Plus Giveaway!



Today we're excited to chat with Tracy Barrett ,   author of  The Song of Orpheus !  Below  you'll find  our interview, more about Tracy , and her  book,  plus a  giveaway !   YABC: What gave you the inspiration to write this book? Tracy Barrett: In college, I majored in...
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Kristen Joiner
I like retold stories so I think this will be quiet interesting to read. ... Read More
Thursday, 18 August 2016 04:48
Julie
I think The Song of Orpheus looks really cool. I find mythology really interesting!
Thursday, 18 August 2016 19:56
Dianna G.
I definitely need to get this book. My daughter absolutely loves Greek mythology.
Saturday, 20 August 2016 22:53
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Press Release: An Ember in the Ashes Series

Press Release: An Ember in the Ashes Series
SABAA TAHIR TO PEN TWO MORE BOOKS IN CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED, NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING ‘AN EMBER IN THE ASHES’ SERIES Book three scheduled for publication in 2018 New York, NY –  August 16, 2016  – Razorbill, an imprint of Penguin Young Readers, has acquired  books three and four in Sabaa Tahir’s critically-acclaimed,...
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Top Ten Tuesday ~ Top Ten Books With Fantasy Setting

Top Ten Tuesday ~ Top Ten Books With Fantasy Setting
The Great Hunt (Eurona Duology, #1)
The Shadow Queen (Ravenspire, #1)
A Court of Thorns and Roses (A Court of Thorns and Roses, #1)
The Wrath & the Dawn (The Wrath & the Dawn, #1)
This Savage Song (Monsters of Verity, #1)
The Selection (The Selection, #1)
My Lady Jane
Three Dark Crowns (Untitled, #1)
A Shadow Bright and Burning (Kingdom on Fire, #1)
Reign of Shadows (Reign of Shadows, #1)










A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, #1)
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1)
The Lord of the Rings (The Lord of the Rings, #1-3)
Fool's Assassin (The Fitz and the Fool, #1)
Pawn of Prophecy (The Belgariad, #1)
Assassin's Apprentice (Farseer Trilogy, #1)
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (Chronicles of Narnia, #1)
Fantasy of Frost (The Tainted Accords, #1)
Pippa of Lauramore (Eldentimber #1)
Heir of Pendel (A Pandoran Novel, #4)
The Lord of the Rings (The Lord of the Rings, #1-3)
An Ember in the Ashes (An Ember in the Ashes, #1)
The Book of Three (The Chronicles of Prydain, #1)
Alanna: The First Adventure (Song of the Lioness, #1)
The Chronicles of Narnia (Chronicles of Narnia, #1-7)
Odd and the Frost Giants
A Wrinkle in Time (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet, #1)
Leviathan (Leviathan, #1)

The Girl of Fire and Thorns (Fire and Thorns, #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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Sneak Peek: Kook (Chris Vick), Exclusive Excerpt, Plus Giveaway

Sneak Peek: Kook (Chris Vick), Exclusive Excerpt, Plus Giveaway




  Today we're offering a sneak peek of Chris Vick's novel,  Kook!   Read on for more about Chris Vick, his novel, chapter reveal, plus a giveaway!     Meet Chris Vick ! CHRISTOPHER VICK lives in Bath with his family. He works for a whale and dolphin conservation charity, is...
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Dianna G.
A huge wave is just the way love feels!
Saturday, 20 August 2016 22:50
Linda Romer
Kook sounds like a great story ♡ I love the cover! Thank you
Saturday, 27 August 2016 11:45
Anne
This book sounds like a good thrill. Would be happy to read this.
Thursday, 01 September 2016 07:45
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What's New in YA--August 16, 2016

What's New in YA--August 16, 2016



Are you wondering what's new in  YA  today? Check out these  wonderful  new  releases!     In this thrilling sequel to World Fantasy Award finalist Kate Elliott's captivating young adult debut, a girl immersed in high-stakes competition holds the fate of a kingdom in her hands. Now a Challenger, Jessamy is...
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Featured Review: Breaker (Kat Ellis)

Featured Review: Breaker (Kat Ellis)
  About The Book:   Kyle Henry has a new name, a new school, and a new life—one without the shadow of the Bonebreaker hanging over him. It's been a year since his serial killer father's execution, and it finally looks like things are turning around for Kyle. Until he recognizes...
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Spotlight on Arcana Rising (Kresley Cole) & Exclusive Excerpt!!

Spotlight on Arcana Rising (Kresley Cole) & Exclusive Excerpt!!






Today we're spotlighting Kresley Cole's novel, Arcana Rising !  Read on for more about Kresley, her novel, an excerpt, plus a giveaway!     Meet  Kresley Colee !   Kresley Cole is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the electrifying Immortals After Dark paranormal series, the young adult Arcana Chronicles series,...
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Spotlight on Kingdom of Ash and Briars by Hannah West, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!

Spotlight on Kingdom of Ash and Briars by Hannah West, Plus Excerpt & Giveaway!






















Today we're spotlighting Hannah West's novel,  Kingdom of Ash and Briars!  Read on for more about Hannah, her novel, a chapter excerpt, plus a giveaway!   Meet Hannah West! Hannah West has swooned over fantasy and fairy tales since before she wrote her first story about a runaway princess living on...
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Kristen Joiner
I think this book sounds fantastic. It's got magic, dark themes, it just sounds great.
Thursday, 18 August 2016 23:36
Kara S
This is a new YA release I am looking forward to more than almost any other! I keep getting more psyched! Thanks! -- Kara S... Read More
Tuesday, 23 August 2016 11:23
Cassandra Carpio
I really need to read this! It sounds like an amazing adventure awaits!
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The Librarian's Corner--August 15, 2016

The Librarian's Corner--August 15, 2016








*Contributed by Eden Grey*   This month at the Librarian's Corner we're checking out a list of contemporary fiction novels for Middle Grade readers. With school about to start back up in many places, you'll want to make sure to have some great realistic books out there to recommend and put...
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