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What's New in YA--May 3, 2016

What's New in YA--May 3, 2016




































Are you wondering what's new in YA  today? Check out these wonderful  new  releases!       Feyre survived Amarantha’s clutches to return to the Spring Court–but at a steep cost. Though she now has the powers of the High Fae, her heart remains human, and it can’t forget the terrible...
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Sneak Peek: Alice and the Fly by James Rice + Giveaway (US Only)

Sneak Peek: Alice and the Fly by James Rice + Giveaway (US Only)


Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to present a sneak peek from James Rice's ALICE AND THE FLY, releasing May 3, 2016. Below, you can read the sneak peek and enter the fabulous giveaway! ALICE AND THE FLY by James Rice Release date: May 3, 2016   About the Book Miss...
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Maggie
The sneak peak was awesome! It made the book sound so interesting!
Wednesday, 04 May 2016 14:33
Eddie Black
The main character sounds like a hoot. The way he is described makes me expect a funny book.
Wednesday, 04 May 2016 20:39
Kara S
This sounds like a truly unique book! I dig the social issues and themes this story will almost inevitably engage and draw its re... Read More
Thursday, 05 May 2016 12:34
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Featured Review: A Walk in the Sun by Michelle Zink

Featured Review: A Walk in the Sun by Michelle Zink
About this book: In this Bridges of Madison County for teens, Michelle Zink weaves a magnetic tale about summer love that stays with you long after the seasons change. Rose Darrow never wanted to spend her life working on her family’s farm. But when her family is rocked by an unexpected...
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Author Chat with Tom Ellen & Lucy Ivison, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Tom Ellen & Lucy Ivison, Plus Giveaway!



1. What surprised you most while writing your latest book? We're currently writing a book about 18‐year‐olds in their first few weeks at university, and it really surprised us how much has changed since we were at university (which was only 10 years ago!) We just missed the explosion of Facebook...
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Eddie Black
The cover is darling and very creative ;0) Makes me want to read the book regardless of what the premise might be.
Wednesday, 04 May 2016 20:36
Renee Rousseau
The cover makes me want to draw on my fingers! The synopsis make me want to explore the his and her world of A Totally Awkward Lo... Read More
Wednesday, 04 May 2016 22:21
Linda Romer
I think A Totaly Awkward Love Story sounds Wierd lol I would like to read more and see just how wierd it is ♡ I think the cover is... Read More
Thursday, 12 May 2016 21:49
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Spotlight on Wild Swans by Jessica Spotswood, Plus Giveaway!

Spotlight on Wild Swans by Jessica Spotswood, Plus Giveaway!



Today we're spotlighting Jessica Spotswood's novel,  Wild Swans . Read on for more about Jessica, her novel, an excerpt, plus a giveaway!     Meet Jessica Spotswood! Jessica Spotswood is the author of the Cahill Witch Chronicles. She lives in Washington, DC, with her husband, and works as a children’s library...
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Renee Rousseau
Congrats! Here's to the Milbourn Curse being contagious!!
Wednesday, 04 May 2016 22:23
stephanie bondlow
I can't wait to read this! The cover is a nice picture, and I love it!
Tuesday, 17 May 2016 18:57
Emily
I want this book so bad! It's been on my most anticipated since last year!
Tuesday, 24 May 2016 18:42
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Diversify Your Shelves--"A Girl Like Me"

Diversify Your Shelves--"A Girl Like Me"






"A Girl Like Me"--Zetta Elliot       When I was a child, my mother warned us against playing with Ouija boards. I had no idea what a séance was, but I knew what horoscopes were and those were forbidden, too. My Afro‐ Caribbean father rarely spoke about his childhood in...
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Spotlight on Falcon Flight by Azalea Dabill, Plus Giveaway!

Spotlight on Falcon Flight by Azalea Dabill, Plus Giveaway!




  Today we're putting a spotlight on Azalea Dabill's novel,  Falcon Flight . Read on for more about Azalea, her novels, an excerpt, plus a giveaway!     Meet Chronicle Book One: Falcon Heart! Murder, sacrifice, vengeance ... compassion and an adventure beyond fear. Slavers steal first­daughter Kyrin Cieri from medieval...
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Sherry Hoernig
I'm really confused. When I visited your 'YA and Kids Books Giveaways page, I clicked on the link to the giveaway for 'Falcon Lig... Read More
Monday, 23 May 2016 22:24
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Curse of the Moon by Beth Trissel + Giveaway (Intl)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Curse of the Moon by Beth Trissel + Giveaway (Intl)


Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for CURSE OF THE MOON by Beth Trissel, releasing May 4, 2016 from Wild Rose Press. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Beth: Hey guys! Beth Trissel waving to the gang at YABC! I'm psyched to...
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Danielle Hammelef
The cover is beautiful--I love wolves and the moon in all of its stages.
Friday, 27 May 2016 21:06
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Featured Review: The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi

Featured Review: The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi
About this book: Cursed with a horoscope that promises a marriage of Death and Destruction, sixteen-year-old Maya has only earned the scorn and fear of her father's kingdom. Content to follow more scholarly pursuits, her world is upheaved when her father, the Raja, arranges a wedding of political convenience to quell...
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Featured Review: The Madwoman Upstairs by Catherine Lowell

Featured Review: The Madwoman Upstairs by Catherine Lowell
About this book: In this smart and enthralling debut in the spirit of The Weird Sisters and Special Topics in Calamity Physics, the only remaining descendant of the Brontë family embarks on a modern-day literary scavenger hunt to find the family's long-rumored secret estate, using clues her eccentric father left behind....
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