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Featured Review: Ruined by Amy Tintera

Featured Review: Ruined by Amy Tintera
About this book: Amy Tintera’s new YA fantasy trilogy blends the romance of Kiera Cass’s Selection series and the epic stakes of Victoria Aveyard’s Red Queen in a story of revenge, adventure, and unexpected love. Emelina Flores has nothing. Her home in Ruina has been ravaged by war; her parents were...
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Spotlight on The Last Time We Were Us by Leah Konen, Plus Giveaway!

Spotlight on The Last Time We Were Us by Leah Konen, Plus Giveaway!




Today we're spotlighting Leah Konen's novel,  The Last Time We Were Us . Read on for a note from the author,  more about Leah, her novel, an excerpt, plus a giveaway!   I got the idea for THE LAST TIME WE WERE US in one of those all­at­once writer flashes (that...
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Linda Romer
The last time we were us sounds like a great story ♡ And I love the cover! Thank you
Saturday, 14 May 2016 22:19
Dianna G.
I like that the characters were teens who seemed to be a bit more mature.
Saturday, 21 May 2016 22:02
Shannon Mizikoski
This sounds like a great book, I love the idea of the characters reconnecting, and the whole friends-turned-lovers thing! Thanks s... Read More
Monday, 23 May 2016 23:13
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What's New in YA--May 10, 2016

What's New in YA--May 10, 2016



















Are you wondering what's new in YA  today? Check out these wonderful  new  releases!     When Emilia de Wit ran away to New York City, she planned everything to a T. Plane ticket, purchased. Cute apartment, rented online. Subway map, printed and highlighted. This was no ordinary trip -- this...
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Featured Review: Unrivaled by Alyson Noel

Featured Review: Unrivaled by Alyson Noel
  About this book: Everyone wants to be someone. Layla Harrison wants to leave her beach-bum days for digs behind a reporter’s desk. Aster Amirpour wants to scream at the next casting director who tells her “we need ethnic but not your kind of ethnic.” Tommy Phillips dreams of buying a...
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Author Chat with Bridgette R Alexander, Plus Giveaway!!

Author Chat with Bridgette R Alexander, Plus Giveaway!!



     YABC: What surprised you most while writing your latest book?  BA:  The biggest surprise has been the voices of my characters coming to life as I sleep. I can see them interacting with each other, and when I am awake early in the morning, I begin writing and writing;...
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Kathleen Pasqualini
This book sounds very interesting. I look forward to reading about the mystery and family dynamic.
Tuesday, 10 May 2016 18:30
Eddie Black
Any plot that starts out with blackmail is going to be a nail biter!
Tuesday, 17 May 2016 08:58
Kara S
This is an unusually appealing work for me. I am duly impressed by the author's academic and career of public expression in re: a... Read More
Thursday, 19 May 2016 00:58
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Book Trailer: The Skeleth by Matthew Jobin

Book Trailer: The Skeleth by Matthew Jobin

Matthew Jobin
  The Skeleth Author:  Matthew Jobin Series:  The Nethergrim (Book 2) Publisher:  Philomel Books Hardcover:  400 pages Age Range:  10 and up Release Date: May 10, 2016; $17.99 US/$23.99 CAN; 9780399159992 Discover for yourself why reviewers are comparing The Nethergrim to Lord of the Rings, Narnia, and Ranger's Apprentice! The next...
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Happy Mother's Day: The Mother Daughter Book Club Series, Plus Giveaway!

Happy Mother's Day: The Mother Daughter Book Club Series, Plus Giveaway!




Mothers, daughters, and books. What’s not to love about that combination? Tracing the lives of five girls and their moms as they read their way through middle school, high school, and my favorite classic novels – from Little Women to Jane Eyre and beyond – in the Mother‐Daughter Book Club series...
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Dianna G.
How have I missed this series? My daughter has been reading some of my favorite novels this year, and I know that I would love Mot... Read More
Saturday, 21 May 2016 22:04
Danielle Hammelef
I love how this book ties in classic literature. I have to read this series--thanks for introducing me to it. I'm so late to the p... Read More
Saturday, 28 May 2016 20:17
stephanie bondlow
i really am ready to dive into this book. The cover is perfect! This book sounds like a fun and dramatic read!
Wednesday, 01 June 2016 09:05
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Press Release: Marvel Comics Commits to Black Widow Movie!!

Press Release: Marvel Comics Commits to Black Widow Movie!!

YABC is excited to share the news surrounding this awesome female Avenger...... Marvel Comics has committed to a Black Widow movie!!       The official press release is below:   "After years of speculation and pleading from fans, Marvel has finally made the first tenuous moves towards making a Black...
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Inah Peralta, Staff Reviewer
Yes! I'm super excited for this one! I have been waiting for YEARS!
Sunday, 08 May 2016 12:30
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Press Release: Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan

Press Release: Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan


EXCLUSIVE:  Embankment Films boards adaptation of post-apocalyptic book series ‘Forest Of Hands And Teeth’ written by Carrie Ryan.           Click here for the official press release!!     Embankment Films has signed on to sell Doug Liman-produced YA thriller The Forest Of Hands And Teeth, which will...
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Featured Review: Keep Me In Mind by Jaime Reed

Featured Review: Keep Me In Mind by Jaime Reed
About this book:   A girl who doesn't remember. A boy who can't forget her. A wise, witty, and heartbreaking love story for today's YA generation. Ellia Dawson doesn't recognize the handsome boy who sits in tears by her hospital bed. But he's telling her that he's Liam McPherson, her boyfriend....
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