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Buzzworthy Books - Summer 2016

Buzzworthy Books - Summer 2016
My Lady Jane
A Torch Against The Night
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This Savage Song
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Black River Falls
Feathers: The Tales Trilogy, Book 2
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With Malice
Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit
The Head of Medusa (Elementals #3)
It Ends With Us
Beneath Wandering Stars
The Memory of Things
The Possibility of Somewhere
Furthermore
Kingdom of Ash and Briars
The Replacement Crush
One Paris Summer
Goldfish
Afterward
And I Darken
Autumn's Wish
Read Me Like A Book
The Cresswell Plot
Sea Spell (Waterfire Saga #4)
Julia Vanishes (Witch's Child #1)
The Beauty of Darkness (The Remnant Chronicles #3)
The Shadow Hour (The Girl at Midnight #2)
There are SO MANY amazing books hitting the shelves this summer. Which 30 are we buzzing about? Check out our list and be sure to enter the awesome giveaway that we are hosting!!!   1. MY LADY JANE by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, & Jodi Meadows   For fans of The...
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Kara S
#1 by far -- My Lady Jane #2 Read Me Like a Book #3 With Malice, but I could name at least 4 books I am just as excited about so c... Read More
Saturday, 04 June 2016 02:23
Tammy VanScoy
I looking forward to read It Ends With Us, This Savage Song, and one not on here, The Raven King.
Tuesday, 28 June 2016 11:08
Daniela
I'm looking forward to a lot of these fantasy books, but my top three would have to be: -And I Darken -A Torch Against the Night -... Read More
Friday, 01 July 2016 12:01
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Featured Review: The Dragon Hunter and the Mage by V.R.Cardoso

Featured Review: The Dragon Hunter and the Mage by V.R.Cardoso
About The Book:   Magic can make you invincible, if it doesn't kill you first. Aric and Fadan are half-brothers. Both sons of the Empress, but only one of them the son of the Emperor. A decade earlier, Fadan's powerful father tore the Empire in two by outlawing the use and...
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Press Release: Every Moment Counts Challenge

Press Release: Every Moment Counts Challenge



         
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Author Chat with Jessica Taylor--Wandering Wild, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Jessica Taylor--Wandering Wild, Plus Giveaway!



Today we're excited to chat with Jessica Taylor , author of  Wandering Wild !  Below  you'll find  our interview, more about Jessica and  her  book,  plus a giveaway !     YABC: What surprised you most while writing your latest book? Jessica Taylor: I was surprised the world building wasn’t my...
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Kara S
the cover, the magic of the storyline, the author's sorcery in escaping a life of law! Thanks so much for this chance! -- Kara ... Read More
Saturday, 04 June 2016 18:35
Susan T.
My family background is gypsy on my dad's side so I'm always interested in that vagabond lifestyle. It's so romantic, at least in ... Read More
Friday, 10 June 2016 13:52
Lily Ruan
Most excited to see how she gets hustled
Saturday, 11 June 2016 23:20
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Bad Blood by Demitria Lunetta + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Bad Blood by Demitria Lunetta + Giveaway (US/Canada)


Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the new cover reveal for BAD BLOOD by Demitria Lunetta , releasing March 14, 2017 from Delacorte. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Demitria : After I attended university in Scotland, I got the writers itch to set a book in...
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Vivien
Absolutely LOVE the cover!!! The birds
Wednesday, 01 June 2016 14:49
Kara S
I love getting down with my Scottish roots in a magic-awesome plot! What a treat this would be! Many thanks, Kara S
Saturday, 04 June 2016 18:55
Jessica Porter
Omg I saw this cover on Facebook and I'm just in love. The combo of the color, background, and girl/birds is just gorgeous, dark, ... Read More
Wednesday, 08 June 2016 19:57
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Waiting On Wednesday

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.     *Beth's Choice* (Assistant  Blog Manager for YABC ) METALTOWN by Kristen Simmons Author:  Kristen Simmons Book:  Hardcover, 384 pages Expected publication:  September 20, 2016 Publisher:...
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Featured Review: Return to the Isle of the Lost (Descendents #2) by Melissa de la Cruz

Featured Review: Return to the Isle of the Lost (Descendents #2) by Melissa de la Cruz
About this book: The sequel to the #1 New York Times best seller The Isle of the Lost Mal's an expert at intimidating her enemies, but she's broken the habit since leaving her villainous roots behind. So when she and her friends Evie, Carlos, and Jay all receive threatening messages demanding...
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Exo by Fonda Lee + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: Exo by Fonda Lee + Giveaway (US/Canada)


Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the new cover reveal for EXO by Fonda Lee, releasing January 31, 2017 from Scholastic. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Fonda: Welcome to the cover reveal for EXO, my upcoming science fiction action novel. I’m excited to be...
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Jennifer Haynes
It looks fantastic! The cover is fun and catchy, and reminds me of my favorite band (also called EXO, haha)
Wednesday, 01 June 2016 17:45
Kara S
Whoa! Just...whoa! Bring on the awesome Cheers and thanks, Kara S... Read More
Saturday, 04 June 2016 19:01
Susan T.
The cover has an evil robot Battlestar Galactica vibe which is awesome! Books about alien invasions are so scary!
Friday, 10 June 2016 14:02
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Author Chat with Jacqueline West (Dreamers Often Lie), Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Jacqueline West (Dreamers Often Lie), Plus Giveaway!
Dreamers Often Lie
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Today on the YABC blog we are happy to sit down with author Jaqueline West and talk with her about her about her new novel Dreamers Often Lie , which  released April 5th, 2016!    YABC:  What surprised you most while writing your latest book? I wrote this book between deadlines for my middle...
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Vivien
What author inspired you growing up?
Wednesday, 01 June 2016 16:27
Jacqueline West
Oh, so many. I loved Roald Dahl, Lewis Carroll, Tolkien, the Brontes, and Poe, and of course I worshipped L.M. Montgomery and Loui... Read More
Sunday, 05 June 2016 18:51
BookFanatic
This cover was very catching to my eye because I loved how it stands out compared to other covers and makes you think about what t... Read More
Thursday, 02 June 2016 19:31
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Top Ten Tuesday: Beach Reads Week

Top Ten Tuesday: Beach Reads Week
Did I Mention I Love You? (The DIMILY Trilogy #1)
Heat of the Moment (Moment of Truth)
The Truth About Forever
Finding Paris
All I Need
What Happens Now
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The Way Back To You
The Last Time We Were Us
Ask Me How I Got Here
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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Kara S
Ask Me How I Got Here[/i[i]The Way Back to You & to top off the trioFinding Paris would be my perfect start, middle, or end of sum... Read More
Saturday, 04 June 2016 19:32
Tammy VanScoy
I really need to finish the Raven Cycle Series so The Raven King is on my list at the top. Also Stalking Jack The Ripper, not rea... Read More
Tuesday, 28 June 2016 11:08
Daniela
-Heat of the Moment -The Truth About Forever -What Happens Now These are the books Im most excited about reading for this summer.... Read More
Friday, 01 July 2016 11:54
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