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Sneak Peek: Read the first 3 chapters of Mirage by Tracy Clark + Giveaway (US Only)

Sneak Peek: Read the first 3 chapters of Mirage by Tracy Clark + Giveaway (US Only)


Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to present a sneak peek from Tracy Clark's MIRAGE, releasing July 5, 2016 from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Check out information about the book below, the sneak peek, and a giveaway!   MIRAGE by Tracy Clark Release date: July 5, 2016 Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt  ...
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Dianna G.
The sneak peek is really surprising!
Sunday, 03 July 2016 23:08
Donia Eskander
I loved the sneak peek and the cover is beautiful as well.
Tuesday, 05 July 2016 21:39
Danielle Hammelef
Wow! I'm afraid of falling so I'll never jump from a plane myself --by reading this i get to through the character. Love it!... Read More
Friday, 22 July 2016 15:21
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Waiting On Wednesday

Waiting On Wednesday




  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) The Ones by Daniel Sweren-Becker Author:  Daniel Sweren-Becker Book:  Hardcover, 304 pages Expected publication:...
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Featured Review: Losing Gabriel by Lurlene McDaniel

Featured Review: Losing Gabriel by Lurlene McDaniel
    About This Book:   This emotionally-charged novel about three high school seniors who in the midst of planning their futures after high school are instead faced with present circumstances that force them to grasp what it means to make choices, take responsibility, and truly become an adult. Lani Kennedy...
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: One Was Lost by Natalie D. Richards + Giveaway (US Only)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: One Was Lost by Natalie D. Richards + Giveaway (US Only)


Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the new cover reveal for ONE WAS LOST by Natalie D. Richards, releasing October 4 , 2016 from Sourcebooks. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Natalie : Hey, ONE WAS LOST readers—it’s cover reveal time!! AHHHHH! I’ve got a...
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Eddie Black
Natalie--So excited for you that you've gotten another book published! Good seeing you at BookCon Best of luck with this newest... Read More
Thursday, 30 June 2016 22:27
Kara S
The cover definitely communicates the genre "psychological thriller" -- I also appreciate the praise from Megan Miranda, an author... Read More
Friday, 01 July 2016 01:45
Linda Romer
One was lost sounds really good ♡ I would love to read this book. I think the cover is amazing! Thank you
Friday, 01 July 2016 17:08
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Author Chat with Pintip Dunn

Author Chat with Pintip Dunn


Today we're excited to chat with Pintip Dunn ,  author of  The Darkest Lie !  Below  you'll find  our interview, more about Pintip and  her  book !     YABC: What gave you the inspiration to write this book?   Pintip Dunn: I wanted to write a story about a girl...
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Featured Review: Miss Mabel's School For Girls by Katie Cross

Featured Review: Miss Mabel's School For Girls by Katie Cross
About this book: Never underestimate the power of a determined witch. Letum Wood is a forest of fog and deadfall, home to the quietly famous Miss Mabel’s School for Girls, a place where young witches learn the art of magic. Sixteen-year-old Bianca Monroe has inherited a deadly curse. Determined to break...
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Top Ten Tuesday ~ Top Ten Favorite YA Heroes/Heroines

Top Ten Tuesday ~ Top Ten Favorite YA Heroes/Heroines




























  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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What's New in YA ~ June 28, 2016

What's New in YA ~ June 28, 2016
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  Are you wondering what's new in YA  today? Check out these wonderful new releases!         The epic conclusion to the New York Times bestselling I Am Number Four series! The Mogadorian invasion has come to Earth, and they have all but won the battle for our planet. Their warships...
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Love Letters to Literature #6

Love Letters to Literature #6
*Contributed by Kayla King, Blog Manager & Staff Reviewer*   Dear Audiobooks,   I am writing this letter as a recent convert of yours. Up until the past few years, I'd never listened to an audiobook. Two and a half years ago, I listened to my first,  Eleanor and Park,  and...
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Kendare Blake (Three Dark Crowns), Plus Giveaway!!

Author Of The Week: Chat with Kendare Blake (Three Dark Crowns), Plus Giveaway!!
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  Welcome to our weekly special feature post,  Author Of The Week !! Each week we will be interviewing a different YA author and highlighting their upcoming release! We will also be hosting a giveaway of the book we are highlighting!!       Introducing  K endare Blake ,  YABC's Author...
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Nicole Wetherington
I've heard so many great thing about this book and I love the cover and title!!!
Tuesday, 28 June 2016 00:05
Javeria
I'm so excited for this! The bee story is really fascinating. I can't wait to see how she incorporated it.
Tuesday, 28 June 2016 07:27
Brianna
What's the best thing about being an author ?
Tuesday, 28 June 2016 19:27
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