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I Ship Me: When a Character Finds "Happily Ever After" is Self-Love--S.M. Parker

I Ship Me: When a Character Finds "Happily Ever After" is Self-Love--S.M. Parker




  I Ship Me : When a Character Finds “Happily Ever After” is Self‐Love   Love is everywhere. In life. In books. Love is intoxicating. It is swooning and falling and trusting. It is the breathlessness of a storm of made of chemistry and kisses and promises. But what happens when...
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Kristy K
I've had this on my "coming soon" shelf for a while. It looks so good!
Thursday, 03 March 2016 14:55
Kathleen Pasqualini
I'm really excited about this book. I've had it on my radar for a bit now ... Read More
Saturday, 05 March 2016 23:38
Shannon Mizikoski
I have heard SO many great things about this book, I cannot WAIT to read it!! Thanks so much for the chance!
Thursday, 10 March 2016 01:26
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Spotlight: THE STORM SIREN Trilogy by Mary Weber






Today we're very excited to spotlight Mary Weber's fabulous, action-packed STORM SIREN trilogy! The final book is now out in stores, and if you love magic, political intrigue, and thrills, then this is the series for you. Check out those gorgeous covers and intriguing synopses and then enter to win the...
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Melannie Savell
I fell in love with Storm Siren on page 1. Storm Siren and Siren's Fury are both fabulous! I am anxiously awaiting delivery of Sir... Read More
Tuesday, 01 March 2016 18:03
Amber Dunigan
I love the colors and fluid movement of the covers. They jump out at you can't wait to read them.
Tuesday, 01 March 2016 23:09
Caryl Kane
These covers are amazing......
Wednesday, 02 March 2016 15:02
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Random House Press Release: New YA Trilogy from Brian Sanderson

Random House Press Release: New YA Trilogy from Brian Sanderson
DELACORTE PRESS ACQUIRES NEW YOUNG ADULT TRILOGY FROM   #1  NEW YORK TIMES  BESTSELLING AUTHOR BRANDON SANDERSON The First Novel in the Planned APOCALYPSE GUARD Trilogy to Publish in Spring 2018 New York, NY ( March 1, 2016 ) —Delacorte Press has acquired a new YA series from the #1  New...
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Line Webtoon Press Release

Line Webtoon Press Release
  LINE WEBTOON MAKES SXSW ®  DEBUT WITH “WOMEN IN DIGITAL COMICS” PANEL   GLOBAL LEADER REVEALS FEMALE CREATOR AND CONTENT STATISTICS   All-Star Creators Beth Behrs, Michelle Phan, Kaitlyn Narvaza, Susanna Nousiainen ,  and Sandra Diaz to Participate in Panel Exploring the Current Comics Climate and Reaching New Audiences on ...
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What's New In YA--March 1, 2016

What's New In YA--March 1, 2016



















  Are you wondering what's new in YA  today? Check out these wonderful  new  releases!     The last thing sixteen-year-old Jamie Watson–writer and great-great-grandson of the John Watson–wants is a rugby scholarship to Sherringford, a Connecticut prep school just an hour away from his estranged father. But that’s not the...
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Author Chat with Lisa Yee, Plus Giveaway!

Author Chat with Lisa Yee, Plus Giveaway!



  Today we're chatting with Lisa Yee, author of Wonder Woman at Super Hero High! Read on for the interview, more about the book and author, plus a a chance to enter the giveaway! YABC: What surprised you most while writing your latest book?   Lisa Yee: The sheer joy of...
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Vanessa Gayle
This book is perfect for my family. My family is a bunch of comic book nerds, and sometimes I think that my daughter feels left ou... Read More
Monday, 29 February 2016 13:35
Hannah
Sounds really interesting!
Wednesday, 09 March 2016 01:42
Gabrielle
This book sounds so cool and interesting. I can't wait to see how Harley Quinn is
Sunday, 13 March 2016 01:20
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Spotlight on Girl Last Seen by Heather Anastasiu and Anne Greenwood Brown, Plus Giveaway!

Spotlight on Girl Last Seen by Heather Anastasiu and Anne Greenwood Brown, Plus Giveaway!





  Today, we're spotlighting Girl Last Seen !  This new book is a contemporary  sure to keep you hooked all the way through. Read  on for more about the book, the authors, a chance to enter the giveaway!    Meet Heather Anastasiu! Heather Anastasiu is the author of the young adult...
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Kara S
I love this cover; the character pictured is such a rock star! Cheers, Kara S
Tuesday, 01 March 2016 13:50
Grace Burke
I normally do not like when a cover has an image of the main character (picture) because I like to imagine them up my self, but I ... Read More
Tuesday, 01 March 2016 17:51
Gabrielle
The cover is nice. Total rock star.
Sunday, 13 March 2016 01:17
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Season's Readings--Winter 2016

Season's Readings--Winter 2016












  With the prospect of spring right around the corner, the staff here at YABC wanted to share a list of our favorite winter reads. Whether deep in fantasy, history, or even cotemporary stories, we loved all of these books, and we hope you will, too! To learn more about these...
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Is YA Doing For Readers What Literary Fiction Can't?--Kenneth Nichols

Is YA Doing For Readers What Literary Fiction Can't?--Kenneth Nichols

  Young Adult and Destroying the Literary Echo Chamber by Kenneth Nichols   I read Lauren Prastien’s “An Apology to My Friends Who Love YA” with great interest; for the past few years, I have expended a great deal of my creative energies writing Young Adult work. (I’m shopping a novel...
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Spotlight on How Willa Got Her Groove Back by Emily McKay, Plus Giveaway!

Spotlight on How Willa Got Her Groove Back by Emily McKay, Plus Giveaway!




Writing  How Willa Got Her Grove Back  (my first book in the Creative HeArts series) was so much fun because I got to combine my three great loves: web series,  Pride & Prejudice , and hanging out with my best friends. That’s right. The three other writers in the series (Tera...
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Gabrielle
I'm excited to read 10 things Sloane hates about tru
Sunday, 13 March 2016 01:10
Kathleen Pasqualini
I'm excited to read both!
Wednesday, 16 March 2016 21:31
Jennifer Y.
These books look and sound like such fun reads. Look forward to reading them!
Wednesday, 23 March 2016 20:15
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