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The Shannara Chronicles Trailer

The Shannara Chronicles Trailer

  With less than a month until MTV debuts The Shannara Chronicles, we can't seem to stop watching the trailer for this amazing show! Based on Terry Brooks' book series, this fast-paced, completely fantastical show has us wishing it's 2016 already!          Whether you're trying to find your...
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No Spoilers! STAR WARS Drive Through Movie Review

No Spoilers! STAR WARS Drive Through Movie Review

******** NO SPOILERS ******** Clint and Kristin of the Nerd Riders were lucky enough to be able to see an early screening of STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS.  Here is their, spoiler free, review of one of the biggest films of all time.  Which is your favorite STAR WARS film?  Who...
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Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them Trailer

Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them Trailer

    Okay, we know the Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them trailer made its debut yesterday, but we were just too excited to talk about it then! Here at YABC, we can't wait to return to the wizarding world, and this trailer has us ready to apparate right now! ...
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Author Guest Post with Mimi Cross

Author Guest Post with Mimi Cross
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  Hey YA Books Central, thanks for having me on the blog. I came to novel writing by a seriously circuitous path. I’m a singer songwriter, but after my son was born I was completely happy singing to my audience of one. I pretty much stopped performing and took what turned...
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What's New in YA--December 15, 2015

What's New in YA--December 15, 2015
  Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!          Rebels, royals, and monsters wage war over the Mytican throne in the shocking fourth book of the Falling Kingdoms series, from New York Times bestselling author Morgan Rhodes.   CLEO: Reeling after...
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Spotlight: Santa Clops

Spotlight: Santa Clops
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  Today, we're spotlighting Santa Clops , two fantastically fun holiday-themed stories! Though the newest Santa Clops adventure made its debut last year, it is still a perfect read for the month of December (and all the year through)! Read on to learn more about these books and their giveaway!  ...
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Sneak Peek: Infinity Lost

Sneak Peek: Infinity Lost
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  Today, we have a sneak peak of  Infinity Lost  by S. Harrison. Read on to learn more about this book and the giveaway!     Meet S. Harrison.  S. Harrison is an author from New Zealand, where he often indulges in his love of watching superhero movies and art house films....
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Spotlight: My True Love Gave To Me

Spotlight: My True Love Gave To Me
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  Today, we're spotlighting  My True Love Gave To Me , a lovely collection of holiday-themed stories! Though this book made its debut last year, it is still a perfect read for the month of December (and all the year through)! Read on to learn more about this book and the...
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What's New in YA--December 8, 2015

What's New in YA--December 8, 2015
  Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!        In this heart-wrenching tale of love and loss, a young Marine and his best friend’s sister plunge into a forbidden love affair while he’s home on leave. When a Marine Chaplain knocks on...
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Diversify Your Shelves with WNDB--December 7, 2015

Diversify Your Shelves with WNDB--December 7, 2015
  Contributed by Brandy Colbert   Growing up as a teenager in the ’90s, there weren’t a whole lot of young adult books to choose from. I read whatever I could get my hands on, through either the library, the bookstore, or book fairs, but I wasn’t lucky enough to have...
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