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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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YABC Book Haul - December 2105

YABC Book Haul - December 2105

Happy Holidays from the YABC staff! Here is an epic book haul for you! See anything you want on your wish list?   
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Author Chat with Reynold Jay

Author Chat with Reynold Jay
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  This week we talk with Reynold Jay, author of The Wurtherington Diary .     YABC:  What surprised you most while writing your latest book?     Reynold:  My biggest surprise is that I wrote a fantasy series! When I began writing a few years back, I loved writing  Forty...
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12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza - Day 2

12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza - Day 2






Welcome to YABC's first annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza! We're featuring some of the hottest titles of the year--perfect for the book lover on your holiday list!--with exciting prize packs every day for the first twelve days of December. Each giveaway will run for seven days. Giveaways are US...
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Erin summerill
Oh I so want to win this prize pack for my daughter, Ruby!
Wednesday, 02 December 2015 14:20
Lizet huerta
My nieces would really love this book.
Wednesday, 02 December 2015 19:41
Renee Rousseau
My mom used to read us the golden book of Mickey's Christmas.
Thursday, 03 December 2015 01:32
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Author Guest Post with Todd Strasser

Author Guest Post with Todd Strasser
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  The 25 th anniversary of the release of Home Alone is this month and I suspect it will bring back pleasant memories for many. It was an enormously popular movie, and perhaps one of the first to achieve that rare distinction of being able to make grownups laugh just as...
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12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza - Day 1

12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza - Day 1









Welcome to YABC's first annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza! We're featuring some of the hottest titles of the year--perfect for the book lover on your holiday list!--with exciting prize packs every day for the first twelve days of December. Each giveaway will run for seven days. Giveaways are US...
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Renee Rousseau
Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella is my favorite if I have to choose!
Tuesday, 01 December 2015 14:24
Candice Zablan
I'm most excited to read Illuminae. It seems so interesting and I love science fiction!
Tuesday, 01 December 2015 14:30
Michelle Ross
I'm most excited to read All the Bright Places!
Tuesday, 01 December 2015 16:28
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Author Guest Post with Cornelia Funke

Author Guest Post with Cornelia Funke
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  When I wrote my first book about MirrorWorld I thought it would be one journey. I should have known better! I thought the same about Inkworld – to find myself still writing that story six years later. To realize that these two worlds are indeed the same, just 500 years...
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Sarah Romer
The folklore that inspired book three originated in Russian and Ukrainian tales with stories of Baba Yaga.
Sunday, 06 December 2015 19:04
Sky
The folklore was based off of Baba Yaga!
Sunday, 06 December 2015 23:57
Megan Elaine Schuyler
Russian
Saturday, 12 December 2015 16:57
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What's New in YA--December 1, 2015

What's New in YA--December 1, 2015
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    Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!      For fans of Simone Elkeles and Courtney Summers, this haunting debut novel is about two teenagers battling their inner demons as they fall in love for the first time. When Marion Taylor, the...
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Author Guest Post with J.R. Stewart

Author Guest Post with J.R. Stewart
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    Hello YABCers! It’s a pleasure to “meet” you.   Last week, my publisher sent me an email inquiring if I would write a guest post for YA Books Central and promote my new YA/dystopian book, Nirvana .   One problem: I hate promoting stuff so I’m going to get...
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This book sounds really clever, and this post by the author was totally charming. I'd read it regardless, but the cover is indeed... Read More
Friday, 11 December 2015 15:07
yara
it looks green!
Saturday, 19 December 2015 14:58
Linda Romer
Green ♡ what an amazing cover! Thank you
Sunday, 20 December 2015 08:02
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Author Chat with Lauren Morrill

Author Chat with Lauren Morrill
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Contributed by Joanne Mumley       Greetings, YABC! Today we are pleased to welcome Lauren Morrill, author of The Trouble With Destiny . Lauren was kind enough to answer a few questions about her book!         Meet Lauren.       Lauren Morrill is the author of...
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Lizet huerta
An elle king song would be my choice
Thursday, 10 December 2015 19:06
shelby
karaoke go to: early 2000's pop!
Wednesday, 23 December 2015 17:17
Stacy
I like late 90's/early 2000's pop, like NSync and Britney Spears.
Sunday, 27 December 2015 16:35
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