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Spotlight on Here I Stand (iSing Silicon Valley), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (INT)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Here I Stand,  the debut album by iSing Silicon Valley.  Read on for more about Here I Stand and iSing Silicon Valley, a guest post, plus a giveaway!        Learn about  iSing Silicon Valley ! Founded in 2013 by Artistic Directors Jennah Delp-Somers and Shane...
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oh my gosh this sounds, quite literally amazing!
Wednesday, 02 December 2020 08:24
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Author Chat with Kass Morgan & Danielle Paige (The Ravens) Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Kass Morgan & Danielle Paige author of The Ravens. Read on for more about Kass & Danielle and their book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Kass Morgan ! Kass Morgan is the New York Times bestselling author of The 100, which was...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Wednesday, 04 November 2020 12:00
Brittany Carter
Sounds like a book I could get lost in thank you for sharing
Wednesday, 04 November 2020 13:42
Andrea Cerda
YES!!! Witches!!! Sounds really interesting and the cover is amazing!
Wednesday, 04 November 2020 16:40
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Waiting on Wednesday ~ November 4, 2020

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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.     *Lillian’s Choice* (YABC Staff Reviewer)    The Lost Prince Author:  Cait Marie Expected publication:  November 11, 2020 A mythical healing flower. A fractured kingdom. A...
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Featured Review: Instant Karma (Marissa Meyer)

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About This Book: In New York Times bestselling author Marissa Meyer's young adult contemporary romance, a girl is suddenly gifted with the ability to cast instant karma on those around her – both good and bad. Chronic overachiever Prudence Daniels is always quick to cast judgment on the lazy, rude, and...
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Spotlight on Our Friendship Matters (Kimberley B Jones), Plus Guest Post!

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Today we're excited to spotlight Our Friendship Matters  by Kimberley B Jones.  Read on for more about Kimberley and her book, an guest post!       Meet Kimberley B Jones ! Kimberley B. Jones is a small country girl from St. George, SC. She followed her heart in college writing...
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What's New In YA ~ November 2nd, 2020

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For Dash and Lily, it's beginning to look a lot like...distance! Just in time for the series release of  Dash & Lily  on Netflix comes a new helping of love--this time across the pond as best-selling authors Rachel Cohn and David Levithan send Dash and Lily to England. Dash and Lily...
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Featured Review: Goblin King (Kara Barbieri)

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About This Book: In Kara Barbieri's Goblin King, the stunning sequel in the Permafrost series which began with White Stag, Janneke must find how far she's willing to go to save her world from destruction--even if it means sacrificing everything she's fought for. The Hunt is over but the War has...
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Rockstar Book Tours: Excerpt & Giveaway: Dangerous Secrets (Mari Mancusi) ~ (US Only)

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  I am thrilled to be hosting a spot on the FROZEN 2:DANGEROUS SECRETS: THE STORY OF IDUNA AND AGNARR by Mari Mancusi Blog Tour hosted by  Rockstar Book Tours . Check out my post and make sure to enter the giveaway!   Title:  FROZEN 2:DANGEROUS SECRETS: THE STORY OF IDUNA...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks awesome! Hope I can win this for my niece!
Monday, 02 November 2020 12:19
Brittany Carter
Love the cover art and contrast it makes you want to pick this book up
Wednesday, 04 November 2020 15:50
Simone
After watching this movie with my sister, I've been wanting more Frozen stories, and this totally would fill that need I have for ... Read More
Friday, 06 November 2020 22:54
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Author Of The Week: Author Chat with Candace Robinson (Lyrics & Curses), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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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  Candace Robinson , YABC's Author of the Week!...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Monday, 02 November 2020 12:03
Andrea Cerda
Book looks interesting, like the cover too!
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Brittany Carter
Love the cover design sounds like one I would really enjoy
Wednesday, 04 November 2020 16:14
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YABC Staff's Current Reads ~ November 2, 2020

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Hello YABC'ers! Welcome to the weekly post by the Staff at YA Books Central called Current Reads Monday! We love everything bookish and just wanted to share with our readers what books we are currently reading and obsessing about! So check out what books the YABC Staff are currently reading below...
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