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Sneak Peek, Exclusive Offer, + Excerpt of CJ Redwine's The Traitor Prince!

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Today we're excited to share a sneak peek of The Traitor Prince by CJ Redwine!  Read on for more about CJ and her book, plus an excerpt, and an exclusive offer!       Hi everyone! YABC is so excited for CJ Redwine's third book in her Ravenspire series, The Traitor Prince...
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Yay for gorgeous promo post Oh, how I loved this book. It was SO GOOD. CJ is the best.... Read More
Friday, 16 February 2018 09:42
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Press Release: Reign of the Fallen

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Celebrate the release of  S arah Glenn Marsh’s       REIGN OF THE FALLEN       with us  this week !       Give Sarah Glenn Marsh a shout out to say congrats for the release over on Twitter  @SG_Marsh ! If you haven’t already read this one,...
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Spotlight on Dear Martin (Nic Stone), Plus Excerpt!

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Today we're excited to spotlight  Dear Martin  by Nic Stone,  plus an excerpt!!     Meet  Nic Stone ! Nic Stone was born and raised in a suburb of Atlanta, GA, and the only thing she loves more than an adventure is a good story about one. After graduating from Spelman College,...
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YABC 2017 Awards: Semi-Final Round of Voting

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Welcome to the 2nd Annual YABC Awards! This is the semi-final round of voting and will consist of the top eight favorite books/authors in each category! Voting ends 11:59 p.m. EST 1/12. Winners announced 1/22)   (PLEASE NOTE: Multiple votes from the same IP address will be disqualified.)   Have fun...
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YABC 2017 Awards: Nomination Round

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Welcome to the 2nd Annual YABC Awards! The first round will be the nomination round. Please nominate your favorite book or favorite author in each category! Nominations will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday January 3rd, 2018.   Have fun and happy voting!!  #YABCAwards       Rules for YABC...
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Rockstar Book Tours Release Day Blitz: Ever The Brave (Erin Summerill), Plus an Excerpt & Tour-Wide Giveaway!

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  I am so excited that EVER THE BRAVE by Erin Summerill is available now and that I get to share the news! If you haven’t yet heard about this wonderful book by Author Erin Summerill, be sure to check out all the details below. This blitz also includes a giveaway...
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Erin, the beautiful and bold covers in this series caught my attention when I first learned of Book 1. Not only do the books soun... Read More
Monday, 11 December 2017 02:13
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Press Release: Best-Selling YA Fantasy 'The Wrath and the Dawn' Optioned by Imagine

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Renee Ahdieh’s book centers on a boy king who executes a new bride each night and the girl determined to avoid that fate. Imagine Entertainment has picked up feature film rights to Renee Ahdieh’s The Wrath and the Dawn .   The love story, told in the vein of A Thousand...
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Press Release: Inkitt Launches Free Program to Coincide with NaNoWriMo!

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Inkitt launches a free program to help you turn your idea into a novel within 30 days Have you ever thought about writing a novel? There are millions of people in the world who have ideas floating around in their heads that they want to write down but never find the...
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Press Release: Runny Babbit Returns by Shel Silverstein!

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CELEBRATE HALLOWEEN WITH  SHEL SILVERSTEIN  AND  RUNNY BABBIT RETURNS !     HarperCollins Children’s Books to Publish RUNNY BABBIT RETURNS , a Never-   Before-Published Collection of   Spoonerism Poems    by Shel Silverstein!     New York, NY (February 8, 2017) – Today HarperCollins Children’s Books announced the publication of ...
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YABC Staff's Current Reads ~ October 23rd, 2017

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Hello YABC'ers! Welcome to the newest 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...
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