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Mistletoe & Magic Author Spotlight with Kayla King

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Today we're excited to chat with Kayla King  (YABC Blog Manager)  as part of YABC's Brand New Holiday Anthology, Mistletoe & Magic! Read on for more about Kayla and her story,  In the Valley of Stars ,  plus a giveaway! Meet Kayla Kayla King is a graduate of the Mountainview MFA....
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Mistletoe & Magic Author Spotlight with Bethany Wicker

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Today we're excited to chat with Bethany Wicker  (Aluna Series)  as part of YABC's Brand New Holiday Anthology, Mistletoe & Magic! Read on for more about Bethany and her story,  Unexpected Christmas ,  plus a giveaway! Meet Bethany Bethany Wicker is a wife, mother, avid reader and writer, and coffee/wine lover....
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Mistletoe & Magic Author Spotlight with Angela N. Blount

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Today we're excited to chat with Angela N. Blount  (Once Upon a Road Trip)  as part of YABC's Brand New Holiday Anthology, Mistletoe & Magic! Read on for more about Angela and her story,  Young St Nick ,  plus a giveaway! Meet Angela Award-winning author Angela N. Blount is a Minnesota...
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Mistletoe & Magic Author Spotlight with Beth Rodgers

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Today we're excited to chat with  Beth Rodgers  (Freshman Fourteen)  as part of YABC's Brand New Holiday Anthology, Mistletoe & Magic! Read on for more about Beth and her story,  Hearts & Homes ,  plus a giveaway! Meet Beth Beth Rodgers is the author of two contemporary young adult novels, Freshman...
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Mistletoe & Magic Author Spotlight with Kim Baccellia

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Today we're excited to chat with  Kim Baccellia  (Goddesses Can Wait)  as part of YABC's Brand New Holiday Anthology, Mistletoe & Magic! Read on for more about Kim and her story,  A Shot of Christmas Magic ,  plus a giveaway! Meet Kim Kim’s published YA fantasies include NO MORE GODDESSSES, GODDESSES...
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Mistletoe & Magic Author Spotlight with Stephanie Augustine

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Today we're excited to chat with  Stephanie Augustine (YABC Staff Reviewer)  as part of YABC's Brand New Holiday Anthology, Mistletoe & Magic! Read on for more about Stephanie and her story,  Krampusnacht,   plus a giveaway! Meet Stephanie Stephanie Augustine lives outside Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Her free time is spent with her...
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Mistletoe & Magic Author Spotlight with Patrick Hodges

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Today we're excited to chat with  Patrick Hodges (Pawns: The Weilders of Arantha)  as part of YABC's Brand New Holiday Anthology, Mistletoe & Magic! Read on for more about Patrick and his story, Choices: A Joshua's Island Christmas ,  plus a giveaway!   Meet Patrick I currently live in Arizona with...
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Indie Superstars with the authors of From the Stars + Giveaway (US Only)

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Welcome to YA Books Central's " Indie Superstars" column . This  monthly  event will  spot light  the best and brightest of the indie community. You don’t want to  miss out on these  talented authors This week we’re interviewing the authors of "From the Stars"    Welcome to YABC, Authors! YABC:  Tell...
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Recent Comments
Lily M.
Cool cover ?
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 05:12
wendy rinebold
The cover is okay. I like a lot of the authors in the anthology though.
Sunday, 10 December 2017 21:59
Gabby Roberts
The cover is nice, it could be a little better, but that doesn't really matter. The stories sound interesting.
Sunday, 10 December 2017 22:30
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Author Chat with K.M. Walton, David Arnold, & James Howe (Behind the Song), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with K.M. Walton, David Arnold, & James Howe , authors of  Behind the Song .  Read on for more about the authors and their anthology, plus a giveaway.   Meet the Authors !     K.M. Walton : K.M. Walton is the author of Cracked ,...
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John
Somewhat retro cover. People's reminiscences might be interesting!
Thursday, 07 September 2017 17:07
Danielle Hammelef
I love the cover and the idea of this book based on the synopsis. I love finding out what's behind stories, poetry, and songs.... Read More
Wednesday, 04 October 2017 20:07
Dan Denman
The book cover is colorful and cool. I want to read this to find out what songs have inspired these people.
Friday, 06 October 2017 11:41
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What's Hot in KU

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Welcome to YA Books Central's "What's Hot in KU" post. This weekly event will highlight what's hot, new and exciting in the Amazon Kindle Unlimited Library. Amazon's Kindle Unlimited subscription is a great way to enjoy unlimited reading on a tight budget. With over a million titles and counting, we thought...
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