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Author Guest Post with Matthew Landis (League of American Traitors), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share a guest post from Matthew Landsis , author of League of American Traitors , plus a giveaway!    If You Were Benedict Arnold, You’d Probably Have Committed Treason Too   At the recent  launch  event for my debut YA novel,  LEAGUE OF AMERICAN TRAITORS , which...
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John
The cover looks intense--and fraught! The "honor" thing sounds interesting!
Thursday, 17 August 2017 19:28
Courtney Gendreau
Amazing cover, sounds like a great read!
Thursday, 24 August 2017 23:20
Laura L
Great cover and the synopsis sounds like a fun read!
Tuesday, 29 August 2017 18:22
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Author Guest Post with Virginia Macgregor, Plus Giveaway!

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Male Anorexia It was in my first teaching post that I came across male anorexia. I observed a boy I taught growing thinner and thinner. I remember him mentioning to me, proudly, how he’d spent a whole week surviving on nothing but a box of cereal: he could recite exactly how...
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Dianna G.
The cover isn't very impressive, and doesn't make me think of the story line as described in the summary. The synopsis sounds goo... Read More
Saturday, 10 June 2017 22:46
Aireanna Lesch
ok. First of all..IT HAS A GOAT IN IT!!!!!!!! I really like the topic that this book addresses although the cover of the book kind... Read More
Friday, 23 June 2017 11:43
Danielle Lynn
I think the cover is pretty simple but I do like the way the "wishes" are in the shape of a wishbone. Although, "wishes" remind me... Read More
Saturday, 08 July 2017 12:31
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Author Guest Post with Jennifer Gold, Plus Giveaway!

Author Guest Post with Jennifer Gold, Plus Giveaway!




I’m very excited to be the guest blogger today on YABooksCentral! I have two new novels right now—Undiscovered Country, which just came out this month, and On the Spectrum, which is being released this September. The thing the books have in common is that both have an “illness narrative.” Undiscovered Country...
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Shelly Hart
Both sound good!Nice covers too!
Thursday, 04 May 2017 22:07
Lily M.
I love that these books take you to different places ?
Monday, 08 May 2017 05:26
Kelly G
Both of these covers are gorgeous, and they both sounds like interesting adventures!
Tuesday, 16 May 2017 13:35
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Author Guest Post with Erin Estrada Kelly

Author Guest Post with Erin Estrada Kelly

Contributed by Erin Entrada Kelly When I was a little girl, I wasn’t a Ramona, Harriet, or Matilda. I wasn’t Clementine or Madeline. I didn’t get in trouble—well, not until later—so I was never carted off to the principal’s office. I kept my nose in books, not corners. And I was...
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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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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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Author Guest Post with Brigid Kemmerer

Author Guest Post with Brigid Kemmerer
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  Contributed by Brigid Kemmerer    I’m going to come right out and say it: I love people. I really do. I love meeting people, talking to people, learning about people. I love families. Kids. Grown­ups. Single people, married people, red people, blue people—wait. I’m turning into Dr. Seuss. You know...
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Anne Marie Lassiter ♡ Thank you
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Author Guest Post with Renee Collins

Author Guest Post with Renee Collins
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  Today, author Renee Collins is discussing some of our favorite things here at YABC today: writing, Harry Potter, and her own book,  Until We Meet Again .        Meet Renee.  Renee Collins grew up on a beach in Hawaii. Sadly, she never met anyone from the past on...
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