The Official YABC Blog

All things news, updates, giveaways, and other goodies on Young Adult (and Kids!) Books Central.

Giveaway: The Tyrant's Tomb (Rick Riordan) ~ (US Only)

28006109._SY475_



The Tyrant's Tomb (US/Canada Only) by: Rick Riordan Release Date: September 24th, 2019 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion   About the Book:   In his penultimate adventure, a devastated but determined Apollo travels to Camp Jupiter, where he must learn what it is to be a hero, or die trying. It's not easy being...
Continue reading
Recent Comments
Debra Branigan
The series continues with a great cover and an exciting adventure. Thanks for sharing.
Sunday, 13 October 2019 19:14
Danielle Hammelef
The action on the cover matches the exciting synopsis.
Friday, 01 November 2019 13:10
Penny Olson
The cover is dynamic and the story sounds like another exciting adventure in a great series.
Saturday, 02 November 2019 01:23
  617 Hits
  4 Comments

Author Chat with Ashley Elston (The Lying Woods), Plus Giveaway!

LyingWoods



Today we're excited to chat with Ashley Elston, author of  The Lying Woods ! Read on for more about Ashley and her book and a giveaway!             Meet  Ashley Elston! ASHLEY ELSTON i s the author of several novels including: The Rules for Disappearing —an International...
Continue reading
Recent Comments
Tiffany Engler
I love this cover! I love the contrast between the green and white. Sounds like a great read!
Friday, 16 November 2018 07:01
Debra Branigan
Love the cover and the story sounds quite mysterious and a fun read. This one is definitely on my TBR. Good luck with your novel.... Read More
Sunday, 18 November 2018 19:55
Kara S
The cover is understated but cool, which works well because the critical acclaim and compelling storyline do enough to draw reader... Read More
Monday, 19 November 2018 18:12
  830 Hits
  9 Comments

Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview & Giveaway: Sanity & Tallulah (Molly Brooks)

SANITY--TALLUAH




Hello! Today YABC is hosting a blog tour stop for     Sanity & Tallulah   Read on for more about Molly, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!                     Meet  Sanity & Tallulah !   Sanity Jones and Tallulah Vega are best friends...
Continue reading
  808 Hits
  0 Comment

Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Excerpt & Giveaway: Words We Don't Say (K.J. Reilly)

WORDS-WE-DONT-SAY

K.J. Reilly


Hello! Today YABC is hosting a blog tour stop for     Words We Don't Say   Read on for more about K.J., an excerpt, and a tour-wide giveaway!                     Meet  Words We Don't Say !     Joel Higgins has 901 unsent...
Continue reading
Recent Comments
Tiffany Engler
This book sounds like an impactful read!
Monday, 15 October 2018 11:42
Olivia F
I love this cover! Congrats, KJ!
Tuesday, 16 October 2018 07:59
  929 Hits
  2 Comments

Teen Read Week 2018: Author Chat with Andrew Shvarts (Royal Bastards), Plus Giveaway!

IMG_7188

25752041
Royal Bastards (Royal Bastards, #1)

Today we're excited to chat with  Andrew Shvarts (Royal Bastards) as part of YABC's Teen Read Week! Read on for more about Andrew, his novel, plus a giveaway!       Meet  Andrew Shvarts ! Andrew Shvarts is a writer of novels, short fiction, and video games. He works at Pixelberry Studios...
Continue reading
Recent Comments
Debra Branigan
The title will attract YA readers, not so much the cover. However, the synopsis sounds very good.
Sunday, 14 October 2018 17:59
M.A. Briones
The title is attention grabbing and i love the synopsis i am stoked to read this
Tuesday, 16 October 2018 21:17
Marisa Fort
The cover is awesome and the synopsis sounds amazing!
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 19:51
  690 Hits
  8 Comments

Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview & Giveaway: Willa Of The Wood (Robert Beatty)

unnamed-2



Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Robert Beatty's    Willa Of The Wood   Read on for more about Robert, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!                 Meet  Robert Beatty !   Robert Beatty is the author of the #1...
Continue reading
Recent Comments
Olivia F
What a magical cover and exciting new book!
Tuesday, 03 July 2018 10:40
Carina Olsen
Eee, awesome interview post I am so so curious about Willa of the Woods. I own it, and hope to read it soonish. So pretty.... Read More
Thursday, 29 November 2018 18:42
  878 Hits
  2 Comments

The Darkest Legacy: Second Surprise Psi Reveal: Intelligence

the-darkest-legacy-log_20180620-003405_1






While the release of   The Darkest Minds   movie is still a few months away, that doesn't mean you have to wait to discover a world filled with adventure, loyalty, love, and powerful "Psi!" Thanks to Disney Hyperion, we're celebrating the series all the way through the release of the...
Continue reading
  1018 Hits
  0 Comment

Giveaway: WILLA OF THE WOOD (US Only)

Willa-of-the-Woods-Final-Cover

Willa of the Wood (US Only) by: Robert Beatty Release Date: July 10, 2018 Publisher: Disney Hyperion About the Book: From #1 New York Times best-selling author Robert Beatty comes a thrilling new series set in the magical world of Serafina. Move without a sound. Steal without a trace. Willa, a...
Continue reading
Recent Comments
Olivia F
What a great cover! This sounds so interesting!
Friday, 15 June 2018 14:52
John
The cover looks wolfish! Sounds like a good night-spirit story!
Friday, 15 June 2018 21:45
Alyssa Annico
The cover and synopsis look really intriguing! I love the Seraphina books!
Friday, 22 June 2018 12:47
  1210 Hits
  9 Comments

Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview & Giveaway: Thomas Paine and The Dangerous Word (Sarah Jane Marsh)

THOMAS-PAINE-AND-THE-DANGEROUS-WORDBanner




Hello! Today YABC is hosting the blog tour stop for Sarah Jane Marsh's    Thomas Paine and The Dangerous Word   Read on for more about Sarah, an interview, and a tour-wide giveaway!                 Meet  Sarah Jane Marsh !   Sarah Jane Marsh is...
Continue reading
  1320 Hits
  0 Comment

Author Of The Week: Chat with Andrew Shvarts (City Of Bastards), Plus Giveaway!!

unnamed-1



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  Andrew Shvarts , YABC's Author of...
Continue reading
Recent Comments
John
The cover looks very purple! Sounds like it is a tale of privilege and woe!
Monday, 28 May 2018 22:11
Kara S
The cover is particularly fabulous, and the synopsis has my interest hooked.
Sunday, 03 June 2018 12:09
Marisa Fort
Love the cover, the synopsis sounds amazing!
Monday, 04 June 2018 19:39
  1265 Hits
  12 Comments

FEATURED GIVEAWAYS

Latest Book Listings Added

Rosenhart Book I 'The Sight'
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
"Be the Legend, Join the Quest" The Rosenhart...
Fabric of a Generation
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
For one teen, life's greatest adventure isn't time travel but...
Close Calls: How Eleven US Presidents Escaped from the Brink of Death
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
Historians tell the stories of tragic and untimely presidential deaths,...
Imber (Book One of The Thanatos Trilogy)
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
The locks are failing. The...
Awesome Dog 5000 (#1)
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
Marty, Ralph, and Skyler might make the ultimate secret combo...
Althea Gibson: The Story of Tennis' Fleet-of-Foot Girl
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
Althea Gibson was the quickest, tallest, most fearless athlete in...
The Big Game
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
Danny Owens is dedicating his seventh-grade season to his Super...
Race to the Sun
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
Lately, seventh grader Nizhoni Begay has been able to detect...
Suffragette: The Battle for Equality
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
Imprisonment, hunger strikes, suffrajitsu — the decades-long fight for women’s...
Catherine's War
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
A magnificent narrative inspired by a true survival story that...
Dangerous Alliance
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
Lady Victoria Aston has everything she could want: an older...
Dugout: The Zombie Steals Home
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
Twins Stacy and Gina Cavallaro are on rival little league...
The Fountains of Silence
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
Madrid, 1957. Under the fascist dictatorship of General Francisco...
Dinosnores (Boynton on Board)
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
“Honk SHOOOOOO! Honk SHOOOOOO! . . .” ...
Good Day, Good Night
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
Now in a sturdy board book format, perfect for little...
TBH, This May Be TMI (TBH, #2)
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
Told entirely in text messages, the second book in this...

Latest Member Reviews

The Okay Witch
 
4.0
"Moth lives in Founder's Bluff on the east coast, and her town has an annual celebration that celebrations the founders,..."
Cub
Cub
 
5.0
"Cindy finds that middle school in the early 1970s is fairly stressful-- all the cool girls are wearing elephant bells..."
The Ghost in Apartment 2R
 
5.0
"Danny's family lives in a two bedroom apartment in Brooklyn. The family has struggled financially, with his filmmaker father doing..."
The Babysitters Coven
 
3.3
"What worked: This is a quirky, humorous at times paranormal where a babysitter's club is really a code name for..."
Close Calls: How Eleven US Presidents Escaped from the Brink of Death
 
5.0
"There was a recent Jeopardy! champion who apparently got himself up to speed on many areas of knowledge by reading..."
Roll With It
 
5.0
"Ellie and her mother live in Nashville; her father left when she was young and has another family. Ellie loves..."
From the Desk of Zoe Washington
 
4.0
"Zoe lives in Boston with her mother and stepfather. Her best friend, Trevor, lives next door, but as summer starts,..."
Race to the Sun
 
5.0
"Nizhoni Begay struggles a bit. She manages to embarrass herself on the basketball court, watches out for her younger brother..."
That's What Friends Do
 
4.0
"Sammie and David have been good friends ever since the girls in her class started avoiding Sammie because she didn't..."
Catherine's War
 
5.0
"Catherine is living at the Sèvres Children's Home since both of her parents were taken. It has a progessive school,..."
Speed Demon
 
5.0
"Tim has recently moved to town and is starting ninth grade at Hilton Prep. During gym class one day, his..."
Dangerous Alliance
 
4.0
"Lady Victoria 'Vicky' Aston has a good life. Her older sister is married to a charming Viscount; her family estate..."
Dugout: The Zombie Steals Home
 
4.0
"Gina and Stacy are twins who play for rival baseball teams. This flows off the field into intense and sometimes..."
Dinosnores (Boynton on Board)
 
5.0
"DINOSNORES is another absolutely charming and delightfully ridiculous board book from Sandra Boynton. Here, the dinosaurs get ready for bed,..."
Good Day, Good Night
 
4.0
"GOOD DAY, GOOD NIGHT follows a bunny on his journey from sun-up to sunset, as he travels around town, plays..."
TBH, This May Be TMI (TBH, #2)
 
4.0
"TBH, THIS MAY BE TMI is the second in a contemporary middle grade series, though it can easily function as..."
I've Loved You Since Forever
 
5.0
"This gorgeous board book celebrates the parent-child bond in an absolutely stunning way. I'VE LOVED YOU SINCE FOREVER suggests that..."
My Baby Loves Christmas
 
5.0
"Babies and toddlers will love the colorful celebration of Christmas in this delightful board book. MY BABY LOVES CHRISTMAS is..."
Riverland
 
4.0
"RIVERLAND is a riveting and complex middle grade magical realism novel. Eleanor and her sister, Mike (nickname, everyone except their..."
All You Need Is a Pencil: The Totally Sick Sick-Day Activity Book
 
5.0
"THE TOTALLY SICK SICK-DAY ACTIVITY BOOK is exactly what the title describes. There are crossword puzzles, places to doodle, word..."