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The Hunger Games Prequel Cover Release Put Us in the Mood for Dystopian: 10 Indie Dystopian YA Recommendations to Tide You Over While You Wait

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The new Hunger Games prequel cover reveal put us into a serious dystopian mood.  Here's a list of Indie YA dystopian to fill the nostalgia and give you something to wait for until we get the new Hunger Games book releases!   1. Reactive (The Elite Trials, #1) by Becky Moynihan    AN...
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Behind the Scenes in Indie Publishing with Nina Walker, Author of The Color Alchemist

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Behind the Scenes of Indie Publishing At YABC we work closely with a lot of Indie authors. Some are best sellers and some are just starting out, and many more fall in the middle of that spectrum. Today we are excited to introduce you to Nina Walker,  USA Today Best Selling...
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YABC's Around the World in 30 Days with Michelle Lynn of Florida, plus giveaways

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Today we're excited to welcome  Michelle Lynn from Florida! She's here to share her novel We Thought We Were Invincible  as part of the YABC Around the World in 30 Days event!  Read on for more about Michelle and her novel! And don't forget to enter the weekly giveaway, and the...
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Aireanna Lesch
This book is gorgeous!!!!
Saturday, 04 November 2017 14:00
Angela Z.
The cover is stunning and the synopsis is interesting!
Monday, 06 November 2017 09:40
Nancy Hernandez
The book amazing, love the cover.
Sunday, 12 November 2017 16:03
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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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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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Indie Superstars with Laura Frances + 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 Laura Frances, author of "Slave" Welcome to YABC, Laura! Melissa A. Craven: Tell...
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Anne
Sounds like a great story from the synopsis! I love the cover! I like the perspective!
Monday, 12 June 2017 20:16
Dianna G.
The cover is so bleak. It reminds me of the matrix. I love the synopsis -- sounds terrifying!
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Aireanna Lesch
I wanna know how this world came about!!! I love supporting indie books too. Love the cover. It's so dark and ominous.... Read More
Friday, 23 June 2017 11:49
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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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Indie Superstars with David R. Bernstein + 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 indie manager and staff reviewer, Melissa A. Craven interviews David R. Bernstein, author...
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Anne
This sounds great! Love the cover too!
Monday, 01 May 2017 18:21
Shelly Hart
Sounds good!
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Penny Olson
I really like the cover. It seems ominous and so does the synopsis. Greed and corruption tearing society apart is not that far off... Read More
Sunday, 07 May 2017 23:13
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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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What's Hot in KU—BOX SET EDITION!

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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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