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Author Chat with Zack Smith (Dolpin Girl 2: Eye of the Baloney Storm), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we are chatting with Zach Smith, author of Dolphin Girl 2: Eye of the Baloney Storm ! Read on for more about Zach, his book and giveaway!         Meet Zack Smith !           Zach Smith is a cartoonist, author, illustrator, and show creator....
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Author Chat & Giveaway: When You Least Expect It (Lorna Schultz Nicholson) ~ US/CAN Only

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When You Least Expect It Author: Lorna Schultz Nicholson Publisher: Red Deer Press  Publish Date: November 20th, 2021           Meet When You Least Expect It ! Avid competitive rower Holly is seventeen. There is nothing she wishes for more than to compete in the Olympics. When she...
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Kelly McCreery
This sounds like such a good book! I love hearing about new to me authors, and this story sounds right up my alley! Can’t wait to ... Read More
Saturday, 22 January 2022 11:49
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Rockstar Book Tours: Excerpt & Giveaway: A Little Closer To Home (Ginger Zee) ~ (US Only)

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YABC is thrilled to be hosting a spot on the A LITTLE CLOSER TO HOME by Ginger Zee Blog Tour hosted by  Rockstar Book Tours . Check out our post and make sure to enter the giveaway! About The Book: Title:  A LITTLE CLOSER TO HOME   Author:  Ginger Zee Pub....
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Author Chat with Catherine Egan (Sneaks), Plus Giveaway! ~ US Only

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Today we are chatting with Catherine Egan, author of Sneaks ! Read on for more about Catherine, her book and giveaway!         Meet Catherine Egan !          Catherine Egan  grew up in Vancouver, Canada. Since then, she has lived on a volcanic island in Japan...
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Author Chat with Patricia Lakin (Guitars), Plus Giveaway! ~ US Only

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Today we are chatting with Patricia Lakin, author of Guitars ! Read on for more about Patricia, her book and giveaway!         Meet Patricia Lakin !         Patricia Lakin, a former elementary school teacher and an award-winning author, has written more than fifty published works....
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Author Chat with Sophie Burrows (Crushing), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we are chatting with Sophie Burrows, author of Crushing ! Read on for more about Sophie, her book, plus a giveaway!         Meet Sophie Burrows !        Sophie Burrows an illustrator and author based in London. She earned her MA in Children’s Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art,...
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Kelly McCreery
I am so intrigued by a story that is told with just pictures and no words. I love that it’s the power of the art that tells the st... Read More
Wednesday, 12 January 2022 10:04
Jaiden Miller
I have never read a book that is just pictures before, and now I really want to! Also, the cover-art game is on-point!
Thursday, 13 January 2022 19:58
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Giveaway: Riley's Ghost (John David Anderson) ~ US Only

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Riley's Ghost Author: John David Anderson Publisher: HarperCollins Children’s Books  Publish Date: January 11th, 2022           Meet Riley's Ghost ! From John David Anderson, acclaimed author of  Posted , comes a  ghost  story pulled from the darkest shadows of middle school. Riley  Flynn is alone.  It feels...
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Debra Branigan
I think the cover is perfect. The storyline sounds good.
Tuesday, 11 January 2022 19:21
Kelly McCreery
This books so good- I love the cover art, it gives a bit of a haunting quality that makes me want to find out more! Can’t wait to ... Read More
Wednesday, 12 January 2022 10:01
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Indie Superstars with the Author of She Awakens + GIVEAWAY (International)



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Welcome to YA Books Central's "Indie Superstars" column. This monthly event will spotlight the best and brightest of the indie community. You don’t want to miss out on these  talented authors!   This week we’re interviewing  Caitlin Denman , Author of She Awakens. Caitlin Haines: Can you tell us a little...
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Jamie Lynn Bass
I think the covers are lovely, and the synopsis is most intriguing!
Wednesday, 12 January 2022 10:01
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GIVEAWAY: One True Loves (Elise Bryant) ~US Only

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One True Loves Author: Elise Bryant Publisher: Balzer + Bray  Publish Date: January 4th, 2022           Meet One True Loves ! From the author of  Happily Ever Afters  comes another irresistible YA romantic comedy full of self-discovery and Black love—and a dreamy European cruise. Perfect for fans of...
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Keia
I loved Happily Ever Afters, and I'm excited to read this one now!
Tuesday, 11 January 2022 22:14
Jamie Lynn Bass
Happily Ever Afters was fabulous, and this one looks amazing!
Wednesday, 12 January 2022 10:22
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Author Chat with K.Ibura (When The World Turned Upside Down), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we are chatting with K. Ibura, author of When The World Turned Upside Down ! Read on for more about K., her book, plus a giveaway!         Meet K. Ibura !        K. Ibura was born as the middle child in a family of seven...
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