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Indie Superstars with Ingrid Seymour + 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 Ingrid Seymour, author of The Djinn Empire series   Welcome, Ingrid, one of...
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Mindy
I love this cover & the synopsis makes me really want to read it!!
Tuesday, 16 May 2017 12:21
Mindy
I love this cover & the synopsis makes me really want to read it!!
Tuesday, 16 May 2017 12:23
Shelly Hart
Nice cover and sounds like a fun read!
Friday, 19 May 2017 21:20
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YABC Favorite Covers Of The Month ~ April 2017

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Hey everyone! Welcome to YABC's  Favorite Covers of the Month  poll and giveaway!! Each month we will be featuring the covers from all the new releases for the current month and will be offering a giveaway from our prize shelf! Everyone who participates in the poll can enter the giveaway.  ...
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Tiffany Engler
I really love the cover to The Whole Thing Together!
Saturday, 06 May 2017 13:25
John
"Begin, End, Begin: A #LoveOzYA Anthology " is my favorite cover. It's just aesthetically very pleasing and well designed.
Saturday, 06 May 2017 21:12
Heidi Wong
i have to say that Toward A Secret Sky is my favorite cover, it's so beautiful.
Saturday, 06 May 2017 21:34
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Giveaway: BIRDY FLYNN (US Only)

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Birdy Flynn (US Only) by: Helen Donohoe Release Date: May 9, 2017 Publisher: Oneworld Publications/Rock the Boat About the Book: “Birdy is a complex, compelling creation. A terrific debut.” —   Sarah Waters, bestselling author of The Paying Guests Birdy Flynn carries secrets. There is the secret of Birdy’s dead grandmother’s...
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John
The cover design is very new and refreshing, and the synopsis makes it sound like this is a book I can understand!
Friday, 05 May 2017 21:33
Dianna G.
Just by looking at the cover, I wasn't expecting the story to be as heavily emotional. It sounds really interesting.
Monday, 22 May 2017 20:36
Penny Olson
The cover design is really compelling. It sounds like a story that needs to be told.
Sunday, 04 June 2017 23:55
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Giveaway: ADULT-ISH: RECORD YOUR HIGHS AND LOWS ON THE ROAD TO THE REAL WORLD (US Only)

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ADULT-ISH: Record Your Highs and Lows on the Road to the Real World (US Only) by: Cristina Vanko Release Date: April 4, 2017 Publisher: TarcherPerigee/Penguin Random House About the Book: An illustrated guided journal to celebrate your adult firsts—the first “real” meal you make yourself or the first plant you manage...
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John
The cover design is very new and refreshing, and the synopsis makes it sound like this is a book I can understand!
Friday, 05 May 2017 21:33
Mindy
I love this cover & the synopsis makes me really want to read it!!
Tuesday, 16 May 2017 12:21
Asteria
The synopsis makes the book sounds fun and so does the cover
Saturday, 03 June 2017 03:18
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Author Chat with Chris Bradford, Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Chris Bradford, author of  Bodyguard: Ransom (Book 4).   Read on for more about Chris and his books, plus a giveaway!   • After the success of your Young Samurai books, you’ve brought us the modern story of Connor Reeves. Which do you prefer writing--...
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John
The cover design has lovely colors, and the synopsis appears to be free of errors!
Thursday, 04 May 2017 19:49
Heidi Wong
The cover is simply lovely and cool, just like the book's synopsis.
Friday, 05 May 2017 13:53
Lily M.
It would be awesome to get to read this book, the cover really catches your attention ?
Monday, 08 May 2017 05:52
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Author Chat with Jenny Han, Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to chat with  Jenny Han, author of  Always and Forever, Lara Jean   Read on for more about Jenny and her novel, plus a giveaway!   Q: Why do you think you're interested in writing books for young adults? A: I’ll always be drawn to stories about young...
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John
The cover design has lovely colors, and the synopsis appears to be free of errors!
Thursday, 04 May 2017 19:49
Tiffany Engler
I love the cover to this entire series! Not gonna lie, I haven't read any of them yet!
Friday, 05 May 2017 11:42
Ishal Dave
I love all the covers of the series. The combination of white and pink looks great! Really excited to finish the series and the sy... Read More
Saturday, 06 May 2017 14:59
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Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, Interview, & Giveaway: Cold Summer (Gwen Cole)

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Title:  COLD SUMMER Author:  Gwen Cole Pub. Date:  May 2, 2017 Publisher:  Sky Pony Press Pages:  256 Formats:  Hardcover, eBook Today, he’s a high school dropout with no future. Tomorrow, he’s a soldier in World War II. Kale Jackson has spent years trying to control his time-traveling ability but hasn’t had...
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