The Official YABC Blog

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

Top 5 Korean Snacks! + Win A Copy of Made in Korea (Sarah Suk) ~ (US Only)

5314148_20210503-161925_1



Today we're excited to spotlight Made in Korea  by Sarah Suk!  Read on for more about Sarah and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Sarah Suk !     Sarah Suk (pronounced like  soup  with a K) lives in Vancouver, Canada, where she writes stories...
Continue reading
Recent comment in this post
Keia
This cover is so cute. I can't wait to read this one.
Sunday, 09 May 2021 20:46
  203 Hits
  1 Comment

Four Things You Didn't Know About Wildlife Rescue! + Win A Copy of Rescue at Lake Wild (Terry Lynn Johnson) ~ (US Only)

RAL_20210428-154850_1



Today we're excited to spotlight Rescue at Lake Wild  by Terry Lynn Johnson!  Read on for more about Terry and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Terry Lynn Johnson !    Terry Lynn Johnson writes about the wild with the wisdom and passion of someone...
Continue reading
Recent Comments
Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Wednesday, 28 April 2021 12:38
Bianca Walter
Real love spell caster to Save Your Marriage & Get Your Ex lover Back!.. I just want to share my experience with the entire world ... Read More
Wednesday, 28 April 2021 21:12
  415 Hits
  2 Comments

Five Rom-Com Heroes That We Love Because They Are Perfectly Imperfect! + Win A Copy of Better Than The Movies (Lynn Painter) ~ (US Only)

image00_20210421-044515_1



Today we're excited to spotlight Better Than The Movies  by Lynn Painter!  Read on for more about Lynn and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Lynn Painter !   Lynn Painter lives in Omaha, Nebraska, with her husband and pack of wild children. She’s a...
Continue reading
Recent Comments
Andrea H
I've been wanting to read this book ever since I saw the super cute cover art. I absolutely adore romcoms. I agree that Jess Maria... Read More
Wednesday, 21 April 2021 11:57
Andrea Cerda
It sound great, it will be added to my TBR pile!
Wednesday, 21 April 2021 21:43
Asteria
this sounds super cute
Thursday, 06 May 2021 03:28
  470 Hits
  4 Comments

Five Best Books to Get Kids Interested in History and Science! + Win A Copy of Leo, Inventor Extraordinaire (Luke Cunningham) ~ (US Only)

Leo-cove_20210408-174026_1


Today we're excited to spotlight Leo, Inventor Extraordinaire  by Luke Cunningham!  Read on for more about Luke and his book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Luke Cunningham !   Luke X. Cunningham is an Emmy-nominated writer from Philadelphia. Previously, he spent three years as a writer...
Continue reading
Recent Comments
Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Thursday, 08 April 2021 16:06
Chiara Jucha
This looking really interesting!
Monday, 19 April 2021 15:22
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is so cool. This book sounds clever and so much fun to read.
Saturday, 01 May 2021 12:39
  435 Hits
  4 Comments

Five Tough Tactics for Protesting at School + Win A Copy of Kids On The March: 15 Stories of Speaking Out, Protesting, and Fighting for Justice (Michael Long) ~ (US Only)

KidsONMarch_FinalComp_rgb_H_20210325-205647_1



Today we're excited to spotlight Kids On The March: 15 Stories of Speaking Out, Protesting, and Fighting for Justice   by Michael Long.  Read on for more about Michael and his book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Michael Long ! Michael G. Long  is the author...
Continue reading
Recent Comments
Chiara Jucha
Looks like an amazing nonfiction book!
Saturday, 03 April 2021 13:30
Simone
This would be great in my classroom, non-fiction is hard to get them to read but this book looks really fun!
Monday, 12 April 2021 20:07
Danielle Hammelef
The cover matches this important nonfiction book.
Saturday, 17 April 2021 15:38
  521 Hits
  3 Comments

Five Books With Magic Users That Will Charm You + Win a Copy of Blood Like Magic (Liselle Sambury) ~ (US Only)

5230577_20210324-213746_1



Today we're excited to spotlight Blood Like Magic  by Liselle Sambury  Read on for more about Liselle and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Liselle Sambury ! Liselle Sambury is a Toronto-based Trinidadian Canadian author. Her brand of writing can be described as “messy Black...
Continue reading
Recent Comments
Abigail Lowry
These are some of my favorite books! Can’t wait to read Blood Like Magic!
Friday, 26 March 2021 11:26
Chiara Jucha
Stunning cover art! Looks intriguing !
Saturday, 03 April 2021 13:32
Keia
This cover is gorgeous. I can't wait to read this.
Saturday, 03 April 2021 16:38
  818 Hits
  8 Comments

The Power Of Fictional Ballet Dancers + Win a Copy of Bright Burning Stars (A.K. Small)! ~ (US Only)

Small_BrightBurning_pbk_rgb_H_20210323-194824_1



Today we're excited to spotlight Bright Burning Stars  by A.K. Small.  Read on for more about A.K. and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet A.K. Small ! A.K. Small's debut novel, BRIGHT BURNING STARS, was published by Algonquin Young Readers in May 2019 and released...
Continue reading
Recent Comments
Tiffany Engler
I love this cover!
Tuesday, 30 March 2021 18:39
Davianna Nieto
The cover is stunning and the synopsis is intriguing. I've been dying to read this book.
Wednesday, 07 April 2021 14:20
Danielle Hammelef
The cover is amazing and the premise sounds exciting and full of suspense.
Sunday, 11 April 2021 15:02
  531 Hits
  6 Comments

Top 5 Things To Love About Chicago! + Win a Copy of The Losers at the Center of the Galaxy (Mary Winn Heider) ~ (US Only)

The-Loser_20210316-162323_1



Today we're excited to spotlight The Losers at the Center of the Galaxy  by Mary Winn Heider.  Read on for more about Mary and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Mary Winn Heider ! A graduate of the Vermont College of Fine Arts Writing for...
Continue reading
Recent Comments
Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Tuesday, 16 March 2021 14:33
Melanie Bracco
Sounds really good, and love the cover!
Friday, 02 April 2021 19:04
Chiara Jucha
This looks funny!
Saturday, 03 April 2021 13:28
  527 Hits
  4 Comments

Top 5 YA Fantasy Retellings You Need to Read NOW! + Win a Copy of Sing Me Forgotten (Jessica S Olson) ~ (US Only)

sm_20210310-151910_1



Today we're excited to spotlight Sing Me Forgotten  by Jessica S Olson.  Read on for more about Jessica and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Jessica S Olson !    Jessica S. Olson claims New Hampshire as her home, but has somehow found herself in...
Continue reading
Recent Comments
Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it.
Wednesday, 10 March 2021 12:39
Katelyn Burns
This cover is gorgeous and I love the synopsis! Can't wait to read it!
Wednesday, 10 March 2021 13:03
Tiffany Engler
Can't wait to read this one!
Monday, 15 March 2021 19:07
  1188 Hits
  9 Comments

Spotlight on The Afterlife of the Party (Marlene Perez), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

TheAfterlifeoftheParty_160_20210211-194235_1



Today we're excited to spotlight The Afterlife of the Party  by Marlene Perez.  Read on for more about Marlene and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Marlene Perez !   MARLENE PEREZ is the author of many books, including the Dead Is series, The Comeback,...
Continue reading
Recent Comments
Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Thursday, 11 February 2021 14:59
Lauren
This cover is seems to promises a lot of glitz and glam. The synopsis is fun and drama-filled. Sounds like a great combinations of... Read More
Friday, 12 February 2021 13:15
Melanie Bracco
Love the cover, this sounds like an awesome book!
Tuesday, 02 March 2021 18:38
  493 Hits
  7 Comments

FEATURED GIVEAWAYS

Latest Book Listings Added

Spells Trouble (Sisters of Salem, #1)
 
4.3
 
0.0 (0)
Double double, twins spell trouble… ...
10 Truths and a Dare
 
3.7
 
0.0 (0)
It's Senior Party Week, that magical in-between time after...
The Promised Prince
 
4.3
 
0.0 (0)
Perfect for fans of the Selection series by Kiera...
Indivisible
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
This timely, moving debut novel follows a teen's efforts...
The Other Side of Perfect
 
4.3
 
0.0 (0)
For fans of Sarah Dessen and Mary H.K. Choi,...
Counting Down with You
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
In this sparkling and romantic YA debut, a reserved...
Gutter Girl (Twin River High, #1)
 
3.3
 
0.0 (0)
Star football player Jace Rovers has a secret. And...
Secondhand Dogs
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
A heartwarming—and heart-tugging—middle grade novel about love, loyalty, and what...
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series: The Road Trip
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
Join everyone's favorite Wildcats from the Disney+ smash hit original...
I'll Meet You in Your Dreams
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
A heartwarming text honoring the ever-evolving relationship of a parent...
Colors of Habitats
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
The brand-new sequel to a well-reviewed bestseller that has been...
Noble Thief (Fantasy and Fairytales Book 6)
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
A prince of two kingdoms. A woman fighting against the...
All These Bodies
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
Sixteen bloodless bodies. Two teenagers. One impossible explanation. ...
The Beautiful Ones
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
They are the Beautiful Ones, Loisail’s most notable socialites, and...
I Am the Shark
 
4.7
 
0.0 (0)
What makes the great white shark (one of) the greatest...
Made in Korea
 
4.7
 
0.0 (0)
Frankly in Love meets Shark Tank in this feel-good romantic...

Latest Member Reviews

Spells Trouble (Sisters of Salem, #1)
 
4.3
"SPELLS TROUBLE is a thrilling YA fantasy that takes the reader from Salem during the witch trials to the midwest..."
Secondhand Dogs
 
5.0
"Gus is the pack leader at Miss Lottie's house, and has kept the peace well with excitable Roo, loyal and..."
High School Musical: The Musical: The Series: The Road Trip
 
4.0
"HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE MUSICAL: THE SERIES: THE ROAD TRIP is a fun book that compliments the show by diving..."
The Promised Prince
 
4.3
"When Renna goes swimming in a pond, she never expects to meet a boy named Trev in the most unladylike..."
I'll Meet You in Your Dreams
 
5.0
"I'LL MEET YOU IN YOUR DREAMS is a gorgeously illustrated picture book about parental love that spans space and time...."
Colors of Habitats
 
4.0
"COLORS OF HABITATS is a beautifully illustrated oversized book of inspiration for artists. The book walks through different habitats from..."
10 Truths and a Dare
 
3.7
"10 TRUTHS AND A DARE is a book about family and owning up to your mistakes. Olivia is about to..."
The Beautiful Ones
 
4.0
"It's the start of Grand Season and Nina's chance to join the Beautiful Ones, Loisail's notable socialites, hasn't gone well...."
A Song of Wraiths and Ruin (A Song of Wraiths and Ruin #1)
 
5.0
"This was... one of the best books I've read in a long time. It was one of my absolute favorite..."
Yes No Maybe So
 
5.0
"I should start by saying I don't normally read books involving politics because I read to escape real life. That..."
I Am the Shark
 
4.7
"I AM THE SHARK is a fun and educational picture book about self-confidence. A great white shark is introducing the..."
The Bachmann Family Secret
 
3.0
"This book had some good ideas, especially a young man coming to terms with his sexuality, but it felt somewhat..."
Made in Korea
 
4.7
"MADE IN KOREA is a sweet romantic-comedy about competition, family, and reaching for your dreams. Valerie runs a very successful..."
The Keeper of Night
 
5.0
"HOW I GOT MY HUSBAND BACK WITH THE HELP OF DR.IFADE CONTACT ON WHATS_APP NUMBER +1(551)333-5249. OR HIS EMAIL ..."
Perfectly Parvin
 
5.0
"PERFECTLY PARVIN is a laugh-out-loud, charming YA contemporary fiction read. Parvin is about to begin her freshman year of high..."
Thirty Talks Weird Love
 
5.0
"******PLEASE READ***** URGENT EFFECTIVE LOVE SPELL TO GET YOUR EX BACK FAST AND TO SAVE YOUR..."
Photos Framed: A Fresh Look at the World's Most Memorable Photographs
 
5.0
"******PLEASE READ***** URGENT EFFECTIVE LOVE SPELL TO GET YOUR EX BACK FAST AND TO SAVE YOUR..."
Book Nerd
 
N/A
"******PLEASE READ***** URGENT EFFECTIVE LOVE SPELL TO GET YOUR EX BACK FAST AND TO SAVE YOUR..."
The Love Song of Ivy K. Harlowe
 
3.0
"THE LOVE SONG OF IVY K. HARLOWE is a new adult read about love, pining, and friendship. Andie is 19..."
The People We Choose
 
5.0
"******PLEASE READ***** URGENT EFFECTIVE LOVE SPELL TO GET YOUR EX BACK FAST AND TO SAVE YOUR..."