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Exclusive Trailer Reveal: The Kilwade Tragedy (Terry Keys), Plus Giveaway!

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Today we're excited to share the trailer for  The Kilwade Tragedy ! Read on for more about author Terry Keys, and his book, plus the trailer & giveaway!     Meet  Terry Keys ! USA TODAY Bestselling author Terry Keys is an award winning novelist, songwriter, and poet. His first novel...
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5 YA Indie Novels Releasing This Month That We're Excited About!

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When We Began (Ridgewater High Romance)
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  Find your perfect indie summer novel below! We've got swoon, nerds, secret crushes, and sweet romances!     1. The C Word  by Michelle MacQueen and Ann Maree Craven     Release Date: July 11, 2019 Online personas. Secrets. Unreturned crushes.   Get more info HERE!        ...
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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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YABC's Around the World in 30 Days with Courtney Brandt of Dubai, plus giveaways

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Today we're excited to welcome  Courtney Brandt from Dubai! She's here to share her novel  The Queen of England: Coronation  as part of the YABC Around the World in 30 Days event!  Read on for more about Courtney and her novel!   And don't forget to enter the weekly giveaway, and...
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YABC's Around the World in 30 Days with Bethany Strobel of the United States, plus giveaways

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Today we're excited to welcome  Bethany Strobel from Florida! She's here to share her novel  Daughter of Destiny as part of the YABC Around the World in 30 Days event!  Read on for more about Bethany and her novel!     And don't forget to enter the weekly giveaway, and the...
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Penny Olson
All of these books have bright attractive covers and engaging stories.
Tuesday, 05 December 2017 00:01
Danielle Hammelef
The covers all show action and power. They all sound fun to read.
Saturday, 09 December 2017 11:09
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What's Hot in KU ~ Thanksgiving 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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YABC's Around the World in 30 Days with Zara Quentin of Melbourne, Australia, plus giveaways

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Today we're excited to welcome Zara Quentin from Australia! She is here to share her novel  Airwoman  as part of the YABC Around the World in 30 Days event! Read on for more about Zara  and her novel! And don't forget to enter the weekly giveaway and the event Grand Prize giveaway!  ...
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The cover of AIRWOMAN is absolutely Stunning. The colours draw the eye and the figure of the woman lets you know immediately that ... Read More
Wednesday, 06 December 2017 20:09
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YABC's Around the World in 30 Days with Pembroke Sinclair of the United States, plus giveaways

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Today we're excited to welcome Pembroke Sinclair from the US! She's here to share her novel  Humanity's Hope  as part of the YABC Around the World in 30 Days event! Read on for more about Pembroke and her novel! And don't forget to enter the weekly giveaway and the event Grand Prize giveaway!...
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Penny Olson
All of these books look amazing. Thanks for the chance!
Friday, 24 November 2017 23:01
Isabella Wojnarowicz
awesome!!!
Sunday, 26 November 2017 13:32
Jenny Meyer
I think my heart would stop if I actually won! YABC always has the best giveaways ... Read More
Monday, 27 November 2017 15:36
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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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YABC's Around the World in 30 Days with Joanne Macgregor of Johannesburg, South Africa, plus giveaways

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Today we're excited to welcome Joanne Macgregor from South Africa! She's here to share her novel  Hushed as part of the  YABC Around the World in 30 Days event!  Read on for more about Joanne and her novel!   And don't forget to enter the weekly giveaway, and the event Grand...
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Nancy Hernandez
Im not sure about the cover but the story sounds interesting.
Sunday, 12 November 2017 16:09
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