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Indie Superstars with Olivia Wildenstein + Giveaway (US Only)

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Welcome to YA Books Central's "Indie Superstars" column. This 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 Olivia Wildenstein, author of "A Pack of Blood and Lies"   Welcome to YABC, Olivia! Michelle Lynn:   If you were deserted...
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Emily
I love books with wolves in them! Sounds like it could be good
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 13:24
Stephanie Brumber
I absolutely love books about wolves! This book sounds so good and the cover is beautiful
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 06:44
Jessica Cashen
Beautiful cover and the synopsis sounds awesome
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 17:50
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Indie superstars with Megan Crewe + Giveaway (US + International)




Welcome to YA Books Central's "Indie Superstars" column. This 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 Megan Crewe, author of " Ruthless Magic "   Welcome to YABC, Megan! YABC:  While reading the Conspiracy of Magic series you...
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Dianna G.
I love the way this book takes a fresh look at magic, rebellion, and so many other themes that are borrowed from some of the best ... Read More
Monday, 28 January 2019 20:23
Candice Gigous
The cover is cool. The synopsis is very intriguing. Sounds like an awesome read.
Wednesday, 30 January 2019 07:04
Hope Haugstad
The cover is like if Meghan Markle had actual magic, then had to fight to keep it! Dig this idea.
Wednesday, 30 January 2019 14:29
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Indie superstars with Claire Luana + Giveaway (US + International)




Welcome to YA Books Central's "Indie Superstars" column. This 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 Claire Luana, author of " The Confectioner’s Chronicles " Welcome to YABC, Laura! Melissa A. Craven:  The Confectioner’s Guild offer such a...
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Hope Haugstad
Is this giveaway open yet? I don't see a Rafflecopter
Wednesday, 30 January 2019 14:27
Brianna Peterson
I'm very interested in this series -- is there a rafflecopter link missing?
Monday, 04 February 2019 00:14
Irma Jurejevčič
Hm, are we supposted to just leave a comment? I'd really love to win it to read it ... Read More
Friday, 08 February 2019 04:47
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4th Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza ~ Day 12

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Welcome to YABC's Fourth Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza ! We're featuring some of the hottest titles of the year--perfect for the book lover on your holiday list!--with exciting prize packs every day for the first twelve days of December. Each giveaway will run for seven days. Giveaways are...
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Michelle R.
Something about Forever looks so romantic!
Wednesday, 12 December 2018 13:38
Kathleen Pasqualini
Something About Forever sounds like a perfect me book.
Wednesday, 12 December 2018 17:02
Chelsey Reed
All the books look so good. I love Siobhan davis
Wednesday, 12 December 2018 17:12
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4th Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza ~ Day 11

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Welcome to YABC's Fourth Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza ! We're featuring some of the hottest titles of the year--perfect for the book lover on your holiday list!--with exciting prize packs every day for the first twelve days of December. Each giveaway will run for seven days. Giveaways are...
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Michelle R.
The cover of Golden Curse looks amazing.
Wednesday, 12 December 2018 13:30
Jen
Wings & Destruction sounds beyond addicting and I want to know what Declan's secrets are!
Wednesday, 12 December 2018 16:47
Nancy Burgess
I'm interested in The Edge Rules.
Friday, 14 December 2018 21:56
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Behind the Scenes of Indie Publishing with Rebecca Jaycox

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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 Rebecca Jaycox, Author of  The...
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Behind the Scenes of Indie Publishing with Patrick Hodges

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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 Patrick Hodges, Author of  Joshua's...
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Behind the Scenes of Indie Publishing with Frost Kay

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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 Frost Kay, Author of  Rebel's...
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3rd Annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza - Day 12

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Welcome to the last post in YABC's third annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza! We're featuring some of the hottest titles of the year--perfect for the book lover on your holiday list!--with exciting prize packs every day for the first twelve days of December. Each giveaway will run for seven...
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Danielle Hammelef
I'm most excited about Dawn of Rebellion.
Tuesday, 12 December 2017 10:07
Erin
I am SUPER excited about quite a few of these books!!! Trickery!!! Blood Oath!! Vampire Wish!! Slumber!!! Okay pretty much all of... Read More
Tuesday, 12 December 2017 10:28
Precious J Hernandez
From The Stars and Slumber are my most anticipated.
Tuesday, 12 December 2017 13:31
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