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Giveaway: The Secret Starling (Judith Eagle) ~ (US Only)

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   The Secret Starling (US Only) Author: Judith Eagle Release Date: June 8th, 2021 Publisher: Walker Books US         About The Book    Clara  Starling  lives a life of dull rules, deadly routine, and flavorless meals under her cold uncle's strict regime—until  the  day Uncle disappears, leaving Clara...
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This looks soooo good! Can't wait to read it!
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Featured Review: Moon & Shadow (J. Steven Lamperti)

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About This Book: Standing on a cow pasture fence, Sebastian reaches up and pulls the moon down from the sky. So begins an adventure that includes battles with monsters, an epic journey, and, ultimately, a confrontation with a channeler of nightmares. Unsure what’s happening to him, Sebastian has to fight to...
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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...
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Author Chat with Rebekah Crane (Only The Pretty Lies), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Rebekah Crane author of Only The Pretty Lies.  Read on for more about Rebekah, her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Rebekah Crane ! Rebekah Crane is the author of several critically acclaimed young-adult novels, including The Infinite Pieces of Us,...
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Author Chat with Sophie Jordan (Sixteen Scandals), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Sophie Jordan author of Sixteen Scandals.  Read on for more about Sophie, her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Sophie Jordan ! Sophie Jordan is the New York Times and USA Today best-selling author of Avon historical romances. She lives in...
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I love the cover. It's striking. This book sounds like so much fun!
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The Seventh Raven Blog Tour: Guest Post + Giveaway ~ (US/Can Only)

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Welcome to  The Seventh Raven  Blog Tour! To celebrate the release of The Seventh Raven by David Elliott on March 16th, blogs across the web are featuring original content from David, as well as 5 chances to win The Seventh Raven ,  as well as David's previous YA verse novels Voices...
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Author Chat with Molly E. Lee (Ember Of Night), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Molly E. Lee author of Ember of Night.  Read on for more about Molly, her book, plus an giveaway!          Meet Molly E Lee ! The author of twelve romance novels, Molly E. Lee is  perhaps best known for her popular...
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Rockstar Book Tours: Interview & Giveaway ~ Awesome Dog 5000 VS. The Kitty-Cat Cyber Squad (Justin Dean) ~ (US Only)

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YABC is thrilled to be hosting a spot on the AWESOME DOG 5000 VS. THE KITTY-CAT CYBER SQUAD by Justin Dean Blog Tour hosted by  Rockstar Book Tours . Check out our post and make sure to enter the giveaway! About the Book: Title:  AWESOME DOG 5000 VS. THE KITTY-CAT CYBER...
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Book looks awesome! look forward to reading it!
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Featured Review: All Kinds of Other (James Sie)

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About This Book: In this tender, nuanced coming-of-age love story, two boys—one who is cis, and one who is trans—have been guarding their hearts, until their feelings for each other give them a reason to stand up to their fears. Two boys are starting over at a new high school. Jules...
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Spotlight on A Dog's Courage (W. Bruce Cameron), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight A Dog's Courage by W. Bruce Cameron.

 Read on for more about Bruce and his book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway! 

 

 

 

Meet W. Bruce Cameron!

W. BRUCE CAMERON is the #1 New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of A Dog's Purpose, A Dog's Journey, A Dog's Way Home (all now major motion pictures), The Dog Master, Ellie's Story, Bailey's Story, The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man, and others. He lives in California.

 

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Meet A Dog's Courage!

        

#1 New York Times bestselling author W. Bruce Cameron once again captures the bravery and determination of a very good dog in the gripping sequel to A Dog’s Way Home, the acclaimed novel that inspired the hit movie!

Bella was once a lost dog, but now she lives happily with her people, Lucas and Olivia, only occasionally recalling the hardships in her past. Then a weekend camping trip turns into a harrowing struggle for survival when the Rocky Mountains are engulfed by the biggest wildfire in American history. The raging inferno separates Bella from her people and she is lost once more.


Alone in the wilderness, Bella unexpectedly finds herself responsible for the safety of two defenseless mountain lion cubs. Now she’s torn between two equally urgent goals. More than anything, she wants to find her way home to Lucas and Olivia, but not if it means abandoning her new family to danger. And danger abounds, from predators hunting them to the flames threatening at every turn.

Can Bella ever get back to where she truly belongs?

A Dog’s Courage is more than a fast-paced adventure, more than a devoted dog’s struggle to survive, it’s a story asking that we believe in our dogs as much as they believe in us.

 

 

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The Great Godden

By: Meg Rosoff

Publisher: Candlewick Press

Release Date: April 12th, 2021

 

 

 

 

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Five winners will receive a copy of The Great Godden (Meg Rosoff) ~ (US Only)

 

 

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