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Featured Review: Sidelined (Kara Bietz)

About This Book: An emotional YA romance about small town secrets, high school football, and broken hearts. Julian Jackson has a short to-do list for his senior year at Crenshaw County High School in Meridien, Texas: football, football, and more football. He knows he's only got one chance to earn a...
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Author Of The Week: Chat with Tara Goedjen (No Beauties or Monsters), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)


Welcome to our weekly special feature post,  Author Of The Week !! Each week we will be interviewing a different YA author and highlighting their upcoming release! We will also be hosting a giveaway of the book we are highlighting!!         Introducing  Tara Goedjen , YABC's Author of the...
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YABC Staff's Current Reads ~ October 4, 2021


Hello YABC'ers! Welcome to the weekly post by the Staff at YA Books Central called Current Reads Monday! We love everything bookish and just wanted to share with our readers what books we are currently reading and obsessing about! So check out what books the YABC Staff are currently reading below...
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Rockstar Book Tours: Excerpt & Giveaway ~ Tristan Strong Keeps Punching (Kwame MBalia) (US Only)


YABC is thrilled to be hosting a spot on the TRISTAN STRONG KEEPS PUNCHING by Kwame Mbalia Blog Tour hosted by  Rockstar Book Tours . Check out our post and make sure to enter the giveaway! About the Book: Title:  TRISTAN STRONG KEEPS PUNCHING (Tristan Strong #3)   Author:  Kwame Mbalia...
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Chiara Jucha
Loved the 1st book, cant wait for the second!
Monday, 04 October 2021 09:47
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Rockstar Book Tours: Excerpt & Giveaway ~ Frankie & Bug (Gayle Forman) (US Only)


I am thrilled to be hosting a spot on the FRANKIE & BUG by Gayle Forman Blog Tour hosted by  Rockstar Book Tours . Check out my post and make sure to enter the giveaway! About the Book: Title:  FRANKIE & BUG   Author:  Gayle Forman Pub. Date:  October 12, 2021...
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Kelly McCreery
Gayle is such a talented writer and I can't wait to read this new book from her and fall in love with her characters all over agai... Read More
Wednesday, 13 October 2021 11:53
Kara Lauren
I love everything Gayle writes, and I can't wait to read Frankie & Bug!
Monday, 18 October 2021 16:48
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Rockstar Book Tours: Guest Post & Giveaway ~ A Beast So Beautiful (Carlyle Labuschagne) (US Only)


YABC is thrilled to be hosting a spot on the A BEAST SO BEAUTIFUL by Carlyle Labuschagne Blog Tour hosted by  Rockstar Book Tours . Check out our post and make sure to enter the giveaway!     About the Book: Title:  A BEAST SO BEAUTIFUL   Author:  Carlyle Labuschagne Pub....
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Danielle Hammelef
This books sounds packed with intrigue, suspense, and action.
Sunday, 10 October 2021 11:20
Steph Elias
This book sounds really good. Love the cover art.
Sunday, 10 October 2021 12:17
This cover is so gorgeous
Wednesday, 13 October 2021 12:32
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Featured Review: Stalking Shadows (Cyla Panin)

About This Book: A gothic YA fantasy debut about a young woman striving to break her sister's curse and stop the killing in her small French town Seventeen-year-old Marie mixes perfumes to sell on market day in her small eighteenth-century French town. She wants to make enough to save a dowry...
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Middle Grade Review: Susie B. Won't Back Down (Margaret Finnegan)

About This Book: Roll with It meets Absolutely Normal Chaos in this funny, big-hearted novel about a young girl’s campaign for student council president, told through letters to her hero Susan B. Anthony. Susie B. has a lot to say. Like how it’s not fair that she has to be called...
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Kids Review: The Underdogs #1 (Tracey West)

About This Book: From the writer of the bestselling Dragon Masters series and the illustrator of the bestselling Diary of a Pug series comes a high-energy, illustrated chapter book series about four dogs who learn that being yourself is much more fun than being Best in Show. Welcome to the town...
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Kids Review: The Wonky Donkey Sound Book (Craig Smith)

About This Book: This sound book based on the bestselling picture book will have you laughing - and braying - out loud! Hee-haw! The bestselling picture book is now a sound book! Children can press the button to hear a hee-haw on every page. Get ready to laugh out loud as...
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