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Spotlight on Mirror Bound (Monica Sanz), Excerpt, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Mirror Bound by Monica Sanz.  Read on for more about Monica and her book, an excerpt, plus an giveaway!          Meet Monica Sanz!   Ever since reading Wuthering Heights as a child, Monica has been obsessed with dark and heartbreaking romances (and brooding...
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The cover is very pretty and will attract the YA readers of this genre. The synopsis sounds great; I need to get the first book an... Read More
Saturday, 14 September 2019 09:55
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Author Of The Week: Guest Post with Jodi Meadows (When She Reigns), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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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 Jodi Meadows , YABC's Author of the Week!!...
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YABC Staff's Current Reads ~ September 9th, 2019

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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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First Liners: YA Novels with First Lines that Grab Us From Page One










We love sinking our teeth into books. We CANNOT get enough of them. The cracking of the spine, the waft of the freshly or not freshly printed pages wafts under our nose; and we're transported to new and exciting worlds. Books make our world go round, and these books we're recommending...
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11 Leafy YA Covers That Put Us In the Mood for Fall












Summer has already made way for cooler days. The 80 degree and 100 degree days are cooling down to the 70's. The Pumpkin Spice Latte has already made its way to Starbucks. Yum! Whether we like it, Fall is almost here. Sweaters and hot chocolate will premiere, along with brightly colored...
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Featured Review: Rated (Melissa Grey)

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About This Book: Societies thrive on order, and the Rating System is the ultimate symbol of organized social mobility. The higher it soars, the more valued you are. The lower it plummets, the harder you must work to improve yourself. For the students at the prestigious Maplethorpe Academy, every single thing...
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Spotlight: BELOW THE MOON interview + giveaway (International)

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Today, we're thrilled to welcome Alexis Marie Chute to YABC! Alexis is the author of BELOW THE MOON, and we sat down with her to ask a few questions. Check out her book and the interview, and then be sure to enter the giveaway below!   ABOUT THE BOOK:  Ella Wellsley...
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Sounds like a terrific read. Cover is artistic although it does not give much of a hint as to what the story entails. Thanks fo... Read More
Saturday, 21 September 2019 01:02
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Featured Review: A Room Away From The Wolves (Nova Ren Suma)

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About This Book: Bina has never forgotten the time she and her mother ran away from home. Her mother promised they would hitchhike to the city to escape Bina’s cruel father and start over. But before they could even leave town, Bina had a new stepfather and two new stepsisters, and...
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Spotlight: THE STRANGER'S GUIDE TO TALLISTON interview + giveaway (US & UK)

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Hello, YABCers! Today, we're excited to introduce you to a new-to-us fantasy author. See below for information on THE STRANGER'S GUIDE TO TALLISTON, read an interview with author John Tarrow, and be sure to enter the giveaway!   ABOUT THE BOOK:   Abandoned and alone, thirteen-year-old Joe’s world is shattered when...
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Author Chat with John Tarrow (The Stranger's Guide To Talliston), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US/UK Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with John Tarrow author of The Stranger's Guide To Talliston.  Read on for more about John and his book, plus an giveaway!          Meet John Tarrow!   John Tarrow is a storyteller, poet, shaman, award-winning author and creator of Britain’s most extraordinary...
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