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Clean Reads

Clean Reads
  We know it can be difficult as a parent, teacher, librarian, etc. to sometimes find books for younger or more sensitive readers. That is why, with the help of our very own C.J. Redwine, we're giving a list that is a great starting point for some of our favorite YA...
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YABC January 2016 Book Haul

YABC January 2016 Book Haul

This month the YABC offices were left under stacks and stacks of books thanks to all of the amazing publishers. Here is the haul.     See any books that you can't wait to read? 
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: The Forgetting by Sharon Cameron + Giveaway (US Only)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: The Forgetting by Sharon Cameron + Giveaway (US Only)
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Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for THE FORGETTING by Sharon Cameron, releasing September 13, 2016 from Scholastic. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Sharon:   Hey, world! I am thrilled beyond words to present the cover of my next novel, THE...
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Alyssa Susanna
I adore this book's cover! Honestly I will read anything Sharon Cameron writes - it could be a book about peeling potatoes and I'd... Read More
Friday, 08 January 2016 14:15
Tim Nance
So excited to read another book by the amazing Sharon Cameron! It looks gorgeous, and I can't wait to see what twisting, winding, ... Read More
Friday, 08 January 2016 16:51
Karen Woodard
it looks interesting and sounds very exciting
Sunday, 10 January 2016 17:30
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Courtney Stevens' Secret-Sharing App Reveal

Courtney Stevens' Secret-Sharing App Reveal
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Today we're excited to reveal a new app from author Courtney Stevens (FAKING NORMAL, THE LIES ABOUT TRUTH)!   The "BiG Truths" app flips the idea of "confession" from a negative to a positive: instead of "confession" as revealing shame or mistakes, the app turns confession into a positive experience by...
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ALSC Book Awards

ALSC Book Awards
  Yesterday ALSC posted their list of notable children's books in 2016 that are under consideration for awards. Whether you're looking for that next great read, or making sure your favorite bok made the list, you can find it HERE !
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It's Live!! Cover Reveal: The Weight of Zero by Karen Fortunati + Giveaway (Intl)

It's Live!! Cover Reveal: The Weight of Zero by Karen Fortunati + Giveaway (Intl)
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Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for THE WEIGHT OF ZERO by Karen Fortunati, releasing September 6, 2016 from Delacorte/Penguin Random House. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Karen:   Dear Readers,    I'm beyond thrilled to have YABC host the cover...
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Nanouk, Staff Reviewer
The cover is very interesting and unique and I love the way the circles are all around her. I think books about mental health issu... Read More
Monday, 11 January 2016 15:37
Karen Fortunati
Hi Everyone! Thanks so much for the wonderful comments! I can't wait for the book to be released. And I'm really looking forward... Read More
Wednesday, 13 January 2016 08:13
Alvaro Cortez
The cover makes this book look very interesting. It stood out from the others and the synopsis makes me want to read the book even... Read More
Monday, 18 January 2016 18:08
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The 100 Season 3 Trailer Reveal

The 100 Season 3 Trailer Reveal

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  Whether you're a long-time fan of Kass Morgan's  100  series, or fans of this amazing show, we're here to tell you The Cw's adaptation of The 100 is coming back with its third season, and it looks filled with more epic battles, heart, and everything else we've come to love...
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Spotlight on This Song Is Not For You by Laura Nowlin, Plus Giveaway!

Spotlight on This Song Is Not For You by Laura Nowlin, Plus Giveaway!
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  Today, we're spotlighting This Song Is Not For You .  Laura Nowlin's new release brings readers into the world of bands, music, and love. Read on for a sneak peek of this book and a chance to enter the giveaway!       But first, meet Laura.  Laura Nowlin holds a...
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Shadowhunters Trailer Reveal

Shadowhunters Trailer Reveal


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  Do you remember the last time Cassandra Clare's fantastic world was translated to film? In one week Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments will make its tv debut on Freeform, formerly ABC Family @ 9/8c.    If you're like any of us here at YABC you devoured Clare's books, and were maybe...
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Author Chat with Kelly Fiore & Brigid Kemmerer

Author Chat with Kelly Fiore & Brigid Kemmerer
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  So what happens when two authors write two completely different books with the same title? Well that's what we're going to find out today!   Kelly Fiore and Brigid Kemmerer are each releasing novels titled Thicker Than Water , and they've interviewd each other for YABC! Read below for more...
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CJ Redwine, Site and Staff Manager
Thankfully the authors' names and ISBN numbers are different, so all should be well. Duplicate titles aren't all that rare, though... Read More
Tuesday, 05 January 2016 21:59
Susan T.
They seem like two very different books and yet the title fits for both of them so that's kind of neat!
Sunday, 17 January 2016 17:28
Kara S
What a fascinating literary enterprise! I love it!
Tuesday, 19 January 2016 06:32
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