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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Insidious by Dawn Metcalf + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Insidious by Dawn Metcalf + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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Hello, YABC! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for INSIDIOUS by Dawn Metcalf, releasing August 25, 2015 from Harlequin TEEN. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Dawn:   You know when you finish a story, you never really finish because there's so much more...
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Amanda Julia
The book cover is very nice. I love the whole watercolor design. The synopsis sounds very mysterious. This will be a very interest... Read More
Tuesday, 19 May 2015 23:58
Susan T.
Th cover goes perfectly with the rest of the series. I'm really looking forward to the conclusion of the series to see what happen... Read More
Wednesday, 27 May 2015 21:29
rebecca
The cover is very appealing to the eye. Makes you want to look further. The Synopsis pulls the reader in just enough to hook them... Read More
Sunday, 31 May 2015 17:36
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What's New in YA

What's New in YA
  Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!       A School for Unusual Girls is the first captivating installment in the Stranje House series for young adults by award-winning author Kathleen Baldwin. #1 New York Times bestselling author Meg Cabot calls this...
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The Librarian's Corner

The Librarian's Corner
  This month's theme for the Librarian's corner is all about   picture books you can share with teens!  Picture books aren't just for kids and babies anymore. In fact, teens love storytime too!    For May, I am featuring some of my favorite picture books to share with teens, whether...
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The Greater Rochester Teen Book Festival

The Greater Rochester Teen Book Festival
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    The Greater Rochester Teen Book Festival-- TBF 2015 Contributed by Kayla King, Blog Manager and Staff Reviewer   Here at Young Adult Books Central, we LOVE YA! Fortunately for us, The Greater Rochester Book Festival held at Nazareth Collge devotes itself to showing their love of YA too.   ...
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Giveaway: If You Feel Too Much by Jamie Tworkowski (US Only)

Giveaway: If You Feel Too Much by Jamie Tworkowski (US Only)
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If You Feel Too Much: Thoughts on Things Found and Lost and Hoped For By Jamie Tworkowski Release Date: May 26, 2015   About the Book In 2006 Jamie Tworkowski wrote a story called “To Write Love on Her Arms” about helping a friend through her struggle with drug addiction, depression,...
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Amanda Julia
To Write Love on Her Arms
Friday, 15 May 2015 16:58
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It was called “To Write Love on Her Arms”.
Monday, 18 May 2015 17:52
jermika jones
“To Write Love on Her Arms”
Thursday, 21 May 2015 18:26
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Giveaway: Nova by Margaret Fortune (US Only)

Giveaway: Nova by Margaret Fortune (US Only)
Nova by Margaret Fortune   Release Date: June 2nd   About the Book *36:00:00* The clock activates so suddenly in my mind, my head involuntarily jerks a bit to the side. The fog vanishes, dissipated in an instant as though it never was. Memories come slotting into place, their edges sharp...
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Amanda Julia
Tiersten Internment Colony
Friday, 15 May 2015 14:43
Shay
What is the name of the colony Lia lives in? She lived in the Tiersten Internment Colony for two years.
Saturday, 23 May 2015 16:59
Sui Generis
She lives in Tiersten Internment Colony.
Tuesday, 26 May 2015 00:41
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Briar Rose by Jane Yolen

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Briar Rose by Jane Yolen
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Happy Friday, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for BRIAR ROSE by Jane Yolen, releasing April 19, 2016 from Tor Teen.      Ready to see? Scroll, YABCers! Scroll! ...       ...       ...         ...        ...
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Giveaway: Every Last Word by Tamara Ireland Stone (US Only)

Giveaway: Every Last Word by Tamara Ireland Stone (US Only)
EVERY LAST WORD By Tamara Ireland Stone In stores June 16th   About the Book If you could read my mind, you wouldn't be smiling.   Samantha McAllister looks just like the rest of the popular girls in her junior class. But hidden beneath the straightened hair and expertly applied makeup...
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Amanda Julia
Caroline introduces Sam to Poet's Corner.
Friday, 15 May 2015 15:44
Erin
Caroline introduces Sam to Poet's Corner!
Monday, 18 May 2015 21:23
Shannon Mizikoski
Poet's Corner
Wednesday, 20 May 2015 01:15
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PITCH PERFECT 2 - Drive Through Movie Review

PITCH PERFECT 2 - Drive Through Movie Review

******** NO SPOILERS******* The Nerd Riders saw a sneak peek of PITCH PERFECT 2 and are here to give you their review! Are you Aca-ready?
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: The Salvation of Gabriel Adam by S. L. Duncan + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: The Salvation of Gabriel Adam by S. L. Duncan + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for THE SALVATION OF GABRIEL ADAM by S. L. Duncan, releasing August 15, 2015 from Medallion Press. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from S. L.:   Hello YABC! I'm thrilled to bring you the brand-new cover to the second...
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Sarah Bauman
The cover of the book looks awesome. It is very colorful and would catch my eye in a store. The synopsis has me interested. I hop... Read More
Thursday, 14 May 2015 12:06
Susan T.
I like the cover, it is different and stands out. I love that this is set in Istanbul which is one of my favorite places!
Thursday, 21 May 2015 13:18
Kushnoda
The cover is awseome and it looks very colorful. It looks very interesting, it makes me want to read this.
Monday, 25 May 2015 19:27
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