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Season's Readings--Fall Edition

Season's Readings--Fall Edition
  What better way to spend your fall days than with a new book? Here at YABC we are committed to finding the best reads of the season. Lucky for us, we didn't have to look too far. Our fantastic staff of reviewers have helped us compile a list of what...
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Trailer Reveal: Link by Summer Wier + Giveaway (US/Canada)

Trailer Reveal: Link by Summer Wier + Giveaway (US/Canada)

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Happy October, YABCers! Who's ready for Halloween?! Today we're super excited to celebrate the trailer reveal for LINK by Summer Wier, released September 29, 2015 from REUTS Publications. Before we get to the trailer, here's a note from Summer:   Hi YABC! Welcome to the trailer reveal for LINK!   I'm...
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Sky
I loved it! Definitely will be checking out this book!
Sunday, 04 October 2015 02:09
Oscar M
The trailer was cool and mysterious
Sunday, 04 October 2015 14:45
Susan T.
This looks really exciting! I want to know what happens next!
Monday, 05 October 2015 21:40
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Simon & Schuster Press Release

Simon & Schuster Press Release
  SIMON & SCHUSTER BOOKS FOR YOUNG READERS PREEMPTS  THE DIABOLIC  BY S. J. KINCAID   New York, New York, September 30— Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers announced today that it will publish  The Diabolic  by S. J. Kincaid, a YA stand-alone action-adventure thriller set in space, which will be...
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Waiting for Augusta by Jessica Lawson + Giveaway (International)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Waiting for Augusta by Jessica Lawson + Giveaway (International)
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Get ready to feast your eyes on a stunning full jacket reveal, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for WAITING FOR AUGUSTA by Jessica Lawson, releasing May 10, 2016 from Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from...
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Faith
I love the cover--you have serious good fortune with your cover designs, Jess. And even though I'm not a big golf fan, the synops... Read More
Wednesday, 30 September 2015 16:20
Amy
I love the cover and I'm already a big fan of Jessica Lawson's writing! I'd love to read this book and also read it to my kids. Th... Read More
Friday, 09 October 2015 17:35
Jessica Fox
This sounds like something that my youngest girl would like. She loved the movie My Girl and the that Synopsis puts me in mind of ... Read More
Tuesday, 27 October 2015 16:19
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NK-YA Fest

NK-YA Fest
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    This is your chance to meet 23 awesome Young Adult authors at a brand new book fest! The libraries of Northern Kentucky have partnered together to bring you NK-YA Fest!       NK-YA Fest is the first annual Young Adult bookfest to be held in Northern Kentucky. The...
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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Of Delicate Pieces by A. Lynden Rolland + Giveaway (US/Canada)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Of Delicate Pieces by A. Lynden Rolland + Giveaway (US/Canada)
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Hi, everyone! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for OF DELICATE PIECES by A. Lynden Rolland, releasing October 20, 2015 from Month9Books. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Amy:   Hi, YABC! I'm so excited to be here today to reveal the cover for...
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Emily
Love the cover especially the blue nails and the synopsis sounds totally intriguing!
Tuesday, 29 September 2015 12:03
Justin Holley
An absolutely beautiful cover!
Thursday, 01 October 2015 16:18
Susan T.
The cover is a little bit creepy and that totally fits with the synopsis. Sounds great!
Monday, 05 October 2015 21:19
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What's New in YA--September 29, 2015

What's New in YA--September 29, 2015
  Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!     When sixteen-year-old Amanda Verner's family decides to move from their small mountain cabin to the vast prairie, she hopes it is her chance for a fresh start. She can leave behind the memory of...
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Author Chat with Marilyn Hilton

Author Chat with Marilyn Hilton
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  Contributed by Karen Yingling   One of our extraordinary staff members, Karen, interviewed Marilyn Hilton, author of Full Cicada Moon ! Now she's sharing this fantastic chat with us! But first we'd like to introduce you to this literary duo.      Meet Marilyn Hilton.  Marilyn Hilton has published numerous...
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astronaut
Sunday, 18 October 2015 16:39
Liana Allgeyer
I wanted to be a vet until I was about 13. I loved animals and I loved science, so at the time I was very determined to become one... Read More
Monday, 19 October 2015 13:06
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Percy Preview

Percy Preview
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  We're gearing up for the end of our Percy Jackson celebration, but that doesn't mean we're letting one of our favorite characters disappear forever. In fact, we're so excited to meet new characters and worlds. As part of that, we're sharing exclusive content from Magnus Chase and the Gods of...
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Sky
I honestly don't know any Norse myths but I would definitely love to learn some!
Sunday, 04 October 2015 02:07
Cameron
Honestly the only Asgardian I'm familiar with is Thor. I love his character and the myth of Thor. Also I am obsessed with Marvel a... Read More
Monday, 05 October 2015 17:57
Amy Hart
The Valkyries and Odin and the Raven....
Thursday, 08 October 2015 18:36
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Giveaway: Daughter of the House by Rosie Thomas (US Only)

Giveaway: Daughter of the House by Rosie Thomas (US Only)
DAUGHTER OF THE HOUSE by Rosie Thomas Release Date: September 1   About the Book The enchanting sequal to Rosie Thomas's celebrated story of magic and intrigue, The Illusionists. The year is 1910: Eliza's life has been utterly transformed since she dove head-first into the bohemian world of the Palmyra Theatre,...
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rebecca
Seeing her harness her powers will be the most interesting part... Read More
Thursday, 08 October 2015 23:00
Kara S
??? I want to learn more about this evolving process; I don't know yet. Thanks for this chance! Cheers, Kara S
Saturday, 10 October 2015 12:44
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