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It's live!! Cover Reveal: Adrenaline Crush by Laurie Boyle Crompton + Giveaway (US Only)

It's live!! Cover Reveal: Adrenaline Crush by Laurie Boyle Crompton + Giveaway (US Only)
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Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for ADRENALINE CRUSH by Laurie Boyle Crompton, releasing March 15, 2016 from Square Fish. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Laurie:   I am so thrilled that Adrenaline Crush will be released in paperback early next...
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Sui Generis
I love the cover and the synopsis is very interesting!
Wednesday, 10 June 2015 23:41
Agustina Gonzalez
i love the cover, and the story sounds so good. its something I would read ... Read More
Tuesday, 23 June 2015 16:39
Maranda Hymes
While the synopsis sounds interesting that cover is one of my favorites I've seen! I can't wait to read.
Thursday, 02 July 2015 00:14
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Diversify Your Shelves with WNDB

Diversify Your Shelves with WNDB
  Column by Brandy Colbert   One of the best parts about the creation of We Need Diverse Books is that while the campaign is so important at getting the word out about the diversity gap in publishing and the myriad ways in which we can help close it, it’s also...
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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!       Rachel Walker is devoted to God. She prays every day, attends Calvary Christian Church with her family, helps care for her five younger siblings, dresses modestly, and prepares herself to be a wife...
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Bean F
I just read a great new release, it is called the Dragonfly Guardian by Angela Antaloczy. It is a great story about 18 yr old Ann... Read More
Monday, 08 June 2015 22:44
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More From The Merit Birds

More From The Merit Birds
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  It's no secret that here at Young Adult Books Central we LOVE   YA! We live for those unique stories that have the potential to inspire and influence readers from all around the world. Kelley Powell's novel, The Merit Birds , is one of those books!   So what makes...
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Giveaway: A Girl Undone by Catherine Linka (US Only)

Giveaway: A Girl Undone by Catherine Linka (US Only)
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A GIRL UNDONE by Catherine Linka         Release Date: June 23rd, 2015     About the Book A GIRL UNDONE (St. Martin’s Griffin; June 23, 2015), is the follow up to Catherine Linka’s award-winning debut  A Girl Called Fearless (2014), about a synthetic hormone in beef that killed fifty million...
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Shannon Mizikoski
That she was pregnant and was going to run away
Monday, 01 June 2015 22:36
rebecca
She got pregnant
Thursday, 04 June 2015 17:20
Vivien
She was pregnant
Saturday, 06 June 2015 11:58
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Giveaway: The Girl in the Torch by Robert Sharenow (US Only)

Giveaway: The Girl in the Torch by Robert Sharenow (US Only)
THE GIRL IN THE TORCH     by Robert Sharenow Release Date: May 26, 2015     About the Book THE GIRL IN THE TORCH is a vivid and engrossing tale about identity, sacrifice, survival, and family, set against the backdrop of Manhattan at the turn of the 20th century. THE GIRL...
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Lillian
working at his parents' New Hampshire sleepaway camp
Monday, 01 June 2015 22:29
Sui Generis
When he worked at New Hampshire sleepaway camp.
Wednesday, 10 June 2015 23:39
Agustina Gonzalez
Working at New Hampshire sleepaway camp
Tuesday, 23 June 2015 01:52
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Giveaway: The Edge of Forever by Melissa E. Hurst (US & Canada Only)

Giveaway: The Edge of Forever by Melissa E. Hurst (US & Canada Only)
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The Edge of Forever by Melissa E. Hurst Release Date: June 2, 2015   About the Book In 2013: Sixteen-year-old Alora is having blackouts. Each time she wakes up in a different place with no idea of how she got there. The one thing she is certain of? Someone is following...
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Mandy
Love Book Giveaways! This book sounds so good! Fingers crossed... Read More
Monday, 01 June 2015 19:16
Lillian
I love how the cover and synopsis are similar with the representation of two separate intertwined stories.
Tuesday, 02 June 2015 15:57
Kushnoda
The book seems very interesting, it has a lovely cover and im really excited to get my hand on it!! *finger crossed*
Tuesday, 02 June 2015 20:02
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Giveaway: Alias Hook by Lisa Jensen (US & Canada Only)

Giveaway: Alias Hook by Lisa Jensen (US & Canada Only)
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Alias Hook   by Lisa Jensen Release Date: 5/5/15     About the Book With a slight nod to Wicked, veteran film critic Lisa Jensen trades Oz for Neverland and reimagines one of Great Britain’s most beloved children’s classics in her ingenious novel now in paperback, ALIAS HOOK (St. Martin’s Griffin; May...
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Lillian
Yes, the disney movie Maleficent managed to do it. It's nice to see the motivation behind the villains and to know a backstory.... Read More
Tuesday, 02 June 2015 16:22
John Phan
Villains can definitely be understood as long as they have a strong and valid motivation for what they do.
Wednesday, 03 June 2015 00:54
Shenoda
yes they can
Wednesday, 03 June 2015 17:48
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Giveaway: Run To You Series by Clara Kensie (International)

Giveaway: Run To You Series by Clara Kensie (International)
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The Run to You Series: DECEPTION SO DEADLY and DECEPTION SO DARK by Clara Kensie Release Date: May 1, 2015     About the Book DECEPTION SO DEADLY: Originally  published as the Run to You serial parts 1-3: First Sight, Second Glance, and Third Charm. Deception So Deadly is the complete...
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Clara Kensie
Hi Sara! Thanks for the heads up about the bad link! It seems there was a closing parenthesis at the end of the link that shouldn'... Read More
Friday, 05 June 2015 11:09
CJ Redwine, Site and Staff Manager
We apologize for the broken link. It's fixed now! (And the chapter is AH-MAZING.)
Sunday, 07 June 2015 13:51
Ayanami Faerudo
Monroe.
Friday, 19 June 2015 03:38
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Giveaway: Lois Lane: Fallout by Gwenda Bond (US Only)

Giveaway: Lois Lane: Fallout by Gwenda Bond (US Only)
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LOIS LANE: FALLOUT    by GWENDA BOND     Release Date: MAY 1, 2015     About the Book   MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (May 1, 2015) – Iconic DC Comics character Lois Lane is now the star of a new young adult novel from the Switch Press imprint of Capstone. The first book...
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Lillian
Jack FInch
Tuesday, 02 June 2015 16:59
Stacy
Jack Finch
Friday, 05 June 2015 15:05
Vivien
Jack Finch
Saturday, 06 June 2015 12:07
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