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Featured Review: The Electric Kingdom (David Arnold)

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About This Book: New York Times bestseller David Arnold's most ambitious novel to date; Station Eleven meets The 5th Wave in a genre-smashing story of survival, hope, and love amid a ravaged earth. When a deadly Fly Flu sweeps the globe, it leaves a shell of the world that once was....
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What's Hot in KU

What's Hot in KU
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  Welcome to YA Books Central's "What's Hot in KU" post. This weekly event will highlight what's hot, new and exciting in the Amazon Kindle Unlimited Library.  Amazon's Kindle Unlimited subscription is a great way to enjoy unlimited reading on a tight budget. With over a million titles and counting, we...
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Spotlight on The Afterlife of the Party (Marlene Perez), Guest Post, Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight The Afterlife of the Party  by Marlene Perez.  Read on for more about Marlene and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Marlene Perez !   MARLENE PEREZ is the author of many books, including the Dead Is series, The Comeback,...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Thursday, 11 February 2021 14:59
Lauren
This cover is seems to promises a lot of glitz and glam. The synopsis is fun and drama-filled. Sounds like a great combinations of... Read More
Friday, 12 February 2021 13:15
Melanie Bracco
Love the cover, this sounds like an awesome book!
Tuesday, 02 March 2021 18:38
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Top 5 Places To Visit In England + Win a copy of Hot British Boyfriend! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're excited to spotlight Hot British Boyfriend  by Kristy Boyce.  Read on for more about Kristy and her book, an guest post, plus an giveaway!        Meet Kristy Boyce !   Kristy Boyce lives in Columbus, OH and teaches psychology as a senior lecturer at The Ohio State...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, look forward to reading it!
Thursday, 11 February 2021 14:59
Debra Branigan
The cover is wonderful and the synopsis sounds like a delightful read. I'm excited about this one.
Friday, 26 February 2021 18:40
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Giveaway: Sam's First Word (Bea Birdsong) ~ (US/Can Only)

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   Sam's First Word (US/Can Only) Author/Illustrator: Bea Birdsong/Holly Hatam Release Date: February 16th, 2021 Publisher: Little Brown YR        About The Book Your Baby's First Word Will Be Dada meets Everybody Poops in this silly story about a baby whose first word—POOP!—isn't getting the message across. Everyone in...
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Zachary Snyder
My twins will get a laugh out of this one!
Thursday, 11 February 2021 11:53
Kirsten Lyon
The cover is very cute, and based on the synopsis, I think my little niece will find it funny!
Thursday, 18 February 2021 10:41
Debra Branigan
This sounds like a cute one and very funny. Nice cover. Thanks for sharing.
Thursday, 25 February 2021 12:35
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Indie Superstars with the Authors of Of Thorns and Beauty + Giveaway (US Only)






Welcome to YA Books Central's "Indie Superstars" column. This event will spotlight the best and brightest of the indie community. You don’t want to miss out on these talented authors   This week we’re interviewing Elle Madison and Robin D. Mahle, authors of Of Thorns and Beauty    Welcome to YABC, Elle and Robin!   Caitlin...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great!
Thursday, 11 February 2021 11:54
Maria Malaveci
I love it and I know my daughter would too!
Tuesday, 23 February 2021 15:23
Andrea Cerda
This is awesome! Thanks for the opportunity!!!!! plus the book looks awesome! AND THAT COVER!!!!
Tuesday, 23 February 2021 16:09
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Featured Review: The First Holidays (Cait Marie)

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About This Book: Lila Weston is a pro at keeping secrets, but this time, she can’t wait to share with her friends and *ahem* boyfriend. She has been counting down the days until Gavin, Beth Ann, and Dylan are home for the holidays. Despite seeing Gavin most weekends, however, they haven’t...
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Giveaway: The Meet-Cute Project (Rhiannon Richardson) ~ (US Only)

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   The Meet-Cute Project (US Only) Author: Rhiannon Richardson Release Date: January 12th, 2021 Publisher: Simon & Schuster BFYR        About The Book To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before  meets  Save the Date  in this sweet, hijinks-filled rom-com about a teen girl who will do whatever it takes...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks fun, look forward to reading it.
Thursday, 11 February 2021 11:55
Keia
This sounds so cute. Can't wait to read it.
Thursday, 25 February 2021 21:27
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Author Chat with Lani Forbes (The Jade Bones), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US/Can Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Lani Forbes author of         The Jade Bones. Read on for more about Lani and her book, plus a giveaway!       Meet Lani Forbes !   LANI FORBES is the daughter of a librarian and an ex-drug-smuggling surfer, which...
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Zachary Snyder
Book looks great, love the cover!
Wednesday, 10 February 2021 12:39
Amie Lambert-Gaudet
The cover is stunning. Even if I wasn't already familiar with the Author, just the cover alone is enough to make me pick up the b... Read More
Wednesday, 10 February 2021 20:46
Tiffany Engler
This cover is BEAUTIFUL! Can't wait to read this book!
Wednesday, 17 February 2021 09:01
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Giveaway: Maxine and the Greatest Garden Ever (Ruth Spiro) ~ (US/Can Only)

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   Maxine and the Greatest Garden Ever (US/Can Only) Author/Illustrator: Ruth Spiro/Holly Hatam Release Date: February 16th, 2021 Publisher: Dial Books        About The Book Best friends Maxine and Leo combine their maker and artistic skills to create (and save!) the ultimate garden in this empowering, STEM-focused picture book After...
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Zachary Snyder
Wow, my twins will love this! My Dad has backyard garden that they help out in!
Wednesday, 10 February 2021 12:15
Kirsten Lyon
I like the colorful cover, and in the synopsis, I like the mention of STEM!
Thursday, 18 February 2021 10:37
Debra Branigan
Oh, what fun the cover relays. The story sounds like a delightful read and I am always looking for that STEM connection. Thanks fo... Read More
Wednesday, 24 February 2021 08:18
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