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Author Chat with Saadia Faruqi (Yusuf Azeem Is Not A Hero), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we are chatting with Saadia Faruqu, author of Yusuf Azeem Is Not A Hero! Read on for more about Saadia, her book, and giveaway!         Meet Saadia Faruqi ! Saadia Faruqi is a Pakistani-American writer, interfaith activist, and cultural-sensitivity trainer. She is the author of the children’s...
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Author Chat with Sarah Raughley (The Bones Of Ruin), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we are chatting with Sarah Raughley, author of The Bones Of Ruin! Read on for more about Sarah, her book, and giveaway!         Meet Sarah Raughley ! Sarah Raughley grew up in Southern Ontario writing stories about freakish little girls with powers because she secretly wanted to...
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Tiffany Engler
Love this cover! This book looks so good!!!
Sunday, 12 September 2021 07:38
Brittany
I'm so excited for this one!!
Monday, 13 September 2021 09:49
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Author Chat with Ginny Myers Sain (Dark and Shallow Lies), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we are chatting with Ginny Myers Sain, author of  Dark and Shallow Lies ! Read on for more about Ginny, her book, and giveaway!         Meet Ginny Myers Sain ! Ginny Myers Sain lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and has spent the past twenty years working closely with...
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Jeana Kwiecinski
I am in love with this cover!! The story sounds amazing too.
Thursday, 09 September 2021 16:55
Tiffany Engler
Love this cover! This book looks so good!!!
Sunday, 12 September 2021 07:34
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It's Live! Cover Reveal: Herrick's End (T.M. Blanchet), Plus Giveaway! ~ (INT)

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Hi, YABCers! Today we're super excited to celebrate the cover reveal for Herrick's End (T.M. Blanchet) , releasing May 10th, 2022 from Tiny Fox Press.         Before we get to the cover, here's a note from T.M. Blanchet:   Hello, YABC readers! I'm so excited to introduce the...
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Andrea Cerda
The story sound mazing and the cover is so gorgeous!
Tuesday, 07 September 2021 16:33
Jeana Kwiecinski
What a beautiful cover and the story sounds so good!
Thursday, 09 September 2021 16:50
Amanda
A "wacky, witchy, revenge-soaked fantasy"? Yes, please.
Friday, 17 September 2021 18:34
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Author Chat with Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch (Traitors Among Us), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're spotlighting   Traitors Among Us  by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch! Read on for more about Marsha, her book, and giveaway!         Meet Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch ! Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch is a Ukrainian Canadian author acclaimed for her nonfiction and historical fiction, including  Making Bombs for Hitler ,  The...
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Giveaway: Battle Of The Bands (edited by Lauren Gibaldi & Eric Smith) ~ (US Only)

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  Battle Of The Bands Edited by: Lauren Gibaldi & Eric Smith Publisher: Candlewick Press Publish Date: September 7th, 2021           About the Book A daughter of rock ’n’ roll royalty has a secret crush. A lonely ticket taker worries about his sister. An almost-famous songwriter nurses...
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Danielle Hammelef
I love the cover and this anthology is going to be a blast to read with all of the talented contributors.
Tuesday, 07 September 2021 12:13
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Spotlight on We Can Be Heroes (Kyrie McCauley), Excerpt, & Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Today we're spotlighting   We Can Be Heroes by Kyrie McCauley! Read on for more about Kyrie, her book, and giveaway!         Meet Kyrie McCauley ! Kyrie McCauley is the author of  If These Wings Could Fly . She has also been a waitress, nanny, singer in a...
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Kristy
I loved Kyrie's last book and I can't wait to read this one!
Monday, 06 September 2021 16:32
Tiffany Engler
I love this cover! Can't wait to read this one!
Sunday, 12 September 2021 07:42
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Ready for a sleek new look?

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Hi YABC Community!   YABC is under construction!  Sorry you missed us the week of 8/30/21 but we will soon be back better than ever!   Did you know that YABooksCentral started in 1998? It was the first kidlit-focused review site of its kind! In the 23 years since its founding,...
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Rockstar Book Tours: Excerpt & Giveaway ~ The Cursed Carnival and Other Calamities (Rick Riordan) ~ (US Only)

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YABC is thrilled to be hosting a spot on the THE CURSED CARNIVAL AND OTHER CALAMITIES by Roshani Chokshi, J.C. Cervantes, Yoon Ha Lee, Carlos Hernandez, Kwame Mbalia, Rebecca Roanhorse, Tehlor Kay Mejia, Sarwat Chadda, Graci Kim, and Rick Riordan Blog Tour hosted by  Rockstar Book Tours . Check out our...
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Rockstar Book Tours: Excerpt & Giveaway ~ Pahua and the Soul Stealer (Lori M. Lee) ~ (US Only)

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YABC is thrilled to be hosting a spot on the PAHUA AND THE SOUL STEALER by Lori M. Lee Blog Tour hosted by  Rockstar Book Tours . Check out our post and make sure to enter the giveaway! About The Book: Title:  PAHUA AND THE SOUL STEALER   Author:  Lori M....
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Chiara Jucha
Looks incredible!
Monday, 06 September 2021 15:39
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