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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 thought...
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Featured Review: Daughter of Chaos (The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina #2) (Sarah Rees Brennan)

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About This Book: Half-witch, half-mortal sixteen-year-old Sabrina Spellman has made her choice: She's embraced her dark side and her witchy roots. Now her power is growing daily... but will it come at too high a price? Sabrina Spellman has just made the hardest decision of her life: She's leaving behind her...
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It’s Live!! Cover Reveal: Story Magic by Laurel Gale + Giveaway (US Only)

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Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  Story Magic by Laurel Gale, releasing 8/4/2020 from Jolly Fish Press/North Star Editions! Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the author: Hi, YABC! I'm Laurel Gale, and my book Story Magic will be out this August. Today, I am thrilled...
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Victoria Scott
This book sounds like the kind of story my daughter will enjoy reading again and again! Thank you so much for sharing!
Saturday, 08 February 2020 16:45
Debra Branigan
The cover is pretty. I think young readers of this genre will like this story. The premise is very unique. Best wishes to the auth... Read More
Sunday, 16 February 2020 09:41
Brittany Colpitts
Reminds me of Magic Tree House covers for some reason which I loved as a kid!
Sunday, 16 February 2020 10:51
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Author Chat with Eric Smith (Don't Read The Comments), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Eric Smith author of Don't Read The Comments. Read on for more about Eric and his book, plus an giveaway.         Meet Eric Smith!     Eric Smith is an author and literary agent from Elizabeth, New Jersey. His novels include...
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Tiffany Engler
I love this cover!
Monday, 10 February 2020 16:02
Delaney
I think this cover is so cute and this book sounds fantastic!
Tuesday, 11 February 2020 09:29
Lauren
The art of this cover is really modern and fresh looking, and the synopsis really draws you into the idea of this virtual world th... Read More
Tuesday, 11 February 2020 11:00
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Featured Review: Skin Hunter (Tania Hutley)

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About This Book: She didn't want to do it... But she was desperate. Trying to escape the dangerous streets of Old Triton, the buried city, Milla takes the ultimate risk Could a dead girl's identity be her way out? A ticket to a richer, brighter world high above the muck and...
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It’s Live!! Cover Reveal: Forget This Ever Happened by Cassandra Rose Clarke + Giveaway (US Only)

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Today we're excited to celebrate the cover reveal for  Forget This Ever Happened by Cassandra Rose Clarke, releasing 9/1/2020 from Holiday House! Before we get to the cover, here's a note from the author: Hey, YABC! I'm freaking out about the cover to my next book, FORGET THIS EVER HAPPENED. First...
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Dianna G.
This sounds really cool -- like an edgy Narnia! The cover wasn't what I expected.
Thursday, 06 February 2020 21:26
Carmen Horne
I love the vibrant color pallet and pixel texture!
Saturday, 08 February 2020 12:43
Madeline Tebo
This sounds amazing, and the cover is so cool! Very eye-catching.
Sunday, 09 February 2020 01:36
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Author Chat with Kristen Simmons (Scammed), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Kristen Simmons author of Scammed. Read on for more about Kristen and her book, plus an giveaway.         Meet Kristen Simmons!    KRISTEN SIMMONS is the author of the Article 5 series,  The Glass Arrow ,  Metaltown,  and  Pacifica .  She...
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Alex Colpitts
Reminds me a bit of Netflix thumbnails for some reason
Thursday, 06 February 2020 08:24
Colleen Burns
This book looks amazing! I don't much care for the cover though, I tend to like ones with illustrations more than real people thou... Read More
Saturday, 08 February 2020 16:54
Lauren
What an interesting trio on the cover. I like how the tables may be turned in this storyline, and she might not be fighting for th... Read More
Tuesday, 11 February 2020 10:42
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Waiting On Wednesday ~ February 5th, 2020

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Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event that is hosted by Jill at   Breaking the Spine   and spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.             *Samantha's Choice* (YABC Staff Reviewer)    Gloom Town (Ronald D Smith)   Author: Ronald Smith Expected publication:  February 11th,...
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Featured Review: The Stars We Steal (Alexa Donne)

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About This Book: Engagement season is in the air. Eighteen-year-old Princess Leonie “Leo” Kolburg, heir to a faded European spaceship, has only one thing on her mind: which lucky bachelor can save her family from financial ruin? But when Leo’s childhood friend and first love, Elliot, returns as the captain of...
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What's New In YA ~ February 4th, 2020

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Are you wondering what's new in YA today? Check out these wonderful new releases!           Set in a kingdom where danger lurks beneath the sea, mermaids seek vengeance with song, and magic is a choice, Adalyn Grace’s  All the Stars and Teeth  is a thrilling fantasy for fans of Stephanie...
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