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Featured Review: All The Stars and Teeth (Adalyn Grace)

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About This Book: 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 Garber’s  Caraval  and Sarah J. Maas’s Throne of Glass series. She will reign....
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Author Chat with Catherine Linka (What I Want You To See), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US/Canada Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Catherine Linka author of What I Want You To See. Read on for more about Catherine and her book, plus an giveaway.         Meet Catherine Linka!      Catherine Linka is happiest on a mountain trail, the deck of a ship,...
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Alex Colpitts
Love the painting style cover
Thursday, 06 February 2020 08:23
Dianna G.
I was lucky to be on a blog tour for this book. It was so good!
Thursday, 06 February 2020 21:28
Colleen Burns
I love the cover, and the synopsis sounds interesting!
Saturday, 08 February 2020 16:53
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Author Of The Week: Author Chat with Adalyn Grace (All The Stars and Teeth), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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Welcome to our weekly special feature post,  Author Of The Week !! Each week we will be interviewing a different YA author and highlighting their upcoming release! We will also be hosting a giveaway of the book we are highlighting!!         Introducing Adalyn Grace , YABC's Author of the...
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Alex Colpitts
One of my favorite covers so far this year!
Thursday, 06 February 2020 08:23
Lindsay
The plot sounds so good, I mean how could you go wrong with pirates and mermaids?
Saturday, 08 February 2020 12:55
Jen
I think the cover is absolutely gorgeous and this sounds like a book I won't be able to put down!
Sunday, 09 February 2020 18:19
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YABC Staff's Current Reads ~ February 3rd, 2020

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Hello YABC'ers! Welcome to the weekly post by the Staff at YA Books Central called Current Reads Monday! We love everything bookish and just wanted to share with our readers what books we are currently reading and obsessing about! So check out what books the YABC Staff are currently reading below...
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Featured Review: Scarred (Joanne MacGregor)

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About This Book: Life leaves you scarred. Love can make you beautiful. Sloane Munster had the perfect life, until she didn’t. Now seventeen year-old Sloane is trying to reboot her life after a serious accident left her badly scarred and emotionally traumatized. Starting her senior year at a different school, she...
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Author Chat with Melissa de la Cruz (The Queen's Assassin), Plus Giveaway! ~ (US Only)

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  Today we're excited to chat with Melissa de la Cruz author of The Queen's Assassin. Read on for more about Melissa and her book, plus an giveaway.         Meet Melissa de la Cruz!     Melissa de la Cruz is the #1 New York Times , USA...
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Dianna G.
My daughter loves to read fantasy YA books -- I will have to tell her about this one! The cover is beautiful, and the summary see... Read More
Wednesday, 29 January 2020 22:07
Candice Gigous
The cover is pretty. The synopsis makes me want to read more. I have been a fan of Melissa De La Cruz and I am looking forward to ... Read More
Friday, 31 January 2020 05:37
Jillian
I like the colors of the cover. It sounds like a great story.
Saturday, 01 February 2020 08:51
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Featured Review: Seneca Element (Rayya Deeb)

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About This Book: If you knew that creating singularity between your mind and machine would open Pandora’s Box would you do it? Not even teen math-genius, Doro Campbell, could have known what she was getting herself into when she made the choice to get an implant connecting her brain to her...
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PRESS RELEASE: 2020 Sydney Taylor Book Award Winners Announced

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2020 Sydney Taylor Book Award Winners Announced   Winners of the annual Sydney Taylor Book Award were announced by the Association of Jewish Libraries today in Philadelphia, PA at the Youth Media Awards announcement at the American Library Association. Named in memory of Sydney Taylor, author of the classic  All-of-a-Kind Family...
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What's New In YA ~ January 28th, 2020

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A historical YA horror novel based on the infamous real-life inspiration for Countess Dracula In 16th century Hungary, Anna Darvulia has just begun working as a scullery maid for the young and glamorous Countess Elizabeth Báthory. When Elizabeth takes a liking to Anna, she’s vaulted to the dream role of chambermaid,...
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Giveaway: Diamond City (Francesca Flores) ~ (US Only)

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Diamond City (US Only) by: Francesca Flores Release Date: January 28th, 2020 Publisher: Wednesday Books   About the Book: Good things don't happen to girls who come from nothing...unless they risk everything. Fierce and ambitious, Aina Solís as sharp as her blade and as mysterious as the blood magic she protects....
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Brittany Colpitts
I love this cover! Reminds me of watercolor
Wednesday, 29 January 2020 11:47
Alex Colpitts
This is one of my most anticipated for 2020
Thursday, 06 February 2020 08:22
Jeana Kwiecinski
Have to read this one! It sounds so intense! Can't wait!!
Tuesday, 11 February 2020 11:33
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