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Holiday Anthology Reveal + Giveaway!

The time has finally arrived! The YABC holiday anthology is now available, and we’ve got a big giveaway going on to celebrate. ^_^

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YA Books Central presents 12 heartwarming, bone-chilling, and magically enchanting stories from the award-winning, New York Times & USA Today Bestselling authors of the YABC Staff. is one of the leading children’s and adolescent literature sites on the web today.  With much love, our staff of volunteers bring our readers this collection of YA stories representing the genres we love at the most wonderful time of the year.

From Contemporary Romance to Horror, Science Fiction, Dragons and Fantasy, this exclusive collection of complete Holiday stories offers something for every YA book lover this holiday season.

The K Word: Peyton

A Contemporary Romance by Award Winning and Amazon Bestselling author, Melissa A. Craven (YABC Indie Manager & Staff Reviewer)

A Christmas Eve party just might be the night Peyton and Cameron find themselves under the mistletoe and out of excuses.

The K Word: Cameron

A Contemporary Romance by USA Today and Amazon Bestselling author, Michelle MacQueen (YABC Assistant Indie Manager & Staff Reviewer)

A Christmas Eve party could ruin everything when a cruel joke crushes Peyton. And the only way to make her see just how beautiful she is might be to reveal the feelings Cam has tried so hard to hide.


A Sci-Fi Story by L.J. Higgins (YABC Staff Reviewer)

With airships descending from the heavens, can Kylah survive Christmas Eve?

The Uninvited Guest: A Ravenspire short story 

A fairytale retelling by NY Times Bestseller, C.J. Redwine (YABC Director & Staff Reviewer)

An old enemy. A new curse. And one chance to save her kingdom.

After Checkmate 

A Contemporary Romance by Award-winning, USA Today & Amazon Bestselling author, Amalie Jahn (YABC Staff Reviewer)

Sometimes you find love where you least expect it.

In the Valley of Stars

A Magical Realism Story by Kayla King (YABC Blog Manager & Staff Reviewer)

Begin with a wish: For family. For love. For light.

Unexpected Christmas 

An Urban Fantasy by USA Today and Amazon Bestselling author, Bethany Wicker

What happens when vampires invite werewolves over for Christmas?

Young Saint Nick 

A Sci-Fi story by Award-Winning and Amazon Bestselling author, Angela Blount (YABC Staff Reviewer)

A futuristic retelling of a story credited to the Greek historical figure of Saint Nicholas (who was the basis for the traditional model of Santa Claus.)

Hearts & Homes 

A Contemporary Romance by Beth Rodgers (YABC Staff Reviewer)

Join Cassie as she learns that home is where the heart is through experiences with holiday fun, new friends, and rewarding work.

Choices: A Joshua’s Island Christmas

A Middle Grade contemporary fiction by Award Winning author, Patrick Hodges (YABC Staff Reviewer)

What do you get the perfect girl for Christmas?


A HolidayHorror Story by Stephanie Augustine (YABC Staff Reviewer)

“Have you been naughty? Or have you been nice? Let Krampus be the judge!”

A Shot of Christmas Magic

An Urban Fantasy by Award Winning author, Kim Baccellia (YABC Staff Reviewer)

A mysterious stranger makes wishes come true and injects some magic into an otherwise dreary holiday.

Be sure to check out the YABC Giveaway! You’ll find it at the bottom of the spotlight author interview.

YABC Author Spotlight