Read excerpts from new YA books! (February 9)


Here is a selection of YA excerpts from new books that have recently hit the web.

blackhearts nicole castromanBlackhearts by Nicole Castroman
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: February 9th
Blackbeard the pirate was known for striking fear in the hearts of the bravest of sailors. But once he was just a young man. Edward “Teach” Drummond, son of one of Bristol’s richest merchants, has just returned from a year-long journey on the high seas to find his life in shambles. Betrothed to a girl he doesn’t love and sick of the high society he was born into, Teach dreams only of returning to the vast ocean he’d begun to call home.
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blood for blood ryan graudinBlood for Blood (Wolf by Wolf #2) by Ryan Graudin
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release date: November 1st 2016
With their mission in danger, Yael, and the resistance, are ready to fight. Forced to run, life in the shadows for Yael, Luka and Felix isn’t easy, especially when their enemy seems to know their every move. And when each step uncovers dark secrets and even darker truths, each must find a way to navigate right and wrong, past and future, life and death, if they are to survive at all.
To read an excerpt, click here.

the death and life of zebulon finch empire decayed daniel krausThe Death and Life of Zebulon Finch, Volume Two: Empire Decayed by Daniel Kraus
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Release date: TBA
Blurb currently unavailable.

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lady midnight cassandra clareLady Midnight (The Dark Artifices #1) by Cassandra Clare
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry
Release date: March 8th 2016
Emma Carstairs is no longer a child in mourning, but a young woman bent on discovering what killed her parents and avenging her losses. Together with her parabatai Julian Blackthorn, Emma must learn to trust her head and her heart as she investigates a demonic plot that stretches across Los Angeles, from the Sunset Strip to the enchanted sea that pounds the beaches of Santa Monica. If only her heart didn’t lead her in treacherous directions…
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stars above marissa meyerStars Above: A Lunar Chronicles Collection by Marissa Meyer
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Release date: February 2nd 2016
The universe of the Lunar Chronicles holds stories—and secrets—that are wondrous, vicious, and romantic. How did Cinder first arrive in New Beijing? How did the brooding soldier Wolf transform from young man to killer? When did Princess Winter and the palace guard Jacin realize their destinies? With nine stories—five of which have never before been published—and an exclusive never-before-seen excerpt from Marissa Meyer’s upcoming novel, Heartless.
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Lucy Nisbet

Lucy is an English teacher-in-training and a self-confessed book nerd. She often buys more books than she can reasonably afford or possibly have time to read. Her Hogwarts letter is now several years too late, but she’s sure it’s just gotten lost in the post.

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