Read excerpts from new YA books! (September 22)


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

evolution stephanie diazEvolution (Extraction #3) by Stephanie Diaz
Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin
Release date: September 8th 2015
Clementine and Logan’s world is on the brink of destruction. An army of aliens from the distant planet Marden has arrived with a massive fleet of battleships, intent on finally putting an end to an age-old war. With the Alliance headquarters reduced to rubble and one of the rebel leaders close to death, Clementine and her friends have no choice but to retreat to the Core to escape the alien ships attacking the Surface.
To read an excerpt, click here.

mystic jason denzelMystic (The Mystic Trilogy #1) by Jason Denzel
Publisher: Tor Books
Release date: November 3rd 2015
For hundreds of years, high-born nobles have competed for the chance to learn of the Myst. Powerful, revered, and often reclusive, Mystics have the unique ability to summon and manipulate the Myst: the underlying energy that lives at the heart of the universe. Once in a very great while, they take an apprentice, always from the most privileged sects of society. Such has always been the tradition-until a new High Mystic takes her seat and chooses Pomella AnDone, a low-born teenager, as a candidate.
To read an excerpt, click here.

salt to the sea ruta sepetysSalt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys
Publisher: Philomel Books
Release date: February 9th 2016
In 1945, World War II is drawing to a close in East Prussia, and thousands of refugees are on a desperate trek toward freedom, almost all of them with something to hide. Among them are Joana, Emilia, and Florian, whose paths converge en route to the ship that promises salvation, the Wilhelm Gustloff. Forced by circumstance to unite, the three find their strength, courage, and trust in each other tested with each step closer toward safety.
To read an excerpt, click here.

sweet madness trisha leaverSweet Madness by Trisha Leaver & Lindsay Currie
Publisher: Merit Press
Release date: September 15th 2015
Seventeen-year-old Bridget Sullivan is alone in Fall River, a city that sees Irish immigrants as nothing more than a drunken drain on society. To make matters worse, she’s taken employment with the city’s most peculiar and gossip-laden family—the Bordens. But when Bridget makes a horrifying discovery in the home, all that she thought she knew about the Bordens is called into question…including if Lizzie Borden is dangerous.
To read an excerpt, click here.

this monstrous thing mackenzi leeThis Monstrous Thing by Mackenzi Lee
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Release date: September 22nd 2015
In 1818 Geneva, men built with clockwork parts live hidden away from society, cared for only by illegal mechanics called Shadow Boys. Two years ago, Shadow Boy Alasdair Finch’s life shattered to bits. His brother, Oliver—dead. His sweetheart, Mary—gone. His chance to break free of Geneva—lost. Heart-broken and desperate, Alasdair does the unthinkable: He brings Oliver back from the dead. But Oliver returns more monster than man.
To read an excerpt, click here.

a thousand nights e k johnstonA Thousand Nights by E.K. Johnston
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Release date: October 6th 2015
Lo-Melkhiin killed three hundred girls before he came to her village, looking for a wife. When she sees the dust cloud on the horizon, she knows he has arrived. She knows he will want the loveliest girl: her sister. She vows she will not let her be next. And so she is taken in her sister’s place, and she believes death will soon follow. Exploring the palace, she begins to unlock years of fear that have tormented and silenced a kingdom. Lo-Melkhiin was not always a cruel ruler. Something went wrong.
To read an excerpt, click here.

wild crush simone elkelesWild Crush (Wild Cards #2) by Simone Elkeles
Publisher: NLA Digital LLC
Release date: September 22nd 2015
Bad boy Vic Salazar breaks all the rules except one: Don’t make a move on your best friend’s girl. It’s a Guy Code that Vic lives by. It doesn’t matter that he’s had a crush on her for years. Monika Fox is off limits. Monika has a secret of her own and when a tragedy throws her and Vic together, the only boy she trusts is the one she shouldn’t confide in. Vic. Will their wild connection violate every rule both vowed never to break—about relationships, about friendship, about love?
To read an excerpt, click here.

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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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