Excerpt Releases: August 12

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Here is a selection of excerpts from young adult novels that have recently hit the web.

crewel gennifer albinCrewel (Crewel World #1) by Gennifer Albin
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Release date: October 16th 2012
Gifted with the ability to weave time with matter, Adelice Lewys is exactly what the Guild is looking for, and in the world of Arras, being chosen to work the looms is everything a girl could want. But if controlling what people eat, where they live, and how many children they have is the price of having it all, Adelice isn’t interested.
To read an excerpt, click here.

 

dangerous boys abigail haasDangerous Boys by Abigail Haas
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
Release date: August 14th
Three teens venture into the abandoned Monroe estate one night; hours later, only two emerge from the burning wreckage. Chloe drags one Reznick brother to safety, unconscious and bleeding; the other is left to burn, dead in the fire. But which brother survives?
To read an excerpt, click here.

 

 

The Fine Art of Pretending (The Fine Art of Pretending #1) by Rachel Harris
Publisher: Spencer Hill Contemporary
Release date: September 30th 2014
Aly launches Operation Sex Appeal to get Justin to notice her. Enter best friend Brandon Taylor, now Aly’s pretend boyfriend. But when everything goes according to plan, the inevitable “break up” leaves their friendship in shambles, and Aly and Brandon with feelings they can’t explain.
To read an excerpt, click here.

guardian alex londonGuardian (Proxy, #2) by Alex London
Publisher: Philomel
Release Date: May 29th 2014
People are falling ill—their veins show through their skin, they find it hard to speak, and sores erupt all over their bodies. Guardians, the violent enforcers of the old system, are hit first. The old elites fall next, and in the face of an indifferent government, Syd decides it’s up to him to find a cure.
To read an excerpt, click here.

 

Reborn (Altered #3) by Jennifer Rush
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release date: January 6th 2015
The Branch is in shambles, but Anna, Sam, Cas, and Nick can’t rest easy. Remnants of the organization lurk unseen and the flashbacks to their old lives are only getting stronger–especially Nick’s. Nick sets off alone in search of answers and in search of the girl who haunts his dreams.
To read an excerpt, click here.

 

Sisters’ Fate (The Cahill Witch Chronicles #3) by Jessica Spotswood
Publisher: Putnam Juvenile
Release date: August 14th 2014
Cate has been erased from the memory of her beloved Finn. While she’s torn between protecting him from further attacks and encouraging him to fall for her all over again, the prophecy that one Cahill sister will murder another looms ever closer to its fulfillment.
To read an excerpt, click here.

 

There Will Come a Time by Carrie Arcos
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: April 15th 2014
As a way to remember his sister Grace after her death, her best friend Hanna convinces Mark to complete Grace’s bucket list from her journal. Mark’s sadness, anger, and his growing feelings for Hannah threaten to overwhelm him, but this is his one chance to set things right.
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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