Excerpt Releases: July 29


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

Between by Megan Whitmer
Publisher: Spencer Hill Press
Release date: July 29th 2014
When a supernatural freak of nature forces her family to separate, seventeen-year-old Charlie Page is sent to Ellauria—a magical world filled with the creatures of myths and legends. Ellauria should be the safest place for Charlie while the Fellowship works to find her family, but things in the mystical realm aren’t what they seem and the Fellowship insists Charlie holds the key to saving everyone.
To read an excerpt, click here.


The Infinite Sea (The 5th Wave #2) by Rick Yancey
Publisher: Putnam Juvenile
Release date: September 16th 2014
Surviving the first four waves was nearly impossible. Now Cassie Sullivan finds herself in a new world, a world in which the fundamental trust that binds us together is gone. As the 5th Wave rolls across the landscape, Cassie, Ben, and Ringer are forced to confront the Others’ ultimate goal: the extermination of the human race.
To read an excerpt, click here.


let's get lost adi alsaidLet’s Get Lost by Adi Alsaid
Publisher: Harlequin Teen
Release date: July 29th 2014
Hudson, Bree, Elliot and Sonia find a friend in Leila. And when Leila leaves them, their lives are forever changed. But it is during Leila’s own 4,268-mile journey that she discovers the most important truth— sometimes, what you need most is right where you started. And maybe the only way to find what you’re looking for is to get lost along the way.
To read an excerpt, click here.

a little something different sandy hallA Little Something Different by Sandy Hall
Publisher: Swoon Reads
Release date: August 26th 2014
The creative writing teacher, the delivery guy, the local Starbucks baristas, his best friend, her roommate, and the squirrel in the park all have one thing in common—they believe that Gabe and Lea should get together. They get the same pop culture references, order the same Chinese food, and hang out in the same places. Unfortunately, Lea is reserved, Gabe has issues, and despite their initial mutual crush, it looks like they are never going to work things out.  Surely Gabe and Lea will figure out that they are meant to be together…
To read an excerpt, click here.

Mortal Danger (Immortal Game #1) by Ann Aguirre
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Release date: August 5th 2014
The cruelty of the beautiful people at Blackbriar Academy drove Edie to the brink of despair, and thanks to a Faustian compact with the enigmatic Kian, she has the power to make the bullies pay. But things that seem too good to be true usually are, and soon, the pranks and payback turns from delicious to deadly.
To read an excerpt, click here.


the oathbreaker's shadow amy mccullochThe Oathbreaker’s Shadow (The Knots Duology #1) by Amy McCulloch
Publisher: Flux Books
Release date: February 2015
Fifteen-year-old Raim lives in a world where you tie a knot for every promise that you make. Break that promise and you are scarred for life, and cast out into the desert. Raim has worn a simple knot around his wrist for as long as he can remember. No one knows where it came from, and which promise of his it symbolises, but he barely thinks about it at all—until he binds his life to his best friend (and future king) Khareh, the string bursts into flames and sears a dark mark into his skin. Scarred now as an oath-breaker, Raim has two options: run, or be killed.
To read an excerpt, click here.

the rule of thoughts james dashnerThe Rule of Thoughts (The Mortality Doctrine #2) by James Dashner
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Release date: August 26th 2014
Michael completed the Path. What he found at the end turned everything he’d ever known about his life—and the world—completely upside down. He barely survived. But it was the only way VirtNet Security knew to find the cyber-terrorist Kaine—and to make the Sleep safe for gamers once again. And, the truth Michael discovered about Kaine is more complex than they anticipated, and more terrifying than even the worst of their fears.
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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