Excerpt Releases: October 7


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

The Blood of Olympus (Heroes of Olympus #5) by Rick Riordan
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Release date: October 7th 2014
The Athena Parthenos will go west; the Argo II will go east. The gods, still suffering from multiple personality disorder, are useless. How can a handful of young demigods hope to persevere against Gaea’s army of powerful giants? As dangerous as it is to head to Athens, they have no other option. They have sacrificed too much already. And if Gaea wakes, it is game over.
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emergent rachel cohnEmergent (Annex #2) by Rachel Cohn
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Release date: October 7th 2014
When Zhara plays, she plays to win. She thought she had escaped the horrors of Doctor Lusardi’s cloning compound. But the nightmare is just beginning. Elysia has taken everything from Zhara and left her with an inescapable reminder of all she’s failed at in her life. Now the man Zhara loves has replaced her with Elysia. Zhara will get her clone out of the way, no matter the cost.
To read an excerpt, click here.

even the moon has scars steph campbellEven the Moon Has Scars by Steph Campbell
Release date: October 28th 2014
Gabe is exiled to his grandmother’s when a shivering girl knocks on the garage door. Lena, left alone for the first time ever, has locked herself out of her house–in the snow. All they have is this one night, together, under the bright moon in a city full of hidden beauty. It’s one night that will change how they see the world and the paths their hearts will take forever.
To read an excerpt, click here.


Some Assembly Required by Arin Andrews
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Release date: September 30th 2014
We’ve all felt uncomfortable in our own skin at some point, but for Arin Andrews, it wasn’t a phase that would pass. He had been born in the body of a girl and there seemed to be no relief in sight. In this revolutionary memoir, Arin details the journey that led him to make the life-transforming decision to undergo gender reassignment as a high school junior.
To read an excerpt, click here.

Unchanged (Unremembered #3) by Jessica Brody
Publisher: Farrar Straus and Giroux
Release date: February 24th 2015
After returning to the Diotech compound and undergoing an experimental new memory alteration, Seraphina is now a loyal, obedient servant to Dr. Alixter and the powerful company that created her. But as Sera embarks on a nationwide tour to promote Diotech’s new product line—a collection of controversial genetic modifications available to the public—Sera’s mind starts to rebel.
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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