Excerpt Releases: September 9


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

afterworlds scott westerfeldAfterworlds by Scott Westerfeld
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: September 23rd 2014
The Afterworld is a place between the living and the dead and as Lizzie drifts between our world and that of the Afterworld, she discovers that many unsolved – and terrifying – stories need to be reconciled.
To read an excerpt, click here.


althea and oliver cristina morachoAlthea & Oliver by Cristina Moracho
Publisher: Viking Juvenile
Release date: October 9th 2014
Oliver McKinley wakes up one morning with no memory of the past three weeks, his relationship with best friend Althea also shattered. After he leaves for New York, Althea follows, determined to make up for what she’s done.
To read an excerpt, click here.


Black Ice by Becca Fitzpatrick
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Release date: October 7th 2014
Britt Pfeiffer has trained to backpack the Teton Range, but a blizzard forces her to seek shelter in a cabin, accepting the hospitality of its two very handsome occupants—but these men are fugitives, and they take her hostage.
To read an excerpt, click here.


Blue Lily, Lily Blue (The Raven Cycle #3) by Maggie Stiefvater
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Release date: October 21st 2014
Blue Sargent has found things. The Raven Boys have taken her in as one of their own. Their problems have become hers, and her problems have become theirs. The trick with found things though, is how easily they can be lost.
To read an excerpt, click here.

The Boy in the Smoke (Shades of London #0.5) by Maureen Johnson
Publisher: Hot Key Books
Release date: February 24th 2014
On a cold night, Stephen Dene went to the Eton boathouse to perform a desperate act. But someone stopped him along the way, sending his life in a new and decidedly strange direction–leading him to London, to two new friends, and to a world of shadows and mystery.
To read an excerpt, click here.


Dream a Little Dream (The Silver Trilogy #1) by Kerstin Gier
Publisher: Henry Holt
Release date: January 6th 2015
Liv’s dreams have been pretty weird. Especially this one where she’s in a graveyard at night watching dark magic rituals. But Liv recognizes the boys in her dream. They’re classmates from her new school in London.
To read an excerpt, click here.



echoes of us kat zhangEchoes of Us (The Hybrid Chronicles #3) by Kat Zhang
Publisher: HarperCollins
Release date: September 16th 2014
Eva and Addie, her sister soul, are constantly on the move, hiding from the officials who seek to capture them. But the tide is changing. A revolution is brewing, and people are starting to question the hybrids’ mistreatment.
To read an excerpt, click here.


The Jewel (The Lone City #1) by Amy Ewing
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: September 2nd 2014
For girls like Violet, the Jewel means servitude. Not just any kind of servitude. Violet, born and raised in the Marsh, has been trained as a surrogate for the royalty—because in the Jewel the only thing more important than opulence is offspring.
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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