Read excerpts from new YA books! (April 12)

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

consumed abbie rushtonConsumed by Abbie Rushton
Publisher: Atom Books
Release date: April 5th 2016
Myla used to love spending long, hot days on the beach with her sister, Asha. Until the day Asha was taken from her and the sun went out. Forever. That was two years ago. Myla hasn’t been down to the beach – or even left the house – since. Crippling agoraphobia keeps her locked inside a nightmare of the day she can never forget. Her main contact with the outside world is online – until she meets Jamie. Are they willing to reveal their secrets – and risk discovering the truth?
To read an excerpt, click here.

flamecaster cinda williams chimaFlamecaster (Shattered Realms #1) by Cinda Williams Chima
Publisher: HarperCollins
Release date: April 5th 2016
Adrian sul’Han, known as Ash, is a trained healer with a powerful gift of magic—and a thirst for revenge. Abandoned at birth, Jenna Bandelow was told that the mysterious magemark on the back of her neck would make her a target. But when the King’s Guard launches a relentless search for a girl with a mark like hers, Jenna assumes that it has more to do with her role as a saboteur than any birth-based curse. Eventually, Ash’s and Jenna’s paths will collide in Arden.
To read an excerpt, click here.

future shock elizabeth briggsFuture Shock (Future Shock #1) by Elizabeth Briggs
Publisher: Albert Whitman Teen
Release date: April 1st 2016
Elena Martinez has street smarts, the ability for perfect recall, and a deadline: if she doesn’t find a job before she turns eighteen, she’ll be homeless. But then she gets an unexpected offer from Aether Corporation, the powerful Los Angeles tech giant. Along with four other recruits—Adam, Chris, Trent, and Zoe—Elena is being sent on a secret mission to bring back data from the future. It’s an offer Elena can’t refuse. But something goes wrong when they arrive.
To read an excerpt, click here.

the outliers kimberly mccreightThe Outliers (The Outliers #1) by Kimberly McCreight
Publisher: HarperCollins
Release date: May 3rd 2016
It all starts with a text: Please, Wylie, I need your help. Wylie hasn’t heard from Cassie in over a week, not since their last fight. But that doesn’t matter. Cassie’s in trouble, so Wylie decides to do what she has done so many times before: save her best friend from herself. This time it’s different, though. Instead of telling Wylie where she is, Cassie sends cryptic clues. What isn’t Cassie telling them? And could finding her be only the beginning?
To read an excerpt, click here.

the star touched queen roshani chokshiThe Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi
Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin
Release date: April 26th
Cursed with a horoscope that promises a marriage of Death and Destruction, sixteen-year-old Maya’s wedding takes a fatal turn, leaving her the queen of Akaran and wife of Amar. But Akaran has secrets – thousands of locked doors, gardens of glass, and a tree that bears memories instead of fruit. Beneath Akaran’s magic, Maya begins to suspect her life is in danger. When she ignores Amar’s plea for patience, her discoveries put more than new love at risk.
To read an excerpt, click here.

Yoon_9780553496680_jkt_all_r1.inddThe Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Release date: November 1st 2016
I’m a girl who believes in science and facts. Not fate. Not destiny. Or dreams that will never come true. I’m definitely not the kind of girl who meets a cute boy on a crowded New York City street and falls in love with him. Not when my family is twelve hours away from being deported to Jamaica. Falling in love with him won’t be my story.
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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