Read excerpts from new YA books! (April 5)

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

the darkest corners kara thomasThe Darkest Corners by Kara Thomas
Publisher: Delacorte
Release date: April 19th 2016
There are ghosts around every corner in Fayette, Pennsylvania. Tessa left when she was nine and has been trying ever since not to think about it after what happened there that last summer. Memories of things so dark will burn themselves into your mind if you let them. Tessa and Callie have never talked about what they saw that night. After the trial, Callie drifted and Tessa moved, and childhood friends just have a way of losing touch. But now she Tessa has to go back to Fayette.
To read an excerpt, click here.

the diabolic s j kincaidThe Diabolic by S.J. Kincaid
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Release date: November 1st 2016
Nemesis is a Diabolic, a humanoid teenager created to protect a galactic senator’s daughter, Sidonia. The two have grown up side by side, but are in no way sisters. Nemesis is expected to give her life for Sidonia, and she would do so gladly. She would also take as many lives as necessary to keep Sidonia safe. A Diabolic is ruthless. A Diabolic is powerful. A Diabolic has a single task: Kill in order to protect the person you’ve been created for.
To read an excerpt, click here.

spontaneous aaron starmerSpontaneous by Aaron Starmer
Publisher: Dutton Books for Young Readers
Release date: August 30th 2016
Mara Carlyle’s senior year at Covington High in suburban New Jersey is going on as normally as could be expected, until the day—wa-bam!—fellow senior Katelyn Ogden explodes during third period pre-calc. Katelyn is the first, but she won’t be the last senior to explode without warning or explanation. The body count grows and the search is on for a reason—Terrorism! Drugs! Homosexuality! Government conspiracy!—while the seniors continue to pop like balloons.
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.

strange the dreamer laini taylorStrange the Dreamer (Strange the Dreamer #1) by Laini Taylor
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers/Hodder & Stoughton
Release date: September 27th/29th 2016
Strange the Dreamer is the story of: the aftermath of a war between gods and men, a mysterious city stripped of its name, a mythic hero with blood on his hands, a young librarian with a singular dream, a girl every bit as perilous as she is imperilled, alchemy and blood candy, nightmares and godspawn, moths and monsters, friendship and treachery, love and carnage.
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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