Read excerpts from new YA books! (November 17)

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Here is a selection of excerpts from new YA 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 and Callie haven’t talked about what they saw that summer night since it happened. After the trial Callie drifted and Tessa moved and childhood friends just have a way of losing touch. But ever since she left, Tessa’s had questions. Things have never quite added up. And now she has to go back to Fayette. Only the closer Tessa gets to the truth, the closer she gets to a killer–and this time, it won’t be as easy to run away.
To read an excerpt, click here.

dangerous lies becca fitzpatrickDangerous Lies by Becca Fitzpatrick
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Release date: November 10th 2015
Stella Gordon is not her real name. Thunder Basin, Nebraska, is not her real home. This is not her real life. After witnessing a lethal crime, Stella Gordon is sent to the middle of nowhere for her own safety. Then she meets Chet Falconer and it becomes harder to keep her guard up, even as her guilt about having to lie to him grows. As Stella starts to feel safer, the real threat to her life increases—because her enemies are actually closer than she thinks…
To read an excerpt, click here.

the great hunt wendy higginsThe Great Hunt by Wendy Higgins
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: March 8th 2016
A strange beast stirs fear in the kingdom of Lochlanach. In an act of desperation, a proclamation is sent to all of Eurona—kill the creature and win the ultimate prize: the daughter of King Lochson’s hand in marriage. Princess Aerity understands her duty to the kingdom though it pains her to imagine marrying a stranger. But when a brooding local hunter, Paxton Seabolt, catches her attention, there’s no denying the unspoken lure between them…or his mysterious resentment.
To read an excerpt, click here.

highly illogical behaviour john corey whaleyHighly Illogical Behaviour by John Corey Whaley
Publisher: Dial
Release date: May 10th 2016
Sixteen-year-old Solomon is agoraphobic. He hasn’t left the house in three years, which is fine by him. Ambitious Lisa desperately wants to get into the second-best psychiatry program for college (she’s being realistic). But how can she prove she deserves a spot there? Solomon is the answer. Determined to “fix” Sol, Lisa thrusts herself into his life. Soon the teens are far closer than they thought they’d be, and when their facades fall down, their friendships threaten to collapse, as well.
To read an excerpt, click here.

the raven king maggie stiefvaterThe Raven King (The Raven Cycle #4) by Maggie Stiefvater
Publisher: Scholastic
Release date: April 26th 2016
The fourth and final instalment in the spellbinding series from the irrepressible, #1 New York Times bestselling author Maggie Stiefvater. All her life, Blue has been warned that she will cause her true love’s death. She doesn’t believe in true love and never thought this would be a problem, but as her life becomes caught up in the strange and sinister world of the Raven Boys, she’s not so sure anymore.
To read an excerpt, click here.

remembrance meg cabotRemembrance (The Mediator #7) by Meg Cabot
Publisher: William Morrow
Release date: February 14th 2016
In Remembrance, the seventh instalment of the Mediator series, all Susannah Simon wants is to make a good impression at her first job since graduating from college (and becoming engaged to Dr. Jesse de Silva). But when she stumbles across an ancient murder, old ghosts—and ex-boyfriends—aren’t all that come back to haunt her.
To read an excerpt, click here.

 

no cover yetStars Above (The Lunar Chronicles) by Marissa Meyer
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Release date: February 2nd 2016
The universe of the Lunar Chronicles holds stories – and secrets – that are wondrous, vicious, and romantic. How did Cinder first arrive in New Beijing? How did the brooding soldier Wolf transform from young man to killer? When did Princess Winter and the palace guard Jacin realize their destinies? Stars Above includes six stories – two of which have never before been published – and an exclusive never-before-seen excerpt from Marissa Meyer’s upcoming novel, Heartless.
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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