Read excerpts from new YA books! (November 3)

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

my kind of crazy robin reulMy Kind of Crazy by Robin Reul
Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire
Release date: April 2016
Hank Kirby can’t catch a break. Case in point: his attempt to ask out the girl he likes literally goes up in flames when he spells “Prom” in sparklers on Amanda Carlisle’s lawn…and nearly burns down her house, without ever asking her the big question.  As rumors fly about the promposal fail and Amanda launches a campaign to find her secret admirer, Hank just wants to pretend the incident never happened. And he might’ve gotten away with it—except there’s a witness.
To read an excerpt, click here.

shadowshaper daniel jose olderShadowshaper by Daniel José Older
Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books
Release date: June 30th 2015
Sierra Santiago was looking forward to a fun summer of making art, hanging out with her friends, and skating around Brooklyn. But then a weird zombie guy crashes the first party of the season. Sierra’s near-comatose abuelo begins to say “No importa” over and over. And when the graffiti murals in Bed-Stuy start to weep…. Well, something stranger than the usual New York mayhem is going on.
To listen to an excerpt, click here.

truthwitch susan dennardTruthwitch (The Witchlands #1) by Susan Dennard
Publisher: Tor Teen
Release date: January 5th 2016
On a continent ruled by three empires, some are born with skills that sets them apart from others. In the Witchlands, there are almost as many types of magic as there are ways to get in trouble—as two desperate young women know all too well. Safiya is a Truthwitch, able to discern truth from lie. It’s a powerful magic that many would kill to have on their side, especially amongst the nobility to which Safi was born. So Safi must keep her gift hidden, lest she be used as a pawn in the struggle between empires.
To read an excerpt, click here.

winter marissa meyerWinter (The Lunar Chronicles #4) by Marissa Meyer
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Release date: November 10th 2015
Princess Winter despises her stepmother, and knows Levana won’t approve of her feelings for her childhood friend–the handsome palace guard, Jacin. But Winter isn’t as weak as Levana believes her to be and she’s been undermining her stepmother’s wishes for years. Together with the cyborg mechanic, Cinder, and her allies, Winter might even have the power to launch a revolution and win a war that’s been raging for far too long.
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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