Read excerpts from new YA books! (October 27)

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

don't get caught kurt dinanDon’t Get Caught by Kurt Dinan
Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire
Release date: April 1st 2016
17-year-old Max Cobb is sick of being “Just Max”—the kind of guy whose resume boasts a measly 2.5 GPA and a deep love of heist films. So when an invitation appears in his locker to join the anonymous, untraceable, epic prank-pulling Chaos Club, Max jumps at the opportunity to leave “Just Max” in the dust. Except the invitation is a set-up. This time, Max has had enough. Time for payback.
To read an excerpt, click here.

9780399175411_OutrunTheMoon_BOM.inddOutrun the Moon by Stacey Lee
Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers
Release date: May 24th 2016
San Francisco, 1906: Fifteen-year-old Mercy Wong is determined to break from the poverty in Chinatown, and an education at St. Clare’s School for Girls is her best hope. Mercy gains admittance through a mix of cunning and a little bribery. Not to be undone by a bunch of spoiled heiresses, Mercy stands strong—until disaster strikes. On April 18, an historic earthquake rocks San Francisco, destroying Mercy’s home and school. But what can one teenaged girl do to heal so many suffering in her broken city?
To read an excerpt, click here.

the square root of summer harriet reuter hapgoodThe Square Root of Summer by Harriet Reuter Hapgood
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Release date: May 3rd 2016
The Square Root of Summer by debut author Harriet Reuter Hapgood follows seventeen-year-old physics prodigy Gottie Oppenheimer as she navigates a summer of grief and rips in the space-time continuum, all while trying to reconcile heartbreak.
To read an excerpt, click here.

 

their fractured light amie kaufman meagan spoonerTheir Fractured Light (Starbound #3) by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Release date: December 1st 2015
Gideon Marchant is an eighteen-year-old computer hacker—a whiz kid and an urban warrior. He’ll climb, abseil and worm his way past the best security measures to pull off onsite hacks that others don’t dare touch. Sofia Quinn has a killer smile, and by the time you’re done noticing it, she’s got you offering up anything she desires. When a LaRoux Industries security breach interrupts Gideon and Sofia’s separate attempts to infiltrate their headquarters, they’re forced to work together to escape.
To read an excerpt, click here.

what we left behind robin talleyWhat We Left Behind by Robin Talley
Publisher: Harlequin Teen
Release date: October 27th 2015
Toni and Gretchen are the couple everyone envied in high school. They’ve been together forever. When they separate for their first year at college they’re sure they’ll be fine. The reality of being apart, however, is a lot different than they expected. As Toni, who identifies as genderqueer, falls in with a group of transgender upperclassmen and immediately finds a sense of belonging that has always been missing, Gretchen struggles to remember who she is outside their relationship.
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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