Read excerpts from new YA books! (October 6)

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

fathomless anne m pillsworthFathomless (Redemption’s Heir #2) by Anne M. Pillsworth
Publisher: Tor Teen
Release date: October 27th 2015
Sean Wyndham has tried to stay away from the lure of magic. But now Sean has been offered the chance to study magic with a proper teacher, overseen by Helen Arkwright, a friend of Sean’s father and heir to ancient order of much power, who protects New England from that which lurks in the coastline’s unseen depths. But will learning theory be enough, when there is a much greater magical secret hidden in Helen’s vaulted library?
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glass sword victoria aveyardGlass Sword (Red Queen #2) by Victoria Aveyard
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: February 9th 2016
Mare Barrow’s blood is red—the color of common folk—but her Silver ability, the power to control lightning, has turned her into a weapon that the royal court tries to control.  The crown calls her an impossibility, a fake, but as she makes her escape from Maven, the prince—the friend—who betrayed her, Mare uncovers something startling: she is not the only one of her kind.
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an infinite number of parallel universes randy ribayAn Infinite Number of Parallel Universes by Randy Ribay
Publisher: Merit Press
Release date: October 16th 2015
As their senior year approaches, four diverse friends joined by their weekly Dungeons & Dragons game struggle to figure out real life. Archie’s trying to cope with the lingering effects of his parents’ divorce, Mari’s considering an opportunity to contact her biological mother, Dante’s working up the courage to come out to his friends, and Sam’s clinging to a failing relationship. The four eventually embark on a cross-country road trip in an attempt to solve–or to avoid–their problems.
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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 can 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 your wallet, your car, and anything else 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.
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traffick ellen hopkinsTraffick (Tricks #2) by Ellen Hopkins
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
Release date: November 3rd 2015
Five teens victimized by sex trafficking trying to find their way to a new life are faced with the toughest question of all: Is there a way out? How these five teenagers face the aftermath of their decisions and experiences is the soul of this story that exposes the dark, ferocious underbelly of the child trafficking trade. Five separate but intertwined journeys through the painful challenges of recovery, rehabilitation, and renewal to forgiveness and love. All the way home.
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truly madly famouslyTruly, Madly, Famously (Truly in Love #2) by Rebecca Serle
Publisher: Poppy
Release date: October 13th 2015
After being plucked from obscurity, Hollywood’s newest starlet, Paige Townsen, has a hit film to her name and Rainer Devon on her arm. But being half of the world’s most famous couple comes with a price, and soon Paige finds herself dodging photographers; hiding her feelings for her other costar, Jordan Wilder; and navigating tabloid scandals that threaten to tear her and Rainer apart-and end her career as quickly as it began.
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.
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zeroes scott westerfeldZeroes (Zeroes #1) by Scott Westerfeld, Margo Lanagan & Deborah Biancotti
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: September 29th 2015
Ethan, aka “Scam,” has a way with words. When he opens his mouth, whatever he wants you to hear comes out. But Ethan isn’t just a smooth talker. He has a unique ability to say things he doesn’t consciously even know. Sometimes the voice helps, but sometimes it hurts – like now, when the voice has lied and has landed Ethan in a massive mess. So now Ethan needs help. And he needs to go to the last people who would ever want to help him.
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Lucy Nisbet

Lucy is a British student currently pursuing a Master's degree in Children's Literature. She often buys more books than she can reasonably afford or possibly have time to read. Her Hogwarts letter is now thirteen years late, but she's sure it's just gotten lost in the post.

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