Read excerpts from new YA books! (August 11)


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

dark tide jennifer donnellyDark Tide (Waterfire Saga #3) by Jennifer Donnelly
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Release date: October 13th 2015
Once a lost and confused princess, Serafina is now a confident leader of the Black Fin Resistance (BFR). While she works on sabotaging her enemy and enlisting allies for battle, her friends face challenges of their own. Ling is in the hold of Rafe Mfeme’s giant trawler, on her way to a prison camp. Becca meets up with Astrid and learns why the Ondalinian mermaid is always so angry: she is hiding a shameful secret.
To read an excerpt, click here.

i am princess x cherie priestI Am Princess X by Cherie Priest
Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books
Release date: May 26th 2015
Once upon a time, two best friends created a princess together. Libby drew the pictures, May wrote the tales, and their heroine, Princess X, slayed all the dragons and scaled all the mountains their imaginations could conjure. When Libby passed away, Princess X died with her. May is sixteen when she discovers a Princess X webcomic. Only one person could have started it – her best friend, Libby, who lives.
To listen to an excerpt, click here.

never always sometimes adi alsaidNever Always Sometimes by Adi Alsaid
Publisher: Harlequin Teen
Release date: August 4th 2015
Best friends Dave and Julia were determined to never be cliché high school kids—they even wrote their own Never List of everything they vowed they’d never, ever do in high school. When Julia suggests they do every Never on the list, Dave is happy to play along. He even dyes his hair an unfortunate shade of green. It starts as a joke, but then Dave and Julia discover that by skipping the clichés, they’ve actually been missing out on high school. And maybe even on love.
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, Queen Levana. 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. Can Cinder, Scarlet, Cress, and Winter defeat Levana and find their happily ever afters?
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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