Read excerpts from new YA books! (June 14)


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

bad blood jennifer lynn barnesBad Blood (The Naturals #4) by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Release date: November 1st 2016
When Cassie joined the FBI’s Naturals program, she had one goal: uncover the truth about her mother’s murder. But now, everything Cassie thought she knew about what happened that night has been called into question. Her mother is alive, and the people holding her captive are more powerful—and dangerous—than anything the Naturals have faced so far. When bodies begin piling up, it soon becomes apparent that the Naturals aren’t just hunting serial killers.
To read an excerpt, click here.

the inexplicable logic of my life benjamin alire saenzThe Inexplicable Logic of My Life by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
Publisher: Clarion Books
Release date: March 7th 2017
Multi-award winning author and poet Benjamin Alire Saenz’s gorgeous teen novel, set on the American border with Mexico, about family and friendship, life and death, and one teen struggling to understand what his adoption does and doesn’t mean about who he is.
To read an excerpt, click here.


perfect cecelia ahernPerfect (Flawed #2) by Cecelia Ahern
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Release date: April 4th 2017
Celestine North lives in a society that demands perfection. After she was branded Flawed by a morality court, Celestine’s life has completely fractured. Since Judge Crevan has declared her the number one threat to the public, Celestine has been a ghost, on the run with Carrick—the only person she can trust. But Celestine has a secret—one that could bring the entire Flawed system crumbling to the ground. A secret that has already caused countless people to go missing.
To read an excerpt, click here.

this savage song v e schwabThis Savage Song (Monsters of Verity #1) by V.E. Schwab
Publisher: Titan Books
Release date: June 7th 2016
Kate Harker and August Flynn are the heirs to a divided city—a city where the violence has begun to breed actual monsters. All Kate wants is to be as ruthless as her father. All August wants is to be human—but he’s one of the monsters. When the chance arises to keep an eye on Kate, August jumps at it. But Kate discovers August’s secret, and after a failed assassination attempt the pair must flee for their lives.
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to catch a killer sheryl scarboroughTo Catch a Killer by Sheryl Scarborough
Publisher: Tor Teen
Release date: February 2017
Erin Blake lost her mother when she was a toddler. Her mother’s killer was never found and the unsolved case haunts her. Erin turns to forensics to answer the looming questions of her past. But, when her mentor is killed, Erin and her long-time crush, gorgeous basketball star Journey Michaels, end up as the prime suspects. Now, Erin and Journey have to solve two murders before the killer on their trail catches up to them.
To read an excerpt, click here.

trouble makes a comeback stephanie tromlyTrouble Makes a Comeback (Trouble #2) by Stephanie Tromly
Publisher: Kathy Dawson Books
Release date: November 22nd 2016
After a fall semester of fiascos: getting arrested, then kidnapped, then blown up in an explosion (all thanks to the weird but brilliant Philip Digby), Zoe Webster is looking forward to a quiet spring. Now that Digby has left town, she’s finally built a regular high school life for herself. She’s learning to enjoy being normal and semi-popular. Which of course is when Digby comes back: He’s got a new lead on his missing sister and he needs Zoe’s help.
To read an excerpt, click here.

no cover yetThe Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Release date: April 11th 2017
Molly’s twin sister Cassie is falling in love with Mina, while Molly feels lonelier than ever. But Cassie and Mina are determined to end Molly’s string of unrequited crushes once and for all. They decide to set her up with Mina’s friend Will, who is ridiculously good-looking, flirty, and seems to be into Molly. Perfect, right? But as Molly spends more time with Reid, her cute, nerdy co-worker, her feelings get all kinds of complicated.
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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