Read excerpts from new YA books! (June 7)


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

all the feels danika stoneAll the Feels by Danika Stone
Publisher: Swoon Reads
Release date: June 7th 2016
When Liv’s favorite character in the Starveil movies is killed off, she decides to launch an online campaign to bring her beloved hero back to life. With the help of her best friend, Xander, she creates #SpartanSurvived, a campaign to ignite the fandom. But as her online life succeeds beyond her wildest dreams, Liv is forced to balance that with the pressures of school, her mother’s disapproval, and her (mostly nonexistent and entirely traumatic) romantic life.
To read an excerpt, click here.

carve the mark veronica rothCarve the Mark (Carve the Mark Duology #1) by Veronica Roth
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Release date: January 17th 2017
On a planet where violence and vengeance rule, in a galaxy where some are favored by fate, everyone develops a currentgift, a unique power meant to shape the future. While most benefit from their currentgifts, Akos and Cyra do not — their gifts make them vulnerable to others’ control. Cyra is the sister of the brutal tyrant who rules the Shotet people. Akos is from the peace-loving nation of Thuve. Can they reclaim their gifts and their lives, and reset the balance of power in this world?
To read an excerpt, click here.

gilded cage vic jamesGilded Cage (Dark Gifts #1) by Vic James
Publisher: Del Rey Books
Release date: February 14th 2017
Our world belongs to the Equals aristocrats with magical gifts and all commoners must serve them for ten years. But behind the gates of England s grandest estate lies a power that could break the world. Abi is a servant to England s most powerful family and her brother is enslaved in a brutal factory town. But Abi’s spirit is free. So when she falls for one of their noble-born sons, Abi faces a terrible choice. Uncovering their secrets might win her liberty but will her heart pay the price?
To read an excerpt, click here.

ripple heather smith melocheRipple by Heather Smith Meloche
Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons’ Books for Young Readers
Release date: September 20th 2016
With her impossible-to-please grandmother on her back about college and her disapproving step-dad watching her every move, Tessa would do anything to escape the pressure-cooker she calls home. So she finds a shot of much-needed power and confidence by hooking up with boys, even though it means cheating on her boyfriend. But when she’s finally caught red-handed, she’ll do anything she can to cover up what she’s done.
To read an excerpt, click here.

shadow run adrianne strickland michael millerShadow Run (Kaitan Chronicles #1) by AdriAnne Strickland & Michael Miller
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Release date: March 21st 2017
Nev has just joined the crew of the starship Kaitan Heritage as the cargo loader. His captain, Qole, is the youngest-ever person to command her own ship. As for Nev, he’s a prince, in hiding on the ship. He believes Qole holds the key to changing galactic civilization, and when her cooperation proves difficult to obtain, Nev resolves to get her to his home planet by any means necessary. But before they know it, a rival royal family is after Qole too.
To read an excerpt, click here.

the thousanth floor katharine mcgeeThe Thousandth Floor by Katharine McGee
Publisher: HarperCollins
Release date: August 30th 2016
New York City as you’ve never seen it before. A thousand-story tower stretching into the sky. A glittering vision of the future, where anything is possible—if you want it enough. Welcome to Manhattan, 2118. A hundred years in the future, New York is a city of innovation and dreams. But people never change: everyone here wants something…and everyone has something to lose. Leda Cole’s flawless exterior belies a secret addiction—to a drug she never should have tried.
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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