Read excerpts from new YA books! (February 24)


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

bone gap laura rubyBone Gap by Laura Ruby
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Release date: March 10th 2015
When young, beautiful Roza went missing, the people of Bone Gap weren’t surprised. After all, it wasn’t the first time that someone had left Finn and Sean O’Sullivan on their own. But Finn knows that’s not what happened with Roza. He knows she was kidnapped, ripped from the cornfields by a dangerous man whose face he cannot remember. But the searches turned up nothing, and no one believes him anymore.
To read an excerpt, click here.

gabriel nikki kellyGabriel (The Styclar Saga #2) by Nikki Kelly
Publisher: Feiwel and Friends
Release date: October 27th 2015
Gabriel is an Angel Descendant. He’s also an ally to a generation of vampires who want to break away from the demon who controls them. His faith in the power of good over evil wavers, however, when he discovers that Lailah, the woman he considers his only true love, may be both angel and demon. Is their love enough to overcome the dark forces who are ready to go to war with Gabriel, the vampire Jonah, and the angel and vampire forces?
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the last time we say goodbye cynthia handThe Last Time We Say Goodbye by Cynthia Hand
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: February 10th 2015
The last time Lex was happy, it was before. When she had a family that was whole. A boyfriend she loved. Friends who didn’t look at her like she might break down at any moment. Now she’s just the girl whose brother killed himself. And it feels like that’s all she’ll ever be. As Lex starts to put her life back together, she tries to block out what happened the night Tyler died. But there’s a secret she hasn’t told anyone-a text Tyler sent, that could have changed everything.
To read an excerpt, click here.

new music paula stokesNew Music: A The Art of Lainey Short Story by Paula Stokes
Publisher: Paula Stokes
Release date: February 14th 2015
It took Micah and Lainey half the summer to realize they liked each other in The Art of Lainey. Now watch them realize they love each other in New Music, a thirty-page short story that takes place a couple of months after The Art of Lainey ends.
To read the full short story, click here.


tracked jenny martinTracked by Jenny Martin
Publisher: Dial
Release date: May 5th 2015
On corporately controlled Castra, rally racing is a high-stakes game that seventeen-year-old Phoebe Van Zant knows all too well. Phee’s legendary racer father disappeared mysteriously, but that hasn’t stopped her from speeding headlong into trouble. When she and her best friend, Bear, attract the attention of Charles Benroyal, they are blackmailed into racing for Benroyal Corp, a company that represents everything Phee detests.
To read an excerpt, click here.

written in the stars aisha saeedWritten in the Stars by Aisha Saeed
Publisher: Nancy Paulsen Books
Release date: March 24th 2015
Naila’s conservative immigrant parents have always said the same thing: She may choose what to study, how to wear her hair, and what to be when she grows up—but they will choose her husband. Dating is forbidden. When Naila breaks their rule by falling in love with Saif, her parents are livid. They take her to Pakistan to visit relatives and explore their roots. But Naila’s vacation turns into a nightmare when she learns that her parents have found her a husband.
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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