Read excerpts from new YA books! (February 5)

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

die once more amy plumDie Once More (Revenants #3.5) by Amy Plum
Publisher: HarperTeen Impulse
Release date: February 3rd 2015
Jules is a revenant—an undead being whose fate forces him to sacrifice himself over and over again to save human lives. He’s spent the last century flirting his way through Paris and, most recently, falling in love with his best friend’s girlfriend. Loyalty and heartbreak have led him to choose a new life in NYC. Separated from his friends and his home, Jules is adrift in this dangerous new world, facing unknown enemies… until he meets a revenant named Ava.
To read an excerpt, click here.

finding audrey sophie kinsellaFinding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella
Publisher: Delacorte
Release date: June 9th 2015
An anxiety disorder disrupts fourteen-year-old Audrey’s daily life. She has been making slow but steady progress with Dr. Sarah, but when Audrey meets Linus, her brother’s gaming teammate, she is energized. She connects with him. Audrey can talk through her fears with Linus in a way she’s never been able to do with anyone before. A sweet romantic connection develops, one that helps not just Audrey but also her entire family.
To read an excerpt, click here.

The Name of the Star (Shades of London #1) by Maureen Johnson
Publisher: Speak
Release date: October 2nd 2012
Louisiana teenager Rory Deveaux arrives in London to start a new life at boarding school just as a series of brutal murders mimicking the horrific Jack the Ripper killing spree of more than a century ago has broken out across the city. The police are left with few leads and no witnesses. Except one. Rory spotted the man believed to be the prime suspect. But she is the only one who saw him – the only one who can see him. And now Rory has become his next target…
To read an excerpt, click here.

off the page jodi picoult samantha van leerOff the Page by Jodi Picoult & Samantha van Leer
Publisher: Delacorte
Release date: May 19th 2015
Sixteen-year-old Delilah is finally united with Oliver—a prince literally taken from the pages of a fairy tale. There are, however, complications now that Oliver has been able to enter the real world. To exist in Delilah’s world, Oliver must take the place of a regular boy. Enter Edgar, who agrees to take Oliver’s role in Delilah’s favorite book. The line between what is on the page and what is possible is blurred, but all must be resolved for the characters to live happily ever after.
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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