Read excerpts from new YA books! (February 10)


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

end of days susan eeEnd of Days (Penryn and the End of Days #3) by Susan Ee
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Release date: May 12th 2015
Penryn and Raffe are on the run. They’re both desperate to find a doctor who can reverse the twisted changes inflicted by the angels on Raffe and Penryn’s sister. As they set off in search of answers, a startling revelation about Raffe’s past unleashes dark forces that threaten them all. When the angels release an apocalyptic nightmare onto humans, both sides are set on a path toward war. As unlikely alliances form and strategies shift, who will emerge victorious?
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miss peregrine's home for peculiar children ransom riggsLibrary of Souls (Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children #3) by Ransom Riggs
Publisher: Quirk Books
Release date: September 22nd 2015
Time is running out for the Peculiar Children. With a dangerous madman on the loose and their beloved Miss Peregrine still in danger, Jacob Portman and Emma Bloom are forced to stage the most daring of rescue missions. They’ll travel through a war-torn landscape, meet new allies, and face greater dangers than ever. . . . Will Jacob come into his own as the hero his fellow Peculiars know him to be?
To read an excerpt, click here.

stone in the sky cecil castellucciStone in the Sky (Tin Star #2) by Cecil Castellucci
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Release date: February 24th 2015
Tula Bane is thirstier for revenge. She spends much of her time in the Tin Star Café on the Yertina Feray—the space station she calls home. But when it’s discovered that the desolate and abandoned planet near the station has high quantities of a precious resource, the once sleepy space station becomes a major player in intergalactic politics. In the spirit of the Gold Rush, aliens from all over the galaxy race to cash in—including Tula’s worst enemy.
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under a painted sky stacey leeUnder a Painted Sky by Stacey Lee
Publisher: Putnam Juvenile
Release date: March 17th 2015
Missouri, 1849: Samantha dreams of moving back to New York to be a professional musician—not an easy thing if you’re a girl, and harder still if you’re Chinese. But a tragic accident dashes any hopes of fulfilling her dream, and instead, leaves her fearing for her life. With the help of a runaway slave named Annamae, Samantha flees town for the unknown frontier. But life on the Oregon Trail is unsafe for two girls, so they disguise themselves as Sammy and Andy, two boys.
To read an excerpt, click here.

the winner's crime marie rutkoskiThe Winner’s Crime (The Winner’s Trilogy #2) by Marie Rutkoski
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Release date: March 3rd 2015
The engagement of Lady Kestrel to Valoria’s crown prince means one celebration after another. But to Kestrel it means living in a cage of her own making. As the wedding approaches, she aches to tell Arin the truth about her engagement…if she could only trust him. Yet can she even trust herself? For—unknown to Arin—Kestrel is becoming a skilled practitioner of deceit: an anonymous spy passing information to Herran, and close to uncovering a shocking secret.
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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