Read excerpts from new YA books! (June 2nd)


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

the artisans julie reeceThe Artisans by Julie Reece
Publisher: Month9Books
Release date: May 12th 2015
Raven works after school as a seamstress creating stunning works of fashion that often rival the great names of the day. But her stepdad’s drinking leads to a run in with the highly reclusive heir to the Maddox family fortune, Gideon Maddox. When Raven offers to repay the debt Gideon Maddox agrees, outlining an outrageous demand: Raven must live in his home for a year while she designs for Maddox Industries’ clothing line, signing over her creative rights.
To read an excerpt, click here.

a book of spirits and thieves morgan rhodesA Book of Spirits and Thieves (Spirits and Thieves #1) by Morgan Rhodes
Publisher: Razorbill
Release date: June 23rd 2015
It’s a normal afternoon in her father’s antique bookshop when Crys’ little sister Becca collapses into a coma after becoming mesmerized by a mysterious book. Maddox Corso doesn’t think much of it when he spots an unfamiliar girl in his small village. Until, that is, he realizes that she is a spirit. Her name is Becca Hatcher, and she needs Maddox to help get her home.
To read an excerpt, click here.

black widow forever red margaret stohlBlack Widow: Forever Red by Margaret Stohl
Publisher: Marvel Press
Release date: October 13th 2015
Enter the world of Black Widow in this thrilling Marvel young adult novel, penned by #1 New York Times bestselling author Margaret Stohl. Uncover a new side of the Marvel Universe, accessible to old fans and new readers alike, as Stohl weaves an unforgettable story through the world of the Black Widow.
To read an excerpt, click here.


a girl called fearless catherine linkaA Girl Called Fearless (A Girl Called Fearless #1) by Catherine Linka
Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin
Release date: May 6th 2014
Avie Reveare has the normal life of a privileged teen growing up in L.A., at least as normal as any girl’s life is these days. After a synthetic hormone in beef killed fifty million American women ten years ago, only young girls, old women, men, and boys are left to pick up the pieces. The death threat is past, but fathers still fear for their daughters’ safety, and the Paternalist Movement, begun to “protect” young women, is taking over the choices they make.
To read an excerpt, click here.

A Girl Undone_mech.inddA Girl Undone (A Girl Called Fearless #2) by Catherine Linka
Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin
Release date: June 23rd 2015
Having survived a violent confrontation with the US government, Avie is not out of danger. Both she and the young man she loves, Yates, have been declared terrorists, and Yates is hospitalized in critical condition, leaving Avie with the perilous task of carrying information that can bring down the Paternalist party, if she can get it into the right hands.
To read an excerpt, click here.

this raging light estelle laureThis Raging Light by Estelle Laure
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Release date: January 5th 2016
This Raging Light follows a teenager and her younger sister as they try to deal with their mother’s sudden disappearance. Things become further complicated when older sister Lucille falls for her best friend’s brother. The publisher said the book is a “luminous portrait” of two young girls enduring hardship.
To read an excerpt, click here.


unforgiven lauren kateUnforgiven (Fallen #5) by Lauren Kate
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Release date: November 10th 2015
Cam knows what it’s like to be haunted. He’s spent more time in Hell than any angel ever should. And his freshest Hell is high school, where Lilith, the girl he can’t stop loving, is serving out a punishment for his crimes. Cam made a bet with Lucifer: he has fifteen days to convince the only girl who really matters to him to love him again.
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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