Read excerpts from new YA books! (March 15)


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

the darkest corners kara thomasThe Darkest Corners by Kara Thomas
Publisher: Delacorte
Release date: April 19th 2016
There are ghosts around every corner in Fayette, Pennsylvania. Tessa left when she was nine and has been trying ever since not to think about it after what happened there that last summer. Callie never left. Tessa and Callie have never talked about what they saw that night. But now Tessa has to go back to Fayette to the one other person who may be hiding the truth. Only the closer Tessa gets to the truth, the closer she gets to a killer—and it won’t be so easy to run away.
To read an excerpt, click here.

dreamfever kit allowayDreamfever (Dreamfire #2) by Kit Alloway
Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin
Release date: February 23rd 2016
Every night, Josh’s dreams are full of Feodor’s memories—his life, his inventions, and his descent into madness. With her abilities as the True Dream Walker nowhere to be found, the temptation to use Feodor’s ideas to her own advantage is almost irresistible. As her grandfather schemes to take control of the dream-walker government, Josh and Will join forces with a deposed princess against him.
To read an excerpt, click here.

jerkbait mia siegertJerkbait by Mia Siegert
Publisher: Jolly Fish Press
Release date: May 3rd 2016
Even though they’re identical, Tristan isn’t close to his twin Robbie at all—until Robbie tries to kill himself. Forced to share a room to prevent Robbie from hurting himself, Tristan starts seeing his twin not as a hockey star, but a struggling gay teen terrified about coming out in the professional sports world. Tristan is given the final call: sacrifice his dream for a brother he barely knows, or pursue his own path. How far is Robbie willing to go—and how far is Tristan willing to go to help him?
To read an excerpt, click here.

julia vanishes catherine eganJulia Vanishes by Catherine Egan
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Release date: June 7th 2016
Julia has the unusual ability to be . . . unseen. It’s a useful trait for a thief and a spy. And Julia has learned–crime pays. Her latest job is paying very well indeed. But when Julia suspects that there’s a connection between her new employers and the killer leaving a trail of bodies across the frozen city, she becomes entangled in a struggle between forces more powerful than she’d ever imagined. Escape will come at a terrible price.
To read an excerpt, click here.

lady midnight cassandra clareLady Midnight (The Dark Artifices #1) by Cassandra Clare
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
Release date: March 8th 2016
Emma Carstairs is no longer a child in mourning, but a young woman bent on discovering what killed her parents and avenging her losses. Together with her parabatai Julian Blackthorn, Emma must learn to trust her head and her heart as she investigates a demonic plot that stretches across Los Angeles, from the Sunset Strip to the enchanted sea that pounds the beaches of Santa Monica. If only her heart didn’t lead her in treacherous directions…
To listen to an excerpt, click here.

two summers aimee friedmanTwo Summers by Aimee Friedman
Publisher: Point
Release date: April 26th 2016
When Summer Everett makes a split-second decision, her summer divides into two parallel worlds. In one, she travels to France, where she’s dreamed of going: a land of chocolate croissants, handsome boys, and art museums. In the other, she remains home, in her ordinary suburb, where she expects her ordinary life to continue — but nothing is as it seems. What may break her, though, is a terrible family secret, one she can’t hide from in either summer.
To read an excerpt, click here.

the women in the walls amy lukavicsThe Women in the Walls by Amy Lukavics
Publisher: Harlequin Teen
Release date: September 27th 2016
When her aunt Penelope tragically disappears Lucy finds herself devastated and alone. Her cousin, Margaret, claims she can hear her dead mother’s voice whispering from the walls. Emotionally shut out by her father, Lucy watches helplessly as her cousin’s sanity slowly unravels. But when she begins hearing voices herself, Lucy finds herself confronting an ancient and deadly legacy that has marked the women in her family for generations.
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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