Read excerpts from new YA books! (March 22)

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

a court of mist and fury sarah j maas usA Court of Mist and Fury (A Court of Thorns and Roses #2) by Sarah J. Maas
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Children’s
Release date: May 3rd 2016
Feyre survived Amarantha’s clutches to return to the Spring Court–but at a steep cost. Though she now has the powers of the High Fae, her heart remains human, and it can’t forget the terrible deeds she performed to save Tamlin’s people. Nor has Feyre forgotten her bargain with Rhysand, High Lord of the feared Night Court. As Feyre navigates its dark web of politics, passion, and dazzling power, a greater evil looms–and she might be key to stopping it.
To read an excerpt, click here.

dreamfever kit allowayDreamfever (Dreamfire #2) by Kit Alloway
Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin
Release date: February 23rd 2016
Feodor is dead. But he isn’t gone. Every night, Josh’s dreams are full of his memories—his life, his inventions, and his descent into madness. As her grandfather schemes to take control of the dream-walker government, Josh and Will join forces with a deposed princess against him. But they’ll need help from both their friends and their enemies to stop Peregrine this time, and ultimately Josh will have to choose between saving the world and saving her relationship with Will.
To read an excerpt, click here.

flamecaster cinda williams chimaFlamecaster (Shattered Realms #1) by Cinda Williams Chima
Publisher: HarperCollins
Release date: April 5th 2016
Adrian sul’Han, known as Ash, is a trained healer with a powerful gift of magic—and a thirst for revenge. Abandoned at birth, Jenna Bandelow was told that the mysterious magemark on the back of her neck would make her a target. Eventually, Ash’s and Jenna’s paths will collide in Arden. Thrown together by chance and joined by their hatred of the king, they will come to rescue each other in ways they cannot yet imagine.
To read an excerpt, click here.

in real life jessica loveIn Real Life by Jessica Love
Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin
Release date: March 1st 2016
Hannah Cho and Nick Cooper have been best friends since 8th grade. There’s just one problem: Hannah and Nick have never actually met. Hannah has spent her entire life doing what she’s supposed to, but when her senior year spring break plans get ruined she impulsively decides to road trip to Las Vegas, her older sister and BFF in tow, to surprise Nick but it backfires when she gets to Vegas and finds out that Nick has been keeping some major secrets.
To read an excerpt, click here.

invisible fault lines kristen paige madoniaInvisible Fault Lines by Kristen-Paige Madonia
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Release date: May 3rd 2016
Callie’s father disappeared on an ordinary Tuesday. Tired of living in limbo, Callie finally decides to investigate her father’s disappearance for herself. Maybe there was an accident at the construction site that he oversaw? Maybe he doesn’t remember who he is and is lost wandering somewhere? But after seeing a familiar face in a photo from the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906, she wonders if the answer is something else entirely.
To read an excerpt, click here.

the king slayer virginia boeckerThe King Slayer (The Witch Hunter #2) by Virginia Boecker
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release date: June 14th 2016
Elizabeth Grey is hiding within the magically protected village of Harrow, evading the price put on her head by Lord Blackwell, the usurper king of Anglia. Their last encounter left Blackwell ruined, but his thirst for power grows stronger every day. He’s readying for a war against those who would resist his rule–namely Elizabeth and the witches, wizards, pirates, and healers she now calls her friends.
To read an excerpt, click here.

nemesis anna banksNemesis by Anna Banks
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Release date: October 4th 2016
Princess Sepora of Serubel is the last Forger in all the five kingdoms. The spectorium she creates provides energy for all, but now her father has found a way to weaponize it, and his intentions to incite war force her to flee from his grasp. She escapes across enemy lines into the kingdom of Theoria, where she is captured by the young King Tarik. Sepora’s gift could save Tarik’s kingdom, but should she trust her growing feelings for her nemesis, or should she hide her gifts at all costs?
To read an excerpt, click here.

nightstruck jenna blackNightstruck by Jenna Black
Publisher: Tor Teen
Release date: April 5th 2016
Becket is an ordinary teenage girl, wrestling with the upheaval of her parents’ divorce. Her biggest problems to date have been choosing which colleges to apply to, living up to her parents’ ambitious expectations of her, and fighting her secret crush on her best friend’s boyfriend. That all changes the night she tries to save an innocent life and everything goes horribly wrong. Becket has been tricked into opening a door between worlds. The night is the enemy, and the city of Philadelphia is its deadliest weapon.
To read an excerpt, click here.

seven black diamonds melissa marrSeven Black Diamonds by Melissa Marr
Publisher: HarperCollins
Release date: March 1st 2016
Lilywhite Abernathy is a criminal. Her father’s “unconventional” business has meant a life of tightly held secrets, concealed weaponry, and a strict code. But Lily’s crime isn’t being the daughter of a powerful mob boss. Her guilt lies in the other half of her DNA—the part that can coax ancient rumors from stones and summon fire with a thought. Lily is part fae, which is a crime in her world. From the time before she was born, a war has been raging between humanity and fae.
To read an excerpt, click here.

these broken stars amie kaufman meagan spoonerThese Broken Stars (Starbound #1) by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Release date: December 10th 2013
It’s a night like any other on board the Icarus. Then, catastrophe strikes: the massive luxury spaceliner is yanked out of hyperspace and plummets into the nearest planet. Lilac LaRoux and Tarver Merendsen survive – alone. Lilac is the daughter of the richest man in the universe. Tarver comes from nothing, a cynical war hero. Both journey across the eerie deserted terrain for help. But everything changes when they uncover the truth.
To read a deleted scene, 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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