Buzz Books 2018: Young Adult Fall/Winter

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Thanks for this preview - it led me to request Sadie by Courtney Summers which I reviewed on my blog.
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This Buzz Book: YA is incredible! It’s a great list and way to find out what you should be on the lookout for. Can’t wait to get some of these in full length.
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I try to always read the latest Buzz Books: YA.  The series is a huge help in my buying choices.  I love being able to read an excerpt of a title, it helps me to decide if my students will like the title.
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There is a lot to look forward to in getting to see this buzz books catalog. Some of these I have no gotten the chance to read and others are rapidly approaching. The sampler is a great way to engage with us readers and I look forward to getting to get a peek at others in the future.
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Buzz Books are always an awesome way to sample upcoming titles. I always look forward to the "buffet" of snippets to whet my appetite. It's a quick way to explore genres, styles, and authors I might not otherwise think to try! Thanks!
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I only got this to read the part about Sadie, kept seeing reviews on my feed and was interested to see how it read. This really helps get you to add things to your TBR for sure.
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I love all the recommendations on what is coming up! Super awesome way to add new books to my TBR and discover new authors!
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Thank you to NetGalley and the publishers for sending me a digital ARC of so many books. I really enjoy Buzz Books. I am very excited to read "The Gilded Wolves" by Roshani Chokshi. The bit that I read was very good and drew me in. I have already purchased "Shadow of the Fox by Juie Kagawa for the library. Some really wonderful fantasy and science fiction YA coming out in the next few months.
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I love these books! I'm always finding new titles to read and I love reading the excepts! Such a great resource for readers and book professionals.
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This book is an invaluable tool for Reading teachers who don't have enough time to read every book that comes out.  You can read a synopsis or even small passage from new books and then look for the perfect student to match that book with.  This book is also great for just finding books to read for yourself.
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Thank you Netgalley for the ARC in exchange for an honest review.

I wish I could have loved more of these titles. This collection of excerpts from upcoming books was a hit and miss for me. I kind of skimmed through the titles to see which ones peeked an interest to me. I'm looking foward to these titles though:
Mammoth by Jill Baguchinsky
Shadow Of The Fox by Julie Kagawa
Girl Of Paper And Fire by Natasha Ngan
Grim Lovelies by Megan Shepherd
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I discovered a few books that I will definitely be checking into because of this resource.  I like being given a heads up on new and upcoming titles, it helps me make some of my reading decisions easier!
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These Buss Book editions always make me add more books to my TBR list. This edition only contained two that I was interested in, which were The House of One Thousand Eyes and Gilded Wolves. Will continue to read these installments though.

Thank you Net Galley and Publishers Lunch for providing a digital copy in exchange for an honest review.
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Thank you for a chance to get a sneek peek of new books this fall. There are several that I look forward to reading!
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Finding books for the TBR list
There are many different ways to find books to populate a TBR list:
Goodreads recommendations from friends
Email announcements from book pushers like Brightly, BookBub, Net Galley, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Edelweiss
Book excerpts provided by some of publishers
This month, I am going with Buzz Books, offered by Publishers Marketplace. It provides excerpts of upcoming books, and this particular one is just for young adult new books. I get this by Net Galley, but this is also free on Kindle at Amazon. Since I am a blogger for Net Galley, though, Buzz Books allows me to read the excerpt, and then request it if I want to read the whole book. If I get around to reading the Buzz Books as soon as it comes out, everything is available, but I am late to the game this season so I may add some books to my TBR here, but I won't be able to get it from Net Galley as it is already archived. 

TBR adds 


The House of One Thousand Eyes by Michelle Barker
What grabbed me: a paragraph
Lena reached for her uncle and hugged him goodbye for another week, memorizing his arms and the smell of  him -- tobacco, vanilla, ink. She held him so tightly she imagined breaking him in half and taking part of him home. 
Out now.  


 
The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi
What grabbed me:  the cover, the setting, the intrigue, and the description
It's 1889. The city is on the cusp of industry and power, and the Exposition Universelle has breathed new life into the streets and dredged up ancient secrets. Here, no one keeps tabs on dark truths better than treasure-hunter and wealthy hotelier Séverin Montagnet-Alarie. When the elite, ever-powerful Order of Babel seizes his help on a mission, Séverin is offered a treasure that he never imagined: his true inheritance.
To hunt down the ancient artifact the Order seeks, Séverin calls upon a band of unlikely experts: An engineer with a debt to pay. A historian banished from his home. A dancer with a sinister past. And a brother in arms if not blood.
Together, they will join Séverin as he explores the dark, glittering heart of Paris. What they find might change the course of history--but only if they can stay alive.
Out January 15, 2019 (on request)



The Girl in the Locked Room Mary Downing Hahn
 What grabbed me: the excerpt, the cover, the author

I am a sucker for a good ghost story told from the point of view of two unreliable narrators (the ghost herself who does not know that she is a ghost) and the young protagonist. I am also familiar with the author who likes to write about mystery and the supernatural. I have already read Closed for the Season and All the Lovely Bad Ones. 

Out now which means that it was already archived on Net Galley so I have to find other ways to get a hold of the book. I tried getting my local library to buy it but it does not show up as an option right now.


A Spark of White Fire by Sangu Mandanna

What grabbed me: the summary - seriously, sci fi AND retelling of the Mahabrahata. This is a must read. Plus, how cool is this cover?

Out now but Sky Pony Press did not give it to Net Galley and really, they probably did not feel like they needed to, so this is another I am putting on my TBR and now I have to ask my library to buy this.






Ignite the Stars Maura Milan
What grabbed me: the action in the first chapter grabbed me despite the issue I had with the protagonist's name Ia Cōcha. You know, like Lee Iacocca - Ford and Chrysler auto exec who brought the Mustang back? If it's purposeful, why? If it is coincidental, why?

Out now and no longer available on Net Galley but I recommended it to my local public library so you're welcome.






Girls of Paper and Fire Natacha Ngan

What grabbed me: one paragraph
Our kingdom believes words have power. That the characters of our language can bless or curse a life. Inside the pendant is a single character. One word that we believe will reveal a person's true destiny. 
Out November 6 2018 (on request)
Seriously, though, look at the kinds of books that I read. This is a possible ladder from the Wrath and the Dawn series or Empress of All Seasons which ironically is coming out on the same day
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I always love these titles. Thank you for doing them every season. They are so helpful in deciding what to read!
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I love these little samplers. I discover so many books coming out that I've never heard of or would not pick up otherwise!
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Great selection of books that are coming our soon! Can't wait to read and sell some of them. Loving some of the contemporary titles that are due to come out.
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I loved this collection of book excerpts and reviews for up and coming books. I loved the previous Buzz Books collections, and once again this one had me scoping out a bunch of new books, and adding them all to my TBR. I am most excited for Sadie, as I have seen so much action on Litsy about it, and the blurb on it definitely caught my interest. 

A huge thank you to NetGalley for sending me a digital copy of these book previews in exchange for an honest review. I truly appreciate it!
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A great preview of upcoming YA books! It included excerpts from many titles that were great for getting a taste of the book!
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