Buzz Books 2015: Young Adult FALL/WINTER

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Pub Date 13 May 2015 | Archive Date 10 Apr 2016

Description

This edition of Buzz Books: Young Adult provides substantial pre-publication excerpts from 20 forthcoming young adult and middle grade books. Now everyone can share the same access to the newest YA voices the publishing industry is broadcasting for the fall/winter season. Extensive publishing information, including promotion plans and publicity contacts, are included in this NetGalley version. At the end of most excerpts, you will find a link to the full galley on NetGalley!

Excerpts include new work from established leaders in the field (James Dashner, Jennifer Donnelly, Patrick Ness, and Lauren Oliver), authors best-known for their adult books (Eleanor Herman and Cammie McGovern), and newsmaking titles such as the highly graphic History of Glitter and Blood, Illuminae, and The Thing About Jellyfish.

You will find a full range of YA titles previewed here —dystopian, romance, fantasy, sci-fi, humor, literary and more — and you will find some works for tweens and middle-grade readers. As always, many are sure to make bestseller and “best of” lists.

Four of our titles will be featured at this year’s Book Expo America convention on their own YA or Middle Grade Editors Buzz panels: Everything Everything, Nightfall, This Raging Light, and The Thing About Jellyfish. Plus, half of our 20 Buzz Books: Young Adult authors will be in attendance at BEA.

This edition of Buzz Books: Young Adult provides substantial pre-publication excerpts from 20 forthcoming young adult and middle grade books. Now everyone can share the same access to the newest...


A Note From the Publisher

For the best in adult fiction and nonfiction, don't miss Buzz Books 2015: Fall/Winter, also available now. Click in the LINKS section below to read it on NetGalley!

For the best in adult fiction and nonfiction, don't miss Buzz Books 2015: Fall/Winter, also available now. Click in the LINKS section below to read it on NetGalley!


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This is always something I look forward to! I've just added MANY books to my to-read list. Thank you!

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I love these. They always add books to my to-read list!

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This is an excellent resource to learn more about upcoming YA books!

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Buzz books are such a great way of checking out the previews before the previews happen. A fantastic way to get people really excited about new fiction and some fantastic looking titles!

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I love this collection of excerpts! What a great way to sample new releases so that I know which ones to add to my ever growing to be read list.

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I am so excited it's this time of year again. Buzz Books are perfect for whetting the appetite for so many fantastic releases, and it's great that they've only gotten larger (and that YA has an edition all its own!).

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Perfect for quick blog posts! Excerpts Rock!

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HEY, LIBRARIANS and other avid readers: Are you looking forward to Fall and Winter previews? Buzz Books is offering another free download with a big (33 excerpts) selection of both Fiction and Non-Fiction titles for adults and high school students. Plus, there is a special YA Fiction set (20 titles) available with excerpts of upcoming titles from James Dashner, Patrick Ness, and Jennifer E. Smith to name just a few. These collections from Buzz Books keep getting better and better, even offering links to request the full text. They encourage you to experiment by sampling work from debut authors and a variety of publishers. It is a source for ideas on many books that are reviewed at our Book Talk blog. Be sure to enjoy the summer and keep reading!!!

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A great way to get a sneek peak at many upcoming titles. Many of these look promising, and definetly adding them to my tbr pile! Don't miss them.

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I love love love the Buzz Books samplers! They're so clean and crisp and easy to use! This time around I was surprised to see how many of the titles were already on my radar, due in no small part to their NetGalley listings. Once I finish up my current batch of e-galleys, I plan on requesting a number of the books included here: THE ACCIDENT SEASON by Moira Fowley-Doyle (SOOOOO excited for this one!); NIGHTFALL by Jake Halpern & Peter Kujawinski; WHAT WE SAW by Aaron Hartzler; ILLUMINAE by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff (OF COURSE!); THIS IS WHERE IT ENDS by Marieke Nijkamp; and EVERYTHING EVERYTHING by Nicola Yoon. Such a great batch of books to look forward to!

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This is a fantastic book! As a librarian, I run several book clubs and I am always searching for the right book for the right club. This makes life so much easier--I can find several options in one place and it makes planning ahead so much easier. My clubs like to read the newest books so this gives me a heads up on the ones I want to watch for and recommend. Great resource! Thanks!

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Glad to get this preview of new YA books for the kids I serve.

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Buzz Books 2015 Young Adult Fall/ Winter

I love this book, which is a collection of excerpts from exciting upcoming releases from young adult and middle grade fiction. Here are the ones I really enjoyed. Which ones will make your to-read list?

The Thing About Jellyfish - Ali Benjamin Buzz Books opens with a middle grade novel that promises to be both profound and moving. When Suzy's friend drowns, Suzy is sure that it was the result of a rare jellyfish sting. As her parents worry about her sudden silence Suzy sets out to prove her theory.

Inherit the Stars - Tessa Elwood Asa's worlds are falling apart. Death, disease, riots and famine. But Asa will do anything to protect her dying sister and so, as the third daughter of the ruling House of Fane, she poses as her other sister who is to marry the heir of the House of Westlet. The first thing I noticed about this excerpt was the detail of Asa's world. I was a little confused at first, but as I read I became very intrigued and I can't wait to read more and learn how the ruling system works, how many planets there are and the culture of each of the ruling Houses. Asa promises to be a strong female lead, yet she constantly feels overshadowed by her older sisters. This one is definitely on my to-read list. Can't wait.

This Raging Light - Estelle Laure I have already read the whole of This Raging Light, and all I can say is read it. Like poetry trapped in prose body, this book sings. This book is about a girl, a strong, brave, wild girl who is left alone to care for her younger sister. It's about finding and fighting for love. It's about friendship. It's about everyday magic and the people in life who share it. It's about keeping on keeping on and then looking back and finding that you were strong enough after all. I loved it.

Not If I See You First - Eric Lindstrom Now this one sounds great. From the first few chapters you know that Parker is going to be a character who will have you laughing and rooting for her the whole way through. Parker's perfectly happy speaking her mind and educating those around her that just because she's blind doesn't mean she's deaf or stupid, in fact she is far from that. When the town's two high schools merge Parker has a whole lot of newbies to educate, and the return of the boy who broke her heart to deal with. All this on top of grieving for her father.

A Step Toward Falling - Cammie McGovern Emily and Lucas have nothing in common, apart from one moment where they both made a terrible mistake. They did nothing at all. Now they are sentenced to community service at a centre for people with disabilities after they failed to act when they saw one of their classmates being violently attacked. The writing style in this excerpt was instantly addictive. I had previously heard about this book but thought it might not be for me, but after reading this sample chapter I know I need to read it. Told in what I assume will be alternating points of view switching from Emily to Lucas, I can't wait to read this book.

Dumplin' - Julie Murphy Willowdean is perfectly comfortable in her skin, but as she falls for her coworker she begins to doubt herself and her self esteem drops. So she enters a beauty pageant determined to change. I'm not entirely sure where this book will go, but it's sure to be funny and heartwarming. Dumplin' is another story in this collection that I was going to pass over, but having now started reading it I want to read the whole book.

The publishers provided a complimentary copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

Review written by Madison Dearnaley

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This a wonderful way to get exposed and decide what books are a must read for the year.. I only read a couple of YA books a year and I found the sample chapters of the upcoming books to be extremely beneficial in making this year reading selections. I received a free copy courtesy of Netgalley.

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I love this format, which allows yoi to get to know better possible titles in high demand and makes them stand out in the flood of new releases in the fall! I also appreciate that the covers of future "buzz"-titles are included, since a lot of libraries use the frontal display presentation cof new books and since cover art plays an important part when a reader chooses a book to borrow!

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This was incredibly helpful in narrowing down my tbr list! While I always want to read everything I can get my hands on, I need to be able to quickly narrow my selections down. I've been able to pick out a few specific books that I think will be good additions to my classroom recommendation list, as well as a few which have great curriculum potential! I've been working to find current YA books that can work as companions for more traditional curriculum sections, as well as extracts I can use to teach specific elements (always looking for concise character development and great language and imagery!). This was very much appreciated and I recommend it to other educators who need a snapshot of what's new and fabulous in the YA universe.

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I love the format of Buzz Books with a short summary followed by an excerpt. I find them very helpful in selection duties.

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Intriguing choices and I love that there are blurbs included!

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This is an amazing resource. As a blogger, it has helped me prioritize which books I want to read, buy and review. Thank you NetGalley!

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Wonderful edition, as usual !
A quite nicely done.

Published review will come out two weeks pre-release date.... @ cowgirl caities blogspot Also facebook, twitter, pinterest and goodreads review

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Great sneak peeks at so many upcoming books that are sure to be popular. Very helpful in knowing which books to add to the buy list because they'll fly off the shelves and which ones might need a little more in depth explaining before people are willing to take that chance on them.

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AWESOME AS ALWAYS.
This is such a great resource for book reviewers, I'd recommend it for everyone. Thanks for the opportunity to read and review!

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This is my first Buzz Books list that I've read and absolutely loved it! Such great excerpts from such great authors. This is a great resource and I'm so glad that NetGalley offers this for reviewers! I'll definitely be picking up some of these books, especially "The Thing About Jellyfish!"

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This was a nice little sampler of what is to come for YA 2015! I'm so happy they put this out! Gets me very excited on what's to come!

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Yet another fantastic YA sneak peek from Buzz Books containing a brilliant range of summaries, first chapters, illustrations and publishing information of YA coming to a Bookshop or Library near you.
I added 13 new titles to my TBR list, thanks Buzz Books!

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I love these. Thanks!

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Great book excerpts; makes me want to read more!

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I would highly recommend that every blogger or professional reviewer download this catalog.

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After reading the extracts of the 20 books coming out in winter/fall I had to go and request them all. This file allows you to have a sneak peek of the YA books, which have now become highly anticipated reads and I will be adding them all to my 'to read' folder on Goodreads. Highly recommend if you love reading!

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A great insight into the books that are being released later in the year! This is a great tool for book bloggers to use in order to prioritise which releases they will be eager to request from publishers. Brilliant.

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I tend to find an author, read everything they've ever written, and then go through a mini crisis when deciding what to read next. I love these books, because I feel like I can test drive new authors or books. I always can find at least a few titles to put on my to-read list.

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Some amazing looking books to come in 2015. I can't wait! Nice job on gathering great examples of talent to display in this edition of Buzz Books.

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These excerpts were fantastic, just the right length to hook me or help me decide that I'm not the right reader. Definitely looking forward to reading some new YA!

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Wonderful! Anyone who loves the Young Adult genre needs to read this preview of these amazing titles. I feel like one of the cool kids now that I can talk about upcoming releases with the best of them!

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When first got this book I thought there would just be a few that I would actually want to read, but I ended up being totally wrong. So many of these books have me adding them to my Goodreads or suggesting them to friends. I would recommend Buzz Books 2015: Young Adult FALL/WINTER to any reviewer, publishing professional, or librarian.

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Good concept to review YA books; excerpts of different story genres and as the title says, the buzz books of the year helps in making selection easier for teen librarians.

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I've found that getting to read an excerpt is the best way for me to know if I'd like to read a book, so this is a wonderful resource.

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Thank you . love reading all these little bits, gave me an insight to up and coming books :)

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An excellent selection of previews for upcoming YA novels. Out of these, highlights are EVERYTHING EVERYTHING (Yoon), DUMPLIN' (Murphy), THE REST OF US JUST LIVE HERE (Ness), THE THING ABOUT JELLYFISH (Benjamin), THIS IS HOW IT ENDS (Nijkamp), and THIS RAGING LIGHT (Laure). The whole preview is worth reading though, especially if you love YA lit and can't wait for some great new titles.

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Love thesed sneak peaks! Keep them coming!

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Dashner, Oliver, and Ness? Oh, my! So much to look forward to. Thanks for an excellent preview!

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Love seeing the buzz on future releases! Really helps me as a blogger! Great choices! Thanks!

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I don't know why this even has a review feature. We all know Buzz Books is amazing (if you didn't now you do).
This is a wonderful collection of great new reads for Young Adult readers. It's like a packet of sweets...In book form.

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I am new to Buzz Books, but as a blogger and as someone who is constantly looking for new YA books without the luxury of a bookstore in my town, even on my island, the well written summaries and sample chapters in Buzz Books helps me to make a decision of which of the 100ʻs of YA books coming out each season is really worth an order and a read.

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Good title suggestions! I picked up many of these at BEA! Can't wait to read the full novels!

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An excellent compilation. More indepth than reading synopsis. Get a better feel for a book. Also a wide variety of genre.

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I love getting a sneak peek at books before I request, particularly for YA books so I can make sure they aren't 'too young' for my taste. These samplers are the perfect way to do so. Thank you so much for making them available!

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It's getting harder and harder to keep up with the YA market in particular, so the dedicated Buzz Books preview is an enormous help. It lets me see what publishers have committed to for the fall, gives a taste of the books everyone's most excited about, and also helps me feel abreast of the market even if I don't have time to read all the actual books. Regardless, a good portion of these titles have migrated to my to-buy list, and I'm looking forward to reading them in full.

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I love the previews! I'm super excited about "Dumplin"' by Julie Murphy and "The Rest Of Us Just Live Here" byPatrick Ness in particular.

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Very excited about some of these upcoming titles! Will be ordering some of these for my middle-school collection, and recommending others for the HS shelves.

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This is such a fantastic idea and resource to discover new upcoming titles. There were so many of these samples that pulled me straight into the story and made me feel disappointed when the sample ended.

My favourite was The Thing About Jellyfish by Ali Benjamin. I've never read a book that captured losing a friend suddenly so well. I love the main character and I can't wait to read the rest of it.

My other favourites were This is Where it Ends by Marieke Nijkamp, Curiosity House: The Shrunken Head by Lauren Oliver and H. C. Chester and Everything Everything by Nicola Yoon.

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Really great overview of books to come this year. Definitely found a few i really must read!

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As always, the Buzz Books comes with a great selection of upcoming books. Young Adult is a genre that gets a lot of grievance, but shouldn't. The books featured in this edition are some of favorites that also have received a lot of attention in YA book communities. If you're on the fence about reading any of them (or YA books in general), pick up this free collection of excerpts and get ready to be blown away.

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Wonderful sampler full of snippets that were strong enough to convince me to put the relevant novels on my TBR! I'm so glad Publishers Lunch puts this out.

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Awesome collection, as always! This is a great way to preview books for collection development; I already have several on my list of recommendations. I've also taken advantage of requesting the full book of some titles and may go back for more :) Thanks for making Buzz Books available!

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Great to have an idea of what is coming.

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A great preview to some upcoming books. I can't wait to start reading some of the books as they sound like great reads.

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Great for media professionals/librarians looking for titles to purchase. Also good for students to look for books to read.

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This is an excellent first look at new YA books that will definitely appeal to my high school readers.

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Great insight into what's to come this Fall and Winter. I look forward to reading this, as I get a leg up on what to look out for.

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So many outstanding extracts here - I'm desperate to get back to school to share the literature with my year eight students. If you're looking for something to get 12 year old girls into reading, look no further. Brilliant writing throughout. An incredible selection of texts.

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BuzzBooks are a fantastic way for me to "try before we buy" for my high school library. We try to be as responsible with our funds as possible and BuzzBooks makes that easy. Every time we have used BuzzBooks, we have ordered books that are excerpted. I particularly enjoyed the direct links to NetGalley in this edition.

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A great resource and so many books I can't wait to read. Love this.

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This is a wonderful resource for librarians! There were several titles that we will definitely be adding to our collection based off of this guide!

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I'm a huge fan of select excerpts being compiled into a single piece, making it easier to test the waters on the content included. I did skip ahead on a few excerpts, just because I was not interested in the storylines. I started with James Dashner's work and ended with the wonderful Jennifer E. Smith (which I was thrilled to have seen available). I'm going to split up my short reviews so it makes sense.

James Dashner, The Game of Lives: Although you're not given much, you've already been introduced to the characters, which makes this far more interesting to read. After reading and enjoying the Maze Runner series, I have high hopes for this one. I'm really enjoying the cyber aspect of this series, and just the overall writing style Dashner has makes reading so much better. I really look forward to seeing how he decided to end the series.

Jennifer Donnelly, These Shallow Graves: If the cover itself doesn't grab you, then the first few pages of this story definitely will. The story starts off in the late 1800s with a young Josephine. She is the editor of her school's newspaper and admits to signing up for this due to her goal in informing her readers on the important issues of their time. The excerpt lasts until the second chapter where the reader learns of her father's death. Combining Jo's love for the truth and the unfortunate events that have newly occurred, I have no doubt that this story is about to keep its readers wanting more.

Tessa Elwood, Inherit The Stars: This novel has promise in becoming one of the next big dystopian novels. Due to a sister's need to protect those she loves, Asa finds herself in a position that, although she would rather avoid, is ideal in keeping her sister Wren alive. Those who enjoy Veronica Rossi and Beth Revis' work are sure to enjoy this one.

Aaron Hartzler, What We Saw: This book, so far, really does remind me of We Were Liars (which I would recommend you pick up the next time you're at a bookstore). Kate, after leaving a party relatively early the night before, returns to school the next day only to find out a series of events that took place in her absence. These stories are accompanied with a few pictures that Kate finds difficult to erase from her memory, alongside a string of concerned thoughts directed towards her friend Stacey, who had been the subject of these stories/pictures.

Amie Kaufman + Jay Kristoff, Illuminae: I actually just received this as a full ARC, so I'm not going to read the excerpt because I'll want to start the book and I don't have the time. But if you want a new way of reading what seems to be a thrilling and captivating novel, pick up this novel. Written through a format of hacked document files, the reader follows the story of two teens who have just had a falling out, are forced to stay together and fight against a warship in order to help keep their people safe.

Estelle Laure, This Raging Light: Lucille is a young teen, at the age where she's just trying to grab hold of how to take care of herself, who is faced with a problem that has no easy solution. Her dad went crazy and her mom, who should be home watching over her and her younger sister Wren, has fled, with no set return date. Now it's up to Lucille to take care of the two of them, while also paying the bills and taking on a new role that her mother has left behind. This story already sounds heartbreaking and I can't wait to read the rest of it.

Cammie McGovern, A Step Towards Falling: I started reading this and had to stop because I loved Say What You Will so much and I can't deal with waiting for Cammie's next book. So I'm just gonna say that if you haven't read her work yet, pick up Say What You Will, read her writing, and then you'll know that you're bound to like this next one. That's all I can say. I can't handle this next one until the full copy is in my hands.

Marieke Nijkamp, This is Where it Ends: For those who have read We All Looked Up by Tommy Wallach, they will enjoy the format of this upcoming novel. Told from multiple perspectives, the reader follows the storylines of many characters, and sees how each are about to react to this terrible tragedy that is about to unfold in their high school. Each storyline somehow intertwines, which the reader I assume will see throughout the novel. The snippet we are given is chilling and will have you invested in each character before you realize.

Jennifer E. Smith, Hello, Goodbye, and Everything In Between: Jennifer E. Smith is back again with another seemingly adorable read, and I can't wait. I'm a huge fan of the rest of her work, and I'm thrilled at the movie news accompanying The Statistical Probability of Love At First Sight, and now I have this to look forward to. Aidan and Clare are about to separate for not only their first years of post secondary school, but also their relationship is about to come to an end. Neither one wishes for this to happen, but due to long distance they don't see another way that it could possibly work out. The two meet up the night before they're supposed to leave for school, and have come up with a scavenger hunt of their relationship - finding all the major highlights, and revisiting those places in hopes that they will find a solution that doesn't involve them losing the love they share. Sounds like a sweet, genuine love story, and I cannot wait.

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i have rekindled my love for YA books and this catalog has been a great help in helping me check out titles that i would have probably not heard of or missed out on.

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This was a collection of excerpts from upcoming YA titles for the second half of this year. It definitely accomplished what it set out to do which is create buzz around these releases. I'm even more excited for Legacy Of Kings and Illuminae but now I've added a few more books to my TBR list!

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This was my favorite of all the samplers and I saw a few books I will 100% be reading! Thank you very much for posting this

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This Sampler had a great array of titles. I was able to discover books and authors I had not heard of yet. I added several to my list and will check them out now that they are on my radar.

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This is a fabulous way to see what's coming soon and what to pre-order. As a book blogger, it can be difficult to sort through everything---often I end up with things I thought I would like and end up not liking. I love having an excerpt to read---though it's a bummer when I get very into something and then have to wait! I'll be writing a highlights of Buzz Books post on my blog soon.

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I loved reading every single one of these excerpts! So many different genres and such interesting storylines. I can't wait to read every one of these books!

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This sampler has left me eagerly counting down the days until these books are released. Out of the 20 books featured, I have added over half to my TBR list and I might pre-order a couple of them (that's something I almost never do). Fall and Winter is going to be a great time for YA books and I can't wait to get my hands on some of these. I highly recommend these Buzz Books samplers because they can really help you plan for reviews and keep an eye out for upcoming great books.

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Enormously helpful in staying abreast of a range of authors and their debut/new releases. Interesting mix that helps me make knowledgeable recommendations to youth literature professionals and teens.

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These Buzz Books compilations have quickly become one of my favorite things to read all year. I love reading excerpts from some of my favorite authors, but the compilation is also the perfect opportunity to sample the works of first-time authors. This year included 20 excerpts from upcoming middle-grade and young adult novels - fewer than years past, but I felt that the excerpts were more in-depth as a result and gave me a better sense of each of the books.

Books I’m particularly excited about reading include Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon, This Is Where It Ends by Marieke Nijkamp, The Thing About Jellyfish by Ali Benjamin, The Accident Season by Moïra Fowley-Doyle, Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff, This Raging Light by Estelle Laure, Not If I See You First by Eric Lindstrom, and especially The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness.

The "read/request" feature attached to most books made it easy to request advance copies through NetGalley (I just wish that it had been available for all the featured books). Giving it 5 out of 5 stars in the hopes that Publishers Launch continues to produce these each season!

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Ohhh, there is no exact word to express this book. The most important thing is that I really love this book! It's like a guide to the YA books published in fall/winter this year. What I like is that there are exclusive exerpts inside. I can't wait to read all the books here.

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I loved this book! Such a great way to find out whats going to be popular and I have added so many books to my TBR pile. The excerpts were great!

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An awesome sneak peek into a wide range of YA novels due to hit shelves this fall. There is sure to be something here for everyone.

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I really enjoyed reading this excerpts and know what I have to look forward to this year! This was a nice service and gives me a good idea of what I am going to add to my reading list and be able to recommend to patrons.

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I know its weird right? Why would you read a book of excerpts? I thought of that when I picked up this book but I ended up enjoying this book a lot more than I thought I was. I flew right through it and finished it in under 2 days. There are so many wonderful excerpts in the book and its a really great way to find new authors and learn about new releases. There are a few books from this list that was I already planning to pick up but I found several new books to add to my TBR. It was also really cool to read excerpts from books I plan to read anyway so it was a cool sneak-peak. I'm so excited for the Fall/Winter releases for 2015 and I'm really happy I was able to read this book. This book was much appreciated and I look forward to reading these new releases!

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This book was extremely heplful in chosing which books to purchase. In addition, reading a excerpt from each of the titles helped me decide what books would be a good fit for my teen patrons without having to read the whole book.

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So much to look forward to. I was disappointed when each preview was over and I'd have to wait for the books to be released!

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This is amazing! Definitely adding some of these to my list of books to ready!

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Very exciting new books coming up!

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Love this! So helpful and fun to get a sneak peak at what's on the docket for this season!

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This was a fantastic resource for me, as I am a high school librarian and handle all the collection development for our library. Anytime I can get a sneak peak of a new YA book, even if it's not the entire novel, it's helpful for me with my considerations for purchase.

I was not familiar with all of the author's in this 2015 Fall/Winter edition, so it was also great for me to get an advanced look at seeing the works for a few new authors.

I love when these Buzz Books for Young Adults are available - it truly is a great tool for me when purchasing for my library!

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This is a very cool guide to upcoming/new young adult books! So far my favorite excerpt is 'What We Saw". I am excited to read the full book, based on what I read. I still need to check out more of the excerpts. But this is definitely a great source for readers of young adult series, book buyers, librarians, etc. To get a chance to preview upcoming books is very fun, and this definitely has me excited to read more!

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I love these short excerpts that give librarians a sense of the book before it even comes out. It's impossible to read everything, so it really is great to be able to say, "This is so funny!" (or whatever!) when the book comes into the library.

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Thanks to this little book of samplers I found books that I can tell that I would love. I feel like more publishing companies should do this.

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As a librarian, I found this to be a fabulous resource for learning about buzzy new titles. Data about the author, publishers, and release dates are helpful for keeping on top of what's going on in the industry. The excerpts allow me to make informed decisions about what to purchase for my collection, and give me an idea of which readers might enjoy these titles.

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I found this sampling of upcoming titles very helpful! I'm the type of reader who can usually decide if I like a book within a few chapters, so this was great.

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There were a lot of great samples in this book. A majority of the books had me checking NetGalley right away to see if they were available; the others had me checking the local bookshop or library.

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Great for getting a quick idea of what's coming. It also gives me the ability to speak about these books to possible readers with more confidence than I would have if I only read the summary and decided the book wasn't for me personally, and that is super awesome. I will definitely be buying a few of these titles for my library, for sure.

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Excellent! I loved the glimpses of books that are sure to be bestsellers and fan-favorites.

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Awesome resource for readers. So many good books that I now need to read.

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This is perfect for me as I review a combination of un-requested books, sent by publishing houses, and books that I have asked to read because I think they will be making waves in the near future. This guide lets me see what is about to come out so I can request anything that catches my eye in good time.

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Young Adult books are one of my favorite genres and I'm always looking for recommendations. That's one of the reasons I love the Buzz Books sampler so much, as I always find great new authors to try! Full of some great books that have caught my attention.

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I love seeing what's coming next! Thank you for the preview!

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So excited for so many of the books mentioned here. My to read list has grown significantly longer.

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This has a great selection of books over a wide variety of genres as well. It offered enough pages to give the reader an idea of what the story was about and whether they wanted to continue by borrowing or purchasing their own copy.

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Hard to rate these books as they are compilations - as a compilation of excerpts, it's successful at providing samples of upcoming books to ensure readers pick them up when they're available. This selection, however, predicted a number of very popular books, so it's worth taking note of Buzz Books suggestions.

This Buzz Books edition features 20 YA texts, including titles by James Dashner, Jennifer Donnelly, Aaron Hartzler (this one's a great one), Amie Kaufman (Illuminae), Julie Murphy (Dumplin'), Patrick Ness, Marieke Nijkamp, and Lauren Oliver. As an unashamed YA fan, I can say that this compilation is a winner.

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A lot of great excerpts in this collection!

The highlights for me were: The Thing About Jellyfish, This is Where it Ends, Nightfall, Not If I See You First, What We Saw, A Step Towards Falling, The Accident Season and Everything, Everything.

Some really compelling content is coming for Fall 2015 in the Young Adult genre, and I cannot wait for it.

Big thanks to the publisher and Netgalley for providing me an advanced reader copy in exchange for an honest review.

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These samplers are a must have! It gives the reader an insight into what the hottest releases are going to be about and whether or not the book would be a good fit for you. Love!

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