Buzz Books 2016: Young Adult Spring/Summer

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Pub Date 14 Jan 2016 | Archive Date 16 May 2017

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“I always love when a new Buzz Books comes out. Twice a year I look forward to a snippet of upcoming books, to put more books on my “to read” shelf. As a young adult blogger, I especially love the addition of the Young Adult Buzz Books! Keep them coming!” —NetGalley Member, Reviewer

Buzz Books was extremely helpful in choosing which books to purchase. In addition, reading an 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.” — NetGalley Member, Librarian

Buzz Books gives readers the special excitement of being among the first to sample the best in forthcoming Young Adults novels months ahead of their actual publication! At the end of most excerpts, you will find a link to the full galley on NetGalley! Publishing insiders including librarians, booksellers, bloggers and reviewers (like those quoted above) rely on Buzz Books to survey breakout books on the horizon, and now regular booklovers get the same insider-access.

These 20 substantial pre-publication excerpts reflect a broad spectrum of today’s young adult writing, from fantasy and romance to suspense and humor. You will discover debut writers to put on your radar, while enjoying early samples from some of the biggest authors in the field, including:

•David Levithan
•Kimberly McCreight
•Richelle Mead
•Matthew Quick
•Maggie Stiefvater
•Kiersten White

This latest edition of Buzz Books: Young Adult has must-read selections from authors across the field, featuring eight New York Times bestselling authors.

Start reading the bestsellers of tomorrow right now, and then go ahead and share the bounty: your friends and family can download this free edition of Buzz Books at any major ebookstore or at www.buzz.publishersmarketplace.com. For broader reading, check out Buzz Books 2016: Spring/Summer, also available now, for 40 excerpts from the top forthcoming adult fiction and nonfiction: http://netgal.ly/hGkf2G
“I always love when a new Buzz Books comes out. Twice a year I look forward to a snippet of upcoming books, to put more books on my “to read” shelf. As a young adult blogger, I especially love the...

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Thank you for giving me a taste of what's to come in 2016. I like what I see and I am anxious to spread the buzz with my readers.

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Great preview of upcoming YA titles.

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Buzz Books are so amazing. I love that we get samples of all the hot books that are coming out in the year.They even shed light on books that I wouldn't have heard about otherwise.

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Buzz Books is such a great tool for librarians trying to get ahead of the curve! These excerpts and overviews are so helpful in trying to prioritize ordering lists for the coming year.

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I really enjoy the Buzz Books. It is a great way to sample new books and to narrow down which ones I would like to read and share on my blog.

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Well, looks like my tbr list just got much longer! Such a great selection of upcoming books to look forward to.

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This is so great! The compilation of excerpts has me adding a whole mess of books to my "Must Get These TBR." Looks like a great season of reading is coming!

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I love seeing what YA titles I have to look forward to, and this edition doesn't disappoint. Worth downloading for Maggie Stiefvater alone!

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I absolutely love the Buzz Books Young Adult samplers! As a book review blogger, these collections keep me up to date on all the new releases! They also help me to discover new reads that I hadn't heard of yet. I love that most of the excerpts contain a link to it's corresponding NetGalley page resulting in a quick and easy request of the novel! Keep these coming! They are fantastic!

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Wow. Buzz Books is such a helpful resource when it comes to finding the books I'd like to read and add to my to read list. I'm very excited about all of these titles!

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Being able to see what is up and coming is great. I am so glad I got a chance to read this, so now I won't be out of the loop when it comes to new releases.

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Love these samplers! They make it easy to try several books out in a short amount of time-- perfect for readers' advisory in the library. Thanks!

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This was such a helpful resource which led to me increasing my TBR significantly. I love that there is a summary of each book as well as the chapter samples, which was helpful as I love reading YA but I am also picky with which YA novels I will pick up. Thank you for the insight into some amazing up and coming books.

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Buzz Books is *the* perfect way to learn more about some of the awesome YA titles coming out this year. Thank you for putting this together.

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Love reading about upcoming releases and these excerpts are always the perfect length - thanks BUZZ Books!

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I always look forward to these publications! It makes me feel like one of the cool kids to know all about the upcoming hot releases.

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So many books I need to add to my reading list. I can't wait!

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It is going to be an amazing year for young adult!! There were so many great reads featured I could probably read them all. A few of the titles I am most excited to read are My Lady Jane, The Progeny, The Outliers, The Glittering Court, The Savage Song, The Crown's Game and And I Darken. There is such a variety available and as a bookseller it's fantastic. There is a little something for everyone featured!

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I love it when these samplers come out! They are such a marvelous way to sample upcoming titles and determine which ones to request for review. Truly an invaluable resource!

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This is the first time I've tried the Buzz Books sampler, but I'll definitely get it again.

I discovered a few titles that I never would have looked at . I mean, there are books about both the Tepeshes and the Bathorys and no vampires in either one. How strange is that! Even stranger, I want to read them anyway.

Thanks to this sampler, I've got material for a few more Waiting on Wednesday posts this spring.

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This is a great resource to have as a book blogger/reviewer because it gives a chance to read little snippets of the upcoming YA Books although my wishlist of books has now toppled over I think this is the first time ever that I want to read each and every book in this book.

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I loved this. There are a few books in there I'm dying to get my hands on and also a lot of new books that I wanna read after reading these excerpts. A must have for every YA book lover I think!

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These samplers are getting my heartrate up! With my recent interest in the Young Adult genre, I am looking forward when many of these books will be released in 2016. I have requested a few through NetGalley as well, as I want to be one of the first to get my hands on them. This will be a very exciting year for thiis genre!

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I am always so excited for the Buzz Books! I am able to read excerpts of so many interesting books and I love being able to request them directly from the book. Keep them coming!

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Great book for a librarian. Gives tasters of lots of books that I will be buying for the school library.

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I love the Buzz Books samplers! They're so handy for sorting out my TBR list and getting ideas for Waiting on Wednesday posts! Also, it's a great way of keeping tabs on what favourite and debut authors are bringing out.

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Buzz Books is such a fabulous way of keeping up with what's hot in new releases! I love reading excerpts of books so that I can get an idea of what books to add to my TBR and what books to pre-order. There are definitely some promising releases for spring/summer 2016!

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Once again, Buzz Books has created an excellant resource for book bloggers/reviewers to explore new and undisovered authors as well as some favorites! I'm always eager to browse through the YA Books and add them to my watch list. I'm looking forward to many of these in spring/summer 2016 and I'm sure many will be added to my TBR pile. Thanks!!

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Incredibly helpful in searching for books to purchase for the coming season!

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I. LOVE. the Buzz Books. They're just the best thing ever.
They make me so so SO excited about the new releases of the season and they make me discover new books I had no idea were coming out and new authors and ISN'T THAT JUST THE BEST THING EVER?!
Let's see what books I am incredibly interested in this time. And when I say interested, I mean: GIVE THEM TO ME NOW AND NOBODY WILL GET HURT.
- Rebel of the sands by Alwyn Hamilton
- You know me well by David Leviathan and Nina LaCour
- This savage song by Victoria Schwab
- And I darken by Kiersten White They're gonna be so awesome! SO AWESOME!

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As is the case with the adult sampler, the YA Buzz Books Spring/Summer sampler means a mass of additions to my must have list! Some of the titles I'm looking forward to this season are: Kimberly McCreight's teen debut, THE OUTLIERS; Tosca Lee's Bathory book, THE PROGENY; and Monica Hesse's WWII title, THE GIRL IN THE BLUE COAT.

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This is a great way to add lots of book to your pile. But seriously there are so many good books being released soon and what better way to get to know what you will be picking up than to sample them!

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This is my second buzz books collection and like before, I was not disappointed. Yes it is a collection of excerpts but it really is so much more than it, it provides readers with new authors and novels to look forward to and even showcases some upcoming debut novels. I am definitely looking forward to the spring/summer releases and now have a few more books added onto my list, thank you buzz books!

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Yes, it is that time of the year again. I was eagerly looking forward to the new Buzz Books as they give the first glimpse of what the next publishing season is going to bring.

In this collection there were 20 titles, and you are given a short description and a sample. After reading the sample you can decide whether or not you want to request the book on Netgalley via the in book provided link. I already got some new books, that I'm currently reading from this collection.

Last year I thought the spring edition was considerably less interesting than the fall one, but I thought this was a strong and interesting edition.

Thanks to the publisher and Netgalley for providing me with a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review!

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This is such a great resource for book lovers and reviewers alike! It makes it so much easier to find new books to read and share with others - especially if you like to read samples prior to purchasing books.

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Buzz Books was extremely helpfull for me while picking books I wanted to read in 2016 for my blogs and reviews and also introduced me to a lot of authors I had never heard of before.

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I'm not a fan of reading excerpts, so I didn't expect to love this as much as I did, but I though this guide was really awesome. I really enjoyed reading all of the excerpts and almost all of them are books that I am now interesting in reading. I think this is great for YA book-lovers to give you an idea of some of the amazing YA books coming out this year. A great way to build your TBR list and give you something to look forward to! Overall, they had great picks!

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I always love these! So many good choices to look forward to this upcoming season!

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I love checking these out every season to see what books I'm interested in for the future.

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As always, I love getting the Buzz Books Excepts! These compilations allow reviewers, like myself, to read excerpts of upcoming releases, without the commitment of requesting the titles. By reading a chapter or two, I am more confident requesting books from netgalley, because I already know I will enjoy the books. Please keep these exclusive excerpts coming!

In this collection, my favourite books were: You Know Me Well by David Levithan & Nina LaCour, The Outliers by Kimberly McCreight, The Darkest Couners by Kara Thomas, & Highly Illogical Behavior by John Corey Whaley

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I liked this combo of sneak peeks! Some of my favorite authors are included here and I can't wait to get the full books!

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I'm so incredibly excited for these titles. Such a wonderful selection.

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It's always good to get a peek at the new books you're dying to read and, more importantly, to read a bit of the ones you're not sure about yet and be certain of whether or not that book is your book for you. Great read.

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This is such a great way to discover new titles. I ended up with another four or five books in my buying list -- and it's great to get a peak of upcoming books that you're interested in buying.

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Helpful as always. I really love the format of Buzz Books, with a summary and excerpt.

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This is my first buzz books collection but definitely not the last because i found it really helpful. Thanks to this I discovered so many interesting titles that i look forward to reading.

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This "book" was so good.. You are able to read some excerpt of new books that will be published this year. There are awesome authors like Richelle Mead, David Levithan and Maggie Stiefvater.

And you can ask for the book in netgally to read it early!! Fantastic!!

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I always get super excited when I see the Buzz Books list on netgalley. It helps get a general idea of what might be a hit for the season. It is also extremely useful in getting an overview of books for readers' advisory for patrons!

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This title is like a what's what list of books coming out this year that fans of YA literature will be clamoring for.

I was especially happy to read the samples for The Raven King and This Savage Song. It was almost like this title was written to include all the books I need to have on my preorder list.

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This book preview was excellent. If I wasn't already excited for some of these books, then I definitely am now! The Crown's Game, Rebel of the Sands, This Savage Song, The Raven King, and The Glittering Court were several of my favorites. The previews all offered just enough to get me wondering what could happen next. I cannot wait for these books to release so that I can read them in full.

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I love these Buzz Books! I get to preview some great up and coming books and choose from various genre's for my reading challenges..too easy :)

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This is probably my most favorite part of Netgalley. I love having the opportunity to peruse upcoming reads - many of which I haven't heard of beforehand. It creates buzz for sure!

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Super helpful. It gives you an insight into some new titles as well as new titles from popular authors. Very helpful for considering new books (Looking forward to With Malice).. The only reason I wouldn't buy it for my library is because its more of a professional tool for myself than for my teens.

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I LOVE when the new Buzz Books is out. It is such a HUGE plus to be able to read the new and upcoming books, well, excepts of them, so I know what to expect and what I can order for various customers at the store.

The only negative is that I want to read them ALL, or practically all, of them myself, so my TBR tends to grow.

I have to say I really liked most of the excerpts this time around, which I am hopeful bodes well for better books being published for young adults. There is so much dreck out there, that really good books for the YA set is a breath of fresh air.

I definitely recommend it to anyone who liked YA books, but doesn't have all the time in the world to read all of the new books coming out and needs to be a bit picky. Five happy stars.

My thanks to NetGalley and Publishers Lunch BUZZ BOOKS for an eARC copy of the book to read and review.

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Glad to see so many awesome titles on this list!

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Another great Buzz Books book of excerpts!

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Loved reading the excerpts contained in this Buzz Books 2016 Young Adult Spring/Summer. I certainly discovered a few titles that I maybe wouldn't have requested. However reading the excerpts introduced me to Authors new to me as well as giving me a taste of each of the books featured. I am looking forward to reading quite a few of the titles featured in this collection.

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As I expected, the excerpt from Richelle Mead's Glittering Court was great - I've read some of her other works and enjoyed them, but I like the concept of this series even better. I've already requested the full ARC.

I didn't expect to like Julia Vanishes, because the title, cover, and blurb didn't grab me, but the excerpt was really good! I'll definitely be checking this one out (although I think the title and cover could be amped up a bit.)

I had already come across blurbs from Rebel of the Sands and The Progeny and they're both on my TBR list. I was also intrigued by Beware That Girl - another title that didn't grab me, but the excerpt was intriguing and I'd like to see where it goes.

The standout for me in terms of finding something that I wouldn't normally pick up off a bookshelf (or off NetGalley's "find a book" screen) was You Know Me Well. Not my usual genre, but I might request it to see if the whole story is as good as the excerpt - which was amazingly written and the perfect length. Honestly, it could be a short story all on its own and nothing would be missing, you'd just be left wanting more :-)

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The previews I read were pretty great! Can't wait for the actual books to come out!

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This is a really helpful compilation! It's much more detailed in the summary than just a book jacket or blurb. It was a really nice way to explore what's coming up in the genera.l. I am not typically involved in the Teen/YA category but was able to find a few titles that I'd like to read to sort of "break in" to YA novels.

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My goal for February -- reduce the size of my “To Be Read” stack in anticipation of what’s on the horizon! Thanks to Buzz Books Young Adult Spring-Summer 2016 Sampler, I have a bunch of exciting new books on my radar that I’ll be wanting to read and recommend. Along with titles by well-known authors Richelle Mead, Mary Weber, Maggie Stiefvater, and David Levithan, there are some great looking debuts. Time for me to get busy reading!

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I always find the Buzz Books: Young Adult books super helpful. I love getting the excerpts from the upcoming books for the season, so that I know what new releases I want to and can focus on!!

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An excellent overview of upcoming YA titles from the publishers at the forefront of the industry. I found a number of reads to look forward to!

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As always, Buzz Books YA is a great resource for teen librarians wishing to stay ahead of upcoming titles. It can sometimes be hard to take recommendations based on a short review and a cover, so Buzz Book's excerpts allow librarians to take a closer look at new publications and make informed decisions based on style and content.. Thanks!

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I've never tried a Buzz Books before, but I've heard from a lot of people that it's great and very helpful, so I tried it, and I agree completely. I found a lot of new books that I added to my TBR, and I can't wait for them to release, so I can start reading! It was a great way to find new books to get excited about, or, in some cases, get even more excited about a book you've been waiting for. I am so happy I read this!

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This is such an awesome concept! I've loved being able to sample different YA books! The only reason that I wouldn't recommend it to our library for purchase is that it's more of a professional resource than an item that our patrons could check out.

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I always appreciate Buzz Books YA. It's a great opportunity for me to get acquainted with some up-and-coming authors and to visit with some old favorites. This is one of the strongest collections of Buzz Books yet! Here are my favorites:

The Raven King by Maggie Stiefvater has been preordered by my library for weeks. The Raven Boys series has a small but dedicated following in our school. After reading this excerpt, I can see why! A delicate balance of fantasy, paranormal, and mystery, Stiefvater is a master writer. I'm very excited to share this installment with my students.

The excerpt I was most surprised by how much I liked it was My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows. Historical fiction is generally not "my thing". I can name the YA historical fiction books I have liked in one small sentence. However, the wit and bite of the excerpt I read made me sad when I reached the end! I must must must have this novel! Pre-order!

With Malice by Eileen Cook caught my interest as well. Realistic fiction about an 18 year old girl named Jill who has amnesia following the car accident that killed her best friend has a sinister tone. You KNOW something is off, but we only get an excerpt! My mystery fans will love this book, as will my students who like The Running Dream, We Were Liars, and If I Stay.

Highly Illogical Behavior by John Corey Whaley was a quirky excerpt. Since it is about a 16 year old agoraphobic boy, I wasn't sure what to expect but was pleasantly surprised at the humor injected into what I have read. Humor with heart, I believe it is called. A good one for those John Green fans!

The Progeny was a book I felt a little iffy when I read the summary. However, the excerpt cleared that right up and now I can't wait for the rest! Emily gets her memory erased. When she goes back home, she finds a note she wrote to herself before the procedure telling her to keep her face off of the internet because her life depends on it! Dun, dun, duuuuuuuun! Horrible/perfect place to end an excerpt. I'm feeling like this book will go over well with my Au Revoir, Crazy European Chick and Gone Girl fans.

Books that I didn't care for aren't going to be berated here because in YA lit I know these have a place in someone's heart, even if they just weren't for me or my patrons. I highly advise you to download this free book yourself, sit back, and enjoy the ride!

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Exciting to see the upcoming books for YA in spring/summer, great excerpts of the books included which was nice!

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This made me want to read "With Malice"! The description of it on goodreads didn't really catch me, but I loved the writing style in the excerpt and it left me wanting to know what happens!

I was really excited to see an excerpt from "Girl In The Blue Coat" in here, because I've been really looking forward to that book! The writing didn't disappoint and I can't wait for the actual book to come out!

"My Lady Jane" sounds like it's going to be absolutely hilarious and entertaining! There should be more YA books like this out there!

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I love this book. Every year or rather season I look forward to reading these so that I can keep up with what I need to get for my library and what I need to recommend to kids even if I have a red dot selection. This is something that I always recommend to my coworkers especially those who are not that's readers or not that interested in reading teen fiction but still need to know what's going on. There are a couple of titles if not more but I know for fact that my library will purchase and I will recommend to my kids.

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Buzz Books are one of my favorite ways to discover new-to-me books and authors!

While I may not read every single word of every single sample, I read enough to know if I'm going to like the story or not. That's the beauty of these samplers - there's something for everyone!

Here are the samples that stood out for me this time:

My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows. A retelling of Lady Jane Grey's story, but with a shapeshifter twist! The excerpt was incredibly intriguing, and I'm a sucker for anything to do with the King Henry VIII and Queen Elizabeth I era!

Didn't think I would like The Progeny (by Tosca Lee) after reading the synopsis, but the excerpt really grabbed my interest! It's about a descendant of a notorious serial killer who is being hunted by a mysterious group. Sounds like a fascinating thriller, and I've already requested a review copy!

Another surprise was how much I enjoyed And I Darken by Kiersten White. A historical novel set in the 15th century, featuring the children of Vlad the Impaler. I don't usually read historicals, but the characters really leapt off the page!

Already looking forward to the Fall/Winter sampler, as I love discovering new reads!

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I love this book, I look forward to reading these so that I can keep up with what I need to buy or preorder. The excerpts are so helpful in getting to see what the book is about and getting to see the writing style of the authors and getting a feel for the characters.

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As always, this volume is my favourite way to keep up with great new YA titles. Keep it coming!

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I love the Buzz Books which give readers a short sample of the books that are going to be released! I always find new books to add to my e-reader! I highly recommend Buzz Books!

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Very useful resource for librarians building collections.

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Thanks to Buzz Book, my to-read list has been growing! "With Malice" sounds absolutely amazing! There are many great sneak peaks that help me get to know more about my anticipating list!

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This is an outstanding collection of excerpts and has assisted me in targeting a number of books for my upcoming reading. I've also found a number that I will recommend to friends.

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I always love when a new Book Buzz comes out. It is a great way to discover new authors and their books. I don't have time to read books I'm not going to like so this is perfect for me. I found many "have to" reads for me and the link at the end of the excerpts works great for me......I requested many of them! Fingers crossed!!

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This season's collection of books was fantastic. While I didn't want to go out and read every book, each snippet was intriguing. It gave a taste of what the book was about, without leaving the reader utterly lost or giving away major plot points. It was great to have netgalley links for many of the books, so that you could immediately request them,

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YA has gotten to be such a hugely crowded genre that I really appreciate these overviews of the up-and-coming buzz books to give me a starting place. There's always something mentioned that I hadn't heard of and that I end up looking forward to reading. This season's highlights include Victoria Schwab's The Savage Song, which wasn't on my radar, and Kiersten White's And I Darken, and I also love getting a bit of a tease for the final Raven Boys book by Maggie Stiefvater.

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I rarely actively seek out excerpts to influence my book binges but Buzz Books have a really comprehensive collection of the latest YA novels from various genres. It allows me to try out books I normally wouldn't touch as well as introduce the works of different authors succinctly.

This definitely helps me in building up my 2016 TBR shelf!

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I always look forward to reading a Buzz Books catalog. It always is so helpful to me as a blogger to be able to see what upcoming releases I would like to review and help promote in one easy to read book. I'm constantly recommending this to bloggers both new and old. I can't wait for the next edition!

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I always love it when Buzz Books comes out as I get to read the extracts of so many awesome books that are coming out. I'm really excited for some of these too :)

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So excited to get the full books of all of these -- what a great upcoming season!

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Buzz books give a good introduction to up and coming authors and I highly recommend it.

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A great overview in current publishing trends.

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As always, this book helps me know which books to request and read and helps me weed out any books that are not a great fit!

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I got this originally for the fact it had an excerpt of Victoria Schwab's This Savage Song in it, before I took the time to note it also has a handful of other great authors I've enjoyed previously (though not to the same levels as the magical Schwab)... Kiersten White's And I Darken seems great, and although I'm still catching up through the series, I did still read the peek at Maggie Stiefvater's The Raven King.

With Malice by Eileen Cook was captivating and preordered, My Lady Jane by the trilogy has also been preordered, and Highly Illogical Behavior by John Corey Whaley caught me by surprise how distraught I was to find I'd finished the sample!

Can't wait for these books to come out!

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Great selection of upcoming titles. Something for everyone and I found plenty of books to request! Some great excerpts to share with my students.

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I am so grateful for these previews of up-and-coming YA titles. It's fantastic when you can read an excerpt and actually get a sense of the book's characteristics. As a librarian and future teacher, it makes things easier when it comes to purchasing and making recommendations. I'm especially excited for "A Rebel of the Sands" by Alwyn Hamilton and "You Know Me Well" by Nina LaCour and David Levithan. A desert Western with a strong heroine, action, and romance sounds great, while I love to see more LGBT+ stories from mainstream authors and publishers. I'm super excited for this batch of books and can't wait for the next!

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Buzz Book is the gateway of heaven !

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Great excerpts from great books! Love downloading new editions of Buzz Books.

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Million thanks to Buzz Books for a chance to sneak peek into future books. After reading these excerpts, I'm sure I'll pre-order without doubts This Savage Song, Rebel on the Sands, The Crown's Game and And I Darken, also I'll think about The Glittering Court, Ivory and Bone, My Lady Jane and Julia Vanishes.

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Talk about impatience! These excerpts honestly make me wish I had a time machine, because some of the previews we get are just too exciting.

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Good sampling of books coming out to determine which might be worth reviewing.

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Buzz Books was a perfect way to get a glimpse of the "it" books coming out this year! Wonderful choices!

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Thanks! Love the Buzz Books- will check several of these books out as possible library purchases.

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It's always great to be able to see what to add to my wishlist to buy in for the library this summer!

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A great tool and wonderful first read as a Netgalley newbie.

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This book is a great way to get a taste of all the young adult books coming out within the spring and summer. It let's me see what books I feel are books I would enjoy and other ones I should pass on. I also feel like it makes me even more excited for the books. It builds up the wait. I am so excited for so many of the books that are in this sampler. I am extremely anxious and trying to be patience about their release. I can't wait to get my hands on some of the full copies of these books.

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So many exciting titles that I just added to my TBR pile! Buzz Book's sneak peaks never fail to help me find books to read.

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Love that it gives a little info about some great up coming books! I will definitely keep checking out the new Buzz Books!

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The seasonal Buzz Books catalog is something I look forward to every season! The newest books in YA and adult novels have excerpts available for me to preview and expect in the coming months. Buzz Books helps me determine which books to purchase soon.

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A perfect blend of multiple genres in YA with tons of galleys to request and intriguing excerpts. I've added so many new books to my TBR. Check it out!

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If you're looking for new titles, this is definitely a place to check some out! Featuring 20 upcoming Spring young adult titles, there's something here for everyone! I found a lot of books that I cannot wait to read!

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I was interested in many of the titles featured in this book, and reading the excerpts only made me anticipate them more! I would highly recommend fans of YA and Adult lit check it out!

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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's compilation includes 20 excerpts from upcoming middle-grade and young adult novels.

Books I’m particularly excited about reading include The Raven King by Maggie Stiefvater, You Know Me Well by David Levithan and Nina LaCour, Highly Illogical Behavior by John Corey Whaley, Every Exquisite Thing by Matthew Quick and Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton.

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Love the idea of putting excerpts of upcoming books into one preview! It's a great way to get excited and create a list of future books to read. There are quite a few that I'm looking forward to reading now.

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So far I have really enjoyed the Buzz Book Samplers. You really get a feel for the book based on the summary plus a generous excerpt. A great way to discover great new and upcoming books.
Well organized and concise.

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Always an excellent way to add to my classroom bookshelf. I'll be ordering several titles tonight.

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As always, a great idea. Perfect for sneaky peeks, and planning ahead. Whets the appetite!

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I loved getting a bit more than just the summary for these upcoming young adult titles!

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I love this!

The selection of excerpts within it are all quality, each one was interesting and although there were a couple of books that don't take my fancy, they certainly weren't boring.

I've got most of them on preorder for my library now, in fact!

This is a really useful little book.

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This summer preview has some excellent stories in it. I loved almost every one, and can't wait to get them into my library.

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Excerpts from some fantastic new releases - I enjoyed them all and have requested full copies of several. I have put a good selection on my "to buy" list as soon as they are released.

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Lately I have become a big young adult fan because it seems there are so many fresh new stories in this genre as well as subjects I am intrigued by. I love love buzz books . Excerpts give you an idea of the story and writing style. easy access from netgalley for the ones you pick to read.

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I was happy to put my hands on this sampler - most of the books (excerpts) featured are in my tbr list and I know it's simply not feasible to read all of them. Pre-tasting is always a great idea. Most of the authors features here are well-known and celebrated, while others are new to me - fresh and intriguing. So, thanks, now I have a more precise idea on which reads will please my book-nerdness and which won't.

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Fantastic books, given me a long reading list for the summer!! Love the opportunity to request through net galley on my kindle

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Lots of great stuff here, and I'll be buying quite a few - I think these will be popular with my teens this summer.

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I feel very lucky to have read a sneak peek of all these books. I'm planning to buy some of the titles when they are published. Very recommended.

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Helpful to know what books to really look forward to all in one place.

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Great snippets of enticing reads to come. Thanks to this gem, my to-read list is much bigger and I my appetite for Young Adult novels have been stirred.

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I love, love, love getting these buzz books every season they are offered, as they help me know as a reader and as high school teacher/book club runner what to get my hands on fast and early. Thank you again sooooo much!

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The excerpts were phenomenal. I am especially looking forward to You Know Me Well, My Lady Jane, and Highly Illogical Behavior.

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There are some amazing YA titles to look forward to in this sneak peek. Some well known authors, some long awaited series, some exciting debuts.

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This was my first time reading Buzz Books and absolutely loved it. It gave me a great feel for the books coming out. I've requested lots of those listed from NetGalley and added them to my wishlist. I can't wait to get my hands on them.

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I loved reading these excerpts as it gives me new ideas of what to read during the year I will continue reading these in the future for sure and I recommend them to everyone looking for suggestions!

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This was a great resource for new reads. Excited to read a lot of the novels that were sample in this book.

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Want to know the newest, hottest Young Adult titles coming out this spring and summer? This is the perfect guide, giving you excerpts for all of the titles listed so that you can actually dig your hands in and get to know these new releases. It's the best!

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This is the perfect guide, giving you excerpts for all of the titles listed so that really learn more about all the new releases. It's the best!

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A great sampling of some upcoming YA books, most of which were so intriguing that I put them on my Goodreads list and put them on hold through my library. Can't wait to read most of these.

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Always a useful collection

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I know exactly what books I'm going to be recommending to the teens in my library!

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really like the sample so much i picked up the full book and throughly enjoyed it

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