Our ninth Buzz Books: Young Adult gives readers the special excitement of being among the first to sample forthcoming young adult novels months ahead of their actual publication. These sixteen substantial pre-publication excerpts highlight YA topics from mental health, school shootings, and grief, to growing up, relationships, and ghost stories. Genres include fantasy, science fiction, romance, and humor. You will discover lots of debut writers, while enjoying early previews from some of the biggest authors in the field.
The Gilded Wolves is award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Roshani Chokshi’s fantasy set in 19th century Paris. Internationally bestselling author Julie Kagawa introduces a new adventure with Shadow of the Fox. New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Kody Keplinger’s newest title is That’s Not What Happened. Bluecrowne is Kate Milford’s new Greenglass House book; the series has been a New York Times bestseller, Edgar Award-winner, and National Book Award nominee.
Contemporary coming-of-age books by two bestselling authors are Gary D. Schmidt’s Pay Attention, Carter Jones and Alessandro D’Avenia’s White as Silence, Red as Song. The latter has sold a million copies in Italy, been translated into over twenty languages and was released as a film in 2012.
Debuts include a science fiction retelling of the Mahabrahata, Ignite the Stars by Maura Milan while three of the five Young Adult BookExpo Editors’ Buzz Selections also are included here: Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan; Sadie by Courtney Summers; and The Similars by Rebecca Hanover.
Start reading the bestsellers of tomorrow right now to see why reviewers rave with comments like this: I loved this edition of Buzz Books YA. It encompassed a wide variety of YA subgenres, including some that I would never have known about. It made me hungry to read the upcoming releases. I really look forward to future editions of this catalogue. I love that these types of samplers are even in existence. I feel like they broaden readers’ ideas of YA.—Reviewer from New Jersey
Your friends and family can download this free edition of Buzz Books at any major ebookstore. For broader reading, check out Buzz Books 2018: Fall/Winter, also available now, for 40 excerpts from top forthcoming adult fiction and nonfiction titles.