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This inaugural edition of Buzz Books: Young Adult provides substantial pre-publication excerpts from more than 20 forthcoming young adult and middle grade books. You now have access to the newest YA voices the publishing industry is broadcasting for the fall/winter season—for free to read on Kindle, Nook, iBooks, Google Play, Kobo and more.

Excerpts you can read right now include new work from established giants of the field (Ellen Hopkins; Garth Nix; Scott Westerfeld), authors best-known for their adult books (Carl Hiaasen; Michael Perry; Ben Tripp; Meg Wolitzer), and genuine newsmakers—including the first of James Frey’s attention-getting Endgame trilogy, which will include interactive elements developed in association with Google’s Niantic Labs.

You will find a full range of YA titles previewed here—dystopian, romance, fantasy, sci-fi, humor, literary and more — and you will even find some works for tweens and middle-grade readers (Vivian Apple and the End of the World, The Zoo at the Edge of the World, and Rogue Knight. As always, many are sure to make bestseller and “best of” lists.

In addition to the excerpts, there’s a great round-up from Publishers Lunch of dozens of noteworthy fall/winter YA books to add to your must-have list.

Start reading some of the best future books right now, and then share the fun by telling your friends and family to download this free edition of Buzz Books for themselves.

And for even more great reads, be sure to check out Buzz Books 2014: Fall/Winter for the best in adult fiction and nonfiction.

2014 Young Adult

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Buzz Books 2024: Spring/Summer is the 24th volume in our popular sampler series. This Buzz Books presents passionate readers with an insider’s look at nearly sixty of the buzziest books due out this season. Such major bestselling authors as Ally Condie, Christina Dodd, Emiko Jean, and Liz Moore are featured, along with literary figures like Mateo Askaripour, Abi Daré, Alison Espach, Lisa Ko, Peter Nichols and more.
Buzz Books has had a particularly stellar track record with highlighting the most talented, exciting and diverse debut authors, and this edition is no exception. Rita Bullwinkel, editor at large for McSweeney’s and deputy editor of The Believer, offers a novel on women boxer, while Lily Samson’s title has already been preempted by Sony Pictures Television. One YA and two nonfiction authors make their adult fiction debuts: Kristen Perrin, Mary Annaïse Heglar and Kate Young, respectively.  Among others are Essie Chambers, Katelyn Doyle, Alejandro Puyana, and Rachel Rueckert.
Our robust nonfiction section covers such important subjects as suicide and combating racist biases; several memoirs about harrowing childhoods and illnesses; and a biography of the first Asian-American woman pilot to fly during World War II.
Finally, we present early looks at new work from young adult authors, including the New York Times bestselling Tracey Baptiste and Morgan Matson. The YA titles also represent more diversity than ever, with Aboriginal, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Malaysian and Trinidadian novelists.
And be sure to look out for Buzz Books 2024: Fall/Winter, coming in May, for next season’s most talked about books.

Buzz Books 2024: Spring/Summer

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The eighth annual edition of Buzz Books: Romance provides substantial prepublication excerpts from 14 forthcoming romance titles. Enjoy access to the best romance voices the publishing industry is broadcasting for the upcoming season as you discover new series, catch up with the latest installments from beloved series, and find great standalone titles from top romance authors.

From power players such as Jenny Holiday and Mary Jo Putney and to fan favorites Rosie Danan and Kylie Scott, these authors are bestselling, award-winning, and irresistible.

Discover debut rom com authors Etta Easton, Leigh Heasley, and Jenna Levine, then round out your reading list with more contemporary titles by Kacen Callender, Taj McCoy, and Yamile Saied Méndez.

Start enjoying books right now that are sure to show up on your personal “must read” lists. Then invite your reading friends and book groups to download their own free copy of Buzz Books 2023: Romance from any major ebookstore or at

For the best in soon-to-be-published other fiction genres, plus nonfiction, and children’s literature, be sure to read Buzz Books 2023: Fall/Winter, available now. Then be on the lookout for the next edition of Buzz Books covering the spring/summer 2024 publishing season, available in January.

Buzz Books 2023: Romance

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