2 new e-books offer free excerpts of upcoming works

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Posted: May 02, 2016 8:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — Free digital excerpts from upcoming works by Ann Patchett, Christina Baker Kline and T. Coraghessan Boyle are among more than 100 offerings in the preview releases "Buzz Books 2016: Fall/Winter" and "Buzz Books 2016: Young Adult Fall/Winter."

Compiled by the online industry newsletter Publishers Lunch, the two books include a wide range of fiction and nonfiction by such established authors as Patchett and Boyle and by such debut writers as the novelists Brit Bennett, Nathan Hill and Forrest Leo. Other writers featured include Maria Semple, Melissa de la Cruz and Lauren Oliver.

"Buzz Books 2016: Fall/Winter" and "Buzz Books 2016: Young Adult Fall/Winter" became available Monday through Amazon.com, Apple's iBookstore, Barnes & Noble.com and other leading sellers.