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Watch the trailer for Tonya Hurley's new YA novel -- EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

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Tonya Hurley, the New York Times best-selling author of the ghostgirl series, is at it again with a brand new YA trilogy. The first book, The Blessed (out Sept. 25), is inspired by the stories of three Catholic martyrs: Lucy, Agnes, and Cecelia.

Here’s the official description: “A re-imagined redemption remix following three wayward teenage girls in Brooklyn that draws on the earliest martyrdom legends of St. Lucy, St. Cecelia and St. Agnes, The Blessed is a dark and gritty supernatural romance that puts an ancient twist on modern love and relationships. Along with the enigmatic Sebastian, Lucy, Agnes, and Cecilia are forced to figure out who is good and who is evil in the battle for not only love, but for their own souls.”

EW can reveal the exclusive trailer for The Blessed, which was filmed in Brooklyn’s St. Ann’s Church. Check it out after the jump.

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See the trailer for Kat Zhang's 'What's Left of Me' -- EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

What’s Left of Me, the debut novel from the 21-year-old author Kat Zhang, is a story set in a world where two souls are born into every body. And 15-year-old Eva is the recessive soul fated to fade away into nothing. Except she doesn’t.

Her dominant sister soul, Addie, guards this secret with her life. If the government found out about Eva, both sisters would risk institutionalization for being a hybrid. Unable to control their body, Eva is cursed with watching Addie live her life while she remains silent. But then Eva meets a pair of siblings who might be able to help her move again…

Watch the exclusive debut of the trailer for What’s Left of Me, out Sept. 18, below:

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Fred Armisen stars as Penny Marshall in 'My Mother Was Nuts' book promo -- VIDEO

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Laverne and Shirley star Penny Marshall has enlisted the help of Saturday Night Live veteran Fred Armisen to promote her forthcoming memoir My Mother Was Nuts. In the video, Armisen dons a blonde wig and sits behind Marshall’s desk to shoot an ad for the book.

“It’s got some good stories in it,” he says of the memoir, then gestures at the middle of the screen. “The book’s coming out Sept. 18. Are we going to have a phone number here?”

A voice answers that a link will be provided. “A link to what?” Armisen asks. “Amazon? You got to go to the Amazon to get a book?”

Finally, Armisen gets a phone call from Marshall’s BFF Carrie Fisher.

“My best friend’s Carrie Fisher … I taught her how to wrestle, how to box, how to fight … She wants you to know she’s got a book coming out too. It’s a dictionary of some kind.”

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See the R-rated trailer for Derek Haas' 'The Right Hand' -- EXCLUSIVE

Derek Haas is no stranger to R-ratings, having written for movies like Wanted and 3:10 to Yuma. But it’s pretty rare for a book trailer to get an R-rating. Haas’ new spy thriller The Right Hand (Nov. 13) comes with an effects-heavy clip featuring Medusa-headed, bare-breasted women.

The novel follows three CIA agents: one captured, one on a mission, and one stationed in the U.S. When undercover field agent Blake Nelson disappears while undercover in Russia, fellow agent Austin Clay is called in. The title refers to the secrecy of CIA dealings: sometimes the left hand can’t know what the right hand is doing. As the CIA’s right hand, Clay’s search for Blake Nelson gets complicated once he finds a former nanny, Marika Csontos, who knows confidential Russian secrets. Austin must decide whether to follow orders or defy them in order to discover the corruption that could be taking over the U.S. government.

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See the creepy trailer for 'Breed' by Chase Novak -- EXCLUSIVE

Scott Spencer, the award-winning author of Endless Love and Waking the Dead, is shifting gears completely under the pseudonym Chase Novak to bring you his first horror novel Breed (Sept. 4). It’s a bit like a a literary, contemporary version of Rosemary’s Baby — a well-to-do Manhattan couple has everything they could possibly want, only they desperately want children. After trying everything treatment they can, they resort to a highly unusual procedure that’s successful in that they conceive twins. But there are also some seriously nasty side-effects that lead to a creepy, bloody, hairy thrill ride.

Check out the trailer to Spencer’s highly anticipated horror novel below! READ FULL STORY

Watch the trailer for Michelle Gagnon's YA debut -- EXCLUSIVE

Crime-fiction author Michelle Gagnon is making her YA debut later this month with Don’t Turn Around. The first book in a planned trilogy, Don’t Turn Around follows 16-year-old Noa, a computer hacker who uses her skills to stay off the grid, safely anonymous. But everything changes after she wakes up on a table in a warehouse with an IV sticking out of her hand. A series of events leads her to Peter Gregory, the leader of a hacker alliance. And with Peter’s life being threatened by a questionable corporation, the two quickly realize they need each other more than they  know.

I’m new to Gagnon’s books, but as a devourer of all things YA, I can say that it won’t be easy to put Don’t Turn Around down once you start. Here we can exclusively debut the trailer for Don’t Turn Around (out Aug. 28), and after that you can read the first two chapters of the book. Let us know in the comments what you think.

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Amanda Hocking’s new book: See the trailer for ‘Wake’ — EXCLUSIVE VIDEO
Check out the trailer and an excerpt from Libba Bray’s ‘The Diviners’ — EXCLUSIVE
Read five chapters of ‘The Rise of Nine’, the sequel to ‘The Power of Six’ and ‘I Am Number Four’ — EXCLUSIVE

See the trailer for 'Carnival of Souls' by Melissa Marr -- EXCLUSIVE

Melissa Marr, author of the Wicked Lovely series and Graveminder, has written Carnival of Souls, a novel set in the city of daimons, where rigid class lines separate the powerful from the power-hungry. And at the heart of The City is the Carnival of Souls, where both murder and pleasure are offered up for sale. Once in a generation, the carnival hosts a deadly competition that allows every daimon a chance to join the ruling elite. Without the competition, Aya and Kaleb would both face bleak futures. For each of them, fighting to the death is the only way to try to live.

All Mallory knows of The City is that her father — and every other witch there — fled it for a life in exile in the human world. Instead of a typical teenage life full of friends and maybe even a little romance, Mallory scans quiet streets for threats, hides herself away, and trains to be lethal. She knows it’s only a matter of time until a daimon finds her and her father, so she readies herself for the inevitable. While Mallory possesses little knowledge of The City, every inhabitant of The City knows of her. There are plans for Mallory, and soon she, too, will be drawn into the Carnival of Souls.

Interested? Before the book is available Sept. 4, check out the official trailer below, which, in the world of book trailers, boasts high production values. READ FULL STORY

See the trailer for 'Rise of Nine' by Pittacus Lore -- EXCLUSIVE

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“Power in numbers will save us all.”

Last week, we gave you the first five chapters of The Rise of Nine, the newest installment of the intergalactic thriller series that began with I Am Number Four. Now we have an explosive, CGI-heavy teaser trailer featuring crop circles and some creepy narration. It looks like something you’d see on the Syfy channel (and obviously, I mean that in a good way!).

In two weeks, we’ll have a chat with Pittacus Lore, the alien author himself. In the meantime, watch the video clip teasing Rise of Nine (Aug. 21) below!

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Read five chapters of ‘The Rise of Nine’, the sequel to ‘The Power of Six’ and ‘I Am Number Four’ — EXCLUSIVE
See the trailer for ‘The Power of Six,’ the sequel to ‘I Am Number Four’ — EXCLUSIVE
An out-there interview with Pittacus Lore, the alien author of ‘I Am Number Four’

Amanda Hocking's new book: See the trailer for 'Wake' -- EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

Amanda Hocking first garnered attention in the book world when her self-published Trylle Trilogy became an e-book hit, selling millions of copies. Hoping to mirror that success—this time with a traditional book deal—Hocking will release the Watersong series. The first book, Wake (out Aug. 7), follows Gemma Fisher and her older sister, Harper, and tells the story of (minor spoiler alert!) three modern-day sirens.

After one night of partying with town newcomers Penn, Thea, and Lexi, Gemma wakes up groggy on the beach the next morning unable to explain the change that has overcome her. One thing Gemma does know is that she has new powers that she can’t control. Gemma sets out to understand the truth about what happened to her that night, and in the process she dives deeper into the mysterious world of Penn, Thea, and Lexi.

Here, we can exclusively debut the trailer for Wake. And after that, read our interview with Hocking as she talks about her start in self-publishing and the upcoming Watersong series.

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Check out the trailer and an excerpt from Libba Bray's 'The Diviners' -- EXCLUSIVE

Beloved YA author Libba Bray is a notably versatile author. She’s written about a boy with mad cow disease (Going Bovine), a plane full of beauty contestants stranded on a desert island (Beauty Queens), and her signature period-paranormal Gemma Doyle series. Her latest novel — a potential franchise-starter called The Diviners — isn’t out until Sept. 18, but the film rights have already been snapped up by Paramount. It follows a glamorous group of young people in the 1920s who, aided by magic powers, find themselves in an epic battle of good vs. evil when occult-based murders come to light. EW is lucky to have a sneak peek at the novel with a brand new trailer and excerpt from the novel. Check them out below! READ FULL STORY

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