The Best First Chapter You've Ever Read

That's what Publisher's Weekly is calling the first chapter of the forthcoming Across the Universe by Beth Revis. Read and see for yourself here.

Then come to the IMC for these and other strong voices in young adult literature:

Fire, by Kristen Cashore | PZ7.C26823 Fi 2009
Liar, by Justine Larbalestier | PZ7.L32073 Li 2009
The Knife of Never Letting Go, by Patrick Ness | PZ7.N43843 Kni 2008
Love is the Higher Law, by David Levithan | PZ7.L5798 Lov 2009
Life As We Knew It, by Susan Beth Pfeffer | PZ7.P44855 Lif 2006