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Lehane, Roberts and others featured in 'Buzz Books' preview

NEW YORK — Excerpts from upcoming works by Dennis Lehane, Nora Roberts and Roxane Gay are among dozens featured in a pair of free digital "Buzz Books" compilations.

The industry newsletter Publishers Lunch has compiled previews from fiction and nonfiction releases for "Buzz Books 2017: Spring/Summer" and "Buzz Books 2017: Young Adult Spring/Summer." James Patterson, Richard Ford and Don Winslow also have works excerpted in the "Buzz Books" releases, which became available Friday.

They can be downloaded from Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble.com, Apple's iBookstore and other outlets.