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FILE - In this Friday, May 16, 2008, file photo, author Louise Erdrich reflects on growing up in North Dakota and her new book "The Plague of Doves" at her store BirchBark Books in Minneapolis. Excerpts from new books by Erdrich and Amy Tan can be read for free in a pair of new digital compilations. The industry newsletter Publishers Lunch announced Tuesday, May 16, 2017, that 53 works coming out this fall and winter will be highlighted in "Buzz Books 2017: Fall/Winter" and "Buzz Books 2017: Young Adult Fall/Winter." (AP Photo/Dawn Villella, File)
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Erdrich, Amy Tan featured in free “buzz book” compilation

FILE - In this Friday, May 16, 2008, file photo, author Louise Erdrich reflects on growing up in North Dakota and her new book "The Plague of Doves" at her store BirchBark Books in Minneapolis. Excerpts from new books by Erdrich and Amy Tan can be read for free in a pair of new digital compilations. The industry newsletter Publishers Lunch announced Tuesday, May 16, 2017, that 53 works coming out this fall and winter will be highlighted in "Buzz Books 2017: Fall/Winter" and "Buzz Books 2017: Young Adult Fall/Winter." (AP Photo/Dawn Villella, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Excerpts from new books by Louise Erdrich and Amy Tan can be read for free in a pair of new digital compilations.

The industry newsletter Publishers Lunch announced Tuesday that 53 works coming out this fall and winter will be highlighted in “Buzz Books 2017: Fall/Winter” and “Buzz Books 2017: Young Adult Fall/Winter.” Notable works being excerpted include Erdrich’s novel “Future Home of the Living God” and Tan’s memoir “Where the Past Begins.” The “Buzz Book” releases also include “Solo,” a new work by best-selling children’s author Kwame Alexander.

The free e-books are available through Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble.com and other online sellers. Enhanced “trade” editions can be obtained through PublishersMarketplace.com and NetGalley.

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