Harper Collins has generously made excerpts of many books available for viewing. At the site you can search the entire book for keywords and phrases and you can even go straight to each chapter!
HarperCollins has made the excerpts of this and over 500 other recently released books available here. Some of these titles might be of particular interest to homeschool families. With titles such as The Daring Book for Girls, The Dangerous Book for Boys, andAmelia Bedelia, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Katherine Paterson, and much more! How about The Writing Road to Reading ?
If you like the books you find, you can then buy the complete hardbound copy, (preferably from local suppliers) or you can purchase a downloadable E-book version.