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Curious about what books will be released in the months ahead so you can pre-order or reserve them? Then click on the months below.

Please note we have not included every book that is coming out, but rather some that caught our eye --- and that we thought should catch yours as well.

March 2018


Honor Code by Kiersi Burkhart - Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Young Adult 13+

carolrhoda LAB | 9781512429961 | Published March 1, 2018

Sam knows how lucky she is to be part of the elite Edwards Academy. As she dreams of getting into Harvard one day, she's willing to do anything to fit in and excel at the private high school. Even if that means enduring hazing, signing up for a sport she hates and attending the school dance with an upperclassman she barely knows. But when she learns the high cost of entry, will Sam be willing to bury the worst night of her life in order to "keep the community sacred"? As the line between truth and justice blurs, Sam must find out for herself what honor really means.
After The Shot Drops by Randy Ribay - Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Sports, Young Adult 13+

HMH Books for Young Readers | 9781328702272 | Published March 6, 2018

Bunny and Nasir have been best friends forever, but when Bunny accepts an athletic scholarship across town, Nasir feels betrayed. While Bunny tries to fit in with his new, privileged peers, Nasir spends more time with his cousin, Wallace, who is being evicted. Nasir can't help but wonder why the neighborhood is falling over itself to help Bunny when Wallace is in trouble. When Wallace makes a bet against Bunny, Nasir is faced with an impossible decision --- maybe a dangerous one.  
Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orisha) by Tomi Adeyemi - Fantasy, Fiction, Magic, Prejudice , Racism, Young Adult 14+

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) | 9781250170972 | Published March 6, 2018

Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. But everything changed the night magic disappeared. Under the orders of a ruthless king, maji were killed, leaving Zélie without a mother and her people without hope. Now Zélie has one chance to bring back magic and strike against the monarchy. With the help of a rogue princess, Zélie must outwit and outrun the crown prince, who is hell-bent on eradicating magic for good. Yet the greatest danger may be Zélie herself as she struggles to control her powers and her growing feelings for an enemy.

Class: What She Does Next Will Astound You by Patrick Ness and James Goss - Fiction, Mystery, Thriller, Young Adult 13+

HarperTeen | 9780062666239 | Published March 6, 2018

One of three thrilling companion novels set in the universe of the new Doctor Who spin-off Everyone at Coal Hill School has become obsessed with completing exciting dares posted on a strange new website, run by the charismatic vlogger Seraphin. Soon the challenges become more dangerous and competitive. As April’s fragile group of friends starts to fracture, she decides she’s going to uncover the truth behind this site herself. Whatever it takes, whomever she hurts, April’s going to win. But then, to her horror, she wakes up and finds her whole world is changed. What she does next will astound you.
Genesis by Brendan Reichs - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller, Young Adult 13+

G. P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers | 9780399544965 | Published March 6, 2018

The 64 members of Fire Lake's sophomore class are trapped in a place where morals have no meaning and zero rules apply. But Noah's deaths have trained him --- hardened him --- to lead the strongest into the future...whatever that may be. And at any cost. Min Wilder knows that survival alone isn't enough. In a violent world where brute force passes for leadership, it's tempting to lay back and let everyone else battle it out. But Min's instincts rebel against allowing others to decide who lives and who dies. She's ready to fight for what she believes in. And against whomever might stand in her way.
Hero at the Fall by Alwyn Hamilton - Fantasy, Fiction, Young Adult 13+

Viking Books for Young Readers | 9780451477866 | Published March 6, 2018

Amani Al'Hiza never imagined she'd join a revolution, let alone lead one. But after the bloodthirsty Sultan of Miraji imprisoned the Rebel Prince Ahmed in the mythical city of Eremot, she doesn't have a choice. Armed with only her revolver, her wits and her untameable Demdji powers, Amani must rally her skeleton crew of rebels for a rescue mission through the unforgiving desert to a place that, according to maps, doesn't exist. As she watches those she loves most lay their lives on the line against ghouls and enemy soldiers, Amani questions whether she can be the leader they need or if she is leading them all to their deaths.

The Boundless Sublime by Lili Wilkinson - Fiction, Thriller, Young Adult 13+

Switch Press | 9781630791001 | Published March 1, 2018

After an accident tears her family apart, Ruby finds her entire world obliterated. The only thing that makes sense to her is Fox --- a gentle new friend who is wise, soulful and clever, yet oddly naive about the ways of the world.And he offers her a way out. He asks her to join him at the Institute of the Boundless Sublime. Ruby knows one thing for sure: her life without Fox is a life she doesn't want to live, and the Institute is the only way to keep him. But as she's drawn into the Institute's web, Ruby begins to learn its sinister secrets. 

Blood Water Paint by Joy McCullough - Art, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Young Adult 13+

Dutton Books for Young Readers | 9780735232112 | Published March 6, 2018

Her mother died when she was twelve, and suddenly Artemisia Gentileschi had a stark choice: a life as a nun in a convent or a life grinding pigment for her father's paint. She chose paint. By the time she was 17, Artemisia did more than grind pigment. She was one of Rome's most talented painters, even if no one knew her name. But Rome in 1610 was a city where men took what they wanted from women, and in the aftermath of rape Artemisia faced another terrible choice: a life of silence or a life of truth, no matter the cost. 
Boomerang by Helene Dunbar - Contemporary Fiction, Family Life, Fiction, Friendship, Young Adult 13+

Sky Pony Press | 9781510713215 | Published March 6, 2018

Michael Sterling disappeared from his Maine town five years ago. Everyone assumed he was kidnapped. The truth is worse --- he ran away and found the life he always dreamed of. But now, at 17, he's Sean Woodhouse. And he's come "home" to claim the small inheritance his grandparents promised him when he graduated high school, all so he can save Trip, the neighbor boy he developed an intense and complicated relationship with while he was away.As his careful plans begin to crumble, so does everything he's believed about his idyllic other life.
If You Come Softly by Jacqueline Woodson - Fiction

Nancy Paulsen Books | 9780525515487 | Published March 6, 2018

Jeremiah feels good in his own skin. That is, when he’s in his own Brooklyn neighborhood. But now he’s attending a fancy prep school in Manhattan, and black teenage boys don’t exactly fit in there. So it’s a surprise when he meets Ellie the first week of school. In one frozen moment their eyes lock, and after that they know they fit together, even though she’s Jewish and he’s black. It doesn’t matter to them that their worlds are so different, because their feelings for each other go way deeper than that. Unfortunately, the rest of the world doesn’t necessarily see their budding relationship the way they do.

Indecent by Corinne Sullivan - Fiction

St. Martin's Press | 9781250147073 | Published March 6, 2018

Shy, introverted Imogene Abney has always been fascinated by the elite world of prep schools. When she’s offered a teaching position at the Vandenberg School for Boys, an all-boys prep school in Westchester, NY, she immediately accepts, despite having little teaching experience and very little experience with boys. When she meets handsome, popular Adam Kipling a few weeks into her tenure there, a student who exudes charm and status and ease, she’s drawn to him. As an obsessive, illicit affair begins between them, Imogene is so lost in the haze of first love that she’s unable to recognize the danger she’s in. Exploring issues of class, sex, and gender, this smart, sexy debut by Corrine Sullivan shatters the black-and-white nature of victimhood, taking a close look at blame and moral ambiguity.
Inkmistress by Audrey Coulthurst - Fantasy, Fiction, Young Adult 13+

Balzer + Bray | 9780062433282 | Published March 6, 2018

Asra is a demigod with a dangerous gift: the ability to dictate the future by writing with her blood. To keep her power secret, she leads a quiet life as a healer on a remote mountain, content to help the people in her care and spend time with Ina, the mortal girl she loves. Asra uses her blood magic to help Ina, but her spell goes horribly wrong, killing Ina’s family. Unaware that Asra is at fault, Ina swears revenge on the king and takes a savage dragon as her manifest. To stop her, Asra must embark on a journey across the kingdom. 
Mapping the Bones by Jane Yolen - Family, Fantasy, Fiction, Holiday, Holocaust, Young Adult 13+

Philomel Books | 9780399257780 | Published March 6, 2018

It's 1942 in Poland, and the world is coming to pieces. At least that's how it seems to Chaim and Gittel, twins whose lives feel like a fairy tale torn apart. But in all darkness there is light, and the twins find it through Chaim's poetry and the love they have for each other. Like the bright flame of a Yahrzeit candle, his words become a beacon of memory so that the children and grandchildren of survivors will never forget the atrocities that happened during the Holocaust. Filled with brutality and despair, this is also a story of poetry and strength, in which a brother and sister lose everything but each other. 
More Than We Can Tell by Brigid Kemmerer - Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Social Issues, Young Adult 13+

Bloomsbury USA Childrens | 9781681190143 | Published March 6, 2018

With loving adoptive parents by his side, Rev has managed to keep the demons of his past at bay...until he gets a letter from his abusive father. Emma's parents are constantly fighting, and her only escape is the computer game she built. But when an online troll's harassment escalates, she starts to fear for her safety. When Rev and Emma meet, they're both longing to lift the burden of their secrets. They connect instantly, promising to help each other no matter what. But soon Rev and Emma's secrets threaten to crush them, and they'll need more than a promise to find their way out.

No Filter by Orlagh Collins - Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Friendship, Love & Romance, Young Adult 13+

Bloomsbury USA Childrens | 9781681197241 | Published March 6, 2018

Anyone who follows Emerald on her social media accounts only sees a perfect life-her loving, wealthy family, tight-knit circle of friends and devoted internet following. But the truth hides behind the scenes of her perfectly framed, filtered photos...Emerald's family is far from happy, and when she finds her mom unconscious on the bathroom floor, she can no longer keep it a secret. Sent to stay with her grandmother in a small beach town while her mother recovers and her father works non-stop, Emerald fears the long, lonely summer ahead of her...until she meets Liam. 

Olivia Twist by Lorie Langdon - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Retelling, Young Adult 13+

Blink | 9780310763413 | Published March 6, 2018

OLIVIA TWIST is an innovative reimagining of Charles Dickens’ classic tale OLIVER TWIST, in which Olivia was forced to live as a boy for her own safety until she was rescued from the streets. Now 18, Olivia finds herself at a crossroads: revealed secrets threaten to destroy the “proper” life she has built for herself, while newfound feelings for an arrogant young man she shouldn’t like could derail her carefully laid plans for the future.

Pacifica by Kristen Simmons - Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult 13+

Tor Teen | 9780765336637 | Published March 6, 2018

For too long our people have suffered, plagued by overcrowding, disease and lack of work. Now we must take the next step and thrive. Pacifica. An island paradise like the ones that existed before the Melt. A lucky five hundred lottery winners will be the first to go, the first to leave their dilapidated homes behind and start a new life. The only problem? Marin spent her childhood on those seas and knows there’s no island paradise out there. She’s a pirate like her father and his father before him, and she knows a con when she sees one. So where are the First Five Hundred really going?

Photographic: The Life of Graciela Iturbide by Isabel Quintero and ‎Zeke Peña - Adventure, Culture, Fiction, History, Photography, Young Adult 13+

Getty Publications | 9781947440005 | Published March 6, 2018

When tragedy struck Iturbide as a young mother, she turned to photography for solace and understanding. From then on Iturbide embarked on a photographic journey that has taken her throughout her native Mexico, from the Sonora Desert to Juchitán to Frida Kahlo’s bathroom, to the United States, India and beyond. PHOTOGRAPHIC is a symbolic, poetic and deeply personal graphic biography of this iconic photographer.

Restore Me by Tahereh Mafi - Fantasy, Fiction, Romance, Young Adult 13+

HarperCollins | 9780062676368 | Published March 6, 2018

Juliette Ferrars thought she’d won. She took over Sector 45, was named the new Supreme Commander of North America, and now has Warner by her side. But when tragedy strikes, she must confront the darkness that dwells both around and inside her. Who will she become in the face of adversity? Will she be able to control the power she wields, and use it for good?

The Beauty That Remains by Ashley Woodfolk - Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Mental Health, Social Issues, Young Adult 14+

Delacorte Press | 9781524715878 | Published March 6, 2018

Autumn always knew exactly who she was: a talented artist and a loyal friend. Shay was defined by two things: her bond with her twin sister, Sasha, and her love of music. And Logan has always turned to writing love songs when his real love life was a little less than perfect. But when tragedy strikes each of them, somehow music is no longer enough. Despite the odds, one band's music will reunite them and prove that after grief, beauty thrives in the people left behind.

The Case for Jamie by Brittany Cavallaro - Fiction, Mystery, Thriller, Young Adult 13+

Katherine Tegen Books | 9780062398970 | Published March 6, 2018

It’s been a year since the shocking death of August Moriarty, and Jamie and Charlotte haven’t spoken. Jamie is going through the motions at Sherringford, trying to finish his senior year without incident. Charlotte is on the run, from Lucien Moriarty and from her own mistakes. She knows she isn’t safe to be around. She knows her Watson can’t forgive her. Holmes and Watson may not be looking to reconcile, but when strange things start happening, it’s clear that someone wants the team back together. Someone who wants to see one of them suffer and the other one dead.
The Final Six by Alexandra Monir - Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult 13+

HarperTeen | 9780062658944 | Published March 6, 2018

When Leo and Naomi are drafted, along with 22 of the world’s brightest teenagers, into the International Space Training Camp, their lives are forever changed. Overnight, they become global celebrities in contention for one of the six slots to travel to Europa --- Jupiter’s moon --- and establish a new colony, leaving their planet forever. In this cutthroat atmosphere, surrounded by strangers from around the world, Naomi finds an unexpected friend in Leo. As the training tests their limits, Naomi and Leo’s relationship deepens with each life-altering experience they encounter.
The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo - Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Poetry, Young Adult 13+

HarperTeen | 9780062662804 | Published March 6, 2018

Xiomara Batista feels unheard and unable to hide in her Harlem neighborhood. Ever since her body grew into curves, she has let her fists do the talking. But Xiomara has plenty she wants to say, and she pours it all into a notebook, reciting the words like prayers. With Mami’s determination to force her daughter to obey the laws of the church, Xiomara knows that her thoughts are best kept to herself. So when she is invited to join her school’s slam poetry club, she doesn’t know how she could ever attend without her mami finding out. But she still can’t stop thinking about performing her poems.

The Sweetest Kind of Fate (Windy City Magic, Book 2) by Crystal Cestari - Fantasy, Fiction, Romance, Young Adult 13+

Disney-Hyperion | 9781484752739 | Published March 6, 2018

Amber Sand, legendary matchmaker, couldn't be more surprised when her nemesis, Ivy, comes asking for her help. Ivy's sister, Iris, is getting married, and Ivy wants to prove she is making a huge mistake. As Amber looks into Iris's eyes, there doesn't seem to be a problem, but when Iris seeks out a dangerous spell, it's up to Amber and Ivy to set aside their rivalry and save the day. Meanwhile, Amber continues to wrestle with her own romantic future. Because the Fates are never wrong --- right?

The Midnights by Sarah Nicole Smetana - Contemporary Fiction, Fiction, Young Adult 13+

HarperTeen | 9780062644626 | Published March 6, 2018

Susannah has never been in the spotlight, but she dreams of following her father, a rock star, onto the stage. As senior year begins, she's certain that if she writes the perfect song, her father might finally really see her. But when he dies unexpectedly, her dreams shatter. While Susannah struggles with grief, her mother uproots them to a new city. There, Susannah realizes she can reinvent herself as a confident singer-songwriter and member of a hip band. But Susannah is not the only one keeping secrets, and soon, harsh revelations threaten to unravel her life once again.