What new international YA books hit shelves this week? (March 3)


Here’s a selection of some of the new international YA books hitting the shelves this week.


the beneath s c ransomThe Beneath by S.C. Ransom
Publisher: Nosy Crow
Release date: March 4th
It’s an ordinary school day when a strange girl rushing out of the Tube tunnel tells a crazy story about an underground community and a charismatic leader with an evil plan. How can Lily trust her?

the alex crow andrew smithThe Alex Crow by Andrew Smith
Publisher: Electric Monkey
Release date: March 5th
Middle Eastern refugee Ariel’s story of his summer at a boys’ camp is juxtaposed against those of a schizophrenic bomber and the diaries of a failed arctic expedition from the late 19th century.

the beloved alison rattleThe Beloved by Alison Rattle
Publisher: Hot Key Books
Release date: March 5th
Alice Angel has known only a life of rules, restriction and punishments as she strays from the rigid path of Victorian proprietary that her mother has set out for her.

crow moon anna mckerrowCrow Moon by Anna McKerrow
Publisher: Quercus
Release date: March 5th
Danny is a fun-loving 16-year-old looking for a father figure and falling in love with a different girl every day. He certainly doesn’t want to follow in his mum’s witchy footsteps.

the glory lauren st johnThe Glory by Lauren St. John
Publisher: Orion Books
Release date: March 5th
Sent to a US boot camp, Alexandra Blakewood dreams of escaping. It seems impossible until she’s told about a gruelling 1,200 mile horse race across the American West…

jessica's ghost andrew norrissJessica’s Ghost by Andrew Norriss
Publisher: David Fickling Books
Release date: March 5th
Jessica has never had a friend like Francis before. Not just because he’s someone to laugh with every day – but because he’s the first person who has ever been able to see her.

Liccle Bit by Alex Wheatle
Publisher: Atom
Release date: March 5th
Lemar is the second shortest guy in his year. Everyone calls him Liccle Bit, and his two best friends, McKay and Jonah, never tire of telling him he has no chance with girls.

mind games teri terryMind Games by Teri Terry
Publisher: Orchard Books
Release date: March 5th
Luna has always been able to exist in virtual and real worlds at the same time, a secret she is warned to keep. But when she is singled out for testing, she can’t hide any longer.

outcaste ellen rennerOutcaste (Tribute #2) by Ellen Renner
Publisher: Hot Key Books
Release date: March 5th
Fleeing from the dangerous and powerful mage society she has betrayed, Zara has taken refuge in Gengst, where she knows she will face persecution and death if her identity is uncovered.

Under My Skin by James Dawson
Publisher: Hot Key Books
Release date: March 5th
When good girl Sally decides to get a sexy pin-up Molly Sue tattooed on her back, she begins to hear voices in her head – or rather, one voice in particular: Molly Sue’s.

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Lucy Nisbet

Lucy is an English teacher-in-training and a self-confessed book nerd. She often buys more books than she can reasonably afford or possibly have time to read. Her Hogwarts letter is now several years too late, but she’s sure it’s just gotten lost in the post.

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