New Releases: March 9


Here’s a selection of some of the new YA novels hitting the shelves in the next two weeks (9th– 22nd March).

legacy code autumn kalquistLegacy Code (Legacy Code Saga #1) by Autumn Kalquist
Publisher: Diapason
Release date: March 9th
Every colonist from the dying planet Earth carries The Legacy Code, mangled genes that damage the unborn. The day seventeen-year-old Era Corinth is supposed to find out if her baby has the Defect, her ship suffers a hull breach. And it may not have been an accident.

acid emma passACID by Emma Pass
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Release date: March 11th
In Jenna Strong’s world, ACID—the most brutal controlling police force in history—rule supreme. It was ACID agents who locked Jenna away for life, for a horrendous crime she struggles to remember. When a rebel group breaks her out, she must stay one step ahead of ACID, and try to uncover the truth.

Don’t Even Think About It by Sarah Mlynowski
Publisher: Random House
Release date: March 11th
We used to be average New York City high school sophomores. Until our homeroom went for flu shots. We were prepared for some side effects. Maybe a headache. Maybe a sore arm. We definitely didn’t expect to get telepathic powers. But suddenly we could hear what everyone was thinking.

The Edge of the Water (Saratoga Woods #2) by Elizabeth George
Publisher: Viking Juvenile
Release date: March 11th
A mysterious girl who won’t speak; a coal black seal named Nera that returns to the same place very year; a bitter feud of unknown origin—strange things are happening on Whidbey Island, and Becca King, is drawn into the maelstrom of events.

Kissing in Italian (Flirting in Italian #2) by Lauren Henderson
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Release date: March 11th
Violet loves the arts, the shopping, and the friendships she’s found in Italy. But secretly, her main objective is to learn about her true identity and family history. She never imagined she would fall in love with handsome Italian Luca. And he feels the same about her. But there are certain rumors circulating, that if proven to be true will forbid that they end up together.

liv forever amy talkingtonLiv, Forever by Amy Talkington
Publisher: Soho Teen
Release date: March 11th
When Liv Bloom lands an art scholarship at Wickham Hall, it’s her ticket out of the foster system and she couldn’t be happier. But Liv’s bliss is doomed. Weeks after arriving, she is viciously murdered and, in death, she discovers that she’s the latest victim of a dark conspiracy that has claimed many lives.

The Mirk and Midnight Hour by Jane Nickerson
Publisher: Random House
Release date: March 11th
When Violet Dancey comes across a severely injured Union soldier lying in an abandoned lodge deep in the woods, life begins to change. Thomas is the enemy—one of the men who might have killed her own brother—and yet she’s drawn to him. Against the dangers of war and ominous powers of voodoo, Violet must fight to protect her home and the people she loves.

never ending martyn bedfordNever Ending by Martyn Bedford
Publisher: Wendy Lamb Books
Release date: March 11th
When a family holiday ends in tragedy, the grieving parents’ marriage is left in ruins and, Shiv, their 15-year-old daughter, is tormented by what happened … and her part in it. Off the rails and unable to live with her guilt, Shiv is sent away to an exclusive clinic that claims to “cure” people like her.

Promise of Shadows by Justina Ireland
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Release date: March 11th
Zephyr Mourning has never been very good at being a Harpy. She’d rather watch reality TV than learn forty-seven ways to kill a man, and she pretty much sucks at wielding magic. Zephyr was ready for a future pretending to be a normal human instead of a half-god assassin. But all that changes when her sister is murdered—and she uses a forbidden dark power to save herself from the same fate.

Resistance (Replica #2) by Jenna Black
Publisher: Tor Teen
Release date: March 11th
Nate Hayes is a Replica. The original Nate was killed because he knew a secret that could change everything. Thanks to Nadia’s quick thinking, the two of them hold the cards now—or think they do. Unfortunately, neither of them fully understands just how deep the conspiracy runs.

Ruins (Partials Sequence #3) by Dan Wells
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Release date: March 11th
There is no avoiding it—the war to decide the fate of both humans and Partials is at hand. Both sides hold in their possession a weapon that could destroy the other, and Kira Walker has precious little time to prevent that from happening. She has one chance to save both species and the world with them, but it will only come at great personal cost.

The Shadow Prince (Into the Dark #1) by Bree Despain
Publisher: Egmont
Release date: March 11th
Haden Lord, the disgraced prince of the Underrealm, has been sent to the mortal world to entice a girl into returning with him to the land of the dead. Posing as a student at Olympus Hills High—a haven for children of the rich and famous—Haden must single out the one girl rumored to be able to restore immortality to his race.

strange sweet song adi ruleStrange Sweet Song by Adi Rule
Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin
Release date: March 11th
Sing da Navelli never put much faith in the rumors and myths surrounding her school; music flows in her blood, and she is there to sing for real. Despite her best efforts, Sing must work with vocal coach Nathan Daysmoor. But Nathan has secrets of his own, secrets entwined with the myths and legends surrounding Dunhammond, and the great creature they say lives there.

The Voice inside My Head by S.J. Laidlaw
Publisher: Tundra Books
Release date: March 11th
Seventeen-year-old Luke’s older sister, Pat, has always been his moral compass, like a voice inside his head, every time he has a decision to make. So when Pat disappears on a tiny island off the coast of Honduras and the authorities claim she’s drowned – despite the fact that they can’t produce a body – Luke heads to Honduras to find her because he knows something the authorities don’t. From the moment of her disappearance, Pat’s voice has become real.

Cured (Stung #2) by Bethany Wiggins
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Release date: March 13th
Now that Fiona Tarsis and her twin brother, Jonah, are no longer beasts, they set out to find their mother, with the help of Bowen and a former neighbor, Jacqui. Heading for a safe settlement rumored to be in Wyoming, they plan to spread the cure along the way – until they are attacked by raiders.

arms of anu christina mercerArms of Anu (Arrow of the Mist #2) by Christina Mercer
Publisher: self-published
Release date: March 17th
In Arms of Anu, Lia and Kelven battle through a land of tyrants, war and magic. Can Lia escape the foes who ensnare her? Will Kelven’s love withstand the darkness taking root inside Lia? Is freedom too high a crown to reach, or will they forever remain in the hollows?


Moonlight by Ann Hunter
Publisher: Afterglow Productions
Release date: March 17th
While Princess Aowyn’s six brothers are favored by their father, Aowyn is the jewel in her mother’s crown. When the Queen dies, Aowyn risks a dangerous deal with the dark creature Sylas Mortas to save her family. But magic comes with a price: and Aowyn soon realizes the one she has paid is too steep.

alpha goddess amalie howardAlpha Goddess by Amalie Howard
Publisher: Sky Pony Press
Release date: March 18th
In Serjana Caelum’s world, gods exist. Sera knows this because she is one of them. Sera is Lakshmi reborn, the human avatar of an immortal Indian goddess. Marked by the sigils of both heaven and hell, Sera’s avatar is meant to bring balance to the mortal world, but all she creates is chaos. A chaos that Azrath, the Asura Lord of Death, hopes to use to unleash hell on earth.

the edge of falling rebecca serleThe Edge of Falling by Rebecca Serle
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: March 18th
Caggie’s life was perfect until the day her younger sister drowned. Stricken by grief, Caggie pulls away from her friends and family, only to have everyone misinterpret a crucial moment when she supposedly saves a fellow classmate from suicide. Now she’s famous for something she didn’t do and everyone lauds her as a hero. But inside she still blames herself for the death of her sister.

elusion claudia gabel cheryl klamElusion by Claudia Gabel & Cheryl Klam
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Release date: March 18th
Elusion will virtually transport you to an exotic destination where adventure can be pursued without the complications of real life. Regan’s father invented the program, but when she discovers a disturbing web of secrets, she must choose between love and loyalty… a decision that will affect the lives of millions.

Pretty Sly (Pretty Crooked #2) by Elisa Ludwig
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Release date: March 18th
Willa Fox violates probation in search of her mom, but when Willa’s journey turns dangerously criminal and she winds up being the focus of a national manhunt, she realizes it’s sometimes easier to escape the law than the truth—and that everything Willa thought she knew about her mom, and her life, was wrong.

Providence by Lisa Colozza Cocca
Publisher: Merit Press
Release date: March 18th
When the family’s barn burns down, her father lays the blame on Becky, and her own mother tells her to run for it. Run she does, hopping into an empty freight car. There, in a duffel bag, Becky finds an abandoned baby girl, only hours old. Becky rashly claims the baby as her own, but her happiness is not meant to last.

remnants of tomorrow kassy taylerRemnants of Tomorrow (Ashes Trilogy #3) by Kassy Tayler
Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin
Release date: March 18th
Wren and her friends from inside the dome and America are caught in the middle as the battle between the rovers and the dome escalates and whoever wins the battle wins the right to life. It’s up to Wren to make both sides see that the only way they can survive is by working together.

side effects may vary julie murphySide Effects May Vary by Julie Murphy
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Release date: March 18th
When sixteen-year-old Alice is diagnosed with leukemia, her prognosis is grim. To maximize the time she does have, she vows to spend her final months righting wrongs—however she sees fit. But just when Alice’s scores are settled, she goes into remission. Now Alice is forced to face the consequences of all that she’s said and done, as well as her true feelings for her friend Harvey.

The Slanted Worlds (Chronoptika #2) by Catherine Fisher
Publisher: Dial
Release date: March 18th
Jake, Sarah, and Oberon Venn continue their fight for control of the Obsidian Mirror, and whoever wins will either save a life, change the past, or rescue the future. But the Mirror has plans of its own.


Starling (Secrets of the Eternal Rose #3) by Fiona Paul
Publisher: Philomel
Release date: March 20th
Cass and Luca are back in Venice trying to find the Book of the Eternal Rose to clear Luca’s name and keep them both out of prison. But the hunters become the hunted when the Order of the Eternal Rose figures out their plan.

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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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