What new YA books release this week? (March 13)


What March YA books release this week? We have a list of this week’s new YA books!

The Beauty That Remains by Ashley Woodfolk
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Release date: March 6th
Music brought Autumn, Shay, and Logan together. Death might pull them apart. But when tragedy strikes each of them, somehow music is no longer enough and they’re struggling to keep it together.

Blood Water Paint by Joy McCullough
Publisher: Dutton Books for Young Readers
Release date: March 6th
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.

Boomerang by Helene Dunbar
Publisher: Sky Pony Press
Release date: March 6th
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, he’s come “home”.

The Case for Jamie by Brittany Cavallaro
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Release date: March 6th
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 has been quietly observing them both.

Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
Publisher: Henry Holt
Release date: March 6th
Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames and Zélie’s Reaper mother summoned forth souls. But everything changed the night magic disappeared.

Feeder by Patrick Weekes
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
Release date: March 6th
Lori Fisher hunts monsters. Not with a sword or a gun, but with an interdimensional creature called Handler. Together they take down “feeders”—aliens who prey on mankind.

Genesis (Nemesis #2) by Brendan Reichs
Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers
Release date: March 6th
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 to lead the strongest into the future.

Hero at the Fall by Alwyn Hamilton
Publisher: Viking
Release date: March 6th
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.

Inkmistress by Audrey Coulthurst
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Release date: March 6th
Asra is a demigod with a dangerous gift: the ability to dictate the future by writing with her blood. But Asra’s peaceful life is upended when bandits threaten Ina’s village and the king does nothing to help.

In Search of Us by Ava Dellaira
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Release date: March 6th
To seventeen-year-old Angie, who is mixed-race, Marilyn is her hardworking, devoted white single mother. But Marilyn was once young, too. When Marilyn was seventeen, she fell in love.

To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Release date: March 6th
Princess Lira is siren royalty and the most lethal of them all. With the hearts of seventeen princes in her collection, she is revered across the sea. Until a twist of fate forces her to kill one of her own.

A Kiss in the Dark by Gina Ciocca
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: March 6th
After being kissed by a mystery guy when the lights go out during a football game, Macy is determined to figure out which of three possible boys is the culprit.

Lies That Bind by Diana Rodriguez Wallach
Publisher: Entangled Teen
Release date: March 6th
Reeling from the truths uncovered while searching for her sister in Italy, Anastasia Phoenix is ready to call it quits with spies. The only way to stop being a pawn in their game is to remove herself from the board.

Mapping the Bones by Jane Yolen
Publisher: Philomel Books
Release date: March 6th
It’s 1942 in Poland, and the world is coming to pieces. Chaim and Gittel are twins whose lives feel like a fairy tale torn apart, with evil witches, forbidden forests, and dangerous ovens looming on the horizon.

The Midnights by Sarah Nicole Smetana
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: March 6th
Susannah Hayes has never been in the spotlight, but she dreams of following her father, a former rock star, onto the stage. But when he dies unexpectedly, her dreams–and her reality–shatter.

More Than We Can Tell by Brigid Kemmerer
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Release date: March 6th
Rev works hard to keep the demons of the time before his adoption at bay … until a letter from his father after his 18th birthday brings the trauma of his childhood hurtling back.

Olivia Twist by Lorie Langdon
Publisher: Blink
Release date: March 6th
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.

Pacifica by Kristen Simmons
Publisher: Tor Teen
Release date: March 6th
For too long our people have suffered, plagued by overcrowding, disease, and lack of work. We have only just survived for too long. Now we must take the next step and thrive. Pacifica. A new beginning.

The Place Between Breaths by An Na
Publisher: Atheneum
Release date: March 6th
Sixteen-year-old Grace is in a race against time—and in a race for her life—even if she doesn’t realize it yet…

The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo
Publisher: Harper Teen
Release date: March 6th
Xiomara Batista feels unheard and unable to hide in her Harlem neighborhood. Ever since her body grew into curves, she has learned to let her fists and her fierceness do the talking.

Reclaiming Shilo Snow by Mary Weber
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Release date: March 6th
Sofi Snow is the most wanted teenager alive. She found her way to the icy, technologically brilliant planet of Delon to find Shilo, the brother everyone but Sofi believes is dead.

Restore Me by Tahereh Mafi
Publisher: HarperCollins
Release date: March 6th
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 then tragedy strikes.

The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: March 6th
Welcome to the cursed town of Sparrow, where centuries ago, three sisters were sentenced to death. Stones were tied to their ankles and they were drowned in the deep waters surrounding the town.

The Exact Opposite of Okay by Laura Steven
Publisher: Electric Monkey
Release date: March 8th
Izzy never expected to be eighteen and internationally reviled. But when explicit photos involving her, a politician’s son and a garden bench are published online, the trolls set out to take her apart.

12 Steps to Normal by Farrah Penn
Publisher: Jimmy Patterson
Release date: March 13th
Now that Kira’s father’s sober (again), Kira is returning home, determined to get her life back to normal…exactly as it was before she was sent away. But is that what Kira really wants?

Chaotic Good by Whitney Gardner
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Release date: March 13th
Cameron’s cosplay creations are finally starting to earn her attention. But after she wins a major competition, she inadvertently sets off a firestorm of angry comments from male fans online.

The Falling Between Us by Ash Parsons
Publisher: Philomel Books
Release date: March 13th
After her boyfriend, Joshua Blackbird, becomes an overnight sensation, catapulting to the dizzying heights of celebrity, Rox joins him on the whirlwind ride of a massive national tour.

Fire Song by Adam Garnet Jones
Publisher: Annick Press
Release date: March 13th
How can Shane reconcile his feelings for David with his desire for a better life? Shane is still reeling from the suicide of his kid sister, Destiny. How could he have missed the fact that she was so sad?

In Sight of Stars by Gae Polisner
Publisher: Wednesday Books
Release date: March 13th
Klee’s father was the center of his life. He introduced Klee to the great museums of New York City and the important artists on their walls, he told him stories made of myths and magic. Until his death.

Nothing Left to Burn by Heather Ezell
Publisher: Razorbill
Release date: March 13th
The autumn morning after sixteen-year-old Audrey Harper loses her virginity, she wakes to a loud, persistent knocking at her front door. Waiting for her are two firemen, and it’s time to evacuate.

Obsidio by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Release date: March 13th
Kady, Ezra, Hanna, and Nik narrowly escaped with their lives from the attacks on Heimdall station and now find themselves crammed with 2,000 refugees on the container ship, Mao.

The Price Guide to the Occult by Leslye Walton
Publisher: Candlewick
Release date: March 13th
All Nor Blackburn wants is to live an unremarkable teenage life. She has reason to hope: First, her supernatural powers, if they can be called that, are unexceptional.

The Radical Element ed. by Jessica Spotswood
Publisher: Candlewick
Release date: March 13th
In an anthology of revolution and resistance, a sisterhood of YA writers shines a light on a century and a half of heroines on the margins and in the intersections.

Time Bomb by Joelle Charbonneau
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Release date: March 13th
Seven students trapped in their school after a bomb goes off must fight to survive while also discovering who among them is the bomber.

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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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