What new YA books release this week? (March 28)

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

U.S.

100 Hours (100 Hours #1) by Rachel Vincent
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Release date: March 28th
When on a camping trip, Genesis, Maddie, and their friends are kidnapped and held for ransom inside the jungle. It all feels so random to everyone except Genesis. She knows they were because of her.

Blood Rose Rebellion (Blood Rose Rebellion #1) by Rosalyn Eves
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Release date: March 28th
Anna has a unique ability to break spells. As rebellion spreads across the region, Anna’s unique ability becomes the catalyst everyone is seeking. Anna must choose: deny her power or embrace it.

Bull by David Elliott
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Release date: March 28th
A rough, rowdy, and darkly comedic young adult retelling of Theseus and the Minotaur in verse, Bull will have readers reevaluating one of mythology’s most infamous monsters.

A Crown of Wishes (The Star-Touched Queen #2) by Roshani Chokshi
Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin
Release date: March 28th
Gauri, the princess of Bharata, has been taken as a prisoner of war by her kingdom’s enemies. Faced with a future of exile and scorn, Gauri has nothing left to lose and vows to win back her kingdom.

Dead Little Mean Girl by Eva Darrows
Publisher: Harlequin Teen
Release date: March 28th
Quinn Littleton was a mean girl—a skinny blonde social terrorist in stilettos. She was everything Emma MacLaren hated. Until she died and, Emma realized there was more to her than anyone ever realized.

Finding What’s Real (Escaping Perfect #2) by Emma Harrison
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: March 28th
Now that Cecilia has been found after two weeks on the run, she’s stuck in a media firestorm. When Cecilia threatens to leave again, her mom drops the bomb. She plans to run for President.

Hearts and Other Body Parts by Ira Bloom
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Release date: March 28th
Esme, Katy, and Ronnie are talented, and gorgeous, and all three are witches. They have high school wired until the arrival of Norman, who appears to be constructed of bolts and mismatched body parts.

Honestly Ben (Openly Straight #2) by Bill Konigsberg
Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books
Release date: March 28th
All that foolishness with Rafe Goldberg is in Ben’s past. Now there’s Hannah, the gorgeous girl who attracts him and distracts him. But then there’s Rafe, funny, kind, dating someone else…

Just a Girl by Carrie Mesrobian
Publisher: HarperCollins
Release date: March 28th
Rianne knows what everyone thinks of her. Lately she’s been wondering why she’s gotten stuck with an “easy girl” reputation for doing the same exact things as guys without any judgment.

Just Another Girl by Elizabeth Eulberg
Publisher: Point
Release date: March 28th
Hope knows there’s only one thing coming between her and her longtime crush: his girlfriend, Parker. Parker doesn’t feel perfect. She knows if everyone knew the truth, they’d never be able to get past it.

Just Fly Away by Andrew McCarthy
Publisher: Algonquin Books
Release date: March 28th
When fifteen-year-old Lucy Willows discovers that her father has a child from a brief affair, an eight-year-old boy, she begins to question everything she thinks she knows about her home and her life.

Night Witches by Kathryn Lasky
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Release date: March 28th
When her mother is killed during a siege, Valya is left with one burning desire: to join up with her older sister, a member of the famous and feared Night Witches-a brigade of young female pilots.

Overturned by Lamar Giles
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Release date: March 28th
When Nikki’s dad’s murder conviction is overturned he becomes obsessed with discovering who framed him. As her dad digs into the seedy underbelly of Vegas, Nikki is drawn into his hunt for the truth.

Radio Silence by Alice Oseman
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: March 28th
Frances Janvier spends most of her time studying. Aled Last is the quiet boy who gets straight As. You probably think that they are going to fall in love. Since he is a boy and she is a girl. They don’t.

Strange the Dreamer (Strange the Dreamer #1) by Laini Taylor
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release date: March 28th
The dream chooses the dreamer, not the other way around–and Lazlo Strange has always feared that his dream chose poorly. He’s obsessed with discovering the lost city of Weep.

Things I Should Have Known by Claire LaZebnik
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Release date: March 28th
When Chloe Mitchell decides that her older sister, Ivy, who’s on the autism spectrum, could use a boyfriend, and tries to matchmake, she’s is forced to confront her own romantic choices.

Vigilante by Kady Cross
Publisher: Harlequin Teen
Release date: March 28th
Hadley’s best friend, Magda, was raped and humiliated and driven to take her own life. Hadley is forced to see her friend’s attackers in the classroom every day, and decides to get a little justice of her own.

Worthy by Donna Cooner
Publisher: Point
Release date: March 28th
Everyone at Linden’s high school is obsessed with Worthy. It’s this new app that posts pictures of couples, and asks: Is the girl worthy of the guy? As votes climb, the comments get real ugly real fast.

All the Forever Things by Jolene Perry
Publisher: AW Teen
Release date: April 1st
From growing up in the funeral home, Gabe knows that nothing is forever. Bree, her best friend, has been a constant, but when Bree starts dating suddenly she doesn’t have time for Gabe anymore.

Alone in Paris by Ashley Earley
Publisher: Self-published
Release date: April 1st
Taylor’s family is falling apart. Then Nathan walks into the picture. Funny, snarky, persistent, and sometimes, just flat out rude. Taylor doesn’t know whether or not she should push him away.

Pointe, Claw by Amber J. Keyser
Publisher: Carolrhoda Lab
Release date: April 1st
Jessie Vale dances in an elite ballet program that requires perfection to land a spot with the professional company. When she is cast in an animalistic avant garde production, her composure cracks wide open.

What Girls Are Made Of by Elana K. Arnold
Publisher: Carolrhoda Lab
Release date: April 1st
Nina Faye’s mother told her there was no such thing as unconditional love. Nina believed her. Now Nina is sixteen, and when her boyfriend breaks up with her, Nina is lost. What is she if not a girlfriend?

AUSTRALIA

The Silent Invasion (The Change #1) by James Bradley
Publisher: Pan Macmillan Australia
Release date: March 28th
It’s 2027 and the human race is dying. Life on earth has been infected by spores from space and become part of a vast alien intelligence. What Callie finds in the Zone will alter her irrevocably.

Draekora (The Medoran Chronicles #3) by Lynette Noni
Publisher: Self-published
Release date: April 1st
With Aven Dalmarta now hiding in the shadows of Meya, Alex undertakes a dangerous Meyarin warrior trial, desperate to save Jordan and keep the Rebel Prince from taking more lives.

Killswitch (The Seven Signs #4) by Michael Adams
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Release date: April 1st
Yasmin, Isabel, Andy, Dylan, JJ, Zander and Mila enter the mysterious DARE awards to win fame and riches. But they aren’t prepared to be swept up in the dangerous events that follow.

The Secret Science of Magic by Melissa Keil
Publisher: Hardie Grant Egmont
Release date: April 1st
Sophia is smart. As in, certified-child-prodigy smart. But there are some things no amount of genius can prepare you for… and the messiness of the real world is one of them.

Night Swimming by Steph Bowe
Publisher: Text Publishing
Release date: April 3rd
Imagine being the only two seventeen-year-olds in a small town. That’s life for Kirby and her best friend Clancy. Then Iris arrives in town, and they both have their hearts set on winning her over.

U.K.

Alex, Approximately by Jenn Bennett
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Release date: April 1st
Mink has spent months crushing on a witty film geek she only knows online by “Alex.” But when she moves to his town she falls for Porter. Only Porter is hiding a secret… he is Alex… Approximately.

Defy the Stars (Defy the Stars #1) by Claudia Gray
Publisher: Hot Key Books
Release date: April 1st
Noemi is a young soldier of Genesis, a colony planet of a dying Earth. When Noemi meets Abel, one of Earth’s robotic mech warriors, she realizes that he may provide the key to Genesis’ salvation.

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Lucy Nisbet

Lucy is a part-time swimming teacher and full-time 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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