What YA books release this week? (March 29)


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


dark energy robison wellsDark Energy by Robison Wells
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: March 29th
We are not alone. Five days ago, a massive UFO crashed in the Midwest, killing thousands of people. Since then, nothing–or no one–has come out. They have arrived.

escaping perfect emma harrisonEscaping Perfect by Emma Harrison
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: March 29th
Cecilia has been America’s sweetheart since she was born, but it’s not the life she wants. So when an opportunity presents itself,Cecilia seizes the chance to become someone else.

the great american whatever tim federleThe Great American Whatever by Tim Federle
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Release date: March 29th
In one upside-down week, Quinn begins imagining his future as a screenplay that might actually have a happily-ever-after ending—if, that is, he can finally step back into the starring role of his own life story.

half lost sally greenHalf Lost (Half Bad #3) by Sally Green
Publisher: Viking
Release date: March 29th
Nathan Byrn is running again. The Alliance of Free Witches has been all but destroyed. Scattered and pursued by the Council’s Hunters, only a bold new strategy can save the rebels from total defeat.

my year zero rachel goldMy Year Zero by Rachel Gold
Publisher: Bella Books
Release date: March 29th
Lauren thinks she has a good life—so why does she feel crazy? She figures it’s nothing she can’t fix by getting a girlfriend. But how is she going to find a girlfriend in Duluth, Minnesota?

stone field christy lenziStone Field by Christy Lenzi
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Release date: March 29th
In a small town on the brink of the Civil War, Catrina finds a man making strange patterns in her family’s sorghum crop. He’s mad with fever, naked, and strikingly beautiful.

a tangle of gold jaclyn moriartyA Tangle of Gold (The Colours of Madeleine #3) by Jaclyn Moriarty
Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books
Release date: March 29th
Worlds apart and with time running out, Madeleine and Elliot find themselves on a collision course to save the Kingdom they love, and maybe even save each other.

walk the edge katie mcgarryWalk the Edge (Thunder Road #2) by Katie McGarry
Publisher: Harlequin Teen
Release date: March 29th
Razor lives for the Reign of Terror motorcycle club, and girls like Breanna just don’t belong. But when he learns she’s being blackmailed he knows it’s time to step outside the rules.

what you always wanted kristin raeWhat You Always Wanted (If Only #8) by Kristin Rae
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Children’s
Release date: March 29th
Theatre girl Maddie Brooks has yet to find a guy who can live up to the classic Hollywood heartthrobs. Can Maddie find a way to let her dream guy go and appreciate the amazing guy in front of her?

the winner's kiss marie rutkoskiThe Winner’s Kiss (The Winner’s Trilogy #3) by Marie Rutkoski
Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux
Release date: March 29th
As the war intensifies, Kestrel and Arin discover that the world is changing. The East is pitted against the West, and they are in between. With so much to lose can anybody really win?

sisters of salt and iron kady crossSisters of Salt and Iron (Sisters of Blood and Spirit #2) by Kady Cross
Publisher: Harlequin Teen
Release date: March 30th
With the veil between the worlds thinning for Halloween, the spirits are getting stronger and it will be up to Lark and her friends to stop Noah and save Wren from becoming a monster.

dead girl tessa marieDead Girl by Tessa Marie
Publisher: Self-published
Release date: March 31st
Kylie, Braydon and Jack. Three lost souls each with a story that binds them together, but will it be enough when the bullying goes too far and secrets are revealed?

false idols alexis groveFalse Idols (The Aeon Trilogy #1) by Alexis Grove
Publisher: ThirdPlanet
Release date: March 31st
In the year 2047 neural implants have given a small slice of the population superhuman abilities. Are these Aeons brilliant humanitarians, or venal psychopaths bent on destruction?

dig too deep amy allgeyerDig Too Deep by Amy Allgeyer
Publisher: Albert Whitman Teen
Release date: April 1st
When her grandmother’s lingering cold turns out to be something much worse, Liberty starts an investigation that quickly plunges her into a world of secrets, lies, threats, and danger.

don't get caught kurt dinanDon’t Get Caught by Kurt Dinan
Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire
Release date: April 1st
When Max receives a mysterious invite from the untraceable, epic prank-pulling Chaos Club, he has to ask: why him? After all, he’s Mr. 2.5 GPA, Mr. No Social Life. He’s Just Max.

future shock elizabeth briggsFuture Shock by Elizabeth Briggs
Publisher: Albert Whitman Teen
Release date: April 1st
Elena Martinez has hidden her eidetic memory all her life–or so she thinks. When powerful tech giant Aether Corporation selects her for a top-secret project, she can’t say no.

railhead philip reeveRailhead by Philip Reeve
Publisher: Switch Press
Release date: April 1st
Zen Starling is a petty thief, a street urchin. He jumps at the chance to traverse the Great Network, to meet interesting people – and to steal their stuff.

south of sunshine dana elmendorfSouth of Sunshine by Dana Elmendorf
Publisher: Albert Whitman Teen
Release date: April 1st
For Kaycee, life in Sunshine means dating guys she has no interest in and avoiding certain girls at all costs. But the closer she gets to Bren, the harder it is to hide from everyone else.

conspiracy boy cecily whiteConspiracy Boy by Cecily White
Publisher: Entangled Teen
Release date: April 4th
Demons attacking. Cheerleaders screaming. Vampires and werewolves asking where the bathroom is. Just another day here at St. Michael’s Guardian Training Academy.

trial by fire chris cannonTrial By Fire (Going Down in Flames #3) by Chris Cannon
Publisher: Entangled Teen
Release date: April 4th
Bryn’s not sure which is scarier, facing the radicals who want to sacrifice her for their cause, or her impending nightmare-of-a-Directorate-arranged marriage to her nemesis, Jaxon.


half lost sally green ukHalf Lost (Half Bad #3) by Sally Green
Publisher: Penguin
Release date: March 31st
Nathan Byrn is running again. The Alliance of Free Witches has been all but destroyed. Scattered and pursued by the Council’s Hunters, only a bold new strategy can save the rebels from total defeat.


the special ones em baileyThe Special Ones by Em Bailey
Publisher: Hardie Grant Egmont
Release date: April 1st
Esther is one of the Special Ones – four teens who live under his protection in a remote farmhouse. The Special Ones are not allowed to leave, but why would they want to?

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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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