What new YA books release this week? (March 3)


Here’s a selection of some of the new YA books releasing this week.

The Alex Crow by Andrew Smith
Publisher: Dutton
Release date: March 3rd moved to March 10th
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.

bone gap laura ruby new YA books releaseBone Gap by Laura Ruby
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Release date: March 3rd
Everyone knows Bone Gap is full of gaps—gaps to slide through so you can disappear forever. So when young, beautiful Roza went missing, the people of Bone Gap weren’t surprised.

charisma jeanne ryanCharisma by Jeanne Ryan
Publisher: Dial
Release date: March 3rd
Aislyn suffers from crippling shyness—that is, until she’s offered a dose of Charisma, an underground gene therapy drug guaranteed to make her shine. Suddenly, she’s charming, vivacious, and popular.

dead to me mary mccoyDead to Me by Mary McCoy
Publisher: Disney Hyperion
Release date: March 3rd
“Don’t believe anything they say.” Those were the last words that Annie spoke to her sister, Alice. Four years later, the blond, broken stranger lying in a coma has no answers for her.

Death Marked (Death Sworn #2) by Leah Cypess
Publisher: Greenwillow
Release date: March 3rd
A young sorceress’s entire life has been shaped to destroy the empire controlling her world. But if everything she knows is a lie, will she even want to fulfill her destiny?

deviate tracy clarkDeviate (Light Key #2) by Tracy Clark
Publisher: Entangled Teen
Release date: March 3rd
Tormented after a daring escape, Cora Sandoval must find a way to stop the Arrazi from murdering innocent people and from violating, using, and killing the Scintilla for their powers.

How to Win at High School by Owen Matthews
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: March 3rd
Starting as a junior in a new high school seems like exactly the right time to change things. Adam brainstorms with his best friend, Brian: What will it take for him to take over Nixon Collegiate?

kin lili st crowKin (Tales of Beauty and Madness #3) by Lili St. Crow
Publisher: Razorbill
Release date: March 3rd
Girls Ruby de Varre’s age are expected to get betrothed, and start a family. Then, the murders start, and just when Ruby starts to suspect the unimaginable, she becomes the next target.

The Memory Key by Liana Liu
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: March 3rd
In a five-minutes-into-the-future world, a bereaved daughter must choose between losing memories of her mother to the haze of time and the reality-distorting, visceral pain of complete, perfect recall.

mosquitoland david arnoldMosquitoland by David Arnold
Publisher: Viking
Release date: March 3rd
Mim ditches her unwanted new life and hops aboard a Greyhound bus. But when her thousand-mile journey takes a few turns she could never see coming, Mim must confront her own demons.

my best everything sarah tompMy Best Everything by Sarah Tomp
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release date: March 3rd
Desperate for funds, Lulu plans to make and sell moonshine with her friends, Roni and Bucky. Her plan might actually work, but can she leave town before she loses everything – including her heart?

not other wise specified hannah moskowitzNot Otherwise Specified by Hannah Moskowitz
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release date: March 3rd
Everywhere she turns, someone feels Etta’s too fringe for the fringe. Etta doesn’t fit anywhere— until she meets Bianca, the straight, white, Christian, and seriously sick girl in Etta’s therapy group.

positively beautiful wendy millsPositively Beautiful by Wendy Mills
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Children’s
Release date: March 3rd
After Erin’s mom announces she has breast cancer, Erin discovers that her grandmother’s death was almost certainly linked. If two women in the family had this mutation, what does that mean for Erin?

razorhurst justine larbalestierRazorhurst by Justine Larbalestier
Publisher: Soho Teen
Release date: March 3rd
The setting: Razorhurst, 1932. The fragile peace between two mob bosses is crumbling. Kelpie knows the dangers of the Sydney streets. Ghosts have kept her alive, but they are also her torment.

the selection stories kiera cassThe Selection Stories: The Queen & The Favourite by Kiera Cass
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: March 3rd
Two novellas set in the world of Kiera Cass’ The Selection series. Before America Singer’s story began, another girl came to the palace to compete for the hand of a different prince.

silence deborah lyttonSilence by Deborah Lytton
Publisher: Shadow Mountain Publishing
Release date: March 3rd
Stella was born to sing. Even though she’s only a sophomore at a new high school, her voice has given her the status as a “cool kid.” But everything changes when a tragic accident renders her deaf.

sorceress claudia graySorceress (Spellcaster #3) by Claudia Gray
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release date: March 3rd
Nadia has sworn herself to the One Beneath, to black magic. Her plan, and the town’s only hope, is for Nadia to learn enough sorcery to strike back against the forces of darkness.

the storyspinner becky wallaceThe Storyspinner (The Keepers’ Chronicles #1) by Becky Wallace
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
Release date: March 3rd
In a world where dukes plot their way to the throne, a Performer’s life can get tricky. And in Johanna Von Arlo’s case, expelled from her troupe after her father’s death, it can be fatal.

the tragic age stephen metcalfeThe Tragic Age by Stephen Metcalfe
Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin
Release date: March 3rd
This is the story of Billy Kinsey, the teenage heir to a lottery fortune, part genius, part philosopher and social critic, full time insomniac, and closeted rock drummer.

an uncertain choice jody hedlundAn Uncertain Choice (An Uncertain Choice #1) by Jody Hedlund
Publisher: Zondervan
Release date: March 3rd
Due to an ancient vow, Rosemarie has only two choices: to become a nun on the day she turns eighteen, or to marry before the eve of her eighteenth year.

the winner's crime marie rutkoskiThe Winner’s Crime (The Winner’s Trilogy #2) by Marie Rutkoski
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Release date: March 3rd
Lady Kestrel’s engagement means living in a cage of her own making. As the wedding approaches, she aches to tell Arin the truth about her engagement… if she could only trust him.

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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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