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Nine fantastic YA new releases are hitting shelves this March.

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What does March hold for YA new releases? LOTS! Here are nine books coming out this month that will capture your imagination.

First, happy book birthday to these books!

Second, you are going to want to get your hands on these. There’s a bit of intrigue, a bit of after-life introspection, and a whole lot of drama.

Which will you read first?

Makiia Lucier's "A Death-Struck Year" will make you think twice about getting the flu.
Makiia Lucier's "A Death-Struck Year" will make you think twice about getting the flu. www.makiialucier.com

Makiia Lucier's "A Death-Struck Year" will make you think twice about getting the flu.

On March 4th, “A Death-Struck Year” by Makiia Lucier comes out.  Seventeen-year-old Cleo is told to stay put in her quarantined boarding school when the Spanish influenza breaks out, but when the Red Cross pleads for volunteers she cannot ignore the call for help.  In the demanding days that follow that decision, she risks everything for near-strangers.  As the bodies pile up, Cleo can’t help but to wonder: when will her own luck run out?

Lili St. Crow's "Wayfarer" is a new twist on the Cinderella story.
Lili St. Crow's "Wayfarer" is a new twist on the Cinderella story. Lili St. Crow

Lili St. Crow's "Wayfarer" is a new twist on the Cinderella story.

On March 20th, “Starling” by Fiona Paul comes out.  In this third book of the Secrets of the Eternal Rose trilogy, Cass and Luca are fugitives, on the run from the law and the deadly Order of the Eternal Rose.  They separate to pursue the only evidence that could save them, their worlds, and their romance. 

 

Emma Pass brings us ACID - an acronym you are going to want to decipher.
Emma Pass brings us ACID - an acronym you are going to want to decipher. Emma Pass

Emma Pass brings us ACID - an acronym you are going to want to decipher.

On March 11th, “ACID” by Emma Pass comes out.  The year is 2113, and while it’s tempting to make assumptions on the book based on its title, you should know that ACID stands for Agency for Criminal Investigation and Defense.  In fact, ACID is the most brutal controlling police force in history, and its agents are the ones who locked Jenna away for life.  Do you want to know why?  Pick up a copy of this and read one.  WELL worth your while.
 

Lauren Henderson's "Kissing in Italian" has got intrigue, mystery, and a rumor for readers to discover.
Lauren Henderson's "Kissing in Italian" has got intrigue, mystery, and a rumor for readers to discover. Lauren Henderson

Lauren Henderson's "Kissing in Italian" has got intrigue, mystery, and a rumor for readers to discover.

On March 11th, “Kissing in Italian” by Lauren Henderson comes out.  The title really says it all: travel, romance, and intrigue all set against the backdrop of the glorious Italian countryside!  When Violet’s lighthearted romance with handsome aristocrat Luca Di Vesperi develops into something more, she realizes she knows the true meaning of the word ‘amore.’  One question, though: are the rumors true?  Read on to find out, “What rumor??”
 

Sarah Mlynowski's "Don't Even Think about It" makes you think about flu shots in a whole new light.
Sarah Mlynowski's "Don't Even Think about It" makes you think about flu shots in a whole new light. Sarah Mlynowski

Sarah Mlynowski's "Don't Even Think about It" makes you think about flu shots in a whole new light.

On March 11th, “Don’t Even Think About It” by Sarah Mlynowski comes out.  This is the story of students - average New York City high school sophomores – until their homeroom goes for flu shots.  They expected sore arms, but they definitely didn't expect to get telepathic powers.  Yowsers!  Now they can hear everyone’s thoughts.  (This is not necessarily a good thing!)
 

Fiona Paul's "Starling" engages readers in the series.
Fiona Paul's "Starling" engages readers in the series. Fiona Paul

Fiona Paul's "Starling" engages readers in the series.

On March 20th, “Starling” by Fiona Paul comes out.  In this third book of the Secrets of the Eternal Rose trilogy, Cass and Luca are fugitives, on the run from the law and the deadly Order of the Eternal Rose.  They separate to pursue the only evidence that could save them, their worlds, and their romance. 

 

Jaclyn Moriarty's "Cracks in the Kingdom" brings us book 2 of the series
Jaclyn Moriarty's "Cracks in the Kingdom" brings us book 2 of the series Jaclyn Moriarty

Jaclyn Moriarty's "Cracks in the Kingdom" brings us book 2 of the series

On March 25th, “The Cracks in the Kingdom” by Jacquelyn Moriarty comes out.  You’ll remember this author from our review of Book #1 in the series.  Book #2, Colors of Madeleine, is sure to capture your imagination and continue the magic of this series.

Elle Cosimano's "Nearly Gone" will drive you nearly mad with the intrigue.
Elle Cosimano's "Nearly Gone" will drive you nearly mad with the intrigue. Elle Cosimano

Elle Cosimano's "Nearly Gone" will drive you nearly mad with the intrigue.

On March 25th, “Nearly Gone” by Elle Cosimano comes out.  The publisher touts this as “Bones” meets “Fringe” in a big, dark, scary, brilliantly-plotted urban thriller that will leave you guessing until the very end.  Nearly Boswell knows how to keep secrets…and she needs to. 
 

Julie Williams' "Drama Queens in the House" brings a little bit of theatre and a whole lot of drama to the stage.
Julie Williams' "Drama Queens in the House" brings a little bit of theatre and a whole lot of drama to the stage. Julie Williams

Julie Williams' "Drama Queens in the House" brings a little bit of theatre and a whole lot of drama to the stage.

On March 25th, “Drama Queens in the House” by Julie Williams comes out.  This drama is with a capital “D” and sixteen-year-old Jessie is surrounded by method actors, bright spotlights, and theater-theater-theater.  Her parents started a theater company, and this is the glue that holds their crazy family together.   When Jessie world shifts, she’s not sure how everyone is going to handle this. 
 

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