What new YA books release this week? (March 27)


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

Along the Indigo by Elise Chapman
Publisher: Amulet Books
Release date: March 20th
Marsden is desperate to escape the town where her mother works as a prostitute. But escape means money, which leads Mars to skimming the bodies that show up along the Indigo River.

The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release date: March 20th
Leigh Chen Sanders is absolutely certain about one thing: When her mother died by suicide, she turned into a bird. In her search, she winds up chasing after ghosts and uncovering family secrets.

Going Places by Kathryn Berla
Publisher: Amberjack Publishing
Release date: March 20th
Hudson Wheeler is a teen for whom everyone had high expectations, but since his father was killed when he was ten, he’s felt unmotivated to pursue much other than his art.

The Heart Forger (The Bone Witch #2) by Rin Chupeco
Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire
Release date: March 20th
No one knows death like Tea. A bone witch who can resurrect the dead, she has the power to take life…and return it. And she is done with her self-imposed exile.

Here So Far Away by Hadley Dyer
Publisher: HarperCollins
Release date: March 20th
when George meets Francis, an older guy who shares her name she’s thrown. hopelessly in love. But because of Francis’s age, she tells no one—and ends up losing almost everything, including herself.

Losing Leah by Tiffany King
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Release date: March 20th
Ten years after the tragic disappearance of her twin sister Leah, sixteen-year-old Mia Klein still struggles to exist within a family that has never fully recovered.

Orphan Monster Spy by Matt Killeen
Publisher: Viking
Release date: March 20th
After her mother is shot at a checkpoint, fifteen-year-old Sarah–blonde, blue-eyed, and Jewish–finds herself on the run from a government that wants to see every person like her dead.

Tyler Johnson Was Here by Jay Coles
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release date: March 20th
When Marvin Johnson’s twin, Tyler, goes to a party, Marvin decides to tag along to keep an eye on his brother. But what starts as harmless fun turns into a shooting, followed by a police raid.

Lunav by Jenn Polish
Publisher: NineStar Press
Release date: March 26th
Brash, boyish sixteen-year-old Sadie thinks she can stop the worst from happening, but as a half-human, she looks far too much like the enemy. So she’s been using her looks to spy on the human monarchy.

And She Was by Jessica Verdi
Publisher: Scholastic
Release date: March 27th
Dara’s lived a sheltered life with her single mom, Mellie. Now, she’s dreaming of more. When Dara digs up her birth certificate, her world implodes. Why are two strangers listed as her parents?

The Beloved Wild by Melissa Ostrom
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Release date: March 27th
Harriet Winter is the eldest daughter in a farming family in New Hampshire, 1807. Harriet’s mother sees Daniel as a good match, but Harriet isn’t so sure she wants someone else to choose her path.

Emergency Contact by Mary H.K. Choi
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Release date: March 27th
For Penny Lee high school was a total nonevent. When Penny heads to college in Austin, Texas, to learn how to become a writer, it’s seventy-nine miles away from everything she can’t wait to leave behind.

I Have Lost My Way by Gayle Forman
Publisher: Penguin Teen
Release date: March 27th
Three lives collide as Freya loses her voice while recording her debut album, Harun makes plans to run away, and Nathaniel arrives in New York City with a backpack, a desperate plan, and nothing left to lose.

In Her Skin by Kim Savage
Publisher: FSG
Release date: March 27th
Con artist Jo Chastain is about to take on the biggest heist of her life: impersonating a missing girl. But nothing is as it seems in the Lovecraft household—and some secrets refuse to stay buried.

The Invasion (The Call #2) by Peadar O Guilin
Publisher: David Fickling Books
Release date: March 27th
Nessa and Anto can finally dream of a happy life. But the terrible attack on their school has created a witch-hunt for traitors — boys and girls who survived the Call only by making deals with the enemy.

Lost Crow Conspiracy (Blood Rose Rebellion #2) by Rosalyn Eves
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Release date: March 27th
As threat of war sweeps the region, Anna quickly discovers she can’t solve everything on her own. Now there’s only one other person who might be able to save the country before war breaks out.

Nothing But Sky by Amy Trueblood
Publisher: Flux
Release date: March 27th
Grace Lafferty only feels alive when she’s dangling 500 feet above ground. As a post-World War I wing walker, Grace is determined to get to the World Aviation Expo.

Not If I Save You First by Ally Carter
Publisher: Scholastic
Release date: March 27th
Maddie thought she and Logan would be friends forever. But when your dad is a Secret Service agent and your best friend is the president’s son, sometimes life has other plans.

The Pros of Cons by Alison Cherry, Lindsay Ribar & Michelle Schusterman
Publisher: Scholastic
Release date: March 27th
When a crazy mix-up in the hotel lobby brings three girls attending three very different cons together, they form an unlikely friendship against a chaotic background of cosplay, competition, and carcasses.

Reflection (Twisted Tales #4) by Elizabeth Lim
Publisher: Disney Press
Release date: March 27th
What if Mulan had to travel to the Underworld? When Captain Shang is mortally wounded by Shan Yu in battle, Mulan must travel to the Underworld, Diyu, in order to save him from certain death.

A double overlayed photo of girls staring at the water, heavy on blues and pinks, with THE WAY THE LIGHT BENDS over it.The Way the Light Bends by Cordelia Jensen
Publisher: Philomel
Release date: March 27th
Linc and Holly were once extremely close. Linc is desperate for her mother’s approval, but when a long-buried family secret comes to light, Linc must decide whether her mother’s love is worth obtaining.

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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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