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Curious about what books will be released in the months ahead so you can pre-order or reserve them? Then click on the months below.

Please note we have not included every book that is coming out, but rather some that caught our eye --- and that we thought should catch yours as well.

March 2015

Hardcover

Painless by S. A. Harazin - Family & Relationships, Fiction, Health, Romance, Young Adult 14+

Albert Whitman Teen | 9780807562888 | Published March 1, 2015

A first kiss. Falling in love. Going to prom. These are all normal things that most teenagers experience. Except for 17-year-old David Hart. His life is anything but normal and more difficult than most. Because of the disease that wracks his body, David is unable to feel pain. He has congenital insensitivity to pain with anhydrosis --- or CIPA for short. David lives with his elderly grandmother, who's now dying. All David wants to do is grow old, beat the odds, find love, travel the world, and see something spectacular. And he still wants to find his parents. While he still can.

Bone Gap by Laura Ruby - Young Adult 12+

Balzer + Bray | 9780062317605 | Published March 3, 2015

Bone Gap is the story of Roza, a beautiful girl who is taken from a quiet midwestern town and imprisoned by a mysterious man, and Finn, the only witness, who cannot forgive himself for being unable to identify her kidnapper. As we follow them through their melancholy pasts, their terrifying presents, their uncertain futures, acclaimed author Laura Ruby weaves a heartbreaking tale of love and loss, magic and mystery, regret and forgiveness—a story about how the face the world sees is never the sum of who we are.

Dead to Me by Mary McCoy - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Mystery, Young Adult 12+, Youth Fiction

Disney-Hyperion | 9781423187127 | Published March 3, 2015

Annie walked out on her family four years ago, and Alice has spent all that time wondering when her glamorous sister would return. When Annie does turn up, the blond, broken stranger lying in a coma has no answers for her. But Alice isn't a kid anymore, and this time she won't let anything stand between her and the truth, no matter how ugly. 
How to Win at High School by Owen Matthews - Fiction, Popular, Social, Young Adult 13+, Youth Fiction

HarperTeen | 9780062336866 | Published March 3, 2015

Starting as a junior in a new high school seems like exactly the right time to change things. He brainstorms with his best friend, Brian: What will it take for him to take over Nixon Collegiate? Adam searches for the A-listers' weak spot and strikes gold when he gets queen bee Sara Bryant to pay him for doing her physics homework. One part nerd, two parts badass, Adam ditches his legit job and turns to full-time cheating. His clients? All the Nixon Collegiate gods and goddesses.
 
But soon his homework business becomes a booze business, which becomes a fake ID business. Adam's popularity soars as he unlocks high school achievements left and right, from his first kiss to his first rebound hookup. But something else is haunting him --- a dark memory from his past, driving him to keep climbing. What is it? And will he go too far?
Mosquitoland by David Arnold - Young Adult 12+

Viking Juvenile | 9780451470775 | Published March 3, 2015

After the sudden collapse of her family, Mim Malone is dragged from her home in northern Ohio to the “wastelands” of Mississippi, where she lives in a medicated milieu with her dad and new stepmom. Before the dust has a chance to settle, she learns her mother is sick back in Cleveland. So she ditches her new life and hops aboard a northbound Greyhound bus to her real home and her real mother, meeting a quirky cast of fellow travelers along the way. But when her thousand-mile journey takes a few turns she could never see coming, Mim must confront her own demons, redefining her notions of love, loyalty, and what it means to be sane.
My Best Everything by Sarah Tomp - Family, Fiction, Romance, Social, Young Adult 14+

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | 9780316324786 | Published March 3, 2015

Luisa "Lulu" Mendez has just finished her final year of high school in a small Virginia town, determined to move on and leave her job at the local junkyard behind. So when her father loses her college tuition money, Lulu needs a new ticket out. Desperate for funds, she cooks up the (illegal) plan to make and sell moonshine with her friends. 
Positively Beautiful by Wendy Mills - Family, Fiction, Medicine, Personal Growth, Romance, Young Adult 13+, Youth Fiction

Bloomsbury USA Childrens | 9781619633414 | Published March 3, 2015

Erin Bailey's life changes forever the day her mom is diagnosed with breast cancer. It's always just been Erin and Mom, so living without her is not an option. Life takes another turn when the cancer is linked to a rare genetic mutation, and Erin must grapple with the decision of whether or not to have her own DNA tested. Her only outlets are flying lessons, where looking to the horizon calms her deepest fears, and her new friend Ashley, a girl she met in an online support group. But when a flash decision has Erin flying away to find her new friend, she embarks on a journey from the depths of despair to new love and a better understanding of the true meaning of beauty. 
 
This thought-provoking story brings readers to the emotional brink and back again, as they experience Erin's fear, her frustration, and ultimately...her freedom.
Razorhurst by Justine Larbalestier - Action, Action Adventure, Fiction, Historical Thriller, Paranormal, Young Adult 14+, Youth Fiction

Soho Teen | 9781616955441 | Published March 3, 2015

Sydney’s deadly Razorhurst neighborhood, 1932. Gloriana Nelson and Mr. Davidson, two ruthless mob bosses, have reached a fragile peace --- one maintained by “razor men.” Kelpie, orphaned and homeless, is blessed (and cursed) with the ability to see Razorhurst’s many ghosts. They tell her secrets the living can’t know about the cracks already forming in the mobs’ truce. 
 
Then Kelpie meets Dymphna Campbell, a legendary beauty and prized moll of Gloriana Nelson. She’s earned the nickname “Angel of Death” because none of her beaus has ever survived knowing her. Unbeknownst to Kelpie, Dymphna can see ghosts, too, and she knows that Gloriana’s hold is crumbling one henchman at a time. As loyalties shift and betrayal threatens the two girls at every turn, Dymphna is determined not only to survive, but to rise to the top with Kelpie at her side.
The Dead I Know by Scot Gardner - Fiction, Paranormal, Psychological Suspense, Young Adult 14+, Youth Fiction

HMH Books for Young Readers | 9780544232747 | Published March 3, 2015

Aaron Rowe walks in his sleep and haunted by dreams he can’t explain and memories he can’t recover. Death doesn’t scare him --- his new job with a funeral director may even be his salvation. But if he doesn’t discover the truth about his hidden past soon, he may fall asleep one night and never wake up.In this dark and witty psychological drama about survival, Aaron finds that making peace with the dead may be easier than coming to terms with the living.
The Memory Key by Liana Liu - Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult 12+, Youth Fiction

HarperTeen | 9780062306647 | Published March 3, 2015

Though her mother's been dead for five years, Lora struggles to remember every detail about her --- most important, the specific events that occurred the night she sped off in her car, never to return.
 
But in a world ravaged by Vergets disease, a viral form of Alzheimer's, that isn't easy. Usually Lora is aided by her memory key, a standard-issue chip embedded in her brain that preserves memories just the way a human brain would. Then a minor accident damages Lora's key, and her memories go haywire. Suddenly Lora remembers a moment from the night of her mother's disappearance that indicates her death was no accident. Can she trust these formerly forgotten memories? Or is her ability to remember every painful part of her past driving her slowly mad --- burying the truth forever?