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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 2017

Hardcover

Camp So-And-So by Mary McCoy - Fiction, Mystery, Sports, Thriller, Young Adult 14+

Carolrhoda Lab TM | 9781512415971 | Published March 1, 2017

The letters went out in mid-February. Each letter invited its recipient to spend a week at Camp So-and-So, a lakeside retreat for girls nestled high in the Starveling Mountains. Each letter was signed in ink by the famed and reclusive businessman and philanthropist, Inge F. Yancey IV.  Had any of these girls tried to follow the directions in the brochure and visit the camp for themselves on that day in February, they would have discovered that there was no such town and no such mountain and that no one within a fifty-mile radius had ever heard of Camp So-and-So.

Splinter by Sasha Dawn - Fiction, Mystery, Thriller, Young Adult 14+

Carolrhoda Lab TM | 9781512411515 | Published March 1, 2017

Sixteen-year-old Sami hasn't seen her mother in ten years and neither has anyone else. The police suspect Sami's father had something to do with her mom's disappearance, but Sami's never believed that. Her mother chose to abandon her and start a new life. It's that simple. But now, evidence has emerged about another missing woman who used to be involved with Sami's dad. Coincidence or evidence that the cops have been right all along?
Waking in Time by Angie Stanton - Family, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Science Fiction, Young Adult 14+

Switch Press | 9781630790707 | Published March 1, 2017

Still mourning the loss of her beloved grandmother and shaken by her mysterious, dying request, Abbi has just arrived at UW Madison for her freshman year. But on her second day, she wakes up to a different world: 1983. That is just the first stop on Abbis journey backward through time. Will is a charming college freshman from 1927 who travels forward through time. When Abbi and Will meet in the middle, love adds another complication to their lives. Communicating across time through a buried time capsule, they try to decode the mystery of their travel. 

Class: The Stone House by Patrick Ness and A.K. Benedict - Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction, Science Fiction

HarperTeen | 9780062666178 | Published March 7, 2017

Tanya keeps having bad dreams about the old stone house around the corner from Coal Hill School --- and a girl trapped there, screaming and terrified. When Tanya and her friends go to investigate the strange house covered in cobwebs, they stumble onto their own worst nightmares come to life. But there is a presence haunting the house that is even more powerful than their individual horrors. A presence that may not want to let them go...
Done Dirt Cheap by Sarah Nicole Lemon - Adventure, Family, Fiction, Mystery, Social Issues, Thriller

Amulet Books | 9781419723681 | Published March 7, 2017

Tourmaline Harris’s life hit pause at fifteen, when her mom went to prison because of Tourmaline’s unintentionally damning testimony. But at eighteen, her home life is stable, and she has a strong relationship with her father, the president of a local biker club known as the Wardens. Virginia Campbell’s life hit fast-forward at fifteen, when her mom “sold” her into the services of Hazard, a powerful attorney. When Hazard sets his sights on dismantling the Wardens, he sends in Virginia. But the two girls are stronger than the circumstances that brought them together, and their resilience defines the friendship at the heart of this powerful debut novel.

Girl Code: Gaming, Going Viral, and Getting It Done by Andrea Gonzales and Sophie Houser - Biography, Nonfiction, Science, Technology, Young Adult 12+

HarperCollins | 9780062472502 | Published March 7, 2017

Perfect for aspiring coders everywhere, GIRL CODE is the story of two teenage tech phenoms who met at Girls Who Code summer camp, teamed up to create a viral video game and ended up becoming world famous. Through the success of their video game, Andy and Sophie got unprecedented access to some of the biggest start-ups and tech companies, and now they’re sharing what they’ve seen. Get ready for an inside look at the tech industry, the true power of coding and some of the amazing women who are shaping the world.
Goodbye Days by Jeff Zentner - Fiction, Friendship, Mental Health, Young Adult 14+

Crown Books for Young Readers | 9780553524062 | Published March 7, 2017

Carver Briggs never thought a simple text would cause a fatal crash, killing his three best friends, Mars, Eli and Blake. But now Carver can’t stop blaming himself for the accident and even worse, a powerful judge is pressuring the district attorney to open up a criminal investigation. Luckily, Carver has some unexpected allies: Eli’s girlfriend, the only person to stand by him at school; Dr. Mendez, his new therapist; and Blake’s grandmother, who asks Carver to spend a “goodbye day” together to share their memories and say a proper farewell.
 
 

Max by Sarah Cohen-Scali - Fiction, Friendship, Historical Fiction, Young Adult 14+

Roaring Brook Press | 9781626720718 | Published March 7, 2017

Nazi Germany. 1936. In the Lebensborn program, carefully selected German women are recruited by the Nazis to give birth to new members of the Aryan race. Inside one of these women is Max. Max is taken away from his birth mother soon after he enters the world. Raised under the ideology and direction of the Nazi Party, he grows up without any family and he soon becomes the mascot of the program. That is until he meets Lukas, a young Jewish boy whom he knows he is meant to despise. Instead, the friendship that blossoms changes Max’s world forever.
Piper Perish by Kayla Cagan - Architecture, Art, Family, Fiction, Social Issues

Chronicle Books | 9781452155838 | Published March 7, 2017

Piper Perish inhales air and exhales art. Art school has been Piper's dream her whole life, and now that senior year is halfway over, she's never felt more ready. But in the final months before graduation, things are weird with her friends and stressful with three different guys, and Piper's sister's tyrannical mental state seems to thwart every attempt at happiness for the close-knit Perish family. Piper's art just might be enough to get her out. But is she brave enough to seize that power when it means giving up so much?

Seven Days of You by Cecillia Vinesse - Fiction, Friendship, Romance, Young Adult 14+

Poppy | 9780316391115 | Published March 7, 2017

Sophia has seven days left in Tokyo before she moves back to the States. Seven Days to say good-bye to the electric city, her wild best friend, and the boy she's harbored a semi-secret crush on for years. Seven perfect days....Until Jamie Foster-Collins moves back to Japan and ruins everything. Jamie and Sophia have a history of heartbreak, and the last thing Sophia wants is for him to steal her leaving thunder with his stupid arriving thunder. Yet as the week counts down, the relationships she thought were stable begin to explode around her.
Silent by David Mellon - Fantasy, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Young Adult 13+

Merit Press | 9781507201688 | Published March 7, 2017

Adi is an outsider, rejected by both her British father's and Indian mother's cultures, so she is no stranger to trouble. But when a mysterious agitator called Coal kidnaps Adi's twin brothers, Adi has to rely on herself to find them. With strength and cunning as fierce as any boy's, she decides to cut her hair and put on a military uniform to slip unnoticed through the chaos of World War I. When Adi finds a pocket watch that could be the clue to her lost brothers, she must figure out a way to decode it --- before time runs out.

The Great Pursuit by Wendy Higgins - Fairy Tale, Fantasy, Fiction, Romance, Science Fiction, Young Adult 12+

HarperTeen | 9780062381361 | Published March 7, 2017

The kingdom of Lochlanach has traded the great beast that once terrorized the realm of Eurona for something far more dangerous: the ire of powerful Lashed woman Rosaria Rocato. Rosaria demands that Eurona overturn the laws prohibiting magic, or an innocent will be killed each day. Despite the king’s resistance, Princess Aerity believes they must make peace with the Lashed, and though she’s accepted a betrothal to the man who took down the beast, she cannot help thinking about Paxton, the Lashed man who stole her heart and disappeared.
The Inexplicable Logic of My Life by Benjamin Alire Saenz - Family, Family Life, Fiction, Young Adult 14+

Clarion Books | 9780544586505 | Published March 7, 2017

From the multi-award-winning author of ARISTOTLE AND DANTE DISCOVER THE SECRETS TO THE UNIVERSE comes a gorgeous new story about love, identity and families lost and found. Sal used to know his place with his adoptive gay father, their loving Mexican-American family and his best friend, Samantha. But it’s senior year, and suddenly Sal is throwing punches, questioning everything and realizing he no longer knows himself. If Sal’s not who he thought he was, who is he? 
The Other F-Word by Natasha Friend - Family, Family Life, Fiction, Social Issues, Young Adult 14+

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) | 9780374302344 | Published March 7, 2017

Milo has two great moms, but he's never known what it's like to have a dad. When Milo's doctor suggests asking his biological father to undergo genetic testing to shed some light on Milo's extreme allergies, he realizes this is a golden opportunity to find the man he's always wondered about. Hollis's mom Leigh hasn't been the same since her other mom, Pam, passed away seven years ago. But suddenly, Leigh seems happy by the thought of reconnecting with Hollis's half-brother Milo. Hollis and Milo were conceived using the same sperm donor. They met once, years ago, before Pam died.

 

Traitor to the Throne (Rebel of the Sands) by Alwyn Hamilton - Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction, Romance, Young Adult 14+

Viking Books for Young Readers | 9780451477859 | Published March 7, 2017

Mere months ago, gunslinger Amani al'Hiza fled her dead-end hometown on the back of a mythical horse with the mysterious foreigner Jin, seeking only her own freedom. Now she's fighting to liberate the entire desert nation of Miraji from a bloodthirsty sultan who slew his own father to capture the throne. When Amani finds herself thrust into the epicenter of the regime she's determined to bring the tyrant down. Desperate to uncover the Sultan's secrets by spying on his court, she tries to forget that Jin disappeared just as she was getting closest to him, and that she's a prisoner of the enemy.

Ultimatum by K.M. Walton - Family, Family Life, Fiction, Social Issues, Young Adult 14+

Sourcebooks Fire | 9781492635079 | Published March 7, 2017

Unfiltered: No Shame, No Regrets, Just Me. by Lily Collins - Biography, Health, Nonfiction, Self-Help

HarperCollins | 9780062473011 | Published March 7, 2017

In this groundbreaking debut essay collection, featuring never-before-seen photos, actress Lily Collins is opening a poignant, honest conversation about the things young women struggle with: body image, self-confidence, relationships, family, dating and so much more. For the first time ever, Lily shares her life and her own deepest secrets, underlining that every single one of us experiences pain and heartbreak. For Lily, it’s about making it through to the other side, where you love what you see in the mirror and where you embrace yourself just as you are.
Wonderful Feels Like This by Sara Lövestam - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Young Adult 14+

Flatiron Books | 9781250095237 | Published March 7, 2017

For Steffi, going to school everyday is an exercise in survival. She's never fit in with any of the groups at school, and she's viciously teased by the other girls in her class. The only way she escapes is through her music --- especially jazz music. When Steffi hears her favorite jazz song playing through an open window of a retirement home on her walk home from school, she decides to go in and introduce herself. Through their unconventional but powerful friendship, Steffi comes to realize that she won't always be stuck and lonely in her town. 
A Dog in the Cave: The Wolves Who Made Us Human by Kay Frydenborg - Animals , History, Nonfiction, Science, Young Adult 12+

HMH Books for Young Readers | 9780544286566 | Published March 14, 2017

We know dogs are our best animal friends, but have you ever thought about what that might mean? Fossils show we’ve shared our work and homes with dogs for tens of thousands of years. Now there’s growing evidence that we influenced dogs’ evolution --- and they, in turn, changed ours. Even more than our closest relatives, the apes, dogs are the species with whom we communicate best. 
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by Newt Scamander - Fantasy

Arthur A. Levine Books | 9781338132311 | Published March 14, 2017

Straight from the library at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, a book of magical creatures that no Harry Potter fan should be without! Now Muggles too have the chance to discover where the Quintaped lives, what the Puffskein eats and why it is best not to leave milk out for a Knarl.
Freya by Matthew Laurence - Fantasy, Fiction, Mythology, Young Adult 14+

Imprint | 9781250088178 | Published March 14, 2017

There's far more to Sara Vanadi than meets the eye. In her prime, she was Freya, the Norse goddess of love, beauty, war and death --- though that past hardly seems to matter now. For an ancient goddess in the 21st century, true believers --- and the strength they bring --- are painfully hard to find. But when a new, rising power threatens to remake the world by bending the divine to its will, Sara realizes her days of hiding have ended, and a chance to claw her way out of the history books has arrived. She'll just need new clothes and a manicure before she gets started.

Hunted by Meagan Spooner - Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction, Romance, Young Adult 12+

HarperTeen | 9780062422286 | Published March 14, 2017

Though Yeva grew up with the city's highest aristocrats, far from her father's old lodge, she knows that the forest holds secrets and that her father is the only hunter who's ever come close to discovering them. So when her father loses his fortune and moves Yeva and her sisters back to the outskirts of town, Yeva is secretly relieved. But Yeva's father's misfortune may have cost him his mind, and when he goes missing in the woods, Yeva sets her sights on one prey: the creature he'd been obsessively tracking just before his disappearance. 
J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World: Movie Magic Volume Two: Curious Creatures by Ramin Zahed - Art, Movies

Candlewick | 9780763695835 | Published March 14, 2017

Meet the magnificent creatures and fantastic beasts of J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World. Featuring detailed creature profiles, stunning artwork and captivating insights from the making of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and all eight Harry Potter films, these pages reveal everything fans want to know about how these creatures were created. 
Maid of the King's Court by Lucy Worsley - Historical Fiction, Romance

Candlewick | 9780763688066 | Published March 14, 2017

Clever, headstrong Elizabeth Rose Camperdowne knows her duty. As the sole heiress to an old but impoverished noble family, Eliza must marry a man of wealth and title --- it’s the only fate for a girl of her standing. But when a surprising turn of events lands her in the royal court as a maid of honor to Anne of Cleves, Eliza is drawn into the dizzying, dangerous orbit of Henry the Eighth and struggles to distinguish friend from foe. 
Quidditch Through the Ages by Kennilworthy Whisp - Children's, Fantasy

Arthur A. Levine Books | 9781338125740 | Published March 14, 2017

If you have ever asked yourself where the Golden Snitch came from, how the Bludgers came into existence or why the Wigtown Wanderers have pictures of meat cleavers on their robes, you need QUIDDITCH THROUGH THE AGES. This invaluable volume is consulted by young Quidditch fans on an almost daily basis.