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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 2013

Hardcover

Being Henry David by Cal Armistead - Social Issues, Family Relationships, Fiction, Young Adult 13+

Albert Whitman Teen | 9780807506158 | Published March 1, 2013

Seventeen-year-old "Hank" has found himself at Penn Station in New York City with no memory of anything --- who he is, where he came from, why he's running away. His only possession is a worn copy of WALDEN, by Henry David Thoreau. And so he becomes Henry David or "Hank" and takes first to the streets, and then to the only destination he can think of --- Walden Pond in Concord, Massachusetts.

Revenge of the Girl With the Great Personality by Elizabeth Eulberg - Fiction, Romance

Point | 9780545476997 | Published March 1, 2013

Everybody loves Lexi. She's popular, smart, funny...but she's never been one of those girls, the pretty ones who get all the attention from guys. Lexi's sick of it. She's sick of being the girl who hears about kisses instead of getting them. She's sick of being ignored by her longtime crush, Logan. The time has come for Lexi to step out from the sidelines. Girls without great personalities aren't going to know what hit them. Because Lexi's going to play the beauty game --- and she's in it to win it.

The Runaway King:Book 2 of the Ascendance Trilogy by Jennifer A. Nielsen - Action Adventure, Adventure, Fiction, Suspense

Scholastic Press | 9780545284158 | Published March 1, 2013

Just weeks after Jaron has taken the throne, an assassination attempt forces him into a deadly situation. Soon, it becomes clear that deserting the kingdom may be his only hope of saving it. But the further Jaron is forced to run from his identity, the more he wonders if it is possible to go too far. Will he ever be able to return home again? Or will he have to sacrifice his own life in order to save his kingdom?

When Love Comes to Town by Tom Lennon - Lifestyles , Family & Relationships, Fiction, Mental Health, Sexuality, Young Adult 15+

Albert Whitman Teen | 9780807589168 | Published March 1, 2013

The year is 1990, and in his hometown of Dublin, Ireland, Neil Byrne plays rugby, keeps up with the in-crowd at his school and is just a regular guy. A guy who's gay. It's a secret he keeps from the wider world as he explores the city at night and struggles to figure out how to reveal his real self --- and to whom.

Bruised by Sarah Skilton - Fiction, Relationships, Romance, Young Adult 12+

Amulet Books | 9781419703874 | Published March 5, 2013

When Imogen, a 16-year-old black belt in Tae Kwon Do, freezes during a holdup at a local diner, the gunman is shot and killed by the police, and she blames herself for his death. Now that her sense of self has been challenged, she must rebuild her life, a process that includes redefining her relationship with her family and navigating first love with the boy who was at the diner with her during the shoot-out.

Dr. Bird's Advice for Sad Poets by Evan Roskos - Fiction, Humor, Young Adult 14+

Houghton Mifflin Books for Children | 9780547928531 | Published March 5, 2013

Sixteen-year-old James Whitman has been yawping (à la Whitman) at his abusive father ever since he kicked his beloved older sister, Jorie, out of the house. James’s painful struggle with anxiety and depression make for a heart-rending read, but his wild, exuberant Whitmanization of the world and keen sense of humor keep this emotionally charged debut novel buoyant.

Emblaze by Jessica Shirvington - Fantasy, Fiction, Love & Romance, Young Adult 14+

Sourcebooks Fire | 9781402268465 | Published March 5, 2013

For Violet Eden the decisions between right and wrong are getting harder and harder. Because apparently being a half-angel Grigori doesn't always make you right. Both sides --- Angels vs. Exiles --- are racing to decipher an ancient scripture that would allow anyone banished to the Underworld to return. And at the very center: Violet. She only has one chance to make the right choice...

Flowers in the Sky by Lynn Joseph - Fiction, Romance, Young Adult 13+

HarperTeen | 9780060297947 | Published March 5, 2013

Fifteen-year-old Nina Perez must leave her her lush island home in Samana, Dominican Republic, when she's sent by her mother to live with her brother in New York. As she is confronted by ugly secrets about her brother's business, she comes to understand the realities of life in this new place. But then she meets that tall, green-eyed boy, who just might help her learn to see beauty in spite of tragedy.

Frost Burned: Mercy Thompson, Book 7 by Patricia Briggs - Fantasy, Science Fiction

Ace Hardcover | 9780441020010 | Published March 5, 2013

Mercy Thompson’s life has undergone a seismic change. Becoming the mate of Adam Hauptman—the charismatic Alpha of the local werewolf pack—has made her a stepmother to his daughter Jesse, a relationship that brings moments of blissful normalcy to Mercy’s life. But on the edges of humanity, what passes for a minor mishap on an ordinary day can turn into so much more…

Let the Sky Fall by Shannon Messenger - Fantasy, Fiction, Love & Romance, Young Adult 12+

Simon Pulse | 9781442450417 | Published March 5, 2013

Seventeen-year-old Vane Weston survived the category five tornado that killed his parents. And the beautiful, dark-haired girl who’s swept through his dreams every night since is 17-year-old Audra, an air elemental and also Vane’s guardian. When their location is revelaed to the enemy, Audra’s forced to help Vane remember who he is, but doing so will also unlock the memory Audra needs him to forget.