March 2023 YA New Releases

New month, new books! Maybe spring cleaning has brought some new space and organization to your bookshelves. Or maybe, like us, you have absolutely NO shelf control when it comes to buying books. Either way, here’s our list of all the new YA books in March that you need to know about!

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Midnight Strikes

Midnight Strikes

By Zeba Shahnaz

In this explosive fantasy debut, a provincial girl must work with an infuriatingly handsome prince to escape a nightmarish curse that forces them to relive the same night over and over.

“The time-loop fantasy you never knew you needed, where the fairytale ball is bloody and Cinderella is the Final Girl.”—Gina Chen, New York Times bestselling author of Violet Made of Thorns

Dear Medusa

Dear Medusa

By Olivia A. Cole

This searing and intimate novel in verse follows a sixteen-year-old girl coping with sexual abuse as she grapples with how to reclaim her story, her anger, and her body in a world that seems determined to punish her for the sin of surviving.
“This is more than a story about sexual violence—this book is about race, sexuality, love, and how anger can be a catalyst for healing.”
—Gabrielle Union, bestselling author, actress, and producer

Hidden Systems

Hidden Systems

By Dan Nott

We use water, electricity, and the internet every day–but how do they actually work? And what’s the plan to keep them running for years to come? This nonfiction science graphic novel takes readers on a journey from how the most essential systems were developed to how they are implemented in our world today and how they will be used in the future.

Great or Nothing

Great or Nothing

By Joy McCullough, Caroline Tung Richmond, Tess Sharpe, Jessica Spotswood

A reimagining of Little Women set in 1942, when the United States is suddenly embroiled in the Second World War, this story, told from each March sister’s point of view, is one of grief, love, and self-discovery. Now in paperback!

Skyward Flight: The Collection

Skyward Flight: The Collection

By Brandon Sanderson, Janci Patterson

Return to the planet Detritus with FM, Alanik, and Jorgen in this must-have three-novella collection featuring exclusive character art and deleted scenes from Skyward with commentary from Brandon Sanderson.

Lucha of the Night Forest

Lucha of the Night Forest

By Tehlor Kay Mejia

An edge-of-your-seat fantasy about a girl who will do anything to protect her sister—even if it means striking a dangerous bargain. Dark forces, forgotten magic, and a heart-stopping queer romance make this young adult novel a must-read.

What We Harvest

What We Harvest

By Ann Fraistat

For fans of Wilder Girls comes a nightmarish debut guaranteed to keep you up through the night, about an idyllic small town poisoned by its past, and one girl who must fight the strange disease that’s slowly claiming everyone she loves. Now in paperback!

In Nightfall

In Nightfall

By Suzanne Young

In the quaint town of Nightfall, Oregon, it isn’t the dark you should be afraid of—it’s the girls. The Lost Boys meets Buffy the Vampire Slayer in this propulsive novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Treatment.

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