Another month and a new season brings some intriguing book releases! We have found twelve fantastic reads to check out this month from Traitor to the Throne, where Amani races to save her land from a bloodthirsty sultan, to the female-led Crenshaw Six gang in Lola, and Tim Lebbon’s Relics which follows an underground black market for arcane things like in mummified satyrs.
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Traitor to the Throne by Alwyn Hamilton | March 7 | Goodreads
In Rebel of the Sands, Amani fled her hometown on the back of mystical horse along with a mysterious foreigner named Jin. Now in the sequel, she finds herself fighting to liberate the entire desert nation of Miraji from a bloodthirsty sultan by bringing him down. But forget what you know from the first book, Traitor to the Throne is about to change it all.
The Roanoke Girls by Amy Engel | March 7 | Goodreads
After her mother’s suicide, fifteen year-old Lane Roanoke moved to Kansas to live with her cousin and their grandparents. Lane knew little of her mother’s family, but soon uncovers a dark truth causing her to run away. Eleven years on, her grandfather becomes concerned when Lane’s cousin goes missing which causes her to return and face her families secrets.
Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor | March 28 | Goodreads
The dream chooses the dreamer and for Lazlo Strange, a war orphan and junior librarian, he fears his dream chose poorly. Obsessed with a mythic lost city, Lazlo is presented an opportunity in the form of a hero called the Godslayer and his band of legendary warriors. Questions and answers await, along with more mysteries—including the blue-skinned goddess who appears in Lazlo’s dreams. How did he dream her before he knew she existed? and if all the gods are dead, why does she seem so real?
The Cutaway by Christina Kovac | March 21 | Goodreads
Enter a tangled world of corruption and cover-up as a young television producer investigates the strange disappearance of a beautiful Georgetown lawyer. Risking her career, her life, and perhaps even her own sanity, she dives deep into the dark underbelly of Washington, DC business and politics in an investigation that will drag her mercilessly through the inextricable webs of corruption that bind the press, the police, and politics in our nation’s capital.
The Bone Witch by Rin Chupeco | March 7 | Goodreads
Tea is different from other witches in her family as her gift for necromancy makes her a bone witch, who are feared and ostracized in the kingdom. But great power comes at a price and it forces her to leave her homeland to train under the guidance of an older, wiser bone witch to learn to control her elemental magic. She must be strong—stronger than she even believes because a war is brewing in the eight kingdoms.
Nemesis by Brendan Reichs | March 21 | Goodreads
Since Min was eight, every two years, a strange man finds her and murders her in cold blood. Hours later, she’ll wake in a clearing outside her hometown completely fine. Meanwhile, across the valley, Noah is tormented by nightmares of murder and death. But everything is about to change when an asteroid threatens all life. For Min, she’s had enough of being hunted and vows to discover what is happening in Fire Lake. She soon uncovers a lifetime of lies including a vast conspiracy involving the sixty-four students of her sophomore class.
The Song Rising by Samantha Shannon | March 7 | Goodreads
The Bone Season series continues in the third instalment with a bloody battle against foes on every side. Paige Mahoney has risen to the dangerous position of Underqueen, ruling over London’s criminal population. But after turning her back on Jaxon and with vengeful enemies at large, the task of stabilising the fractured underworld has never seemed so challenging. Little does Paige know that her reign may be cut short with the introduction of Senshield, a deadly technology that spells doom for the clairvoyant community and the world as they know it…
Relics by Tim Lebbon | March 21 | Goodreads
There’s an underground black market for arcane things and this group trafficks in mummified satyrs, gryphons claws, and more. When Angela Gough’s lover Vince goes missing, she sets out to find him whatever the risk. She learns he was employed by the infamous London crime lord Frederick Meloy, who provides bizarre objects beyond imagining. Descending into the city’s underbelly, she uncovers a deadly side to the black market which may have claimed Vince, and Angela may be next.
Unfiltered by Lily Collins | March 7 | Goodreads
In this groundbreaking debut essay collection, 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. Sharing her life and deep secrets, she underlines everyone experiences pain and heartbreak, and her honest voice will inspire you to be who you are and say what you feel. It’s time to claim your voice, it’s time to live your life unfiltered.
The Illusionist’s Apprentice by Kristy Cambron | March 7 | Goodreads
Houdini’s one-time apprentice holds fantastic secrets about the greatest illusionist in the world, but someone wants to claim them…or silence her before she can reveal them on her own. In 1926 Boston, Jenny “Wren” Lockhart is a bold eccentric and in the months following Houdini’s death, she is drawn into a web of mystery surrounding a spiritualist. She becomes forced to team up with the newly formed FBI and they race against time to prove the innocence of a hated man.
Lola by Melissa Scrivner Love | March 21 | Goodreads
The Crenshaw Six are a small but up-and-coming gang in South Central LA who have recently been drawn into an escalating war between rival drug cartels. To outsiders, they appear to be led by a man named Garcia…but the real leader (and secret weapon) is Garcia’s girlfriend, a brilliant young woman named Lola. She has mastered playing the role of a submissive girlfriend and she is consistently underestimated. But she is much smarter, tougher and ruthless than any men around her and with the gang increasingly sucked into a world of high-stakes betrayal and brutal violence, her skills and leadership become their only hope of survival.
Silent by David Mellon | March 7 | Goodreads
Set during World War I, Adi is an outrider, 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 her twin brothers, she has to rely on herself to find them. With strength and cunning, Adi cuts her hair and dons a military uniform to join the chaos of the early days of World War I. She soon finds a pocket watch that could be a clue to her lost brothers, she must decode it before time runs out.