My Anticipated Book Releases, March 2018.

Anticipated

Divider 2

34728667

Title – Children of Blood and Bone 

Series – Legacy of Orïsha #1

Author – Tomi Adeyemi

Publication – March 6th, 2018.

Publisher – Henry Holt Books for Young Readers

Genres – Young Adult, Fantasy

Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zelie’s Reaper mother summoned forth souls.

But everything changed the night magic disappeared. Under the orders of a ruthless king, maji were targeted and killed, leaving Zélie without a mother and her people without hope.

Now, Zélie has one chance to bring back magic and strike against the monarchy. With the help of a rogue princess, Zélie must outwit and outrun the crown prince, who is hell-bent on eradicating magic for good.

Danger lurks in Orïsha, where snow leoponaires prowl and vengeful spirits wait in the waters. Yet the greatest danger may be Zélie herself as she struggles to control her powers—and her growing feelings for the enemy.

Divider 2.5

34499221

Title – To Kill a Kingdom

Authors – Alexandra Christo

Publication – March 6th, 2018.

Publisher – Feiwel & Friends

Genres – Young Adult & Fantasy

Princess Lira is siren royalty and the most lethal of them all. With the hearts of seventeen princes in her collection, she is revered across the sea. Until a twist of fate forces her to kill one of her own. To punish her daughter, the Sea Queen transforms Lira into the one thing they loathe most—a human. Robbed of her song, Lira has until the winter solstice to deliver Prince Elian’s heart to the Sea Queen or remain a human forever.

The ocean is the only place Prince Elian calls home, even though he is heir to the most powerful kingdom in the world. Hunting sirens is more than an unsavory hobby—it’s his calling. When he rescues a drowning woman in the ocean, she’s more than what she appears. She promises to help him find the key to destroying all of sirenkind for good—But can he trust her? And just how many deals will Elian have to barter to eliminate mankind’s greatest enemy?

Divider 2.5

33294200

Title – Poet X

Author – Elizabeth Acevedo

Publication – March 6th, 2018.

Publisher – HarperTeen

Genres – Young Adult, Contemporary & Poetry.

A young girl in Harlem discovers slam poetry as a way to understand her mother’s religion and her own relationship to the world. Debut novel of renowned slam poet Elizabeth Acevedo.

Xiomara Batista feels unheard and unable to hide in her Harlem neighborhood. Ever since her body grew into curves, she has learned to let her fists and her fierceness do the talking.

But Xiomara has plenty she wants to say, and she pours all her frustration and passion onto the pages of a leather notebook, reciting the words to herself like prayers—especially after she catches feelings for a boy in her bio class named Aman, who her family can never know about. With Mami’s determination to force her daughter to obey the laws of the church, Xiomara understands that her thoughts are best kept to herself.

So when she is invited to join her school’s slam poetry club, she doesn’t know how she could ever attend without her mami finding out, much less speak her words out loud. But still, she can’t stop thinking about performing her poems.

Because in the face of a world that may not want to hear her, Xiomara refuses to be silent

Divider 2.5

35817737

Title – The Exact Opposite of Okay

Author – Laura Steven

Publication – March 8th, 2018.

Publisher – Electric Monkey

Genres – Young Adult & Contemporary

Izzy O’Neill is an aspiring comic, an impoverished orphan, and a Slut Extraordinaire. Or at least, that’s what the malicious website flying round the school says. Izzy can try all she wants to laugh it off – after all, her sex life, her terms – but when pictures emerge of her doing the dirty with a politician’s son, her life suddenly becomes the centre of a national scandal. Izzy’s never been ashamed of herself before, and she’s not going to start now. But keeping her head up will take everything she has…

Divider 2.5

35604682

Title – Tyler Johnson Was Here

Authors –  Jay Coles

Publication – March 20th,  2018.

Publisher – Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Genres – Young Adult & Contemporary

When Marvin Johnson’s twin, Tyler, goes to a party, Marvin decides to tag along to keep an eye on his brother. But what starts as harmless fun turns into a shooting, followed by a police raid.

The next day, Tyler has gone missing, and it’s up to Marvin to find him. But when Tyler is found dead, a video leaked online tells an even more chilling story: Tyler has been shot and killed by a police officer. Terrified as his mother unravels and mourning a brother who is now a hashtag, Marvin must learn what justice and freedom really mean.

Divider 2.5

What books have you been anticipating that are being released this month? If you know you’ll love them, please share them so I can check them out! Thanks for reading.

Lara Kareem

Advertisements

7 thoughts on “My Anticipated Book Releases, March 2018.

  1. Tyler Jonson was here, Children of Blood and Bone and To Kill a Kingdom are on my list too. For the last one I’ve an eArc that I must read as soon as possibile.
    My list is extra long anyway… everytime I managed to add almost all the new release I see. I’m that kind of bookworm that has never enough books to buy

    Like

  2. I have all these books on my TBR and I was lucky to get an arc of TO KILL A KINGDOM.Can’t wait to read that! Children of Blood and Bone seems so good and I am excited for Tyler Johnson was here too.

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.