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7 Must-Read Books That Went on Sale in March 2019

March 28, 2019
Annika Voss

March has come to an end and Spring is finally here! Sure we’ve got a few more chilly days to look forward to but that just gives us more time to snuggle into a blanket with a good book. Trying to figure out what to read next? Why not choose one from all the must-read books that came out this month!

7 Must-Read Books That Went on Sale in March 2019

1. Dealing in Dreams by Lilliam Rivera

Set in the near future, Dealing in Dreams is about sixteen-year-old Nalah who leads the fiercest all-girl crew in Mega City. Her dream is to give up her questionable lifestyle and move the the exclusive Mega Towers. Now Nalah must prove her loyalty to the city’s benevolent founder for a chance to live in the Mega Towers. She must cross the border in a search of the mysterious gang the Ashé Riders. But the closer she gets to her goal the more she loses sight of everything—and everyone—she cares about.

 

2. Barely Missing Everything by Matt Mendez

Juan and JD both have plans. Juan is going to get out of El Paso, Texas, on a basketball scholarship and JD is going to be a filmmaker. Fabi doesn’t have a plan anymore, not since getting pregnant at sixteen. When Juan and JD embark on road trip to visit Juan’s dad on death row (someone Fabi always said was dead), we find out there are some things you just can’t plan for…

 

3. Angel Thieves by Kathi Appelt

An ocelot. A slave. An angel thief. Multiple perspectives spanning across time are united through themes of freedom, hope, and faith in a most unusual and epic novel from Newbery Honor–winning author and National Book Award finalist Kathi Appelt.

 

4. Girls with Sharp Sticks by Suzanne Young

The Handmaid’s Tale meets West World in Suzanne Young’s new book, Girls with Sharp Sticks. The carefully controlled existence of a group of girls at an elite boarding school may not be quite as it appears to be. As Mena and her friends uncover the dark secrets of what’s actually happening – and who they really are – the students of Innovations Academy will learn to fight back.

 

5. The Universal Laws of Marco by Carmen Rodrigues

In the summer before eighth grade, Marco Suarez kissed his best friend Sally Blake. This was his first spark. And then, at the end of that year, she disappeared, leaving without even saying why. And now in their senior year, Sally unexpectedly returns and Marco is shaken. Still, he holds tightly to his carefully choreographed life. A life that is full of reasons why first sparks don’t matter, the main reason? He has a girlfriend.

 

6. Sky Without Stars by Jessica Brody and Joanne Rendell

In this sci-fi reimagining of Les Misérables, a Thief, a Guardian, and an Officer become the unlikely heroes of a planet on the brink of revolution. Romance and emotions rise as Chatine, Marcellus, and Alouette’s lives and destinies collide. Together, they just might be the key to shaping the future of their planet, Laterre.

 

7. Ruse by Cindy Pon

In near-future Shanghai, a group of teens have their world turned upside down when one of their own is kidnapped in this action-packed follow-up to the “positively chilling” (The New York Times) sci-fi thriller Want.

 

March is also Women’s History Month! If you’re in the mood to celebrate women this month and all year long, check out this list of books to read for Women’s History Month.

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