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Thursday, February 28, 2013

The March Debuts

It's almost March, which means a new batch of Lucky 13* debut authors to celebrate. YA fantasy and paranormal dominate this month--from android girls to genies and succubi, this month has it all! And don't miss our YA contemps and our poetry for younger readers. You'll love this crop! As usual, links point to more detail about each title as well as authors' personal websites and blogs. 

Being Henry David by Cal Armistead
March 1 (Albert Whitman Teen)
YA contemporary thriller

 Bruised by Sarah Skilton 
March 5 (Amulet Books)
YA contemporary

Dr. Bird's Advice for Sad Poets by Evan Roskos
March 5 (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
YA contemporary

Gone Fishing: A Novel in Verse by Tamera Will Wissinger
March 5 (Houghton Mifflin Books for Children)
MG contemporary novel in verse

The Inventor's Secret (Cragbridge Hall #1) by Chad Morris
March 5 (Shadow Mountain)
MG time-travel mystery

Let the Sky Fall by Shannon Messenger
March 5 (Simon Pulse)
YA paranormal romance

The Nightmare Affair by Mindee Arnett
March 5 (Tor Teen)
YA fantasy / paranormal

The Culling by Steven dos Santos
March 8 (Flux)
YA dystopian / sci-fi

MILA 2.0 by Debra Driza
March 12 (Katherine Tegen / HarperCollins)
YA sci-fi thriller

Pretty Girl-13 by Liz Coley
March 19  (Katherine Tegen / HarperCollins)
YA contemporary

The Art of Wishing by Lindsay Ribar
March 21 (Dial Books for Young Readers)
YA paranormal

Dear Life, You Suck by Scott Blagden
March 26 (Harcourt Children's Books)
YA contemporary

Forest Has a Song by Amy Ludwig VanDerwater
March 26 (Clarion)
picture book (poems)

If You Find Me by Emily Murdoch
March 26 (St. Martin's Griffin)
YA contemporary mystery/thriller

* What's a Lucky 13? An author lucky enough to be publishing his or her very first book for kids or teens in 2013! Each month, I'll introduce a new crop of fabulous debut fiction. Search for the tag 2013 debuts to see more, and read the Lucky 13 blog right here.

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