Here are some of the most exciting (and hopefully good) books of March 2017. Add your own oooh shinies to our Goodreads list and let us know in the comments which book you look forward to reading the most!


Book of Mutter
Kate Zambreno

A tender and disquieting meditation on the ability of writing, photography, and memory to embrace shadows while in the throes — and dead calm — of grief.

All Grown Up
Jami Attenberg

A wickedly funny novel about a thirty-nine-year-old single, childfree woman who defies convention as she seeks connection.

Exit West
Mohsin Hamid

In a country teetering on the brink of civil war, two young people meet— and embark on a furtive love affair.

The Idiot
Elif Batuman

A portrait of the artist as a young woman. The Idiot is a heroic yet self-effacing reckoning with the terror and joy of becoming a person in a world that is as intoxicating as it is disquieting.

Sonora
Hannah Lillith Assadi

The daughter of a Palestinian refugee exchanges Phoenix for New York, running away with her tempestuous counterpart Laura.

Strange the Dreamer
Laini Taylor

The dream chooses the dreamer, not the other way around. Lazlo Strange, war orphan and junior librarian, obsessed with the mythic lost city of Weep, follows his dream to find it.

The Inexplicable Logic of my Life
Benjamin Alire Sáenz

A story about love, identity, and unusual families. Sal questions who he is among the people he knows and the person he thought himself to be.

Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

A new essay by Adichie, written as a letter to a friend who asked for her advice on how to raise her newborn daughter as a feminist.

The City, Awake
duncan b. barlow

Saul, a man without a history, awakes in a hotel room with a note in his pocket. Hunting for answers, he must survive assassins, a shape-shifting femme fatal and a psychotic looking for an exit.

White Tears
Hari Kunzru

Two 20-something New Yorkers have an obsession with music in common. When they try to sell a fake recording as a long-lost album, they spiral down into the heart of the nation’s darkness.

More Alive and Less Lonely
Jonathan Lethem

A collection of Lethem’s finest writing about writing with new material. It includes impassioned appreciations of forgotten writers and overlooked books, razor-sharp critical essays and much more.

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The Barrowfields
Phillip Lewis

A richly textured coming-of-age story about fathers and sons, home and family, recalling classics by Thomas Wolfe and William Styron, by a powerful new voice in fiction.

Tell Me How it Ends
Valeria Luiselli

Interviews with undocumented Latin-American children facing deportation structured around forty questions, showing the contradiction of the American Dream.

The Bone Witch
Rin Chupeco

Thea, a witch with the rare gift of Necromancy, is ostracized from her kingdom. War pushes her to hone her skill and fight for those she loves.

Traitor to the Throne
Alwyn Hamilton

The sequel to Rebel of the Sands where Amani finds herself stripped of her powers and identity so she must return to her desert girl instinct for survival.

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Wing Jones
Katherine Webber

With a grandmother from China and another from Ghana, 15-year-old Wing Jones is often caught between worlds. But when tragedy strikes, Wing discovers a talent for running she never knew she had.

South and West
Joan Didion

Two extended excerpts from her never-before-seen notebooks–writings that offer an illuminating glimpse into the mind of a legendary writer.

The Rules Do Not Apply
Ariel Levy

When Ariel Levy left for a reporting trip to Mongolia in 2012, she was pregnant, married, financially secure, and successful on her own terms. A month later, none of that was true.

How To Be a Bawse
Lilly Singh

YouTube sensation Lilly Singh wrote the definitive guide to being a bawse, proving that there are no shortcuts to success.

Eggshells
Caitriona Lally

Vivian feels like she doesn’t fit in, always looking for another world, but never finding. So instead she puts out an and looking for a friend called Penelope.

Radio Silence
Alice Oseman

What if everything you set yourself up to be was wrong? Studious Frances meets a boy who gets her to open up on his podcast which then goes viral.

The Collapsing Empire
John Scalzi

Our universe is ruled by physics and faster than light travel is not possible until the discovery of The Flow. On discovery that The Flow is moving, cutting off all human worlds forever, 3 people try to save the interstellar empire from collapse.

You’re Welcome, Universe
Whitney Gardner

When Julia finds a slur about her best friend scrawled across a school, she covers it up with a beautiful (albeit illegal) graffiti mural. Her friend snitches on her, gets her expelled and lands her in the midst of a graffiti war.

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Things I Should Have Known
Claire LaZebnik

Chloe, a Los Angeles girl is on a quest to find love for her autistic sister and finds the perfect match. Unfortunately, his brother is Chloe’s arch nemesis and he’s not going to make this easy.

Buy these or any other books at Bookdepository or Bol.com and let us know what book you’re most excited for this month!

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Bored to Death book club is set up by two sisters who love to read and have nothing better to do than to start a book club.

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