Brand Spanking New Books: March 2014

Friday, February 28, 2014

Brand Spanking New Books is a new feature, showcasing new book releases! For March, expect incredible literary achievements from authors like Dinaw Mengestu, Helen Oyeyemi and Gregoire Delacourt; fun and fantastic YA releases, including a magical debut by Sally Green; and some fascinating nonfiction. And to make it easy for you, there's even a Goodreads list!

Night In Shanghai by Nicole Mones (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; March 4, 2014; $25.00; Hardcover) 
Gemini by Carol Cassella (Simon & Schuster; March 4, 2014; $25.99; Hardcover)
Above by Isla Morley (Gallery Books; March 4, 2014; $24.99; Hardcover)
Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi (Riverhead; March 6, 2014; $27.95; Hardcover)
The Anatomy Lesson: A Novel by Nina Siegel (Random House; March 11, 2014; $25.95; Hardcover)
My Wish List by Gregoire Delacourt, translated by Althea Bell (Penguin Books; March 25, 2014; $15.00; Paperback)
The House at the End of Hope Street: A Novel by Menna Van Praag (Penguin Books; March 25, 2014; $16.00; Paperback)
Vintage: A Novel by Susan Gloss (William Morrow;  March 25, 2014; $25.99; Hardcover)
Clever Girl by Tessa Hadley (Harper; March 4, 2014; $25.99; Hardcover)
The Moon Sisters by Therese Walsh (Random House; March 4, 2014; $25.00; Hardcover)
The Enchanted by Rene Denfeld (Harper; March 4, 2014; $25.99; Hardcover)
All Our Names by Dinaw Mengestu (Knopf; March 4, 2014; $25.95; Hardcover)



The Edge of the Water by Elizabeth George (Viking Juvenile; March 11, 2014; $18.99; Hardcover)
Promise of Shadows by Justina Ireland (Simon & Schuster; March 11, 2014; $17.99; Hardcover)
The Summer of Letting Go by Gae Polisner (Algonquin Young Readers; March 25, 2014; $16.95; Hardcover)
Nearly Gone by Elle Cosimano (Kathy Dawson Books; March 25, 2014; $17.99; Hardcover)
Let The Storm Break by Shannon Messenger (Simon Pulse; March 4, 2014; $17.99; Hardcover)
16 Things I Thought Were True by Janet Gurtler (Sourcebooks Fire;  March 4, 2014; $9.99; Paperback)
A Death-Struck Year by Makiia Lucier (HMH Books; March 4, 2014; $17.99; Hardcover)
Half Bad by Sally Green (Viking Juvenile; March 4, 2014; $18.99; Hardcover)

Machine Made: Tammany Hall and the Creation of Modern American Politics by Terry Golway (Liveright; March 3, 2014; $27.95; Hardcover)
Money: The Unauthorized Biography by Felix Martin (Knopf; March 4, 2014; $27.95; Hardcover)
Rebel Music: Race, Empire, and the New Muslim Youth Culture by Hisham Aidi (Pantheon; March 4, 2014; $29.95; Hardcover)
Hold Tight Gently: Michael Callen, Essex Hemphill, and the Battlefield of AIDS by Martin Duberman (The New Press; March 11, 2014; $27.95; Hardcover)
Playing The Whore: The Work of Sex Work by Melissa Gira Grant (Verso; March 11, 2014; $14.95; Paperback)
The Muslims Are Coming!: Islamophobia, Extremism, and the Domestic War on Terror by Arun Kundnani (Verso; March 18, 2014; $26.95; Hardcover)
The Bohemians: Mark Twain and the San Francisco Writers Who Reinvented American Literature by Ben Tarnoff (The Penguin Press; March 20, 2014; $27.95; Hardcover)
The Age of Radiance: The Epic Rise and Dramatic Fall of the Atomic Era by Craig Nelson (Scribner; March 25, 2014; $29.99; Hardcover)

If you are a publisher or publicist, and would like me to add your title to this list, please feel free to e-mail me at While I normally accept self-published books for submission, this section is limited to book releases from major and independent publishing houses.