March's Hottest New Releases

Posted by Cybil on February 28, 2019
Looking for a new book? You can't go wrong with one of March's new releases, which include a highly anticipated domestic thriller from Harlan Coben and a novel about a 1970s rock band from the author of The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo.

Each month the Goodreads Editorial team takes a look at the books that are being published, how early reviewers are rating them, and how many of you are adding these books to your Want to Read shelf. We use the information to curate this list of books you can't wait to read.



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Sex, drugs, and rock and roll dominate this tale of a 1970s band making it big, from the author of The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo.

Release date: March 5

Read our interview with Taylor Jenkins Reid here.


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In this domestic thriller, a wealthy Manhattanite's daughter disappears into a world of drugs. In an effort to save her, he discovers family secrets he never suspected.

Release date: March 19

Read our interview with Harlan Coben here.


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In this book full of magic, a gingerbread baker tells her daughter a long bedtime story about her lineage, from the author of Boy, Snow, Bird.

Release date: March 5

Read our interview with Helen Oyeyemi here.


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If you had to pick five people to sum up your life, who would they be? In this debut, an elderly Irish man pulls up a stool at a hotel bar and raises a toast to the five people who have meant the most to him.

Release date: March 5

Read our interview with Anne Griffin here.


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After a messy breakup with her longtime white boyfriend, a Jamaican British woman living in London seeks comfort in all of the wrong places.

Release date: March 19

Read our interview with Candice Carty-Williams here.


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In this novel, two Korean girls in the 1930s join their village's all-female diving collective, beginning a life of excitement and danger.

Release date: March 5



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A suburban wife with a history of psychological instability has fears about her new neighbor that could lead them both to murder.

Release date: March 5



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This epic fantasy from the author of the Hugo Award-winning comic book series Ms. Marvel is set during the height of the Spanish Inquisition.

Release date: March 12


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This YA fantasy is a gender-bending King Arthur retelling, as a young woman is revealed to be the reincarnation of the legendary leader.

Release date: March 26


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In this follow-up to her bestselling book Girl, Wash Your Face, Hollis encourages women to stop talking themselves out of their dreams.

Release date: March 12


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Anderson was inspired to write this lyrical memoir after hearing from fans of her 1999 novel, Speak, which gave voice to a young sexual-assault survivor.

Release date: March 12


Which new releases are you looking forward to reading? Let's talk books in the comments!

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message 1: by Daniel (new)

Daniel Cemetery Road

Greg Iles' new book. One of the best writers on the planet!


Shall I Download A Black Hole And Offer It To You i am looking forward to these two: 'Inspection' by Josh Malerman; 'The Wolf and the Watchman' by Niklas Natt och Dag...


message 3: by Mary (new)

Mary Daniel wrote: "Cemetery Road

Greg Iles' new book. One of the best writers on the planet!"


I agree whole heartedly!


message 4: by C (new)

C I can't wait to read Daisy Jones & the six and also Before she knew him sounds good


message 5: by Philip (new)

Philip A couple I have Pre-ordered -

March 13, 2019
Something Read, Something Dead: A Lighthouse Library Mystery
Eva Gates

March 16 2019
Flights and Falls: A B.C. Blues Crime Novel (B.C. Blues Crime Series Book 4)
R.M. Greenaway


Latanya (Crafty Scribbles) I cannot wait to read Daisy Jones & The Six and Queenie.


message 7: by Jatoria (new)

Jatoria Walker girl stop apologizing looks so good


message 8: by Beth (new)

Beth Roberts Just ordered Daisy Jones & the new Peter Swanson through Book of the Month Club. Was hoping to see Gingerbread on offer there, too, but guess you can't have everything, lol.


message 9: by Sharon711 (new)

Sharon711 turner they all sound good!


message 10: by Erin (new)

Erin Most looking forward to the latest Veronica Speedwell book by Deanna Raybourn: A Dangerous Collaboration.


message 11: by Pooja (new)

Pooja Nandi I looking forward to read Daisy Jones and the Six & The Island of Sea Women. Totally expecting these to be an absolute cheerful read.


message 12: by Ima Hazelrigg (new)

Ima Hazelrigg I want historical inspiration romances that are free to read!


message 13: by Shar (new)

Shar Biggs Sounds good to me !


message 14: by Alioftheroses (new)

Alioftheroses So looking forward to the new Peter Swanson thriller!


message 15: by Adel (new)

Adel Think and grow rich is the best of all


message 16: by Lorraine (new)

Lorraine Silver Just read the secrets between us by Thrity Umrigar


message 17: by Lorraine (new)

Lorraine Silver Excellent. Book


message 18: by Willow (last edited Mar 06, 2019 07:23AM) (new)

Willow Croft Once & Future--without a doubt! So glad they revisited this theme.


message 19: by Yogi (new)

Yogi I'm looking forward to reading Christine Feehan's Toxic Game, as well as J.T. Geissinger's Dangerous Beauty.


message 20: by Kim (new)

Kim Wesley Jatoria wrote: "girl stop apologizing looks so good"

I was thinking the same thing!


message 21: by Michelle (new)

Michelle Arnold Just finished hotel Moscow. If u like well books this is a keeper.


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