New March Fiction & Nonfiction
New adult fiction & non-fiction arriving in March listed here!
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Big Time : A Novel.
Winters, Ben H.
Hero: Grace. Grace is called into work. A woman has appeared at a local hospital, injured, shaken, and with an unusual portacath implanted in her chest. Victim: Allie. Allie's in the back seat of a silver SUV: woozy, scared. When she arrives at a hospital, she's found with an usual device attached to her body. Villain: Desiree. Desiree can't believe the girl had blinded her, can't believe that she'd escaped. And now the client is not happy. What she needs is to fulfill the mission. Desiree has a job to do, and she is almost out of time. Print run 35,000.
Day One : A Novel.
A village hall, a primary school play, a beautiful Lake District town in England. Into this idyllic scene steps a lone gunman whose actions set off a train of events that will have devastating consequences for the close-knit community of Stonesmere. In the weeks following the cataclysm, conspiracy theorists start questioning what happened. In this world where news travels fast, and videos and gossip travel faster, how does a community move forward together? Author of "Girl A." Print run 75,000.
Everyone Is Watching : A Novel.
Five contestants have been chosen to compete for ten million dollars on a game show. The catch? None of them knows what (or who) to expect, and it will be live streamed all over the world. Completely secluded with strict instructions not to leave the property and zero contact with the outside world, the competitors start to feel a little too isolated. When long-kept secrets begin to rise to the surface, the contestants realize this is no longer just a reality show - someone is out for blood. And the game can't end until the world knows who the contestants really are. Author of "The Overnight Guest." Print run 10,000.
The Exvangelicals : Loving, Living, and Leaving the White Evangelical Church.
Growing up in a deeply evangelical family in the Midwest in the '80s and '90s, Sarah McCammon was strictly taught to fear God, obey him, and not question the faith. Through it all, she was increasingly plagued by fears and deep questions as the belief system she'd been carefully taught clashed with her expanding understanding of the outside world. Part memoir, part investigative journalism, this is the first definitive book that names and describes the post-evangelical movement: identifying its origins, telling the stories of its members, and examining its vast cultural, social, and political impact. Print run 125,000.
Flight Risk : The Tourist on Trial.
Travel was once a marker of sophistication. Now the tourist is just as likely to be viewed as one locust in an annihilating swarm. In this smart and sharply funny interrogation of our right to roam, Steve Burgess looks into the traveller's soul, sharing the stories of some of his most important travels, from Rome to Tana Toraja, and looking to studies and experts around the world for insight into why we travel and how we could do it better. Residence: Vancouver, B.C.
Good Half Gone : A Novel.
Iris narrowly escaped her popular twin sister's fate as a teen: kidnapped, trafficked, and long gone before the cops agreed to investigate. Now an adult, Iris wants one thing - proof. And if the police still won't help, she'll just have to find it her own way - by interning at the isolated Shoal Island Hospital for the criminally insane, where secrets lurk in the shadows and are kept under lock and key. Iris soon realizes that something even more sinister is simmering beneath the surface of the Shoal, and that the patients aren't the only ones being observed. Author of "An Honest Lie." Print run 10,000.
I Promise It Won't Always Hurt Like This : 18 Assurances on Grief.
When Clare Mackintosh lost her five-week-old son 18 years ago, she soon discovered there are no neat, labelled stages of grief like so many books on loss insist. Inspired by a viral Twitter thread Clare wrote on the anniversary of her son's death, this book offers 18 short assurances that are full of compassion. This book is for the loved ones offering support but don't know what else to say and for the grieving who are searching for answers and a kind voice to turn to.
Love life loss and a little bit of hope : poems from the soul
Laforme, Stacey, author
"We should not have to change to fit into society the world should adapt to embrace our uniqueness." - Chief R. Stacey Laforme. Chief Laforme gives a history of his people through stories and poetry to let non-Indigenous people see through the eyes of Indigenous people. Some poems share humour, while others express pain, though each comes from the heart.
Medicine Wheel for the Planet A Journey toward Personal and Ecological Healing
The New Couple in 5B : A Novel.
Rosie and Chad Lowan inherit a luxury apartment at the historic Windermere in glamorous Murray Hill. The building is the epitome of old New York charm. One would almost never suspect the dark history lurking behind its perfectly maintained facade. At first, the building and its eclectic tenants couldn't feel more welcoming. But as the Lowans settle into their new home, Rosie starts to suspect that there's more to the Windermere than meets the eye. When one of the neighbours turns up dead, Rosie must get to the truth about the Windermere before she, too, falls under its dangerous spell. Print run 150,000.
Our Crumbling Foundation : How We Solve Canada's Housing Crisis.
As Canada is experiencing a housing shortage, CBC journalist Gregor Craigie presents the human face of the shortfall as he speaks with renters, owners and homeless people, exploring their varying predicaments and perspectives. He then shows how other North American and international jurisdictions are housing their citizens better, faster and with determination. With passion, knowledge and vigour, Craigie provides hope for finding our way out of the crisis by recommending a number of approaches at all levels of government. Residence: Victoria, B.C. Print run 10,000.
Secure Relating : Holding Your Own in an Insecure World.
A refreshing and innovative approach to understanding and improving relationships in today's increasingly polarized world. Drawing on over thirty years of professional clinical experience, the authors integrate modern attachment theory, relational neuroscience, and depth psychology into practical tools for deepening self-awareness. Kelley and Marriott provide contemporary concepts and interactive tools to help readers identify their unconscious defensive patterns, update and revise their personal narratives, and cultivate a secure state of mind amid chaos and adversity. Print run 40,000.
Thunder Song : Essays.
LaPointe, Sasha taqʷšəblu.
Drawing on a rich family archive, Sasha taqʷšəblu LaPointe explores themes ranging from indigenous identity and stereotypes to cultural displacement and environmental degradation to understand what our experiences teach us about the power of community, commitment, and conscientious honesty. Unapologetically punk, these essays segue between the miraculous and the mundane, the spiritual and the physical, as they examine the role of art - in particular music - and community in helping a new generation of indigenous people claim the strength of their heritage while defining their own path in the contemporary world. Print run 25,000.
The Worst Girl Gang Ever : A Survival Guide for Navigating Miscarriage and Pregnancy Loss.
Following pregnancy loss, it can feel like you've forgotten how to speak and need to learn a new language. You can tell your story to a room full of people but if no-one speaks this new language, they won't understand. They will try but ultimately, they won't fully grasp what you are saying. The ultimate guide to recovery after miscarriage and baby loss with guidance from experts in mindfulness, grief, therapy and relationships. Print run 10,000.