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Curious about what books will be released in the months ahead so you can pre-order or reserve them? Then click on the months below.

Please note we have not included every book that is coming out, but rather some that caught our eye --- and that we thought should catch yours as well.

March 2015

Hardcover

A Widow's Journey: Reflections on Walking Alone by Gayle Roper - Christian, Devotional, Nonfiction

Harvest House Publishers | 9780736959582 | Published March 1, 2015

Have you recently lost your husband? Are there days when you feel so terribly alone --- and that no one else could possibly understand? As a recent widow herself, author Gayle Roper understands. Join Gayle as she draws on her emotions during the loss of her beloved husband, Chuck, and offers you a compassionate devotional to encourage you through your darkest days. Gayle knows a widow’s pain is deep. But she also knows God’s love is deeper still. And it’s in His love you’ll find your deepest comfort.

Girl in Dior by Annie Goetzinger - Comic Book, Graphic Novel

NBM Publishing | 9781561639144 | Published March 1, 2015

The Story of King Jesus written by Ben Irwin, illustrated by Nick Lee - Children's, Christian, Nonfiction

David C. Cook | 9781434707727 | Published March 1, 2015

More than a collection of Bible stories, this vividly illustrated children's book tells the big picture of the Bible --- from the creation of the world to the calling of Israel to Jesus's victory over death. Many Bible storybooks offer stand-alone stories, which reduces biblical narrative to moral fables rather than showing how they are a part of a larger redemptive drama. Designed for children ages 4 to 8, THE STORY OF KING JESUS is the gospel told in a single story --- one designed to be read in one sitting.

Aquarium by David Vann - Fiction

Atlantic Monthly Press | 9780802123527 | Published March 3, 2015

Twelve-year-old Caitlin lives alone with her mother --- a docker at the local container port --- in subsidized housing next to an airport in Seattle. Each day, while she waits to be picked up after school, Caitlin visits the local aquarium to study the fish. Gazing at the creatures within the watery depths, Caitlin accesses a shimmering universe beyond her own. When she befriends an old man at the tanks one day, who seems as enamored of the fish as she, Caitlin cracks open a dark family secret and propels her once-blissful relationship with her mother toward a precipice of terrifying consequence.

Bone Gap by Laura Ruby - Fantasy, Fiction, Mystery, Romance, Young Adult 14+

Balzer + Bray | 9780062317605 | Published March 3, 2015

BONE GAP is the story of Roza, a beautiful girl who is taken from a quiet midwestern town and imprisoned by a mysterious man, and Finn, the only witness, who cannot forgive himself for being unable to identify her kidnapper. As we follow them through their melancholy pasts, their terrifying presents, their uncertain futures, acclaimed author Laura Ruby weaves a heartbreaking tale of love and loss, magic and mystery, regret and forgiveness --- a story about how the face the world sees is never the sum of who we are.

Confucius: And the World He Created by Michael Schuman - Biography, History, Nonfiction

Basic Books | 9780465025510 | Published March 3, 2015

Confucius is perhaps the most important philosopher in history. Today, his teachings shape the daily lives of more than 1.6 billion people. Throughout East Asia, Confucius’s influence can be seen in everything from business practices and family relationships to educational standards and government policies. It is impossible to understand East Asia, journalist Michael Schuman demonstrates, without first engaging with Confucius and his vast legacy.

Crow Fair: Stories by Thomas McGuane - Fiction, Short Stories

Knopf | 9780385350198 | Published March 3, 2015

The ties of family make for uncomfortable binds in Thomas McGuane’s first short story collection in nine years. A devoted son is horrified to discover his mother’s antics before she slipped into dementia. A father’s outdoor skills are no match for an ominous change in the weather. But complications arise equally in the absence of blood, as when lifelong friends on a fishing trip finally confront their deep dislike for each other. Or when a gifted traveling cattle breeder succumbs to the lure of a stranger’s offer of easy money.

Dark Rooms by Lili Anolik - Fiction, Mystery

William Morrow | 9780062345868 | Published March 3, 2015

Death sets the plot of DARK ROOMS in motion: the murder of 16-year-old Nica Baker. The crime is quickly solved --- a lonely classmate, unrequited love, a suicide note confession --- but memory and instinct won’t allow Nica’s older sister, Grace, to accept the case as closed. Dropping out of college and living at home, working at the moneyed and progressive private high school from which she recently graduated, Grace becomes increasingly obsessed with identifying and punishing the real killer.

Dead to Me by Mary McCoy - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Mystery, Mystery, Young Adult 12+, Youth Fiction

Disney-Hyperion | 9781423187127 | Published March 3, 2015

"Don't believe anything they say." Those were the last words that Annie spoke to Alice before turning her back on their family and vanishing without a trace. Alice spent four years waiting and wondering when the impossibly glamorous sister she idolized would return to her --- and what their Hollywood-insider parents had done to drive her away.  When Annie does turn up, the blond, broken stranger lying in a coma has no answers for her. But Alice isn't a kid anymore, and this time she won't let anything stand between her and the truth, no matter how ugly.

Epitaph: A Novel of the O.K. Corral by Mary Doria Russell - Fiction, Historical Fiction

Ecco | 9780062198761 | Published March 3, 2015

On October 26, 1881, Doc Holliday and the Earp brothers faced off against the Clantons and the McLaurys in Tombstone, Arizona. It should have been a simple misdemeanor arrest. Thirty seconds and 30 bullets later, three officers were wounded and three citizens lay dead in the dirt. Wyatt Earp was the last man standing, the only one unscathed. The lies began before the smoke cleared, but the gunfight at the O.K. Corral would soon become central to American beliefs about the Old West.