Wondering what to read now? Here are all the hot new March 2024 book releases for you. I’ll let you know what I’ve read, what I can’t wait to read, and what’s getting all the attention this month.
In case you’re new to Booklist Queen, every month I cover all the hottest new book releases. I try to read as many new book releases as I can to give you an honest perspective on what to read and what to skip.
However, I realize that my to-read list might not exactly match yours. That’s why I’ve also included some of the most popular March 2024 book releases from your favorite authors.
Enough from me, let’s get on to the March 2024 book releases so you can fill up your to-read list.
Top March 2024 Book Releases
For over twenty years, every time she dates a new man Daphne receives a piece of paper telling exactly how long the relationship will last. Until after a blind date at her favorite LA restaurant, Daphne’s paper just says “Jake” with no end date. As Daphne and Jake date, she begins to question whether this relationship really doesn’t have an expiration date. For Daphne knows something that, if she told Jake, it would break his heart.
In 1864, Star survives the Sand Creek Massacre in Colorado only to be taken to Fort Marion Prison Castle where he is forced to learn English and become a Christian under the cruel prison guard Richard Henry Pratt. Years later, Star’s son Charles is sent to Pratt’s Indian Industrial School where Pratt tries to strip Charles and Charles’s friend Opal Viola of their Native identity. In 2018, Opal Viola Victoria Bear Shield struggles to hold her family together as the various members turn to drugs and ceremony after a shooting at her nephew’s school.
In a sequel to The Searcher, retired Chicago detective Cal Hooper is comfortable in Ireland, having built a new life with Lena. Even Trey seems to be thriving, as she’s turned from a half-feral teenager into a decent person going places. When Trey’s long-absent father suddenly reappears, he brings along an English millionaire searching for gold. Cal does his best to protect Trey and the life they’ve built, but Trey only seems to want revenge.
Cristina Henríquez, the author of The Book of Unknown Americans, tells a tale of the building of the Panama Canal from the perspective of fishmongers, laborers, doctors, and journalists. Local fisherman Francisco isn’t happy about the foreigners wanting to carve a canal through Panama but his son Omar sees it as a means for escape. When Omar collapses after a grueling shift, Ada, a teenage immigrant from Barbados, rushes to his aid. Moved by her act, John Oswald, a researcher studying malaria, hires Ada to care for his sick wife, an action that will set into motion a sweeping tale of loyalty and ambition.
Simone St. James
After taking a wrong turn on their honeymoon, April and Eddie stumble across a lone hitchhiker on a deserted road. Soon they realize that he’s bleeding and a semi truck is barreling after them. After the hitchhiker dies at the hospital, April and Eddie find themselves the only witnesses, and prime suspects, in a series of murders along that deserted stretch of road. As they try to clear their names, they realize something supernatural is taking place in this town full of dark secrets.
The Most Anticipated March 2024 Book Releases
Barely making ends meet in New York City, Rosie and Chad Lowan are thrilled when Chad’s late uncle leaves them his luxury apartment at a historic building in a glamorous part of town. At first, the Windermere feels perfect despite the ever-present doorman and the cameras everywhere. When one of the neighbors dies, Rosie begins to suspect that something darker is happening behind the perfectly constructed facade.
When Annie Brown dies, her husband, four children, and best friend are all left reeling. Bill finds himself overwhelmed as a widower, Annamarie falls back into bad habits without her best friend to guide her, and Ali is forced to step up to care for her younger siblings. A study in grief, After Annie follows each of them as they eventually learn to grow stronger and more sure of themselves, while still mourning Annie.
Frankie Elkin is an expert at solving long-cold missing persons cases but she never expected to be helping a serial killer. With just weeks left on death row, Kaylee Pierson, known for her violent murder of eighteen men, wants Frankie’s help solving the disappearance of her little sister. Pierson thinks her tech mogul ex-boyfriend was involved. Going undercover at his latest project on a remote Pacific island, Frankie finds everyone has secrets just as a storm begins to roll in.
As a teenager, Iris’s twin sister Piper was kidnapped and trafficked, though the police never believed Iris about it. Months later, Piper’s newborn son Callum was left at their mother’s door with a note that simply said “Twin.” Now Iris is determined to prove who Callum’s father is by going undercover at an isolated hospital for the criminally insane. Yet, Iris quickly learns that there is something much more sinister going on, for the patients aren’t the only ones being watched.
TJ Devlin is the black sheep in a family of lawyers. Recently out of prison and rehab, TJ’s only option is to get a job at the family law firm as an investigator. When TJ’s oldest brother John admits to killing a client, an accountant John accused of embezzling, TJ seizes the chance to earn the family’s respect by saving his brother. Soon TJ and John are caught in a web of deception and the truth that might save the family will probably tear them apart first.
The battle for Elfhame concludes in this sequel to The Stolen Heir. For his betrayal, Prince Oak is trapped in an icy prison, bound to the will of the new queen. High King Cardan and High Queen Jude will do anything in their power to retrieve their stolen heir. Prince Oak must decide where his loyalties lie – with Elfhame or with Wren, for no amount of cunning will keep everyone he loves from harm.
Popular March Upcoming Releases
What March 2024 Book Releases are You Most Excited to Read?
What books can you not wait to get your hands on this month? Did I miss any March 2024 book releases that you are anticipating? As always, let me know in the comments!
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