18 Must-Read Books in March 2012

From a favorite novelist's memoir to gripping new supernatural fiction, March has the great reads you need to get through the last blast of winter.

Birds of a Lesser Paradise

240 pages; Scribner
Stories that explore the visceral connection between women—a vet disfigured by a wolf hybrid, an activist torn between a man and a menagerie—and animals.
— Karen Holt