New Titles Young Adults’ July 2014 (arrived in June 2014)


Alice in the country of hearts. Love labyrinth of thorns, story, QuinRose ; art, Aoi Kurihara ; translation, Angela Liu ; adaptation, Shanti Whitesides.
After Alice and Julius have been shunned by other role-holders, a meddling outside force makes them confront their shut-away hearts.
Alice in the country of Joker : circus and liar's game. 5, story by QuinRose ; art by Mamenosuke Fujimaru ; translation, Angela Liu ; adaptation, Lianne Sentar.
Features Alice as she goes deeper down the rabbit hole to the country of Joker. In this book, Alice Liddel has now entered a new realm the country of Joker where she is reunited with old friends. Yet new challenges abound, as Alice must unravel the mystery of the Circus and the Prison Realm, and deal with the enigmatic Jokers.
Bart Simpson to the rescue, created by Matt Groening.
When Bart attempts his most elaborate practical joke ever, he becomes an Internet sensation with a little help from his friends, about 15 million of them. Then join Bart on an incredulous journey when a monster firecracker leaves him both deaf and dumbfounded. And when Bart has a chance encounter with a fortune teller, even he's not prepared for the future twist of fate that awaits him.
Puella magi madoka magica. The different story, 1, art, Hanokage ; original story, Magica Quartet ; translation, William Flanagan.
Magical girl Mami meets a kindred spirit in Kyouko Sakura, but their friendship is tested because of the sacrifices all magical girls must make.
Simpsons comics shake-up, created by Matt Groening.
The Simpsons are shaking off the status quo when they take the show on the road with a musical extravaganza produced by Maestro of renown, Krusty the Clown. Then, Dr. Nick's cosmetic quackery is called into question, but the "good" doctor may serve a purpose in the shaky medical establishment that few are willing to admit. And after winning a law license in a bar bet, Homer becomes the hottest lawyer in town, but it is not long before he is fending off the FBI, only to find himself in a federal prison surrounded by former friends and foes and facing a shakedown.
War girls, Theresa Breslin et al..
Short stories.
I lived on Butterfly Hill, Marjorie Agosin ; translated from the Spanish by E.M. O'Connor ; illustrated by Lee White.
When her beloved country, Chile, is taken over by a militaristic, sadistic government, Celeste is sent to America for her safety and her parents must go into hiding before they "disappear."
Klaus Vogel and the Bad Lads, David Almond with illustrations by Vladimir Stankovic.
07-ghost. Volume 10, story and art by Yuki Amemiya and Yukino Ichihara ; translation, Satsuki Yamashita.
The paths of one evil god, two rival empires, three unlikely bishops and seven brave ghosts converge in the destiny of Teito Klein, a boy who vows to master a powerful artefact known as the Eye of Mikael in order to lay bare the secrets of the world's and his own murky past. Reuniting Capella with his mother leads to far more intrigue than the tearful reunion Teito and Frau expected. Then, it's off to a Hawkzile Race that will sneak the duo into District 1's enemy territory undetected. But even more dangerous than the destination, is the blindingly brutal course and the growing darkness within Frau.
Glitch, Heather Anastasiu.
Prom, Laurie Halse Anderson.
Rebel, R. J. Anderson.
Don't look back, Jennifer L. Armentrout.
Seventeen-year-old Sam seems to have everything until she and her best friend, Cassie, disappear one night and now Sam has returned with amnesia, striving to be a much better person and aware that her not remembering may be the only thing keeping Sam alive.
Lux beginnings, Jennifer L. Armentrout.
Collects two stories from the "Lux" series following Katy and Daemon's search for the truth about the secret organization that tortures and tests hybrids.
Lux consequences, Jennifer L. Armentrout.
Collects two stories from the "Lux" series following Katy and Daemon's search for the truth about the secret organization that tortures and tests hybrids.
Bloodwitch, Amelia Atwater-Rhodes.
Raised by vampires, a shapeshifter learns that he may be a bloodwitch who possesses rare and destructive magic that the leader of the powerful Midnight empire seeks to control.
The den of shadows quartet, Amelia Atwater-Rhodes.
Snow, white, Keith Austin.
Of Neptune, Anna Banks.
Mending horses, M.P. Barker.
Free and on his own, Daniel Linnehan is nearly sixteen in 1839 when he joins Jonathan Stocking and Billy, a girl hiding from her abusive father, in peddling goods in New England.
Subway love, Nora Raleigh Baskin.
Struggling with her parent's divorce, Laura is unable to forget a boy she sees on a subway platform across from her, a photographer who is also wondering if he will ever see her again.
Cold calls, Charles Benoit.
While on suspension, Shelly, Eric, and Fatima, who have nothing else in common, try to identify and stop the person who blackmailed each of them by phone to perform very specific acts of bullying at their high schools.
Curiosity, Gary Blackwood.
In 1835, when his father's put in a Philadelphia debtor's prison, 12-year-old chess prodigy Rufus Goodspeed is relieved to be recruited to secretly operate a chess-playing automaton named The Turk, but soon questions the fate of his predecessors and his own safety.
Prisoner of night and fog, Anne Blankman.
In 1930s Munich, the favorite niece of rising political leader Adolph Hitler is torn between duty and love after meeting a fearless and handsome young Jewish reporter.
Mafia girl, Deborah Blumenthal.
As the daughter of an infamous mob boss, seventeen-year-old Gia struggles to come out of the shadow of her family's notorious reputation and be her own person.
Torn away, Jennifer Brown.
In the aftermath of a tornado that has devastated her hometown of Elizabeth, Missouri, sixteen-year-old Jersey Cameron struggles to overcome her grief as she is sent to live with her only surviving relatives.
I predict a riot, Catherine Bruton.
Superman : the man of steel. Volume four, John Byrne, Marv Wolfman, Paul Levitz, writers ; John Byrne … et al., pencillers ; Terry Austin … et al., inkers ; John Costanza, Albert T. DeGuzman, letterers ; Tom Ziuko, colourist.
Superman encounters Rampage and has a rematch with Mammoth and his Fearsome Five. But the real surprise is the teenager who shows up wearing his costume and having the same abilities as Superman himself. Who is this Superboy? The answer is in the 30th century, where Superman is drawn by the Time Trapper.
Twilight, Meg Cabot.
California teenager Suze Simon is a typical high school student except for the fact that she is a "shifter" who can mediate between the living and the dead, and she is in love with a ghost from the nineteenth century.
Carpe corpus, Rachel Caine.
Summer state of mind, Jen Calonita.
Blind date, Melody Carlson.
Five friends set up blind dates for each other will their friendships survive the experience?
The one, Kiera Cass.
Forget me not, Anne Cassidy.
The incredible here and now, Felicity Castagna.
Graduation day, Joelle Charbonneau.
City of fallen angels, Cassandra Clare.
As mysterious murders threaten the new peace between Shadowhunters and Downworlders, only Simon, the Daylighter vampire, can help bring both groups together.
City of heavenly fire, Cassandra Clare.
Darkness has descended on the Shadowhunter world. Chaos and destruction overwhelm the Nephilim as Clary, Jace, Simon, and their friends band together to fight the greatest evil they have ever faced: Clary's own brother. Nothing in this world can defeat Sebastian but if they journey to the realm of demons, they just might have a chance.
Unmasked, created by L.J. Smith ; written by Aubrey Clark.
The wizard's promise, Cassandra Rose Clarke.
Now & forever, Susane Colasanti.
Sterling is crazy in love with Ethan, an incredibly talented guitarist, singer, and songwriter. When Ethan becomes an overnight sensation thanks to YouTube, he's thrown head-first into the glam world of celebrity and so is Sterling. Red-carpet premieres, free designer clothes, flying around the country to attend Ethan's sold-out concerts. It's a dream come true but whose dream is Sterling living? And what do you do when "forever" comes to an end?
A date with fate, Cathy Cole.
Never a perfect moment, Cathy Cole.
Brody's ghost. Book 5, story and art by Mark Crilley.
Down on his luck street musician Brody wanted nothing to do with teenaged ghost Talia or her search for the Penny Murderer until a psychic vision revealed his ex-girlfriend as the killer's next target!
The girl with the windup heart, Kady Cross.
In 1897, part-automaton Mila seeks an independent life in London's West End while Finley Jane plunges headlong into the Aether, hoping to outmaneuver the Machinist who has taken Griffin King captive.
Bone Jack, Sara Crowe.
The death cure, James Dashner.
As the third Trial draws to a close, Thomas and some of his cohorts manage to escape from WICKED, their memories having been restored, only to face new dangers as WICKED claims to be trying to protect the human race from the deadly FLARE virus.
The kill order, James Dashner.
Mark struggles to make sense of his new, post-disaster world in this prequel to The Maze Runner.
The maze runner, James Dashner.
Sixteen-year-old Thomas wakes up with no memory in the middle of a maze and realizes he must work with the community in which he finds himself if he is to escape.
The Scorch trials, James Dashner.
After surviving horrific conditions in the Maze, Thomas is entrapped, along with nineteen other boys, in a scientific experiment designed to observe their responses and gather data believed to be essential for the survival of the human race.
Resistance, Christi Daugherty.
Say her name, James Dawson.
The taking, Kimberly Derting.
Waking up after a five-year absence with no memory of what happened, softball player Kyra Agnew is astonished to realise that she did not age while she was missing and teams up with her former boyfriend's now teenaged younger brother to figure out what happened.
The Everest files, Matt Dickinson.
The culling, Steven Dos Santos.
The sowing, Steven Dos Santos.
Salvage, Alexandra Duncan.
Ava, a teenage girl living aboard the male-dominated, conservative deep space merchant ship Parastrata, faces betrayal, banishment, and death. Taking her fate into her own hands, she flees to the Gyre, a floating continent of garbage and scrap in the Pacific Ocean. How will she build a future on an Earth ravaged by climate change?
OMG! I'm in love with a geek!, Rae Earl.
The bubble wrap boy, Phil Earle.
Seven second delay, Tom Easton.
The end or something like that, Ann Dee Ellis.
As the first anniversary of her best friend Kim's death nears, fourteen-year-old Emmy tries to fulfill her promise to make contact with Kim's spirit, but she gains new perspective from unexpected connections.
Moon at nine, Deborah Ellis.
The day Farrin meets Sadira, she no longer feels alone. And when the two fifteen-year-old girls become close friends, they dream of a future where they will live together, where they will make something of their lives, and where no one will notice or care that they love each other. But Farrin and Sadira live in Iran under a regime so repressive that is considers homosexuals as deviants who must be eradicated.
Better off friends, Elizabeth Eulberg.
Macallan and Levi are best friends from the first day they meet in seventh grade, but over the years their close friendship keeps interfering with their dating life because everyone else regards them as a couple.
Plus one, Elizabeth Fama.
In an alternate United States where Day and Night populations are forced to lead separate but not equal lives, a desperate Night girl falls for a seemingly privileged Day boy and places them both in danger as she gets caught up in the beginnings of a resistance movement.
Buzz kill, Beth Fantaskey.
Seventeen-year-old Millie joins forces with her classmate, gorgeous but mysterious Chase Colton, to try to uncover who murdered head football coach "Hollerin' Hank" Killdare and why.
Mutant city.
The Eye of Zoltar, Jasper Fforde.
Sixteen-year-old Jennifer Strange faces the impossible when the mighty Shandar emerges from his preserved state and presents her with a task that sends her and her companions on a journey from which they may never return.
Hush, hush, Becca Fitzpatrick.
A sacred oath, a fallen angel, a forbidden love… This darkly romantic story features Nora Grey, a seemingly normal teenage girl with her own shadowy connection to the Nephilim, and super-alluring bad boy, Patch, now her deskmate in biology class. Together they find themselves at the centre of a centuries-old feud between a fallen angel and a Nephilim.
Blurred : a kissed by death novel, Tara Fuller.
Inbetween : a kissed by death novel, Tara Fuller.
Sometimes it lasts, Abbi Glines.
The demons of Ghent, Helen Grant.
A creature of moonlight, Rebecca Hahn.
Marni, a young flower seller who has been living in exile, must choose between claiming her birthright as princess of a realm whose king wants her dead, and a life with the father she has never known: a wild dragon.
Cuckoo song, Frances Hardinge.
The red suitcase, Jill Harris.
A terroist bomb has forced Ruth's family to leave Indonesia and return to Takapuna, Auckland, where she desperately tries to establish a life at her new school. But instead she finds herself inexplicably sharing the exploits of a mysterious airman who went missing during World War II. The only person who makes any sense of what's happening to Ruth is physics geek Thomas Barnard - he knows something about the slippery nature of time.
My super sweet sixteenth century, Rachel Harris.
The vigilante poets of Selwyn Academy, Kate Hattemer.
When a sleazy reality television show takes over Ethan's arts academy, he and his friends concoct an artsy plan to take it back.
Rash, Pete Hautman.
In a future society that has decided it would "rather be safe than free," sixteen-year-old Bo's anger control problems land him in a tundra jail where he survives with the help of his running skills and an artificial intelligence program named Bork.
The Klaatu terminus, Pete Hautman.
In a far distant future, Tucker Feye and the inscrutable Lia find themselves atop a crumbling pyramid in an abandoned city. In present-day Hopewell, Tucker's uncle Kosh faces armed resistance and painful memories as he attempts to help a terrorised woman named Emma, who is being held captive by a violent man. And on a train platform in 1997, a seventeen-year-old Kosh is given an instruction that will change his life, and the lives of others, forever.
Dance of the dark heart, Julie Hearn.
Sweet reckoning, Wendy Higgins.
Vampire knight. Vol. 17, story & art by Matsuri Hino ; adaptation, Nancy Thistlethwaite ; translation, Tetsuichiro Miyaki.
Kaname has returned to Cross Academy to kill Sara Shirabuki. Zero has joined forces with Sara, leaving Yuki in the middle of the conflict. Even if Kaname's ultimate goal is to kill all purebloods, is Yuki ready to fight him?
Vampire knight. Vol. 18, story & art by Matsuri Hino ; adaptation, Nancy Thistlethwaite ; translation, Tetsuichiro Miyaki.
Yukio and Zero team up to go after Kaname. Yuki and Kaname fight each other in the headquarters of the Hunter Society while Sara tries to control Zero through her blood. The female progenitor's origin metal intervenes, and Yuki realises there is only one way to stop Kaname.
The secret hum of a daisy, Tracy Holczer.
After 12-year-old Grace's mother's sudden death, Grace is forced to live with a grandmother she's never met. Then she discovers clues in a mysterious treasure hunt that will help her find her true home.
Zara, Mary Hooper.
Playlist for a broken heart, Cathy Hopkins.
Tiger's curse, Colleen Houck.
Tiger's quest, Colleen Houck.
Nantucket red, Leila Howland.
Cricket's lifetime of overachieving has paid off: she's headed to Brown University in the fall, with a spot on the lacrosse team and a scholarship that covers almost everything. When Cricket is offered the chance to earn enough cash to afford a real college experience, she heads back to Nantucket for the summer. But it's hard to focus on earning money for next year, when a friendship blossoms with Ben, the gorgeous surfer and bartender who encourages Cricket to be free, even as she smarts at the pain of seeing Zack, her first love, falling for her worst enemy.
Awake at dawn : a Shadow Falls novel, C. C. Hunter.
Born at midnight, C. C. Hunter.
Taken at dusk : a Shadow Falls novel, C. C. Hunter.
Promise of shadows, Justina Ireland.
As a human/god offspring, Zephyr Mourning is destined for a life of servitude but when she uses a forbidden dark power to kill the minor god who murdered her sister she is sent to Tartarus, where she discovers that she may be the Nyx, a dark goddess prophesied to change the balance of power.
Pumpkin Scissors. 2 : Imperial Army State Section III, Ryotaro Iwanaga ; translated and adapted by Ikoi Hiroe ; lettered by North Market Street Graphics.
See Jane run, Hannah Jayne.
Six hours, Pete Johnson with illustrations by Jen Collins.
The hunt, Stacey Kade.
Sixteen-year-old Ariane Tucker has finally escaped GTX, the research facility that created her from human and extraterrestrial DNA. But life on the run is complicated.
The iron queen, Julie Kagawa.
My name is Meghan Chase. I thought it was over. That my time with the fey, the impossible choices I had to make, the sacrifices of those I loved, was behind me. But a storm is approaching, an army of Iron fey that will drag me back, kicking and screaming. Drag me away from the banished prince who's sworn to stand by my side. Drag me into the core of conflict so powerful, I'm not sure anyone can survive it. This time, there will be no turning back.
High school debut. Vol. 1, story & art by Kazune Kawahara ; translation & adaptation, Gemma Collinge.
Back in junior high, Haruna Nagashima was only interested in two things: softball and manga. Now that she's starting high school, Haruna's focus has changed - she wants to snag a boyfriend and have the romance of her dreams! Convinced that a coach is needed, she recruits cute upperclassman Yoh Komiyama to instruct her on how to make herself more appealing.
Summer scandal, Marilyn Kaye.
The wicked within, Kelly Keaton.
Silent noon, Trilby Kent.
Going over, Beth Kephart.
In the early 1980s Ada and Stefan are young, would-be lovers living on opposite sides of the Berlin Wall. Ada lives with her mother and grandmother and paints graffiti on the Wall, and Stefan lives with his grandmother in the East and dreams of escaping to the West.
Wanderers, Susan Kim & Laurence Klavan.
Esther and Caleb hit the road, leading a ragtag caravan. Their destination? A mythical city where they hope to find food and shelter - not to mention a way to make it past age nineteen. On the way, alliances and romances blossom and fracture as the group faces vicious gangs, violent weather, and more variants.
Wasteland, Susan Kim & Laurence Klavan.
Naruto 3-in-1. Volume 8, story and art by Masashi Kishimoto ; translation & English adaption, Mari Morimoto and three others.
Naruto is a young shinobi with an incorrigible knack for mischief. He's got a wild sense of humour, but Naruto is completely serious about his mission to be the world's greatest ninja!
The art of secrets, James Klise.
Some quirky art donated to a school fundraising effort to help a Pakistani American family who are victims of a possible hate crime, is revealed to be by a famous outsider artist. Worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, adults and teenagers alike debate who should get the money and begin to question each other's motivations.
Bleach. Volumes 13-14-15, story and art by Tite Kubo ; English adaptation, Lance Caselman ; translation, Joe Yamazaki.
Ichigo Kurosaki never asked for the ability to see ghosts - he was born with the gift. When his family is attacked by a Hollow, a malevolent lost soul, Ichigo becomes a Soul Reaper, dedicating his life to protecting the innocent and helping the tortured spirits themselves find peace.
Bleach. Volumes 16-17-18, story and art by Tite Kubo ; English adaptation, Lance Caselman ; translation, Joe Yamazaki.
With Rukia's execution looming, Ichigo and the rest of the rescue squad must find a way to break her out of the Senzaikyu prison. Not only has her sentence been moved up, but the imprisonment is close to breaking her usually indomitable spirit. And to make matters worse, political intrigue is brewing in the Seireitei, and Ichigo and his friends are caught in the middle of it.
Bleach. Volumes 19-20-21, story and art by Tite Kubo ; English adaptation, Lance Caselman ; translation, Joe Yamazaki.
Ichigo must fight Byakuya one-on-one, while the mastermind behind the chaos in the Seireitei is revealed, which may spell the end of the Soul Society.
Bleach. Volumes 22-23-24, story and art by Tite Kubo ; English adaptation, Lance Caselman ; translation, Joe Yamazaki.
Although Ichigo and his friends have returned from their dangerous battle in the Seireitei, Ichigo hides the secret that his inner Hollow is getting more powerful every day.
Bleach. Volumes 7-8-9, story and art by Tite Kubo ; English adaptation, Lance Caselman ; translation, Joe Yamazaki.
Rukia Kuchiki, the ex-Soul Reaper responsible for Ichigo's transformation, is on the lam. Her brethren at the Soul Society are quite displeased with the fact that she transferred the powers of a Soul Reaper to a human and have dispatched two of their strongest agents to neutralise the situation. But an unlikely third party is standing in their way: Uryu Ishida, the Quincy!
Everything leads to you, Nina LaCour.
While working as a film production designer in Los Angeles, Emi Price finds a mysterious letter from a silver screen legend which leads her to Ava, who is about to expand Emi's understanding of family, acceptance, and true romance.
Razorhurst, Justine Larbalestier.
The night raid, Caroline Lawrence.
Savage drift, Emmy Laybourne.
The chapel wars, Lindsey Leavitt.
Sixteen-year-old Holly's grandfather leaves her his financially-strapped Las Vegas wedding chapel in his will, along with a letter asking her to reach out to Dax, the grandson of her family's mortal enemy and owner of the chapel next door, who is both cute and distracting.
Hills of Gold, Brent Leslie.
In a story based on fact, it is 1912 in the booming New Zealand gold mining town of Waihi. The mine at Martha Hill is the second largest gold mine in the world in extracting or processing its precious ore, yet two teenagers are struggling to keep their family from disaster. Their mother is recently dead under mysterious circumstances, their gold miner father is seriously ill, while a conflict is looming that will tear the town apart. Their hopes of rescue lie mainly with their uncle, John Anderson, a brilliant gold mining engineer working temporarily for the Russian government in Siberia. But Anderson is caught up in the beginnings of the Russian Revolution and the Czar's secret police force, the dreaded Okhrana, is out to kill him.
Scarlet ibis, Gill Lewis.
Adaptation, Malinda Lo.
In the aftermath of a series of plane crashes caused by birds, seventeen-year-old Reese and her debate-team partner, David, receive medical treatment at a secret government facility and become tangled in a conspiracy that is, according to Reese's friend, Julian, connected with aliens and UFOs.
Teen Titans. Volume 2, The culling, Scott Lobdell, Fabian Nicieza, Tom DeFalco, writers ; Brett Booth and five others, artists ; Andrew Dalhouse and four others, colourists ; Dezi Sienty, Carlos M. Mangual, Travis Lanham, letterers.
The Teen Titans are finally fighting the battle they were formed to fight, rescuing the superhuman teens held captive by N.O.W.H.E.R.E. and its evil leader Harvest. But when the rescue mission goes south, the Titans find themselves forced to take part in the Culling, a massive death match with other teen heroes including the Legion Lost for the "honour" of becoming one of Harvest's deadly Ravagers.
We were liars, E. Lockhart.
Spending the summers on her family's private island off the coast of Massachusetts with her cousins and a special boy named Gat, teenaged Cadence struggles to remember what happened during her fifteenth summer.
Batman. Hush, Jeph Loeb, writer ; Jim Lee, penciller ; Scott Williams, inker ; Richard Starkings, letterer ; Alex Sinclair, colourist ; Jim Lee & Scott Williams, original series covers ; Batman created by Bob Kane.
Batman's relationship with Catwoman becomes more intense as an unknown foe, known only as Hush, continues to train the Dark Knight's adversaries, such as the Joker and Harley Quinn, while inflicting torturous mental and physical terror upon Batman, Robin, and Nightwing.
February, Gabrielle Lord.
January, Gabrielle Lord.
March, Gabrielle Lord.
Missing, Gabrielle Lord.
Rx, Tracy Lynn.
Always Emily : a novel of intrigue and romance, Michaela MacColl.
Young Emily and Charlotte Bronte solve a mystery.
The system, Gemma Malley.
To survive you need people watching you, following your every move. That's the only currency now: being interesting, being liked and, of course, you have to update every fifteen minutes. It means everyone knows where you are, what you're doing; it means that there are no secrets. Everybody watches everyone else; nothing is hidden. And for those who fail to 'update' every fifteen minutes, the consequences are deadly. Evie and Raffy may have escaped the city but they still fear for their lives. Now the only person who can help them is Frankie, a total stranger, the most popular girl in the world, watched every second by millions of people. But Frankie has other ideas. And all the time, Lucas is waiting desperately for word from Evie, word that she is coming back to him.
Engines of empathy, Paul Mannering.
The worst girlfriend in the world, Sarra Manning.
The caller, Juliet Marillier.
Every word, Ellie Marney.
Fairy tail. 36, Hiro Mashima ; translation, William Flanagan.
Natsu has shut out Rogue and Sting, and Fairy Tail catapults to the top of the rankings! But victory brings with it shocking revelations about the origins of Acnologia, the black dragon that nearly destroyed Fairy Tail seven years ago. Meanwhile, the Eclipse Plan nears completion, and the dark side of the Games threatens to spill into the daylight.
Fairy tail. 37, Hiro Mashima ; translation, William Flanagan.
To the surprise of no one, Natsu hasn't really thought through his plan to rescue Lucy. Along the way, they face a death trap, a team of magical executioners, and another Lucy?! Meanwhile Erza struggles through a three-way free-for-all with the world's other two most powerful women wizards! Will the world survive Fairy Tail's attempts to save it?
Fairy tail. 38, Hiro Mashima ; translation, William Flanagan.
In the final matches of the Grand Magic Games, a wounded Erza struggles against a sadistic Minerva who can twist space itself, Gajeel sinks into the shadows against a powered-up Rogue, and Laxus faces down impossible odds against Jura, the world's fifth-strongest wizard. But as the Games end, the kingdom prepares for a day Natsu never thought he'd see: the return of the dragons.
Emilio, Sophie Masson.
Since you've been gone, Morgan Matson.
Quiet Emily's sociable and daring best friend, Sloane, has disappeared leaving nothing but a random list of bizarre tasks for her to complete, but with unexpected help from popular classmate Frank Porter, Emily gives them a try.
The bow, Catherine Mayo.
War is coming to Bronze Age Greece. It's time to skill up. Odysseus's challenges are mounting. Can he find his grandfather's hidden gold? Find the strength to string and shoot the Great Bow of Eurytos, which no man has done for generations? Toughest of all, can he persuade a girl to love him?
Crashing down, Kate McCaffrey.
Take me on, Katie McGarry.
Abandoning kickboxing after a tragedy in the ring, champion fighter Haley is forced to train an attractive mixed martial arts student who secretly fights on Haley's behalf to redeem his troubled past.
Flirty dancing, Jenny McLachlan.
Gasp, Lisa McMann.
Jules worries that Sawyer has passed the vision curse to someone he saved from the school shootings and is determined to find that person and learn about their vision before another tragedy occurs.
The shadow of the Swarm, Susan McNally.
In the land of Breedoor, a place steeped in mystery and magic, Tallitha Mouldson is swept up in a cauldron of sinister characters, dark family secrets and supernatural phenomena. A fairy tale of epic proportions, The Shadow of the Swarm will ignite the reader's imagination, taking them on a fabulous journey filled with magic and mayhem, witches, shroves, wonders and delights.
Bloodlines, Richelle Mead.
When alchemist Sydney is ordered into hiding to protect the life of Moroi princess Jill Dragomir, the last place she expects to be sent is a human private school in Palm Springs, California. Populated with new faces as well as familiar ones, "Bloodlines" explores all the friendship, romance, battles, and betrayals that made the #1 "New York Times" bestselling Vampire Academy series so addictive — this time in a part-vampire, part-human setting where the stakes are even higher and everyone's out for blood.
True fire, Gary Meehan.
Arcadia falls, Kai Meyer ; translated from the German by Anthea Bell.
Rosa and Alessandro don't want to keep their feelings hidden any longer. But their forbidden relationship incites the shape-shifting Arcadian clans against them. Rosa discovers who is at the centre of the conspiracy against her, and this revelation will mean that the world of the Arcadians will never be the same again.
Mike Mignola's B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth, 8, Lake of fire, story by Mike Mignola and John Arcudi ; art by Tyler Crook ; colors by Dave Stewart ; letters by Clem Robins.
As Liz Sherman fights for her life in Utah, the B P R D plans an assault into the no man's land that used to be New York City, and the young psychic Fenix faces a monster-worshiping cult at the Salton Sea.
Free to fall, Lauren Miller.
In a near-future world where everyone is controlled by their smartphones, sixteen-year-old Rory Vaughn suddenly begins listening to the voice within which kids are taught to ignore and discovers a terrible plot at the heart of the corporation that makes the devices.
Disappearing act, James Moloney.
A breath of Eyre, Eve Marie Mont.
V is for villain, Peter Moore.
Brad Baron and his friends discover dangerous secrets about the superheroes running their society.
The chronicles of Narmo, Caitlin Moran.
Fifteen bones, R. J. Morgan.
Contact, Chris Morphew.
Dengeki Daisy. Vol. 14, story & art by Kyousuke Motomi ; translation & adaptation, JN Productions.
Teru and Kurosaki finally get hold of "M's Last Testament," and they discover the truth behind their nemesis Akira's past! While Teru opposes helping Akira with his current predicament, Kurosaki is forced to investigate further with dire consequences for the both of them!
Riot, Sarah Mussi.
The prince of Venice Beach, Blake Nelson.
Robert "Cali" Callahan, seventeen, gets swept up into the private-investigator business and must deal with the ramifications of looking for fellow runaways who may not want to be found and with falling in love with one of them.
Shadow girl, Sally Nicholls.
The Undertaking of Lily Chen, Danica Novgorodoff.
Deshi accidentally kills his older brother, Wei, by shoving him in front of a moving jeep, and his furious mother, calling on the ancient tradition of ghost marriage, demands that he find the unmarried Wei a corpse bride, a recently deceased single woman who will accompany him in the afterlife. Guilt-ridden Deshi seeks the help of a matchmaker, a grave robber, and a hospital attendant before he runs into stubborn, spirited Lily, who would make a perfect bride if she weren't so alive. Is Deshi prepared to commit murder to fulfill his mother's request? Or will he find a way to give his parents some peace while preserving his own happiness?
Wicked games : a novel, Sean Olin.
Run : a vengeance novel, Gregg Olsen.
Magi. 6 : the labyrinth of magic, story & art by Shinobu Ohtaka ; translation & English adaptation, John Werry.
The furious battle between Ugo and Judar ends with the sudden appearance of Ren Kogyoku, Eighth Princess of the Kou Empire. The strange creatures she unleashes only drive home the point that Balbadd is surrounded by powerful enemies and further weakened by treachery from within. Sinbad has a plan to save Balbadd that will require strength and courage from everyone, particularly Alibaba, but no one doubts Alibaba more than himself.
Brisingr, or, The seven promises of Eragon Shadeslayer and Saphira Bjartskular, Christopher Paolini.
Following the colossal battle against the Empire's warriors, Eragon and Saphira narrowly escaped with their lives. But, more awaits the Rider and his dragon, as Eragon finds himself bound by promises he may not be able to keep, including his oath to cousin Roran to help rescue his beloved Katrina.
Eragon, Christopher Paolini.
In Aagaesia, a fifteen-year-old boy of unknown lineage called Eragon finds a mysterious stone that weaves his life into an intricate tapestry of destiny, magic, and power, peopled with dragons, elves, and monsters.
Inheritance, or, The vault of souls, Christopher Paolini.
Not so very long ago, Eragon Shadeslayer, Dragon Rider was nothing more than a poor farm boy, and his dragon, Saphira, only a blue stone in the forest. Now, the fate of an entire civilisation rests on their shoulders. Long months of training and battle have brought victories and hope, but they have also brought heartbreaking loss. And still, the real battle lies ahead: they must confront Galbatorix. When they do, they will have to be strong enough to defeat him. And if they cannot, no one can. There will be no second chances. The Rider and his dragon have come farther than anyone dared to hope. But can they topple the evil king and restore justice to Alaga sia? And if so, at what cost.
The fearless, Emma Pass.
Lola and the boy next door, Stephanie Perkins.
Lies my girlfriend told me : a novel, Julie Anne Peters.
When her girlfriend dies suddenly at age seventeen, Colorado teenager Alix struggles with grief as painful secrets are revealed.
Secret lives, Gabriella Poole.
Shift, Jeff Povey.
Machine wars, Michael Pryor.
Feather bound, Sarah Raughley.
We are the Goldens, Dana Reinhardt.
Since their parents divorce when they were young, Nell and her sister Layla have been each other's stability and support. When Layla starts to pull away, Nell discovers a secret: Layla is involved with one of their teachers. Nell struggles with what to do.
Captain America. 3, Loose nuke, writer, Rick Remender ; penciler, Carlos Pacheco (#11-12, #14-15) ; inkers, Klaus Janson (#11-12), Mariano Taibo (#14-15) ; artist, Nic Klein (#13) ; colour artist, Dean White ; letterer, VC's Joe Caramagna.
Ever since his rebirth in the present day, Captain America has been a man out of time. But now he finds himself even further out of sync with the world he knows, as he returns home to deal with the repercussions of his years in Dimension Z!
The sea-wolf, Jack London ; adapted by Riff Reb's ; Joe Johnson, translation.
When the ferry intellectual Humphrey van Weyden is aboard sinks off of the San Francisco Bay, he drifts in the ocean until a seal-hunting schooner, under the command of hardened sailor Wolf Larsen, rescues him. Wolf Larsen is a brute and a hedonist but is also educated. He likes that Humphrey (or "Hump") is someone he can have meaningful conversations with, and decides to let him stay. If van Weyden wants to stay onboard he must become a cabin boy and avoid angering the murderous crew. Furthermore van Weyden must keep the crew from killing their captain, and the captain from tossing him overboard.
A soldier's friend, Megan Rix.
Allegiant, Veronica Roth.
The faction-based society that Tris Prior once believed in is shattered fractured by violence and power struggles and scarred by loss and betrayal. So when offered a chance to explore the world past the limits she's known, Tris is ready. Perhaps beyond the fence, she and Tobias will find a simple new life together, free from complicated lies, tangled loyalties, and painful memories. But Tris's new reality is even more alarming than the one she left behind. Old discoveries are quickly rendered meaningless. Explosive new truths change the hearts of those she loves. And once again, Tris must battle to comprehend the complexities of human nature and of herself while facing impossible choices about courage, allegiance, sacrifice and love.
Beautiful chaos, Gary Russell.
Donna Noble is back home in London, catching up with her family and generally giving them all the gossip about her journeys. Her grandfather is especially overjoyed - he's discovered a new star and had it named after him. He takes the Doctor, as his special guest, to the naming ceremony. But the Doctor is suspicious about some of the other changes he can see in Earth's heavens.
Take back the skies, Lucy Saxon.
Pretty lethal, Joe Schreiber.
Birth of a killer, Darren Shan.
Following the massive success of the Demonata series, Darren Shan is back where it all started — telling the life story of the vampire Larten Crepsley. Spanning centuries and continents, taking in sea voyages, murder, war and love, this is the epic, bloodsoaked tale of a vampire who started out a nobody and ended up changing the world forever.
Dark calling, Darren Shan.
Events take an unexpected turn in this ninth awesome foray into the worlds of the Demonata… "I know it's ridiculous. Lights can't whisper. But I swear I heard a voice calling to me. It sounded like static to begin with, but then it came into focus, a single word repeated over and over. Softly, slyly, seductively, insistently. Come!" The Disciples are being manipulated by beings older than time. Only Kernel Fleck knows that something is wrong. But he is in the grip of a creature who cares nothing for the fate of humanity.
Death's shadow, Darren Shan.
Demon apocalypse, Darren Shan.
Lord Loss, Darren Shan.
Slawter, Darren Shan.
Nightmares haunt the dreams of Dervish Grady since his return from the Demonata universe, but Grubbs takes care of his uncle as they both try to continue a normal, demon-free existence. When a legendary cult director calls in Dervish as consultant for a new horror movie, it seems a perfect excuse for a break from routine and a chance for some fun.
Perfect ; Unbelievable, Sara Shepard.
Pretty little liars ; Flawless, Sara Shepard.
Toxic : a Pretty little liars novel, Sara Shepard.
After surviving their latest encounter with A, high school seniors Aria, Emily, Spencer, and Hanna must try to convince the police that the real A is still on the loose, all the while trying to stay alive.
Nura, rise of the yokai clan. 21, Ghost story: Aoandon, story and art by Hiroshi Shiibashi ; translation, John Werry.
While the day belongs to humans, the night belongs to yokai, supernatural creatures that thrive on human fear. Caught between these worlds is Rikuo Nura. He's three-quarters human, but his grandfather is none other than Nurarihyon, the supreme commander of the Nura clan, a powerful yokai consortium. So, Rikuo is an ordinary teenager three-quarters of the time, until his yokai blood awakens. Then Rikuo transforms into the future leader of the Nura clan, leading a hundred demons.
Afterlife, Dee Shulman.
The dark world, Cara Lynn Shultz.
Smart, Kim Slater.
Bone. 9, Crown of horns, Jeff Smith with colour by Steve Hamaker.
It's full-fledged war as Briar, the rat creatures, and the Pawan army storm the city of Atheia where the Bones, Thorn, and Gran'ma Ben are up in arms to defend the royal city. When Thorn hears a voice urging her to seek the Crown of Horns, Thorn and Fone Bone embark on another dangerous journey as they race to find the one thing that may save them all.
Poison study, Maria V. Snyder.
Batman. Volume 3, Death of the Family, Scott Snyder, writer ; James Tynion IV, co-writer ; Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion, Jock, artists ; FCO Plascencia, Dave Baron, colourists ; Richard Starkings, Comicraft's Jimmy Betancourt, Sal Cipriano, Taylor Esposito, letterers ; Greg Capullo & FCO Plas
After having his face sliced off one year ago, the Joker makes his horrifying return to Gotham City! How can Batman protect his city and those he's closest to? It all leads back to Arkham Asylum.
Batman. Volume 4, Zero Year-Secret City, Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, writers ; Greg Capullo, Danny Miki, Rafael Albuquerque, artists ; FCO Plascencia, Dave McCraig, colourists ; Nick Napolitano, Taylor Esposito, Dezi Sienty, letterers.
Still dealing with the death of his son and the aftermath of Death of the Family, Batman must stop a robbery by Bruce Wayne? Twists and turns are around every corner as Bruce must clear his name and stop this mysterious perpetrator, all leading to the epic "Zero Year."
X-Men legacy. 1, Prodigal, writer, Simon Spurrier ; pencilers, Tang Eng Huat & Jorge Molina ; inkers, Craig Yeung … et al. ; colourists, Jose Villarrubia & Rachelle Rosenberg ; letterer, VC's Cory Petit.
Legion, the most powerful and unstable mutant in the world and son to Professor Charles Xavier, finally attempts to tame his fractured mind, conquer his inner demons and embrace his father's legacy! Legion infiltrates the Jean Grey School for Higher Learning, but when he learns the demon in his brain has a horrifyingly familiar face; can he and the X-Men help one another overcome it?
Valentine Joe, Rebecca Stevens.
Quincy Jordan, Jen Storer.
Star Wars omnibus. Dark times. Volume 2, script, Randy Stradley ; art by Douglas Wheatley, Gabriel Guzman.
The last few Jedi scatter across the galaxy as the power of the Emperor and Darth Vader grows. Jedi Dass Jennir, ostracised from his only friends, takes a job that changes his destiny forever. Pitting two gangs against one another, Jennir attracts the attention of a bounty hunter, his former allies on the smuggling ship Uhumele - and Lord Vader himself! Meanwhile, Jedi Master K'Kruhk tries to shield a group of Padawans from Vader's obsessive hunt for Jedi.
Cracked, Clare Strahan.
The secrets of Lily Graves, Sarah Strohmeyer.
Girl in reverse, Barbara Stuber.
Lillian Firestone is Chinese, but the kids in her 1951 Kansas City high school can't separate her from the North Koreans that America is at war with. Sick of the racism she faces at school and frustrated that her adoptive white family just sees it as 'teasing,' Lily begins to search for her birth mother.
Kamisama kiss. 1, story & art by Julietta Suzuki ; English translation & adaptation, Tomo Kimura.
Nanami Momozono is alone and homeless after her dad skips town to evade his gambling debts and the debt collectors kick her out of her apartment. So when a man she's just saved from a dog offers her his home, she jumps at the opportunity. But it turns out his place is a shrine, and Nanami has unwittingly taken over his job as a local deity. Nanami has all kinds of new responsibilities she doesn't understand, dangers she's unaware of, and a cranky ex-familiar who's actually pretty hot. What's a new-fledged godling to do?
Kamisama kiss. 3, story & art by Julietta Suzuki ; English translation & adaptation, Tomo Kimura.
Nanami has been missing a lot of school because of her new duties at the shrine. But every time she goes to class, something seems to go wrong! And now her instinct to rescue animals has turned and bit her on the wrist! Is she marked for life or death?
Kamisama kiss. 4, story & art by Julietta Suzuki ; English translation & adaptation, Tomo Kimura.
Being a teen deity is tough! Not only does Nanami have her duties at the shrine, she has her female classmates begging her to get them dates with her yokai companions. Tomoe wants nothing to do with dating, so what is Nanami going to do about her growing feelings for him?
This one summer, Mariko Tamaki, Jillian Tamaki.
Rose and her parents have been going to Awago Beach since she was a little girl. It's her summer getaway, her refuge. Her friend Windy is always there, too, like the little sister she never had, completing her summer family. But this summer is different. Rose's mom and dad won't stop fighting, and Rose and Windy have gotten tangled up in a tragedy-in-the-making in the small town of Awago Beach. It's a summer of secrets and heartache, and it's a good thing Rose and Windy have each other.
The melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya. 18, original story, Nagaru Tanigawa ; manga, Gaku Tsugano, character design, Noizi Ito ; translation, Paul Starr.
A new school year means fresh blood for the SOS Brigade! But not just anyone can join this elite group of alien, time traveler, and esper-hunters! As Haruhi puts the new recruits through their paces in one timeline, the veteran members visit the ailing Yuki in the other. Yuki reveals that her illness may be the work of other humanoid interfaces like herself, but when Kyon rushes to confront them, he runs into a familiar face he had hoped he would never see again!
Calypso summer, Jared Thomas.
Rebel, Amy Tintera.
A time to dance, Padma Venkatraman.
In India, a girl who excels at Bharatanatyam dance refuses to give up after losing a leg in an accident.
Pandemic, Yvonne Ventresca.
Lil is left home alone when a deadly pandemic hits her small town in New Jersey. Will Lil survive the flu and brave her darkest fears?
The haunted, Jessica Verday.
Gossip girl : a novel, Cecily Von Ziegesar.
Talisman of Vim, Robert Wainwright.
Shimmer, Paula Weston.
The Thickety : a path begins, J.A. White ; illustrations by Andrea Offermann.
When twelve-year-old Kara discovers her mother's grimoire in the dangerous forest, she must decide if she'll use it, even though such magic is forbidden.
In the shadows, text story by Kiersten White ; art and art story by Jim Di Bartolo ; based upon an original story concept by Jim Di Bartolo.
Minnie and Cora, sisters living in a sleepy Maine town in the nineteenth century, are intrigued by Arthur, a mysterious boy with no past who has come to live in their mother's boarding house but something sinister is stirring and the teens must uncover the truth, and unlock the key to immortality.
Flora's fury : how a girl of spirit and a red dog confounded their friends, astounded their enemies, and learned the importance of packing light, Ysabeau S. Wilce.
Determined to find her true mother, Flora Fyrdraaca, accompanied by her red dog, embarks on a journey filled with magical encounters, pirate battles, and unexpected romance.
Reckoning, Kerry Wilkinson.
Star wars. Volume one, In the shadow of Yavin, script, Brian Wood ; art, Carlos D'Anda ; colours, Gabe Eltaeb ; lettering, Michael Heisler ; front cover art, Alex Ross.
Princess Leia forms a stealth squadron of her best pilots including Luke Skywalker to expose a spy and find the Rebel Alliance a safe home.
Star wars. Volume two, From the ruins of Alderaan, script, Brian Woods ; pencils, Ryan Kelly ; inks, Dan Parsons ; art, Carlos D'Anda ; colours, Gabe Eltaeb ; lettering, Michael Heisler.
The Rebels' covert ops go on the offensive as Princess Leia sends two of her top pilots Wedge Antilles and Luke Skywalker to be "captured" by the Empire! Meanwhile, Leia takes off on her own to locate a safe haven. But Darth Vader is on the alert and sends his own agent after Luke, while Leia unexpectedly encounters a fellow Alderaanian who forces her to relive the loss of her home planet. And where is Han Solo all this time? Well, you know Han.
Raging star, Moira Young.
Saba leads a group of guerrillas against DeMalo and the Tonton, all while contemplating DeMalo's invitation to join him in building a New Eden.
The Treatment, Suzanne Young.
Working with rebels to bring down The Program, a suicide prevention treatment in which painful memories are erased, Sloane and James consider taking The Treatment to unlock their memories.
Devils and realist. Vol. 1, story by Utako Yukihiro ; art by Madoka Takadono ; translation, Jocelyne Allen ; adaptation, Danielle King.
After the failure of his uncle's business, the brilliant realist William Twining finds himself penniless. To make matters worse, demons appear before him, insisting he has the power to appoint the next King of Hell! The demons offer to pay his school tuition in exchange for his help. While his principles as a staunch realist prevent him from believing in them, how can William resist such a generous offer?
In the age of love and chocolate, Gabrielle Zevin.
Anya's new prominence brings out friends, foes, and ghosts from the past. Certain scores must be settled; certain debts must be paid. Surviving a crime-ridden New York City in the 2080s is looking harder and harder for Anya.
The protected, Claire Zorn.
The book thief, Markus Zusak.
Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel — a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbours.
Maison Ikkoku. 8, story and art by Rumiko Takahashi ; translation, Gerard Jones & Mari Morimoto.
American born Chinese, Gene Luen Yang ; colour by Lark Pien.
Alternates three interrelated stories about the problems of young Chinese Americans trying to participate in the popular culture. Presented in comic book format.
Hoodoo voodoo brouhaha, contributing writers, Neil Alsip … et al. ; publisher, Matt Groening
Based on the popular anthology episodes of the TV series, this work features haunted clown cars, possessed cereal boxes, haunted hospitals, afterlife-binding cocktail napkin IOUs, ring-driven fellowships, neighbourly vampires and costumed comic book guys.
Garfield dishes it out, Jim Davis.
The surest way to a cat's heart is through his stomach. Garfield knows this tasty fact from experience! After all, the only thing bigger than Garfield's heart (and his latest hearty slab of lasagna) is his darling "little" tummy. But when he's not eating between meals, America's favourite feline is dishing out ample helpings of humour. So whether he's triple-lutzing his way to supper or tap dancing with Odie by the light of the moon, Garfield was born to make us laugh well past dessert!


Synthetic drugs, Mary E. Williams, book editor.
This series is inspired by the highly acclaimed Opposing Viewpoints series, which explores important issues, placing expert opinions from a wide range of sources in a unique pro/con format. Like its predecessor, Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints promotes issue awareness as well as critical thinking. Even more user-friendly and accessible than its parent series, it offers a wealth of information at a lower reading level, in a bright, engaging package. This appealing combination helps more students grasp the controversies of our increasingly complex world. Each anthology features useful charts, graphs and cartoons, engaging fact boxes that provide at-a-glance information and questions that focus on vocabulary and reading comprehension. Further research is encouraged through annotated bibliographies, web sites and organizations to contact.
The book of Hat, Harriet Rowland.
Hat - was 17 when she was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a rare form of cancer that starts in the bones. Since her diagnosis, Hat has kept a blog called My Experience of Walking the Dog and the posts are collected in this book, edited with the author's blessing. Why the blog title? Her family says cancer is like a dog - fine if it stays in its own yard. Hat's dog got out. This is her unexpected story.
Seventeen ultimate guide to style : how to find your perfect look, Ann Shoket & the editors of Seventeen ; edited by Joanna Saltz.
Provides details on six different looks — girly, edgy, boho, classic, glam, and indie — and how to customise them. Offers advice on accessories; and discusses finding jeans, swimsuits, bras, and underwear to fit one's body type.