New Titles Young Adults’ April 2015 (arrived in March 2015)


Monstrous affections : an anthology of beastly tales, Kelly Link & Gavin J. Grant.
An anthology of stories explores the intersection of fear and romance, ambition and sacrifice, loneliness and rage, love requited and avenged, and the boundless potential for connection, even across extreme borders.
Doctor Who. The Tenth Doctor. Vol. 1, Revolutions of terror, writer, Nick Abadzis ; artist, Elena Casagrande ; colourist, Arianna Florian.
The Tenth Doctor thought he was done with new companions after Donna's tragic exit but that was before he met Gabby. Gabby always dreamed of horizons beyond Sunset Park. Now she's travelling the cosmos as the Doctor's latest companion and life couldn't be more exciting! Battling invisible creatures on the Day of the Dead, uncovering a galactic conspiracy in the universe's most famous art gallery the only downside is the constant threat of death!
The last place, Michael Adams.
Jack is more powerful than ever and has control of the one person Danby truly loves, her half-brother Evan. Determined to free Evan and rid the world of the evil that is Jack, Danby hatches a risky plan but will she pay the ultimate price to liberate those she loves?
Simon vs the homo sapiens agenda, Becky Albertalli.
Conspiracy girl, Sarah Alderson.
Hanna, Goldie Alexander.
Dreamfire, Kit Alloway.
Get happy, Mary Amato.
On her birthday, Minerva, a seventeen-year-old singer/songwriter, hears from the father she has never known and her placid life is turned upside down.
07-ghost. 15, Yukino Ichihara, Yuki Amemiya ; translation, Satsuki Yamashita.
The identities of the two final Seven Ghosts revealed. The identity of the Warmonger revealed. The twisted web of romance and blood relations that drew the Barsburg and Raggs empires into a tragic war revealed. With all the cards laid on the table, the world of 07-Ghost stands poised for the final battle of good versus evil!
Polaris, Mindee Arnett.
Jeth Seagrave and his crew of mercenaries are pulled into one last high-stakes mission.
Mosquitoland, David Arnold.
After the sudden collapse of her family, Mim Malone is dragged from her home in northern Ohio to the "wastelands" of Mississippi, where she lives in a medicated milieu with her dad and new stepmom. Before the dust has a chance to settle, she learns her mother is sick back in Cleveland. So she ditches her new life and hops aboard a northbound Greyhound bus to her real home and her real mother, meeting a quirky cast of fellow travelers along the way.
Red queen, Victoria Aveyard.
The Reds are commoners, ruled by a Silver elite in possession of god-like superpowers. And to Mare Barrow, a seventeen-year-old Red girl from the poverty-stricken Stilts, it seems like nothing will ever change. That is, until she finds herself working in the Silver Palace. Here, surrounded by the people she hates the most, Mare discovers that, despite her red blood, she possesses a deadly power of her own.
Shadow of the war machine, Kristin Bailey.
Meg has searched the globe for answers about why her parents were killed; where her grandfather disappeared to; and above all the identity of the man with the clockwork mask behind all of this treachery. At last, she has clues that will lead her to the shocking truth.
Watched, Tihema Baker.
One morning Jason and Rory wake up in their dorm room at boarding school, the next, they have been transported to an intensive training facility for teens with superpowers. Equipped with the abilities to manipulate gravity and harness dark energy, Jason and Rory discover their strengths, weaknesses, and themselves.
Dove arising, Karen Bao.
On a lunar colony, fifteen-year-old Phaet Theta does the unthinkable and joins the Militia when her mother is imprisoned by the Moon's oppressive
Fall of a kingdom, Hilari Bell.
Scholar's plot : a knight and rogue novel, Hilari Bell.
After a quarrel, Sir Michael and Fisk split up, only to be reunited by necessity to get out of jail and find the man who framed Sir Michael's brother.
House of M, Brian Michael Bendis ; penciller, Olivier Coipel ; inkers, Tim Townsend ... et al. ; colourist, Frank D'Armata ; letterer, Chris Eliopoulos.
The Marvel event of the decade is here! The Avengers and the X-Men are faced with a common foe that becomes their greatest threat: Wanda Maximoff! The Scarlet Witch is out of control, and the fate of the entire world is in her hands. Will Magneto help his daughter or use her powers to his own benefit?
The storm, Virginia Bergin.
No parking at the end times, Bryan Bliss.
Abigail's parents, believing the end of the world is near, sell their house, give the money to an end-of-times preacher, and drive from North Carolina to San Francisco where they remain homeless and destitute, as Abigail fights to keep her parents, her twin brother, and herself united against all odds.
Game changer, Tim Bowles.
Unchanged, Jessica Brody.
The devil's angel, Kevin Brooks.
Unmade, Amy Rose Capetta.
Cadence is in a race against time and space to save her family and friends from the Unmakers, who are tracking the last vestiges of humanity across thecosmos.
Quake, Patrick Carman.
Teens Faith and Dylan finally go head-to-head with the mastermind behind their "pulses".
Just a queen, Jane Caro.
Stone in the sky, Cecil Castellucci.
In this follow-up to Tin Star, the desolate planet below the Yertina Feray space station is discovered to have overwhelming amounts of an invaluable resource, which suddenly makes the station a major player in intergalactic politics.
Flesh and blood, Simon Cheshire.
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.
Seduction, Molly Cochran.
Distressed that her boyfriend has changed so much since his wealthy uncle took him under his wing, Katy flies to Paris to attend cooking school and discovers a mysterious mansion which seems to be occupied by only beautiful, shallow people who never age.
The catalyst, Helena Coggan.
Rose Elmsworth has a secret. For eighteen years, the world has been divided into the magically Gifted and the non-magical Ashkind, but Rose's identity is far more dangerous. At fifteen, she has earned herself a place alongside her father in the Department, a brutal law-enforcement organisation run by the Gifted to control the Ashkind. But now an old enemy is threatening to start a catastrophic war, and Rose faces a challenging test of her loyalties.
Dead of winter, Kresley Cole.
In order to protect Jack from two of the most horrific Arcana, The Lovers, and the vast army they command, Evie leaves the comfort offered by Death and joins her allies in a frozen and perilous post-apocalyptic wasteland, but for her battle plan to succeed, she must persuade Death and Jack to work together.
Carpe diem, Autumn Cornwell.
When a world-travelling relative blackmails 16-year-old Vassar Spores parents into forcing their only child to backpack with her through Southeast Asia, Vassar is faced with things she isn't prepared for. In learning how to live in the moment, Vassar uncovers a family secret that turns her world upside down.
Whatever life throws at you, Julie Cross.
The baking life of Amelie Day, Vanessa Curtis.
Death marked, Leah Cypess.
After killing the leader of a clan of assassins and falling in love with his heir, a young sorceress discovers she is the one person to bring down the evil Empire that has been oppressing her people for centuries, and now, in the heart of the Empire, Ileni herself is the deadliest weapon the assassins have ever had.
Under my skin, James Dawson.
I'll meet you there, Heather Demetrios.
Skylar Evans, seventeen, yearns to escape Creek View by attending art school, but after her mother's job loss puts her dream at risk, a rekindled friendship with Josh, who joined the Marines to get away then lost a leg in Afghanistan, and her job at the Paradise motel lead her to appreciate her home town.
Burning kingdoms, Lauren DeStefano.
After Morgan Stockhour and her friends escape Internment, she discovers that life on the ground is not safer, and that, perhaps, going over the edge has led her to madness.
In real life, Cory Doctorow, Jen Wang.
Anda loves Coarsegold Online, the massively-multiplayer role playing game that she spends most of her free time on. It's a place where she can be a leader, a fighter, a hero. But things become a lot more complicated when Anda befriends a gold farmer a poor Chinese kid whose avatar in the game illegally collects valuable objects and then sells them to players from developed countries with money to burn.
The boy with the hidden name, Skylar Dorset.
Breakout, Kevin Emerson.
Fourteen-year-old eighth-grader Anthony Castillo uses "f-bombs" in the angst-ridden song he writes for his rock band, the Rusty Soles, and while it becomes an instant viral hit, he must decide if being a hero is worth the trouble that singing it on Arts Night would cause.
Doctor Who. The Eleventh Doctor. Vol. 1, After life, writers, Al Ewing & Rob Williams ; artists, Simon Fraser, Boo Cook ; colourists, Gary Caldwell, Hi-Fi.
Alice Obiefune was at her lowest ebb when the Eleventh Doctor burst into her life she'd lost her mother, her job and her apartment. But it didn't take much of the Doctor's compassion to get her on board the TARDIS, rediscovering the beauty in life, one time-lost adventure at a time!
Playlist for the dead, Michelle Falkoff.
The cipher, John C. Ford.
Robert 'Smiles' Smylie and his friend Ben become embroiled in a high-stakes negotiation with a pair of suspicious Feds when Ben cracks a code with the power to unlock all the Internet's secrets.
Inhumanity, writers, Matt Fraction and 10 others ; penciler, Olivier Coipel, Greg Land ; inker, Mark Morales and 5 others ; artists, Nick Bradshaw and others.
For thousands of years, they were hidden in plain sight forgotten descendants of a secret race transformed by alien science, living ordinary lives, never knowing their godlike potential. But now the Terrigen Bomb has revealed the inhumans in mankind's midst. As individuals across the globe manifest uncanny new abilities, the Avengers, X-Men, Hulk, Spider-Man and more face a world forever altered.
The blood cell, James Goss.
An asteroid in the furthest reaches of space is the most secure prison for the most dangerous of criminals. The Governor is responsible for the cruellest murderers so he's not impressed by the arrival of the man they're calling the most dangerous criminal in the quadrant.
Captive, AJ Grainger.
All that burns, Ryan Graudin.
Sorceress : a Spellcaster novel, Claudia Gray.
Picture the dead, Adele Griffin and Lisa Brown.
After Jennie Lovell's fiancé, Will, is killed during the Civil War, she forms an alliance with a spirit photographer and uses her ability to talk to the dead to investigate the secrets Will was hiding and how he really died.
The last time we say goodbye, Cynthia Hand.
After her younger brother, Tyler, commits suicide, Lex struggles to work through her grief in the face of a family that has fallen apart, the sudden distance between her and her friends, and memories of Tyler that still feel all too real.
Eventual Poppy Day, Libby Hathorn.
Waiting for unicorns, Beth Hautala.
After her mother dies, twelve-year-old Talia McQuinn goes to the Arctic with her father, a whale researcher. Over the course of one summer, and through several unlikely friendships, Talia learns that stories have the power to connect us, to provide hope, and to pull us out of the darkness.
Avengers. Time runs out. Volume 2, writer, Jonathan Hickman ; artist, Kev Walker and 4 others.
The Avengers are fragmented! While one group seeks out the Illuminati for a confrontation, another takes the fight to the new Cabal! What has become of Tony Stark to say nothing of Doctor Strange.
Havoc, Jane Higgins.
After months of attacks and reprisals, a shaky ceasefire holds between the warring sides of the river. Southside waits nervously, with a kind of hope that feels like defeat. Then the world erupts. And from the debris comes a voice where no voice should be. When Nick follows it he steps into a complex web of power, fear and betrayal that enwraps the city.
Nightbird, Alice Hoffman.
The distance between lost and found, Kathryn Holmes.
Sophomore Hallie Calhoun, her former friend Jonah, and her new friend Rachel leave a church youth group hike in the Great Smoky Mountains and become lost for five days, struggling to survive as Hallie finally speaks about the incident that made her a social pariah and Jonah admits why it hurt him so much.
Alpha goddess, Amalie Howard.
Sera is a Hindu goddess incarnate and must battle between her good and evil sides in order to save the world from becoming hell on earth.
A company of swans, Eva Ibbotson.
Green Lantern Corps. Volume 5, Uprising, Van Jensen, Robert Venditti, authors ; Bernard Chang and 11 others, artists ; Marcelo Maiolo and 4 others, colourists ; Dave Sharpe, Taylor Esposito, letterers.
With the entire Corps under attack by the Khund and the shapeshifting Durlans, John Stewart must unravel the mystery behind destroyed Sector Houses. But as the situation becomes more dire, he and his rag tag group of Lanterns must seek out a Lantern that has been undercover for a very long time. Maybe even too long to be found.
The summer prince, Alaya Dawn Johnson.
In a Brazil of the distant future, June Costa falls in love with Enki, a fellow artist and rebel against the strict limits of the legendary pyramid city of Palmares Tres' matriarchal government, knowing that, like all Summer Kings before him, Enki is destined to die.
Better than perfect, Melissa Kantor.
Setting high ambitions for an Ivy League education and successful life, Juliet begins questioning her strict family rules in the face of her father's abandonment, her mother's instability, and her growing feelings for a boy.
Time trips, A.L. Kennedy and 7 others.
Time Trips is a unique and beautifully illustrated collection of Doctor Who adventures from bestselling and award-winning writers including Joanne Harris, Trudi Canavan, Nick Harkaway, A.L. Kennedy and more. Taking you from ancient Alexandria to nameless planets in the far future, these tales are at turns funny, frightening, moving and thought-provoking short stories that are bigger on the inside.
Illusion : chronicles of Nick, Sherrilyn Kenyon.
Nick Gautier doesn't want to be the son of a demon who's fated to end the world. He just wants to be normal and have normal problems like everyone else. When he gets sucked into an alternate reality where his mother has married his mentor and his Atlantean god best friend has become a human geek, he begins to understand that no life is free of pain, and that every person has a specific place in the universe even the son of a hated demon.
Resonance, Celine Kiernan.
Life on the refrigerator door : a novel in notes, Alice Kuipers.
Grave mercy, Robin LaFevers.
Invaded, Melissa Landers.
Cara and Aelyx maintain their extremely long-distance relationship, with Cara continuing as an exchange student and becoming human representative to a panel preparing for a human colony on L'eihr and Aelyx working on a campaign to improve human-L'eihr relations, which soon makes him a target of extremists.
Teen Titans. Earth One. 1, written by Jeff Lemire ; pencils by Terry Dodson ; inks by Rachel Dodson with Cam Smith ; colors by Brad Anderson with Terry Dodson ; lettered by Jared K. Fletcher.
The Teen Titans never felt like normal kids but they had no idea how right they were. Their seemingly idyllic Oregon upbringing hides a secret one that will bring killers, shamans, and extraterrestrials down on their heads, and force them into an alliance that could shake the planet to its foundations!
Hold me closer : the Tiny Cooper story : a musical novel
Ash, Malinda Lo.
In this variation on the Cinderella story, Ash grows up believing in the fairy realm that the king and his philosophers have sought to suppress, until one day she must choose between a handsome fairy cursed to love her and the King's Huntress whom she loves.
Teen Titans. Volume 5, The trial of Kid Flash, writer, Scott Lobdell ; artists, Tyler Kirkham and 12 others ; colourists, Arif Prianto and 4 others ; letterers, Travis Lanham, Taylor Esposito, Dezi Sienty.
When Titans Fall. He trained under the Dark Knight himself. But then Red Robin stepped out from under the Batman's shadow to start a new team of teenaged heroes like himself. As the Teen Titans, they battled against threats no other, older team could face. He never could have imagined that their greatest threats would come from within.
A court of thorns and roses, Sarah J. Maas.
Zafir, Prue Mason ; series editor, Lyn White.
Me & Mr J, Rachel McIntyre.
Love bomb, Jeremy McLachlan.
The Hush, Skye Melki-Wegner.
Breaking dawn, Stephenie Meyer.
To be irrevocably in love with a vampire is both fantasy and nightmare woven into a dangerously heightened reality for Bella Swan. Pulled in one direction by her intense passion for Edward Cullen, and in another by her profound connection to werewolf Jacob Black, a tumultuous year of temptation, loss, and strife have led her to the ultimate turning point.
Homecoming, Kass Morgan.
Feeling sorry for Celia, Jaclyn Moriarty.
Riot, Sarah Mussi.
Mark of the thief, Jennifer A. Nielsen.
When Nic, a slave in the mines outside of Rome, is forced to enter a sealed cavern containing lost treasures of Julius Caesar, he finds himself in possession of an ancient amulet filled with magic once reserved for the Gods, and becomes the centre of a conspiracy to overthrow the emperor and destroy Rome.
All the bright places, Jennifer Niven.
Prince of Afghanistan, Louis Nowra.
Secret origins. Volume 1, writers, Greg Pak and 11 others ; pencillers, Lee Weeks and 10 others ; inkers, Sandra Hope and 13 others ; colourists, Dave McCaig and 10 others ; letterers, John J. Hill and 6 others.
The beginnings of the most popular characters in the DC Universe are finally told here, in stories that fans have been clamouring for since September 2011.
The Incredible Hulk. Planet Hulk, writer, Greg Pak ; pencilers, Carlo Pagulayan ... et al. ; inkers, Jeffrey Huet ... et al..
The Incredible Hulk, exiled into outer space, becomes enslaved on the planet Sakaar which is ruled by the Red King, and eventually becomes the gladiator known as Green Scar, uniting his fellow fighters to start a revolution to help change their world.
First love, James Patterson and Emily Raymond.
Runaways Axi, sixteen, and Robinson, seventeen, who met on a cancer ward, leave small-town Oregon on a cross-country trip to experience the best of life before it is too late.
Death and the arrow : a Tom Marlowe adventure, Chris Priestley.
Fifteen-year-old Tom helps his father run a print shop in London. When he and old Dr Harker hear of a curious murder in the City, with the victim pierced by an arrow and holding a card of "Death and the Arrow", they are intrigued. And as more victims are discovered, the mystery closes more tightly.
Terminal, Kathy Reichs and Brendan Reichs.
Tory and her comrades must track a new pack of rogue Virals who have brought on the attention of a shadowy government organization intent on learning the secret to their powers.
The shadow in the glass, Justin Richards and Steve Cole.
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.
Bone Gap, Laura Ruby.
Eighteen-year-old Finn, an outsider in his quiet Midwestern town, is the only witness to the abduction of town favourite Roza, but his inability to distinguish between faces makes it difficult for him to help with the investigation, and subjects him to even more ridicule and bullying.
The winner's crime, a novel by Marie Rutkoski.
The engagement of Lady Kestrel to Valoria's crown prince is the event of a lifetime, but to Kestrel it means living in a cage of her own making, so as she aches to tell the truth about her engagement, she becomes a skilled practitioner of deceit and as a spy, passes information and gets close to uncovering a shocking secret.
Under cover, Chris Ryan.
The sin eater's daughter, Melinda Salisbury.
Salt & stone, Victoria Scott.
Birth of a killer, Darren Shan.
When Larten escapes the terrible workhouse in which he toils, he doesn't know that he is running from an early death! into another kind of transformation. After meeting the mysterious vampire Seba Nile while sheltering for the night in a crypt, Larten finds himself drawn into the shadowy world of the vampire Clan. As he travels and learns, Larten finds himself enjoying the adventure he has always dreamed of, seeing a world beyond any he suspected in his poverty-stricken youth. But Larten begins to discover something else, too. Much like death, becoming a vampire is something you can't come back from!
Corruption, Jessica Shirvington.
How do you live with yourself when you've deceived the one you love? How do you move on when the person you've been fighting to save betrays you? Two years ago, Maggie Stevens began the hunt. Four weeks ago, Maggie's world fell apart, when she finally found what she'd been looking for. And when Quentin, who had blindly trusted her, unravelled her web of lies. Now, Maggie lives in the dark. But she's not about to stay there. Not when she still has to bring M-Corp down. Not when there is still a chance she could win him back.
The queen of zombie hearts, Gena Showalter.
UnWholly, Neal Shusterman.
As white as snow, Salla Simukka ; translated from the Finnish by Owen F. Witesman.
Feral pride, Cynthia Leitich Smith.
Anti-shifter sentiment is at an all-time high when Kayla's transformation to werecat is captured on video and uploaded for the world to see. Suddenly she becomes a symbol of the werebeast threat and along with fellow cat Yoshi, lion-possum Clyde, and human Aimee a hunted fugitive. Meanwhile, a self-proclaimed weresnake has kidnapped the governor of Texas and hit the airwaves with a message of war.
Inside out, Maria V. Snyder.
I'm Trella. I'm a scrub. A nobody. One of thousands who work the lower levels, keeping inside clean for the Uppers. I've got one friend, do my job, and try to avoid the Pop Cops. So what if I occasionally use the pipes to sneak around the Upper levels. The only neck at risk is my own until I accidentally start a rebellion and become the go-to-girl to lead a revolution.
Shadow study, Maria V. Snyder.
Batman eternal. Volume 1, Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, story ; James Tynion IV and 5 others, writers ; Jason Fabok and 10 others, artists ; Brad Anderson and 7 others, colourists ; Taylor Esposito and 5 others, letterers.
Carmine Falcone, also known as the Roman, returns to Gotham to begin an all-out gang war and take back the city he once ruled, while a much more powerful evil force begins to surface.
Kin, Lili St. Crow.
In the kin world, girls Ruby de Varre's age are expected to play nice, get betrothed, and start a family especially if they're rootkin and the fate of the clan is riding on them. But after a childhood of running wild in the woods, it's hard to turn completely around and be demure. Even if your Gran is expecting it. Then Conrad, handsome and charming, from a clan across the Waste, comes to New Haven to seal an alliance between their two families. The sparks fly immediately. Yet as Ruby gets to know him more, she starts to realize something's off. Then the murders start.
Superman. Earth One, 3, written by J. Michael Straczynski ; pencils by Ardian Syaf ; inks by Sandra Hope ; colors by Barbara Ciardo ; lettered by Rob Leigh.
Superman Earth One follows a young Clark Kent as he continues his journey toward becoming the World's Greatest Super Hero. After defeating villains terrestrial and beyond, Superman faces a threat that he can't simply outmuscle. A threat smarter, more cunning and deadly than he can imagine: the Luthors!
The dogs, Allan Stratton.
The Dolls, Kiki Sullivan.
Devils and realist. Vol. 4, story by Madoka Takadono ; art by Utako Yukihiro ; translation, Jocelyne Allen ; adaptation, Danielle King.
William Twining has it all a sharp intelligence, dashing good looks, and a noble station in life. There's only one problem: he's broke. With no way to finance his prestigious education, William decides to search through his uncle's mansion for something of value to sell. But William's logical worldview is about to take a hit.
Mind games, Teri Terry.
Helen's daughter, Frances Thomas.
The burning towers, Frances Thomas.
A wicked thing, Rhiannon Thomas.
One hundred years after falling asleep, Aurora wakes to the kiss of a handsome prince and a kingdom that has dreamed of her return, but her happily-ever-after seems unlikely as she faces grief over the loss of everything she knew and a cruel new king.
Missions of love. Volume 10, Ema Toyama ; translator, Alethea Nibley and Athena Nibley.
In school, Yukina is a cold and distant girl; Shigure is the most perfect, good-looking guy. But the two of them have a secret, and their extraordinary love affair is about to start! Yukina, under the pen name 'Yupina', is actually a popular cell phone novelist. When she discovers Shigure's devious womanising ways, she blackmails him to complete daring 'missions of love' for her to write about. Will these missions give them an opportunity to fall in love with each other?
Arcadia, James Treadwell.
All the men are dead now it's the boys' turn. On a tiny archipelago, cut off from the rest of the world by a cursed sea, a handful of survivors live a precarious existence, clinging to their memories of the time before magic and their hope that those times will return. As far as he knows, Rory is the only boy left. Then the man comes, weaving his tales of a quest to find a powerful ring, and Rory finds himself embarking on a journey through terrors and marvels, once more in the world of men. And the moment of reckoning, when it comes, will bring an end to stories unimaginably older than his own.
The boy who lost Fairyland, Catherynne M. Valente.
When a young troll named Hawthorn is stolen from Fairyland by the Golden Wind, he becomes a changeling a human boy in the strange city of Chicago, a place no less bizarre and magical than Fairyland when seen through trollish eyes. Left with a human family, Hawthorn struggles with his troll nature and his changeling fate. But when he turns twelve, he stumbles upon a way back home, to a Fairyland much changed from the one he remembers. Soon, Hawthorn finds himself at the centre of a changeling revolution until he comes face to face with a beautiful young Scientist with very big, very red assistant.
Footer Davis probably is crazy, Susan Vaught.
Eleven-year-old Footer and her friends investigate when a nearby farm is burned, the farmer murdered, and his children disappear, but as they follow the clues, Footer starts having flashbacks and wonders if she is going crazy like her mother, who is back in a mental institution near their Mississippi home.
Hold tight, don't let go : a novel of Haiti, Laura Rose Wagner.
In the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, Nadine goes to live with her father in Miami while her cousin Magdalie, raised as her sister, remains behind in a refugee camp, dreaming of joining Nadine but wondering if she must accept that her life and future are in Port-au-Prince.
The age of miracles, Karen Thompson Walker.
'It is never what you worry over that comes to pass in the end. The real catastrophes are always different unimagined, unprepared for, unknown.' What if our 24-hour day grew longer, first in minutes, then in hours, until day becomes night and night becomes day? What effect would this slowing have on the world? On the birds in the sky, the whales in the sea, the astronauts in space, and on an eleven-year-old girl, grappling with emotional changes in her own life?
We all looked up, Tommy Wallach.
My heart & other black holes, Jasmine Warga.
The world beneath, Janice Warman.
Specials, Scott Westerfeld.
Uglies, Scott Westerfield.
Liccle Bit, Alex Wheatle.
Avatar, the last airbender. The rift, Gene Luen Yang, script ; Gurihiru, art & cover ; Michael Heisler, lettering.
As Avatar Aang and his friends confront an ancient spirit determined to destroy a town on land sacred to the Air Nomads, Toph and Aang find themselves on opposing sides in a battle of gigantic proportions. If Toph and Aang don't put aside their differences, there's more at stake than just their friendship!
Saving midnight : a novel, Suzy Zail.
Yotsuba&!. 9, Kiyohiko Azuma ; translation, Amy Forsyth.
Yotsuba’s continuing adventures.
Garfield the big cheese, Jim Davis.
Head honcho Garfield takes charge in this latest collection of comics. The fat cat is up to his usual funny business pestering Jon, punting Odie, and pounding down pasta and it's a true labour of love.
Avatar, the last airbender. Vol. 1, created by Michael Dante DiMartino & Bryan Konietzko.
When Katara and her brother Sokka of the Southern Water Tribe rescue a mysterious boy named Aang, who has been trapped in a glacier, it appears that he is one of the Airbenders, a race of people not seen in a century, and the long-lost avatar whose destiny is to save the world from war with the Fire Nation.


Love Tanya, Tanya Burr.
Part diary, part beauty manual, Love, Tanya is brimming with ideas and advice about life, love, fashion and friendship.
Love you : be your best & live your dreams, Kimberley Crossman.
A motivational self-help book for young New Zealand women making their way in the world. Popular celebrity Kimberley Crossman shares her experiences of striving to achieve her goals and dreams.
Body & soul : a girl's guide to a fit, fun, and fabulous life, Bethany Hamilton with Dustin Dillberg.
Bethany Hamilton has become a fitness expert by virtue of being a professional athlete who has excelled — and she's done it while overcoming incredible challenges. Whether you know Bethany or not, whether you surf or not, everyone has challenges, and in Body & Soul, Bethany shares some of her core experiences with body, mind and spirit.
Write that essay : the outrageously helpful guide to writing better essays and achieving higher grades, Ian Hunter.
Level 3 physical education study guide, Shawn Martin.
The new edition covers the six key Level 3 Achievement Standards 3.1 to 3.6. It features brief, clearly explained notes, illustrations, examples and activities (with selected answers) for student practice. Use throughout the year to support classroom work, to help with internal assessments and to revise for end-of-year exams.