New Titles Young Adults’ July 2015 (arrived in June 2015)


Alice in the country of clover. The March Hare's revolution, Ryo Kazuki ; story by QuinRose ; translation, Angela Liu ; adaptation, Lianne Sentar.
Alice has been whisked to the Country of Clover, but at least her home Hatter Mansion came along for the move. Her intimate friendship with Elliot gives her strength to face the new challenges, but he's a man of contradictions, and she's uneasy about his hard mobster interior lurking behind the grinning goofball exterior. When she starts to fall for him, however, memories of her past world resurface that being to sway her. Clover is a dangerous place for hesitation. Beware the talking doors!
Alice in the country of Clover. Twin lovers, art by Kei Shichiri ; story by Quinrose ; translation, Angela Liu ; adaptation, Lianne Sentar.
Wonderland, with its territory battles and psychotic inhabitants, has always been a tricky place to fall in love. Now, in the Country of Clover, it's even trickier when the Bloody Twins transform themselves from boys into men. Alice's relationship with Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum takes an unexpected turn, as she finds herself in double-trouble. Even if she does begin to love the boys as they love her, she is forced to make a choice between them — and the Mafia's twin gatekeepers never give up anything without a bloody fight!
Alice in the country of Joker: circus and liar's game. 7, story by QuinRose ; art by Mamenosuke Fujimaru ; translation, Angela Liu ; adaptation, Lianne Sentar.
Fleeing to the Joker's jail to save her own life, Alice is forced to dig through the pain and confront her buried truths. But this is the Season of Lies, and the people who love her aren't afraid to break some rules. In this climactic finale to the 'Circus and Liar's Game' series, Alice struggles to rebuild her crumbling world before it's too late. There's just one problem: after a peek into the Country of Diamonds, Alice learns the true cost of clinging to the past.
Puella magi Oriko magica. Extra story, story by Magica Quartet ; art by Mura Kuroe ; translation, William Flanagan.
Oriko's ability to see into the future led her to commit bloody acts in her efforts to forestall an even greater tragedy later on. But what if Oriko had met Yuma Chitose before she predicted the end of the world? Would she still have chosen to manipulate the young girl if Yuma had been no stranger but a dear friend? Puella Magi Oriko Magica: Extra Story explores the might-have-been, and further explores Kirika's devotion to her beloved Oriko.
Welcome to Bordertown: new stories and poems of the Borderlands, Holly Black and Ellen Kushner ; introduction by Terri Windling.
Stories and poems set in the urban land of Bordertown, a city on the edge of the faerie and human world, populated by human and elfin runaways.
Xxxholic rei. 1, CLAMP ; translator, Stephen Paul.
In xxxHOLiC Rei, Kimihiro Watanuki continues his relationship with the Space-Time Witch, Yuko. In her mysterious shop where wishes are granted for a price will he discover even more secrets? And what will he have to trade this time for the answers he seeks?
Xxxholic rei. 2, CLAMP ; translator, Stephen Paul.
Kimihiro Watanuki finds things inside Yuko's wish-granting business all too familiar, and a strange feeling overcomes him as he makes a choice, a feeling that he has made this choice before.
Xxxholic rei. 3, CLAMP ; translator, Stephen Paul.
Since returning to his roots working for Yuko alongside Domeki, Watanuki has been plagued by a sense of deja vu, and upon receiving another visitor with a tale of exchanged coins and a chance encounter with a familiar bird cage, everything falls into place. With understanding comes purpose, but sometimes, as the saying goes, ignorance is bliss.
The wrath & the dawn, Renee Ahdieh.
Every dawn brings horror to a different family in a land ruled by a killer. Khalid, the eighteen-year-old Caliph of Khorasan, takes a new bride each night only to have her executed at sunrise. So it is a suspicious surprise when sixteen-year-old Shahrzad volunteers to marry Khalid. But she does so with a clever plan to stay alive and exact revenge on the Caliph for the murder of her best friend and countless other girls.
Even when you lie to me, Jessica Alcott.
Because she sees herself as ugly and a misfit, tolerated only because of her friendship with pretty and popular Lila, Charlie dreads her senior year, but a crush on the new charismatic English teacher, Mr. Drummond, makes school bearable until her eighteenth birthday, when boundaries are crossed.
Out of control, Sarah Alderson.
When seventeen-year-old Liva came to New York City, all she wanted was to escape the painful memories of her past and finally find a fresh start. Her hopes for a new future were dashed the moment she became the sole witness to a brutal murder. When she's taken into police custody - supposedly for her own protection - she realises something isn't right, but it's too late.
07-ghost. 16, Yukino Ichihara, Yuki Amemiya ; translation, Satsuki Yamashita.
Years ago, the Seven Ghost Landkarte succumbed to a dark desire to eradicate all sin by simply erasing humanity. His plan has run unchecked for years, and now Frau, Teito and fellow Seven Ghost Ea are the only ones left standing in his way. If Teito hopes to continue on his journey to seal the evil god Verloren, then he'll have to find a way to forgive even this most irredeemable of souls.
There will come a time, Carrie Arcos.
World trigger. 1, Daisuke Ashihara ; translation, Lillian Olsen.
Destroy thy Neighbour! A gate to another dimension has burst open, and invincible monsters called Neighbours invade Earth. Osamu Mikumo may not be the best among the elite warriors who co-opt other-dimensional technology to fight back, but along with his Neighbour friend Yuma, he'll do whatever it takes to defend life on Earth as we know it.
World trigger. 2, Daisuke Ashihara ; translation, Lillian Olsen.
Ever since meeting Yuma, Osamu has protected the feisty Neighbour's secret through a combination of covering up and taking credit for Yuma's actions. Turns out, though, Yuma isn't the only person Osamu's been protecting. He sets in motion a plan to help his friend Chika, who for mysterious reasons seems to attract Neighbours. And it also becomes clear that Osamu isn't covering for Yuma as well as he thinks.
World trigger. 3, Daisuke Ashihara ; translation, Lillian Olsen.
Warrior Osamu Mikumo and his Neighbour friend Yuma help defend the earth from invincible monsters that come from another dimension.
World trigger. 4, Daisuke Ashihara ; translation, Lillian Olsen.
Earth is under constant threat from Neighbours, invincible monsters from another dimension that destroy our way of life. At least we have the elite warriors of Border, who co-opt alien technology to fight back! Our hero Osamu Mikumo may not be the best agent, but along with his Neighbour friend Yuma, he'll do whatever it takes to defend life on Earth as we know it. Should Border admit a Neighbour into its ranks? Jin and Arashiyama Squad think so, and they clash against headquarters' top agents to preserve Yuma's right to enlist.
World trigger. 5, Daisuke Ashihara ; translation, Lillian Olsen.
Border headquarters is abuzz with gossip about talented new rookies Yuma and Chika. But it's Osamu who attracts the most attention when an A-Rank agent challenges him to a duel. Then it's Yuma's turn to fight when another A-Rank agent challenges him! Plus there's that meeting with Border's top brass that they just got called to. Is there such a thing as too grand an introduction?
Deadly by design, Carina Axelsson.
Joyride, Anna Banks.
A popular guy and a shy girl with a secret become unlikely accomplices for midnight pranking, and are soon in over their heads with the law and with each other.
Lullaby, Bernard Beckett.
Rene's twin brother Theo lies unconscious in hospital after a freak accident left him with massively disrupted brain function. There is hope though. An experimental procedure - risky, scientifically exciting and ethically questionable - could allow him to gain a new life. But what life, and at what cost? Only Rene can give the required consent. But first there is the question of Rene's capacity to make that decision. And this is where the real story begins.
The dark light, Julia Bell.
The notorious Pagan Jones, Nina Berry
Pagan Jones went from America's sweetheart to fallen angel in one fateful night in 1960: the night a car accident killed her whole family. Pagan was behind the wheel and driving drunk. Nine months later, she's stuck in the Lighthouse Reformatory for Wayward Girls and tortured by her guilt not to mention the sadistic Miss Edwards, who takes special delight in humiliating the once-great Pagan Jones. But all of that is about to change.
Mortal gods, Kendare Blake.
The escalating war between the gods takes Athena and Cassandra across the globe, searching for lost gods, old enemies, and the great warrior, Achilles, and although their alliance is fragile, they must find a way to work together or all is lost.
Dangerous angels: the Weetzie Bat books, Francesca Lia Block.
Ambush, Chris Bradford.
Dumb chocolate eyes, Kevin Brooks.
iBoy, Kevin Brooks.
Wild hearts: an if only novel, Jessica Burkhart.
Superman vs. Darkseid, writers, John Byrne and 11 others; artists, Terry Austin and 13 others.
In the pantheon of Superman's greatest foes, none are as power-hungry, destructive, and oppressive as Darkseid — the despot leader of the hellish world of Apokolips! Darseid's ambition to conquer and enslave all of existence knows no bounds and as one of the most dangerous villains in the universe, he stops at nothing so he can exert his will with force and fear on all whom he encounters. His godlike powers are almost unmatched except for the Man of Steel himself!
It's about love, Steven Camden.
City of ashes, Cassandra Clare.
Sixteen-year-old Clary continues trying to make sense of the swiftly changing events and relationships in her life as she becomes further involved with the Shadowhunters and their pursuit of demons and discovers some terrifying truths about her parents, her brother Jace, and her boyfriend Simon.
City of bones, Cassandra Clare.
Suddenly able to see demons and the Darkhunters who are dedicated to returning them to their own dimension, fifteen-year-old Clary Fray is drawn into this bizzare world when her mother disappears and Clary herself is almost killed by a monster.
Cupcake, Rachel Cohn.
Former "bad girl" Cyd Charisse moves to New York City to live with her half-brother Danny while exploring career options and various relationships, including the one with Shrimp, who is surfing in New Zealand.
The art of destruction, Stephen Cole.
Matched, Ally Condie.
On her seventeenth birthday, Cassia meets her Match. Society dictates he is her perfect partner for life. Except he's not. In Cassia's society, Officials decide who people love. How many children they have. Where they work. When they die. But, as Cassia finds herself falling in love with another boy, she is determined to make some choices of her own. And that's when her whole world begins to unravel…
Brody's ghost. Book 6, story and art by Mark Crilley.
Everything has changed for Brody since teenaged ghost Talia entered his life. Now trained in the supernatural arts and strong in mind and body, Brody is trapped in a prison cell with just hours left before his ex-girlfriend Nicole is destined to be the Penny Murderer's next victim. All the sacrifices Brody has made have been leading up to this night, and even if he can manage to excape from prison, the race is on to locate the crime scene before the killer strikes.
Halfway perfect, Julie Cross & Mark Perini.
Eve's time as a fashion model nearly destroyed her, and now she's determined to build a career behind the camera after landing a photography internship in New York City, bringing her face to face with her dark past, her ex, and an up-and-coming male model named Alex who's falling for her.
Fearless, Marianne Curley.
The Awesome, Eva Darrows.
Garfield blots out the sun, Jim Davis.
Collection of previously published Garfield comic strips.
Garfield chews the fat, Jim Davis.
Starved for attention, the world-famous feline hogs the spotlight!
Garfield eats crow, Jim Davis.
Mischief's on the menu and trouble's brewin' in this brand-new concoction of comics.
Garfield eats his heart out, Jim Davis.
Presents a collection of colour cartoons featuring Garfield, the cat with the big appetite, his long-suffering owner Jon, and their friends.
Garfield gets his just desserts, Jim Davis.
The irrepressible, lasagna-loving feline returns in a new collection of adventures and exploits featuring full-colour renditions of the popular comic
Garfield gets in a pickle, Jim Davis.
Colour versions of Garfield comic strips, featuring the adventures of Garfield the cat, Odie the dog, and their owner Jon.
Garfield goes bananas, Jim Davis.
A collection of comic strips featuring the fat cat, his dog pal Odie, and owner Jim.
Garfield hits the big time, Jim Davis.
The fun-loving feline celebrates his cushy, gluttonous lifestyle with friends Jon and Odie in the latest collection from the popular comic.
Garfield pigs out, Jim Davis.
Garfield rounds out, Jim Davis.
On a diet or swallowing a lasagna whole, he's still the same lovable Garfield. Getting in over his scruffy neck and sassing his way back out again, this is one scrappy cat who knows how to have fun.
Garfield sits around the house, Jim Davis.
He's the #1 champ at sleeping, eating, and watching TV and when the world's favourite cat sits around the house, he really sits around the house! And of course, he's as sassy and lovable as ever when he chases Odie, plays with Nermal and Pooky, and makes life both wicked and wonderful for his owner, Jon.
Garfield swallows his pride, Jim Davis.
In this fourteenth Garfield comic collection, the popular feline embarks on another round of marathon eating and sleeping and gulps down a huge mouthful when he finally swallows his pride.
Garfield takes his licks, Jim Davis.
Displays the many moods of the popular comic strip cat, chronicling his battles with Odie, his raids on the refrigerator, and his adversarial relationship with Jon.
Garfield worldwide, Jim Davis.
A collection of cartoons featuring fat-cat Garfield and his friends John and Odie, up to their usual hijinks.
Garfield, survival of the fattest, Jim Davis.
Garfield's not just surviving, he's thriving. The always fashionable fat cat has evolved over the years, but one thing hasn't changed-his voracious appetite for food and fun. That's what makes this all-new smorgasbord of comics a natural selection for hungry fans of the world's most famished feline.
Illusionarium, Heather Dixon.
As apprentice to his father, the second-best medical scientist in the empire, Jonathan leads a quiet life in a remote aerial city until the king arrives, calling on them to find the cure to a plague that has struck the capital city and put the queen's life at risk, but the newly discovered chemical, fantillium, that may help will also put at risk all that Jonathan holds dear.
The devil you know, Trish Doller.
Exhausted and rebellious after three years of working for her father and mothering her brother, eighteen-year-old Arcadia "Cadie" Wells joins two cousins who are camping their way through Florida, soon learning that one's a murderer.
A swift pure cry, Siobhan Dowd.
Fell of dark: a novel, Patrick Downes.
Chronicles the lives of two mentally ill boys - Erik, who believes he is a saint, and Thorn, who believes he is a demon - as their minds devolve into hallucinations, showing the way their worlds intersect, and culminating in a final stand-off.
The Jaguar Trials, Ruth Eastham.
Across enemy seas, L. M. Elliot.
At the world's end, Catherine Fisher.
Dime, E.R. Frank.
Fourteen-year-old Dime, a foster child in Newark, New Jersey, finds love and family as a prostitute, but when her pimp rejects her for a new girl, will Dime have the strength to leave?
End game, Alan Gibbons
'He was here again last night, the man with the dead eyes. He was in my room and in my head.' There are not many things Nick Mallory knows for sure. He knows there was a car crash. He knows he is in hospital. And he knows he feels furious with his father. What he doesn't know is why. As his memories start to return, Nick finds himself caught in a net of secrets and lies where truth and perception collide and heroes and villains are not easy to tell apart.
Endangered, Lamar Giles.
When Lauren (Panda), a teen photoblogger, gets involved in a deadly game, she has to protect the classmates she despises.
The last soldier, Keith Gray.
Paper towns, John Green.
One month before graduating from his Central Florida high school, Quentin "Q" Jacobsen basks in the predictable boringness of his life until the beautiful and exciting Margo Roth Spiegelman, Q's neighbour and classmate, takes him on a midnight adventure and then mysteriously disappears.
Theodore Boone: the fugitive, John Grisham.
Aspiring lawyer Theodore Boone is still dispensing legal advice to friends and family when a new case comes up.
The truth about us, Janet Gurtler.
P.S. I still love you, Jenny Han.
Lara Jean didn't expect to really fall for Peter. She and Peter were just pretending. Except suddenly they weren't. Now Lara Jean is more confused than ever. When another boy from her past returns to her life, Lara Jean's feelings for him return too. Can a girl be in love with two boys at once?
The last summer of us: where do we go from here?, Maggie Harcourt.
Stone rider, David Hofmeyr.
Scorpia rising, Anthony Horowitz.
Scorpia, Anthony Horowitz.
Same sun here, Silas House and Neela Vaswani.
A twelve-year-old Indian immigrant in New York City and a Kentucky coal miner's son become pen pals, and eventually best friends, through a series of revealing letters exploring such topics as environmental activism, immigration, and racism.
Rosario + Vampire. Season II. 14, story & art by Akihisa Ikeda ; translation, Tetsuichiro Miyaki ; English adaptation, Annette Roman.
Average human teenager Tsukune accidentally enrolls at a boarding school for monsters no, not jocks and popular kids, but bona fide werewolves, witches and unnameables out of his wildest nightmares! On the plus side, all the girls have a monster crush on him. On the negative side, all the boys are so jealous they want to kill him! And so do the girls he spurns because he only has eyes for one of them - the far-from-average vampire Moka.
Paper things, Jennifer Richard Jacobson.
When Ari's mother died four years ago, she had two final wishes: that Ari and her older brother, Gage, would stay together always, and that Ari would go to Carter, the middle school for gifted students. So when nineteen-year-old Gage decides he can no longer live with their bossy guardian, Janna, Ari knows she has to go with him. But it's been two months, and Gage still hasn't found them an apartment. He and Ari have been "couch surfing," staying with Gage's friend in a tiny apartment, crashing with Gage's girlfriend and two roommates, and if necessary, sneaking into a juvenile shelter to escape the cold Maine nights. But all of this jumping around makes it hard for Ari to keep up with her schoolwork, never mind her friendships, and getting into Carter starts to seem impossible. Will Ari be forced to break one of her promises to Mama? Told in an open, authentic voice, this nuanced story of hiding in plain sight may have readers thinking about homelessness in a whole new way.
In another life, Laura Jarratt.
The Nethergrim, Matthew Jobin.
A certain scientific railgun. 10, story by Kazuma Kamachi ; art by Motoi Fuyukawa ; translation, Nan Rymer ; adaptation, Maggie Danger.
Welcome to a world where mysticism and science collide, and supernatural powers are derived from either science or religion. Meet Mikoto Misaka, the third most powerful Level 5 esper in Academy City. Together with her best friend Kuroko Shirai and the other members of Judgment, a student-run law enforcement agency, Mikoto delves deep into the dark heart of the scientific sprawl she calls home and uncovers secrets she wishes she hadn't!
No game, no life. 1, Yuu Kamiya ; translation by Daniel Komen.
Blue exorcist. 13, Kazue Kato ; translation & English adaptation, John Werry.
The Exwires learn the tragic story of what happened to Izumo's mother, Tamamo, when the Illuminati's mad Professor Gedoin sought her out in order to conduct his insane experiments. Now Izumo has been captured and is next on the professor's list of test subjects. Rin, Yukio, Shiemi, Suguro and Konekomaru head deep into Dream Town Inari to rescue Izumo, but what they find there is a horror none of them ever expected.
My love story!! 1, story, Kazune Kawahara ; art, Aruko ; English adaptation, Ysabet Reinhardt MacFarlane ; translation, JN Productions.
Giant Takeo Goda's love life takes a surprising turn when he saves a girl named Yamato, but will she be drawn instead to Takeo's handsome best friend, Sunakawa?
My love story!! 2, story, Kazune Kawahara ; art, Aruko ; English adaptation, Ysabet Reinhardt MacFarlane ; translation, JN Productions.
New at love, Takeo and Yamato excitedly begin their romantic relationship but between friends who badmouth Takeo and a judo tournament that will separate the two for a month, are they going to survive as a couple beyond the honeymoon stage?
My love story!! 3, story, Kazune Kawahara ; art, Aruko ; English adaptation, Ysabet Reinhardt MacFarlane ; translation, JN Productions.
Used to being on the sidelines, Takeo simply stands tall and accepts his fate. But one day when he saves a girl named Yamato from a harasser on the train, his (love!) life suddenly takes an incredible turn!
My love story!! 4, story, Kazune Kawahara ; art, Aruko ; English adaptation, Ysabet Reinhardt MacFarlane ; translation, JN Productions.
Takeo Goda is a giant guy with a giant heart. Too bad the girls don't want him! Used to being on the sidelines, Takeo simply stands tall and accepts his fate. But one day when he saves a girl named Yamato from a harasser on the train, his (love!) life suddenly takes an incredible turn!
One thing stolen, Beth Kephart.
Nadia Cara is in Florence, Italy with her family because her professor father is researching the 1966 flood, but Nadia herself is in trouble she has turned into a kleptomaniac and she feels detached from everything, except for an elusive Italian boy whom no one but herself has seen.
Finding Audrey, Sophie Kinsella.
Fourteen-year-old Audrey is making slow but steady progress dealing with her anxiety disorder when Linus comes into the picture and her recovery gains momentum.
The porcupine of truth, Bill Konigsberg.
Seventeen-year-old Carson Speier is bored of Billings, Montana, and resentful that he has to help his mother take care of his father, a dying alcoholic whom he has not seen in fourteen years but then he meets Aisha, a beautiful African American girl who has run away from her own difficult family, and together they embark on a journey of discovery that may help them both come to terms with their lives.
Charmed, Michelle Krys.
While searching for her missing best friend, sixteen-year-old Indigo, a newly discovered witch, practices her magic skills as the centuries-old war between the witches and sorcerers continues.
Sweet, Emmy Laybourne.
The luxurious celebrity cruise launching the trendy new diet sweetener Solu should be the vacation of a lifetime. It takes a horrifyingly wrong turn when the gig becomes an expose on the shocking side effects of Solu.
The secrets we keep, Trisha Leaver.
When her identical twin sister Maddy is killed in a car accident, seventeen-year-old Ella assumes Maddy's life, only to discover that it was filled with dark secrets.
Afterlight, Rebecca Lim.
Talk under water, Kathryn Lomer.
I am number four, Pittacus Lore.
In the beginning we were nine. We left when we were very young, almost too young to remember. Almost. And now … Three are gone. We are here to keep our race alive, which was almost entirely obliterated. We're just trying to survive. Six are left. But we are hunted, and the hunters won't stop until they've killed us all. They caught Number One in Malaysia. Number Two in England. And Number Three in Kenya. I am Number Four. I know that I am next.
Lost on Mars, Paul Magrs.
Fairy tail. 48, Hiro Mashima ; translation by William Flanagan.
With her curse magic, Kyoka has deprived Ezra of all her sense except pain, which she has amplified into excruciating torture! But even in these hopeless circumstances, the Fairy Queen continues to counterattack! Meanwhile, the duels between Igneel and Acnologia and between Natsu and the Underworld King rage on, as dragon father and wizard son struggle to grab onto a sliver of hope! The twin dragons of Saber Tooth, Rogue and Sting, show up to help. Can the joint efforts of three dragon slayers force Mard Geer to get serious? The critical moment arrives in the battle between fairies and demons!
Hunter's moon, Sophie Masson.
The novice, Taran Matharu.
Fletcher was nothing more than a humble blacksmith's apprentice, when a chance encounter leads to the discovery that he has the ability to summon demons from another world. Chased from his village for a crime he did not commit, he must travel with his demon to the Vocans Academy, where the gifted are trained in the art of summoning. Rubbing shoulders with the children of the most powerful nobles in the land, Fletcher must tread carefully. As the pieces on the board manoeuvre for supremacy, Fletcher must decide where his loyalties lie. The fate of an empire is in his hands.
Nowhere but here, Katie McGarry.
Pike, Anthony McGowan.
Thunder over Kandahar, Sharon E. McKay ; photographs by Rafal Gerszak.
A powerful novel of enduring friendship set amid the terror and chaos of present-day Afghanistan.
The dark spell, Susan McNally ; illustrations, Luke Spooner.
The final instalment in the Morrow Secrets trilogy. How will Tallitha unlock the Morrow pact? What will happen to Ruker and Neeps? Will she ever see her friends again? The sinister castle at Hellstone Tors beckons once more as Tallitha alone must destory the darkest spell of them all.
Silver shadows: a bloodlines novel, Richelle Mead.
Spirit bound, Richelle Mead.
Dimitri gave Rose the ultimate choice. But she chose wrong. After a long and heartbreaking journey to Dimitri's birthplace in Siberia, Rose Hathaway has finally returned to St. Vladimir's and to her best friend, Lissa. It is nearly graduation, and the girls can't wait for their real lives beyond the Academy's iron gates to begin. But Rose's heart still aches for Dimitri, and he's out there, somewhere.
My neighbour Seki = Tonari no Seki-kun. 2, Takuma Morishige ; translation, Yoshito Hinton.
A collection of short stories that revolve around two classmates who sit at the back of their high school homeroom. In each chapter Seki devises a new way to kill time in his school desk, to best avoid boredom. And along the way, he ends up distracting the girl who sits next to him, Rumi, whose mind goes wild as Seki pushes the limits of his disobedience!
My neighbour Seki = Tonari no Seki-kun. 2, Takuma Morishige ; translation, Yoshito Hinton.
Toshinari Seki takes goofing off to new heights. Every day, on or around his school desk, he masterfully creates his own little worlds of wonder, often hidden to most of his classmates. Unfortunately for Rumi Yokoi, his neighbour at the back of their homeroom, his many games, dioramas, and projects are often way too interesting to ignore; even when they are hurting her grades.
To hold the bridge, Garth Nix.
A collection of short stories, one set in the same world as Shade's Children, and another story set in the world of A Confusion of Princes.
One piece. Vol. 74, Ever at your side, story and art by Eiichiro Oda ; translation, Stephen Paul.
Usopp and the others search for a way to undo the magic that has turned so many of the people of Dressrosa into toys. Meanwhile, Luffy heads towards the palace with the goal of taking down the source of all the trouble, Doflamingo!
Magi. 12: the labyrinth of magic, story & art by Shinobu Ohtaka ; translation & English adaptation, John Werry.
When the Al-Thamen organisation threatens Sindria, Sinbad and his retainers, the Eight Generals, move to repel them. The battle lines form in a struggle that may engulf the world as a great mystery starts to become clear. How many Magi are there? How many of them can the world hold at one time, and what will happen when the natural balance is upset?
World War Hulk, writer, Greg Pak ; penciler, John Romita Jr. ; inker, Klaus Janson
Exiled by a group of Marvel "heroes" to the savage alien planet of Sakaar, the Hulk raged, bled, and conquered through the pages of the "Planet Hulk" epic, rising from slave to gladiator to king. Now the Hulk returns to Earth to wreak his terrible vengeance on Iron Man, Reed Richards, Dr. Strange, Black Bolt and anyone else who gets in the way!
Phoenix rising, Bryony Pearce.
Until the beginning, Amy Plum.
With the help of her friend Miles, Juneau continues her desperate search to find and rescue her clan, but the same forces that abducted her people are after her because, unbeknownst to Juneau, she is the answer to unraveling an ancient secret that could change the world.
Delete, Jeff Povey.
Finding Paris, Joy Preble.
Sisters Leo and Paris Hollings have only ever had each other to rely on. They can't trust their mother, who hops from city to city and from guy to guy, or their gambler stepfather, who's moved them all to Las Vegas. When Paris disappears from the Heartbreak Hotel Diner, where moments before they had been talking with physics student Max Sullivan, Leo finds a cryptic note. Leo reluctantly accepts Max's offer of help, and the two find themselves following a string of clues through Vegas and beyond.
I am Princess X, Cherie Priest ; illustrated by Kali Ciesemier.
Years after writing stories about a superheroine character she created with a best friend who died in a tragic car accident, sixteen-year-old May is shocked to see stickers, patches, and graffiti images of the superheroine appearing around Seattle.
Game on, Bali Rai.
The beloved, Alison Rattle.
Invincible, Amy Reed.
Evie is living on borrowed time. She was diagnosed with terminal cancer several months ago and told that by now she'd be dead. Until, miraculously, she may have a second chance to live. Her friends and her parents still see her as Cancer Girl, and her boyfriend's constant, doting attention is suddenly nothing short of suffocating. Then Evie meets Marcus. She knows that he's trouble, but being near him makes her feel truly, fully alive. It's better than a drug. His kiss makes her feel invincible but she may be at the beginning of the biggest free fall of her life.
Troll Mountain, Matthew Reilly.
A young hero. Barbaric monsters. An impossible quest. In a remote valley, a tribe of humans is being killed off by a terrible disease. There is a rumour that the trolls of Troll Mountain have a cure for the illness: a miraculous elixir. When Raf's sister gets sick and his tribal leaders refuse to help him, he makes a courageous decision. He sets out on his own for Troll Mountain to steal the elixir.
Voyage of the moon child, Christopher Richardson.
Carousel, Brendan Ritchie.
First there was forever: a novel, Juliana Romano.
Los Angeles tenth-graders Lima and Hailey have always been best friends, but now Hailey's chasing after a more popular crowd, and Lima connects not only with a different popular group, she also begins getting close to Hailey's long-term crush, Nate.
Through the ever night, Veronic Rossi.
Aria has struggled to build a life for herself outside Reverie. It hasn't be easy adjusting to life in the wilderness but the struggle has been worth it with Perry by her side. But Perry's people are looking to him for answers about what's happening to their world. And they don't trust the privileged Aria, one of the enemy, in their midst. Soon he'll be forced to chose between the tribe that looks to him for leadership and the girl that looks to him for love.
Almost Grace, Rosie Rowell.
Daughter of deep silence, Carrie Ryan.
At fourteen, Frances survived a slaughter that claimed the lives of her parents and best friend, Libby, but she took on Libby's identity and wealth while plotting revenge against the powerful Wells family and now, at age eighteen, is ready to destroy them, including her first love, Grey.
Charisma, Jeanne Ryan.
Tacoma, Washington, high school junior Aislyn's extreme shyness has crippled her socially and cost her a college scholarship, so she jumps at the chance to try an illegal gene therapy, but although she is finally able to date her long-term crush, Jack, the therapy becomes a contagious disease that can be fatal.
The almost king, Lucy Saxon.
Extraordinary means, Robyn Schneider.
The truth about my success, Dyan Sheldon.
What happens when a bratty teenage star and a hardworking waitress get a taste of each other's worlds?
Killer: a pretty little liars novel, Sara Shepard.
Former best friends Emily, Aria, Hanna, and Spencer continue to live in fear as they struggle to keep hidden even more secrets and someone new begins stalking them via their cell phones.
Never have I ever: a lying game novel, Sara Shepard.
Pretty little liars, Sara Shepard.
When one of their tightly-knit group mysteriously disappears, four high school girls find their friendship difficult to maintain when they begin receiving taunting messages from someone who seems to know everything about their past and present secrets.
The good girls: a perfectionists novel, Sara Shepard.
When a rich bully and someone else dies, Mackenzie, Ava, Caitlin, Julie, and Parker wonder if they're being framed. Or are they about to become the killer's next targets?
Two truths and a lie: a lying game novel, Sara Shepard.
The cage, Megan Shepherd.
Cora wakes up in a cage on an alien planet where she meets the Kindred, her mysterious alien captors, and along with other teenager abductees must find a way to escape back to Earth.
Batgirl. Volume 5, Deadline, Gail Simone, Marguerite Bennett writers ; Fernando Pasarin and 5 others, artists.
Superstar writer Gail Simone continues the New York Times bestselling Batgirl series! It's a hazardous reunion between Batgirl and the former Court of Owls assassin Strix as they face off against the lethal new threat known as Silver the man who knows the secret of Gotham City's conspiracy of bats!
The pretty app, Katie Sise.
Eighteen-year-old Blake Dawkins competes against girls across the country for a spot on a reality television show through the Pretty App, but difficulties at home and a desire to be more than just her high school's "mean girl" lead her to transform herself into the person she really wants to be.
Catwalk criminal, Sarah Sky.
Geek drama, Holly Smale.
A sense of the infinite, Hilary T. Smith.
As her senior year of high school begins, Annabeth is anticipating the realization of everything she and her best friend, Noe, have been dreaming of, but soon struggles with such unforeseen complications as Noe's new boyfriend and a long-hidden secret.
Inner fire, R.L. Stedman.
When her friend is assaulted, Corinne Peterson can't help reacting. But she didn't think and now her hands are burnt, Gran is coming to look after her and, scariest of all, strange men are watching her house. Could they be terrorists? Secret agents? It seems that Gran's idea of a solution is to introduce Corinne to Rowan. Okay, sure, maybe eighteen year old Rowan is gorgeous — but he has his own troubles. And right now, Corinne doesn't need complications in her life. But in a world of surveillance and secrecy, complexity is inevitable. And as the tension mounts Corinne realizes — maybe Gran can help her, after all.
First date, R. L. Stine.
Heroes of the valley, Jonathan Stroud.
Listen then, and I'll tell you again of the Battle of the Rock. But none of your usual wriggling, or I'll stop before I've begun … Halli loves the old stories from when the valley was a wild and dangerous place — when the twelve legendary heroes, led by his ancestor Svein, stood together to defeat the ancient enemy, the bloodthirsty Trows. Halli longs for adventure but it seems these days the most dangerous thing in the valley is boredom. He tries to liven things up by taunting his siblings and playing practical jokes. But when one of his jokes goes too far reawakening an old blood feud, Halli finds himself on a hero's quest after all.
All the rage, Courtney Summers.
The sheriff's son, Kellan Turner, is not the golden boy everyone thinks he is, and Romy Grey knows that for a fact. Because no one wants to believe a girl from the wrong side of town, the truth about him has cost her everything - friends, family, and her community. Branded a liar and bullied relentlessly by a group of kids she used to hang out with, Romy's only refuge is the diner where she works outside of town. But when a girl with ties to both Romy and Kellan goes missing after a party, and news of him assaulting another girl in a town close by gets out, Romy must decide whether she wants to fight or carry the burden of knowing more girls could get hurt if she doesn't speak up.
Kamisama kiss. 18, story & art by Julietta Suzuki ; English translation & adaptation, Tomo Kimura.
Nanami's journey to the past was a success! She found a way to break the curse and save Tomoe, and he even admitted that he has feelings for her. Now they're both ready to enjoy life as a happy couple. Tomoe is hoping to spend some special alone time with Nanami, but instead they go on a school trip to Okinawa with the entire grade-and things go from tropical paradise to yokai nightmare in no time!
Devils and realist. Vol. 5, story by Madoka Takadono ; art by Utako Dukihiro ; 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 his logical worldview is about to take a hit.
Dreams of gods and monsters, Laini Taylor.
By way of a staggering deception, Karou has taken control of the chimaera rebellion and is intent on steering its course away from dead-end vengeance. The future rests on her, if there can even be a future for the chimaera in war-ravaged Eretz. Common enemy, common cause. When Jael's brutal seraph army trespasses into the human world, the unthinkable becomes essential, and Karou and Akiva must ally their enemy armies against the threat.
Dan and the shard of ice, Thomas Taylor.
Dragonball, story and art by Akira Toriyama ; translation, Mari Morimoto ; English adaptation, Gerard Jones.
Gohan and Kuririn struggle to keep the last Dragon Ball from falling into Freeza and Vegeta's possession, but how will they fare against Freeza's Ginyu Force a group of five of the strongest fighters in the galaxy? If they want to survive, they may have to do the unthinkable and team up with Vegeta! However, with Goku hurtling toward Namek at top speed, there may be hope as long as he makes it in time!
Manga dogs. Vol. 1, Ema Toyama ; translation, William Flanagan.
Kanna Tezuka is a serious 15-year-old manga artist, already being published as a pro. So when she finds out her high school is starting a manga drawing course, even she gets excited. But it's a fiasco! The teacher is useless, and the only other students - three pretty-boy artist wannabes - quickly adopt Kanna as their (unwilling) sensei. But they all have ridiculous delusions about being an artist, and if Kanna can't bring them back down to Earth, she'll never get any work done!
Manga dogs. Vol. 2, Ema Toyama ; translation, William Flanagan.
Kanna has just gotten used to balancing her two lives as a high school student and a professional manga artist when three starry-eyed bozos intruded on her well-ordered life! But as she faces down a rival, a kidnapper, and her dismal popularity rankings, her dim-witted disciples have her back. Maybe having pets isn't so bad after all?
Scrap, Judy Waite ; illustrated by Ollie Cuthbertson.
Dust to dust, Melissa Walker.
After surviving a tragic accident, sixteen-year-old Callie McPhee wakes up from a coma with knowledge of the afterlife where she met Thatcher, the spirit who protected her, and can help her save the people she loves from the menace of evil spirits.
The storyspinner, Becky Wallace.
The Keepers, a race of people with magical abilities, are seeking a supposedly-dead princess to place her on the throne and end political turmoil but girls who look like the princess are being murdered and Johanna Von Arlo, forced to work for Lord Rafael DeSilva after her father's suspicious death, is a dead-ringer.
Siren's fury, Mary Weber.
Nym has saved Faelen only to discover that Draewulf stole everything she valued. Now he's destroyed her Elemental storm-summoning ability as well. When Nym sneaks off with a host of delegates to Bron, Lord Myles offers her the chance for a new kind of power and the whispered hope that it may do more than simply defeat the monster she loathes. But the secrets the Bron people have kept concealed, along with the horrors Draewulf has developed, may require more than simply harnessing a darker ability.
Storm siren, Mary Weber.
Seventeen-year-old slave girl, Nym, should not exist. In a world where Elementals are only born male, and always killed at birth, she is an anomaly at best. At worst, people around her die. When a court emissary identifies her weather-manipulating ability as a weapon, Nym is purchased and put to work honing her skills. With time running out for the kingdom of Faelen, Nym might be all that stands between it and the technologically-advanced horror racing down upon them - not to mention the rumoured reemergence of the monstrous shapeshifter, Draewulf.
Burn, Paula Weston.
Last train from Kummersdorf, Leslie Wilson.
The keep, Veronica Wolff.
My secret rockstar boyfriend, Eleanor Wood.
Call of the Phoenix, Alex Woolf.
Nanotech, Denis Wright.
High School students on a science field trip to Auckland are captured by white supremacist group NAB, whose target is American biologist Professor Meinhoff. He's made a startling and dangerous breakthrough in molecular biology — a virus that could destroy entire ethnic groups if it falls into the wrong hands. Time is running out as they try to escape the kidnappers, save the professor, and ensure that the shocking plan doesn't succeed.
Lola Carlyle's 12-step romance, Danielle Younge-Ullman.
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.
Big beefy book of Bart Simpson, publisher: Matt Groening ; contributing artists: Karen Bates … et al. ; contributing writers: James Bates … et al.
The Simpsons treehouse of horror: fun-filled frightfest, contributing artists, John Adam … et al. ; contributing writers, Neil Alsip … et al.
A collection of Halloween tales from the Simpsons, including terrifying treehouse antics, ghoulish groundskeepers, weird wizards, drooling aliens, parallel worlds, and defective duplicates.
Case closed. Volume 25, Gosho Aoyama ; translation, Tetsuichiro Miyaki ; touch-up & lettering, Freeman Wong.
When ace high school detective Jimmy Kudo is fed a mysterious substance by a pair of nefarious men in black, he is physically transformed into a first grader. Until Jimmy can find a cure for his miniature malady, he takes on a pseudonym and continues to solve all the cases that come his way.


True face, Siobhan Curham.
We are living in the age of the image the perfect image. From the constant bombardment of air-brushed photos, to the dubious lifestyle choices promoted by celebrities and the obsession with social media, young women are under pressure as never before to project a persona of perfection.
Elena vanishing: a memoir, Elena and Clare B. Dunkle.
Seventeen-year-old Elena is vanishing. Every day means renewed determination, so every day means fewer calories. This is the story of a girl whose armor against anxiety becomes artillery against herself as she battles on both sides of a lose-lose war in a struggle with anorexia.
Being a girl, Hayley Long ; illustrated by Gemma Correll.
With black-and-white illustrations, this book tells you everything you need to know about surviving puberty, in an honest way. It covers topics on puberty ranging from cattiness to kisses, and everything in between.
Sisterhood of the spectrum: an Asperger chick's guide to life, Jennifer Cook O'Toole ; illustrated by Anne-Louise Richards.
Spectrum gals, ever wished you had a handbook to help navigate the confusing world of teenage girlhood? Look no further! Aspie-in-the-know, Jennifer Cook O'Toole provides just that with her inspirational guide to life for teenage girls with Asperger syndrome. Drawing on her own, real-life experiences rather than preaching from textbooks, she covers everything you need (and want!) to know, from body shapes and love interests to bullying, friendships and how to discover and celebrate your unique, beautiful self.
Express yourself: a teen girl's guide to speaking up and being who you are, Emily Roberts, MA, LPC.
Packed with fun and helpful tips, this guide will teach you how to express yourself in any situation, whether you're talking to your friends or parents, or dealing with bullies, cliques, and crushes. You'll also discover ways to speak up when you're upset, be assertive, and stay cool when intense emotions threaten to take over.
My anxious mind: a teen's guide to managing anxiety and panic, Michael A. Tompkins and Katherine A. Martinez ; illustrated by Michael Sloan.