New Titles Young Adults’ January 2017 (arrived in December 2016)


Is it wrong to try to pick up girls in a dungeon? 6, original story, Fujino Omori ; manga adaptation, Kunieda ; character design, Suzuhito Yasuda ; translation, Andrew Gaippe.
Pursuing his desire to become stronger, adventurer Bell Cranell has become pupil to the brilliant swordswoman Aiz Wallenstein. Though he initially despairs about the vast gulf between their abilities, he gradually begins to improve. And as he does, a certain goddess's devious plan advances, and with it, a dark shadow approaches. The familia myth walked by the boy and written by the goddess continues!
The pomegranate tree, Vanessa Altin ; illustrated by Faye Moorhouse.
It wasn't even a proper diary no dates or days or even 365 pages. But after this morning I'd be surprised to make it to the end of the week, so seven pages would be plenty. As we sat in the little courtyard listening to the gunfire in the streets below us, I started to write.
Battle rabbits. 02, [story & art by Ameichi ; translation, Jill Morita ; adaptation, Janet Houck].
Battle Rabbits is the story of a young man seeking vengeance against demons who murdered his father. An action filled story with a suspenseful plot and a supernatural twist, Battle Rabbits sports stunning shonen-style artwork and attractive characters that will appeal to readers of Servamp and Black Butler.
Nichijou = My ordinary life. 5, [Keiichi Awawi ; translation, Jenny McKeon].
Following the surreal adventures of the young inhabitants of Tokisadame city, Nichijou is already making waves with its blend of strange situations and bubbly cast of characters.
The awakening, Kelley Armstrong.
Fifteen-year-old necromancer Chloe, having escaped from Lyle House with Derek, Simon, and Rae, finds herself imprisoned in a laboratory run by a sinister organization determined to control her and her supernatural friends.
The Nightmare charade, Mindee Arnett
Diplomatic immunity, Brodi Ashton.
A seventeen-year-old aspiring reporter decides to write a scathing expose on an elite Washington, D.C., private school, but her life changes when her subject comes to her for help.
The memory book, Lara Avery.
When a rare genetic disorder steals away her memories and then her health, teenaged Sammie records notes in a journal to her future self, documenting moments great and small.
Bad blood : a Naturals novel, Jennifer Lynn Barnes.
Cassie Hobbes and the rest of the Naturals are back in this conclusion to Jennifer Lynn Barnes's FBI thriller series.
Useless Bay, M.J. Beaufrand.
Pixie Gray and her brothers have always been bigger and blonder than their neighbors, as if they were birthed from Whidbey Island itself. Together, they serve as an unofficial search-and-rescue team for the island. When a young boy goes missing, they find his mother's body instead. Everything dead eventually washes up in Useless Bay, but this time something sinister is rising from the water along with the Gray family's secrets.
Weregirl : everyone has an animal inside : a novel, C.D. Bell.
On a nighttime run, high school junior and cross-country runner Nessa Kurland is badly bitten by a trapped wolf that she tries to free. Nessa's quick recovery is followed by improved running times and all her senses are heightened. She has transformed into a werewolf.
Saving Hamlet, Molly Booth.
Emma Allen is excited to be starting her sophomore year as assistant stage manager for the drama club's production of Hamlet: her crush Brandon is directing. But when Emma is promoted to stage manager with no experience, her best friend Lulu stops talking to her, and Josh, the lead, turns out to be a disaster.
The manifesto on how to be interesting, Holly Bourne
Merrow, Ananda Braxton-Smith.
Enduring whispers about her absent mother's alleged merrow origins after her father drowns, twelve-year-old Neen questions her identity as she becomes increasingly torn between the worlds of the sea and her island home.
Caged, Theresa Breslin
Born scared, Kevin Brooks.
Georgia Peaches and other forbidden fruit, Jaye Robin Brown.
Joanna Gordon has been out and proud for years, but when her popular radio evangelist father remarries and decides to move all three of them from Atlanta to the more conservative Rome, Georgia, he asks Jo to do the impossible: to lie low for the rest of her senior year. And Jo reluctantly agrees.
Mockingbird. [1], I can explain, Chelsea Cain, writer ; Kate Niemczyk & Ibrahim Moustafa, artists.
With a scientific mind and a lethal mastery of martial arts, Bobbi Morse has always been one of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s best agents, but now she's going solo! When someone close to her is murdered, Bobbi discovers some strange goings-on in the peacekeeping organization's own medical-and-recovery network.
Beat the band, Don Calame.
Paired with the infamous "Hot Dog" Helen for a health class presentation on safe sex, tenth-grader Coop tries to regain his "cool" by entering his musically challenged rock group in the "Battle of the Bands" competition.
Another miserable love song, Brooke Carter
Lady Midnight, Cassandra Clare.
Shadowhunter Emma Carstairs and her parabatai Julian Blackthorn race to stop a demonic plot that threatens Los Angeles.
Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy, Cassandra Clare [and 3 others].
Collects short stories chronicling Simon's journey from amnesia to Ascension, as he works to regain his lost life while attending the Shadowhunter Academy.
Jess, Chunk, and the road trip to infinity, Kristin Elizabeth Clark.
A male-to-female trans teen, Jess, and her male best friend, Chunk, take a road trip across country to attend Jess's father's wedding to her mother's former best friend.
Mirage, Tracy Clark.
When a brush with death severely alters gutsy, outgoing Ryan, a seventeen-year-old skydiver, she must fight the girl she has become or lose herself forever.
The turncoat's gambit, Andrea Cremer.
In an alternate nineteenth-century America, Charlotte is on the run from both the empire and the revolution. Now she must figure out whom she trusts, once and for all.
The cat king of Havana, Tom Crosshill.
A sixteen-year-old Cuban American joins a salsa class to meet a girl, then invites her to spend the summer with his family in Havana. They investigate his mother's reasons for leaving Cuba decades earlier, learning about the impact politics can have on individual lives.
Lost stars ; or What Lou Reed taught me about love, Lisa Selin Davis
Saint anything : a novel, Sarah Dessen
The eagle, Jillian Dodd
The Prince, Jillian Dodd
Deadpool. [3], Deadpool vs. Sabretooth, Gerry Duggan, writer ; Matteo Lolli with Iban Coello (#10), Scott Koblish, artists.
These two Weapon X alumni are on a collision course because Deadpool thinks Sabretooth killed his parents. Only Wade did the dirty deed himself and has no idea! Oops. Hidden secrets, healing factors and horrific violence collide as Deadpool's misplaced quest for vengeance threatens to blow up in his face.
The apple tart of hope, Sarah Moore Fitzgerald.
Oscar Dunleavy, who used to make the world's most perfect apple tarts, is missing, presumed dead. No-one seems too surprised, except for Meg, his best friend, and his little brother Stevie. Surrounded by grief and confusion, Meg and Stevie are determined to find out what happened to Oscar, and together they learn about loyalty and friendship and the power of never giving up hope.
The weight of zero, Karen Fortunati.
A seventeen-year-old suffering from bipolar disease wants to commit suicide, but a meaningful relationship and the care of a gifted psychiatrist alter her perception of her diagnosis as a death sentence.
Phantom limbs, Paula Garner.
Otis and Meg were inseparable until her family abruptly moved away after the terrible accident that left Otis's little brother dead and both of their families changed forever. Since then, it's been three years of radio silence.
Girl mans up, M-E Girard.
Pen is a sixteen-year old girl who looks like a boy. She's fine with it, but everyone else is uncomfortable especially her immigrant parents and her manipulative neighbor who doesn't want her to find a group of real friends.
Dear Charlie, N.D. Gomes.
Gone, Michael Grant.
In a small town on the coast of California, everyone over the age of fourteen suddenly disappears, setting up a battle between the remaining town residents and the students from a local private school, as well as those who have "The Power" and are able to perform supernatural feats and those who do not.
Lies : a Gone novel, Michael Grant.
As conditions worsen in the FAYZ, where supernatural forces have trapped children under the age of fifteen and resources are running out, it becomes tempting to heed the words of a prophet who says that only death will set them free.
The White Widow's revenge, Jacob Grey
The bone tiki, David Hair.
What do you do when you meet a tohunga makutu? You run. When reality dissolves and myths and legends come alive? You run faster. A breathtaking adventure set in two parallel New Zealands.
For the record, Charlotte Huang
Overdrive, Dawn Ius.
Seventeen-year-old Jules Parish turned to stealing cars to try to get her sister out of foster care, but after she is caught, a wealthy eccentic offers a promising but perilous solution.
Becoming Aurora, Elizabeth Kasmer
Haunt me, Liz Kessler
The Diabolic, S. J. Kincaid.
A Diabolic is ruthless. A Diabolic is powerful. A Diabolic has a single task: Kill in order to protect the person you've been created for. Nemesis is a Diabolic, a humanoid teenager created to protect a galactic senator's daughter, Sidonia. The two have grown up side by side, but are in no way sisters. Nemesis is expected to give her life for Sidonia, and she would do so gladly. She would also take as many lives as necessary to keep Sidonia safe.
Naruto 3-in-1. Volume 16, story and art by Masashi Kishimoto ; translation, Mari Morimoto.
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!
Dead Girls Society, Michelle Krys.
Hope is sick of everyone treating her like she's breakable because of her cystic fibrosis. She's tired of being babied by her mom and her best friend, Ethan. And she's bored with life in her run-down New Orleans suburb.
Bleach. [Volumes 49-50-51], 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. 68, The ordinary peace, story and art by Tite Kubo ; translation, Joe Yamazaki.
With the Quincy raiders making their way through the Soul Reaper royal palace, intent on taking down the Soul King and destroying the society once and for all, Ichigo and his allies wield a secret weapon that could turn the tide.
Monument 14,
Extraordinary X-Men. [2], Apocalypse wars, Jeff Lemire, writer ; issues #6-7, Victor Ibanez, artist ; issues #8-12, Humberto Ramos, penciler.
The X-Men race into a perilous future ruled by an old enemy.
The disreputable history of Frankie Landau-Banks : a novel, E. Lockhart.
When Alabaster Prep sophomore Frankie Landau-Banks starts dating senior Matthew Livingston, Matthew refuses to talk about the Loyal Order of the Bassett Hounds, his all-male secret society, so Frankie infiltrates the society to enliven the mediocre pranks for which the club is known.
Roses, G.R. Mannering.
A darker retelling of Beauty and her Beast, set in the fantasy land of Sago amid a purging of all the magics in the land.
How to raise a boring girlfriend. 4, original story, Fumiaki Maruto ; art, Takeshi Moriki ; character design, Kurehito Misaki ; [translation, Kumar Sivasubramanian].
Game script aside, Aki's dating sim is getting nowhere.
Fairy tail. 57, Hiro Mashima ; [translation, William Flanagan].
Prepared to do what they need to or die trying, Fairy Tail faces off against the vast hordes of the Alvarez Empire.
Did I mention I miss you?, Estelle Maskame
From above, Norah McClintock
Hexenhaus, Nikki McWatters.
Fame thing, Jonathan Meres
Heartless, Marissa Meyer.
Cath would rather open a bakery and marry for love than accept a proposal from the King of Hearts, especially after meeting the handsome and mysterious court
This adventure ends, Emma Mills.
Sloane isn't expecting to fall in with a group of friends when she moves from New York to Florida especially not a group of friends so intense, so layered with private tragedies and secret codes, and so all-consuming. Yet that's exactly what happens.
Bras and broomsticks, Sarah Mlynowski
Frogs & French kisses, Sarah Mlynowski
Demons, Bill Nagelkerke.
Andrea McNamara, daughter of Catholic parents with a lifetime of 'protest' behind them, and granddaughter of an Irish matriarch, has finished university and is looking forward to starting her new life. But then she meets Chris, her former boyfriend, and self-styled classics geek and atheist. The meeting prompts Andrea to look back at her her final year at high school when she met Chris for the first time and when her life began to change in ways both challenging and unexpected.
The Houdini effect, Bill Nagelkerke.
Athens has been lumbered with an embarrassing name, a father obsessed with house renovating and a younger brother equally obsessed with emulating his hero, the magician and escapologist Harry Houdini. Add to the mix - a talent quest, a crush Athens has on a boy named Troy and a series of unsettling, ghostly messages from an array of mirrors left behind in the latest house in which Athens and her family are living.
The tattooed sisters and other stories, Bill Nagelkerke.
A bus accident in the mountains . . . Seeing the sights of Paris . . . Busking in the busy mall . . . Getting a tattoo . . . A cold stranger . . . Turning points, of one sort or another. Many of these stories and poems for young adults have been previously published in magazines and anthologies.
Romeo and/or Juliet : a chooseable-path adventure, Ryan North and William Shakespeare.
What if Romeo never met Juliet? What if Juliet got really buff instead of moping around the castle all day? What if they teamed up to take over Verona with robot suits? You get to decide if there should be romance, epic fight scenes ... or robot suits! Packed with exciting choices, fun puzzles, secret surprises, terrible puns, and more than a billion possible storylines, you'll discover a new experience every time you read it. It's the first book with an unlockable character. Choose well, and you may even get to the world's most awkward choose-your-own sex scene.
The unbeatable Squirrel Girl beats up the Marvel Universe!, written by Ryan North ; drawn & colored by Erica Henderson.
Squirrel Girl is now the star of her own original graphic novel. It's a stand-alone adventure that's both great for new Squirrel Girl readers, and also for people whoalready know about how she can talk to squirrels and also punch really well! Behold: a story so huge it demanded a graphic novel! A story so nuts that it incorporates both senses of that word. Squirrel Girl has defeated Thanos, Galactus, and Doctor Doom. But now, she'll encounter her most dangerous, most powerful, most unbeatable enemy yet: herself.
One piece. Vol. 80, Opening speech, story and art by Eiichiro Oda ; translation, Stephen Paul.
The Straw Hats have successfully freed the people of Dressrosa from Doflamingo's tyrannical grip, but can they make it off the island alive? With some of the Navy's strongest officers on their tail, Luffy and his crew are going to need some new allies!
Real account. 1, story by Okushou ; manga by Shizumu Watanabe ; [translation Jonathan Tarbox & Kazuko Shimizu].
Like many of his peers, Ataru Kashiwagi has found himself addicted to the newest social networking service, Real Account. But one day, Ataru and almost 10,000 other people, get sucked into the Real Account Zone, where they have become players in a series of deadly games.
Real account. 2, story, Okushou ; manga, Shizumu Watanabe ; [translation, Claire Hallmark].
Like many of his peers, Ataru Kashiwagi has found himself addicted to the newest social networking service, Real Account. But one day, Ataru and almost 10,000 other people, get sucked into the Real Account Zone, where they have become players in a series of deadly games.
Requiem, Lauren Oliver.
It is the rule of the Wilds. You must be bigger, and stronger, and tougher. A coldness radiates through me, a solid wall that is growing, piece by piece, in my chest. He doesn't love me. He never loved me. It was all a lie. 'The old Lena is dead', I say, and then push past him. Each step is more difficult than the last; the heaviness fills me and turns my limbs to stone. You must hurt, or be hurt. Lena can build the walls, but what if there's no one left to take them down? The powerful, heartbreaking conclusion to one of the most eagerly awaited, talked-about series is here.
One-punch man. 08, story by ONE ; art by Yusuke Murata ; [translation, John Werry].
Class-S hero King is known as the strongest man on earth, but when a mysterious organization sends an assassin after him, the shocking truth about King is revealed.
Enough, Mary Payne
Wings, Aprilynne Pike.
When a plant blooms out of fifteen-year-old Laurel's back, it leads her to discover the fact that she is a faerie and that she has a crucial role to play in keeping the world safe from the encroaching enemy trolls.
The complete ElfQuest. Volume three, Wendy and Richard Pini ; story by Sarah Byam ; pencils by Paul Abrams ; inks by Charles Barnett, John Byrne ; colors by Paty Cockrum, Suzanne Dechnik ; letters by Gary Kato, Lorina Mapa, Chuck Maly.
The legacy of Wendy and Richard Pini's Elfquest continues! Experience the dreams of the Wolfriders during their deep sleep as they await the passage of ten thousand years to reunite the tribes - and enjoy the lavishly coloured stories of the tribe's history.
A Sterkarm kiss, Susan Price.
Andrea Mitchell has never felt as if she belongs in the 21st century. She's too fat, too clumsy, and too plain. So when she's offered the chance to take the Time Tube back to the 16th century -- and back to Per, the young Sterkarm warrior she fell in love with once before -- she doesn't hesitate.
The Sterkarm handshake, Susan Price
Frost like night, Sara Raasch.
Angra is alive, his Decay is spreading-and no one is safe. Meira will do anything to save her world. With Angra trying to break through her mental defenses, she desperately needs to learn to control her own magic-so when the leader of a mysterious Order from Paisly offers to teach her, Meira jumps at the chance.
Fate of flames, Sarah Raughley.
When Phantoms beasts made from nightmares and darkness suddenly appeared, four girls, the Effigies, each gained a unique power to control one of the classical elements: earth, air, fire, and water.
Doctor Who. The Fourth Doctor. Vol. 1, Gaze of the Medusa, writers, Gordon Rennie & Emma Beeby ; artist, Brian Williamson.
This incarnation is generally regarded as the most recognisable of the Doctors and one of the most popular, especially in the United States. The Fourth Doctor Vol 1 centres on one of the most beloved Doctor's among fans, which was played by Tom Baker between 1974 and 1981. Adding to the impressive range of Titan Comics Doctor Who graphic novels, The Fourth Doctor promises thrills and surprises for Whovians everywhere!
One was lost, Natalie D Richards
On a senior class camping trip, four girls find themselves lost in the woods, their supplies destroyed, and hunted by a killer.
Last seen leaving, Caleb Roehrig.
Flynn's girlfriend is missing, and people are suspecting him of knowing something, so he struggles to uncover her secrets as he must also face the truth about himself.
Connor's brain, Malcolm Rose
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.
Girl detached, Manuela Salvi ; translated from the Italian by Denise Muir.
Blood beast, Darren Shan.
The master of horror returns with a new spine-tingling adventure in the fifth title of the Demonata...
Hell's heroes, Darren Shan.
The final dramatic conclusion to Darren Shan's international phenomena, The Demonata. Expect the unexpected...
Lord Loss, Darren Shan.
Wolf Island, Darren Shan.
Grubbs Grady treads new ground in this, the eighth dramatic title in the Demonata. But beware - Trespassers will be eaten!
Heartless : a pretty little liars novel, Sara Shepard
The Amateurs, Sara Shepard
The demon prince of Momochi House. [6], story & art by Aya Shouoto ; [translation, JN Productions]
Himari Momochi inherits the Momochi House estate, which exists on the barrier between the human and spiritual realms.
Scythe, Neal Shusterman.
In a world where disease has been eliminated, the only way to die is to be randomly killed ('gleaned') by professional reapers ('scythes'). Two teens must compete with each other to become a scythe--a position neither of them wants.
Stealing Indians, John Smelcer.
Four Indian teenagers are kidnapped from different regions, their lives changed by an institution designed to eradicate their identity, and without family to protect them, only their friendship helps them endure.
Hellfighters, Alexander Gordon Smith.
Fifteen-year-old Marlow understands that their former leader must be stopped from using the two Devil's Engines in his control to open the gates of hell--something Boyd cannot do until he discovers the location of a mythical third machine. Marlow and Pan must take up this deadly duel with an all-powerful enemy that seems utterly impossible to win.
Black Widow. Red vengeance, Margaret Stohl.
The Black Widow and Red Widow have inherited something from their shared past a need for vengeance against deceased Ivan Somodorov's network of terror.
Shutter, Laurie Faria Stolarz.
Day Connor is convinced that a boy she has met is not the murderer the police say he is, but can she prove his innocence or will the truth change
All the feels, Danika Stone
Girls like me, Lola StVil.
Fifteen-year-old Shay is trying to cope with being overweight and getting bullied in school, but when she falls in love with mysterious Blake, insecure Shay needs the help of her two best friends to make love prevail.
Girl online going solo, Zoe Sugg.
As Penny starts the school year she's ready to face the world alone. Noah has gone off the radar after ending his world tour early and no one, including Penny, knows where he is. So when she accepts Megan's invitation to visit her performing arts school it seems like an opportunity to make some new friends. Helping everyone else seems to be the right remedy, Elliot needs her friendship more than ever, and she meets Posey, who she can really help with her stage fright. But is charming Scottish boy Callum the right kind of distraction? And can Penny truly move on when Noah's shadow seems to haunt her round every corner?
Kamisama kiss. 22, story & art by Julietta Suzuki ; [English translation & adaptation, Tomo Kimura].
Kirihito has finally found a way to enter the Land of the Dead in order to retrieve his true form, the body of the dread yokai Akura-oh. Nanami, her shinshi, and all the Izumo war kami are hot on his tail, but the ruler of the realm is furious that no one asked her permission before barging in. She slams the gates and shrouds the land in darkness. How will they be able to find Kirihito now-- much less the way out?
Rebel magisters, Shanna Swendson.
The Rebel Mechanics aren't the only group plotting revolution against the magical British Empire.
Black clover. 3, Assembly at the royal capital, story and art by Yuki Tabata ; translation by Taylor Engel, HC Language Solutions, Inc.
Asta and his teammates were ready for trouble when they were sent into a magical dungeon full of traps, but going up against the Diamond Kingdom may be too much for them to handle. Even Yuno couldn't stand up to Mars and his mineral magic does Asta have a chance?
Ranma 1/2. 29 & 30, story and art by Rumiko Takahashi ; translation, Kaori Inoue ; English adaptation, Gerard Jones.
One day, teenage martial artist Ranma Saotome went on a training mission with his father and ended up taking a dive into some cursed springs at a legendary training ground in China. Now, every time he's splashed with cold water, he changes into a girl. His father, Genma, changes into a panda! What's a half-guy, half-girl to do?
Ranma 1/2. 31 & 32, story and art by Rumiko Takahashi ; translation, Kaori Inoue ; English adaptation, Gerard Jones.
One day, teenage martial artist Ranma Saotome went on a training mission with his father and ended up taking a dive into some cursed springs at a legendary training ground in China. Now, every time he's splashed with cold water, he changes into a girl. His father, Genma, changes into a panda! What's a half-guy, half-girl to do?
Fruits basket. Volume 6, Natsuki Takaya.
As I descended, Robin Talley.
The giant, Lex Thomas.
Gonzalo, now released from the high school quarantine, travels across a ravaged America looking for his beloved girlfriend Sasha.
Black butler. 23, Yana Toboso ; [translation, Tomo Kimura].
In the heart of London stands Sphere Music Hall, a venue that enjoys immense popularity amongst the populace. However, the fervour with which its visitors return causes consternation in the mind of Her Majesty, Queen Victoria, who suspects the organisation of cult practices and sends Earl Ciel Phantomhive and his impeccable butler, Sebastian, to infiltrate the hall.
Monthly girls' Nozaki-kun. 5, Izumi Tsubaki ; [translation, Leighann Harvey].
The Umetarou Nozaki party heads for the sun and surf! When the group tags along for the drama club's training camp, summer fun runs amok, and seasonal gags abound, whether at the beach, at an inn, or even in the bath!! And if that's not enough drama, the story of the spring day Chiyo fell in love with a certain rather dense young man is finally told!
The woods. Vol. 5, The horde, James Tynion IV, Michael Dialynas, Josan Gonzalez.
Over a year has passed since Bay Point Preparatory High School found themselves countless light years away in the middle of an ancient, primordial wilderness. Against all odds, they've built their own civilization and made contact with other humans who have inhabited the planet for many years prior. But the crew finds themselves divided, choosing sides in a war that has been raging for hundreds of years.
Dark horses, Cecily von Ziegesar.
Merritt Wenner has been sent to an equine therapy program where she meets Red a failed racehorse and a terror in the barn and begins competitive hunter/jumper riding, finding herself drawn to the groom, Beatrice, and a rival rider, Carvin.
Darkness follows, Lee Weatherly
Everything is changed,
If only we could all go back to the way it was before ...' Jake and Alex. Best mates. One terrible mistake. Two lives that will never be the same. Told in reverse, this powerful and gritty novel moves through the wreckage of a broken friendship, back to the moment when everything changed.
The bar code prophecy, Suzanne Weyn
Goldstrike : a thriller, Matt Whyman
The movie version, Emma Wunsch.
Amelia, a film-obsessed teen with a new possible-boyfriend, must choose between continuing to play sidekick to her charismatic brother or playing leading lady in her own story.


Dear my blank : secret letters never sent, Emily Trunko ; illustrated by Lisa Congdon.
Level 2 media studies study guide, Hayley Apps, Katie Betanzo, Louise Ryan, Ian Thomas.
This edition covers all eight NCEA Level 2 Media Studies Standards 2.1 to 2.7 with notes, examples, diagrams, illustrations and photos.
Balcony on the moon : coming of age in Palestine, Ibtisam Barakat.
Balcony on the Moon follows Ibtisam Barakat through her childhood and adolescence in Palestine from 1972-1981 and chronicles her desire to be a writer.
Sex, drugs and Asperger's syndrome (ASD) : a user guide to adulthood, Luke Jackson ; foreword by Tony Attwood.
Luke Jackson's unabridged and sparkling sequel to his best-selling user guide to adolescence Freaks, Geeks and Asperger Syndrome is the must-read handbook for teenagers and young adults on the autism spectrum. With devastating clarity, Luke focuses on the pitfalls involved in navigating the transition to adulthood, and the challenges of adult life. He covers everything from bullying and drugs to socialising, sex, negotiating relationships, and finding and keeping your first job.