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


Puella magi madoka magica. The different story. 2, art, Hanokage ; original story, Magica Quartet ; translation, William Flanagan.
Mami has joined with a new magical girl partner in her efforts to rid the city of witches. Miki Sayaka is a little green, but her swordsmanship is an undeniable asset to the cause. But Sayaka brings more than her blade to battle: her friend Madoka has joined the girls on their late-night missions. Mami doesn't want to pressure Madoka into a decision about becoming a magical girl, but how long can Madoka remain on the sidelines as a passive witness when her friends are in danger?
War girls, Theresa Breslin ... [et al.].
XxxHolic omnibus. [2], Clamp ; translated and adapted by William Flanagan ; lettered by Dana Hayward.
It's Valentine's Day-and while Domeki is showered with chocolates and cards from girls. Watanuki has been tasked by Yuko to make chocolate cakes for her to give out as gifts, one of which is gifted to Watanuki himself. Watanuki takes this opportunity to express his feelings to Himawari through his culinary creations but through a strange turn of events finds out that his chocolates can be more than just sweets.
The absolutely true diary of a part-time Indian, Sherman Alexie ; art by Ellen Forney.
Budding cartoonist Junior leaves his troubled school on the Spokane Indian Reservation to attend an all-white farm town school where the only other Indian is the school mascot.
The vanishing season, Jodi Lynn Anderson.
For Maggie Larsen, the town of Gill Creek is only a stopgap before college and freedom. Until she meets Pauline and Liam. What starts as an uneventful year suddenly changes. Someone is killing teenaged girls, and the town reels from the tragedy. As Maggie's and Pauline's worlds collide and change around them, they will both experience love and loss.
Prom, Laurie Halse Anderson.
Arrow, R. J. Anderson.
Fullmetal alchemist. [Volumes 22-23-24], story and art by Hiromu Arakawa ; translation, Akira Watanabe ; English adaptation, Jake Forbes.
War breaks out in Central City pitting the Elric family, Ishbalan refugees, and an alliance of soldiers loyal to Major General Armstrong against the corrupt military and the homunculi.
The rules of cool, Tristan Bancks.
Ruin and rising, Leigh Bardugo.
The capital has fallen. The Darkling rules Ravka from his shadow throne. Alina will have to forge new alliances and put aside old rivalries as she and Mal race to find the last of Morozova's amplifiers. The firebird is the one thing that stands between Ravka and destruction but claiming it could cost Alina the very future she is fighting for.
The stepsister's tale, Tracy Barrett.
Jane cares for her mother and sister until her stepfather dies, leaving nothing but debts and Jane's spoiled stepsister behind, but a mysterious boy from the woods and an invitation to a royal ball are certain to change her fate.
Star Wars legacy. Volume II, Outcasts of the Broken Ring, Book 2, script, Corinna Bechko, Gabriel Hardman ; art, Brian Albert Thies ; colours, Rachelle Rosenberg ; lettering, Michael Heisler ; front cover art, Agustin Alessio.
Ania Solo and Imperial Knight Jao Assam break with the Galactic Triumvirate to track down the Sith Darth Wredd. The trail leads Ania and Jao to a dead planet and another Sith Lord and his army of pirates.
All-new X-Men. [4], All-different, Brian Michael Bendis, writer ; Stuart Immonen, penciler (#18) ; Wade Von Grawbadger, inker (#18) ; Brandon Peterson with Mahmud Asrar (#20), artists, (#19-21) ; Marte Gracia, colourist (#18 & #20) ; Israel Silva, colourist (#19-21) ; VC's Cory Petit, letter
Kitty Pryde's faith in Wolverine's Jean Grey School is eroded. With her students gone, what is Kitty to do? Meanwhile, X-23 is back, joining the All-New X-Men and- kissing Cyclops?! What does this mean to Jean Grey? When Jean and X-23 are forced to team up against a mysterious force, she'd better figure it out fast! Plus: Ring in the X-Men's 50th anniversary with some of the greatest creators to ever work on Marvel's mutants!
Intruder, Christine Bongers.
Godzilla. Awakening, Max Borenstein, Greg Borenstein, writers ; Eric Battle, Yvel Guichet, Alan Quah, pencilers ; Lee Loughridge, colourist ; Patrick Brosseau, letterer.
Godzilla: Awakening is the official graphic novel based on the new movie from Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures, and reveals an explosive, larger-than-life adventure set decades before the movie.
I predict a riot, Catherine Bruton.
Searching for Sky, Jillian Cantor.
X-Men. No more humans, Mike Carey, writer ; Salvador Larroca, artist ; Justin Ponsor ... [et al.], colour artist ; VC's Cory Petit, letterer.
The X-Men awaken to find the all the world's humans gone. From normal everyday folks to the Avengers and Fantastic Four, all homo sapiens have disappeared. It's up to the disparate sides of the X-Men to come together, get to the bottom of this mystery and find a way to get the humans back. But do all of the mutants want their human brethren to return?
Blind date, Melody Carlson.
Five friends set up blind dates for each other will their friendships survive the experience?
A world without princes, Soman Chainani ; illustrations by Iacopo Bruno.
Graduation day, Joelle Charbonneau.
City of fallen angels, Cassandra Clare.
As mysterious murders threaten the new peace between Shadowhunters and Downworlders, only Simon, the Daylighter vampire, can help bring both groups together.
Never a perfect moment, Cathy Cole.
The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins.
In a future North America, where the rulers of Panem maintain control through an annual televised survival competition pitting young people from each of the twelve districts against one another, sixteen-year-old Katniss's skills are put to the test when she voluntarily takes her younger sister's place.
Breakfast served anytime, Sarah Combs.
Spending the summer before her senior year at a camp for gifted and talented students, Gloria struggles with the recent loss of her grandmother while trying to meet new friends and make the best of her new circumstances.
The things you kiss goodbye, Leslie Connor.
High school junior Bettina Vasilisis is trapped in a relationship with her basketball star boyfriend when she meets Cowboy, a car mechanic whom her traditional father would not approve of.
Spark, Rachael Craw.
One day she's an ordinary seventeen year old, grieving for her mother. The next, she's a Shield, the result of a decades-old experiment gone wrong, bound by DNA to defend her best friend from an unknown killer. The threat could come at home, at school, anywhere. All Evie knows is that it will be a fight to the death. And then there?s Jamie. Irresistible. Off-limits.
The maze runner, James Dashner.
Sixteen-year-old Thomas wakes up with no memory in the middle of a maze and realizes he must work with the community in which he finds himself if he is to escape.
Followers, Anna Davies.
Oblivion, Sasha Dawn.
Sixteen-year-old Callie Knowles fights her compulsion to write constantly, even on herself, as she struggles to cope with foster care, her mother's life in a mental institution, and her belief that she killed her father, a minister, who has been missing for a year.
Masquerade : a Blue Bloods novel, Melissa de la Cruz.
Schuyler Van Alen, growing comfortable with her newfound vampire powers, seeks her grandfather in Italy, while back in New York plans are being completed for the fabulous Four Hundred Ball, to be followed by an elite, teens-only event at which masks hide a terrible secret.
Phoenix Island, John Dixon.
When a tough sixteen-year-old boxing champ sentenced to an isolated boot camp discovers it is actually a mercenary training facility turning "throwaway children" into scientifically enhanced killers, he risks everything to save his friends and stop a madman bent on global destruction.
Before I die, Jenny Downham.
Tessa has just a few months to live. Fighting back against hospital visits, tests, drugs with excruciating side-effects, she compiles a list. It's her To Do Before I Die list. And number one is sex. Released from the constraints of 'normal' life, Tessa tastes new experiences to make her feel alive while her failing body struggles to keep up.
Renegade, Debra Driza.
Mila is back on the run this time with potential boyfriend Hunter by her side. As they search for a man who might know more about her mysterious past, Mila must rely on her android abilities to protect them from the people who want her dead. But embracing her identity as a machine leads her to question the state of her humanity, as well as Hunter's true intentions.
Otherbound, Corinne Duyvis.
A seventeen-year-old boy finds that every time he closes his eyes, he's drawn into the body of a mute servant girl from another world — a world that's growing increasingly more dangerous, and where many things are not as they seem.
OMG! I'm in love with a geek!, Rae Earl.
Lobsters : a socially awkward love story, Tom Ellen & Lucy Ivison.
Broken strings, Maria Farrer.
Starbird Murphy and the world outside, Karen Finneyfrock.
Starbird has spent the first sixteen years of her life on a commune in the woods of Washington State. When she gets her Calling to become a waitress at the farm's satellite restaurant in Seattle, it means leaving behind the only place she's ever known and entering the World Outside.
Counterfeit love, Julie Fison.
I am Juliet, Jackie French.
Scarlet, A. C. Gaughen.
Posing as one of Robin Hood's thieves to avoid the wrath of the evil Thief Taker Lord Gisbourne, Scarlet has kept her female identity secret from all of Nottinghamshire. Only Robin and his band know the truth. As Gisbourne closes in, helping the people of Nottingham could cost Scarlet her life, but her fierce loyalty to Robin-whose quick smiles have the rare power to unsettle her-keeps Scarlet going and makes this fight worth dying for.
Girls like us, Gail Giles.
Graduating from their school's special education program, Quincy and Biddy are placed together in their first independent apartment and discover unexpected things they have in common in the face of past challenges and a harrowing trauma.
The boy's own manual to being a proper jew, Eli Glasman.
Rumors : a luxe novel, Anna Godbersen.
The hot new Luxe series continues as Penelope takes Elizabeth's tragic absence as an opportunity to remake her image, Lina continues her own identity makeover by latching onto a wealthy benefactor, and ill-fated lovers Diana and Henry struggle with their emotions — and each other.
Poison ink, Christopher Golden.
The demons of Ghent, Helen Grant.
BZRK, Michael Grant.
Noah and Sadie: newly initiated to an underground cell so covert that they don't even know each other's names. Here they will learn what it means to fight on a nano level. Soon they will become the deadliest warriors the world has ever seen. Vincent: feels nothing, cares for no one; fighting his own personal battle with Bug Man, the greatest nano warrior alive. The Armstrong Twins: wealthy, privileged, and fanatical. Are they the saviours of mankind or authors of the darkest conspiracy the world has ever seen? The nano is uncharted territory. A terrifying world of discovery. And everything is to play for.
The strange maid, Tessa Gratton.
In order to be come one of Odin Alfather's Valkyrie, Signy Valborn must solve a riddle. With the help of Ned the Spiritless and Soren Bearstar, Signy embarks on a journey in search of her destiny.
The glass sentence, S.E. Grove.
In 1891, in a world transformed by 1799's Great Disruption when all of the continents were flung into different time periods thirteen-year-old Sophia Tims and her friend Theo go in search of Sophia's uncle, Shadrack Elli, Boston's foremost cartologer, who has been kidnapped.
Just like tomorrow, Faïza Guène.
The pirate loop, Simon Guerrier.
The Doctor's been everywhere and everywhen in the whole of the universe and seems to know all the answers. But ask him what happened to the Starship Brillant and he hasn't the first idea. Did it fall into a sun or black hole? Was it shot down in the first moments of the galactic war? And what's this about a secret experimental drive?
Shadow of the wolf, Tim Hall.
Robin Loxley is seven years old when his parents disappear without trace. Years later the great love of his life, Marian, is also taken from him. Driven by these mysteries, and this anguish, Robin follows a darkening path into the ancient heart of Sherwood Forest. What he encounters there will leave him transformed, and will alter forever the legend of Robin Hood.
Stitch up, Sophie Hamilton.
License to spill : a pretenders novel, Lisi Harrison.
The second-quarter journal entries of five freshmen at ultra-competitive Noble High detail the students' ongoing quest to become the Phoenix Five — the most outstanding first-year students in the school.
Head of the river, Pip Harry.
Would you rather?, Chris Higgins.
Zero hour, Will Hill.
Department 19 still stands against the darkness. But for how much longer? As Dracula continues his rise, the men and women of Department 19 wait for good news. But hope is in short supply the country is beginning to fall apart as the public comes to terms with the horror in their midst; a cure for vampirism remains years, even decades away; and their supposed ally Valentin Rusmanov has not been heard from in weeks. But the clock is ticking. Night is falling. And Zero Hour is almost here.
Puella magi kazumi magica, the innocent malice. 5, orginal story by Magica Quartet ; story by Masaki Hiramatsu ; art by Takashi Tensugi ; translation by William Flanagan.
Trapped inside the witch's barrier with the vengeful Kanna, Umika and Kaoru struggle to protect Kazumi as their beloved friend slowly succumbs to her darkening soul gem. If the girls can rally, the witch's grief seed could be used to purify all of their gems, but even that would be only a temporary solution. Facing cruel fate and questions of her own identity, Kazumi will make the ultimate choice whether or not to join her friends in their vendetta against destiny in the final volume of The Innocent Malice!
Conversion, Katherine Howe.
When girls start experiencing strange tics and other mysterious symptoms at Colleen's high school, her small town of Danvers, Massachusetts, falls victim to rumors that lead to full-blown panic, and only Colleen connects their fate to the ill-fated Salem Village, where another group of girls suffered from a similarly bizarre epidemic three centuries ago.
Reborn, C. C. Hunter.
Louder than words, Robin Jarvis.
Fighting Pax, Robin Jarvis.
Teardrop, Lauren Kate.
Never, ever cry. Eureka Boudreaux's mother drilled that rule into her daughter years ago. But now her mother is gone, and everywhere Eureka goes he is there: Ander, the tall, pale blond boy who seems to know things he shouldn't, who tells Eureka she is in grave danger, who comes closer to making her cry than anyone has before. Eureka is about to discover that Ander might be telling the truth and that her life has far darker undercurrents than she ever imagined.
The betrayal of Natalie Hargrove, Lauren Kate.
Second impact, David Klass and Perri Klass.
When Jerry Downing, star quarterback in a small football town, gets a second chance after his drunk driving had serious consequences, Carla Jensen, ace reporter for the school newspaper, invites him to join her in writing a blog, mainly about sports.
Hexed, Michelle Krys.
Complicit, Stephanie Kuehn.
Jamie's mother was murdered when he was six, about seven years later his sister Cate was incarcerated for burning down a neighbour's barn, and now Jamie, fifteen, learns that Cate has been released and is coming back for him, blaming him for all the bad things that led to her arrest.
The astrologer's daughter, Rebecca Lim.
We were liars, E. Lockhart.
Spending the summers on her family's private island off the coast of Massachusetts with her cousins and a special boy named Gat, teenaged Cadence struggles to remember what happened during her fifteenth summer.
In the after, Demitria Lunetta.
Amy is watching television when the world is attacked by Them. Most of the population is overtaken, but Amy manages to survive — and even rescue "Baby," a toddler she finds in an abandoned supermarket. Then, after years of hiding, they are miraculously rescued and taken to New Hope, a colony of survivors living in a former government research compound. While at first the compound seems like a dream, with plenty of food, safety, and shelter, New Hope slowly reveals that it is far from ideal. And Amy soon realises that unless things change, she'll lose Baby — and much more.
In the end, Demitria Lunetta.
An escaped Amy fights her way to the Fort Black survivor colony to find Kay's brother, Ken, in order to rescue Baby from the sinister Dr. Reynolds.
I hunt killers, Barry Lyga.
You're seventeen years old and your father is the most notorious serial killer America has ever produced. He brought you up. Taught you everything he knows. Everyone in your ordinary American town knows who you are. So even though Dear Old Dad is safely behind bars, when the killing starts all over again, you are the first person the police come to see. They don't know whether it's nature or nurture. And neither do you.
Tease, Amanda Maciel.
Donnel's promise, Anna Mackenzie.
Feisty heroine Risha becomes the rightful heir to her mother's kingdom, but is caught between two armies and her own tangled allegiances. Risha travels to Havre, where she finds a stifling world of court gossip and intrigue, and an entrenched resistance to her involvement in the Duchy's politics. Missing the freedoms of her former home of LeMarc, she embarks on a tour of western Havre with her mother's cousin, Ciaran, and the Havrean Captain, Nolan. The party is ambushed, revealing the existence, if not the identity, of a traitor in the city.
Eternal dawn, Rebecca Maizel.
The door, Andy Marino.
Twelve-year-old Hannah Silver can sense things that other people cannot, and living in Cliff House she is surrounded by secrets and the voices of people who are not really there — but when she finds her mother murdered she will have to confront the secret of a mysterious door that may lead to another world.
Wicked lovely, Melissa Marr.
Seventeen-year-old Aislinn, who has the rare ability to see faeries, is drawn against her will into a centuries-old battle between the Summer King and Winter Queen, and the survival of her life, her love, and summer all hang in the balance.
The crystal heart, Sophie Masson.
The falconer, Elizabeth May.
In 1844 Edinburgh eighteen-year-old Lady Aileana Kameron is neither an ordinary debutante, nor a murderess she is a Falconer, a female warrior born with the gift for hunting and killing the faeries who prey on mankind and who killed her mother.
Love and other foreign words, Erin McCahan.
Brilliant fifteen-year-old Josie has a knack for languages, but her sister's engagement has Josie grappling with the nature of true love, her feelings for her best friend Stu, and how anyone can be truly herself, or truly in love, in a social language that is not her own.
The golden lily : a bloodlines novel, Richelle Mead.
Sydney Sage is an Alchemist, one of a group of humans who dabble in magic and serve to bridge the worlds of humans and vampires. They protect vampire secrets - and human lives. Sydney would love to go to college, but instead, she's been sent into hiding at a posh boarding school in Palm Springs, California - tasked with protecting Moroi princess Jill Dragomir from assassins who want to throw the Moroi court into civil war.
Cress, Marissa Meyer.
Natsume's book of friends. Volume 16, story and art by Yuki Midorikawa ; translation & adaptation, Lillian Olsen.
Natsume's human friend Taki can only see yokai if they walk through one of her spell circles. Although many yokai see her spells as aggressive traps, putting her at risk of their retaliation, the latest yokai to pass through her circle may have something other than revenge in his heart. But is that any better/
Hellboy in Hell. [1], The descent, story and art by Mike Mignola ; coloured by Dave Stewart ; lettered by Clem Robins.
After saving the world, but sacrificing himself and Great Britain, Hellboy is cast into Hell, where he finds many familiar faces and a throne that awaits him.
Spurt : a balls and all story, Christopher Miles.
Neverwas, Kelly Moore, Tucker Reed, Larkin Reed.
At her family's Maryland home, in a world where colonists lost the 1776 Insurrection, Sarah Parsons and her friend Jackson share visions of a different existence and, having remembered how things ought to be, plan a daring mission to set them right.
Forever autumn, Mark Morris.
It is almost Halloween in the sleepy New England town of Blackwood Falls. The Doctor and Martha soon discover that something long-dormant has awoken in the town, and this will be no ordinary Halloween. What is the secret of the ancient chestnut tree and the mysterious book discovered tangled in its roots?
Peace, love, & baby ducks, Lauren Myracle.
Fifteen-year-old Carly's summer volunteer experience makes her feel more real than her life of privilege in Atlanta ever did, but her younger sister starts high school pretending to be what she is not, and both find their relationships suffering.
The blood list, Sarah Naughton.
More than this, Patrick Ness.
From two-time Carnegie Medal winner Patrick Ness comes an enthralling and provocative new novel chronicling the life or perhaps afterlife of a teen trapped in a crumbling, abandoned world. A boy called Seth drowns, desperate and alone in his final moments, losing his life as the pounding sea claims him. But then he wakes. He is naked, thirsty, starving. But alive. How is that possible? What's going on? And why is it that whenever he closes his eyes, he falls prey to vivid, agonizing memories that seem more real than the world around him? Seth begins a search for answers, hoping that he might not be alone, that this might not be the hell he fears it to be, that there might be more than just this.
As stars fall, Christie Nieman.
Starbreak, Phoebe North.
After five hundred years, the Earth ship seventeen-year-old Terra and her companions were born and raised on arrives at Zehava, a dangerous, populated world where Terra must take the lead in establishing a new colony.
One piece. Vol. 12, The legend begins, story and art by Eiichiro Oda ; English adaptation by Lance Caselman ; translation, JN Productions.
Luffy narrowly escapes being executed by his old nemeses Lady Alvida and Buggy the Clown, but now he has the Navy hot on his trail. Leading the hunt is the relentless Captain Smoker, a man who has never let a pirate escape from his jurisdiction!
One piece. Vol. 71, Coliseum of soundrels, story and art by Eiichiro Oda ; translation, Stephen Paul.
Luffy and his crew have infiltrated the kingdom of Dressrosa in order to destroy Doflamingo's Smile factory. But Luffy is quickly distracted when a fighting tournament opens with a certain special Devil Fruit as the prize! Can the Straw Hats fend off Doflamingo's henchmen along with some of the world's strongest warriors?
Magi. 6 : the labyrinth of magic, story & art by Shinobu Ohtaka ; translation & English adaptation, John Werry.
The furious battle between Ugo and Judar ends with the sudden appearance of Ren Kogyoku, Eighth Princess of the Kou Empire. The strange creatures she unleashes only drive home the point that Balbadd is surrounded by powerful enemies and further weakened by treachery from within. Sinbad has a plan to save Balbadd that will require strength and courage from everyone, particularly Alibaba, but no one doubts Alibaba more than himself.
Batman '66. Vol. 1, written by Jeff Parker ; art by Jonathan Case and five others ; colours by Wes Hartman and six others ; letters by Wes Abbott ; Batman created by Bob Kane.
Put on your go-go boots and get ready to "Batusi" back to the Swingin' 60s as DC Comics reimagines the classic Batman TV series in comics form for the first time! These all-new stories portray The Caped Crusader, The Boy Wonder and their fiendish rogues gallery just the way viewers remember them.
Eye of the crow, Shane Peacock.
A woman is found stabbed to death in London. A young boy is drawn to the scene to investigate the murder and becomes a suspect himself.
The kiss of deception, Mary E. Pearson.
On the morning of her wedding, Princess Lia flees to a distant village. She settles into a new life, intrigued when two mysterious and handsome strangers arrive and unaware that one is the jilted prince and the other an assassin sent to kill her. Deception abounds, and Lia finds herself on the brink of unlocking perilous secrets even as she finds herself falling in love.
Life as we knew it, Susan Beth Pfeffer.
Through journal entries sixteen-year-old Miranda describes her family's struggle to survive after a meteor hits the moon, causing worldwide tsunamis, earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions.
The secret abyss : a Jack Mason adventure, Darrell Pitt.
After the end, Amy Plum.
Wish you were Italian : an if only novel, Kristin Rae.
Scars, Cheryl Rainfield.
Fifteen-year-old Kendra, a budding artist, has not felt safe since she began to recall devastating memories of childhood sexual abuse, especially since she cannot remember her abuser's identity, and she copes with the pressure by cutting herself.
Out of tune, Beth Reekles.
Rolling dice, Beth Reekles.
Predator's gold, Philip Reeve.
Fleeing from an anti-tractionist sect, the Green Storm, Tom and Haster are left drifting in the frozen Ice Wastes, slowly dying of cold after the Jenny Haniver's engines have failed. They are saved at the last minute, finding Anchorage, a once-beautiful ice city that has fallen on hard times.
Drowned, Nichola Reilly.
'Are these my basoomas I see before me?' fab final confessions of Georgia Nicolson, Louise Rennison.
Ohmygiddygodspyjamas! The tenth marvy book in the Confessions of Georgia Nicolson is here! Get ready to laugh like a loon on loon tablets. It's the FINAL instalment of Georgia's fab and hilarious diary! Does Georgia escape the cakeshop of luuurve? Can there be more heartbreaknosity in store? Will the Sex God pop up again unexpectedly (oo-er)! And what about the supreme accidental snogmaster Dave the Laugh? Will she FINALLY choose her only one and only? So many boys, so little time!
Inland, Kat Rosenfield.
Returning to the coast after living in the Midwest, Callie's mysterious illness disappears, but when the water near her house begins to call her, she uncovers dangerous family secrets and jeopardizes everything and everyone she holds dear.
Uncaged, John Sandford & Michele Cook.
When an animal rights action at a research lab goes wrong, a terrible secret is exposed, and Shay must find her brother Odin before the researchers at Singular Corp can silence both of them.
Clans, Darren Shan ; illustrations by Warren Pleece.
How much do you value your best friend's life? Where do you go when you run out of options? How far can you trust an evil promise? B. Smith must consider her next move.
Zom-B circus, Darren Shan ; illustrations by Warren Pleece.
Cat Ward is a bored, unhappy teacher in B Smith's school. On the day of the zombie apocalypse, she does anything she can to escape, and actually starts to enjoy life more in the following days and weeks than she ever did before. But somebody has an eye on her... somebody who is intrigued by her ruthlessness... The circus has come to town. The ringmaster is calling the shots. But what does he want with Cat Ward?!? A short, additional book, not part of the main storyline, though it does tie in with it. Best read between books 4 and 8 of the series.
Toxic : a Pretty little liars novel, Sara Shepard.
After surviving their latest encounter with A, high school seniors Aria, Emily, Spencer, and Hanna must try to convince the police that the real A is still on the loose, all while trying to stay alive.
Batgirl. Volume 4, Wanted, Gail Simone, Marguerite Bennett, writers ; Fernando Pasarin and three others, pencillers ; Jonathan Glapion, Karl Kesel, Vicente Cifuentes, inkers ; Blond, Brett Smith, colourists ; Dezi Sienty and three others, letterers.
Batgirl struggles to continue fighting crime after being emotionally drained by the death of her brother, James, Jr. With her relationships with Batman and her father strained, Batgirl face one of Batman's most ruthless villains, The Ventriloquist, alone.
Picture perfect, Holly Smale.
"My name is Harriet Manners, and I'll always be a geek." It's the hilarious third book in the Geek Girl series!
Batman. Volume 4, Zero Year-Secret City, Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, writers ; Greg Capullo, Danny Miki, Rafael Albuquerque, artists ; FCO Plascencia, Dave McCraig, colourists ; Nick Napolitano, Taylor Esposito, Dezi Sienty, letterers.
Still dealing with the death of his son and the aftermath of Death of the Family, Batman must stop a robbery by Bruce Wayne? Twists and turns are around every corner as Bruce must clear his name and stop this mysterious perpetrator, all leading to the epic "Zero Year."
The defiant, Lisa Stasse.
Alenna Shawcross and the rebels head off the wheel to start a revolution.
Sinner, Maggie Stiefvater.
You thought it ended with forever, but there's another story to tell the one of Cole and Isabel and this time they're in LA. There will be wolves, and there will be yearning. But most importantly there will be love. And no one does love like Maggie.
Rain, Amanda Sun.
Kamisama kiss. 2, story & art by Julietta Suzuki ; English translation & adaptation, Tomo Kimura.
Nanami doesn't want to miss out on the fun when a hot teen idol joins the student body. Tomoe reluctantly agrees to let her go, as long as she conceals her divine mark. After all, what could possible go wrong at high school.
Kamisama kiss. 5, story & art by Julietta Suzuki ; English translation & adaptation, Tomo Kimura.
After returning from a seaside vacation, Nanami is shocked to discover that the townsfolk consider her shrine abandoned. She decides to hold a summer festival for the local humans and yokai to revitalise the shrine's reputation. But Tomoe is strangely reluctant. Can Nanami pull off the festival with a little help from her yokai friends, or will Tomoe's naysaying spell disaster?
Kamisama kiss. 6, story & art by Julietta Suzuki ; English translation & adaptation, Tomo Kimura.
Every year, kami from all over Japan gather in Izumo for a sort of divine convention. One of Mikage's friends comes to the shrine to invite Nanami to the retreat, but it turns out most of the other kami and Tomoe don't want her to go. Can Nanami prove she's kami enough to attend or does she even want to bother?
Kamisama kiss. 7, story & art by Julietta Suzuki ; English translation & adaptation, Tomo Kimura.
Mizuki loves living at the shrine with Nanami, but he hates that he has to stay behind when she goes to school. He hates even more that Tomoe gets to go with her. But Mizuki isn't used to the human world, so Nanami thinks it's safer if he just stays put. Can Mizuki become a master of the mundane, or will his secret foray into town end in disaster?
Kamisama kiss. 8, story & art by Julietta Suzuki ; English translation & adaptation, Tomo Kimura.
Things at the kami convention in Izumo aren't going so well. Nanami tried to earn some respect by guarding death's door while the keeper went off to party. But now she's stuck in the land of the dead, and the residents seem to have a taste for new kami!
The minnow, Diana Sweeney.
Tom survived a devastating flood that claimed the lives of her sister and parents. Now she lives with Bill in his old shed by the lake. But it's time to move out - Tom is pregnant with Bill's baby. Jonah lets her move in with him. Mrs Peck gives her the Fishmaster Super Series tackle box. Nana is full of gentle good advice and useful sayings. And in her longing for what is lost, Tom talks to fish: Oscar the carp in the pet shop, little Sarah catfish who might be her sister, an unhelpful turtle in a tank at the maternity ward. And the minnow.
Ranma 1/2. [1 & 2], story and art by Rumiko Takahashi ; English adaptation, Gerard Jones, Matt Thorn.
Years ago, Genma promised his old friend Soun Tendo that Ranma would marry one of Soun's three daughters and carry on the family's martial arts school. Except that the girl picked to be Ranma's bride doesn't seem to like him, Ranma keeps getting into fights and did we mention that whole changing into a girl thing?
Ranma 1/2. [3 & 4], story and art by Rumiko Takahashi ; English adaptation, Gerard Jones, Matt Thorn.
One day, teenaged 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. [5 & 6], story and art by Rumiko Takahashi ; English adaptation, Gerard Jones, Matt Thorn, Toshifumi Yoshida.
One day, teenaged 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?
Wickedpedia, Chris Van Etten.
Head over heart, Colette Victor.
Only in your dreams : a gossip girl novel, Cecily Von Ziegesar.
H.I.V.E. : Higher Institute for Villainous Education, Mark Walden.
HIVE (Higher Institute of Villainous Education) is a top secret school of villainy, where children with a precocious talent for wrongdoing are sent to develop their talents into criminal mastermind. After all, 'villains have the best lines and wear the best costumes'. One small catch is that the children cannot leave until training is complete.
American savage, Matt Whyman.
Kiss, Jacqueline Wilson ; illustrated by Nick Sharratt.
Sylvie and Carl have been friends since they were tiny children. They've always played together, eaten with each other's families, called each other boyfriend and girlfriend and deep down, Sylvie has always believed that they'd end up married to each other. But as they become teenagers, things are starting to change.
Love lessons, Jacqueline Wilson ; illustrated by Nick Sharratt.
Fifteen year old Prue and her sister Grace have been educated at home by their controlling, super-strict father all their lives. But when Dad has a stroke and ends up in hospital, unable to move or speak, Prue suddenly discovers what it's like to have a little freedom. Unable to cope with their education and a sick husband, the girls' mother sends them to the local comp and they experience school life for the first time.
Allegiance, Wanda Wiltshire.
I am the mission, Allen Zadoff.
Teen assassin Boy Nobody is sent on a mission to assassinate the head of a domestic terrorism cell, but his mission turns up more questions about his job than answers.
Bad luck girl, Sarah Zettel.
After rescuing her parents from the Seelie king at Hearst castle, Callie is caught up in the war between the fairies of the Midnight Throne and the Sunlit Realme.


Big bad book of Bart Simpson, contributing artists, Igor Baranko et al. ; contributing writers, James Bates et al..
Doping, Margaret Haerens, book editor.
Synthetic drugs, Mary E. Williams, book editor.
The teenage worrier's guide to life, written and illustrated by Ros Asquith as Letty Chubb.
Worry no more! Letty Chubb's guide to life has all the answers. It's all here, whether you're worried about exams or religion, cellulite or celibacy, spots or sex. Hilariously funny as well as insightful and informative, this is a must-read for all teenage worriers. The third book in the Teenage Worrier series.
The 7 habits of highly effective teenagers : the ultimate teenage success guide, Sean Covey.
At a time when everything from planning what to wear to a party to dealing with an alcoholic friend can seem overwhelming and complex, The 7 habits of highly effective teenagers will bring a special perspective and focus to the lives of young people everywhere.
The girls' guide to rocking : how to start a band, book gigs, and get rolling to rock stardom, Jessica Hopper.
Everything you need to know to turn your love of music and desire to play it into something real.
One piece. Vol. 10, OK, let's stand up!, story and art by Eiichiro Oda ; English adaptation, Lance Caselman ; translation, Naoko Amemiya.
One piece. Vol. 14, Instinct, story and art by Eiichiro Oda ; English adaptation, Lance Caselman ; translation, JN Productions.
One piece. Vol. 4, The Black Cat pirates, story and art by Eiichiro Oda.
Monkey D. Luffy and his companions try to stop the notorious Captain Kuro, the leader of the Black Cat
Jawbreaker : unlock the (u)niverse, Jolene Stockman.
This exciting new non-fiction book for young adults is a guide to exploring who you are, and deciding who you want to be. Get ready to: find and fuel your fizzing center spark; tune in to personal guidance techniques; unleash your absolute uniqueness; develop a cutting edge brand from scratch; and so much more! Packed with tools and jewels to navigate the new world, Jawbreaker: unlock the (u)niverse will let you build on your strengths, and show you your story in a whole new way.