Recreation

New Titles Young Adults' August 2017 (arrived in July 2017)

Fiction

Simpsons Comics jam-packed jamboree, contributing artists: Karen Bates ... [et al.] ; contributing writers: Ian Boothby ... [et al].
Featuring The Simpsons family, this is a story where Marge becomes a no- nonsense judge; Bart manages to get the house repossessed in a seed-selling scam; Homer takes the family on a cruise of titanic proportions; Mr Burns takes a keen interest in Springfield's church; and the family takes a revolutionary trip to the jungles of Central America.
Fire force. 02, Atsushi Ohkubo ; [translation, Alethea Nibley & Athena Nibley].
What started as a simple contest has turned into a life or death struggle! A mysterious man has crashed the Rookie Games, and he did it all for Shinra! Does he really know the truth behind the fire that took Shinra's family 12 years ago? And will Shinra decide to be a hero, or will this man's shocking revelation tempt him to become a real devil?
Disneylanders, Kate Abbott.
Casey is spending a few summer days at Disneyland with her parents, just like they do every year. But this year is different her best friend has just dumped her, she's worried about starting a new school in the fall, and her parents' embarrasing behavour is annoying. So when she bumps into Bert standing by himself in line, she decides to ditch her parents and explore Disneyland with him, learning some important lessons about what it means to grow up.
Crimewave Michael Adams
Damage Eve Ainsworth
The possible Tara Altebrando
Sweetness & lightning. 5, Gido Amagakure ; [translation, Adam Lensenmayer].
Kohei and Tsumugi have been spending peaceful days in the kitchen, but that doesn't mean there aren't any bumps in the road. Tsumugi has lots of chances to be a big girl with responsibilities, from running her first errand to wearing her first fancy dress. But when she makes some yummy mocha for a classmate whose mother is sick, it brings back painful memories. Kohei must balance protecting his daughter against letting her grow up and discover things on her own. The trials both in and out of the kitchen show that even grown-ups like Kohei and Kotori have their own lessons to learn and it's Tsumugi's turn to be the teacher!
Sweetness & lightning. 6, Gido Amagakure ; [translation, Adam Lensenmayer].
When a stray cat strolls into Kohei and Tsumugi's life, it immediately becomes a source of both delight and drama. Then, as summer vacation draws to a close, Tsumugi brings her friends Yuuka and Hana on a camping trip.
Midnight at the Electric, Jodi Lynn Anderson.
Adri's, Catherine's, and Lenore's lives are intertwined but not in the way that one would think. Adri lives in 2065 Kansas, Catherine lives in 1930s Kansas, and Lenore lives in England in 1919. As Adri is preparing to go to Mars, she stays with her cousin in Kansas, where the training takes place. Upon settling in, she comes across letters written from Lenore to Beth. Through journals and, later, letters, Catherine narrates her own story of being in Kansas during the Dust Bowl.
Duels & deception Cindy Anstey
Love, lies and spies Cindy Anstey
Case closed. Volume 19, Gosho Aoyama ; [translation, Naoko Amemiya].
At long last, Conan has located the scientist responsible for the formula that turned him into a kid. Trouble is, shes taken the formula herself--and she can't change back.
Case closed. Volume 22, Gosho Aoyama ; [translation, Tetsuichiro Miyaki ; touch-up & lettering, Freeman Wong].
There's always tension when Conan teams up with Harley Hartwell, the "other "greatest teen detective in Japan...and the only one who's still a teen! But when the duo investigates a murder at a mansion, will Conan's shrunken state interfere with Harley's detective work? And how many balconies does one mansion need, anyway? Then Conan investigates some shady doings on board an overnight passenger train. He thinks he's on top of the case...until his mystery-loving parents show up to throw everything off track!
Case closed. Volume 24, 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 ...
Case closed. Volume 28, Gosho Aoyama ; [translation, Tetsuichiro Miyaki].
R to L (Japanese Style)

When ace high school detective Jimmy Kudo is fed a mysterious substance by a pair of nefarious men in black--poof! He is physically tranformed into a first grader.

Case closed. Volume 30, Gosho Aoyama ; [translation, Tetsuichiro Miyaki].
Case closed. Volume 31, Gosho Aoyama ; [translation, Tetsuichiro Miyaki].
It's no great surprise to find a corpse in Kashiragami Forest the supposedly cursed forest is a popular destination for would-be suicides. But the latest suicide case has the local police suspecting foul play.
Case closed. Volume 35, Gosho Aoyama ; [translation, Tetsuichiro Miyaki].
Thirteen reasons why : a novel, Jay Asher.
When high school student Clay Jenkins receives a box in the mail containing thirteen cassette tapes recorded by his classmate Hannah, who committed suicide, he spends a bewildering and heartbreaking night crisscrossing their town, listening to Hannah's voice recounting the events leading up to her death.
Refuge for masterminds : a Stranje House novel, Kathleen Baldwin.
1814. Napoleon has escaped his imprisonment on Elba. Britain is at war on four fronts. And at Stranje House, someone is sneaking information to his spies. Lady Jane Moore is determined to find out who it is. Jane tends to grasp the facts of a situation quickly, and by so doing, she's able to devise and implement a sensible course of action. Is Jane enough of a mastermind to save the brash young American inventor Alexander Sinclair, her friends at Stranje House, and possibly England itself?
Dove alight, Karen Bao.
Shy, introverted Phaet Theta has gone from being a top student to an interplanetary fugitive to the reluctant but fierce leader of a revolution. With the Earthbound on their side, she and her friends finally have a chance at toppling the evil leaders who've held the Moon captive for decades.
Show stopper Harley Barker
Invincible Iron Man. [3], Civil War II, Brian Michael Bendis, writer ; Mike Deodato Jr., artist.
After the war's climax, a young woman with a surprising relationship to Tony Stark will answer the call.
Who runs the world?, Virginia Bergin
Night magic, Jenna Black.
After the loss of her conscience, Becket finds joy in the nightmare landscape of Philadelphia after dark, but with every night, she sinks ever deeper into the night magic's grasp.
Antisocial, Jillian Blake.
Senior spring at Alexandria Prep, and Anna Soler has just been dumped by her basketball star boyfriend with no explanation and even her closest friends are ignoring her. Someone is determined to knock the kings and queens of the school off their thrones: one by one, their phones get hacked and their personal messages and photos are leaked.
Crossing Ebenezer Creek, Tonya Bolden.
When Mariah and her young brother Zeke are suddenly freed from slavery, they set out on Sherman's long march through Georgia during the Civil War. Mariah wants to believe that the brutalities of slavery are behind them forever and that freedom lies ahead.
Mockingbird. [2], My feminist agenda, Chelsea Cain, writer ; Kate Niemczyk, penciler ; Sean Parsons, inker ; Rachelle Rosenberg, color artist ; VC's Joe Caramagna, letterer.
A top secret mission on behalf of an old friend, a tropical cruise. What could go wrong? Turns out it's a theme cruise -super-hero themed, naturally -a floating comic con.
Feast of fools Rachel Caine
The girl in between Sarah Carroll
Girlhood Cat Clarke
Kill all Happies, Rachel Cohn.
In this romantic, contemporary suburban odyssey, Victoria Navarro has one night to throw the ultimate graduation party, say goodbye to lifelong friends, and make sure her long- time crush never forgets her.
Doctor Who. The Third Doctor. Vol. 1, Heralds of destruction, writer, Paul Cornell ; artist, Christopher Jones.
How do you ever win against a hive mind capable of creating itself countless bodies just by using its surroundings? Join forces with the popular Third Doctor and the infamous U.N.l.T to find out! Twists and turns ensue with the Doctor, The Brigadier and The Master along the way as an even older familiar face returns.
Death marked, Leah Cypess.
After killing the leader of a clan of assassins and falling in love with his heir, a young sorceress discovers she is the one person to bring down the evil Empire that has been oppressing her people for centuries, and now, in the heart of the Empire, Ileni herself is the deadliest weapon the assassins have ever had.
Skin & other stories Roald Dahl
Thunder road, Ted Dawe.
Nineteen year old Trace is sick of small town life. He moves to Auckland and finds himself rooming with Devon who's cynical, charismatic and seems to know what he's playing at.
Disruptor Arwen Dayton
Once and for all Sarah Dessen
The love interest, Cale Dietrich.
The agents of the secret spy organization are all teenagers. Caden is a Nice: the boy next door, sculpted to physical perfection. Dylan is a Bad: the brooding, dark-souled guy, and dangerously handsome. The girl they are competing for is important to the organization, and each boy will pursue her. They have to be at the top of their game because whoever the girl doesn't choose will die. But things become complicated when Caden finds himself falling in love with Dylan.
Living on Hope Street Demet Divaroren
In a perfect world, Trish Doller.
When her mother has the chance to establish an eye clinic for the poor in Cairo, Egypt, seventeen-year-old Caroline reluctantly gives up her plans for a summer spent with her best friend and boyfriend and instead moves to Cairo, where she encounters a culture and city that enchant her and a charming boy who challenges her thoughts on love, faith, and privilege.
Birdy Flynn Helen Donohoe
Prodigy : the graphic novel, based on the bestselling trilogy by Marie Lu ; adapted by Leigh Dragoon ; illustrated by Kaari.
June allows herself to be captured so that she can assist an assassination plot against a new Elector Primo by the rebel Patriots leader, in a graphic novel adaptation of the second book in the trilogy.
Julia defiant, Catherine Egan.
With a band of assassins pursuing them, Julia and her companions continue their search for the witch Ko Dan while Julia struggles with her ability to vanish.
Bull : a novel, David Elliott.
Much like Lin-Manuel Miranda did in Hamilton, New York Times best-selling author David Elliott turns a classic on its head in form and approach, updating the timeless story of Theseus and the Minotaur for a new generation. A rough, rowdy, and darkly comedic young adult retelling in verse, Bull will have readers re-evaluating one of history's most infamous monsters.
Big order. 02, Sakae Esuno ; [translation, Caleb Cook]
Sena's awake! Upon hearing the news, Elji rushes back to Dazaifu, only to hear Hiiragi reveal to Sena that she's got six months left to life! Elji is livid, but hiiragi has one more bombshell to drop they've located someone who can cure Sena!
That stubborn seed of hope : stories, Brian Falkner.
Fear of dying. Fear of the unnown. Fear of rejection. This collection of short stories from internationally acclaimed author Brian Falkner will take you on a nail-biting journey through your worst nightmares. But in the end it will show how that stubborn seed of hope can illuminate our darkest moments.
The Unlikelies, Carrie Firestone.
Sadie Sullivan's pre-senior year summer changes for the better when she and four other teens band together to right local wrongs, but the Unlikelies and their heady new friendships soon face obstacles that could tear them apart.
Maud : a novel, Melanie J. Fishbane.
Fourteen-year-old Lucy Maud Montgomery Maud to her friends has a dream: to go to college and become a writer, just like her idol, Louisa May Alcott. But living with her grandparents on Prince Edward Island, she worries that this dream will never come true.
Black Canary. Volume 1, Kicking and screaming, written by Brenden Fletcher ; art by Annie Wu, Pia Guerra, Sandy Jarrell ; color by Lee Loughridge ; letters by Steve Wands ; covers by Annie Wu.
Former crime fighter Dinah Lance is tearing up the music scene fronting the recently rechristened four-piece band Black Canary.
Black Canary. Volume 2, New killer star, written by Brenden Fletcher, Matthew Rosenberg ; art by Sandy Jarrell [and three others] ; color by Lee Loughridge, Serge LaPointe ; letters by Steve Wands, Marilyn Patrizio ; collecion cover art by Annie Wu.
The Black Canary world tour begins here! But instead of playing sold out areas, the band is scouring the globe in search of their missing lead singer, Black Canary herself.
Spellbook of the lost and found Moira Fowley-Doyle
The ones that disappeared, Zana Fraillon.
Around the world, millions of people including many children are victims of human trafficking.
Third witch Jackie French
Endgame. The complete Fugitive archives James Frey
Haikyu!! 11, Above, Haruichi Furudate ; [translation, Adrienne Beck].
Ever since he saw the legendary player known as "the Little Giant" compete at the national volleyball finals, Shoyo Hinata has been aiming to be the best volleyball player ever! He decides to join the team at the high school the Little Giant went to and then surpass him. Who says you need to be tall to play volleyball when you can jump higher than anyone else?
Haikyu!! 13, Playground, Haruichi Furudate ; [translation, Adrienne Beck].
Shoyo Hinata is out to prove that in volleyball you don't need to be tall to fly! Ever since he saw the legendary player known as "the Little Giant" compete at the national volleyball finals, Shoyo Hinata has been aiming to be the best volleyball player ever!
Countless Karen Gregory
Be true to me, Adele Griffin.
Told in two voices, Jean, a rich girl, and Fritz, an outsider, compete for the affection of handsome newcomer Gil during the summer of 1976 at an exclusive Fire Island enclave, and discover their competition has higher stakes than either can imagine.
Dark sons, Nikki Grimes.
Alternating poems compare and contrast the conflicted feelings of Ishmael, son of the Biblical patriarch Abraham, and Sam, a teenager in New York City, as they try to come to terms with being abandoned by their fathers and with the love they feel for their younger stepbrothers.
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?
Devils' line. 1, Ryo Hanada ; [translation, Jocelyne Allen].
Tsukasa, a college student, is rescued from an attack by a devil, one of many vampires that can blend in among the human population. Anzai, her savior, is a half-devil who exploits his supernatural gifts as a member of a shadowy police task force that specializes in devil-related crime in Tokyo.
Devil's line. 2, Ryo Hanada ; [translation, Jocelyne Allen].
Unbeknownst to the general public, vampires are rampant in Tokyo. To control and contain them, the government has developed a program to track and treat rogue vamps who decide to prey on the public. But what happens when vampire and man come together in harmony and love? Will the public accept this, or will they try to tear such partnerships apart?
Devils' line. 3, Ryo Hanada ; [translation, Jocelyne Allen].
Anzai grapples with Lee's bombshell--that drinking human blood can have regenerative, strengthening powers on devil bodies--and Lee offers to share what he knows if Anzai's comrades hide him away. Meanwhile, Zero Seven, the sniper, faces the consequences of her rebellion as Zero Two works to tie up loose ends from the Ikebukuro incident, and reveals that he has an old connection to Anzai.
Devils' line. 4, Ryo Hanada ; [translation, Jocelyne Allen].
Tsukasa insists on seeing that Oryo is cared for at a hospital, defying Anzai's wish that she stay hidden at their safe house. Before she can even make it inside the hospital, Tsukasa is taken hostage by a desperate Zero Seven, who eventually makes a surprisingly humane choice when facing off with her old comrades. Tsukasa and Anzai decide to take the next step in their relationship, and the old doctor from ONLO reveals why he's in town.
Devils' line. 5, Ryo Hanada ; [translation, Jocelyne Allen].
Unbeknownst to the general public, vampires are rampant in Tokyo. To control and contain them, the government has developed a program to track and treat rogue vamps who decide to prey on the public. But what happens when vampire and man come together in harmony and love? Will the public accept this, or will they try to tear such partnerships apart?
Devils' line. 7, Ryo Hanada ; [translation, Jocelyne Allen].
Ishimaru, still shrouded in suspicion, leads F Squad on a raid of the CCC's hideout to get ahold of the list of members, but the CCC turns out to be several steps ahead in this cat-and-mouse game. When Anzai gets caught in the crossfire, Tsukasa has to make a life-or-death decision.
Devils' line. Vol. 6, Ryo Hanada ; [translation, Jocelyne Allen].
Ishimaru tries to bring in Zero Seven and Nine to get inside info on the CCC. In exchange for her cooperation, Zero Seven asks for information on the devil that murdered her mother, and the fateful meeting between Seven and Kikuhara is revealed. The house of an activist for devil rights is set on fire, and at the scene, Kikuhara pushes Anzai to remember his past.
Skate Michael B Harmon
Looking for group, Rory Harrison.
Dylan doesn't have a lot of experience with comfort. His room in the falling-down Village Estates can generously be categorized as "squalid," and he sure as hell isn't getting any love from his mother, who seemed to no, definitely did enjoy the perks that went along with being the parent of a "cancer kid."
Firebrand, A. J. Hartley.
Anglet Sutonga, a former Steeplejack, must pose as a foreign princess to catch the thief who stole the government's plans for a secret weapon. Yet Ang has other things on her mind as well. Refugees from the north are trickling into the city, but an ambitious politician is proposing extreme measures to get rid of them, and when Ang discovers that one theft could spark a conflagration of conspiracy that will threaten the most vulnerable of Bar-Selehm, she decides she is the only one who can stop it.
Bleeding hearts Alyxandra Harvey
The unbelievable Gwenpool. [2], Head of M.O.D.O.K writer, Christopher Hastings ; artists, Irene Strychalski, Gurihiru.
Best part of living in a world of comic book heroes? Team-ups baby! Gwen meets Miles Morales, Spider-Man, and it ends badly! Man, oh, man, she is not a good person! It gets dark! We promise this is not a Civil War II tie-in!
Girl, stolen, April Henry.
When an impulsive carjacking turns into a kidnapping, Griffin, a high school dropout, finds himself more in sympathy with his wealthy, blind victim, sixteen-year-old Cheyenne, than with his greedy father.
Reign of serpents, Eleanor Herman.
As the end of an age approaches, blood soaks the earth, twisted prophecies wield immeasurable power and tyrants demand impossible sacrifices. Prince Alexander of Macedon's mind has been touched by an incomprehensible evil, even as his betrothed travels from afar to unite their kingdoms against a terrible darkness that threatens both realms: the Spirit Eaters.
After the fire Will Hill
Paparazzi princess Cathy Hopkins
My hero Academia. Vol. 8, Yaoyorozu rising, Kohei Horikoshi ; [translation & English adaptation, Caleb Cook].
What would the world be like if 80 percent of the population manifested superpowers called "Quirks"? Heroes and villains would be battling it out everywhere!
Faith. [Vol. 3], Superstar, Jody Houser [and five others].
As Los Angeles' high-flying protector, Faith has inspired the dreams of an entire metropolis. Now get ready to meet its worst nightmare! When an escaped psiot prisoner starts tearing through the streets, Faith must stop her fiery rampage before all hell breaks loose!
Totally Joe James Howe
7 trees of stone Leo Hunt
Soldier boy, Keely Hutton ; afterword by Ricky Richard Anywar.
Follows Ricky from 1987-1991, and Samuel in 2006, as they are abducted to serve as child-soldiers in Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army in Uganda. Includes historical notes and information about Friends of Orphans, an organization founded by Ricky Richard Anywar, on whose life the story is partly based.
Juniper Lemon's happiness index, Julie Israel.
After finding a break-up letter written by her older sister on the day she died, sixteen-year-old Juniper Lemon becomes determined to find the recipient only identified as "you" and in the process uncovers other notes and secrets that demand her attention.
Allegedly : a novel Tiffany D Jackson
The Devil's paintbox Robin Jarvis
52. Volume one, writers, Geoff Johns [and three others] ; artist breakdowns, Keith Giffen ; pencillers, Eddy Barrows [and nine others] ; inkers, Marlo Alquiza [and nine others].
Following the events of Infinite Crisis, the Big Three of the DC Universe each took a year away from their superhero duties. It was a year without Superman, a year without Batman, a year without Wonder Woman, a year without the Justice League. But it wasn't a year without heroes. Geoff Johns, Grant Morrison, Greg Rucka and Mark Waid pen the weekly, yearlong series that redefined not only the DC Universe but what exactly it means to be a hero.
52. Volume two, writers, Geoff Johns [and three others] ; art breakdowns, Keith Giffen ; pencillers, Eddy Barrow [and fifteen others] ; inkers, Belardino Brabo [and twenty others].
Following the events of Infinite crisis, the Big Three of the DC Universe each took a year away from their superhero duties. It was a year without Superman, a year without Batman, a year without Wonder Woman, a year without the Justice League. But it wasn't a year without heroes. Geoff Johns, Grant Morrison, Greg Rucka, and Mark Waid pen the weekly, yearlong series that redefined not only the DC Universe but what exactly it means to be a hero.
The Flash. Book two, written by Geoff Johns ; pencils by Scott Kolins, Rick Burchett, Angel Unzueta ; inks by Doug Hazlewood [and three others] ; colors by James Sinclair, Tom McCraw ; letters by Gaspar Saladino, John Costanza, Kurt Hathaway ; collection cover art by Brian Bo
The second volume in this new collection features the best-selling run on The Flash written by critically acclaimed writer and Chief Creative Officer of DC Entertainment, Geoff Johns.
The quest to the Uncharted Lands, Jaleigh Johnson.
Stella's parents are on the first expedition to the uncharted lands of Solace, but Stella doesn't want to be left behind. Stowing away aboard the ship, she finds a mysterious boy who is also hiding, and he's keeping a very big secret. She must decide whether to trust him or risk the fate of the expedition.
The fashion committee : a novel of art, crime and applied design, Susan Juby.
Charlie and John are both gunning for the same scholarship to a private arts high school. For this coveted spot, they must compete in a fashion competition and only one can win.
School-live! Volume seven, art by Sadoru Chiba ; story by Norimitsu Kaihou (Nitroplus) ; [translation, Leighann Harvey].
Now that they've graduated high school, the girls are heading off to college! With Ruu- chan in tow, they arrive at their new school: St. Isidore University! What awaits them there, however, remains to be seen.
Maybe one day, Melissa Kantor.
Zoe thought that being cut from her ballet program was the worst thing that could happen, but when her best friend Olivia is diagnosed with a life-threatening disease, Zoe quickly learns that not being able to dance is the least of her problems.
Deacon Locke went to prom, Brian Katcher.
Promposals are taking over Deacon Locke's high school and there is no place left to hide. But even with graduation looming, shy and unusually tall Deacon doesn't think he can get up the nerve to ask anyone to the dance. Especially given all the theatrics. It isn't until Deacon confides in his witty and outgoing best friend Jean that he realizes she could be a great person to take. .
Dreamology Lucy Keating
Invincible : ultimate collection. Volume 11, created by Robert Kirkman & Cory Walker ; [Robert Kirkman, writer ; Ryan Ottley, Cory Walker penciler, inker].
While Mark Grayson and Eve have been gone things have gotten worse on Earth. And their lives will never be the same again.
Revenge of the evil librarian Michelle Knudsen
Boruto : Naruto next generations. Volume 1, creator/supervisor, Masashi Kishimoto ; art by Mikio Ikemoto ; script by Ukyo Kodachi ; [translation, Mari Morimoto].
Naruto was a young shinobi with an incorrigible knack for mischief. He achieved his dream to become the greatest ninja in his village, and now his face sits atop the Hokage monument.
Nisekoi, false love. Vol. 22. Bull's eye, story and art by Naoshi Komi ; [translation, Camellia Nieh].
Love triangle! Comedic antics!! Gang warfare?! It's hate at first sight when Raku Ichijo first meets Chitoge Kirisaki.
Bleach. [Volumes 16-17-18], story and art by Tite Kubo ; English adaptation, Lance Caselman ; translation, Joe Yamazaki.
With Rukia's execution looming, Ichigo and the rest of the rescue squad must find a way to break her out of the Senzaikyu prison.
Delicious in dungeon. 1, Ryoko Kui ; [translation, Taylor Engel].
It's eat or be eaten literally! When young adventurer Laios and his company are attacked and soundly thrashed by a dragon deep in a dungeon, the party loses all its money and provisions and a member!
Passing for white Tanya Landman
Dark breaks the dawn, Sara B. Larson.
On her eighteenth birthday, Princess Evelayn of Eadrolan, the Light Kingdom, can finally access the full range of her magical powers. The light looks brighter, the air is sharper, and the energy she can draw when fighting feels almost limitless.
Descender. Book four, Orbital mechanics, written by Jeff Lemire ; illustrated by Dustin Nguyen.
Tim-21, Telsa and Quon finally escape the Machine Moon and head out on a quest to find the ancient robot who may hold the key to the Harvesters. Meanwhile Andy and his rag-tag team close in on Tim, but their fragile alliance is shattered by Driller's revealtions..
The names they gave us Emery Lord
Throne of glass, Sarah J. Maas.
After she has served a year of hard labour in the salt mines of Endovier for her crimes, Crown Prince Dorian offers eighteen-year-old assassin Celaena Sardothien her freedom on the condition that she act as his champion in a competition to find a new royal assassin.
Wishbones Virginia MacGregor
How to raise a boring girlfriend. 6, original story, Fumiaki Maruto ; art, Takeshi Moriki ; character design, Kurehito Misaki ; [translation, Kumar Sivasubramanian].
Tomoya and Megumi have managed to complete the alpha version of their dating sim. However, playtesting has revealed an unpleasant truth: in spite of the talent and effort that went into it, their game is hot garbage!
A Berlin love song Sarah Matthias
The fallen kingdom, Elizabeth May.
Aileana Kameron, debutante and faery huntress, has been resurrected by ancient magic and given the dark powers of the Cailleach in an attempt to break the curse that pits the two factions of the Fae against each other in a war that could destroy both the Fae and the human world--but as she gathers her allies for the final battle, her new powers are slowly destroying her.
One of us is lying, Karen M. McManus.
When the creator of a high school gossip app mysteriously dies in front of four high-profile students, all four become suspects. It's up to them to solve the case.
Shadow kiss, Richelle Mead.
It's springtime at St. Vladimir's Academy and Rose is close to graduation, but since making her first Strigoi kills, things haven't felt quite right.
Last sacrifice, Richelle Mead.
Rose Hathaway has always played by her own rules. She broke the law when she ran away from St. Vladimir's Academy with her best friend and last surviving Dragomir princess, Lissa.
When Dimple met Rishi, Sandhya Menon.
When Dimple Shah and Rishi Patel meet at a Stanford University summer program, Dimple is avoiding her parents' obsession with "marriage prospects" but Rishi hopes to woo her into accepting arranged marriage with him.
Hellboy. Into the silent sea, story by Mike Mignola & Gary Gianni ; art by Gary Gianni ; colors by Dave Stewart ; letters by Clem Robins.
Hellboy sets sail from the wreckage of a deserted island only to cross paths with a ghost ship. Taken captive by the phantom crew that plans to sell him to the circus, Hellboy is dragged along by a captain who will stop at nothing in pursuit of a powerful sea creature.
The case study of Vanitas. 2, Jun Mochizuki ; [translation, Taylor Engel].
Now installed at a hotel in Paris with the help of Count Orlok, Noe and Vanitas take their awkward partnership on the road to a vampire masquerade ball! The order of the evening may be small talk and hobnobbing with fellow guests, but the mystery of the curse-bearers is never far behind. Intrigue swirls as quickly as the dancers twirl, a blue moon ascends over the guests and all hell breaks loose!
No good deed Goldy Moldavsky
Doctor Who. The Twelfth Doctor. Vol. 6, Sonic boom, writer, Robbie Morrison ; artists, Mariano Laclaustra [and three others].
Paris, France, during the reign of the King Louis XIV: the Doctor dives into pitch- black terror when he discovers an ancient, near-immortal shadow entity wearing Cardinal Richelieu like a suit. With the help of sword-slinging opera singer Julie D'Aubigny, can the Doctor defeat the dark tendrils of the Cabinet Noir?
CHERUB. [2], Class A : the graphic novel, Robert Muchamore ; illustrated by David Combet and Baptiste Payen.
When CHERUB kids go undercover, no one suspects that they are trained professionals, working to infiltrate criminal organisations that have eluded MI5 and the police for years. James Adams is on his biggest mission yet, working to nail Europe's most powerful cocaine dealer. He'll need all his specialist training if he's going to bring down the man at the top.
Secret army, Robert Muchamore.
Britain, 1941. The government is building a secret army of intelligence agents to work undercover, gathering information and planning sabotage operations. Henderson's boys are part of that network: kids cut adrift by the war, training for the fight of their lives. They'll have to parachute into unknown territory, travel cross-country and outsmart a bunch of adults in a daredevil exercise. In wartime Britain, anything goes.
Room empty Sarah Mussi
Aoharu x machinegun. 05, Naoe ; [translation, Leighann Harvey].
Hotaru has been handed her walking papers from Toy Gun Gun, but there's no way she's going down without a fight or several! Fighting her way back onto the team will just be the first step if she wants to become a serious competitor, though.When a face from the past re-emerges, the hurdles Hotaru has to overcome to secure her position with Toy Gun Gun increase exponentially!
Boy : a novel, Blake Nelson.
Popular sixteen-year-old Gavin is happy spending his time with friends, dating, and playing tennis, until a mysterious girl named Antoinette transfers to his school and influences the way he views himself, his friends, and his relationships.
A year of Marvels, Ryan North [and thirteen others], writers ; Danilo Beyruth [and twelve others], artists.
Journey through the calendar with the greatest super heroes of Marvel, including Spider-Man, Ant-Man, Wolverine, and She-Hulk.
Meg & Linus, Hanna Nowinski.
Meg and Linus are bound by a shared love of school, a coffee obsession, and being queer. They have each other, a few Star Trek boxed sets, and they're pretty happy. Then Sophia, Meg's longtime girlfriend, breaks up with Meg and Linus starts tutoring the totally dreamy new kid, Danny.
Tash hearts Tolstoy, Kathryn Ormsbee.
Fame and success come at a cost for Natasha "Tash" Zelenka when she creates the web series "Unhappy Families," a modern adaptation of Anna Karenina written by Tash's eternal love Leo Tolstoy.
The fallen children David Owen
Dorothy must die stories. Volume 3 Danielle Paige
Ascendant Diana Peterfreund
Con-nerd Oliver Phommavanh
Super Con-nerd Oliver Phommavanh
Mastiff, Tamora Pierce.
Beka, having just lost her fiance in a slaver's raid, is able to distract herself by going with her team on an important hunt at the queen's request, unaware that the throne of Tortall depends on their success.
Terrier, Tamora Pierce.
When sixteen-year-old Beka becomes "Puppy" to a pair of "Dogs," as the Provost's Guards are called, she uses her police training, natural abilities, and a touch of magic to help them solve the case of a murdered baby in Tortall's Lower City.
Want, Cindy Pon.
Jason Zhou is trying to survive in Taipei, a city plagued by pollution and viruses, but when he discovers the elite are using their wealth to evade the deadly effects, he knows he must do whatever is necessary to fight the corruption and save his city.
Geekerella : a novel, Ashley Poston.
Geek girl Ellie hopes to go to ExcelsiCon Cosplay to meet the actor (closet nerd Darien) scheduled to play Federation Prince Carmindor in a reboot of the movie Starfield.
Escape Jeff Povey
The harder they fall Bali Rai
Note worthy, Riley Redgate.
After learning that her deep voice is keeping her from being cast in plays at her exclusive performing arts school, Jordan Sun, junior, auditions for an all-male octet hoping for a chance to perform internationally.
Seeker, Veronica Rossi.
After sealing Sebastian in a dark dimension with the demon Samrael, Daryl loses her visions and must rely on her instincts to lead the riders into a shadowy realm where she fears she may have to use evil powers in order to rescue him.
Divergent Veronica Roth
House of furies, Madeleine Roux.
After escaping a harsh school where punishment was the lesson of the day, seventeen-year-old Louisa Ditton is thrilled to find employment as a maid at a boarding house. But soon after her arrival at Coldthistle House, Louisa begins to realize that the house's mysterious owner, Mr. Morningside, is providing much more than lodging for his guests.
The inexplicable logic of my life : a novel, Benjamin Alire Saenz.
Sal used to know his place with his adoptive gay father, their loving Mexican American family, and his best friend, Samantha. But it's senior year, and suddenly Sal is throwing punches, questioning everything, and realizing he no longer knows himself. If Sal's not who he thought he was, who is he?
Strobe edge. Vol. 10, story & art by Io Sakisaka ; [English adaptation, Ysabet MacFarlane ; translation, JN Productions].
Ninako loves Ren, but seeing Ando get hurt while protecting her makes her feel sad and confused--to the point where she turns Ren down when he confesses his love for her!
Bloody Mary. Volume 6, story and art by Akaza Samamiya ; translation, Katherine Schilling.
"Mary" finally appears before Maria, who can't bring himself to ask about what happened on the night his father died.
The city bleeds gold Lucy Saxon
Our dark duet Victoria Schwab
Doctor Who. The Ninth Doctor. Vol. 3, Official secrets, writer, Cavan Scott ; artists, Adriana Melo & Cris Bolson.
Team TARDIS are in hot pursuit of a monster they accidentally sent back to the 1970s (or was it the 1980s?), but there are more monsters than they ever could have imagined... and they're being controlled by an unknown source! Then the search for Jack's missing memories takes the TARDIS to 17th Century Brazil! Will Jack find what he seeks, and keep the trust of his friends?
The Gauntlet, Megan Shepherd.
Cora and her friends have escaped the Kindred station and landed at Armstrong a supposed safe haven on a small moon where they plan to regroup and figure out how to win the Gauntlet, the challenging competition to prove humanity's intelligence and set them free.
Shattered warrior, Sharon Shinn & Molly Knox Ostertag.
It is eight years after Colleen Cavanaugh's home world was invaded by the Derichets, a tyrannical alien race bent on exploiting the planet's mineral resources. Most of her family died in the war, and she now lives alone in the city.
UnWholly Neal Shusterman
The Crown's fate, Evelyn Skye.
Pasha's coronation approaches, and Vika is now the Imperial Enchanter, but the role she once coveted may be more difficult and dangerous than she expected. Pasha is grappling with his own problems his legitimacy is in doubt, the girl he loves loathes him, and he believes that his best friend is dead.
928 miles from home Kim Slater
Forever geek, Holly Smale.
Harriet Manners knows almost every fact there is. Modelling isn't a sure-fire route to popularity. Neither is making endless lists. The people you love don't expect you to transform into someone else. Statistically you are more likely to not meet your Australian ex-boyfriend in Australia than bump into him there.
Shadow souls L J Smith
The Initiation ; and, The captive part I L J Smith
Monstrous, Thomas E. Sniegoski.
Sidney and her friends might have survived the storm that came to the small island of Benediction, but now the storm has reached Boston, and the city isn't prepared for what's coming. The horrors continue in Boston as Sydney and her friends work to protect the city from the newly crazed rampage of animals and try to figure out the origin of the storm and its power.
If birds fly back Carlie Sorosiak
Captain America : Steve Rogers. [2], The trial of Maria Hill, writer, Nick Spencer ; artists, Jesus Saiz [and four others].
Hail Hydra! As the Red Skull marches across Europe, SHIELD comes apart at the seams. Steve opens a door-- and what's behind it will shake the Marvel Universe to its core.
It's not like it's a secret, Misa Sugiura.
Sixteen-year-old Sana Kiyohara has too many secrets. Some are small, like how it bothers her when her friends don't invite her to parties. Some are big, like that fact that her father may be having an affair.
Missions of love. Volume 14, Ema Toyama ; [translation, Alethea Nibley & Athena Nibley].
In school, Yukina is a cold and distant girl; Shigure is the most perfect, good-looking guy. But the two of them have a secret, and their extraordinary love affair is about to start! Yukina, under the pen name 'Yupina', is actually a popular cell phone novelist. When she discovers Shigure's devious womanising ways, she blackmails him to complete daring 'missions of love' for her to write about. Will these missions give them an opportunity to fall in love with each other?
All-new Wolverine. [1], [The four sisters], writer, Tom Taylor ; art, David Lopez & David Navarrot ; colorist, Nathan Fairbairn ; letterer VC's Cory Petit.
X-23 was created to be a weapon; for a time, that's all she was. But with the help of her mentor, Logan the original Wolverine she escaped that dark past. Now, the man she knew has fallen, but Laura will honor his memory as the All-New Wolverine. But with the famous cowl comes a world of misery and mystery like the devastating secret of the Sisters. Uncovering it will involve new friends Doctor Strange and the Wasp, and lethal new enemies like the Taskmaster!
All-new Wolverine. [3], [Enemy of the state II], writer, Tom Taylor ; penciler, Nic Virella ; inker, Scott Hanna ; artist, Djibril Morissette-Phan, Nic Virella.
Wolverine murderer?! Laura has fought so hard to be something other than what she was created to be, but the fight is over. Wolverine has blood on her hands. In the wake of an unspeakable tragedy, dark forces seemingly have Laura's life under their control. Will Laura be able to defeat demons on the outside and within? Or will she be forced to give up the hero's life she's built for herself?
All-new Wolverine. [2], [Civil War II], writer, Tom Taylor ; issues #7-9 artist, Marcio Takara ; color artists, Jordan Boyd (#7-8) & Mat Lopes (#9) ; issues #10-12 penciler, Ig Guara ; inkers, Bob Wiacek (#10), Victor Olazaba (#10) & Walden Wong (#11-12) ; color artists, John Rauch (#10) & Mich
When the legacy of her mentor Logan begins to bear down on her, Laura, along with Gabby, tries to move on with her life.
Here lies Daniel Tate, Cristin Terrill.
A young runaway is welcomed into the arms of an affluent family after he takes on the identity of the family's missing son, Daniel, only to slowly realize that the family knows more about Daniel's disappearance than they are letting on.
The hate u give Angie Thomas
Song of the current, Sarah Tolcser.
When Caroline Oresteia, seventeen, finally has a chance to be a wherryman, she gets caught in a web of politics and lies with her father's life at stake.
Dragon Ball super. 1, Warriors from Universe 6!, story by Akira Toriyama ; art by Toyotarou ; [translation, Toshikazu Aizawa].
Ever since Goku became Earth's greatest hero and gathered the seven Dragon Balls to defeat the evil Boo, his life on Earth has grown a little dull. Goku is starting to get bored.
Monthly girls' Nozaki-kun. 7, Izumi Tsubaki ; [translation, Leighann Harvey].
There's a whole lot of crazy going around! Has Chiyo's affection for her beloved shoujo manga-ka Nozaki finally soured?! She's bullying him out of the blue and even plotting his destruction when the ball sports tournament rolls around! To make matters worse, it seems no one's immune to the madness! Wakamatsu suddenly confesses his love to Seo, the person he dislikes most! And even Hori finds something to love about Kashima?! What's going on?
Runaways. [Vol. 3], The good die young, writer, Brian K. Vaughan ; penciler, Adrian Alphona ; inker, Craig Yeung ; colorist, Christina Strain ; created by Brian K. Vaughan & Adrian Alphona.
Runaways. Teenage wasteland, writer, Brian K. Vaughn ; penciler, Adrian Alphona, Takeshi Miyazawa ; inker, Craig Yeung, David Newbold ; colorist, Christina Strain with Brian Reber.
Still on the run from their super-villain parents, this motley crew of super-powered kids finds a kindred spirit in a daring young stranger and welcomes him into their fold. But will he help the teenagers defeat their villainous parents, or tear them apart?
We stand on guard, Brian K. Vaughan, writer ; Steve Skroce, artist ; Matt Hollingsworth, colorist ; Fonografiks, lettering & design.
Set one hundred years in our future, We Stand on Guard follows a heroic band of Canadian civilians turned freedom fighters, who must defend their homeland from invasion by a technologically superior opponent the United States of America.
The devil is a part-timer! 9, art, Akio Hiiragi ; original story, Satoshi Wagahara ; character design, 029 (Oniku) ; translation: Kevin Gifford.
People are packed into the beach eatery and Maou's crew can barely keep up until the girls come to their rescue, but when Maou's military adviser appears, trouble may be on the horizon.
Pandora hearts. Caucus race. 1, written by Shinobu Wakamiya ; created and illustrated by Jun Mochizuki ; [translation by Taylor Engel].
Within these pages, four fairy tales unfold, each peering into one of the houses of the four great dukedoms: Vessalius, Rainsworth, Barma, and Nightray.
Pandora hearts. Caucus race. 2, written by Shinobu Wakamiya ; created and illustrated by Jun Mochizuki ; [translation by Taylor Engel].
Pandora hearts. Caucus race. 3, written by Shinobu Wakamiya ; created and illustrated by Jun Mochizuki ; [translation by Taylor Engel].
The takedown, Corrie Wang.
In this near-future mystery, Kyla Cheng, the smartest, hottest, most popular student at her Brooklyn high school, gets taken down a peg by a faked sex tape that goes viral.
Star Wars. Kanan. [2], First blood, writer, Greg Weisman ; artists, Pepe Larraz (#7-11) & Andrea Broccardo (#12) ; colorist, David Curiel ; letterer, VC's Joe Caramagna.
You've seen Kanan's last adventure as a Padawan, now witness his very first! The boy who was Caleb Dume must find his feet as the Clone Wars rage all around him. When the Jedi Temple comes under attack, what can a mere Padawan do to make a difference? Caleb and his new Master Depa Billaba will take command of their own Clone troop, and lead them into the furious Battle of Mygeeto. But lying in wait for them there are a pair of Separatist Generals, one of whom is one of the most deadly threats in the entire galaxy! Can Caleb and Depa survive Grievous?
Straight outta Crongton Alex Wheatle
My life as a hashtag Gabrielle Williams
Becoming Betty Eleanor Wood
Avatar, the last airbender. The promise, Gene Luen Yang, script ; Gurihiru, art & cover ; Michael Heisler, lettering ; [translation, Aki Yanagi].
Aang and Katara work to maintain peace between the Fire Lord Zuko and Earth King Kuei, while Sokka helps Toph prepare her metalbending school to defend itself against a rival class of firebenders.
Immortal hounds. 1, Ryo Yasohachi ; [translation, Yota Okutani].
In another reality, humans never die. If they get sick or injured, they simply 'kill' themselves and immediately come back to life. But then a mysterious new disease, Resurrection Deficiency Syndrome, starts spreading through the populace via Vectors. The Anti-Vector Police Task Force is determined to solve the mystery of how RDS spreads, but the Escape Artists who use violent means to rescue Vectors seriously hamper the police's efforts. And just how do the Escape Artists always beat the cops to the scene of the crime?
Immortal hounds. 2, Ryo Yasohachi ; [translation, Yota Okutani].
In an alternate world everyone is an immortal. There are no doctors or hospitals. Cemeteries are things of the past; some consider them to be legends or myths. But with immortality comes consequences, like the loss of some of humanities greatest gifts. including love. There are those who understand that and choose to die for the ability to experience such emotions again. But the government is determined to eradicate those who take that path.
Immortal hounds. 3, Ryo Yasohachi ; [translation, Yota Okutani].
The authorities catch up to the deadly Snow White, who was whisked to this world while on a late-night trip to the corner store.
Immortal hounds. 4, Ryo Yasohachi ; [translation, Yota Okutani].
Karigane adopts Rin's risky strategy to rescue Snow Whte from the UN's Vector containment facility, but not everything goes according to plan.
Handa-kun. Volume six, Satsuki Yoshino ; [translation/adaptation, Krista Shipley, Karie Shipley].
Handa-kun and company have survived the class trip, but now the culture festival is upon them! Will Handa get to contribute to the festival preparations, or will the culture festival be his biggest high school frustration yet?
The Adjustment Suzanne Young
Library wars, love & war. 14, story & art by Kiiro Yumi ; original concept by Hiro Arikawa ; [English translation, John Werry]..
In the near future, the federal government creates a committee to rid society of books it deems unsuitable.
Library wars, love & war. 15, story & art by Kiiro Yumi ; original concept by Hiro Arikawa ; [English translation, John Werry].
In the near future, the federal government creates a committee to rid society of books it deems unsuitable. The libraries vow to protect their collections, and with the help of local governments, form a military group to defend themselves--the Library Forces!
Eliza and her monsters, Francesca Zappia.
In the real world, Eliza Mirk is shy, weird, and friendless. Online, she's LadyConstellation, the anonymous creator of the wildly popular webcomic Monstrous Sea. Eliza can't imagine enjoying the real world as much as she loves the online one, and she has no desire to try.

Non-Fiction

101 things that piss me off, Rachel Ballinger.
Most people might not get angry at someone for going the speed limit. Or for liking coleslaw or cantaloupe. Or for someone not responding to a ridiculously hilarious text message. Or reality show recaps. But lucky for you, Rachel Ballinger is not most people. She will yell at people and inanimate objects. Why? Because that person or thing Pissed. Her. Off.
The authoritative Calvin and Hobbes : a Calvin and Hobbes treasury, Bill Watterson.
This is a collection of Calvin and Hobbes cartoons. It contains Yukon Ho! and Weirdos from Another Planet as an omnibus edition, but also a story that has not been in print before. Bill Watterson won the 1986 Reuben Award as Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year.