New Titles Young Adults’ December 2014 (arrived in November)


12 Doctors, 12 stories.
Twelve bestselling authors, twelve Doctors, twelve brilliant adventures in time and space for all Doctor Who fans! This print anthology features the original eleven eShorts plus a brand-new Twelfth Doctor story by Holly Black.
Alice in the country of Clover. Knight's knowledge, 2, art by Sai Asai ; story by QuinRose ; translation, Angela Liu ; adaptation, Lianne Sentar.
Alice in the Country of Clover: Knight's Knowledge chronicles the further adventures of Alice as she goes deeper down the rabbit hole. Like the other New York Times bestselling books in the Alice in the Country of Clover series, this new volume is an oversized edition that features impressive artwork and colour pinups. The Ace of Hearts, the Knight of Heart Castle, is Wonderland's resident bad boy and master swordsman. He may be dashing and handsome, but his love represents a danger the likes of which Alice has never seen. Can the cruel yet charming knight win Alice's heart?
Alice in the country of Clover. Knight's knowledge, 3, art by Sai Asai ; story by QuinRose ; translation, Angela Liu ; adaptation, Lianne Sentar.
After finally settling in the Country of Hearts, Alice's world is turned upside-down yet again when the landmasses shift into the Country of Clover! Alice isn't the only one mourning the loss because Ace was dragged to Clover alongside her, leaving him without Julius, the one confidante who seemed able to hold him together. Now, Ace's newfound mental instability has made him extremely dangerous and although Alice is drawn to him, her desire to help may be her downfall.
Alice in the country of Joker : circus and liar's game. 6, story by QuinRose ; art by Mamenosuke Fujimaru ; translation, Angela Liu ; adaptation, Lianne Sentar.
Alice Liddel has now entered a new realm - the country of Joker where she is reunited with old friends. Yet new challenges abound, as Alice must unravel the mystery of the Circus and the Prison Realm, and deal with the enigmatic Jokers.
Firebirds rising : an anthology of original science fiction and fantasy, Sharyn November.
A collection of sixteen short science fiction and fantasy stories by award-winning authors.
Puella magi madoka magica. The different story. 3, art, Hanokage ; original story, Magica Quartet ; translation, William Flanagan.
When she fails to save Sayaka, Mami is overcome by despair and loneliness. With the fate of every Magical Girl made clear before her, Mami chooses to embrace death rather than fight on. As Mami sets out to deliver herself into the hands of the witch, Kyouko rushes to confront her former mentor. Mami's soul gem steadily darkens-soon her doom will be certain. Can Kyouko give Mami a reason to fight on before her gem turns jet-black?
A song for Ella Grey, David Almond.
"I'm the one who's left behind. I'm the one to tell the tale. I knew them both knew how they lived and how they died." Claire is Ella Grey's best friend. She's there when the whirlwind arrives on the scene: catapulted into a North East landscape of gutted shipyards; of high arched bridges and ancient collapsed mines. She witnesses a love so dramatic it is as if her best friend has been captured and taken from her. But the loss of her friend to the arms of Orpheus is nothing compared to the loss she feels when Ella is taken from the world. This is her story as she bears witness to a love so complete; so sure, that not even death can prove final.
07-ghost. Volume 13, story and art by Yuki Amemiya and Yukino Ichihara ; translation, Satsuki Yamashita.
The paths of one evil god, two rival empires, three unlikely bishops and seven brave ghosts converge in the destiny of Teito Klein, a boy who vows to master a powerful artefact known as the Eye of Mikael in order to lay bare the secrets of the world's and his own murky past.
The impossible knife of memory, Laurie Halse Anderson.
Hayley Kincaid and her father move back to their hometown to try a 'normal' life, but the horrors he saw in the war threaten to destroy their lives.
Case closed. Volume 52, Gosho Aoyama ; translation, Tetsuichiro Miyaki.
Jimmy Kudo, the son of a world-renowned mystery writer, is a high school detective who has cracked the most baffling of cases. The Metropolitan Police set up a sting operation to catch a criminal who's threatened to kill a bride and groom. But before anyone can say, I do, Conan realises the killer is already in the wedding party. Then the Junior Detective League tries to solve a murder in a room where everything's a little topsy-turvy. And Rachel and Serena find a man stabbed to death at the site of a romantic scene from their favourite TV drama. Which of the hopeful lovers leaving red handkerchiefs at the scene is really a murderer?
Chasing before, Lenore Appelhans.
Fullmetal alchemist. Volumes 25-26-27, story and art by Hiromu Arakawa ; translation, Akira Watanabe ; English adaptation, Jake Forbes.
In an alchemical ritual gone wrong, Edward Elric lost his arm and his leg, and his brother Alphonse became nothing but a soul in a suit of armour. Equipped with mechanical "auto-mai" limbs, Edward becomes a state alchemist, seeking the one thing that can restore his and his brother's bodies… the legendary Philosophers Stone. As the Day of Reckoning dawns, the Elric brothers, their father Hohenheim, and all of their allies battle to the death against the homunculi's "father."
Half-blood ; with Daimon (a prequel novella), Jennifer L. Armentrout.
Stone cold touch, Jennifer L. Armentrout.
Tegami Bachi, letter bee. Volume 17, Late hire chico, story and art by Hiroyuki Asada ; English adaptation, Rich Amtower ; translation, JN Productions.
Amberground is locked in darkness. The pitch-black wilderness is infested with Gaichuu: colossal insects with metal exoskeletons who make travel extremely dangerous. But thankfully the Letter Bees, a brave corps of messengers, risk their lives in order to keep the hearts of Amberground connected. Lag now knows what he has to do to save Amberground: unite the five children born on the mysterious Day of the Flicker. And his latest delivery may lead him to a man who has vital information.
Wonder Woman. Volume 5, Flesh, Brian Azzarello, writer ; Cliff Chiang, Goran Sudezuka, Aco, artists ; Jose Maran Jr., inker ; Matthew Wilson, colourists ; Jared K. Fletcher, letterer.
Wonder Woman's life is changed forever when she is called on to take the place of War on Olympus! An epic new era of Wonder Woman begins here, as Diana must decide if the path set out for her is one she wants to take.
The doubt factory, Paolo Bacigalupi.
When a radical band of teen activists claims that Alix's powerful father covers up wrongdoing by corporations that knowingly allow innocent victims to die in order to make enormous profits from unsafe products, she must decide if she will blow the whistle on his misdeeds.
Words and their meanings, Kate Bassett.
Star wars. Legacy. Volume II, Book 3, Wanted, Ania Solo, Corinna Bechko, Gabriel Hardman, script ; Gabriel Hardman, art ; Jordan Boyd, colors ; Michael Heisler, lettering.
Ania Solo suddenly finds there is a bounty on her head for the murder of an Imperial Knight! Now she's a wanted criminal, and even her pals Sauk and Imperial Knight Jao Assam are wary. Before Ania can explain, the friends are separated, and Ania is captured by a bounty hunter. Left behind, Sauk and Jao discover more about Ania's past.
Star wars. Legacy. Volume II, Book 4, Empire of one, script, Corinna Bechko, Gabriel Hardman ; art, Brian Albert Theis, Gabriel Hardman, (pages 73-74) ; colors, Jordan Boyd ; lettering, Michael Heisler ; front cover art, Agustin Alessio.
Empress Fel enlists Ania Solo to rescue Imperial Knight Jao from the Sith Darth Wredd, but they are unaware they are headed into a showdown with a lot of Sith.
All-new X-Men. 5, One down, Brian Michael Bendis, writer ; Stuart Immonen, penciler, #26-29 ; Wade Von Grawbadger, inker, #26-29 ; Sara Pichelli, artist, #30 ; Justin Ponsor, colourist, #25; Marte Gracia, colourist, #26-30.
My second life, Faye Bird.
Revolution, Jenna Black.
Winterkill, Kate A. Boorman.
In the after light, Alexandra Bracken.
When the Children's League disbands, Ruby rises up as a leader and forms an unlikely allegiance with Liam's brother, Cole, who has a volatile secret of his own, to free thousands of other Psi kids suffering in government "rehabilitation camps" all over the country. But not everyone is supportive of the plan Ruby and Cole craft to free the camps.
Unmade, Sarah Rees Brennan.
Stranger, Rachel Manija Brown, Sherwood Smith.
Many generations ago, a mysterious cataclysm struck the world. "Las Anclas" now resembles a Wild West frontier town where the Sheriff possesses superhuman strength, the doctor can warp time to heal his patients, and the distant ruins of an ancient city bristle with deadly crystalline trees that take their jewel-like colours from the clothes of the people they killed. Teenage prospector Ross Juarez's best find ever - an ancient book he doesn't know how to read - nearly costs him his life when a bounty hunter is sent to kill him and steal the book. Ross barely makes it to Las Anclas, bringing with him a precious artefact, a power no one has ever had before, and a whole lot of trouble.
Magneto. 1, Infamous, writer, Cullen Bunn ; artists, Gabriel Hernandez Walta & Javier Fernandez ; colour artists, Jordie Bellaire & Dan Brown ; letterer, VC's Cory Petit.
Determined to fight for mutantkind's survival on his own terms, Magneto sets out to regain what he's lost. Magneto will safeguard the future of the mutant race by hunting down each and every threat that would see his kind extinguished and bloody his hands that they may never be a threat again. But as horrors from his past loom large and S.H.I.E.L.D. agents pursue him, will Magneto become the villain he once was?
Visitors, Orson Scott Card.
Rigg's journey comes to an epic and explosive conclusion as everything that has been building up finally comes to pass, and Rigg is forced to put his powers to the test in order to save his world and end the war once and for all.
Blackbird, Anna Carey.
Redeemed, P.C. & Kristin Cast.
Zoey and her friends face the ultimate battle with evil, which will determine the fate of the world, both human and vampyre.
The sorcerer heir, Cinda Williams Chima.
While trying to clear their names as the prime suspects in a series of vicious murders, Emma and Jonah must take sides in an epic battle that will decide the fate of the magical world.
City of bones, Cassandra Clare.
Suddenly able to see demons and the Darkhunters who are dedicated to returning them to their own dimension, fifteen-year-old Clary Fray is drawn into this bizarre world when her mother disappears and Clary herself is almost killed by a monster.
Clockwork angel, Cassandra Clare.
When sixteen-year-old orphan Tessa Fell's older brother suddenly vanishes, her search for him leads her into Victorian-era London's dangerous supernatural underworld, and when she discovers that she herself is a Downworlder, she must learn to trust the demon-killing Shadowhunters if she ever wants to learn to control her powers and find her brother.
The Bane chronicles, Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan, Maureen Johnson.
Ever wanted to know why Magnus Bane is banned from Peru? Or what he got up to during the French Revolution? Or what he bought Shadowhunter Alec Lightwood as a birthday present?
X-Men. Asgardian wars, writer, Chris Claremont ; pencilers, Paul Smith & Arthur Adams ; inkers, Bob Wiacek … et al. ; colourists, Glynis Oliver, Bob Sharen, Petra Scotese ; Letterers, Tom Orzechowski & L. Lois Buhalis.
Otherworldly wonder at the top of one world and the heart of another! In the Arctic Circle, the X-Men and Alpha Flight find a power that could save the world at the cost of destroying what? But cost is no object when the power is revealed as a gift from Loki, who doesn't like it when his gifts are returned! When the God of Lies loses his own prize, he decides one bad turn deserves another and sets his magic against the X-Men, only for the New Mutants to take the fall and rise to Asgard! The X-Men ride to the rescue, but can even the mightiest mutants survive the multiple magics of myth?
Undone, Cat Clarke.
Emergent, Rachel Cohn.
Elysia's finally learned that she has a soul and although she knows it hurts Zhara, her First, that Alexander has chosen her as his life mate, Elysia can't give him up and instead takes her place fighting by his side in the revolution of clones and humans against Denesme's twisted regime.
Flirting with danger, Cathy Cole.
The monsters inside, Stephen Cole.
Mockingjay, Suzanne Collins.
Atlantia, Allyson Braithwaite Condie.
Destined for Doon, Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon.
Kenna realises she made a mistake in leaving Doon behind forever and now she has received her Calling proof she and Duncan are meant to be then Duncan informs Kenna Doon needs her, but even if she can save the enchanted kingdom, her happy ending is far from assured.
Doon, Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon.
Earth & Sky, Megan Crewe.
Ask again later, Liz Czukas.
In the arms of stone angels, Jordan Dane.
The maze runner, James Dashner.
Sixteen-year-old Thomas wakes up with no memory in the middle of a maze and realises he must work with the community in which he finds himself if he is to escape.
The Scorch trials, James Dashner.
After surviving horrific conditions in the Maze, Thomas is entrapped, along with nineteen other boys, in a scientific experiment designed to observe their responses and gather data believed to be essential for the survival of the human race.
Servants of the storm, Delilah S. Dawson.
After her best friend dies in a hurricane, high schooler Dovey discovers something even more devastating demons in her hometown.
Garfield goes to his happy place, Jim Davis.
To Garfield, happiness is a full tummy (followed by a long nap). Fans of the fat cat, hungry for laughs, can go to their happy place when they gobble up this latest treasure of pleasure!
Vowed, Liz De Jager.
The princess spy, Melanie Dickerson.
Margaretha hopes her newest suitor, Lord Claybrook, will be her one true love, but when an injured man is brought to Hagenheim Castle claiming to be an English lord who was attacked by Claybrook, Margaretha is drawn into a plot, not knowing who is telling the truth.
Written in the stars : early stories, Lois Duncan.
Close kin, Clare B. Dunkle.
After the mostly human Emily rejects the elvish Seylin's marriage proposal, both undertake separate quests to learn about their true natures and discover a royal elf and orphaned goblin to bring to the goblin kingdom.
Chasing power, Sarah Beth Durst.
Sixteen-year-old Kayla, whose telekinetic ability allows her to be a master shoplifter with enough money to flee with her mother if her father finds them again, meets Daniel, who has the ability to teleport and needs her help to find and steal an ancient incantation that can help rescue his kidnapped mother but may lead to great danger for Kayla.
Better than perfect, Simone Elkeles.
The cat at the wall, Deborah Ellis.
A cat sneaks into a small Palestinian house on the West Bank that has been commandeered by two Israeli soldiers. The house seems empty, until the cat realises that a little boy is hiding beneath the floorboards. When the little boy is discovered, the soldiers don't know what to do with him. It is not long before his classmates come looking for him, and the house is suddenly surrounded by villagers throwing rocks. As the soldiers begin to panic and disaster seems certain, the cat knows that it is up to her to diffuse the situation. But what can a cat do? What can any one creature do?
Vengeance, Brian Falkner.
In this explosive conclusion to the series, readers will finally get to discover the fate of our planet. Will Earth forces be defeated and the Bzadians rule forever or will humankind be victorious? Or will the conflict result in the destruction of the planet?
Tell me again how a crush should feel, Sara Farizan.
High school junior Leila's Persian heritage already makes her different from her classmates at Armstead Academy, and if word got out that she liked girls life would be twice as hard, but when a new girl, Saskia, shows up, Leila starts to take risks she never thought she would, especially when it looks as if the attraction between them is mutual, so she struggles to sort out her growing feelings by confiding in her old friends.
A little in love, Susan Fletcher.
Masquerade, Kylie Fornasier.
Empire of shadows, Miriam Forster.
After taking the oath of protector of the Order of Khatar, Mara travels to the Imperial city with her charge, Revathi; although she knew the dizzying city would hold its dangers, she never thought her life as wall as her heart would be at stake.
The calling, James Frey and Nils Johnson-Shelton.
Twelve teens who have prepared their entire lives for an ancient life-or-death game must finally come to terms with its arrival, forming tenuous alliances and killing each other for the chance to be the last one standing and the winner of the ultimate prize: the ability to save a select group of people from the end of the world.
The graveyard book, Neil Gaiman ; illustrated by Dave McKean.
When a baby escapes a murderer intent on killing the entire family, who would have thought it would find safety and security in the local graveyard? Brought up by the resident ghosts, ghouls and spectres, Bod has an eccentric childhood learning about life from the dead. But for Bod there is also the danger of the murderer still looking for him - after all, he is the last remaining member of the family. Winner of the Newbery Medal.
Captivate, Vanessa Garden.
The walled city, Ryan Graudin.
As Jin Ling tries to save her sister, Mei Yee, from the Brotherhood of the Red Dragon in Hak Nam Walled City, one boy, Dai, can reunite them and save their lives but only if he's willing to risk his own.
A thousand pieces of you, Claudia Gray.
The fall, Bethany Griffin.
A retelling of Edgar Allen Poe's 'The Fall of the House of Usher' in which Madeline and her twin brother, Roderick, suffer from the Usher family illness but she hears the House talking to her, filling her dreams, controlling her actions, and ensuring she never leaves the property.
Are you seeing me?, Darren Groth.
Dangerous boys, Abigail Haas.
The summer of kicks, Dave Hackett.
Monster High : a novel, Lisi Harrison.
The monster community has kept a low profile at the local high school, but when two new girls enrol, the town will never be the same. Created just fifteen days ago, Frankie Stein is psyched to trade her father's formaldehyde-smelling basement lab for parties and prom. But with a student body totally freaked out by rumours of monsters stalking the halls, Frankie learns that high school can be rough for a chic freak like her. She thinks she finds a friend in fellow new student Melody Carver - but can a 'normie' be trusted with her big secret?
Now you see me, Emma Haughton.
Full moon : a Dark Guardian novel, Rachel Hawthorne.
Vampire knight. Vol. 19, story & art by Matsuri Hino ; adaptation, Nancy Thistlethwaite ; translation, Tetsuichiro Miyaki.
Yuko has stolen Zero's memories of her to free him. She plans to give up her own life to turn Kaname into a human, but Kaname has vowed to sacrifice himself to give the Hunter Society his powers. With eternity at stake, Yuki and Kaname each vie to change the other's destiny.
On the edge, Nigel Hinton.
Ascend, Amanda Hocking.
Wake, Amanda Hocking.
Angel of Venice, Mary Hoffman.
Ring of roses, Mary Hooper.
The Devil's intern, Donna Hosie.
Seventeen-year-old Mitchell discovers a time-travel device that will allow him to escape his internship in Hell's accounting office and return to Earth, but his plans to alter the circumstances of his own death take an unexpected turn when his three closest friends in Hell insist on accompanying him back to the land of the living.
Spiders, Tom Hoyle.
Eternal, C. C. Hunter.
Dawn of the demontide, William Hussey.
Gap, Rebecca Jessen.
Justice League. Volume 5, Forever heroes, Geoff Johns, writer ; Ivan Reis and 12 others, artists ; Rod Reis and 3 others, colourists ; Nick J. Napolitano, Dezi Sienty, letterers.
As the Crime Syndicate hunts down the few heroes left foolish enough to challenge them - including Batman's protege, Dick Grayson. But Owlman has other plans for Nightwing and Owlman's teammate: the most deadly being on the planet: Ultraman!
Love is the drug, Alaya Dawn Johnson.
Emily Bird is an African American high school senior in Washington D.C., member of a privileged medical family, on the verge of college and the edge of the drug culture, and not really sure which way she will go then one day she wakes up in the hospital with no memory of what happened.
Talon, Julie Kagawa.
The invisible, Amelia Kahaney.
In this action-packed sequel to The Brokenhearted (2013), superheroine Anthem Fleet takes on The Invisible, a group of Southsiders determined to extract blood, money, and fear from the rich, privileged North. Anthem is not unsympathetic to their cause; after all, her boxer boyfriend Ford is a Southsider. But she is determined to stop the senseless killing of children and young people, as well as the total destruction of her father's perhaps ill-gotten empire.
Blue exorcist. 12, Kazue Kato ; translation & English adaptation, John Werry.
As the True Cross Academy festival reaches its peak, trouble is brewing. While Izumo confronts Nemu Takara, Rin and the rest of the Exwires race to find her. The betrayal they discover and the tragic details of Izumo's past will shake them to the core and herald the beginning of an all-out war between the Illuminati and the Knights of the True Cross!
This shattered world, Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner.
Catalyst, S.J. Kincaid.
Tom Raines and his friends return to the Spire for their third year as superhuman government weapons, but the rules have been changed and Tom's training is put to the test.
Bleach. 62, Heart of wolf, story and art by Tite Kubo ; 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. Find out why Tite Kubo's Bleach has become an international manga smash-hit! Unable to use their Bankai special abilities, the Soul Reaper captains are at a severe disadvantage against the invading Quincy army. Urahara has a plan to turn the tide of battle but will it be enough as the Quincies continue their onslaught?
Mortal heart, Robin LaFevers.
This final volume in LaFevers’s much-praised His Fair Assassin trilogy centers on Annith, the most brilliant of the young women brought up in the convent of St. Mortain
Five summers, Una LaMarche.
Emma, Skylar, Jo and Maddie have all come back to camp for a weekend of tipsy canoe trips to the island, midnight skinny dipping in the lake, and an epic game of capture the flag boys versus girls. But the weekend isn't quite as sunwashed as they'd imagined as the memories come flooding back.
Shadow creatures, Andy Lane.
Stone cold, Andy Lane.
The world's most famous detective. The most brilliant mind in fiction. But before he became the great detective, who was young Sherlock Holmes? The seventh book in a series of mystery adventures featuring a teenage Sherlock and endorsed by the Conan Doyle Estate.
Gifts, Ursula K. Le Guin.
When a young man in the Uplands blinds himself rather than use his gift of "unmaking" - a violent talent shared by members of his family - he upsets the precarious balance of power among rival, feuding families, each of which has a strange and deadly talent of its own.
The power of five. Book 3, Nightrise : the graphic novel, Anthony Horowitz ; adapted by Tony Lee ; illustrated by Nigel Dobbyn.
Fourteen-year-old twins Scott and Jamie Tyler have never known who they are or where they came from, but they have always known that they possess extraordinary powers. When Scott is kidnapped by the sinister Nightrise Corporation and Jamie is framed for a murder, they realise that they must use those powers if they are going to survive. But Jamie is catapulted thousands of years into the past, bringing him face to face with the full horror of the Old Ones. Here Jamie learns that he is one of the five Gatekeepers whose power is all that stands in the way of eternal chaos. Together at last, the Five must fight the massed forces of evil. And they must win.
Green Arrow. Volume 5, The Outsiders War, Jeff Lemire, writer ; Andrea Sorrentino, artist
Oliver Queen thought he had it all figured out. As the heroic archer Green Arrow, he'd finally found a sense of purpose, friends to aid him, even a place on the Justice League of America. But now, he's not even sure where he came from or who he came from. As Green Arrow discovers that his stranding on a desert island was more than just an accident, there seem to be more sinister forces at work behind all these sudden revelations. The Queen family is embroiled in a war generations old. A war of clans. A war of outsiders.
Stitching Snow, R.C. Lewis.
A futuristic retelling of Snow White in which seventeen-year-old Essie, a master at repairing robots and drones on the frozen mining planet Thanda, is pulled into a war by handsome and mysterious Dane after his shuttle crash-lands near her home.
Forbidden, Kimberley Griffiths Little.
Devastated by her betrothal to a violent boy she does not love, Jayden is forced to accept her fate as her ancient Mesopotamian tribe moves to the Summer Lands, where she falls for a mysterious youth from the Southern Lands.
Fly on the wall : how one girl saw everything, E. Lockhart.
When Gretchen Yee, a student at the Manhattan School for Art and Music, wishes she were a fly on the wall of the boys' locker room, she never expects her wish to come true in such a dramatic way.
The boyfriend list : (15 guys, 11 shrink appointments, 4 ceramic frogs, and me, Ruby Oliver), E. Lockhart.
A Seattle fifteen-year-old explains some of the reasons for her recent panic attacks, including breaking up with her boyfriend, losing all her girlfriends, tensions between her performance-artist mother and her father, and more.
The disreputable history of Frankie Landau-Banks, E. Lockhart.
A crack in everything : welcome to the other side, Ruth Frances Long.
Six feet over it, Jennifer Longo.
When fourteen-year-old Leigh's father buys a graveyard and insists she work there after school, she learns much about life, death, and the power of friendship.
The Young Elites, Marie Lu.
Adelina Amouteru survived the blood fever, a deadly illness that killed many, but left others with strange markings and supernatural powers. Cast out by her family, Adelina joins the secret society of the Young Elites and discovers her own dangerous abilities.
Dead in the water, Chris Lynch.
After America is drawn into World War II, Hank McCallum finds himself on the USS Yorktown, an aircraft carrier in the Pacific, separated from his brother Theo, in constant danger from torpedoes, and just learning about the prejudice and segregation that plague his new friend from Tonga Bradford.
The stealers of dreams, Steve Lyons.
How it went down, Kekla Magoon.
When sixteen-year-old Tariq Johnson is shot to death, his community is thrown into an uproar because Tariq was black and the shooter, Jack Franklin, is white, and in the aftermath everyone has something to say, but no two accounts of the events agree.
Made for you, Melissa Marr.
Southern small town darling Eva Tilling wakes up in the hospital with the frightening ability to see through the eyes of the victims of a serial killer, and realizes that she, too, is a target of the depraved stalker.
Kiss kill vanish, Jessica Martinez.
A teenage girl flees her opulent life in Miami when she witnesses her boyfriend commit a murder that was ordered by her father.
Fairy tail. 43, Hiro Mashima ; translation, William Flanagan.
The demons of Tartaros are murdering Council members to try to get to a secret weapon with the power to wipe out all who would oppose them in one fell swoop. But what is this weapon? How could killing ex-Council members help them get it? And how do they even know about it in the first place? Natsu and his friends need to solve these mysteries if they hope to stand up to the demons!
The truth about Alice, Jennifer Mathieu.
Nil, Lynne Matson.
Transported through a "gate" to the mysterious island of Nil, seventeen-year-old Charley has 365 days to escape or she will die.
The watching wood : beware the eyes in the dark, Erika McGann.
The vault, Emily McKay.
Perfectly good white boy, Carrie Mesrobian.
After losing his virginity to an older girl who dumps him at the end of summer, Sean decides to join the Marines, but first he must get through his senior year of high school.
Everblaze, Shannon Messenger.
Sophie's talents are getting stronger and, with the elusive Black Swan group ignoring her calls for help, she is determined to find her kidnappers but a daring mistake pushes her world to the edge of war, and soon she has exposed a a major conspiracy that could threaten all she loves.
Mike Mignola's B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth, 9, The reign of the black flame, story by Mike Mignola and John Arcudi ; art by James Harren; colors by Dave Stewart ; letters by Clem Robins.
With Liz Sherman back in fiery action, two B.P.R.D. teams make their way through the monster-filled streets of the Manhattan wasteland in order to reach the Black Flame's fortress and take down his army.
Wayland, Tony Mitton ; illustrated by John Lawrence.
Reinvents the northern legend of Wayland the blacksmith, whose craft and skill spread his fame far and wide. But Wayland's talents bring him nothing but pain. Following the loss of his swan-bride and his enslavement by a greedy king, Wayland has to rely on hope, courage and cunning to get by.
Parties & potions, Sarah Mlynowski.
High school sophomore Rachel and her younger sister Miri, both witches, are introduced to a wider community of witches while grappling with the problem of whether or not to reveal their powers to their school friends, father, and step-mother.
Pandora hearts. 21, Jun Mochizuki ; translation, Tomo Kimura.
One man's parting wish succeeds in awakening Oz's heart, long held captive in the depths of his own soul, as though breaking all the chains that bind him.
Mary : the summoning, Hillary Monahan.
Teens Jess, Shauna, Kitty, and Anna follow all the rules, but when their summoning circle is broken the vengeful spirit of Bloody Mary slips through, and as the girls struggle to escape Mary's wrath, loyalties are questioned, friendships torn apart, and lives changed forever.
Day 21, Kass Morgan.
Dengeki Daisy. Vol. 15, story & art by Kyousuke Motomi ; translation & adaptation, JN Productions.
Teru gets kidnapped, and Kurosaki rushes to find out where she's being held. The search takes him to an uninhabited island where Akira is determined to find "M's Last Testament." With the entire island rigged to blow up, will Kurosaki save both Teru and Akira in time?
Undertow, Joanna Nadin.
Courtney Crumrin. Volume six, The final spell, written & illustrated by Ted Naifeh ; coloured by Warren Wucinich.
On the run from the Coven with her former teacher Calpurnia, Courtney Crumrin is quickly learning just how sinister the witches and warlocks of Hillsborough can be but she never thought she'd see the day when Uncle Aloysius turned on her as well.
Skip beat! Volumes 22, 23, 24, story and art by Yoshiki Nakamura ; English translation & adaption, Tomo Kimura.
Kyoko Mogami followed her true love Sho to Tokyo to support him while he made it big as an idol. But he's casting her out now that he's famous enough! Kyoko won't suffer in silence she's going to get her sweet revenge by beating Sho in show biz!
Skip beat! Volumes 25, 26, 27, story and art by Yoshiki Nakamura ; English translation & adaption, Tomo Kimura.
Kyoko finally has Sho's attention, and now she doesn't want it! It's not that she's given up on her revenge, but she's busy focusing on her career and doesn't want Sho poking around and annoying her. And Sho proves her concerns right when his Valentine's Day prank goes horribly wrong and gets Kyoko in trouble with the president of L.M.E.!
The sky is everywhere, Jandy Nelson.
In the months after her sister dies, seventeen-year-old Lennie falls into a love triangle and discovers the strength to follow her dream of becoming a musician.
Knockout games, G. Neri.
As a gang of urban teenagers known as the TKO Club makes random attacks on bystanders, Erica, who is dating the gang leader, wrestles with her dark side and "good kid" identity.
Clariel, Garth Nix.
Sixteen-year-old Clariel is not adjusting well to her new life in the city of Belisaere, the capital of the Old Kingdom. She misses roaming freely within the forests of Estwael, and she feels trapped within the stone city walls.
Only ever yours, Louise O'Neill.
Magi. 8 : the labyrinth of magic, story & art by Shinobu Ohtaka ; translation & English adaptation, John Werry.
Alibaba's old friend Cassim has fallen to evil and transformed into a Dark Djinn that threatens everyone in Balbadd. The battle rages, and even Sinbad struggles to hold his ground as he fights alongside Alibaba against Cassim and Judar. And on the sidelines, even more enemies wait for their chance to pounce. Without Aladdin and Ugo, the forces of darkness seem to have the upper hand.
Circus of the unseen, Joanne Owen.
Batman '66. Vol. 2, written by Jeff Parker, Tom Peyer ; art by Ty Templeton and 10 others.
Back to the Swingin' '60s as DC Comics reimagines the classic Batman TV series in comics form. These all-new stories portray The Caped Crusader, The Boy Wonder and their fiendish rogues gallery just the way viewers remember them. In this volume, one of Batman's deadliest foes King Tut returns to Gotham City to assert his royal status and challenge the Dynamic Duo with his most far reaching plan yet to rule the modern Thebes known as Gotham City!
Beware the wild, Natalie C. Parker.
A teenaged girl and her boyfriend must find her older brother after he wanders into their town's swamp and a mysterious girl appears in his
Multiversum, Leonardo Patrignani ; translated from the Italian by Antony Shugaar.
The Paris mysteries, James Patterson with Maxine Paetro.
After investigating multiple homicides and her family's decades-old skeletons in the closet, Tandy Angel is finally reunited with her lost love in Paris. But as he grows increasingly distant, Tandy is confronted with disturbing questions about him, as well as what really happened to her long-dead sister.
Second chance, J L Pawley.
Barely recovered from their last escape, the Flight is under pressure both inside and out. Although Miguel has taken the name Condor and his loyalty is now unquestionable, the tension is quietly building between him and his best friend Hawk as they vie for Kestrel's attention. However, she refuses to tear apart their friendship - and the Flight - by choosing either of them. Then Hawk disappears on the eve of their longest journey yet. The Flight have no choice but to set off on their search for the elusive White Wings without him, aware they might be flying right into a trap - but is it set by the malevolent Evolutionary Corporation, or the fanatical Angelist cult?
My true love gave to me : twelve winter romances, Stephanie Perkins.
On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me. This beautiful collection features twelve gorgeously romantic stories set during the festive period, by some of the most talented and exciting YA authors writing today. The stories are filled with the magic of first love and the magic of the holidays.
Stronger than you know, Jolene Perry.
After fifteen years of horrific abuse and neglect by her mother and her mother's boyfriends, Joy struggles to understand and accept a normal life with relatives, at school, and with a boyfriend.
Even in paradise, Chelsey Philpot.
Seventeen-year-old Charlotte 'Charlie' Ryder, a girl from a working class family whose talent for the arts has gained her entry into the exclusive St. Anne's school, is drawn into the circle of the larger-than-life Julia Buchanan, a former senator's daughter.
The heart of two worlds, Anne Plichota, Cendrine Wolf ; translated by Sue Rose.
Earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, torrential rain. The Earth is in turmoil. Fleeing a flooded London, Oksa and the rest of the Pollock family set off in search of the Entrance Portal of Edefia, their magical home. It is their only chance of restoring the Earth's balance. To get there, Oksa is forced to ally herself with the terrible Felons, mortal enemies who could betray her at any moment. Luckily she also has some real friends at her side: Pavel, her shapeshifting father; Gus and Tugdual, the two rivals for her heart; and, of course, her formidable grandmother Dragomira, along with her menagerie of Edefian creatures. But little does Oksa know, not only will she have to brave countless dangers to reach the portal, she must also pay a terrible price to enter the hidden world. And what will await her on the other side?
Gabi, a girl in pieces, Isabel Quintero.
Sixteen-year-old Gabi Hernandez chronicles her senior year in high school as she copes with her friend Cindy's pregnancy, friend Sebastian's coming out, her father's meth habit, her own cravings for food and cute boys, and especially, the poetry that helps forge her identity.
Damaged, Amy Reed.
Numb after the death of her best friend, Camille, Kinsey starts to shut down but Hunter, Camille's mysterious boyfriend, has other ideas and whisks Kinsey off on a multi-state road trip to forget the ghosts of their pasts and their own fears.
Drowned, Nichola Reilly.
Captain America. 4, The iron nail, writer, Rick Remender ; issue #16, penciler, Pascal Alixe ; issues #17-21, artist, Nic Klein.
S.H.I.E.L.D. has always had its secrets. Now, learn what happens when they fall into the hands of the world's deadliest enemies. The Weapon Minus Program has been reopened. S.H.I.E.L.D. is compromised, and Maria Hill is lying again. Can Cap rely on Jet Black, daughter of criminal matermind Arnim Zola, to leave behind her father's teachings and help? Can he trust anyone at all? Democracy trembles as the mysterious and powerful Iron Nail decimates S.H.I.E.L.D., and all of Cap's rage can't save those already lost. As Cap's fragile psyche nears a breaking point, Dr. Mindbubble's delusions are there to push him over the edge. Captain America lays a final sacrifice on the altar of freedom as he takes on the Iron Nail and is broken!
Silhouette, Justin Richards.
Marlowe Hapworth is found dead in his locked study, killed by an unknown assailant. This is a case for the Great Detective, Madame Vastra. Rick Bellamy, bare-knuckle boxer, has the life drawn out of him by a figure dressed as an undertaker. This angers Strax the Sontaran.
Fleabrain loves Franny, Joanne Rocklin.
This middle-grade novel takes place in Pittsburgh in 1952-53. The protagonist is Franny, a young girl of imagination, curiosity, and stubbornness. While recovering from polio, she begins a correspondence with a flea named Fleabrain.
Sanctum, Madeleine Roux.
Snitch, Olivia Samms.
Splintered light, Cate Sampson.
The bridge from me to you, Lisa Schroeder.
Lauren is the new girl in town with a dark secret. Colby is the football hero with a dream of something more. In alternating chapters they come together, fall apart, and build something stronger than either of them thought possible something to truly believe in.
Zits. Peace, love & wi-fi : a Zits treasury, Jerry Scott and Jim Borgman.
A collection of comics follows the misadventures of sixteen-year-old Jeremy and documents the humorous aspects of his relationships with his parents and friends.
The sorceress : the secrets of the immortal Nicholas Flamel, Michael Scott.
Paris: Dr John Dee has torn the city apart in every attempt to intercept the immortal Nicholas Flamel and Sophie and Josh Newman. Paris' streets are in ruins, Notre Dame is destroyed. Dee has the book of "Abraham the Mage", but he's still missing the two pages the Dark Elders need for the Final Summoning. Without them the spell cannot be cast, and Dee is well aware that the Dark Elders will not rest until they are in power and the human race is destroyed - or he is. London: If Nicholas Flamel hopes to defeat Dee, he must find an Elder who can teach Josh and Sophie the third elemental magic - Water Magic. The problem? The only Elder who can do that is Gilgamesh, and he is completely insane.
The ghosts of heaven, Marcus Sedgwick.
Spirals connect the four episodes of The Ghosts of Heaven. They are there in prehistory, when a girl picks up a charred stick and makes the first written signs; there tens of centuries later, hiding in the treacherous waters of Golden Beck that take Anna, who people call a witch; there in the halls of a Long Island hospital at the beginning of the 20th century, where a mad poet watches the oceans and knows the horrors it hides; and there in the far future, as an astronaut faces his destiny on the first spaceship sent from earth to colonize another world. Each of the characters in these mysterious linked stories embarks on a journey of discovery and survival; carried forward through the spiral of time, none will return to the same place.
Play me backwards, Adam Selzer.
A promising and popular student in middle school, Leon Harris has become a committed "slacker" but with graduation approaching and his middle school girlfriend possibly returning to town, Leon's best friend Stan, who claims to be Satan, helps him get back on the right track for a price.
Family, Darren Shan ; illustrations by Warren Pleece.
B Smith is discovering the true meaning of family.
Alice in the Country of Diamonds. Bet on my heart, story, Sana Shirakawa ; concept, QuinRose ; illustrations, Nana Fumitsuki ; translation, William Flanagan ; adaptation, Lianne
Moana's song, Trish Shirley.
Janey is 15 and lives with her mother, step father Steve, who is absolutely brilliant, and her half sister and brother. Janey has never felt right about her position in the family and when her mother is diagnosed with terminal cancer she is sent off to meet her father, Mitch, that she hasn't met for 10 years. Janey's mother has not been honest with her and the last thing she remembers about her father is waiting by the phone on her 5th birthday waiting for his call. It never came. Ten years of resentment has built up inside her and when she meets her father things are cold and tense but not from her father's side. Everybody has their own story and this is a story of what is not known rather that what is known and it all has to come out.
UnDivided, Neal Shusterman.
Three teens band together in order to sway the government to repeal all rulings in support of a procedure in which unwanted teenagers are captured and are unwound into parts that can be reused for transplantation.
Batman. Volume 5, Zero Year - Dark City, writer, Scott Snyder ; penciller, Greg Capullo ; inker, Danny Miki ; colourist, Fco Plascencia ; letterers, Steve Wands, Nick Napolitano.
Before the Batcave and Robin, the Joker and the Batmobile there was Zero Year. The Riddler has plunged Gotham City into darkness. How will a young Dark Knight bring his beloved hometown from the brink of chaos and madness and back into the light?
Sway, Kat Spears.
Jesse Alderman, also known as Sway, avoids emotional connection at all costs, but he's ultimately forced to open his heart when he meets the girl of his
Blue lily, lily Blue, Maggie Stiefvater.
Blue Sargent has found things. For the first time in her life, she has friends she can trust, a group to which she can belong. The Raven Boys have taken her in as one of their own. Their problems have become hers, and her problems have become theirs. The trick with found things though, is how easily they can be lost.
Party games : a Fear Street novel, R. L. Stine.
In real life, Lawrence Tabak.
Fifteen-year-old math prodigy Seth Gordon hopes to compete professionally playing Starfare, the world's most popular computer game, but when he gets the chance to move to Korea and train full-time, he may not be ready for the culture shock and leaving his possible girlfriend, Hannah.
The melancholy of Suzumiya Haruhi-chan. 08, story, Nagaru Tanigawa ; art, Puyo ; characters, Noizi Ito ; translation, Paul Starr.
Is it too much to ask for a little peace and quiet around here? I mean, it's cool that my old pal Sasaki showed up out of the blue, but now Mori-san's blackmailing Tachibana, Fujiwara's being a general pain in the butt, and Kuyou's clinging to Kimidori-san-who's a cat for some reason. Amid the chaos, the SOS Brigade's final line of defense and the individual most responsible for my own sense of well being, Nagato, is downright cheerful? More characters, more gags, and more narration from Kyon in this volume!
The wettest spring, Kim Holdbrooks Townsel.
Dragon Ball. 5, story & art by Akira Toriyama ; English adaptation, Gerard Jones ; translation, Mari Morimoto.
The Great Demon King Piccolo is all set for world domination. Son Goku and his friends pit themselves against this heartless monster, but it's looking more and more grim for the side of good as Piccolo picks them off one by one. Their only hope is a martial arts move known as the Mafu-Ba, a technique that managed to imprison Piccolo many years ago. Unfortunately, the move is so powerful that it killed the last person who used it.
Missions of love. Volume 9, Ema Toyama ; translator, Alethea Nibley and Athena Nibley.
In school, Yukina is a cold and distant girl; Shigure is the most perfect, good-looking guy. But the two of them have a secret, and their extraordinary love affair is about to start! Yukina, under the pen name 'Yupina', is actually a popular cell phone novelist. When she discovers Shigure's devious womanising ways, she blackmails him to complete daring 'missions of love' for her to write about. Will these missions give them an opportunity to fall in love with each other?
The accidental highwayman : being the tale of Kit Bristol, his horse Midnight, a mysterious princess, and sundry magical persons besides, Ben Tripp.
In eighteenth-century England, young Christopher "Kit" Bristol unwittingly takes on the task of his dead master, notorious highwayman Whistling Jack, who pledged a fairy he would rescue feisty Princess Morgana from an arranged marriage with King George III.
Unfriended, Rachel Vail.
When thirteen-year-old Truly is invited to sit at the Popular Table, she finds herself caught in a web of lies and misunderstandings, made inescapable by the hyper-connected world of social media.
Spud, John Van de Ruit.
Adored : an it girl novel Cecily Von Ziegesar.
Time's edge, Rysa Walker.
Dead zone, Robison Wells.
America faces invasion by a hostile nation, and Aubrey, Jack, and a group of other superpowered teenagers are its only defense.
The piper, Danny Weston.
Crashland, Sean Williams.
Star Wars. Volume three, Rebel girl, script, Brian Wood ; pencils, Stephane Crety ; inks, Julien Hugonnard-Bert ; colours, Gabe Eltaeb ; lettering, Michael Heisler ; front cover art, Victor Manuel Leza.
Princess Leia agrees to marry the prince of a remote planet, gaining for the Rebellion a new base a safe haven from the evil Empire
Avatar, the last airbender. The rift, Part two, script, Gene Luen Yang ; art and cover, Gurihiru ; lettering, Michael Heisler.
As Avatar Aang and his martial arts friends seek answers to the mysteries surrounding a refinery on land sacred to the Air Nomads, Toph uncovers a startling truth about her father's involvement with the refinery, while Aang travels to the spirit world, discovering a secret as surprising as it is dangerous.
Fiendish, Brenna Yovanoff.
Playing for the commandant, Suzy Zail.
A young Jewish pianist at Auschwitz, desperate to save her family, is chosen to play at the camp commandant's house. How could she know she would fall in love with the wrong boy?
Dangerous deceptions : a Palace of spies novel : being the latest volume in the entirely true and wholly remarkable adventures of Margaret Preston Fitzroy, maid of honour, impersonator of persons of quality, confirmed housebreaker, apprentice cardsharper,, Sarah Zettel.
An unwelcome engagement, a mysterious plot that hints at treason, and a possible murder add even more excitement to sixteen-year-old Peggy Fitzroy's life as she continues to serve as both a lady-in-waiting and confidential agent to King George of England.


DC Comics : a visual history, written by Alan Cowsill … et al..
This book covers the longest running comic book publisher. It's a month by month chronicle, charting the major and minor publications and events from seventy-five years of DC Comics. It covers the events of the golden age of comic (1938-1955), the silver age (1956-1969), and the bronze age (1970-1979), right on through to the modern age (1980-present). It travels from earth-2 to earth-1, to the antimatter universe and back again to provide a comprehensive record of the people and circumstances that have shaped the DC universe.
The world's steepest street, Tessa Duder and James Norcliffe.
Collection of poetry and short stories written by teenagers conveying the attitudes of young New Zealanders.
I remember Beirut, Zeina Abirached ; translation by Edward Gauvin.
Abirached was born in Lebanon in 1981. She grew up in Beirut as fighting between Christians and Muslims divided the city streets. Follow her past cars riddled with bullet holes, into taxi cabs that travel where buses refuse to go, and on outings to collect shrapnel from the sidewalk. With striking black-and-white artwork, Abirached recalls the details of ordinary life inside a war zone.
Laughing at my nightmare, Shane Burcaw.
With acerbic wit Shane Burcaw describes the challenges he faces as a twenty-one-year-old with spinal muscular atrophy. From awkward handshakes to having a girlfriend and everything in between, Shane handles his situation with humour and a 'you-only-live-once' perspective on life. While he does talk about everyday issues that are relatable to teens, he also offers an eye-opening perspective on what it is like to have a life-threatening disease.
The third chimpanzee : for young people : on the evolution and future of the human animal, Jared Diamond ; adapted by Rebecca Stefoff.
An illustrated edition of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jared Diamond's groundbreaking book, adapted for a new generation of readers.
Methamphetamine, Kevin Hillstrom.
The immediate relevancy of hot topics like pandemics, gay rights and students' rights makes this 5-vol. series an appealing source for student research. Each title provides a thorough, carefully balanced presentation of the many issues surrounding the topic, inspiring critical thought. Meaning is fleshed out through a clear presentation of context, and accessible narrative offers compelling examples and pertinent quotes from age-appropriate sources.
How to be a girl : the common sense guide to girlhood, Anita Naik.
Be the boss of you! How To Be A Girl is an easy-reading journey through girlhood and what it's like to be a girl growing up today. It examines important issues such as puberty, the politics of body hair, female stereotypes, intelligence, physical appearance, double standards and the vernacular used to describe girls and boys. It also looks at the objectification of women and sexualisation of girls by the media. Be the change.