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Snotgirl Volume 1, Green hair don't care / Bryan Lee O'Malley, Leslie Hung.

Snotgirl Volume 1, Green hair don't care /  Bryan Lee O'Malley, Leslie Hung.


Another Castle : Grimoire / written by Andrew Wheeler ; illustrated and colored by Paulina Ganucheau ; lettered by Jenny Vy Tran.

Another Castle : Grimoire / written by Andrew Wheeler ; illustrated and colored by Paulina Ganucheau ; lettered by Jenny Vy Tran.
Princess Misty of Beldora longs for a more exciting life, but gets more than she bargained for when she is captured by Lord Badlug, the ruler of the neighboring kingdom of Grimoire. He intends to marry her and conquer Beldora, leading the land into ruin and chaos. Together with the long-suffering citizens of Grimoire and a certain bumbling prince, Misty must fight to protect her kingdom and free both realms from Badlug's tyrannical rule. Misty is determined not to be another damsel in distress ; instead, she'll discover just what it takes to be the hero of the story -- page 4 of cover.


Property of the state / Bill Cameron.

Property of the state /  Bill Cameron.
Joey Getchie has been property of the state longer than he was in parental custody. But he's a survivor, and he has a Plan: graduate high school and get out of the foster care system before it eats him alive. He bonds with Trisha, another foster, who seems to have lucked out when it comes to foster parents. A false accusation leads to a physical clash with his foster father, so Joey flees to Huntzel Manor, where he works part time. He takes up unauthorized residence and keeps a low profile, hoping to avoid attention. But attention arrives in the worst possible way: a classmate is seriously injured in a hit and run accident, and Joey becomes the focus of the investigation. Why shouldn't he be? He had a violent confrontation with the same classmate just last year. And of course, he's a kid with a criminal record. Except of course, he isn't. Property of the State, first in The Legend of Joey series, is an edgy teen mystery featuring a world-wise protagonist struggling to grow up in a world where parents are the bad guys.--provided by Amazon.com.


Everything beautiful is not ruined / by Danielle Younge-Ullman.

Everything beautiful is not ruined /  by Danielle Younge-Ullman.
To prove to her mother, a famous opera singer dealing with depression after losing her singing voice, that she can handle the grueling life of an actress, Ingrid must survive a wilderness camp.


Dreamland burning / Jennifer Latham.

Dreamland burning /  Jennifer Latham.
When Rowan finds a skeleton on her family's property, investigating the brutal, century-old murder leads to painful discoveries about the past. Alternating chapters tell the story of William, another teen grappling with the racial firestorm leading up to the 1921 Tulsa race riot, providing some clues to the mystery--


How not to disappear / Clare Furniss.

How not to disappear /  Clare Furniss.
In England, newly pregnant seventeen-year-old Hattie and her gin-drinking great-aunt Gloria, who is in the early stages of dementia, set out together on a road trip of self-discovery--Gloria to finally confront the secrets of her past before they are wiped from her memory forever and Hattie to face the hard choices that will determine her future.


Superman Action comics Volume 1, Path of Doom / Dan Jurgens, writer ; Patch Zircher, Tyler Kirkham, Stephen Segovia, Art Thibert, artists ; Tomeu Morey, Ulises Arreola, Arif Prianto, colorists ; Rob Leigh, letterer.

Superman Action comics Volume 1, Path of Doom /  Dan Jurgens, writer ; Patch Zircher, Tyler Kirkham, Stephen Segovia, Art Thibert, artists ; Tomeu Morey, Ulises Arreola, Arif Prianto, colorists ; Rob Leigh, letterer.
To save Metropolis and his family from this monstrous menace, Superman must join forces with Luthor, Wonder Woman and any other ally or enemy he can--because he knows from bitter experience where the path of Doom inevitably leads.--Back cover.


Beautiful broken girls / Kim Savage.

Beautiful broken girls /  Kim Savage.
Ben learns why the love of his life Mira and her sister drowned themselves when he receives a post-mortem letter from Mira challenging him to find and decode notes hidden in the seven places where they secretly touched.


Long may she reign / Rhiannon Thomas.

Long may she reign /  Rhiannon Thomas.
When the king and his closest allies are poisoned at a banquet, Freya finds herself on the throne and must uncover the identity of the murderers if she hopes to survive.


Optimists die first / Susin Nielsen.

Optimists die first /  Susin Nielsen.
Since her sister's death, Petula de Wilde sees danger in everything. A mandatory art therapy class with a groups of teenage misfits is the worst part of each week. She wants nothing to do with them-- especially Jacob and his prosthetic arm. When they work together on a project, he helps her with her fears. But a secret he's been keeping from her could unravel everything....~When Petula de Wilde, who is anything but wild, meets Jacob in their school's dorky art therapy program, his friendship (and something more) helps her overcome intense fears since her sister died. And he has a secret of his own--


The education of Margot Sanchez / Lilliam Rivera.

The education of Margot Sanchez /  Lilliam Rivera.
Margot Sanchez is paying off her debts by working in her family's South Bronx grocery store, but she must make the right choices about her friends, her family, and Moises, the good looking but outspoken boy from the neighborhood.


Ronit & Jamil / Pamela L. Laskin.

Ronit & Jamil /  Pamela L. Laskin.
Pamela L. Laskin's beautiful and lyrical novel in verse delivers a fresh and captivating retelling of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet that transports the star-crossed lovers to the modern-day Israel-Palestine conflict. Ronit, an Israeli girl, lives on one side of the fence. Jamil, a Palestinian boy, lives on the other side. Only miles apart but separated by generations of conflict--much more than just the concrete blockade between them. Their fathers, however, work in a distrusting but mutually beneficial business arrangement, a relationship that brings Ronit and Jamil together. And lightning strikes. The kind of lightning that transcends barrier fences, war, and hatred. The teenage lovers fall desperately into the throes of forbidden love, one that would create an irreparable rift between their families if it were discovered. But a love this big can only be kept secret for so long. Ronit and Jamil must face the fateful choice to save their lives or their loves, as it may not be possible to save both.


Batman, the golden age. writer, Bill Finger with Gardner Fox, Whitney Ellsworth ; artist, Bob Kane with Sheldon Moldoff, Jerry Robinson, George Roussos ; cover artist, Michael Cho.

Batman, the golden age.  writer, Bill Finger with Gardner Fox, Whitney Ellsworth ; artist, Bob Kane with Sheldon Moldoff, Jerry Robinson, George Roussos ; cover artist, Michael Cho.
This second volume of Batman: the golden age collects the Dark Knight detective's early adventures from Batman #4-7, Detective Comics #46-56, World's Best Comics #1 and World's Finest Comics #2-3 --


Ghost Rider, Wolverine, Punisher : hearts of darkness / Howard Mackie, writer ; John Romita Jr., & Ron Garney, pencilers ; Klaus Janson & Al Milgrom, inkers ; John Wellington & Paul Mounts, colorists ; Joe Rosen and Richard Starkings & Comicraft, letterers ; Chris Cooper & James Felder, assistant editors ; Bobbie Chase, editor.

Ghost Rider, Wolverine, Punisher : hearts of darkness / Howard Mackie, writer ; John Romita Jr., & Ron Garney, pencilers ; Klaus Janson & Al Milgrom, inkers ; John Wellington & Paul Mounts, colorists ; Joe Rosen and Richard Starkings & Comicraft, letterers ; Chris Cooper & James Felder, assistant editors ; Bobbie Chase, editor.
When Danny Ketch, Logan and Frank Castle are lured to the Midwest town of Christ's Crown, they're offered a devilish deal: kill the king of Hell, and the answeres to secrets that plague them will be revealed! But with the life of a local girl hanging in the balance, can Ghost Rider, Wolverine and Punisher resist Blackheart's pact? As the demon's design unfolds and his deadly Corrupt overrun the town, all hope lies with the vigilante trio. Will they be overcome by the darkness in their hearts, or will it prove to be their greatest source of strength?--page 4 of cover.


Tokyo ghoul Volume 11 / Sui Ishida ; translation, Joe Yamazaki.

Tokyo ghoul Volume 11 /  Sui Ishida ; translation, Joe Yamazaki.


The bone witch / Rin Chupeco.

The bone witch /  Rin Chupeco.
Tea's gift for death magic means that she is a bone witch, a title that makes her feared and ostracized by her community, but when an older bone witch trains her to become an asha--one who can wield elemental magic--Tea will have to overcome her obstacles and make a powerful choice in the face of danger as dark forces approach.


The release / Tom Isbell.

The release /  Tom Isbell.
The Release is the thrilling YA conclusion to Tom Isbell's suspenseful post-apocalyptic Prey series. Perfect for fans of the MAZE RUNNER! Two months have passed since Book, Cat, Hope, and the two others rescued the remaining Less Thans, but no one is safe yet. The group must leave Liberty for good and escape the wolves, the Brown Shirts and the Hunters. Most important, they need to stop Chancellor Maddox before she executes her Final Solution and grows even more powerful. But for Hope, the battle has become personal; she must seek her revenge, no matter what the cost. The PREY trilogy comes to a thrilling conclusion in THE RELEASE, as the group must risk everything -- including their lives -- in order to defeat their enemies -- Google Books.


Captain America, Sam Wilson Volume 3, Civil war II / writer, Nick Spencer ; artists, Angel Unzueta (#9-10) & Daniel Acuña (#11-13) ; colorists, Cris Peter (#9-10) & Daniel Acuña (#11-13) ; letterer, VC's Joe Caramagna.

Captain America, Sam Wilson Volume 3, Civil war II /  writer, Nick Spencer ; artists, Angel Unzueta (#9-10) & Daniel Acuña (#11-13) ; colorists, Cris Peter (#9-10) & Daniel Acuña (#11-13) ; letterer, VC's Joe Caramagna.
With Steve Roger's return comes a call for Sam to relinquish the shield, leaving Sam at odds with the country he seeks to represent.


Dare you : a shade me novel / Jennifer Brown.

Dare you : a shade me novel / Jennifer Brown.
When her investigation into the murder of Peyton Hollis entangles her in a web of dangerous family secrets, Nikki finds herself framed for the crime and is forced to team up with the enigmatic Detective Martinez to escape imprisonment and worse.


The last of August / Brittany Cavallaro.

The last of August /  Brittany Cavallaro.
While on winter break, Charlotte and Jamie find themselves caught up in another mystery when Charlotte's uncle goes missing and they begin an investigation into a German art forgery ring.


The wish granter : a Ravenspire novel / C.J. Redwine.

The wish granter : a Ravenspire novel / C.J. Redwine.
In this retelling of Rumpelstiltskin, follows the adventures of Ari, an illegitimate princess who in an effort to escape her twin brother's fate, trains to be a fighter so that she can defeat an evil wish granter.


Ones and zeroes : a Mirador novel / Dan Wells.

Ones and zeroes : a Mirador novel / Dan Wells.
Searching for a mysterious hacker when her Overworld team is invited to compete in an exclusive tournament, Marisa discovers that the event is rife with corruption, infighting, and dangers that render winning the only way to survive.


A season of daring greatly / Ellen Emerson White.

A season of daring greatly /  Ellen Emerson White.
Making history as the first woman to be signed by a major league baseball team, eighteen-year-old Jill is confronted by coaches, players, and fans who want to keep baseball an all-male sport while dealing with her own doubts about her choices.


Tomb of the Khan / by Matthew J. Kirby.

Tomb of the Khan /  by Matthew J. Kirby.
In Last Descendants Book One, Owen and a group of other teens located the first piece of an ancient and powerful relic long considered a legend--the Trident of Eden. This piece was sought by the Brotherhood of Assassins and the Templar Order, but before either organization could take the piece, it was stolen by an unknown, third party. The tenuous relationship between Owen and the teens fractured, with some taking sides with the Templars, and others with the Assassins.Book Two picks up weeks after the events of book 1. There are still two pieces of the Trident of Eden to find, and both groups are determined to not repeat their mistakes. The next piece is said to have been buried with Mongol Warlord Genghis Khan, whose tomb has never been found. Now the teens on either side of the conflict will have to go deep into simulations in war-torn Mongolian China in a race against time to discover the next piece--and ensure their safety--before the others.


Princeless. words, Jeremy Whitley ; pencils, Sorah Suhng (#9), Rosy Higgins, Jason Strutz (#10) ; inks, Nicki Andrews (#9), Ted Brandt ; colors, William Blankenship (#9), Ty Johnsen (#10-12) ; letters, Justin Birch.

Princeless.  words, Jeremy Whitley ; pencils, Sorah Suhng (#9), Rosy Higgins, Jason Strutz (#10) ; inks, Nicki Andrews (#9), Ted Brandt ; colors, William Blankenship (#9), Ty Johnsen (#10-12) ; letters, Justin Birch.
Raven's crew is worse for wear after the confrontation on the Island of the Free Woman, and one of their number is on the edge of death. Can Raven and her crew reach a nearby island in time and find a legendary woman who can heal all ills?


#Famous / Jilly Gagnon.

#Famous /  Jilly Gagnon.
When Rachel's picture of crush Kyle goes viral, it sparks a whirlwind adventure of Internet fame that forces both Rachel and Kyle to question whether fame and love are worth the price.


American street / Ibi Zoboi.

American street /  Ibi Zoboi.
When Fabiola's mother is detained upon their arrival to the United States, Fabiola must navigate her loud American cousins, the grittiness of Detroit's west side, a new school, and a surprising romance all on her own.


Piecing me together / by Renee Watson.

Piecing me together /  by Renee Watson.
Tired of being singled out at her mostly-white private school as someone who needs support, high school junior Jade would rather participate in the school's amazing Study Abroad program than join Women to Women, a mentorship program for at-risk girls.


Justice League : gods and monsters / writers: Bruce Timm, J.M. DeMatteis ; art by Thony Silas, Moritat, Matthew Dow Smith, Rick Leonardi, Dan Green ; colors by Tony Avina, Moritat, Jordie Bellaire, Allen Passalaqua ; letters by Saida Temofonte.

In an alternate universe where Superman is Zod's son, Batman is a vampire and Wonder Woman is a descendent of New Genesis, the Justice League is a ruthless trio of heroes who stop at nothing to destroy their enemies.


The valiant / Lesley Livingston.

The valiant /  Lesley Livingston.
The daughter of a proud Celtic king is captured and sold to a training school for women gladiators under the patronage of Julius Caesar, circumstances that put her survival in the hands of an enemy who was responsible for her sister's death.


Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps Volume 1, Sinestro's law / Robert Venditti, writer ; Rafa Sandoval, Ethan Van Sciver, pencillers ; Jordi Tarragona, Ethan Van Sciver, inkers ; Jason Wright, Tomeu Morey, colorists ; Dave Sharpe, letterer ; Ethan Van Sciver and Jason Wright, collection cover artists.

Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps Volume 1, Sinestro's law /  Robert Venditti, writer ; Rafa Sandoval, Ethan Van Sciver, pencillers ; Jordi Tarragona, Ethan Van Sciver, inkers ; Jason Wright, Tomeu Morey, colorists ; Dave Sharpe, letterer ; Ethan Van Sciver and Jason Wright, collection cover artists.
Hal Jordan is about to go from the head of the Green Lantern Corps to an army of one. Jordan's long, illustrious--and tumultuous--tenure with the Corps takes several hairpin turns. At lightspeed. Toward a black hole. In a blender! For starters, the Green Lantern Corps has disappeared, and now Sinestro's own Corps enforces his uniquely brutal brand of law and order in the universe. As a result, Jordan has no ring to sling, or Sector 2814 (a.k.a. Earth) to protect--


Revenge of the evil librarian / Michelle Knudsen.

Revenge of the evil librarian /  Michelle Knudsen.
After Cynthia Rothschild saves the entire student body from the demon librarian she's looking forward to a demon-free summer at camp with her boyfriend, but maybe Mr. Gabriel will come back to life to seek his terrible revenge.


 

 

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