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Most wanted / written by Rae Carson.

Most wanted /  written by Rae Carson.
When a mission for Lady Proxima goes horrible wrong, Han and Qi'ra team with a Rodian scrumrat named Tsulo to escape Lady Proxima's wrath as well as the dangerous Empire.


Campfire / Shawn Sarles ; foreword by James Patterson.

Campfire /  Shawn Sarles ; foreword by James Patterson.
Sixteen-year-old Maddie's camping trip with family and friends in a remote mountain location turns deadly as stories told around the campfire begin coming true.


Ozland / Wendy Spinale.

Ozland /  Wendy Spinale.
With Everland and Umberland destroyed, Gwen, Pete, and Alyssa and the other survivors have taken refuge in Evergreen Village in the forest, where they plot to assassinate the Bloodred Queen, while trying to avoid her monstrous creations, and Doc works on his cure for the Horologia virus--but with the Queen of England dead, and the King of Germany either dead or hidden away, who can they trust to save their devastated world?


When life gives you demons / Jennifer Honeybourn.

When life gives you demons /  Jennifer Honeybourn.
Shelby Black's great-uncle Roy-- a Catholic priest-- has put her through exorcist boot camp hell, hoping to develop her talent. High school is hard enough without having to explain that you fight demons for a living, so Shelby keeps her extracurricular activity to herself. The last thing she wants is for her crush, Spencer, to find out what she does in her off time. Shelby is also hellbent on finding her missing mom, no matter if it ends up costing her is her soul-- and a relationship with Spencer. -- adapted from jacket~Shelby Black tries to juggle school, love, and her training, under her uncle's tutelage, to be an exorcist.


Hocus pocus & the all-new sequel / written by A. W. Jantha ; illustrations by Matt Griffin.

Hocus pocus & the all-new sequel /  written by A. W. Jantha ; illustrations by Matt Griffin.
Hocus Pocus is beloved by Halloween enthusiasts all over the world. Diving once more into the world of witches, this electrifying two-part young adult novel, released on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the 1993 film, marks a new era of Hocus Pocus. Fans will be spellbound by a fresh retelling of the original film, followed by the all-new sequel that continues the story with the next generation of Salem teens. Shortly after moving from California to Salem, Massachusetts, Max Dennison finds himself in hot water when he accidentally releases a coven of witches, the Sanderson sisters, from the afterlife. Max, his sister, and his new friends (human and otherwise) must find a way to stop the witches from carrying out their evil plan and remaining on earth to torment Salem for all eternity. Twenty-five years later, Max and Allison's seventeen-year-old daughter, Poppy, finds herself face-to-face with the Sanderson sisters in all their sinister glory. When Halloween celebrations don't quite go as planned, it's a race against time as Poppy and her friends fight to save her family and all of Salem from the witches' latest death-defying scheme. -- Amazon.


Tell me no lies / A.V. Geiger.

Tell me no lies /  A.V. Geiger.
Tessa and Eric are forced out of hiding when pop star Dorian Grey is found alive, intimate photos appear on Eric's biggest fan account, and Tessa becomes a suspect in a murder.


Trial by fire / Pittacus Lore.

Trial by fire /  Pittacus Lore.
In the aftermath of a thwarted alien invasion, teenagers across the globe have begun to develop incredible powers known as Legacies. While most are sent to the Human Garde Academy, countless others slip through the cracks--either by choice or by force. Desperately wanting to help these lost teens, Six and Sam have joined a covert group tasked with investigating suspicious incidents that might be Legacy-related. The Legacy Chronicles companion series follows them on this mission, and this book collects the first three novellas. Originally published as digital originals, they are now together in one print volume for the first time ever.--Amazon.com


Dreamer / L. E. DeLano.

Dreamer /  L. E. DeLano.
Jessa has learned the hard way that traveling to alternate dimensions isn't all delicious, glittering desserts and fancy parties: it also means accidentally running into people she thought she'd never see again. Still mourning a devastating loss, Jessa isn't really prepared for the arrival of a reckless version of someone she once loved who is now bent on revenge. Add an increasingly complicated relationship with her best friend Ben, the reappearance of an old enemy, and the threat of the multiverse collapsing, and Jessa's got a lot on her plate. She may be destined to help save an infinite multitude of worlds ... but in the end, all Jessa really wants to do is save her friends--From back cover.


Sadia / Colleen Nelson.

Sadia /  Colleen Nelson.
Thirteen-year-old Sadia is Muslim and passionate about one thing: basketball. When her teacher announces tryouts for this year's co-ed team, she jumps at the opportunity. Her talent speaks for itself. Her head scarf, on the other hand, is a problem. Surrounded by her classmates and a new friend, Syrian refugee Amira, Sadia learns about standing up for herself and fighting for what is right. Written from Sadia's point of view, the book examines how three female Muslim teenagers experience life. Sadia wants to maintain her Muslim identity and refuses to remove her head covering at a basketball tournament; Amira is a Syrian refugee, reeling from the trauma she experienced when she fled her home; and Nazreen is ready to eschew her Muslim heritage to fit in with the popular crowd at school.--


Batman : death and the maidens / Greg Rucka, writer ; Klaus Janson, artist ; Steve Buccellato, Lee Loughridge, colorists ; Clem Robins, letterer.

Batman : death and the maidens / Greg Rucka, writer ; Klaus Janson, artist ; Steve Buccellato, Lee Loughridge, colorists ; Clem Robins, letterer.
Ra's al Ghul is dying and is forced to turn to Batman for help. In exchange for his aid, Ra's offers Batman a chance to speak to his dead parents. What Martha and Thomas Wayne have to say to their son, will change both the man and the hero.


The Justice League of America : the Silver Age Volume 4 / Gardner Fox, writer ; Mike Sekowsky, penciller ; Bernard Sachs, inker.

The Justice League of America : the Silver Age Volume 4 / Gardner Fox, writer ; Mike Sekowsky, penciller ; Bernard Sachs, inker.
This collection features the original Silver Age adventures of the Justice League.


Price of duty / Todd Strasser.

Price of duty /  Todd Strasser.
Hailed as a hero, twenty-year-old Jake returns to his pro-military hometown and family injured physically and emotionally, unsure if he can return to active duty but uncomfortable with the alternative.


Spider-Man : Miles Morales Volume 4 / writer, Brian Michael Bendis ; artist, Oscar Bazaldua ; color artists, Justin Ponsor (#234), Brian Reber (#235-239), Laura Martin (#240) with Matt Milla (#240) & Peter Pantazis (#240) ; letterer, VC's Cory Petit.

Spider-Man : Miles Morales Volume 4 / writer, Brian Michael Bendis ; artist, Oscar Bazaldua ; color artists, Justin Ponsor (#234), Brian Reber (#235-239), Laura Martin (#240) with Matt Milla (#240) & Peter Pantazis (#240) ; letterer, VC's Cory Petit.
The Sinister Six reborn! Miles Morales' world has been shaken up lately, but nothing compares to what the mysterious Iron Spider and his new group of super villains are about to do. Sandman, Hobgoblin, the Spot, Electro and Bombshell(?!) have united - to make Spider-Man's life a living hell! And unfortunately for those closest to our hero, it's not just his life that's going to get obliterated. Miles' friend Lana has been through so much and grown into a hero. But with her mother, Bombshell, on the Sinister Six, things look set to blow up for her - in a bad way! Miles faces his greatest challenge yet - as writer Brian Michael Bendis bids a fond farewell to one of his most beloved creations! What legacy will he leave for Miles Morales, Spider-Man?


Superman Blue Volume 1 / Karl Kesel, David Michelinie, Louise Simonson, writers ; Ron Frenz, Stuart Immonen, Scot Eaton [and others], pencillers ; Joe Rubinstein, José Marzán Jr., Denis Rodier [and others], inkers ; Glenn Whitmore, colorist ; John Costanza, Albert De Guzman [and others], letterers ; Dan Jurgens, Joe Rubinstein and Patrick Martin, collection cover art.

Superman Blue Volume 1 /  Karl Kesel, David Michelinie, Louise Simonson, writers ; Ron Frenz, Stuart Immonen, Scot Eaton [and others], pencillers ; Joe Rubinstein, José Marzán Jr., Denis Rodier [and others], inkers ; Glenn Whitmore, colorist ; John Costanza, Albert De Guzman [and others], letterers ; Dan Jurgens, Joe Rubinstein and Patrick Martin, collection cover art.
When the sun temporarily goes out, the classic Superman as we know him temporarily loses his powers...but when they return, they are not at all what the Man of Steel expects! Clark Kent is suddenly transformed into a being of crackling blue energy, complete with a new set of abilities and a totally different look! But that's not where the story ends... The villainous Cyborg Superman and Toyman split the Man of Steel into two beings, Superman Red and Superman Blue! So who is the real Clark Kent? And will Metropolis now have two protectors?--


Hullmetal girls / Emily Skrutskie.

Hullmetal girls /  Emily Skrutskie.
Aisha Un-Haad, seventeen, and Key Tanaka, eighteen, have risked everything for new lives as mechanically enhanced soldiers, and when an insurrection forces dark secrets to surface, the fate of humanity is in their hands.


Letting go of gravity / by Meg Leder.

Letting go of gravity /  by Meg Leder.
Parker struggles to reconnect with her twin brother, Charlie, who's recovering from cancer, and to deal with her anxiety about her own future--


Nyxia unleashed / Scott Reintgen.

Nyxia unleashed /  Scott Reintgen.
Emmett Atwater and the other Genesis spaceship survivors are caught between Babel and the indigenous Adamite population when they are sent to extract nyxia, the most valuable material in the universe.


Lost / P.C. Cast + Kristin Cast.

Lost /  P.C. Cast + Kristin Cast.
Zoey worries about her brother using Old Magick while he is in his world, so she and her friends travel to an alternative version of the House of Night, where dangers take the form of friends and allies are found in strange places.


Fawkes / Nadine Brandes.

Fawkes /  Nadine Brandes.
Thomas Fawkes is turning to stone, and the only cure to the Stone Plague is to join his father's plot to assassinate the king of England.--


Notes from my captivity / Kathy Parks.

Notes from my captivity /  Kathy Parks.
Adrienne Cahill cares about three things: getting into a great college; becoming a revered journalist like her idol, Sydney Declay; and making her late father proud of her. So when Adrienne is offered the chance to write an article that will get her into her dream school and debunk her foolish stepfather's belief that a legendary family of hermits is living in the Siberian wilderness, there's no question that she's going to fly across the world. But the Russian terrain is even less forgiving than Adrienne. And when disaster strikes, none of their extensive preparations seem to matter. Now Adrienne's being held captive by the family she was convinced didn't exist, and her best hope for escape is to act like she cares about them, even if it means wooing the youngest son.


The history of Jane Doe / Michael Belanger.

The history of Jane Doe /  Michael Belanger.
After his girlfriend commits suicide, a teenage history buff looks back at their relationship and tries to understand what lead to the tragedy--


Crossing the line / Simone Elkeles.

Crossing the line /  Simone Elkeles.
To escape his abusive stepdad, bad boy Ryan Hess runs from his tiny Texas border town to Mexico. But his plans to keep his head down and stay out of trouble are shattered the minute he meets the beautiful and totally out of his league Dalila Sandoval. Dalila Sandoval shouldn't even know someone like Ryan Hess. The daughter of one of the wealthiest lawyers in Mexico, Dalila is focused on studying and planning for her bright future. Ryan is only a distraction from her dreams, but she's never felt more alive than when she's by his side. Ryan and Dalila are wrong for each other in every way. And yet they can't resist the sparks that fly when they're together. But their love is like a flame burning too close to the fuse. Something is going to explode. Will their love be strong enough to survive? Or will it burn them both? -- Amazon.


Fugitive six / Pittacus Lore.

Fugitive six /  Pittacus Lore.
The Human Garde Academy was created in the aftermath of an alien invasion of Earth. It was meant to provide a safe haven for teens across the globe who were suddenly developing incredible powers known as Legacies. Taylor Cook was one of the newest students and had no idea if she'd ever fit in. But when she was mysteriously abducted, her friends broke every rule in the book to save her. In the process, they uncovered a secret organization that was not only behind Taylor's kidnapping but also the disappearance of numerous teens with abilities. An organization that has dark roots in the Loric's past, untold resources, and potentially even a mole at their own school. Now these friends, who have become known to other students as the Fugitive Six, must work together to bring this mysterious group to an end before they can hurt anyone else.


Minecraft : the crash / Tracey Baptiste.

Minecraft : the crash / Tracey Baptiste.
Bianca Cooper, a normal sixteen-year-old student, escapes into the world of Minecraft after getting into a terrible car accident. Soon, however, she realizes she is trapped inside the game, and the in-game characters who have been attacking her resemble figures from her real life.--


The loneliest girl in the universe / Lauren James.

The loneliest girl in the universe /  Lauren James.
Stranded on a spaceship speeding away from Earth, Romy is euphoric when she gets word that she will soon be joined by another ship, but as the Eternity gets closer, Romy begins to suspect that the captain has a mission all of their own.


The traitor's ruin / Erin Beaty.

The traitor's ruin /  Erin Beaty.
Training completed, and comfortably situated as the royal tutor, the spy Sage Fowler only longs to be reunited with her betrothed: Captain Alex Quinn. As a way to be near to him again, she accepts a secret mission only to continuously clash with Quinn's gruff demeanor, until they are separated and she ends up in enemy territory.


Things Jolie needs to do before she bites it / Kerry Winfrey.

Things Jolie needs to do before she bites it /  Kerry Winfrey.
Months before she has surgery to correct her underbite, Jolie decides she needs to live life to the fullest, just in case the surgery doesn't go as expected.


Beast : a tale of love and revenge / Lisa Jensen..

Beast : a tale of love and revenge / Lisa Jensen..
They say Château Beaumont is cursed. But servant-girl Lucie can't believe such foolishness about handsome Jean-Loup Christian Henri LeNoir, Chevalier de Beaumont, master of the estate. But when the chevalier's cruelty is revealed, Lucie vows to see him suffer. A wisewoman grants her wish, with a spell that transforms Jean-Loup into monstrous-looking Beast, reflecting the monster he is inside. But Beast is nothing like the chevalier. Jean-Loup would never patiently tend his roses; Jean-Loup would never attempt poetry; Jean-Loup would never express remorse for the wrong done to Lucie. Gradually, Lucie realizes that Beast is an entirely different creature from the handsome chevalier, with a heart more human than Jean-Loup's ever was. Lucie dares to hope that noble Beast has permanently replaced the cruel Jean-Loup -- until an innocent beauty arrives at Beast's château with the power to break the spell.--Jacket flap.


Bright we burn : a Conqueror's saga novel / Kiersten White.

Bright we burn : a Conqueror's saga novel / Kiersten White.
To build the country she wants, Lada, the brutal ruler of Wallachia, must destroy everything that came before, including her relationships with brother Radu and former love Mehmed, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire.


Thanos Volume 3, Thanos wins / Donny Cates, writer ; Geoff Shaw, artist.

Thanos Volume 3, Thanos wins /  Donny Cates, writer ; Geoff Shaw, artist.
Thanos journeys to the end of time and isn't happy with what he sees, despite accomplishing complete victory.


Batman : thrillkiller / Howard Chaykin, writer ; Dan Brereton, artist and series cover artist ; Bill Oakley, letterer.

Batman : thrillkiller / Howard Chaykin, writer ; Dan Brereton, artist and series cover artist ; Bill Oakley, letterer.
A new edition of the classic, fan favorite 90s Elseworlds tale, BATMAN: THRILLKILLER, is back after years out of print! In Elseworlds, heroes are taken from their usual settings and put into strange times and places--some that have existed or might have existed, and others that can't, couldn't or shouldn't exist. This is one of those stories. The year is 1961, a time of transition between the fifties--the decade of Ike, McCarthyism and Jack Kerouac--and the dawn of the Sexual Revolution, the Vietnam War and turning on, tuning in and dropping out. Like the rest of the United States, Gotham City is filled with giddy optimism. And no one could guess at the dark days that lie ahead--especially her two masked defenders Batgirl and Robin!! For them, the joyride is about to end... and the last stop is Death! This fully painted volume presents a crime-fighting duo whose hunger for excitement leads to tragedy, as a female Joker ruthlessly plays the police off Batman--


Justice League of America Volume 4, Surgical strike / Steve Orlando, writer ; Hugo Petrus, Kelly Jones, Stephen Byrne, artists ; Hi-Fi, Michelle Madsen, Stephen Byrne, colorists ; Clayton Cowles, Josh Reed, letterers.

Justice League of America Volume 4, Surgical strike /  Steve Orlando, writer ; Hugo Petrus, Kelly Jones, Stephen Byrne, artists ; Hi-Fi, Michelle Madsen, Stephen Byrne, colorists ; Clayton Cowles, Josh Reed, letterers.
After Batman leaves the team, JLA descends into chaos, just in time for Prometheus to lay waste to the heroes, once and for all.


Superman : Brainiac / Geof Johns, writer ; Gary Frank, penciler ; Jon Sibal, inker ; Rob Leigh, Steve Wands, letterers.

Superman : Brainiac / Geof Johns, writer ; Gary Frank, penciler ; Jon Sibal, inker ; Rob Leigh, Steve Wands, letterers.
When Superman confronts Brainiac aboard his ship, he discovers Brainiac hoards intergalactic treasures, and he sets out to make the last son of Krypton his most prized possession.


The year of living awkwardly sophomore year / Emma Chastain.

The year of living awkwardly sophomore year /  Emma Chastain.
Chloe Snow, now a sophomore, struggles to cope with being cast as a lowly ensemble member in the school musical, her parents' looming divorce, and complicated relationships with friends.


I'm not missing / Carrie Fountain.

I'm not missing /  Carrie Fountain.
It's senior year, and Miranda Black's best friend, Syd, has run away--suddenly and inexplicably, leaving behind nothing but a pink leopard print cell phone with a text message from the mysterious HIM. Everyone wants to know why Syd left, but the truth is, Miranda has no idea. When Miranda's mother abandoned her as a child, Miranda had found shelter in her friendship with Syd, who wore her own motherlessness like a badge of honor. Now Miranda's been left behind again, left to untangle the questions of why Syd left, where she is--and if she's even a friend worth saving, all while stumbling into first love with the most unlikely boy in school. How do you take on the future when it feels like so much of your past wasn't even real?--Amazon.com.


Legacy / Jessica Blank.

Legacy /  Jessica Blank.
Alison, seventeen, wanted to quietly endure senior year after the upheaval of her brother's death, but a fight with her mother sends her to a radical environmental group, where she finds courage and strength.


 

 

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