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Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Gail Simone
Publisher: DC Comics (2013, Oct 29th).
#1 New York Times BestsellerGail Simone continues her Batgirl run in a tale that ties into the best-selling Bat-Family event "Death of the Family." When the Joker returns, Barbara Gordon must confront her past as she deals with the crazed criminal responsible for crippling her. Plus, once the dust settles, Barbara must deal with her family demons as her psychotic brother James Jr. comes after her.Collects BATGIRL #14-19, BATMAN #17 and a story from YOUNG ROMANCE #1 moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Craig McCracken
Publisher: IDW Publishing (2013, Oct 1st).
They're cute. They're fun. And they're powerful! The Cartoon Network classic Powerpuff Girls returns to comics in this collection of comic-book adventures. Featuring the ladies' first appearances in Cartoon Network Starring #1 and #5, as well as issues #1-4 of their ongoing series, this first volume includes two stories written and drawn by series creator Craig McCracken! moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Hiro Mashima
Publisher: Del Rey (2008, Mar 25th).
THE WICKED SIDE OF WIZARDRYCute girl wizard Lucy wants to join the Fairy Tail, a club for the most powerful wizards. But instead, her ambitions land her in the clutches of a gang of unsavory pirates led by a devious magician. Her only hope is Natsu, a strange boy she happens to meet on her travels. Natsu’s not your typical hero–he gets motion sickness, eats like a pig, and his best friend is a talking cat. With friends like this, is Lucy better off with her enemies? moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Margaret Peterson Haddix
Format: Mass Market Paperback
Publisher: Simon Pulse (2007, Mar 27th).
Being a princess isn't all that.... You've heard the fairytale: a glass slipper, Prince Charming, happily ever after... Welcome to reality: royal genealogy lessons, needlepoint, acting like "a proper lady," and -- worst of all -- a prince who is not the least bit interesting, and certainly not charming. As soon-to-be princess Ella deals with her newfound status, she comes to realize she is not "your majesty" material. But breaking off a royal engagement is no easy feat, especially when you're crushing on another boy in the palace.... For Ella to escape, it will take intelligence, determination, and spunk -- and no ladylike behavior allowed. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Alyson No�l
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin (2013, Nov 19th).
“Dreams and reality bleed into each other in this dangerous and edgy romance!” –Justine magazine Fate has bound them together—and torn them apart. Now Daire and Dace face one final fight that will seal their destiny forever. Daire Santos is the last of the Soul Seekers, and the only thing standing between the Richters and the destruction of everyone she loves. With her grandmother gone and Cade back in Enchantment, Daire must finally step into her destiny and lead the fight against the Richters. But what if that means sacrificing the person she loves most? Bound to the Richters by blood, Dace struggles against the darkness growing inside him that threatens to claim Daire too. Though Daire refuses to give up on him, the choice may not be hers. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Patrick Carman
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books (2013, Feb 26th).
Fans of action-packed sci-fi thrillers such as I Am Number Four and The Maze Runner will love bestselling author Patrick Carman's Pulse, with its epic action scenes and memorable love story.In the year 2051, Faith Daniels discovers that she can move objects with her mind. This telekinetic ability is called a "pulse," and her mysterious classmate, Dylan Gilmore, has the talent, too.In riveting action scenes, Faith demonstrates her ability to use her pulse against a group of telekinesis masters who are so powerful they can flatten their enemies by uprooting streetlights and throwing boulders. But even with her unusual talent, the mind—and the heart – can be difficult to control. If Faith wants to join forces with Dylan and save the world, she'll have to harness the power of both. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Barry Lyga
Publisher: Graphia; Reprint edition (2012, Nov 6th).
“Fantastic—in every sense of the word! . . . Fans of both comics and manga will love Mangaman.” —Jeff Smith, author of Bone When Ryoko Kiyami, a manga character from a manga world, falls through the Rip into the “real” Western world, he must learn to survive as an outsider at a typical American high school. He must find a way back through the Rip to his manga world, but things tangle up when he develops “hearts for eyes” for a beautiful girl from the wrong kind of comic book. This metafictive masterpiece blends manga and traditional Western comic book styles to create a complex comic hybrid that’s both hilarious and heartbreaking. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Robison Wells
Publisher: HarperTeen (2013, Oct 1st).
Homeland meets Marie Lu's Legend in Blackout, which #1 New York Times bestselling author Ally Condie called "a thrilling combination of Wells's trademark twists and terror. Fantastic!"Laura and Alec are highly trained teenage terrorists. Jack and Aubrey are small-town high school students. There was no reason for their paths to ever cross.But now a mysterious virus is spreading throughout America, infecting teenagers with impossible superpowers—and all teens are being rounded up, dragged to government testing facilities, and drafted into the army to fight terrorism. Suddenly, Jack, Laura, Aubrey, and Alec find their lives intertwined in a complex web of deception, loyalty, and catastrophic danger—where one wrong choice could trigger an explosion that ends it all. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Sarah Ockler
Publisher: Simon Pulse (2013, May 21st).
When all signs point to heartbreak, can love still be a rule of the road? A poignant and romantic novel from the author of Bittersweet and Twenty Boy Summer.Jude has learned a lot from her older sisters, but the most important thing is this: The Vargas brothers are notorious heartbreakers. She’s seen the tears and disasters that dating a Vargas boy can cause, and she swore an oath—with candles and a contract and everything—to never have anything to do with one. Now Jude is the only sister still living at home, and she’s spending the summer helping her ailing father restore his vintage motorcycle—which means hiring a mechanic to help out. Is it Jude’s fault he happens to be cute? And surprisingly sweet? And a Vargas? Jude tells herself it’s strictly bike business with Emilio. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Scott Snyder
Publisher: DC Comics (2013, Mar 26th).
A New York Times #1 Bestseller!"NIGHT OF THE OWLS" continues here! Batman must stop the TALONS that have breeched the Batcave in order to save an innocent life ... and Gotham City! In the backup story, learn more about the PENNYWORTH family and the secrets they've kept from the Wayne family! Collects BATMAN #8-12 and BATMAN ANNUAL #1. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability