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Author/Actors/Director/etc.: George R.R. Martin
Publisher: Bantam (2012, Mar 27th).
This graphic novel adaptation contains more than fifty pages of exclusive content not available in the original comic books, including • a new Preface by George R. R. Martin • early renderings of key scenes and favorite characters from the novels • a walk-through of the entire creative process, from auditioning the artists to tweaking the scripts to coloring the final pages • behind-the-scenes commentary from Daniel Abraham, Tommy Patterson, and series editor Anne GroellYou’ve read the books. You’ve watched the hit series on HBO. Now acclaimed novelist Daniel Abraham and illustrator Tommy Patterson bring George R. R. Martin’s epic fantasy masterwork A Game of Thrones to majestic new life in the pages of this full-color graphic novel. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: James Patterson
Publisher: Yen Press (2012, Jun 26th).
When Whit & Wisty were imprisoned by the wicked forces of the totalitarian regime known as the New Order, they were barely able to escape with their lives. Now part of a hidden community of teens like themselves, Whit and Wisty have established themselves as leaders of the Resistance, willing to sacrifice anything to save kids kidnapped and brutally imprisoned by the New Order.But the One has other plans in store for them: He needs Wisty, for she is "The One Who Has the Gift." While trying to figure out what that means, Whit and Wisty's suspenseful adventures through Overworld and Shadowland lead to a jaw-dropping climax and conclusion! moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Gail Simone
Publisher: DC Comics (2013, Feb 12th).
Batgirl Barbara Gordon faces foe after foe now that she's back in the role of Batgirl. A deadly new gentleman killer, Grotesque, stalks the streets of Gotham City; The Court of Owls sets its sight on her father Commissoner Gordon; and an innocent woman sentenced to Arkham emerges more dangerous than the innmates she was locked up with! A new chapter in the riveting adventures of Batgirl continue in stunning fashion, with script by fan-favorite Gail Simone and stellar art by superstar Ardian Syaf! moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Derek Fridolfs
Publisher: DC Comics (2013, Feb 12th).
In these stories originally available only online and tying into the bestselling videogame BATMAN: ARKHAM CITY, Dr. Hugo Strange has gained control of Arkham Asylum and is determined to keep the city's criminal element behind bars. But with Catwoman and Two-Face still on the loose, Strange will go to any lengths to capture them - even if it means battling Batman along the way. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Jason Aaron
Publisher: Marvel (2012, Dec 5th).
AVX tie-in! As the Phoenix rises, Logan leads his own team of classic X-Men into battle - and the Jean Grey School sees its first graduate! Then, how does an anti-mutant organization operate in a mutant-run world? The Hellfire Club will find out, as they go on the run from Cyclops and rest of the Phoenix Five! And as the world burns with the flames of the Phoenix, the Jean Grey School tries to continue on - but one student ends up at the barrel of a gun. Plus: Kitty Pryde goes on a date - but with whom? And find out the real reason that Wolverine brought Doop to the school, in a star-studded extravaganza that will shock you to the core!COLLECTING: Wolverine & The X-Men 14-16, 18, 17 moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Whitney Otto
Publisher: Scribner (2012, Nov 6th).
Bestselling author Whitney Otto’ s Eight Girls Taking Pictures i s a profoundly moving portrayal of the lives of women, imagining the thoughts and circumstances that produced eight famous female photographers of the twentieth century. This captivating novel opens in 1917 as Cymbeline Kelley surveys the charred remains of her photography studio, destroyed in a fire started by a woman hired to help take care of the house while Cymbeline pursued her photography career. This tension— between wanting and needing to be two places at once; between domestic duty and ambition; between public and private life; between what’s seen and what’s hidden from view—echoes in the stories of the other seven women in the book. Among them: Amadora Allesbury, who creates a world of color and whimsy in an attempt to recapture the joy lost to WWI; Clara Argento, who finds her voice working alongside socialist revolutionaries in Mexico; Lenny Van Pelt, a gorgeous model who feels more comfortable photographing the deserted towns of the French countryside after WWII than she does at a couture fashion shoot; and Miri Marx, who has traveled the world taking pictures, but also loves her quiet life as a wife and mother in her New York apartment. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Cindy Gerard
Format: Mass Market Paperback
Publisher: Pocket Books (2013, Jan 22nd).
“We can do this easy,” she whispered close to his ear as he groaned in agony, “or it can go real hard on you.” Well, of course he wasn’t going to go easy. New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Cindy Gerard plunges readers into the heart of a seductive contest of wills between a hard-living hero and a beautiful rogue operative who is on a mission to dig up the secrets of his past. Tension sizzles in this pulse-pounding first adventure in Gerard’s action-packed new series as Eva Salinas lures Mike Brown from the sultry streets of Lima, Peru, to the desolate Idaho wilderness on the hunt for the cold-blooded traitor behind a fatal military operation that haunts them both. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Edith Pargeter
Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark (2010, Nov 1st).
"Outstanding...a tale compounded of romance, stirring adventure, and subtle psychological insight." -Publishers Weekly Henry Bolingbroke knows that he should be king of England. It's his God-given destiny, and the young Richard II had no right to banish him and claim the throne. With the help of the powerful lords of Northumberland, especially Harry "Hotspur" Percy, Henry triumphantly overthrows Richard and imprisons him. But the thrill of becoming Henry IV of England fades as trouble brews in Wales. Rebellion is in the air, and the question of how Richard II really died lingers, poisoning the court. Henry IV will need all his strength to defend the crown, but the relationships between the king, Hotspur, and the king's son Prince Hal contain the seeds of their own destruction. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Patrick W. Carr
Publisher: Bethany House Publishers (2013, Feb 1st).
An Epic Medieval Saga Fantasy Readers Will Love In the backwater village of Callowford, Errol Stone's search for a drink is interrupted by a church messenger who arrives with urgent missives for the hermit priest in the hills. Desperate for coin, Errol volunteers to deliver them but soon finds himself hunted by deadly assassins. Forced to flee with the priest and a small band of travelers, Errol soon learns he's joined a quest that could change the fate of his kingdom.Protected for millennia by the heirs of the first king, the kingdom's dynasty is near an end and a new king must be selected. As tension and danger mount, Errol must leave behind his drunkenness and grief, learn to fight, and come to know his God in order to survive a journey to discover his destiny. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Brandon Mull
Publisher: Aladdin (2013, Mar 12th).
The #1 New York Times bestselling Beyonders fantasy trilogy comes to a stunning and epic conclusion.Jason and Rachel were not born in Lyrian. They did not grow up in Lyrian. But after all of the battles and losses, the triumphs and adventures, and most of all, the friendships forged in this fantastical world, Lyrian has become home to them in a way they never could have imagined. And so, armed now with the prophecy of a dying oracle, they have gone on their separate quests—each surrounded by brave and powerful allies—knowing that the chance for success is slim. But Jason and Rachel are ready at last to become the heroes Lyrian needs, no matter the cost. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability