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  • Saga, Vol. 3

    Saga, Vol. 3

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Brian K. Vaughan
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    Publisher:   Image Comics (2014, Apr 1st).
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    Winner of the 2013 Hugo award for Best Graphic Story! When two soldiers from opposite sides of a never-ending galactic war fall in love, they risk everything to bring a fragile new life into a dangerous old universe. From New York Times bestselling writer Brian K. Vaughan (Y: The Last Man, Ex Machina) and critically acclaimed artist Fiona Staples (Mystery Society, North 40), Saga is the sweeping tale of one young family fighting to find their place in the worlds. Fantasy and science fiction are wed like never before in this sexy, subversive drama for adults. In volume 3, as new parents Marko and Alana travel to an alien world to visit their hero, the family's pursuers finally close in on their targets. more

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  • Games Creatures Play

    Games Creatures Play

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Charlaine Harris
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    Publisher:   Ace Hardcover (2014, Apr 1st).
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    Includes a brand-new story featuring Sookie Stackhouse and Manfred Bernardo ALL-NEW TALES OF UNUSUAL ATHLETICS BY JAN BURKE * DANA CAMERON * ADAM-TROY CASTRO * BRENDAN DuBOIS * CHARLAINE HARRIS * TONI L. P. KELNER * CAITLIN KITTREDGE * WILLIAM KENT KRUEGER * ELLEN KUSHNER * MERCEDES LACKEY * JOE R. LANSDALE * LAURA LIPPMAN * SEANAN McGUIRE * BRANDON SANDERSON * SCOTT SIGLER Welcome to the wide world of paranormal pastimes, where striking out might strike you dead. Editors Charlaine Harris and Toni L. P. Kelner are your announcers for this all-new story collection of the most peculiar plays ever made…   Sports fans live and die by their teams’ successes and failures—though not literally. But these fourteen authors have written spirited—in more ways than one—new tales of killer competitions that would make even the most die-hard players ask to be benched. more

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  • Cauldron of Ghosts

    Cauldron of Ghosts

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   David Weber
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    Publisher:   Baen (2014, Apr 1st).
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    Sequel to national bestsellers Torch of Freedom and Crown of Slaves, Book Three in the Crown of Slaves, - Honor Harrington universe. Secret agent Anton Zilwicki and Victor Cachat return in this classic tie-in series set in David Weber's Honorverse.TOIL AND TROUBLE IN THE CAULDRON OF GHOSTSThe Mesan Alignment: a centuries-old cabal that seeks to impose its vision of a society dominated by genetic rank onto the human race. Now the conspiracy stands exposed by spies Anton Zilwicki and Victor Cachat—one an agent of Honor Harrington’s Star Kingdom of Manticore, the other a Havenite operative. The outing of the Alignment has turned the galaxy’s political framework topsy-turvy. Old coalitions have disintegrated. New alliances have been born. more

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  • Hinterkind Vol. 1: The Waking World

    Hinterkind Vol. 1: The Waking World

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Ian Edginton
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    Publisher:   Vertigo (2014, Apr 8th).
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    In a post-apocalyptic world where humans have been pushed to the edge of extinction by the creatures of fantasy and fables, THE HINTERKIND tells the story of one young woman's quest to fulfill her destiny and put the world right again.Fifty-seven years after an unspecified biological event has all but wiped out the human race, a green hand has moved over the face of the Earth. Leaf, root and shoot have steadfastly smothered the works of man, remorselessly grinding the concrete, glass and steel back into the minerals from whence they came. Mother Nature is reclaiming what's rightfully hers but she's not the only one... The Hinterkind have returned. They come from hiding places in the lost corners of the world: Centaurs, Satyrs, Elves, Dwarves, Ogres, Trolls, Werewolves, Vampires. more

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  • The Pilgrims

    The Pilgrims

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Will Elliott
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    Publisher:   Tor Books (2014, Mar 18th).
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    Eric Albright is a twenty-six-year-old journalist living in London. That is to say he would be a journalist if he got off his backside. But this luckless slacker isn’t all bad—he has a soft spot for his sometimes friend Stuart Casey, the homeless old drunk who mostly lives under the railway bridge near his flat. Eric is willing to let his life just drift by…until the day a small red door appears on the graffiti-covered wall of the bridge, and a gang of strange-looking people—Eric's pretty sure one of them is a giant—dash out of the door and rob the nearby newsagent. From that day on Eric and Case haunt the arch, waiting for the door to reappear.When it does, both Eric and Case choose to go through…to the land of Levaal. more

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  • Hunter x Hunter, Vol. 32

    Hunter x Hunter, Vol. 32

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Yoshihiro Togashi (Author,...
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    Publisher:   VIZ Media LLC (2014, Apr 1st).
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    Hunters are a special breed, dedicated to tracking down treasures, magical beasts, and even other people. But such pursuits require a license, and less than one in a hundred thousand can pass the grueling qualification exam. Those who do pass gain access to restricted areas, amazing stores of information, and the right to call themselves Hunters. As the Hunter elections reach the moment of decision, Killua closes in on the hospital where Gon lies in a coma. Can he and his terrifyingly powerful sister Alluka reach Gon in time? If they do, Gon will have a chance to fulfill the dream that drove him to become a Hunter in the first place: reuniting with his father, Ging! more

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  • Marked: A Mindspace Investigations Novel

    Marked: A Mindspace Investigations Novel

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Alex Hughes
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    Publisher:   Roc (2014, Apr 1st).
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    FORESEE NO EVIL. Freelancing for the Atlanta PD isn’t exactly a secure career; my job’s been on the line almost as much as my life. But it’s a paycheck, and it keeps me from falling back into the drug habit. Plus, things are looking up with my sometimes-partner, Cherabino, even if she is still simmering over the telepathic Link I created by accident. When my ex, Kara, shows up begging for my help, I find myself heading to the last place I ever expected to set foot in again—Guild headquarters—to investigate the death of her uncle. Joining that group was a bad idea the first time. Going back when I’m unwanted is downright dangerous. Luckily, the Guild needs me more than they’re willing to admit. Kara’s uncle was acting strange before he died—crazy strange. more

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  • Turned: The Belladonna Agency Series

    Turned: The Belladonna Agency Series

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Virna DePaul
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    Publisher:   Bantam (2014, Apr 1st).
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    Perfect for fans of J. R. Ward, Nalini Singh, and Lara Adrian, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Virna DePaul’s new series of paranormal romances introduces readers to a thrilling world where vampires secretly co-exist with humans, seduction rules the night, and the stakes are nothing less than life and undeath.   Welcome to a mesmerizing world where vampires hide among humans. This centuries-old species has its own rules, code of conduct, and taboos. Only the FBI knows that vampires exist—and although the Bureau agrees to keep their secret, it also plots to give humans the upper hand.   Turning mortals into vampires is forbidden.   But there are creatures who refuse to play by the rules.   Ever since he was turned, FBI special agent Ty Duncan has had one mission: bring rogue vampires to justice. more

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  • Prince's Fire: The Hearts and Thrones Series

    Prince's Fire: The Hearts and Thrones Series

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Amy Raby
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    Publisher:   Signet (2014, Apr 1st).
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    As the sister of the Kjallan emperor, Celeste cannot choose where to bestow her heart.... The imperial princess has been offered in marriage to the Prince of Inya as part of an alliance needed to ensure Kjall’s military prowess. And despite having been hurt in the past by men using her to gain power, Celeste finds herself falling for the passionate fire mage. Prince Rayn has no intention of allying his country with the militaristic Kjallans. But his political enemies at home may be the greater threat. The princess’s beauty and intelligence catch him off guard, throwing an unexpected and dangerous hurdle in the way of his plans. As a deadly political plot threatens Rayn’s life, the attraction between Celeste and Rayn ignites into a sizzling affair. more

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  • Covenant: The Books of Raziel

    Covenant: The Books of Raziel

    Author/Actors/Director/etc.:   Sabrina Benulis
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    Publisher:   Harper Voyager (2014, Apr 1st).
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    The haunting gothic tale started in Archon continues-a mesmerizing work of the paranormal in which a young woman discovers that she is caught in a labyrinth of intrigue where angels, demons, and all the creatures between Heaven and Hell will stop at nothing to possess her.A year ago, Angela Mathers, a talented artist with a tortured soul, enrolled at the Westwood Academy and encountered the angels who haunted her dreams. Then she discovered the dark truth … she is the Archon, a being of supreme power who will determine the fate of the universe. But with such power comes great danger, and for every force seeking to aid Angela there is another burning to stop her. After a scheming demon kidnaps the Book of Raziel, Angela must find her way through a nightmarish game and enter the Door to Hell to rescue her only friend before it is too late. more

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