Sofia is still processing the horrific truth of what happened when she and three friends performed an exorcism that spiraled horribly out of control. Ever since that night, Sofia has been haunted by bloody and demonic visions. Her therapist says they're all in her head, but to Sofia they feel chillingly real. She just wants to get out of town, start fresh someplace else... until her mother dies suddenly, and Sofia gets her wish. Sofia is sent to St. Mary's, a creepy Catholic boarding school in Mississippi. There, seemingly everyone is doing penance for something, most of all the mysterious Jude, for whom Sofia can't help feeling an unshakeable attraction. But when Sofia and Jude confide in each other about their pasts, something flips in him. He becomes convinced that Sofia is possessed by the devil... Is an exorcism the only way to save her eternal soul?
Ricky Desmond has been through all this before. If he could just get through to his mother, he could convince her that he doesn't belong at Brookline. From the man who thinks he can fly to the woman who killed her husband, the other patients are nothing like him; all he did was lose his temper just a little bit, just the once. But when Ricky is selected by the sinister Warden Crawford for a very special program--a program that the warden claims will not cure him but perfect him--Ricky realizes that he may not be able to wait for his mom a second longer. With the help of a sympathetic nurse and a fellow patient, Ricky needs to escape now.
"It's 1986, and Zoe and her best friend Jonah are near the bottom of their high school social ladder. Then after a freak accident, Zoe wakes up in present day, and, to her surprise, is the most popular girl in school. It isn't an easy adjustment, especially when she finds out she and Jonah aren't even friends"--
"Lauren thinks she has a pretty good life--so why is it that she feels crazy most of the time? She figures it's nothing she can't fix by getting her first girlfriend and doing better at school. But how is she ever going to find a girlfriend in Duluth, Minnesota? When she meets a group of kids who are telling a science fiction story online and gets invited down to the Twin Cities, she gets more attention than she ever expected, from two very different girls: charming Sierra and troublesome Blake. Blake helps Lauren understand that she's not the crazy one in her life. But Blake's attention--and insights into life and living with bipolar disorder--threaten to destroy everything Lauren has created for herself, including her relationship with Sierra"--
Lois Lane has settled in to her new school. She has friends, for maybe the first time in her life. She has a job that challenges her. And her friendship is growing with SmallvilleGuy, her online maybe-more-than-a-friend. But when her friend Maddy's twin collapses in a part of town she never should've been in, Lois finds herself embroiled in a dangerous mystery that brings her closer to the dirty underbelly of Metropolis."
"Maybe most American teens would love a Mediterranean vacation, but the Bentarrini sisters are stuck in Italy every summer with their archaeologist parents! Young Gabi is bored out of her mind ... until she's swept into the 14th century and a whole new world filled with knights, horses, armor, swords, and great-looking Italian guys!"--Provided by publisher.
"Fifteen-year-old Tristan is forced to play caretaker after his twin brother, a closeted gay NHL Draft prospect, attempts suicide, and becomes aware his brother is being stalked by an online predator"--
"In Pintip Dunn’s gripping and timely novel, a young woman whose life unravels in the wake of her mother’s alleged suicide sets out to clear her name. “The mother I knew would never do those things. But maybe I never knew her after all.” Clothes, jokes, coded messages…Cecilia Brooks and her mom shared everything. At least, CeCe thought they did. Six months ago, her mom killed herself after accusations of having sex with a student, and CeCe’s been the subject of whispers and taunts ever since. Now, at the start of her high school senior year, between dealing with her grieving, distracted father, and the social nightmare that has become her life, CeCe just wants to fly under the radar. Instead, she’s volunteering at the school’s crisis hotline-- the same place her mother worked. As she counsels troubled strangers, CeCe’s lingering suspicions about her mom’s death resurface. With the help of Sam, a new student and newspaper intern, she starts to piece together fragmented clues that point to a twisted secret at the heart of her community. Soon, finding the truth isn’t just a matter of restoring her mother’s reputation, it’s about saving lives-- including CeCe’s own…"--Amazon.com.
After winning a basketball reporting contest, eighth graders Stevie and Susan are sent to cover the Final Four tournament, where they discover that a talented player is being blackmailed into throwing the final game.
"Sixteen years ago, a plague wiped out nearly all of humanity. The Company's vaccine stopped the virus's spread, but society was irrevocably changed. Those remaining live behind impenetrable city walls, taking daily doses of virus suppressant and relying on The Company for continued protection. They don't realize that everything they've been told is a lie ... Clover Donovan didn't set out to start a revolution-quiet, autistic, and brilliant, she's always followed the rules. But that was before they forced her into service for the Time Mariners. Before they condemned her brother to death, compelling him to flee the city to survive. Before she discovered terrifying secrets about The Company. Clover and the Freaks, her ragtag resistance group, are doing their best to spread the rebellion and stay under The Company's radar. But when their hideout is discovered, they are forced, once again, to run. Only this time, The Company has special plans for Clover, plans that could risk her life and stop the uprising in its tracks ..."--
On a high school graduation road trip to Las Vegas, Jessie, still in love with ex-boyfriend Jimmy, discovers that she possesses extraordinary powers and the ability to exist in both the real world and an alternate one.
When her best friend comes out as a lesbian, Daisy leads the charge to end their school's ban on same-sex dates for the homecoming dance, but a local story goes viral and now everyone--including a cute college journalist--believes Daisy is gay, too.
Liz Grant is about to have the summer of her life. She and her friend MacKenzie are getting invited to all the best parties, and with any luck, Innis Taylor, the most gorgeous guy in Bonneville, will be her boyfriend before the Fourth of July. Jason Sullivan wasn't supposed to come back from juvie. A million years ago, he was her best friend, but that was before he ditched her for a different crowd. Before he attacked Innis's older brother, leaving Skip's face burned and their town in shock. Liz always found it hard to believe what they said about Jason, but all of Bonneville thinks he's dangerous. If word gets out she's seeing him, she could lose everything. But what if there's more to that horrible night than she knows? And how many more people will get hurt when the truth finally comes out?
Aileana Kameron is the Falconer, born to hunt and slay the faeries who prey on mankind--but now, in 1847, the great battle is past, Edinburgh lies in ruins, and Aileana is a prisoner of the Fae prince Lonnrach, whose sister murdered her mother, and somehow she must find a way to escape, before he can steal her memories.
Sixteen-year-old Jules Verity has hopes of star-studded costumes, lots of extra cash, and a chance to get to know her crush better, Grayson Chandler-- as they both work at the Tudor Times dinner theater. When she finds a dead body on site, though, and sees how it piques Grayson's attention, she begins to be suspicious of everything around her, including Grayson.
In this remake of Shakespeare's Othello, when Orlando, a suburban Dallas teen band leader, lands in juvenile detention, he charges bandmate Chase with leading the group, but buddy Ian feels betrayed, and his all-consuming jealousy wreaks havoc on Orlando's life and relationships.
"Seventeen-year-old Beth Anne Reimer, renamed Bex Andrews, is ready to start a new life in foster care. There, she won't be known as a serial killer's daughter. Though her father was never tried for the murders attributed to "The Wife Collector," he disappeared after questioning. The police want to use Bex to lure in her father. But is she baiting a serial killer or endangering an innocent man?"--
"When she was roughing it in a tent pitched on Sohma family land, Tohru Honda's primary concerns were dirt and slugs. But now that she's living with the Sohmas, magical powers and ancient curses are the order of the day! With Yuki and Kyo at each other's throats like cats and ... rats, life at the Sohmas' is lively enough, but it all heats up as Hatsuharu joins the fray, spoiling for a fight! And even before the new school year can get underway, the mystery surrounding the family escalates when Akito, head of the Sohma clan, confronts Tohru without warning..."--
"After a family tragedy turns her life upside down, plucky high schooler Tohru Honda takes matters into her own hands and moves out...into a tent! Unfortunately for her, she pitches her new home on private land belonging to the mysterious Sohma clan, and it isn't long before the owners discover her secret. But as Tohru quickly finds out when the family offers to take her in, the Sohmas have a secret of their own--when embraced by the opposite sex, they turn into the animals of the Chinese zodiac!"--
"A tale of two Novas! Sam Alexander's missing father is finally back, and together they're making adventure a family business. With their Nova helmets that enable them to fly and shoot energy beams, they're policing the Milky Way twice as well as before. And, when they get a chance, they're grabbing some dad-and-son catch-up time. With pancakes! Mini-golf! Earthquakes?! What could be responsible for the catastrophic tremors?"--Amazon.
After a near-death escape from Markus King's Hawkspear Society, Becca Hatcher is finally safe at home in Toronto, with the Bronze Codex. But her battle isn't over; she may be the only one who can stop the magical war raging in faraway Mytica. Crys, Becca's older sister, tries to protect Becca, even by keeping some life-changing secrets that might put Becca in harm's way. But a chance encounter with Farrell Grayson puts Crys back in his sights, and puts Farrell one step closer to cornering the Hatcher family and bringing them back to his master, Markus. And unbeknownst to those in Toronto, Maddox's necromancy magic from Mytica has begun to influence the magic in the Bronze Codex, and the fates of everyone involved. --
In the App World, Skye is a sixteen-year-old virtual girl without any glamorous downloads or fancy effects. She joined the App World for the promise of a better, virtual life, but she's looking forward to her seventeenth birthday, when she gets to unplug, see her mother and sister again, and decide which world she belongs in once and for all. Without warning, the border between worlds suddenly closes. Skye is trapped, and her only chance to unplug and see her family again is to find and help Rain Holt, the son of the most powerful leader in App World, who was also left behind when the border closed. But when Skye unplugs, she discovers that the reasons for the border closing are much bigger than anyone in the App World knows, and that she somehow has a part to play--a part that will turn friends into traitors and strangers into followers. And the only person she can trust--in either world--is herself. --
"If the going gets tough, wanta-be cowboys exit stage left, according to Sierra McElroy. Because her family owns the local riding stable, her old life was nothing but horses. Now, Sierra has a new car (new to her), a new puppy, a new school, a new coach, and a new basketball team. However, she's brought her same old patterns into this new life. She still doesn't have any patience for stupid people who are a waste of time, space and oxygen. In order to take over Shamrock Stable someday, does Sierra need to learn to tolerate these people who make her crazy?"--Publisher's description.
Bo Dickinson is a seventeen-year-old girl from a bad family, but she is also over-protected, legally blind, Agnes Atwood's best friend-- so when Bo calls in the middle of the night, desperate to get out of town, Agnes helps her to steal the Atwoods' car and the two girls go on the run, even though Agnes is not sure exactly what they are running from.
"Stolen from her family as a young girl, Scarlett is now moving on from the past and starting her summer job at Adventure Time amusement park. When a girl goes missing from the park, it's clear that the past is not done with Scarlett"--
In this first book in a trilogy a girl child is born to Vlad Dracula, in Transylvania, in 1435--at first rejected by her father and always ignored by her mother, she will grow up to be Lada Dragwlya, a vicious and brutal princess, destined to rule and destroy her enemies.
Lauren Holbrook, bolstered by her success in uniting her sister and new husband, decides it is her life calling to be a matchmaker, but she is forced to rethink her role as Cupid, as well as her own plans for her future, when her second attempt--this time between her carefree singles' pastor Nick and her neurotic coworker Ruby--does not go as well.
Rachel thinks that she and her mother are safe working for Ms. Moore at her estate close to The Line, an invisible border of the Unified States, but when Rachel has an opportunity to Cross into the forbidden zone, she is both frightened and intrigued.
"Even as peace has seemingly been restored, unrest churns beneath the surface in the town of Akiba. Unable to contain his frustration at his discovery of the capture of his students--the twins Tohya and Minori--Shiroe finally makes his move. Will his eleven handpicked veterans be able to restore hope to Akiba...? -- provided by publisher.
For as long as Samantha can remember, she's wanted to be a professional dancer. But she's beset by crippling anxiety about her appearance, which threatens to crush her dreams entirely. On her dance teacher's recommendation, Sam is sent to a summer treatment camp for teen artists and athletes who are struggling with mental and emotional obstacles. If she can make progress, she'll be allowed to attend a crucial ballet intensive. But when asked to open up about her deepest insecurities, secret behaviors, and paralyzing fears to complete strangers, Sam can't cope. A compelling novel about body, mind, and the courage it takes to become who you want to be. --
If you asked anyone in his small Vermont town, they'd tell you the facts: James Liddell, star athlete, decent student, and sort-of boyfriend to cute, peppy Theresa, is a happy, funny, carefree guy. But whenever James sits down at his desk to write, he tells a different story. As he fills his drawers with letters to the people in his world -- letters he never intends to send -- he spills the truth: he's trying hard, but he just isn't into Theresa. It's his friend, a boy, who lingers in his thoughts. James's secret letters are his safe space -- but his truth can't stay hidden for long. Will he come clean to his parents, his teammates, and himself, or is he destined to live a life of fiction?
When a scholarship girl and a wealthy classmate become friends, their bond is tested when a handsome young teacher separately influences the girls in order to further his less-than-admirable interests.
Riven has fought for a hard-won peace in her world, and has come to shaky terms with who and what she is a human with cyborg DNA. Now that the rightful ruler of Neospes has been reinstated, Riven is on the hunt for her father in the Otherworld to bring him to justice for his crimes against her people. But when she receives an unwelcome visit from two former allies, she knows that trouble is brewing once again in Neospes. The army has been decimated and there are precious few left to fight this mysterious new threat. To muster a first line of defense, her people need help from the one person Riven loathes most: her father. But what he wants in return is her complete surrender. And now Riven must choose: save Neospes or save herself.
Desperate to escape the dangers of the ruins of New Kandy, Nat and Wes must put their love to the ultimate test by chancing even more perilous surroundings in hopes of seeing their world reborn by saving the source of magic.
"Eric and his buddies have left behind their all boys school to attend high school with girls. Eager to find his place in this exciting new world, Eric joins the student life committee, unaware that he is expected to enforce the school's strict dress code. The dress code is particularly harsh on the girls he is keen to get to know. Eric finds this awkward, but it's nothing compared to the position he finds himself in when the whole school revolts"--Provided by publisher.
With their mother still missing after going through a Civil War time portal in their spooky house, and their father in jail under a false accusation, Xander, David, and their younger sister continue to try to bring their mother back, now with the help of an old relative who has turned up unexpectedly.
"Jaxon meets the girl of his dreams on the same day that his father ships him off to video game rehab. Now he must earn 1 million therapy points in a week, if he wants to be released from rehab in time for his date"--
Rose didn't tell anyone about it. She wondered if it showed. She looked at herself in the mirror and turned this way and then that way. She stood as close to the mirror as she could, leaning over the bathroom basin, looking into her own eyes until they disappeared behind the fog of her breath. Looking for something. Some evidence that she was different now. Something had shifted inside her, a gear being ratcheted over a clunky cog, gaining torque, starting her up. But it didn't show. How could all of these feelings not show? She was a woman now but it didn't show and she couldn't tell anyone.
Tess Aubreyson is being haunted by prophetic dreams of death and grief. She discovers that her dreams can help Lord Ravencross, the man she loves, and her fellow students at Stranje House. Which is good, because the traitorous Lady Daneska and the Ghost have returned to England to help make way for Napoleon's invasion, and the young ladies at Stranje House might be the only ones who can save England from a power-mad dictator.
Jessica Drew is a private investigator, a super hero and...a mom-to-be? Since we last saw her, Spider-Woman's got a whole new responsibility -now she's adventuring for two! Ben Urich and Porcupine are still along for the ride -in fact, half the time they won't even let Jess leave the car! How's a gal supposed to save the day when her friends are being all overprotective? Then, Spider-Woman will be in over her head when she gets trapped in an alien hospital. Jess is no stranger to unusual circumstances, but getting held captive by Skrulls in the center of a black hole with a bunch of extraterrestrial moms-to-be might take the cake! Expectations won't be disappointed in the mother of all Spider-stories!
With her unique combination of wit, empathy and squirrel powers, computer science student Doreen Green - aka the unbeatable Squirrel Girl - is all that stands between the Earth and total destruction. Well, Doreen plus her friends Tippy-Toe (a squirrel) and Nancy (a regular human with no powers). So, mainly Squirrel Girl. Then what hope does the Earth have if she gets hurled back in time to the 1960s and erased from history? At least Nancy will never forget her friend, but what invincible armored Avenger can she call on to help, through the magic of social media? Decades apart, can they avert doom, or will everything go wrong forever? Howard the Duck hopes not...he has an appointment for a crossover!
"On her seventeenth birthday, Wylie and her brothers are whisked away by the enigmatic Phinn to an island where teenagers never grow up. This could be Wylie's dream come true, but mysterious disappearances make her expect that there's more to life on the island than Phinn is telling her"--
NO WAY OUT Zeref’s 12 handpicked elites invade Magnolia from all four sides! First, Ajeel swoops in from the skies with a massive fleet in tow, only to be interrupted by Erza. The Desert King lives up to his title, and before long, Erza is swallowed up in darkness and despair by his overwhelming magic power. Meanwhile, back on land, Brandish makes an appearance in Lucy’s bathtub and an unimaginable turn of fate awaits them… In the face of such an unprecedented crisis, all of Fiore’s guilds are spurred to action!
"Following the events of INFINITE CRISIS, the Big Three of the DC Universe each took a year away from their superhero duties. It was a year without Superman, a year without Batman, a year without Wonder Woman, a year without the Justice League. But it wasn't a year without heroes. Geoff Johns, Grant Morrison, Greg Rucka and Mark Waid pen the weekly, yearlong series that redefined not only the DC Universe but what exactly it means to be a hero"--
"Spinning out of National Book Award Finalist Gene Luen Yang's SUPERMAN VOL. 1: BEFORE TRUTH comes the second storyline from the all-star creative team of Peter J. Tomasi (BATMAN & ROBIN) and Doug Mahnke (JUSTICE LEAGUE)! The truth has come out and now the entire world now knows Superman's secret identity as Clark Kent. After losing his powers--and now this revelation--Superman needs all the support he can get and, luckily, the Amazonian warrior Wonder Woman has vowed to stand by her man no matter what comes their way. But that might be harder than she thought when she and Superman must head to Clark's hometown of Smallville, Kansas to investigate the mysterious disappearance of his first "real girlfriend," Lana Lang. Featuring an appearance by Harley Quinn and the Suicide Squad, this adventure may be the most challenging test in the history of the power couple. Collects DC SNEAK PEEK: SUPERMAN/WONDER WOMAN #1 and SUPERMAN/WONDER WOMAN #18-24"--
Sam, a teenager killed in a car accident, wakes up in a very strange afterlife. He struggles to make sense of his surroundings and to understand why he's there; and soon discovers bizarre rules and rituals enforced by "The Management." This is not what Sam thought the afterlife would be. Other residents befriended by Sam join him in venturing out into their dark, mysterious environment to look for answers. The underworld, it turns out, is not only dangerous, it is occupied by strange creatures in a world equally difficult to wrap one's head around. Sam's friends can't shed much light on the meaning of this new world, but they can help him avoid some of the painful repercussions of disobeying The Management's rules.
The discovery of a mysterious book transports Miaka and Yui into a strange new world reminiscent of ancient China, where they befriend seven Celestial Warriors, including dashing mercenary Tamahome and wannabe empress Nuriko. Only then can Miaka summon the power of the god Suzaku, find her true love, and get home safely.
"A new age begins for the TMNT. The epic events of the past have created new opportunities for the future and new dangers. Will the family stay united in the face of a devastating new foe?"--Back cover.
"Sadie has always idealized her absentee dad and the popular girls in her school, but as she grows her photography skills and develops a crush on a guarded boy, she starts to see things as they really are"--
Did you know your entire life can change in an instant? For sixteen-year-old Lizzie Stoller that moment is when she collapses, out of the blue. The next thing she knows she’s in a hospital with an illness she’s never heard of. But that isn’t the only life-changing moment for Lizzie. The other is when Connor and his dog, Verlaine, walk into her hospital room. Lizzie has never connected with anyone the way she does with the handsome, teenage volunteer. However, the more time she spends with him, and the deeper in love she falls, the more she realizes that Connor has secrets and a deep pain of his own... and that while being with him has the power to make Lizzie forget about her illness, being with her might tear Connor apart.
Seventeen-year-old Poppy stumbles into a secret workshop at the infamous Grosholtz Candle Factory and soon, a wax boy called Dud is helping her uncover an evil plot that threatens her hometown of Paraffin, Vermont.
"When her unusual powers mark her as the one destined to lead the war against the seven Ancients, Henrietta trains to become the first female sorcerer in centuries--though the true nature of her ability threatens to be revealed"--
Garvie Smith is a sixteen-year-old with a genius level IQ, who can not be bothered with school, smokes cannabis, and hangs out with the bad boys--but when fifteen-year-old Chloe Dow is murdered he comes up against the ambitious Detective Inspector Singh,and both of them are determined to solve the case.