"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.
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.
"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 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.
Every day in chemistry class, high school student and aspiring songwriter Lily Abbott is finding notes left to her by a mystery boy, love letters really, and she hopes they are from Lucas, a boy she is attracted to--so when she finds out they are really from, she is shocked and unsure about how to respond.
When sixteen-year-old Zoe Brenner is transported thirty years in the future to the year 2016, she finds that she's the most popular girl at school, she is dating the star jock, and her best friend Jonah won't even speak to her.
When Lauren gets invited down to the Twin Cities from Duluth, Minnesota as part of an online science fiction story collaboration, she starts to receive attention from two very different girls, charming Sierra and troublesome Blake.
While Liz is planning a summer that includes a possible new boyfriend and great parties, Jason Sullivan, the boy who used to be her best friend before he was sent away, returns, and she is torn between her new life and her feelings for Jason.
After taking a summer job with a Chicago ghost tour company, eighteen-year-old Megan is interrogated for murder, when the reports of "real" ghost sightings increase along with the number of missing tourists.
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.
Follows fifteen-year-old Samantha Mather, who has moved to Salem with her stepmother 300 years after her family hanged witches there, to find she is ostracized by the witch descendants at school, as she unravels the lost secrets of the hangings and her family.
Sixteen-year-old Jules Verity takes a summer job at a dinner theater, but when a series of murders occur, she tries to help the police with their investigation as she falls for a fellow employee, Grayson Chandler, who is acting suspiciously.
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.