New Books

This list of "new books" is actually a couple of weeks old, as I had accidentally left it in draft format instead of publishing it! But anyhow! It's most likely new to you! Click below for the full list of the latest additions to the teen collection!


Geek Girl by Holly Smale
When she is accidentally discovered by a modeling agent, fifteen-year-old Harriet jumps at the chance to transform herself from a geek to a fashion model.

Blue Lily, Lily Blue by Maggie Stifvater (book 3 of the Raven Cycle)
Blue Sargent has found things. For the first time in her life, she has friends she can trust, a group to which she can belong. The Raven Boys have taken her in as one of their own. Their problems have become hers, and her problems have become theirs. The trick with found things though, is how easily they can be lost.

A seventeen-year-old boy finds that every time he closes his eyes, he's drawn into the body of a mute servant girl from another world--a world that's growing increasingly more dangerous, and where many things are not as they seem.

Terrible memories resurface when Charlie's girlfriend asks questions about his childhood.

Mortal Heart by Robin LaFevers (Book 3 of His Fair Assassin)
Annith's worst fears are realized when she discovers that, despite her lifelong training to be an assassin, she is being groomed by the abbess as a Seeress, to be forever shut up in the convent of Saint Mortain.

Firefight by Brandon Sanderson (book 2 of the Reckoners)
David and the Reckoners continue their fight against the Epics, humans with superhuman powers, except they may have met their match in Regalia, a High Epic who resides in Babylon Restored, the city formerly known as the borough of Manhattan.

When some quirky art donated to a school fundraising effort to help a Pakistani American family, victims of a possible hate crime, is revealed to be an unknown work by a famous outsider artist, worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, adults and teenagers alike debate who should get the money and begin to question each other's motivations.

Luc is an orphan, living in debt slavery in Gabon, until he meets a Professor who claims to be studying chimpanzees, and they head off into the jungle--but when the Professor disappears, Luc has to fend for himself and join forces with the chimps to save their forest.

Established in the year 2020, The Haven is home to teens who are classed as Terminals, whose education, food, rest, and behavior are strictly monitored to save them from Disease, but Shiloh and Gabriel remember a different kind of life, and are on the verge of rebellion.

After her mother's death, it's all Tessa can do to keep her friends, her boyfriend, her happiness from slipping away. Even the rare plant her mother entrusted to her care starts to wilt. Then she meets Henry. Though secrets stand between them, each has a chance at healing...if first, Tessa can find the courage to believe in forever.

The Queen of Zombie Hearts by Gena Showalter (book 3 of the White Rabbit Chronicles)
"Alice 'Ali' Bell thinks the worst is behind her. She's ready to take the next step with boyfriend Cole Holland, the leader of the zombie slayers. But Anima Industries, the agency controlling the zombies, launches a sneak attack, killing four of her friends. It's then she realizes that humans can be more dangerous than monsters... and the worst has only begun. As the surviving slayers prepare for war, Ali discovers she, too, can control the zombies. And she isn't the girl she thought she was. She's connected to the woman responsble for killing---and turning--Cole's mother. How can their relationship endure? As secrets come to light, and more slayers are taken or killed, Ali will fight harder than ever to bring down Anima--even sacrificing her own life for those she loves

Girl Defective by Simmone Howell

Fiendish by Brenna Yovanoff

Graphic Novels

Scott Pilgrim Color Edition by Bryan Lee O'Malley (vol 1- 5)
(click the covers to go to the respective volumes)
Scott Pilgrim's life is fantastic. He's 23 years old, in a rock band, between jobs, and dating a cute high school girl. Everything's awesome until a seriously mind-blowing delivery girl named Ramona Flowers enters his life.

Will & Whit by Laura Lee Gulledge
Wilhelmina "Will" Huxstep is a creative soul struggling to come to terms with a family tragedy. She crafts whimsical lamps, in part to deal with her fear of the dark. As she wraps up another summer in her mountain town, she longs for unplugged adventures with her fellow creative friends, Autumn, Noel, and Reese. Little does she know that she will get her wish in the form of an arts carnival and a blackout, courtesy of a hurricane named Whitney, which forces Will to face her fear of darkness.

Buddhism teaches that each person must overcome 100 demons in a lifetime. In this collection of 20 comic strips, Lynda Barry wrestles with some of hers in her signature quirky, irrepressible voice.

Usagi Yojimbo Saga by Stan Sakai (vol 1)
 Dark Horse proudly presents Miyamoto Usagi's epic trek along the warrior's path in a new series of deluxe compilations. In this first volume, Usagi protects a village from a band of assassins, reluctantly engages in a duel for blood money, hunts a gangster who has stolen his swords, and more.

Sword Art Online Fairy Dance by Tsubasa Haduki and Reki Kawahara (vol 1-2)
(click the cover to go to the respective book)
Kazuto Kirigaya (aka Kirito) has survived the death game of Aincrad masterminded by Akihiko Kayaba, programmer of Sword Art Online, and made it back to the real world. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said for Asuna Yuuki (aka Asuna the Flash), the girl Kirito fell in love with in the game world and who has yet to awaken from her seemingly endless slumber. As his sister, Suguha, sadly looks on, Kazuto continues to visit Asuna in the hospital in the hope of finding answers... But one day, the answers suddenly find him in the form of a man who claims to be Asuna's fiancé?! With him, the man brings an in-game screenshot of someone who looks a lot like Asuna being held captive! Now Kirito must dive into an all-new VRMMORPG, ALfheim Online, to bring Asuna home!!

Ms. Marvel vol 1: No Normal by G. Willow Wilson
Kamala Khan is an ordinary girl from Jersey City - until she's suddenly empowered with extraordinary gifts. But who truly is the new Ms. Marvel? Teenager? Muslim? Inhuman? Find out as she takes the Marvel Universe by storm! When Kamala discovers the dangers of her newfound powers, she unlocks a secret behind them, as well. Is Kamala ready to wield these immense new gifts? Or will the weight of the legacy before her be too much to bear? Kamala has no idea, either. But she's comin' for you, New York!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Micro-Series vol 1
Following in the tradition of the original TMNT micro-series comes four stand-alone tales centering on each Turtle brought to you by writer Brian Lynch and artists Franco Urru, Andy Kuhn, Ross Campbell, and Valerio Schiti.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles vol 8 - Northampton
Recovering from the events of "City Fall," the Turtles seek sanctuary in the countryside, but questions remain unanswered. As tension festers, the brothers cope in their own ways, each drawn to their own path. But as the past haunts their future, can they unite as a family again?

March: book one by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin
A graphic novel trilogy based on the life of civil rights leader and congressman John Lewis.

The Adventures of Superhero Girl by Faith Erin Hicks
What if you can leap tall buildings and defeat alien monsters with your bare hands, but you buy your capes at secondhand stores and have a weakness for kittens? Cartoonist Faith Erin Hicks brings charming humor to the trials and tribulations of a young, female superhero, battling monsters both supernatural and mundane in an all-too-ordinary world


Join a select group of authors--from Stephen King to Cameron Crowe--all of whom published their first works before turning eighteen. So, You Want to Be a Writer? is the only hip how-to book that walks you through every step of the process, from generating ideas to marketing a book. You'll learn: how to battle the dreaded writer's block. - exercises to improve your storytelling skills. - how to find an agent and get published. - the ins and outs of publishing. - how to promote your unique work. - and more!

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