2.04.2016

New to the shelves - February 2016 at the Main Branch!

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NEW FICTION


Truthwitch - Susan Dennard
On a continent ruled by three empires, some are born with a 'witchery,' a magical skill that sets them apart from others. In the Witchlands, there are almost as many types of magic as there are ways to get in trouble--as two desperate young women know all too well.

Stars Above: A Lunar Chronicles Collection - Marissa Meyer
A collection of six stories from the universe of the Lunar Chronicles answer such questions as: How did Cinder first arrive in New Beijing? How did the brooding soldier Wolf transform from young man to killer? When did Princess Winter and the palace guard Jacin realize their destinies?

The Asylum Novellas - Madeleine Roux
Includes sneak peeks at the author's Asylum, Sanctum and Catacomb novels. Stories include The Scarlets, The Bone Artists, and The Warden.

Glass Sword - Victoria Aveyard
The electrifying next installment in the Red Queen series escalates the struggle between the growing rebel army and the blood-segregated world they've always known -- and pits Mare against the darkness that has grown in her soul. Mare Barrow's blood is red -- the color of common folk -- but her Silver ability, the power to control lightning, has turned her into a weapon that the royal court tries to control. The crown calls her an impossibility, a fake, but as she makes her escape from Maven, the prince -- the friend -- who betrayed her, Mare uncovers something startling: she is not the only one of her kind. Pursued by Maven, now a vindictive king, Mare sets out to find and recruit other Red-and-Silver fighters to join in the struggle against her oppressors. But Mare finds herself on a deadly path, at risk of becoming exactly the kind of monster she is trying to defeat.Will she shatter under the weight of the lives that are the cost of rebellion? Or have treachery and betrayal hardened her forever?

Riders - Veronica Rossi
After regaining consciousness from a seemingly fatal accident, eighteen-year-old U.S. Army Ranger Gideon Blake discovers that he is War, one the legendary Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, and together with Conquest, Famine, and Death, must save humanity from an ancient evil.

Calamity - Brandon Sanderson
David prepares for a confrontation against the High Epic to help his friend, Prof, achieve redemption and embrace his destiny.

Sound - Alexandra Duncan
Ava's adopted sister Miyole is finally living her dream as a research assistant on her very first space voyage. But when her ship saves a rover that has been viciously attacked by looters and kidnappers, Miyole--along with a rescued rover girl named Cassia--embarks on a mission to rescue Cassia's abducted brother, and that changes the course of Miyole's life forever

The Madman's Daughter - Megan Shephard
Dr. Moreau's daughter, Juliet, travels to her estranged father's island, only to encounter murder, medical horrors, and a love triangle.

Michael Vey: The Prisoner of Cell 25 (Book 1) - Richard Paul Evans
To everyone at Meridian High School, fourteen-year-old Michael Vey is nothing special, just the kid who has Tourette's syndrome. But in truth, Michael is extremely special--he has electric powers. Michael thinks he is unique until he discovers that a cheerleader named Taylor has the same mysterious powers. With the help of Michael's friend, Ostin, the three of them set out to discover how Michael and Taylor ended up with their abilities, and their investigation soon brings them to the attention of a powerful group who wants to control the electric teens--and through them, the world.

Michael Vey: Rise of the Elgen (Book 2) - Richard Paul Evans
Fifteen-year-old Michael Vey, born with Tourette's syndrome and special electromagnetic powers, joins his techno-genius best friend and an alliance of other "electric" teenagers to battle powerful foes in the jungles of Peru, where Michael learns the Order of Elgen's plan to "restructure" the world.

Michael Vey: Battle of the Ampere (Book 3) - Richard Paul Evans
To stop Hatch from using the Elgen fleet to gain world power, Michael and the rest of the Electroclan must destroy the lead ship, but divisions within the Electroclan threaten the success of their operation.

GRAPHIC NOVELS


Bleach, Vols. 62 and 63 - Tite Kubo

Civil War: A Marvel Comics Event - Mark Millar

The Road to Civil War - Brian Michael Bendis
A secret organization of superheroes is formed. Spider-Man's got a new suit and new powers, thanks to Tony Stark. And, in the Midwest, a strange object has fallen from the sky and the Fantastic Four are sent to investigate. Meanwhile, the clouds gather for a storm that will divide the Marvel Universe.

Civil War: Captain America/Iron Man - Ed Brubaker
In the midst of the war, Captain America and Iron Man meet secretly. Is there any hope of working out their issues before further tragedy occurs?

Star Wars, Darth Vader, Vol. 2: Shadows and Secrets - Kieron Gillen
Bounty Hunters on the attack--against the Empire! Vader has a new mission to do for the Empire. Unfortunately, it's completely at odds with his own mission. What's a Dark Lord to do? Plus: Who is Tagge's mysterious new agent?

Tokyo Ghoul, Vols. 4 and 5 - Sui Ishida 


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