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Ultraviolet

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Ultraviolet by R.J. Anderson

Almost seventeen-year-old Alison, who has synesthesia, finds herself in a psychiatric facility accused of killing a classmate whose body cannot be found.

The Future of Us

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The Future of Us by Jay Asher & Carolyn Mackler

It's 1996, and less than half of all American high school students have ever used the Internet. Emma just got her first computer and Josh is her best friend. They power up and log on--and discover themselves on Facebook, fifteen years in the future. Everybody wonders what their Destiny will be. Josh and Emma are about to find out.

Saving June

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Saving June by Hannah Harrington

Harper Scott's older sister, June, took her own life a week before high school graduation, leaving Harper devastated. So when her divorcing parents decide to split up June's ashes, Harper steals the urn and takes off cross-country with her best friend, Laney, to the one place June always dreamed of going—California.

Enter Jake Tolan, a boy with a bad attitude, a classic-rock obsession…and an unknown connection to June. When he insists on joining them, Harper's just desperate enough to let him. With his alternately charming and infuriating demeanor and his belief that music can see you through anything, he might be exactly what Harper needs. Except…Jake's keeping a secret that has the power to turn her life upside down—again. - from publisher

Jim Henson's the Dark Crystal

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Jim Henson's the Dark Crystal by Brian Holguin

Spanning a time period from thousands of years ago to right up to the start of the original film, this graphic novel epic tells the definitive origin of Dark Crystal.

Batman

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Batman

How will the police feel about this new Batman -- and can he control the crime in Gotham the way the old Batman did? Commissioner Gordon is about to find out as he teams with the new Batman to combat the fiery threat that Firefly has spread across Gotham City. Then, Bruce Wayne has seemingly returned, promising to lead his city into a new golden age. But while this phony devotes his fortune to rebuilding Gotham City, he fights violent opposition from Batman, Robin and a host of DC Universe heroes. (Streets of Gotham)

Some of the more recent releases:
Batman: Joker's Asylum 1Batman: Joker's Asylum 2Batman: Streets of Gotham: Hush MoneyBatman: Streets of Gotham: LeviathanBatman: Streets of Gotham: The House of Hush (August 2011)
Batman: Arkham City (October 2011)Batman: Eye of the Beholder (October 2011)

The Space Between

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The Space Between by Brenna Yovanoff

Daphne is the half-demon, half-fallen angel daughter of Lucifer and Lilith. Life for her is an endless expanse of time, until her brother Obie is kidnapped - and Daphne realizes she may be partially responsible. Determined to find him, Daphne travels from her home in Pandemonium to the vast streets of Earth, where everything is colder and more terrifying. With the help of the human boy she believes was the last person to see her brother alive, Daphne glimpses into his dreams, discovering clues to Obie's whereabouts. As she delves deeper into her demonic powers, she must navigate the jealousies and alliances of the violent archangels who stand in her way. But she also discovers, unexpectedly, what it means to love and be human in a world where human is the hardest thing to be. - from book description

Mangaman

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Mangaman by Barry Lyga

Ryoko Kiyama, a character from a Japanese comic book, falls through a rip into the real world--the western world--and tries to survive as the ultimate outsider at a typical American high school.

Dancergirl

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Dancergirl by Carol M. Tanzman

Rendered famous when a friend posts videos of her dance routines online, Ali Ruffino hopes to pursue a professional career only to be targeted by mean-spirited detractors and a ruthless stalker.

Captain America

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Captain America

Originally a 90-pound weakling from New York City's Lower East Side, Steve Rogers was transformed into Captain America by the legendary super-soldier serum.




Some of the more recent releases:
Captain America: First Vengeance (coming soon)Captain America: Allies and EnemiesCaptain America: Prisoner of WarSteve Rogers: Super SoldierCaptain America: RebornCaptain America: American NightmareCaptain Amiercan: Forever AlliesMovie:
Captain America

See also: Avengers

Faking Faith

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Faking Faith by Josie Bloss

A humiliating "sexting" incident causes 17-year-old Dylan to become an outcast--harassed, ignored and estranged from her best friends. When Dylan discovers the blogs of homeschooled fundamentalist Christian girls, she's fascinated by their old-fashioned conversation themes, like practicing submission to one's future husband. Blogging as Faith, her devout alter ego, Dylan befriends Abigail, the group's queen bee. When she grows closer to Abigail (and her older brother), Dylan must choose: keep living a lie or come clean.

The Daughters

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The Daughters Series by Joanna Philbin

In New York City, three fourteen-year-old best friends who are all daughters of celebrities watch out for each other as they try to strike a balance between ordinary high school events, such as finding a date for the homecoming dance, and family functions like walking the red carpet with their famous parents.

Read the entire series:
The DaughtersThe Daughters Break the RulesThe Daughters Take the StageThe Daughters Join the Party

Kill You Last

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Kill You Last by Todd Stasser

When three teenage clients of her fashion photographer dad go missing, Shelby's near perfect life crumbles when her dad is named a prime suspect in the girls' disappearance.

Sparks : The Epic, Completely True Blue, (Almost) Holy Quest of Debbie

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Sparks: The Epic, Completely True Blue, (Almost) Holy Quest of Debbie by S.J. Adams

A sixteen-year-old lesbian tries to get over a crush on her religious best friend by embarking on a "holy quest" with a couple of misfits who have invented a wacky, made-up faith called the Church of Blue.

Hush, Hush (Graphic Novel)

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Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick

For Nora Grey, romance was not part of the plan. She''s never been particularly attracted to the boys at her school, no matter how much her best friend, Vee, pushes them at her. Not until Patch came along. With his easy smile and eyes that seem to see inside her, Nora is drawn to him against her better judgment. But after a series of terrifying encounters, Nora''s not sure who to trust. Patch seems to be everywhere she is, and to know more about her than her closest friends. She can''t decide whether she should fall into his arms or run and hide. And when she tries to seek some answers, she finds herself near a truth that is way more unsettling than anything Patch makes her feel. For Nora is right in the middle of an ancient battle between the immortal and those that have fallen - and, when it comes to choosing sides, the wrong choice will cost her life!

Kurozakuro

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Kurozakuro by Yoshinori Natsume

When Zakuro promises to grant Mikito Sakurai his deepest desire to be stronger, that wish is granted with a catch.

Read the entire series:
Vol. 1Vol. 2Vol. 3Vol. 4Vol. 5Vol. 6Vol. 7

Fantastic Four

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Fantastic Four by Joel Hickman

Reed Richards plans his most audacious scientific endeavor ever when he challenges himself to "solve everything," and it leads him and the rest of the Fantastic Four into trouble.

Read the entire series:
Vol. 1Vol. 2Vol. 3Vol. 4

DCU Online Legends

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DCU Online Legends by Mary Wolfman

The Lex Luthor of a post-apocalyptic future scrambles to escape Brainiac's invasion of Earth, but he must gather an army to stop the invasion.

Strange Angels

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Strange Angles series by Lili St. Crow

Sixteen-year-old Dru's psychic abilities helped her father battle zombies and other creatures of the "Real World," but now she must rely on herself, a "werwulf"-bitten friend, and a half-human vampire hunter to learn who murdered her parents, and why.

Read the entire series:
Strange Angels BetrayalsJealousyDefianceReckoning

Dark Inside

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Dark Inside by Jeyn Roberts

After tremendous earthquakes destroy the Earth's major cities, an ancient evil emerges, turning ordinary people into hunters, killers, and insane monsters but a small group of teens comes together in a fight for survival and safety.

Dark Eden

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Dark Eden by Patrick Carman

While hiding out in a bomb shelter, Will Besting uncovers shocking secrets about nearby Fort Eden, a mysterious, remote treatment center where Will and six other fifteen-year-olds were sent for radical treatments to cure their phobias.

Tiger's Curse

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Tiger's Curse Series by Colleen Houck

Seventeen-year-old Oregon teenager Kelsey forms a bond with a circus tiger who is actually one of two brothers, Indian princes Ren and Kishan, who were cursed to live as tigers for eternity, and she travels with him to India where the tiger's curse may be broken once and for all.

Read the entire series:
Tiger's CurseTiger's QuestTiger's Voyage

Playground

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Playground by 50 Cent

The redemption story of 13-year-old misfit Butterball, who, after beating up a classmate, resists therapy sessions about the sources of his bullying.

The Lovecraft Library

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The Lovecraft Library by H.P. Lovecraft

One of H.P. Lovecraft's most famous creations, the city of Arkham, Massachusetts, plays a prominent role in many of the influential author's tales of the macabre. This collection of eight classic tales of horror all feature the Lovecraft Country locale, including "Herbert West-Reanimator," "The Unnamable," "The Colour Out of Space," "The Dunwich Horror," "The Shadow Over Innsmouth," "The Dreams of the Witch House," The Thing on the Doorstep," and "The Shadow Out of Time."

Vol. 1: Horror out of Arkham

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

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Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick and Tony Parker

Rick Deckard is an officially sanctioned bounty hunter tasked to find six rogue androids. They are machines, but look, sound and think just like humans--clever and most of all dangerous humans.

Read the entire series:
Vol. 1Vol. 2Vol. 3Vol. 4Vol. 5
Vol. 6